C-SPAN Schedule

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3:00 am AKT Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewers to suggest what should be President Obama’s first ... Telephone lines were open for viewers to suggest what should be President Obama’s first priority for his second term. Video clips were shown of President Obama’s first inaugural address.
Also shown was Florida Senator Marco Rubio giving the weekly Republican address, a video clip of “Clifton Truman Daniel in Hiroshima,” and of the Local Content Vehicles in Albany, New York.
2:55 am AKT Approx. 6 min. Book Discussion on Lily of the Mohawks Author Jack Casey talked about his book Lily of the Mohawks, in which he chronicles the ... Author Jack Casey talked about his book Lily of the Mohawks, in which he chronicles the life of Kateri Tekakwitha, a Mohawk woman who survived smallpox, lost her family to the disease, and was eventually baptized as a Roman Catholic. The book was re-released after Tekakwitha became the first-ever Native American Catholic saint in October 2012.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:00 am AKT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Robert Caro, Part 2 ; Robert Caro discussed his newly-released fourth volume of his biography of former President ... Robert Caro discussed his newly-released fourth volume of his biography of former President Johnson, The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power. The fourth book covers 1958 until early 1964. Mr. Caro said that President Johnson sought the presidency, yet the nomination went to John F. Kennedy. He detailed Vice President Johnson’s poor treatment at the hands of Kennedy staff, and his acrimonious relationship with Robert F. Kennedy. He described President Johnson’s leadership following President Kennedy’s assassination, and his skill at moving several major pieces of legislation through the House and Senate after he became president, which Mr. Caro suggests planted the seeds for President Johnson’s “War on Poverty” program. 
Robert Caro was born and raised in New York City and graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in English. He won Pulitzer Prizes for biography in 1975 and 2003, and has been researching Lyndon Johnson since 1977.
3:50 am AKT Approx. 59 min. LIVE Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Qorivs Communications' Stan Collender and the American Action Forum’s Douglas Holtz-Eakin ... Qorivs Communications' Stan Collender and the American Action Forum’s Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement. They reviewed the past week’s events and explained the dynamics, players, and positions as they previewed the week ahead. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
At the end of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed Sunday morning political talk shows.
3:03 am AKT Approx. 13 min. Book Discussion on Into Dust and Fire ; Rachel Cox talked about her book, Into Dust and Fire: Five Young Americans Who Went First to ... Rachel Cox talked about her book, Into Dust and Fire: Five Young Americans Who Went First to Fight the Nazis, in which she writes about her uncle and four other Americans who joined the British in their fight against Nazi Germany before the Americans entered the war. This interview was recorded on the campus of George Mason University. 4:01 am AKT Approx. 28 min. 1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2 During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. ... During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities. 
Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.
4:51 am AKT Approx. 26 min. LIVE Lobbyists and the Fiscal Cliff ; ; Anna Palmer talked about corporate clients who are paying lobbyists in Washington to protect their ... Anna Palmer talked about corporate clients who are paying lobbyists in Washington to protect their interests in the “fiscal cliff” negotiations. New political commercials on the issue were shown. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
At the end of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed Sunday morning political talk shows.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
3:18 am AKT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on The Potomac River Author Garrett Peck talked about his book, The Potomac River: A History and Guide. He was ... Author Garrett Peck talked about his book, The Potomac River: A History and Guide. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night. 4:30 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy A discussion on the lasting legacies of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President ... A discussion on the lasting legacies of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Both British and American panelists explore the strengths and weaknesses of these men and how they compare to contemporary leaders. "The Impact of FDR and Churchill on Today’s World," was a session of the “The Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy” symposium held at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, co-sponsored by the Roosevelt Institute. It’s an hour and twenty minutes.
5:20 am AKT Approx. 37 min. LIVE Developments in Syria ; Mona Yacoubian talked about developments in Syria, the response from the international community ... Mona Yacoubian talked about developments in Syria, the response from the international community and the impact of the violence on countries in the region. Topics included warnings from the international community to Syrian President Assad that there would be consequences if he uses chemical weapons against his people. Los Angeles Times correspondent Patrick J. McDonnell was interviewed via Skype from Beirut, Lebanon. Video from Syria was shown in the background. Ms. Yacoubian responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 3:21 am AKT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on O Albany! William Kennedy talked about his book, O Albany!: Improbable City of Political Wizards, ... William Kennedy talked about his book, O Albany!: Improbable City of Political Wizards, Fearless Ethnics, Spectacular Aristocrats, Splendid Nobodies, and Underrated Scoundrels, in which he examines the history of party politics in New York’s capital city.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:51 am AKT Approx. 2 min. Winston Churchill Statue Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of British Prime ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. President Kennedy had designated him an Honorary American Citizen, and the statue has one foot in the grounds of the British Embassy and the other on American soil. Topics included the sculptor, William McVey, and the symbolism of the statue. Audio of Sir Winton Churchill addressing a joint session of Congress on December 26, 1941, was played over still photographs of him in the Senate Chambers.
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6:00 am AKT Approx. 2 min. Representatives Cantor and Hoyer on the Fiscal Cliff ; Representative Cantor (R-VA) and Representative Hoyer (D-MD) talked about the “fiscal ... Representative Cantor (R-VA) and Representative Hoyer (D-MD) talked about the “fiscal cliff,” the automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then. 3:33 am AKT Approx. 10 min. SUNY Albany Library Special Collections Brian Keough, head of the SUNY Albany Library M.E. Grenander Special Collections and Archives, ... Brian Keough, head of the SUNY Albany Library M.E. Grenander Special Collections and Archives, talked about the library’s unique collection of death penalty books and artifact, detailing the over 16,000 death penalty cases in the history of the United States.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:54 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. The Science of the Founding Fathers Author and filmmaker Tom Shachtman talked about the science of the founding fathers. He ... Author and filmmaker Tom Shachtman talked about the science of the founding fathers. He looked at ways in which the founders used their backgrounds in science to address national problems, and the development of scientific studies in America. Mr. Shachtman has written or co-authored over 30 books. The New York Public Library hosted the discussion.
6:03 am AKT Approx. 33 min. LIVE Newsmakers with Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, talked about key ... Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, talked about key state issues, including employment, the Affordable Care Act, the “fiscal cliff,” and the 2013 and 2014 elections. Governor Shumlin, in Vermont, was interviewed by correspondents in the C-SPAN studio in Washington, D.C.
“Fiscal cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
3:44 am AKT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published A list of new books released the week of December 8, 2012. A list of new books released the week of December 8, 2012. 7:00 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Before the Battle of Fredericksburg University of Mary Washington history professor Jeffrey McClurken talked about the Civil War ... University of Mary Washington history professor Jeffrey McClurken talked about the Civil War leading up to December 1862. He discussed the political situations in the North and South, and traced changes in the Union and Confederate commands to that point in the war. Using the words of politicians, military officers, journalists, and people living in and around Fredericksburg, Virginia during that period, Professor McClurken set the stage for the Battle of Fredericksburg, which was fought from December 11-13, 1862.
6:38 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. Fiscal Cliff and the Economy Witnesses testified on the effects of the “fiscal cliff” on the U.S. economy and the ... Witnesses testified on the effects of the “fiscal cliff” on the U.S. economy and the middle class, with a focus on sustaining long-term economic growth, reducing U.S. debt, and protecting the middle class. They agreed that the issue need to be resolved immediately to avoid another recession, but disagreed on how to raise revenue to achieve fiscal sustainability.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
3:46 am AKT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on War on the Waters ; ; Historian James McPherson talked about his book, War on the Water: The Union and Confederate ... Historian James McPherson talked about his book, War on the Water: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865, which presents a history of the use of naval forces by the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. He examined the impact that each navy made during the War, Union naval support of numerous battles including Vicksburg and New Orleans, the Confederate’s use of naval mines, and the deployment of a submarine. James McPherson spoke with historians Craig Symonds and Harold Holzer at the New York Historical Society in New York City and responded to questions from the audience. 8:14 am AKT Approx. 10 min. America's First Shaker Settlement Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked ... Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked about the history of Shakers in Albany. The site was home to the very first Shaker settlement in the U.S. The Shakers and their leader Ann Lee came to America in the late 18th century from England. Known for their charismatic worship styles, this Christian sect also promoted communal living and the equality of the sexes, which they institutionalized in their teachings as early as 1780.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:24 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, FEMA and HUD Panel Secretary Shaun Dovovan and Craig Fugate testified on damage and recovery efforts from Hurricane ... Secretary Shaun Dovovan and Craig Fugate testified on damage and recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy. They focused on the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) efforts in support of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), FEMA funds, and preparedness investment. 4:44 am AKT Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet ; John Turner, assistant professor of religious studies at George Mason University, talked about his ... John Turner, assistant professor of religious studies at George Mason University, talked about his book, Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet, in which he recounts the life of Mormon leader Brigham Young. He was interviewed at the 2012 Fall for the Book Festival held at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. 8:25 am AKT Approx. 4 min. 1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2 During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. ... During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities. 
Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.
9:32 am AKT Approx. 9 min. Craig Fugate Remarks to Reporters Craig Fugate spoke to reporters following his testimony at a Senate committee hearing on Hurricane ... Craig Fugate spoke to reporters following his testimony at a Senate committee hearing on Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. 4:59 am AKT Approx. 9 min. New York State Writer's Institute Donald Faulkner, director of the New York State Writers Institute, talked about this ... Donald Faulkner, director of the New York State Writers Institute, talked about this state-mandated and funded institute that promotes cultural initiatives, and sponsors author visits and residencies, writing workshops, staged readings and more.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:30 am AKT Approx. 26 min. Dialogue with the Future, Part 1 Decision: The Conflicts of Harry S. Truman is a series of 26 half hour films about Harry S. ... Decision: The Conflicts of Harry S. Truman is a series of 26 half hour films about Harry S. Truman’s presidency. Each episode of this series features President Truman looking back on his life and presidency and describing why he made the decisions he did. 
This is the 19th episode, titled Dialogue With the Future, Part I, in which President Truman talks about his decision to drop the atomic bomb.
10:19 am AKT Approx. 47 min. Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems Senators from New York and New Jersey testified on transportation systems damaged by Hurricane ... Senators from New York and New Jersey testified on transportation systems damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Both Senators Schumer and Gillibrand talked about salt water damage to New York’s 108-year old subway system rail lines. Senator Menendez talked about other natural disasters that occurred other places around the country and called on the rest of the country to support New York and New Jersey in its rebuilding efforts. He also had photos showing the extensive damage to parts of New Jersey. Then transportation officials testified about the damage the storm did in the region, the costs of repairs, and the need to improve the the systems to be better prepared for future emergencies. 5:09 am AKT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on O Albany! William Kennedy talked about his book, O Albany!: Improbable City of Political Wizards, ... William Kennedy talked about his book, O Albany!: Improbable City of Political Wizards, Fearless Ethnics, Spectacular Aristocrats, Splendid Nobodies, and Underrated Scoundrels, in which he examines the history of party politics in New York’s capital city.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:59 am AKT Approx. 57 min. British Debt and Stamp Act of 1765 University of Missouri history professor John Bullion spoke to students about the debt incurred by ... University of Missouri history professor John Bullion spoke to students about the debt incurred by the British government in fighting the Seven Years' War in the 1750s and 60s, and efforts to recoup some of that cost by taxing the American colonies, including the Stamp Act of 1765. That law required that some printed material in the colonies such as legal documents be on paper produced in England and have a revenue stamp. He answered questions from students during the lecture.
11:09 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Federal Housing Authority Finances Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testified on the financial health of the ... Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testified on the financial health of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The agency had a $16 billion deficit due to mortgage lending activity during the financial crisis. Secretary Donovan said he could not guarantee the agency would not need to draw money from the Treasury Department at the end of 2013. He also outlined a number of policy changes being enacted or contemplated that would affect millions of Americans seeking mortgages through FHA. 5:21 am AKT Approx. 6 min. Book Discussion on Lily of the Mohawks Author Jack Casey talked about his book Lily of the Mohawks, in which he chronicles the ... Author Jack Casey talked about his book Lily of the Mohawks, in which he chronicles the life of Kateri Tekakwitha, a Mohawk woman who survived smallpox, lost her family to the disease, and was eventually baptized as a Roman Catholic. The book was re-released after Tekakwitha became the first-ever Native American Catholic saint in October 2012.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:58 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. Queen Anne's Revenge Shipwreck Project ; Shanna Daniel, a conservator on the Queen Anne’s Revenge project, talked about the ... Shanna Daniel, a conservator on the Queen Anne’s Revenge project, talked about the history of the ship and some of the artifacts recovered. Queen Anne’s Revenge was the flagship of Edward Teach, a pirate commonly known as “Blackbeard.” While sailing along the Atlantic coast in the early 18th century, Blackbeard and his crew ran aground off North Carolina and abandoned the ship. The vessel was finally discovered in 1996, and soon after the state of North Carolina began excavating the site. The Wayne County Museum in Goldsboro, North Carolina hosted the event.
