Conservative Movement

William Rusher: The Conservative Movement

William Rusher

Conversations host Harry Kreisler speaks with William A. Rusher, former publisher of the "National Review" about the conservative movement.

KEYWORDS: National Review.

Paul Pierson: The Transformation of American Politics

Paul Pierson

Host Harry Kreisler welcomes UC Berkeley Political Scientist Paul Pierson for a discussion of how the conservative movement has changed American politics and constrained the political center.

Key Words: Political Scientists, Politics, Conservative Movement

Norman Podhoretz: The Battle over Ideas

Norman Podhoretz

UC Berkeley's Harry Kreisler in conversation with Norman Podhoretz, whose 35 years as an author, literary critic and editor of Commentary magazine has had a profound influence on the ideas that have shaped public debate in the United States.…

Key Words: Writers, Politics, Editors, Jewish Identity, Conservative Movement, Critics, Journals, Neo-Conservatives

John Micklethwait: Globalization and the Conservative Movement in the United States

John Micklethwait

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes John Micklethwait, Editor-in-Chief of the Economist. They discuss the challenges of editing the leading global news magazine. They explore the implications of globalization in a post 911 world. Micklethwait also reflects on the enduring features of the conservative movement and its consequences for the global role of the United States.…...

Jonathan Clarke: The Neo-Conservatives

Jonathan Clarke

Former British diplomat Jonathan Clarke joins host Harry Kreisler for a discussion of the impact of the neo-conservatives on U.S. foreign policy. He traces their emergence, the evolution of their ideas, and weighs the long term implications of their ascendancy in the administration of President George W. Bush

KEYWORDS: Neo-Conservatives.