Paul Auster
American author
Austin Peralta
Seventeen-year old jazz pianist Austin Peralta guests, performing live-on-tape at 2 pm.
Ben Austin
Executive Director of Parent Revolution
Charlotte Austin-Jordan
Founder, Save Our Future
Paul Austin
Executive Director of Conservation Minnesota
John Authers
Senior investment commentator at the Financial Times, he writes the Short View column
American alternative rock band
Deborah Avant
Professor of Political Science at George Washington University, specializing in military change; author of The Market for Force : The Consequences of Privatizing Security
Tony Avellar
Owner of My Almond Tree , a small farm near Sacramento, California
Ana Avendano
Director of the Immigrant Worker Program at the AFL-CIO
Laura Avery
Market supervisor for the Santa Monica Farmers' Market
Avett Brothers
After years of enjoying songs from North Carolina's Avett Brothers, we're proud to feature a live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic with the group. If their new record is any indication-- it promises to be stellar. Join us at 11:15am.
Avi Buffalo
The members of Avi Buffalo may be just out of high school, but their music defies their age, with mind blowing guitar solos, intriguing lyrics and songs so catchy we can't stop playing them. Tune in for a live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Eric Avila
Professor of History, Chicano Studies, and Urban Planning at UCLA
Shlomo Avineri
Professor of Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; former Director-General of Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1976-1977)
Jenni Avins
Lifestyle reporter for the business news site Quartz
Jody Avirgan
Host and producer of ESPN's FiveThirtyEight; longtime ultimate frisbee player and coach of several international teams
Bernard Avishai
Author of The Hebrew Republic : How Secular Democracy and Global Enterprise Will Bring Israel Peace at Last and blogger at BernardAvishai.com ; Contributing Editor of the Harvard Business Review ; journalist who formerly covered the Middle East for Harpers and the New York Review of Books
Diana Aviv
President and CEO of the Independent Sector, a coalition of hundreds of nonprofits, foundations and corporate-giving programs, that advocates for nonprofits in Washington, DC
John Avlon
Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Beast and contributor to CNN
Benny Avni
United Nations Correspondent for the New York Sun and New York Correspondent for Israel Radio
Alex Awad
United Methodist Missionary in Jerusalem and Dean of Students at Bethlehem Bible College in Bethlehem in the West Bank; Christian Palestinian
Nihad Awad
Co-founder and Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations
David Axelrod
American composer, arranger and producer
Josephine Axt
Chief of Planning for the Los Angeles District of the Army Corps of Engineers
Emily Ayala
Citrus farmer in Ojai, she helps run the family-owned Friend's Ranch
Francisco Ayala
Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California at Irvine; author, most recently, of Darwin and Intelligent Design and the forthcoming Darwin’s Gift to Science and Religion ; former ordained Catholic priest, he also holds professorships in Philosophy and Logic at UC Irvine
Bim Ayandele
Vice President at Winner and Associates, a strategic communications and public affairs firm in Los Angeles, California; former associate at the White House Office of Public Engagement during Obama's first 100 days; co-founder of 008 and Generation Obama , the volunteer arm of Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign
Asli Aydintasbas
Senior columnist for the Turkish daily Milliyet
John Ayers
Father of two children at Beethoven Street Elementary School in Mar Vista
Hussam Ayloush
Executive director of the Greater Los Angeles Office of the Council on American Islamic Relations and national chair of the Syrian American Council
Thompson Ayodele
Director of the Initiative for Public Policy Analysis , an independent think-tank in Lagos, Nigeria, examining economic issues in Africa
David Ayon
Director of the 'Focus Mexico/Enfoque México' project at Loyola Marymount University's Center for the Study of Los Angeles; son of Mexican immigrants
Keith-Thomas Ayoob
Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in New York, he has served as a paid consultant for the dairy industry
Nabil Ayouch
Filmmaker and director of Horses of God
Bob Ayres
Associate Fellow in International Security at Chatham House
Whit Ayres
President of North Star Opinion Research, a Republican polling firm based Alexandria, Virginia
Julia Azari
Assistant Professor of Political Science at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Masood Aziz
Former diplomat in Afghanistan's Embassy in Washington; founder and Executive Director of the Afghanistan Policy Council, and contributing author to The Silk Roads : Transport and Trade in Greater Central Asia
Baher Azmy
Legal director of the Center for Constitutional Rights; former professor of Law at Seton Hall Law School, and attorney representing former Guantánamo detainee Murat Kurnaz
Pierre Azoulay
Associate professor at MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
Baaba Maal
Senegalese superstar Baaba Maal's music has been featured on KCRW's airwaves since the 80's. He has helped propel world music to an international audience and tackles politics in Africa on his new tracks, which we’ll hear on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Iwan Baan
Photographer based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands known globally for his architectural photography
Jed Babbin
Former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense (George H.W. Bush Administration); writer of the "Loose Canons" column for the American Spectator
Bruce Babcock
Professor of Economics at Iowa State University and former director of its Center for Agricultural and Rural Development ; farmer who grows soy and corn
Carol Babeli
Donald Babers
Board Chair of the Housing Authority of New Orleans , appointed by the Office of Housing and Urban Development after Hurricane Katrina
Charles Babington
Political reporter for Associated Press
Santa Baby
old saint nick
Judy Baca
Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Chicano Studies and World Arts and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles; founder and Artistic Director of SPARC, The Social and Public Art Resource Center
Lee Baca
Los Angeles County Sheriff and co-chair of the No on Prop 19 campaign
Ricardo Baca
Marijuana editor at the Denver Post, where he writes The Cannabist blog
Andrew Bacevich
Professor Emeritus of History and International Relations at Boston University; retired Army colonel and veteran of Vietnam and the Gulf War, his son was killed in Iraq in May 2007
Daphne Bach
Julia Bacha
Documentary filmmaker and Creative Director at Just Vision, a nonprofit organization that documents and disseminates the work of Palestinians and Israelis working nonviolently to the end the occupation and the conflict
Jeff Bachman
Professorial lecturer in Human Rights at the School of International Service at American University, and Director of its Ethics, Peace and Global Affairs Program
Michele Bachmann
Republican Congresswoman from Minnesota and member of the House Financial Services Committee
Paolo Bacigalupi
Author of The Water Knife
Glenn Backes
Policy consultant to the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights ; opponent of California's Proposition 9
Lois Backon
Vice President of the Families and Work Institute, a research think-tank studying the workplace, workforce, families and communities
Perry Bacon, Jr.
