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3:00 am AKT Approx. 33 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on student loan interest rates, which were to double ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on student loan interest rates, which were to double on July 1 with action from Congress.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning talk shows.
2:00 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Book Discussion on Mortal Sins Michael D’Antonio talked about his book, Mortal Sins: Sex, Crime, and the Era of Catholic ... Michael D’Antonio talked about his book, Mortal Sins: Sex, Crime, and the Era of Catholic Scandal, in which he reports on the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. In his book, the author examines thirty years of sexual abuse claims against priests and the Church’s reaction. Mr. D’Antonio spoke on a panel with Barbara Blaine, president and founder of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, Reverend Thomas P. Doyle, attorney Jeff Anderson, and former priest and monk Patrick Wall. The event was hosted by the Culture Project at 45 Bleecker Street in New York City. 2:02 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. 1890s American Populist Movement Professor Robert Johnston and his class examined the 1890's American Populist movement. The ... Professor Robert Johnston and his class examined the 1890's American Populist movement. The discussion centered on Charles Postel’s book, The Populist Vision, which followed the Populist movement from the rise of the Farmers' Alliance to its transformation into the Peoples' Party.
The class took place at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
3:35 am AKT Approx. 56 min. LIVE Immigration Policy ; ; Robert Rector and Alex Nowrasteh talked about immigration policy, which both men debated during a ... Robert Rector and Alex Nowrasteh talked about immigration policy, which both men debated during a June 18 closed-door session of the House Republican Study Committee, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Mr. Rector opposes animmigration bill that would allow a “pathway to citizenship” for undocumented immigrants already in the country, citing the long-term cost to taxpayers. Mr. Nowrasteh supports legalization for some unauthorized immigrants, border and workplace enforcement to impede the entry and hiring of unauthorized immigrants, and increased numbers of guest workers and legal immigrants. 3:31 am AKT Approx. 43 min. Book Discussion on Organized Crime in Chicago ; Robert Lombardo talked about his book, Organized Crime in Chicago: Beyond the Mafia. He ... Robert Lombardo talked about his book, Organized Crime in Chicago: Beyond the Mafia. He spoke with Jeff Coen, political correspondent for the Chicago Tribune.
This event took place in the University Center’s Lake Room at the 2013 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago, Illinois.
4:00 am AKT Approx. 27 min. Jackson's Flank Attack at Chancellorsville ; Frank O’Reilly and Beth Parnicza led a tour through the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville ... Frank O’Reilly and Beth Parnicza led a tour through the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville and spoke about General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s flank attack. The Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville was fought April 30 to May 6, 1863, in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Many historians consider the battle to be Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s greatest victory. Facing a Union Army more than twice the size of his own, Lee divided his forces, sending 27,000 men under General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson on a 12-mile march to deliver a flank attack on May 2, 1863.
4:33 am AKT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Congressional Update with Bob Cusack ; ; Bob Cusack reviewed the major congressional developments of the previous week and previewed the ... Bob Cusack reviewed the major congressional developments of the previous week and previewed the upcoming week. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the Senate immigration bill and the politics of passing a House version, the failure of the House to pass a farm bill, and student loan interest rates.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning talk shows.
4:16 am AKT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Hammarskjold Roger Lipsey talked about his book, Hammarskjold: A Life, a biography of former United ... Roger Lipsey talked about his book, Hammarskjold: A Life, a biography of former United Nations Secretary General (1953-1961) and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Dag Hammarskjold, who died in a plane crash while serving. Mr. Lipsey spoke at the United Nations Institute of International Education in New York City. 4:29 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. President Kennedy at American University and in West Berlin Panelists talked about the significance and lasting influences of President John F. ... Panelists talked about the significance and lasting influences of President John F. Kennedy’s commencement address at American University and his June 26, 1963 speech in West Berlin. During his commencement address President Kennedy He called for high-level negotiations with the Soviet Union, a nuclear test ban treaty and an end to the Cold War.
5:19 am AKT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Iran's Presidential Election ; Karim Sadjadpour talked about Iran’s election of a news president, and the impact the new ... Karim Sadjadpour talked about Iran’s election of a news president, and the impact the new leader might have on his country’s relationships with Western nations. Mr. Sadjadpour also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 4:58 am AKT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released June 24, 25, and 28, 2013, were shown. New books being released June 24, 25, and 28, 2013, were shown. 5:51 am AKT Approx. 9 min. President Kennedy in Berlin Newsreel footage was shown of President Kennedy visiting West Berlin and speaking to a ... Newsreel footage was shown of President Kennedy visiting West Berlin and speaking to a crowd. A segment of the footage showed President Kennedy stating "ich bin ein Berliner". The reception of West Berlin to President Kennedy was chronicled.

