C-SPAN Schedule

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3:00 am AKT Approx. 51 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What are the solutions for ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What are the solutions for gun violence?”
At the end of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed Sunday morning political talk shows.
2:46 am AKT Approx. 15 min. Book Discussion on All in the Family Robert Self talked about his book, All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy ... Robert Self talked about his book, All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960's, in which he argues that the separate threads of realignment all ran through the politicized American family. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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. 1 hr. 2 min. Q&A with Mark Farkas Mark Farkas was interviewed about his involvement in the production of the C-SPAN series ... Mark Farkas was interviewed about his involvement in the production of the C-SPAN series “The Capitol.” He described the production process for the special, and talked about how the program would provide a comprehensive look at the U.S. Capitol. During the interview portions of pre-taped footage of “The Capitol,” as well as footage of video director Bob Reilly, producer Susan Bundock, and program editor Rick Stoddard, while filming and editing the pre-taped footage was shown.
The interview included a short, edited portion of the program special. The program was scheduled to air the following week and focused on the history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present. It featured taped segments on the various public and private spaces in the building, tours, and personal stories about the Capitol from members of Congress, historians, journalists, and curators.
3:53 am AKT Approx. 55 min. LIVE Political Environment in 2013 ; ; Republican strategist John Freehery and Democratic strategist Jim Manley talked about the ... Republican strategist John Freehery and Democratic strategist Jim Manley talked about the political environment in 2013, the incoming 113th Congress' legislative agenda, and how President Obama might govern in 2013. Topics included Democratic and Republican perspectives on “fiscal cliff” legislation, party division in Congress, and challenges facing House Speaker John Boehner. 3:02 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on Listening In Caroline Kennedy, daughter of former President John F. Kennedy and historian Ted Widmer talk about ... Caroline Kennedy, daughter of former President John F. Kennedy and historian Ted Widmer talk about their multimedia book, Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy, in which they present a collection of recordings of the late President in conversation from the Oval Office and Cabinet Room in July 1962. The tapes include discussions on numerous topics of the day, including the Cuban Missile Crisis and Vietnam. Caroline Kennedy introduced a panel discussion of the tapes that included Mr. Widmer, historian Ellen Fitzpatrick, and Tom Oliphant, former Washington correspondent for the Boston Globe. The event took place at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. 4:02 am AKT Approx. 29 min. Richard Nixon Birthplace Museum Docent Darlene Sky talked about the house where President Richard Nixon was born and his life ... Docent Darlene Sky talked about the house where President Richard Nixon was born and his life there. The house is on the grounds of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. The 37th president was born there in 1913, and he was laid to rest near the house in 1994. A video clip was shown of his funeral in front of the house in Yorba Linda, California.
4:51 am AKT Approx. 27 min. LIVE Congressional Salaries ; ; Daniel Schuman talked about how much current members of Congress are paid, recent efforts to ... Daniel Schuman talked about how much current members of Congress are paid, recent efforts to increase salaries, and the perks of congressional service. Topics included average Congressional salaries, salaries of ranking members of Congress, and how those salaries have changed over time. C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo also read news headlines at the end of the program. 4:06 am AKT Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13 A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013. A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013. 4:33 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. George Nash on Herbert Hoover ; Herbert Hoover biographer George Nash talks about the complexity of the 31st president’s ... Herbert Hoover biographer George Nash talks about the complexity of the 31st president’s administration and legacy. Mr. Nash argued that Herbert Hoover was a much more dynamic, accomplished and remarkable figure than stereotypes suggest. Between 1975 and 1995 Nash lived in Iowa near the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, where he prepared three volumes of the definitive biography of the 31 st president. Co-presented with the Truman Library Institute.
5:20 am AKT Approx. 39 min. LIVE President Obama and Foreign Policy ; James Kitfield talked about President Obama’s foreign policy agenda in 2013. Topics included ... James Kitfield talked about President Obama’s foreign policy agenda in 2013. Topics included the Syrian civil war, Obama’s “nation building at home” doctrine, troop strength in Afghanistan, Chuck Hagel’s nomination for Secretary of Defense, and John Kerry’s nomination for Secretary of State. 4:09 am AKT Approx. 16 min. Rhode Island Historical Society Library Collections Rhode Island Historical Society Executive Director C. Morgan Grefe toured the society ... Rhode Island Historical Society Executive Director C. Morgan Grefe toured the society library’s special collections, which included volumes by and related to Roger Williams, and books printed in 18th and 19th century Rhode Island.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
5:55 am AKT Approx. 5 min. Milwaukee History and Architecture Kathy Kean, a retired U.S. History teacher, toured historic neighborhoods and buildings in ... Kathy Kean, a retired U.S. History teacher, toured historic neighborhoods and buildings in Milwaukee, including the 1879 Grain Exchange and the Walker’s Point Historic District. 
This is the second of a two-part look at Milwaukee architecture.
6:00 am AKT Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Senator Debbie Stabenow Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) talked about what was next on the Farm Bill, after a small part of ... Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) talked about what was next on the Farm Bill, after a small part of it was passed as part of the fiscal cliff package, with the bulk of it unpassed. Some analysts see difficulty passing the farm bill 2013, and Senator Stabenow had been critical of the farm measures approved as part of the fiscal legislation. Senator Stabenow also talked about her views of prospects on other Senate legislation and Senate operations such as the filibuster. After the senator left, the reporters discussed her responses with the host. 4:25 am AKT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 1/5/13 A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013. A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013. 6:01 am AKT Approx. 49 min. Malmedy Massacre at the Battle of the Bulge ; ; Author Danny Parker talked about his book, Fatal Crossroads: The Untold Story of the Malmedy ... Author Danny Parker talked about his book, Fatal Crossroads: The Untold Story of the Malmedy Massacre at the Battle of the Bulge. On December 17, 1944, an American convoy traveling through Belgium was spotted and captured by German troops. The POWs were brought to a field where they were shot and about half were killed. Many details of the massacre remain unknown. Mr. Parker spent 15 years working to uncover the truth behind the Malmedy massacre. He was joined by a survivor of the massacre who talked about his personal story.
