David Horowitz is a conservative thinker and writer who has authored dozens of books over the course of his lifetime. He began his political career as one of the founders of the New Left in the 1960s and served as an editor of its largest magazine, Ramparts. As described in his bestselling autobiography Radical Son (1997), Horowitz was forced to confront some difficult truths about the political left after a close friend of his was murdered by the Black Panthers, and ultimately found a political and intellectual home as a conservative activist. Well-known conservative author and economist George Gilder described Radical Son as “the first great autobiography of his generation.” In 2019 Horowitz published a second autobiographical memoir, Mortality and Faith.

Together with his friend Peter Collier, Horowitz authored three bestselling dynastic biographies: The Rockefellers: An American Dynasty (1976); The Kennedys: An American Dream (1984); and The Fords: An American Epic (1987). Looking back in anger at their days in the New Left, he and Collier wrote Destructive Generation (1989), a chronicle of their second thoughts about the 60s.

In 1988, David Horowitz founded the David Horowitz Freedom Center (originally named the Center for the Study of Popular Culture), a not-for-profit organization located in Sherman Oaks, California. The Center’s mission is to defend free societies such as America and Israel, which are under attack by totalitarians both religious and secular, domestic and foreign.

Through his work at the Freedom Center, Horowitz has fought many important political battles including exposing the deadly intentions of adherents to radical Islam and their stealth jihad in America, challenging left-wing indoctrination in our nation’s K-12 public schools and universities, and advocating for colleges to withdraw funds from terrorist-affiliated campus organizations such as Students for Justice in Palestine. Horowitz is a frequent speaker at colleges and universities across the nation.

Horowitz’s many published works include The Art of Political War And Other Radical Pursuits; Unholy Alliance: Radical Islam and the American Left; The Professors: The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America; Indoctrination U. One=Party Classroom, Reforming Our Universities, The New Leviathan (with Jacob Laksin) Party of Defeat (with Ben Johnson) and Radicals: Portraits of a Destructive Passion.

Horowitz is also the author of The Black Book of the American Left, a nine-volume collection of his conservative writings over th past several decades, organized by topic. It is the most ambitious effort ever undertaken to define the Left and its agenda.

Horowitz has written three books on the conflicts of the Trump Era. Big Agenda: President Trump’s Plan to Save America, was published on Inauguration Day 2017 and was eleven weeks on The New York Times’ best-seller list. Dark Agenda: The War to Destroy Christian America, was published in March 2019, and Blitz: Trump Will Smash the Left and Win is scheduled for publication in June 2020. All three are published by Humanix Books.

[For Frontpage editor Jamie Glazov’s essay on David Horowitz’s life and work, click here.] Heading style Horizontal rule Bullet Code block style Fence Em delimiter Strong delimiter Link style Link reference style Turndown is copyright © 2017 Dom Christie and is released under the MIT license