Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman: former American Democratic politician, a pioneer as a woman officeholder. She is now an attorney and author on politics. She served for eight years as a U.S. Congresswoman and won national attention for her role on the House Judiciary committee during the Watergate scandal.
Osa Schultz: long-time Alaska fishing family that spans several generations. Schultz will testify at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the impact the Exxon Valdez oil spill has had on her family, her business and her community.
Travis Valsoff: Alaskan Native Fisherman.
Juan R. I. Cole: University Professor of History at the University of Michigan. Cole has written extensively about Egypt, Iran, Iraq, and South Asia. He has a regular column at Salon.com. And you can read his blog, Informed Comment at juancole.com.
Jason Leopold: founder of pubrecord.org. Leopold has broken numerous stories on the financial machinations of Enron, and his investigative pieces on the company have been published in The Nation, Salon.com, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal The San Francisco Chronicle, CBS Marketwatch, Entrepreneur, Utne Reader and other publications. Leopold was also a contributor to CNBC and National Public Radio and had also been the keynote speaker at more than two-dozen energy industry conferences around the country.