Thom Hartmann is a progressive nationally and internationally syndicated talk show host. Talkers Magazine named him America's #1 most important progressive host and the host of one of the top ten talk radio shows in the country every year for more than a decade. A four-time recipient of the Project Censored Award, Hartmann is also a New York Times bestselling author of thirty-three books editor1 , translated into multiple languages. He was born in Michigan and retains strong ties to the Midwest, although he has lived in many regions. He now lives on the Columbia River in Portland, Oregon.