American Burke: Daniel Patrick Moynihan: Hertog Conversations with Greg Weiner

Greg Weiner

Hertog Foundation | 2020

Greg Weiner, author of American Burke: The Uncommon Liberalism of Daniel Patrick Moynihan, discusses the life and legacy of this extraordinary statesman. Daniel Patrick Moynihan—Cabinet officer, diplomat and four-term United States Senator—was one of the foremost public servants and public intellectuals of the second half of the twentieth century. A prolific writer, Moynihan authored several books and many more articles for leading journals. Dr. Weiner discusses the principles that informed Moynihan’s public service and the lessons we can learn from him today.

This conversation was recorded via Zoom on June 22, 2020, and was moderated by Cheryl Miller (Hertog Foundation). This conversation was part of the 2020 Political Studies Program.

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