Frontline: The Spill

Frontline: The Spill

     
 
Hindsight is 20/20, but in the case of Frontline: The Spill, even that might not be enough when going up against a powerful corporation focused on profit. The PBS series Frontline and ProPublica look into the details leading up to and surrounding the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill, including a multitude of safety failures. One case in particular, a

Overview

Hindsight is 20/20, but in the case of Frontline: The Spill, even that might not be enough when going up against a powerful corporation focused on profit. The PBS series Frontline and ProPublica look into the details leading up to and surrounding the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill, including a multitude of safety failures. One case in particular, a 2005 accident at the Texas City, TX, refinery, exhibits the result of cost-cutting efforts and profit boosting that left 15 dead and 170 injured.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/11/2011
UPC:
0841887013475
Original Release:
2010
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
61,321

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Spill
1. Introduction [2:15]
2. Beneath a Ball of Fire... [9:05]
3. On the Hustle [5:13]
4. Keeping Silent [8:12]
5. Disaster in Alaska [9:36]
6. Deeper Waters...Bigger Risks [12:57]
7. "The Well From Hell" [5:32]
8. Credits [1:45]

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