Rauchway Investigates Politics of Inflation [Video]
Subtitled How Roosevelt and Keynes Ended the Depression, Defeated Fascism, and Secured a Prosperous Peace, Rauchway’s book places Franklin Delano Roosevelt at the center of a worldwide monetary revolution. Roosevelt wanted to end the Great Depression in a way that preserved capitalism and democratic institutions. His decision to take the U.S. off the gold standard was key to the country’s economic recovery. But his monetary policy has been given scant credit—until now.
Read Michael Accinno’s summary of this event at the DHI website.
Read Loren Michael Mortimer’s feature on The Money Makers in the ISS Journal.
Watch the discussion below: