As the crisis in the gulf intensifies, Ann Curry will anchor network television's first hour-long report, "Disaster in the Gulf," this Friday, June 4 (9:00 PM/ET) on "Dateline." The special will provide viewers with a detailed account of the events leading up to the spill five weeks ago and what has happened since, including how the White House has been responding. It will also take a look at the environmental consequences of the spill, why this disaster happened, who is responsible and the lives that are being affected by it. In addition to NBC News Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson – "Dateline" correspondents Chris Hansen, Hoda Kotb, Josh Mankiewicz, Dennis Murphy and Kate Snow will all being reporting in the special.
David Corvo is the executive producer of "Dateline."