Face the Nation is one of the longest-running news programs in the history of television, having premiered on CBS on November 7, 1954. Presently the show is moderated by Bob Schieffer. Each Sunday the moderator interviews newsmakers on the latest issues and delivers a short topical commentary at the end of the broadcast. The program broadcasts from Washington, D.C. Guests include government leaders, politicians, and international figures in the news. CBS News correspondents and other contributors engage the guests in a lively roundtable discussion focusing on current topics.