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Dr. Burton Folsom’s Critique of the New Deal

On February 11, 2010, the Wabash Conservative Union hosted Dr. Burton Folsom, author of New Deal or Raw Deal?: How FDR’s Economic Legacy has Damaged America to discuss his book.

Dr. Folsom is a professor of history at Hillsdale College in south-central Michigan.  He received his undergraduate degree from Indiana University, received his master’s degree from the University of Nebraska, and earned a Ph.D. in history from the University of Pittsburgh. He has written several books in addition to New Deal or Raw Deal?, including Entrepreneurs vs. the State, The Myth of the Robber Barons, and Empire Builders: How Michigan Entrepreneurs Helped Make America Great.

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Adam Brasich '11

About Adam Brasich '11

Adam Brasich is an independently minded individual from Fort Wayne, IN. A Religion major and Political Science/Ancient Greek double minor, he relishes good books and good conversations. He spends his free time delving into the worlds of Karl Barth, Friedrich Schleiermacher, Martin Luther, John Calvin, Joseph Smith, and postliberal/narrative theology.


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