Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on April 3rd, 2011 4:45 am by HL
Sunday Talking Heads: April 3, 2011
Libya’s on the top of everyone’s list again this week. 60 Minutes features foreclosure fraud, I wonder where their sympathies lie. Glenn Greenwald and Daniel Ellsberg are Virtually Speaking tonight, 7pm ET. Siun hosts FDL Book Salon about the Goldstone Report. Beyond Borders is the Movie Night Monday feature.
Libya’s on the top of everyone’s list again this week. 60 Minutes features foreclosure fraud, I wonder where their sympathies lie.
Glenn Greenwald and Daniel Ellsberg are Virtually Speaking tonight, 7pm ET. Siun hosts FDL Book Salon about the Goldstone Report. Beyond Borders is the Movie Night Monday feature.
Our friends watertiger and Scarecrow earn the hat tip for the flashmob video.
ABC’s This Week: Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL). Then, President Obama’s former National Security Adviser Gen. Jim Jones(Ret.). Roundtable: George Will, Paul Krugman, Torie Clark, David Ignatius.
CBS’ Face The Nation: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC).
CNN’s State of the Union: President Obama’s former National Security Adviser Gen. Jim Jones (Ret.). Then, Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA). Roundtable: Donna Brazile and Bill Bennett.
Fareed Zakaria – GPS: Zbigniew Brzezinski, weighs in on the turmoil in the Middle East and America’s response. Roundtable: Bernard-Henri Lévy, French Envoy to the Libyan resistance; Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations; Robert Baer, a former CIA officer and author of See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA’s War on Terrorism; Robert Worth, Middle East correspondent for the New York Times. Then Noman Benotman, “a Libyan who says he was there during the planning of 9/11 but now works on counterterrorism talks about what al Qaeda could be up to in his homeland.” Plus, “are robots now conquering Afghanistan?”
Fox News Sunday: Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Chair, Budget Committee. Then Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL). Roundtable: Brit Hume, Mara Liasson, Bill Kristol, Juan Williams. Power Player of the Week: Chris Dodd, Chair & CEO, Motion Picture Association of America.
NBC’s Meet The Press: Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Assistant Majority Leader. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), Chair, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Roundtable: President, National Urban League Marc Morial, Mike Murphy, E.J. Dionne, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Daniel Yergin, Chair, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates.
Newsmakers: With the latest short-term Continuing Resolution about to expire on Friday, April 8, Rep. Norm Dicks (D-WA), ranking member of the Appropriations Cmte., said that allowing a government shutdown would be irresponsible of lawmakers and the “worst possible outcome” of the months of negotiations…
Q & A: Stephen Goldsmith, Deputy Mayor of New York City. He is currently on leave as a professor at the J.F.K. School of Government at Harvard.
60 Minutes: The Next Housing Shock – As more and more Americans face mortgage foreclosure, banks’ crucial ownership documents for the properties are often unclear and are sometimes even bogus – a condition that’s causing lawsuits and hampering an already weak housing market. (double segment) Gospel for Teens – Lesley Stahl spends a year following the inspirational leader of a gospel music program for teenagers in Harlem and her students as they learn to sing this original American art form and build the confidence and character it inspires.
To The Contrary: Topics: 1- ‘Maternity tourism’ reignites the birthright citizenship debate; 2- Walmart vs. women workers; 3- Education Reform Expert Michelle Rhee wants to end teacher tenure. Panelists: Political Science Professor Lara Brown; The Heritage Foundation’s Jennifer Marshall; Global Summit of Women President Irene Natividad; and FOX News Political Analyst Angela McGlowan.
Univision’s Al Punto: Maria Corina Machado, Venezuelan Opposition Congresswoman; Keiko Fujimori, Peruvian Presidential Candidate “Fuerza 2011”; Hilda Solis, Secretary of Labor; Casto Ocando, Investigative Journalist; Diana Castillo and Karen Maldonado, Student Participants of “Es El Momento” Town Hall.
Virtually Speaking: Glenn Greenwald and Daniel Ellsberg talk about “WikiLeaks, Bradley Manning, and the future of civil liberties in the US.” 7pm ET.
FDL Book Salon: The Goldstone Report. “For the first time, a U.N. report accused the Palestinian side of grave breaches of international law, but it was the mission’s emphasis on Israeli atrocities—in particular its conclusion that Israel had engaged in a ‘deliberately disproportionate attack designed to punish, humiliate, and terrorize a civilian population’—that made it a political bombshell.” Discussion with author Adam Horowitz, hosted by Siun, 5pm ET.
FDL Movie Night Monday: Beyond Borders, The Debate Over Human Migration. “Beyond Borders moves past the headlines and takes an in-depth look at the hot-button issues of legal and illegal immigration. Beyond Borders explores the psychological forces driving the immigration controversy from both sides of the debate.” Come meet with writer/director/editor Brian Ging and Lisa Derrick, 8pm ET.