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PBS NewsHour | Technology Failures, Perils of Deepwater Drilling Among Gulf Oil Spill's Lessons | PBS

Duration: 06:49
Program: PBS NewsHour #10011
Broadcast Date: Apr. 21, 2011

In his new book, "A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea," Washington Post reporter Joel Achenbach chronicles the 2010 struggle to stop what would become the nation's worst off-shore oil spill. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Achenbach about the battle to plug the BP Macondo well, the lessons learned and the future of deepwater drilling.

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Post Date: April 22, 2011