September 12, 2013 – Ambassador Michael Novak

// September 12th, 2013 // Meet the Author

Ken talks with his guest Ambassador Michael Novak author of Writing from Left to Right – My Journey from Liberal to Conservative (Image, an imprint of Random House). Coming from a Catholic, working class, Democratic family in Pennsylvania, he was an ardent liberal who worked for the campaigns of Eugene McCarthy, Robert Kennedy, Sargent Shriver, Henry “Scoop” Jackson, and George McGovern. In time, however, he saw ill tendencies in liberalism, and he saw the Democratic party increasingly influenced by academic and Hollywood elites. President Ronald Reagan named to serve as United States Ambassador to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in 1981 and 1982. In his book you will also learn about his relationships with people as varied as British Prime minister Margaret Thatcher, Steve Forbes, Presidents George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton. In the 1990s, he became friends with Blessed Pope John Paul II and influenced the pope’s on social and economic thinking. You can purchase his book at:

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