C-SPAN

C-SPAN2

C-SPAN3

06:00 am12/15
06:30 am
07:00 am
07:30 am
08:00 am
08:30 am
09:00 am
09:30 am
10:00 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
01:00 pm
01:30 pm
02:00 pm
02:30 pm
03:00 pm
03:30 pm
04:00 pm
04:30 pm
05:00 pm
05:30 pm
06:00 pm
06:30 pm
07:00 pm
07:30 pm
08:00 pm
08:30 pm
09:00 pm
09:30 pm
10:00 pm
10:30 pm
11:00 pm
11:30 pm
12:00 am
12:30 am
01:00 am
01:30 am
02:00 am
02:30 am
03:00 am
03:30 am
04:00 am
04:30 am
05:00 am
05:30 am

Future of Homeownership

In Progress

Airing Time:

5:58:51 AM - 6:43:08 AM
Close

5:58:51 AM - 6:43:08 AM

Future of Homeownership

Public Affairs Event

Housing industry and policy experts talked about the future of homeownership. They focused on the benefits and costs of homeownership and the role of lenders, investors and government policies, such as tax incentives and housing finance subsidies. The panelists also answered questions from audience members.
This event was the second part of a Brookings Institution on lending practices and the future of homeownership.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 128 Views

Elementary School Shooting in Connecticut

Airing Time:

6:45:30 AM - 6:49:27 AM
Close

6:45:30 AM - 6:49:27 AM

Elementary School Shooting in Connecticut

White House Event

President Obama spoke about the shooting at a Newtown, Connecticut elementary school that killed at least 26 children and adults. President Obama, pausing at times to steady his voice, said, “Our hearts are broken today,” and “We’ve endured too many of these tragedies in the past few years, and each time I hear the news I react not as a president but as anyone else would, as a parent.” He offered condolences to survivors and the families of the victims, and quoted from Scripture to “heal the broken-hearted and bind up their wounds.”

0 hours, 3 minutes | 10,004 Views

Statements from Congress on Connecticut School Shooting

Airing Time:

6:49:27 AM - 6:50:03 AM

Representatives Chris Murphy (D-CT) and John Larson (D-CT) released statements on the mass shooting that day at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
Portions of their statements were shown.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 34 Views

Connecticut School Shooting Vigil

Airing Time:

6:50:27 AM - 6:55:40 AM
Close

6:50:27 AM - 6:55:40 AM

Connecticut School Shooting Vigil

Public Affairs Event

Gun control advocate Pastor Michael McBride spoke at a candlelight vigil outside the White House in honor of the victims of a shooting that day at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 180 Views

Newsmakers with Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Airing Time:

6:55:55 AM - 6:57:42 AM

Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), the incoming chair of the House Republican Conference, talked by video link from the Cannon House Office Building about the “fiscal cliff” and possibilities for Republicans and Democrats to compromise. Other topics included Republican priorities for the next Congress, being a woman in the Republican House leadership, and whether Congress should review gun laws after the deadly shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. After the interview the reporters in the studio discussed her responses.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 439 Views

Open Phones

LIVE

Airing Time:

7:00:31 AM - 8:06:37 AM
Close

7:00:31 AM - 8:06:37 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school shooting. Jerald Newberry also spoke by phone about the shooting, and Ladd Everitt and Larry Pratt addressed the issue via Skype.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 210 Views

Defense Industry, States, and the Fiscal Cliff

LIVE

Airing Time:

8:08:50 AM - 8:42:25 AM
Close

8:08:50 AM - 8:42:25 AM

Defense Industry, States, and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Juana Summers talked about some of the ways states were preparing for the “fiscal cliff” and sequestration, focusing in particular on the impact of defense industry cuts on local economies. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 33 minutes | 167 Views

Federal Tax Changes in 2013

LIVE

Airing Time:

8:44:14 AM - 9:33:31 AM
Close

8:44:14 AM - 9:33:31 AM

Federal Tax Changes in 2013

Call-In

Kiplinger Editorial Director Kevin McCormally offered advice to those preparing their 2012 federal taxes. He also discussed new taxes taking effect in 2013 and how taxpayers could be affected if tax rates go up. Topics included ways to plan for potential tax increases, the alternative minimum tax, sales tax deductions, and potential impacts that tax policy changes will have on investors.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 324 Views

Open Phones

LIVE

Airing Time:

9:35:49 AM - 10:00:25 AM
Close

9:35:49 AM - 10:00:25 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school shooting. Representative Jim Himes (D-CT) also spoke by telephone about the shooting.

0 hours, 24 minutes | 119 Views

Syrian Civil War

Airing Time:

10:00:46 AM - 11:24:30 AM
Close

10:00:46 AM - 11:24:30 AM

Syrian Civil War

Public Affairs Event

Mohammed Ghanem and Ilhan Tanir, who had both recently been in Damascus and Aleppo, talked about the future of Syria and their experiences in Syria beyond media coverage of the country’s civil war. Both called for more U.S. involvement, such as arms for rebels and ground engagement with local councils beginning to set up governments for when the Assad regime falls. They also answered questions from audience members.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 387 Views

Latino Vote

Airing Time:

11:26:40 AM - 1:24:39 PM
Close

11:26:40 AM - 1:24:39 PM

Latino Vote

Public Affairs Event

Latino leaders and scholars talked about the impact of Latino voters on the 2012 presidential election, and the issues that influenced their votes. The November 2012 election had a record high of Latino voter turnout that overwhelmingly voted for President Obama. The panelists said the growing Latino population and key issues like immigration would play a decisive role in future elections.
“The Decisive Vote? How Latinos Voted and What It Means for Policy” was held at the Wilson Center, co-sponsored with Arizona State University, ImmigrationWorks USA, and the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program.

