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3:00 am AKT Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones Pedro Echevarria Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Did the financial crisis ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Did the financial crisis delay your retirement?” 2:59 am AKT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on If Not Us, Who? Lee Edwards; David Frisk David Frisk talks about his book, If Not Us, Who?: William Rusher, “National ... David Frisk talks about his book, If Not Us, Who?: William Rusher, “National Review,” and the Conservative Movement, in which he recounts the life and career of William Rusher, the publisher of National Review. Mr. Frisk examines Rusher’s involvement in the conservative movement and his relationship with National Review founder William F. Buckley. David Frisk spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. 2:57 am AKT Approx. 4 min. The Civil War and American Art, Part 2 Eleanor Harvey In this second of a two-part look at a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit, senior curator ... In this second of a two-part look at a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit, senior curator Eleanor Jones Harvey talked about the symbolism of a selection of paintings and photographs with a group of journalists.
3:47 am AKT Approx. 47 min. LIVE Discrimination in Hiring Decisions Nancy Calo; Judy Conti; Pedro Echevarria Judith Conti talked about the practice among some employers of excluding unemployed workers from ... Judith Conti talked about the practice among some employers of excluding unemployed workers from their applicant pool through explicit or implicit language in job postings. The New York City Council passed a bill forbidding employers from basing hiring decisions on applicants' unemployment status, and from posting job advertisements that require applicants to be employed. President Obama introduced similar federal legislation, as have congressional Democrats. Ms. Conti addressed some of the reasons for this practice, difficulties in proving discrimination, and other topics. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
4:01 am AKT Approx. 29 min. Government Role in Technology Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), who was representing parts of Silicon Valley, former ... Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), who was representing parts of Silicon Valley, former Representative Tom Davis (R-VA), who was involved in information technology, and Joe Taylor, the chairman and chief executive officer of Panasonic of North America, were interviewed about the government’s role in technology, including immigration rules, patent and copyright laws, procurement practices, and regulation.
This is the third in a series of “The Communicators” interviews taped at the International CES, a show sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas.*The interviews highlight some of the newest developments in TV and communications and consumer technology, as well as policy issues flowing from them.*"The Communicators" talked with technology industry leaders, policymakers, and legislators, and with innovators showing technology products set to be unveiled during the coming year.
3:02 am AKT Approx. 53 min. First Ladies Throughout History Panelists talked about at the historical roles and responsibilities of the first lady as well as ... Panelists talked about at the historical roles and responsibilities of the first lady as well as how those roles had evolved. They talked specifically about Eleanor Roosevelt, Jackie Kennedy and Betty Ford as well as Hillary Clinton and Laura Bush. 
This event was part of a conference which examined the legacies of America’s First Ladies and took place at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library. This conference was the last of three in Texas focusing on First Ladies - the previous gatherings were at the George Bush Presidential Library and the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
4:35 am AKT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Future of the Republican Party Nancy Calo; Pedro Echevarria; Peter Wehner Peter Wehner talked about the future of the Republican Party following President Obama’s ... Peter Wehner talked about the future of the Republican Party following President Obama’s reelection, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included divisions and challenges facing the party, lessons learned from Mitt Romney’s loss, and future strategies.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
4:32 am AKT Approx. 30 min. National Medal Recipients Barack Obama President Obama honored the recipients of the National Medal of Science and National Medal of ... President Obama honored the recipients of the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation. In remarks, the President said “our future as a nation depends on keeping that spirit of curiosity and innovation alive in our time.” These are the highest honors bestowed by the U.S. government upon scientists, engineers, and inventors. The ceremony took place in the East Room of the White House. 3:56 am AKT Approx. 4 min. Sante Fe's San Miguel Mission Evelyn Roybal Evelyn Roybal talked about the Santa Fe’s San Miguel Mission, which many claim is the oldest ... Evelyn Roybal talked about the Santa Fe’s San Miguel Mission, which many claim is the oldest church in the United States. Built between 1610 and 1626, the church was damaged during the Pueblo Revolt in 1680, but was rebuilt in 1710 following the Spanish reconquest. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Santa Fe, New Mexico to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Comcast 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.
5:19 am AKT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Border Security Pedro Echevarria; David Silverberg David Silverberg talked about immigration reform proposals from both Congress and President Obama, ... David Silverberg talked about immigration reform proposals from both Congress and President Obama, and the cost of current efforts to patrol borders, including strategy, technology, and staffing.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
5:03 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. LIVE National Health Policy Conference Secretary Sebelius talked about Obama administration efforts to implement the health care law, the ... Secretary Sebelius talked about Obama administration efforts to implement the health care law, the Affordable Care Act. Following her remarks, panelists talked about electronic health care records, information sharing, and security. The “Health Information Technology” panel discussion included questions from the audience.
This was part of the National Health Policy Conference held by AcademyHealth at the Grand Hyatt Washington.
