Peter G. Peterson Foundation Airs First National TV Ad as Part of $1 Million-Plus Awareness Campaign on Fiscal Challenges Facing America
The awareness campaign was first announced at a
The TV ad will air during Sunday morning public affairs programming in advance of President Barack Obama's Fiscal Responsibility Summit on
The text of the TV ad is below: SMALL ICEBERG LOOMS UP, GOES PAST. Voiceover: "Everyone's focused on the obstacles now facing our economy." MUCH BIGGER ICEBERG LOOMS UP. IT IS HUGE. "But there's a much larger threat: $56 trillion dollars in unfunded retirement and health care obligations, and the over-reliance on foreign lenders that endanger us all." Screen Shot: $56 TRILLION Screen Shot: $483,000 PER U.S. HOUSEHOLD STEERING AWAY FROM ICEBERG. Screen Shot: BIPARTISAN COMMISSION "An action-oriented bipartisan commission would begin to steer us in the right direction." FINAL SHOT OF CLEAR SEAS, BLUE SKY AHEAD, ICEBERGS NOW IN BACKGROUND. "America must chart a more responsible fiscal course, to navigate a brighter future for our children and grandchildren." Screen Shot: (LOGO) Peter G. Peterson Foundation www.pgpf.org
Since its launch in
About the Peter G. Peterson Foundation:
Founded by the former senior chairman of The Blackstone Group with a commitment of
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