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Hurricane Katrina / New Orleans / Anniversary / Militias #944496

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 27, 2009
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) The scene at Musicians' Village that was built by Habitat Humanity in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina shown; statistics on the city's recovery cited

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New Orleans: Gary Tuchman) The story of private militias right after the storm examined; scenes shown from a documentary {"Welcome to New Orleans"} shot by Danish filmmakers & from the Algiers Point neighborhood. [Shooting victim Donnell HARRINGTON†, West Jefferson Medical Center surgeon Dr. Charles THOMAS†- describe what happened back then: gunshots.] [Algiers Point resident Vinnie PERVEL†- says we set up armed militias as per the Second Amendment.] [Residents Wayne JANAK†, Nathan ROPER†- offer context on how they were quoted for the film.] [ProPublica reporter J.C. THOMPSON†- says there was no law enforcement investigation.] The FBI investigation of what went on in Algiers Point noted.

Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary

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