Sunday Talking Heads: May 13, 2012
Happy Mother’s Day MOM! Got you tickets for a show.
ABC’s This Week: Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) and Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN). Roundtable: Mary Matalin, Eliot Spitzer, Ralph Reed, Hilary Rosen, and Politico senior political reporter Maggie Haberman.
CBS’ Face the Nation: Ted Olson; Gov. Deval Patrick (D-MA); Ralph Reed; and singer Clay Aiken; also Evan Wolfson, the founder and president of Freedom to Marry; and Mark McKinnon, Newsweek. Then, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI). Roundtable: Norah O’Donnell, Obama surrogate and Democratic strategist Anita Dunn, Romney surrogate and Republican commentator Bay Buchanan, and Melinda Henneberger, who writes the column “She The People” for the Washington Post.
Chris Hayes: dunno.
Chris Matthews: Obama’s Reversal on Gay Marriage. How Obama is following the Bush ’04 Playbook against Romney.
CNN’s State of the Union: Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX). Then, Tony Perkins and Gary Bauer. Finally, Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) and Rep. Peter King (R-NY) from Congress’ Homeland Security committees.
Fareed Zakaria – GPS: “The fallout from Francois Hollande’s win in France; Peter Mandelson, Josef Joffe, Elaine Sciolino and David Frum’s feisty debate on Europe; how Israel has anointed a “King” and BlackRock Chairman & CEO Larry Fink‘s take on the global economy.”
Fox News Sunday: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Chair, Intelligence Committee. Then, Sen. John Thune (R-SD), Chair, Senate Republican Conference. Roundtable: Brit Hume, Liz marlantes, Paul Gigot, Juan Williams.
Moyers & Company: Fighting for Fair Play on TV and Taxes, Insight on political ads and tax fairness with Kathleen Hall Jamieson and RoseAnn DeMoro.
NBC’s Meet the Press: Jamie Dimon and his Fail Whale. Then, Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) plus Andrew Ross Sorkin. Also, RNC’s Reince Priebus. Roundtable: Lt. Governor of California Gavin Newsom; Chair of the American Conservative Union Al Cardenas; Washington Post columnists Kathleen Parker and Jonathan Capehart; and Chris Matthews.
Newsmakers: Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND), a member of the Appropriations & Energy Committee discusses the work of the House/Senate Transportation Conference Committee which met the week. He talks about portions of the Surface Transportation Bill that deal with energy, including the Keystone Pipeline, U.S. energy development and spending issues. With guest reporters Meredith Shiner of Roll Call and Elana Scho of Environment & Energy Daily.
Q & A: Co-authors Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy discuss their newly released historical narrative “The Presidents Club: Inside the World’s Most Exclusive Fraternity.” They describe the history of private and public relationships among modern American presidents dating back to Harry Truman and Herbert Hoover…
60 Minutes: Hank – Legendary retired covert CIA Officer Henry “Hank” Crumpton tells his spy stories to Lara Logan, including his role in the early war in Afghanistan as deputy director of the CIA’s Counter-Terrorism Center. The Gulen Movement – A worldwide Islamic movement that has inspired scores of public charter schools here in the U.S. is led by a Turkish cleric living in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Lesley Stahl reports on Fethullah Gulen and his message of education. The Role of a Lifetime – “CSI: NY” star Gary Sinise’s appearance in “Forrest Gump” helped lead to his humanitarian efforts for disabled veterans like the “Lt. Dan” character he made so memorable in the classic film. David Martin reports.
To the Contrary: Panelists discuss the political impact of President Obama’s announcement in support of gay marriage. Then, more women pay child support and alimony. And, Behind the Headlines: Mother’s Day, we speak with Republican strategist Bay Buchanan on single motherhood.
Univision’s Al Punto: Sen. Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader (D-NV); Yuri Mantilla, Director of International Affairs “Citizen Link,” Advocacy Arm of “Focus on the Family”; Roland Palencia, Board Member of “Latino Equality Alliance”; Phillip Arroyo, Chairman Hispanic Caucus “Young Democrats of America”; Fernando Granthon, Member of the Young Republican Federation of America.
Virtually Speaking: Jay Ackroyd, Avedon Carol. 9p ET.
FDL’s Book Salon: The New Feminist Agenda: Defining The Next Revolution for Women, Work and Family. “Feminists opened up thousands of doors in the 1960s and 1970s, but decades later, are U.S. women where they thought they’d be? The answer, it turns out, is a resounding no. Surely there have been gains. Women now comprise nearly 60 percent of college undergraduates and half of all medical and law students. They have entered the workforce in record numbers, making the two-wage-earner family the norm. But combining a career and family turned out to be more complicated than expected.” Chat with Madeleine Kunin about her new book, hosted by Amanda Marcotte. 5p ET.
FDL’s Movie Night Monday: Show Girls 2: Pennies From Heaven. “Let the show begin… Again! It’s “Showgirls” meets “Sunset Boulevard” meets “Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?” meets “Mommy Dearest” in a G-String! Showgirls’ actress Rena Riffel is back with “Showgirls 2: Penny’s From Heaven”, an erotic suspense thriller/dark satire.” Watch the movie VOD and come join Lisa Derrick and friends for the fun. 8p ET.