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America's Challenge / Hurricane Katrina / Bush #904507

FNC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 29, 2006
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(New Orleans: Shepard Smith) The signs of rebuilding in the Lakeview community of New Orleans, which was destroyed by floods after Hurricane Katrina, featured; scenes shown of the levees, trailers, gutted houses, and a model home.

(New Orleans: Bret Baier) President Bush’s visit to the 9th Ward of New Orleans, marking the one-year anniversary of Katrina, reviewed; details given on his comments on the recovery efforts; scenes shown of Bush meeting Fats Domino† and lighting candles. [BUSH – says we will help “until the job is done”; says people should return to New Orleans.]

(New Orleans: Shepard Smith) Former FEMA director Michael Brown††’s televised interview about the storm reviewed; details given on Brown’s regrets for withholding information from the public and the blame placed on the Bush administration for Katrina failures.

(Gulfport, Mississippi: Erik Liljegren) The sunrise memorial in Gulfport, Mississippi, for victims of the storm featured; scenes shown from the ceremony. [Senator Thad COCHRAN†- shows gratitude for the survivors.] [Residents Roddy RUSSELL†, Terry ROBINSON†, Mayor Brent WARR†, Libby ROLAND†, Brian CARRIERE†- comment.]

Smith, Shepard;
Baier, Bret;
Liljegren, Erik

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