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Sunday Talking Heads: October 26, 2014


14. Movie Night Monday

Wakey Wakey.

Topics today are Ebola NYC; plus Ottawa, portends? But as Peterr notes:

I guess school shootings have become a “dog bites man” story, even if they leave more folks dead in the US than Ebola.

Well played, NRA. Well played.

ABC gives George P. Bush some help with his bootstraps this morning, because a Texas land commission campaign needs to be national news beings there wasn’t much else happening this week. Ebola expert Darrell Issa is booked (CNN). CNN’s Reliable Sources sought out Donna Rice Hughes to analyze Monica Lewinski’s “comeback.” Now the question is, who gets booked to talk about the reappearance of Donna Rice?

Meet the Press meets The Today Show, Where in the world is Chuck Todd? (But he is so not the story.) Also Luke Russert makes his eagerly anticipated roundtable debut, there will be hazing.

Your listings:

WASHINGTON JOURNAL: 7:45am -Darlene Superville, Margaret Talev on President Obama and Campaign 2014. 8:30am – Joe Fuld, Dan Allen Best on Worst Ads of Campaign 2014.

ABC’S THIS WEEK: Ebola NYC with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Ottawa and “homegrown violent extremists” with House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) and former National Counterterrorism Center Director Matthew Olsen. Bush Family, The Next Generation – “on the trail with Texas Land Commissioner candidate George P. Bush.” Roundtable: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), Bill Richardson, Kristen Soltis Anderson, LZ Granderson.

CBS’ FACE THE NATION: Ebola NYC with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; then, Dr. Jon LaPook. Ottawa and “home-grown terror plots” with Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV). Roundtable: Mike Morell, former deputy director of the CIA and a CBS News contributor; David Ignatius; Clarissa Ward. Then Election 2014 with Anthony Salvanto, Nancy Cordes, John Dickerson, David Leonhardt, Amy Walter.

CNN’S RELIABLE SOURCES: “Is cable news overreacting to an Ebola diagnosis in New York? Jay Carney on Obama’s relationship with the press; Donna Rice Hughes on Monica Lewinsky’s comeback.”

CNN’S STATE OF THE UNION: Ebola NYC with House Oversight Chair Darrell Issa; Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Ottawa and the”‘lone-wolf’ terror threat” with Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA). Election 2014 with Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus and Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL). Roundtable: Newt Gingrich, Stephanie Cutter, A.B. Stoddard, Sam Wang.

FOX NEWS SUNDAY: Ebola NYC with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Then, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ). Roundtable: Brit Hume, Nina Easton, George Will, Evan Bayh.

KORNACKI’S UP: Ana Marie Cox, Wesley Lowery, Kasie Hunt, David Avella, John Nichols, Lynn Sweet, Eli Stokols, Blake Zeff, Kristen Welker.

MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY: The Syllabus.

MOYERS & COMPANY: The Fight — and the Right — to Vote. Sherrilyn Ifill and Ari Berman on American elections talk to Bill about the plot to keep citizens away from the ballot box.

MEET THE PRESS:Rick Sacra, an American doctor successfully treated for Ebola he contracted while working in Liberia, will appear, along with Sens. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio. The discussion will turn to terrorism, with NBC News’ national security analyst Michael Leiter.” Roundtable: Dan Balz, Carolyn Ryan, Nia-Malika Henderson, Luke Russert.

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NEWSMAKERS: Chamber of Commerce Vice President and Political Director Rob Engstorm talked about the role of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the 2014 midterm elections.?The Wall Street Journal said that the Chamber was the nonprofit group that had spent the most for the 2014 election; $30 million as of late September 2014. The Chamber had supported only Republican candidates for election, and in the primaries supported establishment candidates against tea party supporters.?Its issue positions had included support for immigration reform, repeal of the Affordable Care Act, development of the Keystone XL Pipeline, and opposition to a minimum wage increase.?After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host.

Q & A: Filmmaker Rory Kennedy discusses her new movie Last Days in Vietnam. The documentary looks at the evacuation of Saigon during the final weeks of the Vietnam War.?She is the 11th and youngest child of Ethel and Robert Kennedy.

RELIGION & ETHICS: Immigrant Children in Court. China, Buddhism, and the Environment. Ground Zero Church.

TO THE CONTRARY: Topics: Flex time. Political Ads. Young Women Voters. Panel: President of the Network of Enlightened Women, Karin Agness; President of Incite Unlimited, Avis Jones-DeWeever; Advisor, Center for American Progress, Danielle Moodie-Mills; Republican Strategist Rina Shah.

UNIVISION’S AL PUNTO: Alejandro Solalinde Guerra, Catholic Priest and Human Rights Advocate; María Antonieta Collins, Univision News Senior Special Correspondent; Carlos Pérez and José Solano Ramírez, Mexican Students from “Escuela Normal de Ayotzinapa Raúl Isidro Burgos;” Forum with U.S. Congressional Candidates Rep. Joe García (D) and Carlos Curbelo (R); Javier Hernández Balcázar, “El Chicharito,” Professional Soccer Player; Luis Enrique, Singer and Composer.

VIRTUALLY SPEAKING: Marcy Wheeler and Stuart Zechman, with host Jay Ackroyd and Culture of Truth. Listen live tonight, 9pm ET, 6pm PT; or tomorrow online.

C-SPAN’S BOOK TV. 2014 Texas Book Festival.

FDL’S BOOK SALON: Chasing Shadows: The Nixon Tapes, the Chennault Affair, and the Origins of Watergate. “The break-in at Watergate and the cover-up that followed brought about the resignation of Richard Nixon, creating a political shockwave that reverberates to this day. But as Ken Hughes reveals in his powerful new book, in all the thousands of hours of declassified White House tapes, the president orders a single break-in–and it is not at the Watergate complex. Hughes’s examination of this earlier break-in, plans for which the White House ultimately scrapped, provides a shocking new perspective on a long history of illegal activity that prolonged the Vietnam War and was only partly exposed by the Watergate scandal.” Join author Ken Hughes and host James Robenalt for the discussion, 5pm ET, 2pm PT.

FDL’S MOVIE NIGHT MONDAY: 14: From Dred Scott to Vanessa Lopez “explores the recurring question about who has the right to be an American citizen. 14 examines the citizenship clause of the 14th Amendment through compelling personal stories and expertly-told history. Under the Fourteenth Amendment, ‘All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.'” Join host Jane Hamsher and her guests Anne Galisky (Producer, Director) and Roland D. Wu (cinematographer and co-editor). 8pm ET, 5pm PT, Monday.

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