C-SPAN Schedule

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3:00 am AKT Approx. 33 min. LIVE Open Phones Peter Slen Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. 1:06 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 58 min. U.S.-Canada Relations Panelists discussed key issues in the Canada-U.S. relationship, focusing on energy, the ... Panelists discussed key issues in the Canada-U.S. relationship, focusing on energy, the environment, and trade. The main topic was the Keystone XL Pipeline which would move crude oil from the tar sands of Alberta, Canada, down to the Gulf of Mexico. Delays in the project had strained relations between the countries. A video about the issues was shown. Panelists referenced President Obama’s State of the Union speech and some major comments made by the Canadian prime minister and the media. Panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. Peter Van Dusen moderated.
“Canada-U.S.: What’s the Future for Energy, Environment and Trade?” was part of the Maclean’s-CPAC “In Conversation” series of town halls. It was held at the Newseum.
2:59 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Internet Coverage and Wi-Fi Technology The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held an open meeting on ways to improve wireless ... The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held an open meeting on ways to improve wireless coverage and wi-fi technology through use of signal boosters. Commissioners acted on expanding availability of high frequency airwaves or spectrum to unlicensed devices. Chair Julius Genachowski said the proposed rules and expansion would make wi-fi exchanges much faster and meet the growing demand of consumer connectivity through multiple devices.
3:35 am AKT Approx. 29 min. LIVE Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Alan Berlow; Peter Slen Alan Berlow of the Center for Public Integrity talked about background checks and the of the ... Alan Berlow of the Center for Public Integrity talked about background checks and the of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE). He argued that restrictions, “flimsy” laws and small budgets from Congress had severely reduced the capabilities of BATFE. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 3:06 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Higher Education Forum Business and student leaders talked about ways the business community and higher education ... Business and student leaders talked about ways the business community and higher education institutions could better engage with one another to improve employment prospects for graduating students. The panelist discussed students graduating without the necessary skills for available high-paying jobs but with large loads of student debt. Topics included the cost of higher education, the increased number of online classes, and certain educational institutions becoming obsolete. The program opened with remarks by Margaret Spellings and
The panel “The Future of Higher Education: From the Business and Student Lens” was part of the forum, “Getting to Work: What Students and Employers Need from Higher Education,” held by the Institute for a Competitive Workforce and Young Invincibles in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hall of Flags.
4:12 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Advisory Board Meeting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) advisory board members talked about a range of ... Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) advisory board members talked about a range of consumer finance market issues. CFPB Director Richard Cordray made opening remarks.
4:04 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. LIVE Gun Control Proposals Larry Pratt talked about Gun Owners of America’s reactions to gun control legislation ... Larry Pratt talked about Gun Owners of America’s reactions to gun control legislation proposed by President Obama and Congress. Other topics included his group’s history, and differences between Gun Owners of America and the National Rifle Association. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Mark Wagner talked about some of the guns sold in his Blue Ridge Arsenal store in Chantilly, Virginia. Mr. Wagner and Host Pedro Echevarria also demonstrated two firearms from the store’s gun range.
All the guests participated from the Blue Ridge Arsenal in Chantilly, Virginia.
4:25 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Ohio State of the State Address John Kasich Governor John Kasich (R) gave his annual state of the state address in Lima. He said that the ... Governor John Kasich (R) gave his annual state of the state address in Lima. He said that the only thing that can hold back the state is the fear of change and big ideas. Other topics included job creation, lowering taxes, and improving education. 5:37 am AKT Approx. 56 min. LIVE U.S.-India Relations Ranjan Mathai; Jessica Mathews India’s Foreign Secretary, H.E. Ranjan Mathai about the future of U.S.-India ... India’s Foreign Secretary, H.E. Ranjan Mathai about the future of U.S.-India relations. prosperity and progress. He called the relationship between the U.S. and India a 21st century partnership for peace, prosperity and progress. He also said that peace and stability in that country was in the interest of both nations. Jessica Mathews moderated.
5:08 am AKT Approx. 52 min. LIVE Gun Ownership in Washington, D.C. Emily Miller talked about her Washington Times series on her efforts to purchase and ... Emily Miller talked about her Washington Times series on her efforts to purchase and license a handgun in Washington, D.C., and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her experiences, and about efforts by the Obama administration to reduce violence. 
