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January 31, 2011 | History

Jim Hightower

1943 -

James Allen "Jim" Hightower (born January 11, 1943) is an American syndicated columnist, populist activist and author. Since 1993 he has produced "Hightower Radio," a daily two-minute commentary carried by over 130 affiliates. He also hosted a weekend talk show on the ABC Radio Network and a weekday midday talk show on the United Broadcasting Network (later called America Radio Network). He is a popular speaker, crisscrossing the country to give about 100 speeches each year to a variety of audiences with the goal of organizing grassroots political activism.

Hightower currently writes a nationally-syndicated column carried by 75 independent weekly newspapers and other publications. He also writes a monthly newsletter "The Hightower Lowdown," which has more than 125,000 subscribers.

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January 31, 2011 Edited by Karen Coyle added bio and photo
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