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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill / A Discussion #967481

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 01, 2010
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(Louisiana: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(White House: Ed Henry) The politics of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico examined; details given about the administration's moves. [President OBAMA - talks about a commission to follow the facts & report on preventing future spills.] [Attorney General Eric HOLDER - says if we find illegal behavior, we will respond.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS†- comments on BP's briefings; answers questions.]

(Louisiana: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin & historian Douglas Brinkley about the spill. [TOOBIN - talks about what could come from a criminal investigation of BP; comments on the continuing litigation over the 1989 Exxon Valdez legal case.] [BRINKLEY - says BP CEO Tony Hayward has to go since he has been insulting the American people; comments on the day for Obama & what he should do to reach out to the people of Louisiana.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Henry, Ed

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