Interview with Ayn Rand – an amazing author

In this engaging 1959 interview, her first on television, Ayn Rand capsulizes her philosophy for CBS’s Mike Wallace. The discussion ranges from the nature of morality to the economic and historical distortions disseminated about the “robber barons.” She also comments on her relationship with Frank O’Connor, provides some autobiographical information and gives her perspective on the future of America.

Atlas Shrugged is absurd but strangely compelling

Ayn Rand’s libertarian rant is unpleasant, daft and deeply flawed. I hated it – but I couldn’t put it down

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