Norman Podhoretz is editor-at-large of Commentary magazine, where he served as editor-in-chief from 1960-1995. He is the author of 10 books, including The Norman Podhoretz Reader: A Selection of his Writings from the 1950’s through the 1990’s; The Prophets: Who They Were, What They Are; My Love Affair with America; Ex-Friends; The Bloody Crossroads: Where Literature and Politics Meet; Making It; Why We Were in Vietnam; The Present Danger; Breaking Ranks: A Political Memoir; and Doings and Undoings: The Fifties and After in American Writing.
Podhoretz has written hundreds of articles for most major American periodicals and lectured at many universities and before many civic and religious groups on foreign policy, American culture, and Jewish affairs. He appears frequently on radio and television.
He was a Pulitzer Scholar at Columbia University, earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1950. Podhoretz also holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Cambridge University, England, where he was a Fulbright Scholar and a Kellett Fellow. In addition, he has a Bachelor’s degree in Hebrew Literature from the Jewish Theological Seminary.