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  • In Depth Amity Shlaes
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    In Depth with Amity Shlaes

    Amity Shlaes talked about her life and career. She also responded to viewer calls, emails, and tweets. She spoke about topics such as taxes, U.S. fiscal policy, and Depression-era…

  • emThe Forgotten Manem
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    The Forgotten Man

    Amity Shlaes talked about her book, The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression, in which she examines the financial history of the Great Depression and critiques the New Deal.…

  • Roaring Twenties to the Crash of 1929
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    Roaring Twenties to the Crash of 1929

    Panelists, including financial editor James Grant and author Amity Shlaes, talked about the the decade following World War I. Throughout the 1920s, the U.S. stock market experienced a…

  • After Words George Nash
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    After Words with George Nash

    George Nash, editor of The Crusade Years 1933-1955: Herbert Hoover’s Lost Memoir of the New Deal Era and Its Aftermath, talked about what is referred to as “the missing link” in the the…

  • Death in the White House
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    Death in the White House

    Panelists talked about Presidents Franklin Pierce, Calvin Coolidge, Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy, who all lost sons during their time in office. This panel was part of the event “When Life Strikes…

  • Ronald Reagan 2014 Symposium Part 1
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    Ronald Reagan 2014 Symposium, Part 1

    Panelists assessed the influence of Ronald Reagan’s “A Time for Choosing” speech on the Republican Party and Reagan’s political career. The speech, delivered October 27, 1964, on behalf of Republican presidential candidate Senator Barry Goldwater, has been…