Burton W. Folsom, Jr.


Charles F. Kline Chair in History and Management

Burton Folsom, Jr.Burton W. Folsom, Jr. is the Charles Kline Professor of History and Management at Hillsdale College, and the author of New Deal or Raw Deal?, and FDR Goes to War, written with his wife, Anita. He has written for the Wall Street Journal, American Spectator, Policy Review, and Human Events.





Herbert Hoover’s Long-Awaited Magnum Opus
February 2012  |  The American Spectator

Did FDR End the Depression?
April 12, 2010  |  The Wall Street Journal

Obama’s Vision Through History

November 2009  |  The American Spectator

Slim Pickings
August 29, 2007  |  The Wall Street Journal






Uncle Sam Can't Count

FDR Goes to War

New Deal or Raw Deal?


Empire Builders

The Myth of the Robber Barons