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A podcast series with Victor Davis Hanson.

A podcast series with Victor Davis Hanson.
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United States

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History

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A podcast series with Victor Davis Hanson.

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English


Episodes

Third-World California

7/30/2019
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Victor Davis Hanson explores the factors driving the social, economic, and political decline of California.

Duration:00:25:41

Thinking Strategically About Iran

7/25/2019
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Victor Davis Hanson explains why a change in circumstances since the Bush years necessitate a changed approach to the U.S. relationship with Iran.

Duration:00:15:08

Defending the West ... from the West

5/21/2019
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With a new wave of congressional progressives claiming America is insufficiently committed to social justice, Victor Davis Hanson defends the country’s history of progress — and explains why it was dependent on traditions of western civilization that the critics now denounce.

Duration:00:21:09

Understanding Chinese Strategy

5/16/2019
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Victor Davis Hanson examines the strategic calculations behind China’s economic, political, military, and cultural initiatives.

Duration:00:15:12

Can Higher Education be Saved?

2/7/2019
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Victor Davis Hanson chronicles the factors that have led to the decline of American higher education and considers the prospects for recovery.

Duration:00:19:17

Immigration, Assimilation, and the Wall

1/15/2019
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Victor Davis Hanson looks at the current debate over immigration and the border wall, arguing that illegal immigration from Latin America actually subverts the goal of a more diverse country.

Duration:00:22:17

Making Your Country (or Empire) Great Again

12/14/2018
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Victor Davis Hanson takes a historical lens to Donald Trump’s pledge to “Make America Great Again.” Have such things been done in the past? Have certain gifted leaders been able to arrest and even reverse nations in seemingly inexorable decline? Professor Hanson discusses the small group of leaders he believes met that mandate, and explains what they have in common.

Duration:00:20:16

The Things that Divide Us

11/19/2018
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With the midterm elections underscoring the deep divides in American politics, Victor Davis Hanson gives his diagnosis of the factors driving political polarization.

Duration:00:23:05

Russia, China, and the US

10/31/2018
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Victor Davis Hanson explores the modern history of the US relationship with China and Russia — and explains the lessons for present-day relations with Beijing and Moscow.

Duration:00:16:32

Wolves in Wolves’ Clothing

10/26/2018
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Victor Davis Hanson looks at how identity politics, political correctness, socialist-leaning economic policy, and cultural elitism are combining to ruin the Democratic Party’s ability to appeal to the center.

Duration:00:17:01

The Divided States of America

8/28/2018
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Victor Davis Hanson looks at the political, cultural, and economic factors that are driving Americans towards mutual animosity.

Duration:00:20:37

The Future of NATO

8/21/2018
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Victor Davis Hanson tracks the historical trajectory of NATO — and explains the factors that threaten its future viability.

Duration:00:18:40

Modern Paradoxes

7/3/2018
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Victor Davis Hanson covers foreign policy and domestic affairs in a wide-ranging conversation about some of the most unexpected developments in world politics: from the seemingly inverse relationship between economic liberty and political freedom in China to the diminishing influence of the Middle East to an America that seems to grow weaker as it grows more prosperous.

Duration:00:21:00

Immigration Rhetoric vs. Reality

7/2/2018
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Victor Davis Hanson responds to the rhetorical escalation over immigration policy, explains how political dynamics in Mexico are shaping the current migration influx, and reflects on what a sensible immigration policy would look like.

Duration:00:24:42

The Ideology of Illegal Immigration

4/19/2018
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Victor Davis Hanson describes the philosophical conceits employed by defenders of illegal immigration — and explains how they’re undermining American society. Did you like the show? Please rate, review, and subscribe! (Playing time: 20:35)

Duration:00:20:34

Trump and the Gordian Knot

4/16/2018
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Victor Davis Hanson describes how President Trump’s unconventional approach to foreign policy has often proved to be more effective than the conventional wisdom proffered by the Washington establishment. Did you like the show? Please rate, review, and subscribe! (Playing time: 20:00)

Duration:00:19:59

The Price of Peace: A Conversation with Victor Davis Hanson and Peter Robinson

3/9/2018
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The Hoover Institution hosted a discussion and a preview of the new film The Price of Peace from Free to Choose Media. How do we prevent war? How do we maintain peace? These questions have been posed by nations and people throughout history. The insights of historian and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Victor Davis Hanson guide this documentary investigation of the United States’ successful deterrence of enemy aggression in the past and the efforts to sustain it in an era of rogue nations...

Duration:00:44:00

Rethinking the Geography of Power

2/21/2018
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Victor Davis Hanson argues that the best way to upend insular elites is to relocate political institutions out of cosmopolitan settings. Did you like the show? Please rate, review, and subscribe! (Playing time: 19:56)

Duration:00:19:56

The Case for the Trump Presidency

2/13/2018
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Victor Davis Hanson considers the accomplishments of the Trump Administration's first year, looks at the president's shortcomings, and assesses what's next for both the Democratic opposition and Never Trump Republicans. Did you like the show? Please rate, review, and subscribe! (Playing time: 19:12)

Duration:00:19:12

Donald Trump, President NObama

1/26/2018
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Victor Davis Hanson describes how Donald Trump is systematically dismantling the legacy of the Obama Administration ... and explains why it's paying such rich dividends for the country. (Playing time: 24:32)

Duration:00:24:29