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What Does It Mean to Interpret the Constitution?

Do Supreme Court justices really just call balls and strikes, or are the Court’s decisions merely politics by another name? When we read that judges are originalists or favor a living…

From  Julia Schwarz on September 23rd, 2021 0 likes 4 plays

Afghanistan: What Happened and What Can Be Done?

America's precipitous withdrawal from Afghanistan has raised a number of important questions that this panel hopes to address. Among these are: Is this event a sign of America’s loss of…

From  Julia Schwarz on September 17th, 2021 0 likes 61 plays

Policing, Urban Policy, and American Ideals and Institutions

An America’s Founding and Future Lecture Following the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others by law enforcement officers, the reform of policing practices and police…

From  Evelyn Behling on July 9th, 2020 0 likes 279 plays

Education in America During and After the Pandemic

The novel coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the typical flow of American education at every level, from K-12 schooling to collegiate and graduate studies. When the pandemic ends, will our…

From  Evelyn Behling on May 11th, 2020 0 likes 332 plays

Statesmanship in Times of Crisis: Robert P. George in Conversation with Allen C. Guelzo

Allen C. Guelzo, Senior Research Scholar in the Council of the Humanities and Director of the Initiative on Politics and Statesmanship in the James Madison Program, Princeton University and Robert P.…

From  Evelyn Behling on April 9th, 2020 0 likes 538 plays

Audio Only: Pandemic! What Do and Don’t We Know? Robert P. George in Conversation with Nicholas A. Christakis

From  Evelyn Behling on March 31st, 2020 0 likes 22 plays

Pandemic! What Do and Don’t We Know? Robert P. George in Conversation with Nicholas A. Christakis

Professor Christakis is a leading authority on contagions, both biological and ideological. He has been a very important voice in ensuring that consideration of COVID-19 is fact-based and rooted in…

From  Evelyn Behling on March 30th, 2020 0 likes 2,655 plays

The Rise and Fall of the Judeo-Christian Consensus

Catholics, Protestants, and Jews are not well known for getting along; throughout the twentieth century, however, Americans of all three faiths formed a religious consensus that rested on a shared…

From  Evelyn Behling on March 23rd, 2020 0 likes 59 plays

America's Revolutionary Mind: A Moral History of the American Revolution and the Declaration That Defined It

John Adams once wrote that the true American Revolution was in the “minds of the American people,” and Thomas Jefferson once described the Declaration of Independence as an…

From  Evelyn Behling on March 20th, 2020 0 likes 292 plays

Give Me Liberty: America's Exceptional Idea

Richard Brookhiser, Senior Editor, National Review

From  Evelyn Behling on January 3rd, 2020 0 likes 38 plays

Reconsidering Dr. Rush: What the “Lost” Founding Father Benjamin Rush Can Teach Us About the Revolution and America Today

Stephen Fried, Journalist; Adjunct Professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism; Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania

From  Evelyn Behling on January 3rd, 2020 0 likes 75 plays

Prophecy and Political Emancipation in the History of Italy - Maurizio Viroli - December 9, 2019

Prophecy and Political Emancipation in the History of Italy - Maurizio Viroli - December 9, 2019

From  Broadcast Broadcast Center Staff on December 20th, 2019 0 likes 62 plays

The Challenge to "Brain Death": are we taking organs from living human beings, and if we are, does it matter?

From  Broadcast Broadcast Center Staff on December 6th, 2019 0 likes 117 plays

Repugnant Laws: Judicial Review of Acts of Congress from the Founding to the Present - November 14, 2019

Repugnant Laws: Judicial Review of Acts of Congress from the Founding to the Present - November 14, 2019

From  Broadcast Broadcast Center Staff on December 3rd, 2019 0 likes 63 plays

The Plight of the Uyghurs: Mass Internment in Western China - November 20, 2019

The Plight of the Uyghurs: Mass Internment in Western China - November 20, 2019

From  Broadcast Broadcast Center Staff on December 3rd, 2019 0 likes 61 plays