Announcing Our New Vlog We've launched a new video blog on YouTube that we're calling "Open Mic." Head there now to see Scott Simon talk with his first guest, NPR News Analyst Juan Williams.
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SCOTT SIMON, host:

Coming up, a lot of conversation with NPR's political junkie, Ken Rudin. Georgia voters go to the polls on Tuesday to try and settle a Senate race that didn't get a winner on November 4. Stay tuned for that and also a note that we launch our YouTube channel today with a video conversation with NPR's Juan Williams.

(Soundbite of video blog "Open Mic with Scott Simon")

JUAN WILLIAMS: You know what's the ironic thing - is here, of course, Clinton had the Cabinet, as you said, that was intended to look like America. The conservative Bush's Cabinet was even more diverse than Clinton's. Now you come to Obama, and people - for example, in the Congressional Black Caucus - are already throwing up their hands and saying, wait a second, we thought this was going to be the most diverse Cabinet ever, and we don't see it.

SIMON: The segment is called "Open Mic with Scott Simon." Who at NPR would you like to hear on "Open Mic"? Tell us on our blog, npr.org/soapbox, and just follow the links to our YouTube channel. You can see Juan Williams and other Weekend Edition video blogs.

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