Dr. Nathaniel Frank is our guest this week. Dr. Frank is Senior Research Fellow at the Palm Center and an adjunct professor at New York University. He first broke the story of the Army’s firing of Arabic-language specialists under the ‘don’t ask don’t tell’ policy. He has been interviewed for national television and radio programs to discuss the topic of marriage and military service rights for gays and lesbians. Dr. Frank’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post, The New Republic, the Los Angeles Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the San Francisco Chronicle, Lingua Franca, and other publications. Dr. Frank received his Ph.D. in Historyfrom Brown University in the spring of 2002. Before that he earned his Masters also from Brown and his Bachelors from Northwestern University in History and American Culture. His book on the U.S. military’s gay ban, “Unfriendly Fire: How the Gay Ban Undermines the Military and Weakens America”, will be published in 2009 by St. Martin’s Press. You can learn more about Dr. Frank by visiting the Palm Center website at http://www.palmcenter.org/people/dr-nathaniel-frank. Not conservative, not liberal, American. Call in. Stand up. Speak out. Our call-in number is 347-327-9615.