C-SPAN Schedule

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6:00 am CT Approx. 49 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for viewer commentary on news of the day. 
Nancy Calo previewed ...
Telephone lines were open for viewer commentary on news of the day. 
Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning political talk shows at the end of this segment.
5:51 am CT Approx. 9 min. Book Discussion on The Virgin Warrior Author Larissa J. Taylor talked about her book The Virgin Warrior: The Life and Death of Joan ... Author Larissa J. Taylor talked about her book The Virgin Warrior: The Life and Death of Joan of Arc.
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.
6:00 am CT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Gary Walters ; Gary Walters talked about his career as White House usher. He became Chief White House Usher ... Gary Walters talked about his career as White House usher. He became Chief White House Usher in 1986 and will retire this month. He said the duties of the Chief Usher are similar to those of the general manager of a major hotel. He was in the uniformed division during the Nixon, Ford and Carter administrations. He was appointed Chief Usher by President Reagan. He told many stories about the presidents and about historic moments during his tenure.
6:51 am CT Approx. 56 min. LIVE Presidential Candidates' Tax Proposals ; ; Alan Viard, resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, and Rebecca Wilkins, senior ... Alan Viard, resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, and Rebecca Wilkins, senior counsel for Citizens for Tax Justice discussed the tax proposals for individuals by both presidential candidates. They examined how each would handle tax rates, deductions and loopholes, and the potential impact on either approach to the federal budget.
The program concluded with a preview of the Local Content Vehicle (LCV) weekend programming for Augusta, Maine.
6:01 am CT Approx. 36 min. Biographies of President Eisenhower Three biographers of President Dwight D. Eisenhower talked about their books. President ... Three biographers of President Dwight D. Eisenhower talked about their books. President Eisenhower’s grandson, David Eisenhower, with his wife Julie Nixon Eisenhower, are the authors of Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969. Jean Edward Smith is the author of Eisenhower in War and Peace. Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Jonathan Yardley moderated. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.
7:00 am CT Approx. 29 min. Milwaukee History and Architecture ; Kathy Kean spoke about historic neighborhoods and buildings in Milwaukee including the 1879 Grain ... Kathy Kean spoke about historic neighborhoods and buildings in Milwaukee including the 1879 Grain Exchange, and the Walker’s Point Historic District. 
This is the second of a two-part look at Milwaukee architecture.
7:47 am CT Approx. 50 min. LIVE Ken Rudin on Campaign 2012 House and Senate Races ; ; NPR’s Ken Rudin talked about contested House and Senate races in Campaign 2012, the defining ... NPR’s Ken Rudin talked about contested House and Senate races in Campaign 2012, the defining issues, the candidates, and the stakes for the candidates. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 6:38 am CT Approx. 3 min. Economics of Maine's Capital City Augusta, Maine’s Mayor Bill Stokes talked about the economics of Maine’s capital ... Augusta, Maine’s Mayor Bill Stokes talked about the economics of Maine’s capital city.
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.
7:30 am CT Approx. 59 min. Catherine Allgor on Dolley Madison Catherine Allgor discussed how first lady Dolley Madison came to symbolize the new American ... Catherine Allgor discussed how first lady Dolley Madison came to symbolize the new American democracy in the War of 1812. She responded to questions from members of the audience at the Norfolk Botanical Garden. 
“Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation” was an event of the OpSail 2012 Virginia 1812 Bicentennial Speaker Series, held in partnership with the U.S. Navy in commemoration of the War of 1812.
8:39 am CT Approx. 21 min. LIVE Stephen Flanagan on Developing Civil War in Syria ; Stephen Flanagan of the Center for Strategic and International Studies talked about latest ... Stephen Flanagan of the Center for Strategic and International Studies talked about latest developments in the civil war in Syria, including Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan’s recent comments that Turkey was “not far” from war with Syria following cross-border attacks this week. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 6:44 am CT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released New books released the week of October 5, 2012. New books released the week of October 5, 2012. 8:30 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate The two major party vice presidential candidates and the running mate of independent presidential ... The two major party vice presidential candidates and the running mate of independent presidential candidate Ross Perot participated in the only scheduled 1992 vice presidential debate. The debate was moderated by Hal Bruno, and was conducted in a discussion format where the candidates' responses to questions were followed by discussion periods where the candidates could directly address one another. The three men stood at separate podia during the debate, and afterwards shook hands and greeted members of their families.
The debate featured sharp exchanges between Vice President Quayle and Senator Gore on the performance of the Bush administration and the character of Democratic presidential nominee Governor Bill Clinton. Admiral Stockdale, stating that he felt “like an observer at a ping-pong game,” interjected comments between the major candidates' remarks on issues including defense policy, the environment, and taxation.
