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Hurricane Katrina / Gulf Coast #802107

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 02, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The latest developments in the Hurricane Katrina disaster zone, including the arrival of National Guard troops with relief supplies and President Bush’s visit, reviewed.

(New Orleans: John Roberts) The situation in New Orleans reviewed; scenes shown of the National Guard relief convoy, officials handing out supplies, armed soldiers, burning buildings, refugees, Bush talking with workers; details given of criticism of the federal response. [New Orleans Police Department Supt. Eddie COMPASS†, survivor Patricia JACKS†, Louisiana state representative Karen CARTER†- comment on the need to get people out.] [BUSH – says the devastation will require the attention of the country for a long time.] The need for medical supplies noted.

(Kenner, Louisiana: Lee Cowan) The arrival of evacuees at the New Orleans airport featured; scenes shown of medical patients on luggage movers and inside the terminal, refugees on planes & helicopters, the flooded city from the air. [Evacuees Larita DuPRE†, Betty BENNETT‡, Rebekah King CONRAD†- comment.]

(New Orleans: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(New Orleans: Byron Pitts) The ongoing rescue operations amid the violence in the streets of New Orleans featured; scenes shown of the arrival of urban swiftboat rescue teams and one-man rescue boats. [Voice of rescuer Arthur PIERRE‡, young mother Clarice SMITH‡, survivor Pam WILLIAMS‡- comment.]

(New Orleans: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(New Orleans: Tracy Smith) The chaos at the New Orleans convention center featured; scenes shown of refugees inside & outside, a dead body, the arrival of soldiers with food & supplies. [Several PEOPLE, Derrick LEVE†- comment.] [US Army Gen. Russel HONORE†- responds to complaints about the delay in the delivery of supplies.]

(New Orleans: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Biloxi, Mississippi: Jim Acosta) The wait for help in Biloxi, Mississippi, featured; scenes shown of Bush with storm victims, wrecked homes. [2 WOMEN, Biloxi Police Chief Bruce DUNAGAN†– criticize the federal response.] [FEMA OFFICIAL – says FEMA continues to bring resources into the area.] [Another FEMA OFFICAL – says we’re not doing enough.] [Mississippi Congressman Gene TAYLOR†- says the Mississippi Guard is in Iraq.] [BUSH – says we have enough National Guard troops.] [National Guard Capt. Richard BENNETT†- calls for more troops.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Roberts, John;
Cowan, Lee;
Pitts, Byron;
Smith, Tracy;
Acosta, Jim

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