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Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
This video from a PBS Newshour interview between Judy Woodruff and the Associated Pressís Warren Levinson confirms David Donovanís statement. At minute 10:45, Levinson says, "I was over by the big substation that went out on East 14th Street this morning. And people didnít have television. They didnít have Internet. And somebody had taken his big portable radio and put it on the second floor in his window when the governor was giving a briefing. And you had a knot of people, like a semicircle of people, standing around it listening for whatís the latest information."
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