ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 27, 2006
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(Studio: Dan Harris) The first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina featured; scenes shown of the storm, the water, the people stranded people at the Superdome, dying people, flooded streets; statistics on the recovery of New Orleans cited. [Homeland Security Secretary Michael CHERTOFF - comments on the government response.]
(New Orleans: Steve Osunsami) New Orleans after the flood featured; scenes shown from the memorial ceremony in the Lower 9th Ward; details given about how the returning residents feel forgotten. [Residents James LEMANN, Tara LEWIS- complain.]
(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.
(Biloxi, Mississippi: David Kerley) The quiet struggle to rebuild Biloxi, Mississippi, featured; scenes shown of FEMA trailers, rebuilding efforts, sites where buildings once stood & makeshift churches. [Lighthouse Apostolic Church Bishop DeBruce NELSON- comments on the response to the devastation & holding church services in the street.] [Volunteer Dana SHERMAN, Catholic Social Services Deanna MISKO, Gulfport First Baptist Church Rev. Chuck REGISTER- react to the situation.]