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Season 2005 Episode 0206

Walter Williams: The Entrepreneur As American Hero

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Walter Williams: The Entrepreneur As American Hero
The Entrepreneur As American Hero with Walter E. Williams, John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics, George Mason UniversityWalter E. Williams, the John M. Olin distinguished professor of economics at George Mason University, holds a B.A. degree from California State University at Los Angeles and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from UCLA. He has also served on the faculties of Los Angeles City College, California State University at Los Angeles and Temple University. He has received numerous fellowships and awards, including a Hoover Institution National Fellowship and the Valley Forge Freedoms Foundation George Washington Medal of Honor. A nationally syndicated weekly columnist, his articles and essays have appeared in publications such as Economic Inquiry, American Economic Review, National Review, Reader's Digest, Policy Review and Newsweek. Dr. Williams has authored six books, including The State Against Blacks (later made into a PBS documentary entitled Good Intentions) and More Liberty Means Less Government.The following remarks were delivered on February 6, 2005, on the Hillsdale College campus, during a seminar on "Entrepreneurship and the Spirit of America," co-sponsored by the Center for Constructive Alternatives and the Ludwig von Mises Lecture Series.moreless
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