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  • FDR's Folly: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression | Jim Powell

    FDR's Folly: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Jim Powell
    • Narrated By William Hughes
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    In the minds of historians and the American public alike, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was one of our greatest presidents, not least because he supposedly saved America from the Great Depression. But as historian Jim Powell reveals in this groundbreaking book, Roosevelt's New Deal policies actually prolonged and exacerbated the economic disaster.

    David says: "Very Important"
  • The Triumph of Liberty | Jim Powell

    The Triumph of Liberty

    • UNABRIDGED (26 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Jim Powell
    • Narrated By Jeff Riggenbach
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    Of humankind's great achievements over the past 2,000 years, one towers above all the rest: the arduous, painstaking process of wresting liberty from tyranny's iron fist. The Triumph of Liberty chronicles this, our most inspiring story, through 65 biographical portraits.

    EOS says: "Nice light history of libertarian thought"
  • CatoAudio, January 2004 | Jim Powell,David Boaz,Charles Murray, more

    CatoAudio, January 2004

    • ORIGINAL (58 mins)
    • By Jim Powell, David Boaz, Charles Murray, and others
    • Narrated By Bill McGregor
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    This edition of CatoAudio features Jim Powell and David Boaz on the growth of the federal government; Charles Murray on the causes of human excellence; Rep. Barney Frank on liberals' opposition to Internet gambling; The Postal Rate Commission's Shelly Dreifuss on the lack of accountability at the U.S. Postal Service, Roger Pilon on the benefits of drug reimportation; and Ed Crane on the ideological collapse of the Republican party.

  • The Breaking of Eggs | Jim Powell

    The Breaking of Eggs

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Jim Powell
    • Narrated By Charles Armstrong
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    A panoramic debut about love and loss, The Breaking of Eggs announces a major new talent. Change is in the air in a shabby apartment in the 19th arrondissment in Paris. One unremarkable day Madame Lefèvre invites Feliks to call her Sandrine. As his indomitable landlady's manners have been as unvarying as her dresses for the last 36 years, this feels significant to Feliks. And it is.

  • Trading Futures | Jim Powell

    Trading Futures

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Jim Powell
    • Narrated By Charles Armstrong
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    Matthew Oxenhay is 60: a stranger to his wife, an embarrassment to his children, and failed former contender for the top job at his City firm. Seizing on his birthday party as an opportunity to deliver some rather crushing home truths to his assembled loved ones, it seems as though Matthew might have hit rock bottom. The truth, however, is that he has some way to go yet....

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