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3:00 am AKT Approx. 48 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Will the 113th Congress be any ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Will the 113th Congress be any different from the 112?”
Seung Min Kim also spoke by phone about the the House of Representatives leadership elections, and gave an overview of the first day of the 113th Congress.
At the end of the program, an interview with Providence, Rhode Island, Mayor Angel Taveras was shown. He talked about this history of the city.
1:56 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Book Discussion on I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did Lori Andrews contends that personal privacy rights are being eroded by social networks. The ... Lori Andrews contends that personal privacy rights are being eroded by social networks. The author examines the ways that users are surveyed by a host of parties that range from employers to data services and how personal information is often collected and sold. Professor Andrews also presents a “Social Network Constitution” that she argues is needed to protect privacy rights online. Lori Andrews was joined at this book launch event by Kashmir Hill and Jennifer Preston in a discussion moderated by Christopher Wink. The panelists also responded to tweets and other questions from members of the audience.
“What Would the Founding Fathers Think of Facebook?” was a program of the National Constitution Center.
2:37 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Vietnam Veterans Meredith Lair, history professor at George Mason University, spoke to college students about the ... Meredith Lair, history professor at George Mason University, spoke to college students about the treatment of soldiers returning from the Vietnam War and looked at the accuracy of accounts of Vietnam Veterans being “spat upon” by anti-war activists. This class is from a course called “Legacies of the Vietnam War” and took place at George Mason University in Virginia. Throughout the lecture she answered questions from students.
3:49 am AKT Approx. 47 min. LIVE Senate Republican Agenda for the 113th Congress ; Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) talked about the Republican Senate agenda for the 113th Congress, and ... Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) talked about the Republican Senate agenda for the 113th Congress, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Social Security and Medicare, tax reform, the new makeup of the Senate, and the future of the filibuster. 3:07 am AKT Approx. 34 min. New Hampshire Gubernatorial Inauguration Democrat Maggie Hassan was sworn in as New Hampshire’s third female governor. Democrat Maggie Hassan was sworn in as New Hampshire’s third female governor. 3:52 am AKT Approx. 53 min. U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War History Professor Roger Davidson discusses Emancipation and U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil ... History Professor Roger Davidson discusses Emancipation and U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War. Professor Davidson explains how African Americans used the disorder caused by the Civil War to escape enslavement. He also details how former slaves offered their services to Union forces to help bring about the end of slavery. This fifty-minute class took place at Coppin State University in Baltimore.
4:39 am AKT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Senator Angus King on the 113th Congress ; Senator Angus King (I-ME) talked about his priorities for the upcoming Senate session including ... Senator Angus King (I-ME) talked about his priorities for the upcoming Senate session including fiscal issues, bipartisanship, Vice President Joe Biden, the Senate filibuster, gun control, and campaign finance reform. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He said he had already met individually with 30 senators as part of his effort for increased bipartisanship, and that he hoped to meet with all senators. 3:41 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. All-Female New Hampshire Delegation The women who would hold all five of New Hampshire’s major political offices talked about ... The women who would hold all five of New Hampshire’s major political offices talked about women legislators, politics, bipartisanship, and priorities for their new positions. In 2013, for the first time in U.S. history the congressional delegation of a state would be made up entirely of women. In addition, New Hampshire would be swearing in its second female governor in its history. The panelists talked about the historic significance of the moment, including role models, family issues, and their personal stories. 
The “First in the Nation” event at Saint Anselm College was co-sponsored by the school’s New Hampshire institute of Politics and Political Library, the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, and the New Hampshire Women’s Initiative.
4:48 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Overview of World War II History Professor Gary Ostrower of Alfred University in New York examined the origins of World War ... History Professor Gary Ostrower of Alfred University in New York examined the origins of World War II and discussed the war’s major battles and turning points. He also detailed the tactics and weaponry used, and the resulting casualties. The class is from a course on Modern Western History. He responded to questions from students.
5:24 am AKT Approx. 36 min. LIVE Unemployment and the U.S. Economy in 2013 ; Marilyn Geewax talked about the just-released unemployment and jobs numbers for December 2012, and ... Marilyn Geewax talked about the just-released unemployment and jobs numbers for December 2012, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The unemployment rate remained at 7.8 percent, and 155,000 new jobs for created. Ms. Geewax among her remarks said 350,000 new jobs were needed every month to lower the unemployment rate to around six percent over the next two to three years. Other topics included the types of jobs being created and the economic outlook for 2013.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.
4:57 am AKT Approx. 33 min. Federal Trade Commission News Conference on Google Jon Leibowitz speaks to the press about the Federal Trade Commission’s announcement that it ... Jon Leibowitz speaks to the press about the Federal Trade Commission’s announcement that it has ended its 19-month investigation of Google. The commission said it found no evidence to claims that Google unfairly favors its own services in search results. In a settlement, Google did agree to change its use of patents to resolve competition concerns. 6:35 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Vietnam Veterans Meredith Lair, history professor at George Mason University, spoke to college students about the ... Meredith Lair, history professor at George Mason University, spoke to college students about the treatment of soldiers returning from the Vietnam War and looked at the accuracy of accounts of Vietnam Veterans being “spat upon” by anti-war activists. This class is from a course called “Legacies of the Vietnam War” and took place at George Mason University in Virginia. Throughout the lecture she answered questions from students.
6:00 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 41, which provides additional funding for the ... The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 41, which provides additional funding for the National Flood insurance program. The $9.7 billion funding was mostly scheduled to be used for payments to Hurricane Sandy flood victims. 5:31 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Senate Ceremonial Swearing-in Vice President Biden held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected and re-elected ... Vice President Biden held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected and re-elected senators. The event happens at the start of each Congress in the Old Senate Chamber. The official swearing-in ceremony took place earlier in the Senate chambers on the opening day of the 113th Congress. 7:53 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Senate Filibuster Reform Senior Republican policy advisers talked about proposed rule changes to the Senate ... Senior Republican policy advisers talked about proposed rule changes to the Senate filibuster. They said Democratic efforts to curb the rule’s use would obstruct Senate Republican’s from offering amendments and give Democrats power over the chamber’s agenda. They argued the filibuster was a powerful tool frequently used by both parties to block or delay Senate action on a bill. 
At the time of the program, “Filibuster ‘Reform’ or 'Power Grab': A Discussion of the Senate’s Rules,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) was seeking changes to filibuster rules in the 113th Congress. The procedure allows a single member of Congress to extend debate with the intent to delay or prevent a vote on a proposal. The only way to end a filibuster is through a cloture vote, which requires 60 votes rather than a simple majority. Since 2007, the Senate minority party had forced the majority to attempt to break a filibuster over 380 times, more than doubling recent historical annual averages.
