Episode 211 – Another 40 or 50 Years (Podcast)

Today’s podcast is titled, “Another 40 or 50 Years.” From 1997, winners of the 1990 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences,  Dr. William F. Sharpe, Chairman, Financial Engines, Inc., and Dr. Harry Markowitz, President, Harry Markowitz Company, contemplate the next 40 or 50 years in modern portfolio management. Listen now, and don’t forget to subscribe to get updates each week for the Free To Choose Media Podcast.

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Episode 210 – Global Warming (Podcast)

Today’s podcast is titled, “Global Warming.” Recorded in 1997, Professor S. Fred Singer, President, The Science & Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) and Independent Institute Fellow, and Professor Thomas C. Schelling, Economics, University of Maryland, discuss the numerous models, theories, and methods used to try and explain the notion of global warming. Listen now, and don’t forget to subscribe to get updates each week for the Free To Choose Media Podcast.

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Episode 209 – The Work of Science Fiction Author Jack Williamson (Podcast)

Today’s podcast is titled, “The Work of Science Fiction Author Jack Williamson.” Jack Williamson has been publishing science fiction stories and novels since 1928. Over his long career, Williamson has written 52 novels. In this conversation from 1997, biographer and editor, Richard A. Hauptmann leads Williamson through a series of questions that trace the publication history of the author’s novels and short stories.  Listen now, and don’t forget to subscribe to get updates each week for the Free To Choose Media Podcast.

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Episode 208 – A Conversation with Author and Investor, John Train (Podcast)

Today’s podcast is titled, “A Conversation with Author and Investor, John Train.” Meet philanthropist and humanitarian, John Train, graduate of Groton School and Harvard University, freelance writer for the New York Times and Washington Post, best-selling author of Money Masters of Our Time and The Midas Touch, and founder of Train, Smith Investment Counsel. Train discusses his life’s experiences and shares his expertise on investing and wealth creation. Recorded in 1987. Listen now, and don’t forget to subscribe to get updates each week for the Free To Choose Media Podcast.

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Episode 207 – Why Are Science Fiction Movies So Bad? (Podcast)

Today’s podcast is titled, “Why Are Science Fiction Movies So Bad?” In this conversation from the year 2000, movie and television producer, David Goodman, and Gregory Benford, Professor of Physics at the University of California, Irvine, discuss why science fiction movies are so bad. Listen now, and don’t forget to subscribe to get updates each week for the Free To Choose Media Podcast.

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Episode 206 – Contributions of Chemistry (Podcast)

Today’s podcast is titled, “Contributions of Chemistry.” Professor George Olah, 1994 Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry, and Mr. Donald Alstadt, Chairman Emeritus of the Lord Corporation, discuss the contributions of chemistry. Recorded in 1999. Listen now, and don’t forget to subscribe to get updates each week for the Free To Choose Media Podcast.

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Episode 205 – Physics at 2000: The Characteristics of Time (Podcast)

Today’s podcast is titled, “Physics at 2000: The Characteristics of Time.” Dr. Tomio Petrosky, Senior Research Scientist at the Prigogine Center for Statistical Mechanics, Dr. Dean Driebe, Research Associate at the Prigogine Center, and Dr. Ilya Prigogine, Director of the Prigogine Center and 1977 Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry, discuss physics and the characteristics of time. Recorded in 1999. Listen now, and don’t forget to subscribe to get updates each week for the Free To Choose Media Podcast.

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Episode 204 – Ethnic Questions Among Post-USSR Emerging Republics (Podcast)

Today’s podcast is titled, “Ethnic Questions Among Post-USSR Emerging Republics.” From 1991, Vladimir Socor, political analyst with the Jamestown Foundation, Dzintra Bungs, Senior Research Fellow, Latvian Institute of International Affairs, and Bohdan Nahaylo, writer with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, discuss the question of relations among the many ethnic groups that were encompassed within the USSR and its importance to the structure and stability of these emerging republics. Listen now, and don’t forget to subscribe to get updates each week for the Free To Choose Media Podcast.

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Episode 203 – Origins of The International Rice Research Institute (Podcast)

Today’s podcast is titled, “Origins of The International Rice Research Institute.” Dr. Norman Borlaug, 1970 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, and Dr. Robert Chandler, Founding Director Emeritus of the International Rice Research Institute, discuss the origins of the International Rice Research Institute and describe how the impetus for the Institute began with Borlaug’s work with wheat in Mexico. Recorded in 1994. Listen now, and don’t forget to subscribe to get updates each week for the Free To Choose Media Podcast.

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Episode 202 – The Synthetic Interview: Tool for Advanced Learning (Podcast)

Today’s podcast is titled, “The Synthetic Interview: Tool for Advanced Learning.” Professor Don Marinelli, Co-Director of the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University, and Dr. Scott Stevens, Senior Systems Scientist at Carnegie Mellon University, discuss a software tool in 1998 which allows authors to take written dialogue and transform it into interactive character conversation. Listen now, and don’t forget to subscribe to get updates each week for the Free To Choose Media Podcast.

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