9:01 am CT Approx. 30 min. Newsmakers with Representative Steve Israel ; ; Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair and Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) talked ... Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair and Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) talked about his party’s efforts to regain control of the House of Representatives in the 2012 elections. He also discussed unemployment statistics for September 2012 and other election issues. 6:46 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Book Discussion on Gender and the American Presidency The three co-authors talked about the book in which they examine the qualifications of nine women ... The three co-authors talked about the book in which they examine the qualifications of nine women in politics and why they have not been considered as possible contenders for the presidency. Bill Lacy moderated a discussion and they responded to questions from members of the audience at the Dole Institute in Lawrence, Kansas. 
“Madam President: Presidential Women and the Barriers They Face” was a Dole Forum.
10:01 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Civil War Blogging History writers and Internet journalists talked about online debate on Civil War history and their ... History writers and Internet journalists talked about online debate on Civil War history and their role in fostering conversation about the Civil War. Topics included academic credibility and accuracy, online interactions with readers, the Internet as a tool for public education, and challenges facing researchers writing for Internet audiences. They responded to questions from the audience. 
“Civil War Blogging” was a panel of the 2012 Civil War Institute Summer Conference at Gettysburg College.
9:32 am CT Approx. 26 min. Jessie Jane Duff on Active Duty Military Voting ; Gunnery Sergeant Jessie Jane Duff USMC (Ret.), of Concerned Veterans for America, discussed the ... Gunnery Sergeant Jessie Jane Duff USMC (Ret.), of Concerned Veterans for America, discussed the voting process for active duty military personnel serving in the U.S. and abroad. She was the spokesperson for Military Voting Rights USA, a national network dedicated to ensure active duty military voters had their votes cast and counted on time. Topics included the difficulty of getting the absentee ballots to military personnel, returning the ballots before the deadline, and ensuring that military personnel were aware that they were still eligible to vote. She argued that the Voter Assistance Office was inept in its procedures and failed in letting military personnel know that they could vote. Viewer questions were taken via telephone and electronic communications, including a separate line for military personnel. 7:52 am CT Approx. 14 min. Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom's Cabin ; Tess Chakkalakal talked about significant locations in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s life as she ... Tess Chakkalakal talked about significant locations in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s life as she developed the characters in Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Locations included the church where Beecher Stowe had the vision of Uncle Tom, the home in which her family lived while she wrote the book, and Bowdoin College Special Collections to see original National Era editions and 1st edition books of her works.
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.
11:22 am CT Approx. 7 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.
9:59 am CT Approx. 58 min. LIVE Connecticut Senate Debate Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Chris Murphy met in their first debate for the Senate seat ... Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Chris Murphy met in their first debate for the Senate seat replacing retiring Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman. 8:07 am CT Approx. 27 min. Book Discussion on Argo ; ; Antonio Mendez spoke about the Iranian hostage crisis and a secret operation to save Americans in ... Antonio Mendez spoke about the Iranian hostage crisis and a secret operation to save Americans in Iran during the turmoil in which he took a role as a Hollywood producer scouting out locations for a fake science fiction movie titled “Argo.”
During the Iran Hostage Crisis in 1979, six Americans escaped from the U.S. embassy in Tehran and hid in the city. The CIA launched a covert operation to find and get them out of the country. Mr. Mendez spoke at an event hosted by the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC.
11:30 am CT Approx. 27 min. Senator Daniel Inouye Oral History Interview ; American History TV is airing a selection of oral history interviews with former and current Asian ... American History TV is airing a selection of oral history interviews with former and current Asian American members of Congress. This week we hear from Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii who had youthful dreams of being an orthopedic surgeon before he was wounded in combat during World War II with the famed 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the all-volunteer Japanese American unit. He is now the most senior member of the U.S. Senate. This interview is about a half hour.
10:59 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. 2012 Presidential Candidates Debate ; ; President Obama and Mitt Romney debated domestic policy issues in a nationally televised debate ... President Obama and Mitt Romney debated domestic policy issues in a nationally televised debate from the University of Denver. The debate, presented in the a split-screen format, focused on domestic policy. Topics included the state of the economy, tax policy, the future of Medicare, education, and government regulation. 8:35 am CT Approx. 54 min. Book Discussion on Israel: The Will to Prevail Danny Danon, deputy speaker of the Knesset and chairman of the World Likud Organization, argued ... Danny Danon, deputy speaker of the Knesset and chairman of the World Likud Organization, argued that Israel will never reach its security and foreign policy goals while under the wing of the United States, which he says does not always have Israel’s best interest at heart. He responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose Bookstore. 12:00 pm CT Approx. 55 min. The CIA and Regime Change in the Cold War Colorado School of Mines Professor Kenneth Osgood looks at the CIA and Regime Change in the Cold ... Colorado School of Mines Professor Kenneth Osgood looks at the CIA and Regime Change in the Cold War. Professor Osgood discusses several examples of the CIA’s involvement in covert regime change operations, including coups in Guatemala in 1954 and in Chile in 1973.
