William McGurn

William McGurn

William McGurn was the chief speechwriter for President George W. Bush from June 2006 until February 2008, replacing Michael Gerson.[http://www2.nationalreview.com/dest/2008/02/08/scann001.pdf] Formerly an executive with Newscorp, McGurn also served as the chief editorial writer with 'The Wall Street Journal'. From 1992 to 1998 McGurn served as the senior editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review. Prior to this he was the Washington bureau chief of 'National Review'. He now writes "Main Street" at the Wall Street Journal. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
William McGurn has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Call-In as a Bureau Chief. The year with the most videos was 1992 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1993 with an average of 92 views per program. Most common tag: Conservatives.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2009 - Present Member, Editorial Board, [Wall Street Journal] Videos: 1 c. July 24, 1989 - Present Bureau Chief, Washington Bureau, [National Review] Videos: 6

Recent Appearances

  • The Obama Administration

    The Obama Administration

    William McGurn talked about his recent Wall Street Journal online op-ed titled, “Saving the Obama Presidency,” and he…

  • Editorial Board Meeting

    Editorial Board Meeting

    Editors and administrators on the staff of the American Spectator met in the magazine’s offices to discuss editorial ideas and…

  • Events in the News

    Events in the News

    Mr. Rush and Mr. McGurn discussed the major stories in the national news during the past week, including the president’s…

  • The Perot Phenomenon and Conservatives

    The Perot Phenomenon and Conservatives

    Ms. Charen and Mr. McGurn discussed the rise of independent and undeclared presidential candidate Ross Perot in the 1992 presidential…

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