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Economy: Obama's Pitch / A Discussion #928862

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 14, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The drop in retail sales figures cited. [In a speech, President OBAMA - says we must build our house upon a rock & move to an era of saving & investing; states we are not out of the woods, but can see glimmers of hope.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Studio: Ali Velshi) The mixed signals in the numbers in the economic recovery reviewed; various economic statistics cited.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & Velshi about Obama & the economy. [GERGEN - assesses Obama's speech designed to temper the recent optimism about the economy & to show the economy is still his number one priority; notes the Republicans are in disarray about the economy & have not come up with a compelling alternative or found their voice.] [VELSHI - says Obama is making the case that more money is needed to intervene in the economy.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Velshi, Ali
Duration:
00:05:50

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