netcast — February 13

Jim Hightower

Hightower has edited the Texas Observer, directed the Texas Consumer Association, and served as the Texas Agriculture Commissioner for two terms. He broadcasts daily radio commentaries and publishes a monthly populist political newsletter, “The Hightower Lowdown.”

Don Fowler

Fowler served as Chair of the South Carolina Democratic Part for nine years from 1971-1980.  In 1988 he was CEO of the Democratic National Convention.  He was Chair of the Democratic National Committee during the 1996 election between Bill Clinton and Bob Dole.

Fred Rotondaro

Rotondaro is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress (CAP). He was executive director the National Italian American Foundation, where he worked for 22 years before joining CAP.