April 20, 2006
Harvey Mansfield speaks about the topic of his new book, Manliness, during a public lecture at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics. Mansfield argues that manliness seeks and welcomes drama, prefers times of war, conflict, and risk, and brings change or restores order at crucial moments.
Considered Harvard University’s most outspoken conservative, Mansfield is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Government at the school where he teaches political philosophy. He has also written about the discovery and development of the theory of executive power.
April 3, 2006
Matthew Cooper, whose name has gained national recognition surrounding the Valerie Plame CIA leak investigation, testified in the ongoing investigation by Justice Department Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald that resulted in the indictment of Lewis “Scooter” Libby, former chief of staff for Vice President Dick Cheney.