FNC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 29, 2006
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(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.]