Life, Liberty, and M*A*S*H

Thomas A. Firey An earlier version of this essay appeared on Liberty Fund’s Library of Economics and Liberty. , When the TV series M*A*S*H debuted 50 years ago, on September 17, 1972, it was a bad time to launch an anti‐​war, anti‐​establishment dark comedy. The world nearly missed out on what “Hawkeye” Pierce, “Hot Lips” Houlihan, and […]