Alan who?

Thomas Waters twaters at
Wed Aug 4 15:09:08 PDT 1999

On Wed, 4 Aug 1999, Carl Remick wrote:

> According to a new Harris poll whose results were just reported by
> Bloomberg, only 32% of the U.S. public can identify Alan Greenspan as
> the Fed Chairman. However, they *can* identify the other guy who
> controls their lives. Fully 63% know that Bill Gates is CEO of
> Microsoft.

I was at an economics popular education conference over the weekend. One of the presenters carefully identified Greenspan. But that evening, a grassroots poverty-fighting friend of mine said to me, "I knew who Greenspan was, but who's that other guy people keep mentioning, Bill something?"


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