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Questioning Conventional Wisdom In The COVID-19 Crisis, With Dr. Jay Bhattacharya

interview with Jay Bhattacharyavia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

It’s not popular right now to question conventional wisdom on sheltering in place, but Dr. Bhattacharya makes a strong case for challenging it, based in economics and science.

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The Corona Economy with John B. Taylor

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Friday, March 27, 2020

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The huge impact of the COVID-19 virus on the US and world economies.

The Corona Economy With John B. Taylor

interview with John B. Taylorvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, March 27, 2020

In this first of a new series of Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson conversations done via webcam, Peter Robinson talks to John B. Taylor, the Hoover Institution’s George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics.

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The Great Society: A New History with Amity Shlaes

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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Historian Amity Shlaes on her new book, Great Society: A New History. Begun by John F. Kennedy and completed by Lyndon B. Johnson, the Great Society was one of the most sweeping pieces of legislation ever enacted in American history.

The Great Society: A New History With Amity Shlaes

interview with Amity Shlaesvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Historian Amity Shlaes on her new book, Great Society: A New History. Begun by John F. Kennedy and completed by Lyndon B. Johnson, the Great Society was one of the most sweeping pieces of legislation ever enacted in American history.

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A Conversation with Vice President Mike Pence

interview with Mike Pencevia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, March 9, 2020

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A special one-on-one interview with Vice President Mike Pence.

A Conversation With Vice President Mike Pence

interview with Mike Pencevia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, March 9, 2020

A special one-on-one interview with Vice President Mike Pence.

 

The World According To Thiel

interview with Peter A. Thielvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Why Peter Thiel thinks we should rethink the doctrine of American exceptionalism.

 
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The World According to Thiel

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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Why Peter Thiel thinks we should rethink the doctrine of American exceptionalism.

The Impeachment Handbook With John Yoo & Richard Epstein

interview with John Yoo, Richard A. Epsteinvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, January 17, 2020

The impeachment proceedings against President Trump has now reached the Senate and to help our viewers navigate the legal and political issues surrounding it, Peter Robinson sits down with the Hoover Institution’s Visiting Fellow John Yoo and Senior Fellow Richard Epstein, two of the foremost legal scholars in the country.

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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.

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