Movie Night Monday’s Film is Bettie Page Reveals All.
First of all, OBAMA IS ON THE ROPES!, so there’s that.
And special treat for everyone, Erik Prince gets a special Sunday Spotlight with George Stephanopoulos to sell his new book about how his “citizen warriors” saved the world or something. Does he actually care what people think about him? Has he tired of the Abu Dhabi life?
This is a big weekend for JFK memories with the 50th anniversary of his murder this coming Friday. Not this Monday, but the Monday after, Lisa and JP Sottile are cohosting John Barbour for a discussion on The Garrison Tapes – the movie and more at the link.
As for this week’s Movie Night, the story of the original pinup model, Bettie Page! FDL Book Salon does neoliberalism (do your homework kids), and Stuart Zechman and Kevin C. Murphy are Virtually Speaking.
ABC’S THIS WEEK: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). Then Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) sells his book. Roundtable: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), PBS “NewsHour” co-host and managing editor Gwen Ifill, former Obama White House senior adviser and ABC News contributor David Plouffe, ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd, former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, and Wall Street Journal foreign affairs columnist Bret Stephens. Plus, looking back at the assassination of JFK, ABC News Chief National Correspondent Byron Pitts with Patrick Kennedy and Ken Burns. Finally, Erik Prince sells his book, too.
CBS’ FACE THE NATION: Bob Schieffer tastefully broadcasts “live from the very place Lee Harvey Oswald fired the shot that killed President Kennedy.” Guests: “Luci Baines Johnson Turpin, Lyndon Johnson’s youngest daughter. Luci was sixteen when the President was shot, and she has never spoken publicly about the assassination – but now she’ll talk all about how this impacted her family and what it was like that day. I’ll also speak with Hugh Aynesworth, who was a Dallas Morning News reporter covering President Kennedy’s Dallas trip. Aynesworth was in Dealey Plaza when the shots rang out on November 22nd, 1963. He is the only reporter who was present for Kennedy’s shooting, the arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald, and the shooting of Oswald by Jack Ruby. We’ll also have Mike Cochran, a former Associated Press correspondent who was enlisted to carry Oswald’s coffin from the hearse to the gravesite when he covered the funeral.” Roundtable: Douglas Brinkley, Thurston Clarke, Larry Sabato, David Gergen, Peggy Noonan.
CNN’S STATE OF THE UNION: Senate Republican Policy Committee Chair John Barrasso (R-WI) and House Assistant Democratic Leader Jim Clyburn (D-SC). Then, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
FOX NEWS SUNDAY: Karen Ignagni, CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans, and former Senator Ben Nelson, CEO of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. And lifelong resident of Wyoming (lol) Liz Cheney. Roundtable: Brit Hume, Bob Woodward, George Will, Judy Woodruff.
KORNACKI’S UP: “Tune in Sunday 8a @msnbc coverage of #JFK50 starts w a 2-hour look at the life, the legacy and the media coverage of our 35th President …with a great panel: Robert MacNeil Harris Wofford Walter Mears @KerryKennedyRFK @Steele_Michael @ATLShirley @PWJ_III @JaneHallAU #JFK50
MOYERS & COMPANY: The Path of Positive Resistance. Two Green Shadow Cabinet members [doctors Jill Stein and Margaret Flowers] talk about their fight against dysfunctional government policies. Plus, a preview of Following the Ninth, a new film about Beethoven’s masterpiece and viewer mail.
NBC’S MEET THE PRESS: House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi. Healthcare.gov v Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH). Roundtable: NBC Special Correspondent Tom Brokaw; Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker; Republican Strategist Mike Murphy; and host of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” Chris Matthews. Read the rest of this entry →