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Sunday Talking Heads: April 14, 2013

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Good Morning. You will find Marco Rubio wherever you turn today, and a little bit of Jackie Robinson, the movie – 42.

Lisa Derrick is hosting FDL’s Book Salon this afternoon Mojo Workin’, and she has American Juggalo for Movie Night Monday. Gaius Publius and digby are Virtually Speaking.


ABC’S THIS WEEK:  Host Jonathan Karl.  Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL). Then, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL).  Plus, Sunday Spotlight with New York Yankees’ closer Mariano Rivera and Yankees slugger Robinson Cano on the new film “42? and Jackie Robinson’s legacy. Roundtable: George Will; House Judiciary Committee chair Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA); Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL); Ruth Marcus; Kimberley Strassel.

CBS’ FACE THE NATION:  Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV). Followed by Mark Kelly, Gabby Giffords’ husband.  Then, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL).  Roundtables:  David Ignatius, David Sanger, Amy Walter,  John Dickerson.

CNN’S STATE OF THE UNION:   Sen. John McCain.   Then, Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV).  Followed by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL).  Roundtable:  Donna Brazile, Ana Navarro, Gerald Seib.

FOX NEWS SUNDAY:   Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL). Then, Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX).  Roundtable:  Scott Brown, Marjorie Clifton, Karl Rove, Evan Bayh.


MOYERS & COMPANY:   Living Outside Tribal Lines.  A hard look at the state of American economic inequality, and writer Sherman Alexie on living in two different cultures at the same time.


NBC’S MEET THE PRESS:   Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL).  Then, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY).  Roundtable:   Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Katty Kay, David Brooks, Chuck Todd.  Also, Ken Burns and Jackie Robinson’s wife, Rachel Robinson on Jackie Robinson with Harrison Ford.

NEWSMAKERS:   The House Armed Services Committee chair Buck McKeon talks about his criticism of the President’s proposed defense budget issued this week, saying the Pentagon had cut enough as well as Thursday’s news that the Defense Intelligence Agency thinks North Korea may have the ability to launch nuclear weapons from missiles, and other defense issues.?Defense Secretary Hagel gave his first congressional testimony since his Senate confirmation before Chairman McKeon s committee Thursday.

Q & A:  High school students from the United States Senate Youth Program discuss their participation in a week long government and leadership education program in Washington, DC. 104 students were selected from 50 states, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education Activity


60 MINUTES:   The Warlord – Lara Logan joins African soldiers and their U.S. military advisers as they search for Joseph Kony, the world’s most wanted warlord known for abducting children to fight in his marauding army.  The Knuckleballer – R.A. Dickey is the only major leaguer throwing the knuckleball these days and the only knuckleballer ever to win the Cy Young Award for best pitcher. Lesley Stahl reports.  Marfa, Texas – Morley Safer finds a rich cultural stew of cowboys and artists mixing it up in a quirky West Texas town in the middle of nowhere.

TO THE CONTRARY:   Topics: Female veteran entrepreneurs.  The Iron Lady.  Panelists: Sam Bennett, President/CEO Women’s Campaign Fund, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Independent Women’s Forum’s Hadley Heath, Former Chair of the EEOC Cari Dominguez.

UNIVISION’S AL PUNTO:  U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R), Florida; U.S. Senator Bob Menéndez (D), New Jersey; U.S. Representative Luis Gutierrez (D), Illinois’ 4th District; U.S. Representative Mario Diaz Balart (R), Florida’s 25th District; Liliana Hernández, Representative of the Opposition before the National Electoral Council of Venezuela and Edward James Olmos, Actor and Director.

VIRTUALLY SPEAKING:   digby and Gaius Publius.  Plus political satire from Culture of Truth.   9pm ET.

C-SPAN’S BOOK TV:   2013 Annapolis Book Festival.

FDL’S BOOK SALON:   Mojo Workin’: The Old African American Hoodoo System.  “Katrina Hazzard-Donald explores African Americans’ experience and practice of the herbal, healing folk belief tradition known as Hoodoo. She examines Hoodoo culture and history by tracing its emergence from African traditions to religious practices in the Americas. Working against conventional scholarship, Hazzard-Donald argues that Hoodoo emerged first in three distinct regions she calls “regional Hoodoo clusters” and that after the turn of the nineteenth century, Hoodoo took on a national rather than regional profile. The spread came about through the mechanism of the “African Religion Complex,” eight distinct cultural characteristics familiar to all the African ethnic groups in the United States.”  Chat with Katrina Hazzard-Donald about her new book, hosted by Lisa Derrick.   5pm ET, 2pm PT.

FDL’s MOVIE NIGHT MONDAY:   American Juggalo.  “American Juggalo is a look at the often mocked and misunderstood subculture of Juggalos, hardcore Insane Clown Posse fans who meet once a year for four days at The Gathering of the Juggalos. ¶We went to The Gathering of the Juggalos and let the Juggalos speak their minds.”   Come met with Sean P. Dunne, Cass Greener, and host Lisa Derrick.  8pm ET, 5pm PT, Monday. Watch it here ??

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