Saturday, July 23, 2005

Sunday Show Guests

Tomorrow will be Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' turn for a media trifecta: he's scheduled to appear on Fox News Sunday, Face the Nation (CBS), and Late Edition (CNN). He'll be discussing the John Roberts nomination, which is topic numero uno of the weekend.

Here's the rest of the lineups.

Fox News Sunday: Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and John Cornyn (R-TX) of the Judiciary Committee will follow Gonzales to discuss the Supreme Court. The show's panel tomorrow will be columnist Charles Krauthammer, Bill Kristol, Juan Williams and Nina Easton of the Boston Globe.

Meet the Press (NBC): Former TN senator Fred Thompson, currently serving as Roberts' Senate liaison, will appear alongside Democratic Minority Whip Richard Durbin of Illinois. Then Russert will lead a rountable made up of NBC White House correspondent David Gregory, columnist Bill Safire, National Journal's Stuart Taylor and Nina Totenberg of NPR.

Face the Nation (CBS): Delaware Senator Joe Biden makes his weekly appearance after Gonzales; he'll discuss recent terror attacks and the Supreme Court. Jan Crawford Greenburg joins in the questions.

This Week (ABC): Senators John McCain (R-AZ, Gang of 14) and Pat Leahy (D-VT) will discuss the Roberts nomination. Former Army Captain Stephanie Pelkey will appear to talk about the effect of post-traumatic stress disorder. The roundtable will include columnist E.J. Dionne, former presidential advisor David Gergen, and ABC's Linda Douglass.

Late Edition (CNN): Gonzales makes his third appearance here, to be followed by Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Pat Roberts (R-KS) on SCOTUS and terrorism. Other guests will include Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal, newly designated ambassador to the United States, and Saad Hariri, Lebanese parliamentary leader and son of the assassinated former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

Reliable Sources (CNN) will discuss coverage of the Supreme Court nomination process with Buzzmachine's Jeff Jarvis, Byron York of National Review, USA Today's Joan Biskupic and Gloria Borger of CBS.


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