Why The Fight for Ideas Is Important

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Charles Krauthammer died last summer. We spoke for this week's podcast to his son Daniel about his final book, The Point of It All, and his lasting legacy.

Trial of the Century

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One hundred and twenty five years ago, the now-infamous Dreyfus Affair began in France. Maurice Samuels explains why it's still relevant.

Love Hate Relationship

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The Oscar-winning screenwriter (and novelist, critic, and classicist) Frederic Raphael talks about why Catullus is the poet to read if you crave difficulty.

Ivory Tower Blues

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A journalist fights a campaign to protect the most important freedom.

Elliot Ackerman on Waiting for Eden

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For this week's podcast, we spoke with the National Book Award finalist about his new novel, war, marriage, and everything in between.

  Miles Unger on Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

Shock and Awe

An Interview with Miles Unger

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Pablo Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon shocked the avant garde when it first appeared — and then shifted the course of art history.

Ancient Modern

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The Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti is best known for bringing a powerful vision to bear on physical form and testing its expressive limits.