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    • FDR's Folly

    • How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression
    • By: Jim Powell
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Important

    • By David on 05-12-12
    • How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression
    • By: Jim Powell
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 02-04-08
    • 4 out of 5 stars 283 ratings

    Regular price: $19.57

    • The Triumph of Liberty

    • By: Jim Powell
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 26 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 41
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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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Nice light history of libertarian thought

    • By EOS on 10-29-06

    Regular price: $34.96

    • CatoAudio, January 2004

    • By: Jim Powell, David Boaz, Charles Murray, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Original Recording
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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.

    Regular price: $9.95

    • The Breaking of Eggs

    • By: Jim Powell
    • Narrated by: Charles Armstrong
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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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.

    Regular price: $30.32

    • Trading Futures

    • By: Jim Powell
    • Narrated by: Charles Armstrong
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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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....

    Regular price: $28.45