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Understanding America's Terrorist Crisis States of Fear: Science or Politics?
Featuring: Michael Crichton and a Panel of Distinguished Scientists

Best-selling author Michael Crichton examines the intersection of media, politics, and science, inspiring viewers to challenge old assumptions and to search beneath the surface of issues as they seek to discover the truth.

Understanding America's Terrorist Crisis Innovative Solutions for Iraq
Featuring Lawrence Korb, Lt. Gen. William E. Odom, Ivan Eland, Peter Brookes, Gareth Porter

Should the U.S. extract troops rapidly or gradually, stay the course with current Bush administration policy, or escalate its involvement?

Understanding America's Terrorist Crisis Understanding America’s Terrorist Crisis: What Should Be Done?
Featuring Gore Vidal, Lewis Lapham, Barton Bernstein, Robert Higgs, Thomas Gale Moore

Held before a standing-room audience of 1,350, this powerful program features celebrated authors and scholars who examine the terrorist crisis and ask the all-important question: Why?

 
Stopping Violent Crime Stopping Violent Crime: New Directions for Reduction and Prevention
Featuring Arthur R. Miller, Bruce L. Benson, Erika Holzer, Wendy Kaminer, William I. Koch, and more...

In a lively and challenging exchange of ideas, this program addresses why the criminal justice system has become increasingly bureaucraticized and politicized, ever less responsive and ever more costly. Topics include victim’s rights, crime and incarceration rates, restitution, civil liberties, illicit drugs, guns, racism, policing, privatization, and sentencing.

 

