This program is about 1 hour long
(Washington: Joe Johns) The search for who is to blame for the accident & the response to the oil spill featured; details given about the fail safe blow-out preventer, the lack of an acoustic valve, BP's connection to other oil mishaps & how Congress allowed the industry to write its own rules & how this is becoming the second worst environmental disaster in US history. [Attorney Daniel BECKNEL- blames BP; notes everyone else uses the acoustic valve.] [BP CEO Tony HAYWARD- says it is their rig.] [Food & Water Watch Zach CORRIGAN- says it is shared responsibility.]
(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Live discussion held with retired Army Gen. Russel Honore & historian Douglas Brinkley about the oil spill. [BRINKLEY - blames BP for mishandling the disaster & trying to pass the blame; asks what about the people of Louisiana.] [HONORE - comments on the disaster response; calls for a presidential declaration for recovery & response.]
(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Live discussion continued with retired Army Gen. Russel Honore & historian Douglas Brinkley about the oil spill; a statement from former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin quoted. [BRINKLEY - says Palin has been a mouthpiece for the oil industry; offers views on offshore oil drilling; states this will be a devastating event for wildlife; notes this is the third major disaster for BP in the US.] [HONORE - says we need a regulatory commission for the oil drilling industry: to make it safe; states the fish & shrimp industry & wildlife could be devastated.]
(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Report introduced.
(Washington: Tom Foreman) The race to seal the oil leak featured; details given about a leaked memo about what could happen to the oil pipe; scenes & diagrams from the underwater operation & maps shown. What is being tried to deal with the leak & when the pollution can become a medical risk to people in the area & how fishing & shrimping have already been halted discussed.
(Studio: Tom Foreman) Tornadoes in Van Buren County, Arkansas; a response from Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein as the investigation into the investment firm begins reported. [With Fareed Zakaria, BLANKFEIN - talks about his father's jobs.]
(Arizona: Casey Wian) The situation in Arizona & the view of the immigration crisis featured; scenes shown from a town hall meeting where people stated their views to Senator John McCain. [Pinal County Sheriff Paul BABEU- says it has become increasingly dangerous.] The shooting of the deputy & drug smuggling there updated & the tense situation now with more violence discussed.
(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Earlier interview held with Tucson police officer Martin Escobar about the new Arizona law. [ESCOBAR - gives his view about the new immigration law & who might be stopped; talks about his experiences on police patrol: how people fear making a report; suggests he could lose his job over his lawsuit against the legislation; add he has been supported by other officers.]
(Studio: Tom Foreman) The verdict against David Kernell for hacking into Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's e-mail during the 2008 presidential election campaign; the identification of Brian Hogan as the one who found the Apple iPhone prototype; a nasal spray tested in Germany that made men more cuddly reported.