Senator Bob Graham is the former two-term governor of Florida and served for 18 years in the United States Senate. This combined with 12 years in the Florida legislature for a total of 38 years of public service. As Governor and Senator, Bob Graham was a centrist, committed to bringing his colleagues together behind programs that served the broadest public interest. He was recognized by the people of Florida when he received an 83% approval ranking as he concluded eight years as Governor. Bob Graham retired from public service in January, 2005 following his Presidential campaign in 2003. He has written four books, including a non-fiction book, “Intelligence Matters,” a novel, “Keys to the Kingdom,” drawing on his experiences as chair of Senate Intelligence Committee and “America the Owner’s Manual, a guide to effective citizenship,” written while he was a senior fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Since leaving the Senate in 2005, Graham has been chair of the Congressional Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction; a member of the Congressional Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission and co-chair of the Presidential Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Florida and the Harvard Law School, he established the Center for Public Service at the University of Florida to enhance civic engagement and prepare the next generation of public and civic leaders. Graham and the former Adele Khoury have been married for 55 years. They have four daughters, the oldest of which, Gwen Graham, was elected to the US Congress in 2014. Senator Graham has 11 grandchildren.
Jon Gold: has been an advocate for 9/11 Justice for the past 12 years. He was instrumental in bringing attention to the plight of the 9/11 First Responders that were affected by the toxic dust at Ground Zero. He is the author of the book 9/11 Truther: The Fight For Peace, Justice And Accountability. He has written for Cindy Sheehan's Soapbox, historycommons.org, and several other sites.