Joseph P. Overton

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Joseph P. Overton (4 January 1960 – 30 June 2003) was a Senior Vice President of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.[1][2] He is known for conceiving of the idea since known as the Overton window, the range of ideas the public will accept. He died at 43 from injuries suffered in an airplane crash.


  1. ^ "Joseph P. Overton". NNDB. 
  2. ^ Lamm, Byron S. (July 1, 2003). "A Tribute to Joseph P. Overton". State Policy Network. 

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