NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 03, 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. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Venice, Louisiana: Anne Thompson) BP’s latest attempt to stop the leak featured; scenes shown of the saw cutting the pipe; computer model of the oil’s movement shown. [Coast Guard Adm. Thad ALLEN, BP CEO Tony HAYWARD – comment on the operation.]
(Washington: Lisa Myers) The anger directed at BP featured; remarks from Hayward quoted; details given about BP’s PR campaign. [Louisiana Governor Bobby JINDAL – criticizes BP and Hayward.] [Earlier, HAYWARD – says he wants his life back.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS – comments on the victims.] [Crisis communications expert Eric DEZENHALL- says public relations is tertiary next to cleaning up this spill.] The drop in BP’s stock price cited.
(White House: Chuck Todd) Criticism of President Obama for his response to the spill featured; details given of his plan to travel back to the Gulf tomorrow. [On CNN’s "Larry King Live," OBAMA - states it is not about how angry he is.] [Former White House press secretary Dee Dee MYERS- says he has failed to create a sense he is emotionally invested.] [Former presidential advisor David GERGEN- says he has not yet been seen as in command.] [GIBBS – notes Obama will bring a bill for BP for expenses incurred.]
(Pensacola, Florida: Mark Potter) The impact of the spill on Florida’s Panhandle featured; details given of concerns about tourism and the environment. [Paradise Inn WORKER – comments on cancellations.] [Santa Rosa Island Authority Buck LEE- says the states and local government can do a better job.] [Pensacola resident Brian SPENCER- worries.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Grand Terre Island, Louisiana: Kerry Sanders) Jindal’s support for offshore drilling despite his anger over the spill featured; scenes shown of oily birds, a manmade berm, rescued birds being released. [JINDAL – says we shouldn’t have to choose between safe, domestic production of energy and safeguarding our way of life.]