Uncommon Knowledge


For more than two decades the Hoover Institution has been producing Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson, a series hosted by Hoover fellow Peter Robinson as an outlet for political leaders, scholars, journalists, and today’s big thinkers to share their views with the world.


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Title: Uncommon Knowledge 11: Sarah Griffin on Medieval Cosmological Diagrams and Opicinus de Canistris

How to Get the Best from Brexit with Daniel Hannan

July 12th, 2018

Recorded on June 22, 2018 Will the United Kingdom really follow through on Brexit? British politician Daniel Hannan believes that Brexit is happening… Go to Episode

Joseph Stalin: Waiting For Hitler

June 25th, 2018

Did you miss part one? Listen to part one of the episode here. Recorded on January 25, 2018. “If you're interested in power, [if] you're interested… Go to Episode

Why Does Joseph Stalin Matter?

June 7th, 2018

Recorded on January 25, 2018 “Joseph Stalin, Soviet dictator, creator of great power, and destroyer of tens of millions of lives …” Thus begins… Go to Episode

Defending the Nation With Secretary of Defense James Mattis

May 14th, 2018

Recorded on Friday, May 11, 2018 in Washington DC. In his first televised interview in almost a year, Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis sits down with… Go to Episode