Political Talk Show Transcripts

Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Larry King Live: Hurricane Katrina's Aftermath
O'Reilly Factor: The Straight Story About Katrina | Can New Orleans Come Back?
NewsHour: Editor of Scientific American Magazine Explains How the New Orleans Levees Broke and What Crews Can Do to Plug the Holes

Tuesday, August 30, 2005
NewsHour: Katrina Fallout: Louisiana
Hannity & Colmes: Homeland Security Secretary Explains Katrina's Relief Efforts
O'Reilly Factor: Could Katrina's Punch Effect Our Entire Economy?

Monday, August 29, 2005
Hardball: Coverage of Hurricane Katrina with Gov. Haley Barbour, Gov. Kathleen Blanco, Sen. Trent Lott, Sen. Richard Shelby, Sen. Jeff Sessions, Sen. Mary Landrieu
NewsHour: Interview with Sen. Patrick Leahy

Sunday, August 28, 2005
Meet the Press: U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad; Gen. Wesley Clark (Ret.); Gen. Wayne Downing (Ret.); Gen. Barry McCaffrey (Ret.); Gen. Montgomery Meigs (Ret.)
Fox News Sunday: Mothers of Slain Soldiers Debate Iraq War | Senators Discuss Iraq
Face the Nation: Senator John McCain, (R-AZ), Armed Services Committee, and Dr. Ed Rappaport, of the National Hurricane Center
Late Edition: Zalmay Khalilzad; Sen. Ron Wyden, Sen. Pat Roberts; Hurricane Katrina

Saturday, August 27, 2005
McLaughlin Group: Patrick Buchanan, MSNBC; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Tony Blankley, Washington Times; Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune
Beltway Boys: Ups and Downs

Friday, August 26, 2005
NewsHour: Mark Shields and David Brooks Discuss Iraq's Failures to Agree on a Draft Constitution, Waning Support for the Iraq wWar at Home and Recent Base Closures
Hardball: Amber Pruett, Tammy Pruett, Anthony Shaffer, T. Boone Pickens

Thursday, August 25, 2005
Hardball: Gov. Mitt Romney, Alfonso Aguilar, Paul Hackett, Bob Merry
Hannity & Colmes: 'Code Pink' Protestors Target Walter Reed Medical Center

Wednesday, August 24, 2005
NewsHour: Interview with Sen. Arlen Specter
Hugh Hewitt Show: Interview with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger | John McIntyre on the President's Polls, Oil, and the Economy
Hannity & Colmes: Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison on Border Chaos

Tuesday, August 23, 2005
NewsHour: Interview with U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad
O'Reilly Factor: Bush Presidency at a Crossroads | Fired Radio Talk Show Host

Monday, August 22, 2005
O'Reilly Factor: Former 9/11 Commissioner Slade Gorton on 'Able Danger' Debate |
The 'Swiftboating' of Cindy Sheehan

Sunday, August 21, 2005
Meet the Press: Sen. Trent Lott, Sen. Russ Feingold, Larry Diamond, Reuel Marc Gerecht
Fox News Sunday: Gov. Bill Richardson | Sen. Lindsey Graham
Face the Nation: Glenn Hubbard, Robert Reich, Mike Allen, Anne Kornblut
Late Edition: Laith Kubba; Rep. Duncan Hunter; Sen. Carl Levin; Ki-Moon Ban; Diana Buttu; Ehud Olmert

Saturday, August 20, 2005
McLaughlin Group: Patrick Buchanan, MSNBC; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Tony Blankley, Washington Times; Mort Zuckerman, U.S. News & World Report
Beltway Boys: Ups and Downs

Friday, August 19, 2005
NewsHour: Tom Oliphant and Bill Kristol Discuss Past Writings of John Roberts and Antiwar Protester Cindy Sheehan's Attempt to Meet President Bush
Hardball: Sen. George Allen, Rep. John Culberson, Frank Sharry

Thursday, August 18, 2005
Spcial Report: The Impact of Gaza on Israelis and Palestinians
NewsHour: Gov. Bill Richardson (D), Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Carlos De Icaza
Hardball: Ken Mehlman, Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Daniel Ayalon, Benny Elon
Hannity & Colmes: Did the FBI Ignore 9/11 Warnings?

Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees: Cindy Sheehan and the Anti-war Movement
Special Report: The Political Implications of Cindy Sheehan's Protest
Hardball: Nicolle Devenish, Pat Buchanan, John Breaux, Gov. Bill Richardson, Mitch Geiger, Christopher Hitchens, Howard Fineman
O'Reilly Factor: Dereliction of Duty? | Bill Maher Takes On O'Reilly

Tuesday, August 16, 2005
Hannity & Colmes: Disorder On The Border

Monday, August 15, 2005
Hardball: Interview with Cindy Sheehan
O'Reilly Factor: The Truth About the Cindy Sheehan Situation | Divisive Issue

Sunday, August 14, 2005
Meet the Press: U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad; Ranking Member of the Foreign Relations Cmte. Sen. Joe Biden; E.J. Dionne; Byron York
Fox News Sunday: Sen. McCain | Amb. Khalilzad
Face the Nation: Howard Dean, Chairman of the Democratic National Committee; John Harris, Washington Post
Late Edition: Zalmay Khalilzad; Senators Lugar, Nelson

Saturday, August 13, 2005
McLaughlin Group: Patrick Buchanan, MSNBC; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Bill Press, Sirius Satellite Radio; Mort Zuckerman, U.S. News & World Report
Beltway Boys: Ups and Downs

Friday, August 12, 2005
Hannity & Colmes: Newt in 2008?
NewsHour: Mark Shields and David Brooks Discuss NARAL's Decision to Pull Anti-Roberts Ad and President Bush's Week in Crawford, Texas
O'Reilly Factor: NARAL's Responsible Retreat?

Thursday, August 11, 2005
The Situation Room: Interview With Former President Bill Clinton
O'Reilly Factor: The Cindy Sheehan Saga Continues | Talking Points

Wednesday, August 10, 2005
Special Report: Who's Siding With Cindy Sheehan?
Hardball: Katherine Harris, Paul Hackett, Kate O'Beirne
Your World: Rev. Jerry Falwell Under Fire

Tuesday, August 9, 2005
Hannity & Colmes: Katherine Harris Discusses Her Senate Run
NewsHour: Interview with Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill
Hardball: Dan Bartlett, Larry Kudlow, Paul Krugman, Mark Cuban

Monday, August 8, 2005
Larry King Live: Encore Presentation: Interview With Peter Jennings | Tribute
O'Reilly Factor: Barbara Walters Shares Memories of Peter Jennings
Hardball: Ted Koppel, Cokie Roberts, Tom Brokaw, Robert Bork
The Situation Room: Interview With Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff

Sunday, August 7, 2005
Meet the Press: Former Governor Mario Cuomo (D-NY); Douglas Kmiec, Pepperdine University; David Kirby, Author; Dr. Harvey Fineberg, The Institute of Medicine
Fox News Sunday: Sens. Biden, Lugar | Lawmakers Discuss Steroids in Baseball
Face the Nation: Senator Jack Reed, (D-RI); Senator Duncan Hunter, (R-CA); Francis 'Bing' West, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense, and Author
Late Edition: Sen. George Allen, Sen. Barbara Boxer; Norm Thagard, Buzz Aldrin

Saturday, August 6, 2005
McLaughlin Group: Patrick Buchanan, MSNBC; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Tony Blankley, Washington Times; Hisham Melhem, Annahar
Beltway Boys: Ups and Downs

Friday, August 5, 2005
NewsHour: David Brooks and Mark Shields Discuss the Recess Appointment of John Bolton, Mounting Casualties in Iraq, and Other Developments in the Political Arena
Hardball: Gov. Rendell, Gov. Huckabee, Mark Schneider, Chris Galloway
The Situation: Sen. Rick Santorum, Jerry Falwell, Rachel Maddow

Thursday, August 4, 2005
Inside Politics: Novak Curses, Storms Off Set
O'Reilly Factor: Ann Coulter on Iraq and Immigration

Wednesday, August 3, 2005
Hardball: Ohio Politicians Jean Schmidt, Kenneth Blackwell, Rep. Sherrod Brown
Inside Politics: Sen. George Allen, Congresswoman-Elect Jean Schmidt
O'Reilly Factor: Senator Lindsey Graham on Gitmo Detainees

Tuesday, August 2, 2005
Hardball: Jose Canseco and Others Discuss Palmeiro and Steroids in Baseball
Special Report: The Realities of Racial Profiling

Monday, August 1, 2005
Hannity & Colmes: Former U.N. Ambassador Bill Richardson on the Bolton Appointment
Hardball: Sen. Norm Coleman, Steve McMahon, Ben Ginsberg
Inside Politics: Senators Norm Coleman, Chris Dodd on Bolton


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