Kirby on OSHA Ruling with Anderson Cooper – 6/1/12

June 1st, 2012
12:20 AM ET

Debate over killer whales in SeaWorld

A judge upheld safety violations against SeaWorld and said there should be better measures, like physical barriers, to protect trainers. Jack Hanna and David Kirby debate the treatment of killer whales in captivity.

About David Kirby

DAVID KIRBY is the author of 'Evidence of Harm,' which was a New York Times bestseller, winner of the 2005 Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) award for best book, and a finalist for the New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism, and 'Animal Factory,' an acclaimed investigation into the environmental impact of factory farms which NPR compared to Upton Sinclair’s classic work 'The Jungle.' His latest book, 'Death at SeaWorld,' was previewed by Library Journal, which wrote: “Lives are at stake here, and Kirby can be trusted to tell the story, having won a passel of awards for his investigate work.” Booklist called the book “gripping” and “hard to put down.”
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