The wall between East and West Berlin had been erected by the Communist East Berlin two years before. 
6:00 am AKT Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Representative Joe Courtney Representative Joe Courtney (D-NY) talked about the student loan interest rates, which were set to ... Representative Joe Courtney (D-NY) talked about the student loan interest rates, which were set to double on unless Congress acted to halt the increase.*He also discussed student loan proposals, the politics of student loans, efforts to reauthorize No Child Left Behind, and other issues. 5:00 am AKT Approx. 54 min. Book Discussion on The Secret Rescue Cate Lineberry talked about her book, The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and ... Cate Lineberry talked about her book, The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines, in which she recounts the emergency landing of a military transport plane carrying twenty-six American Army Air Force medics and flight nurses into Nazi occupied Albania in November 1943. The author recounts the group’s survival over the succeeding months as it surreptitiously moved throughout the country and toward rescue. Cate Lineberry spoke at Quail Ridge Books and Music in Raleigh, North Carolina. 6:00 am AKT Approx. 55 min. 1886 Haymarket Bombing and Trial ; Timothy Messer-Kruse, author of The Trial of the Haymarket Anarchists: Terrorism and Justice in ... Timothy Messer-Kruse, author of The Trial of the Haymarket Anarchists: Terrorism and Justice in the Gilded Age, talked about the events surrounding the 1886 Haymarket bombing and trial in Chicago, Illinois. This event was hosted by the Kansas City Public Library.
6:33 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 59 min. National Security Agency Data Collection Programs Senior government officials involved with the National Security Agency (NSA) testified on the ... Senior government officials involved with the National Security Agency (NSA) testified on the organization’s Internet and phone record data collection practices. They gave extensive explanations of the programs, connecting them to successful terrorism investigations and describing controls designed to prevent spying on Americans. General Keith Alexander said the intelligence community was conducting a review to see if any changes are warranted. 6:00 am AKT Approx. 54 min. Immigration Stories With Congress scheduled to debate the issue of immigration in February 2013, Book TV has put ... With Congress scheduled to debate the issue of immigration in February 2013, Book TV has put together portions author talks which tell the individual stories of immigrants to the United States. You can watch each of the events in full online at www.booktv.org.
Book Discussions included in this program are:
A Long Way Gone
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New Kids
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The Distance Between Us
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My Dream of Stars
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Darkroom
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Learning to Die in Miami
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7:00 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Vicksburg Civil War Campaign ; Military historian Gregory Hospodor spoke about the year-long campaign by the Union Army and Navy ... Military historian Gregory Hospodor spoke about the year-long campaign by the Union Army and Navy to take Vicksburg, the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River. He talked about Union General Ulysses S. Grant’s series of strategic maneuvers that led to a prolonged siege and ultimately the fall of the fortified city on July 4, 1863. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this event.
9:35 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Security Clearance Process Witnesses testified on government background checks for federal employees and contractors, and the ... Witnesses testified on government background checks for federal employees and contractors, and the eligibility process for access to classified information. They said that there was no uniform standard for determining which civilian positions require a security clearance background check and not enough oversight of the background check process. Inspector General McFarland confirmed that the contractor that conducted a background check on Edward Snowden, who leaked information on National Security Agency programs, was being investigated. 6:54 am AKT Approx. 3 min. Summer Reading with Robert Costa Robert Costa answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date ...
Robert Costa answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
8:15 am AKT Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on Margaret Fuller: A New American Life Megan Marshall talked about her book Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, a biography of ... Megan Marshall talked about her book Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, a biography of the 19th century editor, war correspondent and front-page columnist for the New York Tribune. Ms. Marshall talked about Margaret Fuller’s experience as the first female war correspondent and Ms. Fuller’s death at sea at the age of 40.
11:09 am AKT Approx. 56 min. Senator McConnell Remarks on Free Speech ; Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about free speech issues and Obama administration ... Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about free speech issues and Obama administration policies. In his remarks he criticized the administration for bullying efforts, citing as an example recent revelations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeted some conservative groups. He also talked about patterns of intimidation by other government agencies and policies designed to suppress dissent. He responded to questions from members of the audience. 6:57 am AKT Approx. 1 min. IndieBound Best-Sellers List The IndieBound list of bestselling nonfiction books as of June 20, 2013. The IndieBound list of bestselling nonfiction books as of June 20, 2013. 9:00 am AKT Approx. 55 min. Evolving Nature of the Civil War Stephen Engle talked about the evolving nature of the Civil War. He spoke about President ... Stephen Engle talked about the evolving nature of the Civil War. He spoke about President Lincoln’s decision to issue the Emancipation Proclamation in the middle of the war, and to use former slaves as troops, and how these ideas changed the Civil War from a fight to preserve the Union to one about abolishing slavery.
