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Sunday Talking Heads: March 7, 2010

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Oscar Night tonight!  Join Lisa for her annual Oscar party.  It’s going to be quite the gathering, check out the guest list.  (Boas  optional.)  And here are the bobblehead listings…

Washington Journal: 7:40am – Sheryl Gay Stolberg, NY Times, White House Correspondent.  7:45am – Ron Pollack, Families USA & Rick Scott, Conservatives for Patients’ Rights.  8:45am – Thomas Ricks, Center for a New American Security & Jane Arraf, Christian Science Monitor.  9:30am – Ralph Benko, Washington Examiner.

ABC’s This Week: Host Matthew DowdHealth and Human Services Secretary Kathleen SebeliusSen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY).  Roundtable: George Will, Donna Brazile, Torie Clarke, Robert Reich.


CBS’ Face The Nation: Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN); Sen. Lindsey Graham ( R-SC);  Dan Balz, The Washington Post, Jim VandeHei, Executive Editor, Politico.

Chris Matthews: Dan Rather, Katty Kay, Andrea Mitchell, Joe KleinTopics: Critical Care: Can President Obama Pass Health Care Reform By Easter?  Rove’s Rewrite: The Architect’s Plans To Rehab George W. Bush’s Reputation.

CNN’s State of the Union: Tom DeLay on “Washington from the outside.” Also, Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and Rep. Brian Baird (D-WA).

Fareed Zakaria – GPS:
Gen. David Petraeus.  Then, election day in Iraq with Iraq’s former Prime Minister, Ayad Allawai.

Fox News Sunday:
Mitt Romney. Then, Rep. John Adler (D-NJ) and Rep. Jason Altmire (D-PA). Fox News AllStars: Bill Kristol, Mara Liasson, Dana Perino, Juan Williams.

NBC’s Meet The Press: Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen SebeliusRoundtable: Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Harold Ford Jr., E.J. Dionne, Rich Lowry.

Newsmakers: Karen Ignagni, Pres. & CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans, gives the insurance industry’s perspective on health care reform and how it may be affected by legislation in Congress.

Q & A: Patricia (Pat) McGuire, President of Trinity Washington University in Washington, DC. She has been president for over 20 years and is credited with saving the institution.

Religion & Ethics: Chile & Haiti – Disaster relief with Richard Stearns of World Vision. Parents Circle – It offers Israelis and Palestinians a way to share their pain.  Seminaries & Sex – Are seminaries preparing future ministers to deal with sexual issues?  Watching the Oscars – It’s been a year of movies about evil, war, apocalypse – and love.

60 Minutes: Pre-empted for “60 Minutes Presents: Blood Brothers,” the Spanish bullfighting brothers Francisco and Cayetano Rivera-Ordonez.

To The Contrary:
Topics: 1- Do laws protecting children from sex offenders reduce crime? 2- Outlawing illegal abortion; 3- Young couples living together and holding off on marriage.  Panelists: Patricia Sosa,Sam Bennett,l Karen Czarnecki, Nicole KurokawaWeb Extra: Surprise! You’re a Dad – Are sperm donors really anonymous anymore?

Univision’s Al Punto: Jorge Ramos Special Coverage from Santiago, Chile on the 8.8 Earthquake.  Jorge Edwards, Chilean Author and Diplomat; Carmen Aristegui, Mexican Journalist and Author; Javier Olivares, Chilean Radio Personality; Ralph De La Vega, President & CEO AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets.

Virtually Speaking: nyceve and digby.

C-Span’s Book TV. T.R. Reid is the guest for In Depth.

FDL Book Salon: Chat with James Bradley about his new book, The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War.  “In 1905, Roosevelt was bully-confident and made secret agreements that he though would secure America’s westward push into the Pacific. Instead, he lit the long fuse on the Asian firecrackers that would singe America’s hands for a century.”  Hosted by Senator Burt Cohen, 5pm ET.

FDL Movie Night Monday: Chat with the film makers of the documentary, The People Speak, which “shows the rich history of dissent in our history, and explores why it is so relevant and urgent today.” 8pm ET.

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