2,265Oct 7, 2013
First Lady Grace Coolidge
Amity Shlaes and Cyndy Bittinger talked about the life and influence of first lady Grace Coolidge and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included role as a style ...
1,797Jan 24, 2013
Q & A with Amity Shlaes
Bloomberg correspondent and author Amity Shlaes talked about her biography of the 30th President of the United States, Coolidge, in which she traces the life of Calvin Coolidge from his early ...
297Apr 10, 2012
Tax History and Economic Growth
Karl Rove moderated a discussion on the history of 20th century tax policy and its impact on economic growth. Panelists focused on conservative ideas. Al Hubbard said that tax increases ...
641Mar 5, 2012
First Ladies Through American History
Scholars and historians considered the role and influence of American first ladies throughout history. Moderator Cokie Roberts posed the question, “Why do we study first ladies?” ...
4,813Oct 21, 2011
Wendell Willkie, Presidential Contender
Amity Shlaes, James Madison, and David Willkie talked about the life and career of 1940 Republican presidential nominee Wendell Willkie (1882-1944) from the Rush County Historical ...
543Nov 9, 2010
Role of Government
Panelists spoke about the future of limited government, the results of recent elections, as well as the Calvin Coolidge presidency.
This was part of the conference “The Wisdom of the ...
406Nov 9, 2010
The Founders and Limited Government
Panelists spoke about the vision of the country’s founders, the future of limited government, the results of recent elections, and potential political struggles in the 112th Congress.
321Oct 19, 2010
After Words with Scott Rasmussen and Doug Schoen
Political pollster Scott Rasmussen and strategist Doug Schoen detail the rise of the tea party movement and argue that it is changing politics in America by introducing what may be the first viable ...
200Oct 7, 2010
The Character of Calvin Coolidge
A panel discussion was held on the morals, religious grounding, and character of President Calvin Coolidge. The panelists also responded to questions submitted by members of the ...
2,326Feb 17, 2010
Current Economic Situation
Amity Shlaes and Dean Baker talked by remote link from the New York City studio about the current economic situation. They reacted to a video clip of President Obama commenting that day on the ...
2,878Dec 2, 2009
Book Discussion on After the Fall
Nicole Gelinas talked about her book After the Fall: Saving Capitalism from Wall Street - and Washington (Encounter Books; November 24, 2009). She argues that government interference in the ...
543Sep 17, 2009
After Words with John Fleming
John Fleming talked about his book The Anti-Communist Manifestos: Four Books That Shaped the Cold War (W.W. Norton & Co.; August 17, 2009). In his book he talks about four books that ...
396Dec 5, 2008
Book Discussion on The Forgotten Man
Amity Shlaes talked about themes laid out in The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression (Harper Perennial; May 27, 2008), her book relating to the economic policies of ...
676Jun 5, 2007
After Words with Amity Shlaes
Amity Shlaes was interviewed about her book, The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression, published by HarperCollins. In her book the author re-examines the financial ...
45Apr 9, 2007
Historical Perspectives on Election Politics
Ms. Shlaes compared campaign politics during the election of 1936 to contemporary election politics. Among the topics she addressed were the role of the private sector in meeting social ...
61Apr 12, 2004
Job Creation and the New Deal
Ms. Shlaes talked about job creation programs under the New Deal and about the powers of the federal government. She used a case involving chicken sales in Brooklyn to elaborate on her ...
24Dec 10, 2002
Future of Tax Policy
55Dec 21, 2001
Participants talked about the impact of September 11 terrorist attacks. They also reviewed the news of the day, books and other topics. All of the guests contributed chapters to ...
64May 25, 2001
Ms. Schlaes talked about headline news stories and responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.
22Jan 21, 2000
Presidential Candidate Tax Policies
Panelists discuss the tax policies of the five leading presidential candidates, attempting to discern what is in store for the American taxpayer following election day.
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