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3:00 am AKT Approx. 3 hr. LIVE Presidential Debate Reactions Peter Slen Telephone lines were open for viewer reactions on the first of 2012's three presidential debates, ... Telephone lines were open for viewer reactions on the first of 2012's three presidential debates, which took place the previous evening 2:33 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Campaign Finance Political strategists and campaign consultants talked about campaign finance and the influence of ... Political strategists and campaign consultants talked about campaign finance and the influence of super political action committees (PACs) and superPACs. They discussed the 2012 presidential nominees, unions, and campaign advertising strategy for state and presidential races. They also showed several campaign ads, and answered questions from students in the audience. 2:52 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. January 2013 Tax Increases Panelists talked about the impact on taxpayers if Congress allows the economy to fall off the ... Panelists talked about the impact on taxpayers if Congress allows the economy to fall off the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if lawmakers fail to reach a new budget agreement. A new Tax Policy Center report said that middle income families would pay about $2000 dollars more in taxes in 2013 if the tax increases occur.
Douglas Holtz-Eakin advocated for Congress agreeing to a temporary extension of current policy while Robert Greenstein argued that allowing the the tax cuts to expire would be worth the benefits of a long-term solution.
6:00 am AKT Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN Debate Night Touts University of Denver students talked about the issues most important to them in the 2012 ... University of Denver students talked about the issues most important to them in the 2012 presidential election.From the C-SPAN Debate Hub’s Tout.com section. 4:09 am AKT Approx. 22 min. U.S.-China Relations Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and former U.S. Ambassador to China Stapleton Roy talked ... Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and former U.S. Ambassador to China Stapleton Roy talked about the upcoming 18th National Congress of China and the implications of the new leaders for U.S.-China relations. China was to have new Communist Party leaders as of November 8th, 2012. 4:21 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Discussion on Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW
Discussion and debate of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch ...
AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW
Discussion and debate of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum a day after the U.S. Supreme Court s rehearing of the case. 
Panelists:
Paul Hoffman , lead counsel for the plaintiffs who will be arguing the case the day before
Katie Redford , co-founder and U.S. office director, EarthRights International
John B. Bellinger , III, partner, Arnold & Porter; former legal advisor, U.S. Department of State
Andrew Grossman , litigator, BakerHostetler; legal fellow, The Heritage Foundation
Moderator:
Steve Vladeck , professor and associate dean of scholarship, American University Washington College of Law
6:02 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. 2012 Presidential Candidates Debate Jim Lehrer; Barack Obama; W. Romney President Obama and Mitt Romney debated domestic policy issues in a nationally televised debate ... President Obama and Mitt Romney debated domestic policy issues in a nationally televised debate from the University of Denver. The debate, presented in the a split-screen format, focused on domestic policy. Topics included the state of the economy, tax policy, the future of Medicare, education, and government regulation. 4:31 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. LIVE 2012 Election Campaign Analysis National Journal political analyst Charlie Cook and Republican and Democratic strategists ... National Journal political analyst Charlie Cook and Republican and Democratic strategists analyzed the first presidential debate from the previous evening, and the 2012 election. They discussed the political environment, top congressional races, and the challenges and opportunities for each party. 5:31 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. LIVE Future of Syria After Assad Syrian opposition activists from the Day After Project presented the outlines of a transition plan ... Syrian opposition activists from the Day After Project presented the outlines of a transition plan for their country post-President Bashar al-Assa. Some of the subjects the covered were the objectives of the plan, such as ending violence and providing medical needs and basic services; Syria’s history over the preceding 40 years; rooting out nepotism and corruption; and how to put their plan in action. Following their discussion, they answered questions from members of the audience.
7:47 am AKT Approx. 3 min. Presidential Debate Reaction, Part 2 Telephone lines were open for reaction after the first re-air of the first of three debates ... Telephone lines were open for reaction after the first re-air of the first of three debates between presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Electronic communications were also shown. Video clips were shown of comments from the spin room at the debate site at the University of Denver and from television commentators. Video clips from the debate were also shown. 6:06 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. U.S.-China Relations Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and former U.S. Ambassador to China Stapleton Roy talked ... Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and former U.S. Ambassador to China Stapleton Roy talked about the upcoming 18th National Congress of China and the implications of the new leaders for U.S.-China relations. China was to have new Communist Party leaders as of November 8th, 2012. 7:23 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Veterans' Organizations Legislative Priorities Witnesses testified on the legislative priorities of veterans' service organizations.
Senator ...
Witnesses testified on the legislative priorities of veterans' service organizations.
Senator Lugar introduced James Koutz, the new national commander of the American Legion, who presented the report of a survey done by the American Legion on veteran issues, such as the poor quality of medical care for women veterans, long processing times for veterans' claims, and getting veterans back to work. Verna Jones and Peter Gaytan also responded to questions. Also present, but not speaking, were Ben Governor and Mike Helms.
7:51 am AKT Approx. 30 min. 2012 Election Campaign Analysis National Journal political analyst Charlie Cook and Republican and Democratic strategists ... National Journal political analyst Charlie Cook and Republican and Democratic strategists analyzed the first presidential debate from the previous evening, and the 2012 election. They discussed the political environment, top congressional races, and the challenges and opportunities for each party. 7:49 am AKT Approx. 36 min. Ashton Carter on Chinese Military Power Ashton Carter; Richard Ellings; Robert Hathaway Ashton Carter summarized the Defense Department’s strategy of moving the military’s ... Ashton Carter summarized the Defense Department’s strategy of moving the military’s focus from Iraq and Afghanistan toward the Asia-Pacific region. Among other remarks he said the U.S. is pursuing freedom of navigation and peaceful resolutions regarding China’s recent sparring with Japan and others over disputed territories. 9:02 am AKT Approx. 36 min. Secretary Napolitano on Cybersecurity Threats Shane Harris; Victoria Monroe; Janet Napolitano Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano talked about U.S. cybersecurity threats. In her ... Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano talked about U.S. cybersecurity threats. In her remarks she said that cyber attacks had increased during the preceding decade, and even during her tenure as secretary, and stressed that Congress should act soon to address cyber threats. She discussed President Obama’s executive order that was being drafted to address cybersecurity but added that comprehensive legislation would still be needed. When about her own cybersecurity practices, she said that she did not use email.
8:21 am AKT Approx. 37 min. LIVE President Obama Campaign Event in Denver Barack Obama President Obama spoke at a campaign event in Denver, Colorado. He spoke about the previous ... President Obama spoke at a campaign event in Denver, Colorado. He spoke about the previous night’s presidential candidates debate, as well as the differences in his economic plan and Republican challenger Mitt Romney’s. 8:29 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Presidential Campaign Media Coverage Journalists and commentators covering the 2012 presidential election assessed the media’s ... Journalists and commentators covering the 2012 presidential election assessed the media’s campaign coverage thus far. Topics included the ability of the press to change voters' minds, the influence of fact checkers, and the changing profile of the political journalist in the age of digital media. 9:39 am AKT Approx. 45 min. Cybersecurity Infrastructure Former Homeland Security officials talked about Panelists talked about protecting cybersecurity ... Former Homeland Security officials talked about Panelists talked about protecting cybersecurity infrastructure. They discussed vulnerabilities and policies that could be adopted to address them. One of the proposals included incentivizing private companies to implement cybersecurity measures.
8:59 am AKT Approx. 18 min. LIVE Open Phones Bill Scanlan Viewers comments on President Obama’s campaign rally speech in Denver, the day after the ... Viewers comments on President Obama’s campaign rally speech in Denver, the day after the first presidential debate. 9:57 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. International Anti-Counterfeit Prescription Drug Efforts Panelists talked about international efforts to investigate counterfeit prescription drug ... Panelists talked about international efforts to investigate counterfeit prescription drug operations. Topics included the difficulties of tracking counterfeit drug shipments and the money involved.
This was part of the Partnership for Safe Medicines (PSM) Third Annual Counterfeit Drug Conference, held at the National Press Club.
10:25 am AKT Approx. 49 min. Cybersecurity Innovations Steven Clemons; Catherine Lotrionte; Paul Nguyen Panelists talked about cybersecurity innovations in the private sector. They also responded ... Panelists talked about cybersecurity innovations in the private sector. They also responded to questions from the audience.
9:19 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. 2012 Election Campaign Analysis National Journal political analyst Charlie Cook and Republican and Democratic strategists ... National Journal political analyst Charlie Cook and Republican and Democratic strategists analyzed the first presidential debate from the previous evening, and the 2012 election. They discussed the political environment, top congressional races, and the challenges and opportunities for each party. 11:08 am AKT Approx. 22 min. Margaret Hamburg Remarks Margaret Hamburg; Scott LaGanga Margaret Hamburg gave the keynote address at a conference on counterfeit prescription ... Margaret Hamburg gave the keynote address at a conference on counterfeit prescription drugs. She talked about a new campaign to increase consumer and physician awareness of the counterfeit problem. 11:15 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. British Defence Committee William Patey Former British Ambassador to Afghanistan William Patey spoke to the British Defence Committee on ... Former British Ambassador to Afghanistan William Patey spoke to the British Defence Committee on the future of Afghanistan.
10:52 am AKT Approx. 5 min. Presidential Debate Reaction, Part 1 Telephone lines were open for reaction to the first of three debates between presidential ... Telephone lines were open for reaction to the first of three debates between presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney as live scenes were shown from the debate site at the University of Denver. Electronic communications were also shown. Debate attendees were interviewed in Denver. Convention delegates were interviewed by telephone. Video clips from the debate were also shown. 11:34 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Veterans' Organizations Legislative Priorities Witnesses testified on the legislative priorities of veterans' service organizations.
Senator ...
Witnesses testified on the legislative priorities of veterans' service organizations.
Senator Lugar introduced James Koutz, the new national commander of the American Legion, who presented the report of a survey done by the American Legion on veteran issues, such as the poor quality of medical care for women veterans, long processing times for veterans' claims, and getting veterans back to work. Verna Jones and Peter Gaytan also responded to questions. Also present, but not speaking, were Ben Governor and Mike Helms.
12:23 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Discussion on Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW
Discussion and debate of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch ...
AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW
Discussion and debate of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum a day after the U.S. Supreme Court s rehearing of the case. 
Panelists:
Paul Hoffman , lead counsel for the plaintiffs who will be arguing the case the day before
Katie Redford , co-founder and U.S. office director, EarthRights International
John B. Bellinger , III, partner, Arnold & Porter; former legal advisor, U.S. Department of State
Andrew Grossman , litigator, BakerHostetler; legal fellow, The Heritage Foundation
Moderator:
Steve Vladeck , professor and associate dean of scholarship, American University Washington College of Law
10:59 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Campaign Finance Political strategists and campaign consultants talked about campaign finance and the influence of ... Political strategists and campaign consultants talked about campaign finance and the influence of super political action committees (PACs) and superPACs. They discussed the 2012 presidential nominees, unions, and campaign advertising strategy for state and presidential races. They also showed several campaign ads, and answered questions from students in the audience. 1:10 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. LIVE Future of American Democracy Mayors Alex Morse (Holyoke, Massachusetts) and Svante Myrick (Ithaca, New York) talked about ... Mayors Alex Morse (Holyoke, Massachusetts) and Svante Myrick (Ithaca, New York) talked about important questions from their perspective as two of the youngest elected officials in the United States.
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY/BERKLEY CENTER FOR RELIGION, PEACE, AND WORLD AFFAIRS Also participating in the discussion will be two student leaders: Rachel Stanley, Elon College junior and Mohammad Usman, DePauw University senior. The discussion is part of the Millennial Values Symposium that is bringing student leaders to Washington, D.C. from around the country for a series of conversations about values and the future of American democracy. 
Panelists:
Alex Morse, Mayor of Holyoke, Massachusetts
Svante L. Myrick, Mayor of Ithaca, New York
Rachel Stanley, Junior, Elon University, North Carolina
Mohammad Usman, Senior, DePauw University, Indiana
Moderator:
Erin Taylor, Director of Communications, Berkley Center
Introduction:
Tom Banchoff, Director, Berkley Center
1:38 pm AKT Approx. 54 min. Future of Yemen Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi; Jane Harman; Frederick Kempe Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi talked about the future of his country. He took over ... Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi talked about the future of his country. He took over the presidency in February 2012, after an uprising forced the previous president to step down after 33 years in power.Among his comments he remarked on the progress made during in the previous year, including the formation of a government and ongoing talks to shape the country’s future. He called for economic support from the U.S. and the world community, and discussed the lack of jobs for young Yemeni’s. He defended the use of drones to fight al-Qaida and other militant groups in the country.
12:29 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Bus Touts from Ohio Northern University The C-SPAN Campaign 2012 bus made a five-day tour through the state of Ohio. During the tour, ... The C-SPAN Campaign 2012 bus made a five-day tour through the state of Ohio. During the tour, the bus visited colleges and universities to speak with students about the programming on C-SPAN. While on the bus, students were asked who they were supporting in 2012 and their most important issues. Here are some responses from students at Ohio Northern University via Tout, a video-based social media service. 2:30 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN Debate Night Touts University of Denver students talked about the issues most important to them in the 2012 ... University of Denver students talked about the issues most important to them in the 2012 presidential election.From the C-SPAN Debate Hub’s Tout.com section. 2:36 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Presidential Campaign Media Coverage Journalists and commentators covering the 2012 presidential election assessed the media’s ... Journalists and commentators covering the 2012 presidential election assessed the media’s campaign coverage thus far. Topics included the ability of the press to change voters' minds, the influence of fact checkers, and the changing profile of the political journalist in the age of digital media.
12:30 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. African American and Latino Voters Panelists discussed the impact of African American and Latino voters in the 2012 ... Panelists discussed the impact of African American and Latino voters in the 2012 election. Many of their remarks were focused on new voter identification laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, and other states. They also talked about campaign issues such as immigration and the economy, media portrayal of minorities, the lack of minority moderators in the 2012 presidential debates, and other topics. 2:32 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. North Carolina 8th Congressional District Debate Richard Hudson; Lawrence Kissell Representative Larry Kissell (D) and Richard Hudson, candidates for the U.S. House of ... Representative Larry Kissell (D) and Richard Hudson, candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives in District 8, debated various issues. 4:01 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Race and College Admissions Panelists talked about affirmative action, the future of college diversity, and policy ... Panelists talked about affirmative action, the future of college diversity, and policy implications. The panel focused primarily on using class instead of race to achieve diversity in higher education. Mr. Kahlenberg talked about a Century Foundation report looking at affirmative action admission policies in higher education. The report proposes using class as a means to a more diverse university population. Kahlenberg and seemingly all of the panelists to some extent believed that affirmative action based policies in higher education may be taking its last breath.
2:16 pm AKT Approx. 2 min. Partisan Politics and Compromise Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger opened the first event of the University of Southern ... Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger opened the first event of the University of Southern California’s Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy with remarks about political courage and non-partisanship. Following opening remarks, panelists talked about politicians working together and the need for Congress to get beyond partisan politics. Cokie Roberts moderated. 3:43 pm AKT Approx. 11 min. Defense Department Briefing George Little George Little briefed reporters and answered questions. Topics included the announcement that ... George Little briefed reporters and answered questions. Topics included the announcement that the U.S. military has provided logistical and security support to an FBI investigative team visiting the site of the U.S. consulate attacks in Libya.
This program is only a portion of the briefing.
5:37 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Discussion on Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW
Discussion and debate of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch ...
AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW
Discussion and debate of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum a day after the U.S. Supreme Court s rehearing of the case. 
Panelists:
Paul Hoffman , lead counsel for the plaintiffs who will be arguing the case the day before
Katie Redford , co-founder and U.S. office director, EarthRights International
John B. Bellinger , III, partner, Arnold & Porter; former legal advisor, U.S. Department of State
Andrew Grossman , litigator, BakerHostetler; legal fellow, The Heritage Foundation
Moderator:
Steve Vladeck , professor and associate dean of scholarship, American University Washington College of Law
2:19 pm AKT Approx. 29 min. President Obama Campaign Event in Denver Barack Obama President Obama spoke at a campaign event in Denver, Colorado. He spoke about the previous ... President Obama spoke at a campaign event in Denver, Colorado. He spoke about the previous night’s presidential candidates debate, as well as the differences in his economic plan and Republican challenger Mitt Romney’s. 3:57 pm AKT Approx. 2 min. Vice President Biden Press Conference in Iowa Joseph Biden Vice President Joe Biden responded to the first 2012 presidential debate at a press conference in ... Vice President Joe Biden responded to the first 2012 presidential debate at a press conference in Iowa. 6:53 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. Mayor Bloomberg and Rupert Murdoch on Immigration Policy Rupert Murdoch and Mayor Michael Boomberg offered advice to Mitt Romney’s presidential ... Rupert Murdoch and Mayor Michael Boomberg offered advice to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign about immigration policy. Topics included the relationship between immigration and the economy, letting foreign college students stay in the U.S. after graduation, and the need for bipartisanship in Congress on addressing immigration issues. They also discussed gun violence.
2:49 pm AKT Approx. 35 min. LIVE Trace Adkins Performance at Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan Campaign Rally Trace Adkins; William Bolling Country music singer Trace Adkins performed at a Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan campaign rally in ... Country music singer Trace Adkins performed at a Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan campaign rally in Fishersville, Virginia. 4:00 pm AKT Approx. 56 min. LIVE New Jersey Senate Debate Joseph Kyrillos; Robert Menendez; Mike Schneider New Jersey Senate candidates Senator Bob Menendez (D) and state Senator Joe Kyrillos (R) ... New Jersey Senate candidates Senator Bob Menendez (D) and state Senator Joe Kyrillos (R) participated in the second of their three debates. 7:57 pm AKT Approx. 22 min. Margaret Hamburg Remarks Margaret Hamburg; Scott LaGanga Margaret Hamburg gave the keynote address at a conference on counterfeit prescription ... Margaret Hamburg gave the keynote address at a conference on counterfeit prescription drugs. She talked about a new campaign to increase consumer and physician awareness of the counterfeit problem.
3:25 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Presidential Debate Reaction, Part 1 Telephone lines were open for reaction to the first of three debates between presidential ... Telephone lines were open for reaction to the first of three debates between presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney as live scenes were shown from the debate site at the University of Denver. Electronic communications were also shown. Debate attendees were interviewed in Denver. Convention delegates were interviewed by telephone. Video clips from the debate were also shown. 4:58 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. Future of Syria After Assad Syrian opposition activists from the Day After Project presented the outlines of a transition plan ... Syrian opposition activists from the Day After Project presented the outlines of a transition plan for their country post-President Bashar al-Assa. Some of the subjects the covered were the objectives of the plan, such as ending violence and providing medical needs and basic services; Syria’s history over the preceding 40 years; rooting out nepotism and corruption; and how to put their plan in action. Following their discussion, they answered questions from members of the audience. 8:23 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. International Anti-Counterfeit Prescription Drug Efforts Panelists talked about international efforts to investigate counterfeit prescription drug ... Panelists talked about international efforts to investigate counterfeit prescription drug operations. Topics included the difficulties of tracking counterfeit drug shipments and the money involved.
This was part of the Partnership for Safe Medicines (PSM) Third Annual Counterfeit Drug Conference, held at the National Press Club.
3:32 pm AKT Approx. 2 min. Vice President Biden Press Conference in Iowa Joseph Biden Vice President Joe Biden responded to the first 2012 presidential debate at a press conference in ... Vice President Joe Biden responded to the first 2012 presidential debate at a press conference in Iowa. 6:51 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Future of American Democracy Mayors Alex Morse (Holyoke, Massachusetts) and Svante Myrick (Ithaca, New York) talked about ... Mayors Alex Morse (Holyoke, Massachusetts) and Svante Myrick (Ithaca, New York) talked about important questions from their perspective as two of the youngest elected officials in the United States.
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY/BERKLEY CENTER FOR RELIGION, PEACE, AND WORLD AFFAIRS Also participating in the discussion will be two student leaders: Rachel Stanley, Elon College junior and Mohammad Usman, DePauw University senior. The discussion is part of the Millennial Values Symposium that is bringing student leaders to Washington, D.C. from around the country for a series of conversations about values and the future of American democracy. 
Panelists:
Alex Morse, Mayor of Holyoke, Massachusetts
Svante L. Myrick, Mayor of Ithaca, New York
Rachel Stanley, Junior, Elon University, North Carolina
Mohammad Usman, Senior, DePauw University, Indiana
Moderator:
Erin Taylor, Director of Communications, Berkley Center
Introduction:
Tom Banchoff, Director, Berkley Center
9:36 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Race and College Admissions Panelists talked about affirmative action, the future of college diversity, and policy ... Panelists talked about affirmative action, the future of college diversity, and policy implications. The panel focused primarily on using class instead of race to achieve diversity in higher education. Mr. Kahlenberg talked about a Century Foundation report looking at affirmative action admission policies in higher education. The report proposes using class as a means to a more diverse university population. Kahlenberg and seemingly all of the panelists to some extent believed that affirmative action based policies in higher education may be taking its last breath.
3:42 pm AKT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Campaign Rally Wayne LaPierre; W. Romney; Paul Ryan Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) attended a ... Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) attended a campaign rally in Fishersville, Virginia. 8:08 pm AKT Approx. 54 min. New Jersey Senate Debate Joseph Kyrillos; Robert Menendez; Mike Schneider New Jersey Senate candidates Senator Bob Menendez (D) and state Senator Joe Kyrillos (R) ... New Jersey Senate candidates Senator Bob Menendez (D) and state Senator Joe Kyrillos (R) participated in the second of their three debates. 11:11 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Discussion on Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW
Discussion and debate of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch ...
AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW
Discussion and debate of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum a day after the U.S. Supreme Court s rehearing of the case. 
Panelists:
Paul Hoffman , lead counsel for the plaintiffs who will be arguing the case the day before
Katie Redford , co-founder and U.S. office director, EarthRights International
John B. Bellinger , III, partner, Arnold & Porter; former legal advisor, U.S. Department of State
Andrew Grossman , litigator, BakerHostetler; legal fellow, The Heritage Foundation
Moderator:
Steve Vladeck , professor and associate dean of scholarship, American University Washington College of Law
4:23 pm AKT Approx. 17 min. LIVE Open Phones after Romney Rally Bill Scanlan Telephone lines were open for comments from viewers after a Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan presidential ... Telephone lines were open for comments from viewers after a Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan presidential campaign rally in Fishersville, Virginia. Video clips of the rally were shown. Viewers also reacted to a video clip of remarks by Vice President Joe Biden in Council Bluffs, Iowa, about the presidential debate the previous evening. 9:04 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. Future of Syria After Assad Syrian opposition activists from the Day After Project presented the outlines of a transition plan ... Syrian opposition activists from the Day After Project presented the outlines of a transition plan for their country post-President Bashar al-Assa. Some of the subjects the covered were the objectives of the plan, such as ending violence and providing medical needs and basic services; Syria’s history over the preceding 40 years; rooting out nepotism and corruption; and how to put their plan in action. Following their discussion, they answered questions from members of the audience. 12:28 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. Mayor Bloomberg and Rupert Murdoch on Immigration Policy Rupert Murdoch and Mayor Michael Boomberg offered advice to Mitt Romney’s presidential ... Rupert Murdoch and Mayor Michael Boomberg offered advice to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign about immigration policy. Topics included the relationship between immigration and the economy, letting foreign college students stay in the U.S. after graduation, and the need for bipartisanship in Congress on addressing immigration issues. They also discussed gun violence.
4:43 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. 2012 Election Campaign Analysis National Journal political analyst Charlie Cook and Republican and Democratic strategists ... National Journal political analyst Charlie Cook and Republican and Democratic strategists analyzed the first presidential debate from the previous evening, and the 2012 election. They discussed the political environment, top congressional races, and the challenges and opportunities for each party. 10:58 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Future of American Democracy Mayors Alex Morse (Holyoke, Massachusetts) and Svante Myrick (Ithaca, New York) talked about ... Mayors Alex Morse (Holyoke, Massachusetts) and Svante Myrick (Ithaca, New York) talked about important questions from their perspective as two of the youngest elected officials in the United States.
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY/BERKLEY CENTER FOR RELIGION, PEACE, AND WORLD AFFAIRS Also participating in the discussion will be two student leaders: Rachel Stanley, Elon College junior and Mohammad Usman, DePauw University senior. The discussion is part of the Millennial Values Symposium that is bringing student leaders to Washington, D.C. from around the country for a series of conversations about values and the future of American democracy. 
Panelists:
Alex Morse, Mayor of Holyoke, Massachusetts
Svante L. Myrick, Mayor of Ithaca, New York
Rachel Stanley, Junior, Elon University, North Carolina
Mohammad Usman, Senior, DePauw University, Indiana
Moderator:
Erin Taylor, Director of Communications, Berkley Center
Introduction:
Tom Banchoff, Director, Berkley Center
1:32 am AKT Approx. 22 min. Margaret Hamburg Remarks Margaret Hamburg; Scott LaGanga Margaret Hamburg gave the keynote address at a conference on counterfeit prescription ... Margaret Hamburg gave the keynote address at a conference on counterfeit prescription drugs. She talked about a new campaign to increase consumer and physician awareness of the counterfeit problem.
6:20 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Partisan Politics and Compromise Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger opened the first event of the University of Southern ... Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger opened the first event of the University of Southern California’s Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy with remarks about political courage and non-partisanship. Following opening remarks, panelists talked about politicians working together and the need for Congress to get beyond partisan politics. Cokie Roberts moderated. 12:14 am AKT Approx. 30 min. President Obama Campaign Event in Denver Barack Obama President Obama spoke at a campaign event in Denver, Colorado. He spoke about the previous ... President Obama spoke at a campaign event in Denver, Colorado. He spoke about the previous night’s presidential candidates debate, as well as the differences in his economic plan and Republican challenger Mitt Romney’s. 1:59 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. International Anti-Counterfeit Prescription Drug Efforts Panelists talked about international efforts to investigate counterfeit prescription drug ... Panelists talked about international efforts to investigate counterfeit prescription drug operations. Topics included the difficulties of tracking counterfeit drug shipments and the money involved.
This was part of the Partnership for Safe Medicines (PSM) Third Annual Counterfeit Drug Conference, held at the National Press Club.
7:52 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Presidential Debate Reaction, Part 1 Telephone lines were open for reaction to the first of three debates between presidential ... Telephone lines were open for reaction to the first of three debates between presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney as live scenes were shown from the debate site at the University of Denver. Electronic communications were also shown. Debate attendees were interviewed in Denver. Convention delegates were interviewed by telephone. Video clips from the debate were also shown. 12:45 am AKT Approx. 34 min. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Campaign Rally Wayne LaPierre; W. Romney; Paul Ryan Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) attended a ... Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) attended a campaign rally in Fishersville, Virginia.
8:00 pm AKT Approx. 29 min. President Obama Campaign Event in Denver Barack Obama President Obama spoke at a campaign event in Denver, Colorado. He spoke about the previous ... President Obama spoke at a campaign event in Denver, Colorado. He spoke about the previous night’s presidential candidates debate, as well as the differences in his economic plan and Republican challenger Mitt Romney’s. 1:22 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Race and College Admissions Panelists talked about affirmative action, the future of college diversity, and policy ... Panelists talked about affirmative action, the future of college diversity, and policy implications. The panel focused primarily on using class instead of race to achieve diversity in higher education. Mr. Kahlenberg talked about a Century Foundation report looking at affirmative action admission policies in higher education. The report proposes using class as a means to a more diverse university population. Kahlenberg and seemingly all of the panelists to some extent believed that affirmative action based policies in higher education may be taking its last breath.
8:31 pm AKT Approx. 34 min. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Campaign Rally Wayne LaPierre; W. Romney; Paul Ryan Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) attended a ... Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) attended a campaign rally in Fishersville, Virginia. 2:57 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Veterans' Organizations Legislative Priorities Witnesses testified on the legislative priorities of veterans' service organizations.
Senator ...
Witnesses testified on the legislative priorities of veterans' service organizations.
Senator Lugar introduced James Koutz, the new national commander of the American Legion, who presented the report of a survey done by the American Legion on veteran issues, such as the poor quality of medical care for women veterans, long processing times for veterans' claims, and getting veterans back to work. Verna Jones and Peter Gaytan also responded to questions. Also present, but not speaking, were Ben Governor and Mike Helms.
9:09 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. 2012 Election Campaign Analysis National Journal political analyst Charlie Cook and Republican and Democratic strategists ... National Journal political analyst Charlie Cook and Republican and Democratic strategists analyzed the first presidential debate from the previous evening, and the 2012 election. They discussed the political environment, top congressional races, and the challenges and opportunities for each party.
9:55 pm AKT Approx. 40 min. Katrina Vanden Heuvel on the 2012 Presidential Election Katrina Vanden Huevel talked about politics and the 2012 presidential campaign, and she answered ... Katrina Vanden Huevel talked about politics and the 2012 presidential campaign, and she answered questions from viewers and Miami University students in Oxford, Ohio. Topics included the latest unemployment figures, the Supreme Court, and the first presidential debate.
10:42 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Presidential Debate Reaction, Part 1 Telephone lines were open for reaction to the first of three debates between presidential ... Telephone lines were open for reaction to the first of three debates between presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney as live scenes were shown from the debate site at the University of Denver. Electronic communications were also shown. Debate attendees were interviewed in Denver. Convention delegates were interviewed by telephone. Video clips from the debate were also shown.
10:50 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. Attorney General Holder and Secretary Sebelius on Medicare Fraud Eric Holder; Kathleen Sebelius Attorney General Eric Holder and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen ... Attorney General Eric Holder and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Medicare Fraud Strike Force law enforcement actions. This was one of many attempts by both the Justice and Health and Human Services Department to cut down on Medicare fraud. The departments had estimated that nearly $50 billion worth of Medicare payments per year had been made to fraudulent recipients, about 10% of the program’s yearly payments.
11:03 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. January 2013 Tax Increases Panelists talked about the impact on taxpayers if Congress allows the economy to fall off the ... Panelists talked about the impact on taxpayers if Congress allows the economy to fall off the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if lawmakers fail to reach a new budget agreement. A new Tax Policy Center report said that middle income families would pay about $2000 dollars more in taxes in 2013 if the tax increases occur.
Douglas Holtz-Eakin advocated for Congress agreeing to a temporary extension of current policy while Robert Greenstein argued that allowing the the tax cuts to expire would be worth the benefits of a long-term solution.
12:29 am AKT Approx. 54 min. New Jersey Senate Debate Joseph Kyrillos; Robert Menendez; Mike Schneider New Jersey Senate candidates Senator Bob Menendez (D) and state Senator Joe Kyrillos (R) ... New Jersey Senate candidates Senator Bob Menendez (D) and state Senator Joe Kyrillos (R) participated in the second of their three debates.
1:26 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Partisan Politics and Compromise Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger opened the first event of the University of Southern ... Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger opened the first event of the University of Southern California’s Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy with remarks about political courage and non-partisanship. Following opening remarks, panelists talked about politicians working together and the need for Congress to get beyond partisan politics. Cokie Roberts moderated.