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Tom Bowman is National Public Radio's Pentagon reporter, having been an investigative reporter for the Baltimore Sun for 19 years prior to that.
He attended Saint Michael's College in Vermont, receiving a bachelor's degree in history, and then received a master's in American studies from Boston College.
He became The Sun's military affairs correspondent in 1997, after having covered the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis and the National Security Agency.He has reported from Afghanistan and Iraq.
Bowman grew up in Boston. He started his newspaper career in 1976 as a stringer for The Patriot Ledger in Quincy, Massachusetts.
Bowman presently lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife Brigid Schulte, a Washington Post reporter, and their children, Liam and Tessa.
He received the 2006 National Headliners' Award for his coverage of the lack of advanced tourniquets for U.S. troops in Iraq.
Lawrence Rush "Rick" Atkinson IV is an American author, most recently of The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775–1777, the first volume in the Revolution Trilogy. He has won Pulitzer Prizes in history and journalism.
Frank Sesno is an American journalist, former CNN correspondent, anchor and Washington bureau chief, author, and former director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University. Sesno is also the creator and host of Planet Forward, a web-to-television show on PBS. Sesno is a Professor of Media and Public Affairs at the George Washington University. Sesno assumed the Director's role at the School of Media and Public Affairs in September 2009 and stepped down from the role in June 2020. In 2020, Sesno announced he would serve as the school’s director of strategic initiatives.
Thomas Edwin "Tom" Ricks is an American journalist and author who specializes in the military and national security issues. He is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting as part of teams from the Wall Street Journal (2000) and Washington Post (2002). He has reported on military activities in Somalia, Haiti, Korea, Bosnia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Kuwait, Turkey, Afghanistan, and Iraq. He previously wrote a blog for Foreign Policy and is a member of the Center for a New American Security, a defense policy think tank.
Steve Mumford is a contemporary American painter. His practice has recently included the depiction of scenes from the ongoing American wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Typically he works in large, realist oil paintings, as well as watercolor on paper. He is also the son of mathematician David Mumford.
The Pritzker Military Museum & Library is a non-profit museum and a research library for the study of military history on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. The institution was founded in 2003, and its specialist collections include material relating to Winston Churchill and war-related sheet music.
Roger Bruce Myerson is an American economist and professor at the University of Chicago. He holds the title of the David L. Pearson Distinguished Service Professor of Global Conflict Studies at The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts in the Harris School of Public Policy, the Griffin Department of Economics, and the college. Previously, he held the title The Glen A. Lloyd Distinguished Service Professor of Economics. In 2007, he was the winner of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel with Leonid Hurwicz and Eric Maskin for "having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory." He was elected a Member of the American Philosophical Society in 2019.
Jill Morgenthaler was the 2008 Democratic nominee for Illinois' 6th congressional district, defeating Stan Jagla in the primary. Morgenthaler was defeated by Peter Roskam, a Wheaton, Illinois Republican, in the November 2008 general election, by a 16% margin.
The 20th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The Regiment was officially raised on July 22, 1861, by William L. Brown, the first Colonel of the Regiment, in response to President Lincoln's call for volunteers. At the time of muster, the regiment had 9 fighting companies lettered A-K along with a staff company for a total of 10 companies, roughly 1000 men. The 20th Indiana saw engagements in most of the major battles of the American Civil War, including the action between the first ironclads at Hampton Roads, the Battle of Fredericksburg, the Battle of Gettysburg, and the Siege of Petersburg. The Regiment was part of the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, III Corps for the duration of the war.
Warren Kozak is an American journalist and author. His writing appears frequently on the OpEd pages of The Wall Street Journal, the New York Sun and other newspapers and magazines. He was an on-air reporter at National Public Radio and wrote for television network anchors including Ted Koppel, Charles Gibson, Diane Sawyer and Aaron Brown.
Richard Salisbury Williamson was an American lawyer, diplomat and political advisor. He previously served as Special Envoy to Sudan under George W. Bush. Williamson was a partner at Winston & Strawn and was also Thomas J. Sharkey Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Seton Hall's Whitehead School of Diplomacy.
Carlo D'Este was an American military historian and biographer, author of several books, especially on World War II. He was a decorated U.S. Army lieutenant colonel. In 2011, he was awarded the Pritzker Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing.
John Callaway was an American journalist, who appeared on radio and television as a host, interviewer and moderator. He was the original host of Chicago Tonight, a nightly news program broadcast on the Chicago, Illinois television station WTTW, serving in that role from 1984 to 1999.
Ahmad Sadri is an Iranian sociologist, author, and translator. He is the James P. Gorter Professor of Islamic World Studies and Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Lake Forest College. He is the twin brother and collaborator of Mahmoud Sadri.
Scott Shane is an American journalist, currently employed by The New York Times, reporting principally about the United States intelligence community.
Charles H. Lipson is an American political scientist who is professor emeritus of political science at the University of Chicago. His areas of specialization include international relations, international political economy and modern international history.
Bob Drury is an American writer and journalist. He has contributed to a variety of newspapers, magazines, and other publications. He is the author of over twelve non-fiction books. Currently, he resides in Manasquan, New Jersey.
Theodore Karamanski is a Professor and Historian specializing in American and Public History. He is a Professor of History at Loyola University Chicago, where he directs the Public History graduate Program.
Thomas Kneir is an American law enforcement official who was the Federal Bureau of Investigation office chief in Chicago, Illinois. After his career in the FBI, Kneir became the chief of product security at Abbott Laboratories.
William Glauber is an American reporter who currently works at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Lester E. Fisher was an American zoologist who studied apes and other animals. He began his career in 1947 when hired part-time as Lincoln Park Zoo's first veterinarian. He became affectionately known as Chicago's Dr. Doolittle and Mr. Chimps.