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In this easy-to-read collection of essays, Foundation for Economic Education president Lawrence W. Reed and historian Burton W. Folsom, Jr. survey the economic history of the United States and the modern world. Along the way, they debunk commonly-held fallacies and present the stories of the individuals who changed history and expanded liberty for everyone.

A Republic–If We Can Keep It is a must-have for history buffs and news junkies alike who are seeking a fuller picture of some of the most popular–and misunderstood–stories in American history.

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Lawrence W. Reed
Lawrence W. Reed

Lawrence W. (“Larry”) Reed became president of FEE in 2008 after serving as chairman of its board of trustees in the 1990s and both writing and speaking for FEE since the late 1970s.