DISAGREEMENT OVER NEXT STEPS IN GULF | After 4 days of BP’s containment cap stopping oil from leaking into the Gulf, seepage was spotted two miles from the wellhead, prompting disagreements between the government and BP over the correct action to take. Judy Woodruff reports.
NEWSMAKER: CAROL BROWNER | Judy Woodruff talks to Carol Browner, Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, at the White House about concerns surrounding the oil well and the choices facing the government and BP.
JOBLESS BENEFITS DEBATE | Jeffrey Brown talks to Maryland Democrat Benjamin Cardin and Utah Republican Orrin Hatch in a debate over President Obama’s call to extend jobless benefits to millions of Americans who are struggling to find work.
EUROPE’S ECONOMIC WOES| As part of his ongoing series of reports on making sense of economic news, Paul Solman has the first of multiple stories concerning Greece’s debt problem. Tonight, we look at how the problem began in Europe.
GROWTH OF U.S. INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY | Margaret Warner interviews Dana Priest of the Washington Post about the paper’s investigation into the United States’ growing intelligence community, which lasted over two years.
AUTHOR ROBERT MCCRUM | In a conversation about the prospects of a global language, Ray Suarez sits down with author Robert McCrum about how English has become the first language to take hold worldwide.
Tuesdays anchors are Jeffrey Brown and Judy Woodruff. Hari Sreenivasan will have the day’s other top news stories and a look at features on the Web, including a Rundown piece where Judy Woodruff describes the scene in Lincoln, Nebraska where the Special Olympics USA National Games get underway this week. On Paul Solman’s Making Sense page, you can watch Merle Hazard’s music video on the Greek debt crisis and on Patchwork Nation, there is a district-by-district analysis to examin the Democrats’ plan to evade defeat in this fall’s midterm elections.
Also, you can see the bubbles the officials are monitoring in the Gulf by watching our Live Video Feed of the oil spill.
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