John Raphael, Jr
Pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in New Orleans
Private attorney based in Venice, he runs a citation clinic for the homeless
Former oncologist of 40 years, he retired two years ago
Associate Director for California Policy at the Corporation for Supportive Housing
American actor, comedian, producer, and Academy Award-winning screenwriter
Pakistani journalist, based in Lahore; author of Taliban : Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia, Jihad : The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia and Descent into Chaos : The United States and the Failure of Nation-Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia and Pakistan on the Brink : The Future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan
Chief Reporter for the BBC 's Urdu service in Pakistan
Founder of the Personal Democracy Forum, an annual conference and website about the intersection of politics and technology, and senior technology advisor to the Sunlight Foundation , an organization that focuses on using technology to expose corruption in Congress
Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Executive Director of Headwaters Economics in Bozeman, Montana, an independent, nonpartisan research firm that has analyzed the costs of western wildfires for the past decade
Director of Government Affairs for the National Taxpayers' Union
President of Rasmussen Reports
, an independent public-opinion polling organization
Real Estate Director for the University of Southern California
Director of Programming at the LA Film Festival
American musician, singer and songwriter
Reporter for PBS's Frontline and PRI's The World
President and CEO of the Ratkovich Company; Chairman of the Wende Board; Emeritus Trustee of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
Music critic for the New York Times and author of “Every Song Ever.”
Newest member of the LA Unified School Board; attorney and former fifth grade teacher
Senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a research fellow at the Independent Institute, a libertarian think-tank in Oakland, California
Writer and performer and a regular storyteller on The Moth
Big-time film director (X-Men) who is now also working in television
President of the Center for Constitutional Rights , a nonprofit civil-rights organization, and author of numerous books and articles, including Against War with Iraq and Guantanamo : What the World Should Know; co-counsel for the Guantanamo Bay detainees in the US Supreme Court
Senior Vice President of Education and Workforce Development at the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Senior Correspondent at Kaiser Health News
Reporter covering healthcare for the San Francisco Business Times
Former Mayor of Beaufort, South Carolina and author of 'Politicking: How to Get Elected, Take Action, and Make an Impact in Your Community'
Former president of Trader Joe's , a national grocery chain, he's now launching The Daily Table in the Boston area
Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and senior writer at the National Journal; author of 'Gay Marriage : Why It's Good for Gays, Good for Straights and Good for America'
Executive Director of the Madera County Farm Bureau in California's Central Valley
Stage name of musician Raury Deshawn Tullis
Jesuit priest; professor of theological studies and former chair of the department at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California
Senior Religion Editor for the Huffington Post; former Associate Dean of Religious Life and the Chapel at Princeton University, he is an ordained American Baptist minister
Senior Project Manager for the Trust for Public Land
President of the Early Childhood K-12 Council , which is a member of the California Federation of Teachers, he was a classroom teacher for 35 years
Chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission; former chair of the California Fair Political Practices Commission
Principal of Brendan Ravenhill Studio , located in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, which specializes in furniture, lighting, product and interior design, often manufactured by local craftsmen.
The Danish duo known as The Raveonettes bring a dramatic flair when they perform on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Research Professor of Education at New York University and author of 'The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Undermine Education;' former senior fellow at the Brookings Institution; former Assistant Secretary of Education (1991-1993)
Reporter with Time magazine
Substance abuse expert at UCLA Geffen School of Medicine
Singer Ray Lamontagne delivers strong songs with passion and grit.
Corporate bankruptcy attorney at the Houston, Texas law firm of Andrews & Kurth; former chair of the American Bar Association 's Business Bankruptcy Committee (1993-1996) and former US Attorney
Actor, writer, and comedian, co-host of the Nerdist podcast and the Comedy Central series 'The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail'
Principal of Studio Works Architects , and professor at SCI-arc , the Southern California Institute of Architecture
Editor with the BBC, based in Delhi, and host of its World Briefing
Member of California Citizens Redistricting Commission , she is an insurance agent from San Gabriel and registered Democrat
Former Republican political consultant, who served time in prison for a phone jamming operation during the 2002 New Hampshire elections; author of 'How to Rig an Election: Confessions of a Republican Operative'
Priest at Holy Cross Family Ministry and Director of Family Theater Productions in Hollywood, California
Author of A Bright and Guilty Place : Murder, Corruption, and LA’s Scandalous Coming of Age
Guy Raz is the host of TED Radio Hour, a co-production of NPR and TED that tackles astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems and new ways to think and create.
U.K. outfit Razorlight bring a high-powered mix to Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Sergeant and community liaison with the Los Angeles Police Department
Professor of sociology and global health at Duke University.
Senior editor of the Select All tech blog at New York Magazine.
Senior real estate reporter for the Arizona Republic
Indie rock band
Co-Founder of the Capistrano Taxpayer Association
Staff writer for CNET News , covering telecommunications
Actor and co-president of SAG-AFTRA; former president of the American Federation of Radio and Television Artists , one of two Hollywood actors' unions
Professor in the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University
Chief Economist at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego
Curator of reptiles and amphibians at the Los Angeles Zoo
Business writer for the Los Angeles Times
Journalist based in New Orleans
With Kristian Alfonso , better known as Bo and Hope Brady, of Days of Our Lives along with General Hospital 's Luke and Laura, one of the most beloved couples in daytime television
Chairman of the board of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Senior Research Fellow on Domestic Policy at the Heritage Foundation
Part-time Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture at the American University in Cairo
Investment banker in Cairo, active and involved during the revolution
Vice-Chairman of Sothebys in New York, he is handling its sale of the Magna Carta , the Declaration of Independence (2000) and Library of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Economics Editor with the Wall Street Journal and blogger for its Real Time Economics
Academy Award-winning actor, director and producer ; president and founder of the Sundance Institute
Director of the Global Strategic Finance Initiative at the New America Foundation
Producer, songwriter, vocalist and live performer from London
Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Iowa and Director of its Hawkeye Poll
District Attorne y in Sheridan, Wyoming. Vice President of the National District Attorneys' Association
Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Channelkeeper
Editor of The Bitter Southerner
Writer-in-Residence at the University of Kentucky and author of Lost Mountain : A Year in the Vanishing Wilderness: Radical Strip Mining and the Devastation of Appalachia
Executive Director of the nonprofit Transit Coalition
President of the Broad Education Foundation
Chancellor of the California State University system
Editorial writer for UT San Diego
Mayor of San Jose
Director of the New Jersey Project at the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University.
General counsel for the Los Angeles Unified School District
Republican candidate for Congress , whose campaign website describes him as an actor, small businessman, and rancher
American television and film director
Republican strategist who was Bob Dole 's campaign manager in 1996
Automotive designer and chair of the transportation design department at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California
Writer, director and poet
Professor of History at Colorado State University, Pueblo, and author of Refrigeration Nation : A History of Ice, Appliances, and Enterprise in America
President and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Actor and director
Richard V. Reeves
Senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution and co-director of the Center on Children and Families.
Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication; syndicated columnist
Nicolas Winding Refn
Danish film director, screenwriter and producer
Senior Editor for Biomedicine for the MIT Technology Review