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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: November 18, 2007.. Bob Drogin.. Author, "Curveball".. BIO.. :.. CURRENT:.. National security & intelligence correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, where he has worked since 1983.. Covered intelligence and national security in the Washington bureau of the Los Angeles Times since 1998.. First broke the Curveball story with a colleague on the front page of the Times in March 2004.. PREVIOUS:.. Spent most of the previous decade as a foreign correspondent, reporting on Nelson Mandela's election as president of South Africa, the genocide in Rwanda, the Persian Gulf War, and other news from nearly 50 countries in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.. First joined the Los Angeles Times in 1983 as a national correspondent based in New York City.. He traveled to nearly every state and covered the 1984 and  ...   F.. Kennedy Journalism awards, an International Center for Investigative Journalism Award, and a George Polk Award.. EDUCATION:.. Graduate of Oberlin College where he once took a course in bowling.. Master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.. PERSONAL:.. A native of Bayonne, NJ, he dropped out of college to backpack in Asia for a year and later hitchhiked to Alaska.. He lives with his wife and two children in Silver Spring, Maryland.. More.. about.. Program Details.. Info.. : Los Angeles Times national security and intelligence reporter Bob Drogin talks about his new book, "Curveball: Spies, Lies, And The Con Man Who Caused A War," on how U.. S.. intelligence agencies used information from an Iraqi defector to assist the White House in making their case for war against Iraq..

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    Descriptive info: November 11, 2007.. David Kennedy.. Stanford University, History Professor.. Donald J.. McLachlan Professor of History at Stanford University.. Taught at Stanford since 1967.. Teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in the history of the twentieth-century United States, American political and social thought, American foreign policy, American literature, and the comparative development of democracy in Europe and America.. BOOKS:.. Birth Control in America: The Career of Margaret Sanger (1970).. Social Thought in America and Europe, co-editor with Paul A.. Robinson (1970).. Progressivism: The Critical Issues, editor (1971).. The American People in the Depression; Editor (1973).. The American People in the Age of Kennedy; Editor (1973).. Over Here: The First World War and American Society (1980).. Power and Responsibility: Case Studies in American Leadership, co-editor with Michael Parrish (1986).. The American Pageant: A History of the Republic, co-author with Thomas A.. Bailey and Lizabeth Cohen (1979- 2005).. The American Spirit: United States History as Seen by Contemporaries, co-editor with Thomas A.. Bailey (1983-2005).. Freedom From Fear: The  ...   1988.. George Washington Eggleston Prize (for best dissertation in History, Yale University, 1968).. John Gilmary Shea Prize (for Birth Control in America: The Career of Margaret Sanger, 1970.. Bancroft Prize (for Birth Control in America), 1971.. American Council of Learned Societies, Fellow, 1971-72.. Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace, Peace Fellow, 1971-1972.. Class Day Speaker, Stanford, 1974, 1982, 1998, 2004.. John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, 1975-1976.. Pulitzer Prize Finalist, History (for Over Here: The First World War and American Society), 1981.. Richard W.. Lyman Award for Faculty Service, 1988.. Stanford Humanities Center, Fellow, 1989-1990.. Doctor of Letters (Hon.. ), La Trobe University, 2001.. Hoagland Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2005.. : David Kennedy discusses teaching and writing about U.. political and military history of the wars of the 20th century to the present day.. Mr.. Kennedy edited "The Library of Congress World War II Companion," which was released by Simon & Schuster in October.. Book.. :.. The Library of Congress World War II Companion..

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    Descriptive info: November 4, 2007.. John Bolton.. Former U.. Ambassador to the U.. N.. & Author.. Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.. His areas of research include foreign policy and international organizations.. Permanent Representative to U.. , August 2005-December 2006.. Under Secretary of State for Arms Control & International Security, 2001-05.. Senior Vice President, American Enterprise Institute, 1999-2001.. Attorney, Lerner, Reed, Bolton & McManus, 1993-1999.. Asst.. Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, 1989-93.. Assistant Attorney General, 1985-89..  ...   Development, 1982-83.. General Counsel, U.. Agency for International Development, 1981-82.. Attorney, Covington & Burling, 1974-1981.. J.. , Yale University Law School.. , Yale University.. Married to Gretchen Smith Bolton.. They have one daughter, Jennifer Sarah Bolton.. : John Bolton, the former U.. , talks his new book, "Surrender Is Not an Option: Defending America at the United Nations and Abroad.. " He is currently a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.. Wall Street Journal.. John Bolton's Op-Ed..

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    Descriptive info: October 28, 2007.. Charles Ferguson.. Filmmaker.. Director and producer of No End In Sight: The American Occupation of Iraq, which is his first film.. For over 20 years, he s been intensely interested in film, and has regularly attended film festivals such as Telluride for over a decade.. In mid-2005, after learning that no major documentary covering U.. policy in Iraq was being made or was planned, he formed Representational Pictures and began production of No End In Sight.. Founder and President of Representational Pictures, Inc.. Consultant to the White House, the Office of the U.. Trade Representative, the Department of Defense, and several U.. and European high technology firms.. He provided strategic consulting to the top managements of U.. high technology firms including Apple, Xerox, Motorola, and Texas Instruments (1992-94).. In 1994, he founded Vermeer Technologies, one of the earliest Internet software companies, with Randy Forgaard.. Vermeer created the first visual Web site development tool, FrontPage.. In early 1996, he sold Vermeer  ...   issues.. OTHER:.. Life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a director of the French-American Foundation, and supports several nonprofit organizations.. BA in mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley.. in political science from M.. I.. T.. in 1989.. Following his Ph.. , he conducted postdoctoral research at MIT.. Divides his time between Berkeley, California & New York City.. : Charles Ferguson discusses his film "No End in Sight" on the Bush Administration's decision to go to war in Iraq as well as their policies on U.. troop levels in Iraq and dealings with the Iraqi military and government.. The film, which Mr.. Ferguson produced and directed, includes interviews with former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage, Ambassador Barbara Bodine who was in charge of Baghdad during the Spring of 2003, Lawrence Wilkerson, former Chief of Staff to Colin Powell, General Jay Garner, who was in charge of U.. efforts in Iraq through May 2003, as well as Iraqi civilians and American soldiers..

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    Descriptive info: October 21, 2007.. Michael Oreskes.. Co-Author.. Executive editor of International Herald Tribune (IHT), the world s daily newspaper.. Became executive editor in 2005.. Oversees both the 250,000 circulation print newspaper and the rapidly growing web site, IHTcom, which reaches five million users around the world.. Deputy managing editor (named in 2004) - oversaw the Times Web and television content.. During this time, television programs produced by the New York Times won numerous awards, including the Alfred I.. duPont-Columbia University award, the George Polk award, the George Foster Peabody Award, Harvard s Goldsmith award, and several Emmy awards.. Also supervised the Times s relationship with the IHT.. Assistant managing editor and director of electronic news since 2000.. New York Times' Washington Bureau Chief.. During his four-year tenure bureau staff won three Pulitzer Prizes, he directed  ...   in the Washington bureau (1987-91).. Washington Bureau, reporter (1985, 1988).. Albany Bureau Chief, (1982-85).. NY Times NY Bureau, Metropolitan Reporter.. Also worked at the New York Daily News, where he was a general assignment reporter, an education writer, an Albany correspondent, labor editor and City Hall bureau chief.. Bachelor s degree from the City College of New York.. From New York City; Married to Geraldine Baum, who is a columnist for the Los Angeles Times.. They have two children.. : Michael Oreskes discusses his new book, "The Genius of America: How The Constitution Saved Our Country and Why It Can Again," which he co-wrote with Hofstra University Law School Professor Eric Lane.. The book is published by Bloomsbury USA.. Oreskes is also the executive editor of International Herald Tribune (IHT).. Newspaper.. International Herald Tribune..

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    Descriptive info: October 14, 2007.. Michael Korda.. Author, "IKE: An American Hero".. Editor in Chief Emeritus of Simon & Schuster.. He stepped down as editor in chief in 2005.. Joined Simon and Schuster as an assistant editor in 1958, and subsequently became Managing Editor, Executive Editor and Editor in Chief.. Over nearly five decades his authors have included presidents Carter, Reagan and Nixon, Charles De Gaulle, Dr.. Henry Kissinger, Mayor Ed Koch, the Duchess of York, and such stars as Cher, Kirk Douglas, Shelley Winters, such media figures as Phil Donahue and Larry King, historians such as David McCullough, Richard Rhodes, Michael Beschloss, Cornelius Ryan, Larry McMurtry, Jacqueline Susann, Jackie Collins, Mary Higgins Clark, James Leo Herlihy, Susan Howatch, James Lee Burke and Stephen Hunter, and such theater figures as Tennessee Williams, John Gielgud and Laurence Olivier.. Worked briefly for CBS-TV in New York City.. In 1956, he drove to Budapest with three friends to deliver medical supplies to the insurgents and took part in the Hungarian  ...   Man: Surviving Prostate Cancer.. Films based on his books include the ABC-TV miniseries of Queenie, and Isn t She Great, based on his friendship with Jacqueline Susann.. MILITARY:.. Served in Royal Air Force.. Educated at Le Rosey, in Switzerland and attended Magdalen College, Oxford.. Born in London in 1933, and has lived in the U.. since 1958.. Lives on a farm in Dutchess County, New York, with his wife Margaret, with whom he has, co-authored two books, Horse Housekeeping and Cat People.. : Michael Korda discusses his new book "IKE: An American Hero" on the military and presidential career of Dwight D.. Eisenhower.. Korda also talks about his experiences as the former editor in chief of Simon & Schuster, where he began working as an assistant editor in 1958 and became editor in chief 10 years later.. He stepped down as the publishing firm's top editor in 2005, but continues to edit the works of several authors including David McCullough, Larry McMurtry, and Mary Higgins Clark..

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    Descriptive info: October 7, 2007.. Justice Clarence Thomas.. Supreme Court.. President George H.. W.. Bush nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court on July 2, 1991.. He was confirmed by the U.. Senate on October 15, 1991 on a 52-48 vote.. He was sworn into office on October 18, 1991 by Justice Byron White and took his his seat as the 106th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court on October 23, 1991.. Admitted to law practice in Missouri in 1974.. Assistant Attorney General of Missouri, 1974-77.. Attorney with  ...   Department, 1981-82.. Chairman of U.. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1982-90.. Became a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 1990.. Attended Conception Seminary.. B.. cum laude, from Holy Cross College.. from Yale Law School in 1974.. Born in the Pin Point community of Georgia near Savannah June 23, 1948.. Married Virginia Lamp in 1987 and has one child, Jamal, by a previous marriage.. : Justice Clarence Thomas discusses his new memoir "My Grandfather s Son" and his tenure on the U..

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    Descriptive info: September 30, 2007.. Wendy Kopp.. Teach For America, CEO & Founder.. BACKGROUND:.. In her senior thesis as an undergraduate student at Princeton University, Wendy Kopp outlined a plan to recruit outstanding recent college graduates to teach for two years in America's neediest urban and rural schools.. Upon graduation, she founded Teach for America, a national corps that would have an important impact on the nation's education system, putting a dent in the lingering problem of educational inequality.. She has spent the past 18 years developing the corps into a prestigious, highly regarded program that attracts some of the nation's brightest young men and women.. Today, 5,000 corps members reach approximately 440,000 disadvantaged students across the country.. They  ...   marshalling the resources of companies and law firms toward education reform.. BA from Princeton (1989).. Author of One Day, All Children: The Unlikely Triumph of Teach for America and What I Learned Along the Way.. Youngest person and the first woman to receive Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson Award, the highest honor the school confers on its undergraduate alumni.. In 2006, she was named one of America's Best Leaders by U.. News and World Report.. : Wendy Kopp discusses her organization and its impact on America's public schools.. Teach For America provides recent college graduates and other young professionals of all academic majors an opportunity to teach for at least two years in urban and rural public schools..

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    Descriptive info: September 23, 2007.. John Batchelor.. Novelist & Radio Talk Show Host.. Substitute host for Matt Drudge on July 22nd & September 2, 2007.. Host of the "John Batchelor Show," which was based at WABC radio in New York for five years from September 12, 2001, to September 1, 2006.. It was syndicated nationally on the ABC radio network.. The show was originally called "Batchelor and Alexander" when he was joined with co-host, Paul Alexander, who left the show in December 2003.. The Further Adventures of Haley's Comet (1980).. The Birth of the People's Republic of Antarctica (1984).. American Falls (1986).. Peter Nevsky and the True Story of the Russian Moon Landing (1993).. Father's Day (1995).. Ain't You Glad You Joined the Republicans?: A Short History of the GOP (1996).. Writing as Tommy "Tip" Paine: Gordon Liddy Is My Muse: A Novel (1990), Walking the Cat: A Novel (1991).. 1970 graduate of Princeton University and a 1976  ...   sergeant in the Women's Army Corp, chiefly at Fort Benning, Georgia.. His father, Calvin R.. Batchelor, was an officer in the Combat Engineers, landing on Omaha Beach before H-Hour to remove underwater obstacles, surviving boldly from Normandy through all the major combat operations to VE Day, including the breakout from St.. Lo, the Bulge, the Remagen Bridge.. First Lieutenant Calvin R.. Batchelor is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.. Has four younger brothers, and is married to the Reverend Doctor Bonnie Ann Rosborough, who is pastor of a Congregational church.. His two children are in high school.. : John Batchelor discusses his nightly radio show, which was cancelled last year by ABC Radio Network, and his work as a novelist.. The John Batchelor show last aired on September 1, 2006.. He has published 7 novels and is currently writing a historical novel on the events of 1916, which led to America's entry into the First World War..

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    Descriptive info: September 16, 2007.. Al Neuharth.. USA Today Founder.. Writes a weekly column for the domestic and international editions of USATODAY published on Friday called Plain Talk, which also appears in other newspapers.. Senior advisory chairman of The Freedom Forum.. Former chairman and founder in 1991 of The Freedom Forum; became a trustee in 1965; foundation chairman in 1986; In 1995, he founded the Freedom Forum s NEWSEUM.. Gannett president and chief operating officer in 1970; president and chief executive in 1973; and chairman, president and chief executive in 1979.. Joined Gannett as general manager of its two Rochester, N.. Y.. , newspapers in 1963.. In 1966, he assumed the added role of president of Gannett Florida and started a new newspaper, TODAY, later renamed FLORIDA TODAY.. In 1960, he was named assistant executive editor of the Detroit Free Press.. In 1954, he was hired as a reporter on The Miami Herald.. Over the next seven years, he was promoted from reporter through many editorial positions to assistant managing editor.. In 1952, he and a friend launched a statewide weekly tabloid called SoDak Sports.. The newspaper failed financially.. Reporter for Associated Press in Sioux Falls, S.. Started his career as a reporter on a small newspaper in his native South Dakota.. At age 11, he took his  ...   South Dakota (1950), majored in journalism.. Born on March 22, 1924, in Eureka, South Dakota.. First retired Gannett in 1989 at age 65.. Retired a second time on June 1, 1997, as chairman of one of the nation s largest private charitable foundations.. Married to Dr.. Rachel Fornes, a Cocoa Beach, Florida, chiropractor.. They have six adopted children: Alexis Rae Fornes-Neuharth, Karina Rae-Fornes-Neuharth, Ariana Fornes-Neuharth, Andre Fornes-Neuharth, Rafaelina Fornes-Neuharth and Aliandro Fornes-Neuharth.. He also has two children by his first marriage, Dan & Jan.. He currently resides in Cocoa Beach in a renovated log cabin called Pumpkin Center.. He does his writing there in a beachside treehouse that overlooks the Kennedy Space Center launch pads.. : Al Neuharth discusses 25 years of USA Today and the future of the newspaper industry.. The newspaper is celebrating its 25th anniversary on September 15th.. Neuharth is also the former chairman & CEO of the Gannett Company, which publishes USA Today.. The first issue of USA TODAY ran off a printer in Springfield, Virginia, on September 15, 1982 with an initial print run of more than 360,000 copies.. Today, it has a circulation of 2.. 3 million with a daily readership of 4.. 4 million and is published via satellite at 36 locations in the USA and four sites abroad..

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    Descriptive info: September 9, 2007.. Michelle Rhee.. Washington, DC Public Schools Chancellor.. Chief Executive Officer and President of The New Teacher Project (TNTP), a non-profit organization that partners with school districts, state departments of education and other educational entities to enhance their capacity to recruit, select, train, and support outstanding new teachers for difficult-to-staff schools.. In 1992, she started her teaching career at Harlem Park Community School, in  ...   from Cornell University.. Master's degree in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.. Grew up outside Toledo, Ohio, Lives in Washington, DC.. : Michelle Rhee discusses the state of the Washington, DC public schools and the challenges facing her in her new position.. She was confirmed by the Washington, DC City Council in July 2007.. Washington Post.. Fixing D.. C.. 's Schools..

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