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Sunday Talking Heads: March 1, 2009

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Washington Journal:  7am – Meena Thiruvengadam, Dow Jones Newswires, Reporter.  8am – David Keene, American Conservative Union, Chairman.  8:30am – Andy Stern, Service Employees Int’l Union, President.  9am – Roger Simon, The Politico, Chief Political Columnist.  9:30am – Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute, President & CEO.  email questions for guests to 

ABC’s This Week:
  Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag. Republican Whip Eric Cantor, (R-VA).  RoundtableKarl Rove, Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of The Nation; Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg; George Will.   contact George

CBS’ Face The Nation:  Rahm Emanuelcontact Bob Schieffer

Chris Matthews:  Andrea Mitchell NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent; David Ignatius Washington Post Columnist; Steve Inskeep NPR Host, Morning Edition; Helene Cooper New York Times White House Correspondent.  Topics: What will happen after the US leaves Iraq? Can we win in Afghanistan?  What does President Obama think the signs of economic growth will be?  contact Chris

CNN’s State of the Union:  Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike MullenLiz Smith Fmr. New York Post gossip columnist; Suze Orman Personal Finance Expert; Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI).  contact CNN

Fareed Zakaria – GPS:  Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Afghanistan. The Financial Times’ Martin Wolf on how bad the economy is.  contact CNN

Fox News Sunday:  Joint Chiefs Chairman Mike MullenSen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) on the Budget.  email

NBC’s Meet The Press:  Secretary of Defense Robert GatesRoundtable: Fmr. Rep. Harold Ford, Jr. (D-TN); GOP Strategist Mike Murphy; Vanity Fair’s Dee Dee Myers; and MSNBC’s Joe Scarboroughcontact David

Newsmakers:  American Bankers Assoc. Pres. & CEO Edward Yingling "explains the organization’s opposition to mortgage legislation that would allow judges to decrease the principal and interest rate of loans under certain conditions."  CSPAN at 10am & 6:30pm ET

Q & A:  Matthew Continetti, The Weekly Standard. "His most recent article ‘The Age of Irresponsibility’ outlines his thoughts on political and moral corruption."  CSPAN at 8pm and 11pm et, Monday 6am ET

Religion & Ethics:  Aging Out — What happens when teenagers become too old for the foster care system.  Forrest Church — His incurable cancer has taught him that love never dies.  New York’s New Archbishop — Timothy Dolan has been named th enew leader of NY Catholics.  for broadcast times in your area click here

60 Minutes:  The Man Who KnewHarry Markopolos repeatedly told the Securities and Exchange Commission that Bernie Madoff’s investment fund was a fraud. He was ignored.  The War Next Door – Drug-cartel fueled violence has turned into a war in Mexico, with thousands of deaths and the government battling well-armed gangs whose military-quality weapons come mostly from U.S. dealers.  Bobby Jindal – He’s been called the Republican Obama and some think he may run for the presidency some day. But his opposition speech after the president’s address to Congress this week caused some to say he’s too young and inexperienced. 

To The Contrary:  Topics: 1- Recessionary Discrimination: Are Wall Street firms using the downturn to demote women? 2- Evangelicals make married sex hot; 3- Women’s History Month: Does society acknowledge women’s historical achievements?  Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); The Heritage Foundation’s Genevieve Wood; Conservative Commentator Tara Setmayer; and Democratic Commentator Megan Beyerfor broadcast times in your area click here

Book TV scheduleAfter Words: Azar Nafisi, "Things I’ve Been Silent About: Memories," interviewed by Trita Parsi, President, National Iranian American Council.  In Depth:  Ronald Takaki, Professor Emeritus of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, "will discuss the history of multicultural contributions to the United States and the clash of those cultures throughout America’s history."

FDL Book Salon:  Cliff Schecter hosts author Will Bunch to discuss, Tear Down This Myth: How the Reagan Legacy Has Distorted Our Politics and Haunts Our Future.  "Will Bunch unravels the story of how a right-wing cabal hijacked the mixed legacy of Ronald Reagan, a personally popular but hugely divisive 1980s president, and turned him into a bronze icon to revive their fading ideology."  Be here 5pm ET.

FDL Movie Night Monday:  Lisa Derrick hosts Thomas Morton, Co-Director of Garbage Island.  "For years we’ve been reading about a patch of garbage the size of Texas floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, ingeniously dubbed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch."   Watch the film here and come join the discussion, 8pm ET.

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