A plan to address the $1.4 trillion federal deficit. The bipartisan Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform presents a six-point plan this week to deal with the federal debt. The report is titled "Red Ink Rising--A Call to Action to Stem the Mounting Federal Debt."11:00 a.m.
Tim Penny: Co-Chair of the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform. Co-Chair of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. US Congressman (D-Minn) 1982-1994. Former Minn. State Senator. Co-author of 2 books, "Common Cents" and "Payment Due." President, Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation.
Book offers rare behind-the-scenes look at Clinton White House Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Taylor Branch speaks at the Commonwealth Club of California about the presidency and the legacy of former president Bill Clinton. Branch is the author of the new book, "The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History with the President," which is based on 79 secret conversations with Clinton.12:00 p.m.