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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Rig Explosion #971424

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 23, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The suspension of the search for workers missing from the oil rig that exploded in the Gulf noted.

(Venice, Louisiana: Anne Thompson) The oil rig disaster updated; scenes shown of the fire and the oil slick; animation shown of cleanup operations; map shown of proposed offshore drilling sites. [Coast Guard R/Adm. Mary LANDRY†- expresses sympathy for the victims’ families.] [March 31, President OBAMA – says we need to harness traditional sources of fuel.] [Gulf Restoration Network Aaron VILES†- notes there are risks from expanding drilling.] The threat to wildlife noted.

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne

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