Face the Nation


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Face the Nation  is an American Sunday-morning political interview show which premiered on CBS television on November 7, 1954. It is one of the longest-running news programs in TV history. Each Sunday the moderator interviews newsmakers on the latest issues and delivers a short topical commentary at the end of the broadcast. The program broadcasts from Washington, D.C. Guests include government leaders, politicians, and international figures in the news. CBS News correspondents and other contributors engage the guests in a roundtable discussion focusing on current topics.

Who talked about this show

Jeff Fager

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Jeff Fager on changes he made to Face the Nation as Chairman of CBS News
01:09

Bob Schieffer

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Bob Schieffer on how he started hosting Face the Nation
03:58
Bob Schieffer on how he prepares for a Face the Nation telecast, and on his ground rules for interviews
01:52
Bob Schieffer on his Face the Nation commentaries, and on Eric Sevareid
04:28

Lesley Stahl

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Lesley Stahl on her experience as moderator of Face the Nation, and the approach the show took when she started in the early 1980s
01:33
Lesley Stahl on memorable interviews she did on Face the Nation, including George Schultz and Margaret Thatcher
01:17
Lesley Stahl on her interviewing style
00:53

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