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Obama / Address / A Discussion (Part I) #923026

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 24, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What President Obama said in his address to Congress tonight in his own words presented. [OBAMA - says the US will emerge stronger than before; reviews the economic challenges that went unsolved and short-term games were prized and critical debates were put off.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live strategy session held with CNN's David Gergen, John King, Ali Velshi and Roland Martin about the president's speech. [GERGEN - calls the speech a tour de force in talking to the country at large; comments on Governor Bobby Jindal's arguments about Hurricane Katrina.] [MARTIN - says his goal was to talk to the average American about where we are going.] [KING - says Obama spoke about recovery and asking for trust.] [VELSHI - says the credit mess and the banks are a big problem for our economy.]

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