Musician and activist John Hall, founder and lead singer of Orleans, lectured and sang about "The Politics of Rock and Roll."  The co-founder in 1979—with Jackson Browne, Graham Nash and Bonnie Raitt—of the anti-nuclear group Musicians United for Safe Energy, Hall, a resident of Dover Plains, NY, served in the United States House of Representatives from New York’s 19th district between 2007 and 2011.