Viewing note for the weekend: C-Span 2: Book-Tv at 4:45 p.m. e.s.t. Saturday will rerun Walter Russell Mead’s discussion of his God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World at the Council on Foreign Relations. His frame for giving context to Ango-American history is broad, illuminating the past as well as the present. This just-published book appears to include some of the arguments Lex recommended in an earlier Foreign Affairs article by Mead. Sunday afternoon, two panels on C-Span II will be devoted to Allen Bloom’s The Closing of the American Mind. Q&A on C-Span 1at 8:00 e.s.t. on Saturday will be John Bolton.