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The American Story

BooksMay 27, 2009
Here is Garet Garrett's retelling of American history, with a special focus on the technologies and people behind them that transformed life for average people, along with a relentless and truth-telling story about the rise of the state...

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Pearl Harbor: The Story of the Secret War

BooksSeptember 29, 2011
Morgenstern argues that the Pearl Harbor bombing was not unexpected, but provoked—and even wanted—by the administration as a “backdoor to the war” that FDR desired as a means to rescue his presidency...

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God's Gold: The Story of Rockefeller and His Times

BooksMarch 9, 2007
John T. Flynn's classic and extraordinary full biography of John D. Rockefeller...

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America's Money Machine: The Story of the Federal Reserve

BooksMay 27, 2009
Groseclose shows that at no time in its history has the Fed actually achieved what it promised: low inflation, economic stability, stable growth, reliable regulation of the banking system.

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Ten Thousand Commandments: A Story of the Antitrust Laws

BooksApril 26, 2009
Moses had nothing on the Supreme Court. He handed down ten commandments. The Supreme Court is handing down ten thousand. And like. the ten that Moses brought down from Mount Sinai, they are nearly all "don'ts."...

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The Valentine Story of Ludwig and Margit von Mises

Mises DailyFebruary 4, 2008
Ludwig was slow to allow Margit onto his hitherto solitary path. But on the other hand he was longing for the love of a true companion.

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Men of Wealth: The Story of Twelve Significant Fortunes from the Renaissance to the Present Day

BooksMarch 24, 2007
The story of great fortunes made by the most notable men of wealth in history: Fugger , Law, Rothschild, Gresham, Owen, Vanderbilt, and all the way through Morgan and Rockefeller.

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How They Succeeded: Life Stories of Successful Men and Women Told by Themselves

BooksJanuary 5, 2011
The Gilded Age produced not only some of the richest men and women of all time; its freedom and opportunities built a nation of people of superlative character. This fantastic book from 1901 provides an in-depth look at the lives and choices of some of the most famous among them. The idea is to...

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The Great American Land Bubble: The Amazing Story of Land-Grabbing, Speculations, and Booms from Colonial Days to the Present Times

BooksAugust 12, 2011
This definitive history of land speculation provides a well-documented but hugely entertaining look at bubbles, bailouts, and land rackets from the Colonial Age through 1932, which is the date when this wonderful book was first published.

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Real Titanic Story, The

Institute PublicationsAugust 1, 1999
The Titanic story began to be politicized as soon as news arrived that the ship had gone down in the North Atlantic during the early hours of April 15, 1912. Senator William Alden Smith, a "progressive" Republican and friend of activist government, called the White House to find out what...

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Property and Freedom: The Story of How Through the Centuries Private Ownership Has Promoted Liberty and the Rule of Law By Richard Pipes

Institute Publications
Pipes does make a contribution to our appreciation for private property. It cannot be denied that the book starts out on a high plain. Certainly, Pipes is correct in locating the difficulties suffered by both Russia

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Feminism Is Not The Story Of My Life: How Today's Feminist Elite Has Lost Touch With The Real Concerns Of Women, by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese

Institute PublicationsApril 1, 1997
Elizabeth Fox-Genovese has had an idea brilliant in its simplicity and common sense. Feminism arouses furious passions, as supporters and opponents incessantly battle one another.

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8. The Story of Human Action

Audio/VideoMay 8, 2009
From My Years with Ludwig von Mises , pages 103-114. Narrated by Amber Cathey.

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Despotism Loves Company: The Story of Roosevelt and Stalin

Audio/VideoMarch 1, 2004
Recorded at the Reassessing the Presidency seminar; March 2004. (38:46)

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Walter Block, Guest Appearance on "Our Story"

Audio/VideoNovember 9, 2006
Originally aired on the "Our Story" television program, hosted by W. C. Johnson on NOA-TV, Channel 77 in New Orleans, Lousiana; November 1, 2006 [55:53]...

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Walter Block, Second Guest Appearance on "Our Story"

Audio/VideoFebruary 20, 2007
This is Professor Block's second appearance on the "Our Story" television program, hosted by W. C. Johnson. Originally aired on NOA-TV, Channel 77 in New Orleans, Lousiana; February 28, 2006 [56:32]...

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Doping: Never-ending story? Never-ending glory?

Audio/VideoApril 1, 2013
From the session on "Applied Economics," presented at the Austrian Economics Research Conference. Recorded 22 March 2013 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama...

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The Wild Wheel

BooksJuly 18, 2007
No one, but no one, tells the story of the Ford Motor Company like Garet Garrett.

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Harangue

BooksNovember 6, 2007
Published in 1926, Garrett illustrates the strange tendency in a story of politics, economic folly, conspiracy, ideology, and violence.

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