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Christopher Flannery

Christopher Flannery is a senior fellow of the Claremont Institute, contributing editor of the Claremont Review of Books, and author of The American Story podcast.

He has published in academic periodicals including The Claremont Review of Books, Academic QuestionsInterpretation, and The American Scholar, as well as chapters in several edited volumes.

He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in Government from the Claremont Graduate School and an M.A. in International History from the London School of Economics and Political Science at the University of London.

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Articles by Christopher Flannery

Land of the Free

Land of the Free

The story of America is precisely the heroic story of pioneers who bring the American ideal again and again to the West.
America Defendenda Est?

America Defendenda Est?

A review of Promise or Peril: The Strategic Defense Initiative, edited by Zbigniew Brzezinski et al.
The American Pitt

The American Pitt

A review of John Dickinson: Conservative Revolutionary, by Milton E. Flower
Poet of the New World

Poet of the New World

No other poet has so deeply penetrated and thoroughly inhabited the souls of the American people
Be Good, Be Good

Be Good, Be Good

When you're handing out advice to the human race, you can't be too careful.
Nothing to Declare

Nothing to Declare

Dershowitz would reclaim the Declaration of Independence from Thomas Jefferson and the revolutionaries of 1776.
Steinbeck In Good Conscience

Steinbeck In Good Conscience

Shillinglaw and Benson are respectful of Steinbeck the way a good friend is respectful — they are grateful for his gifts and fondly aware of his limits and his foibles.
American Meditations

American Meditations

Christopher Flannery discusses American attitude and what it takes to be "distinctively American."
Henry Adams

Henry Adams

Adams found it impossible to be an American in the most decisive sense, in the way exemplified by his great-grandfather, a way available to "good and wise men of all ages".
Volume XX, Number 3, Summer 2020

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