Presidential Address on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

President Obama, in his first address from the Oval Office, spoke about the federal response to the environmental and economic devastation… read more

President Obama, in his first address from the Oval Office, spoke about the federal response to the environmental and economic devastation resulting from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In his remarks he talked about the gravity of the situation, outlined government actions to address concerns of the Gulf Coast region, and talked about relief and recovery already underway and planned for the future. He highlighted the work of a commission to study the causes of the accident, legislative remedies to hold the energy industry more accountable, and his personal commitment to relief efforts. close

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294074-3
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White House Event
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Location:
Oval Office, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 15, 2010
Last Aired:
Jun 16, 2010

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  • Jun 15, 2010 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 15, 2010 | 9:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 16, 2010 | 12:26am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 16, 2010 | 6:41am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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