10 episodes

Author, historian, and political commentator Victor Davis Hanson takes to the National Review airwaves for discussions of national politics, history, and more. He is joined by NR's vice president Jack Fowler for this weekly podcast.

The Victor Davis Hanson Podcast National Review

    • Politics
    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

Author, historian, and political commentator Victor Davis Hanson takes to the National Review airwaves for discussions of national politics, history, and more. He is joined by NR's vice president Jack Fowler for this weekly podcast.

    The Tortoise Is Gaining on the Hare

    The Tortoise Is Gaining on the Hare

    On this episode, Victor discusses the ongoing Biden scandals, the media’s Biden protection racket, the tightening polls, Amazon’s Steele shut-down, the destruction of inherited institutions, the forthcoming presidential debate, advice to Candidate Trump, Rush Limbaugh’s discussion of his health, and the mindset of the elites who found themselves on Toobin’s smut-Zooming.

    • 59 min
    Muscular Politics, the Burisma Scandal, and the Scandal’s Scandal

    Muscular Politics, the Burisma Scandal, and the Scandal’s Scandal

    On today’s episode, Victor discusses the emerging Joe/Hunter Biden “Burisma” scandal, his latest NR column, "The Fragments of a Civilization," California’s push to consider slavery reparations, the woke, disastrous, and just-completed NBA season, Kamala Harris’s Veep debate and SCOTUS hearings performances, a new CDC study that finds a vast majority of COVID-afflicted are hard-core mask wearers, how Donald Trump himself might better make the case for Trump.

    • 1 hr
    Generals Foreign and Ancient

    Generals Foreign and Ancient

    Making good on a promise to devote an episode to generals foreign and ancient, America’s premier military historian discusses the merits of Caesar, Hannibal, Napoleon, Suleiman, Themistocles, Bolivar, Epaminondas, and many more who may or may not deserve their reputations as battlefield geniuses. This episode is produced by Sarah Schutte and is sponsored by the American Federation for Children and it new website, FundMyChildNow.Com.  

    • 59 min
    Mourning After?

    Mourning After?

    On today’s episode, Victor gives his take on the first Trump–Biden debate, Chris Wallace’s moderating tilt, vaccine scare tactics, Amy Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court, new charges that Hillary Clinton orchestrated the Russia collusion hoax, the 490 B.C. Project, and Joe Biden’s strange campaign. This episode is produced by Sarah Schutte and sponsored by the American Federation for Children and FundMyChildNow.Com.

    • 53 min
    General McMaster on Defending the Free World

    General McMaster on Defending the Free World

    On today’s broadcast, special guest Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster (ret.) joins Victor to discuss his new book, Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World. VDH also explains his new NRO essay on the dangers of conventional wisdom. This episode is sponsored by Wyoming Catholic College and FundMyChildNow.Com, and is produced by Sarah Schutte.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Only You Can Prevent Preventing Forest Fires

    Only You Can Prevent Preventing Forest Fires

    On today’s episode, Victor discusses California aflame (and the close call of his home), the “un-news” media, President Trump’s Middle East foreign-policy wins, the presidential horserace 47 days out, the big-money Left planning and bankrolling post-election violence, and tensions between Greece and Turkey. This episode is produced by the Sarah Schutte, and sponsored by Wyoming Catholic College and Fatima, the Movie.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Simon Kelly UK ,

Phew! Sanity at last ...

Thank you so much Victor and Jack for a weekly hour of sanity and reason in a world gone completely bonkers. All the best from the UK.

Athenian-Hoplite ,

Very insightful on the political climate

..And with historical context

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Incisive Commentary

This is a fantastic podcast, VDH always backs up his points with his knowledge of the classics and his recall of historical fact is second to none.

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