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  • After Words with Vivek Ramaswamy

    After Words with Vivek Ramaswamy

    Entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy argues that corporate America is signing on to “woke culture” only to increase profits. He’s interviewed by Harvard University economics professor Greg Mankiw.

  • In Depth with Ross Douthat

    In Depth with Ross Douthat

    Author and New York Times columnist Ross Douthat talks and takes calls about politics, faith, and conservatism in America. His books include “Privilege,” "The Decadent Society" and a new memoir “The Deep Places.”

Featured Programs

  • After Words with Former Senator Ben Nelson

    After Words with Former Senator Ben Nelson

    Former U.S. Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) discussed the decline of bipartisanship in the Senate and offered recommendations to restore it in the chamber. He was interviewed by Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE).

  • After Words with Representative Adam Schiff

    After Words with Representative Adam Schiff

    Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) reflected on the Trump presidency, and his role in the president’s first impeachment trial, and shared his views on threats against American democracy. He was interviewed by AP chief congressional correspondent Lisa Mascaro.

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  • In Depth with Carol Swain

    In Depth with Carol Swain

    Carol Swain, former professor of political science and law at Vanderbilt University and vice chair of President Trump’s 1776 Commission, joined us to talk and take calls about critical race theory, the 1619 Project, immigration and more. Her books include Be…

  • <em>Read Until You Understand</em>

    Read Until You Understand

    Farah Jasmine Griffin, Columbia University chair of the African American and African Diaspora Studies Department, looked at the writings of Black authors and public intellectuals to address issues of equality and freedom. This was a virtual event hosted by…

  • <em>Cracks in the Tower</em>

    Cracks in the Tower

    Phillip Magness, senior research fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research, talked about universities in the United States and questioned whether they are living up to the ideals they espouse.

  • <em>Faithful Presence</em>

    Faithful Presence

    Former Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam offered his thoughts on why he believes faith can have a redemptive role in politics. Southern Festival of Books hosted this virtual program.

  • Author Discussion on Refugees

    Author Discussion on Refugees

    Authors Mondiat Dogon and Shugri Said Salh discussed life in their respective homelands and their journey to America. Southern Festival of Books hosted this virtual program.

  • <em>Gonna Trouble the Water</em>

    Gonna Trouble the Water

    Social ethics professor Miguel De La Torre argued that water should not be viewed as a commodity, but rather as an entity that provides life. Southern Festival of Books hosted this virtual program.

  • <em>Jesus and John Wayne</em>

    Jesus and John Wayne

    History professor Kristin Du Mez offered her thoughts on the impact popular culture has had on white evangelicalism in America. Southern Festival of Books hosted this virtual program.

  • Author Discussion on Pop Culture, Race and Identity

    Author Discussion on Pop Culture, Race and Identity

    Authors Brian Broome, Anjali Enjeti and Nichole Perkins spoke about pop culture, race and identity. Southern Festival of Books hosted this virtual program.

  • Author Discussion on the Judicial System and Race

    Author Discussion on the Judicial System and Race

    Author Joshua Rothman looked at the slave trade in America, and authors Joshua Rothman, Orville Burton and Armand Derfner argued that legal and judicial systems have protected and upheld systemic racism for centuries. Southern Festival of Books hosted this…

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