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Bob Herbert's Op-Ed.TV: Economist Jeffrey Sachs on America’s Future

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Celebrated economist Jeffrey Sachs discusses the state of the American economy, how it has fared over the past few decades under Republican and Democratic presidents, and how the presidential nominees differ in their economic approach. Mr. Sachs, who is the director of the Center for Sustainable Development, as well as director of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Solutions Network, expresses his concern about the widening income gap, and the lack of a sense of community within our country. (Taped: 07/12/16) Bob Herbert's Op-Ed.TV is a weekly half-hour program featuring interviews with significant men and women from a variety of fields: officeholders and activists, economists, labor leaders, writers and artists. Herbert, a longtime journalist and former columnist for The New York Times, takes a close look each week at a compelling contemporary issue. He elicits personal stories and insights into the character of each guest, revealing not just what they believe about a particular issue, but why they believe it. Watch more at http://www.cuny.tv/show/opedtv