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Economy: Banks / Merger #930119

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 23, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) New information about how the merger of Bank of America & Merrill Lynch was forced by the government examined; details given about the dealings behind the scenes about Merrill Lynch's finances that threatened the merger & what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson & Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke did while stockholders were kept in the dark. [September 15, 2008, Bank of America CEO Ken LEWIS†- comments.] [Bank of America shareholder Jerry FINGER†- reacts.]

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Attkisson, Sharyl
Duration:
00:03:00

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