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Our Nation’s History with Debt: Former Mayor Bill White Discusses His New Book

Our Nation’s History with Debt: Former Mayor Bill White Discusses His New Book

AmericasFiscalConstitution-3dLeft1Former Houston Mayor Bill White discusses his new book, America’s Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse.

The book discusses the different times in our nation’s history when our national debt spiked, how those spikes in debt were handled, how things are being done differently today, and what that could all mean for our future.

White served as mayor from 2004 to 2010.

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Michael HagertyMichael Hagerty is the Senior Producer for Houston Matters. He has a degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and has served as news director for NPR and PBS stations around Texas and The West, including: KUNR-FM in Reno, Nev.; KNPB-TV in Reno, Nev.; and KWBU-TV/FM in Waco, Texas. He got his start on the air as a college student hosting Morning Edition at KACU-FM in Abilene, Texas. A native of the Chicago area and an avid Cubs fan, Michael spent four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.View all posts by Michael Hagerty →