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Radio Free Acton: Gleaves Whitney on Russell Kirk and Upstream on Comrade Detective

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On this newest edition of Radio Free Acton, Gleaves Whitney, director of Grand Valley State’s Hauenstein center for Presidential Studies speaks with Bruce Edward Walker on Russell Kirk and “The Conservative Mind.” Afterwards, on another entertaining Upstream segment, Titus Techera talks about the new Amazon Prime series “Comrade Detective,” and how the communist satire is pro-free market.

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

The Hauenstein Center at Grand Valley State University

The Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal 

Comrade Detective 

Do you have questions for the Radio Free Acton team that you would like answered in future podcast segments? Leave a message at 888-705-4180 or email



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