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Economy: Debt / Johnson Interview #1008156

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 27, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The views of BET founder Robert Johnson††, who is now chairman of The RLJ Companies, on the country’s growing debt presented. [In interview, JOHNSON – says we keep piling on debt because we don’t want to make the hard choices; says business people are going to let the country decide which way to go in 2012; says we don’t have the leadership in the White House or Congress to end the zero-sum game mentality toward the economy; talks about unemployment and the economic situation among African Americans; worries about dividing into 2 societies and social unrest; tells Washington to sacrifice your political job for the job the American people want you to do.]
Pelley, Scott

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