NEW YORK (AP) - CBS News says it will be holding a town hall
meeting on the economy with President Barack Obama on Wednesday.
"Face the Nation" anchor Bob Schieffer and "Early Show"
anchor Erica Hill will join Obama before a live audience at the
Newseum in Washington, D.C., the network announced Friday.
Questions also will come from a nationwide online audience.
The one-hour event will be broadcast on Thursday during the
8-to-9 a.m. Eastern hour of "The Early Show."
Excerpts will be aired on Wednesday's "CBS Evening News" and
on a special edition of "Face the Nation" on May 15.
Meanwhile, preparations are under way for a town hall meeting
next month on the economy with leading Republicans, CBS said.
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