Here’s the rundown on guests and topics for the weekend’s public-affairs programs:


“Saturday Journal”: Matthew Morrissey of Congress Daily; David Sacks of the Independent Institute; John Bryant of Operation Hope, 5 a.m. C-SPAN.

“Today”: 6 a.m. (4).


“Evans & Novak”: Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala, 2:30 p.m., repeats Sunday, 7 a.m. CNN.

“John McLaughlin’s One on One”: Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) discuss campaign finance reform, 2:30 p.m. (28).

“Tony Brown’s Journal”: Honoring black soldiers, 3:30 p.m. (28).

“Capital Gang Saturday”: Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), 4 and 10:30 p.m. CNN.


“Inside Politics Weekend”: 4:30 p.m. CNN.

“Larry King Weekend”: Actor Jack Klugman, 6 and 11 p.m. CNN.

“The McLaughlin Group”: Discussion of Rep. J.C. Watts’ speech, the O.J. Simpson verdict and South Africa, 6:30 p.m. (4).


“Sunday Journal”: 5 a.m. C-SPAN.

“News Conference”: Dick Morris, President Clinton’s former chief strategist, 5:30 a.m. (4).

“Pacesetters”: Black English, 6 a.m. (5).

“Today”: 6 a.m. (4).


“Meet the Press”: Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Grant Hill and NBA Commissioner David Stern discuss sports and responsibilities, 7 a.m. (4).

“Fox News Sunday”: 8 a.m. (11).

“CBS News Sunday Morning”: U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan; mystery writer John Dunning; opera “Noah’s Flood,” 7:30 a.m. (2).

“Late Edition”: Franklin Raines, White House budget director; Sens. Pete Domenici (R-N.M.) and Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.), 9 a.m. CNN.

“This Week”: Togo West, Secretary of the Army; Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Me.); and Army Sgt. Maj. Brenda Hoster discuss sexual harassment in the Army, 10 a.m. (7); 11:30 a.m. (3)(42).

“Life & Times”: 10:30 a.m. (28).

“Both Sides With Jesse Jackson”: Gloria Allred, Milton Grimes and U.S. Atty. Joseph Digenova discuss race and the O.J. Simpson trials, 2:30 p.m. CNN.

“Reliable Sources”: 3:30 p.m. CNN.


“Capital Gang Sunday”: 4 p.m., repeats 1:30 a.m. CNN.

“Face the Nation”: White House Budget Director Franklin Raines, Jesse Jackson and reporter Ronald Brownstein of the Los Angeles Times, 4:30 p.m. (2).

“Crossfire Sunday”: Should the American Bar Assn. put a moratorium on the death penalty?, 4:30 p.m. CNN.

“60 Minutes”: Secretary of State Madeleine Albright; Jerry Seinfeld; chemical-spill litigation, 7 p.m. (2).

The Weekend TV column that used to run on Saturdays now appears in Thursday’s Calendar Weekend section.