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CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 02, 2009
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(London: Anderson Cooper) The G-20 summit featured. [President OBAMA - speaks about the US & its enormous influence & ability to contribute to a complex world.] [In interview, Treasury Secretary Tim GEITHNER - speaks about the economic issues.]

(London: Ed Henry) Obama's first summit reviewed; details given about the agreement by the world leaders to pump money into the world economy & to establish a new stability board. [OBAMA - says we finished a productive & historic summit; suggests we did okay: that the steps in the communique are necessary.]

(London: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Ed Henry & Richard Quest about the G-20 agreement; document shown. [QUEST - says the agreement sets out the framework for the future; calls this a huge accomplishment; comments on French President Nicolas Sarkozy's hopes for a global regulator.] [HENRY - states this agreement is only a framework setting up some principles to take home; states Obama had a major breakthrough on arms control & he held his own on the economic side; comments on the issue of is this a new world order.] [QUEST, HENRY - bicker over the document language.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Henry, Ed

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