Peter G. Peterson

The Peter G. Peterson Foundation


Peter G. Peterson is an American businessman, investment banker, fiscal conservative, author, and politician whose most prominent political position was as secretary of commerce during the Nixon administration.

In 2008, he established The Peter G. Peterson Foundation.

Featured Work

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APR 12, 2010 Podcast

The Education of an American Dreamer

Peter G. Peterson tells his remarkable life story, from growing up in Nebraska, to advertising, to secretary of commerce under Nixon, to Lehman Brothers, and ...

JAN 26, 1994 Article

Privatization Project (1991–1994): Facing Up: What We Need to Do to Get Our Economic Act Together

If we in the United States are to get our long-term economic act together, we must address three imperatives: economic, moral, and political.