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Economy: Freddie Mac / Kellermann Suicide / Stress #929903

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced. {Note: DTV transition message on screen to 5:32:20.}

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The suicide of David Kellermann, head of mortgage giant Freddie Mac, featured; scenes shown of his Virginia home; details given about Freddie Mac's financial losses. [Fairfax County police spokesman Eddie AZCARTE†- announced Kellermann's death.] [Two neighbors Paul UNGER, WOMAN - react.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) The stress during this recession noted; ABC News/"Washington Post" poll figures on stress cited.

(Studio: David Muir) The link of stress to the economy examined; details given about two suicides & the stress on men & on managers at the top; poll figures on stress cited. [Emory University psychiatry director Dr. Charles RAISON†, ST. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital psychiatry Department Robin KEENER†- cite the increase in people struggling & worrying & feeling depressed.]

Gibson, Charles;
Thomas, Pierre;
Muir, David

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