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

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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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A President and a Gentleman

interview with Haley Barbour, C. Boyden Grayvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Haley Barbour and C. Boyden Gray reminisce about the life and legacy of George H. W. Bush's presidency and how future generations will remember him.  

A President And A Gentleman: George H. W. Bush

interview with Haley Barbour, C. Boyden Grayvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Haley Barbour and C. Boyden Gray reminisce about the life and legacy of George H. W. Bush's presidency and how future generations will remember him. 

Remembering President George H. W. Bush With Chase Untermeyer And Andrew Ferguson

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Former speechwriters and a former ambassador join together to remember the legacy of President George H. W. Bush.

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Remembering President George H. W. Bush with Chase Untermeyer and Andrew Ferguson

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

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Former speechwriters and a former ambassador join together to remember the legacy of President George H. W. Bush.

Thomas Sowell On The Myths Of Economic Inequality

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Monday, December 3, 2018

What are the myths of economic inequality, and why is socialism often posed as the solution?

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Thomas Sowell on the Myths of Economic Inequality

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Monday, November 26, 2018

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What are the myths of economic inequality, and why is socialism often posed as the solution?

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A New Afghanistan with H.R. McMaster and Janan Mosazai

interview with H. R. McMaster, Janan Mosazaivia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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H.R. McMaster and Janan Mosazai discuss the current state of Afghanistan, it’s position in the Middle East and Asia, and the path forward for the country. 

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