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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill / Transparency / A Discussion #967740

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jun 10, 2010
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) The issue of BP & transparency & problems reporters are having in covering the story, including the roping off the bird cleanup area, examined; scenes shown of the National Guard preventing picture taking of oiled birds. A letter from BOP COO Doug Suttles stating workers will not be prevented from talking the media quoted; details given about how this is false.

(Grand Isle: Tom Foreman) An attempt to interview the cleanup workers after work on Grand Isle, Alabama, presented; scenes shown of the workers on the beach walking away from the reporter. [In charge, GUY - says no one can talk.]

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper, Tom Foreman) The reporter's attempts to avoid talking discussed.

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with CNN's James Carville about the new oil flow rate estimates; inset live underwater feed from BP shown. [CARVILLE - says the situation is grave here for the seafood way of life; states it is the nature of BP to lie; suggests the government has to do something to make things change.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Foreman, Tom;
Tom, Anderson Cooper,
Duration:
00:08:30

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