Ms. Miller participated from Blue Ridge Arsenal in Chantilly, Virginia. Other guests included included the owner, a staff member, and a patron of Blue Ridge Arsenal.
5:35 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 3 min. LIVE Electric Vehicles A General Motors vice president expressed confidence in the future of electric automobiles, noting ... A General Motors vice president expressed confidence in the future of electric automobiles, noting that sales volume had increased significantly as more Americans became used to the technology. State officials talked about state efforts to build the infrastructure necessary to support electric vehicles (EVs).
“State and Regional Efforts to Advance Electric Vehicle Deployment” was a panel of a Georgetown University Climate Center state-federal workshop titled, “Promoting Low-Carbon Solutions and a Resilient Future Together.” The program opened with a video.
6:35 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Internet Coverage and Wi-Fi Technology The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held an open meeting on ways to improve wireless ... The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held an open meeting on ways to improve wireless coverage and wi-fi technology through use of signal boosters. Commissioners acted on expanding availability of high frequency airwaves or spectrum to unlicensed devices. Chair Julius Genachowski said the proposed rules and expansion would make wi-fi exchanges much faster and meet the growing demand of consumer connectivity through multiple devices.
6:03 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Campaign Strategists on the 2012 Presidential Election Obama and Romney campaign strategists talked about the 2012 presidential election. The spoke ... Obama and Romney campaign strategists talked about the 2012 presidential election. The spoke about a number of issues touching on their experiences and strategic decisions, the campaign primaries, debates, vice presidential candidate pick, third party candidates, the polls, the conventions, and election night activities. Chuck Todd moderated. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. 7:38 am AKT Approx. 29 min. LIVE Future of Clean Energy Senior staff from the House, Senate, and Energy Department presented their priorities for clean ... Senior staff from the House, Senate, and Energy Department presented their priorities for clean energy policy.
“The Path Forward on Clean Energy” was a panel of a Georgetown University Climate Center state-federal workshop titled, “Promoting Low-Carbon Solutions and a Resilient Future Together.”
7:51 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Advisory Board Meeting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) advisory board members talked about a range of ... Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) advisory board members talked about a range of consumer finance market issues. CFPB Director Richard Cordray made opening remarks.
7:49 am AKT Approx. 28 min. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Alan Berlow; Peter Slen Alan Berlow of the Center for Public Integrity talked about background checks and the of the ... Alan Berlow of the Center for Public Integrity talked about background checks and the of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE). He argued that restrictions, “flimsy” laws and small budgets from Congress had severely reduced the capabilities of BATFE. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 8:10 am AKT Approx. 28 min. Electric Vehicles A General Motors vice president expressed confidence in the future of electric automobiles, noting ... A General Motors vice president expressed confidence in the future of electric automobiles, noting that sales volume had increased significantly as more Americans became used to the technology. State officials talked about state efforts to build the infrastructure necessary to support electric vehicles (EVs).
“State and Regional Efforts to Advance Electric Vehicle Deployment” was a panel of a Georgetown University Climate Center state-federal workshop titled, “Promoting Low-Carbon Solutions and a Resilient Future Together.” The program opened with a video.
9:11 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Ohio State of the State Address John Kasich Governor John Kasich (R) gave his annual state of the state address in Lima. He said that the ... Governor John Kasich (R) gave his annual state of the state address in Lima. He said that the only thing that can hold back the state is the fear of change and big ideas. Other topics included job creation, lowering taxes, and improving education.
8:18 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Gun Control Proposals Larry Pratt talked about Gun Owners of America’s reactions to gun control legislation ... Larry Pratt talked about Gun Owners of America’s reactions to gun control legislation proposed by President Obama and Congress. Other topics included his group’s history, and differences between Gun Owners of America and the National Rifle Association. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Mark Wagner talked about some of the guns sold in his Blue Ridge Arsenal store in Chantilly, Virginia. Mr. Wagner and Host Pedro Echevarria also demonstrated two firearms from the store’s gun range.
All the guests participated from the Blue Ridge Arsenal in Chantilly, Virginia.
8:39 am AKT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Obama Administration Climate Change Policy Eileen Claussen outlined actions the Obama administration could take to address global climate ... Eileen Claussen outlined actions the Obama administration could take to address global climate change with and without Congress. Issues included new rules on power plant emissions, fuel standards for heavy duty trucks, and improving energy efficiency at federal buildings. Topics included the role of business and prospects for international progress. Ms. Claussen was interviewed by Ms. Arroyo. Others participated from the audience.
This was the luncheon program of a Georgetown University Climate Center state-federal workshop titled, “Promoting Low-Carbon Solutions and a Resilient Future Together.”
10:17 am AKT Approx. 2 min. Electric Vehicles A General Motors vice president expressed confidence in the future of electric automobiles, noting ... A General Motors vice president expressed confidence in the future of electric automobiles, noting that sales volume had increased significantly as more Americans became used to the technology. State officials talked about state efforts to build the infrastructure necessary to support electric vehicles (EVs).
“State and Regional Efforts to Advance Electric Vehicle Deployment” was a panel of a Georgetown University Climate Center state-federal workshop titled, “Promoting Low-Carbon Solutions and a Resilient Future Together.” The program opened with a video.
9:23 am AKT Approx. 45 min. Gun Ownership in Washington, D.C. Emily Miller talked about her Washington Times series on her efforts to purchase and ... Emily Miller talked about her Washington Times series on her efforts to purchase and license a handgun in Washington, D.C., and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her experiences, and about efforts by the Obama administration to reduce violence. 
Ms. Miller participated from Blue Ridge Arsenal in Chantilly, Virginia. Other guests included included the owner, a staff member, and a patron of Blue Ridge Arsenal.
9:19 am AKT Approx. 14 min. Forward on Climate Rally Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Van Jones spoke at a climate change rally held on the ... Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Van Jones spoke at a climate change rally held on the National Mall. Organizers urged President Obama to begin his second term with energy policies that included limiting carbon emissions, utilizing renewable resources and rejecting the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. 10:22 am AKT Approx. 42 min. Anti-Bullying Efforts and School Safety Marvin Berkowitz; Allison Dymnicki; Sonya Whitaker Professor Mark Berkowitz and researcher Allison Dymnicki talk about how teaching tolerance and ... Professor Mark Berkowitz and researcher Allison Dymnicki talk about how teaching tolerance and compassion is more effective in combating bullying. Columbia University’s Institute for Urban and Minority Education held a bullying summit for educators. The summit highlighted ways to address bullying through a holistic method of social and emotional learning and character building initiatives.
10:09 am AKT Approx. 21 min. Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East Shmuel Bar; Guy Roberts Professor Shmuel Bar said hopes for a nuclear-free Middle East were unrealistic in light of ... Professor Shmuel Bar said hopes for a nuclear-free Middle East were unrealistic in light of circumstances in Iran. He described waning U.S. influence in the region, and warned that nuclear proliferation could lead to a similar problem in Asia as countries began to rely less on America’s ability to project a nuclear deterrent.
“The Feasibility of Deterrence in a Poly-Nuclear Middle East” was an address at the Fifth Annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit, “Maintaining a Credible Deterrent Amidst Funding Constraints,” held February 19-22, 2013, at the Renaissance Capital View Hotel by ExchangeMonitor Publications and Forums.
9:34 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. LIVE State Emission Reduction Efforts California and Delaware officials and environmental group representatives talked about their ... California and Delaware officials and environmental group representatives talked about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote energy efficiency. They showed PowerPoint presentations and responded to questions from the moderator.
“Innovative Multi-State Efforts to Reduce Emissions and Energy Use” was a panel of a Georgetown University Climate Center state-federal workshop titled, “Promoting Low-Carbon Solutions and a Resilient Future Together.”
11:06 am AKT Approx. 53 min. Missouri State of the State Address Peter Kinder; Jay Nixon Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) delivered his state of the state address to a joint session in the ... Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) delivered his state of the state address to a joint session in the Missouri House of Representatives chamber in the state Capitol.
10:31 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. LIVE Sequestration and the Federal Workforce Democratic representatives held a hearing about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on federal ... Democratic representatives held a hearing about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on federal employees and their families and on the work that they do. Marion Blakey, a former head of the Federation Aviation Administration, warned of increased airport delays if automatic budget cuts would go into effect. Other witnesses included an elementary school teacher and the Washington State secretary of health.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
11:08 am AKT Approx. 3 min. Electric Vehicles A General Motors vice president expressed confidence in the future of electric automobiles, noting ... A General Motors vice president expressed confidence in the future of electric automobiles, noting that sales volume had increased significantly as more Americans became used to the technology. State officials talked about state efforts to build the infrastructure necessary to support electric vehicles (EVs).
