Mark Bauerlein is an English professor at Emory University and Senior Editor of First Things magazine. He is the author of numerous books, including Negrophobia: A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906. Most recently he is an editor, along with Adam Bellow, of The State of the American Mind: 16 Leading Critics On The New Anti-Intellectualism.

Joan Waugh is professor history at the University of California at Los Angeles. She is the author of three books, including The memory of the Civil War in American Culture, Wars within a War: Controversy and Conflict over the America, and her latest, U.S. Grant: American Hero, American Myth.

Check Out Politics Conservative Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with AACONS on BlogTalkRadio

Visit AACONS Blog Talk Radio page and its home blog website. They have a great Facebook page and active Twitter account.

[NOTE: AACONS now is posting its weekly podcasts at Legal Insurrection.]