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Hurricane Katrina / New Orleans / Mayoral Election #826991

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 22, 2006
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(New Orleans: Martin Savidge) The mayoral election in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina featured; scenes shown of people in line to vote, voters arriving by bus & the three leading candidates, including Mayor Ran Nagin; details given about the absentee voters & the challenge of reconstructing the city. [Voter Demetrius RALPH†, displaced voter Jerrobean BOWENS†; working on his house, Harold WISER‡; Louisiana secretary of state Al ATER†- comment on the vote & the election.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Savidge, Martin

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