Join the Conversation
In-depth, thought provoking discussions with leading thinkers and figures in American public life, hosted by Bill Kristol.
Sign Up to receive free access to subscriber-only content, including additional footage, podcasts, transcripts & more.
Joe Trippi II: The veteran political strategist assesses the state of the presidential race between Trump and Biden (audio recording)
Date Added: July 9, 2020
Christine Rosen II: On cancel culture, mob violence, and the illiberal turn in American politics (audio recording)
Date Added: June 24, 2020
Stan Veuger II: The AEI economist analyzes the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, the policy responses to the economic crisis, and possible paths forward (audio recording)
Date Added: June 11, 2020
Aaron Friedberg II: On increasing tensions in the U.S.-China relationship (audio recording)
Date Added: May 27, 2020
Mike Murphy V: Mike Murphy and Bill Kristol analyze the Trump and Biden campaigns and consider how things might develop in the months ahead (audio recording)
Date Added: May 14, 2020
Harvey Mansfield XX: On liberal democracy as a mixed regime.
Date Added: May 2, 2020
Chester Finn: A veteran education policymaker and scholar discusses reforms to the American education system.
Date Added: April 18, 2020
Arthur Melzer: On why philosophers and political thinkers of the past practiced the art of esoteric writing.
Date Added: April 4, 2020
James Ceaser V: How we select presidential candidates, from the founding period to the primaries and caucuses of today.
Date Added: March 21, 2020
Paul Cantor VIII: On Westerns and their enduring interest in America and around the world.
Date Added: March 7, 2020
Harvey Mansfield XIX: An introduction to the central themes and ideas of Montesquieu's masterwork, "The Spirit of the Laws."
Date Added: February 22, 2020
Jonathan V. Last: On declining fertility rates in America and around the world, and their implications for politics and economics.
Date Added: February 8, 2020