7:31 am AKT Approx. 15 min. House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing Minority Leader Pelosi spoke to reporters about the House Democratic agenda for the new 113th ... Minority Leader Pelosi spoke to reporters about the House Democratic agenda for the new 113th Congress. She talked about gun control, Hurricane Sandy disaster relief legislation, the debt ceiling, the latest unemployment and jobs statistics, and other topics. 6:34 am AKT Approx. 14 min. LIVE House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing Minority Leader Pelosi spoke to reporters about the House Democratic agenda for the new 113th ... Minority Leader Pelosi spoke to reporters about the House Democratic agenda for the new 113th Congress. She talked about gun control, Hurricane Sandy disaster relief legislation, the debt ceiling, the latest unemployment and jobs statistics, and other topics. 9:14 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. Cybersecurity Priorities Steven Knapp opened the inaugural event launching the George Washington University Cybersecurity ... Steven Knapp opened the inaugural event launching the George Washington University Cybersecurity Initiative. Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff gave the opening address. He said cybersecurity was an ongoing challenge the U.S. faces every day. He added that in order to address the vulnerabilities effectively there needs to be a public-private partnership. Representative Michael McCaul, the incoming chair of the Homeland Security Committee, and Representative Mike Rogers, chair of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, then made opening remarks in a panel discussion. They agreed that information sharing between the government and private sector was critical to identifying threats and best practices. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
7:48 am AKT Approx. 41 min. Senator Angus King on the 113th Congress ; Senator Angus King (I-ME) talked about his priorities for the upcoming Senate session including ... Senator Angus King (I-ME) talked about his priorities for the upcoming Senate session including fiscal issues, bipartisanship, Vice President Joe Biden, the Senate filibuster, gun control, and campaign finance reform. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He said he had already met individually with 30 senators as part of his effort for increased bipartisanship, and that he hoped to meet with all senators. 6:52 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Hurricane Sandy Recovery Efforts Federal government and New York City and New Jersey transportation system officials testified on ... Federal government and New York City and New Jersey transportation system officials testified on the damage done by Hurricane Sandy to the regional transportation systems, and the needed repairs to rebuild infrastructure capable of withstanding a similar storm. At the time, Congress was considering a passage of a $60 billion relief package for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The package has come under criticism for containing pet spending projects like a new car for the Justice Department’s inspector general, repairs at the Kennedy Space Center and funding for the Federal Transportation Administration. 10:59 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Multi-Employer Pension Plans Josh Gotbaum testified on the fiscal health of multi-employer pension plans and the Pension ... Josh Gotbaum testified on the fiscal health of multi-employer pension plans and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC). He said that without congressional changes, the agency would end up with little resources to help improve existing multi-employer pension plans or those plans that fail.
8:31 am AKT Approx. 19 min. Senate Republican Agenda for the 113th Congress ; Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) talked about the Republican Senate agenda for the 113th Congress, and ... Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) talked about the Republican Senate agenda for the 113th Congress, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Social Security and Medicare, tax reform, the new makeup of the Senate, and the future of the filibuster. 8:00 am AKT Approx. 29 min. House Mock Swearing-In Ceremony, Part 2 House Speaker John Boehner held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly elected ... House Speaker John Boehner held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly elected representatives. The event happens at the start of each Congress. The official swearing-in ceremony took place earlier on the House floor. There were 35 new Republican members and 49 new Democratic members. 12:29 pm AKT Approx. 58 min. U.S.-China Relations Panelists talked about how the new Chinese Communist Party leadership will impact U.S.-China ... Panelists talked about how the new Chinese Communist Party leadership will impact U.S.-China relations. CBS News Bob Schieffer, along with Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell participated in the discussion. This event was hosted by the Center for International Studies in Washington, DC and the Schieffer School of Journalism. Panelists spoke about U.S. engagement and approach on China, what to expect with the new leadership change and the Chinese economy, the the difficult yet vital relationship between U.S.-China and solutions on how to move forward.
8:51 am AKT Approx. 14 min. LIVE Electoral Vote Count ; Reid Wilson talked about the counting of electoral college votes, which was happening later in the ... Reid Wilson talked about the counting of electoral college votes, which was happening later in the afternoon. He talked about the process and politics behind the electoral college, its relevance, and possible reforms. 8:30 am AKT Approx. 4 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 1 ; The Senate re-convened from recess to continue as if the first legislative day of the session. The Senate re-convened from recess to continue as if the first legislative day of the session. 1:31 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. U.S.-Iran Relations Panelists discussed U.S.-Iran relations, focusing on Iran’s nuclear program. Topics ... Panelists discussed U.S.-Iran relations, focusing on Iran’s nuclear program. Topics included Middle East nuclear talks scheduled for December 2012 in Finland. Iran had agreed to attend the talks, but the United States had cancelled attendance because suitable conditions had not been agreed upon. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Daryl Kimball moderated. 
Then former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski talked about the ongoing stalemate between the U.S. and Iran over Iran’s nuclear program and explained his position that attacking Iran should not be an option.*After his remarks he was interviewed by Mr.*Parsi and responded to questions from members of the audience.*
“Iran 2013: Making Diplomacy Work” was a program of the Arms Control Association and the National Iranian American Council.
9:05 am AKT Approx. 25 min. LIVE Counting of Electoral College Votes In a joint session of Congress certificates were verified and electoral votes for president and ... In a joint session of Congress certificates were verified and electoral votes for president and vice president were counted from each state. President Obama received 332 votes, and Mitt Romney received 206. 8:38 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. British Policy on Arms Exports Controls British Foreign Secretary William Hague testified on arms export controls before the British ... British Foreign Secretary William Hague testified on arms export controls before the British Committees on Arms Export Controls. The committee examined a range of issues, including the government’s policy on strategic exports and the licensing of arms exports and other goods. The foreign secretary was asked to update the committee on several issues including the United Kingdom’s arms export policy with Syria and Israel and the implications of the European Union arms embargo on United Kingdom policy. Topics included the possibility of the United States joining in arms control treaties and the use of U.S. use of drones. He was joined by the head of Arms Export Policy Department within the British Foreign Commonwealth Office. 3:03 pm AKT Approx. 56 min. Iran’s Human Rights Record Panelists talked about Iran’s human rights abuses and nuclear program. The participants ... Panelists talked about Iran’s human rights abuses and nuclear program. The participants Included an Iranian political prisoner who described her abuse and subsequent escape, and two other Iranians, one of whom was a former Obama administration adviser on Iran.
“Iran’s Human Rights Record” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”
9:30 am AKT Approx. 4 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 ; The House concluded its session after the adjournment of the Joint Session of Congress where the ... The House concluded its session after the adjournment of the Joint Session of Congress where the electoral votes were tabulated. The senators had not left the room. 9:46 am AKT Approx. 10 min. Senate Ceremonial Swearing-in Vice President Biden held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected and re-elected ... Vice President Biden held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected and re-elected senators. The event happens at the start of each Congress in the Old Senate Chamber. The official swearing-in ceremony took place earlier in the Senate chambers on the opening day of the 113th Congress. 4:00 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. Newark Earthworks Archeologist Brad Lepper gave a tour of the Newark Earthworks, which are the largest set of ... Archeologist Brad Lepper gave a tour of the Newark Earthworks, which are the largest set of geometric earthworks found anywhere in the world. He talked about how the Hopewell people created and used the pre-historic mound structure and how some of it was preserved.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:35 am AKT Approx. 43 min. Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Will the 113th Congress be any ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Will the 113th Congress be any different from the 112?”
Seung Min Kim also spoke by phone about the the House of Representatives leadership elections, and gave an overview of the first day of the 113th Congress.
At the end of the program, an interview with Providence, Rhode Island, Mayor Angel Taveras was shown. He talked about this history of the city.
