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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 25, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The results of a CBS News/Knowledge Network poll on the view of speech watchers to President Obama's plans for the economic crisis cited.

(Washington: Jim Axelrod) Obama's speech, the crisis of confidence and the need for optimism examined. [Last night and February 9, OBAMA - speaks about the nation and the economy.] [University of Virginia Larry SABATO†- says words will make a difference by inspiring confidence.] [Finance expert Ben STEIN†- says optimism is everything.] [In 1979, President Jimmy CARTER†- speaks about the crisis in confidence.] The impact of Carter's gloomy rhetoric recalled. [In 1981, President Ronald REAGAN - speaks about our dreams.] [SABATO - compares the rhetoric of Carter and Reagan.] [Boston entrepreneur Jeff TACKLE‡- says it is opportunity time.]

Couric, Katie;
Axelrod, Jim

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