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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Rig Explosion #963887

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 22, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The sinking of the giant oil rig that exploded off the coast of Louisiana reported.

(Belle Chasse, Louisiana: Jeffrey Kofman) The search for oil rig survivors in the Gulf of Mexico featured; scenes & virtual view shown of the burning Deepwater Horizon drilling rig that sank; details given about the tough nature of the oil rig job & the potential for an ecological disaster with a large oil spill. [Transocean spokesman Adrian ROSE†- says the men may have been on the rig.] [Worker's father Jed KERSEY‡, US Coast Guard Kurt PETERSON†- comment on what happened.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Kofman, Jeffrey

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