There you are, ladies and gentleman, the list of all potential witnesses who may be called at Scooter Libby's trial. The most interesting surprise? Dougie Feith, propaganda artist extraordinaire. And yes, Karl is on there. Condi Rice is on there. George Tenet. Scottie McClellan. Andy Card. Adam Levine--who has said clearly that Libby and Rove were in charge of the Wilson response and who Hubris suggest might be 1--he's on there.
There are fifteen (oops, missed some) people from OVP, including Libby and Dick. Call me crazy, but this trial is probably going to shine more light on the dark corner that is the Vice President's office than anything we've seen before.
I'll comment more below, but for now I wanted to share this with you. This trial is going to be nuts!!!
Here's a take on why certain groups of people have been called/will be mentioned.
People named in Indictment
Bill Harlow (named as Cathie Martin's source)
Judy Judy Judy
Joe and Valerie Wilson
Nothing surprising here--just all the witnesses we expect. Everyone but, presumably, Novak, Joe, and Valerie will definitely testify. The others would depend on what Walton allows/whether Novak has a real use at all.
Negotiations on Judy's testimony
The fact that these guys are included suggests Fitz will be able to introduce details surrounding negotiations over Judy's testimony. Not included, though, is the NYT lawyer (Levine? I'll look for it) and Keller/Sulzberger).
Those who knew of the smear, but haven't been named in indictment
OVP people (asterixes are former OVP not known to be still-chummy)
Jenny Mayfield* (witnessed Libby's end of the Cooper call)
I've asterisked the ones who are former employees who aren't still chums (like Matalin and Millerwise) because they're more likely to offer interesting testimony about Dick. The rest may well be witnesses to Libby's business?
Those involved in fall 2003 response
I'm not positive about Larry Thompson. But we know Scottie was encouraged to say nice things about Scooter, so that may come up. I'm intrigued that Card is testifying. Don't forget, Card and Scottie got ousted about the time of the Rove non-indictment.
The Shiny Object that is Armitage--and those related
Walter Kansteiner (will be called to talk about conversations with Wilson leading up to his op-ed)
William Taft IV
Look, pretty shiny gossip-monger. As Mary has mentioned, the most interesting tidbit here is that Duberstein is not included.
People involved in the SOTU
I'm intrigued to see Foley and Joseph, because it suggests there will be active discussion of how the 16 words got into the SOTU. Others involved are Hadley, Bartlett, Ari, and Condi. So there may well be extensive discussion of that?
Journalists whose stories that will be mentioned
Spencer Ackerman (June article that inspired Edelman to leak)
Mike Allen (1X2X6)
Massimo Calabresi (talked to Wilson after Cooper talked to Libby)
Jay Carney (all the Time fun--and maybe something he said to Cooper/receiving Cooper's email)
John Dickerson (will almost certainly be called to impeach Ari)
Sy Hersh (the Stovepipe article from fall 2003 may be introduced as evidence)
John Judis (June article that inspired Edelman to leak)
Glenn Kessler (Libby call on 7/12--will likely testify that he didn't learn of Plame)
Nicholas Kristof (the original column)
Chris "I'm not an anti-semite" Matthews (blamed Libby for the Niger claims; "fair game")
Andrea Mitchell (has been subpoenaed, will be forced to explain her dithering about her knowledge of Plame)
Timothy Phelps (the confirmation of Plame's status)
Walter Pincus (the June 12 article, as well as the July 12 leak)
Dana Priest (1X2X6)
Knut Royce (the confirmation of Plame's status)
David Sanger (received the NIE leak, has not been subpoenaed)
Evan Thomas (had a conversation with Libby, but Plame did not come up)
Woodward (see also shiny object, was leaked the NIE)
People involved in the investigation
Kirk Armfield, FBI
Deborah Bond, FBI
Jack Eckenrode, FBI
Gerard Francisco, Office of Special Counsel
Other Journalists (who may have been in Africa??)
Risen is a surprise. But I'd guess the other two were in Africa.
Michael Anton (NSC)
Dougie Feith, Propagandist extraordinaire
Donald Fierce (Government Relations Consultant)
Richard Hohlt (Consultant)
Bruce Swartz (Attorney, DOJ--don't know whether he's investigation or Armitage)
Tenet (allegedly he told Cheney of Plame's ID, but I'm not sure I believe that)
Paul Vallely (Retired Major General, will say Wilson told him of Plame)
A big mix here. Some of them will, according to cboldt, claim Wilson told them of Plame. Others are unsure--a lot of NSC might relate to the SOTU, the response, or may have been in the June Grossman meeting where he briefed on Plame. Also, those who would have been in the situation room (like Condi) may be witness to something Powell said--Libby wasn't, but Condi might be.