About the Program
Gary Weiss explores the political and social ideologies of Ayn Rand (1905-1982), author of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged. Mr. Weiss relays that Rand's support of unrestricted capitalism and limited government resonates with many in today's political circles, from Tea Party members to Glenn Beck and Alan Greenspan. Gary Weiss speaks at Westport Public Library in Westport, Connecticut.
Gary Weiss is the author of Born to Steal: When the Mafia Hit Wall Street and Wall Street Versus America: A Muckraking Look at the Thieves, Fakers, and Charlatans Who Are Ripping You Off. His writing has appeared in several publications, including Businessweek, The New York Times, and Salon. For more information, visit gary-weiss.com.
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