12:06 pm AKT Approx. 58 min. U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy Ben Bernanke held a news conference following the quarterly Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) ... Ben Bernanke held a news conference following the quarterly Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on current economic projections. He said the FOMC may taper off its bond-buying program later in the year if the economic conditions continued to improve, however, as unemployment was still high, the Federal Open Market Committee would keep interest rates low and continue its $85 billion a month bond purchasing stimulus program. 6:59 am AKT Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on Tombstone Yang Jisheng, a Chinese journalist and former member of the Communist Party, talked about his ... Yang Jisheng, a Chinese journalist and former member of the Communist Party, talked about his book, Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958-1962, in which he chronicles the Great Chinese Famine that killed an estimated 36 million people. He argued that the famine did not have natural causes and was fully the responsibility of Mao and the Communist Party. Yang Jisheng’s Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958-1962 was awarded the Manhattan Institute’s 2013 Hayek Prize. Translation into English was performed by a translator. 10:00 am AKT Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on Founding Finance ; William Hogeland talked about his book, Founding Finance: How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, ... William Hogeland talked about his book, Founding Finance: How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, Protests, and Crackdowns Made Us a Nation, in which he presents the conflicting views of economics and class among America’s founders that influenced the debate over the Constitution. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this event.
1:05 pm AKT Approx. 15 min. Speaker Boehner Remarks on Manufacturing House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) talked about job creation and economic growth at the National ... House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) talked about job creation and economic growth at the National Association of Manufacturers Summit. He laid out specific policies to restore the U.S. manufacturing industry, including tax code changes, job training, immigration reform, and energy strategy. He criticized the economic policies of the Obama administration and urged the president to stop blocking the Keystone Pipeline initiative. 8:00 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. After Words with Carl Hart ; Neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart talked about his book, High Price: A Neuroscientist’s ... Neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart talked about his book, High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know about Drugs and Society, in which he combines a memoir about growing up in a poor Miami neighborhood with his studies of drug use. He argued that the current drug laws are based on assumptions about race and class rather than a genuine understanding of the physiological reasons for and effects of addiction. He spoke with Juan Williams, columnist for The Hill and Fox News contributor. 11:00 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Dorothy Landsberg Interview Dorothy Landsberg, a former researcher for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee from 1973-74, talked ... Dorothy Landsberg, a former researcher for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee from 1973-74, talked about President Nixon and the Watergate scandal. She spoke about the Nixon tape transcripts and the president’s resignation.
1:21 pm AKT Approx. 17 min. Congressional Update with Bob Cusack ; ; Bob Cusack reviewed the major congressional developments of the previous week and previewed the ... Bob Cusack reviewed the major congressional developments of the previous week and previewed the upcoming week. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the Senate immigration bill and the politics of passing a House version, the failure of the House to pass a farm bill, and student loan interest rates.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning talk shows.
9:01 am AKT Approx. 30 min. Book Discussion on The Banker's New Clothes ; Anat Admati, co-author of the book, The Bankers' New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking ... Anat Admati, co-author of the book, The Bankers' New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It, talked about the banking industry and argued that the system can be made safer without adversely affecting the public. 
The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Stanford University on April 23, 2013.
12:34 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. President Kennedy in Berlin Newsreel footage was shown of President Kennedy visiting West Berlin and speaking to a ... Newsreel footage was shown of President Kennedy visiting West Berlin and speaking to a crowd. A segment of the footage showed President Kennedy stating "ich bin ein Berliner". The reception of West Berlin to President Kennedy was chronicled.

The wall between East and West Berlin had been erected by the Communist East Berlin two years before. 
2:00 pm AKT Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Representative Joe Courtney Representative Joe Courtney (D-NY) talked about the student loan interest rates, which were set to ... Representative Joe Courtney (D-NY) talked about the student loan interest rates, which were set to double on unless Congress acted to halt the increase.*He also discussed student loan proposals, the politics of student loans, efforts to reauthorize No Child Left Behind, and other issues. 9:32 am AKT Approx. 17 min. Book Discussion on Culture Wars? ; Morris Fiorina, co-author of the book Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America, ... Morris Fiorina, co-author of the book Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America, argued that Americans are far less polarized than the public is led to believe by the media and political pundits. 
