PBS NewsHour

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

04/13/2011 | 53m 32s

President Obama joins the deficit debate by calling for cutting the deficit by $4 trillion over 12 years. Jim Lehrer sits down with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to discuss the plan and Paul Solman examines how raising the debt ceiling could impact U.S. markets. Also, we look at what's behind the rising gas prices and get a report from China on the human costs of producing the i-Phone.

Aired: 04/13/11

Expired: 05/13/11

Rating: NR

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