Broadcast Programs
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Economic Freedom in Action: Changing Lives
Presented by Swedish author, commentator, and Cato Senior Fellow Johan Norberg, this program features stories of economic freedom in action in Zambia, South Korea, Slovakia and Chile.
56:50
Europe's Debt: America's Crisis?
Four investigative reports, shot on location in Greece, Brussels, California, and Washington, DC, highlight this in depth examination of Europe’s current debt crisis and its connection to the U.S. economy.
53:31
Free or Equal
In 1980, economist and Nobel Laureate Milton Friedman inspired market reform in the West and revolutions in the East. Thirty years later, Swedish author Johan Norberg travels in Friedman's footsteps to see what has actually happened in the places Friedman's ideas helped transform.
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Free To Choose: The Original 1980 TV Series
Free To Choose® is the ground-breaking PBS television series featuring Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-winning economist. These programs, filmed on location around the world, have helped millions of people understand the close relationship between the ideas of human freedom and economic freedom.
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Free To Choose: The Updated 1990 TV Series
In 1990, Free To Choose® was updated to five volumes. Each episode features an introduction by a well-known figure followed by a documentary. All episodes include an updated discussion forum that immediately follows the documentary.
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Globalization at the Crossroads
Globalization at the Crossroads features renowned Peruvian economist and author, Hernando de Soto. His twenty years of research show that economies prosper only in places where widespread personal property ownership exists—coupled with inclusive, efficient, and transparent business and property law.
56:46
India Awakes
India is coming alive and flourishing economically. This program follows three individuals who are working to improve their lives, and in doing so, are breaking down the centuries old caste system. India Awakes reveals the enormous power of unlocking human potential and ambition.
56:48
Power to the People
As developing countries escape poverty and march toward prosperity and better lives, more people than ever are using energy--to power their homes, schools, hospitals, and businesses, and connect to the global economy. But how will we provide more energy while still protecting our environment?
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Testing Milton Friedman
Testing Milton Friedman, hosted by award-winning veteran journalist Emily Rooney with a distinguished panel of two Friedman advocates and two challengers, presents a lively discussion and debate on Friedman’s still-provocative ideas in each of these three hour-long programs.
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The Power of Choice
Teacher, scientist, author, intellectual, and winner of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Economics, Milton Friedman was one of the 20th century's greatest proponents of free markets and individual liberty. The Power of Choice tells the story of his life.
56:14
The Power of the Poor
The story of how one man's ideas, together with a dedicated army of lawyers and activists, defeated the guns and bombs of Peru's Shining Path. Hernando de Soto and his team of researchers found that the majority of Peru's entrepreneurs had been locked out of the legal system.
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The Real Adam Smith
In two hour-long programs, noted author, economic analyst and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg examines Adam Smith’s 18th century ideas and their relevance to our 21st century global marketplace today.
56:31
The Ultimate Resource
This new and exclusive documentary looks at the "before and after" lives of individuals and families, exploring some of the surprising, innovative initiatives and trends at work in unlikely places around the world.
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Turmoil & Triumph: The George Shultz Years
A rare, close-up look at this remarkable man who served his country at the highest level during an unforgettable time. Each of the three programs will offer a never-before-seen look at the inner workings of the Reagan White House.
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Unlikely Heroes of the Arab Spring
Presented by the award-winning author and property-rights activist Hernando de Soto, this public television special presents, for the first time, the basic human and economic events that led to the Arab uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa.
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Walter Williams: Suffer No Fools
An engaging portrait of the iconoclastic black American author, educator, and syndicated columnist, whose views on race and economics have made him one of the nation’s most original, provocative, and often controversial voices.