**Please note that CNBC's Kudlow & Company will be hosting a 2-hour special this afternoon and evening beginning at 4pm EST**
The first half:
CNBC's Chief Washington Correspondent John Harwood will start us off with the latest from Washington. We'll follow the Harwood update with a look at Ford's economic legacy with the following guests:
*President Ford & the economy...
*John Rutledge, chairman of Rutledge Capital
*Gary Gensler, former Undersecretary of the Treasury
*James Pethokoukis, senior writer at U.S. News & World Report
A Roundtable with the Historians:
*Allan Lichtman, professor of history at American University
*Guy Vander Jagt, a Ford friend and former GOP congressman from Michigan
*Julian Zelizer, Boston University Professor of History
*E.J. Dionne, columnist for the Washington Post
*John Fund, WSJ OpinionJournal.com columnist
ON THE SECOND INSTALLMENT OF KUDLOW & COMPANY:
A look at the stock market, economy and the investor class with:
*Art Laffer, president of Laffer Associates
*Don Luskin, CIO of TrendMacro
*Rodgin Cohen, chairman of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
*Gary Shilling, president of A. Gary Shilling & Co
*Frank Newport from Gallup will join us in the investor class discussion.
Kudlow's Stock Club with with Robert Smith, manager of T. Rowe Price Growth Stock fund.
A debate on Iraq between Jed Babbin, former undersecretary of defense and Joseph Cirincione, director of national security policy at the Center for American Progress.
A political debate on the new session of Congress and more between nationally syndicated columnist Deroy Murdoch and Peter Beinart of the The New Republic.