U.S. Growth Accelerates U.S. economic growth accelerated in the second quarter of 2003, the Commerce Department says, with the nation's gross domestic product up at an annual rate of 2.4 percent. Some economists suggest the strong numbers are a sign that the long-awaited recovery has begun, but others caution against making too much out of one report. Hear NPR's Jack Speer.
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U.S. Economic Growth Picks Up

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U.S. Economic Growth Picks Up

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U.S. Economic Growth Picks Up

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U.S. economic growth accelerated in the second quarter of 2003, the Commerce Department says, with the nation's gross domestic product up at an annual rate of 2.4 percent. Some economists suggest the strong numbers are a sign that the long-awaited recovery has begun, but others caution against making too much out of one report. Hear NPR's Jack Speer.