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GDP up 5.7% at the end of 2009




A container ship is docked at the Port of Oakland October 30, 2008 in Oakland, California.
A container ship is docked at the Port of Oakland October 30, 2008 in Oakland, California.
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In the final months of 2009, the U.S. gross domestic product grew 5.7%, much faster than expected. Larry Mantle talks with the Washington Post's Neil Irwin about what the numbers portend for economic recovery.

Guest:

Neil Irwin, Washington Post economics correspondent