Saturday, January 27, 2007

Milton Friedman Day: January 29

The University of Chicago and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange are organizing a memorial service on the afternoon of Monday, January 29, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. to be held on the University of Chicago campus, where Milton Friedman developed many of his most important and enduring ideas. Featured speakers include Nobel economist Gary Becker and Václav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic.

Read the press release
here.

The University of Chicago Memorial is being streamed live via
http://www.ideachannel.tv at 2:00 p.m. CST and this site will also have an exclusive audio discussion available, featuring Nobel economists Gary Becker and Ken Arrow discussing Friedman and his ideas.

Read the Presidential Proclomation from the White House about Milton Friedman
here.

A 90-minute documentary "The Power of Choice: The Life and Ideas of Milton Friedman," will air on PBS stations around the country on Monday, January 29 (10 p.m. in Michigan, check local
listings here for other parts of the country).

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