Nathaniel Branden gives a personal account of his ideological journey at a 1987 California Libertarian Party conference.

Nathaniel Branden played a prominent role in spreading the ideas of Objectivism, including founding the Nathaniel Branden Institute. He was also a prominent psychotherapist and is well‐​known for his work establishing the self‐​esteem movement in psychology.

Nathaniel Branden gives a personal account of his ideological journey at a 1987 California Libertarian Party conference.

Branden shares the story of his first meeting with Ayn Rand and his subsequent intellectual development with her and with libertarianism more broadly.