Following the president's State of the Union address, we'll move past the political analysis and punditry and hear from innovative thinkers and creative minds about their view of the state of the country.
Nora Ephron, Academy Award-nominated screenwriter of When Harry Met Sally, Silkwood and Sleepless In Seattle, which she also directed; author of I Feel Bad About My Neck
Elizabeth Nunez, author of Prospero's Daughter; distinguished professor at Medgar Evers College at City University of New York
Merle Haggard, singer-songwriter
Kwame Anthony Appiah, author of Cosmopolitanism, professor of philosophy at Princeton University
Frank Miller, comic book artist
Ana Marie Cox, Washington editor of Time.com
Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission