Search the Archive

Hurricane Rita / Texas, Louisiana / Energy Use #804096

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 26, 2005
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) The impact of Hurricane Rita in the hurricane zone & across the country introduced; scenes shown from Cameron, Louisiana.

(White House: Terry Moran) President Bush's startling request that Americans use less energy examined; details given of the administration's earlier position on conservation; statistics on the impact of the hurricanes on oil & natural gas production & refining capacity cited. [BUSH - says these storms have caused disruption & we can encourage energy changes.] [In response to energy-use question, May 7, 2001, White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER†- says it's an American way of life.] [New Jersey MOTORIST - comments on gas prices.] [The National Environmental Trust president Philip CLAPP†- offers a cautionary note on gasoline consumption.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Bush's consideration of a reconstruction czar for the Gulf coast noted.

(Port Arthur: Bob Woodruff) The sense of relief amidst the trouble in Texas after the storm featured; scenes shown from Houston, Beaumont, Kirbyville & a house fire in Port Arthur. [In Beaumont, family member Eric COLEMAN†- explains the fumes.] [TEXAN, Emile DUGAS - react.]

(Moss Bluff, Cameron Parish, Louisiana: Jim Sciutto) The impact of the storm on coastal Louisiana featured; scenes shown of rescue boats on the waterways in Cameron Parish; details given about the efforts by the residents who evacuated to get back to check their homes. [Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries Department Lt. Remy BROUSSARD†- outlines policy.] [Resident Monica GALLEGOS - wonders what she is coming home to; states we help each other here.]

(Port Arthur: Bob Woodruff) Mayor Ray Nagin's plans to bring some people back to sections of New Orleans updated; scenes shown.

Reporter(s):
Vargas, Elizabeth;
Moran, Terry;
Woodruff, Bob;
Sciutto, Jim
Duration:
00:06:10

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.