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Saturday, August 22, 2009

Sunday Morning "Talking Heads" Guests 8-23-2009

George Wenschhof

As always, check your local listings for time and channel.

NBC "Meet The Press" - Dick Gregory will discuss the recent Afghanistan election with the Chair of the Joints Chief of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry. Results from the election are not expected to be announced until Tuesday.

Also appearing will be Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Orrin Hatch (R-Ut.) who are both members of the Senate Finance Committee. Expect health care reform to be the subject.

The political roundtable will include Travis Smiley and Joe Scarborough.

ABC "This Week" - George Stephanopoulos will have Senator John McCain (R-AZ) as his guest. Afghanistan, Iraq and health care reform will all be discussed.

The roundtable discussion includes George Will, David Frum, Paul Krugman, and Robert Reich.

ABC "Face The Nation" - Bob Schieffer continues the health care reform discussion with Senators Kent Conrad (D-ND) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) who are also members of the Senate Finance Committee. Former DNC chair Howard Dean will also be a guest. Expect him to hammer against dropping the "public option" from any health care reform bill.

Fox News Sunday - Mike Wallace will also talk health care reform with Senator Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) and Representative Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.).

The political panel will be Bill Kristol, Juan Williams, Tad Devine, and Nicolle Wallace.

CNN "State of The Union" - John King also has Mullen and Eikenberry as guests to discuss the situation in Afghanistan.

Senators Richard Lugar (R-In.), Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) will give their take on health care reform.

Political strategists Donna Brazile and Bill Bennett will add their thoughts.


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