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Happy Birthday, Milton Friedman

Happy Birthday, Milton Friedman

July 30, 2020

Born 108 years ago this July, Milton Friedman continues to cast a long shadow across the American landscape. Jennifer Burns, a Hoover Institution research fellow and Stanford University history professor currently working on an intellectual biography of the late Hoover senior fellow, explains what separates Friedman from other conservative economists, his quintessentially American life story, plus what the famed libertarian might make of the debate over masks, government edicts, and civil liberties.

 

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State Of The Race: Rope-A-Dope With Dave Brady and Doug Rivers

State Of The Race: Rope-A-Dope With Dave Brady and Doug Rivers

July 23, 2020

Joe Biden enjoys a healthy lead over President Trump after months of running a low-profile campaign. With the election a little over 100 days away, can Biden keep doing the same as Muhammed Ali – stay back on the ropes while his rival swings in vain? David Brady and Douglas Rivers, Hoover Institution senior fellows and Stanford  University political scientists, assess the health of the two presidential candidates.

 

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Area 45: Tom Gillian: Let Freedom Ring

Area 45: Tom Gillian: Let Freedom Ring

July 2, 2020

To celebrate the 4th of July holiday, we dipped into the Area 45 vault (June 26, 2018) for this conversation with Thomas Gilligan, the Hoover Institution’s Tad and Dianne Taube Director. He discusses the individual, economic, and political freedoms that are quintessentially American – and are at the core of the Hoover Institution’s mission of “ideas defining a free society.”

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