September 12, 2005
Dr. Phil heads to New Orleans to offer much needed hope and healing for the rescuers.
A Tour of New Orleans
Dr. Phil surveys the devastation of a city paralyzed by a double disaster. “I’m absolutely overwhelmed at the enormity of what we’re seeing here,” he says.
A Grisly Scene
“The devastation here is unbelievable, just absolutely unbelievable,” says Dr. Phil as he takes a boat tour of New Orleans’ ravaged Lower Ninth Ward.
Fighting For His City
Police Chief Eddie Compass breaks down to Dr. Phil as he describes the horror of trying to rescue people while snipers roam the streets.
A Devastated Police Force
The hurricane left most of New Orleans’s police officers homeless, but they continue to serve and protect their city. Two of the city’s finest open their home as a refuge for 25 officers.
To make a donation to the New Orleans Police Foundation go to: http://www.nopf.org.
Emergency Medical Personnel share first-hand accounts of the devastation that surrounds them, and the reasons that compelled them to aid the relief efforts.
“We’re all trying to make it better.”
Picking Up the Pieces
Todd and Mignonne had only been married for three years when tragedy struck. With Dr. Phil’s help, Mignonne finds the courage to face the ruins of her first home.
Dr. Phil Meets the SWAT Team
Donning a bulletproof vest, Dr. Phil gears up for a night out with two brothers on the New Orleans SWAT team. Using night-vision cameras, they search a neighborhood for the “bad guys.”