January 15, 2010
Posted: 1743 GMT
Today we will start with Jonath Mann in Port-au-Prince who is covering the tragedy in Haiti and the rescue teams still hopeful they will find survivors under the mountains of rubble.
Also in the 1pm Eastern hour, we are expecting President Obama to again speak live about the catastrophy in Haiti. American military personnel and aid supplies are strating to stream into Haiti. A US Navy ship with helicopter, hospital beds and the capacity to produce hundreds of thousands of gallons of clean water is off the coast of the island nation right now.
We will be join by Lieutenant General Russell Honore, the man who led the military response to the Katrina disaster. He's been somewhat critical of what he says was too slow an American response in the 24 hours after the earthquake struck.
We'll talk to him today for his take on American help as it starts to reach the desperate people of Haiti.
And, one of the organizations whose work make such a tremendous difference no matter where in the world there is a need, Doctors Without Border will talk to us live from the quake zone. We're hoping to connect with the head of the organization's Haiti mission.
We'll be going live to Haiti throughout the hour with reports from our team of correspondents and producers, so look for the latest information from them, as well.
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