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Happy Super Bowl Sunday

Mostly I’m cheering for a good game, something that comes down to the final possession. When I was growing up, it seemed like most Super Bowls were blowouts, with scores like 55-10 and 42-10. In recent years, the games have been a lot better. At least that’s my impression. Do you agree?

Today, Bob Greene of CNN writes about Theodore Roosevelt and football, citing a certain book. And the Ann Arbor Downtown Library has posted a video of a talk I gave on the same subject about two months ago, but which of course is timeless..

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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