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Politics & Policy

WFB and the Presidents

My latest Bookmonger podcast is with Alvin S. Felzenberg, author of A Man and His Presidents: The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley Jr. We discuss how Buckley met Reagan, what Buckley thought about Reagan’s nomination of Sandra Day O’Connor to the Supreme Court, and what Buckley would have thought about President Trump.

John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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For Democrats, the Party’s Over

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