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Hurricane Katrina / Recovery / 9/11 Commission Assessment / Challenges #811272

FNC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 14, 2005
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) Report introduced

(Washington: Catherine Herridge) Assessment of former 9/11 Commissioners of how Hurricane Katrina was dealt with examined; details given of Commission's previous recommendations. [Former 9/11 Commissioners Tim ROEMER†, Lee HAMILTON†, John LEHMAN†- condemn Katrina response.]

(Studio: Shepard Smith) Social impact of Hurricane Katrina reviewed; details given on possible tax and welfare changes for victims, vigilance against corruption, concern about insurance rates, reopening of post offices, spraying for mosquitoes and a Detroit, Michigan relief center, concerns about home sale prices, and Red Cross figures; scenes shown. [Georgia Red Cross volunteer Dr. Lee VOLLRATH†- comments on medical care.] Details given of reuniting owners with their pets, provisions to help small businesses, and the progress of restoration of cellular and airline service; scenes shown.

Smith, Shepard;
Herridge, Catherine

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