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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Clips & More

Clip TypeClip NameViewing ProgressRun Length
Clip Unpacking the Senate's CIA torture report
16 min
Clip Mike Rogers: Senate's CIA torture report will have consequences
6 min 17 sec
Clip Bob Schieffer: What to make of the Senate's CIA torture report?
79 sec
Clip Marc Morial: Protesters seeking police reform, accountability
4 min 18 sec
Clip John McCain on torture report: U.S. must own up to mistakes
5 min 47 sec
Clip Saxby Chambliss: CIA tactics elicited valuable intelligence
5 min 43 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, December 14
86 sec
Clip John McCain: Congress will get better
71 sec
Clip Angus King: Torture report shows CIA misled Congress
3 min 43 sec
Clip FTN Page 2: December 7
23 min
Clip Why African Americans feel targeted by police
4 min 48 sec
Clip Are race relations better or worse under Obama?
4 min 42 sec
Clip British ambassador previews William and Kate's U.S. visit
4 min 10 sec
Clip Experts unpack 2016, the CIA torture report, and more
4 min 27 sec
Clip Camden police chief on his city's "remarkable transformation"
3 min 47 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, December 7
86 sec
Clip NAACP president calls for change in "culture of policing"
4 min 26 sec
Clip NYPD commissioner: Department reviewing Eric Garner case
5 min 52 sec
Clip What went wrong with the raid to rescue Luke Somers?
2 min 9 sec
Clip Assessing the impact of the Senate's CIA torture report
8 min 0 sec
Clip Bob Schieffer: We must fix disconnect between police, black communities
86 sec
Clip Does anyone want to be the next secretary of defense?
7 min 38 sec
Clip Should Obama visit Ferguson?
3 min 52 sec
Clip Chicago archbishop on the way forward for the Catholic Church
12 min
Clip Will Ferguson change policing and race relations in America?
7 min 24 sec
Clip Brown family attorney: Grand jury process is "broken"
8 min 29 sec
Clip Can the new Congress resurrect bipartisanship?
6 min 50 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, November 30
60 sec
Clip Chicago archbishop: Ferguson "a tragedy all the way around"
83 sec
Clip November 23: Durbin, McCaul and Brooks
47 min
Clip FTN Page 2: November 23
24 min
Clip Gutierrez, Labrador debate response to Obama's immigration action
9 min 10 sec
Clip Could Congress actually act on immigration?
6 min 37 sec
Clip Will the 2014 midterms affect the 2016 presidential race?
6 min 27 sec
Clip Michael McCaul: Obama's immigration action threatens democracy
5 min 6 sec
Clip Ferguson on edge ahead of grand jury decision
86 sec
Clip NAACP president: "Systemic change" needed in wake of Ferguson
5 min 8 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, November 23
77 sec
Clip Dick Durbin: Obama "had no choice" but to act on immigration
5 min 54 sec
Clip As deadline looms, extension of Iranian nuclear talks likely
105 sec
Clip Bob Schieffer: Low 2014 voter turnout reflects "wave of disgust"
87 sec
Clip A look back at 60 years of "Face the Nation"
4 min 9 sec
Clip Mitt Romney: Obama poking GOP in the eye on immigration
3 min 4 sec
Clip Bob Schieffer "dumbstruck" by Obamacare adviser's remarks
91 sec
Clip What should Obama do about ISIS, immigration?
12 min
Clip James Clapper: Apprehension, optimism on trip to North Korea
8 min 24 sec
Clip Mike Lee: "We're not heading into a government shutdown"
4 min 35 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, November 16
48 sec
Clip New ISIS video claims to show beheading of American Peter Kassig
72 sec
Clip Benjamin Netanyahu: ISIS "has to be defeated"
112 sec
Clip Benjamin Netanyahu to U.S.: "Iran is not your ally"
4 min 3 sec
Clip Mitt Romney: U.S. must be "open" to ground troops against ISIS
2 min 57 sec
Clip Claire McCaskill to GOP: Don't just blame Obama, do something
4 min 57 sec
Clip November 9: Obama, Bush, Woodward
48 min
Clip FTN Page 2: November 9
24 min
Clip Barack Obama and George W. Bush: A tale of two presidents
13 min
Clip President Obama talks ISIS, immigration, and midterm elections
21 min
Clip 60 years of goodbyes on "Face the Nation"
34 sec
Clip George W. Bush discusses his father, Jeb in 2016, and the Iraq War
8 min 50 sec
Clip George W. Bush: "50-50" chance Jeb Bush runs for president in 2016
4 min 10 sec
Clip George W. Bush: Dad's 1992 loss "really affected me"
2 min 26 sec
Clip George W. Bush: I didn't invade Iraq to finish what my dad started
2 min 15 sec
Clip Obama: Fight against ISIS in Iraq entering "new phase"
3 min 0 sec
Clip Obama: America's always at the forefront of change
5 min 7 sec
Clip Obama: Congress still has time to act on immigration
3 min 13 sec
Clip Obama: Despite Washington gridlock, "I love this job"
5 min 33 sec
Clip Obama: Iran nuclear talks not linked with fight against ISIS
3 min 53 sec
Clip Bob Schieffer: Why I love moderating “Face the Nation”
99 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, November 9
50 sec
Clip George W. Bush on his dad's brush with LBJ's salty humor
99 sec
Clip George W. Bush on the loss of his sister, Robin, to leukemia
2 min 18 sec
Clip Sen. Joseph McCarthy appears on "Face the Nation" in 1954
64 sec
Clip Kissinger on John Kerry in 1985: “He’s not the Secretary of State”
32 sec
Clip 60 years of presidents of Face the Nation
112 sec
Clip 60 years of foreign policy on Face the Nation
92 sec
Clip Sports and culture on Face the Nation
3 min 49 sec
Clip Amy Klobuchar: Republicans have a policy problem, not a brand problem
5 min 33 sec
Clip Limit elective travel from West Africa to curb Ebola spread, Sen. Rand Paul says
2 min 48 sec
Clip FTN Page 2: November 2
23 min
Clip How will factors like turnout and race affect the midterm elections?
