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Book Discussion on Money
Co-authors Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames talked about their book, Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy - and What We Can Do About It, in which they trace U.S. economic troubles back to the ending of the gold standard in the 1970s and discuss what a weak U.S. dollar means for the global economy. They called for a return to the gold standard to help stabilize the economy. The co-authors spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC.574 views
Hollywood and the Passage of the 13th Amendment
Matthew Pinsker talked about Stephen Spielberg’s film, Lincoln, analyzing what was fact and what was Hollywood fiction. Professor Pinsker spoke about the historical significance of the events the movie portrays, but also the areas where Mr. Spielberg exercised his artistic freedom. This talk was a portion of the 2014 Civil War Symposium hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society.0 views