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Each episode of The Kevin Roberts Show is a weekly rallying cry for lovers of freedom everywhere, packed with Dr. Roberts’ analysis on the issues of the day and deep conversations with the movers and shakers of American politics and culture. And all of it backed by the academic excellence of The Heritage Foundation. 
As a former college professor and current president of The Heritage Foundation, America’s most influential policy organization, Dr. Roberts has spent his career learning, educating, and taking decisive action for a brighter America. He believes that conservatives have every reason to be hopeful, because conservative ideas are ideas that work. It’s time to go on offense. 

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Each episode of The Kevin Roberts Show is a weekly rallying cry for lovers of freedom everywhere, packed with Dr. Roberts’ analysis on the issues of the day and deep conversations with the movers and shakers of American politics and culture. And all of it backed by the academic excellence of The Heritage Foundation. 
As a former college professor and current president of The Heritage Foundation, America’s most influential policy organization, Dr. Roberts has spent his career learning, educating, and taking decisive action for a brighter America. He believes that conservatives have every reason to be hopeful, because conservative ideas are ideas that work. It’s time to go on offense. 

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    #124 | Michael Knowles

    #124 | Michael Knowles

    Michael Knowles is the celebrated host of The Michael Knowles Show at the Daily Wire and The Book Club at PragerU. In 2017, Michael published the #1 national bestselling treatise Reasons to Vote for Democrats, which President Donald Trump hailed as “a great book for your reading enjoyment."
     
    Michael has received numerous honors, including the Fr. Benedict Groeschel Award from Good Counsel Homes, the Conservative Mind Award from The American Conservative magazine, and the Courage Under Fire Award from Regina Caeli Academy. In addition to podcast and radio, Michael appears regularly on television, and his writing has been featured in the Daily Wire, the Claremont Reviews of Books, the American Conservative, the American Mind, and Fox News, among other outlets. Michael is a graduate of Yale University and has lectured at universities and research institutes around the world.
     
    Outside of politics and media, Michael is also a founder and owner of Mayflower Cigars.
    Special thanks to our friends at The Daily Signal for letting us record on set from the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin!

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    • 25 min
    #123 | Dr. Kevin Roberts at NatCon4

    #123 | Dr. Kevin Roberts at NatCon4

    It is no coincidence that in the generation since the end of the Cold War, America’s descent into decadence and division followed the conservative movement’s splintering into rival factions. Don’t miss Dr. Roberts’ address to NatCon4, "A Forgotten Nation No More,” on this week’s episode of “The Kevin Roberts Show.”
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    • 23 min
    #122 | Fighting Fire with Fire, Dr. Kevin Roberts

    #122 | Fighting Fire with Fire, Dr. Kevin Roberts

    In this compelling episode, Dr. Kevin Roberts delivers his closing remarks at the Annual Leadership Conference on April 17, 2024. Join us as Dr. Roberts outlines the urgent need for conservatives to recognize the pivotal moment in America today and the necessity to fight back against the deep-seated, left-wing influences permeating our institutions.
    Dr. Roberts provides an insightful overview of the conservative victories and the grassroots movements that have defied the Washington Establishment. He emphasizes the importance of Heritage Foundation’s efforts, like Focus 2024 and Project 2025, in restoring America to the vision of its Founders.
    In a stirring call to action, Dr. Roberts highlights the generational fight conservatives must undertake to reclaim our country’s soul from within and preserve the freedoms our nation was built upon.

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    • 30 min
    #121 | Mary Margaret Olohan

    #121 | Mary Margaret Olohan

    Mary Margaret Olohan is a senior reporter covering culture and politics for The Daily Signal and a veteran of The Daily Caller and The Daily Wire, where she broke the Riley Gaines story. She has interviewed major political figures including the vice president of the United States and many members of the U.S. Congress, but her reporting has focused on the protection of children's innocence, on giving a voice to women whose private spaces are compromised by the presence of biological males, and on #METOO allegations against prominent figures. She is a graduate of The Catholic University of America, and the proud eldest daughter of an Irish Catholic family of eleven children.
    About "DeTrans: True Stories of Escaping the Gender Ideology Cult:"
    Trans activists are all about speaking up—unless you regret your “transition” and have made the journey back. If you question gender ideology, you’d better keep your mouth shut. But a compelling new book features multiple interviews with detransitioners and gives a voice to young people who were caught up in this damaging ideology. And their testimony—including from the lawsuits they have filed against the gender-affirming medical and therapeutic professionals who treated them—is unforgettable. "Gay Pride Month" every June has become an unquestioning celebration not just of Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals, but also of Transitioning. Detransitioners' experience reveals that there's more complexity and pain involved in that category than most people will ever guess.
    The number of teens and pre-teens persuaded they were born with the wrong body has exploded. Goaded by a toxic online “community” and assisted by teachers, doctors, and even their own parents, they are promptly set on the path of puberty-blockers, cross-sex hormones, and gruesome “gender-affirming” surgeries.
    Media and activists insist that “transitioning” is the happy ending to these stories. But countless young people bear terrible emotional and physical scars. Adding to their anguish, the transgender community that once embraced them now wants to keep them quiet.
    Now one fearless reporter, Mary Margaret Olohan, shares their stories. Based on in-depth personal interviews, Detrans exposes the unconscionable abuse these detransitioners have endured—manipulative therapy sessions, mental and emotional anguish, botched surgeries, and attempts to construct phantom body parts. Their testimonies reveal a truth so disturbing that transgender activists will do anything to hide it.
    Detrans is indispensable evidence of the life-shattering power of gender ideology.

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    • 40 min
    #120 | Peter Robinson

    #120 | Peter Robinson

    Join Heritage Foundation President Dr. Kevin Roberts and renowned author and former Reagan speechwriter Peter Robinson as they delve into the enduring legacy of President Ronald Reagan. In this compelling episode, they discuss how Reagan's principles and policies continue to shape and inspire the modern conservative movement. Discover why the Gipper's legacy remains as relevant as ever in today's political landscape, and what lessons conservatives can draw from his leadership to address the challenges of our time. Don't miss this engaging conversation that bridges the past with the present and future of conservatism.
    Peter M. Robinson is the Murdoch Distinguished Policy Fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he writes about business and politics, edits Hoover's quarterly journal, the Hoover Digest, and hosts Hoover's video series program, Uncommon Knowledge™.
    Robinson is also the author of three books: How Ronald Reagan Changed My Life (Regan Books, 2003); It's My Party: A Republican's Messy Love Affair with the GOP, (Warner Books, 2000); and the best-selling business book Snapshots from Hell: The Making of an MBA (Warner Books, 1994; still available in paperback).
    In 1979, he graduated summa c*m laude from Dartmouth College, where he majored in English. He went on to study politics, philosophy, and economics at Oxford University, from which he graduated in 1982.
    Robinson spent six years in the White House, serving from 1982 to 1983 as chief speechwriter to Vice President George Bush and from 1983 to 1988 as special assistant and speechwriter to President Ronald Reagan. He wrote the historic Berlin Wall address in which President Reagan called on General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall!"

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    • 50 min
    #119 | Tim Kennedy

    #119 | Tim Kennedy

    Heritage Foundation President Dr. Kevin Roberts sits down with Tim Kennedy, Green Beret sniper, author, UFC fighter, and entrepreneur.
    About Tim:
    Tim Kennedy, Green Beret Sniper, author, UFC Fighter & Entrepreneur has a rapidly growing audience with millions of followers on his personal Instagram and over 10 million followers through the many outlets of his parent company Tim Kennedy Operations and Sheepdog Response.
    He’s starred on the History Channel’s Hunting Hitler and Discovery’s Hard to Kill. Tim owns Apogee Cedar Park, a private school in Texas, and Sheepdog Response, a tactical training company. He lives with his wife and children in Texas. You can follow Tim on Instagram & Twitter @TimKennedyMMA.
    About Kevin:
    Kevin D. Roberts, Ph.D., is president of The Heritage Foundation and Heritage Action for America.
    At Heritage, America’s largest conservative think tank, he has raised revenue by 27% to over $100 million, led the creation of new initiatives including the Oversight Project, Presidential Transition Project, and the Border Security and Immigration Center. He has made waves in American media by blindsiding the World Economic Forum’s fifty-fourth meeting in Davos declaring that the global elites’ “time is up,” calling Big-Tech the “enemy of the people,” advocating for accountability and restraint in funding aid to Ukraine, and identifying the Chinese Communist Party as America’s number one enemy.
    Before serving as President of Heritage, Dr. Roberts served as Chief Executive Officer of the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF), the largest state-based think tank in the nation.
    Prior to TPPF, Dr. Roberts was the second president of Wyoming Catholic College, the only private Catholic college in the state and one of the only colleges in the nation to reject federal funds, earning him the moniker of a “cowboy-style Catholic” from the New York Times. Before Wyoming Catholic College, Dr. Roberts founded the John Paul the Great Academy, a K-12 Catholic liberal arts school in his native Lafayette, Louisiana where he served as president and headmaster for seven years.
    A lifelong educator, Roberts earned his Ph.D. in American History from the University of Texas. In addition to his doctorate, Roberts holds a master’s degree in History from Virginia Tech and a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Roberts and his wife have four children.

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    • 57 min

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