Robert Johnson and Alexander Heffner on "The Dual Pillars of American Finance and Democracy"

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
12:30 PM to 01:30 PM

Join Robert Johnson of the Institute for New Economic Thinking in conversation with PBS host Alexander Heffner on the future of American democracy and finance.

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Upcoming Events and Tours

  • Walking Tour: History of Wall Street
    Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 11:00 AM

    Join us for a 90-minute historical walking tour of FiDi (the Financial District).

  • Walking Tour: History of Wall Street
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 11:00 AM

    Join us for a 90-minute historical walking tour of FiDi (the Financial District).

  • Night at the Museums
    Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 04:00 PM

    The Museum will again participate in the annual Night at the Museums event, with FREE admission from 4-8 pm.

  • Robert Wright on "Hamilton's Blessed Debt"
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 02:00 PM

    Alexander Hamilton argued that the debt the new federal government inherited from the American Revolution would be a blessing, so long as the total owed to creditors did not become "excessive." Financial historian Robert Wright will explain Hamilton's conception of excessive debt and show that the national debt, as reformed and revitalized by Hamilton, indeed served to cement the young nation together and to spur economic growth, precisely as Hamilton predicted.

  • Joel Tillinghast on "Big Money Thinks Small"
    Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 12:30 PM

    Join us for a lunchtime program with veteran Fidelity fund manager Joel Tillinghast on his new book about biases, blind spots and smarter investing.

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Jonathan Knee on "Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education"

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