ON THE NEWSHOUR -- June 8, 2010 at 4:41 PM ET
On Tuesday's NewsHour...
BP'S LIABILITY IN THE GULF | Fifty days into the Gulf oil spill, officials still don't have a firm answer on how much oil is escaping from the damaged well or how long it could continue. Jim Lehrer talks to environmental law professors Tracy Hester of the University of Houston and Noah Hall, of Wayne State University, about the legal ramifications of the spill for BP.
HEALTH CARE REFORM UPDATE | President Obama kicked off efforts to reinvigorate public support for health care reform ahead of the midterm elections and the roll-out of the first benefits. Judy Woodruff gets an update on the law from Susan Dentzer, editor of Health Affairs Journal.
SOCIAL TURMOIL IN CAPE TOWN | As Cape Town, South Africa prepares to host eight World Cup soccer matches, Jonathon Miller of Independent Television News reports on the drugs, poverty and gangs that lie in the shadows of the city's World Cup stadium.
VIOLENCE IN AFGHANISTAN | Violence raged in Afghanistan this week, just ahead of the launch of a major NATO offensive in the country's Taliban-held south. Ray Suarez Ray Suarez talks to GlobalPost reporter Jean MacKenzie from Kabul, for the latest.
CONVERSATION: EXPLORER JEAN-MICHEL COUSTEAU | As the environmental impacts of the BP oil leak unfold in the Gulf of Mexico, Jeffrey Brown talks to ocean explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau about conservation and his team's dives into the spill.
Tuesday's anchors are Jim Lehrer and Judy Woodruff. Kwame Holman will have the day's other top news stories and a look at Web features, including more from Jean-Michel Cousteau and a report on efforts to rescue oiled birds in the Gulf.
Plus, see a photo essay on the newly-built World Cup soccer stadiums in South Africa and an Art Beat conversation with the director of the Spoleto Performing Arts Festival in Charleston, S.C.
We hope you join us.