Michael White

Guardian newspaper / BBC

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Associate editor of the Guardian newspaper and commentator on the BBC

Michael White on KCRW

Tony Hayward spent this weekend watching his yacht race off the Isle of Wight, another black eye for the CEO of what used to be called British Petroleum.

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