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Grab your popcorn, put your feet up on the seatback in front of ya, and aim your spitballs at the ushers please. This is Late Late Night FireDogLake, where off topic is the topic … so dive in. What’s on your mind?
Sunday Talking Heads: March 6, 2011
Marcy will be Virtually Speaking with Eve Gittelson and ABC has an incredible exclusive! John McCain. And to answer Tweety: No. Yes.
Marcy will be Virtually Speaking with Eve Gittelson and ABC has an unbelievable exclusive, John McCain! And to answer Tweety: No. Yes.
In case you missed it, Scarecrow’s Sunday Talk Shows: Making America Dumber One Week at a Time is worth the read.
ABC’s This Week: Exclusive! Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). Roundtable: Daily Beast and Newsweek Ed-in-Chief Tina Brown, Egyptian writer and activist Dr. Nawal El Saadawi, Zainab Salbi of Women to Women International, and Susan Tahmadebi of the International Civil Society Action Network for Women’s Rights, Peace and Security. Topic: How women are transforming the Muslim world. Then, the latest jobs numbers with ABC News anchors Diane Sawyer, David Muir and Sharyn Alfonsi. Plus, Mort Zuckerman, Reuters’ Chrystia Freeland, United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard.
CBS’ Face The Nation: Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Sen. John Kerry (D-MA), Tom Friedman.
Chris Matthews: Is America Still Number One? Will Establishment Republican Hopefuls For 2012 Pander To The Far Right?
CNN’s State of the Union: Libya. Stephen Hadley, the former U.S. National Security Adviser, and Dr. Ali Errishi, the former Libyan Immigration Minister. Then, Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Bill Richardson on the personal and professional challenges of running for US President. Finally, Rep. Peter King (R-NY), and Rep. Keith Ellison (DFL-MN) on King’s planned hearings on the radicalization of Muslims.
Fox News Sunday: Margie Phelps, Attorney, Westboro Baptist Church on the recent ruling from the Supreme Court on the Westboro protests at military funerals. Then the budget with Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Majority Whip and Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), Chair, House Republican Conference. Roundtable: Chris Stirewalt, Nina Easton, Kevin Madden, Juan Williams. Power Player: Carol Rasco, President and CEO, “Reading Is Fundamental.”
NBC’s Meet The Press: White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley. Then, Republican response from the head of the Tea Party caucus in the House, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN). Roundtable: Eugene Robinson, David Brooks.
Newsmakers: Appropriations Committee Chair Rep. Harold Rogers (R-KY) joins Newsmakers to discuss the debate over current federal spending. He discusses the expected budget battles following the recent passage of a bill to temporarily fund the government until March 18.
Q & A: Sally Jenkins, sports columnist for The Washington Post. Besides following local and national sports coverage, she also writes about issues where sports and public policy intersect…
60 Minutes: Hard Times Generation – For some children, socializing and learning in school are being cruelly complicated by homelessness, as Scott Pelley reports from Florida, where school buses now stop at budget motels for children who’ve lost their homes. Hitchens – Steve Kroft profiles Vanity Fair columnist, author and public intellectual Christopher Hitchens, for whom nothing is off-limits when making his wry and often outrageous observations, including the cancer he is suffering from. Spy on the Ice – Bob Simon reports on the latest “spy-cam” techniques used by wildlife filmmakers to show animals – in this case, polar bears – up-close and in a way audiences have never seen them before.
To The Contrary: Topics: 1- Where do American women stand globally? 2- College scholarships specifically for white men; 3- Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) on the Equal Rights Amendment. Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Independent Women’s Forum’s Sabrina Schaeffer; Center for American Progress’ Erica Williams; and one more TBA.
Univison’s Al Punto: Dan Restrepo, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs; Sen. Luz Robles (D-UT); Francisco Abundis, Director of Public Opinion, Social Science and Marketing Research Enterprise, Parametría; Manlio Fabio Beltrones, Mexico Senator (PRI) and Presidential Hopeful; and Roy Germano, Filmmaker “The Other Side of Immigration.”
Virtually Speaking: Marcy Wheeler and Eve Gittelson discuss the news of the week including the mess that is our health care financing system, and how it effects ordinary Americans who don’t enjoy Congressional health coverage.
C-SPAN’s Book TV: In Depth this month features Pauline Maier, a Fulbright scholar and holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University. A popular scholar of the American Revolution, the preceding era and post-revolutionary America.
FDL Book Salon: Outrageous Fortunes: The Twelve Surprising Trends That Will Reshape the Global Economy. “A Harvard-trained economist’s startling predictions reveal critical challenges in the decades ahead, helping individuals, businesses, and governments to make smarter decisions.” Chat with author Daniel Altman, hosted by Dan Rosenheck. 5pm ET.
FDL Movie Night Monday: Director Julian Starks discusses his film Journey to Sundance with host Lisa Derrick and you. “Against the backdrop of the Sundance Film Festival and the yearly pilgrimage of producers, directors, industry ‘suits’ and Hollywood wannabes, these filmmakers and their cameras journey for the answers. They trek to the festival each January for five years, and in their search of the original question, each of them is forced to face the issues — and demons — that plague any indie film.” 8pm ET.