87. CAPITALISM IN AMERICA: A HISTORY

Smith & Williamson Tent, Sat 29th June 13:30 - 14:30 (60 mins)

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Adrian Wooldridge, otherwise known as Bagehot from the Economist, will describe America’s evolution from a small patchwork of colonies to an unsurpassed engine of wealth and innovation. He will address the crucial debates, from the role of slavery in the antebellum Southern economy to the real impact of Roosevelt’s New Deal and America’s violent mood swings in its openness to global trade.