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Description:  CNN’s Larry King and his panel discuss BP chief executive officer Tony Hayward’s testimony on Capitol Hill.

Source:  CNN.com – video report

Date: 06/18/2010

Link: http://cnn.com/video/?/video/us/2010/06/18/lkl.bp.hearing.discussion.cnn

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the main arguments presented by the panel in this discussion about the appropriation of “blame” for the oil spill and its aftermath.
  • What is your view of corporate and government responsibility in this matter?
  • Do you believe that President Obama was correct in his handling of BP?
  • Are there any longer term ramifications for the industry now that this ecological disaster has occurred?
  • How might you expect oil companies and governments behave in the future?

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