Thom Hartmann

Thom Hartmann (born May 7, 1951) is an American radio host, author, former psychotherapist and entrepreneur, and progressive political commentator. His nationally syndicated radio show, The Thom Hartmann Program, airs in the United States and has 2.75 million listeners a week. From 2008 to 2011, Talkers Magazine rated Hartmann the most popular liberal talk show host in America, rising from number 10 among all talk show hosts in 2008 to number 8 in 2011.

Hartmann's article "Talking Back To Talk Radio" became part of the original business plan of Air America Radio and he started his radio program out of his home in Vermont in March of 2003. He replaced Al Franken on the network on February 19, 2007. On March 1, 2009, Hartmann moved syndication of his show from Air America to the former Jones Network, now owned by Dial Global (which also syndicates Neal Boortz, Ed Schultz, Michael Smerconish, Bill Press, Stephanie Miller, and Clark Howard). In the summer of 2009, his program began to also be offered to nonprofit stations via the Pacifica Radio network, and some community/nonprofit stations in the US are also carrying his show. The radio program is also simulcast as a TV program by Free Speech TV on Dish Network and DirecTV. Additionally, he stars in a one-hour daily TV show which his production company records at the studios of and licenses to the RT news network (which carries it into over 500 million homes in over 100 countries, The Big Picture; that TV show is also syndicated by Free Speech TV and carried on both Dish Network, DirectTV and local cable TV stations.

Hartmann is a lay scholar of the history and textual analysis of the United States Constitution; attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); Thomas Jefferson; the assassination of John F. Kennedy; the Federalist Papers; electronic voting rigging; and environmental issues like global warming. He has authored many books on political topics and ADHD. He is the inventor of the hunter vs. farmer theory of the condition.

Read more about Thom HartmannEarly Life, Business Career, Talk Radio Career, Other Areas of Notability, Political Views, Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Bibliography

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