Peggy Noonan is a contributing editor of "The Wall Street Journal" and a columnist for the "Journal's" online editorial page. Her articles and essays have also appeared in "Time, Newsweek, The Washington Post, Forbes" and many other publications. Noonan is the author of five previous books, including the bestselling "What I Saw at the Revolution" and "When Character Was King." She was a special assistant to President Ronald Reagan from 1984 to 1986. Noonan currently lives in her native New York City.