Guest List: January 16, 2015

The Interview:

Atul Gawande is a doctor and health care researcher. He is the author of Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, a contributor to The New Yorker, and a surgeon specializing in endocrinology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Gawande appears in the PBS documentary film version of Being Mortal, which airs February 10th on FRONTLINE.

Twitter: @atulgawande

The Panel:

Wes Moore is a youth advocate and social entrepreneur whose book The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters is out in stores now. A Rhodes scholar, Moore served as a Captain in the U.S. Army and founded BridgeEdU, which is “a unique first year college program that combines core academic courses, real-world internships and service experiences, with the coaching to help students succeed in academics and life.”

Twitter: @Wesmoore1

Josh Barro is a correspondent for the New York Times economics blog "The Upshot" and host of MSNBC's business web show "Three Cents."

Twitter: @jbarro

Josh Gad is an actor and comedian who stars in “The Wedding Ringer,” in theaters January 16. Josh originated the role of Elder Cunningham in The Book of Mormon on Broadway, and was the voice of Olaf the snowman in the blockbuster hit “Frozen.”

Twitter: @joshgad 

Mid-Show Interview:

Kathryn Bigelow is an Oscar-winning filmmaker and director of the short film "Last Days” which sheds light on the illegal ivory trade and its link to terrorism. To learn more about the film and how you can join the movement to end ivory-funded terrorism, visit:

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