The Victor Davis Hanson Show

By Victor Davis Hanson and Jack Fowler

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John
 Aug 12, 2021
VDH - like his title - is a Classic and we are blessed to have his insight and perspective.

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This is the Victor Davis Hanson Show. Victor is the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Wayne & Marcia Buske Distinguished Fellow in History at Hillsdale College. Victor's co-host Jack Fowler is the Director for the Center for Civil Society at American Philanthropic. Podcasting twice weekly, Victor and Jack discuss current political and social events and ideas in "The Traditionalist" and current and past cultural trends in "The Classicist."


Episode Date
The Culturalist: From Milley to Minaj
00:57:43

Listen to Victor Davis Hanson as he talks with cohost Sami Winc on the transgressions of General Milley and aggressions of Nicki Minaj.

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Sep 18, 2021
The Classicist: Wake Up to Woke
00:44:41

Join Victor and cohost Jack Fowler as they talk about news on California's Recall, the racism of Wokism, the new impeachment standard, and myths of World War II.

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Sep 16, 2021
The Traditionalist: @20 Years Later
00:33:33

Victor and Jack discuss the recent disasters in US policy on the eve of 911 in Afghanistan and on the vaccination. Is the whole policy untenable?

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Sep 14, 2021
The Culturalist: The Death of Classics
01:02:48

VDH talks about the passing of three classicists this summer who humanized and popularized Classics for their students. He explores debates ancient and modern in the discipline, and, in the second half, explains Classics as a modern, culturally relevant discipline. What is being lost as our schools lose Classics?

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Sep 11, 2021
The Classicist: Our Unfit
00:45:06

Listen to VDH and Jack discuss the unfit governor Newsom, president Biden, and US military generals. The segment concludes with a discussion of Classics.

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Sep 09, 2021
The Traditionalist: Presidential Abuse of the People's Trust
00:36:08

VDH and Jack discuss Biden's coercion of Afghan president Ghani, his equally shocking boredom as the remains of soldiers arrive, passports on campus and the job market. Are we headed for a recessionary cycle?

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Sep 07, 2021
The Culturalist: The Praetorian Question
00:45:36

Listen in to Victor Davis Hanson talk about the politicization of the military in light of the Afghan debacle and the historical precedents -- which, perhaps not so oddly, are those of totalitarian governments.

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Sep 04, 2021
The Classicist: Gruesome Newsom and Drossy Joe
00:35:57

Victor Davis Hanson and Jack Fowler talk about the California recall, his new book "The Dying Citizen" coming out October 5, and Biden's drossy touch.

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Sep 02, 2021
The Traditionalist: The Therapeutic Screw-up
00:36:47

Listen in as VDH and Jack Fowler discuss Afghanistan and coming to terms with the worst military defeat in recent history. What should top military brass do and what will the Taliban do?

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Aug 31, 2021
The Classicist: Let Us Have Done With You
00:36:57

Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler discuss Newsom's recall, Larry Elder's odds, the cultural revolution and the elite, and "Ten Easy Ways to Unwind a Nation." There is a short tribute to Donald Kagan who recently passed away at the end.

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Aug 27, 2021
The Traditionalist: The Mess of Getting Out
00:42:25

Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler discuss the exit from Afghanistan, the regional implications and obligations of the US. Plus, the investigation of the January 6 Capitol riot shows no evidence of insurrection.

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Aug 25, 2021
The Culturalist: Afghanistan and Mr. Blame-Game
00:47:02

Listen in as Victor Davis Hanson talks with cohost Sami Winc on the failed diplomacy in Afghanistan that has failed even more for the US. Can Biden, Mr. Blame-Game, be his own fall guy?

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Aug 21, 2021
The Classicist: Bully Boy
00:41:14

Listen in as Victor Davis Hanson and Jack Fowler talk about bullying by the likes of Andrew Cuomo and Adam Schiff; and then California politics, fires, and the impact of the Latino vote on the recall of CA Governor Gavin Newsom.

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Aug 19, 2021
The Traditionalist: Special on Afghanistan
00:37:18

Listen to Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler discuss the current events in Afghanistan.

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Aug 18, 2021
The Traditionalist: Investigations of John Solomon
00:34:12

Join Victor Davis Hanson as he interviews investigative reporter John Solomon on the investigations of FBI misconduct, Hunter Biden's computers, the Clinton uranium deal, and the whistleblower plus Vindman and more. It's an exhaustive conversation. Listen in.

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Aug 17, 2021
The Culturalist: The Deep State
00:45:40

Join Victor Davis Hanson and Sami Winc for thoughts initially on the "deep" airlines but mostly on the deep state. Are there answers for the inertia and crime?

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Aug 13, 2021
The Traditionalist: Squatters, Larry Elder, Iran, et al.
00:39:26

Listen in as Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler discuss the rent moratorium, masking madness, Elder's run for governor, the war on DeSantis, and Victor's latest issue of "Strategika" on Iran.

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Aug 10, 2021
The Classicist: The Three C's and More
00:44:48

Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler discuss Cuomo allegations, California recall, and real courage. They end with a discussion of woke and how it compromises quality for airline industries, US military and Hollywood et al.

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Aug 05, 2021
The Traditionalist: The Left Talks the Talk
00:45:38

Join Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler in their discussion of Left-wing policies and legislation that lacks support among Americans: from Pelosi the dictator and Gallup Polls, to infrastructure legislation and election integrity.

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Aug 03, 2021
The Culturalist: Liberty and Equality
00:44:48

Victor Davis Hanson discusses with Sami Winc the conflict between liberty and equality in history and in the present.

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Jul 31, 2021
The Classicist: Dealing with Chaos
00:38:59

Join Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler as they discuss California's recall, Supreme Court rulings on progressive issues, China's co-prosperity sphere and thoughts on barn owls from "A Child's Garden."

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Jul 29, 2021
The Traditionalist: The Plague of Liberalism
00:41:38

Join Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler as they discuss the January 6th Commission, Hunter's Laptop, Rand Paul v. Dr. Fauci, and the polls on people's views of the direction of the country. Do the people hate the direction?

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Jul 27, 2021
The Culturalist: Battles Lost to the Strong
00:44:53

Listen to Victor Davis Hanson talk with Sami Winc about what failed for Athens on the Sicilian Expedition (415 B.C.), the US in the Tet Offensive in the Vietnam, and the current US withdraw from Afghanistan.

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Jul 24, 2021
Traditionalist: Damned If You Do...
00:47:21

Listen to Victor Davis Hanson speak with cohost Jack Fowler on Afghanistan, Cuba, class and the Left's real lack of reality. Can the lack of connect to reality of racialism go on? At the end, they discuss Hunter as blackmail artist of his own father.

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Jul 22, 2021
The Classicist: World War II Reconsidered
00:32:21

A wonderful explication by author Victor Davis Hanson of aspects of his widely acclaimed book, "The Second World Wars."

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Jul 20, 2021
The Classicist: Democratic Policy and Culture
00:42:17

Join Victor Davis Hanson and Jack Fowler as they analyze the policy of the Biden Administration, the pleasure it allows out enemies, and the cultural evaluation of the Left found in "Hippies, Yuppies and Puppies" on his website "Private Papers."

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Jul 16, 2021
The Traditionalist: Biden Non Compos Mentis?
00:37:37

Listen to Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler as they discuss President Biden, his education plans, whether he's mentally competent, Tucker Carlson, and the Olympics.

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Jul 14, 2021
The Culturalist: Immigration from Ancient Rome to the US Border
00:47:23

Join Victor Davis Hanson and Sami Winc as they discuss immigration in the late, declining Roman Empire and the current chaos on our border.

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Jul 09, 2021
The Classicist: Destroying California and Other Things
00:31:19

Victor Davis Hanson and Jack Fowler chat about California politics, gifts to big ten, bigly endowed universities, and the disconnect between feminism and transgendered athletes.

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Jul 08, 2021
The Traditionalist: Narratives and False Narratives
00:52:25

Listen to Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler as they discuss Critical Race Theories and the Left, new evidence from Hunter's laptop, Trump and 2024, and the 4th of July.

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Jul 07, 2021
The Culturalist: Water Is the Blood of Agriculture
00:51:32

Listen in as Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Sami Winc explain water for agriculture in Ancient Greece and modern California.

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Jul 02, 2021
The Classicist: Getting Real
00:51:25

Listen to Victor Davis Hanson and Jack Fowler as they discuss recent articles on farm life, the woke trajectory, and California's recall.

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Jul 01, 2021
The Traditionalist: Liberals Err and Err Badly
00:41:20

Join Victor Davis Hanson and Jack Fowler as they discuss General Milley before Congress, Biden on guns, mayors of New York City, pent up frustrations from COVID, and foreign policy.

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Jun 29, 2021
The Culturalist: Shiloh and Wuhan
00:48:11

Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Sami Winc discuss the cultural significance of the Battle of Shiloh and the Year of the Wuhan Virus.

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Jun 25, 2021
The Classicist: Words Matter
00:33:40

VDH and Jack Fowler explore the words and cultural implications of Juneteenth, "birthing person," and Critical Race Theory.

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Jun 24, 2021
The Traditionalist: 1984 Redux
00:33:37

VDH and Jack Fowler discuss our absent-minded president at the G7 Summit and doublespeak on Title IX and the China Virus.

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Jun 22, 2021
The Culturalist: Great Leaders in History
00:35:30

Victor Davis Hanson with his cohost Sami Winc discuss the life and legacy of the Theban general of the 4th century BC Epaminondas and Civil War general William Tecumseh Sherman.

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Jun 20, 2021
The Classicist: The Roots of Left Ideology and Its Detritus
00:49:44

Join Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler, and find out how racist are the anti-racists, how citizenship should replace the Left's racial tribalism, how Marx and Freud developed the two most destructive ideas of the 19th century, and how the new bureaucratic power is producing a cynicism not unlike that in Eastern Europe about 1955.

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Jun 17, 2021
The Traditionalist: All the Lies and Pretense
01:01:06

Victor Davis Hanson and Jack Fowler talk about Toobin's folly, Fauci's fraud, Biden-Harris diplomacy, and the price of Trump derangement syndrome. Does the new American right have an answer to all the dissimulation?

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Jun 15, 2021
The Culturalist: Finding Ancient Greece's Homer and Tragedians
00:42:30

Listen as Victor Davis Hanson explains to his cohost Sami Winc the genesis of Homeric epics from Mycenaean times to the Homeric age post 800 B.C., Homer's revelation of Greek farm life, and then the tragedians of the Greek theater and their tragic hero's. The exploits of Pentheus as a woman in Euripides' "The Bacchae" is worth waiting for.

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Jun 12, 2021
The Classicist: The Value of Studying the Classics
00:51:34

Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler discuss the status of Classics in the modern university, VDH's experience studying Classics, and the history of Greece during WWII.

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Jun 10, 2021
The Traditionalist - To Plague or To Be Plagued
01:01:12

Listen to Victor Davis Hanson and Jack Fowler discuss Biden, the Harris faction, the new evidence on COVID and its cures, and whether America is slumping into cultural and political regression.

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Jun 08, 2021
The Classicist: Memories for Memorial Day
00:48:16

Victor Davis Hanson and Jack Fowler discuss the firebombing of Japan, Battlefield Monuments Commission, and favorite war movies.

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Jun 04, 2021
The Traditionalist: Who Can Be Trusted?
00:47:23

Victor Davis Hanson talks with cohost Jack Fowler about Hamas' strategy, the 2020 madness, politicking of our military and science institutions, the legacy of the Russian hoax, Mitt Romney as leader and the January-Sixth Commission.

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Jun 03, 2021
Trailer
00:00:37

Introducing The Victor Davis Hanson Show.

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Jun 02, 2021