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Watch Professor Wilfred M. McClay deliver the 34th annual First Things Erasmus Lecture at the Union League Club in New York City. Prof. McClay teaches history at Hillsdale College. Among his books is The Masterless: Self and Society in Modern America, which won the Merle Curti Award of the Organization of American Historians for the best book in American intellectual history; and his most recent book is Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story. He was educated at St. John’s College (Annapolis) and received his Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University.

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