Joel Klein served as the chancellor of the New York City Department of Education for eight years. In a new book called "Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools," he recounts his experience as head of the nation's largest school district and explains his vision for how to solve the problems plaguing our education system.
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- Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen Retired U.S. Coast Guard Admiral, 23rd Commandant of the Coast Guard, and National Incident Commander of the Unified Command for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico
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