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Economy: Economic Stimulus Plan / Culture Clash #922268

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 01, 2009
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(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.

(White House: John Hendren) The Senate debate tomorrow of the economic stimulus plan featured; details given about changes to the bill passed by the House and what the Republicans want. [On NBC, President OBAMA - says the important thing is getting it passed.] [On "Face the Nation," Senators Charles SCHUMER; Jon KYL, Tom COBURN; on "This Week," Representative Barney FRANK - offer views on the bill.] [American Society of Civil Engineers Andrew HERRMAN†- says the infrastructure is near emergency.] The attendance of some Republicans, including Senator Arlen Specter, at Obama's Super Bowl party noted.

(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.

(New York: Bill Blakemore) The culture clash over the Democrats' hope to spend millions on the arts examined; details given about the money to go to the National Endowment for the Arts and of art projects closing down. [Representatives Mike PENCE, David OBEY - offer views on arts funding.] The problems for New York City Metropolitan Opera noted.

Harris, Dan;
Hendren, John;
Blakemore, Bill

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