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Economy: Recession / Health Care #941792

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 01, 2009
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Cochran) The White House weekend review of the economy featured; ABC News/"Washington Post" poll findings on the support for President Obama's health care plan; details given about the continuing bad unemployment news. [In address, President OBAMA - says we have helped put the brakes on the recession.] ["The Rothenberg Political Report" editor Stuart ROTHENBERG†- says good economic news can improve the public's mood enabling the president to argue for health care.] [University of Maryland economics professor Peter MORICI†- says unemployment will continue to rise.]

(Studio: David Muir; Washington: Bianna Golodryga) Some encouraging signs for the economy noted & the reasons for the stock market rally & how unemployment will be the lasting scar of this recession discussed; stock averages for July cited.

Muir, David;
Cochran, John;
Golodryga, Bianna

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