December 04, 2008
A hearing was held on requests from Ford, Chrysler, and General Motors for federal financial assistance to the domestic automotive industry. Executives from the auto companies requested a total of $34 billion in aid, an increase from the previous request of $25 billion which was rejected by congressional leaders without a plan to revitalize the industry.
via Congressional Hearing: Automotive Industry Bailout at CSPAN Junkie. (watch video)