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The First 100 Days, the Next 100 Days (Part I) #930958

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 28, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) What President John F. Kennedy said about his first 100 days noted. [January 20, 1961, KENNEDY - says all will not be finished in the first 100 days.] White House photos of President Obama shown. Start of a new CBS series "The First 100 Days, the Next 100 Days" noted.

(New York: Jeff Greenfield) The measurement of President Obama by a standard set during the first term of President Franklin Roosevelt examined; scenes shown of FDR & JFK. [Author Adam COHEN - recounts what FDR did.] [Presidential historian Douglas BRINKLEY†- says it is an artificial construct.] [Clinton press secretary Dee Dee MYERS - recalls the troubled first 100 days.] [Former White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER†- calls it silly.] [President Ronald REAGAN - asks Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down this wall.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Tomorrow's prime time news conference by Obama noted.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Greenfield, Jeff
Duration:
00:03:50

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