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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 10, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) President Obama’s first 50 days in office noted.

(White House: Savannah Guthrie) The White House effort to seem fully engaged on the economy featured; details given of criticism that Obama has taken on too much; scenes shown of OMB director Peter Orszag before Congress. [OBAMA – recounts what Abraham Lincoln accomplished in the midst of the Civil War.] [Senators Charles GRASSLEY, Jeff SESSIONS†- question Orszag.] [From “The Charlie Rose Show,” Treasury Secretary Timothy GEITHNER – says it’s going to take some time to work through this.] [Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben BERNANKE – says there is a good chance the recession will end later this year.] [Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI – comments on the stimulus plan.] Obama’s agenda for education reviewed.

Williams, Brian;
Guthrie, Savannah

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