The Guest List: September

Welcome to the Guest List, a monthly roundup of the eight people we’d most like to have over for drinks, good food, and conversation.

By: Garrett M. Graff

Eugene Sutton —The new Episcopal bishop of Maryland, consecrated in June, was canon pastor at Washington National Cathedral.

Carly Fiorina —One of John McCain’s key advisers, the former HP chief is a part-time resident of Georgetown—and hopes to be in Washington full-time with President McCain.

Jon Gann —Director of the September DC Shorts Film Festival, he’s a force on the local film scene.

Caroline Kennedy —Why did Barack Obama pick the vice presidential nominee he did? The newly visible Kennedy, one half of his search team, knows.

Del Walters —The former WJLA and WMAR news anchor has a new novel, The Race, about a black candidate’s run for the presidency. It’s all fiction, he swears.

Gwen Ifill —The highly regarded PBS anchor is set to moderate this fall’s St. Louis presidential debate.

Kay Enokido —She’s the new head of Washington’s storied Hay-Adams hotel, which turns 80 this fall.

Alain Ducasse —The latest celebrity chef to open a Washington outpost, the three-star chef will head a new bistro in DC’s St. Regis hotel.

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