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

  • James Carville on Conversations with Bill Kristol

    James Carville: The veteran Democratic strategist shares his perspective on the Biden Administration, the culture wars, and the state of the parties.
    Date Added: April 8, 2021

  • Professor Leon Kass

    Leon Kass II: On the Book of Exodus and its enduring relevance.
    Date Added: March 24, 2021

  • Garry Kasparov 2021

    Garry Kasparov VI: On Vladimir Putin, his global influence, and the importance of standing up for freedom.
    Date Added: March 10, 2021

  • Larry Summers interviewed by Bill Kristol

    Larry Summers III: On the economic outlook, the case for public investment, and the threat of inflation.
    Date Added: February 25, 2021

  • Ashish Jha II: The dean of the Brown School of Public Health discusses Covid-19, vaccines, and the outlook for 2021.
    Date Added: February 20, 2021

  • Scott Lincicome II: The race for vaccines and lessons on free markets, trade, and globalization.
    Date Added: January 28, 2021

  • Robert Gibbs: On the incoming Biden administration and the challenge of a presidential transition during a crisis.
    Date Added: January 14, 2021

  • Princeton Historian Sean Wilentz

    Sean Wilentz II: The Princeton historian on conspiracy theories in American politics, past and present.
    Date Added: January 1, 2021

  • Ashish Jha

    Ashish Jha: The dean of the Brown University School of Public Health on Covid-19, vaccines and the path to recovery, and lessons learned.
    Date Added: December 23, 2020

  • Eric Edelman IV: On the foreign policy challenges facing the Biden administration and the importance of American leadership.
    Date Added: December 1, 2020

  • Ronald Brownstein IV: On the 2020 elections, the fault lines in our divided electorate, and the challenges faced by both parties going forward.
    Date Added: November 9, 2020

  • Diana Schaub III: A discussion of the life and ideas of the thinker, orator, and educator Booker T. Washington.
    Date Added: October 28, 2020