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Sunday Talking Heads – September 14, 2014

Minimalist Talking Heads today.

WASHINGTON JOURNAL. O. Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa, David Winston and Jim Manley, U.S. Senate, James M. Goldgeier, American University

ABC’S THIS WEEK: ISIS with White House Chef of Staff Denis McDonough on latest Administration strategy for ISIS. Plus, Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, discusses Hillary Clinton’s first trip to Iowa since the 2008 campaign, and the powerhouse roundtable debates all the week’s politics, with ABC News contributor and Democratic strategist Donna Brazile and ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd. Plus, we’re on the road with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on his back-to-school bus tour.

CBS’ FACE THE NATION: Secretary of State John Kerry, who has been busy shuttling around the Middle East, trying to woo Arab allies to make meaningful contributions to the anti-ISIS coalition. Also Rep. Michael McCaul, the Texas Republican who chairs House Committee on Homeland Security. He’s supportive of Obama’s plan and has insight on the threat ISIS poses to the homeland. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., on Ray Rice, the NFL, and Domestic Violence. She has a new book out called “Off The Sidelines,” about empowering women leaders and she has a lot to say about women’s issues, her own experiences with sexism in the Senate, and much more. For more analysis on the Ray Rice saga, and whether Roger Goodell’s days are numbered, we’ll turn to Bill Rhoden of The New York Times and CBS News Special Correspondent and anchor of The NFL Today, James Brown. Finally, we’ll take a look back into American History with Ken Burns and Geoff Ward, creators of the new documentary series “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History,” which is airing on PBS. They’ll be joined by historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, who helped advise them on the series.

CNN’S RELIABLE SOURCES: Christine Brennan & Gary Belsky on if the NFL is getting a free pass from journalist, Rep. Barbara Lee on the anti-war voices in the media, Tim Arango discusses how to find the truth about ISIS.

CNN’S STATE OF THE UNION: White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough on the President’s plan to destroy ISIS and how they plan to gain support from Middle East countries. What does re-engagement in Iraq mean for the millions of war-weary military families? We talk to retired Major General Paul Eaton and retired Lieutenant General James Dubik. Senator Amy Klobuchar and Congressman John Conyers and the latest on the NFL scandal involving Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. Roundtable: new CNN Commentator and former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, former Romney adviser Lanhee Chen, CNN Crossfire host S.E. Cupp, and CNN Commentator LZ Granderson.

FOX NEWS SUNDAY: We discuss President Obama’s plan to stop ISIS with White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough, former CIA and NSA Director Michael Hayden, Sen. Lindsay Graham and Sen. Jack Reed. Sunday Panel: , Juan Williams, Kirsten Powers, and Karl Rove

KORNACKI’S UP: This week President Obama announced a major escalation of the military campaign to defeat the terrorist group ISIS, which is advancing across Iraq from Syria. Will America’s latest foray into the Middle East be different? Eleanor Clift, Jonathan Alter and Mike Pesca discuss with Steve Kornacki..

MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY: President Obama has a habit of explaining his decisions to the American public, and not always with success. As President Obama informs the American people about his strategy for defeating ISIS, who’s informing him and do those informers agree that ISIS is a real threat to the U.S.? Phyllis Bennis and Hillary Mann Leverett discuss..

MOYERS & COMPANY: Katrina vanden Heuvel and Jamie Raskin join Bill to discuss the uncontested power of the Supreme Court.

NBC’S MEET THE PRESS: The ISIS Threat. White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough then former Secretary of State James Baker. Senator Bernie Sanders. Political Panel Roundtable: Nia-Malika Henderson, Helene Cooper, Mike Murphy, Jim VandeHei.

NEWSMAKERS: Rep. Steny Hoyer.

Q & A: Author Rick Perlstein discusses his book, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall on Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, which traces the early career of Ronald Reagan and how it parallels the evolution of conservative politics in America.

RELIGION & ETHICS: Combating ISIS; Boston’s Lessons for Ferguson.

TO THE CONTRARY: Topics: Ray Rice, the NFL, and Domestic Violence. ISIS Women Fighters. New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. Panel: Independent Women’s Forum Sabrina Schaeffer, Women’s Campaign Fund Siobhan-Sam Bennett, Del. Eleanor Holmes NortonDarlene Kennedy.

UNIVISION’S AL PUNTO: U.S. Representative Loretta Sanchez (D), California; Juan José Gutiérrez, President of Vamos Unidos USA; Lorella Praeli, Director of Advocacy and Policy for United We Dream; Bill O’Reilly, Television Host and Political Commentator; Jesús Esquivel, Mexican Journalist and Writer; Fonseca, Latin Grammy Award-winning Colombian Singer and Composer

VIRTUALLY SPEAKING: hosted by Jay Ackroyd.


FDL’S BOOK SALON: FDL Book Salon: Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street. “A groundbreaking analysis of a hotly contested business model, Private Equity at Work provides an unprecedented analysis of the little-understood inner workings of private equity and of the effects of leveraged buyouts on American companies and workers. This important new work will be a valuable resource for scholars, policymakers, and the informed public alike.” Come chat with Eileen Appelbaum and Rosemary Batt about their new book, hosted by David Dayen…! 5pm ET, 2pm PT.


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