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Program Date Guest Name
August 24, 2014 Rangel (D-NY), Charles
U.S. Congressman
August 17, 2014 Buchanan, Pat
Author, "The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority"
August 10, 2014 Morris, Edmund
Author, "This Living Hand: And Other Essays"
August 3, 2014 Morris, Sylvia Jukes
Author, "Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce"
July 27, 2014 Flournoy, Michele
Co-Founder of the Center for New American Security & Former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy
July 20, 2014 Kaplan, Fred
Author, "John Quincy Adams: American Visionary"
July 13, 2014 Will, George
Author, "A Nice Little Place on the North Side"
July 6, 2014 Frederick, Wayne A.I.
Howard University Interim President
June 29, 2014 Schulman, Daniel
Author, Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America’s Most Powerful and Private Dynasty
June 22, 2014 Attkisson, Sharyl
Author, Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Washington
June 15, 2014 Myers, Lisa
Former Senior Investigative Reporter, NBC News
June 8, 2014 Miller, George
Representative D-California
June 1, 2014 Baier, Bret
Anchor, Fox News Channel & Author, "Special Heart"
May 25, 2014 Sopko, John
Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
May 18, 2014 Nader, Ralph
Author, "Unstoppable"
May 11, 2014 Osnos, Evan
"Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China"
May 4, 2014 MacPherson, Myra
"The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age"
April 27, 2014 Program, Senate Youth

April 20, 2014 Cohan, William
Author, "The Price of Silence"
April 13, 2014 Coburn, Tom
Author, "The Debt Bomb"
April 6, 2014 Taibbi, Matt
Author, "The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap"
March 30, 2014 Medsger, Betty
Author, "The Burglary"
March 23, 2014 Sanchez-Serrano, Ibis
Author, "The World's Health Care Crisis"
March 16, 2014 Sunstein, Cass
Author, "Why Nudge?"
March 9, 2014 White, Mary Jo
Securities & Exchange Chairman
March 2, 2014 Postrel, Virginia
Author, "The Power of Glamour: Longing and the Art of Visual Persuasion"
February 23, 2014 Lofgren, Mike
Author, "The Party is Over"
February 16, 2014 Ellis, Lee
Author, "Leading with Honor"
February 9, 2014 Tate, Bernard
Former C-SPAN London Producer
February 2, 2014 Dallek, Robert
Author, "Camelot's Court:Inside the Kennedy White House"
January 26, 2014 Noujaim, Jehane
Director, "The Square"
January 19, 2014 Mills, Doug
New York Times Photographer
January 12, 2014 Bobb, David
Author, "Humility: An Unlikely Biography of America's Greatest Virtue"
January 5, 2014 Sullivan, Martin
Tax Analysts Chief Economist
December 29, 2013 Hewitt, Hugh
Author, "The Happiest Life"
December 22, 2013 Stonesifer, Patty
Martha's Table President & CEO
December 15, 2013 MacMillan, Margaret
Author, "The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914"
December 8, 2013 Finkel, David
Author, "Thank You For Your Service"
December 1, 2013 Tetteh, Hassan
Author, "Gifts of the Heart"
November 24, 2013 Sapan, Josh
Author, "The Big Picture"
November 17, 2013 Goodwin, Doris Kearns
Author, "The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and The Golden Age of Journalism"
November 10, 2013 Easterbrook, Gregg
Author, "The King of Sports: Football's Impact on America"
October 27, 2013 Levitt, Jonathan Goodman
Producer & Director, "Follow The Leader" documentary film
October 20, 2013 Troy, Tevi
Author, "What Jefferson Read, Ike Watched, and Obama Tweeted: 200 Years of Popular Culture in the White House"
October 13, 2013 Bolten - Part 2, Josh
Former White House Chief of Staff, George W. Bush Administration, 2006-09
October 6, 2013 Bolten - Part1 of 2, Josh
Former White House Chief of Staff, George W. Bush Administration, 2006-09
October 6, 2013 Kinzer, Stephen
Author, "The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War"
September 29, 2013 Cosgrove, Dr. Toby
President & CEO, The Cleveland Clinic
September 22, 2013 Fong, Phyllis
USDA Inspector General and Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, Chair
September 15, 2013 Bacevich, Andrew
Author, "Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country"
September 8, 2013 Berg, A. Scott
Author, "Wilson"
September 1, 2013 Cook, Charlie
Cook Political Report, Editor and Publisher
August 25, 2013 Terkel, Amanda
Huffington Post Senior Political Reporter & Politics Managing Editor
August 18, 2013 Leibovich, Mark
Author, "This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral - Plus Plenty of Valet Parking! - In America's Gilded Capital"
August 11, 2013 Stewart, Nikita
Washington Post Reporter
August 4, 2013 Seale, William
Historian & Author, "The President's House"
July 28, 2013 Doyle, Jack
Founder and Publisher, PopHistoryDig.com
July 21, 2013 Taliaferro, John
Author, "All The Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt"
July 14, 2013 Packer, George
Author, The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America"
July 7, 2013 Baker, Richard
Co-Author, "The American Senate: An Insider's History"
June 30, 2013 Bolden, Charles
NASA Administrator
June 23, 2013 Levin, Yuval
National Affairs Journal, Editor
June 16, 2013 Gavin, Patrick
Politico Reporter
June 9, 2013 Nagle, Robin
Author, "Picking Up: On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City"
June 2, 2013 Lynch, Shola
Producer & Director, "Free Angela and All Political Prisoners"
May 26, 2013 Goldstein, Tom
Co-founder and Publisher, SCOTUSblog.com
May 19, 2013 Gates, Jr., S. James
National Medal of Science Laureate
May 12, 2013 Shane, Scott
New York Times National Security Reporter
May 5, 2013 Stockman, David
Author, "The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America"
April 28, 2013 Ney, Bob
Author, "Sideswiped: Lessons Learned Courtesy of the Hit Men of Capitol Hill"
April 21, 2013 Chandrasekaran, Rajiv
Washington Post Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor
April 14, 2013 Youth Program, U.S. Senate

April 7, 2013 Korologos, Tom C.
Former Deputy Assistant to Presidents Nixon and Ford
March 31, 2013 Benjamin, Medea
Author, "Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control"
March 24, 2013 Collins, Dr. Francis
Director, National Institutes of Health
March 17, 2013 Barnes, Fred
Executive Editor, The Weekly Standard
March 10, 2013 Williams, Jody
1997 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Author, "My Name is Jody Williams"
March 3, 2013 Steigerwald, Bill
Author, "Dogging Steinbeck: Discovering America and Exposing The Truth About 'Travels With Charley'"
February 24, 2013 Richburg, Keith
Author and Journalist
February 17, 2013 Naftali - Part 2, Timothy
Former Director, Nixon Presidential Library and Museum (2007-11)
February 10, 2013 Shlaes, Amity
Author, ""Coolidge"
February 3, 2013 Shields, Mark
Syndicated Columnist and PBS "NewsHour" Political Analyst
January 27, 2013 Lanier, Cathy
Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department Chief
January 20, 2013 Bair, Sheila
Author, "Bull By The Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street From Wall Street and Wall Street From Itself."
January 13, 2013 Brennan, Jason
Author, "Libertarianism: What Everyone Need to Know"
January 6, 2013 Naftali - Part 1, Timothy
Former Director, Nixon Presidential Library and Museum (2007-11)
December 30, 2012 Phillips, Kevin
Author, "1775: A Good Year for Revolution"
December 23, 2012 Reid, Paul
Co-author, "The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965"
December 16, 2012 Applebaum, Anne
Author, "Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-1956"
December 9, 2012 Wright, Crystal
Editor and Publisher, conservativeblackchick.com
December 2, 2012 Hill, Michael
Author, "Elihu Washburne: The Diary and Letters of America's Minister to France During The Siege and Commune of Paris"
November 25, 2012 Widmer, Ted
Editor, "Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy"
November 18, 2012 Donald, Aida
Author, "Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman"
November 11, 2012 Heineman, Matthew
Director & Producer "Escape Fire" Documentary
November 4, 2012 Stahr, Walter
Author, "Seward: Lincoln's Indispensable Man"
October 28, 2012 Ewing, Heidi
Co-director and co-producer, "Detropia" Documentary Film
October 21, 2012 Inskeep, Steve
Author, "Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi"
October 14, 2012 Thomas, Evan
Author, "Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle To Save The World"
October 7, 2012 Safer, Morley
60 Minutes Correspondent
September 30, 2012 Geoff Colvin, Allan Sloan and
Fortune Magazine, Senior Editors at Large
September 23, 2012 Barofsky, Neil
Author, "Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street"
September 16, 2012 Kaczynski, Andrew
BuzzFeed Reporter
September 9, 2012 King, Colbert I.
Washington Post Columnist
September 2, 2012 Horowitz, Ami
Director, "U.N. Me" Documentary
August 26, 2012 Goldman, Julianna
Bloomberg White House Correspondent
August 19, 2012 Pincus, Walter
Washington Post Reporter
August 12, 2012 Nagorski, Andrew
Author, "Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power"
August 5, 2012 Lewis, Rep. John
Author, "Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change"
July 29, 2012 Scalia, Antonin
U.S. Supreme Court Justice
July 22, 2012 Wood, David
Senior Military Correspondent, Huffington Post
July 15, 2012 Beevor, Antony
Author, "The Second World War"
July 8, 2012 Lippold USN, (RET), Kirk S.
Author, "Front Burner: Al Qaeda's Attack on the USS Cole"
July 1, 2012 Morgenson, Gretchen
Co-author, "Reckless Endangerment"
June 24, 2012 Balz, Dan
Washington Post, Chief Correspondent
June 17, 2012 Kamoie, Brian
Senior Director for Preparedness Policy, National Security Staff of The White House
June 10, 2012 Rye, Angela T.
Executive Director and General Counsel, Congressional Black Caucus
June 3, 2012 Brinkley, Douglas
Author, "Cronkite"
May 27, 2012 Hill, Clint
Author, "Mrs. Kennedy and Me"
May 20, 2012 Caro - Part 2, Robert
Author, "The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power"
May 13, 2012 Parts 1 & 2, Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy
Co-authors, "The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity"
May 6, 2012 Caro, Robert
Author, "The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power"
April 29, 2012 Harden, Blaine
Author, "Escape From Camp 14"
April 22, 2012 Wissing, Douglas
Author, "Funding the Enemy: How U.S. Taxpayers Bankroll The Taliban"
April 15, 2012 Swett, Katrina Lantos
President, Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice
April 8, 2012 Youth Program, United States Senate

April 1, 2012 Rachel Libert, Jerry Ensminger and
"Semper Fi: Always Faithful" - Documentary Film
March 25, 2012 Sohn, Sonja
Founder and CEO, ReWired for Change
March 18, 2012 Williams, Walter E.
Economics Professor, George Mason University
March 11, 2012 Weiner, Tim
Author, "Enemies: A History of the FBI"
March 4, 2012 Kagan, Robert
Author, "The World America Made"
February 26, 2012 Tanden, Neera
President, Center for American Progress
February 19, 2012 DeNoble Victor, Evans, Jr. Charles
"Addiction Incorporated" - Documentary Film
February 12, 2012 Marshall, Josh
Publisher and Editor, TalkingPointsMemo.com
February 5, 2012 Mabus, Ray
Navy Secretary
January 29, 2012 Hastings, Michael
Author, "The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America's War in Afghanistan"
January 22, 2012 West, Diana
Syndicated Columnist, Universal Uclick
January 15, 2012 Kessler, Glenn
"The Fact Checker" Columnist, The Washington Post
January 8, 2012 Carroll, Ward
Editor, Military.com
January 1, 2012 Beutler, William
Editor, TheWikipedian.net
December 25, 2011 Fields, Michelle
Video Journalist, The Daily Caller
December 18, 2011 Feinstein, John
Author, "One on One: Behind The Scenes With The Greats In The Game"
December 11, 2011 Anderson, Maj. Gen. Marcia
U.S. Army Reserves
December 4, 2011 Colby, Carl
"The Man Nobody Knew" - Documentary Film
November 27, 2011 Winchester, Simon
Author, "Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories"
November 20, 2011 Lessig, Lawrence
Author, "Republic, Lost"
November 13, 2011 Marlantes, Karl
Author, "What It Is Like To Go To War"
November 6, 2011 Schiff, Stacy
Author, "Cleopatra"
October 30, 2011 Abramson, Jill
Executive Editor, The New York Times and Author, "The Puppy Diaries"
October 23, 2011 Daniels, Gov. Mitch
R-Indiana, Author, "Keeping the Republic: Saving America by Trusting Americans" at Purdue University
October 16, 2011 Quiñones-Hinojosa, Alfredo
Author, "Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey From Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon"
October 9, 2011 Stevens, John Paul
Author, "Five Chiefs: A Supreme Court Memoir" & Retired U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice (1975 - 2010)
October 2, 2011 Nelson, Cary
President, American Association of University Professors & Author, "No University Is An Island"
September 25, 2011 Riley, Naomi Schaefer
Author, "The Faculty Lounges and Other Reasons Why You Won't Get the College Education You Paid For"
September 18, 2011 Rob Jones, Ivan Kander and
"Survive. Recover. Live. The Rob Jones Story" A Documentary by Ivan Kander
September 11, 2011 Preempted due to Live Coverage of 9/11 Events,
Live 9/11 Coverage
September 4, 2011 Unger, Miles J.
Author, "Machiavelli: A Biography"
August 28, 2011 Lusane, Clarence
Author, "The Black History of the White House"
August 21, 2011 Constable, Pamela
Author, "Playing With Fire"
August 14, 2011 Washington Journalism and Media Conference,

August 7, 2011 Minkovski, Alyona
Host, "The Alyona Show"
July 31, 2011 Williams, Juan
Fox News Political Analyst and Author, "Muzzled: The Assault on Honest Debate"
July 24, 2011 Gillespie, Nick
Editor in Chief, Reason.tv and Reason.com
July 17, 2011 Larson, Erik
Author, "In the Garden of Beasts"
July 10, 2011 Highsmith, Carol
July 3, 2011 Miller, Scott
Author, "The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century"
June 26, 2011 John Papola, Russ Roberts and
Producers, "The Fight of the Century"
June 19, 2011 Rossi, Andrew
Producer & Director, "Page One: Inside the New York Times"
June 12, 2011 Thomas, Pierre
Senior Justice Correspondent, ABC News
June 5, 2011 Grant, James
Author, "Mr. Speaker!: The Life and Times of Thomas B. Reed, The Man Who Broke the Filibuster"
May 29, 2011 McCullough, David
Author, "The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris" (Part Two)
May 22, 2011 McCullough, David
Author, "The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris" (Part One)
Q&A Podcasts
May 15, 2011 Miniter, Richard
Author, "Mastermind: The Many Faces of the 9/11 Architect, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed"
Q&A Podcasts
May 8, 2011 Couch, Dick
Author & Former Navy SEAL
Q&A Podcasts
May 1, 2011 Guzy, Carol
Photographer, The Washington Post
Q&A Podcasts
April 24, 2011 Daisey, Mike
Performer & Monologist
Q&A Podcasts
April 17, 2011 Ferguson, Andrew
Author, "Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course in Getting His Kid Into College"
Q&A Podcasts
April 10, 2011 Lee, Melissa
Reporter and Anchor, CNBC
Q&A Podcasts
April 3, 2011 Goldsmith, Stephen
Deputy Mayor, New York City
Q&A Podcasts
March 27, 2011 Blow, Charles
Visual Op-Ed Columnist, New York Times
Q&A Podcasts
March 20, 2011 Wylde, Kathryn
President and CEO, Partnership for New York City
Q&A Podcasts
March 13, 2011 Hulsman, John C.
Senior Research Fellow, The Hague Centre For Strategic Studies
Q&A Podcasts
March 6, 2011 Jenkins, Sally
Sports Columnist, The Washington Post
Q&A Podcasts
February 27, 2011 Wheeler, Winslow
Center for Defense Information
Q&A Podcasts
February 20, 2011 Rumsfeld, Donald
Author, "Known and Unknown: A Memoir"
Q&A Podcasts
February 13, 2011 Turner, R. Gerald
President, Southern Methodist University
Q&A Podcasts
February 6, 2011 Caouette, Mick
Producer, "Hubert H. Humphrey: The Art of the Possible"
Q&A Podcasts
January 30, 2011 Bush, Former President George W.

Q&A Podcasts
January 23, 2011 Hitchens, Christopher
Author & Journalist
Q&A Podcasts
January 16, 2011 , Washington Center Students

Q&A Podcasts
January 9, 2011 Raddatz, Martha
Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, ABC News
Q&A Podcasts
January 2, 2011 Samuelson, Bob
Columnist, Newsweek & The Washington Post
Q&A Podcasts
December 26, 2010 Contrasts and Comparisons, The U.S. and the U.K.:

Q&A Podcasts
December 19, 2010 Reed, Dan
Documentary Producer, "Terror in Mumbai"
Q&A Podcasts
December 12, 2010 Parris, Matthew
The Times of London
Q&A Podcasts
December 5, 2010 Burns, John F.
London Bureau Chief, The New York Times
Q&A Podcasts
November 28, 2010 and Clint Hill, Gerald Blaine
Former Secret Service Agents for President John F. Kennedy
Q&A Podcasts
November 21, 2010 Morris, Edmund
Author, "Colonel Roosevelt"
Q&A Podcasts
November 14, 2010 McLean, Bethany
Author, "All The Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis"
Q&A Podcasts
November 7, 2010 Leebaert, Derek
Author, "Magic and Mayhem: The Delusions of American Foreign Policy from Korea to Afghanistan"
Q&A Podcasts
October 31, 2010 Douglas Brinkley, Richard Norton Smith and
on the upcoming elections
Q&A Podcasts
October 24, 2010 Charles Johnson, William McKay and
Co-Authors, "Parliament & Congress: Representation & Scrutiny in the Twenty-First Century"
Q&A Podcasts
October 17, 2010 Breyer, Justice Stephen
Author, "Making Our Democracy Work"
Q&A Podcasts
October 10, 2010 Chernow, Ron
Author, "Washington: A Life" (part two)
Q&A Podcasts
October 3, 2010 Chernow, Ron
Author, "Washington: A Life" (part one)
Q&A Podcasts
September 26, 2010 Wilkerson, Isabel
Author, "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration"
Q&A Podcasts
September 19, 2010 Brown, Warren
Washington Post Cars Columnist
Q&A Podcasts
September 12, 2010 von Hoffman, Nicholas
Journalist and Author, "Radical: A Portrait of Saul Alinsky"
Q&A Podcasts
September 5, 2010 Whitney, Meredith
Financial Analyst
Q&A Podcasts
August 29, 2010 Kaiser, Michael
President, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Q&A Podcasts
August 22, 2010 Terzian, Philip
Literary Editor, The Weekly Standard
Q&A Podcasts
August 15, 2010 Ritchie, Don
Senate Historian
Q&A Podcasts
August 8, 2010 Barker, Greg
Documentary Filmmaker
Q&A Podcasts
August 1, 2010 Campbell, W. Joseph
Author, "Getting it Wrong: Ten of the Greatest Misreported Stories in American Journalism"
Q&A Podcasts
July 25, 2010 Hoyt, Clark
Former Public Editor, The New York Times
Q&A Podcasts
July 18, 2010 Service, Robert
Author, "Trotsky"
Q&A Podcasts
July 11, 2010 Ramos, Jorge
Anchorman, Univision
Q&A Podcasts
July 4, 2010 Smith, R. Jeffrey
National Investigative Correspondent, The Washington Post
Q&A Podcasts
June 27, 2010 Sackler, Madeleine
Director & Producer, "The Lottery"
Q&A Podcasts
June 20, 2010 Damrosch, Leo
Author, "Tocqueville's Discovery of America"
Q&A Podcasts
June 13, 2010 Gibney, Alex
Director, "Casino Jack"
Q&A Podcasts
June 6, 2010 Mullins, Brody
Wall Street Journal
Q&A Podcasts
May 30, 2010 Heidler, David and Jeanne
Authors, "Henry Clay: The Essential American"
Q&A Podcasts
May 23, 2010 Samuel, Terence
Author, "The Upper House: A Journey Behind the Closed Doors of the U.S. Senate"
Q&A Podcasts
May 16, 2010 Appleby, Joyce
Historian and Author of "The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism"
Q&A Podcasts
May 9, 2010 Leonsis, Ted
Former Vice Chairman, AOL, and Author of "The Business of Happiness"
Q&A Podcasts
May 2, 2010 Rashid, Ahmed
Author, "Taliban"
Q&A Podcasts
April 25, 2010 Historians Douglas Brinkley & Richard Norton Smith,
Q&A Podcasts
April 18, 2010 Crouch, Stanley
Author and Columnist
Q&A Podcasts
April 11, 2010 Gregory, Evan and Michael
The Gregory Brothers "Auto-Tune the News"
Q&A Podcasts
April 4, 2010 Lewis, Michael
Author, "The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine"
Q&A Podcasts
March 28, 2010 Martin, David
National Security Correspondent, CBS News
Q&A Podcasts
March 14, 2010 Easton, Michelle
Founder & President, Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute
Q&A Podcasts
March 7, 2010 McGuire, Patricia
President, Trinity Washington University
February 28, 2010 Arnal, Kike
Photographer, "In the Shadow of Power"
February 21, 2010 Morgan, Ted
Author, "Valley of Death: The Tragedy at Dien Bien Phu That Led America into the Vietnam War"
February 14, 2010 Bossie, David
President, Citizens United
February 7, 2010 Hartmann, Thom
Radio Talk Show Host
January 31, 2010 Teachout, Terry
Author, "Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong"
January 24, 2010 The Washington Center, Students from
discuss politics, government, & their futures
January 17, 2010 Grandy, Fred
Former Congressman and Co-Host "The Grandy & Andy Morning Show"
January 10, 2010 Scammell, Michael
Author, "Koestler: The Literary and Political Odyssey of a Twentieth-Century Skeptic"
January 3, 2010 Cockburn, Leslie & Andrew
"American Casino"
December 27, 2009 Wasow, Omar
Co-Founder, BlackPlanet.com
December 20, 2009 Merry, Robert
Author, "A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, the Mexican War, and the Conquest of the American Continent"
December 13, 2009 Fauntroy, Michael
Political Commentator & George Mason University Assistant Professor
December 6, 2009 Gladwell, Malcolm
Author and Writer for "The New Yorker" Magazine
November 29, 2009 Klein, Naomi
Author, Journalist, & Activist
November 22, 2009 Shelton, Judy
Economist and Wall Street Journal Contributor
November 15, 2009 Smock, Raymond
Director, Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies
November 8, 2009 Urofsky, Melvin
Author, "Louis D. Brandeis: A Life"
November 1, 2009 Auletta, Ken
Author, "Googled: The End of the World as We Know It"
October 25, 2009 Black, Barry
Senate Chaplain
October 18, 2009 Cupp, S.E.
Columnist, Author, & Commentator
October 11, 2009 Kidder, Tracy
Author, "Strength in What Remains"
October 4, 2009 Farkas, Mark
Executive Producer, "The Supreme Court: Home to America's Highest Court"
September 27, 2009 Baker, Richard
Historian Emeritus, United States Senate
September 20, 2009 Sheehan, Neil
Author, "A Fiery Peace in a Cold War"
September 13, 2009 Caldwell, Christopher
Author, "Reflections on the Revolution in Europe: Immigration, Islam, and the West"
September 6, 2009 Reid, T.R.
Author, "The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care"
August 30, 2009 Garrett, Dr. John
Chief of Cardiac Surgery & Chairman of the Board of Directors, Virginia Hospital Center
August 23, 2009 Mankiewicz, Frank
Vice Chairman, Hill & Knowlton
August 16, 2009 Cose, Ellis
Contributing Editor & Columnist, Newsweek
August 9, 2009 Rich, Frank
Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times
August 2, 2009 Chadwick, Bruce
Author, "I Am Murdered: George Wythe, Thomas Jefferson, and the Killing that Shocked a New Nation"
July 26, 2009 Jacoby, Susan
Author, "Alger Hiss and the Battle for History"
July 19, 2009 Mossberg, Walt
Personal Technology column, The Wall Street Journal
July 12, 2009 Radosh, Allis & Ronald
Authors, "A Safe Haven: Harry S. Truman and The Founding of Israel"
July 5, 2009 Kirn, Walter
Author, "Lost in the Meritocracy: The Undereducation of an Overachiever"
June 28, 2009 Brinkley, Douglas
Author, "The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt & the Crusade for America" (part two)
June 21, 2009 Brinkley, Douglas
Author, "The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt & the Crusade for America" (part one)
June 21, 2009 Levin, David
Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP), Co-Founder
June 14, 2009 Arnn, Larry
President, Hillsdale College
June 7, 2009 Daniels, Gov. Mitch
May 31, 2009 King, Colbert
Columnist, The Washington Post
May 24, 2009 Fitton, Tom
President, Judicial Watch
May 17, 2009 Sloan, Melanie
Executive Director, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW)
May 10, 2009 Douthat, Ross
New York Times Op-Ed Columnist
May 3, 2009 Osnos, Evan
The New Yorker
April 26, 2009 Hitchens, Christopher
Author & Writer
April 19, 2009 Tavakoli, Janet
Author, "Dear Mr. Buffett: What an Investor Learns 1, 269 Miles from Wall Street"
April 12, 2009 Charen, Mona
Mona Charen, Syndicated Columnists
Marcus, Ruth
Ruth Marcus, Syndicated Columnists
April 5, 2009 Moyo, Dambisa
Author: "Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa"
March 29, 2009 Attkisson, Sharyl
Investigative Reporter, CBS News
March 22, 2009 Mauer, Rich
Anchorage Daily News
March 15, 2009 Sen. Ted Stevens, Trial of
Cliff Groh, Alaska Blogger
March 8, 2009 Williams, Erica
Deputy Director, Campus Progress
March 1, 2009 Continetti, Matthew
The Weekly Standard
February 22, 2009 Lee (D-CA), Rep. Barbara
Chair, Congressional Black Caucus
February 15, 2009 Behforouz, Maryjane
Mar Elias CampusTrustee
February 8, 2009 Miller, Stephanie
Radio Talk Show Host
February 1, 2009 Cohen, Eliot
Former Counselor to State Department & Senior Adviser to Sec. Condoleezza Rice, 2007-09
January 25, 2009 Doar, John
Former Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights, 1965-67
January 18, 2009 Wheeler, Carol and Tom
Barack Obama for President Campaign Workers
January 11, 2009 Kissell, Rep. Larry

Cao, Rep. Anh "Joseph"

January 4, 2009 Caro, Robert
LBJ Biographer
December 28, 2008 Price, Ray
Chief Speechwriter for President Nixon
December 21, 2008 Corker, Sen. Bob
December 14, 2008 Seale, William
Author, "The President's House: A History"
December 7, 2008 Edwards (D-MD), Rep. Donna

November 30, 2008 Visitor Center, Capitol
November 23, 2008 Glass, Brent
Director, National Museum of American History
November 16, 2008 Rosenblum, Michael
CEO, Rosenblum Associates
November 9, 2008 Holzer, Harold
Author, "Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter, 1860-1861"
November 2, 2008 Shenkman, Rick
Author, "Just How Stupid Are We?"
October 26, 2008 Farkas, Mark
Executive Producer, White House Week
October 19, 2008 Levin, Mark
Syndicated Radio Talk Show Host, The Mark Levin Show

October 12, 2008 Clemetson, Lynette
Managing Editor, The Root
October 5, 2008 Podhoretz, John
Editorial Director, Commentary Magazine
September 21, 2008 Lionel,
Host, "The Lionel Show"
September 14, 2008 Wallison, Peter
American Enterprise Institute
September 7, 2008 Robinson, Linda
Author, "Tell Me How This Ends: General David Petraeus and the Search for a Way Out of Iraq"
August 31, 2008 Cole, Bruce
Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities
August 24, 2008 Mortenson, Greg
Author, "Three Cups of Tea"
August 17, 2008 Stein, Ben
Actor & Author
August 10, 2008 Conversations with Iraq War Veterans, Three Years Later:

August 3, 2008 Pelosi (D-CA), Rep. Nancy
Speaker of the House
July 27, 2008 Hedges, Chris
Author, "Collateral Damage"
July 20, 2008 Hume, Brit
Washington Managing Editor & Anchor, Fox News
July 13, 2008 Maraniss, David
Author, "Rome 1960: The Olympics that Changed the World"

July 6, 2008 Parker, Kathleen
Syndicated Columnist, The Washington Post Writers Group
June 29, 2008 Woolf, Aaron
Producer & Director, "King Corn"
June 22, 2008 Khator, Renu
Chancellor & President, Univ. of Houston
June 15, 2008 Bernard, Michelle
President & CEO, Independent Women's Forum
June 8, 2008 Downs, Jr., Frederick
Chief Prosthetics & Clinical Logistics Officer, Dept. of Vets. Affairs
June 1, 2008 McCarthy, Colman
Founder & Director of the Center for Teaching Peace
May 25, 2008 DiLorenzo, Thomas
May 18, 2008 Rosen, James
May 11, 2008 Buffett, Doris
Sunshine Lady Foundation
May 4, 2008 Scalia, Justice Antonin
U.S. Supreme Court
April 27, 2008 Greene Medford, Dr. Edna
History Professor
April 20, 2008 Miniter, Richard
Journalist & Author
April 13, 2008 Wood, Gordon
Author & Historian
April 6, 2008 Mudd, Roger
Fmr. CBS Correspondent & Author - Part II
March 30, 2008 Mudd, Roger
Fmr. CBS Correspondent & Author
March 23, 2008 Donahue, Phil
Co-Director & Executive Producer
March 16, 2008 Mills, Doug
New York Times Photographer
March 9, 2008 Compton, Robert
Executive Producer, "Two Million Minutes - A Global Examination"
March 2, 2008 McCall, Nathan
Author & Lecturer
February 24, 2008 Dilanian, Ken
USA Today Reporter
February 17, 2008 Burstein, David
Founder and Producer
February 10, 2008 Townsend, Frances Fragos
Asst. to the President for Homeland Security & Counterterrorism
February 3, 2008 Venkatesh, Sudhir
Author, "Gang Leader for a Day"
January 27, 2008 Buzenberg, Bill
Executive Director of the Center for Public Integrity
January 20, 2008 Huerta, Dr. Elmer
President, American Cancer Society
January 13, 2008 Karl, Jonathan
ABC News, Senior National Security Correspondent
January 6, 2008 Thornton, Dr. Yvonne
Author, "The Ditchdigger’s Daughters"
December 30, 2007 Pachter, Marc
National Portrait Gallery, Director
December 23, 2007 Blanton, Tom
National Security Archive, Director
December 16, 2007 Madison, Joe
Radio Talk Show Host
December 9, 2007 Kagan, Kimberly
Institute for the Study of War President
December 2, 2007 Micklethwait, John
Editor-in-chief of The Economist
November 25, 2007 Negroponte, Nicholas
One Laptop Per Child, Founder & Chairman
November 18, 2007 Drogin, Bob
Author, "Curveball"
November 11, 2007 Kennedy, David
Stanford University, History Professor
November 4, 2007 Bolton, John
Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. & Author
October 28, 2007 Ferguson, Charles
October 21, 2007 Oreskes, Michael
October 14, 2007 Korda, Michael
Author, "IKE: An American Hero"
October 7, 2007 Thomas, Justice Clarence
U.S. Supreme Court
September 30, 2007 Kopp, Wendy
Teach For America, CEO & Founder
September 23, 2007 Batchelor, John
Novelist & Radio Talk Show Host
September 16, 2007 Neuharth, Al
USA Today Founder
September 9, 2007 Rhee, Michelle
Washington, DC Public Schools Chancellor
September 2, 2007 LaHood, Rep. Ray
August 26, 2007 Obey, Rep. Dave
D- Wisconsin
August 19, 2007 Morton, Janks
Director, "What Black Men Think."
August 12, 2007 Snow, Tony
White House Press Secretary
August 5, 2007 Montross, Dr. Christine
Author, "Body of Work"
July 29, 2007 Leffler, Kevin
Filmmaker, "Shooting Michael Moore"
July 22, 2007 Robinson, Randall
Author, "An Unbroken Agony"
July 15, 2007 Novak, Robert
Author, "The Prince of Darkness"
July 8, 2007 Nomani, Asra
Pearl Project
July 1, 2007 Billington, James
Librarian of Congress
June 24, 2007 Kurson, Robert
Author, "Crashing Through"
June 17, 2007 Osnos, Evan
Chicago Tribune, Beijing Bureau Chief
June 10, 2007 Heuvel, Katrina vanden
The Nation, Editor & Publisher
Webblog: Editor's Cut
June 3, 2007 Gaffney, Frank
Filmmaker, "Islam vs Islamists"
May 27, 2007 Cirincione, Joseph
Author, "Bomb Scare"
May 20, 2007 Ferguson, Andrew
Author, "Land of Lincoln"
May 13, 2007 Daragahi, Borzou
LA Times
May 6, 2007 Tyrrell, Emmett
Author & Founder/ Editor in Chief of The American Spectator
April 29, 2007 Dallek, Robert
Author, "Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power"
April 22, 2007 Stewart, David
April 15, 2007 Hayden, Gen. Michael
CIA Director
April 8, 2007 Brzenzinski, Zbigniew
April 1, 2007 Beah, Ishmael
March 25, 2007 Pipes, Kasey
Author, "Ike's Final Battle"
March 18, 2007 Denniston, Lyle
SCOTUSblog, Reporter
March 11, 2007 MacMillan, Margaret
Author of "Nixon and Mao"
March 4, 2007 Kagan, Robert
Author, "Dangerous Nation"
February 25, 2007 Cockburn, Andrew
Author, "Rumsfeld: His Rise, Fall, and Catastrophic Legacy"
February 18, 2007 Strassel, Kimberley
Wall Street Journal, "Potomac Watch," Columnist
February 11, 2007 Burns, John
New York Times, Baghdad Bureau Chief
February 4, 2007 Coburn, Sen. Tom
R - Oklahoma
January 28, 2007 Tubbs Jones, Rep. Stephanie
D - Ohio
January 21, 2007 Walters, Gary
Chief White House Usher
January 14, 2007 Barnes, Melody
Center for American Progress, Executive Vice President
January 7, 2007 Gerson, Michael
Former Speechwriter
December 31, 2006 Crovitz, Gordon
Wall Street Journal Publisher, & Executive Vice President, Dow Jones
December 24, 2006 Levy, Steven
Author, "The Perfect Thing: How the iPod Shuffles Commerce, Culture & Coolness"
December 17, 2006 Rosenthal, Andrew
New York Times, Incoming Editorial Page Editor
December 10, 2006 Garner, Lt. Gen. Jay
Former Director, Reconstruction & Humanitarian Efforts in Iraq, 2003
December 3, 2006 Negroponte, John
Director of National Intelligence
U.S. News & World Report: U.S. intelligence
November 26, 2006 Sanford, Christina
Department of State Special Assistant
Ward, Mark
Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Agency for Int'l. Development
November 19, 2006 al-Faisal, Turki
Saudi Ambassador
November 12, 2006 Fenty, Adrian
Mayor-Elect Washington, DC (D)
November 5, 2006 Stern, James
"So Goes the Nation" Director
Del Deo, Adam
"So Goes the Nation" Director
October 29, 2006 Smiley, Tavis
Talk Show Host and Author
October 22, 2006 Weisskopf, Michael
Author, "Blood Brothers"
October 15, 2006 Sullivan, Andrew
Author, "The Conservative Soul"
October 8, 2006 Stephens, Bret
Wall Street Journal, Editorial Board Member
October 1, 2006 McClellan, Dr. Mark
Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
September 24, 2006 Chandrasekaran, Rajiv
Author of "Imperial Life in the Emerald City"
September 17, 2006 Raddatz, Martha
ABC News White House Correspondent
Letter Written by Martha Raddatz's Daughter
September 10, 2006 Holsten, Glenn
Director, "Saint of 9/11"
September 3, 2006 Moore, Westley
White House Fellow
August 27, 2006 Galbraith, Peter
Author of the book, "The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War Without End."
August 20, 2006 Spencer, Robert
Jihad Watch, Director
August 13, 2006 Ahmed, Akbar
Chair of Islamic Studies at American University
August 6, 2006 Bunch, Lonnie
Director of the National Museum of African American History & Culture
July 30, 2006 Teacher Fellows, C-SPAN
21 Former and Current C-SPAN Teacher Fellows from Our Education Program
July 23, 2006 Matthews, Darryl
Alpha Phi Alpha General President
July 16, 2006 James, Steve
Producer & Editor of "The War Tapes"
Bazzi, Sgt. Zack
New Hampshire National Guardsman featured in the "The War Tapes"
July 9, 2006 Charen, Mona
Syndicated Columnist
Marcus, Ruth
Editorial Writer for the Washington Post
July 2, 2006 Skvarla, Diane
U.S. Senate Curator
June 25, 2006 Griffin, Jennifer
Jerusalem Correspondent for FOX News Channel
June 18, 2006 Nuland, Victoria
U.S. Ambassador to NATO
June 11, 2006 Johnson, Chalmers
Author of "The Sorrows of Empire"
June 4, 2006 Morris, James
U.N. World Food Programme Executive Director
May 28, 2006 Farkas, Mark
C-SPAN Producer "The Capitol"
May 21, 2006 Soderberg, Loni
High School Vice Principal at Hoover High School
May 14, 2006 Gladwell, Malcolm
New Yorker Magazine Staff Writer
May 7, 2006 Wilentz, Sean
Author of the "The Rise of American Democracy"
April 30, 2006 Carlson, Richard
The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies Vice Chairman
April 23, 2006 Bronson, Rachel
Author, "Thicker than Oil: America's Uneasy Partnership with Saudi Arabia"
April 16, 2006 Singletary, Michelle
Syndicated Columnist
April 9, 2006 Kristol, William
Weekly Standard Editor & Project for the New American Century Chairman
April 2, 2006 Kwiatkowski, Lt. Col. Karen
U.S. Air Force, 1983-2003
March 26, 2006 Cuban, Mark
HDNet President & Dallas Mavericks Owner
March 19, 2006 Romney, Gov. Mitt
March 12, 2006 Olbermann, Keith
MSNBC Host, "Countdown with Keith Olbermann"
March 5, 2006 Foyle, Adonal
Founder of Democracy Matters
February 26, 2006 Reynolds, Glenn
Publisher of Instapundit.com
February 19, 2006 Moe, Richard
President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
February 12, 2006 Holloway, A.J.
Mayor of Biloxi ( R )
February 5, 2006 Franklin, Shirley
Mayor of Atlanta - (D)
January 29, 2006 Spinner, Jackie
Washington Post Foreign Correspondent & Author
Spinner, Jenny
Contributor, "Tell Them I Didn't Cry"
January 22, 2006 Pence, Rep. Mike
January 15, 2006 Schmidt, Susan
Washington Post Investigative Reporter
January 8, 2006 Hamilton, Lee
Former Vice chairman of the Sept. 11th Commission
January 1, 2006 Lewis, Charles
President of the Fund for Independence in Journalism
December 25, 2005 Brownback, Sam
December 18, 2005 Rhodes, Randi
Radio Talk Show Host
December 11, 2005 Ingraham, Laura
Radio Talk Show Host
December 4, 2005 Breyer, Stephen
U.S. Supreme Court Justice
November 27, 2005 Holtz-Eakin, Douglas
Director of the Congressional Budget Office
November 20, 2005 Gordon, Bruce
NAACP President & CEO
November 13, 2005 Hagel, Chuck
November 6, 2005 Warner, Gov. Mark
October 30, 2005 Moore Capito, Rep. Shelley
R-West Virginia
October 23, 2005 Napolitano, Rep. Grace
October 16, 2005 Card, Andrew
White House Chief of Staff
October 9, 2005 Hess, Pamela
United Press International, Defense Correspondent
October 2, 2005 Davis, Rep. Artur
Co-Chairman of the New Democrat Coalition
September 25, 2005 Wales, Jimmy
Wikipedia Founder
September 18, 2005 Weinstein, Allen
Archivist of the U.S.
September 11, 2005 O'Brien, David
Author, "Storm Center: The Supreme Court in American Politics"
September 4, 2005 Specter, Sen. Arlen
Judiciary Committee Chairman
August 28, 2005 Paulson, Ken
USA Today, Editor
August 21, 2005 Merobshoev, Seeno
Production Assistant, C-SPAN
Reddy, Moses
Computer Specialist, C-SPAN
August 14, 2005 Kahn, Robert
Corporation for National Research Initiatives, Chairman & CEO
August 7, 2005 McCullough, David
Author & Historian
July 31, 2005 Cohen, Eliot
Johns Hopkins University (SAIS), Strategic Studies Program, Director
July 24, 2005 Tomlinson, Kenneth
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Chairman
July 17, 2005 Weber, Tracy
Los Angeles Times, Metro Reporter
Ornstein, Charles
Los Angeles Times, Metro Reporter
July 10, 2005 Feinberg, Kenneth
Sept. 11th Victim Compensation Fund, Former Special Master
July 3, 2005 Bakhiet, Sarah
La Jolla (CA) Country Day School, American Government & History Teacher
Lipson, Janet
Long Beach (CA) Polytechnic High School, Social Studies Teacher
June 26, 2005 Gilder, Richard
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Co-Founder
Lehrman, Lewis
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Co-Founder
June 19, 2005 McLean, Bethany
Fortune Magazine Senior Writer
June 12, 2005 Baker, Richard
U.S. Senate Historian
June 5, 2005 Pruden, Wesley
Washington Times, Editor in Chief
May 29, 2005 Herbert, Bob
New York Times Columnist
May 22, 2005 Bolten, Josh
White House Budget Director
May 15, 2005 Chavez-Thompson, Linda
AFL-CIO Executive Vice President
May 8, 2005 Kamras, Jason
2005 National Teacher of the Year
May 1, 2005 Krauthammer, Charles
Washington Post, Syndicated Columnist
April 24, 2005 Filkins, Dexter
New York Times, Baghdad Correspondent
April 17, 2005 Sowell, Thomas
Hoover Institution, Senior Fellow
April 10, 2005 Moulitsas, Markos
Daily Kos, Founder
April 3, 2005 Beinart, Peter
New Republic, Editor
March 27, 2005 Weyrich, Paul
Free Congress Foundation, Chairman & CEO
March 20, 2005 Walker, David
Comptroller General of the United States
March 13, 2005 Slavin, Barbara
USA Today, Senior Diplomatic Correspondent
View Photo Gallery
March 6, 2005 Witt, April
Washington Post Magazine, Staff Writer
February 27, 2005 Steele, Michael
Lt. Governor (R-MD)
February 20, 2005 Watt, Rep. Mel
Democratic Representative from North Carolina
Watch The Congressional Black Caucus Swearing-In Ceremony
February 13, 2005 Huckabee, Mike
Republican Governor from Arkansas
February 6, 2005 Feingold, Russ
Democratic Senator from Wisconsin
January 30, 2005 Bush, George W.
President of the United States of America
January 23, 2005 Liu, Eric
Host, Seattle Voices
January 16, 2005 Ruckelshaus, William
EPA Administrator, 1970-1973 & 1983-1985 & Madrona Venture Group, Strategic Partner
Ruckelshaus, Jill
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Commissioner, 1980-1983 & Costco Wholesale Corporation, Director
January 9, 2005 Peterson, Ronald
Johns Hopkins Hospital, President
January 2, 2005 Jackson, Shirley Ann
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, President
December 26, 2004 Williams, Brian
NBC Nightly News, Anchor
December 19, 2004 Ailes, Roger
FOX News, Chairman & CEO

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