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Expert Interviews: Democratic National Convention

Expert Interviews: Democratic National Convention Coverage

Friends and Colleagues,

If you're planning on covering the Democratic National Convention and would like to interview any Nation authors about the parties, the politics and the people behind it all, please let me know. All of the following writers are available for commentary.

All the best,
Ina Howard, Nation Books
(212) 209-5448 office
(917) 400-9377 cell

KATRINA VANDEN HEUVEL and ROBERT L. BOROSAGE

Editors of "Taking Back America: And Taking Down the Radical Right" Katrina vanden Heuvel is the editor of The Nation. Robert L. Borosage is the co-director of the Campaign for America's Future.

T.D. ALLMAN

Author of "Rogue State: America at War With the World" T. D. Allman is the author of Unmanifest Destiny and the best-selling Miami: City of the Future. As a staff writer for The New Yorker, and as the foreign correspondent for Vanity Fair, he witnessed many of the historic events described in this book. His writing also has appeared in Harper's, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Rolling Stone, and the National Geographic. He is a former Edward R. Murrow Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. His New York apartment overlooks the site of the former World Trade Center.

JONATHAN SCHELL

Author of "A Hole in the World: An Unfolding Story of War, Protest and the New American Order" Jonathan Schell was a longtime staff writer for The New Yorker and is currently The Nation's peace and disarmament correspondent. He is the Harold Willens Peace Fellow at The Nation Institute and the author of many books including The Fate of the Earth, The Time of Illusion and The Unconquerable World. Jonathan Schell lives in New York City.

HERMAN SCHWARTZ

Author of "Right Wing Justice: The Conservative Campaign to Take Over the Courts" Herman Schwartz is professor at the Washington College of Law at American University. He is the author of Packing the Court, and The Struggle for Constitutional Justice in Post-Communist Europe, and the editor and contributor to The Rehnquist Court and The Burger Years. He is the former Chief Counsel and Staff Director of the US Senate Antitrust & Monopoly Subcommittee and a former member of the US delegations to the UN Human Right Commission and to the World Human Rights Conference. He has consulted with numerous former Soviet bloc countries on constitutional and human rights reform.

NICHOLAS VON HOFFMAN

Author of "Hoax: How We Were Taken In" Nicholas von Hoffman was a commentator on 60 Minutes and a columnist at the Washington Post and now writes a column for the New York Observer. He is the author of the bestselling Citizen Cohn. Nicholas von Hoffman lives in New York City. His son Aristodemos is curently serving in Iraq.

IAN WILLIAMS

Author of "Deserter: Bush's War on Military Families, Veterans and His Past" Ian Williams is a veteran journalist and media consultant and The Nation's UN correspondent. He is the author of The UN for Beginners and lives in New York City.

WILLIAM D. HARTUNG

Author of "How Much Are You Making on the War, Daddy?: A Quick and Dirty Guide to War Profiteering in the Bush Administration" William D. Hartung runs the Arms Trade Resource Center, a project of the World Policy Institute. He is a frequent contributor to The Nation and has appeared on The O'Reilly Factor, 60 Minutes, Newsnight With Aaron Brown, Hannity and Colmes, The Lou Dobbs Show, the Lehrer NewsHour and BBC World. He is the author of And Weapons for All.

ROBERT JAY LIFTON

Author of "Superpower Syndrome: America's Apocalyptic Confrontation With the World" Robert Jay Lifton is the visiting professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. From 1995 he has been conducting psychological research on the problem of apocalyptic violence, focusing on Aum Shinrikyo, the extremist Japanese cult that released poison gas on Tokyo subways. He is the author of many books including Destroying the World to Save It: Aum Shinrikyo, Apocalyptic Violence and the New Global Terrorism and The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide.


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