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Great Burnham Would

Today’s Between the Covers podcast is with Roger Kimball, who has written an introduction to a new edition of Suicide of the West, the classic book by the late James Burnham, a first-generation editor of National Review. We discuss Burnham’s role in the early days of the magazine, what his book has to say to Americans today, and how his essays influenced the thinking of George Orwell.

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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