October 16, 2012 -- James Taggart is what would now be called a "crony capitalist." His wedding guests are the elite of a politicized economy. Taggart, Francisco, and Hank are all members of the "1%" --but the "money speech" (in the novel, and its distilled essence in the movie) is a clarion call to understand the nature of wealth and the distinction between those who produce it and those who acquire it through political favors.
 


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 VIDEO SCENE COMMENTARIES from  Atlas Shrugged Part 2


> The Trial of Hank Rearden

> Who is John Galt?

VIDEO INTERVIEWS:

> Interview with Patrick Fabian (James Taggart)   

>  Interview with Esai Morales (Francisco d’Anconia)

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David Kelley

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Author: David Kelley
David Kelley is the founder and executive director of The Atlas Society. A professional philosopher, teacher, and best-selling author, he has been a leading proponent of Objectivism for more than 25 years.

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