Hoover Institution: Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson-logo

Hoover Institution: Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson

94 Favorites

More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast series with Victor Davis Hanson.

Language:

English


Episodes

Dunkirk: Film vs. Fact

8/16/2017
More
Victor Davis Hanson places the new film Dunkirk in its full historical context, explaining the events that preceded it, the scope of the challenges facing the British military, and the reason why German forces didn't strike a killing blow despite Allied vulnerability.(Playing time: 17:38)

Understanding North Korea

8/8/2017
More
Victor Davis Hanson looks at the the threat North Korea poses to the US and our Asian allies, explains how 30 years of bipartisan failures led us to this point, and describes the horrors that would accompany a war on the Korean Peninsula. (Playing time: 13:05)

The Forgotten Virtues of Physical Labor

7/20/2017
More
In an era of technology and automation, does tough physical work still matter? Victor Davis Hanson says the answer is yes -- and that, in fact, we have an innate desire to do work with our own two hands. Listen as he explores the cultural, intellectual, and psychological reasons that we should be wary of a future that promises the end of manual labor. (Playing time: 15:40)

The Foreign Policy Landscape

7/14/2017
More
Victor Davis Hanson examines the major foreign policy challenges facing the Trump Administration, including how to properly calibrate the US relationship with Russia, how to defang a nuclear North Korea, and how to combat terrorism as ISIS shifts to a new era. (Playing time: 16:09)