Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) Returns to House
May 8, 2013
With Rep. Mark Sanford’s election to the House he returns to the body where he previously served. He was a member of the class of 1995 which was the first Republican majority in the House in forty years. Here is Sanford’s first speech on the floor on organization day on January 4, 1995.
House Benghazi Hearings
May 7, 2013
The House Oversight Committee holds a hearing this week on the Benghazi killings. C-SPAN has sixty-seven programs where the word Benghazi appears. All these programs can be reviewed here. Five of these are House hearings and five are Senate hearings. Secretary Clinton testified before the House and the Senate.
Use the C-SPAN Video Library to review these previous hearings as well as news conferences and statements on this subject.
Presidential Library Tours
May 2, 2013
Former First Lady Laura Bush took C-SPAN on a tour of the newly opened George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. You can see this tour here. In addition, C-SPAN looked back at other presidential libraries and showed tours conducted of those libraries. You can view this program here. Also, Nancy Reagan gave C-SPAN a tour of the Reagan Library. It is all there is the C-SPAN Video Library.
Tom Wheeler on C-SPAN
May 1, 2013
Tom Wheeler, nominated as FCC Chair, has been on C-SPAN dating back to 1983. Use the Video Library to see his views on cable from the earliest days when he headed the National Cable Television Association (NCTA). Here is a speech on the cable industry in 1983. His most recent appearance was before a workshop of the FCC in 2009 on the national broadband plan. Wheeler was also a guest on Q&A in 2009 where he talked about campaigning for Obama in Iowa in 2008. Use the C-SPAN Video Library to find past programs featuring the policymakers of today.
Holocaust Memorial on C-SPAN
April 29, 2013
With the twentieth anniversary of the dedication of the Holocaust Memorial in Washington, DC, we look back on the many programs from the memorial including the dedication in 1993. These programs are all in the C-SPAN Video Library and can be found here. The Video Library has programming going back to the 1980s, so it can be used to review many events.