C-SPAN Schedule

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7:00 am ET Approx. 31 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on former Obama ... Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on former Obama administration Labor Secretary Thomas Perez being election Democratic National Committee chair. 6:30 am ET Approx. 45 min. Failure to Adjust ; Edward Alden talked about his book, Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the ... Edward Alden talked about his book, Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy, about America’s role in the global economy. He spoke with Richard Haass. 6:59 am ET Approx. 54 min. 1922 Airship Roma Disaster ; Nancy Sheppard talked about the crash of the airship Roma in 1922. It was the deadliest disaster ... Nancy Sheppard talked about the crash of the airship Roma in 1922. It was the deadliest disaster of U.S. hydrogen airship in American history. She introduced the ill-fated crew of the airship and explained the technological innovations of the Italian built craft. Sheppard also spoke about the Roma’s legacy and how the disaster resulted in higher safety standards for lighter-than-air ships.
7:34 am ET Approx. 27 min. LIVE James Antle on President Trump and the Future of Conservatism ; James Antle talked about how the Trump presidency could influence conservatism and the future of ... James Antle talked about how the Trump presidency could influence conservatism and the future of the Republican Party. 7:16 am ET Approx. 51 min. Grace and Justice on Death Row ; Brian Stolarz talked about his book Grace and Justice on Death Row: The Race against Time and ... Brian Stolarz talked about his book Grace and Justice on Death Row: The Race against Time and Texas to Free an Innocent Man, in which he reports on his client, Alfred Dewayne Brown, who spent twelve years on Texas' Death Row until he was exonerated of the charges. 7:56 am ET Approx. 1 min.
8:03 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Heather Vogell on Alternative School Enrollment and Dropout Rates ; Heather Vogell talked about an investigation by ProPublica and USA Today on school ... Heather Vogell talked about an investigation by ProPublica and USA Today on school districts' practice of enrolling underachieving students in alternative programs, thereby reducing the official dropout rate. 8:07 am ET Approx. 1 min. 8:00 am ET Approx. 54 min. Alexander Hamilton Myths ; ; Stephen Knott talked about his book, Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth. In his ... Stephen Knott talked about his book, Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth. In his book, Mr. Knott questions the accuracy of the historical accounts written about Alexander Hamilton and examines the Founder’s legacy. Mr. Knott also highlights the Broadway musical “Hamilton” and its impact on restoring Alexander Hamilton’s reputation.
8:35 am ET Approx. 49 min. LIVE Diplomacy and the Trump Administration ; Career diplomat Thomas Countryman talked about the reasons the Trump administration asked him to ... Career diplomat Thomas Countryman talked about the reasons the Trump administration asked him to leave his post at the State Department. He explained that being let go by a new administration was not unusual but that the oddity is several positions at the top two State Department levels remain unfilled. 8:15 am ET Approx. 46 min. Game of Loans ; Beth Akers, co-author of Game of Loans: The Rhetoric and Reality of Student Debt, argued ... Beth Akers, co-author of Game of Loans: The Rhetoric and Reality of Student Debt, argued that the student loan crisis in the United States was overblown and that going into debt to obtain a college education was still worth it. She said that the real problem was that too many people were taking on student debt and then never completing their educations. 8:57 am ET Approx. 2 min.
9:24 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. LIVE National Governors Association Winter Meeting, Childhood Hunger Forum This session of National Governors Association annual winter meeting focused on childhood hunger. ... This session of National Governors Association annual winter meeting focused on childhood hunger. Three panelists spoke to the governors and their spouses about initiatives at the state and local level that had been successful in getting students fed at school, including one that provides breakfast for all students in the first classroom they are assigned to for the day. 9:02 am ET Approx. 28 min. Watching TV ; Walter Podrazik, television curator at the Museum of Broadcast Communications, talked about his ... Walter Podrazik, television curator at the Museum of Broadcast Communications, talked about his book, Watching TV: Eight Decades of American Television, about the history and influence of television and the future of the medium. 9:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Freedmen During Reconstruction Historians talked about what life was like for Freedmen after the Civil War and the overall ... Historians talked about what life was like for Freedmen after the Civil War and the overall successes and failures of Reconstruction. They spoke about educational opportunities, land redistribution, and voting rights, as well as the politics behind these Reconstruction measures.

