Sunday Talking Heads: May 15, 2011
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FDL Book Salon today presents State Power and Democracy: Before and During the Presidency of George W. Bush. Movie Night Monday features Restrepo in light of co-director Tim Hetherington’s death in Libya.
Dahlia Lathwick and Culture of Truth will be Virtually Speaking at 9pm ET.
Watching this video, it’s like like seeing music.
ABC’s This Week: Gov. Nikki Haley (R-SC). Roundtable: George Will, Cokie Roberts, Amy Walter. Economic Roundtable: Paul Krugman, FDIC Chair Sheila Bair, Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Roger Altman, Douglas Holtz-Eakin. Then, Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations, Robert Kagan of the Brookings Institution and Anthony Shadid of The New York Times on the Arab spring.
CBS’ Face The Nation: House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH).
CNN State of the Union: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan. Then, Joe Lockhart and Michael Gerson. Plus, Adm. Dennis Blair (Ret.) and John Negroponte.
Chris Matthews: Which leading GOP candidate has the political chops to conquer his flaw? Is the cost of a college education still worth the price?
Fareed Zakaria – GPS: Anne-Marie Slaughter, Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University and former Director of Policy Planning for the United States Department of State. Kishore Mahbubani, Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. Joshua Cooper Ramo, Managing Director of Kissinger Associates and the former World Editor at TIME Magazine. Then, Condoleezza Rice. Plus, Google’s Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt. And more.
Fox News Sunday: Fmr. Gov. Mike Huckabee. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX). Then, Senate whips Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ). Roundtable: Brit Hume, Nina Easton, Kim Strassel, Mort Zuckerman.
NBC’s Meet The Press: Newt Gingrich. Roundtable: EJ Dionne, Mark Halperin, Peggy Noonan, Helene Cooper.
Newsmakers: Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) gives his thoughts on a bill sponsored by his colleague, Sen. Menendez (D-NJ), to repeal tax breaks/subsidies for large oil companies…
Q & A: Richard Miniter, an investigative journalist whose latest book was released this week. It’s about Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and his involvement in the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. The book is titled “Mastermind: The Many Faces of the 9/11 Architect, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed.”…
60 Minutes: The Soldiers’ Secretary – Secretary of Defense Robert Gates in his first interview since the killing of Osama bin Laden. Afghanistan’s Top Spy – The former head of Afghanistan’s intelligence says Pakistan has supported the Taliban for years and in 2007, he says, his information pinpointed Osama bin Laden 12 miles from where American forces killed him last week. Sovereign Citizens – Anti-government American extremists who don’t pay taxes and ignore requirements like social security cards and drivers licenses are on the rise. Called sovereign citizens, some have become violent and the FBI considers them a domestic terror threat.
To The Contrary: Topics: 1- Does the Peace Corps have a blame-the-victim mentality when it comes to rape? 2- More college-educated women wait to have kids; 3- Immigration & the Poverty Rate. Panelists: Tara Setmayer, Amanda Terkel, Patricia Murphy, Jennifer Marshall.
Univision’s Al Punto: Newt Gingrich; Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL); Felipe Calderon, President of Mexico; Thomas A. Saenz, President and General Counsel of Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Frank Alvarez, President and CEO, and Raul Romero, Chairman of the Board, Hispanic Scholarship Fund.
FDL Book Salon: State Power and Democracy: Before and During the Presidency of George W. Bush, “the seeds of an American police state can be traced all the way back to the founding of the republic.” Chat with Andrew Kolin, hosted by Marjorie Cohn, 5pm ET.
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