This year marks the sixtieth anniversary of the publication of Russell Kirk’s influential book, The Conservative Mind. Kirk Center Vice-Chairman Jeffrey O. Nelson has written an op-ed for the Detroit News to celebrate the occasion and offer an assessment of the conservative movement today.
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It only comes once a year. Tonight is Kirk Night so get ready to celebrate, post a photo and hashtag #kirknight and #Kirktober.
Russell Amos Kirk, the namesake of the Kirk Center, was born 105 years ago today. Join us in celebrating Kirk's birthday by sharing your favorite Kirk quote(s) throughout the month of #Kirktober. We'd love to see what continues to inspire you and shape your thinking.