June 10, 2012 1:00AM

Happy Birthday Nat Hentoff!

Happy Birthday to my friend and Cato senior fellow Nat Hentoff. He turns 87 today, but he’s busier than ever with book and article deadlines.

Let’s take a quick look at his work. This week New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed a measure to rein in marijuana stops, arrests, and convictions in New York City. Nat Hentoff was sounding the alarm on that problem years ago!

Here he relates his encounter with Che Guevara: