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Hurricane Rita / Texas, Louisiana #804195

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 27, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) President Bush’s visit to the Hurricane Rita disaster zone in Louisiana & Texas noted; NASA images of Lake Charles before & after the storm shown.

(Lake Charles, Louisiana: Don Teague) The devastation in Lake Charles featured; scenes shown of damage, National Guardsmen with supplies, a FEMA representative. [Residents John RENTROP‡, Gail WILLIS‡- react to the destruction.] [In Beaumont, Texas, BUSH – comments on the recovery.] [MAN – praises FEMA.]

(Beaumont, Texas: Lester Holt) FEMA’s slow delivery of relief supplies in Beaumont featured; scenes shown of supply lines & unused generators. [WOMAN – complains.] [Jefferson County Judge Carl GRIFFITHS††- says we’ve got to learn to cut through the bureaucracy.]

Williams, Brian;
Teague, Don;
Holt, Lester

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