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Ferris Bueller Returns, Bringing American Truth

It’s the right time to revisit the all-American insight of John Hughes’s best film.

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3 Classic Movies About United States Presidents

Hollywood during its Golden Era made many movies about U.S. presidents, using their biographies as the groundwork for inspiring, patriotic stories.

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Why “Coriolanus” by William Shakespeare is a Great Book

John J. Miller is joined by Adam Carrington of Hillsdale College to discuss William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus.

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The Goodness and Greatness of G.K. Chesterton

This quirky romantic was also one of the most popular and most talented writers of his time.

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“Vertigo” and Lover’s Rock

San Francisco and the person of Kim Novak at their most beautiful, a very impressive Jimmy Stewart performance, and most stunning of all, the score!

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Flannery O’Connor on Sin and Politics

Flannery O’Connor understood that what is wrong with the world is not our failure to adhere to a certain political or economic program, as important as these may be.

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American Treasures: “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”

President Lincoln, frustrated in his effort to end slavery, shaked the lady’s proffered hand. “So you’re the little woman,” he said, “who wrote the book that made this great war.”

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Uncle Tom’s Cabin: An American Tale

“The novel powerfully affirms Christian faith and the principles of the American Revolution, condemning slavery.”

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‘The Horse Soldiers’: Director John Ford’s Entertaining Civil War Drama

“The Horse Soldiers” (1959) was his only film about the conflict, and he couldn’t have chosen a more compelling narrative to base the film on.

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Whit Stillman, Poet Of Young Lovers

Barcelona, a tale of Americans & Europeans—two young men looking for love, manliness, & God—the fading away & the endurance of the American gentleman.

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Classical Music’s Suicide Pact (Part 1)

Succumbing to specious charges of racism, America’s orchestras, opera companies, and conductors are abandoning the Western canon.

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Romeo and Juliet in a Nutshell

The correct way of reading the play is what might be called the moral or cautionary approach in which the tragedy is caused by the abandonment of reason in the face of erotic love or…