About Us

Conversations with Bill Kristol

Conversations with Bill Kristol features in-depth conversations with leading figures in American public life.

Bill Kristol is founder and editor-at-large of The Weekly Standard, a journal of politics and ideas located in Washington, D.C. For a decade he was a regular panelist on Fox News Sunday. Now, he is a regular on ABC’s This Week and other leading political commentary shows such as CNN’s Crossfire, MSNBC’s Morning Joe, and Fox’s Special Report. Before starting The Weekly Standard in 1995, Mr. Kristol led the Project for the Republican Future, where he helped shape the strategy that produced the 1994 Republican congressional victory. Prior to that, Mr. Kristol served as chief of staff to Vice President Dan Quayle during the first Bush Administration, and to Education Secretary William Bennett under President Reagan. Before coming to Washington in 1985, Mr. Kristol was on the faculty of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government (1983–1985) and the Department of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania (1979–1983). Mr. Kristol has published widely in areas ranging from foreign policy to constitutional law to political philosophy. Mr. Kristol received both his A.B. (1973) and Ph.D. (1979) from Harvard University.

The Foundation for Constitutional Government

The Foundation for Constitutional Government is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization devoted to supporting the serious study of politics and political philosophy both online and on campus, with particular attention to the Constitutional character of American government and the founding of the United States. We warmly welcome feedback and suggestions. Please consider making a tax deductible donation to the Foundation for Constitutional Government to support Conversations with Bill Kristol as well as other FCG initiatives.