For your viewing pleasure…

Here’s a look at this weekend’s public policy shows.

TPT’s Almanac:

This week on Almanac Senator Amy Klobuchar joins us in studio, the American Refugee Committee is on its way to Haiti to help with relief efforts, and DNR Commissioner Mark Holsten tells us about the agreement between the state and U. S. Steel to purchase land for Lake Vermilion state park.

WCCO’s Sunday Morning with Esme Murphy:

DFL Sen. Al Franken, Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan, and DFL Rep. Betty McCollum.

KSTP’s At Issue:

Steve Kelley, DFL candidate for governor

Dick Bremer (Twins announcer) and Mark Allison (son of the late Twins player Bob Allison). They’re here to talk about the upcoming Diamond Awards to benefit the Bob Allison Ataxia Research Center.

Capitol Report:

The effort to get Minnesotans back to work ramps up with lawmakers taking up bonding requests. Moderator Julie Bartkey discusses proposed projects for the U of M and MnSCU with Higher Ed Chair Senator Sandy Pappas, and the lead Republican on the Capitol Investment Committee, Claire Robling. Senator Kathy Saltzman details lease aid options for charter schools.

On the national scene…

ABC’s This Week:

Guests: Christina Romer, chair, Council of Economic Advisers.

CBS’ Face the Nation:

Topic: “The Terror Review: Do Changes Need to be Made?” Guests: Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Michigan Rep. Pete Hoekstra, ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee.

CNN’s State of the Union:

Guests: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.), both live from Jerusalem; White House chief economic adviser Christina Romer.

Fox News Sunday:

Guests: Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.); Sen. Jack Reed, (D-R.I.) of the Armed Services Committee; Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine, chairman of the Democratic National Committee; Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee.

NBC’s Meet the Press:

Guests: California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger; Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine, Democratic National Chairman; Michael Steele, Republican National Chairman.

MPR’s Midday:

DFL Sen. Al Franken will be in studio on Monday at 11am.

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    The national talk shows may have changed based on the Haiti earthquake as their guests include Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush on Haiti Relief along with U.S. Agency for Int’l Development administrator Rajiv Shah and Lt. Gen. Ken Keen. (You may want to check as many of those listed in your entry are ones that I recall seeing the previous week.)