Clinton and Tsongas: Now That We're Face to Face . . .

Q. Would each of you state briefly your prescription for fixing the American economy?

GOVERNOR CLINTON: The country is in the grip of two economic crises. The one that most people are preoccupied with is the three-year slowdown, the slowest three years of any presidency since before World War II, coming at the end of a decade of productivity decline. The result is the loss of a lot of our economic leadership, the collapse of a number of our high-wage jobs and the concomitant disintegration of a lot of the important parts of our society: more children living in poverty, more...