Friday Roundup, June 21st

  • Jean Yarbrough’s Theodore Roosevelt and the American Political Tradition is the subject of the current Liberty Law Talk. This podcast considers Roosevelt as both student and statesman of American constitutionalism.
  • What is Stalin’s curse? Paul Hollander, the great historian of totalitarianism, reviews Robert Gellately’s Stalin’s Curse in our books section this week. The curse, it seems, is Stalin’s personality and the poison of his ideological policies emanating across the twentieth century into our own time.