Centenary Reminiscences of Ayn Rand (MP3 download)
By Leonard Peikoff
In this presentation, recorded live at a February 5, 2005, banquet commemorating the centenary of Ayn Rand’s birth, Dr. Leonard Peikoff delivers a variety of anecdotes, both serious and humorous, from his longtime association with Rand. His remarks are followed by a question-and-answer period about Rand’s life and work.
Subjects discussed by Dr. Peikoff include:
Discussions with Rand about Objectivism and contemporary philosophy
Her advice on choosing a career and on judging one’s self esteem objectively
Reading and discussing Atlas Shrugged in manuscript
The writing of Galt’s speech
Memories of Rand’s husband, Frank O’Connor, and of the couple’s relationship
The intentional “Alfred Hitchcock touch” in one scene of Atlas Shrugged
Her favorites in music, poetry, film and television
Recorded on February 5, 2005 in Costa Mesa, CA.
(MP3 download; 76 min., with Q & A, 54.42 MB)
The description of this product has not necessarily been reviewed or approved by Leonard Peikoff.