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March 25, 2006 - Judy Woodruff

A journalist, best known for her long-running program Inside Politics on CNN, has covered every presidential election cycle since 1976, reporting live from the battleground states in 2004, talking to voters and exploring key issues facing the country.  She presented an exciting lecture, sharing her experiences around the world and her views on the state of national politics and some scenarios to look for in the coming elections.  She has received numerous national awards for excellence in journalism.

January 13, 2007 - Dave Barry

The best-selling humorist of our time, he presents his own hilarious and wacky point of view on relationships work, kids, technology, the future of democracy and exploding toilet fixtures.  He has written a score of books; and after winning the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary, he immediately demanded a recount.

February 9, 2007 - George Will

America's foremost conservative political commentator and columnist will present a penetrating and incisive commentary on the current American political and economic scene and offer a glimpse into what the future holds for public affairs, public policy and American society.

March 10, 2007 - The Motley Fool

Leading financial experts give advice on what to do with your money now - stocks, mutual funds, short term debt, bonds, CDs. They tell you why you should believe in America now more than ever and explain the 10 things we should have learned in school about money.  They deliver an indescribable financial survival manual for our unpredictable economic times.

March 31, 2007 - Doris Kearns Goodwin

Pulitzer Prize winning historian, brilliant storyteller, and author of Team of Rivals -- The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln extracts wisdom about leader-ship and building teams in trying circumstances to achieve goals, courtesy of one of histories most compelling personalities, and explains how Lincoln, by surrounding himself with political rivals, achieved political success and victory in the Civil War.