This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio:L Chad Myers) The environmental threat to the bayou from the oil spill reviewed & why they did not try to burn the oil today discussed; maps shown.
(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Report introduced.
(Washington: Tom Foreman) The technical challenges of capping the oil spill environment & the danger to the fishing & fish & what will happen as the oil nears the shore & threatens birds examined & discussed; diagrams of operation by BP to contain the oil, maps of the region & comparisons to the Alaska oil spill from the Exxon Valdez in 1989 shown.
(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Live discussion held with historian Douglas Brinkley about the oil spill. [BRINKLEY - says BP has had an horrific response to the spill: doing the blame game; criticizes BP as an environmental threat & not facing the consequences; says it is "spill, baby, spill" not just drill, baby, drill.]
(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Live discussion held with CNN's Dana Bash, Gloria Borger & Roland Martin about the immigration battle. [BASH - comments on the politics of immigration reform & the difference of opinion on the DemocratIC politics of pushing the immigration issue now.] [BORGER - talks about Senator Harry Reid's decision to do immigration reform, but there is actually no chance of immigration reform being passed this year; notes the risk for the Democrats in this economic environment.] [MARTIN - rails against politicians having no guts; calls for Obama to show leadership.] Other material: [On Air Force One, last night, President OBAMA - comments on limits on what can be done about immigration now.]
(Studio: Tom Foreman) Possible new trouble for Goldman Sachs with a securities fraud investigation; a report that Continental & United are nearing a deal to form the world's largest airline; the crash of a NASA balloon in Australia reported; runaway balloon shown.
(Douglas, Arizona: Randi Kaye) The March 27th murder of an American rancher in Douglas, Arizona, Rob Krentz, possibly by illegal immigrants, examined; scenes shown from the crime site near the Mexican border. [Rancher Bill McDONALD- explains why he does not carry weapons; wonders who to blame.] [In 2005, KRENTZ - complains.] [Widow Sue KRENTZ- feels violated.]
(Studio: Tom Foreman) The announcement from Florida Governor Charlie Crist that he will run for the Senate as an independent; a new treatment for prostate cancer; the interview with Oprah Winfrey by Rielle Hunter, mistress of former Senator John Edwards reported. [HUNTER - says John was available & the marriage had had problems; comments on their sex tape.]