President Obama is on his way back from his surprise visit to Afghanistan. Last night, he announced that his goal to defeat Al-Qaeda “is within reach.” We’ll break down his televised address from Bagram Air Force at the MJ roundtable.
To mark the anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death, NBC Nightly News Managing Editor and Anchor Brian Williams will stop by to talk about his exclusive look at “Inside the Situation Room.” Williams will reveal what exactly the President was thinking when he saw the photos of bin Laden’s dead body.
We’ll also get into the reported rift between Wall Street and President Obama. The New York Times Political Reporter Nick Confessore gives us the details on Obama’s “Not-So-Hot-Date with Wall Street” from his upcoming article in the New York Times Magazine.
Legendary anchor Dan Rather will open up on his final months at CBS, including his removal from the anchor chair. What really went down in the wake of the Bush-Texas Air National Guard controversy? He shares his raw thoughts about the moment in his latest book, “Rather Outspoken: My Life in the News.”
Pulitzer Prize-winning New Yorker Staff Writer Steve Coll will expose the inside details of the uber-secretive oil giant, Exxon Mobil. He’s out with a new book, “Private Empire: Exxon Mobil and American Power.” and writes about the company’s “Iron Ass.” Stay tuned to find out who that exactly is.
Also in the MJ mix: Richard Haass, Michael Steele, Col. Jack Jacobs, Tina Brown, Mike Allen, Wes Moore, Donny Deutsch, Michelle Caruso-Cabrera