An Introduction to The Hayek Prophecies
Nobel Laureate F.A. Hayek is considered by many to be one of the greatest economic thinkers of all time. Today, his books, even many years after his death, are still global bestsellers. He was not a conservative or a liberal. He stood for peace, democracy, religious and racial tolerance and also for individual liberty, private property, free markets and the right for every man, woman and child to be free from right or left wing totalitarianism.
His political-economic views tower above modern day political thought and policies that have created in-fighting where groups are encroaching on each other for survival. Both modern day liberals and conservatives will gain tremendous knowledge from this documentary.
The Hayek Prophecies film you are about to see is a one-hour interview that is believed to be the only interview recorded with Hayek conducted outside of the constraints of normal news interviews where he was able to speak candidly about his economic views and theories. The purpose was to create a venue for a significant and powerful statement on many political-economic issues that were relevant at the time of the interview and even more relevant today. If you can understand these concepts you should be able to better plan your financial future.
As many people as possible should be exposed to this man's wisdom and advice. His 19 books are brilliant but lengthy; however, this one-hour documentary captures the best of F. A. Hayek. We hope future generations will also watch this documentary to learn and understand the self-evident economic truths that he espouses.
Hayek will most likely be regarded as one of the most important economists who ever lived. He went beyond the "dismal science" and embraced the philosophy of mankind's struggle for survival in the material world. Life itself depends on basic economic choices for all living things. He argued that if economics is misused, thwarted and degraded by lies, complexities and theories that clearly do not work, billions of people will suffer as a consequence.
Hayek brilliantly expounds far-reaching, yet easy to understand, economic concepts and how they relate to individual liberty and the natural rights of man. His great work The Road to Serfdom, inspired George Orwell to write his classic book about totalitarianism, 1984.
We believe the interview is one of the greatest dissertations on economics ever recorded. And we are very proud to let you view this remarkable film for the first time in 30 years.
Who Made This Possible
This archival footage was filmed and directed by Eric Sherman, founder of the Yale Film Society and son of legendary Hollywood film director Vincent Sherman, who directed many of the Hollywood greats such as Bette Davis, Clark Gable, Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn, Joan Crawford, Ronald Reagan and Ava Gardner. Recipient of the Peabody Award for Broadcasting
Kenneth J. Gerbino
The interview with F.A. Hayek was conducted by money manager Kenneth J. Gerbino, the Founder and Chairman of the American Economic Council which was very active in Washington in the early 1980's. Read More
Karen Gibbs, ex co-host of Wall Street Week and ex- anchor for CNN and Fox News, joins the production group in California and introduces the documentary and Kenneth Gerbino. Read More
Arick Salmea produced and directed the documentary and was in charge of the restoration process of the old footage to High Definition so you can view the Hayek interview in the highest quality presentation.
What Is Covered
This interview crystallizes F.A. Hayek's 65 years of thinking and his advice on many subjects relative to your personal financial survival, economics and politics.
Concepts discussed in this interview include:
- What He Would Do if He Were President
- Global Credit Collapse
- Wage and Price Controls
- Freedom and Liberty as They Relate to Economic Policies
- His Relationship with John Maynard Keynes
- The Commercial Banking System
- The Gold Standard
- The Federal Reserve
- Free Markets
- Government Bailouts of Companies
- His Advice on Economic Policies
- His Major Discovery in Economic Thought
- The Two Economic Inventions He Claims Are Vital to Mankind
- The Civil Services and the Power They Wield in Government
- Currency Reform
- Labor Unions
- Inflations and War
- Private Property
- Liberty and Prosperity
... and much more.
Enjoy the wisdom of F.A. Hayek!
"Hayek's powerful Road to Serfdom, left a permanent mark on my own political character, making me a long-term optimist for free enterprise and liberty...the most powerful critique of socialist planning and the socialist state is FA Hayek's The Road to Serfdom." - Margaret Thatcher - British Prime Minister 1979 - 1990