Running on Empty: Book Group Discussion

The Public Affairs Book Group discussed Peter Peterson’s book Running On Empty: How The Democratic and Republican Parties Are… read more

The Public Affairs Book Group discussed Peter Peterson’s 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. The book club, sponsored by the Politics and Prose Bookstore, is made up of Washington, D.C. area locals who meet regularly to discuss non-fiction books. Peter Peterson’s book sounds an alarm about the growing federal deficits, and blames both Democrats and Republicans for irresponsible policies.

The program begins with a portion of a talk Mr. Peterson gave about his book to the Institute for International Economics in Washington, D.C. on August 9, 2004. close

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

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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 10, 2005
Last Aired:
Jan 28, 2009

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  • Sep 10, 2005 | 2:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 27, 2009 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 28, 2009 | 8:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
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