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The Rachel Maddow Show Guest List

Week of October 12, 2009

Friday, October 16, 2009

  • Keith Olbermann, Countdown, msnbc
  • Ron Suskind, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author
  • Eliot Spitzer, Columnist,, former governor of New York
  • Nathan Hodge, reporter,'s national security blog Danger Room, and co-author, "A Nuclear Family Vacation: Travels in the World of Atomic Weaponry"

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

  • Senator Amy Klobuchar
  • Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, Washington Post
  • Tim Phillips, president, Americans for Prosperity
  • Dexter Filkins, foreign correspondent, New York Times - Joining us from Istanbul, he's the reporter whose lengthy profile of America's top commander in Iraq and the challenges that face him there is the cover story of the New York Times Sunday Magazine this weekend. He's also the author of "The Forever War."

From the Web

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

  • Alison Stewart, guest host
  • Wendell Potter, former head of public relations for Cigna turned health insurance industry whistleblower
  • Richard Trumka, president, AFL-CIO
  • Congressman Barney Frank, Democrat of Massachusetts, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee
  • David Weigel, reporter, The Washington Independent
  • Sarah Haskins, Target Women, Current TV

From the Web

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

  • Alison Stewart, guest host
  • Dr. Howard Dean, former DNC chair, Vermont governor
  • Senator Charles Schumer  (D-NY) Finance Committee
  • Bill Nemitz, The Portland Press Herald
  • Wayne Slater, senior political writer, Dallas Morning News, co-author, Bush's Brain: How Karl Rove made George W. Bush presidential
  • Bill Nye, The Science Guy, scientist, engineer and Emmy-winning television personality. Also, author, "Bill Nye The Science Guy's Big Blue Ocean"

From the Web

Monday, October 12, 2009

  • Congressman Anthony Weiner
  • Chris Kofinis, Democratic strategist
  • Lieutenant Colonel Victor Fehrenbach
  • Gordon Goldstein, a former intarnational security adviser to the United Nations and author of the book, "Lessons in Disaster: McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam."
  • Jim Tankersley, L.A. Times energy and environment reporter who first reported the Justice Department probe into Gail Norton.
  • Dave Zirin, The Nation

From the Web

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