TITLE: Jack Kemp: A Congressman Who Changed America
SPEAKER: Morton Kondracke
EVENT DATE: 06/04/2013
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 69 minutes
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A discussion on Jack Kemp's congressional career, leadership and influence on the Republican Party and the nation.
Speaker Biography: Morton Kondracke has covered all phases of American politics and foreign policy as both a print and broadcast journalist. He recently retired, after 20 years, as executive editor and columnist for the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call; he remains with the publication as senior editor. From 1977 to 1991, he was executive editor and senior editor of The New Republic. He also served as Washington bureau chief of Newsweek and as a columnist for The Wall Street Journal. He was a regular panelist on "This Week with David Brinkley" and a panelist in the 1984 presidential debate. For 16 years, Kondracke was also a panelist on the syndicated public affairs show "The McLaughlin Group," and he has been a commentator on Fox News Channel since 1996. Kondracke held the Jack Kemp Chair in Political Economy at the John W. Kluge Center in the Library of Congress.