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CNBC to Broadcast Special Live Programming "CNBC Special Coverage: America's Oil Crisis: Hurricane Gustav" on Monday, September 1st

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., August 31, 2008-CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, will broadcast special live programming, "CNBC Special Coverage: America's Oil Crisis: Hurricane Gustav" on Monday, September 1st beginning at 7AM ET with a special edition of CNBC's "Squawk Box."

As Hurricane Gustav surges towards the Gulf Coast, CNBC covers the threat from every angle. CNBC's Scott Cohn and Mary Thompson report live on the ground, where preparations are underway ahead of the storm. And, throughout the day, all of CNBC's experts will have up-to-the-minute analysis of the storm's impact. What does it mean for energy, the economy and your money?

Following is CNBC's special programming schedule for Monday, September 1st (All times are in ET):

4AM-6AM - Worldwide Exchange
6AM–7AM - Europe Power Lunch Live
7AM-9AM - Special Live Edition of U.S. "Squawk Box"
9AM-6PM - "CNBC Special Coverage: America's Oil Crisis: Hurricane Gustav"




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