This program is about 1 hour long
(Houston: Anderson Cooper) The sending of US military ship & aircraft & Marines to the region noted.
(Houston: Anderson Cooper; in the air: Martin Savidge) Audio problems acknowledged.
(Houston: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Beaumont: Drew Griffin) The flood & rescue situation in Beaumont, where people are moved from "island to island," as the water continues to rise featured; scenes shown of Jerry Summerall being pulled out of a car in a drainage ditch. The issue of the depth of the water in roads & drainage ditches all over northeast Texas discussed.
(Houston: Anderson Cooper) Water images from Orange, Texas, near Louisiana, shown. Live discussion held with CNN's retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, who headed up the Hurricane Katrina effort & former Marine Team Rubicon's John Connors about the flooding; inset video from Orange shown. [HONORE - says the military has been slow to scale up so volunteers are going door to door: we need the Navy ships & a better communication system; outlines the cleaning needing to be done for the drainage system.] [CONNORS - explains the role of his veterans volunteer group with a focus on long-term operations to help the community recover.]
(Houston: Anderson Cooper) Live pictures from Orange shown.
(Houston: Anderson Cooper: Orange, Texas: Ryan Nobles) The flooding near the Louisiana border with the return of Harvey & the slow pace of the rescue discussed; scenes shown from Orange.
(Houston: Anderson Cooper) The rescue operation in Houston updated; scenes shown from the Houston area. [At shelter, Houston police Chief Art ACEVEDO - offer views on day six for the police department with rescues continuing, how the water event still goes on in parts of Houston & secondary searches need to be carried out in flooded areas.]
(Houston: Anderson Cooper; Houston: Brian Todd) The situation in a neighborhood in Houston that got flooded today discussed; scenes shown of flooded streets & from an earlier rescue. [Flood victim Dennis KITTLER- describes what happened today.] [Air boat pilot Mark MALFA- comments on helping.]
(Houston: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Lindsay Jordan Gay & Roger Lee Jordan, whose father died in the flood; family photos shown. [GAY, JORDAN - recount last talking to their father, Ruben Jordan, after Hurricane Harvey hit, what kind of man their father Coach Jordan was.]
(New York: Randi Kaye) The role of the professionals & volunteers in the flood rescue efforts in the Houston area after Hurricane Harvey featured; scenes shown of several rescues from the flood waters by air, from a car, of pregnant Annie Smith via a dump truck, by boat, by horseback to save horses.
(Houston: Anderson Cooper; Orange, Texas: Ryan Nobles) The rescue efforts in Orange, Texas, with help from the Cajun Navy, discussed; scenes shown of vehicles in the water.
(Houston: Anderson Cooper) The Aziz family rescue updated.