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Headlines - June 4, 2010

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-06-04

Duration: 00:03:49

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | OIL SPILLS | Gulf Of Mexico | Environment | Disaster response and recovery | Obama, Barack | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Sand berms | Animal rescue


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Interviewee


This segment from the June 4, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the ongoing BP Oil Spill. These stories include: President Barack Obama’s visit to Louisiana to meet with state and local officials for a damage assessment; Governor Bobby Jindal urging BP to sign the contract to pay for the building of six sand berms to protect the coast; the rescue of twenty oiled birds, including seagulls and brown pelicans; and BP’s latest attempt to cap the well and contain the oil spill. Shauna Sanford also reports on the death of Ron Zappe, the owner of Zapp’s Potato Chips, at age 67.