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After the Storm: The Long Road Back (FEMA Lawsuit, Oil Spills) #809011

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 10, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Series on the recovery of the Gulf states after this year’s hurricane season continued.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) A lawsuit against FEMA by Hurricane Katrina victims who have still not received housing assistance featured; statistics on FEMA’s trailer program cited. [Storm victim Florence JACKSON††- says she shouldn’t have to suffer.] [Yesterday, New Orleans evacuee Arthur WILLIAMS†- yells out his anger.] [Former FEMA contractor Paul GONZALEZ†- comments on quitting his FEMA job because nothing was being done.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Chalmette, Louisiana: Mike Taibbi) The damage from oil spills in the hurricane zone, causing the 2nd worst ecological disaster in US history, featured; satellite images shown of oil in the Gulf. [Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Dwight BRADSHAW†, “Skytruth” Website John AMOS†, Coast Guard Capt. Frank PASCHEWICZ†- comment on the scope of the spill.] [Chalmette residents Jeff DUGGAN††, Kenneth SEARS††, Tim MOODY††- comment on damage, lawsuits against the oil companies & settlements.]

Williams, Brian;
Myers, Lisa;
Taibbi, Mike

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