Noted conservative journalist, author, and historian Diana West joined Peter Barry Chowka for another hour long conversation live Thursday evening Dec 6, 2018 from 9-10 PM ET on The Hagmann Report. The video podcast of their conversation can be watched at YouTube here.

Seven weeks ago, Ms. West joined Peter for a spirited discussion on the state of the nation three weeks before the 2018 Midterm Elections (video podcast here). In their first meeting on video Skype, Peter elicited from West significant details and new recollections about her early years in California, her education at Yale, and her start in journalism in the 1980s.

In recent years, Diana West has emerged as one of America’s most knowledgeable and incisive reporters and analysts on not only the hottest political issues of the day but the history of the past century. She has broken fresh ground and shed significant new light on how we got here in the era of President Donald Trump including the left wing Resistance that is dedicated to frustrating the president’s efforts to Make America Great Again

Diana’s latest article, at The Epoch Times on December 5, 2018, is “When the ‘S-Word’ Was Taboo.” It is highly recommended.

There was a lot to talk about with Diana West on December 6, 2018. In addition to video, audio podcasts are available, including at iTunes and BlogTalkRadio.

Peter’s earlier article about his October 18, 2018 conversation with Diana West is online and recommended for its biography of her and links to some of her most important work. Read it at

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Peter is an author, journalist, media analyst and commentator on a wide range of issues including national politics, health care, media and popular culture. He has over four decades of experience reporting for a variety of publications and media. Since May 2017, Peter has written over 200 articles for American Thinker and his work has also appeared in several other major publications. Peter has also contributed feature articles to The Epoch Times.