Book Discussion on John Kenneth Galbraith

Richard Parker talked about his book John Kenneth Galbraith: His Life, His Politics, His Economics, published by Farrar, Straus, and… read more

Richard Parker talked about his book John Kenneth Galbraith: His Life, His Politics, His Economics, published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. The author described the man who served under President Franklin Roosevelt in the Office of Price Administration, and under President Kennedy as U.S. Ambassador to India. Galbraith received the 1946 Medal of Freedom for his work in economics. Mr. Parker was joined in discussion by columnist James Carroll and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich. Following their presentation, the members of the panel responded to questions from members of the audience.

John Kenneth Galbraith also appeared in a short video made prior to the event. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Parker, Richard Senior Fellow Harvard University->Shorenstein (Joan) Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy
  • Reich, Robert B. Professor Brandeis University->History Department
  • Shattuck, John Chief Executive Officer Kennedy (John F.) Presidential Library Foundation
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Book Discussion on John Kenneth Galbraith

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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May 7, 2005

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  • May 07, 2005 | 8:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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