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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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Niall Ferguson’s “The Square and the Tower”

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, January 25, 2018

AUDIO ONLY Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook

Niall Ferguson's "The Square And The Tower"

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, January 25, 2018

A historical overview of networks and power, from the Freemasons to Facebook.

Enduring Vietnam With James Wright

interview with James Wrightvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, December 21, 2017

An American Generation and Its War

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Enduring Vietnam with James Wright

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

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An American Generation and Its War.

Part 2: The Second World Wars with Victor Davis Hanson

Part 2: The Second World Wars With Victor Davis Hanson

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

How the first global conflict was fought and won.

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Part 2: The Second World Wars with Victor Davis Hanson

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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How the first global conflict was fought and won.

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Part I The Second World Wars with Victor Davis Hanson

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

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How the first global conflict was fought and won.

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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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