CBS Sixty Minutes reporter Morley Safer died today. He was one of my favorites. He had that smile of doubt when he was hearing someone he interviewed tell him what he thought was a spin. He was also a fellow Canadian who became an American, while retaining Canadian citizenship.
A controversial figure and one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century, Edward Teller (Ede Teller) was a Hungarian-born American nuclear physicist who was instrumental in the production of the first atomic bomb as well the world’s first thermonuclear weapon, the Hydrogen bomb.
Featuring David Beckworth, Assistant Professor, Economics, Western Kentucky University; Visiting Scholar, Mercatus Center; Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; interviewed by Russ Roberts, Host, EconTalk; Research Fellow, Hoover Institution’s Washington branch.