This Week's Show

This week we are back to traditional blues.

bb king4 Kings are going to entertain us.

They are Albert King, B.B. King, Freddie King, Carole King.



Mariel HemingwayMariel Hemingway, as the granddaughter of the illustrious author Ernest Hemingway, was destined to be in the public eye. But at just thirteen years old, Mariel became famous in her own right as she made her feature film debut in Lipstick. Four years later, she earned an Oscar nomination for her role in Woody Allen's film Manhattan. Mariel is an actress, model, yoga instructor, mother of two teenage girls, and one of the leading voices for holistic and balanced living. She is the Ariane de Bonvoisiauthor of Mariel Hemingway's Healthy Living from the Inside Out. Her new book, just out, is Mariel's Kitchen: Simple Ingredients for a Delicious and Satisfying Life.

Ariane de Bonvoisin is an author, entrepreneur and an expert on change. Ariane graduated from the London School of Economics at age 19, then went on to receive her MBA from Stanford University. In 2000, Time Warner tapped her to become the managing director of a new $500 million digital-media venture fund. She also worked with talk show host Charlie Rose. De Bonvoisin began working on in 2006, and In May 2008, HarperOne published her book, The First 30 Days: Your Guide to Any Change (And Loving Your Life More). She has appeared on the Today Show on NBC and the Early Show on CBS.

Jacqueline Murekatete, internationally recognized for her work as a humanitarian, speaking out for victims and survivors of genocide. Jacqueline was not yet ten when she lost her immediate and extended family in the Rwanda genocide of 1994. Her story has been featured in the NY Times, the Washington Times, NPR, CNN, PBS, NBC, ABC, and other leading media outlets worlwide

Mel Di Giacomo is a photojournalist and fine art photographer. He has shot over twenty cover photographs for Newsweek Magazine as well as producing several photo essays for Newsweek

ARTHUR S. BERGER, THE UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM'S SENIOR ADVISOR FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS. In this position, he fRabbi Abraham Cooperocuses on the Museum’s international relations, VIP and Development-related outreach, and key aspects of the Museum’s public relations.

RABBI ABRAHAM COOPER is the associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish Human Rights organization he helped found in 1977. For over three decades, Rabbi Cooper has overseen the Wiesenthal Center’s international social agenda ranging from worldwide anti-semitism, Nazi war crimes and Restitution, to extremist groups and tolerance education.

Rob Stowe

Rob Stowe is Harvard University's Associate Director of the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program since December 2003. He is also Associate Director of the Belfer Center’s Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group, Manager of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program, and Manager of the Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements.

Meredith BlakeMeredith Blake is a journalist in New York City writing about pop culture, fashion and lifestyle. She writes frequently for the New York Daily News, Glamour and The Huffington Post. Before a career in journalism, she worked in the independent film industry with directors such as David Gordon Green and John Sayles.

Former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack


Rebroadcasts of interviews done earlier this year with:

Former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack was recently selected by President Elect Obama to head of the Department of Agriculture.

Mr. Chris Wege
is a trustee of the Wege Foundation, an enlightened foundation venerated for its strong stance for over forty years on improving the environment.

Chris is a crusader for the cause of mandatory labeling of genetically modified substances in our food and is working to pass legislation in 2009 to protect the consumer’s right to know what is in our food.

World Trade TowersPhilippe Petit, who on the morning of August 7, 1974, rigged 200 feet of 3/4” steelPhilippe Petit cable between the twin towers of the World Trade Center and walked between them repeatedly, lying down at one point and making eight crossings in all. Philippe Petit’s book, Man on Wire, is the source for the 2008 award-winning documentary film, Man on Wire. This film is on the short list to receive this year's academy award for best documentary.

Jim Buckley
is former head of Paterson, NJ's Criminal Investigations Division, whose function was investigating major crimes--namely murder, arson, armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape and kidnapping. One of the milestones in Jim’s career was the capture of one of America’s Most Wanted fugitives. He is currently a partner in the security consulting firm, Buckley, Petersen Global.

Stephen WhiteMr. Steve White is a producer, director, and actor. Steve is currently the artistic director of the Shakespeare Ensemble Company based in Fairfield, Iowa. His production of The Lion In Winter will open at Spayde Theater on the MUM Campus, Friday November 28, 2008 at 8 pm.

Stephanie Brancaforte has worked in the areas of international justice, human rights and development issues. In 2007, she served as an international legal advisor and analyst in the Defence Office at the Iraqi High Tribunal in Baghdad. From 2005 to early 2007, she investigated war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in the Democratic Republic of Congo for the International Criminal Court in The Hague. From 2002-2005, she conducted research and campaign activities for Amnesty International, based out of the Kampala, Uganda office of the International Secretariat.

FORMER U.S.CONGRESSMAN MICKEY EDWARDS. Congressman Edwards was aMickey Edwards member of Congress for 16 years and chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee. He was national chairman of the American Conservative Union and one of three founding trustees of the Heritage Foundation. He has taught at Harvard and Georgetown and is now on the faculty of Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and a vice president of the Aspen Institute. Congressman Edwards is the author of the book RECLAIMING Buddy BiancalanaCONSERVATISM. How a Great American Political Movement Got Lost and How it Can Find Its Way Back.


Buddy Biancalana is the former first round draft pick and shortstop for the Kansas City Royals. He was the star of the 1985 World Series and received the highest number of MVP votes for any position player. Mr. Biancalana is currently coaching professionally as well as working to develop peak performance in athletes. Buddy has appeared on Late Night with David Letterman and the Today Show.

U.S.SENATOR JOSEPH BIDEN OF DELAWARE. Listen to my exclusive interview with Senator Biden who Senator Barack Obama has just chosen as his Vice Presidential running mate in the 2008 Election. I sit down with him for a full half hour and discuss his stance on all major issues. The interview was done a few months ago during the Democratic primary.

ANDREW EDLIN. Andrew is the author and star of 'Churchill' a one-man play about Sir Winston Churchill.The play is in two acts; the first an hour, the second half-an-hour. Churchill agonizes in his wartime bunker below London whether to resign as Prime Minister. As he tries to decide he reviews his uniquely eventful career, filled with history-changing events and people, glorious speeches, pithy comments,funny stories, and all the wit and wisdom that has made Churchill beyond greatness into an imperishable