9:57 am AKT Approx. 16 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 2 ; The Senate re-convened from recess to continue as if the first legislative day of the session. The Senate re-convened from recess to continue as if the first legislative day of the session. 4:11 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. War of 1812 in Ohio History Curator Cliff Eckle talked about the important role of Ohio in the War of 1812 as he ... History Curator Cliff Eckle talked about the important role of Ohio in the War of 1812 as he showed objects in the bicentennial exhibit at the Ohio History Center, “The War of 1812: Ohio on the Front Line.” Topics included two battles that took place in Ohio that secured the nation’s border with Canada.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:19 am AKT Approx. 22 min. LIVE Hurricane Sandy Flood Relief ; New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand spoke to reporters about House passage of a ... New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand spoke to reporters about House passage of a bill providing $9.7 billion to cover flood insurance flood claims filed by individuals whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The Senate then passed the legislation by unanimous consent. Speaker John Boehner adjourned the House of Representatives without taking up the $60 billion relief bill the Senate passed the previous week. 10:16 am AKT Approx. 26 min. Europe-Haiti Relations Haitian President Michel Martelly addressed the European Parliament. He thanked the European ... Haitian President Michel Martelly addressed the European Parliament. He thanked the European Union for their continued support to Haiti and discussed the challenges facing the country. Mr. Martelly is Haiti’s first head of state to address the European Union. Since the 2010 earthquake which devastated the island and left thousands homeless, the European Union has provided close to $415 million dollars in humanitarian aid. The Haitian president added that humanitarian aid is not enough, and urged European Union members to also support “productive work, trade and direct investments.” 4:15 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. The Founding of Columbus, Ohio Jeff LaFever talked about the founding and early history of Columbus, Ohio, as he gave a tour of ... Jeff LaFever talked about the founding and early history of Columbus, Ohio, as he gave a tour of the first half of an exhibit to celebrate the bicentennial of the city’s founding on February 14, 1812. Items shown included a 1910 car that highlighted the role of the city in the history of transportation. The Columbus Historical Society exhibit space was at the Center of Science and Industry (COSI).
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:44 am AKT Approx. 36 min. Unemployment and the U.S. Economy in 2013 ; Marilyn Geewax talked about the just-released unemployment and jobs numbers for December 2012, and ... Marilyn Geewax talked about the just-released unemployment and jobs numbers for December 2012, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The unemployment rate remained at 7.8 percent, and 155,000 new jobs for created. Ms. Geewax among her remarks said 350,000 new jobs were needed every month to lower the unemployment rate to around six percent over the next two to three years. Other topics included the types of jobs being created and the economic outlook for 2013.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.
10:46 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Presidential Politics ; David Axelrod, an adviser to both of President Obama presidential campaigns, talked about his life ... David Axelrod, an adviser to both of President Obama presidential campaigns, talked about his life and career in journalism and politics. Topics included campaign finance and ads, Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign, and voter demographics. At the end of the interview, Mr. Axelrod answered questions from audience members. 4:23 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. Ohio Statehouse Tour Gregg Dodd gave a tour of the Ohio Statehouse. He pointed out art, architecture, and ... Gregg Dodd gave a tour of the Ohio Statehouse. He pointed out art, architecture, and historical artifacts. Mr. Dodd talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s multiple visits to the building as well as the hearing rooms named for the eight U.S. presidents from Ohio, focusing on Presidents Grant and McKinley.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:23 am AKT Approx. 53 min. Debate on Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill Members of the U.S. House of Representatives debated the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill. Members of the U.S. House of Representatives debated the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill. 12:18 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Relationship Between Religion and Politics ; ; Author George Will talked about the history of the relationship between religion and American ... Author George Will talked about the history of the relationship between religion and American politics. Mr. Will addressed students and faculty at the John Danforth Center on Religion and Politics. He was introduced by former U.S. Senator John Danforth. He also answered questions from the audience. 4:33 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Ohio Presidential Campaign Memorabilia Tom Rieder showed presidential campaign cartoons and memorabilia from the eight U.S. presidents ... Tom Rieder showed presidential campaign cartoons and memorabilia from the eight U.S. presidents who came from Ohio in the archives of the Ohio History Center. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:18 pm AKT Approx. 21 min. Hurricane Sandy Flood Relief ; New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand spoke to reporters about House passage of a ... New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand spoke to reporters about House passage of a bill providing $9.7 billion to cover flood insurance flood claims filed by individuals whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The Senate then passed the legislation by unanimous consent. Speaker John Boehner adjourned the House of Representatives without taking up the $60 billion relief bill the Senate passed the previous week. 1:49 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Panel on Hollywood and Public Policy Panelists talked about Hollywood’s portrayal of politics and policymaking in movies and ... Panelists talked about Hollywood’s portrayal of politics and policymaking in movies and television shows. Featured panelists included Howard Gordon the Creator and Executive Producer of the show “Homeland” and Actor Michael Sheen. 4:40 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery Monty Chase talked about the history of Camp Chase, which was named for his ancestor, Salmon P. ... Monty Chase talked about the history of Camp Chase, which was named for his ancestor, Salmon P. Chase. It was used during the Civil War as a Union training ground and a Confederate prison camp. Starting in 1895 the deteriorated cemetery began to be restored by former Union Colonel William H. Knauss and an annual commemoration ceremony was begun which continues to be held by the Hilltop Historical Society.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:42 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Iran's Nuclear Ambitions Panelists debated how the world should respond to Iran’s nuclear program. Topics ... Panelists debated how the world should respond to Iran’s nuclear program. Topics included the U.S. and Israeli positions in the Middle East, the consequences of launching a war against Iran, and Iran’s influence in the region. After opening statements the panelists cross-examined each other. The audience in the hall voted on the question before and after the debate. 
Amos Yadlin and Charles Krauthammer argued in favor of the question, Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions: Be It Resolved the World Cannot Tolerate an Iran with Nuclear Weapons Capability. Fareed Zakaria and Vali Nasr argued against. The tenth semi-annual Munk Debate was held at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. The program opened with a video montage of past debates. Henry Kissinger and George Mitchell participated by video messages recorded the previous week.
