On this episode of Reaganism, we are joined by Former Congressman and Senator of Missouri, Jim Talent. Roger and Senator Talent discuss the 2021 report of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, where Senator Talent serves as a commissioner. Their conversation included China's trade practices as well as their activities in the Xinjiang and Hong Kong regions.
On this episode of Reaganism, we are joined by actor and humanitarian, Gary Sinise. Gary Sinise is the founder of the Gary Sinise Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting the wellbeing of America’s military veterans and first-responders. He is famously known for playing Lt. Dan in Forrest Gump, in addition to numerous other roles. Roger and Gary discuss his acting career, foundation, and work with veterans.
On this episode of Reagnism, Roger sits down with Simon Miles, Assistant Professor at Duke University, and the author of Engaging the Evil Empire: Washington, Moscow, and the Beginning of the End of the Cold War and co-editor of a new book, The Reagan Moment: America and the World in the 1980s. Roger and Simon discuss President Reagan's foreign policy, including his strategy towards the Soviet Union.
On this episode of Reaganism, Roger sits down with Gordon Lubold, a national security reporter for the Wall Street Journal covering both the White House and the Pentagon.
Roger and Gordon discuss the Trump and Biden White Houses, the biggest national security stories of 2021, including the events that took place on January 6th, the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, and a look ahead to what we can expect in the coming year.
On this episode of Reaganism, Roger sits down with Dr. Daron Shaw. Dr. Shaw is a Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, the co-director of the Fox News Poll, and one of the pair of pollsters who conduct our annual Reagan National Defense Survey. Roger and Daron discuss the latest defense survey results as well his recent article in National Affairs and the affect of high voter turnout on a political party.
On this episode of Reaganism, we will be continuing our Reagan National Defense Forum deep dive with Former State Department Spokeswomen and RNDF Live host, Morgan Ortagus. During her time at RNDF, Morgan met with panelists which included policymakers, industrial titans and department of defense officials on how the United States can lead the world in an era of increasingly complex challenges.
On this episode of Reaganism, Roger speaks with Congressman Ken Calvert, the U.S. Representative from California's 42nd District and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee Defense Subcommittee. Roger and Congressman Calvert discussed the Continuing Resolution that Congress recently passed to avoid a government shutdown as well as what investments the United States should be making to beat China in the competition over innovative military technologies.
On this episode of Reaganism, we are here at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, CA for the 2021 Reagan National Defense Forum. The Reagan National Defense Forum (RNDF) brings together leaders and key stakeholders from across the political spectrum. RNDF offers the defense community a chance to discuss how the United States can lead the world in an era of increasingly complex challenges and opportunities.
In the first of our three-episode series on RNDF, Roger sits down with the Founder of defense startup Anduril Industries and founder and designer of Oculus VR, Palmer Luckey. Palmer and Roger discuss virtual reality, defense technologies, and the technological battle between the United States, China, and Russia.
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On this episode of Reaganism, we are joined by Marcus Witcher, Assistant Professor of History at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama. He is also the author of Getting Right with Reagan: The Struggle for True Conservatism, 1980-2016.
Roger and Marcus discussed conservative critiques of Reagan during his presidency as well as Reagan’s continued relevance to the conservative movement today.
On this episode of Reaganism, Dr. Janet Tran, Director of the Center for Civics, Education, and Opportunity at the Reagan Institute, sits down with Gerard Robinson, Vice President for Education at the Advanced Studies in Culture Foundation.
Gerard Robinson, former Commissioner of Education for the State of Florida, and Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Virginia, discusses his leadership journey, pluralistic options in our education system, and the transformative power of education. Finally, Janet and Gerard discuss civics, particularly building character and bridging our racial and political divides.