White House reporter for the Washington Post
David Bacon
reporter and author of “The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Migration.”
Edwin Bacon
Director of All Saints Church , an Episcopal church in Pasadena, Southern California
Kevin Bacon
Actor, director and musician ; founder of the website SixDegrees.org , which facilitates online fundraising for a variety of nonprofits  
Gary Baddeley
President of the Disinformation Company , the North American distributor of the documentary World Cup Soccer in Africa : Who Really Wins?   
Emily Badger
Wonkblog reporter for the Washington Post, covering urban policy
John Badham
British-born actor, producer and director , now living and working in the US
Badly Drawn Boy
Damon Gough, aka, Badly Drawn Boy returns with his melodic and creative sound to Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Ben Baeder
Freelance journalist based in Whittier, California; former Deputy Metro Editor at the San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Dale Baer
Supervising animator at Walt Disney Animation
Geoffrey Baer
Host and supervising producer of 10 Buildings That Changed America for WTTW Chicago. Host and writer of WTTW Chicago’s feature-length TV specials about Chicago architecture and history, including Chicago’s Loop: a New Walking Tour , and Biking the Boulevards .
John Baer
Political columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News
Kenneth Baer
Co-Editor of Democracy, a journal of ideas; former senior speech writer for Vice President Al Gore, and policy consultant to Democratic candidates
Neal Baer
Harvard-trained medical doctor, and writer and producer of several television shows, including NBC's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and ER , which was nominated for five Emmy’s during the seven seasons he was there
Robert Baer
former Distinguished Middle East Officer for the CIA and author of numerous books
Ken Baerenklau
Public policy professor at UC Riverside
Lisa Baertlein
Reuters correspondent covering U.S. restaurants and grocery stores
Pedro Baez
Executive producer of The Hutchinson Report, a weekly radio program
Joe Bageant
Journalist and author of Deer Hunting with Jesus : Dispatches from America's Class War
Fran Bagenal
Professor of astrophysical and planetary sciences at the University of Colorado and mission scientist with NASA's New Horizons, leading the Particles and Plasma Team
Gunjan Bagla
Managing Director of Amritt, a management consultancy in Cerritos, California helping Americans do business in India, and author of Doing Business in 21st Century India : How to Profit in Tomorrow's Most Exciting Market
Shawn Bagley
California Democratic Superdelegate
William Bagley
Former assemblyman from Marin and Sonoma Counties ( 1961-1974) and former member of the UC Board of Regents for 14 years
Charles Bagli
Reporter for the New York Times and author of Other People’s Money : Inside the Housing Crisis and the Demise of the Greatest Real Estate Deal Ever Made
Moniker of Canadian musician Afie Jurvanen
Sam Bahour
Palestinian-American political activist and businessman, living in Ramallah  
Iris Bahr
Iris Bahr is a writer and actor who channels different characters as she makes pointed observations about modern life, Hollywood, politics and popular trends. More info at www.irisbahr.com .
Matt Bai
National political columnist for Yahoo! News; former political Times columnist for the New York Times and a frequent contributor to the Times' Magazine, where he covered both the 2004 and 2008 presidential campaigns; author of The Argument: Billionaires, Bloggers, and the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics and All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid
Rhiannon Bailard
Founding Director of Pepperdine University’s Center for Sustainability
Cameron Bailey
Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival
Catherine Bailey
Co-owner and creative director of Heath Ceramics , located in Los Angeles and Sausalito, California
Diane Bailey
Senior scientist with the Natural Resources Defense Council
Eric Bailey
Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times
Fenton Bailey
One of two directors of “Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures.”
Holly Bailey
White House Correspondent for Newsweek magazine
Jason Bailey
Film Editor for FlavorWire; contributor to the Atlantic, Salon and Slate; author of The Ultimate Woody Allen Film Companion
John Bailey
Chief scientist for the Personal Care Products Council; former head of the FDA’s cosmetics program
John Bailey
Professor of government and foreign services, and director of the Mexico Project at Georgetown University's Center for Latin American Studies
Ronald Bailey
Science correspondent for Reason Magazine, a publication of the Reason Foundation, and author of Global Warming and Other Eco-Myths : How the Environmental Movement Uses False Science to Scare Us to Death
Stephen Bainbridge
Professor of Law at UCLA

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