Milton Friedman on "The Open Mind"

Posted on March 1, 2009

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In researching for an article under development, I found these outstanding video interviews with Milton Friedman, hosted by Richard Heffner on “The Open Mind.” This was a television series started back in 1956. Both interviews are approximately 30 minutes long.

The first interview was conducted in 1975. Discussion topics focused on individual freedoms and the inefficiency of strong government intervention to solve social and economic issues:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfdRpyfEmBE&feature=related

Friedman went on to win his Nobel Prize in Economics in 1976. Heffner followed up in 1977 with the second part of the interview:

http://www.theopenmind.tv/tom/searcharchive_episode_output.asp?id=493

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