This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
115 (567)5125,076 (3.92)00

Top members (works)

Member favorites

Members: None

Add to favorites

John Podhoretz has 1 media appearance.

John Podhoretz
Booknotes, Sunday, December 19, 1993
John Podhoretz discusses Hell of a Ride: Backstage at the White House Follies 1989-1993.

Mr. Podhoretz, former speech writer for President Reagan and former special assistant in the Office of Drug Control Policy, discussed his recent book, Hell of a Ride: Backstage at the White House Follies 1989-93, published by Simon and Schuster. The book describes the White House from the perspective of mid-level staffers, from their euphoria immediately following the Persian Gulf War to the depression after the 1992 election loss. Podhoretz believes that President Bush won the presidency by running on the record of President Reagan, but, once in office, he turned away from the style of government which had made Ronald Reagan so popular. In the conclusion he describes the Bush presidency as a "cosmic joke." (timspalding)… (more)
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
Disambiguation notice

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

Member ratings

Average: (3.92)
2 3
2.5 1
3 7
3.5 3
4 19
4.5 1
5 12

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

John Podhoretz is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


John Podhoretz is composed of 1 name.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 139,616,935 books! | Top bar: Always visible