Marching in the Wrong Direction (Walter Williams)
- 1991 ----- color ----- 28 min ----- vhs
(Upon Reflection series)
Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Walter Williams, Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Washington and author of Mismanaging America. Professor Williams discusses the rise of the anti-analytic presidency. He describes how "no one has ever taken government apart as Ronald Reagan did." "Reagan declared war on information analysis and management within the government." He examines deregulation, the saving and loan scandal, and political leadership vs. managerial leadership. He discusses the last president "who knew how to run the machinery of government"--Dwight Eisenhower.
- Topics: (Economics, History: American, Management, Political Science: American)