Michael Savage was born in the Bronx, New York City, USA, in 1942.
His birth name was Michael Alan Weiner. His family is from Russia.
Michael attended Queens College, City University of New York, graduating
in 1963 with a B.S. in Biology. He also went to the University of Hawaii, achieving a Master of Science in medical botany,
1970, and a Master of Arts in medical anthropology, 1972.
He earned a Ph.D. in Nutritional Ethnomedicine from the University of California,
Berkeley, 1978. His dissertation was on “Nutritional Ethnomedicine in Fiji.”
He is a renowned expert on herbal whose work in this field is highly regarded.
Michael Savage is the author of 18 books and is a three-time best-selling
His books include:
Herbs that heal : prescription for herbal healing - with
wife Janet (1994)
The herbal bible : a family guide to herbal home remedies
Earth medicine--earth food : plant remedies, drugs, and natural
foods of the North American Indians (1980)
Plant a tree : a working guide to regreening America (1975)
Secrets of Fijian medicine - with Irving Stone (1970)
The Savage Nation (2002)
The Enemy Within (2004).
He has been a columnist for Newsmax since 1999.
Michael Savage’s show, The Savage Nation, is a nationally syndicated
radio program heard by millions of listeners every Monday through Friday.
His radio show began in 1994 on KSFO in San Francisco, where Dr. Savage
lives. “The Savage Nation” is a part of the Talk Radio Network. It is currently the third highest
rated talk show in the country. "As Michael continues to challenge his audience and himself, the show and the ratings
will just continue to grow," says Mark Masters, CEO of Talk Radio Network.
Michael Savage has a pet dog, Teddy, who has become one of the
most well-known pets in the country.
Savage created the phrase "Compassionate Conservative" in 1994, and formed
The Paul Revere Society.
"Savage coined the terms "Compassionate Conservative" and "Islamo-Fascist," which have been hijacked by Republican speechwriters and spread like wildfire." --
Mr. Savage is married to Janet and has two grown children, a son and
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