Admiral Thad Allen; State of the U.S. Senate

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Wednesday 08/18/2010

Admiral Thad Allen, national incident commander, focuses on the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and the steps his department is taking to assess the damage and begin to restore the ecology. Journalist George Packer of The New Yorker, former Maine Senator William Cohen, and executive editor of Bloomberg News Al Hunt examine the state of the U.S. Senate and its loss of energy and purpose.