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

  • Jack Keane: A discussion of the 2007 Surge in Iraq and current military threats with the retired four-star general.
    Date Added: September 29, 2014

  • Peter Thiel: PayPal, Facebook, Palantir, and the state of technological progress with the business founder and investor.
    Date Added: September 15, 2014

  • Harvey Mansfield II: Conservatism in a liberal democracy, the wisdom of The Federalist, and the consequences of feminism.
    Date Added: September 1, 2014

  • Mark Blitz: A discussion on the great thinkers of the Western tradition, from Plato to Nietzsche, and their relevance today.
    Date Added: August 18, 2014

  • Yuval Levin: A discussion of modern conservatism and today's challenges with the editor of National Affairs. 
    Date Added: August 11, 2014

  • Paul Cantor: A two-part discussion of comedies, tragedies, and what Shakespeare can teach us about politics.
    Date Added: July 28, 2014

  • Charles Murray: Economic and moral well-being in America with one of the nation's preeminent political scientists.
    Date Added: July 14, 2014

  • Amy and Leon Kass: Love, friendship, and the promise of liberal education with the teaching duo married couple.
    Date Added: June 30, 2014

  • Elliott Abrams: An insider's take on public affairs on the hill, at the Department of State, and in the White House.
    Date Added: June 30, 2014

  • Harvey Mansfield: The distinguished Harvard political philosopher discusses the themes which have defined his career.
    Date Added: June 30, 2014