Face the Nation

  • 1954
  • 8 Seasons

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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01:20 — Sen. Lindsey Graham says President Trump's phone call to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar had an "unnerving effect" on the region.
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10:41 — Sen. Lindsey Graham joins Margaret Brennan to discuss Attorney General William Barr's upcoming testimony to the House and Senate Judiciary Committees.
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01:40 — Bob Schieffer reflects on the devastating fire that destroyed the roof of Notre Dame Cathedral.
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02:20 — House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings said Congress will continue to investigate President Trump
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