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NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 21, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The rally in the stock market with news that President-elect Barack Obama has chosen New York Federal Reserve president Timothy Geithner† as Treasury Secretary noted.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Obama’s focus on his economic team featured; scenes shown of Obama at a Chicago deli; details given about Geithner’s background and about other likely choices, including Lawrence Summers††, Governor Bill Richardson, Senator Hillary Clinton and former Marine Gen. Jim Jones, with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates remaining in his position. [CNBC’s Steve LIESMAN†- reacts to the news on Geithner.]

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea

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