PBS NewsHour

Historic Hurricane Maria devastates housing in Puerto Rico

Clip: 09/20/2017 | 7m 43s

Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico early Wednesday morning, ripping off roofs and cutting power for most of the island. P.J. Tobia reports on the widespread damage that is adding pressure to the territory’s long-standing financial problems, then Judy Woodruff is joined by Carlos Mercader, spokesman for Puerto Rico’s governor, to get an update from the ground.

Aired: 09/20/17

Rating: NR

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