Leonard Steinhorn is a CBS News Political Analyst and professor of communication and affiliate professor of history at American University.
You may know Professor Leonard Steinhorn’s voice because you hear him on radio as the CBS News Radio Political Analyst. Or you may recognize him if you watched CNN’s series on the 1960s in America – or the History Channel’s documentary on superheroes or even the special feature on the Sixties generation for the final season DVD of AMC’s Mad Men. Perhaps you’ve seen him on C-SPAN, BBC, PBS, CBS or countless other outlets that have featured and interviewed him. Maybe you’ve read his articles in the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Sun-Times, Politico, The Hill, Salon, Huffington Post, History News Network, among others. Or you may have copies of his books, The Greater Generation: In Defense of the Baby Boom Legacy and By the Color of Our Skin: The Illusion of Integration and The Reality of Race.
Professor Steinhorn’s teaching, writing, and scholarship have gained widespread recognition both nationwide and around the globe. Twice voted Faculty Member of the Year at American University, he has created innovative courses on politics and recent American history that have been featured on C-SPAN, USA Today, Agence France-Presse, and The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Steinhorn is much sought after as a speaker, and over the years he has delivered hundreds of talks discussing politics, the presidency and political history; the 1960s and baby boomers; recent American history; race relations; and the media.