12:35 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Ross Perot Interview ; ; Ross Perot talked with a reporter about the state of the economy and the nation, and the relevance ... Ross Perot talked with a reporter about the state of the economy and the nation, and the relevance of the issues he ran on in 1992 and 1996 in the 2012 elections, including federal debt and deficit spending, third party presidential runs, and the US education system. David Walker also sat in during the interview. Mr. Walker, a former U.S. comptroller general, had been working with Mr. Perot on initiatives to educate voters about economic issues in 2012 election. 9:30 am CT Approx. 13 min. General Oliver Otis Howard Richard Lindemann spoke about the life and career of Oliver Otis Howard as well as his collection ... Richard Lindemann spoke about the life and career of Oliver Otis Howard as well as his collection of letters, pictures and writings housed at Bowdoin College. Oliver Otis Howard graduated from Bowdin College in 1850, was a career U.S. Army officer, Union general in the American Civil War, and founder of Howard University.
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.
1:00 pm CT Approx. 52 min. Declaration of Independence ; Alexander Tsesis talked about his book For Liberty and Equality: The Life and Times of the ... Alexander Tsesis talked about his book For Liberty and Equality: The Life and Times of the Declaration of Independence, a history of the Declaration of Independence from its creation in 1776 to the present. The book examined the numerous ways the document had influenced American politics, laws, and society. He also responded to questions from the audience.
1:40 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Senators Dan Quayle (R) and Llyod Bentsen (D) met in the 1988 Vice Presidential debate from Omaha, ... Senators Dan Quayle (R) and Llyod Bentsen (D) met in the 1988 Vice Presidential debate from Omaha, Nebraska. The debate is moderated by PBS’s Judy Woodruff. 9:43 am CT Approx. 12 min. Maine State Library Special Collections Peggy O’Kane talked about the Maine State Library Special Collections, including their 1st ... Peggy O’Kane talked about the Maine State Library Special Collections, including their 1st edition copy of the Book of Mormon published in 1830, the diaries of midwife Martha Ballard, Comfort Magazine, and the collection of pictures and writings from Myron Avery, creator of the Appalachian Trail.
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.
1:54 pm CT Approx. 3 min. Economics of Maine's Capital City Augusta, Maine’s Mayor Bill Stokes talked about the economics of Maine’s capital ... Augusta, Maine’s Mayor Bill Stokes talked about the economics of Maine’s capital city.
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.
3:19 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate ; ; Governor Sarah Palin and Senator Joe Biden participated in a televised vice presidential ... Governor Sarah Palin and Senator Joe Biden participated in a televised vice presidential candidates debate at Washington University in St. Louis. Gwen Ifill moderated the debate which focused on several issues including the current economic and financial crisis, foreign policy, and the role of the vice president.
The debate was presented in a full-screen format provided by the network pool showing candidates as they spoke with few shots as they reacted to their opponents' remarks. Questions posed by the moderator were also summarized in the lower third of the screen.
9:56 am CT Approx. 3 min. Economics of Maine's Capital City Augusta, Maine’s Mayor Bill Stokes talked about the economics of Maine’s capital ... Augusta, Maine’s Mayor Bill Stokes talked about the economics of Maine’s capital city.
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.
2:00 pm CT Approx. 56 min. Eileen Shanahan Oral History Interview, Part 1 ; Eileen Shanahan talked about her life and career. In the early 1960s Eileen Shanahan was the ... Eileen Shanahan talked about her life and career. In the early 1960s Eileen Shanahan was the first female reporter in the New York Times Washington Bureau to cover anything other than first ladies. After 14 years at the Times, she became a named plaintiff in the sex discrimination lawsuit against them in 1974. She went on to be a spokesperson for the Carter administration and later a managing editor at a number of other papers. 
This is the first half of two parts. 
This oral history interview was conducted by Mary Marshall Clark on May 21, 1994, for the Washington Press Club Foundation as part of its oral history project “Women in Journalism.” The interview was conducted in the home of Betsy Wade in New York City.
4:59 pm CT Approx. 30 min. Newsmakers with Representative Steve Israel ; ; Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair and Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) talked ... Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair and Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) talked about his party’s efforts to regain control of the House of Representatives in the 2012 elections. He also discussed unemployment statistics for September 2012 and other election issues. 10:30 am CT Approx. 29 min. After Words with Sasha Issenberg ; In his book Sasha Issenberg discusses election tactics and strategies based on the use of ... In his book Sasha Issenberg discusses election tactics and strategies based on the use of behavioral psychology and experiments with voters to determine the outcome of elections. Mr. Issenberg discussed this new use of science with Nancy Jacobson, a co-founder of the non-partisan group No Labels. 2:58 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Book Discussion on Embers of War ; Cornell University historian Fredrik Logevall talked about the origins of the Vietnam War, which ... Cornell University historian Fredrik Logevall talked about the origins of the Vietnam War, which he termed America’s “least popular war.” Beginning with the 1919 Versailles Peace Conference that ended World War I, continuing through a half century of French rule, and on to America’s involvement in Vietnam, he said the war was a story of political, military, and diplomatic maneuvering and miscalculation.
