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Schieffer and Hill to Host Presidential Town Hall

CBS News’ “Face the Nation” anchor Bob Schieffer and Erica Hill, co-anchor of “The Early Show,” will host a town hall meeting on the economy with President Obama on Wednesday, May 11th.  The event will take place before a live audience at the Newseum while CBS News Business and Economics Correspondent Rebecca Jarvis facilitates questions from a nationwide audience through a special partnership with YouTube.

The hour-long event will be broadcast on Thursday May 12th during the 8:00-9:00 AM hour of “The Early Show.”  Excerpts from Wednesday’s town hall will also be broadcast later that evening on the CBS Evening News and during a special edition of “Face the Nation”  on Sunday, May 15. Additionally, John Dickerson will host CBSNews.com‘s web extras, including interviews at the White House and with the audience, which will air on cbsnews.com following “The Early Show.”

The entire unedited event will be streamed on www.YouTube.com/cbsnews and on www.cbsnews.com.

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Late Reading List 10.22.09

What we know and what we’re reading this Thursday (besides “Goatee Gamble” and “Karaoke in the Capital”)…

TV | NEWS NOTES | WEST WING REPORTAGE | AWARDS & EVENTS

TV

Whoops! MSNBC’s Contessa Brewer called Jesse Jackson Al Sharpton on live TV yesterday. Video.

NEWS NOTES

WaPo‘s Reliable Source: Yul Kwon, winner of “Survivor: Cook Islands” in 2006, was appointed deputy chief of the FCC’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau.

WEST WING REPORTAGE

WaPo‘s Howard Kurtz is following the “Foxified debate over whether the White House is being mean to a certain network.” And Tucker Carlson‘s take on The Daily Beast.

Meanwhile, in an interview with NBC White House correspondent Savannah Guthrie yesterday President Obama said it wasn’t something he’s “losing sleep over.”

Regardless, Fox News’ ratings are unaffected.

Fox News’ Gretchen Carlson and Bret Baier mentioned on the air that MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann and Rachel Maddow were at the White House this week for an off-the-record chat with President Obama. We now hear Eugene Robinson, E.J. Dionne, Ron Brownstein, John Dickerson, Frank Rich, Jerry Seib, Maureen Dowd, Bob Herbert, Gloria Borger and Gwen Ifill were also there. (h/t TVNewser)

AWARDS & EVENTS

PBS’ Gwen Ifill will receive an honorary degree and will give the commencement address to the 2010 graduating class of St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin.

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