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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Washington: Lisa Myers) The expanding national debt examined; 2010 deficit and national debt cited; graph shown; details given about the implications of borrowing from China. [Former Presidents Lyndon JOHNSON, Ronald REAGAN, Bill CLINTON – speak about the debt.] [Former presidential advisor David GERGEN- says we’ve been on a binge.] [Center for Economic and Policy Research Dean BAKER- states if we got rid of the deficit, unemployment would climb.] ["New York Times" David SANGER- states we’re on a course we cannot stay on but nobody is willing to compromise.] [The Concord Coalition Robert BIXBY- notes reducing benefits and raising revenues are not politically popular.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Tomorrow’s segment previewed.
- Williams, Brian;
- Myers, Lisa
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