× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #970202

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 13, 2010
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Lafitte, Louisiana: Diane Sawyer) The hope that the latest fix may have stopped the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico introduced; map shown.

(Buras, Louisiana: David Muir) The new, huge cap on the oil well examined; underwater video & virtual view of the well shown. [Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad ALLEN, voice of BP vice president WELLS†, University of Houston Don VAN NIEWENHUISE†- comment on oil pressure & pressure readings.] [Louisiana Governor Bobby JINDAL, oysterman Jeff GOULET‡- comment on the importance of the cap.]

(Lafitte, Louisiana: Diane Sawyer) The impact of the oil on beaches introduced; map shown.

(Gulfport, Mississippi: Matt Gutman) The concerns about oil in the marshes examined; scenes shown of oil in the water in the marshes of Mississippi; details given about the food chain & oil. [Inst. for Marine Mammal Studies director scientist Moby SOLANGI†- worries about the oil getting into the sediment for years.]

(Lafitte, Louisiana: Diane Sawyer) Upcoming segments in the bayou previewed.

Sawyer, Diane;
Muir, David;
Gutman, Matt

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.