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  The mystery BP Twitterer revealed!

An exclusive interview with Leroy Stick, the brains behind a fake BP twitter account called BPGlobalPR that’s racked up more than 180,000 followers.

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  Drilling down: Conversations on the Gulf oil disaster

Need to Know reports from Washington, D.C., on the TedxOilSpill conference, where innovators from the worlds of technology, entertainment and design discussed the future of American energy policy.

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The Gulf oil spill: A hole in the world

Americans use to believe they had control over nature. But as Naomi Klein explains, the Gulf oil spill and its aftermath have shattered that dangerous myth.

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  Next Week’s News: Baby puppies edition

Andy’s back from two weeks in South Africa — the land of vuvuzelas. And this week, he takes a look at the terrible performance of the English team. BP, that is.

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  Need to Know, June 18, 2010

Our correspondents travel to the Gulf to look at the oil spill from multiple vantage points. We also examine America’s renewed fascination with gold, and talk to Somali-Canadian hip-hop artist K’naan.

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  Uncharted waters: The spill and human health

How serious are the short- and long-term health risks for clean-up workers? Need to Know talks to BP, leading scientists and Louisiana state health officials to find answers.

  The black hole in the Gulf

Getting a clear picture of the devastation in the Gulf has been difficult. Need to Know asked illustrator Steve Brodner to help us visualize the size of the spill.

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  This week’s financial news with Gillian Tett

Alison Stewart talks with Gillian Tett, U.S. managing editor of The Financial Times, about this week’s headlines, including BP’s escrow account and financial reform.

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  The Gulf oil spill and its potential health effects

Need to Know spoke with George Jackson, a fisherman in Hopedale, La., who has complained of burning eyes and dizziness

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