Logevall is John S. Knight professor of international studies at Cornell University.
5:33 pm CT Approx. 57 min. Connecticut Senate Debate Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Chris Murphy met in their first debate for the Senate seat ... Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Chris Murphy met in their first debate for the Senate seat replacing retiring Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman. 11:00 am CT Approx. 2 hr. 59 min. LIVE In Depth with Steven Johnson ; Author Steven Johnson, co-founder and editor-in-chief of FEED, the former science and culture web ... Author Steven Johnson, co-founder and editor-in-chief of FEED, the former science and culture web magazine, talked about his life, career, and body of work and responded to telephone calls and electronic communicatons. He focused on issues such as communications technology, ways in which innovation affects government policy an daily lives, copyright and intellectual property, and the impact of developments in online technology and social media on the economy and lives of Americans. 
He is the author of eight books: Interface Culture: How New Technology Transforms the Way We Create and Communicate (1999); Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software (2002); Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life (2005); Everything Bad Is Good for You: How Today’s Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter (2005); The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic -- and How it Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World (2006); The Invention of Air: A Story of Science, Faith, Revolution, and the Birth of America (2008); Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation (2010); Future Perfect: The Case of Progress in a Networked Age (2012).
4:01 pm CT Approx. 3 min. Economics of Maine's Capital City Augusta, Maine’s Mayor Bill Stokes talked about the economics of Maine’s capital ... Augusta, Maine’s Mayor Bill Stokes talked about the economics of Maine’s capital city.
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.
6:33 pm CT Approx. 22 min. Human Rights Campaign's 16th Annual National Dinner ; ; Chad Griffin talked about the future of the movement for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, ... Chad Griffin talked about the future of the movement for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans both for the 2012 elections and beyond. Then featured speaker Newark Mayor Cory Booker discussed both his and President Obama’s support for equality. He talked about what he called the “common ancestry” shared by both the civil rights and gay rights movements.
The Human Rights Campaign 16th Annual National Dinner was held at the Washington Convention Center.
2:01 pm CT Approx. 40 min. Hanoi's War ; Lien-Hang Nguyen talked about her book, Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War ... Lien-Hang Nguyen talked about her book, Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam. She responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.
4:01 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 36 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.
7:00 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Q&A with Morley Safer ; Morley Safer talked about his early years at CBS News, revealing that he never finished college, ... Morley Safer talked about his early years at CBS News, revealing that he never finished college, and his impressions of Douglas Brinkley’s new biography, Cronkite, the designation of Mr. Cronkite as “the most trusted man in America,” and told stories of working with the former CBS News anchor in London and other locales. He also discussed some of the most controversial episodes of the weekly news magazine “60 Minutes.” Topics included his disapproval of the citizen journalism trend on the Internet, and his family life and legacy.
Mr. Safer reacted to video clips of a C-SPAN tour of his office in New York City and to clips from C-SPAN programs. Also shown were video clips of “60 Minutes” colleagues and his April 1, 2012, report on the arts.
Morley Safer, a “60 Minutes” correspondent for forty-two years, joined CBS News as a reporter in 1964. He began his journalism career at various newspapers in Canada, and was a correspondent and producer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
2:41 pm CT Approx. 1 min. BookTV Fairs and Festivals A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals. A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals. 4:05 pm CT 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.
8:05 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Party Leader Miliband Remarks to Labour Party Conference Britain’s Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband addressed party members at their annual autumn ... Britain’s Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband addressed party members at their annual autumn conference. He highlighted the differences between a future Labour government and the policies of the current Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition. He talked about "protecting the values of the National Health Service and creating a more highly skilled and paid vocational system for students who choose not to attend college. He also praised the efforts of the athletes and volunteers involved in the London Olympics. 2:42 pm CT Approx. 12 min. Book Discussion on August Gale Author Barbara Walsh talked about the story of two storms, the 1935 Newfoundland Hurricane that ... Author Barbara Walsh talked about the story of two storms, the 1935 Newfoundland Hurricane that claimed several of her ancestors and the family storm created by her grandfather in August Gale: A Father and Daughter’s Journey into the Storm.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. 4:27 pm CT 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.
9:14 pm CT Approx. 42 min. Presidential Candidates' Tax Proposals ; ; Alan Viard, resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, and Rebecca Wilkins, senior ... Alan Viard, resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, and Rebecca Wilkins, senior counsel for Citizens for Tax Justice discussed the tax proposals for individuals by both presidential candidates. They examined how each would handle tax rates, deductions and loopholes, and the potential impact on either approach to the federal budget.
The program concluded with a preview of the Local Content Vehicle (LCV) weekend programming for Augusta, Maine.
2:57 pm CT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released New books released the week of October 5, 2012. New books released the week of October 5, 2012. 4:35 pm CT 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.
