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Sunday Talking Heads: November 23, 2014


Green World Rising
H/T Gaius Publius

Greetings, Sunday again. Yes, immigration is a top topic but there is a dose of Benghazi.

WASHINGTON JOURNAL: 7:45am – Christian Science Monitor Congressional Correspondent Francine Kiefer and Wall Street Journal National Politics Editor Aaron Zitner discuss the political and legislative future of President Obama’s immigration overhaul proposals. 8:45am – Thomas Erdbrink of The New York Times and Patrick Clawson of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy discuss the approaching deadline for a nuclear disarmament deal between Western powers and Iran.

ABC’S THIS WEEK: Immigration with President Barack Obama. Roundtable: Dr. Ben Carson, James Carville, Matthew Dowd, Katrina vanden Heuvel.

CBS’ FACE THE NATION: Immigration. “Will Republicans find a way to stop President Obama’s actions?” House Homeland Security Chair Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), and Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID). Then, Ferguson MO with NAACP President Cornell William Brooks. “What is his message to the people of Ferguson and the broader African American community? What lessons can Americans learn from Michael Brown’s shooting this summer and subsequent unrest? And what more can be done to prevent violence in the wake of the grand jury’s decision? Roundtable: Susan Page, David Ignatius, Michael Gerson, Mark Leibovich, Clarence Page.

CNN’S RELIABLE SOURCES:Barbara Bowman claims the media protected Bill Cosby from her rape allegations; China’s president finally faces a free press; the TV station behind #pointergate refuses to apologize.”

CNN’S STATE OF THE UNION: Benghazi with Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA). Immigration: Rick Santorum and Graham. Ferguson Roundtable: Princeton University Professor and activist Cornel West, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund President Sherrilyn Ifill, Sojourners President Jim Wallis, LZ Granderson.

FOX NEWS SUNDAY: Immigration. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), then Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA), Chair of the House Democratic Caucus. Also, Texas Attorney General and Governor-elect Greg Abbott (R) “who says he will sue the President on behalf of his state as soon as Obama announces he is taking this executive action.” Roundtable: George Will, Julie Pace, Kimberley Strassel, Ron Fournier. “Power Player of the Week” is NYC street photographer Brandon Stanton.

KORNACKI’S UP.

MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY: The Syllabus.

MOYERS & COMPANY: How Public Power Can Defeat Plutocrats. Lawrence Lessig and Zephyr Teachout return to talk about the corrupting influence of money in politics, and their push to change the system.

NBC’S MEET THE PRESS: Immigration with Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ). Ferguson Roundtable: Rudy Giuliani; Anthony Gray, Lawyer for family of Michael Brown; Michael Eric Dyson, Professor of Sociology, Georgetown University. U. S. Energy with John Hofmeister, Fmr. Chief Executive Officer, Shell Oil and Daniel Yergin, Pulitzer-Prize winning author, “The Prize: The Epic Quest For Oil, Money & Power.” Roundtable: Joe Scarborough, Jose Diaz-Balart, Amy Walter, Bill Richardson.

NEWSMAKERS: Rep. Bill Flores (R-TX) talked from Capitol Hill about the Republican Study Committee (RSC). He was elected November 18, 2014, to be the chair of the RSC for the 114th Congress.?He talked about the RSC’s priorities, the role of the Republican Party’s conservative wing, immigration reform, and other key issues.?After the interview, reporters Matt Fuller of Roll Call and Kristina L. Peterson of the Wall Street Journal discussed his responses with host Susan Swain.

Q & A: Journalist David Mark discusses the book he co-authored with Chuck McCutcheon titled Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs and Washington Handshakes: Decoding the Jargon, Slang and Bluster of American Political Speech, about how politicians use language.

RELIGION & ETHICS: Pope Francis Trip to Turkey. Recruiting Radical Muslims. Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica.

TO THE CONTRARY: Topics: Immigration, Bill Cosby Accusations, Ms. Magazine Wonder Awards. Panel: Former President Women’s Campaign Fund, Sam Bennett; Republican Strategist, Rina Shah; The Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood; Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC).

