Bob Johnstone

Bob Johnstone

Bob Johnstone, Host of A Musical Offering

Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee, but for the last 38 years, Richmond, Indiana

What I do: I am a retired professor of politics at Earlham College

Five Things You May Not Know About Me:

  1. I have published a well-received book on the presidency of Thomas Jefferson.
  2. I continue to teach political philosophy courses at Earlham after retirement;
  3. My father was a big band singer in New York in the 1940s, with Paul Whiteman, Larry Clinton, Shep Fields, and others
  4. My wife is a soprano and voice teacher
  5. I have just completed a re-reading of all of the Sherlock Holmes novels and short stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle'


One Thing You May Know About Me: I have been the Sunday afternoon host of "A Musical Offering" for nineteen years.