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Economy: Bernanke / Deficit #953307

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 25, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Studio: Savannah Guthrie) President Obama’s reappointment of Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke featured; details given about the rise in the deficit projection. [OBAMA – praises Bernanke.] [In March 2007, BERNANKE – says the crisis in the subprime market seems likely to be contained.] [Former Fed governor Susan BIES†- notes the Fed needs to be careful not to stop the recovery.] [Brookings Institution Bill GALE†- notes the impact of the deficit on health care reform.] Obama’s choice of Bernanke over economic advisor Lawrence Summers discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Guthrie, Savannah

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