This program is about 1 hour long
(Destin, Florida: Brooke Baldwin) Ground zero in Mexico Beach featured; scenes shown from the city virtually gone, about the lack of cell phone service for families. [Resident Scott BOTTWELL - says everything is gone.] [Crying woman "SHERRY"- says it's terrible.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Telephone interview held with Senator Marco Rubio about the storm; inset video from Mexico Beach shown. [From Panama City, RUBIO - talks about the tragedy in Mexico Beach, the needs of the people in the short- & long term so the public can be connected with communications systems down, his message to the people of Florida: there is disaster response.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Mexico Beach councilwoman Linda ALbrecht. [ALBRECHT - talks about the "frightful event" in Mexico Beach, but cleanup is slow because the roads are blocked, that she does not know if her house is gone; tells residents not to return now: you will get in the way.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The storm in St. George Island, Florida, shown. [Rode out the storm in Apalachicola, Krista MILLER- describes the damage to her friend's house on the island, how the storm sounded like a freight train.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Mexico Beach: Miguel Marquez) The situation in Mexico Beach with several "missing" people named & the confusion discussed; night scenes of where houses used to be, search vehicles shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & Van Jones about Trump, the hurricane & West. [JONES - offer views on how celebrities should deal with the White House: did not happen with Kanye, who is not a healthy person, how Kanye talked about some good stuff, but was all over the place.] [GERGEN - offers views on why this celebrity visit was scheduled today in the face of this storm.]