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Neal Boortz      

Neal Boortz is a popular and controversial American talk radio host.

His self-given nicknames include: The Talkmaster, Mighty Whitey, The Mouth of the South, America's Rude Awakening and the High Priest of the Church of the Painful Truth.

Boortz was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, but, since his was a military family, he was raised elsewhere, in many locations throughout the country. He was a self-described "marine brat." In his pre-radio life, he was a speech writer for Georgia Governor Lester Maddox. He began his radio career in College Station, Texas in the 1960s at WTAW-AM. Boortz also practiced law from 1977 to 1992. His syndicated show originates from WSB-AM 750 in Atlanta, and currently has about five million listeners nationwide. Boortz also occasionally writes a column on the Internet news/commentary site 'World Net Daily.'

Boortz has a wife named Donna ("She Who Must Be Obeyed", as he calls her on his program), with whom he has one daughter, Laura. Boortz is an avid golfer and aviation enthusiast. He is an accomplished pilot with over 3,000 hours flying as pilot-in-command, and donates time (both as a pilot and fund-raiser) in support of Angel Flight. He holds certifications in commercial flights, single-engine airplanes, lighter-than-air free balloons, and has his instruments rating. Boortz is an ardent supporter of DeKalb Peachtree Airport in Atlanta, Georgia.


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