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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: September 25, 2005.. Jimmy Wales.. Wikipedia Founder.. BIO.. :.. Futures & options trader in Chicago.. In the mid-1990s, he founded a search portal called Bomis.. In March 2000, he founded a peer-reviewed open-content encyclopedia Nupedia.. com, and hired Larry Sanger to be its editor-in-chief.. On January 15, 2001, he & Sanger set up Wikipedia, a similar wiki-based site.. In mid-2003, he set up the Wikimedia Foundation, a Tampa-based non-profit organization, to support Wikipedia and its other projects.. In 2005, he is now the foundation's president and chairman of the board.. Also in 2005, he founded the for-profit company Wikia,  ...   the Harvard Law School in 2005.. EDUCATION:.. Attended Auburn University and later, the University of Alabama for his undergraduate studies.. Later, he took courses offered in the Ph.. D.. finance programs at the University of Alabama and Indiana University.. He taught at both universities during his postgraduate studies, but did not write the doctoral dissertation required to earn a postgraduate degree at these institutions.. PERSONAL:.. Born in Huntsville, Alabama; Lives in St.. Petersburg, Florida, with wife Christine & daughter Kira.. More.. about.. Program Details.. Info.. : Jimmy Wales discusses Wikipedia, a free online multi-language encyclopedia that anyone can edit..

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    Descriptive info: September 18, 2005.. Allen Weinstein.. Archivist of the U.. S.. He was sworn-in as the ninth Archivist of the United States leading the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) on Feb.. 16, 2005.. PREVIOUS:.. Pres.. of Center for Democracy (1985-2003).. Founding member in 1985 of the Board of Directors of U.. Institute of Peace and Chairman of its Education & Training Committee, remaining a Director until 2001, and now serves on the Chairman s Advisory Council.. Founding officer of International Institute of Democracy in Strasbourg (1989-2001).. of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (1984).. Directed the research study that led to creation of the National Endowment for Democracy and was Acting President of the Endowment (1982-84).. Univ.. Professor and Professor of History at Boston Univ.. (1985-89).. Professor at Georgetown Univ.. (1981-84 &  ...   Soviet Espionage in America - The Stalin Era (1999); Perjury: The Hiss-Chambers Case (1997), Freedom and Crisis: An American History; Between the Wars: American Foreign Policy from Versailles to Pearl Harbor; Prelude to Populism.. OTHER:.. Chaired the Center for Democracy's election observation delegations in El Salvador (1991), Nicaragua (1989-90, 1996), Panama (1988-89), the Philippines (1985-6), and Russia (1991, 1996, 2000).. Also organized a bipartisan group, at the request of the U.. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which reported on the preparations for the Philippines' presidential election; later he was a member of the U.. Observer Delegation, advisor to the Delegation's co-chairmen, and co-author of its final report.. : Allen Weinstein discusses his job as the Archivist of the United States in preserving Presidential & other U.. government records at Presidential libraries and other National Archives' facilities..