6:31 am AKT Approx. 10 min. President Obama on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Speaking to a group of “middle class” Americans, President Obama spoke about ... Speaking to a group of “middle class” Americans, President Obama spoke about negotiations to avert impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. In his comments he said an agreement was “within sight, but not done yet.” Several members of the group stood behind the president. 4:27 am AKT Approx. 32 min. Book Discussion on Power, Inc. ; Author David Rothkopf talked about his book, Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business ... Author David Rothkopf talked about his book, Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government, in which he argued that thousands of companies had greater power than all but a few states. Mr. Rothkopf also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 6:51 am AKT Approx. 7 min. Roger Williams and the Founding of Providence History Professor Stanley Lemons talked about about the founding of the First Baptist Church in ... History Professor Stanley Lemons talked about about the founding of the First Baptist Church in Providence, Rhode Island, as well as its founder Roger Williams.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications 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.
6:42 am AKT Approx. 32 min. Republican Senators on Presidential Remarks About the Fiscal Cliff Republican senators spoke on the Senate floor in reaction to President Obama’s remarks about ... Republican senators spoke on the Senate floor in reaction to President Obama’s remarks about negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. 5:00 am AKT Approx. 1 min. Book TV in Providence, Rhode Island C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.
These are the programs shown during the Providence, Rhode Island LCV weekend on Book TV:
Providence Athenaeum 310154-1
Book Discussion on On Virtues 310159-1
Book Discussion on All in the Family 310157-1
Rhode Island Historical Society Library Collections 310156-1
Book Discussion on The Prince of Providence 310160-1
Cellar Stories Bookstore 310155-1
Book Discussion on The Heart of Power 310158-1
6:59 am AKT Approx. 51 min. Steven Spielberg on 149th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address Film director Steven Spielberg gave the keynote address at an annual ceremony commemorating ... Film director Steven Spielberg gave the keynote address at an annual ceremony commemorating President Lincoln"s Gettysburg Address delivered at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on November 19, 1863. Mr. Spielberg’s recently-released film, Lincoln, focused on the president’s last months in office and the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery.
7:15 am AKT Approx. 53 min. House Debate on the Fiscal Cliff Tax Policy Members of the House debated the tax policy of legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff” ... Members of the House debated the tax policy of legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress did not reach a budget agreement before then. 5:01 am AKT Approx. 11 min. Providence Athenaeum Executive Director Alison Maxell talked about the Providence Athenaeum, an independent, ... Executive Director Alison Maxell talked about the Providence Athenaeum, an independent, member-supported library and cultural center. The goal of the Athenaeum is to welcome and enrich the educational and cultural pursuits of its members and the community, and to encourage a diverse public to engage in conversation. It offers a range of experiences by providing and conserving collections, promoting and collaborating with the community’s vibrant cultural sector, and highlighting and preserving its historic building.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
7:52 am AKT Approx. 55 min. Lincoln's Hundred Days ; Author Louis Masur talked about his book, Lincoln’s Hundred Days and the formulation ... Author Louis Masur talked about his book, Lincoln’s Hundred Days and the formulation of the Emancipation Proclamation. One hundred days passed between Lincoln’s preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, issued on September 22nd, 1862, and the final decree on January 1st, 1863. He spoke about the struggle to end slavery, Civil War era politics, and Lincoln’s actions during the period. He responded to questions from the audience.
8:08 am AKT Approx. 7 min. President Obama Remarks on Fiscal Cliff Agreement Passage The president spoke about the “fiscal cliff” agreement following passage by the House ... The president spoke about the “fiscal cliff” agreement following passage by the House of compromise legislation adjusting tax rates to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. 5:13 am AKT Approx. 9 min. Book Discussion on On Virtues Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) talks about his book, On Virtues: Quotations and Insight to ... Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) talks about his book, On Virtues: Quotations and Insight to Live a Full, Honorable, and Truly American Life, a collection of quotations that “speaks to the forms and principles of American democracy and laws, and to the courage, optimism and sacrifice that ennoble our great American experiment.”
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
8:48 am AKT Approx. 10 min. John Brown and the Rhode Island Slave Trade C. Morgan Grefe toured the John Brown exhibit and talked about John Brown’s role in the ... C. Morgan Grefe toured the John Brown exhibit and talked about John Brown’s role in the slave trade. Rhode Island was the largest importer of slaves among the states along the Atlantic.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
8:20 am AKT Approx. 2 min. 113th Congress Bipartisan Prayer Service On the opening day of the 113th Congress, members were seen leaving a bipartisan prayer service at ... On the opening day of the 113th Congress, members were seen leaving a bipartisan prayer service at St. Peter’s on Capitol Hill Catholic Church in Washington, D.C. 5:23 am AKT Approx. 15 min. Book Discussion on All in the Family Robert Self talked about his book, All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy ... Robert Self talked about his book, All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960's, in which he argues that the separate threads of realignment all ran through the politicized American family. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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. 1 hr. 16 min. History of POWs held by U.S. Franciscan University of Steubenville professor of history Dr. Robert Doyle discussed the ... Franciscan University of Steubenville professor of history Dr. Robert Doyle discussed the history of POW’s held by the U.S. His class detailed the numbers and treatment of POWs from the American Revolution through Iraq and Afghanistan. The lecture took place on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio.