4:02 am AKT Approx. 30 min. Mira Sorvino at Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium Mira Sorvino Actress Mira Sorvino, a United Nations goodwill ambassador on human trafficking, spoke about her ... Actress Mira Sorvino, a United Nations goodwill ambassador on human trafficking, spoke about her experiences, the changes in perceptions of human trafficking, and problems in the treatment of victims.
This was part of the “Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium: Transforming the Coalition” held in the Georgetown University Bunn Intercultural Center Auditorium by the Institute for the Study of International Migration and Deloitte. This symposium brought together officials from government and business during National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month to discuss the challenges in fighting human trafficking.
6:01 am AKT Approx. 5 min. Senator Murkowski on Energy Policy Philip Jones; Lisa Murkowski Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Lisa Murkowski talked about her ... Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Lisa Murkowski talked about her energy plan titled, “Energy 20/20: A Vision for America’s Energy Future.” The plan contains recommendations to make energy “abundant, affordable, clean, diverse and secure.” In remarks, she said Congress needed to find common ground in order to pass any future climate change legislation. 6:37 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. Women in Combat, Past Integration Efforts Women who’ve served in the U.S. military discuss their experiences and challenges, and ... Women who’ve served in the U.S. military discuss their experiences and challenges, and comment on the Pentagon recently lifting its ban on women in combat. They were joined by women who’ve served in Canadian and Norwegian military. The event was hosted by the Stockholm Institute and the Service Women’s Action Network. 4:32 am AKT Approx. 37 min. LIVE Senator Murkowski on Energy Policy Philip Jones; Lisa Murkowski Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Lisa Murkowski talked about her ... Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Lisa Murkowski talked about her energy plan titled, “Energy 20/20: A Vision for America’s Energy Future.” The plan contains recommendations to make energy “abundant, affordable, clean, diverse and secure.” In remarks, she said Congress needed to find common ground in order to pass any future climate change legislation.
6:07 am AKT Approx. 20 min. Secretary John Kerry Address to State Department Employees Susan Johnson; John Kerry; Thomas Nides Secretary of State John Kerry made remarks to employees upon arrival at the State ... Secretary of State John Kerry made remarks to employees upon arrival at the State Department. He talked about some of the sacrifices staff have made, specifically mentioning former U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens who was killed with three other in 2012 in Benghazi. 7:40 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Lifting Combat Restrictions for Women Panel Panelists, including men and women who served in the military, talk about their experiences with ... Panelists, including men and women who served in the military, talk about their experiences with integration, and give their recommendations on how best to proceed now that the restriction on women in combat has been removed. 5:11 am AKT Approx. 26 min. John Morton at Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium Sean Morris; John Morton John Morton spoke about human trafficking. He explained Immigration and Customs ... John Morton spoke about human trafficking. He explained Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) victim approach to investigating trafficking crimes with the goal of rescuing as many victims in the sex and slave labor trade as possible. He showed a brief video clip of arrests as he talked about a recent case. He also called for comprehensive immigration reform as a way to get illegal immigrations out of the shadows where they are often preyed upon and forced into sex or labor slavery.
This was part of the “Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium: Transforming the Coalition” held in the Georgetown University Bunn Intercultural Center Auditorium by the Institute for the Study of International Migration and Deloitte. This symposium brought together officials from government and business during National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month to discuss the challenges in fighting human trafficking.
6:28 am AKT Approx. 45 min. Discrimination in Hiring Decisions Nancy Calo; Judy Conti; Pedro Echevarria Judith Conti talked about the practice among some employers of excluding unemployed workers from ... Judith Conti talked about the practice among some employers of excluding unemployed workers from their applicant pool through explicit or implicit language in job postings. The New York City Council passed a bill forbidding employers from basing hiring decisions on applicants' unemployment status, and from posting job advertisements that require applicants to be employed. President Obama introduced similar federal legislation, as have congressional Democrats. Ms. Conti addressed some of the reasons for this practice, difficulties in proving discrimination, and other topics. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
8:45 am AKT Approx. 20 min. Montana State of the State Address Governor Steve Bullock gave his first annual state of the state address before a joint session of ... Governor Steve Bullock gave his first annual state of the state address before a joint session of the Montana legislature. 
Before the speech House Speaker Mark Blasdell and House Minority Leader Chuck Hunter were interviewed by Anna Rau in the State House. Then analysts Bob Brown and Gary Stien were interviewed by John Twiggs in the KUSM-TV studio in Bozeman, Montana.
Courtesy of Montana Public Television.
5:37 am AKT Approx. 54 min. LIVE John Sopko on Afghanistan's Reconstruction Robert Lamb; John Sopko Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko talked about the ... Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko talked about the specific goals of the inspector general and outlined seven key questions facing the U.S. concerning the future of Afghanistan reconstruction efforts. His quarterly report, released on January 30, 2013, showed that the U.S. government has appropriated almost $90 billion to rebuild Afghanistan was critical of how that money was spent, including over $7 million on a largely unused building for the Afghan police and nearly $1 billion in fuel possibly purchased from Iran. Special Inspector General Sopko responded to questions from members of the audience.
