"Renaissance Thinking About the Issues of Our Day"
Thom interviews the former ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton, about his new book: "Surrender Is Not an Option: Defending America At The United Nations And Abroad".
Paul Krugman is with is the professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University, professor at the London School of Economics, a nationally syndicated op-ed columnist, named columnist of the year by Editor & Publisher magazine for his column in the New York Times which he writes twice a week, and the winner of the John Bates Clark Medal, the most prized award given to American economists. He is the author of "The Conscience of a Liberal".
Thom Hartmann interviewed presidential candidate former Senator John Edwards about the latest Democratic presidential candidate debate, the Kyl-Lieberman amendment and campaign finance.
John Dean was the White House legal counsel to president Nixon for a thousand days. He served as Chief Minority Counsel for the House Judiciary Committee, Associate Deputy Attorney General in the US Department of Justice, the author of three truly brilliant, brilliant books: "Worse Than Watergate: The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush", "Conservatives Without Conscience", and "Broken Government: How Republican Rule Destroyed the Legislative, Executive and Judicial Branches".
Jonathan Mooney is the author of a book called, "The Short Bus - A Journey Beyond Normal". He is dyslexic and ADD, diagnosed in 4th grade, dropped out of school for a year in 6th grade. He was told that he'd flip burgers and end up in jail by a high school guidance counselor, yet graduated from Brown University with an honors degree in English Literature and became an activist in the field of learning diversity.
Leonardo DiCaprio stars in and put together the film the 11th Hour.
Dan Rather may be the most famous journalist in the world. He served as anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News from March 9, 1981 to March 9, 2005, the longest such tenure in broadcast journalism history. He is now the anchor and managing editor of Dan Rather Reports, which started broadcasting on HDNet in November, 2006, www.hd.net is the web site. Tonight, Dan Rather has an extraordinary special on voting machines.
Thom, concerning Diane Feinstein and others voting for the FISA Act (which he thinks was a mistake).
Bernie, a member of the Senate Budget Committee, on Thursday 02 August voted against the confirmation of former Rep. Jim Nussle to be the White House budget director and placed a hold on the nomination. Thom played a portion of the hearing.
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