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In Depth (Whose America? / New Orleans) #853255

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 19, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The progress in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina outlined; scenes shown of the newly reopened St. Charles streetcar line; statistics on people waiting for financial aid and residents returning to the Lower 9th Ward cited.

(New Orleans: Ron Mott) The strain on New Orleans’ healthcare system from the influx of immigrants without insurance who moved there for construction work featured; details given about the immigrant baby boom. [Dr. Kevin WORK††- says it shouldn’t be the patients’ problem.] [Federation for American Immigration Reform Dan STEIN†- says there is no way that the value provided by the illegal workers is more than the cost to provide these services.] [Latino Health Access Network Shauna LOVERA†- says we’re trying to get every woman into prenatal care.]

Williams, Brian;
Mott, Ron

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