UNIVISION’S AL PUNTO: Cecilia Muñoz, Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council; U.S. Representative Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL); U.S. Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA); U.S. Representative Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL); Eliseo Medina, Labor Union Activist and Immigration Advocate; Maria Gabriela “Gaby” Pacheco, Executive Director of the Bridge Project; Ezequiel Hernández, Immigration Attorney.

VIRTUALLY SPEAKING: Gaius Publius and Marcy Wheeler with host Jay Ackroyd. Current events, commentary, and political satirist Culture of Truth on the Sunday morning talk shows. Listen live tonight, 9pm ET, 6pm PT or online tomorrow.

C-SPAN’S BOOK TV: 2014 Miami Book Fair.

FDL’S BOOK SALON: Angels by the River: A Memoir. “In Angels by the River, James Gustave “Gus” Speth recounts his unlikely path from a southern boyhood through his years as one of the nation’s most influential mainstream environmentalists and eventually to the system­-changing activism that shapes his current work.” Come chat with author Gus Speth and host Will Potter, 5pm ET, 2pm PT.

FDL’S MOVIE NIGHT MONDAY: No Salon scheduled this week, next week Silenced.

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Sunday Talking Heads: November 23, 2014


Green World Rising
H/T Gaius Publius

Greetings, Sunday again. Yes, immigration is a top topic but there is a dose of Benghazi.

WASHINGTON JOURNAL: 7:45am – Christian Science Monitor Congressional Correspondent Francine Kiefer and Wall Street Journal National Politics Editor Aaron Zitner discuss the political and legislative future of President Obama’s immigration overhaul proposals. 8:45am – Thomas Erdbrink of The New York Times and Patrick Clawson of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy discuss the approaching deadline for a nuclear disarmament deal between Western powers and Iran.

ABC’S THIS WEEK: Immigration with President Barack Obama. Roundtable: Dr. Ben Carson, James Carville, Matthew Dowd, Katrina vanden Heuvel.

CBS’ FACE THE NATION: Immigration. “Will Republicans find a way to stop President Obama’s actions?” House Homeland Security Chair Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), and Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID). Then, Ferguson MO with NAACP President Cornell William Brooks. “What is his message to the people of Ferguson and the broader African American community? What lessons can Americans learn from Michael Brown’s shooting this summer and subsequent unrest? And what more can be done to prevent violence in the wake of the grand jury’s decision? Roundtable: Susan Page, David Ignatius, Michael Gerson, Mark Leibovich, Clarence Page.

CNN’S RELIABLE SOURCES:Barbara Bowman claims the media protected Bill Cosby from her rape allegations; China’s president finally faces a free press; the TV station behind #pointergate refuses to apologize.”

CNN’S STATE OF THE UNION: Benghazi with Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA). Immigration: Rick Santorum and Graham. Ferguson Roundtable: Princeton University Professor and activist Cornel West, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund President Sherrilyn Ifill, Sojourners President Jim Wallis, LZ Granderson.

FOX NEWS SUNDAY: Immigration. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), then Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA), Chair of the House Democratic Caucus. Also, Texas Attorney General and Governor-elect Greg Abbott (R) “who says he will sue the President on behalf of his state as soon as Obama announces he is taking this executive action.” Roundtable: George Will, Julie Pace, Kimberley Strassel, Ron Fournier. “Power Player of the Week” is NYC street photographer Brandon Stanton.

KORNACKI’S UP.

MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY: The Syllabus.

MOYERS & COMPANY: How Public Power Can Defeat Plutocrats. Lawrence Lessig and Zephyr Teachout return to talk about the corrupting influence of money in politics, and their push to change the system.

NBC’S MEET THE PRESS: Immigration with Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ). Ferguson Roundtable: Rudy Giuliani; Anthony Gray, Lawyer for family of Michael Brown; Michael Eric Dyson, Professor of Sociology, Georgetown University. U. S. Energy with John Hofmeister, Fmr. Chief Executive Officer, Shell Oil and Daniel Yergin, Pulitzer-Prize winning author, “The Prize: The Epic Quest For Oil, Money & Power.” Roundtable: Joe Scarborough, Jose Diaz-Balart, Amy Walter, Bill Richardson. (more…)

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