Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Invitation to a Speech

Evening at FEE: “The Curse of Alexander Hamilton,” a lecture by Professor Jack Chambless

On Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 6:15 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the Foundation for Economic Education will be hosting an Evening at FEE event with Professor Jack Chambless of Valencia College.

“The Curse of Alexander Hamilton” will examine the historical evolution of the General Welfare Clause of the U.S. Constitution from the Constitutional Convention to the 1936 Supreme Court decision that fundamentally changed the role of government in the lives of the citizenry. Hamilton’s view of the definition of the ‘general welfare’ along with competing views by other Founders and statesmen that followed will be examined in order to provide a historical picture of the intense debate that has been with us since the founding of the nation and still shapes economic policy today.

Can’t attend the event in person?We will be broadcasting this event as a live webinar, beginning at 7:20 p.m. on May 5.Register for the webinar.


  1. Professor Chambless,

    Will this lecture be taped? I would like to see it but I will not have access to a computer all weekend. Got drill with the National Guard and will be in the woods until Sunday.

  2. It was taped and will be put on Youtube this summer. I will post it to my blog when that happens. Thanks Brian.