Gambling, good leadership and economic history


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Anne McElvoy looks at leadership lessons from past US presidents, the parallels between the betting industry and fears over gambling in 1945 and now and she asks who are the key economic thinkers. Her guests are Callum Williams, senior economics writer at The Economist, 2020 New Generation Thinker Darragh McGee from the University of Bath and ahead of July 4th and Independence Day in the USA she revisits her interview with Doris Kearns Goodwin about her book called Leadership in Turbulent Times. Callum Williams' book The Classical School: The Turbulent Birth of Economics in Twenty Extraordinary Lives is out now. Producer: Torquil MacLeod

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