1 hours, 57 minutes | 310 Views

Weekly Presidential Address

Airing Time:

1:25:53 PM - 1:28:22 PM
Close

1:25:53 PM - 1:28:22 PM

Weekly Presidential Address

White House Event

President Obama delivered his weekly presidential address. He spoke about the shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and said the nation grieves with all of those who lost a loved one. He also called for preventative action.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 179 Views

Representative Jim Himes on Shooting in Connecticut

Airing Time:

1:28:37 PM - 1:37:37 PM

Representative Jim Himes (D-CT) spoke by telephone about the shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Topics included what interventions could be made with troubled people and stricter gun control. Representative Himes responded to statements from other legislators.

0 hours, 9 minutes | 56 Views

Universities, Innovation, and the Economy

Airing Time:

1:37:50 PM - 2:19:44 PM
Close

1:37:50 PM - 2:19:44 PM

Universities, Innovation, and the Economy

Public Affairs Event

Drew Faust talked about the ways education and innovation can benefit the U.S. economy. She answered questions from Neera Tanden on investment in primary and secondary education leadership training for students and teachers, the importance of training science teachers, and other topics. Professor Faust in her remarks said that U.S. immigration problems were both economic development and human rights issues, and stressed the need for legislation such as the DREAM Act. She also answered questions from the audience.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 631 Views

Federal Government, Innovation and the U.S. Economy

Airing Time:

2:19:44 PM - 3:15:00 PM
Close

2:19:44 PM - 3:15:00 PM

Federal Government, Innovation and the U.S. Economy

Public Affairs Event

Panelests talked about the government’s role in spurring innovation. Topics included what innovation is and the different types, U.S. global competitiveness, and the “fiscal cliff,” emphasizing that the government must resolve it to eliminate uncertainty. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 213 Views

Gene Sperling Remarks

Airing Time:

3:15:19 PM - 3:54:53 PM
Close

3:15:19 PM - 3:54:53 PM

Gene Sperling Remarks

Public Affairs Event

Gene Sperling talked about the fiscal cliff, emphasizing the Obama administration’s position in favor of higher taxes for the wealthy. Mr. Sperling said the administration favored this policy not to punish people for their success but rather in support of the idea of paying it forward. In answering a question about new ideas for revenues, Mr. Sperling said the administration was focused on negotiating a balanced plan. 

“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 135 Views

Defense Industry, States, and the Fiscal Cliff

Airing Time:

3:56:36 PM - 4:29:12 PM
Close

3:56:36 PM - 4:29:12 PM

Defense Industry, States, and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Juana Summers talked about some of the ways states were preparing for the “fiscal cliff” and sequestration, focusing in particular on the impact of defense industry cuts on local economies. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 167 Views

Broadband Access

Airing Time:

4:30:55 PM - 6:27:55 PM
Close

4:30:55 PM - 6:27:55 PM

Broadband Access

House Committee

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) members testified on the FCC’s broadband spectrum auction plan.

1 hours, 57 minutes | 172 Views

Weekly Presidential Address

Airing Time:

6:27:44 PM - 6:29:39 PM
Close

6:27:44 PM - 6:29:39 PM

Weekly Presidential Address

White House Event

President Obama delivered his weekly presidential address. He spoke about the shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and said the nation grieves with all of those who lost a loved one. He also called for preventative action.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 179 Views

Communicators with Gordon Smith

Airing Time:

6:30:49 PM - 7:00:36 PM
Close

6:30:49 PM - 7:00:36 PM

Communicators with Gordon Smith

Interview

Gordon Smith, president of the National Association of Broadcasters, talked about the future of television. Ted Gotsch was the guest reporter. 
This was the first in an occasional series about the future of television.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 208 Views

States and Budgets

Airing Time:

7:02:13 PM - 7:58:26 PM
Close

7:02:13 PM - 7:58:26 PM

States and Budgets

Public Affairs Event

Chiefs of staff to the governors of Virginia, Colorado, and Oklahoma talked about the fiscal issues of their states and some of the ways they were dealing with those issues. Topics included Medicaid costs, pension systems, infrastructure projects such as recycling bridge beams, and transportation maintenance costs. They also answered questions from the audience following the discussion.
The panel “A Look at the States: Who’s Doing It Right” was part of a National Chamber Foundation forum titled, “A Balancing Act: Tough Decisions in the Face of Fiscal Challenge,” held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 143 Views

Senator Lugar Farewell Address and Tribute

Airing Time:

8:01:20 PM - 8:27:52 PM
Close

8:01:20 PM - 8:27:52 PM

Senator Lugar Farewell Address and Tribute

Senate Highlight

Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) gave his farewell to the Senate after six terms and talked about his future plans. Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) paid tribute to his service.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 194 Views

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Dinner

Airing Time:

8:28:41 PM - 9:40:48 PM
Close

8:28:41 PM - 9:40:48 PM

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Dinner

Public Affairs Event

Senators spoke at a dinner honoring the 196th anniversary of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and reminisced about their experiences on the committee. They also talked about the importance of the committee, bipartisanship among members, and important issues the committee had addressed over the years.

1 hours, 12 minutes | 212 Views

Representative Lynn Woolsey Farewell Speech

Airing Time:

9:41:13 PM - 9:46:55 PM
Close

9:41:13 PM - 9:46:55 PM

Representative Lynn Woolsey Farewell Speech

House Highlight

Representative Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) gave her farewell address to the House.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 123 Views

Tribute to Outgoing California Representatives

Airing Time:

9:47:19 PM - 10:43:43 PM
Close

9:47:19 PM - 10:43:43 PM

Tribute to Outgoing California Representatives

House Highlight

Members of the House paid tribute to six outgoing Democratic representatives from the state of California.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 61 Views

Weekly Presidential Address

Airing Time:

10:45:26 PM - 10:47:21 PM
Close

10:45:26 PM - 10:47:21 PM

Weekly Presidential Address

White House Event

President Obama delivered his weekly presidential address. He spoke about the shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and said the nation grieves with all of those who lost a loved one. He also called for preventative action.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 179 Views

Senator Lugar Farewell Address and Tribute

Airing Time:

10:50:36 PM - 11:17:08 PM
Close

10:50:36 PM - 11:17:08 PM

Senator Lugar Farewell Address and Tribute

Senate Highlight

Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) gave his farewell to the Senate after six terms and talked about his future plans. Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) paid tribute to his service.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 194 Views

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Dinner

Airing Time:

11:17:57 PM - 12:30:04 AM
Close

11:17:57 PM - 12:30:04 AM

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Dinner

Public Affairs Event

Senators spoke at a dinner honoring the 196th anniversary of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and reminisced about their experiences on the committee. They also talked about the importance of the committee, bipartisanship among members, and important issues the committee had addressed over the years.

1 hours, 12 minutes | 212 Views

Representative Lynn Woolsey Farewell Speech

Airing Time:

12:30:22 AM - 12:36:05 AM
Close

12:30:22 AM - 12:36:05 AM

Representative Lynn Woolsey Farewell Speech

House Highlight

Representative Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) gave her farewell address to the House.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 123 Views

Tribute to Outgoing California Representatives

Airing Time:

12:36:27 AM - 1:32:56 AM
Close

12:36:27 AM - 1:32:56 AM

Tribute to Outgoing California Representatives

House Highlight

Members of the House paid tribute to six outgoing Democratic representatives from the state of California.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 61 Views

Weekly Presidential Address

Airing Time:

1:34:42 AM - 1:36:37 AM
Close

1:34:42 AM - 1:36:37 AM

Weekly Presidential Address

White House Event

President Obama delivered his weekly presidential address. He spoke about the shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and said the nation grieves with all of those who lost a loved one. He also called for preventative action.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 179 Views

NFL Human Growth Hormone Testing

Airing Time:

1:38:32 AM - 3:25:09 AM
Close

1:38:32 AM - 3:25:09 AM

NFL Human Growth Hormone Testing

House Committee

Scientists, doctors, and former players testified on human growth hormone (HGH) testing in the National Football League (NFL), and the science behind human performance drugs and the health risks. They told the committee that HGH testing was reliable and should begin immediately in the NFL. Hall of Fame linebacker Dick Butkus praised the NFL Players Association for agreeing to the testing in 2011, but said “now let’s get on with it,” referring to the process which had been held up in part by the association’s concerns over the method of testing.

1 hours, 46 minutes | 629 Views

Future of Egypt

Airing Time:

3:27:13 AM - 4:56:49 AM
Close

3:27:13 AM - 4:56:49 AM

Future of Egypt

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the future of Egypt. the country was to vote on a draft constitution that would also expand decision-making powers of the country’s President Muhammed Morsi. The draft had resulted in protests by supporters and opponents of President Morsi. Mr. Cook talked about U.S. policy in the region, Mr. Trager gave a detailed explanation of the Muslim Brotherhood, and Mr. Cohen spoke about his experience as the Israeli Ambassador to Egypt.

1 hours, 29 minutes | 120 Views

States and Budgets

Airing Time:

4:58:44 AM - 5:53:57 AM
Close

4:58:44 AM - 5:53:57 AM

States and Budgets

Public Affairs Event

Chiefs of staff to the governors of Virginia, Colorado, and Oklahoma talked about the fiscal issues of their states and some of the ways they were dealing with those issues. Topics included Medicaid costs, pension systems, infrastructure projects such as recycling bridge beams, and transportation maintenance costs. They also answered questions from the audience following the discussion.
The panel “A Look at the States: Who’s Doing It Right” was part of a National Chamber Foundation forum titled, “A Balancing Act: Tough Decisions in the Face of Fiscal Challenge,” held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 143 Views

Fiscal Cliff Issues

Airing Time:

5:54:19 AM - 6:57:54 AM

Continues

Close

5:54:19 AM - 6:57:54 AM

Fiscal Cliff Issues

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about issues related to the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. They agreed raising taxes won’t solve all the problems, and called for changes to entitlement spending.
The panel “The Grand Bargain” was part of a National Chamber Foundation forum titled, “A Balancing Act: Tough Decisions in the Face of Fiscal Challenge,” held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 178 Views

Financial Industry Regulations

In Progress

Airing Time:

4:06:55 AM - 6:27:29 AM
Close

4:06:55 AM - 6:27:29 AM

Financial Industry Regulations

House Committee

Witnesses testified on the implementation of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law, which deals with over-the-counter derivatives and swaps market regulations. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler said that his agency was making progress in fully implementing the law. Robert Cook testified that the Securities and Exchange Commission was continuing with a complex rule-making process. Then a panel of financial industry stakeholders and representatives testified about concerns such as compliance costs and lack of clarity in the rules and definitions.

2 hours, 20 minutes | 334 Views

Future of Egypt

Airing Time:

6:30:24 AM - 8:00:00 AM
Close

6:30:24 AM - 8:00:00 AM

Future of Egypt

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the future of Egypt. the country was to vote on a draft constitution that would also expand decision-making powers of the country’s President Muhammed Morsi. The draft had resulted in protests by supporters and opponents of President Morsi. Mr. Cook talked about U.S. policy in the region, Mr. Trager gave a detailed explanation of the Muslim Brotherhood, and Mr. Cohen spoke about his experience as the Israeli Ambassador to Egypt.

1 hours, 29 minutes | 120 Views

Book Discussion on The Generals

Airing Time:

8:02:38 AM - 9:10:23 AM
Close

8:02:38 AM - 9:10:23 AM

Book Discussion on The Generals

Public Affairs Event

Thomas Ricks talked about his book, The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today, in which he looks at why so many WWII era generals are held in high regard, in contrast to generals who commanded troops during later wars. Mr. Ricks was interviewed by Foreign Policy magazine editor in chief, Susan Glasser and responded to questions from the audience. The event was hosted by the Center for a New American Security,

1 hours, 7 minutes | 1,212 Views

Book Discussion on Fatherhood

Airing Time:

9:11:24 AM - 9:15:30 AM
Close

9:11:24 AM - 9:15:30 AM

Book Discussion on Fatherhood

Interview

NBA Player Etan Thomas talked about his book Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 28 Views

Book Discussion on Black Fire

Airing Time:

9:15:36 AM - 9:57:57 AM
Close

9:15:36 AM - 9:57:57 AM

Book Discussion on Black Fire

Public Affairs Event

Author Robert Graysmith talks about his book, Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-era San Francisco, in which he recalls author Mark Twain’s friendship with Thomas Sawyer, a customs inspector and volunteer fireman in San Francisco, whose name Twain would immortalize in his novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Mr. Graysmith reported that in 1863, a twenty-eight year old Mark Twain, a reporter for San Francisco’s Daily Morning Call, befriended Mr. Sawyer over cards and drinks. It was during these casual meetings that Sawyer relayed to Twain stories of his youth and his involvement in stopping a serial arsonist that had set San Francisco afire six times in eighteen months. Robert Graysmith spoke at City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 672 Views

Book Discussion on Round About the Earth

Airing Time:

10:00:18 AM - 10:45:36 AM
Close

10:00:18 AM - 10:45:36 AM

Book Discussion on Round About the Earth

Public Affairs Event

Harvard University Professor Joyce Chaplin talked about her book, Round About the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit, in which she presents the history of the circumnavigation of earth, going back to the days of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan. Professor Chaplin spoke at Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 869 Views

Book Discussion on Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet

Airing Time:

10:45:50 AM - 11:00:23 AM
Close

10:45:50 AM - 11:00:23 AM

Book Discussion on Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet

Interview

John Turner, assistant professor of religious studies at George Mason University, talked about his book, Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet, in which he recounts the life of Mormon leader Brigham Young. He was interviewed at the 2012 Fall for the Book Festival held at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 197 Views

Close

11:01:12 AM - 12:15:54 PM

Book Discussion on The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times

Public Affairs Event

Arlie Hochschild talked about his book, The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times, in which she explored the expansion of the market into private lives and how this had transformed families. She focused on the impact of Internet marketing, advertising “intimate” services to individual and families, and the wide variety of services offered to households. She responded to questions from the audience at this talk held at Stanford University in California.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 559 Views

Book Discussion on Regulating to Disaster

Airing Time:

12:31:36 PM - 1:11:25 PM
Close

12:31:36 PM - 1:11:25 PM

Book Discussion on Regulating to Disaster

Public Affairs Event

Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about he book, Regulating to Disaster: How Green Jobs Policies Are Damaging America’s Economy, in which she takes a critical look at President Obama’s “green jobs” initiative and argues that it hurt the economy. This event was hosted by the Manhattan Institute in New York City.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 738 Views

Book Discussion on Who Stole the American Dream

Airing Time:

1:13:12 PM - 1:16:24 PM
Close

1:13:12 PM - 1:16:24 PM

Book Discussion on Who Stole the American Dream

Interview

Author Hedrick Smith talked about his book, Who Stole the American Dream.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 128 Views

Book Discussion on Bailout

Airing Time:

1:16:48 PM - 1:57:55 PM
Close

1:16:48 PM - 1:57:55 PM

Book Discussion on Bailout

Public Affairs Event

Author Neil Barofsky talked about his book, Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street, in which he argues that the $700 billon Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) bailout fund was mishandled. Mr. Barofsky also answered questions from viewers. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 793 Views

History of Witness

Airing Time:

2:00:18 PM - 3:03:30 PM
Close

2:00:18 PM - 3:03:30 PM

History of Witness

Public Affairs Event

From a conference on the 60th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' book, Witness, panelists talked about the history of the book. The panelists included Lee Edwards, Distinguished Fellow in Conservative Thought at The Heritage Foundation, John Lewis Gaddis, history professor at Yale University, and author and journalist M. Stanton Evans. The event was moderated by Danilo Petranovich, professor in the Department of Political Science, Yale University. The conference was held at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 912 Views

Foreign Policy and Whittaker Chambers

Airing Time:

3:04:00 PM - 4:13:36 PM
Close

3:04:00 PM - 4:13:36 PM

Foreign Policy and Whittaker Chambers

Public Affairs Event

From a conference on the 60th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' book, Witness, panelists talked about foreign policy and Whittaker Chambers, and whether Witness' message is relevant today. The panelists included, Max Boot, senior fellow in National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, Elliott Abrams, senior fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, and Jay Nordlinger, senior editor of the National Review. The event was moderated by Charles Hill, diplomat in residence and lecturer in International Studies, Yale University. The conference was held at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 501 Views

Contemporary Conservtism

Airing Time:

4:14:00 PM - 5:18:54 PM
Close

4:14:00 PM - 5:18:54 PM

Contemporary Conservtism

Public Affairs Event

From a conference on the 60th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' book, Witness, panelists talked about the question, “Without anti-communism what defines conservatives today?” The panelists included Alfred Regnery, publisher of the American Spectator, Peter Berkowitz, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Norman Podhoretz, editor-at-large of Commentary. The event was moderated by James Piereson, director, Center for the American University, Manhattan Institute. The conference was held at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 564 Views

Book Discussion on Columbine

Airing Time:

5:20:19 PM - 6:02:16 PM
Close

5:20:19 PM - 6:02:16 PM

Book Discussion on Columbine

Interview

Dave Cullen talked about his book Columbine (Twelve; April 6, 2009). In his book, on the 10th anniversary of the mass murders, he presents a comprehensive account of the shootings on Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine near Littleton, Colorado. He talked about the psychology of the shooters, how they evolved into killers, and the stories of the victims and survivors. Other topics included the media coverage of the event and his process of writing the book.
Dave Cullen, the recipient of several journalism awards, is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has written extensively about the shootings at Columbine. Book TV interviewed Dave Cullen on April 26, 2009, while at the Los Angles Times Festival of Books.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 2,185 Views

Book Discussion on Morgan: American Financier

Airing Time:

6:02:56 PM - 7:00:34 PM
Close

6:02:56 PM - 7:00:34 PM

Book Discussion on Morgan: American Financier

Booknotes

Jean Strouse talked about her biography of J. Pierpont Morgan, Morgan: American Financier, published by Random House. She talked about Morgan’s career as the founder of General Electric, U.S. Steel and large railroad empires. Mr. Morgan also developed a private central bank which was replaced in 1913 by the Federal Reserve. The book also detailed his childhood and his art collection. Ms. Strouse talked about how Mr. Morgan amassed a fortune while he was still in his early thirties, tried to disassemble workers' unions, and became one of the world’s most famous bankers, while damaging many of his personal and professional relationships.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 923 Views

Book Discussion on Detroit City is the Place to Be

Airing Time:

7:02:36 PM - 7:59:54 PM
Close

7:02:36 PM - 7:59:54 PM

Book Discussion on Detroit City is the Place to Be

Public Affairs Event

Mark Binelli, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine who grew up in the Detroit area, talked about his book, Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis, in which he presented a history and profiled the influx of artists, environmentalists, and city planners who were re-imagining the urban landscape. Mark Binelli spoke at the Fisher Building in Detroit.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 761 Views

Book Discussion on James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot

Airing Time:

8:02:00 PM - 8:41:42 PM
Close

8:02:00 PM - 8:41:42 PM

Book Discussion on James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot

Public Affairs Event

Henry Gallagher talked about his book, James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot: A Soldier’s Story, in which he recalls his assignment as officer-in-charge of security detail for James Meredith, the first African American admitted to the University of Mississippi, in September 1962. The author recounted his battalion’s service during the riots that occurred in Oxford, Mississippi following Mr. Meredith’s admission to the University and his protectee’s thoughts on the conflict. Henry Gallagher spoke at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 427 Views

Book Discussion on The Endgame

Airing Time:

8:44:00 PM - 8:50:36 PM
Close

8:44:00 PM - 8:50:36 PM

Book Discussion on The Endgame

Interview

Author Michael Gordon talked about his book The Endgame: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Iraq, from George W. Bush to Barack Obama.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 123 Views

2012 Year in Books

Airing Time:

9:01:54 PM - 10:01:00 PM
Close

9:01:54 PM - 10:01:00 PM

2012 Year in Books

Interview

Sarah Weinman, news editor for Publishers Marketplace, and Bob Minzesheimer, book reviewer and reporter for USA Today, talked about the notable books, bestsellers, and publishing industry stories of 2012.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 425 Views

Book Discussion on Mr. Sunday's Saturday Night Chicken

Airing Time:

10:01:18 PM - 10:03:30 PM

Fox News Host Chris Wallace and his wife Lorraine talked about her book Mr. Sunday’s Saturday Night Chicken.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 49 Views

After Words with Cynthia Lowen

Airing Time:

10:04:00 PM - 11:00:48 PM
Close

10:04:00 PM - 11:00:48 PM

After Words with Cynthia Lowen

Interview

Cynthia Lowen talked about her book Bully: An Action Plan for Teachers and Parents to Combat the Bullying Epidemic in America, which presented personal stories and essays from anti-bullying activists and experts on how to stop the epidemic of bullying in the U.S. Ms. Lowen talked with anti-bullying advocate and the Executive Director of the New York Civil Liberties Union, Donna Lieberman.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 315 Views

Book Discussion on Listening In

Airing Time:

11:03:36 PM - 12:07:54 AM
Close

11:03:36 PM - 12:07:54 AM

Book Discussion on Listening In

Public Affairs Event

Caroline Kennedy, daughter of former President John F. Kennedy and historian Ted Widmer talk about their multimedia book, Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy, in which they present a collection of recordings of the late President in conversation from the Oval Office and Cabinet Room in July 1962. The tapes include discussions on numerous topics of the day, including the Cuban Missile Crisis and Vietnam. Caroline Kennedy introduced a panel discussion of the tapes that included Mr. Widmer, historian Ellen Fitzpatrick, and Tom Oliphant, former Washington correspondent for the Boston Globe. The event took place at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 517 Views

Book Discussion on 500 Days

Airing Time:

12:08:12 AM - 12:13:36 AM
Close

12:08:12 AM - 12:13:36 AM

Book Discussion on 500 Days

Interview

Author Kurt Eichenwald talked about his book, 500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 56 Views

Book Discussion on Power, Inc.

Airing Time:

12:15:10 AM - 12:47:48 AM
Close

12:15:10 AM - 12:47:48 AM

Book Discussion on Power, Inc.

