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Hurricane Katrina / Compass Resignation / Crime Rumors #804194

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 27, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The resignation of New Orleans Superintendent Chief Eddie Compass reported. [COMPASS – says every man in a leadership position must know when it’s time to hand over the reins.]

(New Orleans: Martin Savidge) A reality check on the rumors about murders & mayhem in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina presented. [Louisiana National Guard Col. Thomas BERON††- comments on the inaccuracies that were reported.] [At the Superdome, EVACUEE; on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” New Orleans Mayor Ray NAGIN – comment on murders, rapes, dead bodies.] [September 5, NAGIN – estimates the death toll at 10,000.] [Now, NAGIN – states he was “in the moment.”]

Williams, Brian;
Savidge, Martin

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