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The RJ Moeller Show: Amity Shlaes

Amity ShlaesOur guest on this week’s episode of “The RJ Moeller Show” is Amity Shlaes. Ms. Shlaes is a senior fellow and director of the Four Percent Project at the George W. Bush Institute. She is the author of the best-sellers “The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression” and “The Greedy Hand: Why Taxes Drive Americans Crazy.” Her latest book, and the primary topic of our conversation, is the presidential biography “Coolidge.” Shlaes also wrote a book on German reunification, “Germany: The Empire Within.” She was formerly a columnist for the Financial Times and a member of the editorial board of The Wall Street Journal. In the early 1990s she served as the Journal’s op-ed editor. Coolidge by Amity Shlaes Prior to that she followed the collapse of communism for The Wall Street Journal/Europe. She is the winner of the Manhattan Institute’s Hayek Prize and of the Frederic Bastiat Prize, awarded for writing on political economy. You can listen on the application below, at Stitcher.com, or by heading over to iTunes where you can download (and subscribe) to the show for free.