• Robert Gates – Rebecca Costa

    Robert Gates – Rebecca Costa

    Robert Michael Gates served as the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011. After 26 years working for both the CIA and the National Security Council, Gates was asked by President George W. Bush to replace Donald Rumsfeld as secretary of defense in 2006. He served in…

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  • Clarence Page – Rebecca Costa

    Clarence Page – Rebecca Costa

    Clarence Page, the 1989 Pulitzer Prize winner for Commentary, has been a columnist and a member of the Chicago Tribune's editorial board since July 1984. His column is syndicated nationally by Tribune Media Services. Page is an occasional guest panelist on The McLaughlin Group, a regular contributor of essays to…

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  • Michio Kaku – Rebecca Costa

    Michio Kaku – Rebecca Costa

    Dr. Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, best-selling author, acclaimed public speaker, renowned futurist and popularizer of science. As co-founder of String Field Theory, Dr. Kaku carries on Einstein's quest to unite the four fundamental forces of nature into a single grand theory of everything.

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  • Molly Knight Raskin – Rebecca Costa

    Molly Knight Raskin – Rebecca Costa

    Molly Knight Raskin is a freelance writer, reporter and producer with more than a decade of experience in national media. She worked as an editor and reporter for The Baltimore Sun, as a political reporter for “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer,” and has produced two hour-long documentaries for PBS: “Where…

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  • Patrick Kennedy – Rebecca Costa

    Patrick Kennedy – Rebecca Costa

    Patrick Joseph Kennedy II is former US Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district serving from 1995 until 2011. He was a chief sponsor of one of the major pieces of legislation of 2008, the Mental Health Parity Act, a bill requiring most group health plans to provide coverage for…

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  • Michael Steele – Rebecca Costa

    Michael Steele – Rebecca Costa

    Michael Steele is an American politician and MSNBC political analyst. Steele served as the first African-American chairman of the Republican National Committee from January 2009 until January 2011. From 2003 to 2007, he was the seventh Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, the first African American elected to statewide office in Maryland.…

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  • Gray Davis – Rebecca Costa

    Gray Davis – Rebecca Costa

    Gray Davis is an American Democratic politician who served as California's 37th Governor from 1999 until being recalled in 2003. During his time as Governor, Davis made education his top priority and as a result standardized test scores increased for five straight years. Davis signed the nation's first state law…

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  • Jane Goodall – Rebecca Costa

    Jane Goodall – Rebecca Costa

    Jane Goodall is a British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace. Considered to be the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, Goodall is best known for her 45-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania. She is the founder of the…

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  • T. Boone Pickens – Rebecca Costa

    This Saturday on The Costa Report, T. Boone Pickens. 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 lengthy accolades, Financial World named him CEO of the Decade in…

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  • John McAfee – Rebecca Costa

    John McAfee is a British-American computer programmer. In 1987, McAfee founded McAfee Associates, a computer anti-virus company that was the first to distribute anti-virus software using the shareware business model. Other business ventures that he founded included Tribal Voice, which developed one of the first instant messaging programs, PowWow. In…

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