Hendrik Hertzberg is an American liberal journalist, best known as the principal political commentator for 'The New Yorker' magazine. He has also been a speechwriter for President Jimmy Carter and editor of 'The New Republic', and is the author of '¡Obámanos! The Rise of a New Political Era' and 'Politics: Observations & Arguments'. In 2003, 'Harvard Magazine' termed him "the most stylish liberal political essayist in America," while in 2009, 'Forbes' named Hertzberg one of the "25 Most Influential Liberals in the U.S. Media," placing him at number seventeen. Wikipedia*
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Hendrik Hertzberg has 38 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 Forum as an Editor for the New Republic. The year with the most videos was 1995 with four videos as an Executive Editor for the New Yorker Magazine. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 686 views per program as a Senior Editor for the New Yorker Magazine. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (12), Tony Snow (3), William "Bill" Kristol (3). Most common tags: Washington Politics, Carter, Jimmy, Executive Branch.