What So Proudly We Hail: The American Soul in Story, Speech, and Song

Amy A. Kass (Author) Leon R. Kass (Author)
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Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Publish Date
July 15, 2013
5.9 X 8.9 X 1.8 inches | 2.45 pounds

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About the Author

Leon R. Kass is Addie Clark Harding Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and the College at the University of Chicago and Hertog Fellow in Social Thought at the American Enterprise Institute. He was chairman of the President's Council on Bioethics from 2002 to 2005. He is the author of The Hungry Soul: Eating and the Perfecting of Our Nature and, with James Q. Wilson, The Ethics of Human Cloning.
Diana Schaub is Professor of Political Science at Loyola University Maryland and a Visiting Scholar at AEI. She was a member of the President's Council on Bioethics from 2004-2009. A recipient of the Richard M. Weaver Prize for Scholarly Letters, she is the author of Erotic Liberalism, contributing editor of The New Atlantis, and part of the National Affairs publication committee. She has written for The Claremont Review of Books, City Journal, The New Criterion, and Commentary, among others.


"What's great about What So Proudly We Hail is that you can open it to any page and immediately begin exploring timeless questions of American creed and culture." --Weekly Standard
"How moving and thought-provoking . . . A welcome achievement." --First Things
"A book of the quality of What So Proudly We Hail can doubtless reinforce and deepen citizenship and patriotism." --Commentary
"An inspiring book . . . I would commend this kind of humanities compendium." --Jim Leach, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities
"What a wonderful collection of American songs, speeches, and stories . . . Valuable for teachers, students, parents, and readers of all kinds." --Diane Ravitch, editor of The American Reader
"This star-spangled anthology invites us to think about, and love, America as mature citizens. It's an invitation well worth accepting." --George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center
"Magnificent . . . A civic education in one volume." --George F. Will

"A stupendous compilation of the best things said by and to Americans . . . Its diverse contributors include Philip Roth, Ben Franklin, Willa Cather and W.E.B. Du Bois. My friend Joel, an America-loving New York intellectual, gave me the book as a gift. He opens it every night at random and always finds something valuable. Now so do I." --Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal

"Indispensable . . . Should become The Book of Virtues for patriots." --Mona Charen, nationally syndicated columnist
"The editors of What So Proudly We Hailhave done us a great service." --Claremont Review of Books