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George F. Will Is The Umpire On Politics And Baseball

interview with George F. Willvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, April 19, 2018

George F. Will discusses the deep political divisions in the US.

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George F. Will is the Umpire on Politics and Baseball

interview with George F. Willvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, April 19, 2018

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George F. Will discusses the deep political divisions in the US.

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“To Change the Church” With Ross Douthat

interview with Ross Douthatvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism.

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“To Change the Church” With Ross Douthat

interview with Ross Douthatvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

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Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism. 

 

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Senator Portman On Why The New Tax Bill Helps The Middle Class

interview with Robert Portman via Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, March 29, 2018

The Positive Effects of the New Tax Bill Are Already Being Seen.

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Senator Portman on Why the New Tax Bill Helps the Middle Class

interview with Robert Portman via Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, March 29, 2018

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The Positive Effects of the New Tax Bill Are Already Being Seen. 

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Fear No Evil With Natan Sharansky

interview with Natan Sharanskyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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Why the long communist experiment in the former USSR still matters today.

Fear No Evil With Natan Sharansky

interview with Natan Sharanskyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Why the long communist experiment in the former USSR still matters today

Shelby Steele On "How America's Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country"

interview with Shelby Steelevia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Shelby Steele analyzes contemporary race relations in the United States.

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Shelby Steele On “How America's Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country”

interview with Shelby Steelevia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, February 8, 2018

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Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Shelby Steele analyzes contemporary race relations in the United States.

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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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