Guest List: October 9, 2015

The Interview:

Ernest Moniz is the United States Secretary of Energy, appointed in 2013. He is a Professor of Physics, Emeritus at MIT, where he served as the founding Director of the MIT Energy Initiative and as Director of the MIT Laboratory for Energy and the Environment. The White House recently posted this video of Dr. Moniz explaining the physics behind the Iran deal.

Twitter: @ErnestMoniz

The Panel:

Andrew Sullivan is a blogging pioneer and author of “The Conservative Soul: How We Lost It, How to Get It Back.” In 2000, Sullivan created his popular political blog, “The Dish,” where he posted daily commentary for nearly 15 years.

Twitter: @sullydish


Rob Thomas is the singer and songwriter who is currently on tour for his new album “The Great Unknown,” available now. With his wife, Marisol, he is the co-founder of the charitable organization Sidewalk Angels, which supports animal rescue and advocacy efforts across the country.

Twitter: @ThisIsRobThomas


Anne-Marie Slaughter is the former Director of Policy Planning at the US State Department under Hillary Clinton, and the author of Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family. She is the President and CEO of the New America Foundation.

Twitter: @SlaughterAM

Mid-Show Interview: 

Patrick Kennedy is a former Democratic Congressman from Rhode Island’s 1st district and the author of A Common Struggle: A Personal Journey Through the Past and Future of Mental Illness and Addiction.

Twitter: @JJK4brainhealth 


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