NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 29, 2009
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(White House: Savannah Guthrie) Tentative signs the economy is recovering examined; Stock Market Report and GDP rate cited; details given about gains from government programs, including the tax break for first-time home buyers and the Cash for Clunkers program. [President OBAMA – says we’ve got a long way to go.] [Treasury Secretary Timothy GEITHNER – says for every person out of work the recession remains alive and acute.] [CNBC’s Steve LIESMAN- says we’re still on life support.] [National Economic Council Larry SUMMERS- says we have a foundation for economic growth.] The House version of a health care reform bill mentioned. [Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI – comments on health care for all Americans.] [Representative Joe BARTON- criticizes the bill’s size.]