IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.

2005: Watch Little Charles Evans Plead for Help After Katrina


Sept. 2, 2005: Wearing a "SpongeBob SquarePants" T-shirt and standing amid garbage outside the New Orleans Convention Center after Hurricane Katrina, little Charles Evans pleads with a NBC News cameraman – and subsequently the world – "We just need some help out here. It is just so pitiful. Pitiful!"