On this week’s episode of The Great Antidote podcast with Juliette Sellgren, she is joined by guest George Will. In their discussion, Juliette and George cover conservatism, the current state of congress, the importance of a dynamic economy, and baseball.
Will writes a twice-weekly column in the Washington Post on politics and domestic and foreign affairs. He began his column with The Post in 1974, and he received the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1977.
He is also a regular contributor to MSNBC and NBC News. “The Conservative Sensibility,” his latest book, was released in June 2019. His other works include: “One Man’s America: The Pleasures and Provocations of Our Singular Nation” (2008), “Restoration: Congress, Term Limits and the Recovery of Deliberative Democracy” (1992), “Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball” (1989), “The New Season: A Spectator’s Guide to the 1988 Election” (1987) and “Statecraft as Soulcraft” (1983). Will grew up in Champaign, Ill., attended Trinity College and Oxford University, and received a PhD from Princeton University.
Honors & Awards:
- 1977 Pulitzer Prize for commentary
- 1979 National Magazine Awards: Finalist in the essay and criticism category
- 1978 National Headliners Award
- 1980 Silurian Award for editorial writing
- 1985 The Washington Journalism Review named Will best writer, any subject
- 1997 Named among the 25 most influential Washington journalists by the National Journal
Books by George F. Will:
- The Pursuit of Happiness and Other Sobering Thoughts
- The Pursuit of Virtue and Other Tory Notions
- The Morning After: American Successes and Excesses 1981-1986
- Suddenly: The American Idea Abroad and at Home 1986-1990
- The Leveling Wind: Politics, the Culture, and Other News, 1990-1994
- The Woven Figure: Conservatism and America’s Fabric
- With a Happy Eye, But … America and the World, 1997-2002
- One Man’s America: The Pleasures and Provocations of Our Singular Nation
- Statecraft as Soulcraft
- The New Season: A Spectator’s Guide to the 1988 Election
- Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball
- Restoration: Congress, Term Limits and the Recovery of Deliberative Democracy
- The Conservative Sensibility