Conservative writer and policy advocate who founded the organization Students for Academic Freedom.
He graduated from Columbia University with a degree in English and earned a Master's degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
He also served as editor of FrontPage Magazine and founded the think tank David Horowitz Freedom Center.
His parents were both members of the Communist Party USA. He was married to April Horowitz; he has four children.
He wrote about many prominent American families, including Franklin D. Roosevelt's clan.