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David Horowitz

David Horowitz (MSJ61) was a member of the inaugural class of the Medill Hall of Achievement in 1997.

He was best known for his "Fight Back! With David Horowitz" television series. It aired in syndication for 14 seasons and returned to national television in the 1997 season. He was also a creator and frequent contributor to CNBC's "Steals and Deals" program. His syndicated Entertainment Radio Network feature, "Fight Back! by David Horowitz" aired on nearly 200 stations. Horowitz was the author of numerous articles and eight books including "Fight Back! And Don't Get Ripped Off," and "Fight Back! at Work," a guide to workers' rights.

Horowitz was honored with 15 Emmys and is served as honorary mayor of Brentwood, a Los Angeles suburb.

Horowitz became a consumer reporter and commentator at KNBC in Los Angeles in 1966 after working as an investigative reporter and a news writer segment producer for NBC News' "Huntley-Brinkley Report" in New York.

He earned a bachelor's degree with highest honors from Bradley University.

Horowitz died in 2019 at age 81.