Brooks is a senior editor of the Weekly Standard, a contributing editor at Newsweek and the Atlantic Monthly, and the "Machine Age" columnist for the New York Times Magazine. He appears often as a commentator on National Public Radio, CNN's Late Edition, and The Jim Lehrer Newshour. Before joining the Weekly Standard in 1995, he was a foreign correspondent and op-ed editor for the Wall Street Journal.
Brooks has also published articles in numerous periodicals including the New Yorker, Forbes, the Washington Post, the TLS, Commentary, and Public Interest.
David Brooks' luncheon talk is sponsored by Claremont McKenna College's Salvatori Center. Lunch will be served at 11:45 am. The talk begins at 12:15 pm and is open to the public.