CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 09, 1992
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: David French) Joint Chiefs Chairman, Colin Powell got a first hand look at the damage of Hurricane Andrew in Florida.
(Homestead, Florida: Brian Jenkins) Some houses held up better than others in the storm; A house build by Habitat for Humanity in six weeks had only minor damages; In Dade County, the house was build with a reinforced concrete foundation never used before; Damages may have to do more with the method of building; Most engineers say preventing damage is a matter of enforcing requirements; Mobile homes completely demolished; Managers rethinking building standards. [Interviews with Carlos MERCADO, Homeowner's Son; Robin ADAIR, Housing Contractor; Dirk HOLKEBOER, Habitat for Humanity; Anthony NADASKAY, Structural Engineer; Jerry CONNORS, President Manufactured Housing Institution.]
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.