C-SPAN Schedule

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3:00 am AKT Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for comment regarding Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s remarks to ... Telephone lines were open for comment regarding Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s remarks to American troops that they should refrain from misconduct that might complicate the war effort in Afghanistan. 2:35 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Climate Change, The Economy, and Health Panelists talked about the effects of climate change on the world economy, environment, and ... Panelists talked about the effects of climate change on the world economy, environment, and health. Among the topics the addressed were the potential adverse affects of climate change, U.S. and global environmental policies, and possible scientific and governmental solutions. They responded to questions from the audience. 2:40 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Financial Transaction Security and Mobile Devices Witnesses testified on potential security threats and the regulation of financial transactions ... Witnesses testified on potential security threats and the regulation of financial transactions made from smart phones and other mobile devices.
3:48 am AKT Approx. 44 min. LIVE April 2012 Job Numbers ; Frederick Joutz talked about the April 2012 job numbers, which were less than had been ... Frederick Joutz talked about the April 2012 job numbers, which were less than had been expected. He also talked about the economy and responded to phone calls and electronic communications. 4:01 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Book Discussion on Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe ; ; George Dyson talked about the team, led by John von Neumann, who built the first computer at the ... George Dyson talked about the team, led by John von Neumann, who built the first computer at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, and the impact of that work on other fields of science such as biology and nuclear physics. Mr. Dyson was interviewed by John Hollar and responded to questions from members of the audience and on Twitter. Akrevoe Emmanouilides was then called up from the audience to join the conversation.
This event, part of the Computer History Museum 2012 lecture series celebrating Revolutionaries, was part of an international series celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alan Turing.
4:00 am AKT Approx. 54 min. Laurence Silberman Oral History Interview, Part 2 ; Laurence Silberman served as the Undersecretary of Labor during the Nixon Administration - and was ... Laurence Silberman served as the Undersecretary of Labor during the Nixon Administration - and was later named Deputy Attorney General after the “Saturday Night Massacre.” In excerpts from this oral history recorded for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library, he discusses labor policies and politics from that era, the aftermath of President Nixon’s 1972 election, and his suspicions that the president was involved in Watergate. This is the second of two parts. Part One can be viewed at c-span.org/history.
4:34 am AKT Approx. 43 min. LIVE Young Voters in 2012 ; Heather Smith talked about the role of young voters in the 2012 election. Topics included ... Heather Smith talked about the role of young voters in the 2012 election. Topics included their enthusiasm for President Obama in 2012 in comparison to 2008, and some of the issues important to younger voters. She responded to phone calls and electronic communications. 5:36 am AKT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published 4:56 am AKT Approx. 6 min. Oklahoma Land Runs Bob Blackburn talked about the history of the Oklahoma Land Runs of the late 1800s and the ... Bob Blackburn talked about the history of the Oklahoma Land Runs of the late 1800s and the laissez-faire government and social Darwinism philosophies that underlay the concept. He was interviewed at the Oklahoma History Center Land Run exhibit.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:20 am AKT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Race Relations and Civil Rights ; Melvin Alston talked about the International Civil Rights Center and Museum, how it came to be, ... Melvin Alston talked about the International Civil Rights Center and Museum, how it came to be, and the significance of its location. He responded to phone calls and electronic communications. 5:45 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Book Discussion on Deadly Monopolies ; Harriet Washington argues that a growing corporate presence in the medical industry yields dire ... Harriet Washington argues that a growing corporate presence in the medical industry yields dire consequences for patients, as drug development and research is initiated on a for-profit basis. Ms. Washington’s contentions of the industry’s fiscal motivations include the reported versus the actual cost of bringing a new drug to market, her estimate that the monetary value of gifts given by corporate drug manufacturers to physicians in 2000 was $6 billion, and the restricted nature of medical patents, which, the author contends suppresses research. Harriet Washington showed slides throughout her presentation, and then responded to questions from members of the audience at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. 5:03 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. Berlin Crisis of 1961 A panel of historians and Central Intelligence Agency personnel talked about the Berlin crisis of ... A panel of historians and Central Intelligence Agency personnel talked about the Berlin crisis of 1961. Their discussion revolved around the confrontation between Soviet and U.S. tanks at Checkpoint Charlie at the Berlin Wall on October 27, 1961. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. Donald Steury moderated.
“From Vienna to Checkpoint Charlie: The Berlin Crisis of 1961” was a conference held by the National Archives Declassification Center and the CIA Historical Review Program in the National Archives' McGowan Theater to mark the 50th anniversary of the Berlin crisis of 1961.
6:00 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 50 min. Libertarian Party Presidential Debate ; ; Libertarian Party presidential candidates debated a number of issues including fiscal policy, the ... Libertarian Party presidential candidates debated a number of issues including fiscal policy, the role of the federal government, national security, and the environment. Candidates responded to questions from moderator Dave Bergland, and were also permitted to make opening and closing statements. 7:02 am AKT Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on Imagine: How Creativity Works Jonah Lehrer looks at the science behind creative thinking and shows how it can be applied to ... Jonah Lehrer looks at the science behind creative thinking and shows how it can be applied to solve societal problems. He responded to questions from members of the audience at the Museum of Science in Boston.  7:00 am AKT Approx. 51 min. John Brown and the Harper's Ferry Raid ; Next, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tony Horwitz on the 1859 Harper’s Ferry Raid, which ... Next, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tony Horwitz on the 1859 Harper’s Ferry Raid, which he details in his latest book Midnight Rising. Mr. Horwitz talks about the raid’s impact on the abolitionist movement and the Civil War.
This is about 50 minutes.
7:54 am AKT Approx. 8 min. President Obama to Officially Launch Re-election Campaign ; Glenn Thrush talked about President Obama’s official launch of his 2012 re-election ... Glenn Thrush talked about President Obama’s official launch of his 2012 re-election campaign. He discussed the difference between campaign appearances and official appearances, the significance of the location of the president’s announcement, and what the electoral map looks like for the president’s re-election. 7:56 am AKT Approx. 1 min. BookTV Fairs and Festivals 7:52 am AKT Approx. 8 min. American Indian Relocation Historian Blue Clark explained the significance of Indian relocation to Oklahoma’s ... Historian Blue Clark explained the significance of Indian relocation to Oklahoma’s history. Professor Clark discussed the tribes that came into the state from across the country, as well as his family’s own relocation experience. He was interviewed at the construction site of the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:38 am AKT Approx. 17 min. Libertarian National Convention The Libertarian Party held their 2012 convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. The day’s agenda ... The Libertarian Party held their 2012 convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. The day’s agenda included presidential candidates' speeches, votes by convention delegates, and then a speech by the party’s nominee, Gary Johnson. He said his goal was to reach 15% in the polls to qualify for the national presidential debate, and at get least 5% of the vote in November to secure public funding for the party in 2016. 7:58 am AKT Approx. 2 min. LCV Oklahoma City BookTV Weekend Opening C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2. 8:01 am AKT Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on Upstream: The Ascendance of American Conservatism Alfred Regnery talked about his book, Upstream: The Ascendance of American Conservatism, ... Alfred Regnery talked about his book, Upstream: The Ascendance of American Conservatism, published by Threshold Editions. Mr. Regnery talked about the rise of the modern conservative movement in the United States, which Mr. Regnery experienced firsthand. Mr. Regnery’s father, Henry Regnery, founded Regnery Publishing and published such books as William F. Buckley Jr.'s God and Man at Yale, considered one of the main texts of the movement. The interview was conducted in Mr. Regnery’s home in Alexandria, Virginia.
12:08 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. LIVE Libertarian Convention Vice Presidential Selection The Libertarian Convention continued with the selection of the vice presidential nominee. The Libertarian Convention continued with the selection of the vice presidential nominee. 7:58 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 17 min. Book TV in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
These are the programs shown during the Oklahoma City LCV Weekend on Book TV:
The Triumph of Voting Rights in the South
Full Circle Bookstore
A Nation in Transition
Book Recommendations from Governor Mary Fallin
A Letter to America
The History of Science Collections
Writing Process of Historian Bob Burke
Race and the University: A Memoir
Joe Foote on the State of Journalism
Winning the West with Words
The Nichols Collection
Moroccan Monarchy and the Islamist Challenge
8:54 am AKT Approx. 8 min. Integrating University of Oklahoma Law School Bruce Fisher talked about the role of his mother, Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, in civil rights ... Bruce Fisher talked about the role of his mother, Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, in civil rights history. Ms. Sipuel attempted to enroll in the law school of the University of Oklahoma in 1946, helping to the lay the foundation for Brown v. Board of Education. He was interviewed at the African-American exhibit at the Oklahoma History Center.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:23 pm AKT Approx. 39 min. LIVE President Obama Campaign Event in Richmond, Virginia ; President Obama and Michelle Obama spoke at a campaign rally at Virginia Commonwealth University. President Obama and Michelle Obama spoke at a campaign rally at Virginia Commonwealth University. 8:00 am AKT Approx. 13 min. Book Discussion on The Triumph of Voting Rights in the South University of Oklahoma Professor Keith Gaddie talked about his book The Triumph of Voting ... University of Oklahoma Professor Keith Gaddie talked about his book The Triumph of Voting Rights in the South. Topics included the history of voting rights in the South, focusing on the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and its relevance in the current political climate. Video clips were shown of President Lyndon Johnson on March 15, 1965, calling for passage of the act.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:03 am AKT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on The Idea of America ; Gordon Wood talked about his book The Idea of America: Reflections on the Birth of the United ... Gordon Wood talked about his book The Idea of America: Reflections on the Birth of the United States. He was interviewed by Richard Brookhiser onstage at the New York Historical Society. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The Idea of America: Reflections on the Birth of the United States” was part of the series Revolution!, a program of the New York Historical Society Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series.
2:31 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. Communicators with Howard Schmidt ; ; Howard Schmidt talked about Obama administration’s plans and concerns for U.S. cyber ... Howard Schmidt talked about Obama administration’s plans and concerns for U.S. cyber security. He also discussed some of the congressional cyber bills, including a Senate bill that aims to protect critical infrastructure by requiring electric grid, transportation system, and other infrastructure companies to develop Department of Homeland Security-approved standards. 8:14 am AKT Approx. 4 min. Full Circle Bookstore Full Circle Books owner Jim Tolbert talked about the literary scene in Oklahoma City and the state ... Full Circle Books owner Jim Tolbert talked about the literary scene in Oklahoma City and the state of the independent book business as well as about his own store.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:01 am AKT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Melvin Urofsky ; Melvin Urofsky talked about his latest book, Louis D. Brandeis: A Life (Pantheon, September ... Melvin Urofsky talked about his latest book, Louis D. Brandeis: A Life (Pantheon, September 22, 2009). Louis Brandeis was 59 years old when he was named to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916. Prior to that he had been instrumental in the development of the Federal Reserve and the Federal Trade Commission. Professor Urofsky discussed Justice Brandeis' early years in Louisville and his leadership in the American Zionist movement. He was the first Jewish member of the Court. Justice Brandeis remained on the court until 1939. When the new Supreme Court building opened in 1935, Justice Brandeis refused to move into his new chambers, saying that the courtroom in the Capitol was more symbolic of smaller government.
Melvin Urofsky is a visiting professor of history at American University. Before that he taught history and law and public policy at Virginia Commonwealth University since 1974. He is the author or editor of over 50 books, including the five-volume collection of Louis Brandeis’s letters, as well as American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust and Louis D. Brandeis and the Progressive Tradition.
3:01 pm AKT Approx. 56 min. Transatlantic Cyber Security Cooperation Panelists talked about U.S.-European Union (EU) cyber security partnerships.
This discussion ...
Panelists talked about U.S.-European Union (EU) cyber security partnerships.
This discussion was part of a Center for Strategic and International Studies day-long conference on cyber security.
8:19 am AKT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on A Nation in Transition Professor Michael Lovegrove talked about his book, A Nation in Transition: Douglas Henry ... Professor Michael Lovegrove talked about his book, A Nation in Transition: Douglas Henry Johnston and the Chickasaws, 1898-1939, about the governor of the Chickasaw tribe during the critical transitional time of the early 20th century.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:00 am AKT Approx. 27 min. Magna Carta Restoration and Display Archivist David Ferreiro held a press conference to announce the return to public display of a ... Archivist David Ferreiro held a press conference to announce the return to public display of a copy of the 1297 version of the Magna Carta after a year of conservation treatments. One of only four known 1297 originals, the document is on permanent loan by its owner David Rubenstein. They unveiled the restored document to the press. Mr. Rubenstein responded to questions about how he came to own a copy of the Magna Carta, the history of the Magna Carta, and how his early work on Capitol Hill as chief counsel to the Senate subcommittee on constitutional amendments influenced his interests.
Video was shown as Kitty Nicholson talked about the conservation process and Jay Brandenburg described the process of encasing the Magna Carta.
Then Marvin Pinkert showed reporters the spot in the rotunda where the document would be displayed and its new interactive exhibit.
3:59 pm AKT Approx. 58 min. President Obama Campaign Event in Richmond, Virginia ; President Obama and Michelle Obama spoke at a campaign rally at Virginia Commonwealth University. President Obama and Michelle Obama spoke at a campaign rally at Virginia Commonwealth University. 8:30 am AKT Approx. 3 min. Book Recommendations from Governor Mary Fallin Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) talked about what she considers to be important books for people to ... Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) talked about what she considers to be important books for people to read, including students interested in politics.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:30 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. Reflections of First Ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush For the second time in recent months, former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush sat down for ... For the second time in recent months, former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush sat down for a conversation about their time in the White House as part of a series of conferences on America’s first ladies. In this discussion - moderated by historian and biographer Doris Kearns Goodwin - we hear Barbara Bush on her husband’s 1992 loss to Bill Clinton, and her thoughts on the 2012 presidential campaign. Laura Bush speaks about her work on behalf of women in Afghanistan and about the moment she realized that average Americans really do listen to what the first lady has to say. This hour-long conversation took place at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas as part of the conference, “America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Vision.”
6:23 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Libertarian National Convention The Libertarian Party held their 2012 convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. The day’s agenda ... The Libertarian Party held their 2012 convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. The day’s agenda included presidential candidates' speeches, votes by convention delegates, and then a speech by the party’s nominee, Gary Johnson. He said his goal was to reach 15% in the polls to qualify for the national presidential debate, and at get least 5% of the vote in November to secure public funding for the party in 2016. 8:34 am AKT Approx. 19 min. Book Discussion on A Letter to America Former U.S. Senator and Oklahoma Governor David Boren talked about his book A Letter to ... Former U.S. Senator and Oklahoma Governor David Boren talked about his book A Letter to America. In the book he outlines what he considers to be necessary steps to ensure the continuance of the United States as a global superpower. He talked about the experiences with students that led him to write the book.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:31 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Defense Department Leadership and the Vietnam War Robert McNamara served as defense secretary from 1961 to 1968 under President Kennedy and ... Robert McNamara served as defense secretary from 1961 to 1968 under President Kennedy and President Johnson. His leadership during the Vietnam War is the subject of a new book titled McNamara, Clifford, and the Burdens of Vietnam, 1965-1969. The author, Edward Drea, joined former Defense Secretary Harold Brown and others for a discussion about McNamara and his successor, Clark Clifford.
7:02 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Libertarian Convention Vice Presidential Selection The Libertarian Convention continued with the selection of the vice presidential nominee. The Libertarian Convention continued with the selection of the vice presidential nominee. 8:53 am AKT Approx. 15 min. The University of Oklahoma's History of Science Collections Kerry Magruder gave a tour of the University of Oklahoma’s History of Science Collections, ... Kerry Magruder gave a tour of the University of Oklahoma’s History of Science Collections, which included rare books from historically significant scientists. Among the books he showed were books by Copernicus and Galileo. In addition, Galileo’s personal copies of his own books with his annotations and corrections were shown.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:59 pm AKT Approx. 51 min. How the Civil War Changed Medicine Dr. Ira Rutkow talked about how medicine and surgery changed during the Civil War. He ... Dr. Ira Rutkow talked about how medicine and surgery changed during the Civil War. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The Civil War: How Did It Impact Medicine in America?” was a John K. Lattimer Lecture at the New York Academy of Medicine.
There are graphic photographs shown during this program that some might find disturbing.
7:09 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Obama gave his weekly video address where he talked about U.S. Afghanistan relations and ... President Obama gave his weekly video address where he talked about U.S. Afghanistan relations and the economy. 9:08 am AKT Approx. 12 min. Writing Process of Historian Bob Burke Oklahoma author and historian Bob Burke talked about his book writing process.
C-SPAN’s ...
Oklahoma author and historian Bob Burke talked about his book writing process.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:52 pm AKT Approx. 17 min. Carl Albert Center Political Archives Cindy Rosenthal, the mayor of Norman, Oklahoma, gave a tour of the Carl Albert Congressional ... Cindy Rosenthal, the mayor of Norman, Oklahoma, gave a tour of the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center. Mayor Rosenthal showed the papers of several U.S. senators and congressmen and the presidential campaign of Oklahoma Governor “Alfalfa Bill” Murray as well as other memorabilia. Video clips were shown, including of Representative Helen Gahagan Douglas in the motion picture She. She also talked about the career of Speaker of the House Carl Albert and showed a replica of his office.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
7:13 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Weekly Republican Address Tennessee Senator Bob Corker gave the weekly Republican video address. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker gave the weekly Republican video address. 9:22 am AKT Approx. 6 min. Book Discussion on Race and the University: A Memoir George Henderson talked about his book, Race and the University: A Memoir, which recounts ... George Henderson talked about his book, Race and the University: A Memoir, which recounts his experience as the third African-American professor hired at the University of Oklahoma and the obstacles he had to overcome.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:09 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Oklahoma Land Runs Bob Blackburn talked about the history of the Oklahoma Land Runs of the late 1800s and the ... Bob Blackburn talked about the history of the Oklahoma Land Runs of the late 1800s and the laissez-faire government and social Darwinism philosophies that underlay the concept. He was interviewed at the Oklahoma History Center Land Run exhibit.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:21 pm AKT Approx. 59 min. President Obama Campaign Event in Richmond, Virginia ; President Obama and Michelle Obama spoke at a campaign rally at Virginia Commonwealth University. President Obama and Michelle Obama spoke at a campaign rally at Virginia Commonwealth University. 9:28 am AKT Approx. 12 min. Joe Foote on the State of Journalism Joe Foote, dean of the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of ... Joe Foote, dean of the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma, talked about the college and the state of journalism education and the role it will play in the future of journalism as the business model changes.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:16 pm AKT Approx. 29 min. Shiloh National Military Park The Civil War Battle of Shiloh took place April 6th and 7th, 1862 in Hardin County, Tennessee, and ... The Civil War Battle of Shiloh took place April 6th and 7th, 1862 in Hardin County, Tennessee, and resulted in a Union victory over Confederate forces. We visited Shiloh National Military Park, where Stacy Allen, the Park’s Chief Ranger, talked about some of the artifacts on display in the Visitor Center, including battle flags, arms and munitions. He also took us behind the scenes to the Park s storage facility, where he showed us two rare Civil War tents.
9:45 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Libertarian National Convention The Libertarian Party held their 2012 convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. The day’s agenda ... The Libertarian Party held their 2012 convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. The day’s agenda included presidential candidates' speeches, votes by convention delegates, and then a speech by the party’s nominee, Gary Johnson. He said his goal was to reach 15% in the polls to qualify for the national presidential debate, and at get least 5% of the vote in November to secure public funding for the party in 2016. 9:41 am AKT Approx. 6 min. Book Discussion on Winning the West with Words Oklahoma City University professor James Buss examines the narrative, rhetoric, and language used ... Oklahoma City University professor James Buss examines the narrative, rhetoric, and language used by Anglo-Americans to justify westward expansion and the removal of Native Americans in his book Winning the West with Words: Language and Conquest in the Lower Great Lakes, which describes how the use of narrative language shaped the historical memory of the westward movement.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:46 pm AKT Approx. 13 min. Oklahoma City National Memorial Torrey Butzer, one of the designers, gave a tour of the Outdoor Symbolic Memorial at the Oklahoma ... Torrey Butzer, one of the designers, gave a tour of the Outdoor Symbolic Memorial at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. She explained the symbolism of the elements of the memorial and talked about the involvement of the community.
A video clip was shown of Governor Frank Keating speaking at the April 19, 2000, dedication ceremony.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:54 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Moderate Republicans and the Rise of the Tea Party Election scholars spoke about growing division and partisanship in the political culture over the ... Election scholars spoke about growing division and partisanship in the political culture over the past few decades, with a focus on divisions in the Republican Party leading to declining influence by moderate Republicans. Panelists from both sides of the issue examined recent elections showing how both the Republican and Democratic Parties had become more clearly divided into liberal and conservative camps. President Nixon, according to the panel, was the last true moderate, but his contributions are largely ignored because of the Watergate scandal. 9:48 am AKT Approx. 12 min. The University of Oklahoma's Nichols Collection Acting Curator JoAnn Palmeri gave a tour of the University of Oklahoma’s John and Mary ... Acting Curator JoAnn Palmeri gave a tour of the University of Oklahoma’s John and Mary Nichols Rare Books and Special Collection, which includes rare books and special materials in English, European, and American literature dating as far back as the 15th century. She showed the range of the materials from first editions by Dickens, Austin, and Twain to pamphlets and playbills.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:00 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. New York City Skyscrapers and Public Buildings Architectural historian Barry Lewis teaches a course on New York’s architecture and urban ... Architectural historian Barry Lewis teaches a course on New York’s architecture and urban planning at Cooper Union in New York City. In this week’s class he looks at the buildings and the key figures who designed and financed the city’s development and construction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
12:45 am AKT Approx. 7 min. Libertarian National Convention The Libertarian Party held their 2012 convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. The day’s agenda ... The Libertarian Party held their 2012 convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. The day’s agenda included presidential candidates' speeches, votes by convention delegates, and then a speech by the party’s nominee, Gary Johnson. He said his goal was to reach 15% in the polls to qualify for the national presidential debate, and at get least 5% of the vote in November to secure public funding for the party in 2016. 10:00 am AKT Approx. 15 min. Book Discussion on Moroccan Monarchy and the Islamist Challenge Mohamed Daadaoui talked about his book Moroccan Monarchy and the Islamist Challenge: ... Mohamed Daadaoui talked about his book Moroccan Monarchy and the Islamist Challenge: Maintaining Makhzen Power , which tells how the Moroccan monarchy has impacted Muslim society and politics in that country. Video clips from Morocco were shown in the background.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:36 pm AKT Approx. 11 min. Oklahoma City Bombing In the courthouse across the street from where the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building stood, U.S. ... In the courthouse across the street from where the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building stood, U.S. District Judge Tim Leonard talked about what the day of the bombing was like in 1995 and how it changed Oklahoma City.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:51 am AKT Approx. 5 min. Libertarian Convention Vice Presidential Selection The Libertarian Convention continued with the selection of the vice presidential nominee. The Libertarian Convention continued with the selection of the vice presidential nominee. 10:16 am AKT Approx. 1 min. Wall Street Journal Best-Sellers List 5:48 pm AKT Approx. 13 min. Oklahoma City National Memorial Torrey Butzer, one of the designers, gave a tour of the Outdoor Symbolic Memorial at the Oklahoma ... Torrey Butzer, one of the designers, gave a tour of the Outdoor Symbolic Memorial at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. She explained the symbolism of the elements of the memorial and talked about the involvement of the community.
A video clip was shown of Governor Frank Keating speaking at the April 19, 2000, dedication ceremony.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:59 am AKT Approx. 58 min. President Obama Campaign Event in Richmond, Virginia ; President Obama and Michelle Obama spoke at a campaign rally at Virginia Commonwealth University. President Obama and Michelle Obama spoke at a campaign rally at Virginia Commonwealth University. 10:25 am AKT Approx. 9 min. Book Discussion on Sexual Sabotage ; Judith Reisman talked about her book, Sexual Sabotage: How One Mad Scientist Unleashed a Plague ... Judith Reisman talked about her book, Sexual Sabotage: How One Mad Scientist Unleashed a Plague of Corruption and Contagion on America, which takes a critical look at the work of biologist Alfred Kinsey. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. 6:02 pm AKT Approx. 51 min. How the Civil War Changed Medicine Dr. Ira Rutkow talked about how medicine and surgery changed during the Civil War. He ... Dr. Ira Rutkow talked about how medicine and surgery changed during the Civil War. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The Civil War: How Did It Impact Medicine in America?” was a John K. Lattimer Lecture at the New York Academy of Medicine.
There are graphic photographs shown during this program that some might find disturbing.
