New York Times Chief White House Correspondent Peter Baker joins Reaganism  to discuss a bygone era where politics worked in Washington and the political operator who helped bring Reagan’s vision of government to life.

Peter and Susan’s book:

Council on Foreign Relations Expert Dr. Ray Takeyh joins Reaganism to discuss the Iranian nuclear deal, Reagan’s approach to the Islamic Republic, and the Biden admin’s approach to Tehran.

Bestselling author and Council of Foreign Relations Senior Fellow Gayle Tzemach Lemmon joins Reaganism to discuss her most recent book, the Daughters of Kobani which tells the story of an all women militia who faced off against ISIS.
Tzemach Lemmon’s Book:

Rep. Andy Kim (NJ-D) joins Reaganism to discuss the War in Afghanistan, his public criticism of China’s human rights violations, and his direct service approach to politics.

Reagan Defense Survey:

Heritage Foundation President Mrs. Kay Coles James joins discusses her journey from growing up in a Virginia housing project to service as an advisor to 4 US presidents, her thoughts on conservative priorities for the 21st century, and the speech that launched President Reagan’s political career.

Mrs. James Time for Choosing piece:

Nury Turkel, the first US educated Uyghur-American lawyer, foreign policy expert, and human rights advocate, joins Reaganism to discuss his struggle to end the Chinese Communist Party’s genocide against the Uyghur people.

Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO) and Rep. Mike Waltz (R-FL) join Reaganism to discuss their work in putting country over politics, the need for more veterans in government, and ways we can restore Americans’ trust in Congress.

This episode of Reaganism is a recording of Congresswoman Liz Cheney speaking at the Reagan Institute on February 23, 2021. The event was titled US foreign Policy in 2021 and Beyond. The event features a short speech followed by a moderated conversation with Reaganism host Roger Zakheim.

This week’s episode is a recording of an event hosted by the Reagan Institute featuring Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas. Senator Cotton discusses his recently report “Beat China: Targeted Decoupling and the Economic Long War.”


Washington Post Columnist and author Dr. Henry Olsen joins for his second episode of the podcast to discuss a new poll he co-authored aimed at understanding Republican voters’ priorities and preferences, and how the GOP can overcome its internal divisions.


Director of the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships Elizabeth Pinkerton joins Reaganism to discuss the importance of public service, good leadership, and how the program she oversees brings talented young adults with little political experience into government to improve the country.

Russian dissident Vladamir Kara-Murza joins Reaganism to discuss his life as a democracy activist, the ongoing protests in Russia today, and his optimism that the Putin regime will be toppled.


This episode features a panel conversation with David French, Senior Editor at the Dispatch, Matthew Continetti, Resident Scholar at AEI, and Tunku Varadarajan, Executive Editor at the Hoover Institute. They discuss the history and importance of inaugural addresses, Joe Biden’s speech, and President Reagan’s inaugural addresses.

Both French and Continetti’s essays reflecting on Reagan’s speeches are available here:

Under Secretary Keith Krach joins Reaganism to discuss the Trump administration’s economic diplomacy, Krach’s extensive business career, and the need for more private sector experience in government.

Medical doctor and historian Dr. Gene Kopelson joins Reaganism to discuss President Eisenhower’s mentorship of Ronald Reagan and #40’s 1968 Presidential Campaign.

Gene’s book:

Director of the Center for Presidential Transitions David Marchick joins Reaganism to discuss the history, importance and practice of Presidential “interregnums.”


Maryland Governor Larry Hogan joins Reaganism to discuss the future of the Republican party, his post COVID-19 vision for a more prosperous United States, and the need for Washington to get its act together.

China expert Dan Blumenthal from the American Enterprise Institute joins Reaganism to discuss how the Chinese Communist Party is far weaker then Washington realizes, and why that’s dangerous for the US.

Dan’s Book:

The Heritage Foundation’s Mike Gonzalez discuss his recent article in the Wall Street Journal – Tuesday’s Big Loser: Identity Politics and the 2020 Election’s implications for the role race & ethnicity play in American politics.

Mike’s WSJ Article:

Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-R) joins Reaganism from Ohio to tell the story of how he helped to save a congressman’s life after a politically motivated shooting and the government’s role in developing a vaccine to end the COVID-19 crisis.