Thomas Ambro is a Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.  He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Inns of Court, the American Law Institute and the National Bankruptcy Conference.

He will conduct an interview with Professor Geoffrey Stone.

Michael DiPaolo is the Executive Director of the Lewes Historical Society in which capacity he has served since 2001.

He serves on the board of the Delaware Heritage Commission and the represents Delaware on the Board of Advisors to the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Mr. DiPaolo will interview Justice Randy Holland and Ms. Kim Rogers Burdick.


Deborah Grosvenor heads the Grosvenor Literary Agency. She as more than 25 years’ experience in the book publishing business as an agent and editor. During her career, she has edited or represented several hundred nonfiction books.

As an editor, she acquired Tom Clancy’s first novel, The Hunt for Red October. Her distinguished client list includes nationally prominent writers, New York Times bestselling authors, and prize-winning historians and journalists. 

Ms. Grosvenor will speak to local writers about book publishing. 

Laurie Susan Fulton is an American attorney, diplomat and the former United States Ambassador to Denmark. She was sworn in on July 15, 2009, and presented her credentials to the Queen of Denmark on August 3, 2009. She resigned effective February 15th, 2013. Prior to entering the field of law, Ms. Fulton worked in various positions on Capitol Hill. 

Ambassador Fulton serves as a member of the Diplomatic Advisory Board, U.S. World War One Centennial Commission. 

She will be interviewing Margaret Wagner.


Edwin S. Grosvenor is a writer, photographer, and President and Editor-in-Chief of American Heritage. He has published nine books and is best known for writing about his great-grandfather, Alexander Graham Bell, including two books and several magazine articles. Early in his career, Grosvenor worked as a freelance photographer for National Geographic, completing 23 assignments. 

His books include Alexander Graham Bell: The Life and Times of the Man Who Invented the Telephone (with Morgan Wesson) (Harry N Abrams, 1997).

Mr. Grosvenor will interview Sally Mott Freeman.


Holly H. Shimizu is a nationally recognized horticulturist, consultant, and educator living in Maryland.  With a rich background in all aspects of public gardens, extensive experience leading garden tours and workshops, and a proven commitment to plant conservation and sustainability, she has been making plants and gardens more accessible and exciting to both professionals and amateurs for over four decades.  Shimizu was the Executive Director of the United States Botanic Garden, 2000 through 2014.

Shimizu will interview Meryl Gordon.