Hauenstein Center launches history, politics and culture podcast

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The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies is launching a new podcast that will feature leading thinkers, authors, historians and academics in a series that's focused on finding common ground between progressive and conservative viewpoints on issues including history, politics, culture, the arts and more.

The new podcast, available on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/common-ground/id1103902798?mt=2) will feature well-known guests who will discuss various topics with host Joseph Hogan, who organizes the Common Ground initiative for the Hauenstein Center. New episodes will be released weekly.

Upcoming guests include: 

     - E.J. Dionne, a longtime Washington Post columnist and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, as well as a frequent contributor to NPR, MSNBC and ABC News

     - Michael Ignatieff, former leader of the Liberal Party of Canada and political expert

     - Maureen Corrigan, author, journalist, and literary critics whose book reviews can be heard on NPR's program "Fresh Air" 

     - Daniel McCarthy, editor of The American Conservative

     - Louis Menand, contributor to The New Yorker, cultural critic, Harvard professor and winner of a Pulitzer Prize for history

     - H.W. Brands, historian at the University of Texas, Austin, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and contributor to programs on the History Channel

     - Eva Brann, recipient of the National Humanities Medal and professor and former dean at St. John's College, Annapolis