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Robert Higgs Discusses
Crisis and Leviathan
Recorded: Friday, March 28, 2014
Robert Higgs discusses his book
at the 'Crisis and Leviathan: Critical Episodes in the Growth of American Government' Ludwig von Mises Institute.
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Government Waste/Pork, History (U.S), Political Ideology and Philosophy
Robert Higgs on Hoovers Great Depression Policies
Recorded: Friday, October 2, 2009
Originally aired on 10/2/09 on Fox News Freedom Watch. Robert Higgs, Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute and author of
Crisis and Leviathan, discusses President Hoovers role in the Great Depression.
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, History (U.S), Labor and Employment
Robert Higgs on C-SPANs Book TV
Recorded: Saturday, April 4, 2009
Part 1 |
Senior Fellow Robert Higgs discusses his work as an author and political economist in a featured interview with In Depth on C-SPAN2's Book TV.
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Fiscal Policy/Debt, History (U.S)
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
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.
Check out Higgs' book
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