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... Israel Museum Director James S. Snyder, the Israel Antiquities Authority and its late Director, Shuka Dorfman, Amb. Dore Gold, Malcolm Hoenlein, Caroline Glick, Norman Podhoretz, Dr. Daniel Pipes, the late William Safire, Arthur Cohn, Dr. Charles Krauthammer, Cynthia Ozick, the late A.M. Rosenthal, ...
In making democracy-promotion a cornerstone of his foreign policy, Reagan was aided by a cadre of neoconservatives, some of whom had been liberal Democrats or socialists not long before: Joshua Muravchik, Peter Berger, Michael Novak, and Norman Podhoretz. Neoconservative intellectuals and ...

Norman Podhoretz's memoir Making It was almost universally disliked when it came out in 1967. It struck a chord of hostility in the mid-twentieth-century literary world that was out of all proportion to the literary sins it may or may not have committed. The reviews were not just negative, but mean. In what may ...
From the mid-1950s to the mid-1970s, I counted Norman Podhoretz as a close friend, despite increasing political differences. I had met him on a visit to New York from the UK, and we shared an appreciation of the British sense of proportion and time (he had studied at Cambridge, and I had taught at the ...
“These parties I mentioned,” Norman Podhoretz said the other day, “everybody gave parties. And there was a lot of drinking. Some visiting literary celebrity would show up, Partisan Review would make a party or I would make a party. Everybody came. And it was a really passionate intellectual life. It's hard ...
And the same crusading spirit that brought Trotsky to Warsaw brought Bush to Baghdad. But this conviction is founded on a fantasy, that before Irving Kristol and Norman Podhoretz the right was divided between restrained Eisenhower-style internationalists and even more restrained, inward-looking small-r ...

Podhoretz, who has edited the magazine since 2009 (his father, Norman Podhoretz, edited it from 1960 to 1995), is known for a prickly and combative approach to public life, but when I visited Commentary's offices, a spacious suite of rooms 16 floors above Times Square, the ambiance was serene, as was ...
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2018. There are 349 days left in the year. Birthdays: Author William Kennedy is 90. Author-editor Norman Podhoretz is 88. Opera singer Marilyn Horne is 84. Hall of Fame auto racer A.J. Foyt is 83. Country singer Ronnie Milsap is 75. Country singer Jim Stafford is ...
Author-editor Norman Podhoretz is 88. Opera singer Marilyn Horne is 84. Hall of Fame auto racer A.J. Foyt is 83. Singer Barbara Lynn is 76. Country singer Ronnie Milsap is 75. Singer Katherine Anderson Schaffner (The Marvelettes) is 74. Country singer Jim Stafford is 74. Talk show host Dr. Laura ...
[Think also Norman Podhoretz] “The stresses that produced this transition were many. In part, neoconservatism may be interpreted as the recognition by former liberals that good intentions alone do not guarantee good governmental policy and that the actual consequences of liberal social activism in the ...
The smartest thing that John Podhoretz ever did was to be born to conservative journalist superstars Norman Podhoretz and Midge Decter—both writers and editors at Commentary, the magazine that the younger Podhoretz now edits. Screenwriter and director Nora Ephron was the daughter of Henry and ...
Guests of the London Center for Policy Research, the conservative think tank of former gubernatorial candidate Herb London, included Norman Podhoretz, Rita Cosby, p.r. pro Josh Nass and former Gov. George Pataki. Kissinger, who wrote Jared Kushner's profile for the Time 100 most influential people ...
Four years later, Norman Podhoretz published a memoir entitled, yes, Making It, a book that would live in notoriety, which at least beats total obscurity. It was, and is, that rarity, a thesis-driven memoir. Its thesis was that success had replaced sex as the Lawrentian 'dirty little secret' of American life in the ...
Norman Podhoretz started writing “Making It” in 1964. He was thirty-four years old and the editor of Commentary. His idea was to write a book about how people in his world, literary intellectuals, were secretly motivated by a desire for success—money, power, and fame—and were also secretly ashamed of ...
From the mid-1950s to the mid-1970s, I counted Norman Podhoretz as a close friend, despite increasing political differences. I had met him on a visit to New York from the UK, and we shared an appreciation of the British sense of proportion and time (he had studied at Cambridge, and I had taught at the ...
“These parties I mentioned,” Norman Podhoretz said the other day, “everybody gave parties. And there was a lot of drinking. Some visiting literary celebrity would show up, Partisan Review would make a party or I would make a party. Everybody came. And it was a really passionate intellectual life. It's hard ...
Of his youth in blue-collar Brownsville during the 1930s and '40s, Norman Podhoretz wrote, 'I came from Brooklyn, and in Brooklyn there were no Americans. There were Jews and Negroes and Italians and Poles and Irishmen. Americans lived in New England, in the South, in the Midwest: alien people in ...

