Oct 27: George F. Will – American Happiness and Discontent
About This Event
George F. Will
Examine the ways in which expertise, reason, and manners are continually under attack in our institutions, courts, political arenas, and social venues with this collection from the Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative columnist.
George F. Will has been one of this country’s leading columnists since 1974. He won the Pulitzer Prize for it in 1977. The Wall Street Journal once called him “perhaps the most powerful journalist in America.” In this new collection, he examines a remarkably unsettling thirteen years in our nation’s experience, from 2008 to 2020. Included are a number of columns about court cases, mostly from the Supreme Court, that illuminate why the composition of the federal judiciary has become such a contentious subject. (Hachette Books)
George Frederick Will is an American libertarian-conservative political commentator and author. He writes regular columns for The Washington Post and provides commentary for NBC News and MSNBC. (Wikipedia) In 1986, The Wall Street Journal commented that in terms of his power as a journalist, Will is in a league with Walter Lippmann (1889–1974). Will won, among MANY other awards, the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary.