Thursday, March 26, 2009

Great Myths of the Great Depression II

The beginning of January I read and posted about an essay by Lawrence Reed on the Great Depression. On March 12th, 2009, Mr. Reed, who is the President of the Foundation for Economic Education, gave a 15 minute lecture on his essay at the Austrian Scholars Conference held at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. It is a great introduction to the essay I linked to on my last post, titled "Great Myths of the Great Depression". The lecture can be found here via YouTube and is embedded below. Well worth a watch:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Once again, thank goodness for the two-party, system, as much as it is a pain. Thank goodness. Because if Libertarians ever got ahold of this country, wow, talk about going down the tubes. These ideas are so radical and unproven, its crazy.

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