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Hurricane Katrina / Victims & Relief / Missing Kids / Allen Interview / Reunions #805309

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Sep 10, 2005
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(Studio: Carol Lin) The confusion of Hurricane Katrina victims over how to get government help noted. [In Houston, FEMA spokesman Ed CONLEY†- says we will assist you if you’re eligible.] FEMA contact information offered. Taped interview held with Missing & Exploited Children Ernie Allen† about efforts to reunite children separated from their families during the evacuation. [ALLEN – says there will be tragic endings in some cases but the majority of children are recoverable; talks about heroic efforts to save the kids; comments on concern that children are being exploited; notes the impact of & CNN, as well as investigative techniques, in reuniting families.]

(New Orleans: Gary Tuchman) The reunion of New Orleans storm survivor Bernard Williams, who was hired by CNN as a maintenance assistant, and his puppy Max with Max’s mother & brother dogs & Williams’ cat, who were not evacuated from their flooded home, featured; scenes shown of the pets, who will be cared for by Humane Society volunteers until Williams gets a new home.

Lin, Carol;
Tuchman, Gary

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