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1/19/2000 Freedom, Terror, and Falsehoods: Lessons from the Twentieth Century
G. Robert A. Conquest
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5/24/2000 Pearl Harbor: Official Lies in an American War Tragedy?
Robert B. Stinnett
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6/21/2000 The War on Drugs: Who is Winning? Who is Losing?
Alexander Cockburn, J. Victor Marshall, Peter Dale Scott
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9/7/2000 The American Revolution and the Legacy of Liberty
Joyce O. Appleby, Hans Eicholz, Henry E. Mayer
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10/26/2000 Public Health vs. The Nanny State?
Thomas J. DiLorenzo, Jacob Sullum
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11/15/2000 Gun Control: Separating Fact from Myth
Gary Kleck, David B. Kopel
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2/6/2001 Can America’s Electoral System Be Fixed?
Robert D. Cooter, Randy T. Simmons, Alexander T. Tabarrok
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3/20/2001 Losing the Race? Black Progress, Freedom, and Independence
John H. McWhorter
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4/24/2001 Will Strong Encryption Protect Privacy and Make Government Obsolete?
David D. Friedman
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5/16/2001 Friedrich Hayek and the Future of Liberty
Charles W. Baird, Alan O. Ebenstein
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7/5/2001 Why Are the Public Schools Failing and What Can Be Done?
John D. Merrifield, Richard K. Vedder
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10/3/2001 Smarter Urban Growth
Daniel B. Klein, Randal O’Toole
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12/4/2001 Why Freedom Matters More Than Ever
David R. Henderson
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2/13/2002 Conning Americans: How Politicians Create Dependence on Government
Charlotte Twight
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4/18/2002 Understanding America’s Terrorist Crisis
Barton J. Bernstein, Robert Higgs, Lewis H. Lapham, Thomas Gale Moore, Gore Vidal
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5/2/2002 Liberty for Women
Wendy McElroy
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5/7/2002 The Real Abraham Lincoln: A Debate
Thomas J. DiLorenzo, Harry V. Jaffa
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6/6/2002 Big Brother Is Watching
James Bamford
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9/24/2002 The U.S. War on Terrorism
Alan W. Bock, Lewis H. Lapham, J. Victor Marshall, Seth Rosenfeld, Paul H. Weaver
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10/23/2002 Secrecy, Freedom and Empire: Lessons for Today from Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers
Barton J. Bernstein, Daniel Ellsberg, Edwin B. Firmage, David R. Henderson, J. Victor Marshall
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2/20/2003 Solving America’s Public School Crisis
Peter Brimelow, John D. Merrifield
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5/27/2003 Globalization and Cultural Diversity: Friends or Foes?
Tyler Cowen
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6/25/2003 Preemptive War Strategy: A New U.S. Empire?
Joel S. Beinin, Ivan Eland, Edward A. Olsen
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10/2/2003 The Truth About Medical Marijuana
Donald I. Abrams, Edwin Dobb, Robert J. MacCoun, Ed Rosenthal
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11/13/2003 PATRIOT Acts: I & II: The New Assault on Liberty?
James Bovard, David Cole, Ivan Eland, Margaret Russell
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1/30/2004 Confessions of a Media Maverick: Exposing Hucksters, Cheats and Scam Artists
John Stossel
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2/4/2004 The Voluntary City: Restoring Urban Life in Crisis Times
Fred E. Foldvary, Peter Gordon, Daniel B. Klein
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3/9/2004 The Promised Land of the Free
Richard A. Epstein, Jeffrey Rogers Hummel
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4/21/2004 Innovation, Entrepreneurship and the Global Marketplace
Daniel J. Edelman, Robert W. Galvin, Peter A. Thiel
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5/6/2004 Drug War Crimes
Joseph D. McNamara, Jeffrey A. Miron, Ethan A. Nadelmann
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6/17/2004 The Future of Iraq: Democracy or Quagmire?
George Bisharat, Ivan Eland, James H. Noyes, Christopher Scheer
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9/29/2004 Against Leviathan: Government Power and a Free Society
Robert Higgs
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10/28/2004 The Empire Has No Clothes: U.S. Foreign Policy Exposed
Ivan Eland
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1/27/2005 The Death Penalty on Trial
Bill Kurtis, Franklin E. Zimring
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3/1/2005 How—And How Not—To Fight Terrorism
Michael Scheuer
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5/3/2005 Liberty For Latin America: How to Undo 500 Years of State Oppression
Alvaro Vargas Llosa
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9/21/2005 Immigration Wars: Open or Closed Borders for America?
Peter Laufer, Benjamin W. Powell
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12/13/2005 The Frankenfood Myth?
Bruce N. Ames, Henry I. Miller
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1/31/2006 Eminent Domain: Abuse of Government Power?
Steven Greenhut, Timothy Sandefur
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2/16/2006 Innovative Solutions for Iraq
Peter Brookes, Ivan Eland, Lawrence J. Korb, Lt. Gen. William E. Odom (Ret.), D. Gareth Porter
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5/9/2006 Is White Guilt Destroying the Promise of Civil Rights?
Shelby Steele
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6/28/2006 Bureaucracy vs. The Environment: What Should Be Done?
Carl P. Close, Michael Shaw, Randy T. Simmons
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10/17/2006 The Reality and Legacy of the Iraq War
Mark Danner, Ivan Eland
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12/6/2006 The 2006 Thomas S. Szasz Awards and An Evening With Robert Higgs
Robert Higgs, Robert Spillane, Thomas S. Szasz
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2/9/2007 P.J. O’Rourke “On the Wealth of Nations”
P. J. O’Rourke
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5/8/2007 Is Walmart Good or Bad for America? A Debate
Ken Jacobs, Richard K. Vedder
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6/21/2007 Living With a Nuclear Iran and North Korea?
Doug Bandow, Ivan Eland, Trita Parsi, Charles V. Peña
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11/6/2007 New Directions for Peace and Security
Carl P. Close, Jeffrey Rogers Hummel, James L. Payne, Edward P. Stringham
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12/6/2007 Why Are Politicians Always Trying to Scare Us?
Robert Higgs
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2/12/2008 Is the U.S. Now Provoking an Arms Race in Space?
Mike Moore
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2/21/2008 The Secret to Making Poor Nations Rich
George B. N. Ayittey, Benjamin W. Powell, Alvaro Vargas Llosa
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3/7/2008 The New International Arms Race in Space—And How to Avoid It
Peter L. Hays, Theresa Hitchens, Jeff Kueter, Mike Moore
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4/15/2008 Is the “War on Terror” Creating Terrorism?
Ivan Eland, Ian S. Lustick, D. Gareth Porter
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6/9/2008 Is the Second Amendment an Individual Right?
Stephen P. Halbrook, Joyce Lee Malcolm
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7/2/2008 What the Second Amendment Means Today
Stephen P. Halbrook, Don B. Kates Jr.
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