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1982 Video Collection

Academics, Intellectuals, and Politics

Edward H. Crane lays out a strategy to convert the public into “Hayekian intellectuals,” one of his purposes in founding the Cato Institute.

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September 19, 1981 Video Collection

Politics, Ideas, and Freedom

Dr. Ron Paul shares his personal philosophy on how ideas can inform politics in this 1981 Council for a Competitive Economy video.

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April 23, 1997 Video Collection

Should We Welcome a Libertarian Future?

David Boaz and Charles Murray each discuss their respective books about what it means to be a libertarian in this 1997 Cato debate.

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October 7, 1984 Video Collection

Overcoming Barriers to Romantic Love

Nathaniel Branden talks about internal barriers that affect interpersonal relationships in this lecture from 1984.

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November 21, 1981 Video Collection

The Sanction of the Victims

Ayn Rand admonishes businessmen for apologizing for capitalism in her final public lecture.

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July 7, 1992 Video Collection

Natural Law Origins of the Common Law

Kevin Bjornson lectures on the origins of the common law and civil asset forfeiture at a 1992 International Society for Individual Liberty conference.

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