David R. Henderson

This interview is jointly conducted by Scott Horton and Antiwar Radio producer Angela Keaton.


David R. Henderson, author of The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics, discusses the “Across the Political Spectrum Against War and Militarism” conference in Washington, D.C., Milton Friedman’s prominent opposition to the draft in the late 60s, the need to minimize divisive fringe issues during antiwar protests and why conservatives squirm when they hear the words “peace” and “imperialism.”

MP3 here. (21:31)

David R. Henderson is a research fellow with the Hoover Institution and an associate professor of economics in the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy at the Naval Postgraduate School. He is author of The Joy of Freedom: An Economist’s Odyssey and co-author, with Charles L. Hooper, of Making Great Decisions in Business and Life (Chicago Park Press). His latest book is The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics (Liberty Fund, 2008).

David has appeared on The O’Reilly Factor, the Jim Lehrer Newshour, CNN, and C-SPAN. He has had over 100 articles published in Fortune, the Wall Street Journal, Red Herring, Barron’s, National Review, Reason, the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and the Christian Science Monitor. He has also testified before the House Ways and Means Committee, the Senate Armed Services Committee, and the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

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