Book Discussion on The Three Trillion Dollar War

Joseph Stiglitz and Linda Bilmes talked about the cost of the Iraq War and the economic impact of the war on the U.S. economy and the… read more

Joseph Stiglitz and Linda Bilmes talked about the cost of the Iraq War and the economic impact of the war on the U.S. economy and the world. They discussed hidden costs of the war including long term costs such as equipment replacement and veteran care. Then they spoke about the costs of the war beyond budgetary considerations, including loss of human life and economic loss that results when soldiers are badly disabled. Following their prepared remarks they answered questions from members of the audience. close

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  • Bilmes, Linda J. Senior Lecturer Harvard University->Kennedy (J.F.) School of Government
  • Dilsaver, Evelyn Member Commonwealth Club of California->Board of Governors
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Book Discussion on The Three Trillion Dollar War

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San Francisco, California, United States
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Mar 15, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 16, 2008

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  • Mar 15, 2008 | 11:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 16, 2008 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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