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On this episode of Radio Free Acton, Gleaves Whitney, Director of Grand Valley State University’s Howenstein Center for Presidential Studies, talks with Hank Meijer, Co-Chairman and CEO of US supermarket chain Meijer, about the story of Arthur Vandenberg (1884-1951), a US senator from Michigan who became one of the founders of modern US foreign policy. Then, Bruce Edward Walker speaks with Ben Lockerd, Professor of English at Grand Valley State University, about the horror fiction of Russell Kirk.

Check out these additional resources on this week’s podcast topics:

Purchase “Arthur Vandenberg: The Man in the Middle of the American Century” by Hank Meijer

Video: Hank Meijer on Arthur Vandenberg’s global legacy

Register here for the upcoming two-day conference: Crisis in the Public Square: A Response from the Kuyperian Tradition

Purchase “Ancestral Shadows: An Anthology of Ghostly Tales” by Russell Kirk

Video: Russell Kirk’s contributions to conservatism

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Caroline Roberts Caroline Roberts has a B.A. in English from Grove City College and produces the Acton Institute’s podcast, Radio Free Acton.

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