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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #967757

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 11, 2010
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(Studio: David Muir) "The Times-Picayune" headline "Spill Could be Double the Size" on Day 53 of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico shown.

(Venice, Louisiana: Matt Gutman) The bleak future for the coastal areas as the spill grows featured; underwater video of the leak shown; details given about the spread of oil to Florida. [With Jake Tapper, Coast Guard Adm. Thad ALLEN†- wants empirical evidence.] [University of Arkansas professor Rick STEINER†- says we will see the effects for a decade or more.] [Venice hardware store OWNER, at Maw's Restaurant, Sherre FRICKIE‡- lament their situation.]

(Studio: David Muir) Dead turtles & living one other being cleaned shown.

(White House: Jake Tapper) The reaction in Britain to the criticism from President Obama of the British company BP examined; anti-Obama newspaper headlines shown; details given about the drop in the company's stock. [London Mayor Boris JOHNSON†- opposes transatlantic name-calling.] [Five American OFFICIALS - call BP "British Petroleum."] [The Heritage Foundation Nile GARDINER†- says millions of British people own shares in BP.]

(Studio: David Muir) A new video of Obama expressing frustration about the oil. [OBAMA - says he cannot dive down & plug the hole.]

(Studio: David Muir) This weekend's guests on "This Week" announced.

Muir, David;
Gutman, Matt;
Tapper, Jake

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