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Hurricane Katrina / State of Emergency / New Orleans / Brennan-Martin Interview #805616

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Sep 18, 2005
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced. {Note: names & pictures of "Katrina's Divided Families" on screen.}

(New Orleans: Ed Lavandera) The tension between New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin and FEMA official V/Adm. Thad Allen over the reopening of the city featured. [Resident Richard PHILLIPS†- comments on the lack of coordination.] [NAGIN – describes his vision for the rebuilt city.] [ALLEN – says there are challenges to bringing people back.]

(Studio: Carol Lin) Live interview held with Commander’s Palace Restaurant owner Alex Brennan-Martin† about his return to New Orleans to check his property. [From Houston, BRENNAN-MARTIN – describes the condition of his restaurant and other parts of the city; comments on the confusion over when to return; talks about the availability of seafood; comments on concerns for his staff; notes his restaurant’s 125th anniversary.]

Lin, Carol;
Lavandera, Ed

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