19Sep 29, 2003
Participants talked about the federal budget outlook for the following year and the long-term effects of budget deficits on the economy. Among the topics they addressed were the projected size ...
11Feb 1, 1999
Participants discussed how the government handles the issues of Medicare and Medicaid. They focused on how Medicare is a sensitive political issue and it is very difficult to reduce spending ...
18Nov 19, 1997
CIA Future: The Overseers
Panelists discussed the congressional and press oversight and coverage of the Central Intelligence Agency. Journalists, lawmakers and intelligence experts talked about the roles of the ...
9Apr 3, 1997
Role of Savings in Economic Outlook
Several Concord Coalition officials discussed the importance of personal savings in long-term forecasts of the U.S. economy and offered ideas on policies to increase savings rates. They also ...
30Mar 11, 1997
CIA Director Nomination Day 1
Committee members heard testimony from Anthony Lake, President Clinton’s former National Security Adviser and CIA nominee. Members' questions focused on Mr. Lake’s activities ...
15Nov 20, 1996
Economic Patriot Dinner
The Concord Coalition honored Senators Simpson and Kerrey at their annual Economic Patriot Dinner. In their remarks, they talked about their efforts to control spending through reforming ...
10Nov 5, 1996
U.S. Monetary Policy
Mr. Levy spoke about U.S. monetary policy over the past few years and the possible implications of the elections on it. He emphasized that persons studying Federal Reserve activities ...
7Nov 5, 1996
The Elections and the Economy
Mr. Berkeley talked about the November 5 elections and their effects on the economy. He also talked about the role of Nasdaq in venture capital.
17Nov 5, 1996
U.S. Economy and International Trade
Undersecretary Eizenstadt talked about the stabilization of the U.S. economy during the Clinton administration, quoting many statistics of growth in the domestic economy and in international ...
31Jul 3, 1996
Wednesday Smithsonian Anniversary 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 ...
14May 13, 1996
Book Discussion on In Combat
Mr. Rudman talked about his book, Combat: Twelve Years in the United States Senate. He spoke about the daily life of a senator and what he enjoyed, and did not enjoy, about that ...
22Apr 10, 1996
Mr. Rudman and Mr. Stiglitz talked about the impact of budget deficits on economic growth and economic anxiety. They also took questions from the audience.