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Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

Our weekly preview of the Sunday news shows and the bobbleheads who frame the debate.


Aimee Mann and Michael Penn -- I Just Wasn't Made For These Times

Based on the exceptionally rare booking of former C&L contributer Glenn Greenwald on two Sunday shows, I think it's a good guess that the surveillance state and privacy will be of discussion this morning. While I think that's an important and critical discussion that we have to have, based on the hysteria I've seen in my Twitter stream and in my inbox, I suspect we're not going to get much past the "ZOMG! Worse than Bush!!!1!!!1!one" stage. Which is sad, but hardly surprising given the state of journalism these days. In more positive news, Karen Finney debuts her new show on MSNBC this week, the provocatively-titled "Disrupt", which airs at 1:00 pm Pacific/4:00 pm Eastern. I'd like to wish Karen good luck with the show and invite C&Lers to start watching. If you're on Twitter, Karen tells me that the hashtag to use is #DisruptCrew.

ABC's "This Week" -- Sens. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Mark Udall, D-Colo.; Reps. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., columnist Glenn Greenwald. Roundtable: ABC News’ George Will; ABC News ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd; Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chair Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn.; New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman; and Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren.

NBC's "Meet the Press" -- Pre-empted by coverage of the French Open.

CBS' "Face the Nation" -- Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H.; Reps. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., Michael McCaul, R-Texas, Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and John Dingell, D-Mich. Panel: The New York Times' David Sanger, the Washington Post's Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Harvard University's Joseph Nye and CBS News State Department Correspondent Margaret Brennan.

MSNBC's "UP with Steve Kornacki" -- Hendrik Hertzberg, New Yorker; Tom Goldstein, Supreme Court expert; Joan Walsh, MSNBC Political Analyst; Amanda Terkel, Huffington Post; Josh Barro, Business Insider; Marc Morial, President & CEO, National Urban League; Rickey Cole, Chairman, Mississippi Democratic Party.

MSNBC's "Melissa Harris-Perry" -- Michael Skolnik, Editor-in-Chief of GlobalGrind.com / Russell Simmons’ political director; Billy Murphy, Former Circuit Court Judge for the City of Baltimore / Criminal Defense Attorney; John Nichols, Washington Correspondent for The Nation Magazine / Author of “Dollarocracy”; Carl Hart, Author of “High Price” / Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at Columbia University; Baratunde Thurston, CEO of Cultivated Wit / Author, How to be Black; Tim Reid, Producer/Director/Actor; Tananarive Due, Author and Screenwriter / Cosby Chair in the Humanities at Spelman College / Winner of the American Book Award / Winner of the NAACP Image Award; Ava Duvernay, the first African-American to win the coveted Best Director Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.

MSNBC's "Disrupt with Karen Finney" -- Spencer Overton, George Washington Law School; Maria Teresa Kumar, Voto Latino; Jonathan Capehart, Washington Post; Linda Fairstein, Former Prosecutor, Sex Crimes; Maura Daly, Feeding America; Anu Bhagwati, Service Women’s Action Network.

MSNBC's "The Ed Show" -- Joan Walsh, MSNBC Political Analyst; Ari Melber, Co-host of MSNBC’s “The Cycle”; Jonathan Alter, MSNBC Political Analyst; Kendall Coffey, MSNBC/NBC News Legal Analyst; John Nichols, The Nation.

CNN's "State of the Union" -- Udall, Cummings; Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz. Panel: Amy Walter, National Editor of The Cook Political Report, Former Congressman Robert Wexler (D-FL) and Former Congressman Tom Davis (R-VA).

CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" -- Former National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger. Joseph Nye, the former dean and now a professor at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and Noah Feldman, a professor of international law at Harvard Law School.

CNN's "Reliable Sources" -- Journalist Glenn Greenwald of The Guardian. National Review’s Ramesh Ponnuru, The Guardian’s Ana Marie Cox and The New York Times’ Charlie Savage. Mediaite’s Joe Concha. Media critic Ken Tucker.

"Fox News Sunday" _ Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Ron Johnson, R-Wis.; Michael Hayden, former head of the CIA and the National Security Agency. Panel: Bill Kristol, The Weekly Standard; Mara Liasson, National Public Radio; Mary Matalin, Republican Strategist; Peter Baker, White House Correspondent, New York Times.

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