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Walker Percy Weekend Video

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXWCOR7Dp6Q]

Just released. Watch this, and get a first-hand look at what the Walker Percy Weekend festival is all about.

I’d like to point out that the screenshot below captures the only known image of our friend Franklin Evans (foreground), and Jason Kenney, leader of the Conservative Party of Alberta (blurry, in the background). Walker Percy Weekend attracts all kinds of folks. I hope you’re one of them this year. The 2018 festival is going to be on June 1-2. Tickets aren’t yet on sale. Watch this space, and I’ll tell you when they are. [UPDATE: Tickets available on the WPW site starting February 1]

UPDATE: Here’s the reason for the WPW — and a glimpse at what a Jewish immigrant gave to a small Southern town:

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17PtJyIeC30&w=525&h=300]

about the author

Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. He has written and edited for the New York Post, The Dallas Morning News, National Review, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Washington Times, and the Baton Rouge Advocate. Rod’s commentary has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the Weekly Standard, Beliefnet, and Real Simple, among other publications, and he has appeared on NPR, ABC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the BBC. He lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with his wife Julie and their three children. He has also written four books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Crunchy Cons, How Dante Can Save Your Life, and The Benedict Option.

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