This panel was part of the annual Lincoln Forum Symposium.
11:05 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. LIVE National Governors Association Winter Meeting, Trending Topics Panel Jason Furman, the former economic adviser to President Obama, and Governor Doug Ducey (R-AZ) were ... Jason Furman, the former economic adviser to President Obama, and Governor Doug Ducey (R-AZ) were among the speakers making remarks on the “hot topics” panel discussion at the 2017 National Governors Association winter meeting. Subject included civic engagement, infrastructure, and the effects of automation on employment. 9:31 am ET Approx. 53 min. The House of Truth ; Professor Brad Snyder talked about his book, The House of Truth: A Washington Political Salon ... Professor Brad Snyder talked about his book, The House of Truth: A Washington Political Salon and the Foundations of American Liberalism, about a group of Washington professionals interested in promoting progressive politics that regularly met in a row house in the city’s Dupont Circle Neighborhood in the early 20th century. The house, located on 19th street, hosted regular political salons that included the likes of Supreme Court Justices Oliver Wendell Holmes and Felix Frankfurter, future Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, journalist Walter Lippmann, and sculptor Gutzon Borglum, the creator of Mount Rushmore. 10:15 am ET Approx. 49 min. Values of the Founding Fathers ; Gordon Wood spoke about what inspired him to study the Founding Fathers, how scholarship on the ... Gordon Wood spoke about what inspired him to study the Founding Fathers, how scholarship on the Revolutionary period has evolved, and what he thinks the people misunderstand about the Founding Fathers and their personalities.
12:23 pm ET Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Leonard Leo Leonard Leo talked about Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court and ... Leonard Leo talked about Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court and potential future Court vacancies. He also spoke about the nomination process for justices, whether the Court was the ultimate arbiter of the law, Attorney General Jeff Sessions' role, and constitutional issues in 2017. Mr. Leo was on leave from the Federalist Society, where was he executive vice president, during this nominations process. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host. 10:26 am ET Approx. 2 min. 11:04 am ET Approx. 55 min. Conversation With Gordon Wood ; Gordon Wood talked about the social and economic backgrounds of the Founding Fathers and explores ... Gordon Wood talked about the social and economic backgrounds of the Founding Fathers and explores the origins of their values. He also talked about the Founding Fathers' thoughts on proper aristocratic behavior and leadership.
12:55 pm ET Approx. 50 min. President Trump Remarks at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference ; ; President Trump addressed attendees of the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference. He ... President Trump addressed attendees of the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference. He talked about the executive actions he’s ordered to protect Americans economically and from terror threats abroad. He also outlined future proposals including rebuilding and strengthening the military and combating ISIS. The American Conservative Union hosted this conference. 10:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Never Caught ; Professor Erica Armstrong Dunbar talked about her book Never Caught: The Washingtons' ... Professor Erica Armstrong Dunbar talked about her book Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge, in which she recounts the life of Ona Judge, a slave owned by George and Martha Washington, whose escape initiated a manhunt ordered by the first president. In her book, the author reports that Washington was adverse to free his slaves, which, according to Pennsylvania law, was required after six months of residency in the state. Instead, Washington would send his slaves back to Virginia every six months to circumvent the law. Ona Judge remained free until her death in New Hampshire in 1848. 11:59 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Dorothy Height Oral History Interview ; Dorothy Height talked about her life and career. Ms. Height served as president of the National ... Dorothy Height talked about her life and career. Ms. Height served as president of the National Council of Negro Women from 1957 to 1998, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994. This interview is from the “Explorations in Black Leadership” project, co-directed by University of Virginia professors Phyllis Leffler and Julian Bond. This program was recorded in 2003. Ms. Height died in 2010.
2:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. National Governors Association Conference, Secretary Chao on Infrastructure Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao spoke about infrastructure at the last day of the National ... Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao spoke about infrastructure at the last day of the National Governors Association winter meeting. 11:50 am ET Approx. 9 min. 1:36 pm ET Approx. 1 min.
3:03 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. House Minority Leader Pelosi Health Care Law Forum ; ; During the congressional recess, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held several forums in ... During the congressional recess, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held several forums in her 12th Congressional District on the negative consequences of repealing the Affordable Care Act. At this event in San Francisco, several audience members spoke about the benefits of the Affordable Care Act and urged against its elimination. 12:00 pm ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with Roger Stone ; Roger Stone talked about his book The Making of the President 2016: How Donald Trump ... Roger Stone talked about his book The Making of the President 2016: How Donald Trump Orchestrated a Revolution, in which he discusses the 2016 election and Donald Trump becoming the 45th president. He is interviewed by Susan Ferrechio. 1:38 pm ET Approx. 18 min. U.S.-Mexican Relations and Immigration ; ; Jennifer Cullison and Rachel Grace Newman talked about 20th century U.S.-Mexico relations and ... Jennifer Cullison and Rachel Grace Newman talked about 20th century U.S.-Mexico relations and immigration initiatives. This interview took place at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in Denver, Colorado.
4:32 pm ET Approx. 1 min. 1:00 pm ET Approx. 52 min. Thirteen Days in September Lawrence Wright talked about his book, Thirteen Days in September: The Dramatic Story of the ... Lawrence Wright talked about his book, Thirteen Days in September: The Dramatic Story of the Struggle for Peace.

He spoke at the 2017 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in Rancho Mirage, California.
1:57 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. Justice Thurgood Marshall's Legacy Former law clerks to Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall spoke about his legacy. He served ... Former law clerks to Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall spoke about his legacy. He served from 1967 to 1991. Panelists, including Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, remembered their time working for the first African American member of the Court and discussed his opinions on landmark cases.
4:39 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Senator Grassley Town Hall Senator Chuck Grassley (R) held a town hall meeting in Parkersburg, Iowa. He answered questions ... Senator Chuck Grassley (R) held a town hall meeting in Parkersburg, Iowa. He answered questions from constiuents on a number of issues including the minimum wage, immigration, the ethical and morality standards of President Trump, the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. 2:00 pm ET Approx. 42 min. If This Be Treason Jeremy Duda talked about his book If This Be Treason: The American Rogues and Rebels Who Walked ... Jeremy Duda talked about his book If This Be Treason: The American Rogues and Rebels Who Walked the Line Between Dissent and Betrayal, in which he provides a history of the act of treason in America, from the concept of the term and its use to the allegations against people such as Edward Snowden. 4:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Iran-Contra Tower Commission Report Three commission members briefed reporters on the release of the Tower Commission report on the ... Three commission members briefed reporters on the release of the Tower Commission report on the Iran-Contra Affair, officially titled the “Report of the President’s Special Review Board.” Members summarized the report and took questions after a brief introduction by President Reagan. Iran-Contra was a covert operation by members of President Reagan’s National Security team. It involved sales of military weapons to Iran in violation of an arms embargo and the use of proceeds from the arms sales to fund anti-government rebels or “contras” in Nicaragua.
5:43 pm ET Approx. 13 min. Senator Grassley Post-Town Hall News Conference Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) spoke with reporters following his town hall meeting in Parkersburg, ... Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) spoke with reporters following his town hall meeting in Parkersburg, Iowa. He talked about some of the issues that were brought up, what he’s learned from this and other town halls and his plans for holding additional meetings with his constituents. 2:45 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Rigged ; Dean Baker talked about his book Rigged: How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy ... Dean Baker talked about his book Rigged: How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer, in which he argues that government policies, not globalization or the natural workings of the free market, have led to the upward redistribution of wealth seen around the world over the past four decades. 5:00 pm ET Approx. 43 min. Congressional Reaction to Tower Commision Report Members of the House and Senate made statements and responded to questions about the Tower ... Members of the House and Senate made statements and responded to questions about the Tower Commission Report on the Iran-Contra Affair on the day it was released. This is a selection of reactions from Republicans and Democrats from the House and Senate.
