By Erik Wasson
The ongoing standoff between the United States and Russia over Ukraine, and the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing are set to lead the Sunday shows on Easter morning.
Ukraine has instituted an Easter truce but it has become increasingly clear that an agreement inked in Geneva this week is failing to solve the unrest in the eastern part of the country. Pro-Russian militants who have seized control over government buildings are not backing down.
Senate Foreign Relations Ranking Member Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) will be on hand on NBC to discuss the appropriate U.S. response and to critique the Geneva deal signed by Secretary of State John Kerry.
ABC will host House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) for a talk likely to focus on the Boston bombing anniversary, the new shootings in Fort Hood and the Pulitzer Prize given to reporters who broke the story of National Security Agency surveillance programs leaked by Edward Snowden.
One of the feted Snowden reporters, Glenn Greenwald of The Guardian US will appear on CNN's "Reliable Sources."
Expect Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) to discuss Monday's Boston Marathon and how far the city has come since three people were killed and hundreds wounded in last year's explosion.
Here is the lineup:
"Fox News Sunday" - Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the U.S.; Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington.
CNN's "State of the Union" - Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont.; Lukman Faily, Iraq's ambassador to the United States; Kim Beazley, Australia's ambassador to the U.S.
ABC's "This Week" - Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) and retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
NBC's "Meet the Press" - Ukraine's prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Senate Foreign Relations Committee Members Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn).Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, (D-Fla.) discuss midterm elections outlook.
CBS' "Face the Nation" – Gov. Deval Patrick, D-Mass.; New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan.
CNN's "Reliable Sources" – Glenn Greenwald in his first interview since the Pulitzer Prize was awarded to The Guardian and The Washington Post.
NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday” – will interview Amelia Nelson, a Zone 1 volunteer at the 2013 Boston Marathon. NPR international correspondents Anthony Khun from South Korea and Eleanor Beardsley from Kiev will discuss the ongoing unrest in Ukraine and the South Korea ferry that sank this week with 475 people aboard.