PBS Newshour: National Guard Airlifts Supplies to Vermont Towns Isolated by Irene's Flooding

August 30, 2011

The National Guard airlifted food and supplies to dozens of Vermont towns on Tuesday, after Hurricane Irene sent rainwater surging down hills and mountainsides, washing out bridges and roads. Gwen Ifill discusses relief efforts with Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.

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