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A Sequester Primer: Defense, Transportation And The Economy

Weekend Edition guest host Don Gonyea talks with a team of NPR correspondents about the federal spending cuts that will take effect March 1 unless lawmakers reach agreement on deficit reduction. Correspondents Tom Bowman, Julie Rovner and Brian Naylor look at possible cuts in defense, health and transportation spending. Correspondent John Ydstie looks at the potential economic impact of the spending cuts.