THIS WEEK ON THE SUNDAY CHAT SHOWS
ABC / This Week with George Stephanopoulos: U.S. Senator and 2004 Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry (D - MA) will appear to discuss the struggle for Middle East peace. Also, director Spike Lee on Katrina's wake approaching a year after the hurricane's devestation on the Gulf Coast. And the roundtable will feature Newsweek International editor Fareed Zakaria, Robin Wright of the Washington Post, Middle Eastern affairs expert Reuel Gerecht, and conservative columnist George Will.
CBS / Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer: Iraq, Terrorism, and Politics are the combination of topics to be discussed with U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman (D - CT), now running for reelection as an independent after losing the Democratic primary earlier this month. Also in the conversation will be Washington Post National Political Reporter Jim VandeHei
CNN / Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: The guest list was not posted this week, but the main topic will be the question of wheather the cease fire in Lebanon will hold. The show preview promises conversation with top Lebanese and Israeli officials.
FOX / Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace: Discussing wheather air travel is safe in the wake of recent terrorist threats will be Congressman Pete King (D - NY), former Israeli airport security chief Rafi Ron, and presidential counterterrorism adviser Rand Beers. Also appearing on the programme will be U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel (R - NE)
NBC / Meet the Press with Tim Russert: U.S. Senator John McCain (R - AZ) will appear to talk about the Middle Eastern situation, Iraq, and terrorism five years after 9/11. That will be followed by a discussion of sectarian violence in Iraq with General Barry McCaffery (Retired, US Army), Dr. Vali Nasr, and Wall Street Journal columnist John Harwood.
Syndicated / The Chris Matthews Show: Questions surrounding Iraq as to wheather President Bush is losing faith in the invasion and if the U.S. Senate race in Connecticut is becoming a proxy war over our presence there will be discussed with Dan Rather, former CBS anchor now with HDNet, NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell, BBC News Washington Correspondent Katty Kay, and Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times.
Bay News 9 / Political Connections: State Senate President Tom Lee (R - Brandon) will be featured to discuss his candidacy for State Chief Financial Officer.