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In Depth (Hurricane Katrina / The Money Trail) #803029

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 12, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Contributions to charities aiding victims of Hurricane Katrina cited.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) How to tell if donations are actually going to the victims examined; details given of disputes over FEMA’s listing of recommended charities, including the Jewish B'nai B'rith. [American Red Cross disaster fundraising director Lauri RHINEHART†- cites the amount that goes to disaster relief.] [Charity Navigator executive director Trent STAMP†- states if a charity spends 75-80 cents of your dollar on charitable purposes, you can probably trust them.] [Operation USA president Richard WALDEN†- questions why FEMA recommends the controversial Feed the Children.]

Williams, Brian;
Myers, Lisa

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