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The Talk Shows

Sunday, April 3, 2005; Page A04

Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows:

FOX NEWS SUNDAY (WTTG), 9 a.m.: Bishop Joseph Galante, Monsignor Hilary C. Franco, and former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican Thomas Patrick Melady.


Friday's Question:
It was not until the early 20th century that the Senate enacted rules allowing members to end filibusters and unlimited debate. How many votes were required to invoke cloture when the Senate first adopted the rule in 1917?

_____Week of Mourning_____
Basilica Photo Gallery:
Thousands of people at the Vatican, along with millions worldwide pay their final respects.
Video: Pope's Funeral Mass
Interactive: Services Explained
Guest List: Foreign Dignitaries
Video: D.C. Students Reflect
_____Life of the Pope_____
Narrated Gallery: Photos from the life of John Paul II, narrated by The Post's Alan Cooperman.
Obituary: Church Loses Its Light
Text: Last Will and Testament

THIS WEEK (ABC, WJLA), 9 a.m.: Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson; Cardinal Bernard Law; Bishop William S. Skylstad, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops; Marco Politi, Vatican reporter for La Repubblica; and former New York governor Mario M. Cuomo (D).

FACE THE NATION (CBS, WUSA), 10:30 a.m.: Monsignor Brian Ferme, dean of canon law at the Catholic University of America; former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski; and New York Times religion columnist Peter Steinfels.

MEET THE PRESS (NBC, WRC), 10:30 a.m.: Archbishop John P. Foley, president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications; the Rev. Thomas J. Reese, S.J., editor of America: the National Catholic Weekly; Margaret O'Brien Steinfels, co-director of the Fordham Center on Religion and Culture; Monsignor John Strynkowski; Anne Burke, former interim chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' National Review Board; former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican Raymond L. Flynn; Prof. Chester Gillis, chair of the Georgetown University Theology Department; and John Meacham, managing editor of Newsweek.

LATE EDITION (CNN), noon: Former first lady Nancy Reagan; the Rev. David O'Connell, president of the Catholic University of America; the Rev. Robert F. Drinan, Georgetown University law professor; author Elie Wiesel; Rainbow/PUSH Coalition founder Jesse L. Jackson; Simon Wiesenthal Center founder Rabbi Marvin Hier; Sister Mary Ann Walsh; Imam Muzammil Siddiqi, head of the Islamic Law Council of North America; former secretaries of state Colin L. Powell and Lawrence S. Eagleburger; former presidential adviser David L. Gergen; Mort Zuckerman, former president of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations; Robert Moynihan, editor of Inside the Vatican; Cuomo and Galante.

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