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Hurricane Katrina / State of Emergency / New Orleans / The Military / Redlener Interview #801937

CNN Evening News for Friday, Sep 02, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) A hospital ship in Baltimore's harbor that will go to New Orleans shown.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) The arrival of armed National Guard troops in New Orleans featured; scenes shown from outside the Convention Center. [Voice of CNN's Barbara STARR†- says the general is directing the deployment.] [Voice of Army commander Lt. Gen. Russel HONORE†- says we are bringing in water & food.] [Voice of Tishia WALTERS†- outlines the reaction to trucks coming.] [On WWL, voice of Mayor Ray NAGIN†- calls Honore a "John Wayne dude."] The turning of a corner in New Orleans with the arrival of a convoy of trucks discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The problems at Charity Hospital & the public risks noted. Live in-studio interview held with National Center for Disaster Preparedness Dr. Irwin Redlener about the situation in New Orleans. [REDLENER - notes the whole health care system in New Orleans is gone; states this indicates a flaw about preparedness in America for a natural disaster & the system is not working; states there is no government accountability.]

Brown, Aaron;
McIntyre, Jamie

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