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Kresta in the Afternoon – January 7, 2021 – Hour 1

Kresta Comments: How Should Catholics React to Yesterday’s Chaos?

Even as the Capitol building was still being cleared of protestors yesterday, fingers were already being pointed. Many have said Trump is the root cause of all the violence. Others have accused ANTIFA of acting undercover in a false-flag operation. Late last night, Congress reconvened and officially counted the Electoral votes, finalizing Biden’s victory. Al gives some Catholic analysis. 

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The 1960s: For Good or For Bad? (2 segments)

Whether you love or hate the 1960s, most people would agree they were a landmark period in American history and culture. Reforms intended to make the nation more just and humane left Americans feeling more alienated and misled. Chris Caldwell looks at the roller coaster of the last half-century and how Americans came to have two different ideas of what it means to play by the rules.    

Chris Caldwell

Christopher Caldwell is the author most recently of The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties. He’s a contributing editor at the Claremont Review of Books and a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. He was previously a senior editor at the Weekly Standard and a columnist for the Financial Times. He is also the author of Reflections on the Revolution in Europe: Immigration, Islam and the West.

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