Jacob Soboroff, representative of WhyTuesday.org
Why Tuesday is an effort to make America's democracy stronger through increased voter participation.
Jackie Dodd, wife of U.S. Senator and presidential hopeful Christopher Dodd of Connecticut [D]
Jackie Dodd spent 20 years working in national security policy, foreign affairs and trade for the US Government. As CEO and Vice Chair of the Export-Import Bank during the Clinton administration, Mrs Dodd visited over 90 countries around the world, leading trade negotiations and opening new markets to US goods.
Prior to her executive branch experience Mrs Dodd worked on issues of national security in the Congress, she holds a MA in National Security Studies from Georgetown University.
Congressman Tom Udall of New Mexico.
Congressman Udall serves on the House Appropriations Committee's Subcommittees on the Interior and Environment; Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and, the Legislative Branch. He is also the Co-Vice Chair of the House Native American Caucus and a member of the Bipartisan Rural Caucus, the Democratic Hispanic Working Group, the Education Task Force, and the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus, among others.
He is currently campaigning on behalf of Governor Bill Richardson of New Mexico who is seeking the Democratic Party's nomination to run for president in 2008.
SENATOR HILARY RODHAM CLINTON
Senator Clinton is the U.S. Senator from New York, and a candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2008 presidential election. She is married to Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States, and was the First Lady of the U.S. from 1993 to 2001.
MRS. ELIZABETH EDWARDS
Mrs. Edwards is the wife John Edwards, the former U.S. Senator from North Carolina who is currently seeking the Democratic Party's nomination to run for President in 2008.
Barbara De Angelis, Ph.D. is a best-selling author, popular television personality and sought after motivational speaker, who has been a pioneer in the field of personal transformation. She was one of the first people to popularize the idea of self-help in the 1980's and one of the first nationally recognized female motivational teachers on television.
Barbara is the author of fourteen best-selling books which have sold over eight million copies. Her first book, How to Make Love All the Time, was a national bestseller and launched Barbara's career. Barbara has written regularly for magazines including Cosmopolitan, Ladies Home Journal, McCalls, Readers Digest, Redbook, and Family Circle.
Marci Shimoff is a best selling author. Her most recent book HAPPY FOR NO REASON: 7 Steps to Being Happy from the Inside Out, soared to #1 on many national bestseller lists including Amazon and Barnes and Noble.com, and has debuted at #2 on The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal bestseller lists.
Marci is the woman's face of the biggest self-help book phenomenon in history, Chicken Soup for the Soul. Her six bestselling titles in the series, including Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul and Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul, have met with stunning success, selling more than 13 million copies worldwide in 33 languages and have been on the New York Times bestseller list for a total of 108 weeks. Marci is one of the bestselling female nonfiction authors of all time. In addition, she is a featured teacher in the international film and book sensation, The Secret.
Singer/songwriter Paul Fauerso Paul founded the Loading Zone in 1966. They were the opening act for such legendary groups as The Who, Rod Stewart, the Grateful Dead, Sam and Dave, Big Brother and the Holding Company with lead singer Janice Joplin, and dozens more. Paul went on to write and record music inspired by the teachings of His Holiness Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.
Mr. Paul Dalio is a second year student in New York University's Graduate School of Film. Graduates include Spike Lee and Martin Scorsese. Paul is currently working with world renowned film director David Lynch in setting up an online TV station.
Anne Raimondi will discuss her non-profit work in Bali, Indonesia over the last two years. She will give her impressions of what it is like adjusting to living and working in a foreign culture - the challenges and rewards.
Sam Oppenheim is a photographer and author. He spent the last year working on his new book, Encountering India From Kashmir to Kanyakumari: A Year Long Photographic Odyssey. Sam is a teacher in the New York City Public School System.
Jack Garcia is considered by his peers and leading FBI experts to be the most successful undercover agent in the history of the Bureau. He was featured this week on CBS 60 Minutes discussing his book, "Making Jack Falcone, An Undercover FBI Agent Takes Down a Mafia Family."
In his 26 years of service with the FBI, Garcia is best known for his undercover role as "Jack Falcone," who penetrated the Gambino crime family of La Cosa Nostra in New York for nearly three years. The case resulted in the arrest and conviction of 32 mobsters, including the top members of the Post John Gotti Gambino crime family.