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Hurricane Katrina / Gulf Coast / FEMA Investigation #827300

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 27, 2006
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) President Bush's 11th visit to the Gulf coast since Hurricane Katrina shown.

(Washington: David Kerley) A Senate committee report calling for the dismantling of FEMA examined; details given of the suggestion for a new agency {NPRA} that would still be part of the Department of Homeland Security. [Senator Susan COLLINS - says FEMA is beyond repair.] [Former emergency management official Jerry HAUER@- questions dismantling FEMA; says the problem is FEMA did not have the right leadership.] [In New Orleans, BUSH - says we are working together for the next hurricane season.] [White House homeland security adviser Fran TOWNSEND@, Homeland Security Secretary Michael CHERTOFF - react to the proposals.] [Senator Joseph LIEBERMAN - says Bush failed to provide presidential leadership.]

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Kerley, David

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