*** Thursday’s Jansing & Co line-up: Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, III and Lee Saunders, President of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal employees, to discuss the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Chris Frates, National Journal Correspondent & Liz Sidoti, AP National Political Editor and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D) Connecticut will discuss President Obama’s speech on the economy in the midst of several pressing international conflicts. Jared Bernstein, Sr. Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities & Ron Insana, CNBC Contributor will discuss the search for a Federal Reserve Chair.
*** Thursday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Craig Melvin fills in for Thomas Roberts and will have live coverage of President Obama’s 11am ET economic speech at the University of Buffalo. He’ll be joined by NBC’s Kristen Welker, along with MSNBC Hosts Melissa Harris Perry and Steve Kornacki.
*** Thursday’s Andrea Mitchell Reports line-up: Chris and Kathleen Matthews co-anchor. Guests: NBC’s Kristen Welker, Ayman Moyheldin from Cairo, The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza, Cook Political Report’s Amy Walter, and the Washington Post’s Ann Gearan, as well as Douglas Brinkley from Austin, TX, on the Nixon tapes.
First published August 22 2013, 6:16 AM