Federal Reserve Chair Bernanke on the U.S. Economy

Ben Bernanke talked about the state of the U.S. economy. He urged Congress and President Obama to reach an agreement to avert the… read more

Ben Bernanke talked about the state of the U.S. economy. He urged Congress and President Obama to reach an agreement to avert the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. He said that allowing the fiscal cliff to happen could lead to a recession. Following his speech, Chair Bernanke answered questions from the audience. Professors Blinder and Feldstein asked Mr. Bernanke questions following his address. close

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Program ID:
309549-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Nov 20, 2012
Last Aired:
Nov 26, 2012

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  • Nov 20, 2012 | 8:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 21, 2012 | 1:54am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 21, 2012 | 10:35am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 21, 2012 | 11:35am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 21, 2012 | 12:41pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 21, 2012 | 11:24pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 22, 2012 | 5:24am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 26, 2012 | 1:36am EST | C-SPAN 1
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