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.
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