This program is about 1 hour long
(Houston: Anderson Cooper; Beaumont, Texas: Gary Tuchman) The evacuation by helicopter of hospital patients because of lack of running water as well as in the rest of the city discussed; scenes shown from Beaumont of the evacuation to other hospitals.
(Houston: Anderson Cooper) The rescue efforts in Texas & Louisiana introduced; scenes shown of the anchor flying with one of the Coast Guard helicopters, two survivors with their dogs being brought off a house roof by the crew & then picking up four more people from a field. [Crew MEMBER - explains the operation.]
(Houston: Anderson Cooper; Houston: Brian Todd) The rescue operations in Houston area neighborhoods six days after the hurricane hit discussed; scenes shown of flood waters, a man rescued by Customs & Border Patrol agents, firefighters checking homes.
(Houston: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, who headed up the Hurricane Katrina effort. [HONORE - worries about "losing the grid" with water & electricity out that could lead to selective evacuation.]
(Houston: Anderson Cooper; Dallas: Alison Kosik) The impact of the gasoline shortage in gas stations & cars due to refinery shutdowns with price hikes discussed; scenes shown of cars in long lines in Dallas.
(Houston: Anderson Cooper) Flooded Houston & photos of the six members of the Saldivar that died in their flooded van on Sunday shown. [In live interview, lost family members, Virginia & Danny SALDIVAR- talk about the family lost & the coming funerals.]
(Houston: Brian Todd) Breaking news on the rescue of a man whose canoe got stock in a mangrove featured; scenes shown. [Eric ZAFFE- describes what happened; explains how the current got him stuck; shows this flooded street near his house; thanks the Cajun Navy & everybody.]
(Houston: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Texas: Alex Marquardt) The trips by Bill Wolfe & Ed Windler back to their flooded houses featured; scenes shown from a boat on the water & inside the waterlogged houses they evacuated on Monday. [WOLFE, WINDLER, boater Kenny EVANS - talk about their situation.]
(Houston: Anderson Cooper) A thank you to the residents where CNN staged the show given.