3:10 pm AKT Approx. 47 min. Women in Leadership Andrea Mitchell, Nancy-Ann Deparle, and Shirley Ann Jackson talked about women in ... Andrea Mitchell, Nancy-Ann Deparle, and Shirley Ann Jackson talked about women in leadership. They shared their experiences on the various challenges they underwent early in their careers, as well as the workplace family balance. This program was part of a Washington Post forum on women in leadership. 4:47 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. The German Village Jeff Darbee talked about the German Village area that was part of Columbus, Ohio, since its ... Jeff Darbee talked about the German Village area that was part of Columbus, Ohio, since its earliest days. The once prosperous German community declined during World War I and prohibition and was partially demolished before Frank Fetch led preservation efforts in the 1960s.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:25 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Global Slavery Siddharth Kara, a fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, talked about ... Siddharth Kara, a fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, talked about modern day slavery and human trafficking. Topics included slavery’s history and evolution, Mr. Kara’s experiences traveling around the world, and the forces contributing to contemporary global slave practices. He also commented on what the future holds and what individuals and groups can do to combat slavery. Mr. Kara is the author of two books on the subject, Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery and Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia. This event was part of an annual international conference hosted by Yale University. 4:01 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Book Discussion on Ron Paul's Revolution ; ; Brian Doherty examines the political career of Ron Paul, twelve-term Republican representative ... Brian Doherty examines the political career of Ron Paul, twelve-term Republican representative from Texas and three-time candidate for president. The author reports on Representative Paul’s political ideologies that range across partisan lines. Mr. Doherty posits it is this idiosyncratic approach to political thinking that has brought Representative Paul impassioned supporters who previously felt unrepresented in Washington. Following Mr. Doherty’s talk there were remarks by Representative Paul’s son, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY). They responded to questions from members of the audience at this Cato Institute Book Forum. 4:53 pm AKT Approx. 8 min. The Kelton House and the Underground Railroad Georgeanne Reuter gave a tour of the Kelton House, a stop on the Underground Railroad in Columbus, ... Georgeanne Reuter gave a tour of the Kelton House, a stop on the Underground Railroad in Columbus, Ohio. She told about the family that lived here and some of the escaped slaves who sought shelter there. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:00 pm AKT Approx. 53 min. Debate on Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill Members of the U.S. House of Representatives debated the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill. Members of the U.S. House of Representatives debated the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill. 5:14 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Book Discussion on Grace and Grit ; Lilly Ledbetter recounts her 19-year career at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and her ... Lilly Ledbetter recounts her 19-year career at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and her decision to file a sex-discrimination suit against the company in 1998 over unequal pay. Ms. Ledbetter, a supervisor at the Goodyear Tire factory in Gadsden, Alabama, discovered that she was earning thousands of dollars less than her male colleagues. She recalls the ten years that her case was deliberated in the courts, which culminated in a 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court decision against her on the grounds that she should have filed her claim within 180 days after receiving her first paycheck that was unequal in pay. In 2009, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was the first official bill signed by President Obama. Lilly Ledbetter was joined by her co-author, Lanier Scott Ison, at the Gadsden Public Library in Gadsden, Alabama. They responded to questions from members of the audience. 5:03 pm AKT Approx. 21 min. The Evictions of Malaga Island, Maine Archaeologists uncovered artifacts on Malaga Island, Maine after its mixed-race inhabitants were ... Archaeologists uncovered artifacts on Malaga Island, Maine after its mixed-race inhabitants were ordered to leave in 1912. Marylyn Darling Voter, a descendant whose family was evicted, spoke about life on the island. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
4:54 pm AKT Approx. 21 min. Hurricane Sandy Flood Relief ; New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand spoke to reporters about House passage of a ... New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand spoke to reporters about House passage of a bill providing $9.7 billion to cover flood insurance flood claims filed by individuals whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The Senate then passed the legislation by unanimous consent. Speaker John Boehner adjourned the House of Representatives without taking up the $60 billion relief bill the Senate passed the previous week. 6:22 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Book Discussion on It Worked for Me ; Colin Powell, retired four-star general and former secretary of State, recounts his military and ... Colin Powell, retired four-star general and former secretary of State, recounts his military and political career through a collection of 44 remembrances that impart General Powell’s thoughts on life and leadership. General Powell weaves his “Thirteen Rules” for life throughout the many stories he has collected, from “don’t let adverse facts stand in the way of a good decision” to “you can’t make someone else’s choices - you shouldn’t let someone else make yours.” Colin Powell was interviewed on stage by Robert Siegel, senior host of NPR’s All Things Considered and responded to questions from members of the audience at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C. 5:03 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. American History TV in Augusta, Maine Programs shown during the Augusta LCV Weekend on American History TV:
The Evictions of Malaga ...
Programs shown during the Augusta LCV Weekend on American History TV:
The Evictions of Malaga Island, Maine
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Old Fort Western
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Edwards Dam
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The Penobscot Expedition and Artifacts from the Defense
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Civil War Documents at the Maine State Archives
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Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller
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Willie Horton
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The Blaine House: Maine’s Governor’s Mansion
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Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage
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The Maine State House
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C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
5:19 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Electoral Ballot Arrival The electoral ballots were seen being taken to the House Chamber to be counted, followed by the ... The electoral ballots were seen being taken to the House Chamber to be counted, followed by the senators. 7:38 pm AKT Approx. 56 min. The Courage to Hope ; Shirley Sherrod, former U.S.D.A. Georgia state director of Rural Development, recalls the ... Shirley Sherrod, former U.S.D.A. Georgia state director of Rural Development, recalls the controversy that ensued after conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart released a clip taken from a speech Ms. Sherrod delivered to the Georgia NAACP. The clip made it appear that Ms. Sherrod was guilty of racial prejudice and on July 19, 2010, she was asked to resign her position. It later became apparent that the video included selectively excerpted pieces from the speech and Sherrod’s critics and the Obama administration apologized for their rush to judgment. Shirley Sherrod was offered another position in the Agriculture Department, which she declined. Ms. Sherrod was interviewed by Esther Armah and responded to questions submitted by members of the audience at this “Between the Lines” event at the Schomburg Center in New York City. 5:24 pm AKT Approx. 8 min. Old Fort Western Historic Interpreter Roger Collins spoke about Fort Western in Maine, its role as a Colonial ... Historic Interpreter Roger Collins spoke about Fort Western in Maine, its role as a Colonial defensive structure, and its role in the growth of the city of Augusta, Maine. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
5:20 pm AKT Approx. 25 min. Counting of Electoral College Votes In a joint session of Congress certificates were verified and electoral votes for president and ... In a joint session of Congress certificates were verified and electoral votes for president and vice president were counted from each state. President Obama received 332 votes, and Mitt Romney received 206. 8:37 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Book Discussion on Ron Paul's Revolution ; ; Brian Doherty examines the political career of Ron Paul, twelve-term Republican representative ... Brian Doherty examines the political career of Ron Paul, twelve-term Republican representative from Texas and three-time candidate for president. The author reports on Representative Paul’s political ideologies that range across partisan lines. Mr. Doherty posits it is this idiosyncratic approach to political thinking that has brought Representative Paul impassioned supporters who previously felt unrepresented in Washington. Following Mr. Doherty’s talk there were remarks by Representative Paul’s son, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY). They responded to questions from members of the audience at this Cato Institute Book Forum. 5:32 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Edwards Dam Pete Didisheim spoke about the history of Maine’s Edwards Dam, and the U.S. ... Pete Didisheim spoke about the history of Maine’s Edwards Dam, and the U.S. government’s role in the removal of the dam in Augusta in 1999. Built in 1837, its elimination led the way for other dam removals across the country. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
5:48 pm AKT Approx. 46 min. Senate Republican Agenda for the 113th Congress ; Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) talked about the Republican Senate agenda for the 113th Congress, and ... Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) talked about the Republican Senate agenda for the 113th Congress, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Social Security and Medicare, tax reform, the new makeup of the Senate, and the future of the filibuster. 9:51 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Book Discussion on Grace and Grit ; Lilly Ledbetter recounts her 19-year career at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and her ... Lilly Ledbetter recounts her 19-year career at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and her decision to file a sex-discrimination suit against the company in 1998 over unequal pay. Ms. Ledbetter, a supervisor at the Goodyear Tire factory in Gadsden, Alabama, discovered that she was earning thousands of dollars less than her male colleagues. She recalls the ten years that her case was deliberated in the courts, which culminated in a 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court decision against her on the grounds that she should have filed her claim within 180 days after receiving her first paycheck that was unequal in pay. In 2009, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was the first official bill signed by President Obama. Lilly Ledbetter was joined by her co-author, Lanier Scott Ison, at the Gadsden Public Library in Gadsden, Alabama. They responded to questions from members of the audience. 5:39 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. The Penobscot Expedition and Artifacts from the Defense ; Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the ... Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the Defense, a small American privateer ship that took part in the Penobscot Expedition in 1779. The expedition was considered the worst U.S. naval defeat until Pearl Harbor. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
