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Health Care Reform / Obama / Town Hall Meetings #942776

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 11, 2009
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(Studio: John Roberts) What President Obama said about health care reform at a town hall meeting in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, reported. [OBAMA - talks & jokes about health insurance coverage; hopes we will talk to each other & not over each other & bring up wild accusations; states he will not sign a bill that adds to the national debt & why we need health care reform.]

(Studio: John Roberts) A raucous town hall meeting in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, led by Senator Charles Schumer shown with angry people asking questions.

(Lewisburg, Pennsylvania: Gary Tuchman) Why people are so riled up at town hall meetings examined; scenes shown from Schumer's meeting in Lewisburg; details given about the lack of trust for the president & members of Congress. [WOMAN - says we are headed down a path of total socialism.] [MAN - quotes Goebbels.] [Outside, four PEOPLE - state their views on health care.] The mood at the town hall meetings discussed.

Roberts, John;
Tuchman, Gary

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