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Wall Street: Obama Speech / Fact Check #963886

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 22, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(White House: Jake Tapper) President Obama's speech calling for Wall Street reform & the reaction to it featured; scenes shown of the audience at Cooper Union. [OBAMA - calls for Wall Street to join us & be against risk.] [Senator Mitch McCONNELL - speaks about bailout.] [At the stock exchange, two MEN - react to Obama's speech.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Studio: David Muir) A fact check of financial reform presented; details given about whether reform sets us up for another bailout, an emergency banking fund paid for by the banks & concerns that greater regulation will drive away investors. [New York University economist professor Lawrence WHITE†- says the intention is not bailout.] [Princeton University economist professor Alan BLINDER†- says the banking industry could become less competitive.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Tapper, Jake;
Muir, David

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