6:34 pm AKT Approx. 41 min. Senator Angus King on the 113th Congress ; Senator Angus King (I-ME) talked about his priorities for the upcoming Senate session including ... Senator Angus King (I-ME) talked about his priorities for the upcoming Senate session including fiscal issues, bipartisanship, Vice President Joe Biden, the Senate filibuster, gun control, and campaign finance reform. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He said he had already met individually with 30 senators as part of his effort for increased bipartisanship, and that he hoped to meet with all senators. 10:59 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Book Discussion on It Worked for Me ; Colin Powell, retired four-star general and former secretary of State, recounts his military and ... Colin Powell, retired four-star general and former secretary of State, recounts his military and political career through a collection of 44 remembrances that impart General Powell’s thoughts on life and leadership. General Powell weaves his “Thirteen Rules” for life throughout the many stories he has collected, from “don’t let adverse facts stand in the way of a good decision” to “you can’t make someone else’s choices - you shouldn’t let someone else make yours.” Colin Powell was interviewed on stage by Robert Siegel, senior host of NPR’s All Things Considered and responded to questions from members of the audience at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C. 5:50 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. Civil War Documents at the Maine State Archives David Cheever spoke about the Civil War and its impact on the State of Maine. He focused on ... David Cheever spoke about the Civil War and its impact on the State of Maine. He focused on Civil War documents and primary source materials found in military records housed at the archives. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
7:18 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. British Policy on Arms Exports Controls British Foreign Secretary William Hague testified on arms export controls before the British ... British Foreign Secretary William Hague testified on arms export controls before the British Committees on Arms Export Controls. The committee examined a range of issues, including the government’s policy on strategic exports and the licensing of arms exports and other goods. The foreign secretary was asked to update the committee on several issues including the United Kingdom’s arms export policy with Syria and Israel and the implications of the European Union arms embargo on United Kingdom policy. Topics included the possibility of the United States joining in arms control treaties and the use of U.S. use of drones. He was joined by the head of Arms Export Policy Department within the British Foreign Commonwealth Office. 12:15 am AKT Approx. 56 min. The Courage to Hope ; Shirley Sherrod, former U.S.D.A. Georgia state director of Rural Development, recalls the ... Shirley Sherrod, former U.S.D.A. Georgia state director of Rural Development, recalls the controversy that ensued after conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart released a clip taken from a speech Ms. Sherrod delivered to the Georgia NAACP. The clip made it appear that Ms. Sherrod was guilty of racial prejudice and on July 19, 2010, she was asked to resign her position. It later became apparent that the video included selectively excerpted pieces from the speech and Sherrod’s critics and the Obama administration apologized for their rush to judgment. Shirley Sherrod was offered another position in the Agriculture Department, which she declined. Ms. Sherrod was interviewed by Esther Armah and responded to questions submitted by members of the audience at this “Between the Lines” event at the Schomburg Center in New York City. 6:00 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller Robert Fuller, Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller’s great, great grand-nephew, spoke ... Robert Fuller, Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller’s great, great grand-nephew, spoke about the eighth chief justice who presided over Plessy v. Ferguson, which decision established the phrase “separate but equal.”
8:28 pm AKT Approx. 53 min. Debate on Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill Members of the U.S. House of Representatives debated the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill. Members of the U.S. House of Representatives debated the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill. 1:13 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Book Discussion on Ron Paul's Revolution ; ; Brian Doherty examines the political career of Ron Paul, twelve-term Republican representative ... Brian Doherty examines the political career of Ron Paul, twelve-term Republican representative from Texas and three-time candidate for president. The author reports on Representative Paul’s political ideologies that range across partisan lines. Mr. Doherty posits it is this idiosyncratic approach to political thinking that has brought Representative Paul impassioned supporters who previously felt unrepresented in Washington. Following Mr. Doherty’s talk there were remarks by Representative Paul’s son, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY). They responded to questions from members of the audience at this Cato Institute Book Forum. 6:06 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. Willie Horton Journalist Barbara Walsh talked about her time as a reporter at the Eagle-Tribune covering ... Journalist Barbara Walsh talked about her time as a reporter at the Eagle-Tribune covering the Willie Horton trial and subsequent escape from prison. Her Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting was the basis for a 1988 presidential campaign advertisement criticizing Governor Michael Dukakis for the Massachusetts furlough program.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:22 pm AKT Approx. 21 min. Hurricane Sandy Flood Relief ; New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand spoke to reporters about House passage of a ... New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand spoke to reporters about House passage of a bill providing $9.7 billion to cover flood insurance flood claims filed by individuals whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The Senate then passed the legislation by unanimous consent. Speaker John Boehner adjourned the House of Representatives without taking up the $60 billion relief bill the Senate passed the previous week. 2:27 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Book Discussion on Grace and Grit ; Lilly Ledbetter recounts her 19-year career at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and her ... Lilly Ledbetter recounts her 19-year career at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and her decision to file a sex-discrimination suit against the company in 1998 over unequal pay. Ms. Ledbetter, a supervisor at the Goodyear Tire factory in Gadsden, Alabama, discovered that she was earning thousands of dollars less than her male colleagues. She recalls the ten years that her case was deliberated in the courts, which culminated in a 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court decision against her on the grounds that she should have filed her claim within 180 days after receiving her first paycheck that was unequal in pay. In 2009, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was the first official bill signed by President Obama. Lilly Ledbetter was joined by her co-author, Lanier Scott Ison, at the Gadsden Public Library in Gadsden, Alabama. They responded to questions from members of the audience. 6:10 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. James G. Blaine and the Blaine House Maine State Historian Earle Shettleworth talked about Maine’s governor’s mansion and ... Maine State Historian Earle Shettleworth talked about Maine’s governor’s mansion and its namesake James G. Blaine, an American political figure during the mid to late 19th century. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
9:47 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Electoral Ballot Arrival The electoral ballots were seen being taken to the House Chamber to be counted, followed by the ... The electoral ballots were seen being taken to the House Chamber to be counted, followed by the senators. 6:20 pm AKT Approx. 2 min. Maine's First Lady Ann LePage Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage talked about life inside the Blaine House, the Maine ... Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage talked about life inside the Blaine House, the Maine governor’s mansion, and her experience as the first lady of Maine. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
9:48 pm AKT Approx. 25 min. Counting of Electoral College Votes In a joint session of Congress certificates were verified and electoral votes for president and ... In a joint session of Congress certificates were verified and electoral votes for president and vice president were counted from each state. President Obama received 332 votes, and Mitt Romney received 206. 6:23 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. The Maine State House Dan Fournier talked about the history of the Maine State House and some of the stories related to ... Dan Fournier talked about the history of the Maine State House and some of the stories related to governors throughout the state’s history. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
