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Sunday Talking Heads: November 24, 2013
Movie Night Monday: The Garrison Tapes

Happy Agreement Hugs upon signing the Iran agreement last night

As marym in IL notes it’s Sunday Exploding Heads this morning. As you can well imagine the guest lists are subject to change due to the Iran agreement.


ABC’S THIS WEEK: Iran, filibuster: Intelligence Committee Vice Chair Sen. Saxby Chambliss
and Foreign Relations Committee member Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA). Then, Mark Zuckerberg on immigration reform. Roundtable: Cokie Roberts, Donna Brazile, Matthew Dowd, Bill Kristol. Sunday Spotlight: Maya Angelou who receives a lifetime achievement award at the National Book Awards.

CBS’ FACE THE NATION: Clint Hill, the Secret Service Agent assigned to Jackie Kennedy, an interview with Luci Baines Johnson. Roundtable: “New York Times’ David Sanger, Reuters Columnist David Rohde, who has written a fascinating piece on Secretary of State John Kerry for the Atlantic, Wall Street Journal columnist Kim Strassel and CBS News Political Director John Dickerson.”


FOX NEWS SUNDAY: Sarah Palin. Iran: Sen Bob Corker (R-TN) and Sen Ben Cardin (D-MD). Roundtable: George Will, Julie Pace, Nina Easton, Juan Williams.



MOYERS & COMPANY: Zombie Politics and Casino Capitalism. Scholar Henry Giroux connects the dots between our politics and “casino capitalism,” Bill previews a new documentary and a tribute to writer Doris Lessing.

NBC’S MEET THE PRESS: Bumped by Formula 1 Racing.

NEWSMAKERS: House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) talked about sequestration and and defense spending levels, military pay and benefits, and defense procurement.

Q & A: President and Chief Executive Officer of AMC Networks, Josh Sapan. He discusses his newly released book titled, “The Big Picture: America in Panorama.” It is a compilation of nearly 100 duotone photographs, accompanied by Mr. Sapan’s commentary describing the people and stories behind the images. In addition, he invited commentaries from a number of public figures from a variety of professions. Sapan says he has been collecting historical group photographs for well over thirty years. […]

RELIGION & ETHICS: Thanksgivukkah, Relocating the Homeless, Comfort Dogs. A rare convergence of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving on the same day; the ethics of making it illegal to help the homeless; and a Lutheran charity that uses dogs to comfort disaster victims.

60 MINUTES: [Has anyone been fired yet?] The capture of Whitey Bulger. Innovative therapy for PTSD victims. Malcolm Gladwell.

TO THE CONTRARY: Topics: Men and Violence, Nature vs. Nurture, the Cheney Sisters Gay Marriage Dispute, and Child Brides in India. Panelists: Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD), National Network to End Domestic Violence’s Kim Gandy, Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy, Republican Strategist Rina Shah.

UNIVISION’S AL PUNTO: U.S. Representative Juan Vargas (D), District 51, California; Anibal de Castro, Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to the United States; Leopoldo López, Venezuelan Opposition Leader; Janet Napolitano, President of the University of California and former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security.

VIRTUALLY SPEAKING: Friday’s show: Joan McCarter and David Waldman discuss the implications of the Reid Rule, and the future of the filibuster in the Senate. David (KagroX) has been working on this issue for at least 6 years, as reported by CNN.

C-SPAN’S BOOK TV: 2013 Miami Book Fair International.

FDL’S BOOK SALON: Alas, alack, no Salon today.

FDL’S MOVIE NIGHT MONDAY: The Garrison Tapes. Join co-hosts Lisa Derrick and JP Sottile with guest John Barbour to discuss Barbour’s film, The Garrison Tapes and the JFK assassination. See JP’s primer on the assassination and his anti-conspiracy conspiracy post here. And James Richard Bailey compiled a background on Lee Harvey Oswald here.

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