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Sunday Talking Heads: January 17, 2010

Morning.  The big talking heads today are Lt. General P.K. “Ken” Keen and USAID Director Rajiv Shah. And here’s Haitian Troubadou with Papillon and Black Alex.  Give ’til it hurts.

Washington Journal: 7am – Susan Milligan, Boston Globe.  7:45am – Karen Finney, Democratic Strategist & Kevin Madden8:45am – Mathieu Eugene, Councilman (D-NY).  9:30am – Sen. Paul Kirk (D-MA).

ABC’s This Week:
Jake Tapper.  Haiti.  Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Then, Lt. General P.K. “Ken” Keen, in Haiti, and USAID Director Rajiv Shah. Roundtable: George Will, Tucker Carlson of the Daily Caller, Donna Brazille, Katrina vanden Heuvel.


CBS’ Face The Nation: Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. And Lt. General P.K. “Ken” Keen, in Haiti, and USAID Director Rajiv Shah.  Live reports from Haiti by Byron Pitts, Kelly Cobiella, Dr. Jennifer Ashton and Jeff Glor.

Chris Matthews: Andrea Mitchell NBC News; Howard Fineman Newsweek; John Heilemann New York Magazine; Kelly O’Donnell NBC News.  Topics: Revelations from the ’08 Campaign about Obama, Clinton and Edwards.  Sarah Palin in Primetime: Why Are Big-Name Republicans Afraid of Her?

CNN’s State of the Union: Haiti. Lt. General P.K. “Ken” Keen, in Haiti, and USAID Director Rajiv Shah.  Then, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC). “We’ll talk to her about the situation in Haiti as well as President Obama’s first year in office.”

Fareed Zakaria – GPS: “A different look at Haiti – how the nation’s past plays into its present troubles. Plus – the gigantic Wall Street bonuses, and the question: what will it take to make Wall Street get it? Finally, nation-building in Yemen –it just might make Afghanistan look easy.”

Fox News Sunday: Haiti. Lt. General P.K. “Ken” Keen, in Haiti, and USAID Director Rajiv Shah. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY).  Fox News All StarsBill Kristol, Nina Easton, Charles Krauthammer, Juan Williams.

NBC’s Meet The Press: Haiti: Lt. General P.K. “Ken” Keen, in Haiti, and USAID Director Rajiv ShahRoundtable: Karen Hughes and John Podesta, Mark Halperin, Bob Woodward.

Newsmakers: Combating Terrorism. House Armed Services Committee Chair Ike Skelton (D-MO) “discusses the recent report on the Ft. Hood attack, and suggested overhauls on military efficiency reviews. He also answered reporters’ questions on U.S. policy in Afghanistan & Pakistan and the current U.S. relief efforts in Haiti.”

Q & A: Former Congressman Fred Grandy, currently co-host with Andy Parks of “The Grandy & Andy Morning Show” on WMAL Radio in Washington DC.

Religion & Ethics: Haiti Earthquake – FInd out how you can help the relief efforts.  Remembering Martin Luther King –  Anethicist reflects on his legacy of non-violence and more.  Inner City Funeral Director – She helps young people learn the meaning of morality.  Forest Monks – Buddhist monks protect Thailand’s trees by ordaining them.

60 Minutes: Haiti – News from Haiti as correspondent Byron Pitts reports on the efforts of the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division to help rescue, feed and protect the citizens of the earthquake decimated country.  Football Island60 Minutes goes to American Samoa to find out how a territory with a population less than the capacity of a pro-football stadium sends more players to the NFL than any similarly populated place in America.  Penelope Cruz.

To The Contrary: Topics: 1- First Lady Michelle Obama’s newest mission: fighting childhood obesity;; 2- The Hillary Effect: record number of female ambassadors in Washington; 3- Exclusive interview with White House Council On Women and Girls Director Tina Tchen on what the Obama Administration is doing to meet the needs of women & girls at all levels of government.  Panelists: Global Summit of Women President Irene Natividad; The Heritage Foundation’s Genevieve Wood; the Center for Equal Opportunity Chair Linda Chavez; and Editor-in-Chief Melinda Henneberger.

Univision’s Al Punto: Latest Coverage from Haiti with “Noticiero Univision” Co-Anchor María Elena Salinas. Guillermo Garcia, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean for the American Red Cross.   Cecilia Muñoz, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs at the White House & Former Secretary of Commerce, Carlos Gutierrez.

C-SPAN’s Book TV.

FDL Book Salon: Chat with Andrew Ross Sorkin about his new book, Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System—and Themselves. “This true story is not just a look at banks that were “too big to fail,” it is a real-life thriller with a cast of bold-faced names who themselves thought they were too big to fail.”  Hosted by Felix Salmon.  5pm ET.

FDL Movie Night Monday: Mark Dixon, Ben and Julie Evans, Producers/Directors of Three Short Films Celebrating America, “We find the good ol’ “can do” spirit in full bloom with this set of short films by YERT – Your Environmental Road Trip. Stagnation just isn’t an option!”  Hosted by Lisa Derrick, 8pm ET.

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