The Corner

Larry Speakes, R.I.P.

The White House spokesman for most of the Reagan years — and a guy with an ideal name for his job — has died.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.