Sunday Talking Heads: January 30, 2011
Egypt, Egypt, Egypt with a little discussion of domestic spending and deficits. I have Al Jazeera’s live feed here for you, and if you want more on Egypt go to FDL’s Egypt Popular Uprising page.
DDay will be on Virtually Speaking this evening with Stuart Zechman. FDL Book Salon is The Presidency of George W. Bush: A First Historical Assessment. Movie Night Monday is One Too Many Mornings, one of Hulu’s most popular movies.
ABC’s This Week: Live from Cairo. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S. Sameh Shoukry, and National Security Adviser to former President Carter Zbigniew Brzezinski. Roundtable: Al Jazeera Washington Bureau Chief Abderrahim Foukara, George Will, Martha Raddatz, Sam Donaldson with Jake Tapper.
CBS’ Face The Nation: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. New White House Chief of Staff William Daley.
Chris Matthews: In His Quest for The Center, Is Barack Obama Watching Ronald Reagan? The Politics of An Obama Gun Control Push.
CNN’s State of the Union: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Then, former U.S. Ambassador to Egypt, Edward S. Walker and former US Ambassador to the UN, John Negroponte. And Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). Then spending, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) followed by Alan Simpson, “the Co-chair of the W.H. Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform. His report laid out a path to fiscal discipline, but no one seems ready to follow it.”
Fareed Zakaria – GPS: Egypt.
Fox News Sunday: Speaker of the House John Boehner. Roundtable: Brit Hume, Nina Easton, Bill Kristol, Kristen Powers. Power Player: Kathy Russell, CEO of The Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health.
NBC’s Meet The Press: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, with a live report on the ground from Richard Engel. Then, former Mideast negotiator and Ambassador to Israel for President Clinton, Martin Indyk, and Tom Friedman. Followed by Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Roundtable: Mike Murphy, Harold Ford, Chuck Todd, Katty Kay.
Newsmakers: Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC), who chairs a subcommittee of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said he is not convinced that another bailout is the right answer, but allows that more research is needed to better understand the situation.
Q & A: George W. Bush. President Bush talks about his best-selling memoir “Decision Points.” The program takes place on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, where his presidential library will be located. 19 students from the University asked Mr. Bush questions about his administration, his programs, and his future plans.
60 Minutes: WikiLeaks Julian Assange, the controversial founder of WikiLeaks, speaks about the U.S. attempt to indict him on criminal charges and the torrent of criticism aimed at him for publishing classified documents. (This is a 2x segment.) In Search of the Jaguar – “60 Minutes” went in search of the most elusive of all of nature’s big cats, the jaguar, and captured amazing footage of them in the Brazilian jungle.
To The Contrary: Topics : 1- Study finds abortion has less of a mental health risk than having babies; 2- Got Milk? Moms exchange breast milk online; 3- A rape survivor encounters her rapist 20 years after the attack. Panelists: Sam Bennett, Kristen Soltis, Patricia Sosa, Cari Dominguez.
Univision’s Al Punto: Mauricio Funes, President of El Salvador; Miguel del Valle, Candidate for Mayor of Chicago; Jose Miguel Vivanco, Director of Human Rights Watch’s Americas Division; and Adriana Barraza, Actress and Director.
Virtually Speaking: Stuart Zechman of the Commentariat, most prominently at TIME’s Swampland blog, and David Dayen will discuss the news of the week.
FDL’s Book Salon: The Presidency of George W. Bush: A First Historical Assessment. “A page-turning, true-crime exposé of the subprime salesmen and Wall Street alchemists who produced the biggest financial scandal in American history” Chat with Julian E. Zelizer about his new book. Hosted by Matthew Lassiter, 5pm ET.
FDL’s Movie Night Monday: “One Too Many Mornings is a coming of age comedy about how running away from your problems can cause you to smack headfirst into someone else’s.” Director/writer Michael Mohan is Lisa Derrick’s guest, among others. Join the fun, 8pm ET.