An Articulate Businessman

March 1980
National Review;3/21/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p333
The article presents the comments of U.S. Chamber of Commerce president Richard Lester on U.S. President Jimmy Carter's strategy to fight inflation. It discusses how Lester criticized the Carter administration for blaming the inflation problem to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. The responses of Lester to the claims of Carter that he has reduced federal spending and that he has deflated bureaucracy in the government, are also presented. It provides Lester's explanation for the success of the administration in reducing the budget deficit.


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