Public Affairs Event

Author David Rothkopf talked about his book, Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government, in which he argued that thousands of companies had greater power than all but a few states. Mr. Rothkopf also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 566 Views

Book Discussion on Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White

Airing Time:

12:47:59 AM - 12:58:54 AM
Close

12:47:59 AM - 12:58:54 AM

Book Discussion on Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White

Public Affairs Event

Author Lila Quintero Weaver talked about her book, Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White, in which she chronicles what it was like being a Latina girl in the South, struggling to understand both a foreign country and our nation’s race relations. Ms. Weaver also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 432 Views

Book Discussion on Patriots Debate

Airing Time:

1:01:42 AM - 2:53:06 AM
Close

1:01:42 AM - 2:53:06 AM

Book Discussion on Patriots Debate

Public Affairs Event

Co-editor Harvey Rishikof and four other contributors to the book, Patriots Debate, talked about cyberwarfare and the future of military detention programs. Patriots Debate is an American Bar Association book that looks at different legal arguments on national security law. This event was hosted by the American Bar Association at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

1 hours, 51 minutes | 301 Views

Book Discussion on It’s Even Worse Than It Looks

Airing Time:

2:53:30 AM - 2:58:30 AM
Close

2:53:30 AM - 2:58:30 AM

Book Discussion on It’s Even Worse Than It Looks

Interview

Congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein talked about their book, It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 155 Views

Book Discussion on The New Religious Intolerance

Airing Time:

3:00:35 AM - 4:07:20 AM
Close

3:00:35 AM - 4:07:20 AM

Book Discussion on The New Religious Intolerance

Public Affairs Event

Martha Nussbaum talked about her book, The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age, in which she examined anti-Muslim bigotry in the West since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. She responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 1,067 Views

Book Discussion on 500 Days

Airing Time:

4:08:24 AM - 4:13:48 AM
Close

4:08:24 AM - 4:13:48 AM

Book Discussion on 500 Days

Interview

Author Kurt Eichenwald talked about his book, 500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 56 Views

Book Discussion on The Dictator's Learning Curve

Airing Time:

4:14:52 AM - 5:00:07 AM
Close

4:14:52 AM - 5:00:07 AM

Book Discussion on The Dictator's Learning Curve

Public Affairs Event

Author William J. Dobson talked about his book, The Dictator’s Learning Curve: Inside the Global Battle for Democracy, in which he talks about the battle between modern dictators and democracy advocates. He responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 271 Views

Book Discussion on Sovereignty or Submission

Airing Time:

5:00:33 AM - 5:59:37 AM
Close

5:00:33 AM - 5:59:37 AM

Book Discussion on Sovereignty or Submission

Public Affairs Event

Author John Fonte talked about his book, Sovereignty or Submission: Will Americans Rule Themselves or be Ruled by Others, in which he describes the struggle between global governance and America’s constitutional democracy. The book was the recipient of 2012s Paolucci/Bagehot Book Award.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 588 Views

Middle East Security Concerns

In Progress

Airing Time:

4:47:58 AM - 6:34:21 AM
Close

4:47:58 AM - 6:34:21 AM

Middle East Security Concerns

Public Affairs Event

Panelists discussed the growing security challenges in the Middle East, including Syria’s civil war, a constitutional crisis in Egypt, Iran’s push for nuclear capability, the recent Palestinian-Israeli confrontation, and uncertainties about future U.S. and European policy directions.
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies event “Middle East Security Concerns: The Next Phase?” was co-sponsored by the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and the Inter-University Center for Legal Studies of the International Law Institute.

1 hours, 46 minutes | 212 Views

Close

6:35:20 AM - 7:52:50 AM

25th Anniversary of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty

Public Affairs Event

Former Reagan administration officials talked about negotiating a 1987 nuclear missile treaty with the Soviet Union. The Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), led to the destruction of thousands of Europe-based nuclear missiles on both sides. The enevnt marked the 25th anniversary of the U.S.-U.S.S.R summit at which the treaty was signed. Panelists responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 17 minutes | 125 Views

Presidential Inauguration Plans

Airing Time:

7:54:21 AM - 7:59:59 AM
Close

7:54:21 AM - 7:59:59 AM

Presidential Inauguration Plans

News Conference

Senators Chuck Schumer and Lamar Alexander gave an update on Inaugural planning. They spoke from the inaugural ceremony platform at the West Front of the Capitol where public ceremonies would be held Monday, January 21, 2013. Steve Kerrigan spoke about the private swearing-in on Sunday, January 20, 2013..

0 hours, 5 minutes | 137 Views

Noel Koch Oral History Interview

Airing Time:

8:00:34 AM - 9:15:52 AM
Close

8:00:34 AM - 9:15:52 AM

Noel Koch Oral History Interview

Public Affairs Event

Noel Koch talked about his work as a speechwriter for former Senator Bob Dole (R-KS). Mr. Koch recalled his political experiences in the Nixon White House and the 1976 Ford-Dole presidential ticket. Topics including meeting President Nixon and Senator Dole’s bear joke.
These are excerpts from a never-before-aired interview in the collection of the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. Historian Brien R. Williams conducted this interview on February 20, 2008. The location is not known.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 408 Views

A Tale of Three Constitutions

Airing Time:

9:20:03 AM - 10:28:10 AM
Close

9:20:03 AM - 10:28:10 AM

A Tale of Three Constitutions

Public Affairs Event

New York University Law School Professor Burt Neuborne spoke about the “original intentions” and the evolving interpretations of the U.S. Constitution by the Supreme Court. Some argue that the Supreme Court should confine its role to discovering and announcing the “original intentions” of the founders. Others argue that the Constitution’s often ambiguous text should be read as part of a “living constitution,” whose meaning evolves over time as society changes. He answered questions from the audience.

1 hours, 8 minutes | 606 Views

Immigration in the American West

Airing Time:

10:31:29 AM - 11:59:53 AM
Close

10:31:29 AM - 11:59:53 AM

Immigration in the American West

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the history of Immigration in the American West. They examined the immigration stories of Asians, Hispanics, Europeans and others, and discuss the reasons why those groups came to America. This event was part of the Western History Association’s 2012 annual conference in Denver.

1 hours, 28 minutes | 315 Views

Book Discussion on Enemy of the State

Airing Time:

12:00:43 PM - 12:58:05 PM
Close

12:00:43 PM - 12:58:05 PM

Book Discussion on Enemy of the State

Public Affairs Event

Michael Newton talked about the trial and execution of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. He discussed the trial as a narrative of the Iraqi people by giving the stories of eye witnesses. He also talked about the legal back drop to the trial. He answered questions from the audience.
Michael Newton is the co-author of Enemy of the State: The Trial and Execution of Saddam Hussein, published by St. Martin’s Press.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 427 Views

British Debt and Stamp Act of 1765

Airing Time:

1:00:36 PM - 1:58:15 PM
Close

1:00:36 PM - 1:58:15 PM

British Debt and Stamp Act of 1765

Public Affairs Event

University of Missouri history professor John Bullion spoke to students about the debt incurred by the British government in fighting the Seven Years' War in the 1750s and 60s, and efforts to recoup some of that cost by taxing the American colonies, including the Stamp Act of 1765. That law required that some printed material in the colonies such as legal documents be on paper produced in England and have a revenue stamp. He answered questions from students during the lecture.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 881 Views

Q&A with Simon Winchester

Airing Time:

2:00:49 PM - 2:59:01 PM
Close

2:00:49 PM - 2:59:01 PM

Q&A with Simon Winchester

Q&A

Simon Winchester talked about his sweeping historical narrative of the Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories. He detailed his recent cross-country replication of the transcontinental motor convoy Dwight Eisenhower volunteered for in 1919 that later prompted President Eisenhower’s interstate highway system proposal. He talked about his career as a reporter, freelance writer and author. He described his July 4, 2011, naturalization ceremony on the deck of the USS Constitution in Boston Harbor. He shared his writing and research habits, along with future projects.
Simon Winchester worked as a foreign correspondent for the Guardian and the Sunday Times of London. He graduated from Oxford with a degree in geology. He has authored over 21 books and lives in the Berkshires in Massachusetts.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 1,456 Views

1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2

Airing Time:

3:00:12 PM - 3:28:39 PM
Close

3:00:12 PM - 3:28:39 PM

1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2

Vignette

During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities. 
Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 534 Views

Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy

Airing Time:

3:30:51 PM - 4:52:08 PM
Close

3:30:51 PM - 4:52:08 PM

Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy

Public Affairs Event

A discussion on the lasting legacies of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Both British and American panelists explore the strengths and weaknesses of these men and how they compare to contemporary leaders. "The Impact of FDR and Churchill on Today’s World," was a session of the “The Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy” symposium held at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, co-sponsored by the Roosevelt Institute. It’s an hour and twenty minutes.

1 hours, 21 minutes | 563 Views

The Science of the Founding Fathers

Airing Time:

4:53:36 PM - 5:58:43 PM
Close

4:53:36 PM - 5:58:43 PM

The Science of the Founding Fathers

Public Affairs Event

Author and filmmaker Tom Shachtman talked about the science of the founding fathers. He looked at ways in which the founders used their backgrounds in science to address national problems, and the development of scientific studies in America. Mr. Shachtman has written or co-authored over 30 books. The New York Public Library hosted the discussion.

1 hours, 5 minutes | 658 Views

Battle of Fredericksburg Reenactment

Airing Time:

6:01:17 PM - 6:11:53 PM
Close

6:01:17 PM - 6:11:53 PM

Battle of Fredericksburg Reenactment

Public Affairs Event

Following footage of a re-enactment of a river crossing under fire, and urban combat in the city streets, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Battlefield Park Historian Frank O’Reilly talks about the battle of Fredericksburg. To mark the 150th anniversary of the December, 1862 Civil War battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, the city organized a variety of demonstrations.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 954 Views

Battle of Fredericksburg

Airing Time:

6:12:23 PM - 7:08:29 PM
Close

6:12:23 PM - 7:08:29 PM

Battle of Fredericksburg

Public Affairs Event

Author and University of Alabama history professor George Rable talked about the December 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg. He placed the battle in the context of the war, and talked about its effects and impressions on soldiers, civilians, journalists and politicians of the day. Professor Rable was one of the speakers at a Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event co-sponsored by the National Park Service, the Fredericksburg Area Museum, and the University of Mary Washington.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 798 Views

Aerial Recon During the Cuban Missile Crisis

Airing Time:

7:10:59 PM - 7:58:59 PM
Close

7:10:59 PM - 7:58:59 PM

Aerial Recon During the Cuban Missile Crisis

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about aerial reconnaissance leading up to and during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. Panelists included military veterans Wayne Whitten, author of Countdown to 13 Days and Beyond, and Ken Jack, co-author of Blue Moon Over Cuba: Aerial Reconnaissance During the Cuban Missile Crisis. The American Veterans Center hosted this panel.

0 hours, 48 minutes | 198 Views

Progressive Era Conservation Movement

Airing Time:

8:00:41 PM - 9:20:35 PM
Close

8:00:41 PM - 9:20:35 PM

Progressive Era Conservation Movement

Public Affairs Event

College of William and Mary professor Andrew Fisher talked about the first conservation effort in American history to protect forests from rampant logging and hydraulic mining. During the Progressive Era from 1901 through 1909, President Theodore Roosevelt worked with Gifford Pinchot -- the first Chief of the U.S. Forest Service -- to set aside more than a hundred and fifty million acres of land to be under federal government control. This land was designated for National Parks and responsible logging.

1 hours, 19 minutes | 892 Views

The Doolittle Raid

Airing Time:

9:21:29 PM - 10:02:23 PM
Close

9:21:29 PM - 10:02:23 PM

The Doolittle Raid

Public Affairs Event

World War II veterans who were directly involved in the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, Japan shared their personal accounts. The Doolittle Raid, in April, 1942, was the first air attack by the U.S. on the Japanese Home Islands. The American Veterans Center hosted the discussion at their 15th Annual Conference.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 336 Views

Battle of Fredericksburg Reenactment

Airing Time:

10:02:35 PM - 10:13:11 PM
Close

10:02:35 PM - 10:13:11 PM

Battle of Fredericksburg Reenactment

Public Affairs Event

Following footage of a re-enactment of a river crossing under fire, and urban combat in the city streets, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Battlefield Park Historian Frank O’Reilly talks about the battle of Fredericksburg. To mark the 150th anniversary of the December, 1862 Civil War battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, the city organized a variety of demonstrations.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 954 Views

Battle of Fredericksburg

Airing Time:

10:13:17 PM - 11:08:46 PM
Close

10:13:17 PM - 11:08:46 PM

Battle of Fredericksburg

Public Affairs Event

Author and University of Alabama history professor George Rable talked about the December 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg. He placed the battle in the context of the war, and talked about its effects and impressions on soldiers, civilians, journalists and politicians of the day. Professor Rable was one of the speakers at a Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event co-sponsored by the National Park Service, the Fredericksburg Area Museum, and the University of Mary Washington.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 798 Views

Aerial Recon During the Cuban Missile Crisis

Airing Time:

11:09:56 PM - 11:57:50 PM
Close

11:09:56 PM - 11:57:50 PM

Aerial Recon During the Cuban Missile Crisis

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about aerial reconnaissance leading up to and during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. Panelists included military veterans Wayne Whitten, author of Countdown to 13 Days and Beyond, and Ken Jack, co-author of Blue Moon Over Cuba: Aerial Reconnaissance During the Cuban Missile Crisis. The American Veterans Center hosted this panel.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 198 Views

Progressive Era Conservation Movement

Airing Time:

11:59:37 PM - 1:19:28 AM
Close

11:59:37 PM - 1:19:28 AM

Progressive Era Conservation Movement

Public Affairs Event

College of William and Mary professor Andrew Fisher talked about the first conservation effort in American history to protect forests from rampant logging and hydraulic mining. During the Progressive Era from 1901 through 1909, President Theodore Roosevelt worked with Gifford Pinchot -- the first Chief of the U.S. Forest Service -- to set aside more than a hundred and fifty million acres of land to be under federal government control. This land was designated for National Parks and responsible logging.

1 hours, 19 minutes | 892 Views

The Doolittle Raid

Airing Time:

1:20:36 AM - 2:01:11 AM
Close

1:20:36 AM - 2:01:11 AM

The Doolittle Raid

Public Affairs Event

World War II veterans who were directly involved in the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, Japan shared their personal accounts. The Doolittle Raid, in April, 1942, was the first air attack by the U.S. on the Japanese Home Islands. The American Veterans Center hosted the discussion at their 15th Annual Conference.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 336 Views

1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2

Airing Time:

2:01:24 AM - 2:29:51 AM
Close

2:01:24 AM - 2:29:51 AM

1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2

Vignette

During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities. 
Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 534 Views

Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy

Airing Time:

2:30:17 AM - 3:51:34 AM
Close

2:30:17 AM - 3:51:34 AM

Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy

Public Affairs Event

A discussion on the lasting legacies of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Both British and American panelists explore the strengths and weaknesses of these men and how they compare to contemporary leaders. "The Impact of FDR and Churchill on Today’s World," was a session of the “The Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy” symposium held at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, co-sponsored by the Roosevelt Institute. It’s an hour and twenty minutes.

1 hours, 21 minutes | 563 Views

Winston Churchill Statue

Airing Time:

3:51:34 AM - 3:53:36 AM
Close

3:51:34 AM - 3:53:36 AM

Winston Churchill Statue

Vignette

Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. President Kennedy had designated him an Honorary American Citizen, and the statue has one foot in the grounds of the British Embassy and the other on American soil. Topics included the sculptor, William McVey, and the symbolism of the statue. Audio of Sir Winton Churchill addressing a joint session of Congress on December 26, 1941, was played over still photographs of him in the Senate Chambers.
Date 2010.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 552 Views

The Science of the Founding Fathers

Airing Time:

3:54:18 AM - 4:59:25 AM
Close

3:54:18 AM - 4:59:25 AM

The Science of the Founding Fathers

Public Affairs Event

Author and filmmaker Tom Shachtman talked about the science of the founding fathers. He looked at ways in which the founders used their backgrounds in science to address national problems, and the development of scientific studies in America. Mr. Shachtman has written or co-authored over 30 books. The New York Public Library hosted the discussion.

1 hours, 5 minutes | 658 Views

Book Discussion on Enemy of the State

Airing Time:

5:01:01 AM - 5:58:23 AM
Close

5:01:01 AM - 5:58:23 AM

Book Discussion on Enemy of the State

Public Affairs Event

Michael Newton talked about the trial and execution of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. He discussed the trial as a narrative of the Iraqi people by giving the stories of eye witnesses. He also talked about the legal back drop to the trial. He answered questions from the audience.
Michael Newton is the co-author of Enemy of the State: The Trial and Execution of Saddam Hussein, published by St. Martin’s Press.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 427 Views