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February 2011
Past Event
The Neoconservative Persuasion: Selected Essays, 1942-2009
Wednesday 7:00 - 9:00AM

The Neoconservative Persuasion: Selected Essays, 1942-2009

Past Event
Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C. Headquarters
February 02, 2011
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02
February 2011
Wednesday 7:00 - 9:00AM
Past Event

1015 15th Street, N.W., 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20005

Speakers:
Kenneth Weinstein

Hudson Institute CEO

Amy Kass

Hudson Senior Fellow

Charles Krauthammer

Syndicated columnist and political commentator

William Kristol

Editor, <i>The Weekly Standard</i>

Irwin Stelzer

Hudson Senior Fellow and Director of Economic Policy Studies

As conservatives try once again to re-envision America's future and how to secure it, the publication of this volume of previously uncollected essays by Irving Kristol, "the godfather of neoconservativism," could not be timelier. The fifty essays, spanning seven decades and organized thematically, display the enormous range of Kristol's interests and concerns, as well as what editor Gertrude Himmelfarb calls his "distinctive intellectual sensibility--skeptical, commonsensible, eclectic, and at the same time strong-minded and hard-headed." At once prescient and wise, the essays are models of serious thought about the ideas that always inform politics and the myriad ways in which politics, culture, economics, and religion intersect.

Hudson CEO Kenneth Weinstein introduced the panel, and Hudson Senior Fellow Amy Kass served as moderator of a discussion with four distinguished guests, all closely familiar with the rich terrain of Irving Kristol's thought and each uniquely suited to address a particular aspect of it.

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