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Thursday, July 9 • 2:20pm - 3:10pm
PANEL "Ben Franklin, Booker T. Washington, and Dale Carnegie: The Future of Self-Help in America" Jim Powell, Allen West, Steven Watts; Gary Alexander, mod. (followed by Jim Powell book signing)
Ben Franklin, Booker T. Washington, and Dale Carnegie: The Future of Self-Help in America Jim Powell, Allen West, Steven Watts, Gary Alexander (mod)

BOOKSIGNING: Jim Powell signs "FDR's Folly'" a special edition by Gryphon Editions. In Sunset 3/4 at end of breakout session.

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Gary Alexander

Senior Writer, Navellier.com
Gary Alexander is currently Senior Writer at Navellier.com, where he edits MarketMail, including his own Growth Mail column.  For the previous 20 years, he was Senior Executive Editor at InvestorPlace Media (formerly Phillips Publishing), where he edited market experts like Richard Band, John Dessauer, Elaine Garzarelli, Louis Navellier, and FreedomFest founder Mark Skousen. Prior to that, Gary edited Wealth Magazine and Gold Newsletter... Read More →

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Jim Powell

Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Jim Powell is Senior Fellow at a libertarian think tank, the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C., with which he has been associated since 1988. He has also done work for the Manhattan Institute, the Institute for Humane Studies, Citizens for a Sound Economy, the National Right to Work Committee and Americans for Free Choice in Medicine. Powell is an author on the history of liberty. He... Read More →
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Steven Watts

Playboy and the Sexual Revolution in America, Professor, University of Missouri
Steven Watts specializes in the cultural and intellectual history of the United States. He has published articles and essays in the American Quarterly, Journal of American History, Journal of the Early Republic, and American Studies. The Republic Reborn won the annual book prize from the National Historical Society and was runner-up for the best book award from the American Studies Association, while The Magic Kingdom was reviewed in major... Read More →
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Allen West

President & CEO, National Center for Policy Analysis
Allen West is President & CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis. He believes that policy, not politics, will secure a sound economic future for Americans – with growth, opportunity and returning the promise of the American dream for coming generations. | West is the third of four generations of military servicemen in his family. During his 22-year career in the United States Army, Lieutenant Colonel West served in several... Read More →

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The National Center for Policy Analysis --  “America’s Think Tank” -- is a Dallas-based research organization that generates private-sector, free-market solutions to public policy problems.  We bring together the best and brightest minds to tackle the country's most difficult public policy problems — in health care, taxes, entitlements, retirement, education, energy and natural resources. In doing so, we... Read More →

Thursday July 9, 2015 2:20pm - 3:10pm
Sunset 3/4