Sunday Talking Heads: July 6, 2008
I love the animation from this youTube, I Met The Walrus, that I stumbled on at Neatorama. Amazing how relevant much of it is to today. "In 1969, a 14-year-old Beatle fanatic named Jerry Levitan, armed with a reel-to-reel tape deck, snuck into John Lennon‘s hotel room in Toronto and convinced John to do an interview about peace."
Washington Journal: 7:30 am – Kathy Kiely, USA Today, Reporter. 8:15 am – Gerald Le Melle, Africa Action, Executive Director. 8:45 am – Col. Timothy Reese, U.S. Army, Combat Studies. Institute Director — Report. 9:30 am – Newspapers & Viewer Calls. email questions for guests to firstname.lastname@example.org
ABC’s This Week: Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.),an Obama supporter, and Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT.) a McCain supporter. Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr discusses his candidacy. Roundtable: Ted Koppel, Johnathan Capehart, Michelle Cottle, Mark Halperin. contact George
Chris Matthews: No Chris Matthews today due to NBC’s coverage of Wimbledon
Fareed Zacharia – GPS: Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, "one of the most comprehensive interviews Iran has given the western media in recent years. Iran has some surprising revelations about its relations with the United States, its nuclear ambitions and its feeling towards traditional enemy Israel." Sunday at 1pm ET (8am & 3pm ET on CNNI). contact Fareed
Meet The Press: No MTP today due to NBC’s coverage of Wimbledon
Newsmakers: Transportation Sec. Mary Peters. Reporters: Christopher Conkey, Wall Street Journal, Transportation Reporter and Alan Levin, USA Today, Reporter. Newmakers airs Sundays at 10am and 6pm et.
Q & A: Kathleen Parker is a nationally syndicated columnist with The Washington Post Writers Group. Her twice-weekly column, focusing on social issues, appears in more than 400 newspapers across the country. Her new book is entitled "Save the Males: Why Men Matter, Why Women Should Care." airs on on CSPAN at 8pm and 11pm et
Religion & Ethics: Cover: 2008 Campaign: What’s Appropriate?. Examining the proper relationship between religion and politics. Belief: The 30 Hour Famine. A behind the scenes look at a global fund-raising fast. Feature: Aging Out . Faith based efforts help young adults transition out of foster care. for broadcast times in your area click here
60 Minutes: Kings Of Congo — With just 700 mountain gorillas left on earth, CNN’s Anderson Cooper finds some high in the African jungles and reports on why they have become so endangered. The Path To War — The first Pentagon insider to give his account of the run-up to war says the attack on Iraq was more a defensive move against possible future threats from Saddam Hussein than a retaliation for the 9/11 attacks. Steve Kroft interviews Douglas Feith, the former undersecretary of defense for policy. Should We Make Cents — The U.S. Mint is in a bind: should it continue to produce pennies and nickels whose metal content is worth more than their face value? Morley Safer reports.
To The Contrary: Topics: Actress Raven Symoné on surviving the pressures of Hollywood. Panelists: National Organization for Women President Kim Gandy; The Washington Times’ Tara Wall; Global Summit of Women President Irene Natividad; and former EEOC Chair Cari Dominguez. for broadcast times in your area click here
Check out the Book TV schedule here. Also After Words with Tom Hayden, "Writings for a Democratic Society: The Tom Hayden Reader" interviewed by Jon Wiener.
Emptywheel hosts today’s FDL Book Salon, Machiavelli’s Shadow: The Rise and Fall of Karl Rove. Chat with Paul Alexander about his new book, at 5:00 pm Eastern. Don’t miss it!
And repeating myself once more time: "It’s pretty simple, no immunity for the telecoms. Call your Senators today and tomorrow and the next day. Call them until they get this simple message: No Immunity for the Telecoms! And put the pressure on Obama. Make him step forth and take leadership. He asks us to believe we have the ability to bring about real change in Washington. Let’s get him to make real change in Washington — this week, on this issue." Here are the toll-free katymine numbers to use to make those call to your Senators and Senator Barack Obama:
- 1 (800) 828 – 0498
- 1 (800) 614 – 2803
- 1 (866) 340 – 9281
- 1 (866) 338 – 1015
- 1 (877) 851 – 6437
Dial like our Constitution depends on it, because it does.