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    Descriptive info: September 11, 2005.. David O'Brien.. Author, "Storm Center: The Supreme Court in American Politics".. Leone Reaves and George W.. Spicer Professor, Woodrow Wilson Department of Government and Foreign Affairs.. University of Virginia (Professor, 1989-1996; Associate Professor, 1983-1988; Assistant Professor, 1979-1983; Graduate Advisor, 1983-1985 and 1989-1992).. Fulbright Chair for Senior Scholars, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy (1999).. Fulbright Researcher, Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan (Summers, 1993 & 1994).. Fulbright Lecturer and Visiting Professorial Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Nuffield College, Oxford University, Oxford, England (1987-1988).. Research Associate, Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the United States (part time 1983-1984).. Judicial Fellow, Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the United States (1982-1983).. Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, Russell Sage Foundation, New York, NY (1981-1982).. Assistant Professor, Department of Politics, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington (1977-1979 and Chair, 1978-1979).. Lecturer, Dept.. of Political Science, Univ.. of California (Santa Barbara) (1976-1977).. EDUCATION::.. Ph.. (1977), M.. A.. (1974), B.. (1973) (philosophy and political science, highest honors), University of California (Santa Barbara).. Married; Three children.. Animal Sacrifice & Religious Freedom: Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye v.. City of  ...   (Volume 2): Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.. Supreme Court Watch.. The Lanahan Readings in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, editor.. Judges on Judging, editor.. To Dream of Dreams: Religious Freedom and Constitutional Politics in Postwar Japan, with Yasuo Ohkoshi.. The Politics of American Government, co-author with Stephen Wayne, G.. Calvin MacKinzie, and Richard Cole.. Abortion and American Politics, co-author with Barbara Craig.. Judicial Roulette: A Twentieth Century Fund Task Force Report on Judicial Appointments.. What Process Is Due? Courts and Science-Policy Disputes.. Views from the Bench: The Judiciary and Constitutional Politics, co-editor with Mark Cannon and author of introductory essays, with a Foreword by Chief Justice Warren E.. Burger.. Law and Public Affairs, Special Issue, co-editor.. The Politics of Technology Assessment: Institutions, Processes and Policy Disputes, co-author/editor with Donald Marchand.. The Public's Right to Know: The Supreme Court and the First Amendment.. Privacy, Law, and Public Policy.. : David O'Brien discusses the confirmation hearings of John Roberts to be the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, the death of Chief Justice Rehnquist and the future of the Supreme Court.. The guest is also Spicer Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: September 4, 2005.. Sen.. Arlen Specter.. R-Pennsylvania.. Judiciary Committee Chairman.. Serving in 5th term in U.. Senate and was first elected to the Senate in 1980.. Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and a senior member of the Appropriations and Veterans Affairs committees.. Chairs the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education which oversees federal funding for the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and educational programs like Head Start and Pell grants.. Began his career in public service as an Assistant  ...   into President Kennedy's assassination.. District Attorney of Philadelphia at the age of 35 (1966-74).. MILITARY SERVICE:.. Air Force, 1951-53.. B.. (international relations), University of Pennsylvania, 1951 Yale University, LL.. B.. 1956.. Born to immigrant parents in Wichita, Kansas, and grew up in the small town of Russell, Kansas.. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife Joan.. They have two sons, Shanin and Steve, and four grandchildren, Silvi, Perri, Lilli, and Hatti.. : Sen.. Specter discusses the upcoming hearings on John Roberts' Supreme Court Nomination and his battle with cancer..

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    Descriptive info: August 28, 2005.. Ken Paulson.. USA Today, Editor.. Mr.. Paulson was named editor in April 2004.. Executive director of the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University.. His syndicated column, Inside the First Amendment, appeared in newspapers nationwide.. Hosted Speaking Freely, a weekly half-hour television program about the First Amendment and the arts.. Adjunct professor at the Vanderbilt University Law School.. Vice president/news and executive editor of Gannett Suburban Newspapers in Westchester County, N.. Y.. , from 1992-1996.. Executive editor of FLORIDA TODAY in Brevard County from 1988-1992.. Special assistant/chief of staff to then Gannett Chairman Allen  ...   managing editor of the Courier-News at Bridgewater, N.. J.. 1980-1984.. Founding staff member of USA TODAY, on loan from the Courier-News.. Reporter & bureau chief for the Fort Myers (Fla.. ) News-Press from 1978-1980.. He is a member of both the Illinois and Florida bars.. Graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law and the University of Missouri School of Journalism.. : Mr.. Paulson discusses the future of the newspaper industry.. He became editor of USA Today in April 2004.. He replaced Karen Jurgensen who resigned following an investigation into plagiarism by a USA Today reporter..

