Lamb Q[uestions] & Linda Chavez-Thompson A[nswers]; she is AFL-CIO Executive Vice President. First elected as vice-president in 1995, she is the first AFL-CIO executive vice president and the first person of color among the three major positions. She is also vice chair of the Democratic National Committee and a member of the Board of Governors for the United Way of America. On C-Span 1, this interview airs 8:00 and 11:00 Sunday. A rerun of last week’s interview with Justin Kamras, of Washington, D.C. and the National Teacher of the Year will be rerun Saturday at midnight on C-Span 2.
C-Span 2’s highlights and full schedule.
On After Words Michael Eric Dyson. author of Is Bill Cosby Right: Or Has the Black Middle Class Lost Its Mind?, is interviewed by Debra Dickerson. He “challenges the critical comments Bill Cosby made about poor Black Americans at a NAACP dinner celebrating Brown v. Board of Education in April 2004.”
Last week’s interview of After Words: Byron York, White House correspondent for the National Review by Clarence Page, of The Chicago Tribune is rerun at midnight Saturday on C-Span 2. (York’s book is The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy: The Untold Story of How Democratic Operatives, Eccentric Billionaires, Liberal Activists, and Assorted Celebrities Tried to Bring Down a President-and Why They’ll Try Even Harder Next Time.) Archives).
Alexandra Pelosi’s Sneaking into the Flying Circus: How the Media Turn Our Presidential Campaigns into Freak Shows is the “Feature” of the week (Sat 4 at 3:15 pm, Sun at 10:15 am & Mon at 7:15 am). Other discussions of politics include Sat at 12:00 pm the PEN American Center/New Yorker Readings on Writing & Politics.
Various panels frm the LA Festival are included. Biographies of Pol Pot, Stalin & John Adams.