The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University on April 24, 2013.
12:45 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 11 min. World War II and New York City ; Mike Wallace and Kenneth Jackson talked about the important role played by New York City during ... Mike Wallace and Kenneth Jackson talked about the important role played by New York City during World War II and its aftermath. Mr. Wallace argued that the city was the center of political action and thought during the era, and that New Yorkers views on racism inspired their hatred of fascism in Western Europe. Mr. Jackson spoke about the social and industrial impact of World War II within the city and how New York was major producer of equipment for the war effort.
2:32 pm AKT Approx. 55 min. Immigration Policy ; ; Robert Rector and Alex Nowrasteh talked about immigration policy, which both men debated during a ... Robert Rector and Alex Nowrasteh talked about immigration policy, which both men debated during a June 18 closed-door session of the House Republican Study Committee, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Mr. Rector opposes animmigration bill that would allow a “pathway to citizenship” for undocumented immigrants already in the country, citing the long-term cost to taxpayers. Mr. Nowrasteh supports legalization for some unauthorized immigrants, border and workplace enforcement to impede the entry and hiring of unauthorized immigrants, and increased numbers of guest workers and legal immigrants. 9:50 am AKT Approx. 12 min. Book Party for Front Row Seat ; ; A publication party was held at the offices of Edelman for Eric Draper, chief White House ... A publication party was held at the offices of Edelman for Eric Draper, chief White House photographer during George W. Bush’s administration. Mr. Draper talked to guests and gave a brief presentation that featured photographs from his book, Front Row Seat. 3:00 pm AKT Approx. 27 min. Jackson's Flank Attack at Chancellorsville ; Frank O’Reilly and Beth Parnicza led a tour through the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville ... Frank O’Reilly and Beth Parnicza led a tour through the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville and spoke about General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s flank attack. The Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville was fought April 30 to May 6, 1863, in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Many historians consider the battle to be Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s greatest victory. Facing a Union Army more than twice the size of his own, Lee divided his forces, sending 27,000 men under General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson on a 12-mile march to deliver a flank attack on May 2, 1863.
3:31 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. State of Banking Panelists talked about the state of the banking industry. Topics included interest rates and ... Panelists talked about the state of the banking industry. Topics included interest rates and the influence of lobbyists on the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law. They were interviewed by Rebecca Blumenstein, with the assistance of John Bussey, and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“America’s Banks: What’s Fixed, What Isn’t” was part of the Wall Street Journal's CFO Network annual conference, held at the Park Hyatt Washington.
10:03 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. Book Discussion on An Act of Congress Robert Kaiser talked about his book, Act of Congress: How America’s Essential Institution ... Robert Kaiser talked about his book, Act of Congress: How America’s Essential Institution Works, and How It Doesn’t, in which he recounts the struggle to pass the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act following the 2008 economic collapse. Mr. Kaiser, who covered the legislative process for the Washington Post, talked about the major players who impacted the legislation and discussed what he learned about the workings of the U.S. Congress. During this event, Mr. Kaiser was joined by former senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT) and Brookings Institution senior fellow Thomas Mann. The discussion was moderated by Brookings Institution senior fellow and Washington Post columnist, E.J. Dionne. 3:30 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. President Kennedy at American University and in West Berlin Panelists talked about the significance and lasting influences of President John F. ... Panelists talked about the significance and lasting influences of President John F. Kennedy’s commencement address at American University and his June 26, 1963 speech in West Berlin. During his commencement address President Kennedy He called for high-level negotiations with the Soviet Union, a nuclear test ban treaty and an end to the Cold War.
4:00 pm AKT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Yuval Levin ; Yuval Levin talked about about the National Affairs Magazine and Web site, which he ... Yuval Levin talked about about the National Affairs Magazine and Web site, which he describes as a quarterly journal of essays on public policy and political thought. He commented on one journalist’s description of him as the “most influential conservative intellectual of the Obama era.” He suggested that it is a challenging and exciting time for those such as himself who are interested in modernizing conservatism. He described the health care law as “dreadful,” and discussed the fundamental differences of opinion between the left and the right about the economics of health care. He also discussed being awarded one of four Bradley Prizes from the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation for his distinguished career in public service, policy scholarship, and journalism. 11:45 am AKT Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Radiance of Tomorrow ; Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier, talked about his forthcoming book, Radiance of ... Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier, talked about his forthcoming book, Radiance of Tomorrow. It is a novel set after the civil war in Sierra Leone. Mr. Beah was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013. The date of this interview is not known. 4:50 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. President Kennedy in Berlin Newsreel footage was shown of President Kennedy visiting West Berlin and speaking to a ... Newsreel footage was shown of President Kennedy visiting West Berlin and speaking to a crowd. A segment of the footage showed President Kennedy stating "ich bin ein Berliner". The reception of West Berlin to President Kennedy was chronicled.

