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Hurricane Katrina / New Orleans #807682

FNC Evening News for Monday, Sep 05, 2005
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) Report introduced.

(New Orleans: David Lee Miller) Conditions in New Orleans, as water begins to pour out of the city in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, featured; scenes shown of National Guard trucks picking up stranded residents; details given about the status of levee repairs. [Resident Lewanda POLEY†- says she will not evacuate the city without her dog.]

(Studio: Shepard Smith) Report introduced.

(New Orleans: Alex Rossi) House-to-house searches in flooded parts of New Orleans featured; scenes shown of helicopters airlifting people to safety; details given about the dangers posed by waterborne illnesses. [Rescue worker David JOFFRU†- says people are still trapped in their homes.] [Survivors Sierra SMITH†, Alan SMITH†- describe the conditions they have been living in.] [Police officers Les JONES†, Ken RIPLEY† – says the water is real dirty; says people have been doing desperate things to survive.]

(Studio: Shepard Smith) Report introduced.

(Houston: Alicia Acuna) The creation of the Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund by former Presidents George H. Bush & Bill Clinton featured; scenes shown of the two visiting with evacuees in the Houston Astrodome. [Evacuee, WOMAN – says she has found all of her family members.] [CLINTON – comments.]

(Studio: Shepard Smith) Homeland Security’s distribution counterfeit items seized by custom agents

Smith, Shepard;
Miller, David Lee;
Rossi, Alex;
Acuna, Alicia

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