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Sunday Talking Heads: September 21, 2008

Treasury Secretary HENRY PAULSON is all over the teeVee screen this morning on the economic crisis and the President’s bailout plan for Wall Street.  We’re the oyster cracker on the stew, and we’re gonna be Sinkin’ Soonnorah jones

Washington Journal7:30 am – Kevin Hassett, John McCain for President, Senior Economic Adviser.  8:00 am – Gene Sperling, Barack Obama for President, Economic Adviser.  8:30 am – Newspaper Articles & Viewer. 9:00 am – Scott Taylor, Georgetown University, African Studies Professor. 9:30 am – Newspaper Articles & Viewer.  email questions for guests to

ABC’s This WeekTreasury Secretary HENRY PAULSON.  Then Sen. Chris Dodd (D-MA) and Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) on Congress’ role fixing the financial meltdown. Roundtable: ABC News’ Sam Donaldson, Cokie RobertsGeorge Will, Donna Brazile.  contact George

CBS’ Face The Nation:  Treasury Secretary HENRY PAULSON.  House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) with Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL)contact Bob Schieffer

Chris Matthews:  Topics: Which candidate can sell himself as best to fix the economy and Iraq?  What do McCain and Obama need to accomplish in the first debate?  Panelists: Bob Woodward The Washington Post Assistant Managing Editor; Elisabeth Bumiller The New York Times Correspondent; Norah O’Donnell MSNBC Chief Washington Correspondent; Rick Stengel Time Magazine Managing Editor.  contact Chris

CNN’s Late Edition:  John McCain’s economic advisor Douglas Holtz-Eakin; CNN’s Gloria Borger, Ed Henry and Bill Schneider; Republican strategists Alex Castellanos and Leslie Sanchez; and Democratic strategists Hilary Rosen and James Carvilleinfo from LAT Top of the Ticket  contact Wolf

Fox News Sunday:  Treasury Secretary HENRY PAULSON.  Plus, Sen. Jon Kyl, (R-AZ) and Rep Charles Schumer (D-NY), who will decide whether to commit taxpayers’ money?  email

NBC’s Meet The Press:  Treasury Secretary HENRY PAULSON.  NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I).  Panelists: CNBC’s Erin Burnett, NY Times’ John Harwood, CNBC’s Steve Liesman, Washington Post’s Steven Pearlsteincontact Tom

NewsmakersFinancial Services Cmte. Chairman Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) discusses Congress’s oversight role. Rep. Frank is one of the key chairmen who will hold hearings in September and October examining Wall Street and the impact of bailouts given to financial institutions.  Newsmakers airs on CSPAN 1, Sundays at 10am and 6pm et.

Q & A:  Lionel, radio show host and author of a new book called "Everyone’s Crazy Except You and Me…And I’m Not So Sure About You: America’s Favorite Contrarian Cuts Loose."  Sunday 8pm and 11pm et.  Q & A airs on on CSPAN at 8pm and 11pm et, Monday 6am et.

Religions & EthicsPerspectives: Wall Street Ethics Now, the financial crisis: more failures, fears, realignment, layoffs on Wall Street, with consequences around the world. Is anyone to blame? With Rebecca Blank, an economist, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and co-author of the book "Is the Market Moral?"  Cover: Barefoot College in India  Inspired by Gandhi, it empowers poor women to improve the quality of their lives. The students are mostly women. Some are grandmothers. Hundreds have come through here from villages across India and a dozen other countries to learn how to install and maintain solar energy in rural areas.  Feature: Christians & Muslims  They met at Yale Divinity School for Interfaith Dialogue. Nearly 150 Muslim and Christian scholars from 37 countries were invited to the Yale conference by its co-organizers, Professor Miroslav Volf of the Yale Divinity School and Prince Ghazi of Jordan, religious adviser to Jordan’s king. What they called the "common word" that united them was love of God and love of neighbor.  for broadcast times in your area click here

60 Minutes:  The Candidates In separate interviews and for the whole hour, the two parties’ presidential nominees are questioned on the big issues, including the faltering U.S. economy, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, energy policy and health care. Steve Kroft interviews Democrat Barack Obama and Scott Pelley interviews Republican John McCain.

To The Contrary:  Topics: Economic woes & the presidential race: Spike in women’s unemployment rates and how the Obama and McCain campaigns would stimulate job creation. Author and feminist Naomi Wolf: Americans’ lost civil liberties.  Panelists:  Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); the Heritage Foundation’s Genevieve Wood; Women for Obama’s Megan Beyer; and Conservative Commentator Tara Setmayer.  Plus "To The Contrary Extra" on the web: Palin On Rape  While Sarah Palin was mayor of Wasilla, rape victims had to pay for their own rape kits.  for broadcast times in your area click here

There are hours and hours of politics this weekend on Book TV, schedule here.  Including After Words: Zbigniew Brzezinski and Brent Scowcroft authors of "America and the World: Conversations on the Future of American Foreign Policy" interviewed by David Ignatius, columnist for The Washington Post.  for broadcast times in your area click here

And squeeze in FDL’s Sunday Book Salon:  Today we offer up Crunch: Why Do I Feel So Squeezed? (And Other Unsolved Economic Mysteries).  Is Social Security really going bust, and what does that mean to me? How much can presidents really affect economic outcomes? Why does the stock market go up when employment declines?  5:00pm et

Special note:  Tuesday The Woodward One will be here for Book Salon, The War Within: A Secret White House History 2006-20083 pm et.  I have a couple questions for him, how ’bout you?

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