“State and Regional Efforts to Advance Electric Vehicle Deployment” was a panel of a Georgetown University Climate Center state-federal workshop titled, “Promoting Low-Carbon Solutions and a Resilient Future Together.” The program opened with a video.
12:02 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Justice Ginsburg on Women as Judges Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg answered questions from a panel of law professors and ... Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg answered questions from a panel of law professors and the audience about her experiences in law including her two decades on the Supreme Court, the important cases she had heard, and those coming up. She spoke at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s 13th annual Women and the Law Conference, “Her Honor: Women in the Judiciary,” in San Diego, California.
11:54 am AKT Approx. 3 min. 2013 Agricultural Outlook Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook ... Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook forum. He warned of the human-made and natural risks in the agriculture industry, including the upcoming sequestration automatic budget cuts and climate change. Former Senator Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) talked bout the challenges of global food security and agriculture development. They also responded to questions from the audience. 11:11 am AKT Approx. 21 min. U.S.-Canada Relations Panelists discussed key issues in the Canada-U.S. relationship, focusing on energy, the ... Panelists discussed key issues in the Canada-U.S. relationship, focusing on energy, the environment, and trade. The main topic was the Keystone XL Pipeline which would move crude oil from the tar sands of Alberta, Canada, down to the Gulf of Mexico. Delays in the project had strained relations between the countries. A video about the issues was shown. Panelists referenced President Obama’s State of the Union speech and some major comments made by the Canadian prime minister and the media. Panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. Peter Van Dusen moderated.
“Canada-U.S.: What’s the Future for Energy, Environment and Trade?” was part of the Maclean’s-CPAC “In Conversation” series of town halls. It was held at the Newseum.
1:16 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. 2013 Agricultural Outlook Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook ... Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook forum. He warned of the human-made and natural risks in the agriculture industry, including the upcoming sequestration automatic budget cuts and climate change. Former Senator Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) talked bout the challenges of global food security and agriculture development. They also responded to questions from the audience.
11:59 am AKT Approx. 54 min. U.S.-India Relations Ranjan Mathai; Jessica Mathews India’s Foreign Secretary, H.E. Ranjan Mathai about the future of U.S.-India ... India’s Foreign Secretary, H.E. Ranjan Mathai about the future of U.S.-India relations. prosperity and progress. He called the relationship between the U.S. and India a 21st century partnership for peace, prosperity and progress. He also said that peace and stability in that country was in the interest of both nations. Jessica Mathews moderated. 11:33 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. LIVE Federal Sustainability Efforts Vicki Arroyo; Gina McCarthy; Jonathan Powers Gina McCarthy spoke about how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would implement President ... Gina McCarthy spoke about how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would implement President Obama’s agenda for addressing global climate change during his second term. After her afternoon keynote address, Jonathan Powers talked about federal sustainability efforts and promoting environmental and energy sustainability across federal government operations.*He was interviewed by the moderator and then responded to questions from the audience.*
“Federal Sustainability Efforts” was part of a Georgetown University Climate Center state-federal workshop titled, “Promoting Low-Carbon Solutions and a Resilient Future Together.”
1:21 pm AKT Approx. 57 min. Drone Use Over Domestic Airspace Witnesses testified about the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly called drones, as ... Witnesses testified about the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly called drones, as well as federal research and development efforts to ensure the safe operation of drones.
12:57 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 14 min. 2013 Agricultural Outlook Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook ... Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook forum. He warned of the human-made and natural risks in the agriculture industry, including the upcoming sequestration automatic budget cuts and climate change. Former Senator Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) talked bout the challenges of global food security and agriculture development. They also responded to questions from the audience. 12:54 pm AKT Approx. 18 min. LIVE State Energy Analysis Vicki Arroyo; Laurie Burt Laurie Burt presented the Merck Family Fund’s State Energy Analysis Tool and described how ... Laurie Burt presented the Merck Family Fund’s State Energy Analysis Tool and described how how states and businesses can use it to find information online to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 
“Exploring the State Energy Analysis Tool” was part of a Georgetown University Climate Center state-federal workshop titled, “Promoting Low-Carbon Solutions and a Resilient Future Together.”
2:20 pm AKT Approx. 40 min. New Mexico State of the State Address Susana Martinez Governor Susana Martinez (R) delivered the annual state of the state address to a joint session of ... Governor Susana Martinez (R) delivered the annual state of the state address to a joint session of the legislature in the State Capitol in Santa Fe. She called on lawmakers to work on legislation addressing childhood literacy and education reform and had a first-grade student read from one of his projects. Other topics included jobs, the economy, and equipping the workforce.
The address ends abruptly.
3:16 pm AKT Approx. 43 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. He told reporters that President Obama ... Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. He told reporters that President Obama made calls earlier in the day to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner about the sequestration spending cuts set to kick in March 1, 2013. He also said that President Obama would “absolutely not” withdraw his nomination of former Senator Chuck Hagel to be the next defense secretary. Earlier that day, 15 Republican senators called on President Obama to withdraw his nomination. The Senate was expected to vote on the nomination during the next week. 
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
1:13 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. 2013 Agricultural Outlook Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook ... Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook forum. He warned of the human-made and natural risks in the agriculture industry, including the upcoming sequestration automatic budget cuts and climate change. Former Senator Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) talked bout the challenges of global food security and agriculture development. They also responded to questions from the audience. 3:02 pm AKT Approx. 57 min. U.S. Intervention in Foreign Conflicts David Phillips David Phillips, a former senior adviser to the U.S. Department of State, talked about U.S. ... David Phillips, a former senior adviser to the U.S. Department of State, talked about U.S. intervention in foreign conflicts. He talked about his new book, Liberating Kosovo: Coercive Diplomacy and U. S. Intervention, and reviewed the war in Kosovo. He also talked about the more recent involvements in Iraq and Afghanistan as he talked about the challenges of intervening in Syria and Iran.
4:01 pm AKT Approx. 57 min. School Choice and Accountability David Figlio; Gail Sasnett-Stauffer David Figlio, a Northwestern University professor of education and social policy and of economics, ... David Figlio, a Northwestern University professor of education and social policy and of economics, spoke about trends in U.S. education policy, the changing education landscape, and evaluating school choice and accountability. He talked about the pros and cons of charter schools and whether vouchers make a difference in school quality. He responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. The Bob Graham Center for Public Service hosted “Pitfalls and Promise of School Choice and Accountability” at the University of Florida Law School. The talk was co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters. 1:19 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Internet Coverage and Wi-Fi Technology The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held an open meeting on ways to improve wireless ... The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held an open meeting on ways to improve wireless coverage and wi-fi technology through use of signal boosters. Commissioners acted on expanding availability of high frequency airwaves or spectrum to unlicensed devices. Chair Julius Genachowski said the proposed rules and expansion would make wi-fi exchanges much faster and meet the growing demand of consumer connectivity through multiple devices. 4:01 pm AKT Approx. 57 min. British Debt and Stamp Act of 1765 John Bullion University of Missouri history professor John Bullion spoke to students about the debt incurred by ... University of Missouri history professor John Bullion spoke to students about the debt incurred by the British government in fighting the Seven Years' War in the 1750s and 60s, and efforts to recoup some of that cost by taxing the American colonies, including the Stamp Act of 1765. That law required that some printed material in the colonies such as legal documents be on paper produced in England and have a revenue stamp. He answered questions from students during the lecture.
4:58 pm AKT Approx. 48 min. LIVE Vouchers and Charter Schools Sean Cavanagh; Bill Scanlan Sean Cavanagh, Education Week assistant editor for charter schools, school choice, and ... Sean Cavanagh, Education Week assistant editor for charter schools, school choice, and parent engagement, spoke via Skype about the pros and cons of charter schools and whether vouchers make a difference in school quality. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications from viewers who had also just seen a speech on school choice and accountability by Northwestern University Professor David Figlio at the University of Florida. Video clips were shown of Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) speaking about charter schools in his 2013 state of the state address and former District of Columbia Chancellor Michelle Rhee speaking speaking at the Hudson Union Society in New York City. 2:31 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. International Perspective on Nuclear Deterrence Current and former officials from Britain, France and Poland talked about nuclear weapons, ... Current and former officials from Britain, France and Poland talked about nuclear weapons, pointing to Iran and North Korea as major concerns, and to the U.S. as the country which should take the lead on denuclearization.
“European Perspectives on Nuclear Deterrence in the 21st Century” was a British American Security Information Council (BASIC) Session panel at the Fifth Annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit, “Maintaining a Credible Deterrent Amidst Funding Constraints,” held February 19-22, 2013, at the Renaissance Capital View Hotel by ExchangeMonitor Publications and Forums.
5:01 pm AKT Approx. 42 min. 1768 British Occupation of Colonial Boston Richard Bell History professor Richard Bell, in his class at the University of Maryland, described the tension ... History professor Richard Bell, in his class at the University of Maryland, described the tension in Boston between British troops and the colonists, and Britain’s efforts to reassert control over the increasingly disloyal colony. In October of 1768, a fleet of warships carrying British infantry regiments anchored in Boston Harbor. He also responded to questions from students.
5:46 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Religious Liberty Panelists talked about Stanford University Law School’s Religious Liberty Clinic and the ... Panelists talked about Stanford University Law School’s Religious Liberty Clinic and the types of cases the clinic would handle. Some of the issues they covered included the right to wear a turban working in McDonalds, getting a circumcision in prison, animal and human sacrifices, bringing religious weapons into government buildings, the distribution of drugs against religious convictions, and the health care law requirement for employer-covered contraceptives. They discussed recent and current federal and Supreme Court cases. The program included questions from audience members. 4:31 pm AKT Approx. 26 min. After Words with Helaine Olen Helaine Olen; Russell Wild Helaine Olen talked about her book, Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal ... Helaine Olen talked about her book, Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry, in which she goes inside the world of personal finance “gurus” and reveals how the products and services they promote fail to meet their expectations and often undercut the financial security of those using them. She discussed her findings with Russell Wild, Saturday Evening Post Financial Contributor and author of several personal finance books. 5:47 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Colonial Resistance to England in the Pre-Revolutionary War Period John Scott History professor John Thomas Scott discussed the American Colonial Resistance Movement that ... History professor John Thomas Scott discussed the American Colonial Resistance Movement that evolved into the American Revolution. Professor Scott examines the growing tensions between Britain and the American Colonies in late 1760s and early 1770s, as Britain attempted to retain control of the colonies. This class took place at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.
7:14 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Wall Street Journal Viewpoints Breakfast with John Donahue Rebecca Blumenstein; John Donahoe John Donahoe talked about the future of eBay, describing efforts to take advantage of growth in ... John Donahoe talked about the future of eBay, describing efforts to take advantage of growth in mobile commerce. He called the congressional impasse over the budget deficit “enormously frustrating,” encouraging President Obama and Congress to consider a framework similar to the Simpson-Bowles National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform plan. A former colleague of Mitt Romney’s at Bain & Company, Mr. Donahoe confessed that he supported President Obama in his bid for re-election, mostly because his wife was U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Human Rights Council. 4:58 pm AKT Approx. 2 min. 2013 Agricultural Outlook Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook ... Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook forum. He warned of the human-made and natural risks in the agriculture industry, including the upcoming sequestration automatic budget cuts and climate change. Former Senator Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) talked bout the challenges of global food security and agriculture development. They also responded to questions from the audience. 7:03 pm AKT Approx. 38 min. Women's Clothing in Colonial America Ann Little Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial ... Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial American women, with a focus on stays, which are similar to corsets. Both male and female children of the time wore stays until around the age of seven, when males would cease wearing them, while females would continue to wear them throughout their adult lives.
8:20 pm AKT Approx. 58 min. School Choice and Accountability David Figlio; Gail Sasnett-Stauffer David Figlio, a Northwestern University professor of education and social policy and of economics, ... David Figlio, a Northwestern University professor of education and social policy and of economics, spoke about trends in U.S. education policy, the changing education landscape, and evaluating school choice and accountability. He talked about the pros and cons of charter schools and whether vouchers make a difference in school quality. He responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. The Bob Graham Center for Public Service hosted “Pitfalls and Promise of School Choice and Accountability” at the University of Florida Law School. The talk was co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters. 5:01 pm AKT Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure John Allison John Allison talked about his book, The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure ... John Allison talked about his book, The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure Capitalism is the World Economy’s Only Hope, in which he argues that government incentives and regulation caused the 2008 collapse and says that to improve the economy we need to adopt pure free market policies. He responded to questions from the audience at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC. 7:44 pm AKT Approx. 57 min. British Debt and Stamp Act of 1765 John Bullion University of Missouri history professor John Bullion spoke to students about the debt incurred by ... University of Missouri history professor John Bullion spoke to students about the debt incurred by the British government in fighting the Seven Years' War in the 1750s and 60s, and efforts to recoup some of that cost by taxing the American colonies, including the Stamp Act of 1765. That law required that some printed material in the colonies such as legal documents be on paper produced in England and have a revenue stamp. He answered questions from students during the lecture.
