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Michael Knox Beran

Michael Knox Beran, a lawyer and writer, is the author of The Last Patrician (St. Martin's Press), a study of Robert Kennedy; and Jefferson's Demons (Free Press).

Articles by Michael Knox Beran

The Private Faces of Public Virtue

The Private Faces of Public Virtue

As much as Machiavelli, who in the Discourses on Livy observed that a “corrupt people,” if it should obtain freedom, “can hardly preserve it,” Myron Magnet believes that private virtue is essential to the flourishing of a free society.
Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Problem

Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Problem

A review of The German Genius: Europe's Third Renaissance, the Second Scientific Revolution, and the Twentieth Century, by Peter Watson
To Be As Gods

To Be As Gods

Socialism was defeated in the 20th century, but the belief at the heart of socialism survives.
Free 2020 Spring Issue

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