10:15 pm AKT Approx. 46 min. Senate Republican Agenda for the 113th Congress ; Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) talked about the Republican Senate agenda for the 113th Congress, and ... Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) talked about the Republican Senate agenda for the 113th Congress, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Social Security and Medicare, tax reform, the new makeup of the Senate, and the future of the filibuster. 6:35 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. Vermont's State House State curator David Schutz toured the Vermont State House, where he discussed the two men from ... State curator David Schutz toured the Vermont State House, where he discussed the two men from Vermont who became president and landmark legislation passed by the legislature including the right to form civil unions.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:02 pm AKT Approx. 41 min. Senator Angus King on the 113th Congress ; Senator Angus King (I-ME) talked about his priorities for the upcoming Senate session including ... Senator Angus King (I-ME) talked about his priorities for the upcoming Senate session including fiscal issues, bipartisanship, Vice President Joe Biden, the Senate filibuster, gun control, and campaign finance reform. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He said he had already met individually with 30 senators as part of his effort for increased bipartisanship, and that he hoped to meet with all senators. 6:46 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Vermont's Granite History ; Todd Paton talked about the history of the granite industry in Vermont and what is believed to be ... Todd Paton talked about the history of the granite industry in Vermont and what is believed to be the largest deep hole dimension granite quarry in operation in the world, located right outside of Montpelier. Rock of Ages granite is used in some of the country’s most historic memorials and structures. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:44 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. House Democratic Women House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic women took a picture on the House ... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic women took a picture on the House steps on the east front of the Capitol. The 113th Congress marked the most women serving in the House in U.S. history. The 113th Democratic Caucus was the first that was not majority white men, with 61 members, the most-ever, being women. 6:53 pm AKT Approx. 8 min. Vermont's State Archives' Eugenics Movement Collection Vermont state archivist Tanya Marshall talked about the history of the eugenics movement in ... Vermont state archivist Tanya Marshall talked about the history of the eugenics movement in Vermont and a study conducted by a University of Vermont professor interested in eliminating “defective” traits in Vermonters.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:53 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Senator Mark Kirk Returns to Senate Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) returned to the Senate for the first time since suffering a stroke early ... Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) returned to the Senate for the first time since suffering a stroke early in 2011 that left the left side of his body mostly paralyzed. Vice President Biden greeted the senator as he climbed the Capitol steps. Senator Kirk won President Obama’s Senate seat in 2010. 7:02 pm AKT Approx. 8 min. History of Maple Syrup Burr Morse, the 7th generation owner of Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks, talked about the history of ... Burr Morse, the 7th generation owner of Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks, talked about the history of maple syrup in Vermont and some of the pioneers of the maple industry. Topics included how the industry began and why is it an important industry in the state. He also talked about how Morse Farm began and what happens at Morse Farm during the peak of the tourist season.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:03 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. British Policy on Arms Exports Controls British Foreign Secretary William Hague testified on arms export controls before the British ... British Foreign Secretary William Hague testified on arms export controls before the British Committees on Arms Export Controls. The committee examined a range of issues, including the government’s policy on strategic exports and the licensing of arms exports and other goods. The foreign secretary was asked to update the committee on several issues including the United Kingdom’s arms export policy with Syria and Israel and the implications of the European Union arms embargo on United Kingdom policy. Topics included the possibility of the United States joining in arms control treaties and the use of U.S. use of drones. He was joined by the head of Arms Export Policy Department within the British Foreign Commonwealth Office. 7:11 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Vermont Historical Society Collections Vermont Historical Society curator Jackie Calder highlighted exhibit items, including a flag used ... Vermont Historical Society curator Jackie Calder highlighted exhibit items, including a flag used by the Ku Klux Klan in Montpelier and a rare U.S. Tax Act Stamps set created in 1798, thought to be the only one of its kind left.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:12 am AKT Approx. 1 min. Electoral Ballot Arrival The electoral ballots were seen being taken to the House Chamber to be counted, followed by the ... The electoral ballots were seen being taken to the House Chamber to be counted, followed by the senators. 7:17 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. Admiral George Dewey ; Local historians spoke about Montpelier, Vermont native Admiral George Dewey and his role in the ... Local historians spoke about Montpelier, Vermont native Admiral George Dewey and his role in the Spanish-American war, which launched the U.S. onto the world stage. Admiral Dewey was the only person in the history of the United States to have attained the rank of Admiral of the Navy, the most senior rank in the United States Navy.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:13 am AKT Approx. 25 min. Counting of Electoral College Votes In a joint session of Congress certificates were verified and electoral votes for president and ... In a joint session of Congress certificates were verified and electoral votes for president and vice president were counted from each state. President Obama received 332 votes, and Mitt Romney received 206. 7:27 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Historic Floods of 1927 and 2011 Archivist Scott Reilly talked about the damage from two storms that hit Vermont nearly a century ... Archivist Scott Reilly talked about the damage from two storms that hit Vermont nearly a century apart, and showed records from the flood of 1927 and the damage from hurricane Irene that hit Vermont in 2011.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:41 am AKT Approx. 53 min. Debate on Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill Members of the U.S. House of Representatives debated the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill. Members of the U.S. House of Representatives debated the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill. 7:35 pm AKT Approx. 12 min. New York State Capitol Building Barbara R. Maggio, acting director of curatorial and tour services for the New York State Capitol ... Barbara R. Maggio, acting director of curatorial and tour services for the New York State Capitol building, talked about the history, art, and architecture of the distinctive structure. She also highlighted the stories of numerous New York governors who have run for, and either won or lost, their races for the U.S. presidency.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:35 am AKT Approx. 21 min. Hurricane Sandy Flood Relief ; New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand spoke to reporters about House passage of a ... New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand spoke to reporters about House passage of a bill providing $9.7 billion to cover flood insurance flood claims filed by individuals whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The Senate then passed the legislation by unanimous consent. Speaker John Boehner adjourned the House of Representatives without taking up the $60 billion relief bill the Senate passed the previous week. 7:47 pm AKT Approx. 18 min. New York State Museum's September 11, 2001 Exhibit Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 ... Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 exhibit, the world’s largest collection of artifacts gathered from Ground Zero following the attacks in New York City. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:05 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Exhibit New York State Education Commissioner John King toured the New York State Museum’s exhibit ... New York State Education Commissioner John King toured the New York State Museum’s exhibit on the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. The exhibit examines the document and shows how its wording was used by Martin Luther King in his speeches during the American Civil Rights movement. Mr. King is also a co-author of the exhibit’s text.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:13 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. America's First Shaker Settlement Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked ... Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked about the history of Shakers in Albany. The site was home to the very first Shaker settlement in the U.S. The Shakers and their leader Ann Lee came to America in the late 18th century from England. Known for their charismatic worship styles, this Christian sect also promoted communal living and the equality of the sexes, which they institutionalized in their teachings as early as 1780.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:24 pm AKT Approx. 11 min. New York's State Archives ; New York State Archivist Christine Ward talked about several items housed at the New York State ... New York State Archivist Christine Ward talked about several items housed at the New York State Archives, including documents relating to the Constitutional Convention, a copy of the U.S. Constitution, and treason documents of Benedict Arnold.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:35 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. The Albany Institute's Dutch Collections Tammis Groft, Chief Curator at the Albany Institute of History and Art, talks about the history of ... Tammis Groft, Chief Curator at the Albany Institute of History and Art, talks about the history of the Albany Institute. He also talked about pieces from the Institute’s Dutch cultural collection which shows us how early settlers lived, and about Dutch traditions that were brought to the United States.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:45 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Shepherds of the Sea Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the ... Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the Sea: Destroyer Escorts in World War II, in which he explains the role the fleet of destroyer escorts played in World War II as they battled German submarines.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:50 pm AKT Approx. 11 min. The USS Slater Tim Rizzuto, executive director of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, toured the USS Slater, ... Tim Rizzuto, executive director of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, toured the USS Slater, the only World War II destroyer still afloat in the country. He also explained the history of the ship.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:04 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. Newark Earthworks Archeologist Brad Lepper gave a tour of the Newark Earthworks, which are the largest set of ... Archeologist Brad Lepper gave a tour of the Newark Earthworks, which are the largest set of geometric earthworks found anywhere in the world. He talked about how the Hopewell people created and used the pre-historic mound structure and how some of it was preserved.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:15 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. War of 1812 in Ohio History Curator Cliff Eckle talked about the important role of Ohio in the War of 1812 as he ... History Curator Cliff Eckle talked about the important role of Ohio in the War of 1812 as he showed objects in the bicentennial exhibit at the Ohio History Center, “The War of 1812: Ohio on the Front Line.” Topics included two battles that took place in Ohio that secured the nation’s border with Canada.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:20 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. The Founding of Columbus, Ohio Jeff LaFever talked about the founding and early history of Columbus, Ohio, as he gave a tour of ... Jeff LaFever talked about the founding and early history of Columbus, Ohio, as he gave a tour of the first half of an exhibit to celebrate the bicentennial of the city’s founding on February 14, 1812. Items shown included a 1910 car that highlighted the role of the city in the history of transportation. The Columbus Historical Society exhibit space was at the Center of Science and Industry (COSI).
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:27 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. Ohio Statehouse Tour Gregg Dodd gave a tour of the Ohio Statehouse. He pointed out art, architecture, and ... Gregg Dodd gave a tour of the Ohio Statehouse. He pointed out art, architecture, and historical artifacts. Mr. Dodd talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s multiple visits to the building as well as the hearing rooms named for the eight U.S. presidents from Ohio, focusing on Presidents Grant and McKinley.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:37 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Ohio Presidential Campaign Memorabilia Tom Rieder showed presidential campaign cartoons and memorabilia from the eight U.S. presidents ... Tom Rieder showed presidential campaign cartoons and memorabilia from the eight U.S. presidents who came from Ohio in the archives of the Ohio History Center. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:44 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery Monty Chase talked about the history of Camp Chase, which was named for his ancestor, Salmon P. ... Monty Chase talked about the history of Camp Chase, which was named for his ancestor, Salmon P. Chase. It was used during the Civil War as a Union training ground and a Confederate prison camp. Starting in 1895 the deteriorated cemetery began to be restored by former Union Colonel William H. Knauss and an annual commemoration ceremony was begun which continues to be held by the Hilltop Historical Society.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:51 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. The German Village Jeff Darbee talked about the German Village area that was part of Columbus, Ohio, since its ... Jeff Darbee talked about the German Village area that was part of Columbus, Ohio, since its earliest days. The once prosperous German community declined during World War I and prohibition and was partially demolished before Frank Fetch led preservation efforts in the 1960s.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:57 pm AKT Approx. 8 min. The Kelton House and the Underground Railroad Georgeanne Reuter gave a tour of the Kelton House, a stop on the Underground Railroad in Columbus, ... Georgeanne Reuter gave a tour of the Kelton House, a stop on the Underground Railroad in Columbus, Ohio. She told about the family that lived here and some of the escaped slaves who sought shelter there. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:07 pm AKT Approx. 21 min. The Evictions of Malaga Island, Maine Archaeologists uncovered artifacts on Malaga Island, Maine after its mixed-race inhabitants were ... Archaeologists uncovered artifacts on Malaga Island, Maine after its mixed-race inhabitants were ordered to leave in 1912. Marylyn Darling Voter, a descendant whose family was evicted, spoke about life on the island. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
10:28 pm AKT Approx. 8 min. Old Fort Western Historic Interpreter Roger Collins spoke about Fort Western in Maine, its role as a Colonial ... Historic Interpreter Roger Collins spoke about Fort Western in Maine, its role as a Colonial defensive structure, and its role in the growth of the city of Augusta, Maine. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
10:37 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Edwards Dam Pete Didisheim spoke about the history of Maine’s Edwards Dam, and the U.S. ... Pete Didisheim spoke about the history of Maine’s Edwards Dam, and the U.S. government’s role in the removal of the dam in Augusta in 1999. Built in 1837, its elimination led the way for other dam removals across the country. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
10:44 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. The Penobscot Expedition and Artifacts from the Defense ; Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the ... Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the Defense, a small American privateer ship that took part in the Penobscot Expedition in 1779. The expedition was considered the worst U.S. naval defeat until Pearl Harbor. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
10:54 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. Civil War Documents at the Maine State Archives David Cheever spoke about the Civil War and its impact on the State of Maine. He focused on ... David Cheever spoke about the Civil War and its impact on the State of Maine. He focused on Civil War documents and primary source materials found in military records housed at the archives. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:04 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller Robert Fuller, Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller’s great, great grand-nephew, spoke ... Robert Fuller, Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller’s great, great grand-nephew, spoke about the eighth chief justice who presided over Plessy v. Ferguson, which decision established the phrase “separate but equal.”
