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The Radio Free Hillsdale Hour is a one-hour, weekly radio show/podcast advancing the efforts of Hillsdale College in radiating its knowledge and teaching to the world outside of campus. Listeners will hear the arguments and debates that make up the liberal arts education and will experience the learning and teaching that happens on campus. Hosted by Scot Bertram.

The Radio Free Hillsdale Hour is a one-hour, weekly radio show/podcast advancing the efforts of Hillsdale College in radiating its knowledge and teaching to the world outside of campus. Listeners will hear the arguments and debates that make up the liberal arts education and will experience the learning and teaching that happens on campus. Hosted by Scot Bertram.
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The Radio Free Hillsdale Hour is a one-hour, weekly radio show/podcast advancing the efforts of Hillsdale College in radiating its knowledge and teaching to the world outside of campus. Listeners will hear the arguments and debates that make up the liberal arts education and will experience the learning and teaching that happens on campus. Hosted by Scot Bertram.

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Episodes

May 24, 2019: Paul Moreno, Sen. Tom Cotton, Kevin Portteus, Tom Conner

5/23/2019
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On this episode Scot Bertram talks with Hillsdale professor of history Paul Moreno about the recent history of abortion law in the United States. Sen. Tom Cotton joins us to discuss his new book, SACRED DUTY: A SOLDIER'S TOUR AT ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY. Hillsdale professor of politics Kevin Portteus reflects on the statesmanship of Abraham Lincoln. And on this Memorial Day weekend, Hillsdale's Tom Conner tells us about his recent book WAR AND REMEMBRANCE.

Duration:00:50:14

Special Episode: Mark Levin on Unfreedom of the Press

5/20/2019
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Nationally syndicated radio host and best-selling author Mark Levin joins Scot Bertram for a special episode of The Radio Free Hillsdale Hour. Mark discusses his new book, Unfreedom of the Press, out May 21.

Duration:00:19:06

May 17, 2019: Mark Levin, Barbara Bushey, Liz Essley Whyte

5/16/2019
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On this episode, Scot Bertram is joined by nationally syndicated radio host and #1 best-selling author Mark Levin to discuss his new book UNFREEDOM OF THE PRESS. Hillsdale professor of art Barbara Bushey explains why the Mona Lisa is such a famous painting. And Liz Essley Whyte, investigative reporter for the Center For Public Integrity, tells us why the new battleground in the Israel-Palestinian conflict is in state capitols.

Duration:00:42:20

May 10, 2019: Angie Pytel, Sen. Mike Lee, Dwight Lindley, Veronica Brooks

5/10/2019
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On this week's episode Scot Bertram is joined by Angie Pytel, visiting lecturer in biology at Hillsdale, to talk about the recent story about a "mini-brain" grown by researchers. U.S. Sen. Mike Lee is on to dig into his recent book OUR LOST DECLARATION. Hillsdale associate professor of English Dwight Lindley continues his occasional series on basic literary concepts by discussing character. And Veronica Brooks, recent graduate from Hillsdale's Van Andel School of Statesmanship, reviews her...

Duration:00:47:54

May 3, 2019: Mollie Hemingway, Rupert Darwall, Paul Rahe, Nic Rowan

5/2/2019
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On this week's episode, Scot Bertram is joined by Mollie Hemingway, new senior journalism fellow at Hillsdale and senior editor at The Federalist to discuss her new role at the College and Joe Biden's entrance into the presidential race. Author Rupert Darwall discusses his recent book GREEN TYRANNY: EXPOSING THE TOTALITARIAN ROOTS OF THE CLIMATE INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX. Hillsdale professor of history Paul Rahe teaches us about the political and philosophical legacy of Greece. And recent Hillsdale...

Duration:00:48:18

April 26, 2019: Lucy Moye, Andrew Klavan, Adam Carrington, Mick Mulvaney

4/25/2019
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On this week's episode, Scot Bertram is joined by Lucy Moye, associate professor of history at Hillsdale College, to discuss what makes Notre Dame Catherdral so special. Andrew Klavan of The Daily Wire and "The Andrew Klavan Show" answers the question, "Can We Keep Silent In a World Gone Mad?" Hillsdale assistant politics professor Adam Carrington reflects on the contentious presidential Election of 1800. And we hear excerpts from a speech given by current OMB Director Mick Mulvaney at...

Duration:00:47:57

April 19, 2019: Tim Dolch, Christopher Scalia, Mark Maier, Vince Benedetto

4/18/2019
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On this episode, Scot Bertram talk with Hillsdale physics professor Tim Dolch about the first photo of a black hole. Christopher Scalia joins the show to discuss his new book, ON FAITH, examining the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia's reflections on his own faith, on the challenges that religious believers face in modern America, and on the religious freedoms protected by the Constitution. Hillsdale's Mark Maier talks about the history of the book. And Vince Benedetto, president and...

Duration:00:47:29

April 12, 2019: Paul Rahe, Tim Carney, Christopher Hamilton, Thomas Tacoma

4/11/2019
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On this episode, Scot Bertram is joined by Hillsdale professor of history Paul Rahe to discuss the origin of and recent attacks on religious liberty. Tim Carney stops by to talk about his new book ALIENATED AMERICA. Christopher Hamilton, Hillsdale chemistry professor, tells us all we need to know about gluten. And Thomas Tacoma, recent graduate of Hillsdale's Van Andel Graduate School of Statesmanship, shares information from his dissertation on the political thought of Calvin Coolidge.

