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The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: The Divided States Of America

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

What’s driving the growing tension between red state America and blue state America?

Analysis and Commentary

Buckley On Churchill

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, August 27, 2018

As I mentioned in a previous post, earlier this summer I read large parts of A Torch Kept Lit, William F. Buckley Jr.’s book of obituaries of the famous and not so famous. I had planned to post on his obituary of Winston Churchill, which I found, not being a big fan of Churchill myself, pleasantly surprising.

Analysis and Commentary

John McCain’s European Example

by Toomas Hendrik Ilvesvia Politico
Monday, August 27, 2018

The American was the greatest transatlanticist of the post-Cold-War era.


The Ideology Of Statue Smashing

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, August 26, 2018

Statue smashing is back in the news. One night last week, University of North Carolina students pulled down “Silent Sam,” a bronze monument to students and faculty of the university who fought as Confederate soldiers in the Civil War.


19th Amendment Anniversary: Evaluating Woodrow Wilson's Complicated Contributions To Women's Equality

by Elizabeth Cobbsvia NBC News
Sunday, August 26, 2018

Wilson did not begin as a crusader for equality. He supported the status quo — until history backed him into a corner.


Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, August 23, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "The Origins of Our Second Civil War."


New Exhibition At The Hoover Institution Resurfaces A Forgotten Tabloid From The Vietnam War

featuring Hoover Institutionvia Stanford News
Thursday, August 23, 2018

A new exhibition at the Hoover Institution highlights Overseas Weekly, a civilian-run, women-led newspaper for American GIs abroad that defied top military brass and defended freedom of the press during the Korean and Vietnam wars.

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The Libertarian: What Cohen Means For Trump

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Understanding the legal implications of Michael Cohen's guilty plea.
Jennifer Burns
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A View from the Hoover Archives: Milton Friedman on a Guaranteed Annual Income

by Jennifer Burnsvia Fellow Talks
Thursday, August 23, 2018

Recorded on October 23, 2017

In this talk, Research Fellow Jennifer Burns taps into the Hoover Library & Archives’ extensive Milton Friedman collection. Drawing on her own research in the archives as part of a forthcoming intellectual biography on Friedman, she brings the Nobel Prize-winning Hoover fellow’s work to bear on current policy debates about a universal basic income. 

Analysis and Commentary

The Bombs Of August

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, August 23, 2018

It’s easy in retrospect to fault Truman’s decision to drop atomic bombs on Japan, but he had only worse options at his disposal.


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.