11:10 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. Willie Horton Journalist Barbara Walsh talked about her time as a reporter at the Eagle-Tribune covering ... Journalist Barbara Walsh talked about her time as a reporter at the Eagle-Tribune covering the Willie Horton trial and subsequent escape from prison. Her Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting was the basis for a 1988 presidential campaign advertisement criticizing Governor Michael Dukakis for the Massachusetts furlough program.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:14 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. James G. Blaine and the Blaine House Maine State Historian Earle Shettleworth talked about Maine’s governor’s mansion and ... Maine State Historian Earle Shettleworth talked about Maine’s governor’s mansion and its namesake James G. Blaine, an American political figure during the mid to late 19th century. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:24 pm AKT Approx. 2 min. Maine's First Lady Ann LePage Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage talked about life inside the Blaine House, the Maine ... Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage talked about life inside the Blaine House, the Maine governor’s mansion, and her experience as the first lady of Maine. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:27 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. The Maine State House Dan Fournier talked about the history of the Maine State House and some of the stories related to ... Dan Fournier talked about the history of the Maine State House and some of the stories related to governors throughout the state’s history. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:40 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. Vermont's State House State curator David Schutz toured the Vermont State House, where he discussed the two men from ... State curator David Schutz toured the Vermont State House, where he discussed the two men from Vermont who became president and landmark legislation passed by the legislature including the right to form civil unions.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:50 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Vermont's Granite History ; Todd Paton talked about the history of the granite industry in Vermont and what is believed to be ... Todd Paton talked about the history of the granite industry in Vermont and what is believed to be the largest deep hole dimension granite quarry in operation in the world, located right outside of Montpelier. Rock of Ages granite is used in some of the country’s most historic memorials and structures. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:57 pm AKT Approx. 8 min. Vermont's State Archives' Eugenics Movement Collection Vermont state archivist Tanya Marshall talked about the history of the eugenics movement in ... Vermont state archivist Tanya Marshall talked about the history of the eugenics movement in Vermont and a study conducted by a University of Vermont professor interested in eliminating “defective” traits in Vermonters.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:06 am AKT Approx. 8 min. History of Maple Syrup Burr Morse, the 7th generation owner of Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks, talked about the history of ... Burr Morse, the 7th generation owner of Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks, talked about the history of maple syrup in Vermont and some of the pioneers of the maple industry. Topics included how the industry began and why is it an important industry in the state. He also talked about how Morse Farm began and what happens at Morse Farm during the peak of the tourist season.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:15 am AKT Approx. 5 min. Vermont Historical Society Collections Vermont Historical Society curator Jackie Calder highlighted exhibit items, including a flag used ... Vermont Historical Society curator Jackie Calder highlighted exhibit items, including a flag used by the Ku Klux Klan in Montpelier and a rare U.S. Tax Act Stamps set created in 1798, thought to be the only one of its kind left.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:21 am AKT Approx. 10 min. Admiral George Dewey ; Local historians spoke about Montpelier, Vermont native Admiral George Dewey and his role in the ... Local historians spoke about Montpelier, Vermont native Admiral George Dewey and his role in the Spanish-American war, which launched the U.S. onto the world stage. Admiral Dewey was the only person in the history of the United States to have attained the rank of Admiral of the Navy, the most senior rank in the United States Navy.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:31 am AKT Approx. 5 min. Historic Floods of 1927 and 2011 Archivist Scott Reilly talked about the damage from two storms that hit Vermont nearly a century ... Archivist Scott Reilly talked about the damage from two storms that hit Vermont nearly a century apart, and showed records from the flood of 1927 and the damage from hurricane Irene that hit Vermont in 2011.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:39 am AKT Approx. 12 min. New York State Capitol Building Barbara R. Maggio, acting director of curatorial and tour services for the New York State Capitol ... Barbara R. Maggio, acting director of curatorial and tour services for the New York State Capitol building, talked about the history, art, and architecture of the distinctive structure. She also highlighted the stories of numerous New York governors who have run for, and either won or lost, their races for the U.S. presidency.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:51 am AKT Approx. 18 min. New York State Museum's September 11, 2001 Exhibit Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 ... Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 exhibit, the world’s largest collection of artifacts gathered from Ground Zero following the attacks in New York City. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:10 am AKT Approx. 7 min. Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Exhibit New York State Education Commissioner John King toured the New York State Museum’s exhibit ... New York State Education Commissioner John King toured the New York State Museum’s exhibit on the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. The exhibit examines the document and shows how its wording was used by Martin Luther King in his speeches during the American Civil Rights movement. Mr. King is also a co-author of the exhibit’s text.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:17 am AKT Approx. 10 min. America's First Shaker Settlement Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked ... Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked about the history of Shakers in Albany. The site was home to the very first Shaker settlement in the U.S. The Shakers and their leader Ann Lee came to America in the late 18th century from England. Known for their charismatic worship styles, this Christian sect also promoted communal living and the equality of the sexes, which they institutionalized in their teachings as early as 1780.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:28 am AKT Approx. 11 min. New York's State Archives ; New York State Archivist Christine Ward talked about several items housed at the New York State ... New York State Archivist Christine Ward talked about several items housed at the New York State Archives, including documents relating to the Constitutional Convention, a copy of the U.S. Constitution, and treason documents of Benedict Arnold.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:39 am AKT Approx. 10 min. The Albany Institute's Dutch Collections Tammis Groft, Chief Curator at the Albany Institute of History and Art, talks about the history of ... Tammis Groft, Chief Curator at the Albany Institute of History and Art, talks about the history of the Albany Institute. He also talked about pieces from the Institute’s Dutch cultural collection which shows us how early settlers lived, and about Dutch traditions that were brought to the United States.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:49 am AKT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Shepherds of the Sea Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the ... Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the Sea: Destroyer Escorts in World War II, in which he explains the role the fleet of destroyer escorts played in World War II as they battled German submarines.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:55 am AKT Approx. 11 min. The USS Slater Tim Rizzuto, executive director of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, toured the USS Slater, ... Tim Rizzuto, executive director of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, toured the USS Slater, the only World War II destroyer still afloat in the country. He also explained the history of the ship.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:10 am AKT Approx. 10 min. Newark Earthworks Archeologist Brad Lepper gave a tour of the Newark Earthworks, which are the largest set of ... Archeologist Brad Lepper gave a tour of the Newark Earthworks, which are the largest set of geometric earthworks found anywhere in the world. He talked about how the Hopewell people created and used the pre-historic mound structure and how some of it was preserved.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:21 am AKT Approx. 4 min. War of 1812 in Ohio History Curator Cliff Eckle talked about the important role of Ohio in the War of 1812 as he ... History Curator Cliff Eckle talked about the important role of Ohio in the War of 1812 as he showed objects in the bicentennial exhibit at the Ohio History Center, “The War of 1812: Ohio on the Front Line.” Topics included two battles that took place in Ohio that secured the nation’s border with Canada.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:25 am AKT Approx. 6 min. The Founding of Columbus, Ohio Jeff LaFever talked about the founding and early history of Columbus, Ohio, as he gave a tour of ... Jeff LaFever talked about the founding and early history of Columbus, Ohio, as he gave a tour of the first half of an exhibit to celebrate the bicentennial of the city’s founding on February 14, 1812. Items shown included a 1910 car that highlighted the role of the city in the history of transportation. The Columbus Historical Society exhibit space was at the Center of Science and Industry (COSI).
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:33 am AKT Approx. 9 min. Ohio Statehouse Tour Gregg Dodd gave a tour of the Ohio Statehouse. He pointed out art, architecture, and ... Gregg Dodd gave a tour of the Ohio Statehouse. He pointed out art, architecture, and historical artifacts. Mr. Dodd talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s multiple visits to the building as well as the hearing rooms named for the eight U.S. presidents from Ohio, focusing on Presidents Grant and McKinley.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:43 am AKT Approx. 6 min. Ohio Presidential Campaign Memorabilia Tom Rieder showed presidential campaign cartoons and memorabilia from the eight U.S. presidents ... Tom Rieder showed presidential campaign cartoons and memorabilia from the eight U.S. presidents who came from Ohio in the archives of the Ohio History Center. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:50 am AKT Approx. 6 min. Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery Monty Chase talked about the history of Camp Chase, which was named for his ancestor, Salmon P. ... Monty Chase talked about the history of Camp Chase, which was named for his ancestor, Salmon P. Chase. It was used during the Civil War as a Union training ground and a Confederate prison camp. Starting in 1895 the deteriorated cemetery began to be restored by former Union Colonel William H. Knauss and an annual commemoration ceremony was begun which continues to be held by the Hilltop Historical Society.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:57 am AKT Approx. 5 min. The German Village Jeff Darbee talked about the German Village area that was part of Columbus, Ohio, since its ... Jeff Darbee talked about the German Village area that was part of Columbus, Ohio, since its earliest days. The once prosperous German community declined during World War I and prohibition and was partially demolished before Frank Fetch led preservation efforts in the 1960s.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.