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    2009 Participants

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    Gordon Adams

      Professor of International Relations, School of International Service, American University, Washington

    Margot Adler

      New York City Correspondent, National Public Radio

    Justo Almario

      Reedman; Composer; Arranger, Pasadena

    Ziad J. Asali

      Founder and President, American Task Force on Palestine, Washington

    Ramin Bahrani

      Filmmaker

    Bijoux Barbosa

      Musician, Denver

    Rony Barrak

      Musician, Beirut

    Roberta Baskin

      Investigative Reporter, Washington

    David Bender

      Host, Politically Direct, Air America, New York City

    Chip Berlet

      Senior Analyst, Political Research Associates, Somerville, Massachusetts

    Charlie Bisharat

      Musician, Pacific Palisades, California

    Lillian Boutté

      Entertainer; Singer, Beidenfleth, Germany

    Janet Breslin-Smith

      Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of National Security Strategy, National War College, Washington

    George Butler

      Filmmaker, Holderness, New Hampshire

    Henry Butler

      Musician, New Orleans

    Hal Cannon

      Founding Director, The Western Folklife Center and the Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Salt Lake City

    Oscar Castro-Neves

      Musician and Composer, Los Angeles

    Wendy Chamberlin

      President, Middle East Institute; Ambassador, United States Department of State (ret.), Washington

    Michael Chorost

      Author; Visiting Professor, ASL and Deaf Studies, Gallaudet University, Washington

    Joseph Cirincione

      President, Ploughshares Fund, Washington

    Greg Collins

      Managing Director, The Lakeline Group, Shanghai

    Kay Danes

      Author; Humanitarian, Capalaba, Australia

    Chaz Hammel-Smith Ebert

      Vice President, The Ebert Company, Chicago

    Roger Ebert

      Film Critic; Journalist, The Chicago Sun-Times

    Michael Elliott

      Editor, Time International, New York City

    Jim Emerson

      Writer; Film Critic; Editor, Seattle

    Margaret Engel

      Director, The Alicia Patterson Journalism Foundation, Washington

    Sharon Y. Eubanks

      Senior Pro Bono Counsel, Holland & Knight, Washington

    Alex Filippenko

      Professor of Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley

    Mike Franc

      Vice President, Government Relations, The Heritage Foundation, Washington

    Robert George

      Associate Editorial Page Editor, New York Post, New York City

    James Glanz

      Journalist, The New York Times

    John Gliedman

      Author, New York City

    Brad Goode

      Professor of Music, University of Colorado at Boulder

    Jonathan Granoff

      President, Global Security Institute, New York City

    Dave Grusin

      Musician; Composer; Arranger, Santa Fe

    Don Grusin

      Music and Video Producer; Composer; Arranger, Los Angeles

    Mel Gurtov

      Professor of Political Science and International Studies, Hatfield School of Government, Portland State University

    Charles T. (Chuck) Hagel

      Distinguished Professor in the Practice of National Governance, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington

    Jim Hansen

      Director, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York City

    Jay Harris

      President and Publisher, Mother Jones, San Francisco

    Azmat Hassan

      Professor, The John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey

    Maria Hinojosa

      Senior Correspondent, NOW, PBS; Anchor and Managing Editor, Latino USA, National Public Radio; Anchor, One on One with Maria Hinojosa, WGBH/La Plaza, New York City

    Simon Hoggart

      Parliamentary Correspondent, The Guardian, London

    Barbara Ibrahim

      Director, Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement, American University, Cairo

    Saad Eddin Ibrahim

      Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

    Andy Ihnatko

      Tech Columnist, The Chicago Sun-Times, Westwood, Massachusetts

    Martin S. Indyk

      Director; Saban Center for Middle East Policy; Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies Program, Brookings Institution, Washington

    Malou Innocent

      Foreign Policy Analyst, Cato Institute, Washington

    Juniper Jairala

      EVA Test Engineer, NASA Johnson Space Center; Fire Dancer, Luminosity and Zion's Flame Troupes, Houston

