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Jason Riley on “False Black Power?”

interview with Jason Rileyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, March 18, 2019

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Jason Riley discusses identity politics, race relations, and black history in his new book, False Black Power.

Jason Riley On “False Black Power?”

interview with Jason Rileyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, March 18, 2019

Jason Riley discusses identity politics, race relations, and black history in his new book, False Black Power?

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Cost-Effective Approaches to Save the Environment, with Bjorn Lomborg

interview with Bjorn Lomborgvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, March 4, 2019

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Bjorn Lomborg breaks down the costs of current proposed policies to relieve climate change and proposes cost-effective and economically feasible alternative solutions.

Cost-Effective Approaches To Save The Environment, With Bjorn Lomborg

interview with Bjørn Lomborgvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, March 4, 2019

Bjorn Lomborg breaks down the costs of current proposed policies to relieve climate change and proposes cost-effective and economically feasible alternative solutions.

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Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II: The Partnership that Changed the World

interview with Edwin Meese IIIvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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Former attorney general Edwin Meese III explains the relationship between President Reagan and Pope John Paul II and how their collaboration helped end the Cold War.

Ronald Reagan And Pope John Paul II: The Partnership That Changed The World

interview with Edwin Meese IIIvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Former attorney general Edwin Meese III explains the relationship between President Reagan and Pope John Paul II and how their collaboration helped end the Cold War.

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Are There Limits on Emergency Powers? With John Yoo and Richard Epstein

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Friday, January 25, 2019

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Richard Epstein and John Yoo deconstruct presidential powers concerning the government shutdown, the Mueller investigation, and the potential for impeachment by the Democrat-controlled House.

Are There Limits On Emergency Powers? With John Yoo And Richard Epstein

interview with John Yoo, Richard A. Epsteinvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, January 25, 2019

Richard Epstein and John Yoo deconstruct presidential powers concerning the government shutdown, the Mueller investigation, and the potential for impeachment by the Democrat-controlled House.

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Winston Churchill: Walking with Destiny

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

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Andrew Roberts examines the extraordinary life of Winston Churchill in Roberts’s new book, Churchill: Walking with Destiny. 

Winston Churchill: Walking With Destiny

interview with Andrew Robertsvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Andrew Roberts examines the extraordinary life of Winston Churchill in Roberts’s new book, Churchill: Walking with Destiny.

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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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