Brian Doherty on Milton Friedman

Give us 3 minutes and 57 seconds and we'll give you the ability to fake your way through a dinner-party conversation about the Nobel Laureate who pushed school choice and pounded the draft. Reason's Brian Doherty, author of Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement, recalls the “free to choose” legacy of Milton Friedman.

Give us 3 minutes and 57 seconds and we'll give you the ability to fake your way through a dinner-party conversation about one of the most influential thinkers of our time.

Reason's Brian Doherty, author of Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement, discusses the great Milton Friedman.

Stay tuned to Reason.tv for more stories from Doherty about other leading libertarian personalities, including Ayn Rand and F.A. Hayek.

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