David Brooks

David Brooks
CNN

David Brooks has a gift for bringing audiences face-to-face with the spirit of our times with humor, insight and passion. He is an observer of the American way of life and a savvy analyst of present-day politics and foreign affairs.

He holds several positions as a commentator, including bi-weekly Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times, and regular analyst on PBS "NewsHour" and NPR’s "All Things Considered."

David’s newest book, "The Road to Character," explains why selflessness leads to greater success. He tells the story of ten great lives that illustrate how character is developed, and how we can all strive to build rich inner lives, marked by humility and moral depth.

David Brooks will be at Proctors on Wednesday, January 17th at 7:30 p.m.

On February 21, David Brooks wrote an OP ED for the New York Times entitled, “This Century is Broken.” 

Josh Haner/The New York Times

New York Times columnist David Brooks visited our region this weekend to receive an honorary degree at Skidmore College’s commencement ceremony in Saratoga Springs.  Brooks is familiar to WAMC listeners as a political analyst for National Public Radio whose Friday segments with E.J. Dionne are required week-in-review listening.  He spoke with WAMC's Ian Pickus about his advice to young people and the political week that was.

Two Exhibitions Open At Storm King Art Center

May 3, 2013

Storm King Art Center in New York’s Orange County is a sculpture park, and there are two exhibitions opening Saturday. One marks the first large-scale exhibit in the U.S. for a certain artist. The other is a piece that has a lot to say about the environment.