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Sunday Talking Heads: June 1, 2008

Happy Morning everyone!  The birds are singing and the flowers are blooming.  Hope you enjoy Kaki King, it’s  a beautiful song. 

You know what, the airways are ours.  Use the links below to speak up and speak out.  And let The Federal Communications Commission hear your voice for a free and fair media.

New this week, Fareed Zakaria starts his own world affairs talker, "Fareed Zakaria – GPS."   CNN’s blurbery for the show is at the listing.

Washington Journal: 7:30 am – Natan Sharansky, Author, "Defending Identity" & Former Israeli Parliament Member. 8:15 am – Newspaper Articles & Viewer Calls. 8:30 am – Mark Siegel, Former DNC Executive Director (1973-77). 9:15 am – Newspaper Articles & Viewer Calls.  email guest questions

ABC’s This Week: Terry McAuliffe chairman of Sen. Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Scott McClellan author "What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington’s Culture of Deception."  Roundtable: Vanity Fair’s Todd Purdum, The New York Times’ David Brooks, Democratic strategist Donna Brazilecontact George

Face the Nation:  Gov. Ed Rendell: (D-PA) Clinton supporter, and Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) co-chairwoman of the Obama campaign.  contact Bob Schieffer

Chris Matthews: Kelly O’Donnell NBC News Political Correspondent; Howard Fineman Newsweek Chief Political Correspondent; Rick Stengel Time Magazine Managing Editor; Cynthia Tucker Atlanta Journal-Constitution Editorial Page Editor. Topics: Who will win the battle for independent voters — Obama or McCain? Will Scott McClellan’s book hurt McCain in the fall?  contact Chris Matthews

CNN’s Late Edition:  Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) Obama supporter, Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) Clinton supporter. Gov. Mark Sanford (R-SC) McCain supporter.  Harold Ickes Clinton campaign adviser, David Bonior Obama campaign adviser.  Roundtable:   Fareed Zakaria Fareed Zakaria – GPS, Jeff Toobin CNN Senior Analyst, Suzanne Malveaux CNN White House Correspondent.  Jamal Simmons Democratic Strategist, Leslie Sanchez Republican Strategist, Hilary Rosen Democratic Strategist. contact Wolf

Fareed Zakaria – GPS:  PREMIERE "an hour-long program that takes a comprehensive look at foreign affairs and the policies shaping our world. Every week we bring you an in-depth interview with a world leader, as well as a panel of international analysts who examine the major global developments of the week. As always, Fareed’s emphasis is on new ideas and innovative approaches to solving the world’s toughest problems."  Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Sunday 1 pm et.

Fox News Sunday: Clinton Communications Director Howard Wolfson and a key supporter of the Obama campaign, David Bonior, former congressman from Michigan. Topic: ‘Is an end near to the Democratic presidential nomination process?"

Meet The Press: Scott McClellan Author, "What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington’s Culture of Deception"; White House Press Secretary (2003-2006). "After serving Pres. Bush for over 7 years, McClellan will address his candid assessment about administration conduct &  failings in the CIA leak case, Hurricane Katrina & the Iraq war." Former Sen. Tom Daschle (D-SD) National Co-Chair of Obama Campaign, Harold Ickes Senior Adviser, Clinton Campaign. "Puerto Rico votes in their Decision 2008 primary while Democrats meet to come up with a resolution for seating the Michigan and Florida delegations. Who will get those delegates?" "participate" w MTP

Newsmakers: Richard Syron, Freddie Mac, Chairman & CEO. Reporters: Alan Zibel, Associated Press, Business Reporter & Benton Ives, Congressional Quarterly, Economic Reporter. Topic: Housing Legislation & Foreclosure. Newmakers airs Sundays at 10am and 6pm et.

Q&A:  Colman McCarthy is the founder and director of the Center for Teaching Peace in Washington, DC. He teaches peace studies at colleges and high schools in the Washington, DC area. [wiki bio]

Religion & Ethics:  Ambassador Tony Hall (D-OH): "Religion and Ethics Newsweekly" managing editor Kim Lawton talks about the responsibilities of pastors and politicians with Ambassador Tony Hall, a Democrat from Ohio who served in the House of Representatives for nearly 25 years.

60 Minutes: Officer Herrera Goes Public — Police Officer Keith Herrera speaks for the first time publicly about his former unit, the Special Operations Section, members of which are accused of crimes including armed robbery and kidnapping, in one of the largest police scandals in Chicago history. Katie Couric reports. The Pentagon’s Ray Gun — Straight out of Buck Rogers and perfect for crowd control, this non-lethal weapon could help eliminate the deaths incurred while trying to control crowds, especially in Iraq. But it’s not in Iraq yet, reports David Martin. Captain Of Capitalism — Lesley Stahl profiles Tom Perkins, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist and former Hewlett-Packard director whose mega yacht is the biggest sailboat in the world.

To The Contrary: Topics: 1- TBA. 2- Will Sen Clinton’s run prompt more women to run for office? 3. Working Mother Media CEO Carol Evans on: Bridging the generational divide at work. Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); U.S. News & World Report’s Dr. Bernadine Healy; Women’s Campaign Forum President Ilana Goldman; and Conservative Commentator Tara Setmayer. for broadcast times in your area click here.

And a reminder to check out the schedule for Book TV including After Words: Matt Taibbi author of "The Great Derangement: A Terrifying True Story of War, Politics, & Religion at the Twilight of the American Empire" interviewed by David Corn, Washington bureau chief for Mother Jones magazine. 10:30 am ET. Taibbi will be our FireDogLake Book Salon guest, Saturday June 14, 2008 5:00 pm et.

AND, this very afternoon at 5:00 pm et, 2:00 fdl time, FireDogLake Book Salon will host DAVID SIROTA, author of The Uprising: An Unauthorized Tour of the Populist Revolt Scaring Wall Street and Washington.

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