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Sunday Talking Heads: June 16, 2013

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Happy Father’s Day, may the pancakes be stacked to the sky.

FDL Book Salon is Plane Queer, Gaius Publius and Kagro X will be Virtually Speaking, and Movie Night Monday is My Neighbourhood. Participate.

As for the talk shows, Syria and Surveillance. Special appearance today by Dick Cheney in which he will surely express his grave concerns about the US government violating the 4th Amendment and other bits and pieces of our shredded Constitution.


ABC’S THIS WEEK:  Host Jonathan Karl. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL).  Foreign Policy Roundtable:  George Will, Martha Raddatz, former Defense Department and CIA chief of staff Jeremy Bash, and Bloomberg View columnist Jeffrey Goldberg.  Political Roundtable:  George Will, Donna Brazile, Newt Gingrich, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-CA). Plus, Father’s Day Sunday Spotlight, Jeb Bush on his father, George. H.W. Bush.

CBS’ FACE THE NATION:   White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough. Plus, House Intelligence Committee Chair Mike Rogers (R-MI).  Roundtable:  David Corn, Barton Gellman, Peggy Noonan, Rick Stengel.

CNN’S STATE OF THE UNION:  House Intelligence Committee Chair Mike Rogers (R-MI).  Then, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Bob Menendez (D-NJ).  Roundtable:  Peter Baker, The New York Times; Nia-Malika Henderson, The Washington Post; Ray Suarez, PBS’ The NewsHour; A.B. Stoddard, The Hill.

FOX NEWS SUNDAY:  Dick Cheney.  Roundtable:  Brit Hume, Jane Harman, Karl Rove, Juan Williams.

KORNACKI’S UP:  Immigration, Southern politics, guns.
Michelle Bernard, The Bernard Center for Women, Politics & Public Policy (@MichelleBernard)
Rick Perlstein, contributor, (@rickperlstein)
Roberto Lovato, writer/commentator, New America Media, co-founder, (online Latino advocacy organization) (@robvato)
Tom Schaller, professor, University of Maryland Baltimore County, author “Whistling Past Dixie: How Democrats Can Win Without the South” (@schaller67)
Abby Rapoport, staff writer, The American Prospect (@RaRapoport)


MOYERS & COMPANY:  Big Brother’s Prying Eyes.  Lawrence Lessig and Bill explore how we can protect our privacy when Big Government and Big Business morph into Big Brother.

NBC’S MEET THE PRESS:  Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO).  Roundtable:  Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), The Chertoff Group’s Michael HaydenDavid Ignatius,  James RisenAndrea Mitchell.

NEWSMAKERS:  Rep. John Kline (R-MN).

Q & A:  Politico reporter Patrick Gavin. He discusses the increased use and potential impact of television on internet websites, including Politico. He comments on postings from a wide variety of websites including the Wall Street Journal, NBC News, InfoWars and The Blaze. He explains that the ultimate goal for many websites is to make a profit by adding value to the site, increasing web hits, and selling additional advertising…

RELIGION & ETHICS:  Ethics of Government Data Collection, Russell Moore, Irish Reconciliation.

60 MINUTES:  THE SUPER CARTEL – 60 Minutes follows Immigration and Customs Enforcement on a three-year investigation and bust of the largest drug trafficking cartel the law has ever seen. Lara Logan reports from Colombia.  STICKER SHOCK – Lesley Stahl reports on the world’s largest eye-wear company, the Italian firm Luxottica, responsible for putting glasses on half a billion people.  BARCA – Barcelona’s soccer team may be the best of all time thanks to a unique training system that produced 17 of the football club’s current 25 first-line players – including Lionel Messi, considered the best player in the world. Bob Simon reports.

TO THE CONTRARY:  Topics: Women and Immigration Reform.   Women as the Primary Breadwinners.  Father’s Day: Single Dads and Surrogacy.  Panelists:  Democratic Commentator Debra Carnahan, Libertarian Commentator Nicole Kurokawa Neily, and special male guests: Uptown Magazine Chief Political Correspondent Charles Ellison, Campaign for America’s Future Online Producer Terrance Heath.

UNIVISION’S AL PUNTO:  Cecilia Muñoz, White House Director of the Domestic Policy Council; Alfredo Corchado, Author “Midnight in Mexico” and Mexico Bureau Chief for the Dallas Morning News; Octavio Pérez, U.S. Military Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) and Intelligence Expert; John De Leon, Civil Rights Lawyer and former President of the Greater Miami ACLU; León Krauze, Anchor for Univision’s KMEX; Pablo Ramírez, Anchor for Univision Deportes; José Machado, Berta Wilson and Miguel Bernal, immigrants.

VIRTUALLY SPEAKING:  Gaius Publius and David Waldman compare notes and observations from the week.  Plus political satire from Culture of Truth.


FDL’S BOOK SALON:  Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants.  “In this vibrant new history, Phil Tiemeyer details the history of men working as flight attendants. Beginning with the founding of the profession in the late 1920s and continuing into the post-September 11 era, Plane Queer examines the history of men who joined workplaces customarily identified as female-oriented.”  Come chat with Phil Tiemeyer about his new book, hosted by Janet Davis.  5pm ET, 2pm PT.

FDL’S MOVIE NIGHT MONDAY:  My Neighbourhood.  “When a Palestinian boy loses half of his home to Israeli settlers in East Jerusalem, he joins his community in a campaign of nonviolent protests. Efforts to put a quick end to the demonstrations are foiled when scores of Israelis choose to stand by the residents’ side.”  WATCH ONLINE (25 minutes) then meet with Lisa Derrick and director Julia Bacha.  Monday night at 8pm ET, 5pm PT.

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