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Whatever Happened to Socialism?
The Twentieth Century has been called the Age of Ideology. One idea stands
out as perhaps the most influential of all: Socialism. Some believe it is
the most humane political idea ever invented, the key to peace and
prosperity. Others accuse it of creating poverty and giving rise to the
bloodiest regimes of the Twentieth Century. Did Socialism fulfill its
promise? Perhaps most important, does Socialism still exist?
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Resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and author of "Heaven on Earth: The Rise and Fall of Socialism".
Professor emeritus at the Georgetown University Law Center
Originally Aired: 3/14/2002
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