This Week’s Guests on John CATS Roundtable Radio Show include(Sunday, November 16th 2014):
- Ambassador Paul Bremer, led the occupational authority of Iraq following the 2003 invasion by the United States. He served in this capacity from May 11, 2003 until June 28, 2004, serving as head of state of the internationally recognized government of Iraq. Bremer was appointed by President Bush as Presidential Envoy to Iraq on May 9, 2003. His appointment declared him subject to the “authority, direction and control” of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.
As the top civilian administrator of the former Coalition Provisional Authority, Bremer was permitted to rule by decree. Ambassador John Negroponte, a frequent guest on the Cats’ Roundtable, replaced Bremer as the highest-ranking American civilian in Iraq.
- District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., was elected by New York County on January 1, 2010. DA Vance is a recognized leader in criminal justice reform and proposed a compelling vision for moving the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office forward, with a focus on crime prevention.
DA Vance began his legal career in the Manhattan DA’s Office during the high-crime era of the 1980s. As an Assistant District Attorney, DA Vance handled cases involving murder, organized crime, public corruption, and white-collar crime.
DA Vance was born and raised in Manhattan. He and his wife live on the Upper West Side, and have two grown children.
- Brian Kilmeade Fox News. Co- host of the #1 rated morning program on cable television for the past nine years, Fox & Friends’ Brian Kilmeade has interviewed the biggest names in politics, sports and entertainment, often securing exclusive content. He is also the host of the nationally syndicated radio talk show on FOX News Radio, Kilmeade & Friends. The show is heard on 80 stations, as well as XM and Sirius Satellite Radio.
- Schools Chancellor Merryl H. Tisch was appointed to the New York State Board of Regents on April 1, 1996. She was elected Chancellor by her colleagues effective April 1, 2009 and has been reelected twice. Chancellor Tisch brings to her appointment many years of experience in the fields of education, community service, and philanthropy. Chancellor Tisch is chairperson of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty.
From 1977 to 1984 Chancellor Tisch taught first-graders at New York City’s Ramaz School and the B’nai Jeshurun School. She received a B.A. from Barnard College, an M.A. in Education from New York University, and an Ed.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University.
- New York Post political columnist Fred Dicker is a longtime columnist for the New York Post. He is the state editor for New York since 1982, where he has covered the administrations of Hugh Carey, Mario Cuomo, George Pataki, Eliot Spitzer, David Paterson, and Andrew Cuomo.
Prior to 1982, Dicker was a state government reporter for the Albany Times Union, a morning daily newspaper owned by the Hearst Corporation. Just prior to the capital assignment, he covered the federal deportation trial for accused Nazi war criminal Vilis Hazners for the Times Union.
Dicker has been called a “political institution in his own right” and his reporting “regularly drives news coverage”.
In addition to his newspaper work, Fred Dicker is a much sought after broadcast interview.
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