Charles Murray on Coming Apart

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Charles Murray is the Bradley Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute

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"The American Project Is in Danger"

by Charles Murray, Peter M. Robinsonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 26, 2012

Charles Murray on the crisis that threatens our very identity as a nation. An interview with Peter Robinson.

Charles Murray on Coming Apart

Charles Murray on Coming Apart

with Charles Murrayvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, April 11, 2012

This week, on Uncommon Knowledge, longtime American Enterprise Institute fellow Charles Murray discusses his controversial new book, Coming Apart, about what America was, is, and will become. He also reveals his personal score on his now famous “bubble quiz.” Take the quiz here.
“If you were a guy [in 1963] and you were in your 30s and 40s, you either were working or you were looking for work, or you had better have a really good excuse like being completely, totally, physically incapacitated. If you were not working and not looking for work at that age group, you were a bum. Your parents would tell you that. Your siblings would tell you that. Your wife, if you had one would be appalled at it. That was all very simple then.” (47:35)

The Idea of Progress: Once Again, with Feeling

by Charles Murrayvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

"We need once again to embrace the idea of progress—the idea that history has a direction, the idea that human action has been, and is, making the world a better place." By Charles Murray.