American politics Was transformed from the time a WABC manager told Rush Limbaugh, You're kidding yourself if you think we'll ever carry your national show, to the day an establishment Republican senator griped talk radio is running America. Limbaugh ignited a new generation of talkers such as Sean Hannity and Glenn Beck helping to define the Conservative movement. But Rush can't take all the credit, the story begins much earlier. It began with Walter Winchell and Bob Grant. This the remarkable story.
Fred Lucas, the White House correspondent for CNSNews.com. He is also a contributing editor for Townhall Magazine and has written for The Weekly Standard, The American Spectator, Human Events, The Washington Times and the New York Post. Before going to Washington, he reported on state capitols in Kentucky and Connecticut. He earned his Master's at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Bachelor's at Western Kentucky University. He lives in Fredericksburg, Va. with his wife Basia.