History of the Gold Standard
The New York Historical Society hosted this event and it’s just over an hour.
Coming up next, a discussion on the history of the gold standard. Three panelists-including author Lewis Lehrman-debate the origins, benefits, and drawbacks of the system. They also discuss why the U.S. left the gold standard, and the arguments for reinstating it.
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Edward Chancellor Team Member GMO->Asset Allocation
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Dale Gregory Vice President New York Historical Society->Public Programs
Lewis E. Lehrman Senior Partner L.E. Lehrman & Co.
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