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Hurricane Katrina / State of Emergency / New Orleans #801881

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Sep 01, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Senate approval of an aid package for the states that were victims of Hurricane Katrina noted; details given from a New Orleans "Times-Picayune" 2002 story about the scenario if a hurricane hit New Orleans.

(Washington: Ed Henry) The predictability of catastrophe in New Orleans examined; details recalled of a FEMA report labelling New Orleans a danger & about the erosion along Louisiana's coast. [Former Senator John BREAUX†- says we always knew New Orleans had a bulls-eye.] [University of New Orleans Dr. Susan HOWELL†- explains how this was a "perfect storm" for the city.] [Army Corps of Engineers commander Lt. Gen. Carl STROCK†- says this was about a levee breach.] ["Scientific American" editor-in-chief John RENNIE†- says by the end of the century there could be no more New Orleans.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) An earlier CNN report on Grand Isle, Louisiana, mentioned.

Brown, Aaron;
Henry, Ed

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