Joseph Loconte

Joseph Loconte is the director of the B. Kenneth Simon Center for American Studies and AWC Family Foundation Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. He is also a senior editor at Providence and the author of A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War: How J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Rediscovered Faith, Friendship, and Heroism in the Cataclysm of 1914-1918.

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Ep. 60 | Churchill’s Speech and the Descending Iron Curtain - Sinews of Peace - Fulton - Westminister College - Cold War
Ep. 60 | Churchill’s Speech and the Descending Iron Curtain

On March 5, 1946—75 years ago—Winston Churchill delivered the “Sinews of Peace” at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. “Special relationship” to describe US-UK relations and “Iron Curtain” both become household terms after the speech, and some point to this moment as the official start to the Cold War.

ProvCast Ep. 24: Brexit, Anglo-American Relations & the Lessons of Lewis and Tolkien

Part Two of our conversation with Joe Loconte, Professor of History at The Kings College.

ProvCast Ep. 23: What is Christian Realism and Why Does it Matter for American Foreign Policy?

Professor Joe Loconte sits down with Providence Managing Editor Drew Griffin to discuss the role of Christian Realism in American politics. 

Ronald Reagan Soviet Union Collapse Podcast
ProvCast Episode 4: Reagan & the Soviet Collapse, 25 Years Later

Twenty-five years ago today, the Supreme Soviet formally declared that the Soviet Union no longer exists. Joseph Loconte speaks on the role Ronald Reagan played.

ProvCast Episode 1 Foreign Policy Implications of Trump Presidency Podcast
ProvCast Episode 1: Implications of a Trump Presidency

In the first episode of our new podcast, the Foreign Policy ProvCast, Joe Loconte of Kings College New York speaks with Providence Deputy Editor Mark Melton about the possible foreign policy implications of a Trump presidency.