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BP Oil Spill: Gulf Coast Leadership Summit (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-04-22

Duration: 00:05:12

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | United States. National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling | Health | Sand berms


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Alford, Jeremy Producer
  • D-Ray! Editor
  • Graham, Bob Speaker
  • Murray, Cherry Speaker
  • Boesch, Donald Speaker
  • Beinecke, Frances Speaker


This segment from the April 22, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Jeremy Alford’s report on the Gulf Coast Leadership Summit in New Orleans, a meeting attended by several members of the recently disbanded National Oil Spill Commission to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the BP Oil Spill. This report includes highlights of speeches made by Commissioners Bob Graham, Cherry Murray, Donald Boesch, and Frances Beinecke, as well as comments made by members of the general public during the meeting’s public forum. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford