The Hoover Institution’s Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson will appear on the new Fox Nation streaming service on Nov. 29 with an exclusive interview of economist and Hoover senior fellow Thomas Sowell.
Uncommon Knowledge, a series hosted by Hoover fellow Peter Robinson for more than two decades, features interviews with scholars, journalists, and other big picture thinkers to share their views with the world. Guests have included George W. Bush, Henry Kissinger, Antonin Scalia, Rupert Murdoch, James Mattis, Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, as well as Hoover fellows Milton Friedman, Condoleezza Rice and George Shultz. Recent interviews have included H.R. McMaster, George Osborne, John Yoo, and Rob Portman.
Robinson, an author and former speechwriter for President Reagan, said, "On each episode of Uncommon Knowledge, my guest and I take an issue, light a torch, and go deep--right down to the foundations and then into all the subterranean chambers. It's a show devoted to smarts, good humor--and intellectual spelunking."
Fox Nation began on Nov. 27 and is a streaming subscription service that members can access from phones, computers and select TV devices. It will feature exclusive short- and long-form programming, including daily shows, documentaries, investigative series and other content. Fox Nation is designed to enhance and complement the FOX News viewer experience; it will not offer Fox News content.
Uncommon Knowledge will air the Thomas Sowell interview on its Hoover website and other platforms three days after it is featured on Fox Nation. Uncommon Knowledge was launched in 1997 and is now distributed exclusively on the web over a growing network of the largest political websites and channels. Follow it on Facebook and Twitter.
Established one hundred years ago by Herbert Hoover at his alma mater Stanford University, the Hoover Institution marks its centennial in 2019. From its initial charge to collect materials documenting the experience of war and the pursuit of peace, the institution stands today as the world’s preeminent archive and policy research center dedicated to freedom, private enterprise, and effective, limited government.
Clifton B. Parker, Hoover Institution: 650-498-5204, cbparker [at] stanford.edu