VIPs Calling for Lyndon LaRouche's Exoneration

April 10, 2019

Updated May 14, 2019.

Here is a selection of VIP signers supporting our call for President Trump to exonerate Lyndon LaRouche. We will be updating this list as our campaign develops. For more on LaRouche's exoneration and where to sign and share the petition, visit our campaign pamphlet, 'Restoring the Soul of America: The Exoneration of Lyndon LaRouche.'

United States Current and Former Elected Officials

Sen. Mike Gravel, Alaska
Former two-term U.S. Senator (Alaska), read the Pentagon Papers into the Congressional Record, candidate for U.S. President, 2008 and 2020

Hon. Edwin W. Edwards, Louisiana
Governor of Louisiana (1972-80, 1984–88, 1992–96); Member of U.S. Congress, Louisiana CD 7 (1965–1972)

Hon. Thomas Jackson, U.S.
Alabama House of Representatives (D-68)

Hon. Justin Price, Rhode Island
Rhode Island House of Representatives (R-39)

Alfonso Cirulli, New Jersey, USA
Mayor of Barnegat Township, New Jersey

Sen. William “Bill” Owens, Boston, MA
Former Massachusetts State Senator (D)

Hon. J.N. Dimos, Monroe, Louisiana
Former Speaker, Louisiana House of Representatives

Hon. LaMar Lemmons, United States
Former member, Michigan House of Representatives, Former member, Detroit Board of Education

Hon. William Ferguson “Fergie” Reid, Virginia
Civil rights activist, first African-American elected to Virginia House of Delegates, 1968

Fred Huenefeld, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
Louisiana State Democratic Central Committee

Bob Van Hee, Minnesota, USA
County Commissioner, Redwood County, Dist. #4

John W. Matthews, New York
Former Chair of Nassau County Democratic Committee, New York

United States

Tony Nelson Anderson
Vice President, Kansas Cattlemen’s Association

Jim Benham
President, Indiana Farmers Union

William Binney, Washington, D.C.
Former Signals Intelligence Dir., U.S. National Security Agency (ret.); Member of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity

George Bioletto, Long Beach, CA
International Assoc. of Machinists, Trustee

Abraham Bolden, Sr., Chicago, Illinois
First African-American Secret Service Agent in US under JFK; author, The Echo From Dealey Plaza: The True Story of the First African-American on the White House Secret Service Detail & His Quest for Justice After the Assassination of JFK

Elena Branson
President, Russian Center NY

Ellen Brown, California
President of the Public Banking Institute; author of Web of Debt and other books

Dr. Victor Chang, California, USA
President, US-China Forum, Professor of Economics, USC (retired)

Dr. Hal Cooper, USA
Cooper Consulting, Chairman, Freight Transport Advisory Board, Seattle, Washington

T. Herbert Dimmock, Maryland
Founder & Director of “Bach in Baltimore”

Paul Driessen, Virginia
Columnist and consultant on energy, environment, and civil rights

Frank J. Endres
California farm leader

Chris Fogarty, Chicago, Illinois
Irish-American activist and author, Ireland 1845-1850: The Perfect Holocaust and Who Kept it Perfect

Sergey Gladysh
President and CEO, Russian–American Cooperation Initiative

Professor Vladimir Golstein, Rhode Island
Assoc. Professor of Slavic Studies, Brown Univ.; author and media commentator

Cathy A. Helgason, M.D., Illinois
Professor of Neurology (retired) Univ. Illinois

Rev. Bishop Nicolas Homicil, Boston, MA
Black Ministers Alliance of Greater Boston; Advisory Bd. Haitian-American United; 1991 Human Rights Visitor to Guantanamo Bay

Tom Holthaus
Kansas farm leader

Appo Jabarian, Glendale, California
Publisher and editor, Armenian Life magazine

Dr. Joseph Janco, Washington, D.C.
Executive Director, The Eurasia Center

Dave Janda
Radio talk show host, WAAM, Michigan

James George Jatras, Washington, D.C.
Former Foreign Policy Advisor to U.S. Senate Republicans

Paul Jensen
Radio talk show host, KTKK, Salt Lake City, Utah

Vladislav Krasnow, Russia/USA
Founder and head of the Russian American Goodwill Association (RAGA)

John Lampl, North Dakota
Former State President, CWA; Former Dist. Rep., AFL-CIO

John M. (Jack) Lynch, Chicago, Illinois
Republican Party Trump Convention Delegate, successfully introduced Glass–Steagall into GOP Party Platform, 2016; retired banker

Caleb Maupin
Journalist and political analyst

George Miller, California
Publisher/Editor, Ventura County, Citizens Journal

Suzzanne Monk, Maryland
Author; MAGA podcast host; Trump activist

Wayne Moore, Nevada
Retired NASA

Ronald O’Donnell, California
Former Democratic Party Candidate for State Senate

Harry Quinlan, New Jersey
President, Center for Garden State Families

Earl Rasmussen, Washington, D.C.
Exec. Vice President of the Eurasia Center

Phil Restino, Florida
Vice President, Central Florida Veterans for Peace

Rick Staggenborg, Oregon
Founder, Soldiers For Peace International Captain, U.S. Army (retired)

Mary Sullivan
Founding Member, Friends of Irish Freedom, Chicago, Illinois

Thomas Wysmuller
Meteorologist, founding member of NASA’s “The Right Climate Stuff,” Houston, Texas

Tim Yanovskiy, Seattle, Washington
Immortal Regiment USA

The Americas

Adm. (ret.) Miguel Beltrán Lavandenz, Bolivia
Retired Admiral and Bolivian diplomat

Fausto Charris, Colombia
Farm leader

Carlos Díaz Busti, Argentina
President, National Unity and Independence Movement

Carlos Julio Díaz Lotero, Medellin, Colombia
Former Pres. of Central Union of Workers (CUT), Dept. of Antioquia

Julian Fell, British Columbia, Canada
Former and current acting Director, Area F. Regional District of Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Dr. Julio Carlos González, Argentina
Former Legal Secretary to the Presidency

Max Ibáñez, La Paz, Bolivia
Former Sec. of Grievances, Nat’l Trade Union Federation of Electricity, Telephones & Water - Bolivia

Dr. Kirk Meighoo, Trinidad & Tobago
Former Senator, Parliament of Trinidad & Tobago; host of podcast “Independent Thought & Freedom”; member Advisory Board of The Integrationist (Caribbean)

Jaime Miranda Peláez, Mexico
Former president of the Small Landowners Association of the state of Sonora, and former president and current Advisor to the Agricultural Credit Union of Cajeme, Sonora

Mario Roberto Morales, Guatemala
Writer, academic, journalist

Casimiro Navarro, Mexico
Former Mayor of Hermosillo, Sonora; industrial engineer

Dr. Eduardo M.A. Peixolo, São Paulo, Brazil
Prof. of Physical Chemistry (ret.) Univ. of São Paulo; former Brazil delegate to World Health Organization; former Superintendent, Technical Board of Brazil’s Development Bank (BNDES)

Rafael Reyes Jerez, Dominican Republic
Journalist, cable TV host

Vice Commodore Horacio Ricciardelli, Argentina
Retired Air Force, Malvinas War hero

Iván Patricio Ruíz, Quito, Ecuador
Economist; academic; former Economic Advisor to the Vice Presidency

Dr. Héctor Claudio Salvi, Argentina
Former Governor, Santa Fe Province

Petra Santos, Mexico
Rep. of Federal Secretary of Agricultural Development Ministry to Sonora; former federal Congresswoman, with Morena Party

Gualberto Tapia Vargas, Bolivia
Agronomist, author

Vaska Tumir, Canada
Professor (retired) at Conestoga College, Ontario


Sen. Toni Iwobi, Italy
Member of Italian Senate, vice chair Foreign Relations Committee, Lega Nord party

Sen. Roberto Mura, Italy
Former member of Italian Senate; now regional councilman

Amb. Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos, Greece
Former Secretary General, Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization

Rev. Andrew Ashdown, England
Anglican priest; leader of frequent fact-finding missions to Syria; author The Stones Cry Out, 2006

Prof. Blagoje Babić, Serbia
Professor of International Finance; member of Serbian Academy of Economic Sciences, Belgrade

