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Sunday Talking Heads: April 28, 2013

#nerdprom, the morning after

Good morning! We have another good Book Salon today, Crow after Roe, be there. And tonight on Virtually Speaking, it’s Cliff Schecter and KagroX. Tomorrow night’s movie is The Greater Good.

And now for the listings, watch out for the hangovers:


ABC’S THIS WEEK:   House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), ranking member Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), and committee member Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), join Atlantic national correspondent and Bloomberg View columnist Jeffrey Goldberg.  Roundtable:  George Will, Donna Brazile, Matthew Dowd, Newt Gingrich, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.   “And “This Week” covers all the glitz, glamour and laughs from Saturday night’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington.”

CBS’ FACE THE NATION:   Peggy Noonan, David Gergen, Norah O’Donnell, John Dickerson, Clarissa Ward.


FOX NEWS SUNDAY:   Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX).

Jordan Fabian, Political editor at Fusion.
Lorella Praeli, a director of advocacy and policy for United We Dream.
Ryan Enos, a political scientist and assistant professor of government at Harvard University.
Judy Pino, communications director for the conservative Hispanic group the LIBRE Initiative.
Rev. William Barber, president, North Carolina NAACP.
Gerrick Brenner, executive director of Progress North Carolina.
Penda Hair, co-director at the Advancement Project, a civil rights organization.
North Carolina State Senator Linda Garrou (D).
Rashad Robinson, executive director at Color of Change.
Josh Barro, columnist for Bloomberg View
Alexis Goldstein, former vice president at Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank.
Liz Kennedy, counsel at Demos.
Jesse Eisinger, senior reporter covering Wall Street and finance for ProPublica and columnist,The New York Times.


MOYERS & COMPANY:   Trading Democracy for ‘National Security’.   Glenn Greenwald talks about the Boston bombings and government secrecy, plus Norman Ornstein and Thomas Mann explain who’s to blame for Congressional dysfunction.

NBC’S MEET THE PRESS:   Sen. John McCain (R-AZ).  Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.  Rep. Peter King (R-NY) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN).  Roundtable:  Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX), Mike Murphy, Chuck Todd, Karen Hughes.

NEWSMAKERS:   Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), House Armed Services Committee talked about an array of defense issues.

Q & A:  Former Ohio Republican Congressman Bob Ney to discuss his recent memoir titled, “Sideswiped: Lessons Learned Courtesy of the Hit Men of Capitol Hill.” Ney discusses his eleven years in Congress representing Ohio’s 18th district. He describes being sent to serve for thirty months at the Federal Corrections Facility in Morgantown, West Virginia. He was in prison for 12 months and was released to a 12 step alcohol rehabilitation program in Columbus, Ohio for five more months…


60 MINUTES:   Angel of Death – Serial killer nurse Charles Cullen confessed to as many as 40 murders, but some believe he killed many, many more patients over a 16-year career. The serial killer speaks to Steve Kroft in his first television interview.  Rosie’s Run for the Roses – One of the hottest American jockeys, Rosie Napravnik, is the only female riding in the upcoming Kentucky Derby and one of only a handful of successful female jockeys in the sport’s history. Bob Simon reports. Tom Anderson and Michelle Boniface St. John are the producers.  Boston Bombings – News.

TO THE CONTRARY:   Topics: Powerful Women: Criticized for Being Tough.  Wadjda.  The internet, sexual assault and women on campus
Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Former Bush Advisor Mercy Viana Schlapp, Feminist Activist Erin Matson, Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy.

UNIVISION’S AL PUNTO: Cecilia Muñoz, Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council; Henry Cuellar, U.S. Representative (D), Texas District 28; Gaby Pacheco, Immigration Reform Advocate and Bridge Project Director; Juan José Gutiérrez, President, “Vamos Unidos USA”; Nelson Castillo, Immigration Lawyer and Author of “La Tarjeta Verde ¡Hecho fácil!: Cómo obtener la Residencia Permanente en los Estados Unidos¨; Retired General Oscar Naranjo, Former Head of the National Police of Colombia and Mexico’s Security Advisor.

VIRTUALLY SPEAKING:  Cliff Schecter and Dave Waldman discuss developments of the week; countering the narratives of the legacy media. Informed, lively and informal.  Plus political satire from Culture of Truth.


FDL’S BOOK SALON:  Crow After Roe: How “Separate But Equal” Has Become the New Standard In Women’s Health And How We Can Change That “takes a look at twelve states that since 2010 have each passed a different anti-abortion or anti-women’s health law, and how each law is explicitly written to provoke a repeal of Roe v. Wade. The book will detail not just the history of the laws in question, but how they challenge Roe v. Wade and create a reproductive health care system that puts women—especially poor, rural, or those of color—into a separate class with fewer choices or control.”  Come chat with Robin Marty and Jessica Mason Pieklo about their new book, hosted by Leigh A. Wheeler.  5pm ET, 2pm PT.

FDL’S MOVIE NIGHT MONDAY:  The Greater Good looks behind the fear, hype and politics that have polarized the vaccine debate in America today. The film re-frames the emotionally charged issue and offers, for the first time, the opportunity for a rational and scientific discussion on how to create a safer and more effective vaccine program.  Join host Lisa Derrick and her guests Leslie Manookian and Kendall Nelson for the discussion.  8pm ET, 5pm PT, Monday.

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