BP's stock value sunk Tuesday, following the failure of the "top kill" procedure to halt the oil leak over the weekend. Jim Lehrer talks to an energy consultant and management expert about BP's financial prospects as the crisis drags on.
As the Gulf oil leak persists, more than 80 percent of Americans report they are closely following the unfolding crisis. Margaret Warner talks to science educator Bill Nye, energy expert Amy Jaffe and technology forecaster Paul Saffo for more on…
Following the failure of the 'top kill' procedure, BP prepared to attempt to slice off a piece of the leaking pipe to cap the blown-out oil well in the Gulf. Margaret Warner gives an update on the ongoing environmental crisis.
Federal scientists have released a report estimating the Gulf oil spill has surpassed the size of the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster, making it the worst in U.S. history. Jeffrey Brown speaks to a chemical oceanographer about the scope of the…
Tom Bearden reports from Jefferson Parish, La., on how residents and business owners impacted by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill view the government's response to the disaster.
President Obama traveled to the Gulf for a first-hand look at the damage from the blown out oil well, as efforts continue to plug the leak. Ray Suarez reports on the growing environmental catastrophe.
President Obama called the Gulf Coast spill an "unprecedented disaster" as estimates for the leaking oil surpassed the Exxon Valdez spill, making it the worst oil eco-disaster in U.S. history. Judy Woodruff gets two points of view on the scale…
President Obama announced plans to curb offshore drilling in response to the Gulf oil spill and said BP will be held responsible for the spill. Ray Suarez has an update on the ongoing Gulf disaster.
By Sarah Clune, Lea Winerman
For AP photographer Gerald Herbert, the story of the oil spill in the Gulf is personal. A New Orleans native, he worked for years out of Washington, D.C., covering Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. But just after he…
Since the oil leak in the Gulf erupted more than a month ago, Associated Press photographer Gerald Herbert has as been documenting the people and places at the center of the disaster.
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