Conversation with Christopher DeMuth

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  • CH. 1 : Becoming Conservative

    How did the liberal DeMuth turn to conservatism in the 1960s? He tells his story here.

    00:15 - 09:12

  • CH. 2 : Edward C. Banfield

    DeMuth and Kristol discuss the profound writings and teaching of the late Harvard Government professor.

    09:12 - 31:27

  • CH. 3 : The Nixon White House

    DeMuth recalls his work on domestic policy work for Richard Nixon and assesses his “tragic” character.

    31:27 - 42:02

  • CH. 4 : James Q. Wilson

    DeMuth and Kristol discuss the extraordinary contribution of the late political scientist to American life.

    42:02 - 1:02:20

  • CH. 5 : Big Government Today

    What are our domestic policy challenges, and how should we address them?

    1:02:20 - 1:11:16

  • CH. 6 : Friedrich Hayek

    Do the ideas of the late Austrian thinker remain relevant today? Kristol and DeMuth discuss.

    1:11:16 - 1:34:54