10:45 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Book Discussion on The Lady and the Peacock: The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi ; ; Peter Popham talked about his biography of Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi, the longtime opposition ... Peter Popham talked about his biography of Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi, the longtime opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize-recipient who spent 15 years under house arrest. She was finally allowed to run in the election to the lower house of the Burmese parliament to be held April 1, 2012. In researching the book, Mr. Popham took covert trips to Burma and interviewed Aung San Suu Kyi. He was interviewed by Ms. DiMaggion and responded to questions from members of the audience. This event was held by the Asia Society in New York City. 6:54 pm AKT Approx. 8 min. Political Commercial Archives Terri Jordan gave a tour of the Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive at the University of ... Terri Jordan gave a tour of the Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive at the University of Oklahoma’s Political Communication Center. She showed the extent of the archive and the equipment required as she talked about how the collection was founded and maintained. Some political ads were shown as she talked about how political television commercials have changed over time, reflecting the changing landscape of American politics and culture.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:54 am AKT Approx. 6 min. Book Discussion on Winning the West with Words Oklahoma City University professor James Buss examines the narrative, rhetoric, and language used ... Oklahoma City University professor James Buss examines the narrative, rhetoric, and language used by Anglo-Americans to justify westward expansion and the removal of Native Americans in his book Winning the West with Words: Language and Conquest in the Lower Great Lakes, which describes how the use of narrative language shaped the historical memory of the westward movement.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:03 pm AKT Approx. 14 min. American Indian Artifacts Matt Reed gave a tour of the Oklahoma History Center storage area, where he showed rare items in ... Matt Reed gave a tour of the Oklahoma History Center storage area, where he showed rare items in their collection including a bison skin teepee and one of only two copies of a Certificate of Friendship offered to Indian leaders by Lewis and Clark.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:01 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. Book Discussion on Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics Ross Douthat contends that Christianity in America has devolved from a once traditional practice ... Ross Douthat contends that Christianity in America has devolved from a once traditional practice to a shadow of its former self, which, according to the author, praises its followers' self-interests and greed. Mr. Douthat argues that this “bad religion” has hurt America’s political and social landscape and posits that heresy has usurped long-held religious beliefs. Mr. Douthat was joined in discussion by Barbara Bradley Hagerty and Michael Gerson. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience in the ballroom of the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. This Trinity Forum Evening Conversation was co-sponsored by Pepperdine University’s School of Public Policy. 7:17 pm AKT Approx. 29 min. Shiloh National Military Park The Civil War Battle of Shiloh took place April 6th and 7th, 1862 in Hardin County, Tennessee, and ... The Civil War Battle of Shiloh took place April 6th and 7th, 1862 in Hardin County, Tennessee, and resulted in a Union victory over Confederate forces. We visited Shiloh National Military Park, where Stacy Allen, the Park’s Chief Ranger, talked about some of the artifacts on display in the Visitor Center, including battle flags, arms and munitions. He also took us behind the scenes to the Park s storage facility, where he showed us two rare Civil War tents.
1:41 pm AKT Approx. 19 min. Book Discussion on A Letter to America Former U.S. Senator and Oklahoma Governor David Boren talked about his book A Letter to ... Former U.S. Senator and Oklahoma Governor David Boren talked about his book A Letter to America. In the book he outlines what he considers to be necessary steps to ensure the continuance of the United States as a global superpower. He talked about the experiences with students that led him to write the book.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:47 pm AKT Approx. 14 min. Oklahoma Capitol Building Bill Parks gave a tour the Oklahoma State Capitol building, talking about the art and history of ... Bill Parks gave a tour the Oklahoma State Capitol building, talking about the art and history of the building and how it relates to the history of Oklahoma.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:01 pm AKT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Means of Ascent ; Mr. Caro discussed his book The Years of Lyndon Johnson: Means of Ascent, published by ... Mr. Caro discussed his book The Years of Lyndon Johnson: Means of Ascent, published by Knopf. He described his research into the life of Lyndon Johnson and noted that he examined approximately 629,000 pages of documents from the Johnson Presidential Library. He spoke about his work, discussing his experience as a newspaper reporter as well as his early interest in writing biography. He talked about Lyndon Johnson’s early life in Texas, his complicated relationship with Texas Congressman Sam Rayburn, Lady Bird Johnson’s evolution as a public persona, and the attitudes of former Johnson intimates about the book. 8:03 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. New York City Skyscrapers and Public Buildings Architectural historian Barry Lewis teaches a course on New York’s architecture and urban ... Architectural historian Barry Lewis teaches a course on New York’s architecture and urban planning at Cooper Union in New York City. In this week’s class he looks at the buildings and the key figures who designed and financed the city’s development and construction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
2:59 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Book Discussion on Oklahoma City Investigative journalist Andrew Gumbel reports on the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal ... Investigative journalist Andrew Gumbel reports on the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. The attack, executed by Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols, killed 168 people. The author contends that the bombing was preventable and that the FBI mishandled the case, deaf to the radical right’s dialog in the lead-up to the act. Mr. Gumbel’s research, with the assistance of his co-author, Roger Charles, includes the use of government documents, a correspondence with Terry Nichols, and over 150 interviews with individuals ranging from the prosecution and defense teams to members of the radical right and law enforcement officials. Andrew Gumbel responded to questions from members of the audience at Full Circle Bookstore in Oklahoma City. 9:39 pm AKT Approx. 12 min. African-American Communities in 1920s Oklahoma Historian Currie Ballard talked about his discovery of rare film taken of Oklahoma’s black ... Historian Currie Ballard talked about his discovery of rare film taken of Oklahoma’s black communities in the 1920s by Solomon Sir Jones. Oklahoma was unique in that former black Indian slaves were able to accumulate property during the land runs of the 1890s, leading to the founding of over 50 predominantly African-American communities in the state. Mr. Ballard also talked about the history of the depiction of blacks in film. Various clips from the 1920s films were shown as well as a clip of “I Spy.” Mr. Ballard was interviewed at the Melvin B. Tolson Black Heritage Center of Langston University. "
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
4:12 pm AKT Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on Imagine: How Creativity Works Jonah Lehrer looks at the science behind creative thinking and shows how it can be applied to ... Jonah Lehrer looks at the science behind creative thinking and shows how it can be applied to solve societal problems. He responded to questions from members of the audience at the Museum of Science in Boston.  9:51 pm AKT Approx. 11 min. Oklahoma City Bombing In the courthouse across the street from where the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building stood, U.S. ... In the courthouse across the street from where the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building stood, U.S. District Judge Tim Leonard talked about what the day of the bombing was like in 1995 and how it changed Oklahoma City.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:06 pm AKT Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on A Mindful Nation Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) presents his thoughts on the teachings of mindfulness and what he ... Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) presents his thoughts on the teachings of mindfulness and what he believes are the meditative practices' benefits, from heightened concentration to a reduction in stress levels and how it can be incorporated in education and health care policies. Representative Ryan was the guest speaker at a weekly class of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington. He responded to questions from members of the audience at River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Bethesda, Maryland. 10:03 pm AKT Approx. 27 min. Magna Carta Restoration and Display Archivist David Ferreiro held a press conference to announce the return to public display of a ... Archivist David Ferreiro held a press conference to announce the return to public display of a copy of the 1297 version of the Magna Carta after a year of conservation treatments. One of only four known 1297 originals, the document is on permanent loan by its owner David Rubenstein. They unveiled the restored document to the press. Mr. Rubenstein responded to questions about how he came to own a copy of the Magna Carta, the history of the Magna Carta, and how his early work on Capitol Hill as chief counsel to the Senate subcommittee on constitutional amendments influenced his interests.
