Dr. Allan Rosenfield, Director, Center For Population and Family Health, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, Chairperson, Planned Parenthood

Topic: Famine and World Population


Martha C. Mautner, Deputy Director, Office of Soviet and Eastern European Affairs, Bureau for Intelligence and Research, U.S. Department of State

Topic: The Changing Role of the Soviet Union in Eastern Europe


Dr. Yoriko Meguro, Professor of Sociology, Sophia University in Tokyo

Topic: The Japanese Family: Change and Continuity


Koji Kato, Chief Researcher, Department of Curriculum & Instruction, National Institute for Educational Research, Tokyo

Topic: The Role of School in Japanese Society


William Sullivan, President, American Assembly, Columbia University, former Ambassador to Iran, the Philippines, and Laos

Topic: The Philippines: What Future for Democracy?


Jon Purnell, officer in the Soviet Affairs Division of the State Department


D.J. Johnson, North Atlantic Treaty Organization


H.E. Rinaldo Petrignani, Italian Ambassador to the U.S.

Topic: Italy’s war against terrorism


Mr. A.L. (Tony) Halliday, Canadian Consul General in Chicago


Michael Hayden Armacost, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs

Topic: Major Issues for Foreign Policy


Robert H. Phinny, former U.S. Ambassador to Swaziland


Fr. Michael Gilgannon, Pastor, La Paz, Bolivia; Director for Pastoral Planning, La Paz Diocese

Topic: Financial Crisis in the Americas: An Insider’s View


Sam Adams, Former CIA Analyst, named in a libel suit because of a CBS documentary on the Vietnam War

Topic: What Happens to Foreign Policy When Intelligence Is Misused?


Joseph Fromm, Consulting Editor for U.S. News & World Report

Topic: The U.S. and the Soviet Union at the Summit


Kenneth T. Walsh, political correspondent for U.S. News & World Report

Topic: Congress and Foreign Policy


U. Alexis Johnson, former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Topic: Foreign Policy – Are There Any Magic Answers?


William L. Jacobsen, Jr., Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Counselor


Senator Jack Danforth, U.S. Senator from Missouri

Topic: World hunger


Donald H. Shannon, Washington Bureau of the Los Angeles Times

Topic: The United Nations at 40 – the Dream…the Reality


Grant Goodman, KU history professor who taught in the Philippines

Topic: The Aquino government


Imam Abdelmoneim M. Khattab, Islamic Center of Greater Toledo, Ohio

Topic: U.S. policy toward Palestine


Fredrick F. Chien, Representative, Coordination Council for North American Affairs

Topic: Asian Newly Industrialized Countries and the United States: The View from Taipei


Moorehead Kennedy, Executive Director of the Council for International Understanding, one of the hostages at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran from 1979-1981

Topic: Terrorism


Robert M. Lawrence, professor of Political Science, Colorado State University

Topic: An Even-Handed Analysis of the Strategic Defense Initiative/Star Wars


Hans Tuch, Retired Career Minister, United States Information Agency

Topic: Community involvement in international affairs


Jim Lehrer, The MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour


H.E. Sir Wallace Rowling KCMG, New Zealand Ambassador to the U.S., Former Prime Minister of New Zealand

Topic: The Current Assessment of American–New Zealand Relations


Dr. Duane Acker, Director of Food and Agriculture, Agency for International Development, Washington, D.C.

Topic: Why Do We Need Foreign Aid?


Ambassador Ralph Earle II, former Director, U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency; former U.S. Chief Negotiator, SALT Talks

Topic: The Future of Arms Control: Problems and Prospects


Rick & Amy Donahue, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Topic: An Alpine Summit Meeting for Nuclear Disarmament


H.E. Sir Anthony Acland GCMG, KCVO, British Ambassador to the U.S.

Topic: Modern Britain – Myth and Reality


Sir Roy Denman, delegate for the Commission of the European Communities to the U.S.

Topic: Trade between Europe and the U.S.


Rodger Chongwe, Chairman of the African Bar Association

Topic: Human Rights in Southern Africa


H.E. Guy De Muyser, former ambassador of Luxembourg to the Soviet Union and Permanent Luxembourg representative on the North Atlantic Council

Topic: The Situation in the Soviet Union


Admiral Carlisle A. H. Trost, United States Navy, Chief of Naval Operations

Topic: The Navy: A View from the Helm


Gerd Langguth, former Member of the Bundestag; former State Secretary and Representative of Berlin to the Federal Government; Professor of Political Science, University of Bonn


Anne Hessing Cahn, Director of the Committee for National Security

Topic: New Opportunities in U.S.-Soviet Relations


Senator Nancy Landon Kassebaum, U.S. Senator from Kansas

Senator Thomas F. Eagleton, former U.S. Senator from Missouri

Topic: Common ground in foreign affairs between Democrats and Republicans


Samih Staitieh, Palestian Muslim, Vice President of Marketing for Superior Chemicals and Fertilizers, Inc.


H.E. Guido Fernandez, Costa Rican Ambassador to the U.S.

Topic: Peace in Central America


Townsend Hoopes, former Air Force Undersecretary

Topic: Gorbachev’s New Thinking and Its Impact on Arms Control


John Walcott, National Security Correspondent for the Wall Street Journal

Topic: America’s War Against Terrorism


H.E. Yuriy V. Dubinin, Ambassador of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics to the U.S.

Hon. Robert L. Barry, Deputy Director of The Voice of America

Topic: U.S.-Soviet Relations from Soviet and American Perspectives


James Adams, Defense correspondent of the London Sunday Times; authored military books

Topic: Terrorism


H.E. Rinaldo Petrignani, Italian Ambassador to the U.S.


William Atkins McWhirter, senior Time correspondent during the Vietnam Conflict

Topic: U.S. foreign policy


Ibrahim A. Gambari, Former Foreign Minister, Federal Republic of Nigeria; visiting professor, School of Advanced International Studies, The John Hopkins University

Topic: Africa–United States Relationships


Corrado Pirzio-Biroli, Italian diplomat and deputy head of the European Community delegation in Washington, D.C.

Topic: European protectionism


Ernst Benda, former President (Chief Justice), Federal Constitutional Court, Federal Republic of Germany

Topic: Civil Rights in the Federal Republic of Germany


James A. Durrell, Mayor of the City of Ottawa, Canada

Topic: Ottawa: Vision for the 21st Century


H.E. Nobuo Matsunaga, Japanese Ambasssador to the U.S.

Topic: Japan and the United States: Both Sides of the Pacific


Hon. Charles H. Price II, Former Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Topic: Observations and Reflections


Mark Von Hagen, Associate Director of W. Averell Harriman Institute for Advanced Study of the Soviet Union, Columbia University

Topic: Gorbachev’s Reforms in the Context of the Russian Past