President Obama Discusses the Economy and Answers Your Questions
One-Hour Commercial-Free Special Event Hosted by CNBC’s Chief Washington Correspondent John Harwood in Front of a Live Studio Audience
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., September 17, 2010— On Monday, September 20th at 12PM ET from our nation’s capital, CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, presents a one-hour commercial-free special town hall event with President Barack Obama. Hosted by CNBC's Chief Washington Correspondent John Harwood in front of a live studio audience, President Obama discusses the economy and answers your questions.
“With this year’s election focused squarely on the economy, from Wall Street to Main Street, Americans are asking tough questions,” said Mark Hoffman, President, CNBC. “And as the decisions made in Washington continue to affect our financial system, CNBC is the perfect platform for the President to address the number one issue facing voters.”
CNBC will also feature an entire day of special coverage beginning with live editions of "Squawk Box" (6AM-9AM ET) and "Squawk on the Street"(9AM-11AM ET) from Washington and a CNBC special leading up to the town hall, "Countdown to the President" (11AM-12PM ET) hosted by CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla. Immediately following the town hall, CNBC will also present a special entitled "Investing In America" (1PM-3PM ET) hosted by CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla and Erin Burnett featuring instant reaction and analysis.
Town hall coverage will also be featured across NBC News including “Today,” MSNBC and “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.”
For more information and full coverage of CNBC's “Investing In America: A CNBC Town Hall Event With President Obama,” including live blogging from inside the town hall, video clips and photos go to: obamatownhall.cnbc.com.
CNBC’s “Investing In America: A CNBC Town Hall Event With President Obama” will re-air that night at 8PM ET on CNBC.
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