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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill / A Discussion (Part I) #967701

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 09, 2010
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) The issue of BP's transparency about the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico introduced; letter from BP COO Doug Suttles about employees being allowing to share their experiences with the media & the actualities of BP muzzling people; scenes shown of the high resolution video of the leak that was not shown until yesterday. [April 27, Adm. Mary LANDRY†; SUTTLES; May 27, LANDRY; today, Adm. Thad ALLEN - give different oil flow estimates.]

(On the beach: Anderson Cooper) The cleanup effort on the beaches of Louisiana featured; scenes shown from beaches, oil booms, the governor's photo op with oil-sucking vacuums. [Louisiana Governor Bobby JINDAL - says more creative solutions are needed & Louisianans are doing it; tells BP this is a war.]

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's James Carville & historian Douglas Brinkley about the spill, the high resolution video & BP's actions & accountability. [CARVILLE - says we are under invasion by this oil.] [BRINKLEY - says it is another day of bad faith for BP who don't want the people to know what is going on.]

Cooper, Anderson

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