Publisher, President, and CEO of The American Spectator & The American Spectator Online, a contributor to “The Rule of Law” column in the Wall Street Journal and author of Ending Affirmative Action
Terry Eastland is publisher of The Weekly Standard, which has been described by CNN as “the oracle of American politics.” His recent articles in The Standard have addressed major issues facing President Bush during his first year in office, including the deployment of the military in Afghanistan, government support for faith-based social services, and racial…
Terry Eastland is publisher of The Weekly Standard, which has been described by CNN as “the oracle of American politics.” His recent articles in The Standard have addressed major issues facing President Bush during his first year in office, including the deployment of the military in Afghanistan, government support for faith-based social services, and racial profiling.
Mr. Eastland also writes a weekly column for the Dallas Morning News. Since September 11 his columns have treated virtually every aspect of the war on terrorism, including the religious roots of Osama bin Laden’s war against America and the use of military tribunals to try members of bin Laden’s terrorist network.
A native of Dallas, Mr. Eastland is a graduate of Vanderbilt and Oxford universities. His first job in journalism was at the Greensboro (N.C.) Record, in 1975. He was editor of The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va., before serving in the Justice Department under President Ronald Reagan as director of public affairs (1985 to 1988).
Prior to becoming publisher of The Weekly Standard, he was editor of The Public Interest Law Review, editor of Forbes MediaCritic, and publisher of The American Spectator. He has been a correspondent for the PBS show on the press, “Media Matters,” and has made frequent appearances on C-SPAN and the Lehrer News Hour.
He has contributed to numerous publications, including The Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Times, Washington Post, New York Times, San Diego Union, Legal Times, Newsweek, U.S. News & World Report, Washingtonian, New Republic, National Review, The Public Interest, The American Spectator, Commentary, Reader’s Digest, World, Wilson Quarterly, Insight, First Things, Michigan Law Review, William & Mary Law Review, and Nexus. He serves on the editorial board of the Salem Radio Network.
His seven books include Ethics, Politics and the Independent Counsel (1989), Energy in the Executive: The Case for the Strong President, and Ending Affirmative Action: The Case for Colorblind Justice.
Mr. Eastland lives with his wife, Jill, and daughter, Katie, in McLean, VA.
Ernie was perfect for our Elders Conference at Little River Casino Resort in Manistee, Michigan. We will definitely be using PDA again!
LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA INDIANS
Our speaker was great and the crowd enjoyed her! She was very engaging. Thank you again PDA for the great list of suggestions!
Everything went great! and our speaker was wonderful! Thank you so much for all your help PDA! Looking forward to the next one.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – KANSAS CITY
I hope that this message finds you well. We had a phenomenal time with Atsuko this past Thursday. We wanted to just let you know how amazing she was. All those that were in attendance thoroughly enjoyed her and had nothing but amazing things to say about her. Thank you for working with us to make sure this happened!
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
We had a fantastic day with Inge! She was very engaging with all those that attended. Her personal stories about the holocaust were very special and we were moved that she was willing to share them with everyone. Thank you again, PDA for all your hard work and dedication to make this program such a success!
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Dear PDA Group, Thank you so much for your hard work in scheduling our speaker! From the moment we reached out to you the first time, you worked with us on all details and logistics and kept us up-to-date on the progress. Thank you for all your hard work on making our event such a success! We couldn't have done it without you and your team!
Thank you again, Dr. Kimbrough, for a great presentation, our attendees are still talking about it!
Dr. Henry Lee's presentation was entertaining, insightful and wise. I, and everyone at Pfizer, especially appreciate the remarks you directed about following your passion and preparing yourself to excel. Thank you, everyone, at PDA for helping to make this happen!
The event was successful! I received many messages expressing how awesome, outstanding and inspiring Ms. Webb-Christburg's speech was."
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST, BOSTON, MLK SPEAKER
Everything went well. Atsuko was very easy to work with and the students enjoyed her performance! Thank you again for your recommendation and I hope to work with you again in the future!
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Dr. Novello left this morning after a very successful event on our campus! Thank you PDA Group for your help from the first phone to the last you were with us every step of the way.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Jordan Carlos was very very entertaining! A majority of students who answered the event survey indicated they really enjoyed Jordan and definitely will bring him back!
WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
On behalf of myself and my organization Entertainment Unlimited the Campus Programming Board of Ferris State University, we thank you PDA and Dan for a successful event!! Dan was magnificent! Students really enjoyed the presentation. I know I did. Can't wait to bring in more programs with PDA Group.
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
It was a great pleasure to work with PDA Group! The communication was always prompt, friendly and helpful. We loved the speakers and events we booked through Mr. Peter Walker (PDA Group).
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Thank you, Peter, for all your help, you'll be happy to know that the event went incredibly well! Aneesa Ferreira was by far one of the best speakers we've ever had!
A Conversation Terry Eastland
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