Sunday Talking Heads: February 6, 2011
A lot of good Egypt interviews scheduled, and Chris Wallace does Dallas.
ABC’s This Week: From Cairo. Egypt’s Ambassador to the United States, Sameh Shoukry. What is the current state of the Mubarak regime amidst protesters’ demands that he step down? Then, the alleged intimidation of journalists by pro-Mubarak supporters. Roundtable: veteran Egyptian journalists Lamia Radi and Nadia abou el-Magd, BBC’s John Simpson, Tony Shadid of the New York Times, and ABC’s David Muir. And more.
CBS’ Face The Nation: Egypt. Martin Indyk, Vice President and Director of Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution. Thomas Pickering, Former U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Israel and Jordan. Dr. Abderrahim Foukara, Al Jazeera, Washington and New York Bureau Chief. Plus, the latest from Cairo from CBS News correspondents.
Chris Matthews: Did the U.S. Miss Signs That Egypt Could Become a Hostile Islamic State? Donald Rumsfeld’s Rewrite of the Iraq War.
CNN’s State of the Union: Egypt. Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Then, former U.S. Ambassador to Egypt, Edward S. Walker, and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Negroponte. Plus, live reports from CNN’s team of reporters on the ground. Finally, co-chair of the White House Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, Alan Simpson. “The former senator from Wyoming outlined the commission’s plan for tackling the ever-growing national debt.”
Fareed Zakaria – GPS: Egypt. Egyptian opposition figure Mohammed ElBaradei. And, Fareed’s interview with British Prime Minister David Cameron. Will his austerity measures save England?
Fox News Sunday: Super Bowl, Live from Cowboys Stadium. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. “Then, football “Fair and Balanced”, as we’re joined by two Super Bowl heroes from each team’s storied history.” Lynn Swann, Former Steelers Wide Receiver and Jerry Kramer, Former Packers Offensive Lineman. Power Player of the Week: Joe Buck takes us into the broadcast booth, as he preps for the big game.
NBC’s Meet The Press: Egypt. Egyptian opposition figure Mohammed ElBaradei. Also, what is the current state of Egypt’s government? Egypt’s Ambassador to the United States, Sameh Shoukry. Then the focus turns to the U.S. response and what about role the U.S. will play. The Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. John Kerry (D-MA). And Richard Engel from Cairo.
Newsmakers: Shortly after announcing an overhaul of the nation’s homeland security measures, Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), joins C-SPAN’s Newsmakers to expound on the new approach to prevent terrorist attacks on U.S. soil…
Q & A: “Our subect is a documentary of Hubert Humphrey. Producer Mick Caouette tells the story of Humphrey’s life with emphasis on his leadership role in the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The documentary also features video from Humphrey’s political years running for the Senate, vice-president, and President. The program will feature clips from the documentary…”
60 Minutes: Gotti – John Gotti, Jr. talks to Steve Kroft in his first extended TV interview about growing up with the infamous father whom he strove to please by living a life of crime but whom he eventually betrayed by leaving that life.
To The Contrary: Topics: 1- Single men flip the script on women and now want kids more than women do; 2- Young female conservatives come out for gay marriage; 3- Rep. Terri Sewell, the first black woman from Alabama elected to US House. Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); The Heritage Foundation’s Genevieve Wood; Political Science Professer Dr. Lara Brown; Conservative Commentator Tara Setmayer.
Univision’s Al Punto: Jose Fernandez, United States Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Business Affairs; Jorge Castañeda, Former Mexican Foreign Secretary; Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier, Former Haitian Dictator; and Choc Quib Town, Afro-Colombian Hip-Hop Group.
Virtually Speaking: No show on Super Bowl Sunday, but on Monday Susie Madrak will talk with Juan Cole.
FDL Book Salon: The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman’s Fight for Justice. “At great risk to her personal safety, she [the author] began to unravel the ugly truth about officers involved in human trafficking and forced prostitution and their connections to private mercenary contractors, the UN, and the U.S. State Department. After bringing this evidence to light, Bolkovac was demoted, felt threatened with bodily harm, was fired, and ultimately forced to flee the country under cover of darkness—bringing the incriminating documents with her.” Chat with author Kathryn Bolkovac, hosted by RJ Hillhouse. 5pm ET.