By Mary Theroux | Sunday February 20, 2011 at 7:15 PM PST | 5 Comments
On this President’s Day weekend, let us commemorate the record of the best president in U.S. history: John Tyler. A random poll of Americans would draw mostly puzzled looks at the name, but according to Independent Institute Senior Fellow Ivan Eland, in his 2009 ranking of the presidents, Recarving Rushmore, this 10th U.S. president...
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By Anthony Gregory | Sunday April 5, 2009 at 8:23 PM PST | 0 Comments
Independent Institute Senior Fellow Ivan Eland, author of Recarving Rushmore: Ranking the Presidents on Peace, Prosperity and Liberty, and Congressman Ron Paul discuss the imperial presidency on CSPAN’s After Words.
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By David J. Theroux | Saturday April 4, 2009 at 1:14 PM PST | 1 Comment
In addition to Senior Fellow Robert Higgs being spotlighted on C-SPAN2’s prestigious In Depth program starting Sunday April 5th, Senior Fellow Ivan Eland will be interviewed by former presidential candidate, Congressman Ron Paul, on C-SPAN2’s widely influential After Words program to discuss Dr. Eland’s new Independent Institute book Recarving Rushmore: Ranking the Presidents on...
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