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  • Uncommon Knowledge with David Kelley on creativity, innovation, and design

    12 November 2014, 10:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Summary not specified (Playing time: 40:32)
  • Peter Thiel on markets, technology, and education

    24 October 2014, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Summary not specified (Playing time: 45:37)
  • Uncommon Knowledge with Liam Fox

    10 October 2014, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Summary not specified (Playing time: 38:57)
  • Uncommon Knowledge with Hoover fellows Rick Hanushek and Paul Peterson

    9 September 2014, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Summary not specified (Playing time: 44:09)
  • Kevin McCarthy on California and the Nation

    20 August 2014, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    In this Uncommon Knowledge interview, Peter sits down with House majority leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield, CA) to discuss what the majority leader does and what it takes to be one. McCarthy also gives his opinion on the future of California, actions taken…
  • Part II: Steve Wynn discusses his life as an entrepreneur

    25 July 2014, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Summary not specified (Playing time: 30:26)
  • Part I: Wynn Resorts owner Steve Wynn on the Las Vegas hotel and casino business

    17 July 2014, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Summary not specified (Playing time: 24:01)
  • Peter Robinson remembers Fouad Ajami

    27 June 2014, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    In this special episode of Uncommon Knowledge, host Peter Robinson remembers Fouad Ajami, a Hoover senior fellow and renowned Middle East scholar, with excerpts from past interviews on Uncommon Knowledge covering US-Afghani relations, politics in Iran, and the…
  • Senator Rob Portman on Republicans and Politics

    17 June 2014, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Summary not specified (Playing time: 39:44)
  • Michael McFaul on Vladimir Putin and Russia

    19 May 2014, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Summary not specified (Playing time: 40:08)
  • Yuval Levin on The Great Debate

    25 April 2014, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Hoover fellow Peter Robinson speaks with political analyst, author, and journalist Yuval Levin. Levin is the founding editor of National Affairs, a quarterly journal of essays on the economy, society, culture, and political thought. He is also the author of…
  • Robert Thomson, News Corp CEO

    27 March 2014, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Summary not specified (Playing time: 43:21)
  • Mike Lee on Politics and Conservatism

    14 March 2014, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Utah Republican senator Mike Lee joins Peter to discuss the positive reforms he has put forth since being elected in 2010. The senator's legislation caused the New York Times to refer to him as the "one-stop shop for provocative reform ideas." Senator Lee…
  • David Berlinski on Science, Philosophy, and Society

    14 February 2014, 10:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Summary not specified (Playing time: 44:18)
  • Max Boot on guerilla warfare

    22 January 2014, 10:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    This week on Uncommon Knowledge, military historian Max Boot discusses current events in Syria, Iran, and his recent book Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to Present. Boot explains how guerrilla warfare has been, and…
  • Peter Robinson remembers Christopher Hitchens

    26 December 2013, 10:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    In this special episode of Uncommon Knowledge, host Peter Robinson remembers Christopher Hitchens, a British American author, journalist, and personal friend, through a series of excerpts from past interviews on Uncommon Knowledge. These excerpts cover…
  • George Gilder on knowledge

    6 December 2013, 10:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Summary not specified (Playing time: 41:32)
  • David Mamet on conservatism

    21 November 2013, 10:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    This week on Uncommon Knowledge, playwright David Mamet discusses his book The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture and his conversion to conservatism. Mamet explains how, by studying Jewish and Christian texts such as the Talmud and the…
  • Archbishop Gomez on immigration

    8 November 2013, 10:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    This week on Uncommon Knowledge, Archbishop Gomez of Los Angeles discusses Catholicism, Mexico-US relations, and immigration, which, as a prominent issue in the United States, provokes a wide variety of opinions as to how it can best be addressed. Gomez…
  • Joel Klein on using technology to transform education

    12 October 2013, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Summary not specified (Playing time: 37:03)
  • Peter Thiel and Andy Kessler on the state of technology and innovation

    20 September 2013, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    This week on Uncommon Knowledge, host Peter Robinson mediates a discussion between PayPal founder and Stanford Professor Peter Thiel and Velocity Capital Management founder and journalist Andy Kessler on the state of technology and innovation in the United…
  • Amity Shlaes on Coolidge’s life, ideas, and success in bringing about low taxes and small…

    23 August 2013, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Amity Shlaes sheds light on the life of Calvin Coolidge, the thirtieth president of the United States. The harsh conditions of Coolidge’s childhood shaped his political ideas and led to his deep understanding of life and helping people succeed, especially in…
  • Victor Davis Hanson on the type of men who become savior generals

    6 August 2013, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Victor Davis Hanson discusses his book The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost—From Ancient Greece to Iraq. Hanson notes that savior generals are eccentrics, iconoclasts, and visionaries who see things others do not. (Playing…
  • Author Tom Wolfe discusses his latest novel, Back to Blood

    23 July 2013, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Tom Wolfe discusses the ideas and inspirations for Back to Blood, a story of decadence and the new America. In the book, Wolfe paints a story of a decaying culture enduring constant uncertainty. Heroes are spurned and abused, and values are dissolving; yet the…
  • Crisis Management: Kissinger, McNamara, and Rice

    4 July 2013, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    This week Uncommon Knowledge, brings us interview excerpts from two former secretaries of state and Hoover fellows Henry Kissinger and Condoleezza Rice, and former secretary of defense Robert McNamara. All three have influenced American foreign policy through…
  • Senator Rand Paul discusses his ideas on governing.

    14 June 2013, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Senator Rand Paul discusses his political ideas, ideals, and philosophies, noting that "we're all born with an instinct towards individualism." He gives his insights into dealing with immigration, unemployment, foreign policy, national security, taxes,…
  • Joseph Epstein and Andrew Ferguson discuss the state of liberal arts education

    30 May 2013, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Joseph Epstein and Andrew Ferguson discuss where liberal arts came from and what has happened to them. Liberal arts, they say, emerged from an ancient stream of thought, learning, and belief about what is important in life, yet liberal arts degrees are not…
  • Thomas Sowell

    16 May 2013, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Thomas Sowell discusses is newest book, Intellectuals and Race, which argues that the impact of intellectuals' ideas and crusades on the larger society, both past and present, is the ultimate concern. (Playing time: 38:27)
  • Jeb Bush

    1 May 2013, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    Former Florida governor Jeb Bush offers his outlook on immigration into the United States and discusses the policies he believes would improve the issue. (Playing time: 47:16)
  • John O'Sullivan

    18 April 2013, 11:00 am by: Uncommon Knowledge

    John O'Sullivan discusses the unique and memorable career of the late Margaret Thatcher, former prime minister of the United Kingdom. (Playing time: 44:12)

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