Bob’s Blog: The NBA and the Sterling Controversy, the latest on the 2012 Benghazi Attack

(CBS News) -- Sunday, we're going to talk about race in America - in particular, this story about Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. I think it's clear that Sterling is done in professional sports. The NBA owners are not going to let him keep that team. But what happens after that? What is the impact on sports in general, and what is the impact that sports teams have on their local communities? We'll speak with Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles, Richard Williams - father of Venus and Serena Williams, Michele Norris of NPR, Ta-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic, Michael Eric Dyson of Georgetown University, and William C. Rhoden of The New York Times, plus CBS News Special Correspondent James Brown will weigh in on the story.

We're also going to have Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-SC., on the program. Graham was one of the early critics on the situation in Benghazi, and there are new revelations this week on that story. CBS News Foreign Correspondent Clarissa Ward and her crew, including producer Erin Lyall were detained Friday in Ukraine by pro-Russian separatists. They were released after 4 hours, Clarissa will join us Sunday to give us the latest on the tense situation on the ground there.

And as always, I'll have some personal thoughts on internet privacy. The Obama administration released a report on Thursday that recommends curbing the massive amount of data that American companies collect on Internet users, raising once again the question of how much privacy individuals have in the digital age. I'm amazed at the amount of information these companies can now gather on us - sometimes with our permission and sometimes without it. We are redefining the entire idea of privacy, and it's not just what the government and these companies are doing now. It's what people are willing to accept. People put things on their Facebook pages that we only talked about behind the barn when I was growing up - and certainly not in mixed company.

The technological revolution is bringing cultural changes to this country. It's not just somebody snooping on somebody else. It's what we accept, what we're willing to make public about ourselves. All of this is very different from the landscape only five years ago - and certainly 20 years ago.

All this and more, Sunday on Face the Nation. We hope you'll join us.



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