The wall between East and West Berlin had been erected by the Communist East Berlin two years before. 
5:01 pm AKT Approx. 32 min. Question Time ; Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the ... Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. Topics included the G-8 summit, a European trade deal, and the progress made in humanitarian aid to Syria. 12:00 pm AKT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on After Mandela ; Douglas Foster talked about his book, After Mandela: The Struggle for Freedom in Post-Apartheid ... Douglas Foster talked about his book, After Mandela: The Struggle for Freedom in Post-Apartheid South Africa. He spoke with Alex Kotlowitz, author of Never a City So Real: A Walk in Chicago.
This event took place in the University Center’s Lake Room at the 2013 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago, Illinois.
5:01 pm AKT Approx. 55 min. 1886 Haymarket Bombing and Trial ; Timothy Messer-Kruse, author of The Trial of the Haymarket Anarchists: Terrorism and Justice in ... Timothy Messer-Kruse, author of The Trial of the Haymarket Anarchists: Terrorism and Justice in the Gilded Age, talked about the events surrounding the 1886 Haymarket bombing and trial in Chicago, Illinois. This event was hosted by the Kansas City Public Library.
5:36 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Cybersecurity Protection Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano gave the keynote address at a discussion of ... Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano gave the keynote address at a discussion of cybersecurity and infrastructure. She outlined the Obama administration’s policies on cybersecurity and how the public sector can partner with the federal government on the issue. She said the fast-growing threat against the U.S. was cyber attacks, and that her department was continuing to implement cybersecurity policies while respecting the public’s civil liberties and private information. Afterward panelists talked about the secretary’s remarks. 12:43 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released June 24, 25, and 28, 2013, were shown. New books being released June 24, 25, and 28, 2013, were shown. 6:00 pm AKT Approx. 27 min. Jackson's Flank Attack at Chancellorsville ; Frank O’Reilly and Beth Parnicza led a tour through the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville ... Frank O’Reilly and Beth Parnicza led a tour through the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville and spoke about General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s flank attack. The Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville was fought April 30 to May 6, 1863, in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Many historians consider the battle to be Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s greatest victory. Facing a Union Army more than twice the size of his own, Lee divided his forces, sending 27,000 men under General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson on a 12-mile march to deliver a flank attack on May 2, 1863.
7:00 pm AKT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Yuval Levin ; Yuval Levin talked about about the National Affairs Magazine and Web site, which he ... Yuval Levin talked about about the National Affairs Magazine and Web site, which he describes as a quarterly journal of essays on public policy and political thought. He commented on one journalist’s description of him as the “most influential conservative intellectual of the Obama era.” He suggested that it is a challenging and exciting time for those such as himself who are interested in modernizing conservatism. He described the health care law as “dreadful,” and discussed the fundamental differences of opinion between the left and the right about the economics of health care. He also discussed being awarded one of four Bradley Prizes from the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation for his distinguished career in public service, policy scholarship, and journalism. 12:45 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on A Chain of Thunder Jeff Shaara talked about his book, A Chain of Thunder: A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg, ... Jeff Shaara talked about his book, A Chain of Thunder: A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg, in which he recalls the standoff between the Union and Confederate armies at Vicksbug, Mississippi in 1863. The forces led by Ulysses S. Grant had pressed the Confederate army to retreat to Vicksburg and held the location under siege until the Confederates surrendered on July 4, 1863, ceding control of the Mississippi River. Jeff Shaara spoke at Lemuria Books in Jackson, Mississippi. 6:30 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. President Kennedy at American University and in West Berlin Panelists talked about the significance and lasting influences of President John F. ... Panelists talked about the significance and lasting influences of President John F. Kennedy’s commencement address at American University and his June 26, 1963 speech in West Berlin. During his commencement address President Kennedy He called for high-level negotiations with the Soviet Union, a nuclear test ban treaty and an end to the Cold War.
8:01 pm AKT Approx. 32 min. Question Time ; Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the ... Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. Topics included the G-8 summit, a European trade deal, and the progress made in humanitarian aid to Syria. 1:50 pm AKT Approx. 8 min. Summer Reading with Representative James Clyburn Representative James E. Clyburn (D-SC) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative James E. Clyburn (D-SC) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
7:51 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. President Kennedy in Berlin Newsreel footage was shown of President Kennedy visiting West Berlin and speaking to a ... Newsreel footage was shown of President Kennedy visiting West Berlin and speaking to a crowd. A segment of the footage showed President Kennedy stating "ich bin ein Berliner". The reception of West Berlin to President Kennedy was chronicled.

