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Many of us have read Ayn Rand's novels especially, “Atlas Shrugged” and the “Fountainhead.” But I have been surprised to learn how her ideas and philosophy have continued to resonate throughout the world many years after her novels were first published.   To learn more about this I asked Tal Tsfany, President and CEO of the Ayn Rand Institute to come on the show to talk about the Ayn Rand ...


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In part two of my conversation with Michael Pack, I talk with Michael about what it's like to be a conservative filmmaker in today's America and how documentaries have become almost the exclusive playground of the left. Michael Pack is an extraordinary man. President and co-founder of Manifold Productions, he has produced and directed over 15 documentaries, broadcast on PBS and has had an incredib ...


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