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Q&A With Richard Norton Smith

featuring Herbert Hoovervia C-SPAN
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith talked about An Uncommon Man, his biography of President Herbert Hoover.

The future of the GOP with Richard Nixon

The Watergate ‘Road Map’ And The Coming Mueller Report

by Stephen Bates, Jack Goldsmith, Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Friday, September 14, 2018

According to countless media accounts and President Trump’s own lawyers, Special Counsel Robert Mueller is writing some kind of report on allegations of presidential obstruction of justice. Exactly what sort of report this may be is unclear. But to the extent that Mueller is contemplating a referral to Congress of possible impeachment material, he has two historical models of such documents to draw on.

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Reagan Rides Again In New Bid To Put His Conservative Stamp On Policy

mentioning Kiron K. Skinnervia Washington Examiner
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Ronald Reagan is returning to Washington and his mission is the same one that got him in the Oval Office in 1981 — putting conservative principles to work.
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Reasonable Disagreements: Confirming Kavanaugh

interview with Adam J. White, Richard A. Epsteinvia Reasonable Disagreements
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

What effect could Kavanaugh have on constitutional law and the administrative state?

Analysis and Commentary

Never Forget But Also Learn

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

I’ve seen various friends on Facebook today discussing their feelings about 9/11/2001 and some of their experiences that day. Some were close to Ground Zero; others had friends who were murdered; others, like me, were a few thousand miles away and knew only people who knew people who were murdered.


How Far Have We Come Since 9/11? Only A Short Walk Across Flushing Meadows

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

I offer you two views of the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on America.

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Area 45: Michael Anton On “The Flight 93 Election” Two Years Later

with Michael Antonvia Area 45
Monday, September 17, 2018

The choice between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is not unlike the doomed airliner that crashed during the 9/11 attacks according to Hillsdale College political lecturer and research fellow, Michael Anton.

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Area 45: Trump & Conservatism With Matthew Continetti

interview with Matthew Continettivia Area 45
Monday, September 10, 2018

What’s the status of Donald Trump’s relationship with his conservative base?

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Area 45: George Shultz – Learning From Experience

interview with George P. Shultzvia Area 45
Friday, August 31, 2018

A conversation with George Shultz about his lifelong passion for public service and his current policy pursuits.

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So Much For Summer Reading

quoting Amy Zegartvia Stanford News
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Faculty affiliated with the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) have apparently moved on from the usual summer reading of spy thrillers and detective mysteries. Instead, they offer some serious reading recommendations about subjects ranging from national security policies to the Vietnam War to post-Soviet Union reality.


Military History Working Group

The Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict examines how knowledge of past military operations can influence contemporary public policy decisions concerning current conflicts.