    Lynne d Johnson

      Senior Editor and Community Director, FastCompany.com, New York City

    Peter Thabit Jones

      Author, Wales

    Teresa Jordan

      Author, Salt Lake City

    Robert G. Kaufman

      Professor of Political Science, School of Public Policy, Pepperdine University, Malibu

    Lorelei Kelly

      Director, National Security Program, American Progressive Caucus Policy Foundation, Washington

    Lesa Snider King

      Photographer; Technology Author and Trainer, Danbury, Connecticut

    Val Koromzay

      Economist, Belleme, France

    Achim Köddermann

      Professor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Oneonta

    Patrick Leonard

      Musician; Composer; Record Producer, Los Angeles

    Susan Love

      Author; President and Medical Director, Susan Love Research Foundation; Clinical Professor of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

    Sanjoy Mahajan

      Associate Director, Teaching and Learning Laboratory and Lecturer, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

    Carolyn Makinson

      Executive Director, Women’s Refugee Commission, New York City

    Mike Marlier

      Professor of Music, University of Denver

    Jurek Martin

      Columnist, Financial Times, Washington

    Deirdre N. McCloskey

      Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication, University of Illinois at Chicago

    Bruce C. McKenna

      Screenwriter; Producer, Santa Fe

    Terrence McNally

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

    William Nack

      Freelance Writer, Washington

    Jennifer Nordstrom

      Campaign Coordinator, Carbon-Free, Nuclear-Free Campaign, Institute for Energy and Environmental Research, Takoma Park, Maryland

    Daniel Odescalchi

      President, Strategic Advantage International, Pleasant Valley, New York

    Sidney Perkowitz

      Professor of Physics, Emory University, Atlanta

    Allan Peterson

      Poet; Visual Artist, Gulf Breeze, Florida

    John Prendergast

      Co-chair, The ENOUGH Project

    Bill Reinert

      National Manager, Advanced Technology, Toyota Motor Sales, USA

    Evelyn Resh

      Sexuality Counselor; Director, Sexual Health Services, Canyon Ranch Resorts, Great Barrington, Massachusetts

    Harvey Rishikof

      Professor Emeritus of Law and National Security Studies, National War College, Washington

    Josh Rushing

      International Correspondent; Television Producer; Author, Austin, Texas

    Kirsten Sanford

      Host and Producer, This Week in Science

    Howard Schultz

      President, Lighthearted Entertainment, Burbank

    Susan Shaer

      Executive Director, Women's Action for New Directions (WAND), Arlington, Massachusetts

    Molly Sheridan

      Managing Editor, NewMusicBox.org; Director, CounterstreamRadio.org, American Music Center, Baltimore

    Shodekeh

      Beatboxer, Hip Hop Artist, Baltimore

    Seth Shostak

      Senior Astronomer, SETI Institute, Mountain View, California

    Laura Simms

      Storyteller, New York City

    E. Benjamin Skinner

      Author, Brooklyn

    Jim Smith

      Brigadier General, United States Air Force (ret.), Salem, New Hampshire

    Gillian Sorensen

      Senior Advisor, United Nations Foundation, New York City

    Fintan R. Steele

      Director, Science Education and Communication, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge

    Michelle Thaller

      Astronomer and Science Communicator, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

    Nestor Torres

      Musician, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida

    Sanho Tree

      Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington

    James A. Trengrove

      Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Barnaby Woods Group, Washington

    Sam Webb

      National Chair, Communist Party, USA, New York City

    Liz Weir

      Storyteller; Writer, Antrim, Northern Ireland

    Isaiah (Ike) Wilson, III

      Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army; Academy and Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences, United States Military Academy, West Point

    Timothy E. Wirth

      President, United Nations Foundation and Better World Fund, Washington

    Ann Wright

      Colonel, United States Army (ret.), Honolulu

    Kay Yoshikawa

      Vice President of Operations and Treasurer, The International Committee of Artists for Peace, Santa Monica

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