Sunday Talking Heads: February 20, 2011
Revolutions here and abroad, and budget stuff. For what it’s worth.
ABC’s This Week: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Then the budget showdown, Wisconsin protests and an unnamed roundtable.
CBS’ Face The Nation: Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Chair of the House Budget Committee Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), House Budget Committee, Ranking Democrat. David Sanger, New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent.
Chris Matthews: Will Obama and the GOP Jump off the Cliff Together on a Sweeping Debt Package? Can Republicans Convince Chris Christie To Take On Obama?
CNN’s State of the Union: Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY). Sen. Dick Lugar (R-IN). Donald Rumsfeld.
Fareed Zakaria – GPS: George Soros. Also Middle East protests, the Muslim Brotherhood and more.
Fox News Sunday: Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI). Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK), Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO). Roundtable: Bill Kristol, Mara Liasson, Liz Cheney, Juan Williams. Power Player: Holly Petraeus, wife of Gen. David Petraeus, Office of Service Member Affairs, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
NBC’s Meet The Press: Assistant Majority Leader Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and member of the Senate Budget Committee, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC). Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice. Roundtable: Jennifer Granholm, Harold Ford, Ed Gillespie, Rick Santelli.
Newsmakers: Republican Study Committee Chairman Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) expressed his confidence that Republicans would push through many of their budget cut proposals while the House debates the Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government…
Q & A: Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on his new book “Known and Unknown.” After leaving his position in the Bush administration, he spent four years completing this book on his life.
60 Minutes: The Spark – Tunisia, where protests against the repressive government not only toppled its autocratic ruler, but sparked the uprising in Egypt that forced President Hosni Mubarak to resign. Scott Brown: Against All Odds – The Massachusetts senator describes his traumatic childhood, including revelations of sexual and physical abuse. The King’s Speech – “60 Minutes” talks to its starring actor, Colin Firth, and reports on the historic find in an attic that helped make the “The King’s Speech” an Oscar favorite.
To The Contrary: Topics : 1- Are women and families helped or hurt by the President’s budget?; 2- How quotas for corporate boards can help women break the glass ceiling. Panelists: Avis Jones-DeWeever, Genevieve Wood, Irene Natividad, former EEOC Chair Cari Dominguez.
Univision’s Al Punto: Arturo Sarukhan, Mexico Ambassador to the United States; Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL); Victoria de Francesco, Political Analyst; and Alejandro Escalona, Columnist, Chicago Sun-Times.
Virtually Speaking: Stuart Zechman & Susie Madrak, 9pm ET. Monday: Journalist Susie Madrak hosts Firedoglake blogger Marcy Wheeler, aka Emptywheel in a conversation about her provocative post, “Blindspots and The Fear of the Working Class.” 11pm ET.
FDL Book Salon: Kabuki Democracy: The System vs. Barack Obama. “In Kabuki Democracy, bestselling author and Nation columnist Eric Alterman asks why President Barack Obama has been unable to deliver on the promise of his 2008 campaign.” Chat with Eric Alterman about his new book. Hosted by Will Bunch, 8pm ET.