Burt Folsom is a distinguished fellow at Hillsdale College in Michigan, where he served as full professor of history for many years. He received his Ph.D. in American economic history from the University of Pittsburgh and has written ten books. These books include THE MYTH OF THE ROBBER BARONS and also NEW DEAL OR RAW DEAL, which is a critique of Franklin Roosevelt’s presidency.

Dr. Folsom is a frequent guest on FOX News. Finally, two of his books have been awarded “best book of the year” by economist Thomas Sowell.