Explaining Deficits and Why They Matter at the Kennedy School Forum

Contact: Doug Gavel
Phone: 617-495-1115
Date: October 03, 2005

Cambridge, MA — Peter Peterson, former U.S. secretary of commerce (1972-73), will deliver the 2005 Malcolm Wiener Lecture October 6 at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. “The Tri-Deficits: Why They Matter and What to Do About Them” will begin at 6 p.m. in the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge.

Peterson is the founding president of the Concord Coalition, a bi-partisan citizens’ group dedicated to building a constituency for fiscal responsibility. He is also the author of “Running on Empty: How the Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It.”

The event is open to the public and the press. Journalists interested in covering the Forum should phone the Kennedy School Communications Office at (617) 495-1115 to reserve space on the press riser.

A live Vivex video/audio feed of this Forum is also available.

The Forum will also be web-streamed live on the Forum website: http://www.iop.harvard.edu/events_forum.html

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