• Joseph A. Califano Jr. – Rebecca Costa

    Joseph A. Califano Jr. – Rebecca Costa

    Joseph A. Califano, Jr. was the 12th United States Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare from January 1977 to August 1979, appointed by Jimmy Carter. He is also the founder and former chairman of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA Columbia). In 2010, Califano…

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  • Thom Hartmann – Rebecca Costa

    Thom Hartmann – Rebecca Costa

    Thom Hartmann is a progressive internationally syndicated talk show host, author, entrepreneur, and humanitarian. In 2013, Hartmann was granted an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Goddard College, Washington. He is the New York Times bestselling, 4-times Project Censored Award winning author of more than 20 books on diverse topics…

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  • Phil Gramm – Rebecca Costa

    Phil Gramm – Rebecca Costa

    William Phillip Gramm is an American economist and politician. Currently, Gramm is vice chairman of the Investment Bank division of UBS AG, supporting their dealings with key clients. Prior to his position at UBS AG, Gramm served as a Democratic Congressman, as well as a Republican Congressman and Senator. He…

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  • John Sculley – Rebecca Costa

    John Sculley – Rebecca Costa

    John Sculley III is an American businessman, entrepreneur and investor in high-tech startups. He is most known for his positions as CEO of Pepsi-Cola and Apple, as well as his expertise in disruptive marketing strategies. Sculley uses his past business experiences to act as a mentor for others through his…

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  • Candy Crowley – Rebecca Costa

    Candy Crowley – Rebecca Costa

    Candy Crowley is CNN's award-winning chief political correspondent and anchor of State of the Union with Candy Crowley. Crowley has interviewed many key political figures and has covered pivotal news events in U.S. politics. In 2012, Crowley became the first woman to moderate a presidential debate in two decades and…

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  • Ronald J. Ryan – Rebecca Costa

    Ronald J. Ryan – Rebecca Costa

    Ronald J. Ryan is founder and CEO of Ryan ALM, Inc., an assets and liability management firm whose core products include Liability Index Funds and Liability Hedge Funds. Prior to the founding Ryan ALM, Inc., Ryan founded and served as President at two other companies Ryan Labs, Inc. and Ryan…

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  • Best of 2014: T. Boone Pickens – Rebecca Costa

    Best of 2014: T. Boone Pickens – Rebecca Costa

    T. Boone Pickens is an American business magnate and financier. Pickens chairs the hedge fund BP Capital Management. He was a well-known takeover operator and corporate raider during the 1980s. Among his many accolades, Financial World named him CEO of the Decade in 1989 and Oil and Gas Investor listed…

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  • John Ross – Rebecca Costa

    John Ross – Rebecca Costa

    John F. Ross is an award winning author and active adventurer. He was formerly the editor of American Heritage and Invention & Technology magazines as well as having served on the Board of Editors of Smithsonian Magazine where he wrote four cover stories. Ross has traveled on assignment all over…

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  • Daniel Ellsberg

    Daniel Ellsberg

    Daniel Ellsberg is an activist and former United States military analyst who is most well known for his studies on what is known as the Ellsberg paradox as well as his involvement with the Pentagon Papers. In 1967 Ellsberg worked on the top secret McNamara study of U.S. decision-making in…

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  • Trent Lott – Rebecca Costa

    Trent Lott – Rebecca Costa

    Chester Trent Lott Sr. is a former United States Senator from Mississippi who served in numerous leadership positions in both the United States House of Representatives and the Senate. After getting his start in politics as an administrative assistant, Lott ran successfully for the U.S. Senate in 1988. He then…

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