Political Talk Show Transcripts

August 29, 2004
Meet the Press: Rudolph Guiliani; Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY); Tom Brokaw, NBC News
Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY); Marc Racicot, Chairman, Bush-Cheney Campaign
Fox News Sunday: Sen. Bill Frist, (R-TN), Majority Leader; Rep. Dennis Hastert, (R-IL), Speaker of the House
Face the Nation: Sen. John McCain , (R-AZ); Karen Tumulty, Time magazine

August 28, 2004
Capital Gang: Special Edition: Live From Madison Square Gardens

August 26, 2004
Hardball: Guests: John Barry, Ken Davis, Marie Cocco, Pete McCloskey
The O'Reilly Factor: Attorney Benjamin Ginsberg on Swift Resignation

August 22, 2004
Meet the Press: Sen. George Allen, R-VA, Chairman, National Republican Senatorial Committee; Sen. Jon Corzine, D-NJ; Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee; Tad Devine, Senior Adviser, Kerry-Edwards '04; Ken Mehlman, Campaign Manager, Bush-Cheney '04
Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: Bob Dole; David Kayr Kerry
Face the Nation: Sen. Pat Roberts, (R-KS) Chairman, Select Committee on Intelligence; Sen. Carl Levin, (D-MI), Armed Services Committee; Alexandra and Vanessa Kerry, John Kerry's daughters; Nina Easton of The Boston Globe

August 21, 2004
Capital Gang: President Bush Unrolls Plan To Move Troops From Germany, South Korea; Should Alan Keyes Have Entered Senate Race In Illinois? Bill McCollum, Betty Caster Favorites To Win Respective Primaries In Florida Senate Race

August 20, 2004
Newshour with Jim Lehrer: Shields and Kristol

August 15, 2004
Meet the Press: Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Chairman, Senate Intelligence Committee; Rep. Jane Harman (D-Calif.), Ranking Member, House Intelligence Committee; John Harwood, The Wall Street Jounal; Anne Kornblut, Boston Globe; Jon Meacham, Newsweek; Roger Simon, U.S. News & World Report
Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: Tommy Franks; Alan Keyes
Fox News Sunday: Sen. Richard Lugar, (R-Ind.)
Face the Nation: Matthew Dowd, Bush Campaign Strategist; Tad Devine, Kerry Campaign Strategist; Max Mayfield, National Hurricane Center; Nina Easton of The Boston Globe

August 14, 2004
The Beltway Boys: Kerry's War Record

August 8, 2004
Meet the Press: Dr. Condoleezza Rice, National Security Adviser; Rep. Dennis Hastert, (R-Ill.), Speaker of the House; Maureen Dowd, New York Times; William Safire, New York Times
Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: Condoleezza Rice; Rudy Giuliani
Fox News Sunday: Fran Townsend, Bush Administration Counterterrorism Adviser; U.S. Representative Jane Harman, (D-CA)
Face the Nation: Frances Townsend, White House Homeland Security Adviser; Sen. Joseph Biden, (D-DE) Ranking Member, Foreign Relations Committee; Evan Thomas, Newsweek magazine

August 7 , 2004
Capital Gang: Government Issues New Terror Alert; John Kerry Gains Modest Bounce From Democratic Convention; Incumbent Missouri Governor Loses Primary Election

August 1 , 2004
Meet the Press: Sen. Zell Miller (D-Ga.), Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.), Ron Brownstein, Los Angeles Times, John Harwood, The Wall Street Journal, Gwen Ifill, PBS, "Washington Week"
Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: Senators Kerry, Edwards; Howard Dean; Robert Byrd
Fox News Sunday: Sens. Kerry and Edwards
Face the Nation: Senator John Kerry (D-MA) Democratic presidential candidate; Senator John Edwards (D-NC) Democratic vice presidential candidate; Nina Easton of The Boston Globe; Michael Duffy of Time magazine

