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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.

This podcast is a production of the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville. For more information, including upcoming events, please visit us online at or on social media at:

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Jun 28, 2023

McConnell Center welcomes Grace Olmstead to discuss The Power of Place and Particularity.

Grace Olmstead is a journalist who focuses on farming, localism, and family. Her writing has been published in The American Conservative, The Week, The New York Times, The Washington Post, National Review, The Wall...

Jun 21, 2023

McConnell Center welcomes Dr. Ricky L. Jones to discuss The Criminalization of Black History.

Raised by his grandmother in Atlanta's Carver Homes housing project, Ricky L. Jones not only became the first member of his immediate family to graduate high school, but by age 28 he also earned a Ph.D. Currently, he is...

Jun 14, 2023

McConnell Center welcomes Trivius Caldwell to discuss The Importance of Juneteenth.

Trivius Caldwell is an active duty Lieutenant Colonel, Duke PhD student, and host of the "Live Everything" podcast where he explores the art of mindful leadership.

As a military leader and scholar, Trivius has interacted...

Jun 7, 2023

McConnell Center welcomes Daniel McCarthy to discuss Conservatism, Populism, and 'Caesarism.'

Daniel McCarthy is the editor of Modern Age. He is also director of the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program at the Fund for American Studies. From 2010 through 2016 he served as editor of The American Conservative....