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Programming notes

*** Wednesday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: DCCC Chair Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) on the cliff clash… NBC's Meet the Press Moderator David Gregory and Executive Producer Betsy Fischer Martin on 65 years of history-making shows featured in a new e-book… Historian David Nasaw on his new book "The Patriarch" about Joe Kennedy Sr… Plus National Review's Robert Costa, USA Today's Jackie Kucinich, The Grio's Perry Bacon Jr. and Democratic pollster Margie Omero.

*** Wednesday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts interviews former House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL), chair of the SEIU’s Republican Advisory Cmte. Andy Potter, and Star Trek Star & gay activist George Takei. Today’s Power Panel includes:  TheGrio.com Managing Editor Joy-Ann Reid, The Nation Correspondent Ari Melber, and Republican strategist Alice Stewart.

*** Wednesday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews Rep. Cathy McMorris Rogers (R-WA), Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), former Defense Department official Michele Flournoy, the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza and Eugene Robinson, Director Oliver Stone, American University Associate Professor Peter Kuznick.

*** Wednesday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews The Hill’s AB Stoddard, Dem strategist Keith Boykin, The Atlantic’s Molly Ball, Michael Smerconish and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ).