CNN Evening News for Thursday, Sep 01, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.
(New Orleans: Deborah Feyerick) The state of anarchy in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina featured; scenes shown of looting; details given about roving gangs of gunmen. [Louisiana state senator Robert MARRIONEAUX- comments on the disorder.] [Louisiana Governor Kathleen BLANCO - says we need at least 40,000 troops.] [WOMAN, police OFFICIAL - comment on "the criminal element."] The governor's response to a statement from Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert about not using federal money to rebuild New Orleans noted.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Hastert's remarks on New Orleans reviewed.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live telephone interview held with Jefferson Parish emergency operations chief Deano Bonano about the situation outside of New Orleans; various scenes shown. [From Marrero, Louisiana, BONANO - says the anarchy in our parish continues while people from New Orleans continue to evacuate to our parish; notes a shopping mall burned down in an arson fire because there is no water to fight fires; outlines the looting crimes, the extent of the law enforcement force & who are the criminal elements to be dealt with.]