John Hofmeister, Shell Oil Company, Former President, 2005-08; Citizens for Affordable Energy - President; and Author, “Why We Hate the Oil Companies”
Topic: Guest will discuss the state of oil companies, preparations for disasters such as hurricanes, and both candidates’ stance on oil.
Thomas Kiernan, National Parks Conservation Association President
Topic: After two straight years of budget reductions and more than 10 years of postponing maintenance and construction, America’s National Parks are starting to show signs of age and neglect – according to a recent Washington Post article. The National Parks Conservation Association is a non-profit advocate for park funding, and President Thomas Kiernan can discuss current conditions and budgets.
Joshua Glasser, Author, “The Eighteen-Day Running Mate: McGovern, Eagleton, & a Campaign in Crisis”
Topic: Guest will discuss his book which chronicles the doomed presidential ticket of Democratic presidential nominee George McGovern and Senator Thomas Eagleton. Eagleton was removed from the ticket after disclosures about the senator’s history of mental illness. This summer marks the 40th anniversary of the so-called “Eagleton Affair.”