Brian Doherty | KCET
Brian Doherty is a senior editor at Reason magazine and Reason.com. He is author of three books This is Burning Man (2004, Little, Brown; paperback BenBella, 2006) and Radicals for Capitalism: A History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement (PublicAffairs, 2007), and Gun Control on Trial (Cato Institute, 2008).
Doherty's reporting and essays have appeared in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Mother Jones, Spin, National Review, The Weekly Standard, San Francisco Chronicle and dozens of other publications, and he has been a commentator on hundreds of radio and TV shows, including Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor and CNN Headline News' Glenn Beck Show.
He ran a small indie record label, Cherry Smash Records, from 1993-2001, and has lived in Los Angeles since July 1994.
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Post date: 2010-08-04T12:13:56-07:00
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Post date: 2010-08-02T11:38:29-07:00
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Post date: 2010-07-30T07:10:37-07:00
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Post date: 2010-07-28T11:03:54-07:00
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Post date: 2010-07-26T13:05:00-07:00
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