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Hurricane Katrina / Anniversary / The Children #953618

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 28, 2009
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(Studio: Harry Smith) The 4th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans noted; scenes shown of the opening of a health clinic in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana.

(New Orleans: Byron Pitts) The lingering psychological scars of teen survivors of Katrina featured; footage shown; statistics on Lower 9th Ward residents that have returned, children with mental health problems and suicides cited. [High school senior Dorreal FLUKER†- recalls seeing a child die.] [High school senior Victor CARTER†- comments on the condition of the 9th Ward.] [New Orleans Emergency Medical Services director Dr. Juliette SAUSSY†- says our young people were forced to face a very adult situation; notes the increase in substance abuse.] [High school junior Tyrone SMITH†- says Katrina changed everything in an instant.]

Smith, Harry;
Pitts, Byron

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