This program is 29 minutes long
(Aboard the Helex Producer: Katie Couric) A view from the oil disaster site presented; scenes shown from onboard the Helex Producer, a ship that collects the oil & gas; animated diagram of the capping stack shown. [On the ship, retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad ALLEN - talks about the procedure to contain all the oil; explains what the psi pressure will tell us.] [On shore, ALLEN - talks about the integrity test.]
(New Orleans: Katie Couric) Report introduced.
(Grand Isle, Louisiana: Mark Strassmann) The lasting damage from the oil spill examined; scenes shown from onboard an oyster boat; details given of the impact of the spill on the seafood & tourism industries; scenes shown of Gulf coast tourism ads. [OYSTERMAN, seafood WOMAN, restaurant owner Jim FLIP†- talk about the seafood stigma.] [Brand Inst. vice president Scott PIERGROSSI†- talks about public relations.]
(New Orleans: Katie Couric) The claims filed against BP noted.
(Grand Isle, Louisiana: Kelly Cobiella) The plight of the workers filing for BP claims examined; details given about why claims are stalled. [Seafood worker Karen HOPKINS - says she applied for food stamps; talks about BP taking away her security.] [BP vice president Darryl WILLIS†- comments on claims.] [Seafood company owner Dean BLANCHARD - complains about BP.]
(New York: Jim Axelrod) The federal charges against four New Orleans police officers for the shooting on the Danziger Bridge after Hurricane Katrina examined; photos of the officers & shooting victims & of officers who already pled to a coverup shown; details given about the culture of corruption in the New Orleans police department. [Victim James Brissette's mother Sherrell JOHNSON†- reacts.] [Mayor Mitch LANDRIEU†- comments on the case.]
(Studio: Jon LaPook) The decision by the FDA advisory panel about the controversial diabetes drug Avandia that has been linked to heart attacks examined; scenes shown from the hearings; details given about the vote. [Patient Chuck KEYSERLING, Avandia study author Dr. David GRAHAM, panel members Dr. Allison GOLDFINE, Dr. Richard PLATT, FDA's Dr. Janet WOODCOCK- offer views on the evidence on Avandia.] [Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia Dr. Robin GOLAD- reacts to the decision to keep the drug on the market.] [Cleveland Clinic Dr. Steven NISSEN - says the drugs are a mistake.]
(Washington: John Dickerson) The criticism of the Tea Party movement by the NAACP for tolerating racists examined; scenes shown of signs at Tea Party rallies & a billboard comparing President Obama to Adolf Hitler. [National Action Network Rev. Al SHARPTON†- criticizes the Tea Party for reversing civil rights.] A statement from former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin quoted. [Tea Party's Matt KIBBE%- opposes hate in our groups.]