Peter Schaenk interviews Gordon Baum, Mar. 4, 2009

February 21, 2009

Update: The interview is now available here.

This Wednesday, VoR radio host Peter Schaenk interviews Gordon Baum, CEO and one of the founders of the Council of Conservative Citizens. Peter will talk to Gordon about that organization, about the two pages devoted to the organization in Ann Coulter’s latest book, Guilty: Liberal “Victims” and Their Assault on America, and about other topics.

About Gordon Baum


Gordon was born in St. Louis in 1940 to a family of Pennsylvania Dutch origin. A veteran of the Viet Nam war, he served four years in the US Navy from 1958 – 1961, attaining the rank of E-5. Married with three children, Baum worked full time during the day for General Motors while attaining his bachelor’s degree in History. He then took night classes and graduated from the St. Louis School of Law, the oldest law school west of the Mississippi. After beginning practice as an attorney, he began working for the Citizens’ Council of America, acting as Midwest field director from 1969 – 1982. Gordon was a radio talk show host from 1995 – 2005. He is now semi-retired from practicing law and is the CEO of the Council of Conservative Citizens, which he helped to found in the late 1980s. As head of the Council, he has done hundreds of interviews, including with such notables as Catherine Crier and Bill O’Reilly.