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Hurricane Katrina / State of Emergency / New Orleans, Houston #801935

CNN Evening News for Friday, Sep 02, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The state of emergency in New Orleans reviewed; scenes shown of work on the levees, fires, a convoy of trucks, President Bush visiting, looting, the neglected Convention Center, the evacuation & Coast Guard rescues; details given about the relief package passed by Congress to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina. [Voice of Army commander Lt. Gen. Russel HONORE†- says we are bringing in water & food & will evacuate those in the hospital.] [On WWL, voice of Mayor Ray NAGIN†- says resources are needed & 40,000 troops are not here.] [BUSH - says he will not forget what he has seen.] [Inside convention center, voice of Alan GOULD†- calls it modern-day genocide.] [Voice of Tishia WALTERS†- outlines the reaction to trucks coming.] [MAN - comments.]

(New Orleans: Nic Robertson) The mission critical in New Orleans featured; scenes shown from the deserted highway with fires in the distant, outside a store, a casino & the Convention Center. [Tourists Mark & Susan ROSEN - comment on the situation.] [RESIDENT - complains.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) People living by the side of the highway & buses coming into the city shown. [Two PEOPLE - wonder about their situation.]

(No location given: Sean Callebs) The story of three separate families evacuated from their homes in Kenner, Louisiana, turned away from the Astrodome, but given a place to stay by a local couple presented; scenes shown from the Garcia house. [Houstonians Lane & Charles GARCIA, evacuees Sandy APRIL, Carlos HERNANDEZ - comment.]

Brown, Aaron;
Robertson, Nic;
Callebs, Sean

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