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Sunday Talking Heads: September 2, 2012

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Morning all, who wants coffee? Well, one convention down, one convention to go. Kevin’s down in Charlotte and already reporting on the Occupy Charlotte encampment.

Our friend emptywheel has a few words to say about the today’s listings, including the observation that there are:

[] just two women, one Stephanie Cutter appearance and one appearance from the Governor of the state hosting the Convention.

We are not surprised, are we? We are not amused, either.

Today’s FDL Book Salon is The No-Nonsense Guide to Equality, a fitting discussion on the heels of Mitt Romney’s fantastical debutante ball. And Kit hosts our Labor Day Movie Night, Between Two Worlds. Hope you can join in

Have a festive summer’s ending Labor Day, I know I’ll be prowling the neighborhood in search of stray cheeseburgers.

H/T to scarce for the video, btw.

Here are your labored listings…

Washington Journal.

ABC’s This Week:  White House senior adviser David Plouffe. Roundtable: ABC News’ George Will; Priorities USA co-founder Bill Burton; Romney campaign senior adviser and former Massachusetts Lt. Governor Kerry Healey; Democratic strategist and ABC News contributor Donna Brazile; and political strategist and ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd.

CBS’ Face the Nation:  Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-MD), former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and Obama Deputy Campaign Manager Stephanie Cutter. Roundtable: Washington Post’s Dan Balz, Bloomberg Television’s Trish Regan, Georgetown University’s Michael Eric Dyson and CBS News political director John Dickerson.

Chris Hayes:  Van Jones (@vanjones68), the former special adviser for green jobs in the Obama White House and co-founder of Rebuild the Dream. Rob Zerban (@robzerban), the Democratic candidate challenging Rep. Paul Ryan in Wisconsin’s first congressional district. Cynthia Dill (@dillesquire), a state senator from Maine and Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Olympia Snowe (R). New York State Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries (@TeamJeffries), Democratic congressional candidate in New York’s 8th district. Arizona State Senator Kyrsten Sinema (@kyrstensinema), Democratic congressional candidate in Arizona’s 9th district. Nate Shinagawa (@nateshinagawa), the vice chair of the Tompkins County Legislature in New York and Democratic congressional candidate in New York’s 23rd district. Robert Wolf, former president of UBS Bank, member of President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, and host of the weekly webcast “Impact Players” on the Reuters YouTube channel. John Nichols (@nicholsuprising), Washington correspondent for The Nation and associate editor for The Capital Times in Madison, Wisconsin. Neera Tanden (@neeratanden), president of the Center for American Progress. Rose Aguilar (@roseaguilar) radio host of “Your Call” on KALW radio in San Francisco and op-ed contributor to Al Jazeera English.

CNN’s State of the Union:  DNC Chair Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Gov. Bev Perdue (D-NC), and Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-MD). Then, Obama Senior Campaign Adviser Robert Gibbs. Senior Romney Campaign Adviser Eric Fehrnstrom. Roundtable: CNN’s Chief White House Correspondent Jessica Yellin and The Washington Post’s Dan Balz.

Fareed Zakaria – GPS:

Fox News Sunday:  DNC Chair Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Obama Campaign Senior Advisor David Axelrod.

Moyers & Company:  The Resurrection of Ralph Reed. Can the former head of the Christian Coalition win back the allegiance of Christian followers he had duped and double-crossed?

NBC’s Meet the Press:  Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel Roundtable: Newt Gingrich; former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and Vice Chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee Carly Fiorina; presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin; NY Times columnist Tom Friedman; and NBC’s Tom Brokaw.

Newsmakers: Democratic National Convention Chair Mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa. As Chairman of the DNC, Mayor Villaraigosa gives a preview of the convention that will begin on Tuesday in Charlotte, NC. He also talks about the presidential tickets and campaign issues. Mayor Villaraigosa finishes two terms as mayor this year and is term limited from running again for mayor. He has also just completed a term as president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors as well. Reporters: Major Garrett, White House Correspondent for National Journal and Peter Nicholas, Political Reporter for Wall Street Journal.

Q & A:  Ami Horowitz, director of a newly released documentary film entitled “U.N. Me.” The movie is a critical portrayal of the role the United Nations plays in global politics and peacekeeping. Horowitz uses the term “docutainment” to describe the type of movie he has produced and directed…

Religion & Ethics.

60 Minutes:  Resurrecting Chrysler – Just a few years ago, Chrysler was in chapter 11, its future bleak. Now, with a new leader in Sergio Marchionne and a new company forged by an alliance with Fiat, the automaker has made a remarkable turnaround to profitability. Steve Kroft reports. The Flavorists – Meet the scientists behind the real and artificial flavors that make foods and beverages so tasty. Morley Safer reports on this fascinating industry that food manufacturers’ depend on, but which critics say make some people dependent on less-than-healthy food choices. Teacher To The World – On his educational website, “Khan Academy,” he teaches millions of students across the world each month. Sal Khan’s teaching method has become so effective that he may be the future of American education. Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

To the Contrary:  With the GOP Convention over, the Republicans take their message on the road as the Democrats head to Charlotte to nominate President Obama as their candidate. Then, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis defends the administration with a Labor Day interview on women and jobs .

Univision’s Al Punto:  Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor of Los Angeles and Chairman of the Democratic National Convention; Julian Castro, Mayor of San Antonio and Democratic National Convention Keynote Speaker; Bill Richardson, Former Governor of New Mexico; Otto Reich (R), Former Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs;  Senator Marco Rubio (R), Florida; Ann and Craig Romney, wife and son of GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney; Jeb Bush (R), Former Governor of Florida.

Virtually Speaking:  Labor Day Break.

C-SPAN’s Book TV: In Depth: Michael Beschloss, live at noon ET.

FDL’s Book Salon:  The No-Nonsense Guide to Equality. “Equality is the coming issue of our day. Societies all over the world are experiencing spiralling inequality, led by countries such as the US and Britain, which reached their high-water mark of equality in the 1970s, only to head firmly and swiftly in the opposite direction ever since. They relaxed the controls over corporations and high finance, allowing the rich to become super-rich without caring about their impact on the poor or the planet – and ultimately plunged the whole world into economic crisis. But it does not have to be that way.”  Download portions. Chat with Danny Dorling about his new book, hosted by Jeremi Suri, 5pm ET.

FDL Movie Night Monday:  Between Two Worlds “is a personal essay film telling five riveting stories that go beyond political postures to reveal the passionate debates over identity and generational change inside today’s American Jewish community.”  Join host Kit O’Connell and guests Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman, 8pm ET.

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