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TED CRUZ SENIOR FOREIGN POLICY ADVISOR DR. VICTORIA COATES & NEWSWEEK’S MATTHEW COOPER

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Politics, art, history, and the state of the 2016 presidential campaign are the subject of The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, January 13, 3 pm ET when joining Halli at her table are cultural historian, Dr. Victoria Coates, senior advisor for foreign policy on Senator Cruz’ 2016 presidential campaign and the author of DAVID’S SLING: A HISTORY OF DEMOCRACY IN TEN WORKS OF ART, and Newsweek magazine’s political editor, Matthew Cooper.

Victoria Coates BookDr. Victoria Coates received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. She has served as a consulting curator at the Cleveland Museum of Art and as Director of Research in the Office of Donald Rumsfeld. Currently, she is a senior staff member for national security for the United States Senate and the senior advisor for foreign policy on Senator Cruz’ 2016 presidential campaign. She is the author of a new book DAVID’S SLING: A HISTORY OF DEMOCRACY IN TEN WORKS OF ART in which she explores the synergy between freedom and the highest level of human achievement – and demonstrates how Western values are crucial to the expansion of liberty in our time.

TRUMP MATTHEW NEWSWEEKJournalist and veteran White House correspondent, Matthew Cooper is known for his in-depth reporting and analysis from Washington. Mr Cooper has worked for some of America’s most prestigious magazines including Time, The New Republic, National Journal and U.S. News & World Report. He wrote for Newsweek in the 1990s and rejoined the re-launched magazine in 2014. Cooper also earned national attention during the CIA leak case when he was held in contempt of court and threatened with imprisonment for his refusal to name his sources and to testify before the Grand Jury regarding the Valerie Plame CIA leak investigation, a case that went all the way to the Supreme Court. He has appeared on “60 Minutes,” “Meet the Press,” Hardball, The O’Reilly Factor and This Week with George Stephanopoulos.

A look at the candidacy of Republican presidential contender Senator Ted Cruz and Election 2016 with foreign policy expert and author Dr. Victoria Coates and Newsweek’s Matthew Cooper on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, January 13, 2016. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

JASON GAY: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL’S SPORTS COLUMNIST

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Roll out the Halli, deck the halls, slice up the fruitcake, Wednesday, December 23, 3 pm ET because beloved Wall Street Journal sports columnist and author of LITTLE VICTORIES, PERFECT RULES FOR IMPERFECT LIVING, Jason Gay is joining Halli at her table on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show.

JasonGayWallStreetJournalLableGay joined The Wall Street Journal in 2009, writing a several-times-a-week column which shifts regularly from irreverent topics to more serious themes. He has covered events ranging from the Super Bowl and the Olympics to the Masters and the Tour de France. He has written for publications including Vogue, GQ, Rolling Stone, and the New York Observer. He has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Headliner Awards, the New York Press Club and the New York News Publishers Association. At once smart, irreverent, quirky, funny, witty, droll, and more his wit and insight are now brilliantly displayed in his new well received book: LITTLE VICTORIES, PERFECT RULES FOR IMPERFECT LIVING, which is own mom proclaimed to be “not bad.”

The inimitable Jason Gay visits The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, December 23, 3 pm ET because we need a little Christmas cheer. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

TRAVEL TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH: PHOTOGRAPHER DAN KAINEN & AUTHOR DAVID GOOD

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DanKainenBookPolarTravel to the ends of the earth on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday December 16, 3 pm ET when joining Halli at her table are inventor, artist, photographer, and industrial designer, Dan Kainen author of a new Photicular ™ book: POLAR and David Good, author of THE WAY AROUND, FINDING MY MOTHER & MYSELF AMONG THE YANOMAMI.

An alumnus of Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, Dan Kainen is at home in such diverse fields as fabric screen printing, electro-optic and laser systems design, and commercial lighting design and manufacturing. His art has been exhibited in the Ronald Feldman Gallery in Soho, among other New York galleries and private collections, and his lighting designs have been marketed nationwide. In the 1980s Kainen started experimenting with holography, and then with integrated images. This led to three patents in that field, the latest of which is the basis for the Photicular™ books, SAFARI AND OCEAN. Now from Dan Kainen a new Photicular book: POLAR, that takes readers on a stunning journey to the remote, mysterious, and severe Arctic and Antarctic.

DavidGoodBookTheWayAroundDavid Good is a Yanomami-American, his mother a Yanomami residing in the Amazon Rainforest of southeastern Venezuela. His father, Kenneth Good, is an American anthropologist whom studied the Yanomami people for decades, which is where he met David’s mom. Their family’s history has been televised in National Geographic and written about in People Magazine, New York Times, and the London Times. Now David tells his own story in his fascinating new memoir, THE WAY AROUND, FINDING MY MOTHER & MYSELF AMONG THE YANOMAMI a story of self-discovery, of being of two worlds, growing up in New Jersey, his mother’s abandonment and return to her tribe in the Amazon when he was six, the heavy toll that took on his childhood and the near-fatal car accident that gave him a purpose: to find a way back to his mom. Good is the founder and executive director of The Good Project, a nonprofit service organization dedicated to the education, health care, and preservation of indigenous groups in South and Central America.

Join us on a journey to the ends of the earth on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, December 16, 3 pm ET with Renaissance man Dan Kainen and memoirist David Good. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

MIKE & MOLLY’S ACTRESS SWOOSIE KURTZ

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SwoosieBookPartSawnPartGooseShe’s a multiple Tony, Emmy, Obie, and Drama Desk Award winner, a Broadway icon, a film star and plays the hysterical character Joyce Flynn on the critically acclaimed long-running sitcom Mike & Molly. And she is the author of a brave and riveting memoir PART SWAN, PART GOOSE. She is actress Swoosie Kurtz and she’ll be joining Halli at her table on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday May 6 at 3 pm EDT.

With a name like Swoosie she was destined to lead an interesting life. From her first appearance on The Donna Reed Show to her Tony Award-winning roles in Lanford Wilson’s Fifth of July and John Guare’s The House of Blue Leaves to her much-heralded turns on television series Sisters, Pushing Daisies and Mike & Molly, Swoosie has been embraced by critics and fans alike for her quirky, heartfelt, and always attention-getting performances.

Born to become a stellar success, Swoosie is the only child of Frank and Margo Kurtz. Her father was an Olympic diving medalist and one of the most decorated aviators in American history. Her mother, nearing 100 years old is an accomplished, opinionated, and filled-to-bursting personality.

The fascinating and accomplished Swoosie Kurtz visits The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, May 6, 3 pm ET. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com. Let’s talk.

FORMER MUSLIM MILITANT TURNED SPY, MUBIN SHAIKH

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TerrorBookUndercoverJihadiThe true story of Mubin Shaikh, former militant jihadi turned undercover agent with the Canadian Security Intelligence Service and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is the subject of The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, March 25, 3 pm ET, when joining Halli at her table are the co-authors of UNDERCOVER JIHADI, Mubin Shaikh and Dr. Anne Speckhard.

TerrorMubinradicalMubin Shaikh, Ph.D. is one of the very few people in the world to have actually been undercover in a homegrown terror cell, infiltrating the Toronto 18. Because of this courageous experience, Shaikh is considered a primary source of the study of Islamist radicalization and terrorism by academics worldwide. He remains an active trainer of military and security intelligence on violent Islamist extremists. He has appeared on ABC, NBC, CBC, CNN, and multiple media outlets.

TerrorAnnSpeckhardAnn Speckhard, Ph.D. is Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiarty at Georgetown University Medical School and of Security Studies in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Dr. Speckhard has been working in the field of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) since the 1980’s and has extensive experience working throughout the world. She is the author of TALKING TO TERRORISTS, FETAL ABDUCTION and co-author of WARRIOR PRINCESS.

A look into the mind of a former radical Islamist and the behind the scenes story of a terror cell with former Muslim militant turned undercover agent Mubin Shaikh and psychologist Dr. Anne Speckhard, the authors of UNDERCOVER JIHADI on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, March 25, 3 pm ET. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

UP NEXT: DAVE BARRY

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DaveBarryhisbookIt’s sugar and spice and everything Dave Barry Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 3 pm ET when The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Talk Radio for Fine Minds welcomes the humorist to Halli’s table for a conversation that we promise you will bring you everything nice.
Does Dave Barry really need an introduction? Dave Barry is the Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times bestselling author and columnist, who wrote a nationally syndicated humor column for The Miami Herald from 1983 to 2005. He has also written more than 30 books, including novels and non-fiction, his most recent bestsellers include INSANE CITY and I’LL MATURE WHEN I’m DEAD. Two of Barry’s books became the basis for the CBS sitcom Dave’s World.

Dave Barry is the gift that keeps on giving. The humorist is out with yet another hysterically funny book, a gem that will keep you laughing uproariously: YOU CAN DATE BOYS WHEN YOU’RE FORTY, which he bills as Dave Barry on parenting and other topics he knows very little about. Oh, boy, here we go…

Join us Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 3 pm ET for Dave Barry: A Conversation on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Talk Radio for Funny Minds. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

BENGHAZI: THE INSIDE ACCOUNT OF WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

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BenghaziBook12hoursWednesday, December 17, 3 pm ET The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Talk Radio for Fine takes a comprehensive look at 13 HOURS, THE INSIDE ACCOUNT OF WHAT REALLY HAPPENED IN BENGHAZI. Joining Halli at her table is journalist and author of the book of the same title, Mitchell Zuckoff.

In 13 HOURS: THE INSIDE ACCOUNT OF WHAT REALLY HAPPENED IN BENGHAZI, co-written with the surviving American security operators who fought that fateful night in the 2012 attack by Islamic militants on the US State Department Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA station called the Annex in Benghazi, Libya, Zuckoff presents for the first time ever, the true account of the events and offers a step by step look at how they unfolded. The account in 13 HOURS “is not about what officials in the U.S. government knew, said, or did before or after the attack”, but is instead about the 13-hour Benghazi incident from the perspective of the surviving members of the security team who were involved in the fighting.

BenghaziMithcellZuckhoffhimselfBestselling author Mitchell Zuckoff is a professor of journalism at Boston University. His books include FROZEN IN TIME: AN EPIC STORY OF SURVIVAL about a US military airplane that crashed on the Greenland glacier during WWII, the subsequent hunt for the plane and Zuckoff’s own role in helping to find the plane buried in the ice decades later and LOST IN SHANGRI-LA. Zuckoff received a master’s degree from the University of Missouri and was a Batten Fellow at the Darden School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. Zuckoff’s magazine work has appeared in The New Yorker, Fortune and elsewhere.

BenghaziHillaryClintonspeechpicturesThe harrowing, true account from the brave men on the ground who fought back during the Battle of Benghazi with bestselling author of 13 HOURS, Mitchell Zuckoff. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

UP NEXT: FLOWER POWER

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FLOWERPOWERHIPPIESWEET“No one has cracked the encrypted language of plants. Insects chirp, bees buzz, animals grow, hiss, hum and even transmit low-frequency sound waves. But plants, as far as we know, never say a thing…”or do they?

Flower Power is the subject of The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, September 10, 3 pm ET when Halli welcomes her guests author of the celebrated book PLANT SPIRIT MEDICINE, THE JOURNEY INTO THE HEALING WISDOM OF PLANTS Eliot Cowan and Michael Largo, author of THE BIG, BAD BOOK OF BOTANY, THE WORLD’S MOST FASCINATING FLORA.

Eliot Cowan is the founder of the Blue Deer Center in Margaretville, New York, where he provides training in Plant Spirit Medicine and other traditions. For many years, he apprenticed with the Shaman Don Guadalupe Gonzalez Rios, who in 2000, ritually recognized Cowan as a guide to Shamanic apprentices in the Huichol tradition. He is a member of the Council of Elders for the Temple of Sacred Fire Healing.

Michael Largo is the author of GOD’S LUNATICS, GENIUS AND HEROIN, THE PORTABLE OBITUARY, the Bram Stoker award-winning FINAL EXITS: THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HOW WE DIE, and three novels. He is the former editor of New York Poetry and the researcher/archivist for the film company Allied Artists.

The Power of Plants on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Talk Radio for Fine Minds, Wednesday, September 10, 3 pm ET online @ http://bit.ly/hcjblog

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