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Hugh Hewitt (born February 22, 1956) is a conservative American radio talk show host, author, and blogger. Hewitt is a Professor of Law at Chapman University School of Law, where he teaches constitutional, torts and administrative law. He is a native of Warren, Ohio. February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Conservatism or political conservatism is any of several historically related political philosophies or political ideologies. ... A talk show (U.S.) or chat show (Brit. ... An author is the person who creates a written work, such as a book, story, article or the like. ... It has been suggested that Online diary be merged into this article or section. ... Chapman University is a private, nonprofit university related by covenant to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), but open to all, located in Orange County, California, USA. Chapman offers the Juris Doctor (law) and the M.A. in education, educational psychology, English, film studies, psychology, school counseling, special education, teaching... Warren is a city located in Trumbull County, Ohio. ...


Hewitt graduated from Harvard College cum laude with an A.B. in Government in 1978. He was Order of the Coif at the University of Michigan Law School and received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree in 1983, magna cum laude. Hewitt clerked for Judges Roger Robb and George MacKinnon on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 1983-84, and then went on to serve as Special Assistant to Attorneys General William French Smith and Edwin Meese, Assistant Counsel in the White House Counsel's Office, General Counsel for the National Endowment for the Humanities and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, where he finished his career in the Reagan Administration as Deputy Director of the agency, having been confirmed by a voice vote in the Senate. Harvard Yard Harvard College is the undergraduate section and oldest school of Harvard University, having been founded in 1636. ... Latin honors are Latin phrases used to indicate the level of academic distinction with which an academic degree was earned. ... The Order of the Coif is an honorary society for law students. ... An aerial view of the Law Quadrangle at the University of Michigan. ... Juris Doctor (J.D.) is a first degree in law offered by universities in a number of countries, most notably the United States. ... J.D. redirects here; for alternate uses, see J.D. (disambiguation) J.D. is an abbreviation for the Latin Juris Doctor, also called a Doctor of Law or Doctorate of Jurisprudence, and is the law degree typically awarded by an accredited U.S. law school after successfully completing three years... George Edward MacKinnon (April 22, 1906 - May 1, 1995) was a Representative from Minnesota; born in St. ... The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, or called simply the DC Circuit Court, is the federal appellate court for the U.S. district court in Washington, DC. Appeals from the DC Circuit, as with all the US Courts of Appeals, are heard by the... William French Smith (August 26, 1917–October 29, 1990) was an American lawyer and the 74th Attorney General of the United States. ... Edwin Meese III Edwin Ed Meese III (born December 2, 1931 in Oakland, California) served as the seventy-fifth Attorney General of the United States (1985-1988). ... The southern side of the White House The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States of America. ... The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is an independent federal agency created in 1965. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan, (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ...


Hewitt returned to California to oversee construction of the Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace as the Library's executive director from groundbreaking through dedication and opening at the request of former President Richard Nixon, for whom he had worked as a ghostwriter between college and law school in San Clemente, California, and New York City. In 1990 Hewitt sparked controversy by proposing ideological screening of researchers wishing to use the library resources; for example, Hewitt said Bob Woodward would not be admitted because he was "not a responsible journalist." The policy was later reversed. When he left the library to practice law, Hewitt also began a weekend radio talk show for Los Angeles radio station KFI, where he broadcast from late 1990 to 1995. In the spring of 1992 he began co-hosting Los Angeles PBS member station KCET's nightly news and public affairs program Life & Times, and remained with the program until the fall of 2001, when he began broadcasting his radio show in the afternoons. Hewitt received three Emmys for his work on Life & Times on KCET, and also conceived and hosted the 1996 PBS series Searching for God in America. The Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace is the presidential library of Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th President of the United States, located at 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard in Yorba Linda, California. ... Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. ... A ghostwriter is a writer who writes under someone elses name, with their consent. ... Official website: http://ci. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Bob Woodward Robert Upshur Bob Woodward (born March 26, 1943) is one of the best-known journalists in the United States, thanks largely to his work in helping uncover the Watergate scandal that led to President Richard Nixons resignation, in a historical journalistic partnership with Carl Bernstein, while working... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... PBS re-directs here; for alternate uses see PBS (disambiguation) PBS logo The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a non-profit public broadcasting television service with 349 member TV stations in the United States. ... For the Japanese computer game developer, see Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo KCET is one of four PBS member stations serving Los Angeles and Southern California, the others being KVCR-TV, KOCE-TV, and KLCS. Broadcasting on channel 28, the studio is located at 4401 West Sunset Boulevard. ... An Emmy Award. ...


