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This Thanksgiving Sunday we take a break from the rough and tumble world of politics to reflect on giving thanks and giving back. We'll be joined by best-selling author Pastor Rick Warren for a discussion about faith and charity. Then, the world's richest man is also one of the world's most charitable. We'll be joined by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda to talk about the work they've been doing through their foundation to improve health and education around the world.

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After the show, we offer Web viewers something extra. From a conversation with Sen. John McCain's mom on Mother's Day, to expanded roundtables on the top news of the day, to guests answers to viewer's questions — it's all fair game in "Take Two."

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Gingrich, Sharpton on 9/11 trials, Palin

  Nov. 15: Fmr. House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., and civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton offer their takes on the decision to put some Guantanamo Bay prisoners on trial in New York, as well as the much-discussed memoir of the former GOP vice presidential candidate.

Nov. 22: Senate roundtable, Brinker, Snyderman

  [Enhanced video] Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas and Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., discuss the state of health care legislation. Plus, Nancy Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman on the cancer debate: screenings, insurance, research, politics and funding.

Nov. 15: Hillary Clinton, Duncan, Gingrich, Sharpton

  [Enhanced video] Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton joins us from Asia for an in-depth interview on all the foreign policy challenges facing the administration. Plus, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Fmr. House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., and civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton discuss their plans to improve the quality of education in this country.

Nov. 8: Casey, Barbour, Rendell, roundtable, Brokaw

  [Enhanced video] Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey joins us to discuss the tragedy at Fort Hood. Then, Republican Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and Democratic Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell discuss the impact of election results. Insights and analysis from our political roundtable: David Brooks, E.J. Dionne, Rachel Maddow and Ed Gillespie. Plus, a special report from Tom Brokaw.

Nov. 1: Geithner, Plouffe, Krakauer, Miklaszewski, Mitchell

  [Enhanced video] Will the economy be fully restored, and when will American workers see jobs return? We ask Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. President Obama's 2008 presidential campaign manager, David Plouffe, joins us for his first interview since writing his new book. Plus a political roundtable: Jon Krakauer, Jim Miklaszewski and Andrea Mitchell.

Oct 25: Cornyn, Schumer, Burnett, Sorkin, roundtable

  [Enhanced video] Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., weigh in on the numerous issues facing the Obama administration. Also: Erin Burnett and Andrew Ross Sorkin on the possible repercussions of cutting executive pay on Wall Street. Plus, a political roundtable: Jane Mayer, Joe Scarborough, Dan Senor and Tavis Smiley.

Oct. 18: Jarrett, Sen. Dodd, Sen. Kyl, Shriver, Podesta

  [Enhanced video] Behind the scenes of the health care debate in Washington. First up: Senior White House Adviser Valerie Jarrett with the take from the White House. Then, Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., and Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., weigh in. Also, we kick off “A Woman’s Nation,” NBC’s week-long series exploring the state of women in American life with Jarrett, Maria Shriver and John Podesta.

Oct 11: Levin, Graham, McCaffrey, Myers, roundtable

  [Enhanced video] The debate over the best way forward intensifies in Washington. Two key voices on the Hill and two experienced military leaders weigh in on the direction a new war strategy should take: Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI); Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC); Gen. Barry McCaffrey (Ret.); and Gen. Richard Myers (Ret.). Plus a roundtable: Ron Brownstein, Paul Gigot, Katty Kay, Bob Woodward.

Oct. 4: Rice, Brooks, Dionne, Maddow, Murphy

  [Enhanced video] President Obama warns Tehran that it must grant complete access to UN inspectors within two weeks. Will Iran meet these conditions? Plus, pressure mounts to articulate the way forward in Afghanistan. We'll talk exclusively to U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice. In addition, a political roundtable: David Brooks, E.J. Dionne, Rachel Maddow and Mike Murphy.

Sept. 27: Bill Clinton, Gov. Paterson, Sen. Kyl, Sen. Webb

  [Enhanced video] As the nation continues to struggle at home and abroad, the former president shares his thoughts on the major challenges posed by the economy, health care, Afghanistan and more. Gov. Paterson joins us exclusively to talk about his political future and more. Plus Republican Whip Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) on Afghanistan.