Gulf Coast 'Spillionaires' Cash In on BP Payments

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BP got most of the blame for the Gulf oil spill, the worst in US history. The federal government gave the company control over the clean-up, and BP has spent $16 billion so far to make things right. A report by ProPublica, co-published with the Washington Post, says that gusher of money has created profiteers. ProPublica's Kim Barker explains how these "spillionaires" have cashed in while others got much less.

Credits

Guest:
Kim Barker - author, 'The Taliban Shuffle'; ProPublica - @kim_barker

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Sonya Geis, Christian Bordal