6:00 pm ET Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Leonard Leo Leonard Leo talked about Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court and ... Leonard Leo talked about Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court and potential future Court vacancies. He also spoke about the nomination process for justices, whether the Court was the ultimate arbiter of the law, Attorney General Jeff Sessions' role, and constitutional issues in 2017. Mr. Leo was on leave from the Federalist Society, where was he executive vice president, during this nominations process. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host. 3:51 pm ET Approx. 1 min. 5:43 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Presidential Address on Tower Commission Report In an address to the nation, President Reagan responded to the findings of the Tower Commission ... In an address to the nation, President Reagan responded to the findings of the Tower Commission and pledged to implement the recommendations in it. He admitted that “mistakes” were made and that “what began as a strategic opening to Iran deteriorated in its implementation into trading arms for hostages.”
6:35 pm ET Approx. 13 min. Secretary DeVos at 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference Education Secretary Betsy DeVos addressed the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference. She ... Education Secretary Betsy DeVos addressed the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference. She commented on the Trump administration’s rescission of Obama administration guidelines to public schools that allow transgender students the use of bathrooms that match their gender identity. She called the former President Obama’s policy an example of “overreach” and a “one-size-fits-all approach” that is better addressed on the local level. 4:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Why? ; Peter Hayes talked about his book Why?: Explaining the Holocaust, in which he provides his ... Peter Hayes talked about his book Why?: Explaining the Holocaust, in which he provides his thoughts on why the Holocaust happened. 5:55 pm ET Approx. 1 min.
6:49 pm ET Approx. 25 min. Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus at 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference ; White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Trump administration chief strategist and counselor ... White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Trump administration chief strategist and counselor Steve Bannon appeared together for a joint interview at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) outside of the nation’s capital. They discussed their commitment toward implementing President Trump’s agenda and talked about some of the administration’s priorities that include immigration and border security, deregulation and bringing jobs back to the United States. They were interviewed by Matt Schlapp, chair of the American Conservative Union, which hosted the event. 5:22 pm ET Approx. 8 min. 6:00 pm ET Approx. 24 min. Virginia Capitol Building Mark Greenough gave a tour of Virginia’s capitol building, home to the oldest elected ... Mark Greenough gave a tour of Virginia’s capitol building, home to the oldest elected legislative body in the Western Hemisphere. The state’s capitol moved to Richmond in 1785, and Thomas Jefferson is credited with its design. Mr. Greenough explained the building’s significance marking American history from the conclusion of the American Revolution through the Civil War and into the 20th century.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Richmond, Virginia, from January 21-27 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
7:14 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Senator Ted Cruz at 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) spoke with conservative columnist and commentator Mark Levin about ... Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) spoke with conservative columnist and commentator Mark Levin about constitutional law at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference. Senator Cruz criticized recent decisions by the Ninth and Fourth Circuit Courts of Appeals, and said conservatives should focus on ensuring majorities representing their views on federal courts. 5:30 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Rich is Not a Four Letter Word ; Gerri Willis talked about her book, Rich Is Not a Four-Letter Word: How to Survive Obamacare, ... Gerri Willis talked about her book, Rich Is Not a Four-Letter Word: How to Survive Obamacare, Trump Wall Street, Kick-start Your Retirement, and Achieve Financial Success.

She spoke at the 10th annual Savannah Book Festival.
6:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Economic Growth after 1973 ; Marc Levinson talked about his book, An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the ... Marc Levinson talked about his book, An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy. Mr. Levinson looked at into the wide-ranging methods used by governments around the world to boost stagnant economies.
