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CBS Evening News for Friday, May 18, 2012
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(Studio: Norah O’Donnell) The debut of Facebook stock noted; price cited; graph shown. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Studio: Anthony Mason) Facebook’s IPO reviewed; scenes shown of the crowd in New York’s Times Square. [On the street, MAN, Cynthia SMITH‡, Sally BOOKER‡– comment.] [Founder Mark ZUCKERBERG††- addresses employees.] [Economist Max WOLFF††- says this was not a successful IPO.] Whether Facebook was in danger of falling below its opening price discussed.

(Studio: Norah O’Donnell) The windfalls for Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss† and Divya Narendra†, who fought Zuckerberg over who came up with the idea for Facebook, and for singer Bono noted.

(Menlo Park, California: John Blackstone) The transformation of Facebook employees into millionaires featured; details given about the wealth in Silicon Valley. [Luxury car dealer William COLLICK††, real estate agent Ken DeLEON††- comment on the opportunity.]

O’Donnell, Norah;
Mason, Anthony;
Blackstone, John

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