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Hurricane Katrina / Recovery #818554

FNC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 01, 2005
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) Report introduced.

(New Orleans: Jonathan Serrie) The reopening of New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward, the area with the most Hurricane Katrina damage, featured; details given on residents returning to collect whatever they can salvage; scenes shown. [Resident Marion JOHNSON†- talks about her destroyed home.] [Resident Joan COLLINS†- says she doesn't trust the levee anymore.]

(New York City: Erik Liljegren) Katrina survivors finding new ways to celebrate the holidays featured; details given on separated families making the best of what they have. [Katrina evacuee Scymentress DAVIS†- describes the flooding in the house she lost; says she resolves to start over.]

(Studio: Shepard Smith) A drop in jobless claims to below pre-Katrina levels, and upcoming layoffs of New Orleans teachers noted.

Smith, Shepard;
Serrie, Jonathan;
Liljegren, Erik

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