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November 22, 2009
Judy Shelton
Economist and Wall Street Journal Contributor
·National Endowment for Democracy (NED), Board of Directors
·Wall Street Journal, Contributing Writer

·"Money Meltdown"
·"The Coming Soviet Crash"

·Portland State University
·University of Utah, Ph.D
·Hoover Institution at Stanford, Postdoctoral Fellowship

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Info: Judy Shelton is an economist who has written 15 pieces for the Wall Street Journal over the past two years. She is the author of several books including "Money Meltdown" in 1994 and "The Coming Soviet Crash" in 1989. In addition, she is on the board of the National Endowment for Democracy (ned.org) which makes grants to countries to promote democracy. Six months before the Berlin wall came down in 1989, Judy Shelton appeared on Booknotes to talk about the economic problems of the Soviet Union. In this interview, she returns to look at the situation 20 years later as well as discuss the economic situation in the United States.

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