Kevin Bacon and Michael Bacon
Kevin Bacon, an actor, and Michael Bacon, a lifelong musician, are members of their own band, The Bacon Brothers
Angela Bassett is an actress, best known for her Golden Globe-winning role in What's Love Got to Do with It
Lili Taylor is an actress, known for her roles within the independent film industry
Tamara Tunie is a television, stage and film actress, best known for her roles on “Law & Order” and “As the World Turns”
Mary Wilson is a singer, known as one of the original members of The Supremes
Rita Moreno is a singer, dancer and an Academy Award-winning actress, known for her role as Anita in West Side Story
Julia Stiles is an actress, known for her roles in Save the Last Dance, The Bourne Identity and Mona Lisa Smile
Courtney B. Vance
Courtney B. Vance is an actor, known for his role in the television series "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" as well as his roles in two Tony Award-winning productions
Kerry Washington is an actress, best known for her role as Della Bea Robinson in the film Ray
Brad Paisley and Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Brad Paisley is a Grammy-winning country music singer-songwriter and guitarist. His wife, Kimberly Williams Paisley, is an American actress in film and television.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer
Rep. Earl Blumenauer is a U.S. Congressman, representing Oregon’s 3rd Congressional District
Barbara Bush is the former First Lady of the United States
Jimmy Carter is the former President of the United States
Rep. Nita Lowey
Rep. Nita Lowey is a Congresswoman, representing New York’s 18th Congressional District
Chris Boskin, a respected veteran of magazine publishing and consultant to several media companies, serves as Chair of the Board for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Frank Cruz is the former Vice Chairman of the Board for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Nominated to the boards of both national and international public broadcasting organizations by Presidents George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, Cheryl Halpern is a member of the Board of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Pat Harrison is the CEO and President of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Paula Kerger is the President of Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
David Pryor, formally a state legislator, congressman, governor, and U.S. Senator from Arkansas, is a member of the board of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Ernie Wilson, PhD
Ernie Wilson is an active scholar, professor and is the dean of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California. He is also a member of Board of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
A Croatian-American chef specializing in Italian cuisine, Lidia Bastianich is the host of "Lidia's Italian-American Kitchen" and author of several cookbooks
Patricia Boero is the Executive Director of Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB)
Ken Burns is a documentary filmmaker, known for his films The War; Jazz; Baseball; and Brooklyn Bridge, which was nominated for an Academy Award
Patrick Creadon, director of Worldplay, began his career as one of the youngest cameramen in the history of PBS, shooting and producing cinema verite-style stories for the critically acclaimed series "The 90’s"
Henry “Skip” Louis Gates, Jr.
Literary critic, author and professor at Harvard University, Henry “Skip” Louis Gates, Jr. serves as director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research as well as host to the PBS series African American Lives
Gwen Ifill is a journalist for PBS, serving as moderator and managing editor of "Washington Week" and senior correspondent for "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"
Jim Lehrer is the news anchor for "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"
Ray Suarez is a Senior Correspondent for "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"
Judy Woodruff is a Senior Correspondent for "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"
Jacquie Jones is an award-winning writer, director and producer of documentary films
David Isay is founder of the oral history project, StoryCorps
Dean Kamen is an inventor and engineer, best known for inventing the Segway
Bill Novelli is the Executive Director and CEO of the AARP
Steve and Elaine Wynn
Steve Wynn is an American casino resort developer and his wife, Elaine Wynn, helped develop his famous Las Vegas resorts