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In-depth, thought provoking discussions with leading thinkers and figures in American public life, hosted by Bill Kristol.

  • Cantor and Kristol on popular culture

    Paul Cantor II: On American popular culture and what we can learn from the best television shows and movies.
    Date Added: October 12, 2015

  • Cost, Abraham, and Kristol on the 2016 race

    2016 State of the Race: Former Senator Spencer Abraham and The Weekly Standard's Jay Cost analyze the race for the White House.
    Date Added: September 12, 2015

  • Harvey Mansfield V: On the political philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville and his insights into democracy and America.
    Date Added: August 31, 2015

  • Mitch Daniels: The former governor of Indiana reflects on his career in business, politics, and education.
    Date Added: August 17, 2015

  • Christina Hoff Sommers and Bill Kristol

    Christina Hoff Sommers: The AEI scholar and former philosophy professor on how feminism went awry.
    Date Added: August 3, 2015

  • Samuel Alito on Conversations with Bill Kristol

    Samuel Alito: Justice Alito reflects on the Supreme Court, recent controversial cases, and his education.
    Date Added: July 20, 2015

  • David Gelernter talks with Bill Kristol

    David Gelernter: The Yale computer scientist on technology, art, and the dumbing down of America.
    Date Added: July 6, 2015

  • Donald Kagan: The distinguished Yale classical historian discusses the major themes of his teaching and scholarship.
    Date Added: June 22, 2015

  • Peter Berkowitz: The Hoover Institution Senior Fellow on liberal education and our illiberal universities.
    Date Added: June 8, 2015

  • Fred Barnes: The Weekly Standard¬†Executive Editor discusses his career in political journalism.
    Date Added: May 25, 2015

  • Harvey Mansfield IV: On the political philosopher Leo Strauss and the Straussian school of philosophy he founded.
    Date Added: May 11, 2015

  • Gary Bauer: The conservative, pro-family activist and former Reagan advisor on Main Street conservatism.
    Date Added: April 27, 2015