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March 22, 2013

Angus Burgin, of Johns Hopkins University and the author of The Great Persuasion, used research from the Hoover Archives for his book

Angus Burgin, of Johns Hopkins University and the author of the Great Persuasion
Angus Burgin, of Johns Hopkins University and the author of the Great Persuasion, used his research from the Hoover Archives for this book.

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Angus Burgin of Johns Hopkins University and the author of The Great Persuasion, the idea in his book—the return of free market economics in the aftermath of the Great Depression.

Burgin spent several months in the Hoover Archives researching the extensive papers of Friedrich A. von HayekMilton FriedmanKarl PopperR. M. Hartwell, and Fritz Machlup, as well as the records of the Mont Pèlerin Society; those records are featured prominently in The Great Persuasion.

Friedrich A. von Hayek
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt3v19n8zw

Milton Friedman
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf7t1nb2hx

Karl Popper
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf8c60064j

R. M. Hartwell
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt2g5032wg

Fritz Machlup
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf000000hs

Mont Pèlerin Society
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt8z09q3kw


Click here to listen to the interview.