C-SPAN Schedule

< Sunday, August 28 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 46 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question about pharmaceutical company ... Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question about pharmaceutical company Mylan’s repeated price increases for its EpiPen, “Is more oversight needed on drug prces?” 6:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Book Discussion on The End of White Christian America Robert Jones talked about his book The End of White Christian America, in which he examines ... Robert Jones talked about his book The End of White Christian America, in which he examines the decline in influence of white Christian America in shaping policies and ideals. He argued that this was a result of cultural and demographic shifts. 6:46 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. General MacArthur as a Military Commander ; ; Walter Borneman spoke about Allied General Douglas MacArthur’s evolution as a military ... Walter Borneman spoke about Allied General Douglas MacArthur’s evolution as a military commander. Mr. Borneman is the author of MacArthur at War: World War II in the Pacific.
7:48 am ET Approx. 48 min. LIVE President Obama and the 2016 Election ; Alexis Simendinger talked about President Obama’s role in the 2016 election, his agenda in ... Alexis Simendinger talked about President Obama’s role in the 2016 election, his agenda in the final months of his administration, his legacy, and the White House’s relationship with Congress. 7:55 am ET Approx. 4 min. Interview with Lissa Warren Lissa Warren, director of publicity at Da Capo Press, talked about the book publisher’s ... Lissa Warren, director of publicity at Da Capo Press, talked about the book publisher’s history and operations and previewed forthcoming titles. She was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show. 8:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Military Lessons from the Civil War Professors Christian Keller, Jennifer Murray, and Ian Isherwood spoke about military lessons ... Professors Christian Keller, Jennifer Murray, and Ian Isherwood spoke about military lessons learned from the U.S. Civil War. Professors Keller and Murray both spoke about how the events of the Civil War shaped the future of U.S. military tactics and policy. Professor Isherwood spoke about the similarities between the Civil War and World War I, including how the development of certain World War I military theories have their roots in Civil War-era tactics. Following their remarks, they responded to questions from the audience.
8:39 am ET Approx. 37 min. LIVE Donald Trump's Policy Toward Veterans ; Howie Lind talked about Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s proposals on ... Howie Lind talked about Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s proposals on veterans' issues, which the candidate laid out in a speech in Virginia Beach, Virginia earlier this in 2016. 8:00 am ET Approx. 58 min. Book Discussion on Chaos Monkeys Antonio Garcia Martinez talked about his book Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure ... Antonio Garcia Martinez talked about his book Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley, in which he provides an insider’s perspective of Silicon Valley. He also talked about the future of online marketing and social media and its impact on everyday life. 9:15 am ET Approx. 25 min. The President: August 1966 This film is a record of the activities of President Johnson throughout the month of August 1966. ... This film is a record of the activities of President Johnson throughout the month of August 1966. The Naval Photographic Center created monthly film reports on President Johnson between 1964 and 1969.
9:18 am ET Approx. 42 min. LIVE Michael Eisenstadt on Middle East Policy ; Michael Eisenstadt talked about the current and future role of the U.S. in the Middle East. Michael Eisenstadt talked about the current and future role of the U.S. in the Middle East. 9:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Panel Discussion on Zora Neale Hurston Panelists talked about author Zora Neale Hurston. Panelists included Cheryl Wall, English ... Panelists talked about author Zora Neale Hurston. Panelists included Cheryl Wall, English professor, Rutgers University; Rich Blint, contributing editor, The James Baldwin Review; Farah Jasmine Griffin, English and Comparative Literature professor, Columbia University; and Yvette Christianse, English and Africana Studies professor, Barnard College.

This panel took place at the 18th annual Harlem Book Fair.
9:42 am ET Approx. 13 min. Native Americans and Europeans in the Great Lakes Region Professor Susan Sleeper-Smith talked about 17th century Native American and European interactions ... Professor Susan Sleeper-Smith talked about 17th century Native American and European interactions in the Great Lakes region. She spoke about migration patterns, intermarriage, and misconceptions about the fur trade.

Ms. Smith was interviewed at the 2016 meeting of the Organization of American Historians in Providence, Rhode Island.
10:01 am ET Approx. 32 min. Newsmakers with Cornell William Brooks Cornell William Brooks talked about the Justice Department’s report on Baltimore policing ... Cornell William Brooks talked about the Justice Department’s report on Baltimore policing and the NAACP’s belief that a national policing crisis exists. He also spoke about voting rights in 2016, and Donald Trump’s efforts to woo black voters. Cornell William Brooks spoke via video link from Baltimore. 10:13 am ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Representative Barbara Lee Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 9:57 am ET Approx. 2 min. Senator Ron Wyden on National Park Service Centennial Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke about which National Park Service sites in his state have the most ... Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke about which National Park Service sites in his state have the most significance to him and why.
10:35 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Homeland Security Law Conference, Part 1 Suzanne Spaulding talked about her work to oversee protecting and enhancing the nation’s ... Suzanne Spaulding talked about her work to oversee protecting and enhancing the nation’s infrastructure. Following her remakrs, general counsels for private sector tech and security companies discussed their experiences working with the government on cybersecurity threats and attacks.

This was part of the American Bar Association’s annual Homeland Security Law Institute, during which attendees consider and discuss the legal profession’s role in the country’s security.
10:15 am ET Approx. 35 min. Book Discussion on The Nazi Titanic ; Robert Watson talked about his book The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed ... Robert Watson talked about his book The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II, in which he recalls the German ocean liner SS Cap Arcona. Built in 1927 and later gutted by the Nazis, it was used for a barracks and military transport. In his book, the author reports that near the end of the war the ship was loaded with thousands of concentration camp prisoners and accidentally bombed by the British Royal Air Force. This resulted in the deaths of many people on-board and is considered one of the worst maritime disasters of the war. 10:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Presidential Candidates Debate Democratic presidential nominee Governor Jimmy Carter and President Gerald Ford participated in ... Democratic presidential nominee Governor Jimmy Carter and President Gerald Ford participated in the second presidential candidates debate in the 1976 campaign. The two men stood at separate podia to respond to questions from a panel of correspondents on defense and international relations issues. Professor Wayne and Mr. Swerdlow briefly introduced the debate by describing its historical context.
12:04 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Hillary Clinton Remarks in Reno, Nevada Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton delivered remarks at a campaign rally in Reno, ... Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton delivered remarks at a campaign rally in Reno, Nevada. She denounced Republican nominee Donald Trump, accusing him of embracing what she called an “alt-right” or alternative right ideology that she said was helping a “radical fringe” takeover of the Republican Party. She cited his past comments on issues involving race, immigration, and women and noted the support he received from foreign leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and the U.K.'s Nigel Farage. 10:52 am ET Approx. 7 min. Interview with Lisa Lucas ; Lisa Lucas, director of the National Book Foundation, talked about the foundation’s role in ... Lisa Lucas, director of the National Book Foundation, talked about the foundation’s role in the book world and the work involved in promoting and hosting the National Book Awards. She was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show. 11:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. National Park Service 100th Anniversary ; ; American History TV presented live coverage from Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial in ... American History TV presented live coverage from Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate the National Park Service centennial. President Woodrow Wilson signed legislation creating the National Park Service on August 25, 1916. Some 650,000 people walk the grounds and halls of Arlington House every year, making it the park service’s most visited historic home. Guests included Robert Stanton, a former National Park Service director, and Brandon Bies, a former Arlington House site manager. Mr. Bies was overseeing a year-long restoration of the mansion, slave quarters, and grounds that was funded by a $12.35 million gift from billionaire philanthropist David Rubenstein.
12:48 pm ET Approx. 49 min. Donald Trump Campaign Speech in Des Moines Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke at Senator Joni Ernst’s (R-IA) second ... Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke at Senator Joni Ernst’s (R-IA) second annual “Roast and Ride” fundraiser in support of veterans. 11:00 am ET Approx. 47 min. Book Discussion on Crisis of Character ; ; Gary Byrne talked about his book Crisis of Character: A White House Secret Service Officer ... Gary Byrne talked about his book Crisis of Character: A White House Secret Service Officer Discloses His Firsthand Experience with Hillary, Bill, and How They Operate, in which he talks about what he saw during his tenure protecting President Bill Clinton and the first family. 1:30 pm ET Approx. 47 min. Arlington House Tour National Park Service ranger Matthew Penrod led a tour of Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee ... National Park Service ranger Matthew Penrod led a tour of Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, a 19th century mansion situated on the hill above President John F. Kennedy’s grave in Arlington National Cemetery. The house was built by George Washington’s step-grandson as a memorial to the Revolutionary War hero, but it became known during the Civil War for its association with Robert E. Lee, who had married into the family. It is the most visited historic home in the National Park Service system, which is marking its centennial this year. Arlington House will close at the end of 2016 for a year-long restoration made possible by a $12.35 million gift from philanthropist David Rubenstein.
1:39 pm ET Approx. 51 min. Green Party Presidential Nominee Jill Stein News Conference Jill Stein, 2016 Green Party presidential nominee, held a news conference at the National Press ... Jill Stein, 2016 Green Party presidential nominee, held a news conference at the National Press Club to talk about her visit to Louisiana to tour flooded areas in the state. She also talked about climate change and run for the presidency. 12:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. After Words with Seymour Hersh ; Seymour Hersh talked about his book The Killing of Osama bin Laden, in which he examines ... Seymour Hersh talked about his book The Killing of Osama bin Laden, in which he examines the official accounts of bin Laden’s death. He was interviewed by Bob Dreyfuss. 2:18 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. Understanding African American Freedom Panelists talked about how black Americans understood freedom through the lens of economics, ... Panelists talked about how black Americans understood freedom through the lens of economics, marriage, and citizenship. 

This was part of a three-day conference, titled “The Future of the African American Past,” co-hosted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and the American Historical Association.
2:31 pm ET Approx. 1 min. 1:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Panel Discussion on Campaign 2016 Authors Stuart Stevens and Jon Meacham and former Senator Trent Lott (R-MS) talked about the 2016 ... Authors Stuart Stevens and Jon Meacham and former Senator Trent Lott (R-MS) talked about the 2016 presidential campaign

“The Presidential Year” was a panel at the 2016 Mississippi Book Festival, held at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson.
4:00 pm ET Approx. 21 min. The March in Washington This 1963 film is a U.S. Information Agency report for overseas audiences on the March on ... This 1963 film is a U.S. Information Agency report for overseas audiences on the March on Washington. The documentary begins with marchers walking to the Lincoln Memorial, shows portions of speeches and songs, and concludes with a press conference by protest leaders at the White House.
2:32 pm ET Approx. 36 min. Mike Pence Campaign Rally in Purcellville, Virginia ; Governor Mike Pence (R-IN), the 2016 Republican vice presidential nominee, attended a campaign ... Governor Mike Pence (R-IN), the 2016 Republican vice presidential nominee, attended a campaign rally at Patrick Henry College. He accused Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton of “pay-to-play” politics by granting favors to Clinton Foundation donors when she was Secretary of State, and also criticized her economic proposals. He made these remarksat 2:04 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Book Discussion on The Fight for Fifteen David Rolf talked about his book The Fight for Fifteen: The Right Wage for a Working ... David Rolf talked about his book The Fight for Fifteen: The Right Wage for a Working America, in which he looks at the movement to increase wages for workers. Mr. Wolf talked about the early challenges in the movement and discussed new strategies to empower work 4:23 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Representative Niki Tsongas on National Park Service Centennial Representative Niki Tsongas (D-MA) spoke about which National Park Service sites in her state have ... Representative Niki Tsongas (D-MA) spoke about which National Park Service sites in her state have the most significance to her and why.
3:13 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 41 min. 1996 Welfare Law ; C-SPAN looked back on the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 ... C-SPAN looked back on the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), which President Bill Clinton signed into law on August 22, 1996. The legislation, also known as the welfare bill, changed existing assistance programs by creating work requirements, enacting time limits on cash benefits, and giving states more control over welfare dollars.

The program identification numbers for each of the programs featured in this compilation are 62882-1, 62887-1. 62887-1, 74541-1, 177507-1, 193956-1, 173561-1, 306408-1
3:20 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Book Discussion on Hillary's America ; Dinesh D’Souza talked about his book Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the ... Dinesh D’Souza talked about his book Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party, in which he looks at the impact a Hillary Clinton presidency would have on America. 4:25 pm ET Approx. 4 min.
5:55 pm ET Approx. 2 min. 4:26 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on Becoming Grandma ; Lesley Stahl talked about her book Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New ... Lesley Stahl talked about her book Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting, in which she discusses the science behind being a grandparent. 4:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. NASA Viking Mission to Mars NASA historians discussed the Viking program, which landed the first U.S. spacecraft on Mars on ... NASA historians discussed the Viking program, which landed the first U.S. spacecraft on Mars on July 20, 1976. They also talked about the scientific experiments conducted on Mars and how the program evolved.
6:00 pm ET Approx. 32 min. Newsmakers with Cornell William Brooks Cornell William Brooks talked about the Justice Department’s report on Baltimore policing ... Cornell William Brooks talked about the Justice Department’s report on Baltimore policing and the NAACP’s belief that a national policing crisis exists. He also spoke about voting rights in 2016, and Donald Trump’s efforts to woo black voters. Cornell William Brooks spoke via video link from Baltimore. 4:30 pm ET Approx. 23 min. Summer Reading with Senator Jeanne Shaheen ; Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 6:00 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Monocacy Battlefield Slave Quarters ; ; Joy Beasley gave a tour as she described the recent efforts to excavate a 200 year-old slave ... Joy Beasley gave a tour as she described the recent efforts to excavate a 200 year-old slave quarters on the Monocacy National Battlefield. The discovery in 2003 took place on the National Park Service property near the site of the Best Family Farm, built in the 1790s by a family of French Caribbean immigrants who owned about ninety slaves. As Ms. Beasley talked about the history of the site and the excavation additional photographs were shown. She also gave a tour of the on-site laboratory, including some recovered artifacts.
6:33 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Anthony Man on Florida 23rd Congressional District Primary Anthony Man spoke by phone about August 30 Democratic primary in the Florida’s 23rd ... Anthony Man spoke by phone about August 30 Democratic primary in the Florida’s 23rd Congressional District between Representative Debbie Wasserman Schult and challenger Tim Canova. 4:54 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Interview with Bill Thomas ; Bill Thomas, editor-in-chief at Doubleday, talked about the publisher’s history and ... Bill Thomas, editor-in-chief at Doubleday, talked about the publisher’s history and operations and previewed forthcoming titles. He was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show. 6:31 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Presidential Candidates Debate Democratic presidential nominee Governor Jimmy Carter and President Gerald Ford participated in ... Democratic presidential nominee Governor Jimmy Carter and President Gerald Ford participated in the second presidential candidates debate in the 1976 campaign. The two men stood at separate podia to respond to questions from a panel of correspondents on defense and international relations issues. Professor Wayne and Mr. Swerdlow briefly introduced the debate by describing its historical context.
6:41 pm ET Approx. 48 min. Florida 23rd Congressional District Democratic Primary Debate Democratic candidates for Florida’s 23rd Congressional District, Representative Debbie ... Democratic candidates for Florida’s 23rd Congressional District, Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz and challenger Tim Canova, met for a debate before the state’s August 30 primary. 

Courtesy of WFOR.
5:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Book Discussion on Louis D. Brandeis ; ; Jeffrey Rosen talked about his book Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet, in which he ... Jeffrey Rosen talked about his book Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet, in which he remembers the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis. He spoke with Phillippa Strum and Melvin Urofsky. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 51 min. Harry Truman's Political Relationships Historians discussed President Harry Truman’s leadership and how he interacted with three ... Historians discussed President Harry Truman’s leadership and how he interacted with three prominent Texas politicians, John Nance Garner, Sam Rayburn, and Lyndon B. Johnson. 

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation, the organization hosted a symposium on leadership in the 20th century.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Q&A with Laurence Leamer ; Laurence Leamer talked about his book The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down ... Laurence Leamer talked about his book The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan, in which he examines the Ku Klux Klan’s 1981 murder of 19-year-old Michael Donald in Mobile, Alabama, and its legal impact on the white supremacist group. 6:25 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime ; Professor Elizabeth Hinton talked about her book From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: ... Professor Elizabeth Hinton talked about her book From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America, in which she traces the rise of incarceration in America. 8:53 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Representative Bill Pascrell on National Park Service Centennial Representative Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) spoke about which National Park Service sites in his state ... Representative Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) spoke about which National Park Service sites in his state have the most significance to him and why.
9:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Commonwealth Club - Islam & the West Author and journalist Carla Power talked about her book “If the Oceans Were Ink,” a ... Author and journalist Carla Power talked about her book “If the Oceans Were Ink,” a memoir on her experiences getting to know and discussing religion with a Muslim cleric, and the lessons Westerners could learn from her ongoing talks with the cleric and his family -- particularly the women in his life. The conversation, hosted by the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco, was moderated by Jonathan Curiel, himself an author of books on Islam and its impact on the West. 6:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Panel Discussion on Race Contributors to The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race participated in a ... Contributors to The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race participated in a panel discussion on race in America.

“Jesamyn Ward and The Fire This Time” was a panel at the 2016 Mississippi Book Festival, held at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson.
9:00 pm ET Approx. 54 min. Harry Truman and Public Service Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright spoke with historian Michael Beschloss about Harry ... Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright spoke with historian Michael Beschloss about Harry Truman’s commitment to public service as both vice president and president.

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation, the organization hosted a symposium on leadership in the 20th century.
10:14 pm ET Approx. 2 min. 7:32 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Authors on Race in America Authors talked about race in America, including its impact on news, politics, and American ... Authors talked about race in America, including its impact on news, politics, and American culture. Other topics included recent racial incidents, their origins, and possible solutions for prevention. 9:56 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Representative Niki Tsongas on National Park Service Centennial Representative Niki Tsongas (D-MA) spoke about which National Park Service sites in her state have ... Representative Niki Tsongas (D-MA) spoke about which National Park Service sites in her state have the most significance to her and why.
10:17 pm ET Approx. 38 min. Michael Eisenstadt on Middle East Policy ; Michael Eisenstadt talked about the current and future role of the U.S. in the Middle East. Michael Eisenstadt talked about the current and future role of the U.S. in the Middle East. 9:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. After Words with Ann Coulter ; Ann Coulter talked about her book In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome, in which she looks ... Ann Coulter talked about her book In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome, in which she looks at the candidacy of Donald Trump. She was interviewed by Tucker Carlson. 10:00 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Monocacy Battlefield Slave Quarters ; ; Joy Beasley gave a tour as she described the recent efforts to excavate a 200 year-old slave ... Joy Beasley gave a tour as she described the recent efforts to excavate a 200 year-old slave quarters on the Monocacy National Battlefield. The discovery in 2003 took place on the National Park Service property near the site of the Best Family Farm, built in the 1790s by a family of French Caribbean immigrants who owned about ninety slaves. As Ms. Beasley talked about the history of the site and the excavation additional photographs were shown. She also gave a tour of the on-site laboratory, including some recovered artifacts.
11:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Laurence Leamer ; Laurence Leamer talked about his book The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down ... Laurence Leamer talked about his book The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan, in which he examines the Ku Klux Klan’s 1981 murder of 19-year-old Michael Donald in Mobile, Alabama, and its legal impact on the white supremacist group. 10:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Chaos Monkeys Antonio Garcia Martinez talked about his book Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure ... Antonio Garcia Martinez talked about his book Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley, in which he provides an insider’s perspective of Silicon Valley. He also talked about the future of online marketing and social media and its impact on everyday life. 10:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Presidential Candidates Debate Democratic presidential nominee Governor Jimmy Carter and President Gerald Ford participated in ... Democratic presidential nominee Governor Jimmy Carter and President Gerald Ford participated in the second presidential candidates debate in the 1976 campaign. The two men stood at separate podia to respond to questions from a panel of correspondents on defense and international relations issues. Professor Wayne and Mr. Swerdlow briefly introduced the debate by describing its historical context.
11:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Commonwealth Club - Islam & the West Author and journalist Carla Power talked about her book “If the Oceans Were Ink,” a ... Author and journalist Carla Power talked about her book “If the Oceans Were Ink,” a memoir on her experiences getting to know and discussing religion with a Muslim cleric, and the lessons Westerners could learn from her ongoing talks with the cleric and his family -- particularly the women in his life. The conversation, hosted by the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco, was moderated by Jonathan Curiel, himself an author of books on Islam and its impact on the West. 11:00 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Book Discussion on Way of the Reaper Nicholas Irving talked about his book, Way of the Reaper: My Greatest Untold Missions and the ... Nicholas Irving talked about his book, Way of the Reaper: My Greatest Untold Missions and the Art of Being a Sniper, in which he recounts his experiences as a U.S. Army sniper. Mr. Irving was an elite member of the 3rd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. 12:00 am ET Approx. 51 min. Harry Truman's Political Relationships Historians discussed President Harry Truman’s leadership and how he interacted with three ... Historians discussed President Harry Truman’s leadership and how he interacted with three prominent Texas politicians, John Nance Garner, Sam Rayburn, and Lyndon B. Johnson. 

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation, the organization hosted a symposium on leadership in the 20th century.
1:11 am ET Approx. 2 min. 11:30 pm ET Approx. 25 min. Summer Reading with Senator Dick Durbin ; Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 12:53 am ET Approx. 4 min.
1:15 am ET Approx. 38 min. Michael Eisenstadt on Middle East Policy ; Michael Eisenstadt talked about the current and future role of the U.S. in the Middle East. Michael Eisenstadt talked about the current and future role of the U.S. in the Middle East. 12:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. After Words with Ann Coulter ; Ann Coulter talked about her book In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome, in which she looks ... Ann Coulter talked about her book In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome, in which she looks at the candidacy of Donald Trump. She was interviewed by Tucker Carlson. 12:58 am ET Approx. 1 min. Representative French Hill on National Park Service Centennial Representative French Hill (R-AR) spoke about which National Park Service sites in his state have ... Representative French Hill (R-AR) spoke about which National Park Service sites in his state have the most significance to him and why.
2:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. U.K. Exit from the European Union Analysts talked about challenges for the United Kingdom following the nation’s June 2016 ... Analysts talked about challenges for the United Kingdom following the nation’s June 2016 referendum to withdraw from the European Union. Speakers included Competitive Enterprise Institute and the Freedom Association representatives who co-authored an essay detailing opportunities for the nation in areas such as trade, immigration, agriculture and investment. The national security adviser to Senator Ted Cruz offered a congressional perspective. 1:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Book Discussion on Almighty ; ; Dan Zak talked about his book Almighty: Courage, Resistance, and Existential Peril in the ... Dan Zak talked about his book Almighty: Courage, Resistance, and Existential Peril in the Nuclear Age, in which he provides a history of America’s nuclear weapons program. In his book, he also examines the security of the aging munitions at facilities, such as the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, which was breached by activists using bolt cutters and hammers in 2012. 1:00 am ET Approx. 54 min. Harry Truman and Public Service Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright spoke with historian Michael Beschloss about Harry ... Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright spoke with historian Michael Beschloss about Harry Truman’s commitment to public service as both vice president and president.

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation, the organization hosted a symposium on leadership in the 20th century.
3:21 am ET Approx. 2 min. 2:15 am ET Approx. 45 min. Vivian G. Harsh Collection ; ; Beverly Cook and Beth Loch gave a tour of the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection, the largest ... Beverly Cook and Beth Loch gave a tour of the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection, the largest African-American history and literature collection in the Midwest. The collection is housed at the Chicago Public Library’s Woodson Regional Branch. 1:56 am ET Approx. 2 min. Senator Ron Wyden on National Park Service Centennial Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke about which National Park Service sites in his state have the most ... Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke about which National Park Service sites in his state have the most significance to him and why.
3:24 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Israeli Laws and the Palestinian Community ; Basel Ghattas, a Palestinian member of the Israeli Knesset, talked about Israeli laws and their ... Basel Ghattas, a Palestinian member of the Israeli Knesset, talked about Israeli laws and their impact on Palestinian citizens and Arab Knesset members, as well as the importance of continued international support for the Palestinian community. His remarks were followed by questions from the audience. 3:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. After Words with Ann Coulter ; Ann Coulter talked about her book In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome, in which she looks ... Ann Coulter talked about her book In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome, in which she looks at the candidacy of Donald Trump. She was interviewed by Tucker Carlson. 2:00 am ET Approx. 21 min. The March in Washington This 1963 film is a U.S. Information Agency report for overseas audiences on the March on ... This 1963 film is a U.S. Information Agency report for overseas audiences on the March on Washington. The documentary begins with marchers walking to the Lincoln Memorial, shows portions of speeches and songs, and concludes with a press conference by protest leaders at the White House.
4:46 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Cybersecurity and the Energy Sector Current and former information technology executives from three Cabinet-level agencies were among ... Current and former information technology executives from three Cabinet-level agencies were among the speakers at a forum on cybersecurity in the energy sector. 4:00 am ET Approx. 46 min. Book Discussion on A Self-Made Man ; ; Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham ... Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln.