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    Descriptive info: August 21, 2005.. Seeno Merobshoev.. Production Assistant, C-SPAN.. Seeno Merobshoev has been with C-SPAN for 5 yrs.. Born 1980 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan (Former Soviet Republic).. Related to Davlat Khudonazarov - first democratic presidential candidate in Tajikistan.. Parents, Safarsho Merobshoev & Aziza Nazarova were politically active/visible.. Came to U.. in March of 1994, under political asylum.. Parents are jewelry business owners.. Sister, Madina Merobshoeva lives in New Jersey.. EDUCATION:.. George Mason High School.. George Mason University BA in English.. Singer/songwriter - completing work on first album.. Previous work: Carpet Installer, Managing family  ...   People a Charitable Organization for Elderly Care in India.. Began his career in India working for an export company.. (1976-1983).. Worked in Saudi Arabia for an export company.. (1984-1986).. Worked for a division of Forbes in India.. (1986-1988).. Served in several positions for different organizations in USA.. (1988-2000).. Born and educated in Hyderabad, India.. Moved to the U.. with wife and two kids in 1988.. Settled in Germantown, Maryland with a wife and 3 daughters.. : An interview with two C-SPAN employees who have emigrated to America from Tajikistan & India..

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    Descriptive info: August 14, 2005.. Robert Kahn.. Corporation for National Research Initiatives, Chairman & CEO.. Robert E.. Kahn is Chairman & CEO for the Corporation for National Research Initiatives.. Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories.. Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT.. Joined Bolt, Beranek and Newman, where he was responsible for the system design of the Arpanet.. Director of DARPA's Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO).. M.. and Ph.. degrees from Princeton University in 1962 and 1964 respectively.. E.. from the City College of New York in 1960.. Honorary degrees from Princeton University, University of Pavia, ETH Zurich, University of Maryland, George Mason University, and the University of Central Florida.. Honorary fellowship from University College, London..  ...   Association for Computing Machinery.. Former member of the President's Information Technology Advisory Committee.. A former member of the Board of Regents of the National Library of Medicine and the President's Advisory Council on the National Information Infrastructure.. While Director of IPTO he initiated the United States government's Strategic Computing Program.. Co-inventor of the TCP/IP protocols and was responsible for originating DARPA's Internet Program.. Coined the term National Information Infrastructure (NII) in the mid 1980s which later became more widely known as the Information Super Highway.. Co-inventor of Knowbot programs, mobile software agents in the network environment.. : Robert Kahn discusses his involvement in the creation of the internet, its future and usage worldwide today..

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    Descriptive info: August 7, 2005.. David McCullough.. Author & Historian.. David McCullough's newest book, 1776, tells the story of those who marched with George Washington in the fateful year of the Declaration of Independence, including General Henry Knox.. The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, The Path between the Seas, Mornings on Horseback, Brave Companions, Truman and John Adams.. AWARDS:.. Twice winner of the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize and the Francis Parkman Prize.. For his work overall, he has been honored by the National Book Foundation Distinguished Contribution to American Letters Award, the National Humanities Medal, and the New York Public Library's Literary Lion  ...   American Historians.. Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.. Editor, essayist, teacher, lecturer, and familiar presence on public television as host of Smithsonian World, The American Experience, & narrator of numerous documentaries including The Civil War and Napoleon.. Narrator's voice in Seabiscuit.. PERSONAL:.. Born in Pittsburgh.. Lives in West Tisbury, Massachusetts with his wife Rosalee Barnes McCullough.. They have five children and seventeen grandchildren.. McCullough discusses his life and work as a historian and author of many publications including his most recent book,.. 1776.. The interview took place at the Montpelier House, home of the.. General Henry Knox Museum.. in Thomaston, Maine..

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    Descriptive info: July 31, 2005.. Eliot Cohen.. Johns Hopkins University (SAIS), Strategic Studies Program, Director.. Cohen came to SAIS in 1990 and is professor of Strategic Studies at the Paul H.. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University.. Eliot Cohen is Robert E.. Osgood Professor of Strategic Studies at the Paul H.. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University.. PREVIOUS:.. Directed the US Air Force s official multi-volume study of the Gulf War, the Gulf War Air Power Survey.. Served on the policy planning staff of the Office of the Secretary of Defense.. Taught at the Naval War College (Department of Strategy).. Taught at  ...   Tanks & Missiles: Israel s Security Revolution, co-author (1998).. Revolution in Warfare? Air Power in the Gulf, co-author (1995).. Gulf War Air Power Survey, editor (1993).. Military Misfortunes: The Anatomy of Failure in Twentieth Century Warfare, co-author (1990).. Citizens and Soldiers: The Dilemmas of Military Service (1985).. Commandos and Politicians: Elite Military Units in Modern Democracies (1978).. Cohen discusses his article in the Washington Post, "A Hawk Questions Himself as His Son Goes to War.. " In the article he re-examines his support for the war in Iraq.. His son is a second lieutenant in the Army and will be going to Iraq soon.. Eliot Cohen's Washington Post Op-Ed..

