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    • A Personal Statement
    • By: Milton Friedman, Rose Friedman
    • Narrated by: James Adams
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,058
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 705
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 702

    Milton Friedman and his wife, Rose, teamed up to write this most convincing and readable guide, which illustrates the crucial link between Adam Smith's capitalism and the free society. They show how freedom has been eroded and prosperity undermined through the rapid growth of governmental agencies, laws, and regulations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extremely Important Listen!!!

    • By Eunice on 11-10-08

    Regular price: $22.99

    • Capitalism and Freedom, Fortieth Anniversary Edition

    • By: Milton Friedman, Rose D. Friedman, Grover Gardner - prologue
    • Narrated by: Michael Edwards
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? In this classic book, Milton Friedman provides the definitive statement of his immensely influential economic philosophy - one in which competitive capitalism serves as both a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary condition for political freedom.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A poor execution of a great book.

    • By Mike S. on 01-25-18

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Great Contraction, 1929-1933

    • By: Milton Friedman
    • Narrated by: A. C. Fellner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    The Great Contraction, 1929-1933 argued that the Federal Reserve could have stemmed the severity of the Depression, but failed to exercise its role of managing the monetary system and ameliorating banking panics. This edition of the original text includes a new preface by Anna Jacobson Schwartz, as well as a new introduction by the economist Peter Bernstein.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Very factual, but not exactly a page turner!

    • By Brian Wood on 01-23-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Money Mischief

    • Episodes in Monetary History
    • By: Milton Friedman
    • Narrated by: Nadia May
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 249
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 96

    What kind of mischief can result from misunderstanding the monetary system? The work of 2 obscure Scottish chemists destroyed the presidential prospects of William Jennings Bryan, as well as Franklin D. Roosevelt's decision to appease a few senators from the American West who helped communism triumph in China, are just 2 such mishaps cited in this important work by Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman. This accessible work also provides an in-depth discussion on the creation of value.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • This book is not unabridged.

    • By James on 01-18-09

    Regular price: $20.97