17 min
Clip Does Chris Christie have the right demeanor to run for president?
80 sec
Clip Sen. Rand Paul: GOP needs to break down the “wall” with African Americans
5 min 47 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, November 2
108 sec
Clip Samantha Power sees “positive signs” in the fight against Ebola
5 min 41 sec
Clip Bob Schieffer: Are we getting our money’s worth in the midterm elections?
81 sec
Clip Battle for the Senate: Key states to watch on Election Night
5 min 29 sec
Clip FTN Page 2: October 26
22 min
Clip How do terrorists attract recruits from the West?
11 min
Clip Battle for the Senate: Republicans favored as midterms approach
11 min
Clip Rep. Mike Rogers blasts America's "lack of a strategy" in Iraq, Syria
3 min 55 sec
Clip Could mandatory Ebola travel quarantines do more harm than good?
3 min 45 sec
Clip U.S. Marines mark the end of combat operations in Afghanistan
72 sec
Clip Dr. Anthony Fauci concerned about "blanket" Ebola quarantines
6 min 0 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, October 26
59 sec
Clip Sen. Joe Manchin: Keep moderates in the Senate
7 min 40 sec
Clip Ben Bradlee talks politics with Martin Luther King, Jr.
105 sec
Clip FTN Page 2: October 19
23 min
Clip Grading the government's response to Ebola
9 min 7 sec
Clip Progress - and setbacks - in the fight against ISIS
102 sec
Clip What will it take to ultimately defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria?
3 min 1 sec
Clip What's behind the change in Ebola protocols?
2 min 29 sec
Clip Anthony Fauci: New Ebola guidelines "much more stringent"
6 min 21 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, October 19
64 sec
Clip Bob Schieffer: Another institution tarnished, this time by Ebola
89 sec
Clip Was the U.S. health care system prepared to handle Ebola cases?
9 min 18 sec
Clip Marsha Blackburn: Ebola coordinator should give "facts," not "spin"
2 min 30 sec
Clip As Ebola ravages West Africa, heroes fight to contain the virus
4 min 16 sec
Clip Nurses on the front line in the fight against Ebola
3 min 33 sec
Clip Commentary Rewind: Why we love political debates
90 sec
Clip FTN Page 2: October 12
21 min
Clip Should Ebola patients be sent to expert facilities?
3 min 47 sec
Clip ISIS approaches Baghdad as U.S. airstrikes continue
85 sec
Clip Is the government competent enough to handle Ebola and ISIS?
14 min
Clip CDC chief: Protocol breached in second Texas Ebola case
6 min 10 sec
Clip Leon Panetta: Obama must be "open" to all options against ISIS
3 min 41 sec
Clip Leon Panetta: Obama must get "in the ring"
4 min 34 sec
Clip Bob Schieffer: Another awful week in Washington
84 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, October 12
65 sec
Clip Michael McCaul: Eliminate Ebola "at the source" in Africa
4 min 21 sec
Clip Official Ebola death toll surpasses 4,000
2 min 6 sec
Clip Second Texas Ebola patient in stable condition
85 sec
Clip Commentary Rewind: Lessons from the ballpark
108 sec
Clip FTN Page 2: October 5
23 min
Clip Benjamin Netanyahu: Iran "the greatest terrorist regime in the world"
5 min 54 sec
Clip Battle for the Senate: Kansas complicates GOP path to majority
12 min
Clip Elijah Cummings blasts "culture of complacency" at Secret Service
4 min 48 sec
Clip Dr. Anthony Fauci: "I believe" Ebola case is contained in Texas
5 min 37 sec
Clip Ebola patient in critical condition in Texas hospital
2 min 12 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, October 5
59 sec
Clip Kevin McCarthy: U.S. forces "probably" needed on ground against ISIS
3 min 49 sec
Clip Does the government have the right strategy to contain Ebola?
2 min 32 sec
Clip Benjamin Netanyahu: ISIS "absolutely" a threat to Israel
3 min 49 sec
Clip Kevin McCarthy: Ebola outbreak is a global problem
2 min 35 sec
Clip Bob Schieffer: Team of rivals in Afghanistan is "good news"
102 sec
Clip Benjamin Netanyahu "baffled" by Obama's settlement criticism
3 min 27 sec
Clip FTN Page 2: September 28
24 min
Clip What was President Obama's tipping point on ISIS?
11 min
Clip Is the Secret Service stretched too thin?
6 min 5 sec
Clip Bob Schieffer: Thank you, Derek Jeter
35 sec
Clip Will new grandma Hillary Clinton run for president in 2016?
69 sec
Clip White House touts "broad coalition" in anti-ISIS campaign
4 min 1 sec
Clip Tim Kaine: Congress should vote on ISIS mission
4 min 13 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, September 28
51 sec
Clip Iraqi Kurds welcome U.S. air strikes against ISIS
2 min 3 sec
Clip Bob Schieffer: "The war on terror is not over"
72 sec
Clip How effective has the U.S. campaign against ISIS been?
12 min
Clip Which nations will join U.S. in coalition against ISIS?
16 min
Clip FTN Page 2: September 21
23 min
Clip Will Ebola finally collide with modern medicine?
5 min 21 sec
Clip Long story short: Courage in D.C. is in short supply
86 sec
Clip Mike Rogers on action against ISIS: "Stop saying no, start saying yes"
6 min 28 sec
Clip House intelligence chair on W.H. Secret Service "upping their game"
69 sec
Clip Dianne Feinstein: NFL violence "has gone on too long"
118 sec
Clip Amb. Power: Other nations will join U.S. in airstrikes against ISIS
6 min 15 sec
Clip Ravens owner’s text messages to Ray Rice: What do they mean?
3 min 29 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, September 21
71 sec
Clip FTN Page 2: September 14
24 min
Clip What can the Roosevelts teach U.S. leaders today?
24 min
Clip White House: "No question" ISIS threatens U.S. security
4 min 16 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, September 14
60 sec
Clip Michael McCaul: "Unwise" to rule out ground troops against ISIS
4 min 13 sec
Clip John Kerry: U.S. won't "coordinate" anti-ISIS campaign with Syria
5 min 23 sec
Clip British leaders vow justice after ISIS executes aid worker
92 sec
Clip Bob Schieffer on ISIS: "This evil must be eradicated"
93 sec
Clip Kirsten Gillibrand: "I don't support" arming Syrian rebels to fight ISIS
57 sec
Clip Kirsten Gillibrand on domestic violence in the NFL, sexism in the workplace
3 min 56 sec
Clip September 7: Rubio, Kissinger, Ruppersberger
47 min
Clip FTN Page 2: September 7
23 min
Clip What should Obama say in his speech about ISIS?
17 min
Clip Battle for the Senate: Republicans keep their midterm edge
4 min 35 sec
Clip Marco Rubio: Obama's response to ISIS "presidential malpractice"
7 min 54 sec
Clip Rep. Ruppersberger: Obama must speak more strongly against ISIS
5 min 0 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, September 7
75 sec
Clip Marco Rubio: Obama's immigration delay "definitely politics"
2 min 41 sec
Clip Bob Schieffer: 9/11 "will never be forgotten"
109 sec
Clip Henry Kissinger discusses ISIS, Ukraine, and Russia
5 min 4 sec
Clip Face Flashback: Henry Kissinger on U.S. foreign policy in 1957
2 min 1 sec
Clip Is the threat from ISIS overhyped?
53 sec
Clip What should Obama’s strategy be for ISIS?
5 min 13 sec
Clip Is it too risky to bomb ISIS?
6 min 49 sec
Clip Democratic, Republican congressmen: Let Putin know there’s “a price to pay”
103 sec
Clip John McCain: “For God’s sake,” arm Ukrainians against Russian-backed separatists
2 min 25 sec
Clip John McCain: Obama either “in denial or overwhelmed” about ISIS threat
5 min 9 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, August 31
57 sec
Clip FTN Page 2: August 24
23 min
Clip Paul Ryan on the past and future of the Republican Party
5 min 12 sec
Clip Paul Ryan: Obama not doing enough to stop ISIS
86 sec
Clip Is Paul Ryan eyeing the presidency, or a legacy in Congress?
2 min 56 sec
Clip Protests in Ferguson, violence in Iraq: What can Obama do?
13 min
Clip Actor Gary Sinise champions disabled veterans' memorial
3 min 18 sec
Clip Open: This is Face the Nation, August 24
88 sec