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Johnny Rocket Launch Pad Episode #143 Historical Controversies (Interview w/ Chris Calton)

April 28, 2018


Show Summary: As Murray Rothbard said, "History necessarily means narrative, discussion of real persons as well as their abstract theories, and includes triumphs, tragedies, and conflicts, conflicts which are often moral as well as purely theoretical. This week we rock out with Chris Calton host of the Historical Controversies podcast were we explore history from a different point of view.  Is what we ’re taught in school wrong? Find out for yourself in this episode of the Launch Pad!

About The Guest:  Chris Calton is a 2018 Mises Institute Research Fellow and an economic historian. He is writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast.

About the Co-Host: Sherry Voluntary is a woman, homeschooling mom of two very tall children, a public speaker, dumpster fire starter, dissident, and unapologetic voluntaryist host of the Sherry Voluntary Show.

Guest Website

Chris Calton (Mises)

Anarchis Youtube

Historical Controversies Podcast (Itunes)


Co-Host  Website(s)

Sherry Voluntary Facebook

Host Website

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Books Mentioned

Lincoln Unmasked: What You're Not Supposed to Know About Dishonest Abe by Thomas J. Dilorenzo

Conceived in Liberty by Murray N. Rothbard

Man, Economy and State  by Murray N. Rothbard

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Recorded At

Johnny's Base One, Federal Way, Washington 98003.

Johnny uses an Electrovoice RE-20 microphone, Mogami cables, DBX 286s,

ART EQ355 Dual Channel 31-Band Equalizer, Focusrite Scarlet 6i6, and smokes Camel cigarettes.

The Johnny Rocket Launch Pad is pre-recorded, mixed, and mastered by Benjamin Wiegold. The theme song of "The Johnny Rocket Launch Pad" is "Over You" Performed by The Hot Roddin' Romeos from the record Boozehounds(2014) released by Splatterhouse Wreckords