He spoke at Jones College Prep High School at the 2016 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest.
2:22 am ET Approx. 5 min. Representative Bill Pascrell on National Park Service Centennial Representative Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) spoke about which National Park Service sites in his state ... Representative Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) spoke about which National Park Service sites in his state have the most significance to him and why.
6:00 am ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Laurence Leamer ; Laurence Leamer talked about his book The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down ... Laurence Leamer talked about his book The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan, in which he examines the Ku Klux Klan’s 1981 murder of 19-year-old Michael Donald in Mobile, Alabama, and its legal impact on the white supremacist group. 4:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Book Discussion on The Nazi Hunters Andrew Nagorski talked about his book The Nazi Hunters, in which he profiles the men and ... Andrew Nagorski talked about his book The Nazi Hunters, in which he profiles the men and women who continued to hunt down Nazi war criminals in the years following the Nuremberg and Dachau trials. He spoke with Lawrence Douglas, author of The Right Wrong Man: John Demjanjuk and the Last Great Nazi War Crimes Trial. 2:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. NASA Viking Mission to Mars NASA historians discussed the Viking program, which landed the first U.S. spacecraft on Mars on ... NASA historians discussed the Viking program, which landed the first U.S. spacecraft on Mars on July 20, 1976. They also talked about the scientific experiments conducted on Mars and how the program evolved.
5:53 am ET Approx. 1 min. 4:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. National Park Service 100th Anniversary ; ; American History TV presented live coverage from Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial in ... American History TV presented live coverage from Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate the National Park Service centennial. President Woodrow Wilson signed legislation creating the National Park Service on August 25, 1916. Some 650,000 people walk the grounds and halls of Arlington House every year, making it the park service’s most visited historic home. Guests included Robert Stanton, a former National Park Service director, and Brandon Bies, a former Arlington House site manager. Mr. Bies was overseeing a year-long restoration of the mansion, slave quarters, and grounds that was funded by a $12.35 million gift from billionaire philanthropist David Rubenstein.
5:55 am ET Approx. 4 min. Interview with Mandy Hussey ; Mandy Hussey, publicity manager at Indiana University Press, talked about the book ... Mandy Hussey, publicity manager at Indiana University Press, talked about the book publisher’s history and operations and previewed forthcoming titles. She was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show. 6:00 am ET Approx. 30 min. Monocacy Battlefield Slave Quarters ; ; Joy Beasley gave a tour as she described the recent efforts to excavate a 200 year-old slave ... Joy Beasley gave a tour as she described the recent efforts to excavate a 200 year-old slave quarters on the Monocacy National Battlefield. The discovery in 2003 took place on the National Park Service property near the site of the Best Family Farm, built in the 1790s by a family of French Caribbean immigrants who owned about ninety slaves. As Ms. Beasley talked about the history of the site and the excavation additional photographs were shown. She also gave a tour of the on-site laboratory, including some recovered artifacts.
6:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Panel Discussion on Mississippi History Authors Gereard Helferich, Anne Webster, J. Lee Annis, James F. Barnett, and Jim Woodrick talked ... Authors Gereard Helferich, Anne Webster, J. Lee Annis, James F. Barnett, and Jim Woodrick talked about their books about Mississippi History.

“Mississippi History” was a panel at the 2016 Mississippi Book Festival, held at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson.
6:31 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Presidential Candidates Debate Democratic presidential nominee Governor Jimmy Carter and President Gerald Ford participated in ... Democratic presidential nominee Governor Jimmy Carter and President Gerald Ford participated in the second presidential candidates debate in the 1976 campaign. The two men stood at separate podia to respond to questions from a panel of correspondents on defense and international relations issues. Professor Wayne and Mr. Swerdlow briefly introduced the debate by describing its historical context.