Podcast: The Mastery of The Federalist Papers

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The Great Books: Federalist Papers


JMC fellow Charles Kesler joins The Great Books podcast to discuss The Federalist Papers. In this episode, Kesler remarks that The Federalist Papers are the only American political writings that merit to be considered a great work in political thought.  Listen to the podcast below to hear Kesler defend the The Federalist Papers’ distinguished status in American political thought.


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Charles KeslerCharles Kesler is a Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute, Editor of the Claremont Review of Books, host of The American Mind video series, and the Dengler-Dykema Distinguished Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College.

Dr. Kesler also teaches in the Claremont Institute’s Publius Fellows Program and Lincoln Fellows Program. He received his B.A. in Social Studies and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Government from Harvard University. From 1989 to 2008, Dr. Kesler was director of CMC’s Henry Salvatori Center for the Study of Individual Freedom in the Modern World.

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