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Episode 15 - Interview with Robert Alter

6/12/2018
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In this episode, Professor Robert Alter returns to the Letter of Liberty to discuss the Hebrew Bible, the poetry and the prophets, and more. We also discuss William Faulkner and Leo Tolstoy near the end. A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

Duration:01:12:31

Episode 14 - Interview with Glenn Frankel

6/7/2018
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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Glenn Frankel joins Letter of Liberty to discuss The Searchers and High Noon. Glenn and Anand discuss the greatness of the two films, how they understand civilization, the backstories behind the two movies, and more. A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

Duration:01:10:40

Episode 13 - Interview with Keith Preston

5/24/2018
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In this episode, Keith Preston, anarchist writer and host of AttacktheSystem.com, joins Letter of Liberty to discuss the history and ideas of anarchism, totalitarian humanism, Murray Rothbard, and more. A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

Duration:01:11:03

Episode 12 - Interview with David Gordon

5/17/2018
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In this episode, David Gordon, senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute, joins the Letter of Liberty to discuss Murray Rothbard, libertarianism, classical liberalism, the Koch brothers, and more. A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

Duration:01:13:42

Episode 11 - Interview with Professor Steven Weitzman

4/30/2018
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In this episode, Professor Steven Weitzman joins the Letter of Liberty to discuss the story and the relevance of King Solomon of the Bible. A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

Duration:00:51:51

Episode 10 - Interview with Peter T. Chattaway

4/26/2018
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In this episode, Peter T. Chattaway joins the podcast to discuss the Bible and Jesus in movies. A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

Duration:00:52:15

Episode 9 - Interview with Jamie LiCausi

4/9/2018
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In this episode, LIU Post senior forensics science student Jamie LiCausi joins the Letter of Liberty to speak up about issues on LIU Post. A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

Duration:00:57:48

Episode 8 - Interview with Richard Martin on The Iliad

3/29/2018
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In this episode Richard Martin, classics professor at Stanford University, discusses Homer’s The Iliad, The oral poetry, the complexity and strangeness of the poem, and the power of The Iliad’s hero Achilles. A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

Duration:01:06:09

Episode 7 - An Episode on Homer, the Bible, and University News

3/22/2018
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In this solo episode, Anand Venigalla announces the guest for next week (classics professor Richard Martin), reads passages of The Iliad to whet your appetite for Episode 8, gets enthralled by biblical poetry as translated by Robert Alter, and speaks on recent news at LIU Post. A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

Duration:00:23:37

Episode 6 - What I've Been Reading So Far

3/1/2018
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In this episode of Letter of Liberty, Anand Venigalla, in the absence of a suitable guest, discusses what he’s been reading so far: René Descartes’ Meditations on First Philosophy and Frederick Douglass’s Narrative. A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

Duration:00:28:26

Episode 5 - An Impromptu Response to Emma Gonzalez’ Speech

2/22/2018
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In this episode, Anand Venigalla, the host, reads a recent speech by Emma Gonzalez advocating for gun control and gives some thoughts and critiques. In addition he brings up some potential solutions that will help provide safety and preserve our liberties. A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

Duration:00:19:02

Episode 4 - Interview with Robert Alter

2/15/2018
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Robert Alter, Professor of Hebrew and comparative literature at University of California, Berkeley, joins Letter of Liberty to discuss The David Story, the relevance of the biblical hero David, the startling strangeness of the Bible’s treatment of politics and character, and the changes that David undergoes throughout his life right up to his dying day. A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

Duration:00:53:51

Episode 3 - Interview with Matt Goldstein

2/8/2018
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Matt Goldstein, junior and criminal justice major at LIU Post, joins Letter of Liberty in this freewheeling episode to discuss criminal justice, alcoholism, and his experiences at the now-defunct Dowling College before he transferred to LIU Post. A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

Duration:00:44:07

Episode 2 - Letter of Liberty Interview with Michael Katz on Leo Tolstoy's The Kreutzer Sonata

2/1/2018
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Michael Katz, C. V. Starr Professor Emeritus of Russian and East European Studies at Middlebury College joins Letter of Liberty to discuss Leo Tolstoy's late novella The Kreutzer Sonata. A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

Duration:00:42:50

Episode 1 - Letter of Liberty Interview with David Bevington on Troilus and Cressida

12/11/2017
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David Bevington, the Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Humanities and in English Language & Literature, Comparative Literature, and the College at the University of Chicago, joins us to discuss the history, themes, and significance of William Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida. A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

Duration:00:49:58

Introduction

12/6/2017
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Letter of Liberty - Introduction A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

Duration:00:02:46