Current Global Economic Crisis

Mr. Speth spoke about the problems of global poverty and the global economy. He said the U.S. ranked last in development… read more

Mr. Speth spoke about the problems of global poverty and the global economy. He said the U.S. ranked last in development assistance noting that less than one percent of the budget went to foreign affairs. He encouraged the U.S to invest more in developing countries in order to stimulate economic growth both abroad and at home. He stated that global inequity only hampered efforts to create a civil society. After his remarks he answered questions submitted from the audience. close

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Program ID:
113452-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 14, 1998
Last Aired:
Oct 16, 1998

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  • Oct 14, 1998 | 11:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 15, 1998 | 6:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 15, 1998 | 7:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 16, 1998 | 1:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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