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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: May 24, 2009.. Tom Fitton.. President, Judicial Watch.. BIO.. :.. CURRENT:.. President of Judicial Watch since 1998.. PREVIOUS:.. Joined Judicial Watch in 1998.. Accuracy in Media.. Leadership Institute.. International Policy Forum.. EDUCATION.. B.. A.. in English from George Washington University.. More.. about.. Program Details.. Info.. : Our guest is Tom Fitton, President of Judicial Watch.. Judicial Watch is a conservative watchdog group started in 1994.. Its mission statement says the organization "promotes transparency, accountability and integrity in  ...   of ethical questions.. In 2006, Judicial Watch was successful in getting the Pentagon to release security camera video of the 9/11 airliner crash into the building.. During the Clinton administration, Judicial Watch was involved in getting the administration to release a variety of records, including ones dealing with information pertaining to private organizations traveling with the Commerce Department on foreign trips.. Mr.. Fitton has been with Judicial Watch for 11 years and president for the past six years..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: May 17, 2009.. Melanie Sloan.. Executive Director, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW).. Executive Director, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington.. Asst.. US Attorney, District of Columbia (1998-2003).. Minority Counsel, House Judiciary Committee.. Counsel for Crime Subcommittee, House Judiciary Committee.. Associate, Howrey and Simon, Washington, DC.. and J.. D.. , University of Chicago.. : Our guest is Melanie Sloan, Executive Director of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, also known as CREW.. CREW began in 2003 and is a 501 (c)(3) organization.. It monitors government officials  ...   in certain cases.. CREW has been involved in Federal Election Commission complaints as well as filing lawsuits over Freedom of Information Act violations.. The organization was involved in the Jack Abramoff case, the fine against former Majority Leader Tom Delay's political action committee, ARMPAC, and the debate over release of White House emails.. Currently, CREW is one of the groups encouraging Congress to investigate earmarking by Rep.. John Murtha.. Annually, CREW releases a report on "the most corrupt members of Congress" and the "top ethics scandals of the year.. "..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: May 10, 2009.. Ross Douthat.. New York Times Op-Ed Columnist.. Op-Ed Columnist for The New York Times.. Senior Editor, The Atlantic.. Also written for The Weekly Standard, Slate, and the Wall Street Journal.. Harvard.. BOOKS:.. "Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class" (2005).. "Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream" (2008).. PERSONAL:.. Married to Abigail Tucker.. : Our guest is Ross  ...   become the youngest regular op-ed writer in the history of The New York Times.. He is a former senior editor for The Atlantic.. He has also written for The Weekly Standard, Slate, and the Wall Street Journal.. He has authored two books: "Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class" (2005) and was co-author of "Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream" (2008)..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: May 3, 2009.. Evan Osnos.. The New Yorker.. : Evan Osnos has just returned from China where he has been living since 2005 and has been working for The New Yorker since last October.. Previously he worked for the Chicago Tribune in China as well as the Middle East, reporting mostly from Iraq.. He covered the US invasion  ...   in Cairo and reported from a variety of countries including Iran, Syria, and Saudi Arabia.. Before that, he covered the aftermath of 9/11 as the paper's New York correspondent.. He joined the Chicago Tribune in 1999 where he was the only Tribune reporter assigned to cover the 2000 Barack Obama congressional race.. He graduated from Harvard College in 1998..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: April 26, 2009.. Christopher Hitchens.. Author & Writer.. To read Mr.. Hitchens articles, go to www.. vanityfair.. com.. : Christopher Hitchens is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and the Atlantic Monthly.. He also writes for Slate.. He is the author of many books, including "For the Sake of Argument," "No One Left to Lie To," "The Trial of Henry Kissinger," and "Letters to  ...   Everything" was a New York Times Bestseller and a finalist for The National Book Award.. From 1982 to 2002, he wrote a bi-weekly column for "The Nation.. " He has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley, the New School of Social Research, and the University of Pittsburgh.. Christopher Hitchens was born in England and became a US citizen in 2007..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: April 19, 2009.. Janet Tavakoli.. Author, "Dear Mr.. Buffett: What an Investor Learns 1, 269 Miles from Wall Street".. Janet Tavakoli.. Founder and president of Tavakoli Structured Finance, Inc.. PREVIOUS:.. Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance (Derivatives), University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.. Executive Director, Head of Financial Engineering in the Global Financial Markets Division at Westdeutsche Landesbank in London Head of market risk management for the capital markets group for Bank One in Chicago.. Head of asset swap trading desk and mortgage backed securities marketing at Merrill Lynch in New York.. Head of mortgage backed securities marketing to Japanese clients for PaineWebber in New York.. Head of marketing for fixed income quantitative research for  ...   Structured Finance: New Developments in Cash and Synthetic Securitization" (2003).. "Credit Derivatives and Synthetic Structures"(2001).. : Janet Tavakoli is founder and president of Tavakoli Structured Finance, a Chicago-based firm that provides consulting to financial institutions and institutional investors.. Her new book is called "Dear Mr.. Buffett: What an Investor Learns 1,269 Miles from Wall Street.. " Its the story of her meetings with Warren Buffet prior to the economic downturn and how that impacted the way she views investing.. She is a former adjunct professor of derivatives at the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business.. She has also worked for Westdeutsche Landesbank in London, Bank One in Chicago, Merrill Lynch, PaineWebber, and Bear Stearns..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: April 12, 2009.. Mona Charen.. Mona Charen, Syndicated Columnists.. Mona Charen, Syndicated Columnist & Political Analyst.. Syndicated Columnist since 1987 with column featured in 200 papers including the Boston Globe, the Baltimore Sun, the St.. Louis Post-Dispatch, and The Washington Times.. Editorial Assistant, National Review magazine.. Speechwriter for Nancy Reagan (1984) Associate Director of the Office of Public Liaison.. Regular Commentator on CNN s Capital Gang and Capital Gang Sunday for 6 years.. Undergraduate degree from Barnard College, Columbia University.. Law Degree from George Washington University.. Author, "Useful Idiots: How Liberals Got It Wrong in the Cold War and Still Blame America First" (2003).. Author,  ...   Marcus, Syndicated Columnists.. Ruth Marcus, Syndicated Columnist.. Member of Editorial Board, Washington Post.. Syndicated Columnist.. Began working for Washington Post in 1984.. Yale.. Law Degree from Harvard.. Married to FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz.. Two daughters.. : Two people who were originally on Q&A together in 2006 return for an encore appearance.. Mona Charen and Ruth Marcus are both syndicated columnists.. Ruth Marcus also sits on the Washington Post Editorial Board.. They grew up friends in Livingston, New Jersey and remain friends today even with very different political philosophies.. Three years after their first Q&A interview, they return to continue their discussion on politics, journalism, and family..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: April 5, 2009.. Dambisa Moyo.. Author: "Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa".. Working on forthcoming book "How the West Was Lost".. Author, "Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa" (2009).. Goldman Sachs, Head of Economic Research and Strategy for Sub-Saharan Africa.. World Bank.. PhD in Economics, Oxford University.. Masters, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.. BS in Chemistry, American University.. MBA in  ...   Aid is not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa.. " The book argues that western financial aid to African countries has actually hurt instead of helped.. She argues that microfinancing as well as access to capital markets and increased trade with China are better ways to assist the continent.. Dambisa Moyo was born in Zambia and has worked at Goldman Sachs and the World Bank.. She has a masters degree from Harvard and a PhD from Oxford..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: March 29, 2009.. Sharyl Attkisson.. Investigative Reporter, CBS News.. Investigative Reporter, CBS News.. Co-anchor "Up To The Minute" on CBS.. Anchor and Correspondent on CNN.. Host of "Health Week" on PBS.. Co-author, "Writing Right for Broadcast and Internet News".. AWARDS:.. Emmy for Outstanding Investigative Journalism (2002).. New York Black Journalists Association Public Service Award.. Mature Media National Award.. Florida Emmy Award.. BA in Broadcast Journalism, University of Florida (1982).. Born in Sarasota,  ...   investigative reporter for CBS News.. Sharyl Attkisson started her broadcasting news career in Tampa, Florida at the age of 25.. She subsequently moved to CNN and then to CBS where she anchored "Up To The Minute.. " Today she is an investigative reporter based in Washington, DC.. This program features some of her investigative reports including controversial stories about Rep.. John Murtha, Rep.. Charlie Rangel, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and others..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: March 22, 2009.. Rich Mauer.. Anchorage Daily News.. : Information about this program and the trial can be found on our special webpage www.. c-span.. org/stevenstrial..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: March 15, 2009.. Trial of Sen.. Ted Stevens.. Cliff Groh, Alaska Blogger.. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:.. www.. alaskacorruption.. blogspot.. : Information about this program and the trial can be found at www..

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