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Gulf Coast / Rebuilding #859227

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 23, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Long Beach, Mississippi: Martin Savidge) Vacuum maker Oreck’s decision to move to Tennessee from Mississippi featured; details given about the problems for businesses since Hurricane Katrina and the jobs that will be lost for the Gulf coast. [In September, 2005, Oreck president Tom ORECK†- says we’re helping the area get back on its feet.] [Now, ORECK – says the decision was made painfully.] [Long Beach Mayor William SKELLIE†- says it was a poor message for this area.] [Mississippi Development Authority Gray SWOPE†- says several businesses are doing quite well.] [Cajun Crawfish Hut owner Gus HARRIS††- says he would try to stick it out.]

Williams, Brian;
Savidge, Martin

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