Guest List: August 7, 2015

The Interview: 

Michael Mann is a distinguished Professor of Meteorology at Penn State University and co-author of Dire Predictions: Understanding Climate Change. He is also a co-founder of, a commentary site on climate science by working climate scientists for the interested public and journalists.

Twitter: @MichaelEMann

The Panel:

Mary Matalin is a political analyst, author, and television and radio host. She is a former Assistant to President George W. Bush and former Counselor to Vice President Dick Cheney.


Steve Schmidt is an MSNBC analyst, Vice Chair of Public Affairs at Edelman Public Relations, and former Senior Advisor to the McCain-Palin presidential campaign.


Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom (D-CA) was re-elected to his second term in office in 2014. He previously served as Mayor of San Francisco. In February 2015, he announced that he will seek the Democratic nomination for Governor in 2018.  

Twitter: @GavinNewsom

Mid-Show Interview:

Caitlin Flanagan is a journalist and author. She is a National Correspondent for The Atlantic, and was previously a staff writer for The New Yorker. The September issue of The Atlantic will feature Flanagan’s new article, “That’s Not Funny: Today’s College Students Can’t Seem to Take a Joke.”

Twitter: @CaitlinPacific


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