I just saw the news on Twitter that John McLaughlin passed away. His show "The McLaughlin Group" was something that ESPN tried to copy with "The Sports Reporters" but were never fully successful.
His show was my first entry into politics and it got me to hear opposing points of view and make up my own mind.
Here is a sample of what the show was like; and yes there was a lot of cross talking that went on.
Here is a parody from SNL: