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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill / A Discussion (Part II) #967392

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jun 07, 2010
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on legislation to uncap BP's liability for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico noted.

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Plaquemines Parish president Billy Nungesser & historian Douglas Brinkley about BP & the spill; inset video of the underwater spill shown. [NUNGESSER - says there were no skimmers around on the water & we have asked for more wildlife workers to pick up the birds; comments on BP's response to claims from fishermen.] [BRINKLEY - says the president is now making it clear that the government is in charge over BP, a company that has lied & has a disastrous safety record; backs the moves by the administration for getting ready to go after BP.]

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Studio:L Tom Foreman) Scientific evidence about the plumes of oil beneath the water's surface reviewed & the unresearched health problems with the oil cloud discussed; diagrams shown.

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) How AC360 has tried to get anyone from BP on the program reviewed; scenes shown of Cooper asking BP to come on over & over on past nights.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Foreman, L Tom
Duration:
00:10:10

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