Face the Nation

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CBS' venerable Sunday-morning newsmaker-interview show also aired in prime time in 1960 and '61. When the series premiered in 1954, the first guest was Sen. Joseph McCarthy.

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What has President Trump accomplished so far?
13:10 — Ahead of President Trump's 100 day mark, Carol Lee, Jeffrey Goldberg, Reihan Salam and Mark Leibovich take stock of President Trump's victories and ro (more…)
John's Notebook: When they go low, we go low?
01:39 — DNC Chairman Tom Perez has been swearing a lot lately. Is that a good idea? CBS News' John Dickerson weighs in on "potty-mouth" politics.
"I don't know how to stop" homegrown terrorism, DHS secretary says
07:54 — Secretary of Homeland Security, Gen. John Kelly says he is unsure how to curb homegrown terror. "I don't know how to stop that. I don't know how to de (more…)
John Kelly on North Korea: "They're not much threat right now except in the world of cyber"
00:35 — Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said North Korea is "pretty aggressive when they want to be in cyber." He also said that the minu (more…)
Open: This is Face the Nation, April 23
01:22 — This week on "Face the Nation," host John Dickerson interviews Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Gov. John Kasich and Gen. John Kelly to discuss (more…)
DHS Secretary Kelly says you should "probably" take Trump "at his word" on Dreamers
02:18 — "If the president of the United States says something, you should probably take him at his word," Kelly said to "Face the Nation" moderator John Dicke (more…)
4/23: Face The Nation Page 2
23:13 — Missed the second half of the show? The latest on taxes and healthcare and Republican John Kasich discusses his book "Two Paths"
Bernie Sanders: "The model of the Democratic Party is failing"
06:08 — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, says Democrats must become a "grassroots party" that speaks to the pains of the working class.
Rubio: Government shutdown would have "catastrophic impact"
07:22 — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida says the last thing America can afford is to "send a message to the world that the United States government" is only "par (more…)
CBS News' John Dickerson to interview President Donald Trump
00:45 — President Donald Trump will sit down with CBS News' Chief Washington Correspondent and Anchor of Face the Nation John Dickerson on Saturday, April 29, (more…)
DHS secretary says the "threat against aviation" keeps him awake at night
01:03 — "We know that would be the Super Bowl for the terrorists, to knock down an airplane in flight, particularly if it was full of Americans," said Departm (more…)
Rubio warns North Korea "closer" to intercontinental ballistic missile
06:19 — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida says the United States must do "just about anything" to prevent North Korea from gaining the nuclear capability to deliver (more…)
John Kasich: "Political parties are on their way out"
07:48 — Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio says political parties are on their way out the door, but notes "a lot of constituents are absorbed in their own silos." Kasi (more…)
Kasich: Too much posturing in Washington
06:44 — Bob Schieffer spoke with Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio), Gov. Deval Patrick (D-Mass.), Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.), and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigo (more…)
FTN Page 2: December 8
23:09 — Miss the second half of the show? A look at Nelson Mandela's legacy, the latest in politics, and more.
Why is the job of White House chief of staff so important?
07:14 — "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson sits down with former White House chiefs of staff Denis McDonough and Ken Duberstein along with author Chri (more…)
What can history tell us about the stormy present?
06:34 — Author and historian David McCullough sits down with Face the Nation moderator John Dickerson to discuss the evolution of political leadership. "Histo (more…)
Extended "Face the Nation" focus group, October 23
40:59 — After the final presidential debate in Las Vegas, a handful of Nevada voters sat down with "Face the Nation" host John Dickerson in a focus group to d (more…)
Inside the Hermit Kingdom: North Korea launches failed missile
03:15 — Hours after an elaborate military parade, a failed missile launch took place on North Korea's East coast. CBS News Foreign Correspondent Ben Tracy, re (more…)
FTN: Page 2
23:25 — Missed the second half of the show? The latest on politics and religion and where Pope Francis fits in today's political climate.
President Trump's test: How will this administration tackle the North Korean threat?
12:08 — How will President Trump and his team respond to the reality of North Korea's growing missile program? David Ignatius, David Nakamura, Robin Wright an (more…)
Open: This is Face the Nation, April 16
01:39 — This week on "Face the Nation," CBS' Foreign Correspondent Ben Tracy reports from North Korea and the broadcast reflects on religion and history this (more…)
Massive snowstorm rocks East Coast
04:20 — This historic blizzard dumped about two feet of snow on Washington D.C. In Central Park, snow totals reached 26.8 inches, just shy of a 2006 record. B (more…)
McCain discusses the Secretary of State's trip to Moscow
01:37 — Sen. John McCain appears on "Face the Nation" and discusses the Secretary of State's upcoming meetings with Russian officials.
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