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BP Oil Spill: C. C. Lockwood Interview (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-01-07

Duration: 00:06:08

Subjects: Lockwood, C. C., 1949- | Photographers | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | COASTAL RESTORATION


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Rodman, Bill Producer
  • Lockwood, C.C. Interviewee


This segment from the January 7, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Bill Rodman’s interview with nature photographer C.C. Lockwood. He discusses: his work in documenting the 2010 BP Oil Spill; the impact of the oil spill on the animals in the Gulf of Mexico; his belief that the accident was inevitable; the ineffectiveness of the boom in protecting the coastline; and the importance of coastal restoration. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford