With issues about the economy driving the debate in America, President Barack Obama goes face to face with his shareholders (you) from Wall Street to Main Street.
Here are some behind-the-scenes images from the town hall event with the President live from Washington, DC.
Guests line up outside the Newseum, the event's venue in Washington DC.
NBC Universal CEO and President, Jeff Zucker (middle), CNBC President Mark Hoffman (right) and CNBC Senior Vice President of Strategic Programming & Development Susan Krakower scrutinize the last remaining details before the live event.
The Steadicam camera operators ready their gear.
Last minute checks are made to the studio before the big event.
John Harwood (right), CNBC's chief Washington correspondent and host of the Town Hall event sits with a producer moments before going live.
CNBC.com writer Jeff Cox preps his work station with members of tech support.
The studio audience takes shape.
Members of the press getting ready to edit the show.
CNBC's John Harwood fires off a few test runs in the studio.