*** Wednesday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: The program covers the latest on the unrest in Egypt, RNC Communications Director Sean Spicer talks about the GOP, the party’s rising stars and what they are considering to bring in the women and minority vote. And will Oprah’s golden trumpet influence 2016? Craig Garthwaite with the Kellogg School of Mgmt./Northwestern Assistant Prof. of Management and Strategy & Christopher Witherspoon, theGrio.com Entertainment Editor join us to talk about the “O-Factor” in politics. Plus, why does Costco pay employees as much as THREE TIMES as much as other box discount stories and STILL turn a hefty profit? We’ll deep dive into this strategy with Dorian Warren from Columbia University.
*** Wednesday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts will have a live report from Cairo on the deadly clashes in Egypt… Buzzfeed Political Editor McKay Coppins will discuss the New York City Mayoral slugfest… Publicist Marvet Britto and The Washington Post’s Nia-Malika Henderson will join on the politics of Oprah… MSNBC co-host of “The Cycle” Ari Melber will have another piece in his series “Presumed Guilty” looking at the impact of profit prisons… NBC’s Luke Russert will discuss Hooters’ rejection of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner... Today’s Agenda Panel includes Salon.com’s Joan Walsh, The Wise Latina Club’s Viviana Hurtado and MSNBC.com’s Benjy Sarlin and will discuss the RNC’s summer meeting & Biden vs. Hillary in 2016.
*** Wednesday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include economist Jared Bernstein, Huffington Post’s Ryan Grim, and former RNC Chair Michael Steele.
*** Wednesday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Peter Alexander, filling in for Andrea Mitchell, interviews “The Butler: A Witness to History” Author Wil Haygood, Ambassador Nicholas Burns, MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki, The Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson and Chris Cillizza, Politico’s Maggie Haberman and NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin, Jim Miklaszewski and Luke Russert.
*** Wednesday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts, filling in for Tamron Hall, interviews Lehigh University director of Africana studies James Peterson on Egypt, National action against obesity president Meme Roth on Coca Cola’s new ads defending Diet drinks, and Jeri Lacks Whye, the grandaugher of Henrietta Lacks on the NIH’s recognition of Lack’s contribution to scientific research.
First published August 14 2013, 6:01 AM