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Hurricane Katrina / New Orleans / Bodies Found #812353

CNN Evening News for Monday, Dec 05, 2005
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New Orleans: Keith Oppenheim) The developing story of the discovery in New Orleans by friend Gwendolyn Alexander† of the body of 88-year-old Antonia Jackson‡ & her husband featured; scenes shown from outside the Jackson house. [ALEXANDER - says the police said the house was checked & marked outside with a zero; recounts they saw bodies inside the house.] The house-to-house search policy of the Oregon National Guard, which checked this house in September, explained & the decision to stop the home searches discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: John King) The 100,000 pages of documents released by Louisiana that paints a behind-the-scenes picture of the confusion in the state before & after Hurricane Katrina hit reviewed; scenes shown from the days right after Katrina; several examples from documents from Governor Kathleen Blanco & her aides, including concerns about the governor's image & about partisan suspicions, quoted. [Presidential counselor Dan BARTLETT†- says there's blame to go around.] The issue of the "blame game," the question of independent investigations & what the politicians have been saying for months discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Oppenheim, Keith;
King, John

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