9:18 pm AKT Approx. 47 min. Vouchers and Charter Schools Sean Cavanagh; Bill Scanlan Sean Cavanagh, Education Week assistant editor for charter schools, school choice, and ... Sean Cavanagh, Education Week assistant editor for charter schools, school choice, and parent engagement, spoke via Skype about the pros and cons of charter schools and whether vouchers make a difference in school quality. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications from viewers who had also just seen a speech on school choice and accountability by Northwestern University Professor David Figlio at the University of Florida. Video clips were shown of Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) speaking about charter schools in his 2013 state of the state address and former District of Columbia Chancellor Michelle Rhee speaking speaking at the Hudson Union Society in New York City. 5:55 pm AKT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on After the Music Stopped Alan Blinder Professor Alan Blinder talked about his book, After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, ... Professor Alan Blinder talked about his book, After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead, in which he argues that the 2008 financial crisis resulted from the financial system becoming too complex and unregulated. He also responded to questions from the audience at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC. 8:45 pm AKT Approx. 42 min. 1768 British Occupation of Colonial Boston Richard Bell History professor Richard Bell, in his class at the University of Maryland, described the tension ... History professor Richard Bell, in his class at the University of Maryland, described the tension in Boston between British troops and the colonists, and Britain’s efforts to reassert control over the increasingly disloyal colony. In October of 1768, a fleet of warships carrying British infantry regiments anchored in Boston Harbor. He also responded to questions from students.
10:09 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Religious Liberty Panelists talked about Stanford University Law School’s Religious Liberty Clinic and the ... Panelists talked about Stanford University Law School’s Religious Liberty Clinic and the types of cases the clinic would handle. Some of the issues they covered included the right to wear a turban working in McDonalds, getting a circumcision in prison, animal and human sacrifices, bringing religious weapons into government buildings, the distribution of drugs against religious convictions, and the health care law requirement for employer-covered contraceptives. They discussed recent and current federal and Supreme Court cases. The program included questions from audience members. 6:57 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 14 min. 2013 Agricultural Outlook Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook ... Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook forum. He warned of the human-made and natural risks in the agriculture industry, including the upcoming sequestration automatic budget cuts and climate change. Former Senator Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) talked bout the challenges of global food security and agriculture development. They also responded to questions from the audience. 9:31 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Colonial Resistance to England in the Pre-Revolutionary War Period John Scott History professor John Thomas Scott discussed the American Colonial Resistance Movement that ... History professor John Thomas Scott discussed the American Colonial Resistance Movement that evolved into the American Revolution. Professor Scott examines the growing tensions between Britain and the American Colonies in late 1760s and early 1770s, as Britain attempted to retain control of the colonies. This class took place at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.
11:37 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Wall Street Journal Viewpoints Breakfast with John Donahue Rebecca Blumenstein; John Donahoe John Donahoe talked about the future of eBay, describing efforts to take advantage of growth in ... John Donahoe talked about the future of eBay, describing efforts to take advantage of growth in mobile commerce. He called the congressional impasse over the budget deficit “enormously frustrating,” encouraging President Obama and Congress to consider a framework similar to the Simpson-Bowles National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform plan. A former colleague of Mitt Romney’s at Bain & Company, Mr. Donahoe confessed that he supported President Obama in his bid for re-election, mostly because his wife was U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Human Rights Council. 9:43 pm AKT Approx. 26 min. After Words with Helaine Olen Helaine Olen; Russell Wild Helaine Olen talked about her book, Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal ... Helaine Olen talked about her book, Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry, in which she goes inside the world of personal finance “gurus” and reveals how the products and services they promote fail to meet their expectations and often undercut the financial security of those using them. She discussed her findings with Russell Wild, Saturday Evening Post Financial Contributor and author of several personal finance books. 10:47 pm AKT Approx. 38 min. Women's Clothing in Colonial America Ann Little Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial ... Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial American women, with a focus on stays, which are similar to corsets. Both male and female children of the time wore stays until around the age of seven, when males would cease wearing them, while females would continue to wear them throughout their adult lives.