7:14 am AKT Approx. 1 min. President Obama White House Departure Barack Obama President Obama was seen leaving for Minneapolis to make remarks about gun control. President Obama was seen leaving for Minneapolis to make remarks about gun control. 9:06 am AKT Approx. 19 min. LIVE Representative Michael Burgess on Health Care Michael Burgess; Lisa Simpson Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX) spoke about the state of national health policy. He was ... Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX) spoke about the state of national health policy. He was “wary” of the Affordable Care Act, the 2010 health care law, and its health care exchanges for the uninsured. He warned that looming congressional budget struggles and sequestration would affect health care and that the insurance exchanges would not be ready when scheduled.
“The Congressional Agenda” was part of the National Health Policy Conference held by AcademyHealth at the Grand Hyatt Washington.
6:35 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. U.S.-China Relations Kurt Campbell talked about relations between the United States and China. He said there will ... Kurt Campbell talked about relations between the United States and China. He said there will be “areas of miscommunication and disagreement” between the two countries but that a “sustained dialogue” would be the “prescription” to their relationship. The Assistant Secretary took questions from David Sanger, New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent, and from others in the audience.
7:16 am AKT Approx. 31 min. Senator Murkowski on Energy Policy Philip Jones; Lisa Murkowski Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Lisa Murkowski talked about her ... Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Lisa Murkowski talked about her energy plan titled, “Energy 20/20: A Vision for America’s Energy Future.” The plan contains recommendations to make energy “abundant, affordable, clean, diverse and secure.” In remarks, she said Congress needed to find common ground in order to pass any future climate change legislation. 9:27 am AKT Approx. 5 min. Senator Murkowski on Energy Policy Philip Jones; Lisa Murkowski Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Lisa Murkowski talked about her ... Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Lisa Murkowski talked about her energy plan titled, “Energy 20/20: A Vision for America’s Energy Future.” The plan contains recommendations to make energy “abundant, affordable, clean, diverse and secure.” In remarks, she said Congress needed to find common ground in order to pass any future climate change legislation. 7:54 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. U.S.-Israel Relations Former Ambassador to Israel Samuel Lewis, former State Department negotiator Aaron David Miller, ... Former Ambassador to Israel Samuel Lewis, former State Department negotiator Aaron David Miller, and others talked about the relationship between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, the impact of Iran’s nuclear program, and prospects for a peace agreement with Palestinians. Guy Raz moderated. During the program, Natan Sachs was misidentified on screen as Nathan Sachs.
“Allies at Odds: Obama, Netanyahu, and The State of U.S. - Israeli Relations” was part of the National Conversation series at the Wilson Center, co-sponsored by National Public Radio (NPR).
7:48 am AKT Approx. 12 min. Open Phones Pedro Echevarria Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Did the financial crisis ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Did the financial crisis delay your retirement?” 9:33 am AKT Approx. 25 min. Border Security Pedro Echevarria; David Silverberg David Silverberg talked about immigration reform proposals from both Congress and President Obama, ... David Silverberg talked about immigration reform proposals from both Congress and President Obama, and the cost of current efforts to patrol borders, including strategy, technology, and staffing.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
9:20 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 51 min. Economic Crisis Role Play Current and former members of Congress, journalists, and policy experts participated in a ... Current and former members of Congress, journalists, and policy experts participated in a role-playing simulation. They responded to hypothetical scenarios related to the global economy, sequestration and the debt ceiling.
8:00 am AKT Approx. 43 min. LIVE Senator Murkowski on Energy Policy Lisa Murkowski Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) spoke to reporters on her energy plan titled, “Energy 20/20: A ... Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) spoke to reporters on her energy plan titled, “Energy 20/20: A Vision for America’s Energy Future.” It includes drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as well as approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline. 10:00 am AKT Approx. 4 hr. 42 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate convened for a period of morning business and was scheduled to vote on renewal of the ... The Senate convened for a period of morning business and was scheduled to vote on renewal of the Violence Against Women Act at 5:30 p.m. 11:13 am AKT Approx. 48 min. Real ID Program Panelists talked about the future and security implications of the Real ID Act, as well as the ... Panelists talked about the future and security implications of the Real ID Act, as well as the challenges facing states as as result of the act. The 2005 Real ID Act established standards for driver’s licenses and other documents, based on recommendations from the 9/11 Commission. Ms. Rectanus said “key vulnerabilities remain” in the government’s effort to put uniform standards in place for state-issued identification cards. Ms. Cohan talked about the experience of Delaware, one of the first of the only 13 states fully compliant with the law. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience, including Janice Kephart.
“REAL ID Realities: Perspectives on the Future of the REAL ID Program” was held at the Heritage Foundation.
