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Greece / Political and Economic Crisis #1023198

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 17, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(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.]

Williams, Brian;
Gosk, Stephanie

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