This program is about 1 hour long
(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) An internal BP memo about the estimation of the flow of oil in the Gulf of Mexico examined. [Earlier, Coast Guard R/Adm. Mary LANDRY, BP COO Doug SUTTLES, Coast Guard Adm. Thad ALLEN - give estimates the oil flow.]
(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with Representative Ed Markey about the flow estimates & BP's internal estimates not admitted to the public. [MARKEY - says BP early on had a document about the real flow estimates; states no oil companies had a spill response plan; comments on the worst-case scenario oil flow & CEO Hayward's going sailing.]
(New Orleans: Chris Lawrence) The problems local people are having dealing with BP about oil spill claims examined. [Charter boat captain Stuart SCHEER- outlines all the paperwork he had to show BP for a claim; expresses optimism about the government role in managing claims.]
(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Plaquemines Parish president Billy Nungesser about claims. [NUNGESSER- comments on the claims process & helping people pay their bills; notes workers were ordered to stand down over the weekend due to weather & we are now getting support from the Coast Guard; outlines local oil cleanup operations.]
(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with supply boat businessman Shane Guidry about the moratorium. [GUIDRY - says 33 deepwater rigs are affected by this moratorium; states you cannot plan for human error that causes things to fail; says he is concerned about how long the moratorium can go on.]
(Over Louisiana: Rob Marciano) The re-release of pelicans after their cleaning of the oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill featured; scenes shown of the birds being flown to a habitat in Texas & released & taking flight. [Wildlife expert Dan MULCAHY - says it is all about the animals.]
(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper; Gulfport, Mississippi: Rob Marciano) The turtle cleanup here in Mississippi featured; scenes shown of the turtles after & before being cleaned. ["BECKY" - shows a Kemp's Ridley sea turtle.] ["MEGHAN" - shows a sea turtle.]
(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) CNN's telethon updated.
(Studio: Randi Kaye) Days of rain & flooding in Brazil; the death of nine NATO forces in the war in Afghanistan; the plea from Times Square car bomber Faisal Shahzad; what Joran van der Sloot said in a Peruvian court about the death of Stephany Flores; Peter Orszag's plans to leave his job as White House budget director & the earnings of Michael Jackson's estate since his death a year ago reported.