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President Clinton to Discuss Economics at Georgetown University

October 24, 2011

WHO: President Bill Clinton (F’68)

The William J. Clinton Foundation will host a symposium titled “Clinton-Gore Economics: Understanding the Lessons of the 1990s” at Georgetown University. Panelists will discuss Washington’s role in spurring economic growth, the Clinton administration’s economic record and approach to the emergence of a global economy, the upheaval wrought by the information age, and the challenge of building a bridge to the 21st century.

The event also marks the twentieth anniversary of then-Governor Clinton’s New Covenant speeches, in which he outlined his governing philosophy. Those three speeches were delivered in the same room during the fall of 1991.

Clinton-Gore Economics: Understanding the Lessons of the 1990s

  • Panel I | The Foundation: The 1993 Budget Fight and the Beginnings of a New Economy
  • Panel II | The Bridge: Harnessing the Innovation of the 1990s
  • Speech by President Clinton

Friday, October 28 from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Gaston Hall (Third Floor of Healy Hall)
Georgetown University
37th & O Streets, NW
Washington, D.C. 20057


Georgetown University Office of the President

Media interested in attending must RSVP to Rachel Pugh at 202-687-4328 or Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.

Rachel M Pugh


Georgetown University37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C. 20057(202) 687.0100

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