John Bosnitch, Serbia
Bureau Chief of InterMedia Center News Agency, Tokyo, Japan; political activist

Col. (ret.) Alain Corvez, France
International strategy consultant, retired colonel, former International Relations Consultant of the Defense & Interior Ministries, Paris

Sergio d’Elia, Italy
Former member of Parliament, head of Nessuno Tocchi Caino, an organization against the death penalty; in the 1990s, collected signatures of 88 Italian Members of Parliament to free LaRouche

Prof. Hans Fischer, Germany
Fregattenkapitän, retired (Navy Commander)

Antonino Galloni, Italy
Economist; Director General of the Italian Labor Ministry (1993–1996); head of Observatory on the Work Market at the Italian Ministry of Labor (1990–2002); OECD Representative of the Italian Labor Ministry (2002–2018); author of numerous books

Bassam el Hachem, France / Lebanon
professor, author

Doris Honegger, Switzerland
President Impulswelle, Zurich

Alex Krainer, Monaco
Author of Grand Deception, which details the true story of Bill Browder, who played a leading role in promoting the Magnitsky Act anti-Russia sanctions in the U.S. and Europe.

Martin Kruse, Denmark
Former city councilman, engineer, teacher

Dr. Edward Lozansky, Russia
President, American University in Moscow

Anika Telmanyi Lylloff, Denmark
Violinist Royal Danish Orchestra (ret); Concertmaster in Sinfonia Selandia

Leena Malkki, Sweden
Opera singer, founder and producer at Operafabriken

Rosario Mancino, Italy
Parliamentary aide in the Italian Chamber of Deputies

Volodymyr Marchenko, Ukraine
Deputy Chairman, Progressive Socialist Party, Ukraine

Carlo Levi Minzi, Italy
Concert pianist; Tenured Professor at Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory, Milan, Italy; founding member of the Schiller Institute

Alexander Nagorny, Russia
Deputy editor of Zavtra newspaper, historian, member of Izborsk Club, Russia

Jens Jørgen Nielsen, Denmark
Associate professor, Niels Brock Business School, former Moscow correspondent for Politiken, author of many books about Russia and Eastern Europe (including Ukraine in the Field of Tension and On his Own Terms — Putin and the New Russia), leader of “Russian-Danish Dialogue”

Thomas Grønlund Nielsen, Denmark
Nuclear physicist, teacher, author

Mike Robinson, England
Editor, UK Column

Rainer Sandau, Germany
Director, Satellites and Space Applications, International Academy of Aeronautics

Gian Marco Sanna, UK, Italy
Violinist, director of Camerata Geminiani

Col. (ret.) Ulrich Scholz, Germany
Oberst (Colonel), retired

Lilya Takumbetova, Ufa, Russia
Assoc. Professor, Bashkir State Pedagogical University

Marcello Vichi, Italy
Engineer; author of Transaqua project; former Foreign Director, Bonifica, Inc.

Dr. Natalia Vitrenko, Ukraine
Chairman of the Progressive Socialist Party, Ukraine

Zhao Yinong, Finland
CEO of GBTimes News

Hon. Professor Ivo Christov, Bulgaria
Member of Bulgarian Parliament; Professor of Sociology, Sofia University, Bulgaria


Senior Col. (ret.) Shixiu Bao, China
Professor, PLA Academy of Military Science

Matthius Chang, Malaysia
Lawyer and Political Activist

Fouad Al-Ghaffari, Yemen
Chairman of the Advisory Office for Coordination with the BRICS, Sana’a, Republic of Yemen; President of Yemeni BRICS Youth Cabinet; 2013 director general of Yemen’s Ministry of Human Rights

Herman Laurel, Philippines
Journalist, TV Interview Host

Chandra Muzzafar, Malaysia
Founder and Director, JUST International

Pakdee Tanapura, Thailand
International Executive Committee for the Study of the Kra Canal Project

Emmanuel Topacio, Philippines

Antonio Valdez, Philippines
Founder, Citizens National Guard; Senatorial Candidate

Qinduo Xu, China
Political analyst on current affairs, producer and host, “TODAY”