Book Discussion on Running on Empty

Mr. Peterson talked about his book Running On Empty: How The Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What… read more

Mr. Peterson talked about his book Running On Empty: How The Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Mr. Peterson argued that America is headed towards an economic meltdown because of the large deficit the country runs every year. He asserted that big tax cuts and heavy spending have contributed to the massive debt the country currently has and warned that if measures are not taken soon the economy will suffer dramatically. Following Mr. Peterson’s remarks he joined Robert Rubin and C. Fred Bergsten in a panel discussion. Audience questions were also answered. close

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Book Discussion on Running on Empty

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Program ID:
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 14, 2004
Last Aired:
Feb 12, 2006

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  • Aug 14, 2004 | 12:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 26, 2004 | 7:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Feb 07, 2006 | 11:58pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 08, 2006 | 3:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 08, 2006 | 8:56am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 10, 2006 | 11:58pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Feb 11, 2006 | 8:56am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 12, 2006 | 11:58am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 12, 2006 | 3:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 12, 2006 | 8:56pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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