The Oil Spill and the Obama Presidency

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In his first speech from the Oval Office last night, President Obama explained what he called his "battle plan" for the Gulf oil spill. Did he succeed in a broader goal: reassuring Americans that he has the disaster under control? Also, cell-phone radiation. Is the City of San Francisco getting the jump on science?

Banner image: Having just returned from the Gulf, the President gave his first Oval Office address on the BP oil spill and the urgent need to turn towards a clean energy future, June 15, 2010. White House photo: Pete Souza



Warren Olney