Skip to comments.The Real Great Depression?
Posted on 07/13/2014 6:42:33 PM PDT by statestreet
Amity Shlaes does not believe in playing it safe.
In 2007 she issued the original edition of The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression, which dared to badly dent the established shibboleths regarding Americas Great Depression and how Franklin Delano Roosevelts New Deal didor did notdealt with it.
In 2013, she departed the beaten path still more provocatively, resuscitating the reputation of the much-maligned Calvin Coolidge. Coolidge defied all odds and joined The Forgotten Man in achieving best-seller status.
Having placed such high-stakes bets and won, she doubled backand doubled-downto collaborate on a graphic version of The Forgotten Man, which is likely the first major use of that medium for conservative nonfiction.
(Excerpt) Read more at kirkcenter.org ...
I find it fascinating they have brought this book out in this format. Thanks for posting this!
Graphic novels are story boards for movies. Hint hint.
And thanks for the link to the Kirk Center...
Russell Kirk is recommended must-reading for any conservative...