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Pat Buchanan

Biography

b. Florida, USA. This Nashville, Tennessee-based program guitarist spent some time working with an array of documenting performers, including Cameo, Dixie Chicks, Jeff Finlin, Travis Tritt, and Kim Richey. We were young within a musical home (his father performed bass in jazz rings while his mom is really a vocalist), Buchanan was playing electric guitar from an early on age group. He graduated in the bar music group circuit to become listed on US spirit funk music group Cameo throughout their middle-80s top. After Cameo, the guitarist was employed being a touring musician by pop serves such as for example Hall And Oates and Cyndi Lauper before breaking in to the Nashville program scene within the middle-90s. Buchanan discovered plentiful are among the new variety of music artists from pop backgrounds assisting shake up the original Nashville country audio, although he’s also area of the town’s burgeoning power pop picture, saving and touring along with his own guitar music group the Idle Jets.

Quick Facts


Full Name Pat Buchanan
Date Of Birth November 2, 1938
Height 1.85 m
Profession Actor, Politician, Author, Columnist, Commentator, Speechwriter, Syndicated columnist
Education Gonzaga College High School, Georgetown University, Gonzaga High School, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University
Nationality American
Spouse Shelley Scarney
Parents William Baldwin Buchanan, Catherine Elizabeth Buchanan
Siblings Bay Buchanan, John Buchanan, Henry Buchanan, Thomas Buchanan, Kathleen Theresa Buchanan, James Buchanan, William Buchanan Jr., Brian Buchanan
Music Songs Hot Rod Hybrid, Sad Genie, Waterloo Promenade, Majestic Plains, Solace Downstream, Love Goes Up In Smoke, Red Sky Dance, Sometimes she's kind, The fairest of seasons, Rockabia, I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass, Twilight, Rockaria!, I can't worry, You Lose, Luckiest Girl, Under The Sun, Smile on my face, Count the ways, We'll Talk, The Longest Day, Halo, Glass, Don't Forget To Write, Amazin' Grace, First Light, Payne's Prairie, Patience, Insects and Angels, The same tree, Sweet Amnesia, Secret Trail
Albums Pat Buchanan, St. George
Movies K*ke Like Me, Feed
TV Shows The McLaughlin Group, Crossfire, Morning Joe, Hardball with Chris Matthews, Capital Gang, Buchanan & Press, Diagnosis: AIDS


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1 Has left MSNBC [February 17, 2012].
2 Editor of The American Conservative.
3 Former communications director for President Ronald Reagan.
4 Was friends with journalist Hunter S. Thompson.
5 His father had Scottish, English, and Irish ancestry, and his mother was of German descent. Through his mother, he is a fourth cousin, twice removed, of singer Marilyn Manson. Pat's great-great-great-grandparents, Johannes Schoeppner and Katharine Heil, were also Marilyn's paternal great-great-great-great-great-grandparents.
6 Older brother of Bay Buchanan.
7 While giving a speech at West Michigan University in March 2005, he was attacked by a left-wing activist, who hurled salad dressing on him during a question-and-answer session and screamed, "Stop the bigotry!" Buchanan cut his appearance short, stating, "Thank you all for coming, but I'm going to have to get my hair washed". He declined to press assault charges against the attacker, who disapproved of Buchanan's appearance falling on the birthday of the late labor leader Cesar Chavez.
8 Though widely criticized by the Left for his use of the term "culture war" to describe the widening gap between social liberals and social conservatives at the 1992 Republican National Convention, that term is now in common usage by commentators on both the Left and the Right.
9 Signed on with MSNBC to do a two-hour talk/debate show with liberal counterpart Bill Press (like Buchanan, an alumnus of CNN's Crossfire (1982)). The show, Buchanan & Press (2002), premiered on July 15th of this year. [June 2002]
10 Served in both the Nixon and Reagan Presidential administrations, and has been a pundit on such shows as Crossfire (1982) (which he created with fellow journalist/commentator Thomas Braden), The McLaughlin Group (1982) and The Capital Gang (1988).
11 Lives in Langley, Virginia with his wife. Is one of nine children from a conservative Irish-Catholic family.
12 Author of several books, including 'A Republic, not an Empire' (1999), and 'The Death of the West' (2001). Had two failed bids for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1992 and 1996, then quit the Republican Party to run for the Reform Party Presidential nomination, which he won in 2000. He received less than 1% of the total vote in the 2000 Presidential election.
13 Attended Gonzaga High School.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Scarborough Country 2004 TV Series

