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The Cato Institute is an American libertarian think tank headquartered in Washington, D.C. It was founded as the Charles Koch Foundation in 1974 by Ed Crane, Charles Koch and Murray Rothbard. In July 1976, the name was changed to the Cato Institute. Wikipedia*

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The Cato Institute has 432 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1985, Pornography Debate. The year with the most videos was 2016 with 39 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 1,028 views per program. Most appearances with David Boaz (43), William A. Niskanen (35), Roger Pilon (35). Most common tags: U.S. Economy, International Trade, Tax Policy.

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    Speak Freely

    Princeton professor Keith Whittington discussed free speech on college campuses.

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    Religious Freedom and Anti-Discrimination Law

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