7:43 pm ET Approx. 15 min. White House Listening Session on Manufacturing President Trump met with manufacturing CEOs at the White House to discuss jobs, deregulation, tax ... President Trump met with manufacturing CEOs at the White House to discuss jobs, deregulation, tax reform and trade. The meeting includes CEOs from Campbell Soup Company, Dow Chemical, Johnson and Johnson and Ford Motor Company. 6:28 pm ET Approx. 1 min. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 49 min. Lincoln Family After the Assassination Catherine Clinton talked about what happened to President Lincoln’s family after his ... Catherine Clinton talked about what happened to President Lincoln’s family after his assassination. She discussed Mary Todd Lincoln’s struggles with debt and difficulty in coping with her husband’s death. Ms. Clinton also recounted what happened to the president’s two surviving sons, Robert and Tad, and their descendants.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Q&A with Alexandra Wolfe ; Wall Street Journal staff reporter Alexandra Wolfe talked about Valley of the Gods, ... Wall Street Journal staff reporter Alexandra Wolfe talked about Valley of the Gods, her book on the world of start-ups in Silicon Valley and the young people who have ventured there with the hope of becoming the next big success story. She also discussed her father, novelist Tom Wolfe, and what she has learned from him over the years. 6:30 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Blood at the Root ; Patrick Phillips talked about his book Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America, in ... Patrick Phillips talked about his book Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America, in which he recalls the murder of a young girl in Forsyth County, Georgia, in 1912 and the subsequent evacuation of 1,100 black citizens whose lives were endangered by vigilante groups who falsely blamed two African-American teenagers for the murder. 8:51 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Life of Levi Strauss Lynn Downey talked about her book, Levi Strauss: The Man Who Gave Blue Jeans to the World. ... Lynn Downey talked about her book, Levi Strauss: The Man Who Gave Blue Jeans to the World. Levi Strauss created his blue jeans business in San Francisco in 1873. Ms. Downey served as the company’s in-house historian for almost 25 years. She spoke about his early life in Germany, his move to New York and then to California, his long career, and his contributions to the San Francisco community in his later years. Using photographs and advertising materials during her presentation, she also explored how blue jeans transformed with fashion trends from the 19th century to today.
9:00 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Question Time British Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from parliamentary colleagues, including ... British Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from parliamentary colleagues, including Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. Topics include changes to the U.K.'s National Health Service, accessibility to vaccines and future trade relations with the U.S.. 6:41 pm ET Approx. 2 min. 10:00 pm ET Approx. 24 min. Virginia Capitol Building Mark Greenough gave a tour of Virginia’s capitol building, home to the oldest elected ... Mark Greenough gave a tour of Virginia’s capitol building, home to the oldest elected legislative body in the Western Hemisphere. The state’s capitol moved to Richmond in 1785, and Thomas Jefferson is credited with its design. Mr. Greenough explained the building’s significance marking American history from the conclusion of the American Revolution through the Civil War and into the 20th century.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Richmond, Virginia, from January 21-27 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
9:42 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. National Governors Association Winter Meeting, Trending Topics Panel Jason Furman, the former economic adviser to President Obama, and Governor Doug Ducey (R-AZ) were ... Jason Furman, the former economic adviser to President Obama, and Governor Doug Ducey (R-AZ) were among the speakers making remarks on the “hot topics” panel discussion at the 2017 National Governors Association winter meeting. Subject included civic engagement, infrastructure, and the effects of automation on employment. 6:45 pm ET Approx. 51 min. Civil Wars ; Professor David Armitage talked about his book Civil Wars: A History in Ideas, in which he ... Professor David Armitage talked about his book Civil Wars: A History in Ideas, in which he provides a history of civil wars throughout the world, from the Romans, who were the forebears of the concept, to America’s internal conflicts. He also addressed current international conflicts, which now extend beyond borders. 10:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Economic Growth after 1973 ; Marc Levinson talked about his book, An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the ... Marc Levinson talked about his book, An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy. Mr. Levinson looked at into the wide-ranging methods used by governments around the world to boost stagnant economies.
11:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Alexandra Wolfe ; Wall Street Journal staff reporter Alexandra Wolfe talked about Valley of the Gods, ... Wall Street Journal staff reporter Alexandra Wolfe talked about Valley of the Gods, her book on the world of start-ups in Silicon Valley and the young people who have ventured there with the hope of becoming the next big success story. She also discussed her father, novelist Tom Wolfe, and what she has learned from him over the years. 7:36 pm ET Approx. 2 min. 12:01 am ET Approx. 49 min. Lincoln Family After the Assassination Catherine Clinton talked about what happened to President Lincoln’s family after his ... Catherine Clinton talked about what happened to President Lincoln’s family after his assassination. She discussed Mary Todd Lincoln’s struggles with debt and difficulty in coping with her husband’s death. Ms. Clinton also recounted what happened to the president’s two surviving sons, Robert and Tad, and their descendants.
12:00 am ET Approx. 40 min. Question Time British Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from parliamentary colleagues, including ... British Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from parliamentary colleagues, including Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. Topics include changes to the U.K.'s National Health Service, accessibility to vaccines and future trade relations with the U.S.. 7:39 pm ET Approx. 5 min. The New Trail of Tears ; Naomi Riley talked about her book, The New Trail of Tears: How Washington Is Destroying ... Naomi Riley talked about her book, The New Trail of Tears: How Washington Is Destroying American Indians, about the impact of U.S. policies on Native Americans. 12:51 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Life of Levi Strauss Lynn Downey talked about her book, Levi Strauss: The Man Who Gave Blue Jeans to the World. ... Lynn Downey talked about her book, Levi Strauss: The Man Who Gave Blue Jeans to the World. Levi Strauss created his blue jeans business in San Francisco in 1873. Ms. Downey served as the company’s in-house historian for almost 25 years. She spoke about his early life in Germany, his move to New York and then to California, his long career, and his contributions to the San Francisco community in his later years. Using photographs and advertising materials during her presentation, she also explored how blue jeans transformed with fashion trends from the 19th century to today.
12:42 am ET Approx. 1 hr. National Governors Association Conference, Secretary Chao on Infrastructure Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao spoke about infrastructure at the last day of the National ... Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao spoke about infrastructure at the last day of the National Governors Association winter meeting. 7:45 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Storm in a Teacup British physicist Helen Czerski talked about her book Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of ... British physicist Helen Czerski talked about her book Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life, in which she uses every day objects and occurrences to explain physics and the universe in layman’s terms. 2:00 am ET Approx. 59 min. Iran-Contra Tower Commission Report Three commission members briefed reporters on the release of the Tower Commission report on the ... Three commission members briefed reporters on the release of the Tower Commission report on the Iran-Contra Affair, officially titled the “Report of the President’s Special Review Board.” Members summarized the report and took questions after a brief introduction by President Reagan. Iran-Contra was a covert operation by members of President Reagan’s National Security team. It involved sales of military weapons to Iran in violation of an arms embargo and the use of proceeds from the arms sales to fund anti-government rebels or “contras” in Nicaragua.
1:43 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. National Governors Association Winter Meeting, Childhood Hunger Forum This session of National Governors Association annual winter meeting focused on childhood hunger. ... This session of National Governors Association annual winter meeting focused on childhood hunger. Three panelists spoke to the governors and their spouses about initiatives at the state and local level that had been successful in getting students fed at school, including one that provides breakfast for all students in the first classroom they are assigned to for the day. 8:56 pm ET Approx. 1 min. 3:00 am ET Approx. 43 min. Congressional Reaction to Tower Commision Report Members of the House and Senate made statements and responded to questions about the Tower ... Members of the House and Senate made statements and responded to questions about the Tower Commission Report on the Iran-Contra Affair on the day it was released. This is a selection of reactions from Republicans and Democrats from the House and Senate.
3:08 am ET Approx. 1 min. Week Ahead in Congress ; Niels Lesniewski reported by telephone on the key issues in Congress the next week, including ... Niels Lesniewski reported by telephone on the key issues in Congress the next week, including Senate confirmation floor votes on Cabinet nominees, Tuesday’s Senate confirmation hearing for former Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) to be the director of national intelligence (DNI), the House Judiciary’s markup of the Democrats' resolution to investigate President Trump and the president’s address to Congress. 8:57 pm ET Approx. 2 min. When Everything Changed ; Gail Collins talked about her book, When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American ... Gail Collins talked about her book, When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present.

She spoke at the 35th annual Key West Literary Seminar.

This program contains language that some viewers may find offensive.
3:44 am ET Approx. 11 min. Presidential Address on Tower Commission Report In an address to the nation, President Reagan responded to the findings of the Tower Commission ... In an address to the nation, President Reagan responded to the findings of the Tower Commission and pledged to implement the recommendations in it. He admitted that “mistakes” were made and that “what began as a strategic opening to Iran deteriorated in its implementation into trading arms for hostages.”
3:13 am ET Approx. 49 min. 9:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. After Words with Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin ; ; The parents of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, talked about their book Rest in ... The parents of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, talked about their book Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin, in which they discuss their son’s life and death and their experience with the judicial system. They were interviewed by Wesley Lowery. 3:56 am ET Approx. 3 min.
4:04 am ET Approx. 1 min. 10:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy and John Adams's Republic ; ; Luke Mayville, author of John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy, and Richard Alan ... Luke Mayville, author of John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy, and Richard Alan Ryerson, author of John Adams’s Republic: The One, the Few, and the Many, provide insight into the political views of America’s 2nd president with a focus on Adams’s fears of aristocracy. They spoke with Tom Donnelly. 4:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Abraham Lincoln and Immigration Harold Holzer talked about Abraham Lincoln’s views on immigration policy and immigrant ... Harold Holzer talked about Abraham Lincoln’s views on immigration policy and immigrant groups in America. He described Lincoln’s efforts to court the German-American vote early in his career and the importance of ethnic units in the Union Army during the Civil War.

This talk was part of the annual Lincoln Forum Symposium.
4:06 am ET Approx. 1 min. 11:00 pm ET Approx. 53 min. The House of Truth ; Professor Brad Snyder talked about his book, The House of Truth: A Washington Political Salon ... Professor Brad Snyder talked about his book, The House of Truth: A Washington Political Salon and the Foundations of American Liberalism, about a group of Washington professionals interested in promoting progressive politics that regularly met in a row house in the city’s Dupont Circle Neighborhood in the early 20th century. The house, located on 19th street, hosted regular political salons that included the likes of Supreme Court Justices Oliver Wendell Holmes and Felix Frankfurter, future Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, journalist Walter Lippmann, and sculptor Gutzon Borglum, the creator of Mount Rushmore. 5:05 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Freedmen During Reconstruction Historians talked about what life was like for Freedmen after the Civil War and the overall ... Historians talked about what life was like for Freedmen after the Civil War and the overall successes and failures of Reconstruction. They spoke about educational opportunities, land redistribution, and voting rights, as well as the politics behind these Reconstruction measures.

This panel was part of the annual Lincoln Forum Symposium.
4:11 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Senator Grassley Town Hall Senator Chuck Grassley (R) held a town hall meeting in Parkersburg, Iowa. He answered questions ... Senator Chuck Grassley (R) held a town hall meeting in Parkersburg, Iowa. He answered questions from constiuents on a number of issues including the minimum wage, immigration, the ethical and morality standards of President Trump, the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. 11:55 pm ET Approx. 2 min. 6:20 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Dorothy Height Oral History Interview ; Dorothy Height talked about her life and career. Ms. Height served as president of the National ... Dorothy Height talked about her life and career. Ms. Height served as president of the National Council of Negro Women from 1957 to 1998, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994. This interview is from the “Explorations in Black Leadership” project, co-directed by University of Virginia professors Phyllis Leffler and Julian Bond. This program was recorded in 2003. Ms. Height died in 2010.
5:16 am ET Approx. 1 min. Week Ahead in Congress ; Niels Lesniewski reported by telephone on the key issues in Congress the next week, including ... Niels Lesniewski reported by telephone on the key issues in Congress the next week, including Senate confirmation floor votes on Cabinet nominees, Tuesday’s Senate confirmation hearing for former Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) to be the director of national intelligence (DNI), the House Judiciary’s markup of the Democrats' resolution to investigate President Trump and the president’s address to Congress. 12:00 am ET Approx. 58 min. After Words with Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin ; ; The parents of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, talked about their book Rest in ... The parents of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, talked about their book Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin, in which they discuss their son’s life and death and their experience with the judicial system. They were interviewed by Wesley Lowery.
