Flags In 2 DoD

Memorial Day, Flags In.  How will you celebrate?

Who would you schedule?  The networks offer:  Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen.  Colin Powell.  Dr. Alvin Poussaint.  Tom Ridge.  Sen. Barbara Boxer.  Sen. Richard Shelby.  Sen. Byron Dorgan.  Sen. Jon Kyl.  Sen. Ben Nelson.  Karl Rove.  Sen. Dick Durbin.  Newt Gingrich.  

Washington Journal:  7:30 am – Frank Gaffney, Center for Security Policy, President & CEO.  8:15am – Matt Lewis, PoliticsDaily.com, Blogger/Writer & Bill Press, Host, "The Bill Press Show." 9:30am – Toby Harnden, Daily Telegraph, U.S. Editor.  (it is possible that this is Monday’s listingemail questions for guests to journal@c-span.org

ABC’s This Week:  Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike MullenTopics: Guantanamo, Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran, and more.  Roundtable: George Will, Donna Brazile, David Brooks of the New York Times, and E.J. Dionne from the Washington Post.  contact George

CBS’ Face The Nation:  Former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell.  Harvard psychiatrist Dr. Alvin Poussaintcontact Bob Schieffer

Chris Mattews:  Michael Duffy Time Magazine Assistant Managing Editor; Katty Kay BBC Washington Correspondent; Jennifer Loven Associated Press White House Correspondent; David Ignatius Washington Post Columnist.  Topics: Will the right or the left be a bigger thorn for Obama on national security?  Has Obama already begun his reelection campaign with travel to red states?  contact Chris

CNN’s State of the Union:
  "President Obama and Dick Cheney deliver dueling speeches on national security. Whose policies are keeping America safer? Former Bush Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge joins John King in-studio for a Sunday EXCLUSIVE interview.  Plus, Senators Barbara Boxer, D-California, and Richard Shelby, R-Alabama, discuss the president’s plan for closing the Guantanamo Bay prison, and Senator Byron Dorgan, D-North Dakota, offers his plan for the ailing economy."  contact CNN

Freed Zakaria – GPS:    contact CNN

Fox News Sunday:  Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Sen. Ben Nelson (D-NE).  Karl Roveemail fns@foxnews.com

NBC’s Meet The Press:  "President Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney delivered dueling speeches this week, debating both the past and the future of America’s fight against terrorism. But as President Obama looks for middle ground, is he really charting a new course or is he advocating an approach much closer to his predecessor’s than he is willing to admit?"  Assistant Majority Leader Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) vs. former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.  Roundtable: National Review’s Rich Lowry, NPR’s Michelle Norris, The Washington Post’s Gene Robinson, and NBC’s Chuck Toddcontact David

Newsmakers:  "Interior Sec. Ken Salazar compares the policies on public lands and endangered species of the Obama and Bush Administrations. He also goes over the latest news in the department, including their planned uses of stimulus money."  CSPAN 10am and 6pm ET

Q & A:  President of Judicial Watch Tom Fitton,  Judicial Watch is a conservative watchdog group started in 1994. Its mission statement says the organization "promotes transparency, accountability and integrity in government, politics, and the law."  CSPAN at 8pm and 11pm et, Monday 6am ET

Religion & Ethics:  Mormons and Proposition 8 — Mormons are divided over opposition to same-sex marriage.  Communities in Prison —  Does incarceration contribute to poverty and increased crime?  Homage and Commemoration — A writer ponders the meaning of a war poem.  Pope’s Mideast Mission — Peace was the central theme to his pilgrimage.  for broadcast times in your area click here

60 Minutes:
  Buy American — The economic stimulus package includes a "buy American" clause that the steel and other U.S. industries lobbied hard for. However, American businesses that export overseas now fear foreign governments will retaliate and keep U.S. products out of their market, hurting their business.  Sergeant Bill — Waving a badge he bought on the Internet and claiming to belong to the "Multi-jurisdictional Narcotics Task Force," Bill Jakob fooled a small town’s officials into granting him the authority of a law enforcement officer.  Wine Rx — Scientists have found a substance called resveratrol in red wine that slows down the aging process in mice. Will it someday lengthen the lives of humans, too?

To The Contrary:  Topics: 1- Who controls a child’s medical treatment: parents or government?  2- Has women’s progress in the workplace benefited men more than women? 3- Enjoying life after a divorce.  Panelists: Progressive Commentator Patricia Sosa; Former EEOC Chair Cari Dominguez; National Council of Negro Women’s Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever; and Former Labor Department Official Karen Czarneckifor broadcast times in your area click here

After Words: Elaine Showalter, professor emerita of English at Princeton University, presents a history of female writers in American in her book, A Jury of Her Peers: American Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx.  Reporter: Sara Nelson, critic for The Daily Beast.  CSPAN 12pm ET.  CSPAN’s Book TV schedule.

FDL Book Salon:  Dean Baker is hosting James K. Galbaraith to discuss Gailbraith’s book, The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too.  "Galbraith first dissects the stale remains of Reaganism and shows how Bush and company had no choice except to dump them into the trash. He then explores the true nature of the Bush regime: a "corporate republic," bringing the methods and mentality of big business to public life; a coalition of lobbies, doing the bidding of clients in the oil, mining, military, pharmaceutical, agribusiness, insurance, and media industries; and a predator state, intent not on reducing government but rather on diverting public cash into private hands."  Join the chat, 5pm ET.

FDL Movie Night Monday:
  Come join Lisa Derrick and director Ana Joanes to discuss Fresh the movie.  "FRESH empowers viewers by showing them how eating tastier and healthier food can create a new food system that will honor nature and protect the environment."  Trailer.  8pm ET.

(U.S. Navy Seaman Josh Sallee, left, and Seaman Mark Matthews, emplace a flag by a grave marker, participate with fellow U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard members in the annual "Flags In" tribute at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., May 21, 2009.  DoD photo by Donna Miles)