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The Great Books

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National Review

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Hillsdale College’s John J. Miller discusses classic works within the Western literary canon.

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'The Memorandum' by Vaclav Havel

John J. Miller is joined by Flagg Taylor of Skidmore College to discuss Vaclav Havel's 'The Memorandum.'

34 min1 d ago
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'The Memorandum' by Vaclav Havel

'The Old Man and the Sea' by Ernest Hemingway

John J. Miller is joined by Missy Andrews of the Center for Literary Education to discuss Ernest Hemingway's 'The Old Man and the Sea.'

37 min1 w ago
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'The Old Man and the Sea' by Ernest Hemingway

'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight'

John J. Miller is joined by Patricia Bart of Hillsdale College to discuss 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.'

34 min2 w ago
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'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight'

'Scoop' by Evelyn Waugh

John J. Miller is joined by Christopher Scalia of the American Enterprise Institute to discuss Evelyn Waugh's 'Scoop.'

33 min3 w ago
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'Scoop' by Evelyn Waugh

'Democracy in America' by Alexis de Tocqueville

John J. Miller is joined by Jenna Storey of Furman University to discuss Alexis de Tocqueville's 'Democracy in America.'

31 minSEP 1
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'Democracy in America' by Alexis de Tocqueville

'Billy Budd' by Herman Melville

John J. Miller is joined by Natalie Taylor of Skidmore College to discuss Herman Melville's 'Billy Budd.'

33 minAUG 11
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'Billy Budd' by Herman Melville

'Self-Reliance' by Ralph Waldo Emerson

John J. Miller is joined by Brenda Wineapple to discuss Ralph Waldo Emerson's 'Self-Reliance.'

32 minAUG 4
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'Self-Reliance' by Ralph Waldo Emerson

'David Copperfield' by Charles Dickens

John J. Miller is joined by David Whalen of Hillsdale College to discuss Charles Dickens's 'David Copperfield.'

34 minJUL 28
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'David Copperfield' by Charles Dickens

'The Song of Hiawatha' by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

John J. Miller is joined by Nicholas Basbanes to discuss Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's 'The Song of Hiawatha.'

37 minJUL 21
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'The Song of Hiawatha' by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Journalism of Ida B. Wells

John J. Miller is joined by Mia Bay of the University of Pennsylvania to discussIda B. Wells's life and journalistic work.

32 minJUL 14
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The Journalism of Ida B. Wells
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Latest Episodes

'The Memorandum' by Vaclav Havel

John J. Miller is joined by Flagg Taylor of Skidmore College to discuss Vaclav Havel's 'The Memorandum.'

34 min1 d ago
Comments
'The Memorandum' by Vaclav Havel

'The Old Man and the Sea' by Ernest Hemingway

John J. Miller is joined by Missy Andrews of the Center for Literary Education to discuss Ernest Hemingway's 'The Old Man and the Sea.'

37 min1 w ago
Comments
'The Old Man and the Sea' by Ernest Hemingway

'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight'

John J. Miller is joined by Patricia Bart of Hillsdale College to discuss 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.'

34 min2 w ago
Comments
'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight'

'Scoop' by Evelyn Waugh

John J. Miller is joined by Christopher Scalia of the American Enterprise Institute to discuss Evelyn Waugh's 'Scoop.'

33 min3 w ago
Comments
'Scoop' by Evelyn Waugh

'Democracy in America' by Alexis de Tocqueville

John J. Miller is joined by Jenna Storey of Furman University to discuss Alexis de Tocqueville's 'Democracy in America.'

31 minSEP 1
Comments
'Democracy in America' by Alexis de Tocqueville

'Billy Budd' by Herman Melville

John J. Miller is joined by Natalie Taylor of Skidmore College to discuss Herman Melville's 'Billy Budd.'

33 minAUG 11
Comments
'Billy Budd' by Herman Melville

'Self-Reliance' by Ralph Waldo Emerson

John J. Miller is joined by Brenda Wineapple to discuss Ralph Waldo Emerson's 'Self-Reliance.'

32 minAUG 4
Comments
'Self-Reliance' by Ralph Waldo Emerson

'David Copperfield' by Charles Dickens

John J. Miller is joined by David Whalen of Hillsdale College to discuss Charles Dickens's 'David Copperfield.'

34 minJUL 28
Comments
'David Copperfield' by Charles Dickens

'The Song of Hiawatha' by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

John J. Miller is joined by Nicholas Basbanes to discuss Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's 'The Song of Hiawatha.'

37 minJUL 21
Comments
'The Song of Hiawatha' by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Journalism of Ida B. Wells

John J. Miller is joined by Mia Bay of the University of Pennsylvania to discussIda B. Wells's life and journalistic work.

32 minJUL 14
Comments
The Journalism of Ida B. Wells
the END
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