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David Beito on the 1930s Tax Revolt
Recorded: Monday, April 18, 2011
David Beito, Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, discusses an episode in the 1930s in which many Americans initiated a series of strikes and revolts against rising property taxes.
Experts: David T. Beito Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), History (U.S), Taxes
The Supreme Court and the Battle for Second Amendment Rights
Recorded: Thursday, July 22, 2010
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In June 2008 the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a landmark ruling on the Second Amendment individual right to keep and bear arms with its Heller v. District of Columbia decision. Two years later, in June 2010, a second historic decision squeezed through the highest court in the land.
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook, Donald E. J. Kilmer Jr. Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Culture/ Society, Gun Control, History (U.S), Law Enforcement, Litigation, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Race Issues