Victor Davis Hanson, who is the 2019–20 Visiting Critic for The New Criterion, discusses the notion of citizenship as understood in the twenty-first century. Audio taken from The New Criterion’s “Sovereignty or Submission” conference in Washington, D.C.

An adapted form of this address appeared in the January 2020 issue of The New Criterion as “Pre- and post-citizens.”

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James Piereson, a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, discusses the genesis of the American nation-state. Audio taken from The New Criterion’s “Sovereignty or Submission” conference in Washington, D.C.

An adapted form of this address appeared in the January 2020 issue of The New Criterion as “The idea of an American nation.”

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Roger Kimball, the Editor and Publisher of The New Criterion, discusses highlights in this month’s issue and reads from its opening pages.

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James Panero on the legacy of John Simon (1925–2019), the inimitable critic and longtime contributor to The New Criterion.

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James Hankins, a Professor of History at Harvard, joins James Panero to discuss the monumental Leonardo exhibition at the Louvre and the artist’s legacy five hundred years after his death.

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The Editor and Publisher of The New Criterion discusses highlights in this month’s issue and remembers the life and work of Peter Collier.

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James Panero discusses the architectural virtues and vices of the American home, and culls a few examples of past styles from the city of Portland, Maine.

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James Panero recounts a recent trip to Mystic, Connecticut, and offers his thoughts on “J. M. W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate” and other developments at the Mystic Seaport Museum.

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Roger Kimball, the Editor and Publisher of The New Criterion, discusses highlights in this month’s issue and reads from its opening pages.

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When Harriet Cohen finishes playing her arrangement of Bach’s “Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier,” Jay says, “Holy stuff.” There is other stuff too in this episode: including “Tain’t What You Do (It’s How You Do It).” There may also be a little Beach Boys, classically performed. Jay likes that opening Bach piece so much, he ends with it, too: in a different version.

Bach-Cohen, “Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier

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Remarks occasioned by Criterion Books’ release of “Old House of Fear” by Russell Kirk, with a new introduction by James Panero.

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Gary Saul Morson, the Lawrence B. Dumas Professor of the Arts and Humanities at Northwestern University, delivers the inaugural Circle Lecture on the pernicious legacy of Vladimir Lenin.

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Gary Saul Morson, the Lawrence B. Dumas Professor of the Arts and Humanities at Northwestern University and the author of “Leninthink,” joins James Panero to discuss the pernicious legacy of Vladimir Lenin.

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Roger Kimball, the Editor and Publisher of The New Criterion, discusses highlights in this month’s issue and reads from its opening pages.

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Roger Kimball, the Editor and Publisher of The New Criterion, discusses highlights in this month’s issue and reads from its opening pages.

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Roger Kimball, the editor and publisher of The New Criterion, accepts the 2019 Thomas L. Phillips Career Achievement Award from the Fund for American Studies at the twenty-sixth annual TFAS Journalism Awards Dinner on September 12.

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James Panero reads “Venice’s last judgment” from the September 2019 issue, on the beginning and end of the Most Serene Republic.

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James Panero on Russell Kirk’s ghost stories and published fiction, part of a series occasioned by Kirk’s centenary, published in the January 2019 issue of The New Criterion.

https://newcriterion.com/issues/2019/1/the-ghosts-of-russell-kirk

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R. R. Reno on Russell Kirk and the cult and culture of “openness,” part of a series occasioned by Kirk’s centenary, published in the January 2019 issue of The New Criterion.

https://newcriterion.com/issues/2019/1/the-politics-of-the-imagination

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A conversation on cultural politics, occasioned by the resignation of Warren B. Kanders from the board of the Whitney Museum of American Art.

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