12,154Sep 9, 2011
Book Discussion on In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir
Former Vice President Dick Cheney was interviewed by Stephen Hayes about the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Mr. Cheney provided a detailed description of events on the day of the ...
8,048Apr 4, 2011
Charles Murray on the State of White America
Author and political scientist Charles Murray spoke about American cultural values and economic disparity. He said that over the last half century, America had developed not only a new lower ...
3,876Feb 6, 2012
Book Discussion on Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010
Charles Murray argued that white America’s classes have diverged in a way different than ever seen before. Utilizing census records from 1960 to 2000, Mr. Murray examined the growth ...
3,514Jan 29, 2013
CIA Interrogations and Osama bin Laden's Capture
Former CIA officials from the George W. Bush administration talked about the agency’s interrogation methods during the search for Osama bin Laden and responded to the depiction of those ...
3,384Sep 29, 2008
The Millennial Generation
Mark Bauerlein and Neil Howe debated “The Millennials: The Dumbest Generation or the Next Great Generation?” They talked about the Millennial Generation and how it ranks compared to ...
3,229Oct 9, 2012
Book Discussion on Science Left Behind
Author Alex Berezow talked about his book, Science Left Behind: Feel-Good Fallacies and the Rise of the Anti-Scientific Left, in which he argues that while “anti-science” is ...
2,900May 3, 2010
Book Discussion on The World Turned Upside Down
London’s Daily Mail columnist and author of the book The World Turned Upside Down: The Global Battle Over God, Truth and Power Melanie Phillips explained how she believes the ...
2,789Oct 31, 2011
Herman Cain Tax Plan
Republican 2012 presidential candidate Herman Cain talked about his 9-9-9 tax plan, which calls for a 9 percent business tax, a 9 percent personal income tax, and a 9 percent national sales ...
2,582Jun 21, 2013
Senator McConnell Remarks on Free Speech
Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about free speech issues and Obama administration policies. In his remarks he criticized the administration for bullying efforts, citing as an example ...
2,401Jun 15, 2012
Threats to Free Speech
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke at the American Enterprise Institute about First Amendment rights. He said the Obama administration and others were using harassment and ...
2,075Feb 16, 2011
Budget Balancing and Policy Changes
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie spoke at the American Enterprise Institute about fiscal policy. He talked about his efforts to balance the New Jersey state budget, offering his experience as ...
1,985Dec 10, 2010
Book Discussion on A History of the Federal Reserve
Allan Meltzer talked about his book, A History of the Federal Reserve: Volume 2, 1951-1986 (University of Chicago Press, 2010), with Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve under ...
1,943Nov 8, 2012
American Enterprise Institute Post-Election Analysis
Panelists talked about 2012 voter blocs. Topics included which groups voted for which candidates, most important election issues, how soon voters made their ballot decisions, and some of the ...
1,607Jul 9, 2012
Cybersecurity Threats to the U.S.
General Keith Alexander talked about the increasing frequency of cyber attacks in the U.S. and globally and said Congress needed to pass comprehensive legislation to protect cyber ...
1,546Feb 15, 2013
Book Discussion on Bad History, Worse Policy
Peter Wallison talked about his book, Bad History, Worse Policy: How a False Narrative about the Financial Crisis Led to the Dodd-Frank Act, in which he takes a critical look at the ...
1,467Oct 16, 2012
Presidential Advisers on Education Reform
Education policy advisers from the Obama and Romney campaigns debated education policy, the role of the federal government in education, and the best practices in closing achievement gaps in the ...
1,464Oct 6, 2008
Edmund Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France
Gertrude Himmelfarb spoke about her book, Reflections on Edmund Burke’s “Reflections on the Revolution in France.” In the book she talks about influence of the Irish ...
1,446May 16, 2011
CIA Interrogations and the bin Laden Operation
Panelists talked about CIA interrogations and the role they played in the operation that killed Osama bin Laden. At issue is whether the enhanced interrogation techniques employed during the ...
1,266May 16, 2012
Book Discussion on The Road to Freedom
Arthur Brooks argues that big government policies have weakened the American traditions of entrepreneurship, personal responsibility, and upward mobility. Mr. Books responded to questions ...
1,200Sep 8, 2009
Book Discussion on The Death of Conservatism
Sam Tanenhaus talked about his book The Death of Conservatism (Random House, 2009). In his book Mr. Tanenhaus gives an intellectual history of conservatism, saying that for seventy-five ...
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