Guest: Journalist and author Michael Pollan talks about his new book Food Rules: An Eater's Manual.
Guest: Director George Lucas talks about the new book George Lucas's Blockbusting: A Decade-by-Decade Survey of Timeless Movies Including Untold Secrets of Their Financial and Cultural Success.
Guest: Jack Schaffer
Guest: Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal talks about her new movie "Crazy Heart".
Guest: Author John Yoo talks about his new book Crisis and Command: A History of Executive Power from George Washington to George W. Bush.
Guest: Author Paul Ingrassia talks about his new book Crash Course: The American Automobile Industry's Road from Glory to Disaster.
Guest: Ringo Starr & the Ben Harper Band drop by to talk about and sing a song from their new album "Y Not".
Guest: NBC News correspondent Tom Brokaw
David M. Walker
The co-founder of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates.
Chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel on TARP, Elizabeth Warren.
Author Ethan Watters talks about his new book Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche.
Presidential historian and author Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Rep. Anthony Weiner
- CPAC: the conservatives Woodstock
- Glenn Beck's rant on the disease of progressivism
- New credit card legislation takes effect along with new credit card company methods and fees to make money
- Toyota's acceleration problems
Comedian Jeff Garlin talks about his new book My Footprint: Carrying the Weight of the World.
- Health care summit's eve and Republican gripes
- The problem with the Winter Olympics
Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan talks about his new movie "Cop Out".
- Health care summit or political theater?
House Majority Whip James Clyburn talks about his experience at the health care summit
Guest: Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson talks about his new book The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet.
Guest: Actor Robert Pattinson, star of "Twilight".
Guest: Scott Patterson is a staff reporter at The Wall Street Journal and talks about his new book The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It .
Guest: Author talks about his new book The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier's Education.
Guest: Harry Markopolos is a financial investigator who first discovered Bernie Madoff's crimes in 1999 and talks about his new book No One Would Listen: A True Financial Thriller.
Guest: Marc Thiessen is former White House speech writer for President Bush and talks about his new book Courting Disaster: How the CIA Kept America Safe and How Barack Obama Is Inviting the Next Attack.
Guest: Comedian Jerry Seinfeld talks about his new show "The Marriage Ref".
Guest: Journalist Eamon Javers talks about his new book Broker, Trader, Lawyer, Spy: The Secret World of Corporate Espionage.
Guest: Author Michael Lewis talks about his new book The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine.
Guest: Actor Jude Law talks about his new film "Repo Men".
Guest: Rapper Snoop Dogg promotes his new album "Malice N Wonderland".
Guest: Secretary of Commerce under President Obama, Gary Locke.
Guest: Author Reza Aslan talks about his new book Beyond Fundamentalism: Confronting Religious Extremism in the Age of Globalization.
Guest: Captain Richard Phillips talks about his experience being hijacked by Somali pirates in his new book A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea.
Guest: Comedian Steve Carell talks about his new film "Date Night".
Guest: Author David Remnick talks about his new book The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier's Education.
Guest: Star of "Breaking Bad" on AMC, Bryan Cranston.
Guest: Host of MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show", Rachel Maddow.
Guest: Comedian Tracy Morgan talks about his new movie "Death at a Funeral".
Rep. John Dingell
Lisa P. Jackson
Michael Patrick King
John C. Reilly
Gov. Tim Pawlenty
Dr. Connie Mariano
Adam Sandler, Chris Rock
Jere Van Dyk
Mayor Michael Bloomberg
Gov. Tim Kaine
His Majesty King Abdullah II
Rep. Eric Cantor
Sen. Ted Kaufman
President Barack Obama
Last day in Washington
Gov. Rick Perry
Bethany McLean & Joe Nocera
Philip K. Howard
Gen. Hugh Shelton