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The McConnell Center Podcast offers thought-provoking conversations with authors, scholars, leaders in the U.S. military, and political professionals focusing on leadership, literature, history, education, politics and life.

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Nov 21, 2020

Episode Summary

Fred Minnick, Wall Street Journal bestselling author, bourbon curator, and taster, joins McConnell Center Director Dr. Gary L. Gregg II to discuss his career covering the bourbon world and share his thoughts on the industry. Minnick also talks about the history of prohibition, in light of the...

Nov 6, 2020

Episode Summary

Dr. James L. Nolan, Jr., Chair and Washington Gladden 1859 Professor of Sociology at Williams College, joins McConnell Center Director Dr. Gary L. Gregg II to discuss Nolan’s recent book, Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age. Nolan shares how the discovery of...