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- Alan Cheuse fiction writer, journalist, and commentator for NPR's All Things Considered
- Susan Tolchin professor of Public Policy at George Mason University
- Michael Dirda Pulitzer Prize winning book columnist for the Washington Post and author of "Readings," "An Open Book," "Bound to Please," and "Book by Book."
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