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Economy: Recovery #1026594

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The unemployment rate since 2008 noted; graph shown.

(Studio: Anthony Mason) Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke’s assessment of the economy featured; scenes shown of job applicants at a casino in Battle Creek, Michigan; details given about Bernanke’s appeals for Congress to help. [Before Congress, BERNANKE – says the situation in Europe remains a risk.] [Senator Charles SCHUMER††- says the Fed is the only game in town.] [Granite Investment Advisors Scott SCHERMERHORN††- says CEOs are reluctant to start hiring given the uncertainties out there.] The Fed’s options discussed.

Pelley, Scott;
Mason, Anthony

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