Conversation with Charles Murray
Charles Murray recalls how he became interested in political science.
00:15 - 05:54
Did 1960s government programs incentivize destructive behavior amongst America’s poor?
05:54 - 17:58
Murray was an intellectual godfather of the landmark 1996 welfare reform bill. How did it come about?
17:58 - 29:41
What can we know about the human good? How can we advance it? Murray explains.
29:41 - 41:56
Murray and Kristol discuss Murray’s recent book on social decay in America.
41:56 - 48:11
Murray’s book on cognitive ability and success was extraordinarily controversial. Why?
48:11 - 1:07:28
Should we be optimistic about the American future? Murray and Kristol consider where opportunities may lie.
1:07:28 - 1:12:35