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Bush, Obama, and Presidential Power
Recorded: Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Ron Paul, Richard Shenkman, and Ivan Eland, author of
, discuss which presidents were the best and worst at promoting peace, prosperity, and liberty.
Experts: Ivan Eland, Ron Paul, Richard Shenkman, David J. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Government Power, History (U.S), Politics
Fred Singer on Fox News on Global Warming
Recorded: Thursday, September 11, 2008
Dr. S. Fred Singer challenges the causes of global warming and weather changes in an interview with Fox News.
Experts: S. Fred Singer Type: Television Issues: Energy, Environment, Science
What the Second Amendment Means Today
Recorded: Wednesday, July 2, 2008
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Experts: Robert Higgs, Don B. Kates Jr., David J. Theroux Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Constitutional Law, Gun Control, History (U.S)
Is the Second Amendment an Individual Right?
Recorded: Monday, June 9, 2008
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An Independent Policy Forum held on 6/09/08. Joyce Lee Malcolm and Stephen Halbrook discuss the history of the Second Amendment and its interpretation in American law.
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook, Joyce Lee Malcolm, David J. Theroux Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Constitutional Law, Gun Control, History (U.S)
Michael Crichton on States of Fear: Science or Politics?
Recorded: Tuesday, November 15, 2005
The late Michael Crichton, author of Jurassic Park and State of Fear, along with a panel of distinguished scientists, examine the increasing politicization of science.
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Experts: Sallie Louise Baliunas, Michael Crichton, William M. Gray, George H. Taylor Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Energy, Environment, Science, Technology
Fred Singer on Climate Change
Recorded: Friday, June 27, 2003
Originally aired on 06/27/03 on CNN. Dr. Fred Singer, Research Fellow at the Independent Institute discusses the political nature of the global warming debate.
Experts: S. Fred Singer Type: Television Issues: Energy, Environment, Politics, Science
Robert Higgs on Rights During National Emergencies
Recorded: Thursday, January 1, 1987
In this lecture from 1987, Robert Higgs speaks about governments' tendency to bend or suspend individual rights during emergency situations. He reviews the history of this in the United States and questions whether the U.S. Constitution is strong enough to protect private rights in the face of an unending string of national crises.
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Crisis and Leviathan
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Freedom, Government Power, Government Waste/Pork, History (U.S), Political Ideology and Philosophy