Burt Folsom

“Free markets are in short supply. I enjoy studying free markets and how they work.”

Burt Folsom has been a college professor at many places, especially Hillsdale College in Michigan, where he still serves as distinguished fellow. He has written ten books. These books include The Myth of the Robber Barons, which is published by Young America’s Foundation and will soon be in its ninth edition. He has also written New Deal or Raw Deal? that describes President Franklin Roosevelt’s disastrous New Deal program, which attacked free enterprise and slowed down America’s recovery from the Great Depression of the 1930s.

Burt Folsom received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Pittsburgh and he appears regularly on Fox News. He is the longest serving speaker for Young America’s Foundation.

Speech Topics:

  • The Myth of the Robber Barons
  • Fake History:  How Liberal Textbooks Mislead Students


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Economics, Education, Free Markets, Law / Constitution, Western Civilization

Author, Columnist, Historian, Professor

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