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PBS NewsHour: Gulf Faces Long Road to Restoration From Oil Spill

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June 7, 2010

Federal officials said the amount of oil escaping into the Gulf of Mexico is beginning to slow, but the cleanup and restoration will likely span years. Gwen Ifill talks to two environmental experts about efforts to mitigate the damage.

June 4, 2010

Weekly Show

A roundtable discussion on how President Obama is juggling both domestic and international challenges, including the oil spill in the Gulf and new tensions in the Middle East.

And the conversation continues online with more on the political challenges facing President Obama as well as other stories of the week. Be sure to check out the Washington Week Webcast EXTRA to get more of the great reporting and analysis you get on air.

PBS NewsHour: BP Setbacks Mount as Cut and Cap Attempt Stalls in Gulf

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June 2, 2010

BP's latest attempt to contain the Gulf oil leak stalled Wednesday when a saw became stuck in a pipe on the damaged well. Gwen Ifill talks Jane Lubchenco, the head of NOAA, about what the setbacks mean for stopping the flow.

May 28, 2010

Weekly Show

Oil continues to spill into the Gulf as the President turns up the heat on his response to the crisis. Congress votes to repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell and tension continues to mount between North and South Korea.

And the conversation continues online with the Washington Week Webcast Extra. The panel sifts through the questions swirling around Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA). Also, ABC News' Martha Raddatz shares more details of her report from an F-15E combat jet on a mission in Afghanistan.

On the Radar: May 28, 2010

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PBS NewsHour: BP Makes Headway in Capturing Leaking Oil

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May 17, 2010

BP officials said the company is using a new siphoning strategy and capturing more than 1,000 barrels of the oil that would have otherwise leaked into the Gulf of Mexico, but scientists are voicing new worries about the leak's environmental implications. Gwen Ifill reports.

PBS NewsHour: NOAA's Lubchenco: Understanding Oil Leak's Consequences in 'Early Stages'

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May 17, 2010

Researchers working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have reported finding gigantic sub-surface plumes of crude oil in the Gulf of Mexico. Gwen Ifill talks to Jane Lubchenco, head of the NOAA, about the the growing environmental concerns from the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.

On the Radar: May 14, 2010

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