Judge Edith Jones accepts the Claremont Institute's 2017 Jurisprudence Award. The Claremont Institute commemorated the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with panel discussions addressing some of the most pressing threats to our constitutional system.
The 1968 Democratic Convention
This clip, from America’s Political Parties Part One: The Democrats, depicts what Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick calls “a landmark of political conflict in modern American history." The film was produced by Michael Pack, for Manifold Productions, Inc.
Michael Pack is a Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute, formerly serving as president from 2015 to 2017. Pack founded Manifold Productions, an independent film and television production company, in 1977.
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The Claremont Institute hosted Claremont Review of Books Editor Dr. Charles Kesler and Claremont Review of Books Senior Editor Dr. William Voegeli for a talk on “How to Think about the Trump Administration.”
When the first Civil Service Reform Act passed in 1883, “good government” reformers envisioned nonpartisan civil servants fairly administering the federal bureaucracy. From the vantage point of 2016, it is clear this dream has turned into a nightmare.
Charles Kesler interviews James Ceaser on the Founders & Our Current Presidential Election Process; Demagoguery in our Times; Class War and the 2012 Campaign; and The State of American Political Discourse.