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  • emA Journey Through Economic Timeem
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    A Journey Through Economic Time

    Professor Galbraith talked about his lifelong interest in economics and discussed his recent book. A Journey Through Economic Time describes the evolution of his own economic thought over…

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  • Memorial Service for John Kenneth Galbraith
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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 family members eulogized him and praised his life and career in…

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  • Future of Liberalism
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    Future of Liberalism

    In the 25th anniversary speech to the Honors College, Professor Galbraith talked about the future of U.S. liberalism. He also explored the meaning of liberalism in other countries, social concerns, the…

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  • emThe Good Societyem
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    The Good Society

    Dr. Galbraith talked about his recent book, The Good Society: The Humane Agenda, published by Houghton Mifflin. He discussed the standards for judging a “good” society, especially one which…

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  • emThe Culture of Contentmentem
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    The Culture of Contentment

    Economist John Kenneth Galbraith, author of The Culture of Contentment published by Houghton-Mifflin, discussed the main theme of the book on the political response of an economically…

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  • US Economy
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    U.S. Economy

    The committee heard testimony on economic recovery legislation introduced to the Senate by Sen. Kennedy that would attempt to stimulate the economy by providing $170 billion in domestic…

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  • State of the Economy Day 2 Part 1
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    State of the Economy, Day 2, Part 1

    The committee met for the second day of hearings on the condition of the U.S. economy, and heard testimony from panels of economists on proposals to stimulate investment and economic activity.…

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  • Recession and the Art of Befuddlement
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    Recession and the Art of Befuddlement

    Professor Galbraith was an economics professor at Harvard University from 1934 to 1975, at times leaving academics to work in the federal government. He was an adviser to President John F. Kennedy, and…

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  • Problems of Transition to a Peace Economy
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    Problems of Transition to a Peace Economy

    The scholars discussed the difficulties nations face at the end of the Cold War as they convert to a peace economy.

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  • US International Automobile Dealers
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    U.S. International Automobile Dealers

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