Duration:00:51:31

April 5, 2019: Khalil Habib, Allen Guelzo, Dwight Lindley, Stephen Shipp

4/5/2019
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On this episode, Scot Bertram is joined by Khalil Habib, associate professor of politics at Hillsdale, to discuss the efforts to replace the Electoral College. Allen Guelzo, author/writer and professor at Gettysburg College, talks about the reevaluation of the presidency of Ulysses Grant. Hillsdale's Dwight Lindley returns for his occasional series on basic literary concepts; this week we talk mimesis. And Stephen Shipp, headmaster at Seven Oaks Classical Academy in Indiana, wants us to...

Duration:00:50:19

March 29, 2019: Gary Wolfram, David Horowitz, Kevin Portteus, Richard Langworth

3/28/2019
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On this episode, Scot Bertram is joined by Gary Wolfram, professor of economics at Hillsdale College, to discuss recent proposals to offer "free college" to all. David Horowitz joins the show to discuss his new book, DARK AGENDA. Hillsdale professor of politics Kevin Portteus looks back at the legacy of President Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society". And Richard Langworth, Senior Fellow with the Hillsdale College Churchill Project, debunks a few Churchill myths.

Duration:00:50:26

March 22, 2019: Paul Moreno, Christopher Bedford, Ivan Pongracic, Matt Spalding

3/22/2019
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On this episode, Scot Bertram is joined by Paul Moreno, professor of history at Hillsdale College, to discuss recent proposals to "pack the courts". Christopher Bedford of the Daily Caller News Foundation talks about training young journalists and media in the age of Trump. Hillsdale professor of economics, Ivan Pongracic, looks back at the life and career of surf guitar legend Dick Dale. And Matt Spalding from Hillsdale's Kirby Center shares news of a recent donation to the college by radio...

Duration:00:50:11

March 15, 2019: Burt Folsom, Martin Ford, Dwight Lindley, Tom Morrison

3/14/2019
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On this episode, Scot Bertram is joined by Burt Folsom, Distinguished Fellow at Hillsdale College, to discuss why some millennials might be embracing socialism. New York Times best-selling author Martin Ford looks at the future of A.I. and robotics. Hillsdale professor of English, Dwight Lindley, begins an occasional series on basic literary concepts. And Hillsdale alum Tom Morrison talks about his time at the College and his work serving in the Illinois State House.

Duration:00:48:23

March 8, 2019: Adam Carrington, Noah Rothman, Gary Wolfram, Victor Davis Hanson

3/7/2019
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On this episode, Scot Bertram is joined by Adam Carrington, politics professor at Hillsdale, to discuss the possible elimination of "blue slips" in the Senate. Noah Rothman discusses his new book, UNJUST: SOCIAL JUSTICE AND THE UNMAKING OF AMERICA. Hillsdale economics professor Gary Wolfram explains the Laffer Curve. And Victor Davis Hanson, Distinguished Fellow in History at Hillsdale College, talks about his new book, THE CASE FOR TRUMP.

Duration:00:49:42

March 1, 2019: Matt Spalding, John Marini, Melissa Knecht, Charles Steele

2/28/2019
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On this episode, Scot Bertram is joined by Matt Spalding, Associate Vice President and Dean of Educational Programs for Hillsdale College in Washington, D.C., to discuss President Trump's emergency declaration for the southern border. John Marini talks his new book UNMASKING THE ADMINISTRATIVE STATE. Hillsdale music professor Melissa Knecht tells us about the musical mental map. And we hear from Hillsdale economics professor Charles Steele, discussing climate and the economy.

Duration:00:44:03

The Radio Free Hillsdale Hour: February 22, 2019

2/21/2019
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On this episode, Scot Bertram is joined by Michael Anton, lecturer and research fellow at Hillsdale College, to discuss his new book, AFTER THE FLIGHT 93 ELECTION. Brian Christian, a recent guest lecturer on Hillsdale's campus, talks about the future of artificial intelligence. Hillsdale Spanish professor Dr. Todd Mack tells us what Don Quixote has to do with modern social media. And we hear from a 1994 lecture on Hillsdale's campus given by former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

Duration:00:46:04

The Radio Free Hillsdale Hour: February 15, 2019

2/14/2019
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In this episode, Scot Bertram is joined by Hillsdale College economics professor Dr. Charles Steele to talk about the recently revealed Green New Deal. Peter Wallison joins the show to discuss his book, JUDICIAL FORTITUDE. Hillsdale politics professor Dr. Kevin Portteus tells us how Congress worked and why it doesn't now. And Hillsdale doctoral candidate in politics Clifford Humphrey chats about the consequences of sacrificing agency for convenience.

Duration:00:42:41

The Radio Free Hillsdale Hour: February 8, 2019

2/7/2019
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In this episode, Scot Bertram is joined by Hillsdale College economics professor Dr. Gary Wolfram on recent wealth and estate tax proposals, Daniel Krauthammer talking about THE POINT OF IT ALL, Hillsdale history professor Dr. Paul Rahe on the American founding, and Dr. Tom Conner discussing his book on the American Battle Monuments Commission, WAR AND REMEMBRANCE.

Duration:00:51:17

The Radio Free Hillsdale Hour: February 1, 2019

1/28/2019
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On this episode, Scot Bertram is joined by Hillsdale College president Dr. Larry Arnn, TRUMPONOMICS author Stephen Moore, and Hillsdale College English professor Lorainne Murphy. He also revisits a recent lecture on Hillsdale's campus by Byron York of The Washington Examiner.

Duration:00:41:35