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To the Point

Selections from Russell Kirk’s syndicated column that ran five days a week from 1962 to 1975 in 100 newspapers nationally via the Los Angeles Times Syndicate / General Features Corporation.

Reoccupying the City Winter 2017
by Russell Kirk
TO THE POINT: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1967
Digging Up the Bones of Empire Fall 2016
by Russell Kirk
TO THE POINT: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1969
The Genius of T. S. Eliot Spring 2016
by Russell Kirk
TO THE POINT: THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 1965
An Encounter with Ayn Rand Winter 2016
by Russell Kirk
TO THE POINT: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 1962
The Meaning of Capitalism Fall 2015
by Russell Kirk
TO THE POINT: FRIDAY, WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 1963
Our Wisest President Fall 2015
by Russell Kirk
TO THE POINT: FRIDAY, JULY 31, 1964
Why Study Latin? Fall 2015
by Russell Kirk
TO THE POINT: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1966
What’s Relevant? Roman History and Latin Literature Fall 2015
by Russell Kirk
TO THE POINT: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 1973
On Becoming a Journalist Fall 2015
by Russell Kirk
TO THE POINT: THURSDAY, JULY 19, 1962
Are Chance Acquaintances Providential Acquaintances? Fall 2015
by Russell Kirk
TO THE POINT: SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 1970, or SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 1970
Returning ‘To the Point’ Fall 2015
by Derek Draplin
Derek Draplin has searched the archives for selections from Russell Kirk’s thirteen-year run as a syndicated columnist. Here he introduces what will be a periodic feature for the Bookman.

Only a man who remembers his debt to his ancestors is likely to plant for posterity.

Russell Kirk

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