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  1. 1Andrei Codrescu has been a regular commentator on NPR's "All Things Considered" since 1983. He won the 1995 Peabody Award for the film Road Scholar, an American road saga that he wrote and starred in, and is a two-time winner of the Pushcart Prize. He has been called €œone of our most magical writers€ by The New York Times.
  2. 2Septime Webre is a Cuban-born American who joined the Washington Ballet as artistic director in 1999.
  3. 3Richard Lifton M.D., Ph.D. is a professor of genetics and medicine at Yale University. Lifton has won many awards for his work identifying 20 genes associated with high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.
  4. 4Joseph Sebarenzi, PhD. is the former President of the Parliament of Rwanda (1997-2000). He was born in Rwanda in 1963 during the civil war between the Hutu and Tutsi ethnic groups. Joseph lost his parents and many family members during the genocide in 1994.  Today he speaks about reconciliation, forgiveness, and conflict resolution to university and high school students in the United States and Canada.
  5. 5Scott Dahl is the Inspector General at the Smithsonian Institution.
  6. 6Christopher Hitchens was an English American author and journalist whose career spanned more than four decades. Hitchens, often referred to colloquially as "Hitch" was a columnist and literary critic for New Statesman, The Atlantic, The Nation, The Daily Mirror, The Times Literary Supplement, Free Inquiry, and Vanity Fair. Hitchens authored twelve books and five collections of essays. He died of complications of esophageal cancer on December 15, 2011.
  7. 7Alan Greenspan served as the Chairman to the Federal Reserve from 1987 to 2006.
  8. 8John Fetters is an American-born writer currently residing in Tuscon, AZ.
  9. 9Dick Morgan is a jazz pianist who  has performed with Herb Ellis, Frank Sinatra, Joe Williams, Ernie Andrews, Keter Betts, and Etta Jones. Julian "€œCannonball" Adderley arranged Dick'€™s first recording where he was featured on a piano jazz sampler that included Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans and Billy Taylor.
  10. 10Judith Martin, better known by the pen name Miss Manners, is an American journalist, author, and etiquette authority.
  11. 11Cardinal Theodore McCarrick served as Archbishop of Washington from 2001 to 2006.
  12. 12David Stewart is a writer who covers a myriad of topics including the degenerative eye disease that has claimed most of his vision.
  13. 13Judy Woodruff is journalist who has worked in TV for CBS, NBC, PBS and is currently  seen on Bloomberg TV.
  14. 14Hugh Gallagher, author and political consultant, drafted the Architectural Barriers act of 1968. He is often considered the grandfather of the disability movement. Contracting polio at the age of 19, Gallagher worked most of his life in government buildings that were inaccessible. He was exasperated at the indignity of being employed in the Senate and having to "€œpee in a cup."
  15. 15Wolf Blitzer is an American journalist who is the host of the CNN program 'The Situation Room.'