On Wednesday’s Philosophy in Action Radio, I’ll interview documentary producer Chris Mortensen about “The Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged.” This episode of internet radio airs at 6 pm PT / 7 MT / 8 CT / 9 ET on Wednesday, 20 February 2013, in our live studio. If you miss that live broadcast, you can always listen to the podcast later.

Chris Mortenson directed the excellent documentary, “Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged.” How did that project get started? What was required to make it a reality? How was it received? What’s next?

Chris Mortensen an award winning writer, producer and director has in the last fifteen years produced more than 100 hours of documentary and reality programming. His programs have appeared on History Channel, A&E, Discovery, TLC, BET, VH-1, TV-One, Lifetime Network, Fox Sports, ESPN, Travel Channel, Versus. GSN, TNN, Spike, and more. His latest project is “Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged,” a feature length documentary film that examines the resurging interest in Ayn Rand’s epic and controversial 1957 novel and the validity of its dire prediction for America.

If you haven’t yet seen the documentary… don’t delay! It’s free on NetFlix streaming, and it’s also available on Amazon streaming. You can also buy the new book, which has the full text of the interviews, including much that didn’t appear in the documentary.

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