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Thursday, March 29, 2012

  • Aired: 03/29/2012
  • 27:10
  • Rating: NR
The discussion, hosted by Phillip Bennett, Sanford School of Public Policy professor and managing editor of the PBS show "Frontline," presented ideas for reining in the federal budget and restoring confidence. The event was part of the Terry Sanford Distinguished Lecture series, which brings notable leaders to speak at Duke University.
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Thursday, March 29, 2012
"Decision Time: Bowles, Simpson and the Federal Budget Pt. 1
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