Drawing on Taylor Schilling’s portrayal of Dagny Taggart in the movie Atlas Shrugged Part 1 and on Ayn Rand’s novel on which the film is based, William R Thomas discusses Dagny’s background, values, and approach to life. Independent thinking, love of business and technology, and a dedication to personal values are major themes in Dagny’s life. Learn more about this fascinating, heroic character with an inner life the movie could not fully show.

Recorded May 4, 2011. 35 minutes lecture, 1 hour 14 minutes total including Q&A


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