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Where America Stands (National Debt) #970414

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 08, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lara Logan) The risk to America’s standing as a world leader from the mounting national debt examined; projected deficit, the national debt amount and the US debt to China cited; details given about the impact of the wars. [Former Treasury Secretary and Secretary of State James BAKER†- says we need to find the political will to live within our means.] [Woodrow Wilson Center Aaron David MILLER†- wonders if the world’s greatest power can be the world’s greatest borrower.] [“The Atlantic Magazine” James FALLOWS†- says it doesn’t necessarily mean the US will decline.] [President OBAMA – comments.]

Couric, Katie;
Logan, Lara

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