12:44 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 14 min. 2013 Agricultural Outlook Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook ... Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook forum. He warned of the human-made and natural risks in the agriculture industry, including the upcoming sequestration automatic budget cuts and climate change. Former Senator Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) talked bout the challenges of global food security and agriculture development. They also responded to questions from the audience. 10:11 pm AKT Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure John Allison John Allison talked about his book, The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure ... John Allison talked about his book, The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure Capitalism is the World Economy’s Only Hope, in which he argues that government incentives and regulation caused the 2008 collapse and says that to improve the economy we need to adopt pure free market policies. He responded to questions from the audience at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC. 11:28 pm AKT Approx. 57 min. British Debt and Stamp Act of 1765 John Bullion University of Missouri history professor John Bullion spoke to students about the debt incurred by ... University of Missouri history professor John Bullion spoke to students about the debt incurred by the British government in fighting the Seven Years' War in the 1750s and 60s, and efforts to recoup some of that cost by taxing the American colonies, including the Stamp Act of 1765. That law required that some printed material in the colonies such as legal documents be on paper produced in England and have a revenue stamp. He answered questions from students during the lecture.
11:04 pm AKT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on After the Music Stopped Alan Blinder Professor Alan Blinder talked about his book, After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, ... Professor Alan Blinder talked about his book, After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead, in which he argues that the 2008 financial crisis resulted from the financial system becoming too complex and unregulated. He also responded to questions from the audience at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC. 12:28 am AKT Approx. 42 min. 1768 British Occupation of Colonial Boston Richard Bell History professor Richard Bell, in his class at the University of Maryland, described the tension ... History professor Richard Bell, in his class at the University of Maryland, described the tension in Boston between British troops and the colonists, and Britain’s efforts to reassert control over the increasingly disloyal colony. In October of 1768, a fleet of warships carrying British infantry regiments anchored in Boston Harbor. He also responded to questions from students.
12:36 am AKT Approx. 26 min. After Words with Helaine Olen Helaine Olen; Russell Wild Helaine Olen talked about her book, Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal ... Helaine Olen talked about her book, Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry, in which she goes inside the world of personal finance “gurus” and reveals how the products and services they promote fail to meet their expectations and often undercut the financial security of those using them. She discussed her findings with Russell Wild, Saturday Evening Post Financial Contributor and author of several personal finance books. 1:14 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Colonial Resistance to England in the Pre-Revolutionary War Period John Scott History professor John Thomas Scott discussed the American Colonial Resistance Movement that ... History professor John Thomas Scott discussed the American Colonial Resistance Movement that evolved into the American Revolution. Professor Scott examines the growing tensions between Britain and the American Colonies in late 1760s and early 1770s, as Britain attempted to retain control of the colonies. This class took place at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.
1:03 am AKT Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure John Allison John Allison talked about his book, The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure ... John Allison talked about his book, The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure Capitalism is the World Economy’s Only Hope, in which he argues that government incentives and regulation caused the 2008 collapse and says that to improve the economy we need to adopt pure free market policies. He responded to questions from the audience at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC. 2:30 am AKT Approx. 38 min. Women's Clothing in Colonial America Ann Little Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial ... Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial American women, with a focus on stays, which are similar to corsets. Both male and female children of the time wore stays until around the age of seven, when males would cease wearing them, while females would continue to wear them throughout their adult lives.
1:56 am AKT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on After the Music Stopped Alan Blinder Professor Alan Blinder talked about his book, After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, ... Professor Alan Blinder talked about his book, After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead, in which he argues that the 2008 financial crisis resulted from the financial system becoming too complex and unregulated. He also responded to questions from the audience at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.
2:58 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Campaign Strategists on the 2012 Presidential Election Obama and Romney campaign strategists talked about the 2012 presidential election. The spoke ... Obama and Romney campaign strategists talked about the 2012 presidential election. The spoke about a number of issues touching on their experiences and strategic decisions, the campaign primaries, debates, vice presidential candidate pick, third party candidates, the polls, the conventions, and election night activities. Chuck Todd moderated. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.