Behind The Scenes: Obama Town Hall

Investing In America
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.
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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.

Newseum
Guests line up outside the Newseum, the event's venue in Washington DC.
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Guests line up outside the Newseum, the event's venue in Washington DC.

Executive Decisions
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.
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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.

Camera Ready
The Steadicam camera operators ready their gear.
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The Steadicam camera operators ready their gear.

In Studio
Last minute checks are made to the studio before the big event.
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Last minute checks are made to the studio before the big event.

John Harwood
John Harwood (right), CNBC's chief Washington correspondent and host of the Town Hall event sits with a producer moments before going live.
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John Harwood (right), CNBC's chief Washington correspondent and host of the Town Hall event sits with a producer moments before going live.

Media Tech
CNBC.com writer Jeff Cox preps his work station with members of tech support.
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CNBC.com writer Jeff Cox preps his work station with members of tech support.

We The People
The studio audience takes shape.
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The studio audience takes shape.

Behind The Scenes
Members of the press getting ready to edit the show.
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Members of the press getting ready to edit the show.

John Harwood
CNBC's John Harwood fires off a few test runs in the studio.
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CNBC's John Harwood fires off a few test runs in the studio.

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