Noted author P. J. O'Rourke will deliver the commencement address at the Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School graduation Sunday, May 25.
Best-selling Author and Cato Fellow P.J. O’Rourke to deliver 2008 Commencement Address at Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School in Joplin on May 25
A news release from Thomas Jefferson contained the following information:
P.J. O’Rourke, the H.L. Mencken Research Fellow at Cato Institute, is America’s leading political satirist. Formerly the editor of the National Lampoon, he has written for such publications as Car and Driver, Automobile, American Spectator, Esquire, Vanity Fair, House and Garden, The New Republic, The New York Times Book Review, Parade, Smart, Harper’s, and Rolling Stone. He is now a correspondent for The Atlantic. O’Rourke’s books have been translated into a dozen languages and have been bestsellers worldwide. Three have been New York Times hardcover bestsellers including Give War a Chance, which went to #1, and All the Trouble in the World. He is also the author of Eat the Rich, The CEO of the Sofa, and Peace Kills.