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David J. Theroux Discusses Libertarianism on WichitaLiberty.TV
Posted: Wed. December 11, 2013

Independent Institute Founder and President, David J. Theroux discusses libertarianism and gives liberty-based perspectives on current events with host Bob Weeks on WichitaLiberty.TV.

Recorded: Sun. December 1, 2013
Experts: David J. Theroux
Type: Television
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Free Market Economics, Freedom, Political Ideology and Philosophy

Stephen P. Halbrook on The Larry Elder Show
Posted: Tue. December 10, 2013

Gun Control in the Third Reich author and Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook appeared on the Larry Elder radio show to discuss his new book. Halbrook talks about the events leading up to Kristallnacht in Germany, where Jews and other "Enemies of the State" had their firearms confiscated by the Nazi party. The Nazis knew exactly who had weapons, because the former government of the Weimar Republic required guns to be registered.

Recorded: Thu. December 5, 2013
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook
Type: Radio
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Government Power, Gun Control, Political Ideology and Philosophy

Stephen P. Halbrook on KNUS
Posted: Fri. December 6, 2013

Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich, appeared on The Peter Boyles radio show on KNUS in Colorado. Halbrook talks about what led to the confiscation of citizens’ guns in Germany during World War II. In particular, the author outlines how the Nazis used the laws of the previous government (the Weimar Republic) which may have been well intentioned, but turned out to be disastrous for Jews in Germany and other “Enemies of the State” who were simply obeying the law by registering their weapons.

Recorded: Tue. December 3, 2013
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook
Type: Radio
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Government Power, Gun Control, History (International)

C.S. Lewis’ Challenge in our Secular Age
Posted: Wed. December 4, 2013

David Theroux and panel members Andrew Dósa and Roy Carlisle speak on C. S. Lewis’ perspectives at the "To Everyone an Answer: 10th Annual EPS Apologetics Conference" at Biola University. David is President of the C. S. Lewis Society of California.

Recorded: Sat. September 14, 2013
Experts: David J. Theroux
Type: Television
Issues: Culture/ Society, Entertainment

George Ayittey Speaks of 2008 Gala for Liberty Award Recipient Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Posted: Tue. December 3, 2013

Research Fellow George Ayittey speaks of 2008 Gala for Liberty Award Recipient Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Recorded: Tue. September 16, 2008
Experts: George B. N. Ayittey
Type: Television
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Freedom

George Ayittey Discusses Why Africa is Poor on BBC radio’s Exchanges on the World Economy
Posted: Tue. December 3, 2013

Ghanaian economist and Research Fellow, George Ayittey argues that Africa is poor because it is not free—due to dictatorships. He spoke with host Justin Rowlatt and an audience at Paris Dauphine University in Paris.

Recorded: Fri. October 25, 2013
Experts: George B. N. Ayittey
Type: Radio
Issues: Culture/ Society, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, Trade

Álvaro Vargas Llosa on Immigration and Globalization
Posted: Mon. December 2, 2013

International political commentator and Independent Institute Fellow, Álvaro Vargas Llosa, discussed his book Global Crossings at the Dole Institute of Politics.

Recorded: Tue. November 19, 2013
Experts: Alvaro Vargas Llosa
Type: Television
Issues: Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Immigration, Latin America, Political Ideology and Philosophy

Benjamin Powell Discusses the Business of Charity on Stossel
Posted: Mon. November 25, 2013

Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell discusses the “Business of Charity” with host John Stossel of Fox Business Channel’s Stossel.

Recorded: Thu. November 21, 2013
Experts: Benjamin Powell
Type: Television
Issues: Business, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (U.S.)