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Victor Davis Hanson Show

Capitol Videos and Punic Wars

For the weekend edition, Victor Davis Hanson talks with cohost Sami Winc on the Mexican border kidnapping, WalMart closing stores due to historic theft in Portland, and Tucker Carlson’s video montage on Jan. 6. VDH continues his series on war with analysis of the Punic Wars. Share This

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Comeuppance, Conquest and Terror

 Victor Davis Hanson talks with cohost Sami Winc about the Wray and Garland testimonies to the House, Alexander the Great’s life and legacy, and terrorism 30 years after the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center. Share This

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Military Matters and FBI Racket

In this weekend episode, Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Sami Winc dive deep into the significance of China’s spy balloon, the Persian Wars, and FBI corruption. Share This

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Political Deception and Its History

In this episode, Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler explore the long line of deception not just in current democratic politics, but also in antiquity and military history. Share This

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An Interview with Classicist and Military Historian Barry Strauss

Victor Davis Hanson and Barry Strauss discuss his recent book, The War That Made the Roman Empire, and his friendship and experiences with Victor as classicists and military historians. Don’t miss them on the Roman Empire, reshaping the West, and his fascinating thesis. Share This

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The World of the Coliseum

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media  I woke up one morning not long ago, and noticed that the world that I was born into no longer exists. It was as if I had once lived in Republican Italy, took a nap, and awoke to the Roman Empire, AD 200. Latifundia Let me explain. All the …

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Revolutionary Tribunals

Our courts have too often become expressions of the popular will. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online In ancient Athens, popular courts of paid jurors helped institutionalize fairness. If a troublemaker like Socrates was thought to be a danger to the popular will, then he was put on trial for inane charges like “corrupting …

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The Stagnant Mediterranean

Socialism and Islamism don’t foster a climate of economic growth and security. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online From the heights of Gibraltar you can see Africa about nine miles away to the south — and gaze eastward on the seemingly endless Mediterranean, which stretches 2,400 miles to Asia.  Share This

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Why Read Old Books?

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media We all know the usual reasons why we are prodded to read the classics — moving characters, seminal ideas, blueprints of our culture, and paradigms of sterling prose and poetry. Then we nod and snooze. Share This

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The Ancient World As It Was

by Cody Carlson The Deseret News Review of The End of Sparta by Victor Davis Hanson, Bloomsbury Press, 2011 Share This

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