The Thom Hartmann Show
Weekdays 9am-12pm, Saturday 8pm-9pm
Thom started in radio in 1968, is also is an internationally known speaker on culture and communications, an author, and an innovator in the fields of psychiatry, ecology, and economics. The founder of The New England Salem Children’s Village (1978) and The Hunter School (1997), he has led national innovations in the areas of residential treatment for abused children and private/public education for learning-disabled children.
Hartmann is the award-winning, best-selling author of fourteen books currently in print in over a dozen languages on four continents. His most recent books are “The Edison Gene,” “The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight,” “Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance and the Theft of Human Rights,” "We The People: A Call to Take Back America," and "What Would Jefferson Do?".
Hartmann’s books have been written about in Time and many other magazines, he has been on NPR and BBC radio and CNN television (among others), mentioned on the front page of The Wall Street Journal, and has spoken to hundreds of thousands of people on five continents over the past two decades.
One of his books was selected for inclusion in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian for its “visionary use of information technology to produce positive social, economic, and educational change in medicine
In the radio field, Hartmann worked from 1968 to 1978 as a DJ, reporter, news anchor, and program director for a variety of commercial radio stations, and today hosts a daily nationally-syndicated talk show.
After starting several businesses, Hartmann returned to the radio in spring 2003 as a nationally syndicated "liberal" talk radio host. The Thom Hartmann Program, runs from noon to 3 pm.
The father of three grown children, he lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife Louise, to whom he's been married for over 30 years.