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Two lucky people : memoirs

Author: Milton Friedman; Rose D Friedman
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 1998.
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Two Lucky People is Milton and Rose Friedman's memorable and lively account of their lives, the people they knew, and the work they shared. For the first time they set the record straight regarding their involvement with world leaders and many of this century's most important public policy issues. Included here are previously unpublished documents of significant interest, such as a letter Milton Friedman wrote to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Milton Friedman; Rose D Friedman; Milton Friedman; Milton Friedman; Rose D Friedman; Milton Friedman; Rose D Friedman; Milton Friedman; Rose D Friedman
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Friedman; Rose D Friedman
ISBN: 0226264149 9780226264141 0226264157 9780226264158
OCLC Number: 38120565
Description: xii, 660 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: How we met --
Early years - Rose --
Early years - Milton --
From meeting to marriage, 1932-38 --
Beginning married life --
Victim of campus politics --
Washington, 1941-43 --
War years in New York, 1943-45 --
Minnesota --
Settling in at Chicago --
Our summers, 1948-80 --
An Autumn in Paris, 1950 --
The University of Chicago --
The department of economics --
Teaching --
Scholarly work --
Our first year abroad --
Assignment in India --
Center for advanced study, 1957-58 --
Our Wanderjahr, 1962-63 - participating in the public-policy debate --
The Goldwater Campaign, and New York, 1963-65 --
Adviser to presidents Nixon and Reagan --
Chile --
Travels and travails --
The Nobel award --
Israel --
Free to choose --
Filming in Easter Europe --
China --
Life after retirement.
Responsibility: Milton & Rose D. Friedman.
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Two Lucky People is Milton and Rose Friedman's memorable and lively account of their lives, the people they knew, and the work they shared. For the first time they set the record straight regarding their involvement with world leaders and many of this century's most important public policy issues. Included here are previously unpublished documents of significant interest, such as a letter Milton Friedman wrote to General Pinochet in 1975 on his return from Chile, along with Pinochet's reply; a memo from Friedman prepared in 1988 for Zhao Zi Yang, the general secretary for the Communist party in China, on economic reform in China; and the transcript of Friedman's subsequent lengthy meeting with Zhao.

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