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    The Founders at Home

    Historian Myron Magnet talked about his book, The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817, in which he recounts the personal and public lives of America’s founders through an examination of their…

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    Remembering William F. Buckley, Jr.

    Colleagues of William F. Buckley, Jr., who died February 27, 2008, talked about him professionally and personally. They talked about his personality,life and career, and his championship of conservatism. Then they responded…

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    Romancing Opiates

    Theodore Dalrymple talked about his book, Romancing Opiates: Pharmacological Lies and the Addiction Bureaucracy, published by Enounter Books. He discussed what he believes are the myths and…

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    Our Culture, What's Left of It

    Theodore Dalrymple talked about his book Our Culture, What’s Left of It: The Mandarins and the Masses, published by Ivan R. Dee, in an event sponsored by the Manhattan Institute at the…

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    South Park Conservatives

    Mr. Anderson read from his book South Park Conservatives: The Revolt Against Liberal Media Bias, published by Regnery Publishing. The author contended that the liberal monopoly in the media,…

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    Liberation's Children: Parents and Kids in a Postmodern Age

    Ms. Hymowitz talked about her book Liberation’s Children: Parents and Kids in a Postmodern Age, published by Ivan R Dee, Inc. The book, a collection of articles, explores the problem of raising…

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    Life at the Bottom

    Mr. Dalrymple talked about his new book, Life at the Bottom: The Worldview That Makes the Underclass, published by Ivan R. Dee. The book is an analysis of underclass life and the behavior…

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    Dream and the Nightmare

    Mr. Magnet talks about his book The Dream and the Nightmare: The Sixties' Legacy to the Underclass, published by Encounter Books. The book explores the idea that culture, not economics,…

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    New York City Issues

    Participating by remote connection, Mr. Magnet talked about Mayor Giuliani’s policies regarding the homeless in New York City. He agreed with the mayor, saying that most homeless persons…

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    The New Urban Paradigm

    Participants discussed new ideas for urban development. They talked about efforts to reduce crime in New York City by enforcing truancy laws and noise ordinances. They focused on the…

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