The wall between East and West Berlin had been erected by the Communist East Berlin two years before. 
8:34 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Prime Minister Cameron on the G-8 Summit Prime Minister David Cameron made a statement and answered questions from members of the ... Prime Minister David Cameron made a statement and answered questions from members of the government and opposition on the outcome of the G-8 summit. 1:59 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. IndieBound Best-Sellers List The IndieBound list of bestselling nonfiction books as of June 20, 2013. The IndieBound list of bestselling nonfiction books as of June 20, 2013. 8:01 pm AKT Approx. 55 min. 1886 Haymarket Bombing and Trial ; Timothy Messer-Kruse, author of The Trial of the Haymarket Anarchists: Terrorism and Justice in ... Timothy Messer-Kruse, author of The Trial of the Haymarket Anarchists: Terrorism and Justice in the Gilded Age, talked about the events surrounding the 1886 Haymarket bombing and trial in Chicago, Illinois. This event was hosted by the Kansas City Public Library.
10:49 pm AKT Approx. 19 min. 2013 Medicare Trustee Report Two Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees members testified on the 2013 Medicare ... Two Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees members testified on the 2013 Medicare Trustees Report, specifically on the program’s financial status and changes from the Trustees' previous reports. They told committee members that the sooner Congress took action to make Medicare fiscally sustainable in the long-term, the better for all beneficiaries. 2:00 pm AKT Approx. 31 min. Book Discussion with Claire Tomalin ; Peter Slen interviewed Claire Tomalin in London about feminist women throughout Britain’s ... Peter Slen interviewed Claire Tomalin in London about feminist women throughout Britain’s history and notable Englishmen as well.
Ms. Tomalin is the author of 10 non-fiction books:
The Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft; Katherine Mansfield: A Secret Life; The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens; Shelley and His World; Mrs. Jordan’s Profession: The Story of a Great Actress and a Future King; Several Strangers; writing from three decades; Jane Austen: A Life; Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self; Thomas Hardy: The Time-Torn Man; and Charles Dickens: A Life.
8:59 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Book Discussion on Kearny's March Winston Groom recounts General Stephen Watts Kearney’s command of 2,000 American soldiers ... Winston Groom recounts General Stephen Watts Kearney’s command of 2,000 American soldiers who marched from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to California in 1846. General Kearney was under orders from President James Polk to acquire Mexico’s northern territories, land that would make up a large portion of America’s southwestern states. Mr. Groom examines General Kearney’s travels, the acquisition of land, and the rapid westward expansion of the United States. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.
This program of the Georgia Center for the Book was held at the Decatur Library, the main library of the DeKalb County Public Library in Decatur, Georgia.
11:10 pm AKT Approx. 33 min. Iran's Presidential Election ; Karim Sadjadpour talked about Iran’s election of a news president, and the impact the new ... Karim Sadjadpour talked about Iran’s election of a news president, and the impact the new leader might have on his country’s relationships with Western nations. Mr. Sadjadpour also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 2:31 pm AKT Approx. 30 min. Book Discussion with Robert McCrum ; Peter Slen interviewed Robert McCrum in London on the state of the publishing industry, the art of ... Peter Slen interviewed Robert McCrum in London on the state of the publishing industry, the art of evaluating others' writings, and the worldwide importance of the English language.
Robert McCrum is the author of four non-fiction books: The Story of English; My Year Off: Recovering Life After a Stroke; P. G. Wodehouse: A Life; and Globish: How the English Language Became the World’s Language.
10:03 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. 1890s American Populist Movement Professor Robert Johnston and his class examined the 1890's American Populist movement. The ... Professor Robert Johnston and his class examined the 1890's American Populist movement. The discussion centered on Charles Postel’s book, The Populist Vision, which followed the Populist movement from the rise of the Farmers' Alliance to its transformation into the Peoples' Party.
The class took place at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
12:37 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Stephen Agostini, chief financial officer, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) testified ... Stephen Agostini, chief financial officer, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) testified on his agency’s fiscal year 2014 budget request, as well as management issues and staff salary levels. 3:02 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Book Discussion on When Armies Divide ; Brian Michael Jenkins talked about his book, When Armies Divide: The Security of Nuclear ... Brian Michael Jenkins talked about his book, When Armies Divide: The Security of Nuclear Arsenals During Revolts, Coups, and Civil Wars, in which he looks at the problem of securing nuclear weapons during times of rebellion, war, and political upheaval. He spoke at an event hosted by the Stimson Center in Washington, DC. 12:02 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Dorothy Landsberg Interview Dorothy Landsberg, a former researcher for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee from 1973-74, talked ... Dorothy Landsberg, a former researcher for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee from 1973-74, talked about President Nixon and the Watergate scandal. She spoke about the Nixon tape transcripts and the president’s resignation.
