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- Ron Chernow Historian and Pulitzer Prize winning author. His books include "Washington: A Life," "Alexander Hamilton," adapted into the award-winning Broadway musical, "Hamilton: An American Musical" and his latest, "Grant"
- Brian Resnick Science reporter, Vox.com
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