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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill / Law #970681

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jul 19, 2010
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Joe Johns) A federal hearing in Louisiana investigating the cause of the oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico reviewed; details given about unfinished maintenance problems on the rig managed by Transocean; inset video of the April 20 fire shown. [At hearings, Transocean chief engineer Stephen BERTONE†- says he did not have the numbers.] [Transocean lawyer Ned KOHNKE†- raises questions not asked at the time.]

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper; studio: Jeffrey Toobin) The legal options for BP senior figures to take the 5th Amendment & government decisions about who to give immunity to discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Johns, Joe;
Toobin, Jeffrey

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