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The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:

The Classicist: Remembering Rush

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses some of the biggest challenges facing America in the years ahead, from debt to immigration to Chinese aggression — and pauses for a special remembrance of his friend Rush Limbaugh.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:

The Classicist: The Lidless Eye: How Progressivism Conquered American Institutions

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

In a sweeping new installment of The Classicist, Victor Davis Hanson looks at how the Left has moved from a countercultural movement in the 1960s to the commanding heights of American culture in the 2020s.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:

The Classicist: Understanding Progressive Illiberalism

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Victor Davis Hanson examines how progressivism has captured American institutions: everything from higher education to high finance, from tech to sports. Along the way, he explains what progressives’ cultural ascendance has revealed about their ideology, predicts what it means for the Right, and analyzes whether a backlash is imminent.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:

The Classicist: The 1776 Commission And The Relearning Of American History

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Victor Davis Hanson explains the work of President Trump’s 1776 Commission (a body on which he served), describes the decline of history as an academic discipline, and explains why humility is an essential ingredient when judging figures from the past.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:

The Classicist: The Unity Presidency Gets Divisive

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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson analyzes how Joe Biden’s early policy moves contrast with his campaign-trail rhetoric, reflects on the last days of Donald Trump, and explains how a fractured Republican Party can move forward.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:

Trump Agonistes

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Thursday, January 14, 2021

As the president spends his final days in office embattled, progressives in Congress, Silicon Valley, and the incoming administration seize on the opportunity to mount new offensives against the Right. Will conservative populism survive the onslaught? Victor Davis Hanson explores that question and others in the newest installment of The Classicist.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:

The Classicist: An Exhausted Civilization

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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Victor Davis Hanson examines the confluence of trends — a contempt for American history; the decline of the rule of law; the intellectual rot of the academy; the rise of ingratitude and cultural contempt — that are weakening the foundations of American society.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:

The Classicist With Victor Davis Hanson Special Episode: Chaos At The Capitol

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson reacts in real time to an outbreak of mob violence at the US Capitol. Professor Hanson calls for peace, encourages President Trump to cool the passions of his followers, and provides advice to president-elect Biden on how to lower the country’s temperature.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:

The Classicist: The Scars Of 2020

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

The political trends that defined the year — and what they mean for America’s future.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:

The Classicist: The Case For A Cynical Biden Foreign Policy

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Thursday, December 3, 2020

The new president could succeed by wrapping inherited policies in new rhetoric.

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