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photoHe's the philosophical guru of Washington's high-flying neoconservatives. But who was Leo Strauss? A look at the philosophy, teachings, and the man whose influence on the Bush Administration is nothing short of profound.


Harvey Mansfield, professor of government and political philosophy at Harvard University

Shadia B. Drury, recently appointed Canada Research Chair in Social Justice at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan & author of "Leo Strauss and the American Right"

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at the Atlantic Monthly magazine

This program aired on May 15, 2003.

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