C-SPAN Schedule

< Monday, June 26 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Open Phones, Part 1 Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on term limits for Supreme ... Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on term limits for Supreme Court justices. 7:00 am ET Approx. 55 min. Deep Undercover ; Jack Barsky talked about his book, Deep Undercover: My Secret Life and Tangled Allegiances as a ... Jack Barsky talked about his book, Deep Undercover: My Secret Life and Tangled Allegiances as a KGB Spy in America, about his life as a KGB spy operating in the U.S. during the late 1970s and 1980s and his eventual rejection of the Soviet Union. Mr. Barsky was interviewed by Vince Houghton. 6:25 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. President Johnson and the 1967 Six-Day War Foreign policy scholars talked about the Johnson administration’s response to the June 1967 ... Foreign policy scholars talked about the Johnson administration’s response to the June 1967 Six-Day War and how the outcome of the conflict has had a continuing effect on the situation in the Middle East.
8:02 am ET Approx. 33 min. LIVE Jason Riley on False Black Power ; Author Jason Riley talked about his book, False Black Power, and his view that “black ... Author Jason Riley talked about his book, False Black Power, and his view that “black political power” had failed to produce significant results for African Americans. 8:00 am ET Approx. 30 min. Communicators with Robert Quinn ; ; Robert Quinn talked about issues AT&T is confronting his industry in the nation’s capital. ... Robert Quinn talked about issues AT&T is confronting his industry in the nation’s capital. Topics included AT&T’s interest in corporate tax reform, privacy, net neutrality, and AT&T’s proposed merger with Time Warner. 8:00 am ET Approx. 56 min. Lee v. Tam Oral Argument The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lee v. Tam, which concerns whether the ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lee v. Tam, which concerns whether the government’s refusal to register trademarks that can be seen as disparaging, such as racial slurs, violates First Amendment free speech. The case arose from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s refusal to trademark the name of an Asian-American rock band, The Slants, and challenges a 1946 trademark law barring the registration of trademarks that “disparage” groups and individuals.

On June 19, 2017, the Court ruled unanimously that the government’s refusal to register trademarks that can be seen as disparaging violates First Amendment free speech.

This name of the case was changed to Matal v. Tam because Michelle Lee is no longer the director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The new interim director is Joseph Matal.
8:38 am ET Approx. 27 min. LIVE Krist Novoselic and Rob Richie on Election Reform Efforts ; ; Krist Novoselic, founding member of the 90s band Nirvana and Rob Richie, Executive Director of ... Krist Novoselic, founding member of the 90s band Nirvana and Rob Richie, Executive Director of FairVote.org, talked about FairVote’s 25th anniversary and the organization’s election reform efforts. 8:33 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. President Trump's First 100 Days David Lauter and others talked about the first 100 days of President Trump’s presidency and ... David Lauter and others talked about the first 100 days of President Trump’s presidency and the voters who put the businessman in the White House. Much of the discussion focused on polling conducted by the University of Southern California and the Los Angeles Times both before and after the 2016 election. 8:58 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Veterans' Issues Former President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush and Veterans Affairs Secretary David ... Former President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush and Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin spoke at a summit focusing on veteran issues. The former president and first lady discussed transition programs for veterans and their families, and Secretary Shulkin took questions on veterans' health care, including post traumatic stress and suicide.
9:05 am ET Approx. 4 min. LIVE Greg Stohr on Pending Supreme Court Decisions ; Greg Stohr previewed upcoming decisions from the Supreme Court before the end of the 2016-17 term. Greg Stohr previewed upcoming decisions from the Supreme Court before the end of the 2016-17 term. 10:09 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Authorization for the Use of Military Force Former George W. Bush and Obama administration officials testified at a hearing on the legal ... Former George W. Bush and Obama administration officials testified at a hearing on the legal issues of congressional authorizations for the use of military force (AUMF) overseas. The witnesses explained the policies and legal reasoning behind the application of the 2001 AUMF, which Congress passed after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks, and detailed their reasoning for what they say is the need for a new AUMF to more specifically guide military actions against global threats and groups that did not exist in 2001. 10:03 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. Fiscal Year 2018 NIH Budget National Institutes of Health directors testified at a hearing on their fiscal year 2018 budget ... National Institutes of Health directors testified at a hearing on their fiscal year 2018 budget request, and some of the medical research taking place to combat diseases. The leaders outlined their respective work in areas such as diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, cystic fibrosis, cancer research, and opioid addiction.
9:09 am ET Approx. 25 min. LIVE Scott Maucione on Projected Increases in Military Pay ; FScott Maucione talked about the projected 2.1 percent increase in military pay in the fiscal year ... FScott Maucione talked about the projected 2.1 percent increase in military pay in the fiscal year 2018 federal budget.

This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning a portion of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
11:49 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. LIVE U.S.-India Trade Relations 12:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 51 min. LIVE Missile Defense Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) spoke about the future of missile defense. Following his remarks, a ... Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) spoke about the future of missile defense. Following his remarks, a panel of experts talked about issues related to increased missile defense efforts and spending.
9:36 am ET Approx. 23 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 2 Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on news of the day. Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on news of the day. 1:54 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 5 min. Extension of Safety Net Health Programs Current and former state and federal health care officials testified at a hearing on extending ... Current and former state and federal health care officials testified at a hearing on extending funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which was set to expire at the end of September 2017. Other health care programs scheduled to expire are health centers that provide primary medical care for underserved communities. Democratic committee members discussed how CHIP coverage would be affected by proposed Republican changes to the Medicaid program. 1:57 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Fiscal Year 2018 Department Energy Budget Energy Secretary Rick Perry testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on ... Energy Secretary Rick Perry testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on his department’s fiscal year 2018 budget request.
10:05 am ET Approx. 4 min. Greg Stohr on Pending Supreme Court Decisions ; Greg Stohr previewed upcoming decisions from the Supreme Court before the end of the 2016-17 term. Greg Stohr previewed upcoming decisions from the Supreme Court before the end of the 2016-17 term. 3:59 pm ET Approx. 8 hr. LIVE Senate Session The Senate voted on Kristine Svinicki’s nomination to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ... The Senate voted on Kristine Svinicki’s nomination to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Democrats spoke about Republican plans to replace the Affordable Care Act. 3:47 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. LIVE Senator Marco Rubio Remarks on Transnational Organized Crime and Corruption Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke about transnational organized crime and corruption in the ... Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke about transnational organized crime and corruption in the Americas.
10:12 am ET Approx. 58 min. Open Phones, Part 1 Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on term limits for Supreme ... Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on term limits for Supreme Court justices. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Communicators with Robert Quinn ; ; Robert Quinn talked about issues AT&T is confronting his industry in the nation’s capital. ... Robert Quinn talked about issues AT&T is confronting his industry in the nation’s capital. Topics included AT&T’s interest in corporate tax reform, privacy, net neutrality, and AT&T’s proposed merger with Time Warner. 5:15 pm ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE President Trump and Indian Prime Minister Joint Statement
11:14 am ET Approx. 29 min. Adam Liptak on Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case ; Adam Liptak talked about the Wisconsin partisan gerrymandering case, Gill v. Whitford. The ... Adam Liptak talked about the Wisconsin partisan gerrymandering case, Gill v. Whitford. The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case in its 2017-18 term. A lower court ruled that the state’s Republican-drawn electoral district map established an “unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.” 8:30 pm ET Approx. 26 min. AR) and Panel Discussion on Missile Defense ; ; Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) spoke about the future of missile defense at the Center for the National ... Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) spoke about the future of missile defense at the Center for the National Interest in Washington, DC. He presented four areas he felt the U.S. should prioritize to strengthen its missile defenses, and touted the INF Treaty Preservation Act, a bill he sponsored and about which he said would help bring Russia into compliance with conditions set by the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty of 1987.

Following Sen. Cotton’s remarks, two experts debated the pros and cons of increased missile defense efforts and spending.
TBD Approx. 5 min. Rahm Emanuel on Education Initiatives ; Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) talked about new initiatives for education and college ... Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) talked about new initiatives for education and college preparedness. One of the mayor’s initiatives would require Chicago public high school seniors to have a post-graduation plan in place before graduating.
11:43 am ET Approx. 16 min. Scott Maucione on Projected Increases in Military Pay ; FScott Maucione talked about the projected 2.1 percent increase in military pay in the fiscal year ... FScott Maucione talked about the projected 2.1 percent increase in military pay in the fiscal year 2018 federal budget.

This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning a portion of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
8:57 pm ET Approx. 24 min. Scott Maucione on Projected Increases in Military Pay ; FScott Maucione talked about the projected 2.1 percent increase in military pay in the fiscal year ... FScott Maucione talked about the projected 2.1 percent increase in military pay in the fiscal year 2018 federal budget.

This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning a portion of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. Fiscal Year 2018 NIH Budget National Institutes of Health directors testified at a hearing on their fiscal year 2018 budget ... National Institutes of Health directors testified at a hearing on their fiscal year 2018 budget request, and some of the medical research taking place to combat diseases. The leaders outlined their respective work in areas such as diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, cystic fibrosis, cancer research, and opioid addiction.
11:59 am ET Approx. 6 min. LIVE Morning Hour The House convened for Morning Hour, when members were permitted to speak on a variety of topics. The House convened for Morning Hour, when members were permitted to speak on a variety of topics. TBD Approx. 5 min. Drug Injury Advertisements Doctors and legal experts testified about prescription drug injury advertisements. The hearing ... Doctors and legal experts testified about prescription drug injury advertisements. The hearing examined the impact of these ads on patient care and the doctor-patient relationship. 9:57 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley Oral Argument The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, a case testing ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, a case testing the bounds of separation of church and state. Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia in Missouri owns and operates a preschool learning center that incorporates religious teachings into its programs. Missouri has a state program that provides grants to resurface gravel playgrounds with a rubber surface made from recycled tires. Trinity applied for one of the grants but was denied because the state’s constitution bars public funds from going directly or indirectly to a religious entity.
Trinity sued, arguing that the denial of its application violates the 14th Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause and First Amendment’s Free Exercise Clause.
12:09 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Veterans' Issues Former President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush and Veterans Affairs Secretary David ... Former President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush and Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin spoke at a summit focusing on veteran issues. The former president and first lady discussed transition programs for veterans and their families, and Secretary Shulkin took questions on veterans' health care, including post traumatic stress and suicide. 9:22 pm ET Approx. 41 min. FDA Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Commissioner Scott Gottlieb testified before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the President ... Commissioner Scott Gottlieb testified before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 Food and Drug Administration budget request. The budget proposes cutting FDA’s discretionary budget authority by $854 million while doubling user fees collected from companies that produce certain drug and biological products to make up the difference. The commissioner also announced the formation of a special team to clear out the backlog of “orphan drug requests,” which are requests made by a sponsor for drugs that treat rare diseases. 10:58 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. TSA Nominee Confirmation Hearing David Pekoske, President Trump’s nominee to be the next administrator for the Transportation ... David Pekoske, President Trump’s nominee to be the next administrator for the Transportation Security Administration, testified before the Senate Commerce Committee.
1:13 pm ET Approx. 37 min. National Security Forum, Representative McCaul and Secretary Kelly ; House Homeland Security Committee Chair Michael McCaul (R-TX) spoke with Homeland Security ... House Homeland Security Committee Chair Michael McCaul (R-TX) spoke with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly about a broad range of threats confronting his department, the country, and the world.

This program was part of a House Homeland Security Committee forum with members of Congress and current and former administration officials on national security policy.
10:03 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. India Trade Relations ; Leaders of Indian business units of American firms Boeing and General Electric were among the ... Leaders of Indian business units of American firms Boeing and General Electric were among the panelists at a Hudson Institute discussion on the future of the U.S. - India trade relationship, hosted as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his first visit to the Trump White House. They discussed the economic ties between the U.S. and India, as well as ways the two countries could work together to boost their trade relationship. Rep. George Holding (R-NC) delivered keynote remarks at the top of the event. 12:29 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Fiscal Year 2018 FCC Budget Federal Communications Commission Chair Ajit Pai and Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Michael ... Federal Communications Commission Chair Ajit Pai and Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Michael O’Rielly testified at a hearing on their agency’s fiscal year 2018 budget request. The primary topic was extending broadband internet connectivity.
1:52 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Scott Maucione on Projected Increases in Military Pay ; FScott Maucione talked about the projected 2.1 percent increase in military pay in the fiscal year ... FScott Maucione talked about the projected 2.1 percent increase in military pay in the fiscal year 2018 federal budget.