These include a savage review of Norman Podhoretz's Making It in 1968, a fulsome endorsement of John Murray Cuddihy's Ordeal of Civility in ...
Algren referred to Norman Podhoretz of Commentary magazine as “Justin Poodlespitz” and Leslie Fiedler as “Leslie Fleacure.
In his notorious memoir Making It, Norman Podhoretz said it was parties and the prospect of talking about their pieces at parties that made ...
Norman Podhoretz admitted it himself — the premise of “Making It” no longer holds. “I think it's not true anymore, in fact it might be the opposite,” ...
Four years later, Norman Podhoretz published a memoir entitled, yes, Making It, a book that would live in notoriety, which at least beats total ...
Norman Podhoretz started writing “Making It” in 1964. He was thirty-four years old and the editor of Commentary. His idea was to write a book ...
In 1967 Norman Podhoretz published Making It, the story of how a “filthy little slum child” (as one of Podhoretz's schoolteachers called him) ...
From the mid-1950s to the mid-1970s, I counted Norman Podhoretz as a close friend, despite increasing political differences. I had met him on ...
Norman Podhoretz—De Gaulle's equal in self-regard, if not in achievement—has also given us four autobiographical tomes. The comparison ...
Norman Podhoretz, 87, has lost more influential friends than most people ever dream of making — among them playwright Lillian Hellman, ...
“These parties I mentioned,” Norman Podhoretz said the other day, “everybody gave parties. And there was a lot of drinking. Some visiting ...
Esquire's headline wasn't the worst—“The Dirty Little Secret of Norman Podhoretz”—but the nasty little couplet they ran beneath it got to the ...
“What really makes 'The Ginger Man' a vital work,” Norman Podhoretz, the longtime editor of Commentary, wrote, “is the fact that it both reflects ...
Norman Podhoretz wrote the memoir “Making It” in 1967. Long out of print, it has been reissued 50 years later by New York Review Books ...
One of their number, writer Norman Podhoretz, when challenged by the manifest failure of Iraq, declared, “We need more wars! More wars!”.
Judging from Norman Mailer's review of Norman Podhoretz's 1967 memoir, Making It, a lot. Serving as a catchall and a coda for the collective ...
Judging from Norman Mailer's review of Norman Podhoretz's 1967 memoir, Making It, a lot. Serving as a catchall and a coda for the collective ...
... like Jane Jacobs, Gore Vidal and Norman Podhoretz -- as more deductive than inductive, or more prioritizers of expertise than experience.
Norman Podhoretz started writing “Making It” in 1964. He was thirty-four years old and the editor of Commentary. His idea was to write a book ...
Norman Podhoretz started writing “Making It” in 1964. He was thirty-four years old and the editor of Commentary. His idea was to write a book ...
In 1967 Norman Podhoretz published Making It, the story of how a “filthy little slum child” (as one of Podhoretz's schoolteachers called him) ...
From the mid-1950s to the mid-1970s, I counted Norman Podhoretz as a close friend, despite increasing political differences. I had met him on ...
“These parties I mentioned,” Norman Podhoretz said the other day, “everybody gave parties. And there was a lot of drinking. Some visiting ...
Esquire's headline wasn't the worst—“The Dirty Little Secret of Norman Podhoretz”—but the nasty little couplet they ran beneath it got to the ...
... and they show a scholar whose views easily melded with those shared by Nathan Glazer, James Q. Wilson, Irving Kristol, Norman Podhoretz, ...
Norman Podhoretz admitted it himself — the premise of “Making It” no longer holds. “I think it's not true anymore, in fact it might be the opposite,” ...
On the right, Norman Podhoretz and Irving Kristol argued that American Jews should abandon the Democratic Party because it was dovish, and Israel depended on a hawkish American foreign policy.
Editor's note: In light of the passing of the author's grandfather, the headline for this article has been updated. The final paragraph of the original piece has also been removed.
6 - Norman Podhoretz, "World War IV: The Long Struggle Against Islamofascism", Doubleday, 2007. 7 - 2015 Global Terrorism Index report shows that terrorist attacks are concentrated in just five countries with a Muslim majority: Afghanistan, Iraq ...
In April, The New York Review of Books will be reissuing Making It, by former Commentary Editor Norman Podhoretz, as part of its Classics series.
Not so for Trump's potential pick, the onetime neocon golden boy (and son-in-law to Norman Podhoretz and Midge Decter) Elliott Abrams.
Not so for Trump's potential pick, the onetime neocon golden boy (and son-in-law to Norman Podhoretz and Midge Decter) Elliott Abrams.
The clamorous response from the 1990s onward by Cohen and William Kristol, William J. Bennett, Midge Decter, Charles Hill, Donald Kagan, Robert Kagan, Charles Krauthammer, Richard Perle, Martin Peretz, Norman Podhoretz, Leon Wieseltier, and others ...


 

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