12:42 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Elections in Muslim Countries Panelists debated the possibility of successful democracies in Muslim countries. Among the ... Panelists debated the possibility of successful democracies in Muslim countries. Among the issues they discussed were the need for patience with the democratic process in Muslim countries, reconciliation of democratic and Muslim principles, and Islamists versus non-Islamists candidates. Panelists responded to questions from the audience.
“Islamists and Elections: Where Do They Lead?” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' annual Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”
5:28 am AKT Approx. 10 min. SUNY Albany Library Special Collections Brian Keough, head of the SUNY Albany Library M.E. Grenander Special Collections and Archives, ... Brian Keough, head of the SUNY Albany Library M.E. Grenander Special Collections and Archives, talked about the library’s unique collection of death penalty books and artifact, detailing the over 16,000 death penalty cases in the history of the United States.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:00 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Walter Mondale Oral History Interview ; Former Vice President Walter Mondale talked about his career and how the Senate has changed over ... Former Vice President Walter Mondale talked about his career and how the Senate has changed over the years. He also talked about the career of former Senator Robert Dole (R-KS) and the forces that shaped him as a leader. Topics included the presidential campaigns of 1976, 1980, and 1984.
This never-before-aired interview with historian Richard Norton Smith is part of an oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The location of this interview is not known.
1:49 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Syrian Civil War Developments ; Patrick J. McDonnell was interviewed via Skype from Beirut, Lebanon, about developments in ... Patrick J. McDonnell was interviewed via Skype from Beirut, Lebanon, about developments in Syria. Stimson Center Senior Middle East Adviser Mona Yacoubian also had questions. 5:39 am AKT Approx. 11 min. The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza Susan Novotny, owner of The Book House, talked about the Albany literary scene and the history of ... Susan Novotny, owner of The Book House, talked about the Albany literary scene and the history of her independent book store. She was a sales rep for a publisher who worked with the store for about 10 years, before leaving the publishing business to work at the store. She also helped to computerize inventory, making The Book House one of first independent bookstores with a computerized inventory. In 1991 she became the sole owner and Now has 3 stores and 22 employees.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:03 pm AKT Approx. 57 min. The Battle of Midway Veterans of World War II talked about their experiences at the Battle of Midway. They ... Veterans of World War II talked about their experiences at the Battle of Midway. They stressed the importance of the American victory and how it signified a turning point in the war with Japan. The American Veterans Center hosted this panel at their 15th Annual Conference.
Sgt. Ed Fox was a machine gunner on Midway with the 6th Defense Battalion, Fleet Marine Force. Captain John Crawford served as an ensign aboard the USS Yorktown. CPO Chief Hank Kudzik served aboard the USS Nautilus, a submarine that played a pivotal role in the Battle of Midway.
1:59 pm AKT Approx. 33 min. Newsmakers with Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, talked about key ... Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, talked about key state issues, including employment, the Affordable Care Act, the “fiscal cliff,” and the 2013 and 2014 elections. Governor Shumlin, in Vermont, was interviewed by correspondents in the C-SPAN studio in Washington, D.C.
“Fiscal cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
5:51 am AKT Approx. 6 min. Book Discussion on Dilemmas of Representation Author Sally Friedman talked about her book Dilemmas of Representation: Local Politics, ... Author Sally Friedman talked about her book Dilemmas of Representation: Local Politics, National Factors, and the Home Styles of Modern US Congress Members, in which she profiles 10 members of the New York US Congressional delegation and focuses on their styles while back in the state compared to their workings in Washington.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:01 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. American History TV in Albany, New York These are the programs shown during the Albany LCV weekend on American History TV:
New York ...
These are the programs shown during the Albany LCV weekend on American History TV:
New York State Capitol Building
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New York State Museum’s September 11, 2001 Exhibit
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Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Exhibit
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America’s First Shaker Settlement
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New York’s State Archives
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The Albany Institute’s Dutch Collections
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Shepherds of the Sea
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The USS Slater
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C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:33 pm AKT Approx. 25 min. Representative Paul Ryan at Kemp Foundation Leadership Award Dinner ; Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI), the 2011 winner of the Kemp Leadership Award, gave the keynote ... Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI), the 2011 winner of the Kemp Leadership Award, gave the keynote speech at the 2012 Jack Kemp Foundation dinner at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel honoring Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL). Representative Ryan talked about topics including the 2012 presidential campaign, closing the poverty gap, and welfare reform. 5:58 am AKT Approx. 12 min. Book Discussion on Shepherds of the Sea Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the ... Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the Sea: Destroyer Escorts in World War II, in which he explains the role the fleet of destroyer escorts played in World War II as they battled German submarines.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:02 pm AKT Approx. 12 min. New York State Capitol Building Barbara R. Maggio, acting director of curatorial and tour services for the New York State Capitol ... Barbara R. Maggio, acting director of curatorial and tour services for the New York State Capitol building, talked about the history, art, and architecture of the distinctive structure. She also highlighted the stories of numerous New York governors who have run for, and either won or lost, their races for the U.S. presidency.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:59 pm AKT Approx. 35 min. Senator Marco Rubio at Kemp Foundation Leadership Award Dinner Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke at the Jack Kemp Foundation dinner at the Mayflower Renaissance ... Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke at the Jack Kemp Foundation dinner at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel. Senator Rubio laid out several policy recommendations he believed would help all families regardless of class and keep the nation great. He said that President Obama’s tax hike proposal on high income earners was not the best way to achieve economic growth and control America’s debt. Other topics included education and health care reform. He was then presented with the 2012 Kemp Leadership Award by the widow of former Representative Jack Kemp, 6:10 am AKT Approx. 12 min. Talking Book and Braille Library New York State Librarian Bernie Margolis talked about the New York State Talking Book and Braille ... New York State Librarian Bernie Margolis talked about the New York State Talking Book and Braille Library. Part of the Library of Congress, this federally-funded library provides Braille, recorded books, magazines and the necessary equipment to residents unable to read standard printed materials.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:16 pm AKT Approx. 17 min. New York State Museum's September 11, 2001 Exhibit Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 ... Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 exhibit, the world’s largest collection of artifacts gathered from Ground Zero following the attacks in New York City. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:35 pm AKT Approx. 23 min. Politico Playbook Breakfast with Bob Woodward ; Mike Allen interviewed Bob Woodward during Politico’s “Playbook Breakfast,” held ... Mike Allen interviewed Bob Woodward during Politico’s “Playbook Breakfast,” held at the Newseum. Among other topics he talked about the relationship between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, the “fiscal cliff” of impending spending cuts and tax increases, President Obama’s diary, the unwillingness of Washington, D.C., leaders to make difficult decisions on big issues, and the U.S. presidency. 6:24 am AKT Approx. 5 min. Book Discussion on Government Bullies ; Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed his book, Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans Are ... Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed his book, Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans Are Being Harassed, Abused, and Imprisoned by the Feds, in which he makes a case for more limited government. 
