U.S. Economic Policy

Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke testified about the state of the economy, governmental financial policy, and federal spending… read more

Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke testified about the state of the economy, governmental financial policy, and federal spending priorities. In his testimony he warned of an impending “fiscal crisis” if Congress failed to curb the projected growth of federal spending on retirement and health care programs and that “the effects on the U.S. economy would be severe” if the government’s debt were allowed to balloon as forecast. close

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

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Program ID:
196249-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 18, 2007
Last Aired:
Jan 19, 2007

Airing Details

  • Jan 18, 2007 | 10:04am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 18, 2007 | 9:36pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2007 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2007 | 5:11am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 19, 2007 | 5:21pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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