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    2003 Participants

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    Patch Adams

      Fool, Arlington

    Paul Andres

      President, Andres Investments, Inc., Brookline, New Hampshire

    Richard Aregood

      Editorial Page Editor, The Star-Ledger, Newark

    Bijoux Barbosa

    Rony Barrak

      Percussionist, Zouk Mikael, Lebanon

    Loretta A. Barrett

      Literary Agent, New York City

    Mary Catherine Bateson

      Cultural Anthropologist; Visiting Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge

    David Bernknopf

      Principal, Atamira Communications, Marietta, Georgia

    Marcus W. Brauchli

      National News Editor, The Wall Street Journal, Brooklyn

    Janet Breslin-Smith

      Chair, Department of National Security Strategy, National War College, Washington

    Jane Bullock

      Disaster Management Specialist, Reston, Virginia

    Oscar Castro-Neves

      Musician and Composer, Los Angeles

    Bill Christison

      Writer; Central Intelligence Agency Political Analyst (ret.), Santa Fe

    Kathy Christison

      Writer; Central Intelligence Agency Political Analyst (ret.), Santa Fe

    Bill Clifford

      Journalist, Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Geoff Cline

      Music Attorney; Activist, Dripping Springs, Texas

    Marie Csete

      Physician; Scientist, Atlanta

    Olga M. Davidson

      Professor of Comparative Literature, Brandeis University; Chairman, Ilex Foundation, Boston

    Sara Davidson

      Writer, Santa Monica

    Erik Deutsch

    Bernardine Dohrn

      Associate Clinical Professor; Director, Children and Family Justice Center, Northwestern University School of Law Legal Clinic, Chicago

    Marietta Wetherill Eaton

      Assistant Monument Manager for Cultural and Earth Sciences, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Kanab, Utah

    Roger Ebert

      Film Critic; Journalist, The Chicago Sun-Times; C0-host,Ebert & Roeper and the Movies, Chicago

    Alice Elliott

      Documentary Filmmaker, New York City

    Patricia Elliott

      Actress, New York City

    Daniel Ellsberg

      Writer; Activist

    Sylvia G. Escamilla

      President and Founder, John Langdon Down Foundation, Mexico City

    Maddalena A. Fallucchi

      Theatre Director; Manager of Cultural Events, Rome

    Maggie Farley

      U.N. Bureau Chief, Los Angeles Times, Brooklyn

    Sally Fay

      Writer; Performer, Mt. Kisco, New York

    David Finkle

      Writer, New York City

    Rich Forster

      Poetics, Rochester, New York

    Michael Franc

      Vice President, Government Relations, The Heritage Foundation, Washington

    Lee C. Gerhard

      Principal Geologist, Kansas Geological Survey, Lawrence

    Richard Greene

      Fiddler, Los Angeles

    John Grim

      Professor of Comparative Religions, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

    Don Grusin

      Composer, Arranger and Producer, Calbasas, California

    Laurent Guérin

      Photojournalist, Taos

    Ina Levin Gyemant

      Superior Court Judge (ret.), San Francisco

    Marilyn G. Haft

      Attorney, New York City

    Sonya Hamlin

      Author; Lecturer; Television Contributor, New York City

    Alan Harris

      Planetary Scientist, Space Science Institute, La Cañada, California

    Jay Harris

      Publisher, Mother Jones, San Francisco

    Kim Hendrickson

      Executive Producer, The Criterion Collection, New York City

    Allen Hermann

    Simon Hoggart

      Parliamentary Correspondent, The Guardian, London

    Brian Hollywood

      Journalist, BBC News and Current Affairs, Belfast

    Jean Houston

      Lecturer; Author, Ashland, Oregon

    Andy Ihnatko

      Columnist, The Chicago Sun-Times, Westwood, Massachusetts

    Molly Ivins

      Author; Syndicated Columnist, Austin, Texas

    Aaron Jacobs

      Publisher, quench Magazine, Los Angeles

    David Jacobs

      Writer; Television Producer, Los Angeles

    Diana Jacobs

      Artist, Los Angeles

    Lionel M. Jensen

      Chair and Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Notre Dame, South Bend

    Charles Jess

      Country Officer for Vietnam, U.S. Department of State, McLean, Virginia

    Paul Jones

      Director, ibiblio.org; Professor/Researcher, Journalism and Mass Communication, Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

    Kenneth David Kaunda

      President of the Republic of Zambia (1964-1991); Balfour African President in Residence, African Presidential Archives and Research Center, Boston University

    Daniel Kingsley

      Chief Executive Officer, Global Trade and Technology Network, Washington

    Achim Ködderman

      Philosopher, State University of New York, Oneonta

    David Lai

      Professor, Department of Strategy and International Security Studies, United States Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama

    Mildred Robbins Leet

      Development Practitioner, New York City

    Gene Libbea

    William Bryce Lloyd

      Landscape Architect, Kanab, Utah

    Dorothy Marcic

      Professor, Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University, Nashville

    Mike Marlier

    Jurek Martin

      Columnist, Financial Times, Washington

    Ross Martin

    Frederick Marx

      Independent Filmmaker, San Francisco

    Ellen McGirt

      Writer; Columnist, MONEY Magazine, New York City

    George McGovern

      Honorary United Nations Global Ambassador for Hunger; Former Senator

    Terry McNally

      Radio Host; Media Consultant; Screenwriter; Author, Los Angeles

    Anthony J. Mohr

      Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles

    Bob Montgomery

      Musician; Educator, Denver

    Thereza da Motta

      Poet; Publisher; Translator, Rio de Janeiro

    Joaquin Muñoz

      Research Assistant, Carl Hayden Bee Research Center; Spiritual Leader, Pasqua Yaqui Tribe, Tucson

    William Nack

      Freelance Writer, Washington

    Derek Nash

      Jazz Musician; Composer; Record Company Director, Producer and Engineer, Bexley, Kent

    Abby Newton

      Musician, New York City

    Daniel Odescalchi

      Political Consultant, Pleasant Valley, New York

    Ruth Oratz

      Medical Oncologist; Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York City

    Stephanie Oswald

      Editor-in-Chief, travelgirl Magazine, Decatur, Georgia

    Susan Parenti

      Composer; Teacher, School for Designing a Society, Urbana, Illinois

    Philip Plait

      Author; Astronomer, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California

    Charlie Provenza

    Nelson Rangell

      Musician, Littleton, Colorado

    Natali Rene

      Vocalist; Songwriter, Los Angeles

    Michael Renner

      Writer; Senior Researcher, Worldwatch Institute, Riverhead, New York

    Reynold Reynolds

      Media Artist, New York City

    Richard Rodriguez

      Author; Journalist, San Francisco

    Ken Rutherford

      Professor, Political Science, Southwest Missouri State University; Co-founder, Landmine Survivors Network, Springfield

    Nicholas Sabwa

      Economist; Policy Analyst, Bladensburg, Maryland

    Yasin Samatar

      Student, The John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University; Intern, United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations, South Orange, New Jersey

    Donal Scannell

      Filmmaker; Writer, Dublin

    Stuart Schoffman

      Columnist, Jerusalem Report; Koppelman Scholar-in-Residence, Anti-Defamation League; Research Fellow, Shalom Hartman Institute of Advanced Judaic Studies, Jerusalem

    Qin Shao

      Professor of History, The College of New Jersey, Ewing

    Ralph Sharon

      Pianist, Boulder

    Laurie Sherman

      International Trade and Telecommunications Lawyer, Arlington

    Limor Shiponi

      Multidisciplinary Artist, Zichron, Yaakov, Israel

    Leonard Shlain

      Chairman Laparoscopic Surgery, California Pacific Medical Center; Professor of Surgery, University of California; Author, San Francisco

    Seth Shostak

      Astronomer, SETI Institute, Mountain View, California

    Alan Simms

      DJ; Producer, Belfast

    Anthony W. Sinclair

      Director, Emerging Markets, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Washington

    Jim Smith

      Brigadier General, United States Air Force (ret.), Washington

    Lael Stegall

      Social Change Advocate, Deer Isle, Maine

    Michael Stoff

      History Professor, University of Texas, Austin

    Johanna Stoyva

      Producer and Presenter, Newsline, Radio Netherlands International, Amsterdam

    Michael Tarazi

      Legal Advisor to the Palestine Liberation Organization, Washington

    Lynne Taylor-Corbett

      Director-Choreographer for Theatre, Film and Ballet, Rockville Centre, New York

    Barbara J. Thompson

      Astrophysicist, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Greenbelt, Maryland

    Sallie Trout

      Product and Space Designer; Principal, Trout Studios, Dripping Springs, Texas

    Mary Evelyn Tucker

      Professor of Asian Religions, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

    Harvey Wasserman

      Author; Activist, Columbus, Ohio

    Liz Weir

      Storyteller, Antrim, Northern Ireland

    Reginald Wilkinson

      Director, Ohio Department of Rehabilition and Correction, Kettering, Ohio

    Marco Williams

      Filmmaker; Professor, Department of Film and Television, New York University

    Timothy E. Wirth

      President, United Nations Foundation, Washington

    Carol Annia Yannacone

      Educator; Environmental Activist, Patchogue, New York

    Victor Yannacone

      Attorney, Yannacone & Yannacone, Patchogue, New York