Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Happy Birthday Uncle Taxman

As we prepare for an annual April rite of spring, it is worth noting that an important anniversary is coming up: the 100th birthday of the federal income tax.

To celebrate (sort of) we have invited the Director of the Tax History Project to share some of the colorful stories contained in his new book.

Guest:
Joseph J. Thorndike, Ph.D.
- Author of Their Fair Share: Taxing The Rich In The Age Of FDR [2013, Urban Institute Press ]. Director of the The Tax History Project. Visiting Scholar - University of Virginia History Department. Fellow of the George W. Bush Institute.

Additional Guest:
Bob McDonnell -
Governor of Virginia.
 

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