Search the Archive

Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #970711

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 19, 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.

(Studio: Katie Couric) Concerns about problems with leakage from the cap on BP's well in the Gulf of Mexico noted; map of the extent of the spill shown.

(Grand Isle, Louisiana: Kelly Cobiella) The status of the containment cap & the pressure readings examined; underwater video, an oil boom & the beaches shown. [Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad ALLEN - comments on the small seepages & the timetable.] [On Sunday, voice of BP COO Doug SUTTLES - comments on the integrity test & getting the well closed.] [Grand Isle Chief Aubrey CHAISSON†- comments on the situation.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) The income from recreational fishing in Louisiana cited.

(Grand Isle: Harry Smith) Some hopeful signs in south Louisiana for the fishermen featured; scenes shown from the dock, boats on the water, crab traps & a family fishing. [Fishing boat captain Vern LEDOUX†, Keith BERGERON†- react to better days.]

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Cobiella, Kelly;
Smith, Harry
Duration:
00:05:30

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.