Wednesday, March 16, 2011

FYI from Leigh! at Lunch 3/16/11

Happy Saint Patrick's Day!

If you are interested in topics that came up during this week's show, here are a few links and tips from Leigh at Lunch on Blog Talk Radio 3/16/11, "Leigh! at Lunch with Lawrence Reed." (Click on the title to listen to the show archive).

Had a question for today's show that you didn't get to ask? Email it to 1smartmama@gmail.com or comment on this post for an answer!

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  • Notes from today's show
  • Visit the Foundation for Economic Education to learn more about Lawrence Reed's work.
  • Check out The Freeman magazine for yourself! Since The Free Market Reader is out of print, CC finds many of the same essays in the Bluestocking Press's Economics.
  • To apply for a Summer Seminar for High School students at FEE, visit http://www.fee.org/seminars/high-school. Don't wait - apply now! The deadline for this summer is March 31.
  • Interested in the history and tradition of FEE? - read about Leonard Read, the founder of FEE; Ludwig von Mises; The Road to Serfdom by Nobel prizewinner Friedrich von Hayek; and Henry Hazlitt and his Economics in One Lesson, available free for download from FEE.
  • Check out the FEE website, http:// fee.org/events, to find out about upcoming events.
  • Learn more about Solidarity and the Polish freedom movement in the 1980s.
  • For the study of economics, Mr. Reed recommends high school students look at Florida Gulf Coast University, George Mason University, Patrick Henry College, Grove City College, and Hillsdale College.
  • You can find some of Nicholas Winton's story on Wikipedia. Winton is known for his humanitarian work with refugees after Kristallnacht in 1938. A documentary of his life, The Power of Good, is available from Amazon.
  • Looking for a great film about freedom? Mr. Reed recommends East-West, Amistad, Shenandoah, The Greatest Game Ever Played, and Amazing Grace.
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