Changing demographics will do more to shape the future than the politics of Washington, says George P. Shultz. The politics of Washington is something Shultz knows well: now 97, Shultz served in four cabinet positions over two decades. Under Nixon, he served as the Secretary of Labor, the Director of Office of Management and Budget, and Secretary of the Treasury. He was also the Secretary of State under Reagan.
From George P. Shultz’s Long Now Seminar “Perspective.”
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