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CNBC TO BROADCAST LIVE SPECIAL "PRESCRIPTION FOR AMERICA" TONIGHT, SUNDAY, MARCH 21ST 9-11PM ET

Two-Hour Special Anchored by CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla & Michelle Caruso-Cabrera Live from Washington D.C.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 21, 2010—The health care overhaul what’s at stake for America’s economy?

Tonight, Sunday, March 21st 9-11PM ET, CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, will broadcast a live special "Prescription for America." The two-hour special, anchored by CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla & Michelle Caruso-Cabrera live from Washington D.C., will cover the vote, provide live reaction and explain what it means for your money & your bottom line.

In addition, CNBC’s Tyler Mathisen & Hampton Pearsonwill report live from Capitol Hill and CNBC’s Chief Washington Correspondent John Harwoodwill provide instant analysis. During the program, viewers will also be hearing from members of congress as well as live market reaction from around the globe once the vote is over.

Among our featured guests: Former Vermont Governor & DNC Chairman Howard Dean; Former Medtronic CEO & Goldman Sachs Board Member Bill George; Former NJ Governor & Goldman Sachs CEO John Corzine; Jon Gruber, Architect of Massachusetts’s universal health plan; Dr. Cecil Wilson, President Elect of the AMA; Michael Levitt, Former HHS Chief; Delos Cosgrove; CEO of Cleveland; Jeff Saut, Raymond James Chief Investment Strategist; Michael Farr, President of Farr, Miller & Washington; Myrtle Potter, Former Genentech COO; Deborah Wince-Smith, Council on Competitiveness CEO; and Bill Rys of the NFIB.

CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla is co-anchor of CNBC’s signature morning program "Squawk Box"(M-F, 6-9AM ET) and CNBC’s Michelle Caruso-Cabrera is an anchor and currently part of the "Power Lunch"(12PM-2PM ET) ensemble with Sue Herera, Tyler Mathisen and Dennis Kneale.

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