Filter by

Peter Slen Hoover Institution at Stanford University


Sorted by Most Recent Airing
Showing 1 - of 18
  • emAmerica and the Rogue Statesem
    Last Aired

    America and the Rogue States

    Thomas Henriksen talked about his book, America and the Rogue States, in which he looks at the U.S.'s handling of countries like North Korea, Iran, and Iraq. The interview, part of Book…

  • emIn Excellent Healthem
    Last Aired

    In Excellent Health

    Dr. Scott Atlas talked about his book, In Excellent Health: Setting the Record Straight on America’s Health Care, in which he argues that the U.S. healthcare system is much better than the World…

  • emGolden Holocaustem
    Last Aired

    Golden Holocaust

    Robert Proctor talked about his book, Golden Holocaust: Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition, in which he explores the history of the tobacco industry and the dangers…

  • emState of Disrepairem
    Last Aired

    State of Disrepair

    Kori Schake talked about her book, State of Disrepair: Fixing the Culture and Practices of the State Department, in which she takes a critical look at the performance of the State Department. The…

  • emThe Bankers New Clothesem
    Last Aired

    The Banker's New Clothes

    Anat Admati, co-author of the book, The Bankers' New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It, talked about the banking industry and argued that the system can be made safer…

  • emThe Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Lawem
    Last Aired

    The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law

    Jenny Martinez talked about her book, The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law, in which she chronicles efforts in the late 18th Century to ban the international slave…

  • emConstitutional Conservatismem
    Last Aired

    Constitutional Conservatism

    Peter Berkowitz talked about his book, Constitutional Conservatism, in which he outlines the principles of governing that both conservative and libertarians should support. He was interviewed at…

  • emWhy Some Things Should Not Be for Saleem
    Last Aired

    Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale

    Debra Satz talked about her book, Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale: The Moral Limits of Markets, in which she looks at problematic commodity exchanges, such as addictive drugs or sex. The…

  • emFirst Principlesem
    Last Aired

    First Principles

    John Taylor talked about his Hayek Book Prize-winning book, First Principles: Five Keys to Restoring America’s Prosperity. This interview was conducted at the Hoover Institution on the…

  • emIssues on My Mindem
    Last Aired

    Issues on My Mind

    George Shultz talked about his book, Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future, in which he discusses such topics as nuclear weapons, the economy, energy development, and the war on drugs. The…

  • emTaking on Iranem
    Last Aired

    Taking on Iran

    Abraham Sofaer talked about his book, Taking on Iran, in which he argues that the U.S. should stand up to Iran by directly confronting the country’s Revolutionary Guard Corps and its surrogates,…

  • emThe Shahem
    Last Aired

    The Shah

    Abbas Milani, co-director of the Iran Democracy Project at the Hoover Institution, talked about his book, The Shah, a biography of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last shah of Iran who was overthrown…

  • emBargaining with Baseballem
    Last Aired

    Bargaining with Baseball

    William B. Gould IV talked about his book, Bargaining with Baseball: Labor Relations in an Age of Prosperous Turmoil, in which he talks about the history of player-owner relations in baseball,…

  • emFailing Liberty 101em
    Last Aired

    Failing Liberty 101

    William Damon talked about his book, Failing Liberty 101: How We Are Leaving Young Americans Unprepared for Citizenship in a Free Society, in which he argues that we are not properly preparing…

  • emGoverning Securityem
    Last Aired

    Governing Security

    Mariano-Florentino Cuellar talked about about his book, Governing Security: The Hidden Origins of American Security Agencies, in which he looks at the origins of the Federal Security Agency…

  • emCulture Warsem
    Last Aired

    Culture Wars?

    Morris Fiorina, co-author of the book Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America, argued that Americans are far less polarized than the public is led to believe by the media and political…

  • emBeauty Biasem
    Last Aired

    Beauty Bias

    Stanford University professor Deborah Rhode talked about her book, The Beauty Bias: The Injustice of Appearance in Life and Law, in which explores the forces that have contributed to appearance related…

  • emThe Savior Generalsem
    Last Aired

    The Savior Generals

    Victor Davis Hanson talked about his book, The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost - From Ancient Greece to Iraq. The interview, part of Book TV’s college…