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  • American Experience

Carter and the Economy: Curbing Inflation | PBS

Duration: 02:08
Program: American Experience
Broadcast Date: Dec. 14, 2011

In the summer of 1979, inflation rose to 14 percent. In response, Carter cut the budgets of social programs, leading to criticism from African American leaders and members of the "traditional FDR coalition."

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Post Date: December 14, 2011