Book Discussion on The Regulators: Anonymous Power Brokers in American Politics

Ms. Skrzycki discussed her book The Regulators: Anonymous Power Brokers in American Politics, from Rowman and Littlefield… read more

Ms. Skrzycki discussed her book The Regulators: Anonymous Power Brokers in American Politics, from Rowman and Littlefield Publishers. The book looks at how the federal government’s regulatory system works, details who the regulators are, what and how they regulate, and the effects on the nation. Ms. Skrzycki draws on authentic examples of regulation, ranging from Swiss cheese and wine to Firestone tires and Enron to illustrate her concepts. Her narrative details regulatory politics, including the interactions between Congress, interest groups, and bureaucratic agencies. Professor Sally Katzen, former Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs administrator and former Deputy Director for the Office of Management and Budget, and Robert Litan joined Ms. Skrzycki in a discussion. Mr. Hahn moderated the event. After their presentations, the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Hahn, Robert W. Executive Director American Enterprise Inst.-Brookings Jt.Ctr.for Regulatory Studies
  • Katzen, Sally Professor Smith College->American Government and Public Policy
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Book Discussion on The Regulators: Anonymous Power Brokers in American Politics

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Program ID:
176933-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 23, 2003
Last Aired:
Sep 10, 2007

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  • Jun 23, 2003 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 06, 2007 | 3:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 06, 2007 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 10, 2007 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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