Idea Channel Subjects
Economics
Including ( Business, Economics, Globalization, International Relations )
Join the intellectual minds of Milton Friedman, Walter Williams, James Buchanan, Friedrich Von Hayek and more for a tour of the political, economic, and intellectual landscape of the day. Take a look into the past and discover that the issues facing us today are very similar to those discussed over 30 years ago. National debt, welfare, monetary policies, social organization, education, international policies and so much more are the grounds for debate, and see just how relevant these topics are in today’s world.
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Produced and Telecast by PBS in 1978, this is one of the rare TV appearances of Nobel Prize winner George Stigler. Also appearing on this half hour production is a young Mark Green, near the...
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Patricia Dillon of the Department of Economics at Scripps College, Richard B. McKenzie, Walter B. Gerken Professor of Enterprise and Society at the University of California, and Sven W. Arndt,...
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James Buchanan, Professor of Economics, George Mason University and Friedrich von Hayek, PhD Economics. Nobel laureates Hayek and Buchanan engage in a spirited discussion of von Hayek's controversial...

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Arts & Humanities
Including ( Culture, History, Literature, Music )
Join some of the brightest minds of our time in discussing what makes humans unique. Learn about the history of major world events from the eyes of those who lived it, and gain insights into the rise and fall of governmental arrangements including the creation of the constitution and the ideas of great thinkers of the time. Explore different cultures at home and abroad, and delve into what artistic mediums mean for those creating these cultural trends and for those absorbing them.
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Women's liberation has "liberated" men and sacrificed millions of children. Decter, past editor of Harper's, author, mother and grandmother, blames the feminist movement. There is no problem being...
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Leo Rosten, Author, and Friedrich von Hayek, PhD Economics. Hour one of a lively and occasionally controversial three-part interview of noted economist Friedrich von Hayek by Leo Rosten, in a...
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Richard Neustadt, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and General Maxwell Taylor discuss Taylor's key role in the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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Science & Technology
Including ( Astronomy, Biology, Campus Life, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environment, Health & Medicine, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Biography, Cosmology, Education )
Where did we come from? What’s waiting for us in the universe? How did life come to be, and where is it heading? How does all of this relate to the progression of technology and science including the social and physical sciences? Take a journey with experts throughout the science and technology field on many different subjects to discuss all aspects of these diverse studies from computer science to psychology and sociology.
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Ed Crane, formerly a financial analyst and leading advocate of classical liberal ideas, is interviewed while President of the CATO Institute. Crane discusses the systemic nature of government growth...
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Dr. Timothy Tully, Senior Staff Investigator at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Dr. Eric Kandel, Senior Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and 2000 Nobel Prize winner in...
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Dr. Walter Williams, John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics and 1986 Nobel Economist Dr. James Buchanan assert that the present U.S. form of government bears little resemblance to the...

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