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Sunday Talk Shows
ABC This Week
This Sunday, "This Week" analyzes the fragile cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, the battle over Benghazi, and the negotiations on the fiscal cliff-hanger, with Sen. Lindsey Graham and Sen. Dick Durbin
After a tense and violent week in the Middle East, a truce is reached between Hamas and Israel. But how long will it last, and has Hamas emerged stronger from the conflict? Will ongoing questions over what happened in Benghazi impact President Obama's second-term cabinet selections? And will there be any breakthroughs in the high-stakes talks over the fiscal cliff, as the year-end deadline draws closer?
Armed Services Committee member Sen. Lindsey Graham and Foreign Relations Committee member and Senate Majority Whip Sen. Dick Durbin speak to George Stephanopoulos this Sunday, only on "This Week."
Plus, actor and director Ben Affleck, founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, and Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., come to "This Week" to discuss renewed fighting between rebels and government forces in war-torn Central Africa. With fears over escalating violence and a potential humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Affleck speaks to George Stephanopoulos about his call for the United States to engage with regional leaders for a cease-fire.
Then, the "This Week" powerhouse roundtable debates all the week's news and politics, with political strategist and ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd, TIME Magazine's Joe Klein, Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus, Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan, and The New York Times' David Sanger author of "Confront and Conceal."
And what does a pair of buzz shears have to do with bringing bipartisanship to Washington? Sunday on "This Week," two party flacks are setting aside their differences by settling a hair-raising political bet – and it all benefits a good cause. Democratic National Committee spokesman Brad Woodhouse and his Republican counterpart, Sean Spicer of the Republican National Committee, team up to support the St. Baldrick's Foundation, a national group that raises money for childhood cancer research grants by shaving the heads of volunteers. Woodhouse and Spicer have both agreed to lose their locks for charity, and – with a little razor help from ABC's Jonathan Karl – you can catch their hair-raising transformation Sunday on "This Week."
Meet the Press
The challenges President Obama faces at home and abroad as he prepares for his second term. After a bruising and partisan election, will Washington succeed in reaching an agreement to avert the ‘fiscal cliff’? Will the Obama administration be able to calm the crisis in the Middle East? And as lawmakers continue to press for more details, what fallout will the president face from the Benghazi attacks and the Petraeus affair ? Joining our special conversation: Documentary filmmaker and historian Ken Burns; Vice Chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Carly Fiorina; MSNBC’s Al Sharpton New York Times columnist David Brooks; and NBC’s Andrea Mitchell
A pivotal time for Congress. The clock ticks as the country approaches the fiscal cliff and mandatory spending cuts in areas such as defense loom large if Washington can't make a deal. Plus, lawmakers continue their probe into the Sept. 11th attack in Libya. And a large portion of the Northeast is still dealing with the Sandy recovery effort through the holiday -- all of this before the president officially begins his second term. What should we expect from Capitol Hill in the weeks and months ahead? We'll check in with the Chairman of the Armed Services Committee Sen. Carl Levin, Rep. Gregory Meeks and Chair of the Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Peter King
Honeywell CEO on the Economic Challenges Ahead
CBS Face the Nation
Sunday: Presidential authors
New books: Authors David Baldacci, Gillian Flynn, Chris Pavone, Alex Stone; presidential biographers: Doris Kearns Goodwin, Jon Meacham, Evan Thomas.
CBS 60 Minutes
Children Helping Children - Craig Kielburger has kept his promise to save children around the world, a mission he began 17 years ago when, as a child himself, he founded "Free the Children" -- an organization now in 45 countries that empowers children to help other children.
The New York City Ballet - 60 Minutes goes behind the curtain to show how Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins works hard to build a new future for the New York City Ballet on the legacy of its founder, George Balanchine.
Lion Kings - Few people know more about lions than filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert, who have been living in the bush and filming Africa's big cats for 30 years
CBS News Sunday Morning-
Morning Kid Rock; Richard Gere; the future of department stores; pencil sharpening with Mo Rocca and David Rees
Fox News Sunday
With increasing turmoil in Gaza and Israel, and as speculation on the Benghazi attack continues to unfold, Sen. John McCain Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee, joins Chris on Fox News Sunday to discuss all the foreign hotspots.