5:19 am ET Approx. 38 min. NASA News Conference on Exoplanets Five scientists from NASA and the space agency’s research partners announced the discovery ... Five scientists from NASA and the space agency’s research partners announced the discovery of seven Earth-like exoplanets orbiting a nearby star during a news conference at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The discovery was considered by the scientists to be of particular interest because it was the largest group of exoplanets found to date with life-sustaining characteristics. After presenting an overview of their findings on the TRAPPIST-1 system, the scientists answered questions from reporters there and on the telephone and from the public via social media. 1:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Big Agenda ; David Horowitz talked about his book Big Agenda: President Trump’s Plan to Save ... David Horowitz talked about his book Big Agenda: President Trump’s Plan to Save America, in which he outlines the priorities he thinks the White House administration should focus on.
6:00 am ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Alexandra Wolfe ; Wall Street Journal staff reporter Alexandra Wolfe talked about Valley of the Gods, ... Wall Street Journal staff reporter Alexandra Wolfe talked about Valley of the Gods, her book on the world of start-ups in Silicon Valley and the young people who have ventured there with the hope of becoming the next big success story. She also discussed her father, novelist Tom Wolfe, and what she has learned from him over the years. 2:02 am ET Approx. 1 min.
2:03 am ET Approx. 9 min. Settle for More ; ; Megyn Kelly talked about her book Settle for More, in which she discusses her life and ... Megyn Kelly talked about her book Settle for More, in which she discusses her life and career as a journalist. She spoke with Katty Kay.

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2:15 am ET Approx. 40 min. Stephen Carter Remarks at Key West Literary Seminar ; Professor Stephen Carter spoke at the 35th annual Key West Literary Seminar. Professor Stephen Carter spoke at the 35th annual Key West Literary Seminar.
2:55 am ET Approx. 4 min. The Meaning of Michelle Veronica Chambers talked about her book The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First ... Veronica Chambers talked about her book The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own, in which sh looks at the contributions of first lady Michelle Obama.

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3:00 am ET Approx. 58 min. After Words with Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin ; ; The parents of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, talked about their book Rest in ... The parents of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, talked about their book Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin, in which they discuss their son’s life and death and their experience with the judicial system. They were interviewed by Wesley Lowery.
4:00 am ET Approx. 51 min. Panel Discussion on America's Hospitals ; Dr. David Agus, author of The Lucky Years: How to Thrive in the Brave New World of Health, ... Dr. David Agus, author of The Lucky Years: How to Thrive in the Brave New World of Health, and Aubrey Serfling, CEO and president of the Eisenhower Medical Center, talked about the state of America’s hospitals.

They spoke at the 2017 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in Rancho Mirage, California.
4:53 am ET Approx. 6 min. Civilianized ; ; Michael Anthony talked about his book Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir, in ... Michael Anthony talked about his book Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir, in which he chronicles his decline after returning home from the Iraq War. During this event, Mr. Anthony was interviewed by Chris Walsh.

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5:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. Sovereign Duty ; KrisAnne Hall talked about her book Sovereign Duty, in which she outlines what citizens can ... KrisAnne Hall talked about her book Sovereign Duty, in which she outlines what citizens can do to ensure that their constitutional rights are protected. She argued that the federal government has failed in its duty to uphold the Constitution.
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6:50 am ET Approx. 7 min. Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3 ; ; Professor Blanche Wiesen Cook talked about her book Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3: The War Years ... Professor Blanche Wiesen Cook talked about her book Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3: The War Years and After, 1939-1962, which completes her three volume series on the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. The series includes the first lady’s life through World War II, the death of President Roosevelt, and Eleanor Roosevelt’s own death in 1962.
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