Famous History Majors


  • John F. Kennedy: President of the United States
  • Richard M. Nixon: President of the United States
  • Joe Biden: Vice President of the United States
  • Anthony M. Kennedy: Supreme Court Justice
  • Sonia Sotomayor: Supreme Court justice
  • Newt Gingrich: Former Speaker of the House
  • Bill Bradley: Former U.S. Senator and NBA player
  • George Mitchell: Special envoy to the Middle East
  • Eric Holder: Attorney General of the United States


  • Robert Johnson: Founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET)
  • Lee Iacocca: Former CEO of the Chrysler Corporation
  • Carly Fiorina: Former president and CEO of Hewlett-Packard
  • Ben Silverman: Co-chairman of NBC Entertainment and NBC Universal Entertainment
  • Larry David: Actor, writer, comedian, producer and film director
  • Conan O'Brien: Comedian; former host of The Tonight Show
  • Steve Carell: Comedian and star of The Office television series
  • Jimmy Buffett: Songwriter, singer, restaurant-chain owner and businessman


  • Wolf Blitzer: Journalist
  • David Brancaccio: Host of Now on PBS
  • Ray Suarez: Senior correspondent for PBS NewsHour
  • Charlie Rose: Host of Charlie Rose
  • Chris Berman: Anchor of ESPN SportsCenter