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Hurricanes Rita, Katrina / Galveston, Texas / New Orleans Airport #803720

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 21, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The approach of Hurricane Rita to Galveston, Texas, noted; inset weather map shown.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) What happened at the airport in New Orleans for days after Hurricane Katrina featured; scenes shown; details given about how the people brought there were expected to die so the dead & living were mixed. [Surgeon Dr. Clark GERHART†, Presbyterian minister Pastor Toby NELSON†; turned away by FEMA, Dr. Mark PERLMUTTER†- explain the conditions at the airport where people were laid out on the floor in unsanitary conditions; state how there was a mass of humanity there & that volunteers should have been allowed to help.] Statement from the Coast Guard about credentials for doctors quoted.

Brown, Aaron

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