With the fiscal cliff looming, Matthew Shay, President and CEO of the National Retail Federation and John Sweeney, Executive Vice President of Fidelity Investments sit down on Fox News Sunday to talk Black Friday numbers and the economy.
CNN State of The Union
Between them they have over a century of service in Congress. Retiring Senators Jon Kyl, Kay Bailey Hutchison, Joe Lieberman and Rep. Barney Frank reflect on their careers, their accomplishments, and their disappointments; and they offer advice to members of the 113th Congress.
Fareed Zakaria GPS
Second presidential terms: author Robert Caro, author John Meacham; geography and destiny: author Robert Kaplan
Melissa Harris Perry Show
Weekends, 10am-12pm ET
Up w/Chris Hayes
Sunday’s guests (Nov. 25): After the crisis in Gaza, what next? Egypt’s president confounds expectations, the battle over Susan Rice & how Obama saw terrorism in 2004
On Sunday’s Up w/ Chris Hayes, we’ll discuss the ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas, and ask what role the United States can and should play in bringing about a permanent resolution to the conflict. As part of that discussion, we’ll also air an especially revealing clip we’ve unearthed of Barack Obama in 2004, at the time a newly elected senator from Illinois, talking about the causes of terrorism. Tomorrow we'll play a clip we unearthed of Barack Obama talking about the causes of terrorism in '04. Here's a preview:
Obama In 2004: 'We're Not Fighting Terrorists, We're Fighting People Who Engage In Terrorism'
We’ll also examine Egypt’s president, Mohamed Morsi, who helped broker the ceasefire and has proved considerably more savvy than his critics and supporters expected. A day after cementing the ceasefire, Morsi claimed for himself vast powers in Egypt’s government. Plus: We’ll look at the brewing battle over Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations who’s on President Obama’s short-list for Secretary of State in a second term
Joining Chris at 8 AM ET on MSNBC will be:
Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN)
Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of The Nation magazine. On upwithchris Sunday am--talking Middle East, how do we craft a new US foreign policy, & John McCain's unhinged attacks on Rice
Hussein Ibish, senior fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine and executive director of the Hala Salaam Maksoud Foundation for Arab-American Leadership.
MSNBC contributor Rula Jebreal, also a contributor to Newsweek magazine.
Tarek Masoud, associate professor of public policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Reza Aslan, author of ”No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam,” and an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Eli Lake, senior national security reporter for Newsweek and The Daily Beast.
Heather Hurlburt, executive director of the National Security Network, a progressive think tank, and a former speechwriter and member of the policy planning team in the State Department under the Clinton administration.
The Chris Matthews Show
What makes great presidents; President Obama’s study of his greatest predecessors.
Univision's Al Punto
Rep.-elect, Joaquin Castro, D-Texas
Rep. Mario Diaz Balart, R-Florida
Mary Kay Henry, President, Service Employees International Union
Bloomberg's Political Capital
Hedrick Smith, author of "Who Stole the American Dream"
Washington Watch on TV One
Cornell Belcher, Obama Pollster
A discussion of demographic changes in the United States.
C-Span's Washington Journal
7:45am - Jon Iadonisi, Council on Foreign Relations – Member Former Navy Seal & White Canvas Group, Founder
Guest will discuss the next steps in federal efforts to combat the emerging cyber security threat. Legislation has stalled in Congress, prompting speculation that the Obama administration will issue an executive order on the topic.
8:30 am-Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers, President @rweingarten
Guest will discuss the priorities of labor unions as negotiations begin in earnest next week on averting the so-called “fiscal cliff.” Guest will also discuss AFT’s education agenda heading into 2013.
9:15 am-Mike Lyons, Truman National Security Project, Fellow
Topic: With the departure of former CIA Director David Petraeus, military observers are calling for a review of the military’s drone strategy.
“Fiscal cliff” and Petraeus scandal coverage; pundits’ predictions of the presidential election; teens’ racist tweets.
Sunday Breakfast Menu
The Sunday news shows wrap up the holiday weekend with discussions about the cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, the nation’s fiscal troubles and President Obama’s second term.
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