The President Who Said “No”: How an American Leader Can
Cut the Budget, Save the Economy and Still Win Elections
Leading economic historian, best-selling author, and award-winning journalist Amity Shlaes will be speaking on Calvin Coolidge and his legacy of limited government at events in Albuquerque and Tularosa, New Mexico, on Monday, October 21st, 2013.
Shlaes will speak at a dinner in Tularosa from 6:00 to 7:30PM at the Tulie Cafe which is located at 313 Granado St.
Dinner tickets are available for $50 per person. A ticket and book combo is available for $80 which will get one person entry to the dinner and one copy of Shlaes’ book Coolidge. That’s $5 off the book’s cover price of $35.
Sponsorships which include a reserved ten-person table and preferred seating can be purchased for the dinner for $550. Books can be added to the table price for $30 per book. Click here to order additional books (link opens in a new window).
Shlaes writes a syndicated column for Forbes, is Chairman of the Board of the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation, directs the 4% Growth project at the George W. Bush Presidential Center, and teaches at New York University’s Stern School of Business in the MBA program. She is the author of the New York Times best-sellers, The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression (named by The Wall Street Journal as one of the best books to read during a financial crisis), The Greedy Hand, and her latest book Coolidge, a comprehensive biography and reassessment of President Calvin Coolidge.
The Wall Street Journal raves that it is “both timely and important … As the nation faces a looming economic crisis wrought in large measure by mounting public debt, the Coolidge experiment offers insights into what an alternative course might look like. Ms. Shlaes has given us a detailed examination of that alternative course.”
Shlaes has written for Bloomberg, The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal, where she was an editorial board member, as well as for The New Yorker, Fortune, National Review, The New Republic, and Foreign Affairs. She has appeared on PBS’s News Hours with Jim Lehrer, Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, Fox News’ Glenn Beck, ABC’s Good Morning America, Charlie Rose, CNBC’s Kudlow, contributes to Public Radio International’s Marketplace, and appears frequently on Bloomberg radio.
She chairs the jury of the Manhattan Institute’s Hayek Book Prize and has won both the Hayek and the Bastiat Prize for Journalism. Shlaes is a trustee of the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation.
She graduated magna cum laude from Yale and studied at the Free University in Berlin on a DAAD fellowship. Yale named Shlaes to its “Who’s Been Blue,” list of most distinguished alumni. She lives with her family in New York.