Video was shown as Kitty Nicholson talked about the conservation process and Jay Brandenburg described the process of encasing the Magna Carta.
Then Marvin Pinkert showed reporters the spot in the rotunda where the document would be displayed and its new interactive exhibit.
6:28 pm AKT Approx. 30 min. After Words with Seth Jones ; The RAND analyst and author of In the Graveyard of Empires, documents the entire U.S. war ... The RAND analyst and author of In the Graveyard of Empires, documents the entire U.S. war against Al Qaida using recently declassified information from the CIA and the FBI, as well as interviews with current and former officials of the U.S. government. He discussed his findings with Associated Press intelligence reporter Kimberly Dozier. 10:31 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. Reflections of First Ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush For the second time in recent months, former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush sat down for ... For the second time in recent months, former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush sat down for a conversation about their time in the White House as part of a series of conferences on America’s first ladies. In this discussion - moderated by historian and biographer Doris Kearns Goodwin - we hear Barbara Bush on her husband’s 1992 loss to Bill Clinton, and her thoughts on the 2012 presidential campaign. Laura Bush speaks about her work on behalf of women in Afghanistan and about the moment she realized that average Americans really do listen to what the first lady has to say. This hour-long conversation took place at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas as part of the conference, “America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Vision.”
7:00 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God A panel of black women writers talked about Zora Neale Hurston and her novel Their Eyes Were ... A panel of black women writers talked about Zora Neale Hurston and her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. They talked about the influence the book has had on African-American culture and the literary world as well as on their own lives. Lucy Anne Hurston moderated. They also responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Women Writers on the Horizon” was part of the celebration Honoring the 75th Anniversary of Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God held at the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space.
Carl Hancock Rux and Ruben Santiago-Hudson are mis-identified on screen.
11:32 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Defense Department Leadership and the Vietnam War Robert McNamara served as defense secretary from 1961 to 1968 under President Kennedy and ... Robert McNamara served as defense secretary from 1961 to 1968 under President Kennedy and President Johnson. His leadership during the Vietnam War is the subject of a new book titled McNamara, Clifford, and the Burdens of Vietnam, 1965-1969. The author, Edward Drea, joined former Defense Secretary Harold Brown and others for a discussion about McNamara and his successor, Clark Clifford.
8:34 pm AKT Approx. 12 min. The University of Oklahoma's Nichols Collection Acting Curator JoAnn Palmeri gave a tour of the University of Oklahoma’s John and Mary ... Acting Curator JoAnn Palmeri gave a tour of the University of Oklahoma’s John and Mary Nichols Rare Books and Special Collection, which includes rare books and special materials in English, European, and American literature dating as far back as the 15th century. She showed the range of the materials from first editions by Dickens, Austin, and Twain to pamphlets and playbills.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:00 am AKT Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on Upstream: The Ascendance of American Conservatism Alfred Regnery talked about his book, Upstream: The Ascendance of American Conservatism, ... Alfred Regnery talked about his book, Upstream: The Ascendance of American Conservatism, published by Threshold Editions. Mr. Regnery talked about the rise of the modern conservative movement in the United States, which Mr. Regnery experienced firsthand. Mr. Regnery’s father, Henry Regnery, founded Regnery Publishing and published such books as William F. Buckley Jr.'s God and Man at Yale, considered one of the main texts of the movement. The interview was conducted in Mr. Regnery’s home in Alexandria, Virginia.
8:47 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Book Discussion on Finance and the Good Society ; Robert Shiller, a New York Times columnist and Yale University economics professor, argues ... Robert Shiller, a New York Times columnist and Yale University economics professor, argues that while Wall Street financial firms should be criticized for their role in the 2008 collapse,it is now necessary to figure out a way to harness the power of the financial sector to advance the public good. He responded to questions from moderator Cory Johnson and those submitted by members of the audience at this meeting of the Commonwealth Club of California in the San Francisco office.  1:53 am AKT Approx. 8 min. Political Commercial Archives Terri Jordan gave a tour of the Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive at the University of ... Terri Jordan gave a tour of the Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive at the University of Oklahoma’s Political Communication Center. She showed the extent of the archive and the equipment required as she talked about how the collection was founded and maintained. Some political ads were shown as she talked about how political television commercials have changed over time, reflecting the changing landscape of American politics and culture.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:55 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Book Discussion on Race and the University: A Memoir George Henderson talked about his book, Race and the University: A Memoir, which recounts ... George Henderson talked about his book, Race and the University: A Memoir, which recounts his experience as the third African-American professor hired at the University of Oklahoma and the obstacles he had to overcome.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:02 am AKT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on The Idea of America ; Gordon Wood talked about his book The Idea of America: Reflections on the Birth of the United ... Gordon Wood talked about his book The Idea of America: Reflections on the Birth of the United States. He was interviewed by Richard Brookhiser onstage at the New York Historical Society. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The Idea of America: Reflections on the Birth of the United States” was part of the series Revolution!, a program of the New York Historical Society Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series.
10:01 pm AKT Approx. 13 min. Book Discussion on The Triumph of Voting Rights in the South University of Oklahoma Professor Keith Gaddie talked about his book The Triumph of Voting ... University of Oklahoma Professor Keith Gaddie talked about his book The Triumph of Voting Rights in the South. Topics included the history of voting rights in the South, focusing on the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and its relevance in the current political climate. Video clips were shown of President Lyndon Johnson on March 15, 1965, calling for passage of the act.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:14 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. Full Circle Bookstore Full Circle Books owner Jim Tolbert talked about the literary scene in Oklahoma City and the state ... Full Circle Books owner Jim Tolbert talked about the literary scene in Oklahoma City and the state of the independent book business as well as about his own store.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:19 pm AKT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on A Nation in Transition Professor Michael Lovegrove talked about his book, A Nation in Transition: Douglas Henry ... Professor Michael Lovegrove talked about his book, A Nation in Transition: Douglas Henry Johnston and the Chickasaws, 1898-1939, about the governor of the Chickasaw tribe during the critical transitional time of the early 20th century.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:31 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. Book Recommendations from Governor Mary Fallin Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) talked about what she considers to be important books for people to ... Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) talked about what she considers to be important books for people to read, including students interested in politics.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:34 pm AKT Approx. 19 min. Book Discussion on A Letter to America Former U.S. Senator and Oklahoma Governor David Boren talked about his book A Letter to ... Former U.S. Senator and Oklahoma Governor David Boren talked about his book A Letter to America. In the book he outlines what he considers to be necessary steps to ensure the continuance of the United States as a global superpower. He talked about the experiences with students that led him to write the book.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:54 pm AKT Approx. 15 min. The University of Oklahoma's History of Science Collections Kerry Magruder gave a tour of the University of Oklahoma’s History of Science Collections, ... Kerry Magruder gave a tour of the University of Oklahoma’s History of Science Collections, which included rare books from historically significant scientists. Among the books he showed were books by Copernicus and Galileo. In addition, Galileo’s personal copies of his own books with his annotations and corrections were shown.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:10 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Book Discussion on Cheating Justice ; Former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman argues that former President George W. Bush and Vice ... Former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman argues that former President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney broke several laws and international treaties during their tenure in office and should be held accountable. The author contends that the Bush administration lied to the American public in the lead-up to the war in Iraq and permitted torturous practices in opposition to international agreements. Ms. Holtzman responded to questions from members of the audience at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City.
12:19 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on A Nation of Moochers ; Charles Sykes argues that an increasing number of Americans think they are entitled to benefit off ... Charles Sykes argues that an increasing number of Americans think they are entitled to benefit off of the hard work of others. He says that the Occupy Movement, which started as a legitimate protest against Wall Street moochers, has come to exemplify this way of thinking. He responded to questions from members of the audience at Next Chapter Bookshop in Mequon, Wisconsin.
1:26 am AKT Approx. 3 min. Book Recommendations from Governor Mary Fallin Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) talked about what she considers to be important books for people to ... Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) talked about what she considers to be important books for people to read, including students interested in politics.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:30 am AKT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Enterprise ; Military historian Barrett Tillman presents a history of the American aircraft carrier, the USS ... Military historian Barrett Tillman presents a history of the American aircraft carrier, the USS Enterprise, the most decorated military ship in U.S. history. Commissioned in 1938, the Enterprise was involved in twenty battles in World War II’s Pacific theater, which included battles at Midway, Guadalcanal, and Iwo Jima. Mr. Tillman recounts the ship’s numerous assignments during the war, from December 1941 to May 1945, and profiles several of the sailors who served on board. Barrett Tillman responded to questions from members of the audience at Poisoned Pen Bookstore in Scottsdale, Arizona.
2:26 am AKT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published
2:29 am AKT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism ; Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson present a study of the tea party movement. The authors ... Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson present a study of the tea party movement. The authors examine several, regional tea party chapters and report that tea party supporters are predominantly middle-class, older Americans, who, according to the authors, mostly enjoy Medicare and Social Security benefits but are reluctant to pay taxes to assist those they deem ‘undeserving.’ Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson responded to questions from members of the audience.