Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, August 17, 2014

THIS SUNDAY: All eyes this week are on Ferguson, Missouri as tensions flare in The Aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting. We will hear from Gov. Jay Nixon to get an update on the situation on the ground. Rep. John Lewis also joins the program to discuss what the events in Ferguson mean for the larger issue of race in America. NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell serves as guest moderator.

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UNREST IN FERGUSON: What is the latest on the situation? Who is accountable for the excessive police response to protesters? How did we get to this tense standoff and how can we move forward as a country?

Gov. Jay Nixon (D-MO)

Rep. John Lewis (D-GA)

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FERGUSON ROUNDTABLE: Given the reaction to images in Ferguson, what political action will be taken to demilitarize police forces across the country? Why did it take the State government so long to respond to the situation?

Wesley Lowery, Reporter, Washington Post

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Mayor of Baltimore

Bernard Parks, Los Angeles City Councilmember

Charles Ogletree, Professor, Harvard Law School

Gilbert Bailon, Editor in Chief, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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POLITICAL ROUNDTABLE: With the growth of ISIS in Iraq, what is President Obama's next move? What is the future of U.S. foreign policy in the Obama presidency? And, how will Hillary Clinton position herself for a potential 2016 run?

Rep. Michael Turner (R-OH)

Jane Harman, President, Woodrow Wilson Center

Jason Riley, Editorial board member, Wall Street Journal

Anne Gearan, Diplomatic correspondent, Washington Post

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