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(Studio: Katie Couric) Statistics on jobs lost since the recession began cited.
(White House: Chip Reid) President Obama's summit to brainstorm over ideas on how to stimulate job growth reviewed; details given about ideas involving training and tax incentives; unemployment rate cited; criticism from Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele quoted; scenes shown of protestors demanding jobs. [Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI, Vice President Joe BIDEN – say jobs, jobs, jobs.] [OBAMA – says we need the best ideas for the biggest bang for the buck.] [Representative John BOEHNER – criticizes the administration.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.
(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) The need for job training examined; various jobs statistics cited; scenes shown from a Chicago vocational training center that was visited by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. [Moody’s Economy.com Mark ZANDI- says there is no ray of sunshine in the near term.] [Unemployed Frank FONS, trainee Lorine BAKER- comment.] [Chicago Booth Manufacturing president Dave BOCHNIAK- comments on his slowing business.]
- Couric, Katie;
- Reid, Chip;
- Reynolds, Dean
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