00:01    |    
Initial credits
00:06    |    
Introduction by Carroll Ríos de Rodríguez
Quotes Margaret Thatcher: A Portrait of the Iron Lady, John Blundell
Modern mothers and wives
Ladies for liberty
Quotes Nicole K. Neily
Quotes  The God of the Machine, Isabel Paterson
Author's intention
John Blundell's intellectual career
Guatemalan influential women
07:49    |    
John Blundell on his book Ladies for Liberty: Women Who Made a Difference in American History
Quotes  Margaret Thatcher: A Portrait of the Iron Lady,John Blundell
Movie: The Iron Lady(2011)
Great American women
Selection process
Contribution completed
Pro liberty features
Remarkable achievements
Powerful stories
Least overlap possible
11:48    |    
Individual chapters
Mercy Otis Warren
Quotes James Otis
Martha Washington
Abigail Adams
Revolutionary women
Grimké sisters
Sojourner Truth
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Women's voting right in the United States
Harriet Tubman
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Quotes Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe
Bina West Miller
Madam C. J. Walker
Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane
Quotes The Discovery of Freedom: Man's Struggle Against Authority, Rose Wilder Lane
Isabel Mary Paterson
Lila Acheson Wallace
Quotes Readers Digest
Vivien Kellems
Tax protestor
Taylor Caldwell
Quotes A Pillar of Iron, Taylor Caldwell
Ayn Rand
Rose Director Friedman
Jane Jacobs
Quotes The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Jane Jacobs
Dorian Fisher
40:19    |    
Lessons learned from these women 
Women's property rights in the 19th century
Boarding education
Prevalence of upstate New Yorkers
Genealogical connections
Liberal principles
Strategic women
Raw courage and determination
48:00    |    
Future ladies for liberty
48:41    |    
Question and answer period
What do you think of the Margaret Thatcher movie?
Neutral perspective about the movie
Different character roles
54:42    |    
Final credits




Presentation of the Book “Ladies for Liberty: Women Who Made a Difference in American History”

22 de marzo de 2012   | Vistas: 2 |  

John Blundell presents his latest book, Ladies for Liberty: Women Who Made a Difference in American History. Following his literary focus, he speaks about the circumstances and facts that led him to research and elaborate on his findings. He details the reasons that compelled him to choose the women on his publication and makes a brief explanation of their life, work, and mainly their endeavor for freedom, each one performed during their lifetime. He also comments on the features and values these women had, which ultimately brought them to be influential in the development of American society, within their different historical political, economic, and social context. Finally, he offers his point of view on the recent biographical movie that represents Margaret Thatcher’s life.

John Blundell (1952-2014) was Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Institute of Economics Affairs (IEA). Previously, he was Director General and…


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