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Strictly Confidential: The Private Volker Fund Memos of Murray N. Rothbard

  • Strictly Confidential by Murray Rothbard

Tags U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionismPolitical Theory

08/19/2010Murray N. RothbardDavid Gordon

Murray Rothbard is widely known for his vast literary output, but a great deal of his work has never been published until now. During the late 1950s and early 60s he worked for the William Volker Fund, one of the few organizations willing to fund classical liberal scholars at the time. In that capacity, he wrote memos and reviews that offer insights on history, economics, foreign policy, and political theory.

Rothbard's view and understanding of world events was unique and prescient. Strictly Confidential is an illuminating commentary on the feisty early years of the libertarian movement, and the fledgling intellectual base that became the root of today's libertarianism.

No one tells it like it is better than Rothbard.

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Mises Institute, 2010

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