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Bill O'Reilly

Biography

Bill O'Reilly

Bill O'Reilly's success in broadcasting and publishing is unmatched. He was the iconic anchor of "The O'Reilly Factor," the highest-rated cable news broadcast in the nation for 16 consecutive years. His website BillOReilly.com is followed by millions all over the world, his "No Spin News" is broadcast weekday nights at 8 and 11 (ET) on The First TV, and his "O’Reilly Update" is heard weekdays on more than 225 radio stations across the country.

He has authored an astonishing 15 #1 bestsellers; his historical Killing series is the bestselling nonfiction series of all time, with nearly 18 million books in print.

O’Reilly has received a number of journalism accolades, including three Emmys and two Emmy nominations. He holds a History degree from Marist College, a master's degree in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University, and a master’s degree from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

O’Reilly lives on Long Island where he was raised. His philanthropic enterprises have raised tens of millions for people in need and wounded American veterans.

Bill O'Reilly

Books by Bill O'Reilly

by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard - History, Nonfiction, True Crime

Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard trace the brutal history of 20th-century organized crime in the United States, and plumb the history of this nation’s most notorious serial robbers, conmen, murderers and mob family bosses. Covering the period from the 1930s to the 1980s, they trace the Prohibition-busting bank robbers of the Depression Era, such as John Dillinger, Bonnie & Clyde, Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby-Face Nelson. In addition, they highlight the creation of the Mafia Commission, the power struggles within the “Five Families,” the growth of the FBI under J. Edgar Hoover, the mob battles to control Cuba, Las Vegas and Hollywood, as well as the personal war between the U.S. Attorney General Bobby Kennedy and Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa.

by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard - History, Nonfiction

The bloody Battle of Tippecanoe was only the beginning. It’s 1811, and President James Madison has ordered the destruction of Shawnee warrior chief Tecumseh’s alliance of tribes in the Great Lakes region. But while General William Henry Harrison would win this fight, the armed conflict between Native Americans and the newly formed United States would rage on for decades. Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard venture through the fraught history of our country’s founding on already occupied lands, from General Andrew Jackson’s brutal battles with the Creek Nation to President Martin Van Buren’s cruel enforcement of a “treaty” that forced the Cherokee Nation out of their homelands along what would be called the Trail of Tears.

by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard - History, Nonfiction

Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific, where American soldiers face an opponent who will go to any length to avoid defeat. The Japanese army follows the samurai code of Bushido, stipulating that surrender is a form of dishonor. KILLING THE RISING SUN takes readers to the bloody tropical-island battlefields of Peleliu and Iwo Jima and to the embattled Philippines, where General Douglas MacArthur has made a triumphant return and is plotting a full-scale invasion of Japan.

by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard - History, Nonfiction

As the true horrors of the Third Reich began to be exposed immediately after World War II, the Nazi war criminals who committed genocide went on the run. A few were swiftly caught, including the notorious SS leader Heinrich Himmler. Others, however, evaded capture through a sophisticated Nazi organization designed to hide them. KILLING THE SS is the epic saga of the espionage and daring waged by self-styled "Nazi hunters." Over decades, these men and women scoured the world, tracking down the SS fugitives and bringing them to justice, which often meant death.

by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard - History, Nonfiction

General Patton died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II. For almost 70 years, there has been suspicion that his death was not an accident --- and may very well have been an act of assassination. KILLING PATTON takes readers inside the final year of the war and recounts the events surrounding Patton's tragic demise, naming the many powerful people who wanted him dead.

by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard - History, Nonfiction

Told through the eyes of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and Great Britain’s King George III, KILLING ENGLAND --- which transports readers to the Revolutionary War --- chronicles the path to independence, taking the reader from the battlefields of America to the royal courts of Europe. What started as protest and unrest in the colonies soon escalated to a world war with devastating casualties. Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard recreate the war’s landmark battles, including Bunker Hill, Long Island, Saratoga and Yorktown, revealing the savagery of hand-to-hand combat and the often brutal conditions under which these brave American soldiers lived and fought.

by Bill O'Reilly and Bruce Feirstein - Nonfiction, Politics, Sociology

You have probably heard the term Old School, but what you might not know is that there is a concentrated effort to tear that school down. The anti-Old School forces believe that the traditional way of looking at life is oppressive. The Old School way may harbor microaggressions. Therefore, Old School philosophy must be diminished. Those crusading against Old School now have a name: Snowflakes. You may have seen them on cable TV whining about social injustice and income inequality. You may have heard them cheering Bernie Sanders as he suggested the government pay for almost everything. The Snowflake movement is proud and loud, and they don’t like Old School grads.

by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard - History, Nonfiction, Politics

Just two months into his presidency, Ronald Reagan lay near death after a gunman's bullet came within inches of his heart. His recovery was nothing short of remarkable --- or so it seemed. But Reagan was grievously injured, forcing him to encounter a challenge that few men ever face. Could he silently overcome his traumatic experience while at the same time carrying out the duties of the most powerful man in the world?

by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard - History, Nonfiction

Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard detail the events leading up to the murder of the most influential man in history: Jesus of Nazareth. Nearly 2,000 years after this beloved and controversial young revolutionary was brutally killed by Roman soldiers, more than 2.2 billion human beings attempt to follow his teachings and believe he is God. KILLING JESUS takes readers inside Jesus’s life, recounting the events that made his death inevitable and changed the world forever.

by Bill O'Reilly - Biography

A riveting historical narrative of the shocking events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy. A recounting in gripping detail of the brutal murder of John Fitzgerald Kennedy--and how a sequence of gunshots on a Dallas afternoon not only killed a beloved president but also sent the nation into the cataclysmic division of the Vietnam War and its culture-changing aftermath.

by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard - History, Nonfiction

Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard recount one of the most dramatic stories in American history --- the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and how this one gunshot changed the country forever.