August 2, 1979 Video Collection

Nathaniel Branden: What Happens When the Libertarian Movement Begins to Succeed?

Once a member of Ayn Rand’s inner circle, Nathaniel Branden has played a prominent role in spreading the ideas of Objectivism, including founding the Nathaniel Branden Institute. He is also a prominent psychotherapist and is well-known for his work establishing the self-esteem movement in psychology.

In this audio-only lecture from the 1979 Libertarian Party Presidential Nominating Convention, Nathaniel Branden talks about “how self-concept determines destiny” and shares his own thoughts on coming challenges to the libertarian movement. He also takes questions from the audience.