Face the Nation

  • 1954

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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51 sec
Clip After Yemen falls, White House defends U.S. counterterrorism policy
7 min 17 sec
Clip John McCain: U.S.-Israel relations "have never been worse"
65 sec
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5 min 31 sec
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23 min
Clip Bob Schieffer: I like Pope Francis
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7 min 54 sec
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5 min 2 sec
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76 sec
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7 min 46 sec
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9 min 31 sec
Clip Why are more young Western men turning to extremism?
3 min 6 sec
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Clip Eric Holder: There is a “possibility” for Paris-style attacks in the United States
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Clip Holder: Petraeus case will be decided at "highest levels" of DOJ
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18 min
Clip Elijah Cummings: Police must establish trust with communities
4 min 52 sec
Clip Chuck Schumer: Community-police tensions are solvable
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Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, December 28
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Clip Lindsey Graham: Obama's moves on North Korea, Cuba will embolden U.S. foes
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Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, December 21
73 sec
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3 min 14 sec
Clip Bob Schieffer: Farewell to a "screwy" 2014
87 sec
Clip Unpacking the Senate's CIA torture report
16 min
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6 min 17 sec
Clip Marc Morial: Protesters seeking police reform, accountability
4 min 18 sec
Clip Bob Schieffer: What to make of the Senate's CIA torture report?
79 sec
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Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, December 14
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4 min 42 sec
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4 min 27 sec
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Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, December 7
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2 min 9 sec
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3 min 52 sec
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7 min 24 sec
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5 min 33 sec
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17 min
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80 sec
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5 min 47 sec
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108 sec
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5 min 41 sec
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81 sec
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22 min
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11 min
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11 min
Clip Rep. Mike Rogers blasts America's "lack of a strategy" in Iraq, Syria
3 min 55 sec
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3 min 45 sec
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9 min 7 sec
Clip Progress - and setbacks - in the fight against ISIS
102 sec
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3 min 1 sec
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