8:46 am AKT Approx. 54 min. John Sopko on Afghanistan's Reconstruction Robert Lamb; John Sopko Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko talked about the ... Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko talked about the specific goals of the inspector general and outlined seven key questions facing the U.S. concerning the future of Afghanistan reconstruction efforts. His quarterly report, released on January 30, 2013, showed that the U.S. government has appropriated almost $90 billion to rebuild Afghanistan was critical of how that money was spent, including over $7 million on a largely unused building for the Afghan police and nearly $1 billion in fuel possibly purchased from Iran. Special Inspector General Sopko responded to questions from members of the audience. 2:44 pm AKT Approx. 41 min. Future of the Republican Party Nancy Calo; Pedro Echevarria; Peter Wehner Peter Wehner talked about the future of the Republican Party following President Obama’s ... Peter Wehner talked about the future of the Republican Party following President Obama’s reelection, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included divisions and challenges facing the party, lessons learned from Mitt Romney’s loss, and future strategies.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
12:02 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. LIVE Health Care Policy and the States Colorado, Rhode Island, and New Mexico officials talked about the process of setting up in their ... Colorado, Rhode Island, and New Mexico officials talked about the process of setting up in their state health insurance exchanges, which were part of the 2010 health care law.
“Opportunities & Challenges for State Officials” was a plenary session of the National Health Policy Conference held by AcademyHealth at the Grand Hyatt Washington.
In conclusion, the Health Services Research (HSR) Impact Award was presented by Mary Durham to the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment. The award was accepted by Katherine Baicker, the co-principal investigator of the study.
9:42 am AKT Approx. 19 min. Secretary John Kerry Address to State Department Employees Susan Johnson; John Kerry; Thomas Nides Secretary of State John Kerry made remarks to employees upon arrival at the State ... Secretary of State John Kerry made remarks to employees upon arrival at the State Department. He talked about some of the sacrifices staff have made, specifically mentioning former U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens who was killed with three other in 2012 in Benghazi. 3:27 pm AKT Approx. 31 min. Senator Murkowski on Energy Policy Philip Jones; Lisa Murkowski Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Lisa Murkowski talked about her ... Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Lisa Murkowski talked about her energy plan titled, “Energy 20/20: A Vision for America’s Energy Future.” The plan contains recommendations to make energy “abundant, affordable, clean, diverse and secure.” In remarks, she said Congress needed to find common ground in order to pass any future climate change legislation. 1:42 pm AKT Approx. 50 min. Women Who Have Served in Combat American women who served in the military in Iraq and Afghanistan talked about their experiences ... American women who served in the military in Iraq and Afghanistan talked about their experiences and commented on the Pentagon’s recent lifting of the ban on women in combat. The event was hosted by the Stockholm Institute and the Service Women’s Action Network.
10:02 am AKT Approx. 15 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. 4:00 pm AKT Approx. 29 min. Government Role in Technology Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), who was representing parts of Silicon Valley, former ... Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), who was representing parts of Silicon Valley, former Representative Tom Davis (R-VA), who was involved in information technology, and Joe Taylor, the chairman and chief executive officer of Panasonic of North America, were interviewed about the government’s role in technology, including immigration rules, patent and copyright laws, procurement practices, and regulation.
This is the third in a series of “The Communicators” interviews taped at the International CES, a show sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas.*The interviews highlight some of the newest developments in TV and communications and consumer technology, as well as policy issues flowing from them.*"The Communicators" talked with technology industry leaders, policymakers, and legislators, and with innovators showing technology products set to be unveiled during the coming year.
2:33 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Lifting Combat Restrictions for Women Panel Panelists, including men and women who served in the military, talk about their experiences with ... Panelists, including men and women who served in the military, talk about their experiences with integration, and give their recommendations on how best to proceed now that the restriction on women in combat has been removed.
10:18 am AKT Approx. 26 min. Border Security Pedro Echevarria; David Silverberg David Silverberg talked about immigration reform proposals from both Congress and President Obama, ... David Silverberg talked about immigration reform proposals from both Congress and President Obama, and the cost of current efforts to patrol borders, including strategy, technology, and staffing.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
4:32 pm AKT Approx. 54 min. John Sopko on Afghanistan's Reconstruction Robert Lamb; John Sopko Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko talked about the ... Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko talked about the specific goals of the inspector general and outlined seven key questions facing the U.S. concerning the future of Afghanistan reconstruction efforts. His quarterly report, released on January 30, 2013, showed that the U.S. government has appropriated almost $90 billion to rebuild Afghanistan was critical of how that money was spent, including over $7 million on a largely unused building for the Afghan police and nearly $1 billion in fuel possibly purchased from Iran. Special Inspector General Sopko responded to questions from members of the audience. 3:40 pm AKT Approx. 19 min. Ed Koch Funeral Michael Bloomberg; Bill Clinton; Edward Koch A funeral service was held for former New York City Mayor Ed Koch, who died on February 1, 2013, ... A funeral service was held for former New York City Mayor Ed Koch, who died on February 1, 2013, at the age of 88. He served as mayor from 1978-1989. During this portion of the service Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former President Bill Clinton spoke.
10:44 am AKT Approx. 21 min. LIVE President Obama Remarks on Gun Control Janee Harteau; Barack Obama President Obama visited the Minneapolis Police Department’s Special Operations center to ... President Obama visited the Minneapolis Police Department’s Special Operations center to talk about his gun control proposals with local law enforcement officials. He called for a ban on military style firearms and for universal background checks for gun buyers. 5:29 pm AKT Approx. 19 min. Ed Koch Funeral Michael Bloomberg; Bill Clinton; Edward Koch A funeral service was held for former New York City Mayor Ed Koch, who died on February 1, 2013, ... A funeral service was held for former New York City Mayor Ed Koch, who died on February 1, 2013, at the age of 88. He served as mayor from 1978-1989. During this portion of the service Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former President Bill Clinton spoke. 4:01 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. National Health Policy Conference Secretary Sebelius talked about Obama administration efforts to implement the health care law, the ... Secretary Sebelius talked about Obama administration efforts to implement the health care law, the Affordable Care Act. Following her remarks, panelists talked about electronic health care records, information sharing, and security. The “Health Information Technology” panel discussion included questions from the audience.
This was part of the National Health Policy Conference held by AcademyHealth at the Grand Hyatt Washington.
11:06 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on American Sniper Chris Kyle; Peter Slen U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle talked about his career and his autobiography, American ... U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle talked about his career and his autobiography, American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History. While serving in Iraq from 2003 to 2009, Mr. Kyle accumulated more officially confirmed kills than any other sniper in U.S. military history. In his autobiography, Mr. Kyle, with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice, wrote about his early career as a professional rodeo rider, the challenges he had to overcome to become a SEAL, and his experiences in Iraq. He talked from Dallas, Texas, about his career and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Some language may be offensive to some viewers.
5:50 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on American Sniper Chris Kyle; Peter Slen U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle talked about his career and his autobiography, American ... U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle talked about his career and his autobiography, American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History. While serving in Iraq from 2003 to 2009, Mr. Kyle accumulated more officially confirmed kills than any other sniper in U.S. military history. In his autobiography, Mr. Kyle, with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice, wrote about his early career as a professional rodeo rider, the challenges he had to overcome to become a SEAL, and his experiences in Iraq. He talked from Dallas, Texas, about his career and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Some language may be offensive to some viewers.
5:34 pm AKT Approx. 20 min. Representative Michael Burgess on Health Care Michael Burgess; Lisa Simpson Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX) spoke about the state of national health policy. He was ... Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX) spoke about the state of national health policy. He was “wary” of the Affordable Care Act, the 2010 health care law, and its health care exchanges for the uninsured. He warned that looming congressional budget struggles and sequestration would affect health care and that the insurance exchanges would not be ready when scheduled.
“The Congressional Agenda” was part of the National Health Policy Conference held by AcademyHealth at the Grand Hyatt Washington.
12:09 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. House Speaker Boehner on the Budget and Jobs Speaker Boehner (R-OH) came to the House floor to talk about jobs and to criticize President Obama ... Speaker Boehner (R-OH) came to the House floor to talk about jobs and to criticize President Obama for not submitting a budget on time. 6:54 pm AKT Approx. 56 min. Panel Discussion on the Eurozone Crisis At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the Prime Ministers of Italy, Ireland, Denmark ... At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the Prime Ministers of Italy, Ireland, Denmark and the Netherlands talked about Europe’s future and ways to solve the current eurozone financial crisis. Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny described the past two years in Ireland as a “hurricane” but was confident the eurozone would recover. The leaders also focused on trade relations with Japan and the United States, as well as the UK decision to hold a future referendum on membership within the European Union. Financial Times editor Lionel Barber hosted this event. The World Economic Forum is an annual event held in Davos, Switzerland attended by thousands of global leaders from government, business, economics and philanthropy. 5:55 pm AKT Approx. 45 min. Discrimination in Hiring Decisions Nancy Calo; Judy Conti; Pedro Echevarria Judith Conti talked about the practice among some employers of excluding unemployed workers from ... Judith Conti talked about the practice among some employers of excluding unemployed workers from their applicant pool through explicit or implicit language in job postings. The New York City Council passed a bill forbidding employers from basing hiring decisions on applicants' unemployment status, and from posting job advertisements that require applicants to be employed. President Obama introduced similar federal legislation, as have congressional Democrats. Ms. Conti addressed some of the reasons for this practice, difficulties in proving discrimination, and other topics. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
12:13 pm AKT Approx. 43 min. Senator Murkowski on Energy Policy Lisa Murkowski Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) spoke to reporters on her energy plan titled, “Energy 20/20: A ... Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) spoke to reporters on her energy plan titled, “Energy 20/20: A Vision for America’s Energy Future.” It includes drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as well as approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline. 7:52 pm AKT Approx. 54 min. John Sopko on Afghanistan's Reconstruction Robert Lamb; John Sopko Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko talked about the ... Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko talked about the specific goals of the inspector general and outlined seven key questions facing the U.S. concerning the future of Afghanistan reconstruction efforts. His quarterly report, released on January 30, 2013, showed that the U.S. government has appropriated almost $90 billion to rebuild Afghanistan was critical of how that money was spent, including over $7 million on a largely unused building for the Afghan police and nearly $1 billion in fuel possibly purchased from Iran. Special Inspector General Sopko responded to questions from members of the audience. 6:42 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Lifting Combat Restrictions for Women Panel Panelists, including men and women who served in the military, talk about their experiences with ... Panelists, including men and women who served in the military, talk about their experiences with integration, and give their recommendations on how best to proceed now that the restriction on women in combat has been removed.
