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Here is an excellent interview with my colleague, Walter Williams, from Reason.tv. Among other topics, Walter discusses his recent autobiography, Up From the Projects.
Posted by Chris on March 22, 2011 at 02:22 PM | Permalink
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Saw that on Reason.com earlier today, really cool guy. Great ideas - but pretty pessimistic outlook on the future of freedom in the US.
March 22, 2011 at 05:35 PM
I love hearing Walter Williams talk. he was the my first econ professor at Temple, and it was quite a surprise in 1976 to see a black professor w/ libertarian views teaching econ. a pure breath of fresh air.
Joshua Zissman |
March 23, 2011 at 12:20 PM
Walter is so cool. He is a radical in the best sense of the word.
March 24, 2011 at 04:51 AM
What Dr. Williams explicates in his interview, but not in his autobiography, is that he truly did not know what he was "getting into" when he enrolled in UCLA's graduate econ. program.
I am of the opinion that many first generation minority graduate students share/shared his experience. Things worked out for Williams. Are they working out for others?
Make time to read this book!
Brian Pitt |
March 24, 2011 at 12:27 PM
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