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie 2012 Documentary special thanks
Lake of Fire 2006 Documentary thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Century: America's Time 1999 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - Presidential Speech Writer
LateLine 1998 TV Series Himself
Imus in the Morning on MSNBC 1996 TV Series Regular Contributor
The Sunday Programme 1996 TV Series Himself
The Last Party 1993 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
Carpool, August 21, 1992 1992 Video short Himself
Convention '92 1992 Documentary Himself
Feed 1992 Documentary Himself
Crossfire 1988 TV Series Himself - Host
The Capital Gang 1988 TV Series Himself
Firing Line 1978 TV Series Himself - For the Negative
Hannity 2012-2016 TV Series Himself
The Eighties 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - Fmr White House Communications Director / Himself - Fmr Host, 'Crossfire'
Race for the White House 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
The McLaughlin Group 1982-2016 TV Series Himself
Midnight Ride: When Rogue Politicians Call for Martial Law 2015 Documentary Himself
Meet the Press 2005-2015 TV Series Himself / Himself - Commentator
The Seventies 2015 TV Series documentary Himself - Senior Advisor to Pres. Nixon / Himself - Senior advisor to Pres. Nixon
The Day the '60s Died 2015 TV Movie documentary
The Raising of America 2015 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - White House Adviser 1969-1974
Washington in the '80s 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself
Bombs Away: LBJ, Goldwater and the 1964 Campaign That Changed It All 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself - Former Nixon Aide
The Colbert Report 2008-2014 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
Cavuto on Business 2014 TV Series Himself (segment "Halftime - Full Throttle") / Himself - Former Reagan & Nixon Advisor
On the Record w/ Brit Hume 2004-2013 TV Series Himself
Molon Labe 2013 Documentary Himself
Family Guys? What Sitcoms Say About America Now 2012 TV Movie documentary Himself - Conservative
Huckabee 2012 TV Series Himself
Ulmefilm 2012 Documentary Himself
Happening Now 2012 TV Series Himself
America Live 2012 TV Series Himself
Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie 2012 Documentary Himself - Conservative Commentator
CBS This Morning 2012 TV Series Himself
Patriocracy 2011 Documentary Himself - Author & Political Commentator, MSNBC
SPOiLER: How a Third Political Party Could Win 2011 Documentary Himself - Political Analyst
Reagan 2011 Documentary Himself - Reagan Communications Director
Miss Representation 2011 Documentary Himself
JFK: The Making of Modern Politics 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself - Nixon Aide 1966-1974
Hardball with Chris Matthews 2003-2010 TV Series Himself
'Hick' Town 2009 Documentary Himself
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue 2009 TV Series Himself
Fighting Words 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
Mile High: How to Win... and Lose... the White House 2009 Documentary Himself - Interviewee
IFC News: 2008 Uncut 2008 TV Series Himself
America's Choice 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
The O'Reilly Factor 2004-2008 TV Series Himself
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson 2008 Documentary Himself
Morning Joe 2008 TV Series Himself
Tucker 2005-2007 TV Series Himself
Independent Lens 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
1968 with Tom Brokaw 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself (as Patrick J. Buchanan)
Kike Like Me 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
America at a Crossroads 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Encore with John Palmer 2006 TV Series Himself
The Daily Show 2000-2006 TV Series Himself
Real Time with Bill Maher 2004-2006 TV Series Himself
Lake of Fire 2006 Documentary Himself - Republican Presidential Candidate
Dateline NBC 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Face the Nation 2006 TV Series Himself
Scarborough Country 2004-2006 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest Host
An Unreasonable Man 2006 Documentary Himself
Brian Williams Reports: John Kerry: Bringing the War Home 2004 Documentary Himself
Da Ali G Show 2004 TV Series Himself
Buchanan & Press 2002 TV Series Co-Host
Election 2000 2001 Video documentary Himself - Presidential Candidate (as Patrick J. Buchanan)
Mr. Smithereen Goes to Washington 2001 Documentary Himself
George Wallace: Settin' the Woods on Fire 2000 Documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
How to Win the US Presidency 2016 Documentary Himself
Media Buzz 2016 TV Series Himself
The Making of Trump 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself
Game Change 2012 TV Movie Himself (uncredited)
How to Survive a Plague 2012 Documentary Himself
The Cartel 2009 Documentary Himself
The O'Reilly Factor 2007 TV Series Himself
60 Minutes 2004-2007 TV Series documentary Himself - Fox News Guest (segment "O'Reilly")
Shut Up & Sing 2006 Documentary Himself
Tupac: Resurrection 2003 Documentary Himself
Family Fundamentals 2002 Documentary Himself
Bulworth 1998 Himself (uncredited)
One Nation Under God 1993 Documentary Himself
EBN: Commercial Entertainment Product 1992 Video short Himself (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1995 CableACE CableACE Awards Program Interviewer Crossfire (1982) · Michael Kinsley
· John Sununu

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1989 ACE CableACE Awards Program Interviewer Crossfire (1982) · Thomas Braden


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1 Bill Clinton's foreign policy experience stems mainly from having breakfast at the International House of Pancakes.
2 To most Americans, Canada is sort of like a case of latent arthritis. We really don't think about it unless it acts up.
3 To me, abortion is the greatest evil on the American continent since slavery.


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