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Jerry Brown

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Edmund Gerald Jerry" Brown, Jr.is an American politician who has previously served and is currently serving as the Governor of California. He is the son of Pat Brown, the 32nd Governor of California. Brown served as Governor between 1975 and 1983, and again from 2011. Both before and after his first two terms as governor, Brown has served in various... read full bio

Jerry Parr

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Jerry S. Parr is a retired Secret Service Agent, who is best known for being one of the agents protecting President Reagan on the day of his assassination attempt on March 30, 1981.On March 30, 1981, John Hinckley, Jr. opened fire on newly elected President Reagan as Reagan exited the Washington Hilton Hotel after giving a speech. Upon hearing gun... read full bio

Jesse Ventura

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Shocking the political establishment, Jesse Ventura was elected the 38th Governor of Minnesota on November 3, 1998, the first-ever Reform Party candidate to win statewide office. Born in Minneapolis, Ventura joined the Navy immediately after High school and was trained as a SEAL. He served in the Navy for six years during the Vietnam era. He then went on to... read full bio

Jim Hightower

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National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author, Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks. Twice elected Texas Agriculture Commissioner, Hightower believes that the true political spectrum is not right to left but top to bottom, and he... read full bio

Jim Leach

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Jim Leach is a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa. In Congress, Leach chaired the House Committee on Banking and Financial Services. The legislation he is perhaps best known for is the 1999 Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, one of the seminal pieces of banking legislation of the 20th century. The GrammLeachBliley Act (GLB), also known as the Financial... read full bio

Joe Lockhart

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Joe Lockhart served as White House Press Secretary and former assistant to President Clinton. This witty and wise political strategist faced the world's news media daily explaining all of the President's actions and statements in one of the most visible positions in Washington. Joe talks candidly and humorously about the players on the Washington scene and the issues facing industry... read full bio

John Brennan

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John Brennan is a three-decade veteran intelligence official who revolutionized the CIA, now available to provide audiences with valuable insights for an ever-changing world. As the CIA Director under President Obama, Brennan oversaw efforts to protect the country from terrorism and respond to natural disasters, meeting with the President on a daily basis. Prior to becoming Director, he advised President... read full bio

John McLaughlin (Speaker)

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With his fast-paced banter and bombastic commentary, John McLaughlin cuts to the chase of today's political issues. As a hard-driving yet humorous host, John McLaughlin is trusted by millions of Americans each week to shred Washingtonian jargon and strategy to its basic, understandable elements. He is the creator, executive producer, and host of two of America's most talked about weekly... read full bio

John Ralston Saul

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Award-winning essayist and novelist, John Ralston Saul has had a growing impact on political and economic thought in many countries. Declared a prophet" by TIME magazine, he is included in the prestigious Utne Reader's list of the world's 100 leading thinkers and visionaries. He is particularly known for his commentaries on the nature of individualism, citizenship and the public good;... read full bio

Jonathan Kozol

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Giving voice to those who are seldom heard, Kozol's best sellers have influenced America's social agenda for over 25 years. His landmark Death at an Early Age pioneered the fight to save our inner-city schools. Illiterate America launched the campaign against illiteracy. And his ground-breaking Rachel and Her Children ignited a national debate on homelessness. His latest book is Amazing... read full bio

Jose Miguel Insulza

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Jos Miguel Insulza Salinas is a Chilean politician and statesman. In May 2005 he became the Secretary General of the Organization of American States. He is nicknamed El Panzer for his drive and reputation due to his ability to take political heat with little apparent damage. During the 1973 Chilean coup detat, Insulza was prohibited to enter Chile. He lived... read full bio

Joyce Banda

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Rated by Forbes as the 40th most powerful woman in the world, and the most powerful woman in Africa, Joyce Banda is a Malawian politician and former President of Malawi from 2013 to 2014. She is also the leader and founder of the People's Party. She became president after the former president suddenly died. Before becoming the first female president... read full bio

Kay Bailey Hutchison

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Kay Bailey Hutchison (born Kathryn Ann Bailey) is the senior United States Senator from Texas. She is a member of the Republican Party. In 2001, she was named one of the thirty most powerful women in America by Ladies Home Journal. The first woman to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate, Hutchison also became the first Texas U.S. senator to... read full bio

Ken Adelman

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An interactive solution to your events educational and entertainment needs, Ken Adelmans Shakespeare In Charge" program uses lessons drawn from Shakespeares classic plays to teach essential business and interpersonal skills that will help you and your organization be successful in todays world. Based on Shakespeare in Charge: The Bards Guide to Leading and Succeeding on the Business Stage, the management... read full bio

Kenneth Apfel

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As Social Security comes to the forefront of the national agenda, former Commissioner of Social Security Kenneth Apfel is a leading voice in an increasingly heated debate surrounding the Bush administrations proposals to privatize the system. Apfel is one of the foremost experts on the complexities of the Social Security system. He has testified before the U.S. Congress, appeared on... read full bio

Lawrence Kudlow

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Lawrence Kudlow is CEO of Kudlow & Co., LLC, an economic and investment research firm. He also hosts CNBCs The Kudlow Report, and The Larry Kudlow Show on WABC Radio. Mr. Kudlow is a nationally syndicated columnist, a contributing editor of National Review magazine, as well as a columnist and economics editor for National Review Online. He is the author... read full bio

Lawrence Lessig

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Lawrence Lessig is an American political and academic activist that specializes in the reduction of legal restrictions on copyright, trademark, and radio frequency laws, particularly in technology applications. Activism aside, he is also the director of the Edmond J Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University as well as a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He was also,... read full bio

Lawrence O'Donnell

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Lawrence O'Donnell brings his extraordinary background in politics, entertainment and news as host of the The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell" on MSNBC. He was an MSNBC political analyst since the network's launch in 1996 and had previously appeared as a frequent guest host on MSNBC's primetime programs, weighing in on the headlines and what's behind them. Prior to joining... read full bio

Lech Walesa

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From electrician to labor leader to the first democratically elected President of Poland, the path Lech Walesas life has taken has left a changed world in its passing. In 1980, Walesa led the 10 million-member Solidarity Labor Movement that inspired fear in the hearts of communist leadership and hope in the hearts of those starved for freedom. Despite the crackdown... read full bio

Maria Contreras-Sweet

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Maria Contreras-Sweet's family emigrated from Mexico, and with tremendous drive, ambition and a deep appreciation for the opportunities afforded to her in America, Contreras-Sweet accomplished her dream as a legislator, when she became the first Latina in California state government to hold a cabinet position as Secretary of Business, Transportation and Housing. The incredible tale of her rise from poverty... read full bio



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