Book Discussion on New Deal or Raw Deal?
Buron Folsom talked about his book New Deal or Raw Deal?: How FDR’s Economic Legacy has Damaged America (Simon and Schuster Threshold… read more
Buron Folsom talked about his book New Deal or Raw Deal?: How FDR’s Economic Legacy has Damaged America (Simon and Schuster Threshold Editions; November 4, 2008). He contends that FDR’s New Deal legislation was deeply flawed and he is critical of President Franklin Roosevelt’s other political and economic plans as well as the former presidents personal life and legacy. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
Burton Folsom is a history professor at Hillsdale College and a senior historian at the Foundation for Economic Education. Mr. Folsom is the author of several books, including The Myth of the Robber Barons. He is a regular columnist for The Freeman. close
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