Hoover research fellow Paul Gregory discusses his recent New York Times Magazine piece, “Lee Harvey Oswald Was My Friend,” on MSNBC. Topics include Oswald’s motivations for assassinating Kennedy, life in the Oswald household, and Oswald’s perceptions of Kennedy.
Hoover research fellow Paul Gregory discusses his recent New York Times Magazine piece “Lee Harvey Oswald Was My Friend” on CNN’s New Day. Topics include how he met Oswald, the nature of Lee and Marina’s relationship, the Oswalds’ obsession with the Kennedys, the controversies around Kennedy’s assassination, and Gregory’s goals for the article.
Hoover research fellow Paul Gregory discussed his New York Times Magazine piece “Lee Harvey Oswald Was My Friend” on Newsmax TV’s the Steve Malzberg Show. Topics include how Gregory met Oswald, his observations of Oswald’s character, and his thoughts on the conspiracy theories surrounding Kennedy’s assassination.
John B. Taylor, the George P. Schultz Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discussed what we have learned from the Federal Reserve in the past century in his talk entitled “After 100 Years, What’s Next For the Fed?” He focused on variation in economic performance, changes in de facto independence (noting that there is not much change in de jure independence), and rules-based versus discretionary policies.
Terry Anderson, the John and Jean de Nault Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Carson Bruno, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, discussed developments in the energy industry in their talk entitled “Fracking: Should You Fret or Fete?” Bruno outlined the technological advancements that make fracking profitable today, and Anderson discusses how fracking could benefit the US economy and political arena. The second part of the talk focused on the potential drawbacks of fracking and potential policies to address those concerns.
Hoover senior fellow Edward Lazear discusses the national debt on CNBC’s Santelli Exchange. Topics include the sequester; how the nation’s debt under the Obama administration compares to historical levels; spending control and entitlements; and avoiding a future government shutdown.
Peter Schweizer, the William J. Casey Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, unveils his current research, on Fox News, which exposes the corruption and extortion accepted as business as usual in Washington, DC. Last year, the CBS news magazine 60 Minutes featured Schweizer, spotlighting his book Throw Them All Out: How Politicians and Their Friends Get Rich off Insider Stock Tips, Land Deals, and Cronyism That Would Send the Rest of Us to Prison. Feedback from the program helped pass the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act, which prohibits members and employees of Congress from using nonpublic information for private gain.