This program is about 1 hour long
(New Orleans: Sanjay Gupta) Live discussion held with Jefferson Parish council chairman John Young & "Newsweek"'s Julia Reed about BP & the spill. [YOUNG - says you cannot trust anything BP says; criticizes the relationship between BP & the government; states we need more manpower & equipment.] [REED - criticizes the handling of the spill by the federal government & President Obama, who needs to speed up the cleanup operations; comments on the disconnect as the oil spreads.]
(New Orleans: Randi Kaye) The devastation in the Gulf examined; details given about the request for money from BP to treat emotional trauma; scenes shown from a group wellness session. [Louisiana department of health & hospitals secretary Alan LEVINE- says we need an answer.] [Fisherman's wife Rachel MORRIS, Yvonne LANDRY- describe their husbands' anger.] [St. Bernard Project co-foiunder Zach ROSENBERG - talks about the need.]
(New Orleans: Sanjay Gupta) Live discussion held with Catholic Charities of NOLA medical director Dr. Elmore Rigamer about the problems for the people affected by this disaster. [RIGAMER- says BP has given us money for the community's charitable work in the disaster; comments on the people's anxiety, fears, depression & sense of helplessness.]
(Washington: Joe Johns) The evidence indicating the US Fish & Wildlife Service decided oil drilling was no threat to wildlife examined; a statement from the Interior Department quoted. [Center for Biological Diversity Bill SNAPE- says the US Fish & Wildlife had the authority to regulate the oil industry; asks why the government let BP run roughshod & was not regulated.] The count of the number of animals killed & rescued discussed; statistics outlined on screen.
(Studio: Chad Myers) The brewing storm system over the Yucatan peninsula & the hot temperatures in the Northeast examined; weather maps shown; details given about heat-related health problems. The symptoms & problems with heat stroke discussed.
(Studio: Joe Johns) The White House meeting between President Obama & Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; the charges in Kuwait against an American soldier for leaking a video from the Iraq war to a Website; jail time for actress Lindsay Lohan; the United States Postal Service's request for a stamp rate hike & a video of dancing Israeli troops in Hebron reported; video shown.
(New Orleans: Sanjay Gupta; New York: Richard Quest) How the queen easily handled the heat in New York City, how her visit to the U.N. came about, the economics of the monarchy & the debated role of the monarchy with a possible appraisal after her reign discussed.