A Year Of Katrina: “A God Awful Mess”

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By Brian 

smithaug29.jpg“I reached a point today early this afternoon where I felt like either I wanted to take a nap or have a drink,” CBS’s Harry Smith writes. “It’s a God awful mess in New Orleans and being back here for the umpteenth time — and talking to so many people who are so tired and disgusted — it’s all starting to rub off on me, I guess.”

He’s been anchoring the Early Show from the Gulf Coast. On CBSNews.com, he adds: “Everyone who comes down here for the first time has the same reaction: ‘I didn’t know it was this bad. It looked bad on TV but, my God, it’s so much worse.’ Well, it’s still like that.”

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