July 31, 2004
Capital Gang: After Democratic Convention Bush, Kerry Start Dualing Bus Tours; Analysis Of Democratic National Convention

July 25, 2004
Meet the Press: State Senator Barack Obama, (D-Ill.);Former Governor Thomas Kean, (R-N.J.) Chair, 9-11 Commission; Former Representative Lee Hamilton, (D-Ind.) Vice Chair, 9-11 Commission; Tom Brokaw, NBC News
Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: Thomas Kean, Lee Hamilton; Chris Heinz
Fox News Sunday: Govs. Bill Richardson and Ed Rendell
Face the Nation: Sen. Barack Obama, (D-IL), Ill. Dem. Candidate for U.S. Senate; Gov. Bill Richardson, Dem. Convention Chairman; Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-MI); Dan Balz of The Washington Post

July 24, 2004
Capital Gang: Democratics Still Concerned With Nader Factor; Police Union President Still Upset With Boston Mayor; Republican Critics Claim Too Few Conservative Voices At Republican Convention

July 18, 2004
Meet the Press: Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va.; Rep. Chris Cox, R-Calif.; Stephen Flynn, Author, ‘America the Vulnerable;’ John Harwood, The Wall Street Journal; E.J. Dionne, The Washington Post
Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: King Abdullah of Jordan; Joseph Wilson; Carmen bin Ladin
Fox News Sunday: CIA Director John McLaughlin
Face the Nation: Ed Gillespie, Chairman, Republican National Committee; Terry McAuliffe, Chairman, Democratic National Committee

July 17, 2004
Capital Gang: DeLay Under Investigation For Enron Tie; Same-Sex Marriage Ban Rejected In Senate; Rumors Fly Over Dick Cheney

July 11, 2004
Meet the Press: Sen. Pat Roberts, (R-Kan.); Sen. Jay Rockefeller, (D-W.Va.); David Broder, The Washington Post; Ron Brownstein, Los Angeles Times; William F. Buckley, Editor Emeritus, National Review; Jack Germond, Baltimore Sun
Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: Lynne Cheney; Ralph Nader
Fox News Sunday: Pat Roberts, Jay Rockefeller
Face the Nation: Senator Pat Roberts, (R-KS) Chairman, Select Intelligence Committee; Senator Jay Rockefeller, (D-WV) Vice Chairman, Select Intelligence Committee; Senator Bob Graham, (D-FL); Evan Thomas, Newsweek

July 10, 2004
Capital Gang: Kerry's Choice Of Edwards Gives Him 5 Point Bounce; Senate Intelligence Committee Condemns CIA Intelligence Leading To Iraq War; Ken Lay Indicted, Pleads Not Guilty To Charges

July 4, 2004
Meet the Press: Sandy Berger, Former Clinton National Security Adviser; Sen. John Warner, (R-Va.), Chairman, Armed Services Committee; Sen. Joe Lieberman, (D-Conn.), Armed Services Committee; Ralph Nader, Independent Candidate for President; John Harwood, Wall Street Journal; Charlie Cook, Cook Political Report
Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer: Ziad Khassawneh; Vanessa Kerry
Fox News Sunday: Paul Bremer, Former U.S. Administrator in Iraq
Face the Nation:
Marc Racicot, Chairman, Bush-Cheney '04 Campaign; Terry McAuliffe, Chairman, Democratic National Committee

July 3, 2004
Capital Gang: U.S. Hands Over Sovreignty To Iraq Early; Supreme Court Rules Suspected Terrorist Detainees Have Legal Rights; John Kerry Cancels Speach, Refuses To Cross Picket Line

June 27, 2004
60 Minutes: 'The Awful Truth' About America | Sam Waksal: I Was Arrogant | The Patriot Flawed? | Enough To Drive One To Rage
Meet the Press: Tom Brokaw, NBC; former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright; former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-GA); Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Republican Whip of the U.S. Senate; and former Clinton Chief of Staff John Podesta
Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer: Interview With Colin Powell; Interview With Bill Frist

