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The Riley Institute Distinguished Speakers and Panelists of 2003-04 

  • David Beasley, Former S.C. Governor and U.S. Senatorial Candidate (R)
  • Merle Black, Professor of Political Science, Emory University
  • Tom Brokaw, NBC Nightly News Anchor
  • Nina Brook, Associate Editorial Page Editor, The State
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton, U.S. Senator (D), N.Y.
  • Gilda Cobb-Hunter, Member, S.C. House of Representatives (D)
  • Charles Condon, Former S.C. Attorney General and U.S. Senatorial Candidate (R)
  • Deedee Corradini, Former Mayor, Salt Lake City
  • Orly Benny Davis, Developer and U.S. Senatorial Candidate (R)
  • Jim DeMint, Member (R), U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senatorial Candidate
  • Lea Donosky, Elections Editor, The Atlanta Journal Constitution
  • Jenna Dorn, Director (R), Federal Transit Administration
  • Marian Wright Edelman, Founder and President, The Children's Defense Fund
  • Fannie Flono, Associate Editorial Page Editor, The Charlotte Observer
  • George Folsom, President and CEO, International Republican Institute
  • Vince Graham, Real Estate Developer
  • Bob Inglis, Congressional Candidate and Former Member (R), U.S. House of Representatives
  • Dan Hoover, The Greenville News
  • Mutahi Kagwe, Member, Republic of Kenya Parliament
  • Harriet Keyserling, Former Member (D), S.C. House of Representatives
  • James Lilley, Former Ambassador (R) Korea and China
  • Sarah Manly, Former Member (D), S.C. House of Representatives
  • Mark McBride, Mayor (R), Myrtle Beach and U.S. Senatorial Candidate
  • Stevenson McIlvaine, Former Diplomat, Africa and the Middle East
  • Jim Micali, President and CEO of Michelin
  • William Moore, Department of Political Science, The College of Charleston
  • Beth Padgett, Editorial Page Editor, Greenville News
  • Liz Patterson, Former Member (D) U.S. House of Representatives
  • Bruce Ransom, The Strom Thurmond Institute, Clemson University
  • Thomas Ravenel, U.S. Senatorial Candidate (R)
  • Pansy Ridgeway, Former Mayor (D), Manning, S.C.
  • Lisa Van Riper, Executive Director, Putting Families First
  • Jenny Sanford, First Lady, S.C.
  • Lesley Stahl, co-editor and correspondent for the CBS News program “60 Minutes”
  • Inez Tenenbaum, U.S. Senatorial Candidate (D) and Superintendent of Education, S.C.
  • Knox White, Mayor (R), City of Greenville

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