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Economist Paul Volcker speaks at the Strings Music Pavilion on Thursday night. Volcker, who was chairman of the Federal Reserve under Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan, was in town as part of Seminars at Steamboat.

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It was a packed house Thursday at the Strings Music Pavilion, where many people arrived hoping to hear economist Paul Volcker’s answers to some tough questions about the state of the economy in the United States. Volcker, the featured speaker at the second event of the summer Seminars at Steamboat, drew 750 people, many of them sitting or standing outside the building.

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