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Hugh Hewitt Biography

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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Blogger,
  • Weekly columnist, The Daily Standard (the online edition of the Weekly Standard)
  • Executive Editor,, 2006-present
  • Professor of Law, Chapman University Law School, 2006-present
  • Began hosting his own radio show, Fall, 2001
  • Host, Life & Times, KCET, Los Angeles PBS station, 1992-2001
  • Hewitt sparked controversy by proposing screening of researchers wishing to use the Richard Nixon Library resources, 1990
  • Conceived of and hosted PBS series Searching for God in America, 1996
  • Radio Host, KFI, Los Angeles, 1990-1995
  • Special Assistant to Attorneys General William French Smith and Edwin Meese, Reagan White House
  • Assistant Counsel in the White House Counsel’s Office, Reagan White House
  • General Counsel for the National Endowment for the Humanities, Reagan White House
  • Deputy Director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Reagan White House
  • Clerk, Judges Roger Robb and George MacKinnon, U.S. Court of Appeals and District of Columbia Circuit, 1983-1984
  • Executive Director, Richard Nixon Library, from groundbreaking to opening (at request of former President Richard Nixon)
  • AB, Government, cum laude, Harvard College, 1978
  • JD, School of Law, Order of the Coif, University of Michigan, 1983
  • Awarded three Emmys during his decade as an anchor of a nightly news and public affairs show for the Los Angeles PBS affiliate, KCET
  • Political/social commentator, The Dennis Miller Show, Hardball with Chris Matthews, Larry King Live, The O’Reilly Factor and The Today Show
  • Guest, The Colbert Report, Apr. 24 2006