Leonard Ornstein

08 September 2022 - 13:47

Fellow

Ornstein works for the IISH on an oral history database socio-economic history featuring the post-war protagonists of the polder model.

Oral history IISG: 
https://iisg.amsterdam/en/collections/explore/projects/wim-kok-tapes?back-link=1 (Wim Kok) https://search.iisg.amsterdam/Record/COLL00540 (Lodewijk de Waal) https://search.iisg.amsterdam/Record/COLL00640 (VNO-NCW)

Currently he has been working as Political commentator Speechmaker Media Forum KRO-NCRV radio. (2018 - present) and on a biography/dissertation (Leiden University) on the life and work of W.S.P. Fortuijn.
Ornstein was born in Amsterdam (1955). Studied sociology at Utrecht University (1976-1982).
He worked as financial-economic editor of Het Parool (1985-1986), as parliamentary editor of Het Parool (1985-1989) and as parliamentary editor Vrij Nederland (1989-2002)

Since 2002, Leonard Ornstein has worked for public broadcasting companies
AVRO (2002-2005), program 'Netwerk'
VPRO (2006-2022), programs 'Buitenhof', 'House of Politics' and 'Brommer op zee'.
VPRO-radio, Marathon-interview 2022 with Jesse Klaver.

Below you can see an overview of his publications:

•            De Polder werkt 2020
•            Oorlogsgesprekken 2020
•            De jonge Fortuyn 2012
•            Paleis Europa 2007
•            Tussen de regels, De Volkskrant  2006, Hoofdstuk: de klap van 11 september, Vijf jaar verslaggeving in de Volkskrant
•            Op Heilige Grond, 2001
•            Stemmen in Stromenland, 1998
•            Frits Bolkestein, portret van een liberale vrijbuiter, 1997
•            De verloren erfenis:het slinkend vertrouwen in de sociaal-democratie, 1992
•            Israel, een Blanco Cheque?, 1983

* Podcast
Denkend aan Nederland - 3 afleveringen over het boek van historicus Remieg Aerts in gesprek met Vera Bergkamp (voorzitter Tweede Kamer), Emily Gordenker (directeur Van Goghmuseum) en Karin van den Born (eindredacteur Andere Tijden)https://open.spotify.com/episode/7LK8ROWvunzDOyDN8LOx8I

*Anne Vondeling award 1995
political journalism

Leonard Ornstein