PBS NewsHour

The Strange, Animal-Killing Side Effects of Tax Policy...

Clip: 01/13/2012 | 2m 58s

Arthur Laffer, economist to Ronald Reagan and famous for the Laffer Curve theory, had reason to be concerned. In the 1980s he received death threats for his role in reducing taxes on wealthy Americans. His property was attacked. He had the Secret Service check on his children at school because he feared they would become targets. So he picked up and moved his family from California to Tennessee.

Aired: 01/13/12

Rating: NR

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