Last updated 5/31/2021 at 10:18am
My wife and I have had a hero for 40 years: Thomas Sowell, 90 years young and one of America’s greatest intellectuals. Born in the segregated South, raised in Harlem, he served as a U.S. Marine in Korea during the war. A Marxist as a young man, he soon changed. Sowell studied under Milton Freidman and received his doctorate in economics with highest honors at the University of Chicago.
Author of 30 books, he wrote a sophisticated syndicated column published in the nation’s leading newspapers. He taught at many major universities. For 40 years he has served as the Senior Fellow in econo...