8:22 am AKT Approx. 9 min. House Democratic Women House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic women took a picture on the House ... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic women took a picture on the House steps on the east front of the Capitol. The 113th Congress marked the most women serving in the House in U.S. history. The 113th Democratic Caucus was the first that was not majority white men, with 61 members, the most-ever, being women. 5:39 am AKT Approx. 16 min. Rhode Island Historical Society Library Collections Rhode Island Historical Society Executive Director C. Morgan Grefe toured the society ... Rhode Island Historical Society Executive Director C. Morgan Grefe toured the society library’s special collections, which included volumes by and related to Roger Williams, and books printed in 18th and 19th century Rhode Island.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
10:17 am AKT Approx. 42 min. The Greatest Generation, The Pacific ; ; World War Two veterans talked about their experiences fighting in the Pacific Theater. R.V. ... World War Two veterans talked about their experiences fighting in the Pacific Theater. R.V. Burgin reflected on his time in the Marine Corps as described in his book, Islands of the Damned. Roy Matsumoto discussed his Army service behind Japanese enemy lines in Burma. The moderator was Patrick O’Donnell, author of Into the Rising Sun: World War II’s Pacific Veterans Reveal the Heart of Combat. The American Veterans Center hosted the discussion at its 15th Annual Conference.
8:31 am AKT Approx. 19 min. House Leaders Remarks on the Opening of the 113th Congress ; Democratic Leader Pelosi (D-CA) and Speaker Boehner (R-OH) made remarks at the opening of the ... Democratic Leader Pelosi (D-CA) and Speaker Boehner (R-OH) made remarks at the opening of the 113th Congress after they were re-elected as minority leader and speaker. Speaker Boehner was sworn in, and then he swore in the other members of the House. 5:56 am AKT Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on The Prince of Providence Author Mike Stanton talked about his book, The Prince of Providence: The Rise and Fall of Buddy ... Author Mike Stanton talked about his book, The Prince of Providence: The Rise and Fall of Buddy Cianci, America’s Most Notorious Mayor in which he argues that Buddy Cianci was a political genius in the mold of Huey Long and James Michael Curley, and suggests that his lust for power cost him his marriage, his family, and close friendships, yet helped him to revitalize the city of Providence, Rhode Island.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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. 10 min. Bob Dole Oral History Interview ; Former Senator Dole talked about his life and career. Topics included the passage of the ... Former Senator Dole talked about his life and career. Topics included the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, his meeting with Saddam Hussein, the advice he gave President Clinton, his interest in Colin Powell as his presidential running mate, and his work with veterans.
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.
8:51 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. House Mock Swearing-In Ceremony, Part 1 House Speaker John Boehner held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected ... House Speaker John Boehner held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected representatives. The event happens at the start of each Congress. The official swearing-in ceremony took place earlier on the House floor. There were 35 new Republican members and 49 new Democratic members. 6:11 am AKT Approx. 7 min. Cellar Stories Bookstore Michael Chandley, owner of Cellar Stories bookstore in Providence, Rhode Island, talked about the ... Michael Chandley, owner of Cellar Stories bookstore in Providence, Rhode Island, talked about the largest rare and used bookstore in Rhode Island. The store specialized in Rhode Island history, New England history, art and architecture, modern 1st editions, poetry, and math. The store has over 70,000 volumes, including a first edition of Madame Bovary.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
12:12 pm AKT Approx. 42 min. The Montford Point Marines ; ; Two of the first African Americans to join the U.S. Marines, Joseph Carpenter and Eugene Groves, ... Two of the first African Americans to join the U.S. Marines, Joseph Carpenter and Eugene Groves, talked about their experience at Montford Point training camp in North Carolina, and their service during World War II. They also responded to questions from the audience.
The American Veterans Center hosted the discussion at its 15th Annual Conference.
10:04 am AKT Approx. 7 min. Senator Mark Kirk Returns to Senate Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) returned to the Senate for the first time since suffering a stroke early ... Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) returned to the Senate for the first time since suffering a stroke early in 2011 that left the left side of his body mostly paralyzed. Vice President Biden greeted the senator as he climbed the Capitol steps. Senator Kirk won President Obama’s Senate seat in 2010. 6:19 am AKT Approx. 33 min. Book Discussion on The Heart of Power Brown University Political Science Professor James Morone talked about his book, co-authored with ... Brown University Political Science Professor James Morone talked about his book, co-authored with David Blumenthal, The Heart of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office (from Roosevelt to Bush), in which they explore how modern presidents have wrestled with their own mortality, and how they have taken this most human experience to heart as they faced the difficult politics of health care.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
12:56 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. Old Sturbridge Village ; In the Fall of 2011, American History TV visited Old Sturbridge Village, Massachusetts, a ... In the Fall of 2011, American History TV visited Old Sturbridge Village, Massachusetts, a “living history” museum that depicts early New England life from 1790 to 1840. Now, on American Artifacts, we hear from costumed historians who present what is was like to live and work in 19th-century New England. 
Curator Tom Kelleher serves as our guide.
10:12 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Senate Ceremonial Swearing-in Vice President Biden held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected and re-elected ... Vice President Biden held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected and re-elected senators. The event happens at the start of each Congress in the Old Senate Chamber. The official swearing-in ceremony took place earlier in the Senate chambers on the opening day of the 113th Congress. 6:54 am AKT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 1/5/13 A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013. A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013. 1:01 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. American History TV in Providence, Rhode Island C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.
These are the programs shown during the Providence, Rhode Island LCV weekend on American History TV:
Roger Williams and the Founding of Providence
310172-1
The Gaspee Affair of 1772
310170-1
John Brown and the Rhode Island Slave Trade
310169-1
The Rhode Island Statehouse
310167-1
John Hay Library Special Collections
310168-1
Raymond Patriarca and the Providence Mob
310171-1
11:33 am AKT Approx. 54 min. Debate on Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill Members of the U.S. House of Representatives debated the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill. Members of the U.S. House of Representatives debated the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill. 6:55 am AKT Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13 A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013. A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013. 1:03 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Roger Williams and the Founding of Providence History Professor Stanley Lemons talked about about the founding of the First Baptist Church in ... History Professor Stanley Lemons talked about about the founding of the First Baptist Church in Providence, Rhode Island, as well as its founder Roger Williams.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications 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.