12:57 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. House Legislative Agenda Daniel Newhauser Daniel Newhauser was interviewed via Skype about House Republican bill, “Require a Plan ... Daniel Newhauser was interviewed via Skype about House Republican bill, “Require a Plan Act.” It would require the president to identify a year in which to balance the budget when submitting a budget plan. 8:49 pm AKT Approx. 19 min. Ed Koch Funeral Michael Bloomberg; Bill Clinton; Edward Koch A funeral service was held for former New York City Mayor Ed Koch, who died on February 1, 2013, ... A funeral service was held for former New York City Mayor Ed Koch, who died on February 1, 2013, at the age of 88. He served as mayor from 1978-1989. During this portion of the service Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former President Bill Clinton spoke. 7:47 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Women in Combat, Implications of Full Integration Panelists talked about the implications of the removal of the ban on women in ... Panelists talked about the implications of the removal of the ban on women in combat. Panelists included an attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union, which sued the Pentagon over the ban, a law professor, and a legislative assistant who gave the congressional perspective. T he event was hosted by the Stockholm Institute and the Service Women’s Action Network.
1:05 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. House Speaker Boehner on the Budget and Jobs Speaker Boehner (R-OH) came to the House floor to talk about jobs and to criticize President Obama ... Speaker Boehner (R-OH) came to the House floor to talk about jobs and to criticize President Obama for not submitting a budget on time. 9:11 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on American Sniper Chris Kyle; Peter Slen U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle talked about his career and his autobiography, American ... U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle talked about his career and his autobiography, American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History. While serving in Iraq from 2003 to 2009, Mr. Kyle accumulated more officially confirmed kills than any other sniper in U.S. military history. In his autobiography, Mr. Kyle, with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice, wrote about his early career as a professional rodeo rider, the challenges he had to overcome to become a SEAL, and his experiences in Iraq. He talked from Dallas, Texas, about his career and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Some language may be offensive to some viewers.
8:51 pm AKT Approx. 49 min. South Carolina State of the State Address Nikki Haley Governor Nikki Haley made her annual state of the state of the address to a joint session of the ... Governor Nikki Haley made her annual state of the state of the address to a joint session of the legislature in the South Carolina State House. She urged lawmakers to “start a conversation” on overhauling the public school funding. She also spoke about the need for tax reform and investing in the state’s roads and infrastructure.
Courtesy of South Carolina ETV.
1:07 pm AKT Approx. 30 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. 10:15 pm AKT Approx. 56 min. Panel Discussion on the Eurozone Crisis At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the Prime Ministers of Italy, Ireland, Denmark ... At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the Prime Ministers of Italy, Ireland, Denmark and the Netherlands talked about Europe’s future and ways to solve the current eurozone financial crisis. Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny described the past two years in Ireland as a “hurricane” but was confident the eurozone would recover. The leaders also focused on trade relations with Japan and the United States, as well as the UK decision to hold a future referendum on membership within the European Union. Financial Times editor Lionel Barber hosted this event. The World Economic Forum is an annual event held in Davos, Switzerland attended by thousands of global leaders from government, business, economics and philanthropy. 9:42 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. National Health Policy Conference Secretary Sebelius talked about Obama administration efforts to implement the health care law, the ... Secretary Sebelius talked about Obama administration efforts to implement the health care law, the Affordable Care Act. Following her remarks, panelists talked about electronic health care records, information sharing, and security. The “Health Information Technology” panel discussion included questions from the audience.
This was part of the National Health Policy Conference held by AcademyHealth at the Grand Hyatt Washington.
