The Economy and Afghanistan War

President Obama spoke about the U.S. economy and the war in Afghanistan. He continued his call for a long-term deficit deal that would… read more

President Obama spoke about the U.S. economy and the war in Afghanistan. He continued his call for a long-term deficit deal that would include new tax revenue and modifications to Medicare and Social Security programs. He suggested that further cuts to other government programs would be very difficult to achieve. He also spoke about the August 6, 2011, helicopter crash oin Afghanistan that killed 38 people, including members of a Navy SEAL team. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Location:
State Dining Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 8, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 9, 2011

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  • Aug 08, 2011 | 1:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 08, 2011 | 1:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 08, 2011 | 4:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 08, 2011 | 7:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 08, 2011 | 9:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 09, 2011 | 12:18am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 09, 2011 | 6:47am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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