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Sunday Talking Heads: November 8, 2009

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The Berlin Wall today

Mornin’.  Last night still smarts.

Washington Journal: 7:30am – Trent Duffy, Republican Strategist & Karen Finney, Democratic Strategist.  9am – Gov. Mitch Daniels (R-IN).  9:30am – Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA). Host: Steve Scully

ABC’s This Week: Republican Chairman Michael Steele and Democratic Chairman Tim KaineRoundtable: George Will, Cokie Roberts, Sam Donaldson, Donna Brazile, and Frank Luntz.

CBS’ Face The Nation: Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI), Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Rep. Ike Skelton (D-M). Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, (D-FL), Vice Chair, Democratic National Committee and Ed Rollins, Republican Political Consultant.

Chris Matthews: Kathleen Parker The Washington Post; Andrew SullivanThe Atlantic; John Heilemann New York Magazine; Savannah Guthrie NBC News.  Topics: Election Fallout: How Will Democrats Both Stick with Obama and Move to the Center?  The GOP’s Strange Bedfellows: Do the Wingnuts Run the Show?

CNN’s State of The Union: From Berlin, former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev, to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Fareed Zakraia – GPS: A roundtable of historians discuss “Obama’s first year in office and the political climate in America.” Then Pakistan’s former President Pervez Musharraf on “Karzai, corruption, and the prospects for peace in Afghanistan.”

Fox News Sunday: Bob McDonnell, Virginia Governor-elect (R).  Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) to discuss the Ft Hood murders. Then, Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) Chairman, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN) Chairman, House Republican Conference.  Fox News AllStars: Brit Hume, Mara Liasson, Bill Kristol, Kirsten Powers. Power Player of the week, Jayson Blair, Former NY Times Reporter.

NBC’s Meet The Press: Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS) and Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA). Topics: What do these election results in key races tell us about the mood of the country and the future of each political party? And what are the game-plans now for the upcoming mid-term 2010 elections?   Roundtable: David Brooks, E.J. Dionne, Rachel Maddow, Ed Gillespie. Then, Tom Brokaw live at the site of the Berlin Wall.

Newsmakers: Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Chair Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) “reflects on last week’s GOP victories in the VA & NJ Gov. races and looks ahead to the 2010 Congressional races.”

Q & A: Melvin Urofsky, author of Louis D. Brandeis: A Life,a biography of the Supreme Court Justice.

Religion & Ethics: New Federal Hate Crimes Law – Does the new law threaten religious speech?  Muslims in Germany – Integrating millions of Muslims into German Society has been difficult.  The Monastic Life – Benedictine sisters in Kansas work and pray in community.  Healing the Wounds of War – War, some say, is the ultimate religious crisis.

60 Minutes: Cyber War – Could foreign hackers get into the computer systems that run crucial elements of the world’s infrastructure, such as the power grids, water works or even a nation’s military arsenal, to create havoc? They already have.  Andre Agassi – (This is a double-length segment).

To The Contrary: Topics:  1- Voters continue to reject gay marriage as the number of gay families increases; 2- Updating alimony; 3- Health care challenges for women war vets. Panelists: Former Labor Dept. Official Karen Czarnecki; National Council of Negro Women’s Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever; Former EEOC Chair Cari Dominguez, and Women’s Campaign Forum President Sam Bennett.

Univison’s Al Punto: Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.  Dr. Elmer Huerta, Public Health Expert and former President of the American Cancer Society. Juanita Castro, Sister of Fidel and Raúl Castro and María Antonieta Collins, Journalist and Author.  Alejandro Sanz, Spanish Singer-Songwriter.

C-SPAN’s Book TV.

FDL Book Salon: Chat with Dr. David Kessler about his new book, The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite. “There has never been a more thorough, compelling, or in-depth analysis of why we eat the way we do.”  Hosted by Jill Richardson, 5pm ET.

FDL Movie Night Monday: Lisa Derrick hosts the producer, Alex Gibney, and the author, Maggie Mahar of  “Money-Driven Medicine provides the essential introduction Americans need to become knowledgeable participants in healthcare reform, now and in the years ahead.”  WATCH the documentary here.

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