12:28 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Electoral Ballot Arrival The electoral ballots were seen being taken to the House Chamber to be counted, followed by the ... The electoral ballots were seen being taken to the House Chamber to be counted, followed by the senators. 7:29 am AKT Approx. 30 min. After Words with Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick ; ; Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick talked about their book, The Untold History of the United ... Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick talked about their book, The Untold History of the United States, in which they argue that U.S. leaders must first honestly face what they called the country’s troubling history of drifting farther away from its democratic traditions, before charting courses for America’s future.. They talked with Michael Kazin, Georgetown University history professor and co-editor of Dissent magazine. 1:11 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. The Gaspee Affair of 1772 John McNiff talked about the Gaspee, a British ship that patrolled the waterways off of ... John McNiff talked about the Gaspee, a British ship that patrolled the waterways off of Providence. In 1772 several prominent Providence residents snuck out during the middle of the night and burned the Gaspee to protest new taxes that had been levied by the British.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
12:29 pm AKT Approx. 24 min. Counting of Electoral College Votes In a joint session of Congress certificates were verified and electoral votes for president and ... In a joint session of Congress certificates were verified and electoral votes for president and vice president were counted from each state. President Obama received 332 votes, and Mitt Romney received 206. 8:01 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 59 min. LIVE In Depth with Donald Barlett and James Steele ; ; Authors and investigative journalism team Donald Barlett and James Steele took viewers' calls, ... Authors and investigative journalism team Donald Barlett and James Steele took viewers' calls, Facebook comments, emails and tweets on topics such as the American Dream, the U.S. health care system and tax reform, among others. The pair, who began their collaborative work in the 1970s at the Philadelphia Inquirer, has authored eight books together, including America: What Went Wrong?, The Great American Tax Dodge, and their 2012 release The Betrayal of the American Dream. 1:18 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. John Brown and the Rhode Island Slave Trade C. Morgan Grefe toured the John Brown exhibit and talked about John Brown’s role in the ... C. Morgan Grefe toured the John Brown exhibit and talked about John Brown’s role in the slave trade. Rhode Island was the largest importer of slaves among the states along the Atlantic.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
12:55 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality Supporters of the “Occupy Movement” talked about the state and future of the ... Supporters of the “Occupy Movement” talked about the state and future of the movement. The Occupy Movement began in 2011 as a protest movement against social and economic inequality. Topics included the electoral process and the ability of the Obama administration and the Democratic Party to address the issues important to the movement. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the Ideas Matter series hosted by the Political Science Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston Review.
11:00 am AKT Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on The Joy of Hate Fox News host Greg Gutfeld talks about his book, The Joy of Hate: How to Triumph Over Whiners ... Fox News host Greg Gutfeld talks about his book, The Joy of Hate: How to Triumph Over Whiners in the Age of Phony Outrage, in which he argues that liberals utilize manufactured outrage and “artificial tolerance” to deflect criticism of their political and social ideologies. The author contended that what he deems, “smart intolerance” should be used to counter liberal arguments. Mr. Gutfeld spoke at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California and responded to questions from the audience. 1:28 pm AKT Approx. 13 min. The Rhode Island Statehouse ; Ralph Mollis and Stephen Hourahan talked about the history of the Rhode Island State House, ... Ralph Mollis and Stephen Hourahan talked about the history of the Rhode Island State House, including the artwork located in the State Room, the interesting characters who have served in the building, and some of the historic legislation passed. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
2:00 pm AKT Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Senator Debbie Stabenow Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) talked about what was next on the Farm Bill, after a small part of ... Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) talked about what was next on the Farm Bill, after a small part of it was passed as part of the fiscal cliff package, with the bulk of it unpassed. Some analysts see difficulty passing the farm bill 2013, and Senator Stabenow had been critical of the farm measures approved as part of the fiscal legislation. Senator Stabenow also talked about her views of prospects on other Senate legislation and Senate operations such as the filibuster. After the senator left, the reporters discussed her responses with the host. 11:56 am AKT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Guest of Honor Author Deborah Davis talked about her book, Guest of Honor: Booker T. Washington, Theodore ... Author Deborah Davis talked about her book, Guest of Honor: Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked a Nation. She was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night. 1:42 pm AKT Approx. 11 min. John Hay Library Special Collections Holly Snyder talked about some of the items housed in the special collections at Brown ... Holly Snyder talked about some of the items housed in the special collections at Brown University’s John Hay Library, including Abraham Lincoln’s manuscript for Meditation on the Divine Will, poems by Phillis Wheatley, and the Dorr Collection.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality Supporters of the “Occupy Movement” talked about the state and future of the ... Supporters of the “Occupy Movement” talked about the state and future of the movement. The Occupy Movement began in 2011 as a protest movement against social and economic inequality. Topics included the electoral process and the ability of the Obama administration and the Democratic Party to address the issues important to the movement. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the Ideas Matter series hosted by the Political Science Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston Review.
12:01 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on The New Religious Intolerance Martha Nussbaum talked about her book, The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics ... Martha Nussbaum talked about her book, The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age, in which she examined anti-Muslim bigotry in the West since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. She responded to questions from the audience. 1:54 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Raymond Patriarca and the Providence Mob Arlene Violet talked about Rhode Island’s mob history as well as mob don Raymond Patriarca, ... Arlene Violet talked about Rhode Island’s mob history as well as mob don Raymond Patriarca, his rise to becoming a crime boss, his multiple arrests, his death and the role organized crime plays in contemporary Rhode Island and Providence. She co-authored The Mob and Me: Wiseguys and the Witness Protection Program with John Partington, who created the witness protection program. In 2011 she wrote a musical about the Rhode Island mob called The Family.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
2:40 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Panel on Hollywood and Public Policy Panelists talked about Hollywood’s portrayal of politics and policymaking in movies and ... Panelists talked about Hollywood’s portrayal of politics and policymaking in movies and television shows. Featured panelists included Howard Gordon the Creator and Executive Producer of the show “Homeland” and Actor Michael Sheen. 1:08 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Cellar Stories Bookstore Michael Chandley, owner of Cellar Stories bookstore in Providence, Rhode Island, talked about the ... Michael Chandley, owner of Cellar Stories bookstore in Providence, Rhode Island, talked about the largest rare and used bookstore in Rhode Island. The store specialized in Rhode Island history, New England history, art and architecture, modern 1st editions, poetry, and math. The store has over 70,000 volumes, including a first edition of Madame Bovary.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
2:02 pm AKT Approx. 58 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.
4:00 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Q&A with Timothy Naftali, Part 1 ; Timothy Naftali talked about the oral history project he conducted during his tenure as director ... Timothy Naftali talked about the oral history project he conducted during his tenure as director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California. He and his assistant, Paul Musgrave, conducted over 140 interviews recorded in various locations throughout the country. He stated the goal of the project was to obtain oral histories from members of Richard Nixon’s administration as well as other prominent figures from the Nixon era to obtain a bipartisan picture of the administration. His special goal was to use these interviews as the basis for a new Watergate exhibit at the library. A video clip of a Watergate hearing was shown and clips from several of the oral history interviews, which Mr. Naftali discussed. He also detailed the challenges he faced as the first federal director of the museum, which was privately run for 17 years prior to becoming a federal facility administered by the National Archives and Records Administration in 2007. This is part one. 1:16 pm AKT Approx. 39 min. Book Discussion on James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot Henry Gallagher talked about his book, James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot: A Soldier’s ... Henry Gallagher talked about his book, James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot: A Soldier’s Story, in which he recalls his assignment as officer-in-charge of security detail for James Meredith, the first African American admitted to the University of Mississippi, in September 1962. The author recounted his battalion’s service during the riots that occurred in Oxford, Mississippi following Mr. Meredith’s admission to the University and his protectee’s thoughts on the conflict. Henry Gallagher spoke at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. 3:01 pm AKT Approx. 29 min. Richard Nixon Birthplace Museum Docent Darlene Sky talked about the house where President Richard Nixon was born and his life ... Docent Darlene Sky talked about the house where President Richard Nixon was born and his life there. The house is on the grounds of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. The 37th president was born there in 1913, and he was laid to rest near the house in 1994. A video clip was shown of his funeral in front of the house in Yorba Linda, California.
5:03 pm AKT Approx. 26 min. Europe-Haiti Relations Haitian President Michel Martelly addressed the European Parliament. He thanked the European ... Haitian President Michel Martelly addressed the European Parliament. He thanked the European Union for their continued support to Haiti and discussed the challenges facing the country. Mr. Martelly is Haiti’s first head of state to address the European Union. Since the 2010 earthquake which devastated the island and left thousands homeless, the European Union has provided close to $415 million dollars in humanitarian aid. The Haitian president added that humanitarian aid is not enough, and urged European Union members to also support “productive work, trade and direct investments.” 1:58 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 1/5/13 A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013. A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013. 3:31 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. George Nash on Herbert Hoover ; Herbert Hoover biographer George Nash talks about the complexity of the 31st president’s ... Herbert Hoover biographer George Nash talks about the complexity of the 31st president’s administration and legacy. Mr. Nash argued that Herbert Hoover was a much more dynamic, accomplished and remarkable figure than stereotypes suggest. Between 1975 and 1995 Nash lived in Iowa near the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, where he prepared three volumes of the definitive biography of the 31 st president. Co-presented with the Truman Library Institute.
6:27 pm AKT Approx. 30 min. Energy Policy in 2013 Panelists talked about the future of energy policy and U.S. energy independence. The ... Panelists talked about the future of energy policy and U.S. energy independence. The presidents of the Shell Oil Company, the Environmental Defense Fund and former EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman talked about renewable sources, the use of hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and gas, the impact of climate change and the potential for a carbon tax. This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. 2:00 pm AKT Approx. 23 min. Book Discussion on Seabiscuit: An American Legend ; Ms. Hillenbrand talked about Seabiscuit: An American Legend, published by Random ... Ms. Hillenbrand talked about Seabiscuit: An American Legend, published by Random House. The book tells the story of a jockey, a trainer, and an owner who all overcame different obstacles on their way to finding victory with an unlikely horse to become a champion Thoroughbred racehorse. The book also describes America during Seabiscuit’s era and the conditions facing many during the Great Depression. She was interviewed and also answered questions from members of the audience. 4:52 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Roger Williams and the Founding of Providence History Professor Stanley Lemons talked about about the founding of the First Baptist Church in ... History Professor Stanley Lemons talked about about the founding of the First Baptist Church in Providence, Rhode Island, as well as its founder Roger Williams.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications 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. 1 hr. 1 min. Q&A with Timothy Naftali, Part 1 ; Timothy Naftali talked about the oral history project he conducted during his tenure as director ... Timothy Naftali talked about the oral history project he conducted during his tenure as director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California. He and his assistant, Paul Musgrave, conducted over 140 interviews recorded in various locations throughout the country. He stated the goal of the project was to obtain oral histories from members of Richard Nixon’s administration as well as other prominent figures from the Nixon era to obtain a bipartisan picture of the administration. His special goal was to use these interviews as the basis for a new Watergate exhibit at the library. A video clip of a Watergate hearing was shown and clips from several of the oral history interviews, which Mr. Naftali discussed. He also detailed the challenges he faced as the first federal director of the museum, which was privately run for 17 years prior to becoming a federal facility administered by the National Archives and Records Administration in 2007. This is part one. 2:24 pm AKT Approx. 33 min. Book Discussion on The Heart of Power Brown University Political Science Professor James Morone talked about his book, co-authored with ... Brown University Political Science Professor James Morone talked about his book, co-authored with David Blumenthal, The Heart of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office (from Roosevelt to Bush), in which they explore how modern presidents have wrestled with their own mortality, and how they have taken this most human experience to heart as they faced the difficult politics of health care.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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. 49 min. Malmedy Massacre at the Battle of the Bulge ; ; Author Danny Parker talked about his book, Fatal Crossroads: The Untold Story of the Malmedy ... Author Danny Parker talked about his book, Fatal Crossroads: The Untold Story of the Malmedy Massacre at the Battle of the Bulge. On December 17, 1944, an American convoy traveling through Belgium was spotted and captured by German troops. The POWs were brought to a field where they were shot and about half were killed. Many details of the massacre remain unknown. Mr. Parker spent 15 years working to uncover the truth behind the Malmedy massacre. He was joined by a survivor of the massacre who talked about his personal story.
