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Saturday, April 20, 2013

Sunday Morning "Talking Heads" Cheat Sheet

George Wenschhof

There will be plenty to talk about Sunday morning, surely to be highlighted with the Boston bombings, followed by the defeat in the Senate of gun violence legislation and the Senate "Gang of 8" rollout of their proposal for comprehensive immigration reform.

NBC "Meet The Press" will focus on the Boston bombings with guests chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and former FBI agent, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), and the Assistant Majority Leader in the Senate, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL).

Plus, they will have the latest reporting and analysis from NBC’s Justice Correspondent Pete Williams and former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, Michael Leiter.

CBS "Face The Nation" will also focus on the Boston bombings with guests Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee Mike McCaul, R-Texas, Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Tom Coburn, R-Okla., former Mayor of New York City during the September 11th attacks Rudy Giuliani and Former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge.

Bob Schieffer will also discuss the Senate failure to pass any gun control measure with Newtown families Neil Heslin, father of six-year-old Jesse Lewis, Erica Laffety, daughter of Principal Dawn Hochsprung and Carlee Soto, sister of teacher Vicki Soto.

CNN "State of The Union" will also lead with the Boston bombings with guests Massachusetts Senator William “Mo” Cowan, Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee Rep. Mike McCaul (R-TX), former Congressman & 9/11 Commission member Tim Roemer, former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, and former FBI profiler Candice DeLong on the national security implications.

Also appearing will be Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)

Following suit is Fox News Sunday where Senate Intelligence Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Representative Pete King (R-NY) will appear to discuss the Boston Marathon bombings.

The scheduled guests and members of the roundtable discussions follow below.

NBC "Meet The Press" -  Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI)

Roundtable with Former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff; The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg; NBC's Tom Brokaw; historian Doris Kearns Goodwin; Wall Street Journal’s Peggy Noonan.

CBS "Face The Nation" - Rep. Mike McCaul (R-Texas), Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Tom Ridge

CNN "State of The Union" - Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)

Massachusetts Senator William “Mo” Cowan, Rep. Mike McCaul (R-TX), Tim Roemer, Alberto Gonzales and Candice DeLong

Fox News Sunday - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Rep. Peter King (R-NY)

Roundtable with Bill Kristol, Juan Williams, Jane Harman and General Michael Hayden


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