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Idea Channel Discussions
Economics
Including ( Business, Economics, Globalization, International Relations )
Join the intellectual minds of Milton Friedman, Walter Williams, James Buchanan, Friedrich Von Hayek and more for a tour of the political, economic, and intellectual landscape of the day. Take a look into the past and discover that the issues facing us today are very similar to those discussed over 30 years ago. National debt, welfare, monetary policies, social organization, education, international policies and so much more are the grounds for debate, and see just how relevant these topics are in today’s world.
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This discussion features Dr. James Buchanan, 1986 Nobel Economist, and Dr. David Fand, Visiting Research Associate at The Center for Study of Public Choice at George Mason University. The Federal...
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Axel Leijonhufvud, Professor of Economics at UCLA and Friedrich von Hayek, PhD Economics discuss the courses of study and contact with noted scholars which shaped Dr. von Hayek's thought and work in...
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Produced and Telecast by PBS in 1978, this is one of the rare TV appearances of Nobel Prize winner George Stigler. Also appearing on this half hour production is a young Mark Green, near the beginning...

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Arts & Humanities
Including ( Culture, History, Literature, Music )
Join some of the brightest minds of our time in discussing what makes humans unique. Learn about the history of major world events from the eyes of those who lived it, and gain insights into the rise and fall of governmental arrangements including the creation of the constitution and the ideas of great thinkers of the time. Explore different cultures at home and abroad, and delve into what artistic mediums mean for those creating these cultural trends and for those absorbing them.
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Slavery was necessary for ratification of the Constitution. Repulsive to modern thought, in 1787 that was the cost of including the southern states in the Union. Jennifer Roback's examination of the...
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Noted economist Friedrich von Hayek, PhD Economics and author, Leo Rosten engage in hour three of a lively and occasionally controversial three-part interview of, in a wide-ranging discussion of von...
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Panel members Richard Neustadt, of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Robert S. McNamara, Secy. of Defense under J.F.K., George W. Ball, an Under Secy. of State for J.F.K.,...

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Science & Technology
Including ( Astronomy, Biology, Campus Life, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environment, Health & Medicine, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Biography, Cosmology, Education )
Where did we come from? What’s waiting for us in the universe? How did life come to be, and where is it heading? How does all of this relate to the progression of technology and science including the social and physical sciences? Take a journey with experts throughout the science and technology field on many different subjects to discuss all aspects of these diverse studies from computer science to psychology and sociology.
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Former U.S. Secretary of State George P. Shultz and Georgetown University Professor of Strategic Studies Chester Crocker discuss Shultz’s career and his thoughts on issues that have transpired since...
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The Honorable Robert Bork and Douglas H. Ginsburg discuss changes in the judicial system since Bork’s tenure, including the use of economics, judicial imperialism, and the differences between...
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Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz and Stanford Professor Emeritus Henry Rowen discuss foreign policy and national security, particularly the organizational question of the proper roles of the...

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