Edgar M. Bronfman is a leading philanthropist and chairman of the Board of Governors of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life. He is the former CEO of the Seagram Company Ltd. and the former president of the World Jewish Congress. He has been recognized for his leadership by organizations, universities, and governments around the world. In 1999, President Clinton awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States’ highest civilian honor.
Watch this video to hear author Edgar M. Bronfman share his views on current problems in our economy. He sees parallels to Roosevelt's time but says the US doesn't need another World War II to rescue the economy.