1:58 am AKT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Yuval Levin ; Yuval Levin talked about about the National Affairs Magazine and Web site, which he ... Yuval Levin talked about about the National Affairs Magazine and Web site, which he describes as a quarterly journal of essays on public policy and political thought. He commented on one journalist’s description of him as the “most influential conservative intellectual of the Obama era.” He suggested that it is a challenging and exciting time for those such as himself who are interested in modernizing conservatism. He described the health care law as “dreadful,” and discussed the fundamental differences of opinion between the left and the right about the economics of health care. He also discussed being awarded one of four Bradley Prizes from the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation for his distinguished career in public service, policy scholarship, and journalism. 4:30 pm AKT Approx. 30 min. Book Discussion on The Banker's New Clothes ; Anat Admati, co-author of the book, The Bankers' New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking ... Anat Admati, co-author of the book, The Bankers' New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It, talked about the banking industry and argued that the system can be made safer without adversely affecting the public. 
The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Stanford University on April 23, 2013.
1:34 am AKT Approx. 9 min. President Kennedy in Berlin Newsreel footage was shown of President Kennedy visiting West Berlin and speaking to a ... Newsreel footage was shown of President Kennedy visiting West Berlin and speaking to a crowd. A segment of the footage showed President Kennedy stating "ich bin ein Berliner". The reception of West Berlin to President Kennedy was chronicled.

The wall between East and West Berlin had been erected by the Communist East Berlin two years before. 
5:01 pm AKT Approx. 56 min. After Words with Laurence Leamer ; Laurence Leamer talked about his book, The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and ... Laurence Leamer talked about his book, The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and Corruption, in which he chronicles legal battle to hold Massey Energy accountable to the West Virginia communities that it contaminated and controlled while supplying almost half of the nation’s coal-generated electric power. Mr. Leamer spoke with Neela Banerjee, Energy and Environment Reporter for the Los Angeles Times. 1:45 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 11 min. World War II and New York City ; Mike Wallace and Kenneth Jackson talked about the important role played by New York City during ... Mike Wallace and Kenneth Jackson talked about the important role played by New York City during World War II and its aftermath. Mr. Wallace argued that the city was the center of political action and thought during the era, and that New Yorkers views on racism inspired their hatred of fascism in Western Europe. Mr. Jackson spoke about the social and industrial impact of World War II within the city and how New York was major producer of equipment for the war effort.
6:00 pm AKT Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on Flight of the Eagle ; Conrad Black talked by video link from Toronto about his book, Flight of the Eagle, in ... Conrad Black talked by video link from Toronto about his book, Flight of the Eagle, in which he describes the emergence of the United States as a world power as a series of strategic decisions that occurred in phases, rather than an as accident of geography and demographics. He spoke about those strategic decisions and the leaders who made them.
6:45 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on Chinese Girl in the Ghetto ; Ying Ma talked about her book, Chinese Girl in the Ghetto, in which she chronicles her ... Ying Ma talked about her book, Chinese Girl in the Ghetto, in which she chronicles her experiences after moving from China to Oakland, California at the age of ten. She expected to live a better life in California than she did in her birth country, but instead found Oakland to be a broken city. Ying Ma spoke at he Conservative Forum of Silicon Valley in Mountain View, California.
7:54 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released June 24, 25, and 28, 2013, were shown. New books being released June 24, 25, and 28, 2013, were shown.
7:56 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. IndieBound Best-Sellers List The IndieBound list of bestselling nonfiction books as of June 20, 2013. The IndieBound list of bestselling nonfiction books as of June 20, 2013.
8:28 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. After Words with Laurence Leamer ; Laurence Leamer talked about his book, The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and ... Laurence Leamer talked about his book, The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and Corruption, in which he chronicles legal battle to hold Massey Energy accountable to the West Virginia communities that it contaminated and controlled while supplying almost half of the nation’s coal-generated electric power. Mr. Leamer spoke with Neela Banerjee, Energy and Environment Reporter for the Los Angeles Times.
8:57 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading Posts, 5 Book TV’s followers on Facebook responded to the question “What are you reading this ... Book TV’s followers on Facebook responded to the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The dates of the posts are not known.
