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Season 16 Episode 14

The Great Invisible

Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Apr 20, 2015 on PBS
The Great Invisible
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An overview of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, featuring first-hand accounts and news footage of the tragedy and its aftermath. Included: remarks from Deepwater Horizon chief mechanic Douglas Harold Brown; author Robert L. Cavnar ("Disaster on the Horizon"); Keith Jones, the father of one of the men killed on the rig; and tugboat captain Latham Smith, who was hired to help with the cleanup effort.moreless

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