10:00 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Q&A with Morley Safer ; Morley Safer talked about his early years at CBS News, revealing that he never finished college, ... Morley Safer talked about his early years at CBS News, revealing that he never finished college, and his impressions of Douglas Brinkley’s new biography, Cronkite, the designation of Mr. Cronkite as “the most trusted man in America,” and told stories of working with the former CBS News anchor in London and other locales. He also discussed some of the most controversial episodes of the weekly news magazine “60 Minutes.” Topics included his disapproval of the citizen journalism trend on the Internet, and his family life and legacy.
Mr. Safer reacted to video clips of a C-SPAN tour of his office in New York City and to clips from C-SPAN programs. Also shown were video clips of “60 Minutes” colleagues and his April 1, 2012, report on the arts.
Morley Safer, a “60 Minutes” correspondent for forty-two years, joined CBS News as a reporter in 1964. He began his journalism career at various newspapers in Canada, and was a correspondent and producer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
2:59 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. 2012 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards The 77th annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards were presented to “books that have made an ... The 77th annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards were presented to “books that have made an important contribution to society’s understanding of racism and diversity of human cultures.” Jury Chair Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presented a lifetime achievement award to Arnold Rampersad, humanities professor at Stanford University and author of biographies of Ralph Ellison and Langston Hughes. Awards are also given for non-fiction, David Blight, American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era and David Livingstone Smith, Less Than Human: Why We Demean, Enslave, and Exterminate Others and for fiction, Esi Edugyan, Half-Blood Blues: A Novel. The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards were held at the Ohio Theatre in Cleveland. 4:42 pm CT 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.
11:05 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Party Leader Miliband Remarks to Labour Party Conference Britain’s Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband addressed party members at their annual autumn ... Britain’s Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband addressed party members at their annual autumn conference. He highlighted the differences between a future Labour government and the policies of the current Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition. He talked about "protecting the values of the National Health Service and creating a more highly skilled and paid vocational system for students who choose not to attend college. He also praised the efforts of the athletes and volunteers involved in the London Olympics. 4:21 pm CT Approx. 31 min. Book Discussion on Lincoln's Forgotten Ally ; Elizabeth Leonard talked about her 2012 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize winning book ... Elizabeth Leonard talked about her 2012 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize winning book Lincoln’s Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky. She focused on Joseph Holt’s background and involvement in the Lincoln administration, the politics of the Antebellum Era, military jurisprudence, and
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.
4:53 pm CT 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.
12:13 am CT Approx. 57 min. Connecticut Senate Debate Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Chris Murphy met in their first debate for the Senate seat ... Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Chris Murphy met in their first debate for the Senate seat replacing retiring Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman. 4:59 pm CT Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on Justice for All: Earl Warren ; Jim Newton talked about his biography, Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made, ... Jim Newton talked about his biography, Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made, published by Riverhead. He recounted the life of Earl Warren, the chief justice of the United States from 1953 to 1969. He examined Chief Justice Warren’s tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court where he presided over such historic cases as Brown v. Board of Education, which desegregated schools; Griswold v. Connecticut, which established a constitutional right of privacy; and Engel v. Vitale, which outlawed prayer in public schools. Mr. Newton also focused on Earl Warren’s earlier years as attorney general and later governor of California. After his presentation the author responded to audience members' questions. 5:03 pm CT Approx. 6 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.”
2:27 am CT Approx. 16 min. Race and College Admissions Panelists talked about affirmative action, the future of college diversity, and policy ... Panelists talked about affirmative action, the future of college diversity, and policy implications. The panel focused primarily on using class instead of race to achieve diversity in higher education. Mr. Kahlenberg talked about a Century Foundation report looking at affirmative action admission policies in higher education. The report proposes using class as a means to a more diverse university population. Kahlenberg and seemingly all of the panelists to some extent believed that affirmative action based policies in higher education may be taking its last breath. 5:52 pm CT Approx. 9 min. Book Discussion on The Virgin Warrior Author Larissa J. Taylor talked about her book The Virgin Warrior: The Life and Death of Joan ... Author Larissa J. Taylor talked about her book The Virgin Warrior: The Life and Death of Joan of Arc.
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.
5:10 pm CT 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.
2:44 am CT Approx. 20 min. Stephen Flanagan on Developing Civil War in Syria ; Stephen Flanagan of the Center for Strategic and International Studies talked about latest ... Stephen Flanagan of the Center for Strategic and International Studies talked about latest developments in the civil war in Syria, including Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan’s recent comments that Turkey was “not far” from war with Syria following cross-border attacks this week. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 6:03 pm CT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Boss Rove Craig Unger spoke about his book on the political career of Karl Rove. He focused on ... Craig Unger spoke about his book on the political career of Karl Rove. He focused on Mr. Rove’s tenure as senior adviser and deputy chief of staff to President George W. Bush, as well as his involvement with the super PAC, American Crossroads. 5:14 pm CT Approx. 10 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.
