Edmund Burke: The First Conservative

Jesse Norman, "Edmund Burke: The First Conservative" Program on Constitutional Government, Harvard University, September 26, 2013.

Member of Parliament Jesse Norman discusses his recent intellectual biography of Burke at the Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard University. The event was hosted by Harvey Mansfield.

Biography: Jesse Norman is a Conservative M. P. for Hereford and South Herefordshire. He was educated at Eton and Oxford, and is the author of Compassionate Conservatism (2006) and The Big Society (2010); he writes frequently in the press as a prominent theorist of conservatism.