CNN Evening News for Sunday, Sep 19, 2004
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(Studio: Carol Lin) The promise from the White House of financial help for victims of Hurricane Ivan noted; scenes shown of President Bush landing on the Gulf coast to assess damage and meeting families in Pensacola, Florida, with brother Governor Jeb Bush.
(Franklin, North Carolina: Brian Todd) The devastation in the community of Peeks Creek, North Carolina, caused by massive flooding from Ivan’s rains featured; details given of the search for four missing people; scenes shown of homes destroyed in a mudslide. [Macon Emergency Management Director Warren CABE- explains the difficulty in rescue efforts.] [Storm survivor Wayne HAIRE, daughters Julie TASTINGER, Jackie WHITESIDE- comment on the damage to their neighborhood.]
(Studio: Carol Lin) The impact of Tropical Storm Jeanne on the Bahamas, Haiti & the Caribbean noted; map shown; scenes shown from the Dominican Republic. Live telephone interview from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, held with U.N. Communications Director Toussaint Kongo-Doudou about Jeanne’s effect on Haiti. [DOUDOU – notes the strength of the storm and the flooding in Gonaives; explains rescue & recovery efforts.]