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The first two chapters of a book on how best to educate in a free society, recorded by pioneer educator Alexander Meiklejohn shortly before his death. With commentary by his lifelong friend and colleague, the Center's Scott Buchanan. Original title:…

Alexander Meiklejohn describes an experiment in adult education based upon readings of Supreme Court decisions. With Scott Buchanan, Harry Kalven, Milton Mayer, and Joseph Tussman. Dec. 1964.

The Center's Scott Buchanan speaks with Viscount Edwin Samuel, of Hebrew University, about the relevance of the kibbutz experience in Israel to the social and political development of other new nations. Fall 1964.

The Center's Scott Buchanan interviews Helmut Krauch of the Heidelberg Institute, who is the head of a group of German scientists seeking a policy to direct all scientific research to the service of human welfare, in the wake of the Nazi's misuse of…

Robert M. Hutchins leads a staff discussion on the Supreme Court's controversial decision banning religious exercises in public schools. With Scott Buchanan, W. H. Ferry, William Gorman, Richard Lichtman, Purcell Weaver, and Harvey Wheeler. June 25,…

Historian Arnold J. Toynbee speaks with Scott Buchanan, Raghavan Iyer, and John R. Seeley about the unlearned lessons of history, the futility of patriotism, and his admiration for the hippie movement. May 1, 1967.

Historian Arnold J. Toynbee speaks with Scott Buchanan, Raghavan Iyer, and John R. Seeley about the unlearned lessons of history, the futility of patriotism, and his admiration for the hippie movement. May 1, 1967.

Walter Millis, a noted war historian, argues against two long-held tenets: first, that revolution is a popular uprising against unbearable tyranny; and, second, that war is a conflict of organized armies in which victory is resolved through conquest…

Philosopher Scott Buchanan discusses the nature and source of revolution. When we in the West speak of revolution, we most often mean the kind symbolized by the American and French upheavals. But these were very different from the politicized peasant…

Philosopher Scott Buchanan discusses the nature and source of revolution. When we in the West speak of revolution, we most often mean the kind symbolized by the American and French upheavals. But these were very different from the politicized peasant…