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Charles Murray at Boulder

There was a fair amount of media coverage of Charles Murray’s recent visit to Duke University, where the campus Ignorati fussed and flibbered, and a group of students organized a walkout a few minutes into Charles’s lecture.  Because, you know, you wouldn’t want to hear some contrary points of view at a university.  Apparently beclowning themselves over the wrongful persecution of the lacrosse team a few years ago wasn’t enough for Duke.

Readers may recall that I hosted Charles here at the University of Colorado at Boulder the week before, where he spoke to a large audience that was unfailingly polite and respectful. I finally got round to downloading the video of his lecture about the themes of his recent book Coming Apart; you can now take in here (33 minutes).  Perfect leisurely viewing for a Sunday afternoon while waiting the Broncos-Chiefs showdown.

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