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    Descriptive info: July 17, 2005.. Tracy Weber.. Los Angeles Times, Metro Reporter.. Los Angeles Times reporter since 2003.. Reporter, Metro investigative projects team.. Metro projects reporter, 1994-2000.. Senior projects reporter; legal affairs reporter, religion and general assignment reporter, 1989-94.. Los Angeles Herald Examiner, general assignment reporter, 1989.. Pan American Health Organization Award, 2000.. Numerous Press Club and CNPA Awards.. University of California at Berkeley M.. , Journalism, 1989.. , English Literature, 1985.. Born: La Grange, Illinois; Married.. Two children.. Charles Ornstein.. Los Angeles Times reporter since 2001.. Dallas Morning News, Intern, 1995-96; reporter, Metro section, 1996-97 Health care business reporter, 1997-2000; Washington correspondent, 2000-01.. Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, executive editor, 1995.. Los Angeles Times Editorial Awards,  ...   1999-2000.. Katie Award, Press Club of Dallas, Best Business Feature Story, 1999.. Finalist, Livingston Award for coverage of American Home Products Corp, 1999.. , History and Psychology (May 1996), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.. Summa Cum Laude.. Phi Beta Kappa.. Born: Detroit, Michigan; Married.. : Their series,.. "The Troubles at King/Drew.. ".. Charles & Tracy were the lead reporters who spent a year investigating Martin Luther King Jr.. /Drew Medical Center, located in Los Angeles.. The series, which was published in December 2004, focused on the hospital's medical lapses, its managerial problems and the political situation there.. The newspaper received a Pulitzer Prize Award for Public Service and a RFK Memorial Journalism Award for the series..

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    Descriptive info: July 10, 2005.. Kenneth Feinberg.. Sept.. 11th Victim Compensation Fund, Former Special Master.. Managing Partner & Founder (in 1993) of the Feinberg Group, a law firm specializing in the negotiated resolution of complex legal disputes, located in Washington, D.. C.. Appointed by the Attorney General of the United States to serve as the Federal Special Master of the.. 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001.. In this capacity, he developed & promulgated the Regulations governing the administration of the Fund & administered all aspects of the program, such as evaluating applications, determining appropriate compensation & disseminating awards.. Member of Presidential Advisory Commission on Human Radiation Experiments (1994-95); Presidential Commission on Catastrophic Nuclear Accidents (1989-90) & the Carnegie Commission Task Force on Science and Technology in Judicial and Regulatory Decision Making (1989-93).. Partner at Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler (1980-93).. Administrative Assistant to Sen.. Edward M.. Kennedy (1977-79).. Special Counsel, United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary (1975-80).. Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District  ...   and arbitrator in thousands of disputes involving such issues as Agent Orange product liability, mass torts, breach of contract, antitrust and civil RICO violations, civil fraud, product liability, insurance coverage, and various commercial and environmental matters.. Also one of three arbitrators selected to determine the fair market value of the original Zapruder film of the Kennedy assassination and was one of two arbitrators selected to determine the allocation of legal fees in the Holocaust slave labor litigation.. cum laude from the University of Massachusetts in 1967 and his J.. from New York University School of Law in 1970, where he was Articles Editor of the Law Review.. PUBLICATIONS:.. author of numerous articles and essays on mediation, mass torts and other matters.. : He discusses his work administering the fund created by Congress for the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks.. He is also the author of a new book, ".. What is Life Worth?: The Unprecedented Effort to Compensate the Victims of 9/11..

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