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President Bush Announces Hurricane Reconstruction Plan in Live Speech

VOA carries the address on the Internet, radio, and television at 0100 UTC

In a prime-time speech, President George Bush presents a package of new federal aid to help U.S. hurricane victims rebuild their lives. The plan is expected to include initiatives to provide job training and housing for displaced hurricane victims.

President Bush speaks from New Orleans, Louisiana. The speech is expected to be approximately 30 minutes long.

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