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
1:34 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Exhibit New York State Education Commissioner John King toured the New York State Museum’s exhibit ... New York State Education Commissioner John King toured the New York State Museum’s exhibit on the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. The exhibit examines the document and shows how its wording was used by Martin Luther King in his speeches during the American Civil Rights movement. Mr. King is also a co-author of the exhibit’s text.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:00 pm AKT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Crystal Wright ; Crystal Wright, editor and publisher of the Internet blog conservativeblackchick.com, explained ... Crystal Wright, editor and publisher of the Internet blog conservativeblackchick.com, explained why she named her blog “Conservative Black Chick,” and told how her upbringing shaped her belief system. She spoke of the discrimination her father faced when he was the only black man in his dental school program, as well as her mother’s experiences as a little girl going to segregated beaches. Ms. Wright also discussed how her parents' resolve in the face of adversity inspired her to be engaged in the political process. She reflected on the election of Barack Obama as the first African-American president, and admitted that she voted for him in 2008. She described her latter disillusionment with the president’s performance in office and how this has led her to become a sharp critic of his presidency. She talked about the reactions she faces from liberal-leaning African Americans. She also discussed the campaign strategy of the Republican Party and presidential candidate Mitt Romney. 6:30 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Book Discussion on My American Revolution ; Author Robert Sullivan discussed his book, My American Revolution: Crossing the Delaware and ... Author Robert Sullivan discussed his book, My American Revolution: Crossing the Delaware and I-78, which explores the role of the middle colonies in the American Revolution. He also responded to questions from the audience. 1:41 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. America's First Shaker Settlement Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked ... Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked about the history of Shakers in Albany. The site was home to the very first Shaker settlement in the U.S. The Shakers and their leader Ann Lee came to America in the late 18th century from England. Known for their charismatic worship styles, this Christian sect also promoted communal living and the equality of the sexes, which they institutionalized in their teachings as early as 1780.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:00 pm AKT Approx. 33 min. Question Time ; Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the ... Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. Topics included proposed cuts to the National Health Service, Afghanistan, securing the United Kingdom border, new transportation projects, and youth unemployment. 7:43 am AKT Approx. 11 min. The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza Susan Novotny, owner of The Book House, talked about the Albany literary scene and the history of ... Susan Novotny, owner of The Book House, talked about the Albany literary scene and the history of her independent book store. She was a sales rep for a publisher who worked with the store for about 10 years, before leaving the publishing business to work at the store. She also helped to computerize inventory, making The Book House one of first independent bookstores with a computerized inventory. In 1991 she became the sole owner and Now has 3 stores and 22 employees.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:52 pm AKT Approx. 11 min. New York's State Archives ; New York State Archivist Christine Ward talked about several items housed at the New York State ... New York State Archivist Christine Ward talked about several items housed at the New York State Archives, including documents relating to the Constitutional Convention, a copy of the U.S. Constitution, and treason documents of Benedict Arnold.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:36 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Immigrants and the U.S. Economy Panelists talked about the impact that admission policies for highly skilled immigrants has on the ... Panelists talked about the impact that admission policies for highly skilled immigrants has on the U.S. economy, specifically policies that are making it increasingly difficult for highly skilled professionals, such as engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs, to enter and remain in the U.S. 7:54 am AKT Approx. 6 min. Book Discussion on Dilemmas of Representation Author Sally Friedman talked about her book Dilemmas of Representation: Local Politics, ... Author Sally Friedman talked about her book Dilemmas of Representation: Local Politics, National Factors, and the Home Styles of Modern US Congress Members, in which she profiles 10 members of the New York US Congressional delegation and focuses on their styles while back in the state compared to their workings in Washington.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:04 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. The Albany Institute's Dutch Collections Tammis Groft, Chief Curator at the Albany Institute of History and Art, talks about the history of ... Tammis Groft, Chief Curator at the Albany Institute of History and Art, talks about the history of the Albany Institute. He also talked about pieces from the Institute’s Dutch cultural collection which shows us how early settlers lived, and about Dutch traditions that were brought to the United States.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:00 pm AKT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Crystal Wright ; Crystal Wright, editor and publisher of the Internet blog conservativeblackchick.com, explained ... Crystal Wright, editor and publisher of the Internet blog conservativeblackchick.com, explained why she named her blog “Conservative Black Chick,” and told how her upbringing shaped her belief system. She spoke of the discrimination her father faced when he was the only black man in his dental school program, as well as her mother’s experiences as a little girl going to segregated beaches. Ms. Wright also discussed how her parents' resolve in the face of adversity inspired her to be engaged in the political process. She reflected on the election of Barack Obama as the first African-American president, and admitted that she voted for him in 2008. She described her latter disillusionment with the president’s performance in office and how this has led her to become a sharp critic of his presidency. She talked about the reactions she faces from liberal-leaning African Americans. She also discussed the campaign strategy of the Republican Party and presidential candidate Mitt Romney. 8:03 am AKT Approx. 55 min. After Words with Ray Kurzweil ; Author and inventor Ray Kurzweil talked about his neuroscience research, in which he ... Author and inventor Ray Kurzweil talked about his neuroscience research, in which he reverse-engineered the brain in order to assist in building intelligent machines. Mr. Kurzweil talked about this research with Editor of Scientific American Mind, Ingrid Wickelgren. 2:14 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Shepherds of the Sea Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the ... Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the Sea: Destroyer Escorts in World War II, in which he explains the role the fleet of destroyer escorts played in World War II as they battled German submarines.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:02 pm AKT Approx. 33 min. Question Time ; Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the ... Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. Topics included proposed cuts to the National Health Service, Afghanistan, securing the United Kingdom border, new transportation projects, and youth unemployment. 8:58 am AKT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published A list of new books released the week of December 8, 2012. A list of new books released the week of December 8, 2012. 2:19 pm AKT Approx. 11 min. The USS Slater Tim Rizzuto, executive director of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, toured the USS Slater, ... Tim Rizzuto, executive director of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, toured the USS Slater, the only World War II destroyer still afloat in the country. He also explained the history of the ship.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:37 pm AKT Approx. 57 min. Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Qorivs Communications' Stan Collender and the American Action Forum’s Douglas Holtz-Eakin ... Qorivs Communications' Stan Collender and the American Action Forum’s Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement. They reviewed the past week’s events and explained the dynamics, players, and positions as they previewed the week ahead. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
At the end of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed Sunday morning political talk shows.
9:01 am AKT Approx. 20 min. Book Discussion on The Spirit of Compromise ; Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, talked about her book, The Spirit of ... Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, talked about her book, The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It, and about her role as president of the university. This interview, recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, is part of Book TV’s College Series. 2:31 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Massachusetts Maritime History ; Historian Richard Norton Smith toured three locations along Boston’s North Shore: Fort ... Historian Richard Norton Smith toured three locations along Boston’s North Shore: Fort Sewall in Marblehead, Massachusetts; the Salem Maritime National Historic Site and Custom House; and the Gloucester Fisherman’s Memorial.
These stops on the Presidents and Patriots Historical Tours' nine-day “New England by the Sea: Whales, Witches & Writers” tour were on October 7 and 8, 2011.
9:35 pm AKT Approx. 24 min. Lobbyists and the Fiscal Cliff ; ; Anna Palmer talked about corporate clients who are paying lobbyists in Washington to protect their ... Anna Palmer talked about corporate clients who are paying lobbyists in Washington to protect their interests in the “fiscal cliff” negotiations. New political commercials on the issue were shown. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
At the end of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed Sunday morning political talk shows.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
9:22 am AKT Approx. 9 min. Book Discussion on About to Die ; Barbie Zelizer talked about her book, About to Die: How News Images Move the Public, in ... Barbie Zelizer talked about her book, About to Die: How News Images Move the Public, in which she explores the impact and controversy surrounding news photos that depict imminent death. Professor Zelizer also talked about the New York Post cover photo that showed a man about to be killed by a New York City subway train. This interview, recorded at the University of Pennsylvania, is part of Book TV’s College series. 2:41 pm AKT Approx. 12 min. Tale of Two Cities A film tells about the destruction and death caused by atomic bombs dropped on the cities of ... A film tells about the destruction and death caused by atomic bombs dropped on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, on August 6 and 9, 1945. An eyewitness account by Jesuit priest Father John Seimes, who had been on the outskirts of Hiroshima, was included.
The short film Tale of Two Cities was produced in 1946 by the United States War Department as issue number 74 of the Army-Navy Screen Magazine series.
10:02 pm AKT Approx. 47 min. Debt and National Security Former members of Congress and Admiral Mike Mullen talked about national debt and national ... Former members of Congress and Admiral Mike Mullen talked about national debt and national security. Admiral Mullen called on Congress to avert the so-called fiscal cliff and lay a framework for debt reduction and economic growth over the next ten years. He joined former Senators and House Armed Services Committee Chairmen to urge Congress to act and avoid sequestration. Mullen said the next Congress will have to tackle tax reform, entitlement spending, and rising health care cost. Additional speakers included: Armed Services Committee Chairmen Sam Nunn, Ike Skelton, and John Warner. The Coalition for Fiscal and National Security hosted the discussion in Washington, DC. 9:31 am AKT Approx. 9 min. New York State Writer's Institute Donald Faulkner, director of the New York State Writers Institute, talked about this ... Donald Faulkner, director of the New York State Writers Institute, talked about this state-mandated and funded institute that promotes cultural initiatives, and sponsors author visits and residencies, writing workshops, staged readings and more.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:54 pm AKT Approx. 2 min. Mary McLeod Bethune Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of Mary McLeod ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of Mary McLeod Bethune. Topics included her career and the history of the statue by sculptor Robert Berks. When it was dedicated July 10, 1974, on what would have been her 99th birthday, was the first memorial in the nation’s capital to honor an African-American leader.
10:53 pm AKT Approx. 14 min. Senator Baucus on Debt and Deficit Reduction ; Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) called on Congress to extend the Bush-era tax ... Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) called on Congress to extend the Bush-era tax cuts on incomes under $250,000 and avoid another damaging fight over the debt ceiling. He said the government needs new revenue immediately in order to deal with the long term deficits caused by rising health care costs and retiring baby boomers.
“Fixing the Debt: Reforming the Tax Code and Federal Health Spending” was a forum held at Grand Hyatt Washington by the Campaign to Fix the Debt, which was co-founded by Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, the former co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
9:41 am AKT Approx. 12 min. Book Discussion on Shepherds of the Sea Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the ... Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the Sea: Destroyer Escorts in World War II, in which he explains the role the fleet of destroyer escorts played in World War II as they battled German submarines.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:59 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. 1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2 During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. ... During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities. 
Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.
11:08 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Tax Reform Panelists discussed efforts to craft a tax reform package that would reduce rates and the deficit ... Panelists discussed efforts to craft a tax reform package that would reduce rates and the deficit without eliminating tax breaks that benefit large portions of the middle class. Mark Zandi said going back to Clinton-era tax rates on the rich would do less economic damage than other revenue raising options. 
“Fixing the Debt: Reforming the Tax Code and Federal Health Spending” was a forum held at Grand Hyatt Washington by the Campaign to Fix the Debt, which was co-founded by Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, the former co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
9:54 am AKT Approx. 6 min. Book Discussion on Lily of the Mohawks Author Jack Casey talked about his book Lily of the Mohawks, in which he chronicles the ... Author Jack Casey talked about his book Lily of the Mohawks, in which he chronicles the life of Kateri Tekakwitha, a Mohawk woman who survived smallpox, lost her family to the disease, and was eventually baptized as a Roman Catholic. The book was re-released after Tekakwitha became the first-ever Native American Catholic saint in October 2012.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:31 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy A discussion on the lasting legacies of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President ... A discussion on the lasting legacies of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Both British and American panelists explore the strengths and weaknesses of these men and how they compare to contemporary leaders. "The Impact of FDR and Churchill on Today’s World," was a session of the “The Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy” symposium held at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, co-sponsored by the Roosevelt Institute. It’s an hour and twenty minutes.
12:38 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. 25th Anniversary of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty Former Reagan administration officials talked about negotiating a 1987 nuclear missile treaty with ... Former Reagan administration officials talked about negotiating a 1987 nuclear missile treaty with the Soviet Union. The Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), led to the destruction of thousands of Europe-based nuclear missiles on both sides. The enevnt marked the 25th anniversary of the U.S.-U.S.S.R summit at which the treaty was signed. Panelists responded to questions from the audience. 10:01 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Book Discussion on America the Possible James Gustave Speth talked about his book, America the Possible: Manifesto for a New ... James Gustave Speth talked about his book, America the Possible: Manifesto for a New Economy, in which he argues that building a democratic and ecologically sustainable economic system will bring about a new wave of prosperity. He also responded to questions from the audience. This event was held at the offices of the AFL-CIO in Washington, DC. 4:54 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Dialogue With the Future, Part 2 Decision: The Conflicts of Harry S. Truman is a series of 26 half hour films about Harry S. ... Decision: The Conflicts of Harry S. Truman is a series of 26 half hour films about Harry S. Truman’s presidency. Each episode of this series features President Truman looking back on his life and presidency and describing why he made the decisions he did. 
This is an excerpt from the 20th episode titled, Dialogue With the Future, Part II, in which President Truman talks about his decision to drop the atomic bomb.
1:58 am AKT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Crystal Wright ; Crystal Wright, editor and publisher of the Internet blog conservativeblackchick.com, explained ... Crystal Wright, editor and publisher of the Internet blog conservativeblackchick.com, explained why she named her blog “Conservative Black Chick,” and told how her upbringing shaped her belief system. She spoke of the discrimination her father faced when he was the only black man in his dental school program, as well as her mother’s experiences as a little girl going to segregated beaches. Ms. Wright also discussed how her parents' resolve in the face of adversity inspired her to be engaged in the political process. She reflected on the election of Barack Obama as the first African-American president, and admitted that she voted for him in 2008. She described her latter disillusionment with the president’s performance in office and how this has led her to become a sharp critic of his presidency. She talked about the reactions she faces from liberal-leaning African Americans. She also discussed the campaign strategy of the Republican Party and presidential candidate Mitt Romney. 11:26 am AKT Approx. 12 min. Talking Book and Braille Library New York State Librarian Bernie Margolis talked about the New York State Talking Book and Braille ... New York State Librarian Bernie Margolis talked about the New York State Talking Book and Braille Library. Part of the Library of Congress, this federally-funded library provides Braille, recorded books, magazines and the necessary equipment to residents unable to read standard printed materials.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:01 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. Clifton Truman Daniel in Hiroshima ; President Truman’s eldest grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel, talked about his trip to Japan in ... President Truman’s eldest grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel, talked about his trip to Japan in August 2012, the first ever for a Truman. He arrived in Hiroshima as the city prepared to mark the anniversary of the 1945 atomic bombing. He described his meetings with atomic bomb survivors, the Mayor of Hiroshima, and local journalists and also shared video from his trip, recorded by his son for this C-SPAN program. Other video was included.
11:39 am AKT Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on Little America Rajiv Chandrasekaran talked about his book, Little America: The War Within the War for ... Rajiv Chandrasekaran talked about his book, Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
6:56 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Exhibit New York State Education Commissioner John King toured the New York State Museum’s exhibit ... New York State Education Commissioner John King toured the New York State Museum’s exhibit on the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. The exhibit examines the document and shows how its wording was used by Martin Luther King in his speeches during the American Civil Rights movement. Mr. King is also a co-author of the exhibit’s text.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:44 am AKT Approx. 10 min. Book Discussion on How Capitalism Will Save Us ; Elizabeth Ames talked about her book, How Capitalism Will Save Us: Why Free People and Free ... Elizabeth Ames talked about her book, How Capitalism Will Save Us: Why Free People and Free Markets Are the Best Answer in Today’s Economy. She was interviewed while attending FreedomFest, one of the largest libertarian conferences in the U.S., which was held July 11-14, 2012, in Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. 7:04 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. 1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2 During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. ... During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities. 
Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.
12:02 pm AKT Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on The Making of Global Capitalism ; ; Professors Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin talked about their book, The Making of Global Capitalism: ... Professors Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin talked about their book, The Making of Global Capitalism: The Political Economy of American Empire, in which they argue that since WWII the U.S. government has been critical in expanding capitalism around the world, leading to a kind of informal empire that relies far more on the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Treasury than it does the Pentagon and CIA. They spoke about their book at Town Hall in Seattle and responded to questions from the audience. 7:33 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy A discussion on the lasting legacies of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President ... A discussion on the lasting legacies of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Both British and American panelists explore the strengths and weaknesses of these men and how they compare to contemporary leaders. "The Impact of FDR and Churchill on Today’s World," was a session of the “The Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy” symposium held at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, co-sponsored by the Roosevelt Institute. It’s an hour and twenty minutes.
12:56 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on How to be Black Author Baratunde Thurston discusses his book, How to be Black, in which he offers practical ... Author Baratunde Thurston discusses his book, How to be Black, in which he offers practical advice on everything from “How to Be the Black Friend” to “How to Be the (Next) Black President” to “How to Celebrate Black History Month.”
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
8:55 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. Boston's Granary Burying Ground Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, ... Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, toured the Granary Burying Ground in downtown Boston. Established in the year 1660, the Granary Burying Ground is the city’s third oldest cemetery, and the burial site of several notable American Revolutionaries, including Paul Revere, John Hancock and Samuel Adams. This is part one of two of the program.
1:00 pm AKT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on O Albany! William Kennedy talked about his book, O Albany!: Improbable City of Political Wizards, ... William Kennedy talked about his book, O Albany!: Improbable City of Political Wizards, Fearless Ethnics, Spectacular Aristocrats, Splendid Nobodies, and Underrated Scoundrels, in which he examines the history of party politics in New York’s capital city.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:00 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Book Discussion on Days of Infamy ; Former Speaker of the House of Representatives New Gingrich and William
Forstchen talked about ...
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives New Gingrich and William
Forstchen talked about Days of Infamy, their second novel on World War II.
In the book, the authors imagine what might have happened in the days following the Pearl Harbor attack had the Japanese and U.S. naval fleets engaged one
another in battle. After their remarks, they responded to questions
from audience members.
1:12 pm AKT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on The Party is Over Mike Lofgren spoke about his book The Party Is Over: How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats ... Mike Lofgren spoke about his book The Party Is Over: How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Got Shafted.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
10:10 pm AKT Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on September Suspense: Lincoln's Union in Peril ; Dennis Frye, author and chief historian at Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, talks about the ... Dennis Frye, author and chief historian at Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, talks about the state of the war in early September 1862. Confederate General Robert E. Lee was poised to invade the North, causing alarm among northern government officials and citizens. General Lee’s goal was Pennsylvania, but by what route and through what cities and towns was unclear. Mr. Frye spoke for about 45 minutes at the Frederick Visitor Center in Frederick, Maryland.
1:16 pm AKT Approx. 31 min. Book Discussion on Wealth and Poverty ; Author and economist George Gilder talked about the new edition of his 1981 best-selling book, ... Author and economist George Gilder talked about the new edition of his 1981 best-selling book, Wealth and Poverty. He was interviewed while attending FreedomFest, which was held July 11-14, 2012, in Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. 10:55 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. 1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2 During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. ... During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities. 
Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.
1:48 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Book Discussion on Songs of Blood and Sword ; Fatima Bhutto, niece of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, talks about growing up in ... Fatima Bhutto, niece of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, talks about growing up in a family of power brokers. Ms. Bhutto also chronicles the fate of many of her close relatives, including her own father, who were assassinated by political opponents. After reading from her book she was interviewed by Mr. Coll, and also responded to questions from members of the audience. She spoke at the Asia Society in New York City. 11:00 pm AKT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Robert Caro, Part 2 ; Robert Caro discussed his newly-released fourth volume of his biography of former President ... Robert Caro discussed his newly-released fourth volume of his biography of former President Johnson, The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power. The fourth book covers 1958 until early 1964. Mr. Caro said that President Johnson sought the presidency, yet the nomination went to John F. Kennedy. He detailed Vice President Johnson’s poor treatment at the hands of Kennedy staff, and his acrimonious relationship with Robert F. Kennedy. He described President Johnson’s leadership following President Kennedy’s assassination, and his skill at moving several major pieces of legislation through the House and Senate after he became president, which Mr. Caro suggests planted the seeds for President Johnson’s “War on Poverty” program. 
Robert Caro was born and raised in New York City and graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in English. He won Pulitzer Prizes for biography in 1975 and 2003, and has been researching Lyndon Johnson since 1977.
3:03 pm AKT Approx. 54 min. Book Discussion on The Patriarch Author David Nasaw talks about his book, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times ... Author David Nasaw talks about his book, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, in which he recounts the life of Joseph P. Kennedy, patriarch of the political family that included President John F. Kennedy and Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Edward Kennedy. The author examines Mr. Kennedy’s careers in business and politics, which included ventures in Wall Street and Hollywood and founding chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Nasaw also explores Joseph Kennedy’s resistance to American entry into World War II during his tenure as ambassador to Great Britain, a stance that led to public criticism and hurt his relationship with President Roosevelt. David Nasaw spoke at the Philadelphia Free Library. 12:00 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Walter Mondale Oral History Interview ; Former Vice President Walter Mondale talked about his career and how the Senate has changed over ... Former Vice President Walter Mondale talked about his career and how the Senate has changed over the years. He also talked about the career of former Senator Robert Dole (R-KS) and the forces that shaped him as a leader. Topics included the presidential campaigns of 1976, 1980, and 1984.
This never-before-aired interview with historian Richard Norton Smith is part of an oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The location of this interview is not known.
3:59 pm AKT Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on Exit the Colonel Ethan Chorin, a diplomat who served as an economic and commercial attache in Tripoli from 2004 to ... Ethan Chorin, a diplomat who served as an economic and commercial attache in Tripoli from 2004 to 2006, talked about his book, Exit the Colonel: The Hidden History of the Libyan Revolution, in which he traces the background to the 2011 uprisings in Libya. He also responded to questions from the audience. This event was hosted by the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York City. 1:02 am AKT Approx. 2 min. Winston Churchill Statue Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of British Prime ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. President Kennedy had designated him an Honorary American Citizen, and the statue has one foot in the grounds of the British Embassy and the other on American soil. Topics included the sculptor, William McVey, and the symbolism of the statue. Audio of Sir Winton Churchill addressing a joint session of Congress on December 26, 1941, was played over still photographs of him in the Senate Chambers.
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4:55 pm AKT Approx. 58 min. After Words with Marty Makary ; Johns Hopkins surgeon Dr. Marty Makary talks about his book, Unaccountable: What Hospitals ... Johns Hopkins surgeon Dr. Marty Makary talks about his book, Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care, in which he provides an insider’s look at the dangers of a stay in the hospital. He argues that patients are endangered by errors, over-treatment and a closed-door culture that protects medical practitioners first. He discussed his findings and experience with the president of Washington, D.C.'s Sibley Hospital (part of the Johns Hopkins network) Richard Davis. 1:05 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Ethics of Wealth ; ; Stanford History Professor Richard White and the Chair of Stanford’s English department ... Stanford History Professor Richard White and the Chair of Stanford’s English department Gavin Jones, talk about the disparity of wealth during the Gilded Age. Professor White argued that the majority of Americans in this period viewed excessive wealth as an embarrassment. Professor Jones analyzed literature from the Gilded Age that critiques the excesses of society. Stanford University’s Center for Ethics in Society hosted this event.
6:02 pm AKT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Black Fire Author Robert Graysmith talks about his book, Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom ... Author Robert Graysmith talks about his book, Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-era San Francisco, in which he recalls author Mark Twain’s friendship with Thomas Sawyer, a customs inspector and volunteer fireman in San Francisco, whose name Twain would immortalize in his novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Mr. Graysmith reported that in 1863, a twenty-eight year old Mark Twain, a reporter for San Francisco’s Daily Morning Call, befriended Mr. Sawyer over cards and drinks. It was during these casual meetings that Sawyer relayed to Twain stories of his youth and his involvement in stopping a serial arsonist that had set San Francisco afire six times in eighteen months. Robert Graysmith spoke at City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco. 2:28 am AKT Approx. 18 min. New York State Museum's September 11, 2001 Exhibit Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 ... Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 exhibit, the world’s largest collection of artifacts gathered from Ground Zero following the attacks in New York City. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
6:45 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on Victory at Yorktown ; Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich talks about his book, Victory at Yorktown, the ... Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich talks about his book, Victory at Yorktown, the second book in his historical fiction series on George Washington. Mr. Gingrich spoke at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. 2:47 am AKT Approx. 59 min. The Battle of Midway Veterans of World War II talked about their experiences at the Battle of Midway. They ... Veterans of World War II talked about their experiences at the Battle of Midway. They stressed the importance of the American victory and how it signified a turning point in the war with Japan. The American Veterans Center hosted this panel at their 15th Annual Conference.
Sgt. Ed Fox was a machine gunner on Midway with the 6th Defense Battalion, Fleet Marine Force. Captain John Crawford served as an ensign aboard the USS Yorktown. CPO Chief Hank Kudzik served aboard the USS Nautilus, a submarine that played a pivotal role in the Battle of Midway.
7:52 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. New York State Writer's Institute Donald Faulkner, director of the New York State Writers Institute, talked about this ... Donald Faulkner, director of the New York State Writers Institute, talked about this state-mandated and funded institute that promotes cultural initiatives, and sponsors author visits and residencies, writing workshops, staged readings and more.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:02 pm AKT Approx. 58 min. After Words with Marty Makary ; Johns Hopkins surgeon Dr. Marty Makary talks about his book, Unaccountable: What Hospitals ... Johns Hopkins surgeon Dr. Marty Makary talks about his book, Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care, in which he provides an insider’s look at the dangers of a stay in the hospital. He argues that patients are endangered by errors, over-treatment and a closed-door culture that protects medical practitioners first. He discussed his findings and experience with the president of Washington, D.C.'s Sibley Hospital (part of the Johns Hopkins network) Richard Davis.
9:01 pm AKT Approx. 20 min. Book Discussion on The Spirit of Compromise ; Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, talked about her book, The Spirit of ... Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, talked about her book, The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It, and about her role as president of the university. This interview, recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, is part of Book TV’s College Series.
9:22 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. Book Discussion on About to Die ; Barbie Zelizer talked about her book, About to Die: How News Images Move the Public, in ... Barbie Zelizer talked about her book, About to Die: How News Images Move the Public, in which she explores the impact and controversy surrounding news photos that depict imminent death. Professor Zelizer also talked about the New York Post cover photo that showed a man about to be killed by a New York City subway train. This interview, recorded at the University of Pennsylvania, is part of Book TV’s College series.
9:34 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. SUNY Albany Library Special Collections Brian Keough, head of the SUNY Albany Library M.E. Grenander Special Collections and Archives, ... Brian Keough, head of the SUNY Albany Library M.E. Grenander Special Collections and Archives, talked about the library’s unique collection of death penalty books and artifact, detailing the over 16,000 death penalty cases in the history of the United States.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:45 pm AKT Approx. 12 min. Talking Book and Braille Library New York State Librarian Bernie Margolis talked about the New York State Talking Book and Braille ... New York State Librarian Bernie Margolis talked about the New York State Talking Book and Braille Library. Part of the Library of Congress, this federally-funded library provides Braille, recorded books, magazines and the necessary equipment to residents unable to read standard printed materials.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:58 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published A list of new books released the week of December 8, 2012. A list of new books released the week of December 8, 2012.
10:00 pm AKT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Just Plain Dick ; Kevin Matson, contemporary history professor at Ohio University, talked about his book, Just ... Kevin Matson, contemporary history professor at Ohio University, talked about his book, Just Plain Dick: Richard Nixon’s Checkers Speech and the ‘Rocking, Shocking’ Election of 1952, in which he recounts the presidential election of 1952 and Richard Nixon’s “Checkers” speech delivered on national television on September 23, 1952. The speech was given in response to allegations that Nixon misused political donations. The author talked about Nixon’s usage of his family dog, Checkers, to denote his everyman status and save his vice presidential nomination. Mr. Mattson spoke at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.
11:00 pm AKT Approx. 58 min. After Words with Marty Makary ; Johns Hopkins surgeon Dr. Marty Makary talks about his book, Unaccountable: What Hospitals ... Johns Hopkins surgeon Dr. Marty Makary talks about his book, Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care, in which he provides an insider’s look at the dangers of a stay in the hospital. He argues that patients are endangered by errors, over-treatment and a closed-door culture that protects medical practitioners first. He discussed his findings and experience with the president of Washington, D.C.'s Sibley Hospital (part of the Johns Hopkins network) Richard Davis.
12:00 am AKT Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on Round About the Earth Harvard University Professor Joyce Chaplin talked about her book, Round About the Earth: ... Harvard University Professor Joyce Chaplin talked about her book, Round About the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit, in which she presents the history of the circumnavigation of earth, going back to the days of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan. Professor Chaplin spoke at Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
12:47 am AKT Approx. 12 min. Book Discussion on Shepherds of the Sea Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the ... Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the Sea: Destroyer Escorts in World War II, in which he explains the role the fleet of destroyer escorts played in World War II as they battled German submarines.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:00 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Book Discussion on On a Farther Shore Author William Souder talked about his book, On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel ... Author William Souder talked about his book, On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson, in which he recounted the life of the biologist, who authored Silent Spring, a 1962 indictment of synthetic insecticides including DDT. Mr. Souder examined the affect the book had on environmental awareness. Following the publication of Ms. Carson’s book DDT was banned and the Environmental Protection Agency was created. 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Silent Spring. William Souder speaks at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
2:11 am AKT Approx. 11 min. The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza Susan Novotny, owner of The Book House, talked about the Albany literary scene and the history of ... Susan Novotny, owner of The Book House, talked about the Albany literary scene and the history of her independent book store. She was a sales rep for a publisher who worked with the store for about 10 years, before leaving the publishing business to work at the store. She also helped to computerize inventory, making The Book House one of first independent bookstores with a computerized inventory. In 1991 she became the sole owner and Now has 3 stores and 22 employees.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:23 am AKT Approx. 6 min. Book Discussion on Lily of the Mohawks Author Jack Casey talked about his book Lily of the Mohawks, in which he chronicles the ... Author Jack Casey talked about his book Lily of the Mohawks, in which he chronicles the life of Kateri Tekakwitha, a Mohawk woman who survived smallpox, lost her family to the disease, and was eventually baptized as a Roman Catholic. The book was re-released after Tekakwitha became the first-ever Native American Catholic saint in October 2012.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:31 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Book Discussion on The Fateful History of Fannie Mae James Hagerty of the Wall Street Journal talked about his book, The Fateful History of Fannie ... James Hagerty of the Wall Street Journal talked about his book, The Fateful History of Fannie Mae: New Deal Birth to Mortgage Crisis Fall, in which he examined the 1938 creation and 70 year history of Fannie Mae. Among the topics he addressed were the role of federal regulation in the financial and housing industries, political interests in the company, and the 2008 financial crisis. He responded to questions from the audience.