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- Full Title: Objectively Speaking: Ayn Rand Interviewed
- Author(s): Edited by Marlene Podritske and Peter Schwartz
- Year Published: 2009
- Publisher: Lexington Books (a division of Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)
- Publication Type: Commercial
- ISBN-10: 0-7391-3194-X (hardcover), 0-7391-3195-4 (paperback), 0-7391-3196-6 (e-book)
- ISBN-13: 978-0-7391-3194-7 (paperback), 978-0-7391-3195-4 (paperback), 978-0-7391-3196-1 (e-book)
- Description: This book collects interviews with Rand from the 1930s to the 1980s, including both print interviews and transcripts of radio and tv appearances.
Part 1: Beginnings: A Russian Emigre's First Interviews (1932-1949)
- "Russian Girl Jeers at U.S. for Depression Complaint," Oakland Tribune, 1932
- "True Picture of Russian Girls' Love Life Tragic," Boston Post, 1936
- "The Woman of Tomorrow," WJZ Radio, 1949
Part 2: On Campus: Ayn Rand Talks With Future Intellectuals (1962-1966)
- Objectivism versus Conservatism
- The Campaign against "Extremism"
- The "Robber-Barons"
- Myths of Capitalism
- The Political Structure of a Free Society
- The American Constitution
- Objective Law
- The Role of a Free Press
- Romantic Literature
- Romanticism versus Naturalism
- The Visual Arts
- Cyrano de Bergerac
- Favorites in Art
- The Nature of Humor
- The Foundations of Morality
- Individual Rights
- The Ethics of Objectivism
Part 3: On Television and Radio: Ayn Rand in America's Living Rooms (1959-1981)
- "The Mike Wallace Interview," ABC-TV, 1959
- For the Intellectual, University of Michigan Television, with Professor James McConnell, 1961
- The Tonight Show, with Johnny Carson, NBC-TV, August 1967
- The Tonight Show, with Johnny Carson, NBC-TV, October 1967
- Speaking Freely, with Edwin Newman, NBC-TV, 1972
- Day and Night, a television program hosted by James Day, 1974
- Focus on Youth, a radio show hosted by Garth R. Ancier, 1976
- The Raymond Newman Journal, a radio show, 1980
- Louis Rukeyser's Business Journal, 1981
- Epilogue: Leonard Peikoff and Recollections of Ayn Rand
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