9:00 pm AKT Approx. 30 min. Book Discussion on The Banker's New Clothes ; Anat Admati, co-author of the book, The Bankers' New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking ... Anat Admati, co-author of the book, The Bankers' New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It, talked about the banking industry and argued that the system can be made safer without adversely affecting the public. 
The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Stanford University on April 23, 2013.
9:30 pm AKT Approx. 17 min. Book Discussion on Culture Wars? ; Morris Fiorina, co-author of the book Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America, ... Morris Fiorina, co-author of the book Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America, argued that Americans are far less polarized than the public is led to believe by the media and political pundits. 
The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University on April 24, 2013.
9:48 pm AKT Approx. 8 min. Summer Reading with Representative James Clyburn Representative James E. Clyburn (D-SC) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative James E. Clyburn (D-SC) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
9:57 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released June 24, 25, and 28, 2013, were shown. New books being released June 24, 25, and 28, 2013, were shown.
9:59 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading Tweets, 2 Book TV’s followers on Twitter responded to the question “What are you reading this ... Book TV’s followers on Twitter responded to the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The dates of the tweets are not known.
10:00 pm AKT Approx. 30 min. Book Discussion with Claire Tomalin ; Peter Slen interviewed Claire Tomalin in London about feminist women throughout Britain’s ... Peter Slen interviewed Claire Tomalin in London about feminist women throughout Britain’s history and notable Englishmen as well.
Ms. Tomalin is the author of 10 non-fiction books:
The Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft; Katherine Mansfield: A Secret Life; The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens; Shelley and His World; Mrs. Jordan’s Profession: The Story of a Great Actress and a Future King; Several Strangers; writing from three decades; Jane Austen: A Life; Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self; Thomas Hardy: The Time-Torn Man; and Charles Dickens: A Life.
10:32 pm AKT Approx. 29 min. Book Discussion with Robert McCrum ; Peter Slen interviewed Robert McCrum in London on the state of the publishing industry, the art of ... Peter Slen interviewed Robert McCrum in London on the state of the publishing industry, the art of evaluating others' writings, and the worldwide importance of the English language.
Robert McCrum is the author of four non-fiction books: The Story of English; My Year Off: Recovering Life After a Stroke; P. G. Wodehouse: A Life; and Globish: How the English Language Became the World’s Language.
11:30 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. After Words with Laurence Leamer ; Laurence Leamer talked about his book, The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and ... Laurence Leamer talked about his book, The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and Corruption, in which he chronicles legal battle to hold Massey Energy accountable to the West Virginia communities that it contaminated and controlled while supplying almost half of the nation’s coal-generated electric power. Mr. Leamer spoke with Neela Banerjee, Energy and Environment Reporter for the Los Angeles Times.
12:00 am AKT Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on How the West Really Lost God Mary Eberstadt talked about her book, How the West Really Lost God: A New Theory of ... Mary Eberstadt talked about her book, How the West Really Lost God: A New Theory of Secularization, in which she argues that the decline of the family has led to the decline of religion in the Western world. She spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC.
1:00 am AKT Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on 38 Nooses ; Scott Berg talked about his book, 38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the ... Scott Berg talked about his book, 38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier’s End, in which he recounts the Dakota War of 1862. He responded to questions from members of the audience.*
This presentation was in the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion on the grounds of City Hall at the 4th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival.
2:00 am AKT Approx. 13 min. Book Discussion on The Romney Family Table ; Ann Romney talked about her forthcoming cookbook, The Romney Family Table: Sharing Home-Cooked ... Ann Romney talked about her forthcoming cookbook, The Romney Family Table: Sharing Home-Cooked Recipes and Favorite Traditions. Besides recipes, the book also conveys family stories and traditions of her family and of her husband, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. She also talked about life after a political campaign. She was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show, held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013. The date of this interview is not known.
2:15 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Book Discussion on An Act of Congress Robert Kaiser talked about his book, Act of Congress: How America’s Essential Institution ... Robert Kaiser talked about his book, Act of Congress: How America’s Essential Institution Works, and How It Doesn’t, in which he recounts the struggle to pass the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act following the 2008 economic collapse. Mr. Kaiser, who covered the legislative process for the Washington Post, talked about the major players who impacted the legislation and discussed what he learned about the workings of the U.S. Congress. During this event, Mr. Kaiser was joined by former senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT) and Brookings Institution senior fellow Thomas Mann. The discussion was moderated by Brookings Institution senior fellow and Washington Post columnist, E.J. Dionne.