U.S. Federal Debt

Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles spoke about the work of the president’s debt commission, its final recommendations, and congressional… read more

Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles spoke about the work of the president’s debt commission, its final recommendations, and congressional reaction to the report. They also talked about the affect of health care on the deficit, the future of Social Security and tax policy, and what’s likely ahead for congressional action on their commission’s plan. They responded to questions from the audience. close

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

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  • Erskine B. Bowles Co-Chair (Former) National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
  • Alan K. Simpson Co-Chair (Former) National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
  • Richard Walker Chief Operating Officer National Center for Policy Analysis
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U.S. Federal Debt

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297935-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Dallas, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Feb 22, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 24, 2011

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  • Feb 22, 2011 | 7:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 23, 2011 | 1:52am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 23, 2011 | 10:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 24, 2011 | 6:37am EST | C-SPAN 2
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