Editor and Columnist
Elected 2010 (Alumni Trustee)
A.B. Dartmouth College
Mort Kondracke has been a national journalist for 45 years, the last 22 years as editor and columnist at Roll Call, the leading newspaper covering the U.S. Congress. He is also the Jack Kemp Scholar at the Library of Congress. He was a senior editor at The New Republic, Washington bureau chief of Newsweek, and a Wall Street Journal columnist. He is a regular commentator at Fox News and on "The McLaughlin Group" and on ABC's "This Week." A Nieman Fellow at Harvard from 1973-74, he has also frequently appeared on "Meet the Press" and NPR and was a panelist in the 1984 presidential debate. He is on the boards of the Founders Council of the Michael J. Fox Foundation, Parkinson's Action Network, and is author of the best-selling "Saving Milly: Love, Politics and Parkinson's Disease", subject of a CBS Sunday Night Movie.
As an undergraduate, Kondracke was president of The Dartmouth. He received his AB in English in 1960. He was a board member of the Dartmouth Alumni Magazine and served as his class secretary. He received the Daniel Webster Award for Public Service from the Dartmouth Club of Washington. Kondracke has two daughters, Alexandra '91, a Hollywood filmmaker, and Andrea, a New York physician.
Last Updated: 1/14/13