Fox News Sunday: National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice
Face the Nation: Colin Powell; Senator Joseph Biden, (D-DE) Ranking Member, Foreign Relations Committee; Doyle McManus, Washington Bureau Chief, Los Angeles Times

June 26, 2004
Capital Gang: What Will Bill Clinton's Memoir Do For His Place In History; Bush Administration Disavows Memo Authorizing Torture; John Kerry Returns To Washington To Vote For Veteran's Health Benefits

June 20, 2004
60 Minutes: Former President Bill Clinton - Part I: His Life | Part II: Clinton's Fight Against Terrorism | Part III: Truth & Marriage | Part IV: Clinton's Next Steps
Meet the Press: Richard Ben-Veniste, 9/11 Commission member, John Lehman, 9/11 Commission member, Katty Kay, Washington Correspondent, British Broadcasting Corporation, Joe Klein, Time Magazine, Robert Novak, Chicago Sun-Times
Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer: Saudi Arabia Foreign Policy Advisor Adel Al-Jubeir; Seymour Hersh, The New Yorker Magazine; Treasury Secretary John Snow
Fox News Sunday: Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist
Face the Nation: Senator John McCain, (R-AZ), Dan Rather, CBS News Anchor; Leon Panetta, Former Clinton White House Chief of Staff

June 19, 2004
Capital Gang: Guest - Senator George Allen; Topics - Analysis of 9/11 Commission Findings; Does Bill Clinton's Exposure Threaten Presidential Election; Texas Democrats Angered By Republican Redistricting of State

June 13, 2004
Meet the Press: Secretary of State Colin Powell; president of the Iraqi interim government Ghazi al-Yawar; Afghan President Hamid Karzai
Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer: National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice; Afghan President Hamid Karzai
Fox News Sunday: Secretary of State Colin Powell

June 12, 2004
Capital Gang: Topics - Reagan's Funeral Discussed; Afghan Elections Delayed Due to Security Concerns; Some Positive Diplomacy Comes Out Of G-8 Summit

June 6 , 2004
Meet the Press: Senator John McCain, (R-Ariz.), James Baker (Former Reagan Treasury Secretary), Ken Duberstein (Former Reagan Chief of Staff), Hugh Sidey (Time Magazine), Peggy Noonan (Former Special Assistant to Reagan), Doris Kearns Goodwin (Presidential Historian), Andrea Mitchell (NBC News), Tom Brokaw (NBC News; Author, "The Greatest Generation"), Tom Hanks (Actor, "Saving Private Ryan," Co-producer, "Band of Brothers"), Steven Spielberg (Director and Co-producer, "Saving Private Ryan," Co-producer, "Band of Brothers")
Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer: Secretary of State Colin Powell

June 5 , 2004
Larry King Live: Mike Wallace of "60 Minutes," Former Senator Bob Dole, Ambassador Howard Baker, Walter Cronkite, George Will, Hugh Sidey, former Senator Paul Laxalt.

May 30, 2004
Meet the Press: Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
Fox News Sunday: Senator Richard Lugar
Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer: Former Senator Bob Dole | Ret. General Anthony Zinni

May 29, 2004
Capital Gang: WWII Memorial | Spitzer vs. Grasso

May 23, 2004
Meet the Press: Ahmed Chalabi
Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer: Ahmed Chalabi | Lee Hamilton & Thomas Kean

May 22, 2004
Capital Gang: Bush Deal on Judges | Special Election in SD

May 20, 2004
60 Minutes II: Retired General Anthony Zinni

May 16, 2004
Meet the Press: Secretary of State Colin Powell

May 2, 2004
Meet the Press: U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan & Ambassador Joe Wilson
Face the Nation: Rep Randy Cunningham & Fmr. Senator Max Cleland
Fox News Sunday: Fmr. Senator Bob Dole
Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer: CPA Spokesman Dan Senor; Seymour Hersh

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