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NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 14, 2009
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(Studio: Ann Curry) Report introduced.

(Belgrade, Montana: Chuck Todd) President Obama's town hall meeting in Montana about health care reform reviewed; scenes shown of the mostly supportive audience and a protest outside. [OBAMA – criticizes media coverage of disruptive town hall meetings; comments on his proposal for the wealthy to pay more.] [Audience member Randy RATHIE†- worries about higher taxes.] [Audience MAN – questions vilifying insurance companies.]

(Studio: Ann Curry; Washington: David Gregory) The importance of Obama’s town halls to regain control of the health care debate and his need to reassure seniors discussed.

Curry, Ann;
Todd, Chuck;
Gregory, David

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