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Oil / Offshore Drilling / A Discussion #962050

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 31, 2010
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The announcement from President Obama of the expansion of offshore oil & gas exploration reported. [OBAMA - speaks about natural resources.]

(Washington: Tom Foreman) The president's plan to open coastal waters to oil/gas exploration despite his statements examined. [OBAMA - talks about the transition.] [In 2008, Alaska Governor Sarah PALIN, OBAMA - offer differing opinions on oil drilling.] [Sierra Club Michael BRUNE†- opposes the administration's energy plan.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen about the administration & energy. [GERGEN - talks about the need for US energy independence & the political repercussions; wonders why the president did not use this as a bargaining chip with Republicans; notes we are on the edge of a sweeping transformation in energy using new technologies.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Foreman, Tom

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