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Obama / The Challenges #916362

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 01, 2009
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) The end of President-elect Barack Obama's vacation noted.

(Honolulu: Ben Tracy) The many challenges facing Obama as president featured; details given about the economic stimulus plan, helping homeowners, the troubled auto industry, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the Middle East. [CBS News analyst Douglas BRINKLEY†- likens the US to a leaking dam.] [University of Maryland economics professor Peter MORICI†- lists economic problems and the distressed industries.] [Military analyst Gen. David GRANGE†- talks about the tough task of withdrawing.] [ Mike ALLEN†- outlines the task for Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the world stage.]

Glor, Jeff;
Tracy, Ben

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