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Nov 18, 2016

Show 1654 NRO 15 National Review Online. 

6 excerpts from National Review Online’s show called The Bookmonger.

 

For a great archive of past shows from The Bookmonger visit-

http://www.nationalreview.com/media/bookmonger

 

Thanksgiving: The Holiday at the Heart of the American Experience

Melanie Kirkpatrick, author of Thanksgiving: The Holiday at the Heart of the American Experience, explains why this celebration caught on in American culture and what the Pilgrims would think of our modern festivities.

 

JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity.

Did Ronald Reagan get one of his best ideas from John F. Kennedy? That’s what Lawrence Kudlow and Brian Domitrovic claim in JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity.

 

Failure: The Federal Miseduckation of America’s Children

Do we really need a U.S. Department of Education? Vicki E. Alger doesn’t think so, and she makes her case in Failure: The Federal Miseduckation of America’s Children.

 

Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics

Conservatives always complain about the liberal media. But when did they start to fight it? Right from the start, says Nicole Hemmer in Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics.

 

The Spartan Regime

Why should we pay any attention to an ancient Greek city not called Athens? Paul A. Rahe explains in his new book, The Spartan Regime: Its Character, Origins, and Grand Strategy. Rahe describes what makes the Spartans distinctive and what their story can teach us about statesmanship in the 21st century.

 

The Great Good Thing: A Secular Jew Comes to Faith in Christ.

How does a secular Jew become a faithful Christian? Andrew Klavan tells his conversion story in The Great Good Thing: A Secular Jew Comes to Faith in Christ.