"The Progressive Movement and the US Constitution"
Report by Betty Sakai
Growing up on a cattle ranch in Fresno County, California, professor of classics and humanities at California State University, research fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, and fellow of Shillman Journalism at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, Dr. Thornton received his Bachelor of Arts in Latin from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1975. In 1983 he was awarded a PhD in Comparative Literature in Greek, Latin, and English. Today, he contributes by being a guest on talk shows, on websites, and in on line magazines such as City Journal and Advancing a Free Society. Dr. Thornton has written numerous essays and reviews on Greek culture and civilization and their influence on Western Civilization in scholarly journals and magazines such as National Review, Weekly Standard, and the New Criterion. He has lectured at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., at many colleges and universities, at the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, at the Army War College, and at the Air Force Academy.
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