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October 30, 2007

Milton Friedman lives on…

by Jason Pye

Mike Huckabee would hate this

Speaking of Milton Friedman…on November 2nd, PBS will be showing The Ultimate Resource, which focuses on individuals in five countries (Ghana, Peru, Bangladesh, Estonia and China) and how the ideals of individual choice, freedom, free trade and private property are successfully being spread throughout the world and improving quality of life and self-worth.

It’s not showing in Georgia, but there are some stations around the nation that are carrying it. If you live in one of these places please check it out.

Just to give you an idea of what the program is about…here is the story of Victoria and school choice in Ghana…


I was able to get a DVD preview of it from Free to Choose Media and it made me realize how much we take for granted the ideals that have made this country (individual liberty, free trade and free markets) as prosperous at it is.

Sorry, Doug…I had to the use the video as a segway.

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3 Comments

  1. Looks like it’s showing in my neck of the woods so I’ll set the DVR.

    Out of curiousity, any of you guys know if there’s a DVD version of Milton Friedman’s “Free To Choose” miniseries available? Has it been released in that format?

    Comment by UCrawford — October 30, 2007 @ 9:50 pm
  2. The “Free To Choose” DVD series and many other programs featuring Milton Friedman are available at http://www.ideachannel.com.

    Comment by Christina Belski — November 1, 2007 @ 9:45 am
  3. Christina,

    Thank you for the information, much appreciated.

    Comment by UCrawford — November 1, 2007 @ 10:03 am

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