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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

A Republic–If We Can Keep It




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.


  • Lawrence W. Reed is FEE's President Emeritus, having previously served for nearly 11 years as FEE’s president (2008-2019). He is also FEE's Humphreys Family Senior Fellow and Ron Manners Global Ambassador for Liberty. His Facebook page is here and his personal website is
  • Burton Folsom, Jr. is a professor of history at Hillsdale College and author (with his wife, Anita) of FDR Goes to WarHe is a member of the FEE Faculty Network