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August 9, 2011

Save the New Date!
The Independent Institute’s Benjamin Powell to be on Fox Business Network’s Freedom Watch with Judge Napolitano

August 9, 2011—Set your DVR’s or tune in live for Independent Institute Senior Fellow Benjamin Powellas he joins Judge Andrew Napolitano’sFreedom Watchon Fox Business Network (FBN), on Tuesday, August 16th.This is an updated schedule change for his previously arranged appearance of Tuesday, August 9th.

Freedom Watchwill air on FBN live,Tuesday, August 16th at 8:00 and 11:00 p.m. ET, 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. PT.

Dr. Powell is the author of more than 50 scholarly studies and the editor of the books,Housing America: Building Out of a CrisisandMaking Poor Nations Rich: Entrepreneurship and the Process of Economic Development. He has contributed to numerous volumes, and his scholarly research has been published in such journals asPublic Choice,Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization,Journal of Private Enterprise,Eastern Economic Journal,Comparative Economic Studies,Human Rights Quarterly,Journal of Labor Research,Cato Journal, Florida State University Law Review,Review of Austrian EconomicsandQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.

He has appeared on shows such as FBN’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” “The Situation with Tucker Carlson” on MSNBC, CNN’s “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” and he has debated economic issues on numerous radios shows. His academic research findings have been reported in theWall Street Journal, Investors Business Dailyand over one hundred regional papers such as theSan Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, andMiami Herald. Dr. Powell’s popular articles have appeared in numerous publications, including theInvestors Business Daily, Washington Post,, Charlotte Observer, Orange County Register, San Diego Union Tribune, Boston Herald, and many city business journals.

For media inquiries, please contact Lindsay Boyd, Director of Communications, at 202-725-7722 or [email protected]

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