Morton Kondracke Biography

For nearly 50 years, Morton Kondracke has served as a political commentator and journalist covering nearly every phase of American politics and foreign policy in print and broadcast.

After 20 years as executive editor and columnist for the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call, Kondracke retired in 2011, but served as the Senior Editor for a few years before fully retiring.

From 1977 to 1991, Kondracke was executive editor and senior editor of The New Republic, served as Washington bureau chief of Newsweek and worked as a columnist for The Wall Street Journal. He was a regular panelist on “This Week with David Brinkley” and a panelist in the 1984 presidential debate. For over a decade, Kondracke was a panelist on the syndicated public affairs show “The McLaughlin Group,” and became a public icon for his role as one of the show's most outspoken and enthusiastic panelists. He previously served as a commentator on Fox News Channel since 1996.

Kondracke's political writings have gained a wide following based on the articles he has penned for such publications as "The New York Times", "The Economist", "Washingtonian", "The Weekly Standard", and "The Wall Street Journal". His political commentary could also be heard over the airwaves during the ten years he was a commentator for National Public Radio, and he later received the Washington Post “Crystal Ball Award” in 1994 for predicting the Republican takeover of Congress.

Kondracke is the author of the best-selling book “Saving Milly: Love, Politics and Parkinson’s Disease,” which was the subject of a CBS Sunday Night Movie.

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Morton Kondracke Videos

Washington Research Council 84th Annual Dinner with Morton Kondracke
Interview with Kondracke and Barnes: Richard Nixon and Jack Kemp
Morton Kondracke | Conversations with Jeff Weeks | WSRE

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Morton Kondracke is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Morton Kondracke for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Morton Kondracke generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Morton Kondracke for an upcoming event.

Morton Kondracke Videos

Washington Research Council 84th Annual Dinner with Morton Kondracke
Interview with Kondracke and Barnes: Richard Nixon and Jack Kemp
Morton Kondracke | Conversations with Jeff Weeks | WSRE

Morton Kondracke Speaking Topics

  • The nation

  • politics

  • America's Health Agenda

    Mort Kondracke has a special interest and indepth knowledge about the condition of health care in the United States. He discusses why health care should remain at the top of the national agenda, while exploring: health policy, cost containment, Medicare prescription drugs and other issues that are relevant to your audience.

  • Saving Milly: Love, Politics, and Parkinson's Disease

    In this inspiring and informative presentation based on his The New York Times best seller of the same name, Mort Kondracke gives audiences a glimpse into a side of American life that is usually left behind closed doors. He shares the story of his own familys struggle with Parkinsons disease - a debilitating condition that struck his wife in her middle years. Kondracke describes his transformation from careerist to caregiver and disease activist, and explores the realities of "disease politics" in the campaign to find a cure for Parkinson's and other diseases. He also discusses the need for the U.S. government to re-double its minuscule investment in medical research.

  • A View From Washington

    Mort Kondracke gives an up-to-the-minute look at American politics and foreign policy. As a Washington journalist since the early '60s, Mort's observations and amusing anecdotes have the weight of his considerable experience. He'll tell you what's going on in Washington, how the Obama Administration and Congress are doing and what it all means. On request he will address your organization's legislative prospects.

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