California Economic Roundtable

President Clinton met with state business, community, and political leaders to talk about the area’s slow economy. He stressed… read more

President Clinton met with state business, community, and political leaders to talk about the area’s slow economy. He stressed the need to convert from a defense to a domestic economy and to rebuild urban communities. Seated and addressing these leaders at a roundtable discussion, President Clinton empathized with area leaders and focused on the need for greater cooperation between the private and public sectors. Participants directed their specific concerns, ideas, and questions to the president, and he responded to each. California’s unemployment rate in November was 8.6 percent which is more than two percent higher than the national average. One-eighth of the U.S. workforce is employed in California. close

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

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California Economic Roundtable

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Program ID:
52764-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Statement
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 6, 1993

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  • Dec 06, 1993 | 4:32pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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