Economic Policy and Working Americans

National Rainbow Coalition (NRC) convened a panel entitled, “Working People’s Economic Panel: Watering the Roots,” as part of their national conference… read more

National Rainbow Coalition (NRC) convened a panel entitled, “Working People’s Economic Panel: Watering the Roots,” as part of their national conference “Empowerment '92: A Call to Action,” in Washington D.C. The panel focued on economic policies directly affecting working Americans. The panel discussion examined business policies intended to encourage reinvestment and recovery from the recession. Issues included the proposed North America Free Trade agreement, and the fast track legislative authority for the president that Congress recently extended through failure to enact legislation preventing the extension. Rep. Dick Gephardt (D-MO) said the House vote on H.R. 1, the Civil Rights and Women’s Equity in Employment Act of 1991, held yesterday, indicated the desire of the House to improve the status of minorities in business affairs. He advocated continued progress in bringing minorities into the mainstream of economic affairs in the U.S. The panel took questions from the audience afte close

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Economic Policy and Working Americans

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Program ID:
18314-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 07, 1991 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jun 08, 1991 | 5:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jun 07, 1991 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 07, 1991 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 08, 1991 | 5:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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