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Classicist

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Rank #160 in Politics category

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Politics
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The Classicist is the weekly podcast of Victor Davis Hanson, scholar, writer, farmer.

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The Classicist is the weekly podcast of Victor Davis Hanson, scholar, writer, farmer.

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Very illuminating

By Chill_Hawk - Jun 12 2019
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I'm enjoying this podcast and appreciate the detailed reasoning being shared.

VDH is the Best!!

By gjnether - Apr 13 2019
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The best wisdom and insight of any public person that I know!

iTunes Ratings

1042 Ratings
Average Ratings
966
32
15
11
18

Very illuminating

By Chill_Hawk - Jun 12 2019
Read more
I'm enjoying this podcast and appreciate the detailed reasoning being shared.

VDH is the Best!!

By gjnether - Apr 13 2019
Read more
The best wisdom and insight of any public person that I know!
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Classicist

Updated 5 days ago

Rank #160 in Politics category

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The Classicist is the weekly podcast of Victor Davis Hanson, scholar, writer, farmer.

Rank #1: The Iraq War: A Refresher Course

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Victor Davis Hanson separates myth from fact in an in-depth discussion of the second Gulf War.

Mar 12 2016
14 mins
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Rank #2: Understanding the Greek Mind

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Victor Davis Hanson explains the elements of Greek national character that have led the country to the brink of economic calamity — and examines the implications for the future.

Jul 03 2015
16 mins
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Rank #3: Immigration Rhetoric vs. Reality

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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.

Jul 02 2018
24 mins
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Rank #4: Modern Paradoxes

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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.

Jul 03 2018
19 mins
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Rank #5: Drought and Decline in California

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Victor Davis Hanson examines the impact of California’s ongoing drought and explains how it represents a microcosm of the state’s decline.

Jun 26 2015
14 mins
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Rank #6: The Four Horsemen of World Politics

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Victor Davis Hanson looks at what he considers the four great threats to US national security: Russia, China, Iran, and ISIS.

Jul 31 2015
22 mins
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Rank #7: Illegal Immigration and Sanctuary Cities

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Victor Davis Hanson discusses the recent murder by an illegal immigrant in the sanctuary city of San Francisco and considers whether popular opinion on the topic of immigration is changing.

Jul 25 2015
17 mins
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Rank #8: Higher Education and the Media: Institutions in Decline

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Victor Davis Hanson describes how higher education and the media have eroded -- and provides recommendations for reforming each.

Dec 19 2016
17 mins
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Rank #9: Brexit and the Future of Europe

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Victor Davis Hanson analyzes what Britain’s exit from the EU means for the future of European culture and international security.

Jun 24 2016
15 mins
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Rank #10: Can Higher Education be Saved?

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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.

Feb 07 2019
19 mins
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Rank #11: How to Think about Donald Trump

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Victor Davis Hanson looks at the controversies surrounding Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and explains how they reflect on deeper currents in US politics.

Aug 15 2015
17 mins
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Rank #12: Dunkirk: Film vs. Fact

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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)

Aug 16 2017
17 mins
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Rank #13: He, Claudius

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Victor Davis Hanson traces the parallels between President Trump and the Roman emperor Claudius, explaining what the former can learn from the latter. (Playing time: 18:56)

Jun 15 2017
18 mins
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Rank #14: The Age of Mass Hysteria

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Victor Davis Hanson examines how social media and the growing influence of political correctness have led to a society in a perpetual state of outrage.

Jul 09 2015
17 mins
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Rank #15: The Divided States of America

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Victor Davis Hanson looks at the political, cultural, and economic factors that are driving Americans towards mutual animosity.
Aug 28 2018
20 mins
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Rank #16: Multiculturalism and Immigration

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Victor Davis Hanson looks at how a declining respect for the rule of law and a rising tide of multiculturalism combine to exacerbate the problem of illegal immigration.

Mar 16 2016
19 mins
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Rank #17: A Cold Civil War?

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Victor Davis Hanson examines the growing political and cultural rifts between Red and Blue America, looks at the historical precedents for such alienation, and provides recommendations for how Americans can once again learn to live with one another. (Playing time: 20:32)

Jun 21 2017
20 mins
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Rank #18: Radicals on Campus

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Victor Davis Hanson looks at the recent controversies attending free speech and political correctness on college campuses.

Nov 21 2015
16 mins
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Rank #19: VDH’s New Years Resolutions

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Victor Davis Hanson provides a series of New Year’s Resolutions for a politically correct America.

Jan 08 2016
15 mins
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Rank #20: Understanding North Korea

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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)

Aug 08 2017
13 mins
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