Hewitt is a weekly columnist for The Daily Standard, the online edition of The Weekly Standard and World. He also occasionally appears as a political/social commentator on programs such as The Dennis Miller Show, Hardball with Chris Matthews, Larry King Live, The O'Reilly Factor and The Today Show. On April 24th, 2006, Hewitt appeared as a guest on The Colbert Report. The Weekly Standard is an American Conservative political magazine published 48 times per year. ... IN THE NAME OF ALLAH ... Dennis Miller on his self-titled CNBC show Dennis Miller (born November 3, 1953 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American comedian, political and social commentator, and television personality. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Larry King Live is a nightly CNN interview program hosted by broadcaster and writer Larry King. ... OReilly Factor promotional image from FoxNews. ... Today is an American morning news and talk show airing weekday mornings on the NBC television network. ... The Colbert Report (pronounced or coal-BARE re-PORE, with silent Ts), is an American satirical television program on Comedy Central that stars Stephen Colbert, best known previously as a correspondent for The Daily Show. ...

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Radio show

Hewitt's nationally syndicated radio show, The Hugh Hewitt Show, is broadcast from Los Angeles radio station KRLA 870 AM in the afternoon drive slot by the Salem Radio Network. The show can be heard on 70 stations Monday through Friday such as WWTC, KOTK and WKAT and WNTP and KSKY among others, and more on the weekends. Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... KRLA AM 870 is a conservative talk radio station owned by Salem Communications. ... Salem Communications is a Christian radio company operating in the United States, with 95 stations across the country that are primarily located in the nations biggest markets. ... WWTC (1280 AM, The Patriot) is a long-standing radio station serving the Twin Cities region. ... KOTK 1420 AM is an Omaha Nebraska area Talk Station that is owned by Salem Communications and airs national talk shows such as Mike Gallagher, Michael Medved, Michael Reagan, Dennis Prager, William Bennett, and Hugh Hewitt Categories: | ... WNTP 990 is a politically conservative talk radio station which serves the Philadelphia area. ... KSKY is an AM radio station in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex with a talk format which generally favors views that are politically, culturally, and economically conservative or libertarian. ...


The program, by post-Limbaugh radio talk show standards, is something of a throwback in that it relies heavily on guest interviews (something that Rush Limbaugh's success put out of vogue in modern talk radio). Rush Limbaugh. ... Talk radio is a radio format which features discussion of topical issues. ...


Regular guests include:

Hewitt's staff includes: Fred Barnes may be: Fred Barnes (1885-1938) was an English music hall artist. ... Morton M. Kondracke (born April 28, 1939) is an American political commentator and journalist. ... Erwin Chemerinsky (born 1953) is a nationally renowned professor of Constitutional law and federal civil procedure, currently teaching at the Duke University School of Law, a position which he has held since July 1, 2004. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The school, which officially became Duke University in 1924, traces its institutional roots to 1838. ... Chapman University is a private, nonprofit university related by covenant to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), but open to all, located in Orange County, California, USA. Chapman offers the Juris Doctor (law) and the M.A. in education, educational psychology, English, film studies, psychology, school counseling, special education, teaching... Frank J. Gaffney Jr. ... Claudia Rossett is an American writer and journalist. ... [[1]]Mark Steyn is a Canadian journalist, columnist, and film and theatre critic. ... James Lileks (born 1958 in Fargo, North Dakota) is an American journalist, columnist, and blogger living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... The Star Tribune is the largest newspaper in Minnesota and is published seven days each week in an edition for the Minneapolis-St. ... Christopher Hitchens Christopher Eric Hitchens (born April 13, 1949) is an author, journalist and literary critic. ... Categories: Magazines stubs | Microsoft subsidiaries | Websites | The Washington Post ... Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero is a novel by William Makepeace Thackeray that satirizes society in early 19th-century England. ...