3:05 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. Future of Syria After Assad Syrian opposition activists from the Day After Project presented the outlines of a transition plan ... Syrian opposition activists from the Day After Project presented the outlines of a transition plan for their country post-President Bashar al-Assa. Some of the subjects the covered were the objectives of the plan, such as ending violence and providing medical needs and basic services; Syria’s history over the preceding 40 years; rooting out nepotism and corruption; and how to put their plan in action. Following their discussion, they answered questions from members of the audience. 6:45 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Book Discussion on Escape from North Korea Author Melanie Kirkpatrick discussed her book, Escape from North Korea: The Untold Story of ... Author Melanie Kirkpatrick discussed her book, Escape from North Korea: The Untold Story of Asia’s Underground Railroad. Among the topics she addressed were the impact of U.S. sanctions and foreign policy on Korean dissidents, conditions for refugees in China, communications between North Korean ex-patriots and citizens of North Korea, and policies of the new regime of Kim Jong Un. Other participants also talked about humanitarian issues in North Korea and answered questions from the audience. 5:24 pm CT 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.
4:55 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Q&A with Morley Safer ; Morley Safer talked about his early years at CBS News, revealing that he never finished college, ... Morley Safer talked about his early years at CBS News, revealing that he never finished college, and his impressions of Douglas Brinkley’s new biography, Cronkite, the designation of Mr. Cronkite as “the most trusted man in America,” and told stories of working with the former CBS News anchor in London and other locales. He also discussed some of the most controversial episodes of the weekly news magazine “60 Minutes.” Topics included his disapproval of the citizen journalism trend on the Internet, and his family life and legacy.
Mr. Safer reacted to video clips of a C-SPAN tour of his office in New York City and to clips from C-SPAN programs. Also shown were video clips of “60 Minutes” colleagues and his April 1, 2012, report on the arts.
Morley Safer, a “60 Minutes” correspondent for forty-two years, joined CBS News as a reporter in 1964. He began his journalism career at various newspapers in Canada, and was a correspondent and producer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
8:00 pm CT Approx. 59 min. After Words with John Jenkins ; Legal journalist John Jenkins detailed the early career and 33-year Supreme Court tenure of former ... Legal journalist John Jenkins detailed the early career and 33-year Supreme Court tenure of former Chief Justice William Rehnquist and spoke to Joan Biskupic about his book The Partisan: The Life of William Rehnquist. They talked about early influences on Chief Justice Rehnquist’s jurisprudence, legal thinking, and tenure on the court. He also talked about research for the book and information found in the primary sources. 5:27 pm CT 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.
9:01 pm CT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released New books released the week of October 5, 2012. New books released the week of October 5, 2012. 5:37 pm CT Approx. 22 min. Women in Colonial America ; Up next, Cornell University History professor Mary Beth Norton discusses women’s roles in ... Up next, Cornell University History professor Mary Beth Norton discusses women’s roles in colonial America. She argues that there were elite and influential women, but that they are often overlooked by historians and the general public. Professor Norton also discusses the Salem witch trials of 1692 and her book on the subject, In the Devil’s Snare.
This 30 minute program took place at the Organization of American Historians meeting in Milwaukee.
9:03 pm CT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Fire in the Ashes Author Jonathan Kozol talked about his book, Fire in the Ashes: Twenty-Five Years Among the ... Author Jonathan Kozol talked about his book, Fire in the Ashes: Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America. He focused on economic and educational barriers to children’s development through public school students. His book focused on several six to eight year-old students in inner-city schools. He also spoke about various solutions to the problems of inequality and ways to evaluate progress. 6:00 pm CT Approx. 29 min. Milwaukee History and Architecture ; Kathy Kean spoke about historic neighborhoods and buildings in Milwaukee including the 1879 Grain ... Kathy Kean spoke about historic neighborhoods and buildings in Milwaukee including the 1879 Grain Exchange, and the Walker’s Point Historic District. 
This is the second of a two-part look at Milwaukee architecture.
10:00 pm CT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on I am the Change ; Conservative scholar Charles Kesler spoke about his thoughts on the Obama presidency and what he ... Conservative scholar Charles Kesler spoke about his thoughts on the Obama presidency and what he deemed were the “fatal contradictions” of liberalism. He talked about the history of modern liberal thought, progressive politics in America, and the ways in which liberal and conservative reform movements had advanced their causes. His remarks were made at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. 6:30 pm CT Approx. 59 min. Catherine Allgor on Dolley Madison Catherine Allgor discussed how first lady Dolley Madison came to symbolize the new American ... Catherine Allgor discussed how first lady Dolley Madison came to symbolize the new American democracy in the War of 1812. She responded to questions from members of the audience at the Norfolk Botanical Garden. 
“Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation” was an event of the OpSail 2012 Virginia 1812 Bicentennial Speaker Series, held in partnership with the U.S. Navy in commemoration of the War of 1812.
