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  • emThe Great Inflation and Its Aftermathem
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    The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath

    Robert Samuelson talked about his book The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath: The Past and Future of American Affluence, published by Random House (November 11, 2008). The book is about the rise…

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  • Discussion Focuses on Health Care Costs and the Economy
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    Health Care Policy and the Economy

    Panelists examined between health care policies and measures of economic prosperity such as wages, labor force participation and national economic growth. Speakers included Jason Furman, chair of the White House…

    482 views
  • QA with Robert J Samuelson
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    Q&A with Robert J. Samuelson

    Author and Washington Post columnist Robert J. Samuelson talked about his columns, as well as U.S. economic performance under President Obama

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  • QA with Robert Samuelson
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    Q&A with Robert Samuelson

    Robert Samuelson spoke about the business of journalism and his experiences as a columnist for Newsweek magazine and the Washington Post. His columns concentrate on economics, politics, and…

    837 views
  • US Economic Issues
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    U.S. Economic Issues

    Robert Samuelson talked about U.S. economic issues, including the economic impact of the new health care law, U.S. debt, Wall Street, and the status of the financial crisis. Mr. Samuelson…

    230 views
  • News Coverage of Economic Issues
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    News Coverage of Economic Issues

    Financial journalists spoke about the state of the world economy, news coverage of financial stories during the recent recession, and ways in which debt and deficits affect governing. They…

    260 views
  •  Robert Samuelson and Liaquat Ahamed on the Economic Crisis
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    Robert Samuelson and Liaquat Ahamed on the Economic Crisis

    Robert Samuelson and Liaquat Ahamed talked about their latest books and the current economic crisis. They answered questions from members of the audience following their remarks. Robert Samuelson…

    523 views
  • emThe Great Inflation and Its Aftermathem
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    The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath

    Robert Samuelson talked about his book, The Great Inflation and it’s Aftermath, which is about the spiraling inflation that occurred in the U.S. between the 1960's and 1982. He discussed the…

    213 views
  • Economic News Review
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    Economic News Review

    Mr. Samuelson compares the United States economy of August 2005 with the present day and discusses the increase in gasoline prices and possible solutions to the rising costs. He also…

    35 views
  • Social Security
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    Social Security

    Panelists discussed the current Social Security system including it’s structure and projected financial solvency, the administration’s proposal for progressive indexing and personal…

    31 views
  • US Dollar and the Economy
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    U.S. Dollar and the Economy

    Mr. Samuelson talked about the state of the economy and the impact of falling dollar values on the international monetary market. Topics included the U.S. trade deficit and the foreign…

    49 views
  • Farm Bill
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    Farm Bill

    Mr. Samuelson discussed the Farm Bill and his column from Wednesday on the Farm Bill.

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    Untruth

    Robert Samuelson talked about his book, Untruth: Why the Conventional Wisdom Is (Almost Always) Wrong, published by AtRandom. The book is a collection of the author’s columns, which he called rebuttals…

    154 views
  • News Review
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    News Review

    Mr. Samuelson spoke about news of the day and responded to viewer comments and questions.

    20 views
  • What to Do with the Budget Surplus
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    What to Do with the Budget Surplus

    Panelists discussed what to do with the surprising Federal budget surplus, from new spending programs to providing tax cuts. The size and sustainability of the surplus was also discussed.

    49 views
  • Spoils of Society
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    Spoils of Society

    Mr. Samuelson talked about economic expectations in the United States and why many Americans are anxious about their future. He is the author of the book The Good Life and its Discontents.…

    40 views
  • Washington Journal Tuesday
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    Washington Journal: Tuesday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

    824 views
  • US Economy and Society
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    U.S. Economy and Society

    Mr. Samuelson talked about his book, The Good Life and Its Discontents which focuses on American culture and the economy. He took questions from the audience.

    32 views
  • Washington Thursday Journal
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    Washington Thursday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

    77 views
  • The New World Order Some Concluding Thoughts
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    The New World Order: Some Concluding Thoughts

    Mr. Zoellick spoke on the foreign policy accomplishments of the Bush administration and the foreign policy challenges facing the Clinton administration in a speech to a luncheon audience.…

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