This debate at the Spring 1971 Libertarianism Conference at Columbia University arose out of Child’s “Open Letter to Ayn Rand” in which he attacked the concept of limited government and advocated anarcho-capitalism. Jeffery St. John defends the Objectivist view favouring limited government in this lively and informative exchange. The Q&A session at the end includes a question by Murray Rothbard (@40mins40secs).
Adjudicator: Jeffrey St. John is a news commentator and journalist. He’s a columnist also. He does commentary for the CBS Spectrum series, he’s also the host of his own radio show on Sunday afternoons from 12 to 3, WMCA 570, which is Sunday with St. John. Continue reading Anarcho-capitalism or limited government? Roy Childs debates Jeffery St. John