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Inside Story (FEMA Under Fire) #802388

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 07, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Gloria Borger) Criticism of FEMA head Michael Brown for his handling of the Hurricane Katrina catastrophe examined; details given of documents showing Brown’s delays in requesting personnel, staffers’ political connections and the downgrading of the agency; letter warning of FEMA’s eroding management ability quoted. [President BUSH – praises Brown.] [Representative Nancy PELOSI†- says Bush is oblivious.] [Local OFFICIAL – says our federal government can’t be incompetent & stupid all at one time.] [To CBS’s Harry Smith, BROWN – denies he screwed up.] The timeframe for investigations of the disaster discussed.

Schieffer, Bob;
Borger, Gloria

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