Restoring the Republic 2008 Set - Volume 9: David Henderson and Laurence Vance
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Audio CD, September 11, 2008
For the second year in a row, the Future of Freedom Foundation hosted "Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy and Civil Liberties." These talks from June of 2008 showcase leaders from the libertarian, conservative, and liberal movements concerning civil liberties and foreign policy.
With the ever-growing debacle in Iraq, there was never a better time to come together to share ideas on restoring the limited-government, constitutional republic envisioned by our Founding Fathers. When you review our list of 21 speakers -- libertarians, liberals, and conservatives -- you will see that this one one fantastic intellectual experience that can be now be relived through this 11-volume series of CDs.
David R. Henderson:
David R. Henderson is an associate professor of economics at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California and a Research Fellow with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. From 1982 to 1984, he was the senior economist for health policy, and from 1983 to 1984 he was the senior economist for energy policy, with President Reagan's Council of Economic Advisers.
David Henderson is the editor of The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics (Liberty Fund, 2008). His book, The Joy of Freedom: An Economistís Odyssey, was published by Financial Times Prentice Hall in the fall of 2001, and has been translated into Chinese. He also wrote, with Charles L. Hooper, Making Great Decisions in Business and Life (Chicago Park Press, 2006). It has been translated into Japanese and Korean.
Henderson has written over 100 articles for such popular publications as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Barron's, Fortune, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Public Interest, National Review, Red Herring, and Reason. He has also written scholarly articles for such journals as: Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Independent Review, Cato Journal, Regulation, Contemporary Policy Issues, Econ Journal Watch, and Energy Journal. He writes twice-monthly articles for Antiwar.com.
Henderson has testified before the House Ways and Means Committee, the Senate Armed Services Committee, and the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. He has also appeared on C-SPAN, CNN, the Jim Lehrer Newshour, and the OíReilly Factor, and has done radio interviews with NPR and the BBC.
Born and raised in Canada, he moved to the United States in 1972 to get his Ph.D. in economics at UCLA.
Laurence M. Vance:
Laurence M. Vance holds degrees in history, theology, accounting, and economics. The author of twelve books, he regularly contributes articles and book reviews to both secular and religious periodicals. Although his writing interests include such diverse topics as theology, biblical languages, English Bible history, economics, taxation, government spending and corruption, and the socialism and statism of conservative pundits and Republican politicians, he writes most often about the folly of Christian support for the state, its leaders, its military, and its wars. His latest work is a new and greatly expanded edition of Christianity and War and Other Essays Against the Warfare State. He is also an adjunct instructor in accounting at Pensacola Junior College in Pensacola, FL.
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