Book Discussion on First Principles: Five Keys to Restoring America's Prosperity

John Taylor, former Treasury Under Secretary of International Affairs, gave an overview of the current economic situation and compared it… read more

John Taylor, former Treasury Under Secretary of International Affairs, gave an overview of the current economic situation and compared it to the recession of the 1980s. He argued that a return to the founding principles of economic and political freedom - limited government, rule of law, strong incentives, reliance on markets, a predictable policy framework - is necessary to make the United States successful again. Professor Taylor responded to questions from members of the audience at the Heritage Foundation. close

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Book Discussion on First Principles: Five Keys to Restoring America's Prosperity

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 8, 2012
Last Aired:
Apr 16, 2012

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  • Apr 08, 2012 | 12:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 08, 2012 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 16, 2012 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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