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Wendell Fitzgerald
President, Henry George School of San Francisco

8-film series on YouTube,
including interviews by Peter Melton

This page provides links to many of the wealthandwant themes which are mentioned in the 8-part YouTube series done by Wendell Fitzgerald on Henry George's ideas.

Part 1: Progress & Poverty — view it at http://youtube.com/watch?v=LAtWR5lbgGM&mode=related&search=

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Part 2: Progress and Poverty (continued) — view it at http://youtube.com/watch?v=16TFd7Xsbg4&mode=related&search=

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Part 3: Progress and Poverty (continued) — view it at http://youtube.com/watch?v=-hWv0LzlXcA&mode=related&search=

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Part 4: Progress and Poverty: "Housing Bubble" is Really a Land Bubbleview it at http://youtube.com/watch?v=gyw3ty2qoto&mode=related&search=

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Part 5: Exclusive Use of Land: the Law of the Conqueror — view it at http://youtube.com/watch?v=fmSD2OyKR2E&mode=related&search=

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Part 6: Value of Land is Created by the Community — view it at http://youtube.com/watch?v=9Hr_MiYDCLY&mode=related&search=

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Land Value and Free Lunch, Part 1 view it at http://youtube.com/watch?v=qtgwYjl2-_I&mode=related&search=

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Land Value and Free Lunch, Part 2view it at http:/s/youtube.com/watch?v=OksuziR0nzo&mode=related&search=

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If you're looking for an inexpensive hardcopy way to share the YouTube films with others, you might print out these two pages, back to back, on cardstock, and cut them into 5 bookmarks per page.


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