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As the Gulf oil leak continues, Jeffrey Brown speaks with Admiral Thad Allen, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, for the latest on the spreading contamination and what the government and BP are doing to contain and halt the leak.
Jeffrey Brown speaks with best-selling author Isabelle Allende about colonialism and slavery in the 19th century Caribbean, and the links between New Orleans and Haiti.
Obama administration officials and senators reiterated Monday that they will hold BP responsible for cleaning up the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, as heavy oil continues to seep into fragile marshland along the coast. Correspondent Tom Bearden gives…
In other news Friday, more oil coated the Louisiana coastline as BP reported a sharp decline in its oil capture rate, and a car bomb killed 23 people and wounded more than 50 in a Shiite town north of Baghdad.
In other news Thursday, there are reports that Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair may resign his office and the Senate moved to clear the way for the final passage of the financial regulatory reform bill.
In a newsmaker interview, Jeffrey Brown talks to BP Managing Director Robert Dudley about the gulf oil leak, as lawmakers point blame at the company, nearly a month after the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico.
The State Department engaged in rare talks with the Cuban government, amid fears that strong currents could carry the spreading oil slick eastward. Jeffrey Brown reports on the ongoing attempts to capture oil flowing from the sunken rig.
Marine Scientists said sections of the giant Gulf oil spill are nearing the loop current, which could carry the contamination around the tip of Florida and deeper into the Atlantic Ocean. Ray Suarez talks to a Wall Street Journal reporter…
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…
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…
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