“Novelist Ayn Rand talks with Wallace about the personal philosophy underpinning her books The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, as well as the economy, welfare, the American political system, and taxes.” Originally broadcast 1959. Posted to YouTube by the Ayn Rand Insitute with permission of The Mike Wallace Interview Collection, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin, and Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan.
How To Celebrate Ayn Rand’s Birthday
February 2nd is the birthday of Ayn Rand, the author of Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead. Ayn Rand developed and defended Objectivism, a philosophy that advocates “rational selfishness.”