U.S. Economy and Federal Debt

Ben Bernanke made the keynote address at a conference on the U.S. economy and the federal debt ceiling. In his remarks he said that… read more

Ben Bernanke made the keynote address at a conference on the U.S. economy and the federal debt ceiling. In his remarks he said that “failing to raise the debt ceiling in a timely way would be self-defeating if the objective is to chart a course toward a better fiscal situation for our nation. History makes clear that failure to put our fiscal house in order will erode the vitality of our economy, reduce the standard of living in the United States, and increase the risk of economic and financial instability.” close

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300031-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 14, 2011
Last Aired:
Jun 24, 2011

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  • Jun 14, 2011 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 15, 2011 | 2:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 15, 2011 | 6:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 17, 2011 | 12:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Jun 21, 2011 | 6:48am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 24, 2011 | 11:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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