This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning a portion of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
1:57 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. Fiscal Year 2018 NIH Budget National Institutes of Health directors testified at a hearing on their fiscal year 2018 budget ... National Institutes of Health directors testified at a hearing on their fiscal year 2018 budget request, and some of the medical research taking place to combat diseases. The leaders outlined their respective work in areas such as diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, cystic fibrosis, cancer research, and opioid addiction.
1:59 pm ET Approx. 10 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 The House convened for one-minutes speeches. The House convened for one-minutes speeches. 3:55 am ET Approx. 58 min. Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley Oral Argument The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, a case testing ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, a case testing the bounds of separation of church and state. Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia in Missouri owns and operates a preschool learning center that incorporates religious teachings into its programs. Missouri has a state program that provides grants to resurface gravel playgrounds with a rubber surface made from recycled tires. Trinity applied for one of the grants but was denied because the state’s constitution bars public funds from going directly or indirectly to a religious entity.
Trinity sued, arguing that the denial of its application violates the 14th Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause and First Amendment’s Free Exercise Clause.
2:12 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Hernandez v. Mesa Oral Argument The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Hernandez v. Mesa, a case on whether ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Hernandez v. Mesa, a case on whether constitutional protections can extend past U.S. boundaries. The case concerns whether the family of a a 15-year-old unarmed boy on the Mexican side of the border can sue a U.S. Border Patrol agent for shooting and killing him. The shooting took place in a concrete culvert that separates El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Mexico, with the boy on the Mexican side of the border and the agent on the U.S. side. 4:55 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. TSA Nominee Confirmation Hearing David Pekoske, President Trump’s nominee to be the next administrator for the Transportation ... David Pekoske, President Trump’s nominee to be the next administrator for the Transportation Security Administration, testified before the Senate Commerce Committee.
3:14 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Robert Caro ; Robert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution ... Robert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution and exercise of political power in America. He also talked about the progress he is making on the next volume of his multi-part biography of former President Lyndon B. Johnson. 6:26 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Fiscal Year 2018 FCC Budget Federal Communications Commission Chair Ajit Pai and Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Michael ... Federal Communications Commission Chair Ajit Pai and Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Michael O’Rielly testified at a hearing on their agency’s fiscal year 2018 budget request. The primary topic was extending broadband internet connectivity.
4:15 pm ET Approx. 43 min. Capitol Hill National Security Forum, Strengthening Homeland Security Panelists talked about ongoing efforts to improve the state of U.S. homeland security. Speakers ... Panelists talked about ongoing efforts to improve the state of U.S. homeland security. Speakers included Obama administration Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and George W. Bush administration homeland security adviser Kenneth Wainstein.

This program was part of a House Homeland Security Committee forum with members of Congress and current and former administration officials on national security policy.
5:00 pm ET Approx. 3 hr. LIVE House Session, Part 2 The House considered four bills under suspension of the rules, including one that expands trucking ... The House considered four bills under suspension of the rules, including one that expands trucking opportunities for veterans. Another would require the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide recommendations on disaster relief for common areas of condominiums and cooperatives. Two new members were sworn in: Representative Karen Handel (R-GA) to replace the seat previously held by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, and Representative Ralph Norman (R-SC) to replace Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney
TBD Approx. 5 min. India Trade Relations ; Leaders of Indian business units of American firms Boeing and General Electric were among the ... Leaders of Indian business units of American firms Boeing and General Electric were among the panelists at a Hudson Institute discussion on the future of the U.S. - India trade relationship, hosted as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his first visit to the Trump White House. They discussed the economic ties between the U.S. and India, as well as ways the two countries could work together to boost their trade relationship. Rep. George Holding (R-NC) delivered keynote remarks at the top of the event.
TBD Approx. 5 min. Hernandez v. Mesa Oral Argument The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Hernandez v. Mesa, a case on whether ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Hernandez v. Mesa, a case on whether constitutional protections can extend past U.S. boundaries. The case concerns whether the family of a a 15-year-old unarmed boy on the Mexican side of the border can sue a U.S. Border Patrol agent for shooting and killing him. The shooting took place in a concrete culvert that separates El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Mexico, with the boy on the Mexican side of the border and the agent on the U.S. side.