Book Discussion on It's Getting Better All the Time

Mr. Moore talked about the book he co-authored with Julian Simon, It’s Getting Better All the Time: 100 Greatest Trends of the… read more

Mr. Moore talked about the book he co-authored with Julian Simon, It’s Getting Better All the Time: 100 Greatest Trends of the Last 100 Years, published by Cato Institute. The book compiles data of how life in America has improved more since 1900 than in all previous centuries combined. It covers not only major technological advances, but the details of the obliteration of diseases, the accumulation of material wealth and increased opportunities for ownership. Mrs. Simon, the widow of a co-author, also commented on the book. Mr. Bernstein presented an opposing view to the author’s statistics and proposed that expanding government intervention and regulations made these trend advancements possible. After their remarks the panel responded to questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on It's Getting Better All the Time

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161654-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 27, 2001
Last Aired:
Feb 11, 2001

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  • Jan 27, 2001 | 5:24pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 28, 2001 | 12:10am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 11, 2001 | 7:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
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