Medved skewers the contradictions that he says plague "liberal orthodoxy," but he's not afraid to turn his wit on himself. He chronicles how the contradictions of his own experience as an anti-war demonstrator, RFK staffer and screenwriter helped transform him into a doting father, conservative commentator and advocate for family, prayer and self-reliance. Part of the Taube American Values Series.
Michael Medved is a nationally syndicated radio host, best-selling author, and veteran film critic. His daily three-hour broadcast reaches more than 2,500,000 listeners on nearly 200 stations across the country.
Mr. Medved has been a frequent guest on all the major TV talk shows, including Larry King Live, Nightline, Oprah, David Letterman, Good Morning America and countless others.
Long active in the Jewish community, Michael has served as president of an Orthodox congregation, and co-founder of a Jewish Day School. Since 1996, the Medveds have lived in the Seattle area with their three children.
Robert Saldich is the Chair of the Board of Governors at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco, CA.
Tad Taube serves as president of the Koret Foundation. He is chairman and founder of the Woodmont Companies, a diversified real estate investment and management organization; and was chairman and CEO of Koracorp Industries (successor to Koret of California) from 1973 until its merger with Levi Strauss in 1979.
He is a governor of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and has served as trustee of Notre Dame de Namur University and of the University of San Francisco.