8:02 pm AKT Approx. 26 min. Europe-Haiti Relations Haitian President Michel Martelly addressed the European Parliament. He thanked the European ... Haitian President Michel Martelly addressed the European Parliament. He thanked the European Union for their continued support to Haiti and discussed the challenges facing the country. Mr. Martelly is Haiti’s first head of state to address the European Union. Since the 2010 earthquake which devastated the island and left thousands homeless, the European Union has provided close to $415 million dollars in humanitarian aid. The Haitian president added that humanitarian aid is not enough, and urged European Union members to also support “productive work, trade and direct investments.” 2:58 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13 A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013. A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013. 5:53 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Raymond Patriarca and the Providence Mob Arlene Violet talked about Rhode Island’s mob history as well as mob don Raymond Patriarca, ... Arlene Violet talked about Rhode Island’s mob history as well as mob don Raymond Patriarca, his rise to becoming a crime boss, his multiple arrests, his death and the role organized crime plays in contemporary Rhode Island and Providence. She co-authored The Mob and Me: Wiseguys and the Witness Protection Program with John Partington, who created the witness protection program. In 2011 she wrote a musical about the Rhode Island mob called The Family.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
8:31 pm AKT Approx. 43 min. Shareholders and Investors ; Author Lynn Stout talked about her book, The Shareholder Value Myth, in which she argues ... Author Lynn Stout talked about her book, The Shareholder Value Myth, in which she argues that corporations placed too much emphasis on increasing their stock price. She said the focus on shareholder value has prevented corporations from making a full contribution to solving the problems of the world, and described a corporate world where the effort to maximize profits in the short term had degraded the long-term value of many companies. She responded to questions from the audience. 3:00 pm AKT Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on Almost Home ; ; Covenant House president Kevin Ryan and former New York Times reporter Tina Kelley talked about ... Covenant House president Kevin Ryan and former New York Times reporter Tina Kelley talked about their book, Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope, in which they describe the experiences of homeless teens in North America and the efforts by Covenant House help them. Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who wrote the foreword to the book, also participated in the discussion. This event was hosted by Barnes and Noble Booksellers in New York City. 6:01 pm AKT Approx. 29 min. Richard Nixon Birthplace Museum Docent Darlene Sky talked about the house where President Richard Nixon was born and his life ... Docent Darlene Sky talked about the house where President Richard Nixon was born and his life there. The house is on the grounds of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. The 37th president was born there in 1913, and he was laid to rest near the house in 1994. A video clip was shown of his funeral in front of the house in Yorba Linda, California.
9:16 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. History and Future of The New York Times ; Daniel Schwarz talked about his book, Endtimes?: Crises and Turmoil at the New York Times, ... Daniel Schwarz talked about his book, Endtimes?: Crises and Turmoil at the New York Times, 1999-2009. In his book, Mr. Schwarz explores the inner workings of The Times during a pivotal decade, providing an in-depth history of the paper’s transformation from the age of print into the digital age. His investigation draws on more than 40 one-on-one interviews with Times staff, including the publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., every living executive editor, masthead figures, section editors, and reporters. In his book he concludes of this iconic New York institution in transition that “It is the worst newspaper in the world, except for all the others.” Professor Schwarz responded to questions from members of the audience. 3:46 pm AKT Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on The Prince of Providence Author Mike Stanton talked about his book, The Prince of Providence: The Rise and Fall of Buddy ... Author Mike Stanton talked about his book, The Prince of Providence: The Rise and Fall of Buddy Cianci, America’s Most Notorious Mayor in which he argues that Buddy Cianci was a political genius in the mold of Huey Long and James Michael Curley, and suggests that his lust for power cost him his marriage, his family, and close friendships, yet helped him to revitalize the city of Providence, Rhode Island.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
6:31 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. George Nash on Herbert Hoover ; Herbert Hoover biographer George Nash talks about the complexity of the 31st president’s ... Herbert Hoover biographer George Nash talks about the complexity of the 31st president’s administration and legacy. Mr. Nash argued that Herbert Hoover was a much more dynamic, accomplished and remarkable figure than stereotypes suggest. Between 1975 and 1995 Nash lived in Iowa near the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, where he prepared three volumes of the definitive biography of the 31 st president. Co-presented with the Truman Library Institute.
