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Test Restraints and Verification: Part 2

with George P. Shultz, Raymond Juzaitis, Raymond Jeanlozvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, October 25, 2007

Test Restraints and Verification: Part 2, the third session from the Hoover Institution's Reykjavik Revisited: Steps Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons conference. This event features discussants Raymond Jeanloz and Raymond Juzaitis. (1:32:43)

Regional Confrontations and Nuclear Proliferation

with George P. Shultz, Jack F. Matlock, Henry A. Kissinger, Robert Einhorn, Vladimir Dvorkinvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, October 25, 2007

Regional Confrontations and Nuclear Weapons Proliferation, the fourth session from the Hoover Institution's Reykjavik Revisited: Steps Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons conference. This event features discussant Jack Matlock. (47:44)

Joint Enterprise: A World Without Nuclear Weapons

with George P. Shultz, Max Kampelman, Sergio Duartevia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, October 25, 2007

Turning the Goal of a World without Nuclear Weapons into a Joint Enterprise, the fifth panel from the Hoover Institution's Reykjavik Revisited: Steps Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons conference. This event features discussant Max Kampelman. (43:01)

Florida governor Jeb Bush

Uncommon Knowledge: Governor Jeb Bush

by Peter M. Robinsonwith Jeb Bushvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

In Florida, where Democrats outnumber Republicans, Governor Jeb Bush won both election and reelection by comfortable margins, reformed education, cut taxes, stood up for traditional moral values, and left office after eight years with an approval rating of more than 60 percent. How did he do it? Peter Robinson speaks with Governor Jeb Bush about what it means to be a conservative, his views on America’s current domestic agenda and foreign policy challenges, faith and politics, and the 2007 Republican presidential candidates. Video transcript (32:40)

Force Reductions and Redeployment: Part 2

with George P. Shultz, Sam Nunn, Henry A. Kissinger, Rose Gottemoeller, Bruce Blairvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Force Reductions and Redeployment: Part 2, the first session from the Hoover Institution's Reykjavik Revisited: Steps Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons conference. The event features discussants James Goodby, David Holloway, Bruce Blair and Rose Gottemoeller.(1:41:36)

Reykjavik Revisited: Welcome and Opening Remarks

with George P. Shultz, John Raisian, Sam Nunn, Max Kampelman, James Goodby, Sergio Duartevia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Welcome and opening remarks from the Hoover Institution's Reykjavik Revisited: Steps Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons conference. The event features discussants John Raisian, Sam Nunn, Sergio Duarte, Max Kampelman, George Shultz and James Goodby. (44:05)

Controls on Nuclear Weapons and Fuel: Part 1

with James Timbie, George P. Shultz, Robert Einhorn, Matthew Bunnvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Controls on Nuclear Weapons and Fuel: Part 1, the second session from the Hoover Institution's Reykjavik Revisited: Steps Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons conference. This event features discussants James Timbie, Robert Einhorn and Matthew Bunn. (1:47:33)

Force Reductions and Redeployment: Part 1

with George P. Shultz, David Holloway, Rose Gottemoeller, James Goodby, Bruce Blairvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Force Reductions and Redeployment: Part 1, the first session from the Hoover Institution's Reykjavik Revisited: Steps Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons conference. The event features discussants James Goodby, David Holloway, Bruce Blair and Rose Gottemoeller.

Steve Pearlstein of the Washington Post

Steve Pearlstein of the Washington Post discusses economics, politics and the coming elections.

with Steve Pearlsteinvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, October 18, 2007

"The Tone Deaf and Timid: Republicans, Democrats and the Missing Debate on Economic Policy."

Christopher Hitchens

Hitchens—The Morals of an Atheist

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, August 23, 2007

If there is no God—no ground of being—if human beings represent nothing more than temporary swarms of atoms, then what sense does it make even to speak of “right” and “wrong”? Where does morality come from? Reflecting on what he calls “the appalling insinuation that I would not know right from wrong if I was not supernaturally guided,….” Christopher Hitchens takes on the likes of Jonathan Swift, C.S. Lewis, and Charles Darwin in making his case for atheism. (20:53) Video transcript

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For more than two decades the Hoover Institution has been producing Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson, a series hosted by Hoover fellow Peter Robinson as an outlet for political leaders, scholars, journalists, and today’s big thinkers to share their views with the world. Guests have included a host of famous figures, including Paul Ryan, Henry Kissinger, Antonin Scalia, Rupert Murdoch, Newt Gingrich, and Christopher Hitchens, along with Hoover fellows such as Condoleezza Rice and George Shultz.

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