Robert David Sanders Novak (born February 26, 1931) is a conservative American political commentator. Over his career, Bob Novak has become well-known as a columnist (writing Inside Report since 1963) and as a television personality (appearing on many shows for CNN, most notably The Capital Gang, Crossfire, and Evans, Novak, Hunt, and Shields.
His memoir was published in July 2007 entitled Prince of Darkness: 50 years reporting in Washington (Crown Forum, a division of Random House publishers New York & London). "Prince of Darkness" was the nickname given Novak by his "friend the reporter John Lindsay because he thought for a young man [Novak] took a very dim view of the prospects for our civilization."
- Robert Novak on Wikipedia
- Novak's column in the Chicago Sun Times
- The Evans-Novak Political Report (dead link)
- "Mission to Niger," the article, first published in the Chicago Sun Times that publicly identified covert agent Valerie Plame of the Central Intelligence Agency.
- CNN Crossfire Transcripts
- What About Novak?
- Jacoby, Mary. "The Operative" in Salon
- Video of Novak commenting on the book America Alone: The Neo-Conservatives and the Global Order
- Secrets of a Small Town