10:25 pm AKT Approx. 54 min. Political Environment in 2013 ; ; Republican strategist John Freehery and Democratic strategist Jim Manley talked about the ... Republican strategist John Freehery and Democratic strategist Jim Manley talked about the political environment in 2013, the incoming 113th Congress' legislative agenda, and how President Obama might govern in 2013. Topics included Democratic and Republican perspectives on “fiscal cliff” legislation, party division in Congress, and challenges facing House Speaker John Boehner. 4:01 pm AKT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Affairs of State Robert Watson, founding editor of the journal, White House Studies, talked about his book, ... Robert Watson, founding editor of the journal, White House Studies, talked about his book, Affairs of State: The Untold History of Presidential Love, Sex, and Scandal, 1789-1900, in which he looked at the history of scandals surrounding the intimate lives of U.S. presidents since 1789. He also responded to questions from the audience at the event hosted by Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. 7:52 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Raymond Patriarca and the Providence Mob Arlene Violet talked about Rhode Island’s mob history as well as mob don Raymond Patriarca, ... Arlene Violet talked about Rhode Island’s mob history as well as mob don Raymond Patriarca, his rise to becoming a crime boss, his multiple arrests, his death and the role organized crime plays in contemporary Rhode Island and Providence. She co-authored The Mob and Me: Wiseguys and the Witness Protection Program with John Partington, who created the witness protection program. In 2011 she wrote a musical about the Rhode Island mob called The Family.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
11:20 pm AKT Approx. 38 min. President Obama and Foreign Policy ; James Kitfield talked about President Obama’s foreign policy agenda in 2013. Topics included ... James Kitfield talked about President Obama’s foreign policy agenda in 2013. Topics included the Syrian civil war, Obama’s “nation building at home” doctrine, troop strength in Afghanistan, Chuck Hagel’s nomination for Secretary of Defense, and John Kerry’s nomination for Secretary of State. 4:58 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 1/5/13 A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013. A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013. 8:01 pm AKT Approx. 49 min. Malmedy Massacre at the Battle of the Bulge ; ; Author Danny Parker talked about his book, Fatal Crossroads: The Untold Story of the Malmedy ... Author Danny Parker talked about his book, Fatal Crossroads: The Untold Story of the Malmedy Massacre at the Battle of the Bulge. On December 17, 1944, an American convoy traveling through Belgium was spotted and captured by German troops. The POWs were brought to a field where they were shot and about half were killed. Many details of the massacre remain unknown. Mr. Parker spent 15 years working to uncover the truth behind the Malmedy massacre. He was joined by a survivor of the massacre who talked about his personal story.
12:01 am AKT Approx. 58 min. Cyber and Drone Warfare Panelists talked about drones and cyber attacks as tools of modern warfare, including the ability ... Panelists talked about drones and cyber attacks as tools of modern warfare, including the ability to find the source of cyber attacks and the rules of engagement for unmanned aerial drones. Speakers included NATO Commander Jean Paul Palomeros and Elisa Massimino of the group Human Rights First.
This was a panel of the 2012 Halifax International Security Forum.Global security leaders from over 50 countries gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to discuss pressing security and defense issues during the three-day summit.
4:59 pm AKT Approx. 57 min. After Words with Martin Duberman ; Historian Martin Duberman talked about his book, Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left, a ... Historian Martin Duberman talked about his book, Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left, a biography of controversial historian and leftist activist Howard Zinn, author of The People’s History of the United States. Mr. Duberman used exclusive access to Zinn’s archives to tell the late Spelman and Boston University professor’s story. Mr. Duberman talked about Zinn with the online editor of Dissent Magazine, Nick Serpe. 
Mr. Duberman is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at the CUNY Graduate Center, and the author of more than 20 books. Mr. Duberman won a Bancroft Prize in 1962 for Charles Francis Adams, 1807-1866. He has also been a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. In 2007, he received the American Historical Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
8:52 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. The Gaspee Affair of 1772 John McNiff talked about the Gaspee, a British ship that patrolled the waterways off of ... John McNiff talked about the Gaspee, a British ship that patrolled the waterways off of Providence. In 1772 several prominent Providence residents snuck out during the middle of the night and burned the Gaspee to protest new taxes that had been levied by the British.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
1:57 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Q&A with Timothy Naftali, Part 1 ; Timothy Naftali talked about the oral history project he conducted during his tenure as director ... Timothy Naftali talked about the oral history project he conducted during his tenure as director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California. He and his assistant, Paul Musgrave, conducted over 140 interviews recorded in various locations throughout the country. He stated the goal of the project was to obtain oral histories from members of Richard Nixon’s administration as well as other prominent figures from the Nixon era to obtain a bipartisan picture of the administration. His special goal was to use these interviews as the basis for a new Watergate exhibit at the library. A video clip of a Watergate hearing was shown and clips from several of the oral history interviews, which Mr. Naftali discussed. He also detailed the challenges he faced as the first federal director of the museum, which was privately run for 17 years prior to becoming a federal facility administered by the National Archives and Records Administration in 2007. This is part one. 5:57 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13 A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013. A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013. 9:01 pm AKT Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life ; Ms. Dalton talked about her book, Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life, published by ... Ms. Dalton talked about her book, Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life, published by Vintage Books. She described Roosevelt’s accomplishments, including receiving a Nobel Peace Prize, brokering a peace between Russia and Japan, and leading numerous land preservation efforts. In her presentation she spoke about the elections of 1904 and 1912. After her presentation she answered audience members' questions.
5:59 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. History of Witness From a conference on the 60th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' book, ... From a conference on the 60th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' book, Witness, panelists talked about the history of the book. The panelists included Lee Edwards, Distinguished Fellow in Conservative Thought at The Heritage Foundation, John Lewis Gaddis, history professor at Yale University, and author and journalist M. Stanton Evans. The event was moderated by Danilo Petranovich, professor in the Department of Political Science, Yale University. The conference was held at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. 9:55 pm AKT Approx. 52 min. The Montford Point Marines ; ; Two of the first African Americans to join the U.S. Marines, Joseph Carpenter and Eugene Groves, ... Two of the first African Americans to join the U.S. Marines, Joseph Carpenter and Eugene Groves, talked about their experience at Montford Point training camp in North Carolina, and their service during World War II. They also responded to questions from the audience.
The American Veterans Center hosted the discussion at its 15th Annual Conference.
