Preface by Subroto Roy October 31, 2008:
As recorded elsewhere here, I met Professor Milton Friedman for the first time at the Mont Pelerin Society meetings at Cambridge in the autumn of 1984. I there asked him for his November 1955 memorandum to the Government of India, which had been suppressed since then; when he returned to Stanford, he had the original document sent to me in Blacksburg. In January 1989, I invited him to the University of Hawaii conference on India’s modern political economy due to be held in May. I was determined to see publication of his 1955 memorandum and did so (despite opposition from “senior” Leftist professors). Milton agreed to come for two days, and what follows are his extempore comments on May 22 1989 as recorded on tape.
Milton Friedman’s extempore comments at the 1989 Hawaii conference: on India, Israel, Palestine, the USA, Debt and…
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