NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 17, 2012
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(Athens: Stephanie Gosk) The impact of the economic meltdown in Greece examined; scenes shown of the Olympic torch being handed to the organizers of the 2012 Olympics in London, women at a donation center, protests over budget cuts; details given about the split government and concern that the country will return to the drachma currency. [WOMAN – says she and her country are scared.] [American Jennifer PATRONIS- comments on withdrawing her savings from the bank.] [Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Uri DADUSH- explains why America should care.] [Greek woman Ninette IVELLY- criticizes politicians.]
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