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Judging Brett Kavanaugh And The Supreme Court With John Yoo

interview with John Yoovia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Yale Law alumnus and Hoover Institution visiting fellow, John Yoo analyzes the current political leanings of the Supreme Court and the process of confirming Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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Judging Brett Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court with John Yoo

interview with John Yoovia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

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Yale Law alumnus and Kavanaugh’s former classmate John Yoo analyzes the current political leanings of the Supreme Court and the process of confirming Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Russia, China, And The Future Of Democracy

interview with Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Nick Clegg, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Felipe Calderónvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, August 20, 2018

Analyzing the future of democracy with former prime ministers and presidents. Featuring Nick Clegg, Felipe Calderón, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, and Anders Fogh Rasmussen

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Russia, China, and the Future of Democracy

interview with Nick Clegg, Felipe Calderón, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Anders Fogh Rasmussenvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, August 20, 2018

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Analyzing the future of democracy with former prime ministers and presidents. Featuring Nick Clegg, Felipe Calderón, Toomas Henrik Ilves, and Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

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Uncommon Knowledge in Copenhagen: Revitalizing Democracies Around the World

interview with Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, July 26, 2018

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Building an Alliance of Democracies.

Uncommon Knowledge in Copenhagen: Revitalizing Democracies Around the World

Uncommon Knowledge In Copenhagen: Revitalizing Democracies Around The World

interview with José María Aznar, Felipe Calderón, Nick Clegg, Stephen Harper, Toomas Hendrik Ilvesvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, July 26, 2018

Building an Alliance of Democracies.

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How to Get the Best from Brexit with Daniel Hannan

interview with Daniel Hannanvia Uncommon Knowledge
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.

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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.”

The show started life as a television series in 1997 and is now distributed exclusively on the web over a growing network of the largest political websites and channels. To stay tuned for the latest updates on and episodes related to Uncommon Knowledge, follow us on Facebook and Twitter