John Kenneth Galbraith

John Kenneth Galbraith

John Kenneth "Ken" Galbraith, OC was a Canadian economist, public official, and diplomat, and a leading proponent of 20th-century American liberalism. His books on economic topics were bestsellers from the 1950s through the 2000s, during which time Galbraith fulfilled the role of public intellectual. Wikipedia*

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John Kenneth Galbraith has 27 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 House Committee as a Professor Emeritus for the Economics of the Harvard University. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2006 with an average of 793 views per program. Most appearances with Richard D. Parker (3), Jesse Jackson (2), George S. McGovern (2). Most common tags: Economic Policy, American Perspectives, U.S. History.

Appearances by Title:c. June 9, 1986 - Present Professor Emeritus, Economics, Harvard University Videos: 20

Previously

Economist, American Enterprise Institute c. October 29, 1987 - c. May 31, 1990 Videos: 6

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    Memorial Service for John Kenneth Galbraith

    A memorial service for John Kenneth Galbraith was held in Memorial Church in Harvard Yard, Cambridge. Many dignitaries and…

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    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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    John Kenneth Galbraith

    Mr. Galbraith discussed his life with his biographer Richard Parker, author of the upcoming John Kenneth Galbraith: The Making of…

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    Presidential Medals of Freedom Ceremony

    President Clinton awarded presidential medals of freedom to several citizens for their work in behalf of peace and democracy…

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