× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Natural Disasters / National Guard #799247

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 10, 2005
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Map shown of the location of wildfires in the West.

(Savannah, Georgia: Roger O’Neil) The shortage of National Guard troops who normally help deal with natural emergencies but are instead serving in Iraq & Afghanistan featured; scenes shown of Florida Guardsmen helping out after a hurricane; details given of agreements between states to share equipment that is being used overseas. [Montana Governor Brian SCHWEITZER†- reacts to the Pentagon’s rejection of his plea to bring Guardsmen home.] [National Guard Lt. Gen. Steven BLUM††- says the federal mission always supersedes the state mission.] [Seeley Lake, Montana, fire chief Frank MARADEO††- notes the need for help from the Guard.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
O’Neil, Roger
Duration:
00:02:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.