  • Duane "The Generalissimo" Patterson, producer
  • Adam Youngman, Engineer
  • And a floating cast of interns, led by "My Servant Moses"

Others making regular appearances include some of the Fraters Libertas bloggers, including "Peeps" the Elder, as well as the rest of the Northern Alliance bloggers. The Northern Alliance Radio Network is an American radio talk show, the first in the world hosted entirely by bloggers. ...


References to Hewitt's wife of over 20 years, "the fetching Mrs. Hewitt," are made from time to time, although Hewitt will not reveal her first name to preserve an aura of mystery about her. In addition to regular guests, Hewitt has a loyal following and will have many repeat callers from week to week in addition to one-time callers.


"New Media"

Hewitt is a long-time proponent and promoter of what Hewitt, among an assortment of other conservative pundits, calls the new media - talk radio and blogs - as a means to balance what many conservatives allege is left-wing bias in the mainstream media. Alternative media rooted in the American conservative movement is based on the presumption (on the part of many conservatives) that the American mainstream media is biased toward American liberalism and that modern journalisms goal of objectivity is essentially moot; its stated goal is to redress or outflank that... New Media is a relatively new field of study that has developed around cultural practices with the computer playing a central role as the medium for production, storage and distribution. ...


In early 2006, he wrote an article for The Weekly Standard titled The Media's Ancien RĂ©gime, in which he outlined his belief that the idea of traditional journalism was being eroded by the ease of information facilitated by the internet: " There is [now] too much expertise, all of it almost instantly available now, for the traditional idea of journalism to last much longer. In the past, almost every bit of information was difficult and expensive to acquire and was therefore mediated by journalists whom readers and viewers were usually in no position to second-guess. Authority has drained from journalism for a reason. Too many of its practitioners have been easily exposed as poseurs."


In 2006, Hewitt was named Executive Editor of townhall.com, a conservative media web magazine which was purchased by Salem and re-engineered into a conservative new-media and activism forum. Townhall. ...


Hewitt has been criticized by Andrew Sullivan for being a Christianist. [1] James Lileks, in defense of Hewitt, accused Sullivan of "intellectual shabbiness" and an unfair attack. [2] Andrew Sullivan Andrew Sullivan, Ph. ... Christianism may refer to: Christianity, or its theory and practice The term Christianist is referred to as early as 1992 in a book by Rémi Brague. ... James Lileks (born 1958 in Fargo, North Dakota) is an American journalist, columnist, and blogger living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ...


Books

  • First Principles: A Primer of Ideas for the College-Bound Student
  • Searching for God in America
  • The Embarrassed Believer
  • In, But Not Of : A Guide to Christian Ambition
  • If It's Not Close, They Can't Cheat: Crushing the Democrats in Every Election and Why Your Life Depends on It
  • Blog: Understanding the Information Reformation That's Changing Your World
  • Painting the Map Red

External links

  • Hewitt's blog at Townhall.com
  • Radioblogger.com (Duane Patterson's blog)
  • Townhall.com

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Hugh Hewitt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (826 words)
Hewitt returned to California to oversee construction of the Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace as the Library's executive director from groundbreaking through dedication and opening at the request of former President Richard Nixon, for whom he had worked as a ghostwriter between college and law school in San Clemente, California, and New York City.
In 1990 Hewitt sparked controversy by proposing ideological screening of researchers wishing to use the library resources; for example, Hewitt said Bob Woodward would not be admitted because he was "not a responsible journalist." The policy was later reversed.
Hewitt is a long-time proponent and promoter of what Hewitt, among an assortment of other conservative pundits, calls the new media - talk radio and blogs - as a means to balance what many conservatives allege is left-wing bias in the mainstream media.
WorldNetDaily News Archives: Hugh Hewitt (501 words)
Wednesday, December 29, 2004 by Hugh Hewitt -- This past Sunday, the Washington Post ran a front-page story by reporter Michael Powell on a controversy that had split the school board in Dover, Pa. The Board had adopted a resolution on how evolutionary theory was to be taught that includ...
Wednesday, November 17, 2004 by Hugh Hewitt -- With the announcement of William Safire's retirement, the New York Times faces an important choice: Will Safire be replaced with a center-right scribbler, or will the Times be content to let David Brooks carry the entire burden of representi...
Hugh Hewitt is an author, television commentator and syndicated talk-show host of the Salem Radio Network's Hugh Hewitt Show, heard in over 40 markets around the country.
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