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A Closer Look (New Orleans: Racial Tensions) #837585

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 29, 2006
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(New Orleans: Charles Gibson) Statistics on the black population in New Orleans before & after Hurricane Katrina cited.

(New Orleans: Steve Osunsami) The racial tension between blacks & whites in New Orleans now featured; scenes shown from the city streets; details given of the views of whites on blacks & blacks of whites. [Black WOMAN, white resident Joan MATHIEU†, Southern Inst. for Education & Research Lance HILL†, black resident Ladonne HILLS†, white resident Steve PILATO†, black MAN - speak about aspects of race & race relations.] [Louisiana Recovery Authority vice chairman Walter ISAACSON†- says all housing developments should be for mixed incomes.] Excerpt shown from Spike Lee's film "When the Levees Broke." [LEE  - questions the government.] The future for increased racial polarization in New Orleans noted.

Gibson, Charles;
Osunsami, Steve

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