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Byron York is the chief political correspondent for the Washington Examiner and a Fox News contributor. Formerly White House correspondent for National Review and a columnist for The Hill, he has written for numerous publications, including the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Weekly Standard, and the Claremont Review of Books. He is the author of The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy: The Untold Story of How Democratic Operatives, Eccentric Billionaires, Liberal Activists, and Assorted Celebrities Tried to Bring Down a President—and Why They’ll Try Even Harder Next Time.



John O’ Sullivan is president of the Danube Institute, an editor of Quadrant magazine, and editor-at-large of National Review. Previously he served as a special adviser to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Formerly a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, he has also been executive editor of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, a senior editor at The London Times and The Daily Telegraph, editor-in-chief of United Press International, and editor of The National Interest. The founder of the New Atlantic Initiative, he is the author of The President, The Pope, and The Prime Minister. He was made a Commander of the British Empire in 1991.



Richard M. Langworth is a senior fellow for Hillsdale College’s Churchill Project. He has served as president and chairman of the board of trustees of the International Churchill Society, as well as editor of its journal, Finest Hour. He published the first American edition of Churchill’s India, is the author of A Connoisseur’s Guide to the Books of Sir Winston Churchill, and is the editor of several books, including Churchill by Himself: In His Own Words. His most recent book is Winston Churchill, Myth and Reality: What He Actually Did and Said. In 1998, he was appointed a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.



Václav Klaus was prime minister of the Czech Republic from 1992 to 1997 and president from 2003 to 2013. As prime minister, he oversaw the “Velvet Divorce” of the Czechoslovak Federation. He studied at the Prague School of Economics and was a researcher at the Institute of Economics of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences.  He began his political career in 1989 as finance minister and later served as chairman of the Civic Forum movement. Following his two terms as president, he founded the Václav Klaus Institute. A member of the Mont Pelerin Society, he has published numerous books, including Europe: The Shattering of Illusions.



Conrad Black is a columnist and contributor to several publications, including American Greatness, National Review Online, The New Criterion, The National Interest, and The New York Sun. A British peer, he is the former publisher of The London Daily Telegraph, The Spectator, the Chicago Sun-Times, and The Jerusalem Post, and founder of the National Post. He appears on CNN, Fox News, CTV, CBC, BBC, and Radio Canada. He is the author of several books, including Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Champion of Freedom, Richard M. Nixon: A Life in Full, and, most recently, Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other.



Larry P. Arnn is the 12th president of Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from Arkansas State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in government from the Claremont Graduate School. He also studied at the London School of Economics and at Oxford University, where he served as director of research for the late Sir Martin Gilbert, the official biographer of Winston Churchill. He served as president of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy from 1985-2000. In 2015, he received the Bradley Prize from the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation. He is the author of Liberty and Learning: The Evolution of American Education, The Founders’ Key: The Divine and Natural Connection Between the Declaration and the Constitution and What We Risk By Losing It, and Churchill’s Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government.