Fiftieth Anniversary Guest Quizmasters

  • Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer
  • Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
  • Hon. Janet Napolitano - Sec. of Homeland Security
  • Hon. Robert Gates – Secretary of Defense
  • Hon. Timothy Geithner - Secretary of the Treasury
  • Hon. Ken Salazar - Secretary of the Interior
  • Hon. Hilda Solis - Secretary of Labor
  • Hon. Gary Locke – Secretary of Commerce
  • Hon. Shaun Donovan - Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
  • Hon. Steven Chu - Secretary of Energy
  • Hon. Ray LaHood - Secretary of Transportation
  • Admiral Mike Mullen – Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Hon. Susan Rice - Ambassador to the United Nations
  • Hon. Ben Bernanke - Chairman, Federal Reserve Board
  • Sen Jim Webb - US Senator from Virginia
  • Sen Carl Levin - US Senator from Michigan
  • Sen. Ben Cardin - US Senator from Maryland
  • Sen. Barbara Mikulski - US Senator from Maryland
  • Sen. Mark Warner - US Senator from Virginia
  • Astronaut Tim Creamer - recorded in space
  • Katharine Weymouth - Publisher, the Washington Post
  • David Rubenstein - Chairman of the Board, The Kennedy Center
  • Dean Baquet - Chief of the Washington Bureau, New York Times
  • Jim Riggleman - Manager, Washington Nationals
  • Jorge Dezcallar de Mazarredo - Ambassador from Spain
  • Claudia Fritsche - Ambassador from Liechtenstein
  • Carolyn Barlow - leader of the Annapolis Midshipmen
  • Jose Alvarez - CEO, Stop and Shop and Giant Food
  • Douglas Shulman - Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service
  • David Ferriero - Archivist of the United States, National Archives
  • Lynda Carter – Actress
  • Dr. Wayne Clough - Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
  • Gen Jack Dailey - Director of the National Air and Space Museum
  • Thomas Donahue - President, US Chamber of Commerce
  • Mary Elcano - Acting President, American Red Cross
  • Jose Miguel Insulza - Secretary-General, Organization of American States
  • John Berry - Director of the National Zoo
  • Michael Kahn - Artistic Director of the Shakespeare Theatre
  • Ted Leonsis - owner of the Washington Capitols
  • Dr. Donald Mote - President, University of Maryland
  • Rusty Powell - Director, National Gallery of Art
  • Dr. Earl Richardson – President, Morgan State University
  • Cal Ripken - Hall of Fame baseball player
  • Leonard Slatkin - Conductor, National Symphony
  • Joseph Sweeney - President, AFL-CIO
  • Joe Urschel - Director, The Newseum
  • Michael Wilson - Ambassador of Canada
  • Dr. Elias Zerhouni - Director of the National Institutes of Health
  • Septime Webre - artistic director of the Washington Ballet
  • Molly Smith - artistic director of Arena Stage
  • Dr. Jim Garvin - chief scientist at NASA/Goddard
  • Dr. John Mather - winner of the Nobel Phyics Prize
  • Jim Vance – Anchor, NBC4 News
  • Doreen Gentzler – Anchor, NBC4 News
  • Chris Matthews - “The Chris Matthews Show”
  • The late Tim Russert - Moderator, “Meet the Press”
  • Norah O’Donnell - MSNBC
  • David Gregory – Moderator, “Meet the Press”
  • Brian Williams - Anchor - NBC Nightly News
  • Aaron Williams - Director of the Peace Corps
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