Video series: The Gulf oil spill

Part 5—Residents respond to the disaster

By C. W. Rogers and Andre Damon
5 July 2010

This video, the last in a WSWS series, features interviews with residents and visitors of the Gulf of Mexico. Leanne Odonnel of Moorseville, North Carolina, expresses her shock at finding a beach covered in tarballs. Patricia Landry and Pamela Odom, who lost their homes during Hurricane Katrina, share their grief at having to relocate if a hurricane brings oil inland.