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How to Get the Best from Brexit with Daniel Hannan

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

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What’s Next for the United Kingdom as They Exit the European Union?

How To Get The Best From Brexit With Daniel Hannan

interview with Daniel Hannanvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, July 12, 2018

What’s next for the United Kingdom as they exit the European Union?

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Joseph Stalin: Waiting For Hitler

interview with Stephen Kotkinvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, June 25, 2018

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Part 2: How Joseph Stalin engineered the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact with Hitler and his struggle with disinformation leading up to the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union. 

Joseph Stalin: Waiting For Hitler

interview with Stephen Kotkinvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, June 25, 2018

How Stalin engineered the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact with Hitler and the consequences of his decision.

Why Does Joseph Stalin Matter?

interview with Stephen Kotkinvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, June 7, 2018

Part 1: How Stalin transformed the USSR in profound and enduring ways.

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Why Does Joseph Stalin Matter?

interview with Stephen Kotkinvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, June 7, 2018

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How Stalin transformed the USSR in profound and enduring ways.

Uncommon Knowledge Turns 22

Friday, May 18, 2018

Uncommon Knowledge turns 22. 

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Defending the Nation With Secretary of Defense James Mattis

interview with General Jim Mattisvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, May 14, 2018

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Secretary of Defense James Mattis discusses the issues facing the United States Armed Forces at home and around the globe.

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Defending The Nation With Secretary Of Defense James Mattis

interview with General Jim Mattisvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, May 14, 2018

In his first televised interview in almost a year, Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis sits down with Peter Robinson to discuss a wide range of issues facing the United States Armed Forces at home and across the globe.

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Discrimination And Disparities With Thomas Sowell

interview with Thomas Sowellvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, May 3, 2018

Hoover Institution’s Rose and Milton Friedman Senior Fellow Thomas Sowell discusses his new book, Discrimination and Disparities.

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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.

“Uncommon Knowledge takes fascinating, accomplished guests, then sits them down with me to talk about the issues of the day,” says Robinson, an author and former speechwriter for President Reagan. “Unhurried, civil, thoughtful, and informed conversation– that’s what we produce. And there isn’t all that much of it around these days.”

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