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Thursday, September 08, 2005

 

25,000 Body Bags for Katrina Victims

Too few, or too many
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Time will tell. In the meantime, The Washington Post reported today that FEMA is against allowing journalists to accompany rescue boats as they go out looking for storm victims. The reason given (see below) is suspect.

"Echoing a Defense Department policy banning the photographing of flag-draped coffins of American troops, representatives from the much-maligned Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Tuesday that it didn't want journalists to accompany rescue boats as they went out to search for storm victims, because "the recovery of the victims is being treated with dignity and the utmost respect." An agency spokeswoman told Reuters, "We have requested that no photographs of the deceased be made by the media."

"Hiding Bodies Won't Hide the Truth",Terry M. Neal, Washington Post 9/8/05
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Someone is getting things done, "The John Wayne dude"

See story in in The Guardian,UK.

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