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Charles R. Kesler

Charles R. Kesler is a senior fellow of the Claremont Institute, editor of the Claremont Review of Books, and professor of government at Claremont McKenna College. Dr. Kesler also teaches in the Claremont Institute’s Publius Fellows Program and Lincoln Fellows Program. He received his A.B. in Social Studies (1978) and his A.M. and Ph.D. in Government (1985) from Harvard University. From 1989 to 2008, Dr. Kesler was director of CMC’s Henry Salvatori Center for the Study of Individual Freedom in the Modern World. From September 2000 to March 2001, he served as vice chairman of the Advisory Committee to the U.S. Congress’s James Madison Commemoration Commission. He was selected in June of 2000 as a member of The Scholars Commission on the Jefferson-Hemings Issue sponsored by The Thomas Jefferson Heritage Society. Dr. Kesler is editor of Saving the Revolution: The Federalist Papers and the American Founding (Free Press, 1987), and co-editor, with William F. Buckley, Jr., of Keeping the Tablets: Modern American Conservative Thought (HarperCollins, 1988). He has written extensively on American constitutionalism and political thought, and his edition of The Federalist Papers (Signet Classics, 2003) is the best-selling edition in the country. Dr. Kesler contributes regularly to the opinion pages of The Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times. His articles on contemporary politics have also appeared in The Washington Times, Policy Review, National Review, and The Weekly Standard, among other journals. [Taken from]

Charles R. Kesler: Charles R. Kesler Keynote

Charles R. Kesler: Kesler – Federalists and Democratic Republicans: The Founders on Faction and the Emergence of Parties

Charles R. Kesler: Dinner Hosted by the Claremont Institute

Charles R. Kesler: Speaker Introduction for Harry V. Jaffa

Charles R. Kesler: Future of Conservatism in California – Panel Introduction

Charles R. Kesler: The Founders on the Founding – Charles R. Kesler

Charles R. Kesler: What We See in America: Observations on the Essence of Our Culture

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