1:38 pm AKT Approx. 52 min. John Sopko on Afghanistan's Reconstruction Robert Lamb; John Sopko Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko talked about the ... Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko talked about the specific goals of the inspector general and outlined seven key questions facing the U.S. concerning the future of Afghanistan reconstruction efforts. His quarterly report, released on January 30, 2013, showed that the U.S. government has appropriated almost $90 billion to rebuild Afghanistan was critical of how that money was spent, including over $7 million on a largely unused building for the Afghan police and nearly $1 billion in fuel possibly purchased from Iran. Special Inspector General Sopko responded to questions from members of the audience. 11:13 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Lessons from the 2012 Election, Campaign Workers Presidential and congressional campaign workers talked about the lessons they learned from the ... Presidential and congressional campaign workers talked about the lessons they learned from the 2012 elections. The discussed the impact of the Supreme Court Citizens United decision, social media, management of the Obama campaign, and improvements that could be applied to 2014 elections, for which they were already hiring campaign managers. During the audience participation portion they answered questions on the evolving roles of regional political directors and general consultants with the advent of super political action committees (super PACs), the effects of social media and the 24-hour media cycle on making policy, and more.
“The Campaign Operatives” was a panel of “Campaigns and Legislation: Applying Lessons from the 2012 Campaign Cycle to the 113th Congress,” held at the Georgetown Law Center Hart Auditorium.
11:14 pm AKT Approx. 20 min. Representative Michael Burgess on Health Care Michael Burgess; Lisa Simpson Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX) spoke about the state of national health policy. He was ... Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX) spoke about the state of national health policy. He was “wary” of the Affordable Care Act, the 2010 health care law, and its health care exchanges for the uninsured. He warned that looming congressional budget struggles and sequestration would affect health care and that the insurance exchanges would not be ready when scheduled.
“The Congressional Agenda” was part of the National Health Policy Conference held by AcademyHealth at the Grand Hyatt Washington.
2:31 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 39 min. LIVE House Session, Part 3 The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. 12:30 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. Washington and the Start-Up Economy A panel of entrepreneurs and policymakers examined what Congress and local governments could do to ... A panel of entrepreneurs and policymakers examined what Congress and local governments could do to help start-up businesses create jobs and spur the economy. Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS), who authored the START UP Act, legislation aimed to help new businesses grow the economy, talked about the role of government in small business. 
“Washington and the Start-Up Economy: First, Do No Harm” was a panel of the Innovation Policy Summit held during the International CES, a show sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas. 
11:36 pm AKT Approx. 45 min. Discrimination in Hiring Decisions Nancy Calo; Judy Conti; Pedro Echevarria Judith Conti talked about the practice among some employers of excluding unemployed workers from ... Judith Conti talked about the practice among some employers of excluding unemployed workers from their applicant pool through explicit or implicit language in job postings. The New York City Council passed a bill forbidding employers from basing hiring decisions on applicants' unemployment status, and from posting job advertisements that require applicants to be employed. President Obama introduced similar federal legislation, as have congressional Democrats. Ms. Conti addressed some of the reasons for this practice, difficulties in proving discrimination, and other topics. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
5:11 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Meeting to Make America Work Members of the group No Labels, a bipartisan group of grassroots activists, met in New York City ... Members of the group No Labels, a bipartisan group of grassroots activists, met in New York City to unveil the group’s new bipartisan Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus. The caucus hopes to make a statement during the President’s upcoming State of the Union Address by wearing orange pins on their lapels. Among other musical offerings, No Labels Co-Chair Jon Huntsman’s daughters sang “God Bless America.” Senators Heller and Ayotte and Representative Kingston participated by pre-recorded video messages. Other videos were shown.
“Meeting to Make America Work” was held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
1:32 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. Conflict in Mali Panelists talked about the conflict in Mali and stability in the greater Sahel region, the ... Panelists talked about the conflict in Mali and stability in the greater Sahel region, the transition area of Africa between the Sahara Desert in the north and the savanna zone to its south. They covered the history of Mali and described tribal tensions and separatist groups, and the consequences of the fall of Libyan ruler Moammar Qadhafi. They discussed the need for Western intervention to protect European and American interests and the dangers of increased al-Qaeda intervention. They also discussed the competing interests and refugees flowing into the region, the prospects for organizing a legitimate Malian state, and other topics. 12:23 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Lifting Combat Restrictions for Women Panel Panelists, including men and women who served in the military, talk about their experiences with ... Panelists, including men and women who served in the military, talk about their experiences with integration, and give their recommendations on how best to proceed now that the restriction on women in combat has been removed.
7:06 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. House Legislative Agenda Daniel Newhauser Daniel Newhauser was interviewed via Skype about House Republican bill, “Require a Plan ... Daniel Newhauser was interviewed via Skype about House Republican bill, “Require a Plan Act.” It would require the president to identify a year in which to balance the budget when submitting a budget plan. 1:28 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Women in Combat, Implications of Full Integration Panelists talked about the implications of the removal of the ban on women in ... Panelists talked about the implications of the removal of the ban on women in combat. Panelists included an attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union, which sued the Pentagon over the ban, a law professor, and a legislative assistant who gave the congressional perspective. T he event was hosted by the Stockholm Institute and the Service Women’s Action Network.