11:00 pm CT Approx. 2 hr. 59 min. In Depth with Steven Johnson ; Author Steven Johnson, co-founder and editor-in-chief of FEED, the former science and culture web ... Author Steven Johnson, co-founder and editor-in-chief of FEED, the former science and culture web magazine, talked about his life, career, and body of work and responded to telephone calls and electronic communicatons. He focused on issues such as communications technology, ways in which innovation affects government policy an daily lives, copyright and intellectual property, and the impact of developments in online technology and social media on the economy and lives of Americans. 
He is the author of eight books: Interface Culture: How New Technology Transforms the Way We Create and Communicate (1999); Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software (2002); Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life (2005); Everything Bad Is Good for You: How Today’s Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter (2005); The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic -- and How it Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World (2006); The Invention of Air: A Story of Science, Faith, Revolution, and the Birth of America (2008); Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation (2010); Future Perfect: The Case of Progress in a Networked Age (2012).
7:31 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Book Discussion on Embers of War ; Cornell University historian Fredrik Logevall talked about the origins of the Vietnam War, which ... Cornell University historian Fredrik Logevall talked about the origins of the Vietnam War, which he termed America’s “least popular war.” Beginning with the 1919 Versailles Peace Conference that ended World War I, continuing through a half century of French rule, and on to America’s involvement in Vietnam, he said the war was a story of political, military, and diplomatic maneuvering and miscalculation.
Logevall is John S. Knight professor of international studies at Cornell University.
2:00 am CT Approx. 59 min. After Words with John Jenkins ; Legal journalist John Jenkins detailed the early career and 33-year Supreme Court tenure of former ... Legal journalist John Jenkins detailed the early career and 33-year Supreme Court tenure of former Chief Justice William Rehnquist and spoke to Joan Biskupic about his book The Partisan: The Life of William Rehnquist. They talked about early influences on Chief Justice Rehnquist’s jurisprudence, legal thinking, and tenure on the court. He also talked about research for the book and information found in the primary sources. 8:35 pm CT Approx. 22 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.
3:00 am CT Approx. 48 min. Book Discussion on Entrepreneurial Nation Ro Khanna, a former deputy assistant secretary of commerce in a unit of the International Trade ... Ro Khanna, a former deputy assistant secretary of commerce in a unit of the International Trade Administration, argued that the U.S. is, and will continue to be, a leader in manufacturing and innovation. Mr.Khanna responded to questions from members of the audeince at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. 9:00 pm CT Approx. 29 min. Milwaukee History and Architecture ; Kathy Kean spoke about historic neighborhoods and buildings in Milwaukee including the 1879 Grain ... Kathy Kean spoke about historic neighborhoods and buildings in Milwaukee including the 1879 Grain Exchange, and the Walker’s Point Historic District. 
This is the second of a two-part look at Milwaukee architecture.
3:49 am CT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on Hitler's African Victims Raffael Scheck talked about black colonial troops serving with the French army who were murdered ... Raffael Scheck talked about black colonial troops serving with the French army who were murdered by members of the German military during its WWII campaign against France.
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.
9:30 pm CT Approx. 59 min. Catherine Allgor on Dolley Madison Catherine Allgor discussed how first lady Dolley Madison came to symbolize the new American ... Catherine Allgor discussed how first lady Dolley Madison came to symbolize the new American democracy in the War of 1812. She responded to questions from members of the audience at the Norfolk Botanical Garden. 
“Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation” was an event of the OpSail 2012 Virginia 1812 Bicentennial Speaker Series, held in partnership with the U.S. Navy in commemoration of the War of 1812.
4:00 am CT Approx. 30 min. Book Discussion on Who's Counting: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk ; John Fund talked about his book, Who’s Counting: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your ... John Fund talked about his book, Who’s Counting: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote At Risk. He responded to questions from students in the audience at the 19th annual Eagle Forum Collegians Leadership Summit from the Allison Auditorium of the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. 10:31 pm CT 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.
4:32 am CT Approx. 35 min. Book Discussion on Dangerous Ambition, Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson ; Susan Hertog talked about her book chronicling the lives of two early feminists working in ... Susan Hertog talked about her book chronicling the lives of two early feminists working in journalism, Dangerous Ambition: Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson: New Women in Search of Love and Power. During the early 20th century, Rebecca West, an English journalist, novelist, and critic, and Dorothy Thompson, an American journalist and first female head of a U.S. news bureau in Europe, defied convention to achieve unprecedented fame in a male-dominated era. She responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.
10:42 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Book Discussion on Embers of War ; Cornell University historian Fredrik Logevall talked about the origins of the Vietnam War, which ... Cornell University historian Fredrik Logevall talked about the origins of the Vietnam War, which he termed America’s “least popular war.” Beginning with the 1919 Versailles Peace Conference that ended World War I, continuing through a half century of French rule, and on to America’s involvement in Vietnam, he said the war was a story of political, military, and diplomatic maneuvering and miscalculation.
Logevall is John S. Knight professor of international studies at Cornell University.
