THIS WEEK On Washington Watch: GOP Attacks On Susan Rice, Fiscal Cliff Debate, The Firing Of Colorado Football Coach, Jon Embree And A Reflection On The Late Lawrence Guyot


Topics include: Attacks on UN Ambassador Susan Rice, the fiscal cliff debate, changes in the President since his re-election, the firing of Colorado Football Coach, Jon Embree, and a reflection on the life of the late Lawrence Guyot

November 30, 2012, Silver Spring, MD– Director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, Gene Sperling; U.S. Representative for South Carolina’s 6th congressional district, James Clyburn; Retired Army Major General, John Hawkins, Executive Director of the National Council of Negro Women, Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever; President of the National Council on Black Civic Participation, Melanie Campbell and Executive Director of the Black Coaches and Administrators, Floyd Keith among the guests on this week’s edition of Washington Watch with Roland Martin, which airs on TV One, Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 11 AM EST.

The Journalist/ Commentator panel includes: MSNBC Political Analyst, Karen Finney; Executive Director of Color of Change, Rashad Robinson; President and CEO of the Bernard Center for Women, Michelle Bernard and Dr. Chris Metzler, political scientist from Georgetown University.

Topics explored during the hour include: GOP attacks on UN Ambassador, Susan Rice; the continued fiscal cliff debate; changes in the President’s attitude since re-election; the possibility of racism as a factor in the firing of Colorado Football Coach, Jon Embree after only two seasons and Martin reflects on the life of the late Lawrence Guyot and his inspiring contributions to the civil rights movement.

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