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NewsHour Interview With President Obama


In this video, Jim Lehrer sits down with President Barack Obama at the White House to discuss the administration’s efforts to push health care reform…read more

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Even Cows Affected by Global Recession


While the average American cow produces 6.5 gallons of milk each day, twice as much as in 1970, the farmers selling the milk are now…read more

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Recession Changes Shopping Habits


In a slumping economy with record job losses and foreclosures on homes and businesses, Americans are being forced to slow the rate of consumption that…read more


President Obama Addresses World Hunger


Meeting with world leaders in Italy last week, President Obama addressed nuclear weapons in Iran and food shortages in Africa. This video is a report…read more

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Ex-Convicts and Laid-Off Execs Face Dim Job Prospects


In part of an ongoing series deciphering financial news, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to laid-off business executives and ex convicts, two groups of…read more


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