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Trump and Hamilton on American Trade

Jonathan Freedland compares Donald Trump's trade plans with tariffs proposed by Alexander Hamilton, just a few years after the founding of the American Republic.

Jonathan Freedland and guests take The Long View of Donald Trump's trade plans. The United States slapping hefty tariffs on goods from abroad in order to protect their industries at home is the story now, but also just a few years after the founding of the American Republic. The man imposing the tariffs, the then Treasury Secretary, Alexander Hamilton.
Producer: Georgia Catt.

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