This program is 28 minutes long
(White House: Jake Tapper) President Obama's White House meeting with BP top executives featured; scenes shown of Obama with BP chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg; details given about the negotiations with BP for the escrow account that will be run by Ken Feinberg. [OBAMA - outlines what he told him about the families of the Gulf; says those with an economic loss can file a claim.] [SVANBERG - says we care about the "small people."]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.
(Buras, Louisiana: David Muir) The question of who in the Gulf will & will not get the BP money examined; scenes shown from Buras, Louisiana, where boats are in drydock & of the oil-blackened oysters. [In marina store, Tammy WOLFER- says she has gotten nothing from BP.] [Oyster deck hand, oysterman Jim PAUL, Jeff GOULET- comment.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The facts on the oil spill reviewed; maps & live feed of underwater oil leaking shown.
(New York & studio: Dan Harris) One company's approach to solar technology that found no backing in the US featured. [Natcore Solar CEO Chuck PROVINI- says we wanted to do business in the US; states it has been a pleasure dealing with China.]
(San Francisco: David Wright) A landmark gay marriage rights case in California, the state that overturned gay marriage in the voters' Proposition 8, examined; details given about the pro-marriage arguments from former solicitor general Ted Olson & fellow attorney David Boies & a coming judge's ruling. [Alliance Defense Fund Jordan LORENCE- backs the will of the voters.] [BOIES, OLSON, lesbian couple Karen STRAUSS & Ruth BORENSTEIN- comment.]
(New Orleans: Matt Gutman) The story touched off by a viewer e-mail from Harry Candullo about the problems in volunteering to help the animals in the oil spill cleanup in the Gulf of Mexico presented; details given about BP's refusal of donations; scenes shown of one woman's garage full of supplies & of oily turtles being cleaned. [Sherry JOHNSON- comments on the need.] [Audubon Nature Inst. Michele KELLY- says Americans pull together.]