7:10 pm AKT Approx. 14 min. President Obama Remarks on Gun Control Janee Harteau; Barack Obama President Obama visited the Minneapolis Police Department’s Special Operations center to ... President Obama visited the Minneapolis Police Department’s Special Operations center to talk about his gun control proposals with local law enforcement officials. He called for a ban on military style firearms and for universal background checks for gun buyers. 2:32 am AKT Approx. 49 min. South Carolina State of the State Address Nikki Haley Governor Nikki Haley made her annual state of the state of the address to a joint session of the ... Governor Nikki Haley made her annual state of the state of the address to a joint session of the legislature in the South Carolina State House. She urged lawmakers to “start a conversation” on overhauling the public school funding. She also spoke about the need for tax reform and investing in the state’s roads and infrastructure.
Courtesy of South Carolina ETV.
7:27 pm AKT Approx. 43 min. Senator Murkowski on Energy Policy Lisa Murkowski Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) spoke to reporters on her energy plan titled, “Energy 20/20: A ... Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) spoke to reporters on her energy plan titled, “Energy 20/20: A Vision for America’s Energy Future.” It includes drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as well as approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
8:12 pm AKT Approx. 19 min. Secretary John Kerry Address to State Department Employees Susan Johnson; John Kerry; Thomas Nides Secretary of State John Kerry made remarks to employees upon arrival at the State ... Secretary of State John Kerry made remarks to employees upon arrival at the State Department. He talked about some of the sacrifices staff have made, specifically mentioning former U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens who was killed with three other in 2012 in Benghazi.
8:35 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Meeting to Make America Work Members of the group No Labels, a bipartisan group of grassroots activists, met in New York City ... Members of the group No Labels, a bipartisan group of grassroots activists, met in New York City to unveil the group’s new bipartisan Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus. The caucus hopes to make a statement during the President’s upcoming State of the Union Address by wearing orange pins on their lapels. Among other musical offerings, No Labels Co-Chair Jon Huntsman’s daughters sang “God Bless America.” Senators Heller and Ayotte and Representative Kingston participated by pre-recorded video messages. Other videos were shown.
“Meeting to Make America Work” was held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
10:29 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. House Legislative Agenda Daniel Newhauser Daniel Newhauser was interviewed via Skype about House Republican bill, “Require a Plan ... Daniel Newhauser was interviewed via Skype about House Republican bill, “Require a Plan Act.” It would require the president to identify a year in which to balance the budget when submitting a budget plan.
10:35 pm AKT Approx. 14 min. President Obama Remarks on Gun Control Janee Harteau; Barack Obama President Obama visited the Minneapolis Police Department’s Special Operations center to ... President Obama visited the Minneapolis Police Department’s Special Operations center to talk about his gun control proposals with local law enforcement officials. He called for a ban on military style firearms and for universal background checks for gun buyers.
10:51 pm AKT Approx. 43 min. Senator Murkowski on Energy Policy Lisa Murkowski Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) spoke to reporters on her energy plan titled, “Energy 20/20: A ... Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) spoke to reporters on her energy plan titled, “Energy 20/20: A Vision for America’s Energy Future.” It includes drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as well as approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
11:36 pm AKT Approx. 19 min. Secretary John Kerry Address to State Department Employees Susan Johnson; John Kerry; Thomas Nides Secretary of State John Kerry made remarks to employees upon arrival at the State ... Secretary of State John Kerry made remarks to employees upon arrival at the State Department. He talked about some of the sacrifices staff have made, specifically mentioning former U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens who was killed with three other in 2012 in Benghazi.
11:59 pm AKT Approx. 19 min. Ed Koch Funeral Michael Bloomberg; Bill Clinton; Edward Koch A funeral service was held for former New York City Mayor Ed Koch, who died on February 1, 2013, ... A funeral service was held for former New York City Mayor Ed Koch, who died on February 1, 2013, at the age of 88. He served as mayor from 1978-1989. During this portion of the service Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former President Bill Clinton spoke.
12:20 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. China's Economic Future Panelists talked about China’s economic future and the policy changes needed to move the ... Panelists talked about China’s economic future and the policy changes needed to move the country forward. Panelists included economic professors from China and the U.S., and the CEO of China Merchants Bank. The panel took place at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, an annual event is attended by thousands of world leaders and experts in politics, economics, philanthropy and business.
1:26 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. National Health Policy Conference Secretary Sebelius talked about Obama administration efforts to implement the health care law, the ... Secretary Sebelius talked about Obama administration efforts to implement the health care law, the Affordable Care Act. Following her remarks, panelists talked about electronic health care records, information sharing, and security. The “Health Information Technology” panel discussion included questions from the audience.
This was part of the National Health Policy Conference held by AcademyHealth at the Grand Hyatt Washington.