Conrad Black



Conrad Black

CONRAD BLACK is the author of widely acclaimed biographies of Maurice Duplessis, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Richard Nixon. He was for many years the head of the Argus, Hollinger, and Telegraph Newspaper groups. Black is a financier, and a columnist in the National Post, which he founded, and the National Review Online and Huffington Post. Black served three years in US federal prisons tutoring fellow prisoners for their secondary school matriculations, although all charges against him were eventually abandoned, rejected by jurors, or vacated by the US Supreme Court, and he won the largest libel settlement in Canadian history from his original accusers. He has been a member of the British House of Lords since 2001. Black lives in Toronto.

Talks

Conrad Black on the 'civil war' in the American media

In order to formulate his views on the impact of technology on politics and the news cycle, historian...

Conrad Black on media criticism

Media baron Conrad Black opens up about his impending legal issues and subsequent media criticisms....

Conrad Black on Canada's place on the global economic stage

In an exclusive video appearance, Conrad Black picks up where he left off in 2006 with a unique perspective...

Conrad Black - History of Canada

Author and historian Conrad Black discusses the Canadian political identity of Canada and the history...