5:08 am CT Approx. 35 min. Book Discussion on First Cameraman Arun Chaudhary, the first official White House videographer, recounted his tenure from 2009 to ... Arun Chaudhary, the first official White House videographer, recounted his tenure from 2009 to 2011 and his work on Senator Obama’s presidential campaign. Mr. Chaudhary’s coverage of President Obama ranged from formal moments such as greeting world leaders at the G-20 Summit, to the casual such as the president throwing warm-up pitches inside Busch stadium prior to his ceremonial first pitch at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Arun Chaudhary showed video clips during his presentation at Corcoran Film School and responded to questions from members of the audience. 11:48 pm CT 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.
5:44 am CT Approx. 14 min. Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom's Cabin ; Tess Chakkalakal talked about significant locations in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s life as she ... Tess Chakkalakal talked about significant locations in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s life as she developed the characters in Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Locations included the church where Beecher Stowe had the vision of Uncle Tom, the home in which her family lived while she wrote the book, and Bowdoin College Special Collections to see original National Era editions and 1st edition books of her works.
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.
12:00 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Book Discussion on The Fire: The Bombing of Germany, 1940-1945 ; Jorg Friedrich talked about his book, The Fire: The Bombing of Germany, 1940-1945, ... Jorg Friedrich talked about his book, The Fire: The Bombing of Germany, 1940-1945, published by Columbia University Press. The Allied bombing of Germany during World War II resulted in 600,000 casualties and devastated the landscape of historic cities such as Dresden. German historian Friedrich said the book combines narrative and first-hand testimony to depict the air raids as they were experienced by German civilians. He also considered Allied rationale for the bombing and whether or not the campaign influenced the war’s outcome. Since its initial publication in German in 2002, the book has been translated into ten languages. After his presentation the author responded to audience members' questions.
5:59 am CT Approx. 59 min. After Words with Edward Conard ; Edward Conard makes the case that most commonly held beliefs for what caused the 2008 recession ... Edward Conard makes the case that most commonly held beliefs for what caused the 2008 recession are wrong. For example, he argues that predatory lending and Wall Street greed did not cause the collapse of the housing market. He also argues that income inequality and the tax policies of Republican administrations have been beneficial for all Americans. He debated his perspective on the American economy with Michael Ettlinger, the vice president of economic policy for the Center for American Progress. 1:15 am CT Approx. 42 min. Jewish-American Revolutionary War Financier ; David Cowen talked about Haym Salomon, a Jewish-American Revolutionary War financier. In ... David Cowen talked about Haym Salomon, a Jewish-American Revolutionary War financier. In 1976, the United States honored Haym Salomon with a stamp with an inscription on the reverse side said “Financial Hero.” Businessman and broker Haym Salomon was responsible for raising most of the money needed to finance the American Revolution and later to save the new nation from collapse. Mr. Cowen also responded to questions from the audience.
1:58 am CT Approx. 1 min. Sputnik Launch Footage from a 1957 newsreel covering the launch of Sputnik, the first artificial Earth satellite. Footage from a 1957 newsreel covering the launch of Sputnik, the first artificial Earth satellite.
2:00 am CT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Gary Walters ; Gary Walters talked about his career as White House usher. He became Chief White House Usher ... Gary Walters talked about his career as White House usher. He became Chief White House Usher in 1986 and will retire this month. He said the duties of the Chief Usher are similar to those of the general manager of a major hotel. He was in the uniformed division during the Nixon, Ford and Carter administrations. He was appointed Chief Usher by President Reagan. He told many stories about the presidents and about historic moments during his tenure.
3:00 am CT Approx. 56 min. Eileen Shanahan Oral History Interview, Part 1 ; Eileen Shanahan talked about her life and career. In the early 1960s Eileen Shanahan was the ... Eileen Shanahan talked about her life and career. In the early 1960s Eileen Shanahan was the first female reporter in the New York Times Washington Bureau to cover anything other than first ladies. After 14 years at the Times, she became a named plaintiff in the sex discrimination lawsuit against them in 1974. She went on to be a spokesperson for the Carter administration and later a managing editor at a number of other papers. 
This is the first half of two parts. 
This oral history interview was conducted by Mary Marshall Clark on May 21, 1994, for the Washington Press Club Foundation as part of its oral history project “Women in Journalism.” The interview was conducted in the home of Betsy Wade in New York City.
4:00 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. CIA's History Collections at George Mason University ; David Robarge spoke about the history of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), focusing on the ... David Robarge spoke about the history of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), focusing on the strengths and weaknesses of former directors and how they had influenced the operations of the CIA and intelligence community. His remarks were part of a day-long symposium on the history of the CIA and collections held at George Mason University.
5:12 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Office of the DCI History Collection Intelligence experts spoke about the history of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), its ... Intelligence experts spoke about the history of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), its relationship with various branches of government, and the progression of intelligence policy over the past few decades. Their remarks were part of a day-long symposium on the history of the CIA and collections held at George Mason University. Following their remarks they responded to questions from the audience.