The Costa Report - August 19, 2011 Bill Bradley
Senator William W. Bradley is a Managing Director of Allen & Company LLC, and is the host of American Voices, a weekly show on Sirius XM Satellite Radio that highlights the remarkable accomplishments of Americans both famous and unknown. He served in the U.S. Senate from 1979 to 1997 representing the state of New Jersey. In 2000, he was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. Prior to serving in the Senate, he was an Olympic gold medalist in 1964 and a professional basketball player with the New York Knicks from 1967 to 1977. In 1982, he was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame. He was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University and he has authored six books on American politics, culture and economy, including his latest book The New American Story.