7:03 pm AKT Approx. 11 min. Providence Athenaeum Executive Director Alison Maxell talked about the Providence Athenaeum, an independent, ... Executive Director Alison Maxell talked about the Providence Athenaeum, an independent, member-supported library and cultural center. The goal of the Athenaeum is to welcome and enrich the educational and cultural pursuits of its members and the community, and to encourage a diverse public to engage in conversation. It offers a range of experiences by providing and conserving collections, promoting and collaborating with the community’s vibrant cultural sector, and highlighting and preserving its historic building.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
10:49 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. John Hay Library Special Collections Holly Snyder talked about some of the items housed in the special collections at Brown ... Holly Snyder talked about some of the items housed in the special collections at Brown University’s John Hay Library, including Abraham Lincoln’s manuscript for Meditation on the Divine Will, poems by Phillis Wheatley, and the Dorr Collection.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
7:16 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. 11:00 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Q&A with Mark Farkas Mark Farkas was interviewed about his involvement in the production of the C-SPAN series ... Mark Farkas was interviewed about his involvement in the production of the C-SPAN series “The Capitol.” He described the production process for the special, and talked about how the program would provide a comprehensive look at the U.S. Capitol. During the interview portions of pre-taped footage of “The Capitol,” as well as footage of video director Bob Reilly, producer Susan Bundock, and program editor Rick Stoddard, while filming and editing the pre-taped footage was shown.
The interview included a short, edited portion of the program special. The program was scheduled to air the following week and focused on the history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present. It featured taped segments on the various public and private spaces in the building, tours, and personal stories about the Capitol from members of Congress, historians, journalists, and curators.
7:37 pm AKT Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on The Prince of Providence Author Mike Stanton talked about his book, The Prince of Providence: The Rise and Fall of Buddy ... Author Mike Stanton talked about his book, The Prince of Providence: The Rise and Fall of Buddy Cianci, America’s Most Notorious Mayor in which he argues that Buddy Cianci was a political genius in the mold of Huey Long and James Michael Curley, and suggests that his lust for power cost him his marriage, his family, and close friendships, yet helped him to revitalize the city of Providence, Rhode Island.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
12:04 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Bob Dole Oral History Interview ; Former Senator Dole talked about his life and career. Topics included the passage of the ... Former Senator Dole talked about his life and career. Topics included the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, his meeting with Saddam Hussein, the advice he gave President Clinton, his interest in Colin Powell as his presidential running mate, and his work with veterans.
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.
7:52 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. Book Discussion on On Virtues Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) talks about his book, On Virtues: Quotations and Insight to ... Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) talks about his book, On Virtues: Quotations and Insight to Live a Full, Honorable, and Truly American Life, a collection of quotations that “speaks to the forms and principles of American democracy and laws, and to the courage, optimism and sacrifice that ennoble our great American experiment.”
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
1:15 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Celebrating the Life of Tip O'Neill Journalists and political commentators reflected on the life and legacy of former House Speaker ... Journalists and political commentators reflected on the life and legacy of former House Speaker Thomas “Tip” O’Neill on the 100th anniversary of his birth. The panelists included long-time Boston columnist Mike Barnicle, and MSNBC host Chris Matthews, who was the Speaker’s Press Aide during the 1980s. The discussion took place at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, Massachusetts.
8:02 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 59 min. In Depth with Donald Barlett and James Steele ; ; Authors and investigative journalism team Donald Barlett and James Steele took viewers' calls, ... Authors and investigative journalism team Donald Barlett and James Steele took viewers' calls, Facebook comments, emails and tweets on topics such as the American Dream, the U.S. health care system and tax reform, among others. The pair, who began their collaborative work in the 1970s at the Philadelphia Inquirer, has authored eight books together, including America: What Went Wrong?, The Great American Tax Dodge, and their 2012 release The Betrayal of the American Dream. 2:33 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Reshaping the Supreme Court Panelists talked about the nomination process for Supreme Court justices from Earl Warren through ... Panelists talked about the nomination process for Supreme Court justices from Earl Warren through William Rehnquist. Panelists shared their personal experiences with the selection, qualifications and confirmation processes of potential justices. They also talked about the importance of preparing nominees for critical Senate Judiciary hearings. The Richard Nixon Foundation and National Archives co-hosted this event.
11:02 pm AKT Approx. 57 min. After Words with Martin Duberman ; Historian Martin Duberman talked about his book, Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left, a ... Historian Martin Duberman talked about his book, Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left, a biography of controversial historian and leftist activist Howard Zinn, author of The People’s History of the United States. Mr. Duberman used exclusive access to Zinn’s archives to tell the late Spelman and Boston University professor’s story. Mr. Duberman talked about Zinn with the online editor of Dissent Magazine, Nick Serpe. 
Mr. Duberman is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at the CUNY Graduate Center, and the author of more than 20 books. Mr. Duberman won a Bancroft Prize in 1962 for Charles Francis Adams, 1807-1866. He has also been a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. In 2007, he received the American Historical Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
12:00 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Book Discussion on Saturday People, Sunday People ; Lela Gilbert talked about her book, Saturday Perople, Sunday People: Israel Through the Eyes of ... Lela Gilbert talked about her book, Saturday Perople, Sunday People: Israel Through the Eyes of a Christian Sojurner, in which she chronicles her experiences in Israel, where she lived, on and off, since 2006. She also talked about the hundreds of thousands of Jews who were driven out of Muslim countries between 1948 and 1970 and the parallel experiences of Christians today. This event was hosted by the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC.
1:18 am AKT Approx. 15 min. Book Discussion on All in the Family Robert Self talked about his book, All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy ... Robert Self talked about his book, All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960's, in which he argues that the separate threads of realignment all ran through the politicized American family. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.
1:34 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on Walkable City Jeff Speck, a city planner and former director of design at the National Endowment for the Arts, ... Jeff Speck, a city planner and former director of design at the National Endowment for the Arts, talks about his book, Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time, in which he argues that urban centers should be designed to better suit pedestrians than automobiles. The author focuses on small to mid-sized cities, such as Providence, Rhode Island, which according to the author, if redesigned to be more walkable, would improve the standard of living. Jeff Speck spoke at Powell’s Books in Portland, Oregon.
2:44 am AKT Approx. 16 min. Rhode Island Historical Society Library Collections Rhode Island Historical Society Executive Director C. Morgan Grefe toured the society ... Rhode Island Historical Society Executive Director C. Morgan Grefe toured the society library’s special collections, which included volumes by and related to Roger Williams, and books printed in 18th and 19th century Rhode Island.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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.