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Keith Jones Interview - February 1, 2013

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs, Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-02-01

Duration: 00:06:17

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Jones, Keith D. | Jones, Gordon, d. 2010

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Jones, Keith Interviewee

Description

This segment from the February 1, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an in-studio interview with Keith Jones, the father of one of the eleven workers killed in the Deepwater Horizon explosion on April 20, 2010. Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford talk to Jones about his feelings on the federal judge’s acceptance of BP’s $4 billion criminal settlement over the explosion and subsequent oil spill, his late son Gordon Jones, his communication with the other victims’ families, his disappointment that BP can pay the fines in installments over a five-year period, and BP’s lack of a direct apology to the victims’ families. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford