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6:00 am CT Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Who will win the 2012 ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Who will win the 2012 presidential election, and why ?”
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning political talk shows at the end of the program.
6:00 am CT Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on SEAL Team Six Howard Wasdin talked about his book, SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper. ... Howard Wasdin talked about his book, SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper. He used slides during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
This event of the Fall for the Book Festival was held at Sherwood Center in Fairfax, Virginia. It was sponsored by the Friends of the Naval Order of the United States.
6:00 am CT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Richard Shenkman ; Historian and author Richard Shenkman talked about his book Just How Stupid Are We?: Facing the ... Historian and author Richard Shenkman talked about his book Just How Stupid Are We?: Facing the Truth About the American Voter (Basic Books; June 9, 2008). Professor Shenkman argues that as American voters have gained more political power than ever before in the last 50 years, they are not exercising their power wisely and are more and more susceptible to campaign slogans and easy solutions because they do not take the time to educate themselves about the issues and the candidates. He provides such statistics as that most Americans can not name their representatives in Congress or even know that there are three branches of government. He talked about how politicians have repeatedly misled voters and the dumbing down of American politics via marketing, spin machines, and misinformation. He urged reinvigorating civic responsibility in an era where people are more consumers than citizens and providing people with the leadership to efficaciously participate in the political process.
6:49 am CT Approx. 59 min. LIVE Polling Developments ; ; Pollsters Andrew Baumann and Ed Goeas discussed the latest polling data and developments in the ... Pollsters Andrew Baumann and Ed Goeas discussed the latest polling data and developments in the 2012 election, strategies heading into the election, and key Senate and House races around the nation. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:00 am CT Approx. 52 min. President and Mrs. Lyndon Johnson ; ; Historians Michael Gillette, author of Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History and Mark ... Historians Michael Gillette, author of Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History and Mark Updegrove, author of Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency, talked about the lives of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson. They also responded to questions from the audience. 7:00 am CT Approx. 11 min. Michael Dukakis Concession Speech Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis conceded the presidential election, wishing ... Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis conceded the presidential election, wishing George H.W. Bush well, and pledging his support to the new administration.*He also said he would work with other governors to achieve the goals of his unsuccessful presidential effort.
7:50 am CT Approx. 29 min. LIVE Economy in Swing States ; ; Danielle Kurtzleben talked about the state of the economy in “swing” states, and she ... Danielle Kurtzleben talked about the state of the economy in “swing” states, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included unemployment rates, housing markets, and electoral votes.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes.*As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes.*
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning political news programs.
7:58 am CT Approx. 2 min. Book TV in Montpelier, Vermont These are the programs shown during the Montpelier LCV Weekend on Book TV: These are the programs shown during the Montpelier LCV Weekend on Book TV: 7:12 am CT Approx. 9 min. George H. W. Bush Victory Speech Vice President George H.W. Bush gives a speech after learning of his victory in the 1988 ... Vice President George H.W. Bush gives a speech after learning of his victory in the 1988 presidential election.
8:21 am CT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Religion and the 2012 Election ; Gregory Smith talked about the role religion was playing in the 2012 election, and he responded to ... Gregory Smith talked about the role religion was playing in the 2012 election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included how various religious voting blocs might affct the election. 8:01 am CT Approx. 9 min. Bear Pond Books Claire Benedict talked about the Bear Pond Books' longstanding role in the community, the impact ... Claire Benedict talked about the Bear Pond Books' longstanding role in the community, the impact of commercial competition and how the store has survived for nearly 40 years. 
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.
7:21 am CT Approx. 11 min. Ross Perot Concession Speech ; Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot spoke to supporters in the Grand Kempinski Hotel in ... Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot spoke to supporters in the Grand Kempinski Hotel in Dallas on the evening of election day, shortly after early returns projected a victory by Democratic presidential nominee Gov. Bill Clinton. Mr. Perot honored his supporters for creating a political movement, and after dancing with his wife and daughters to “Crazy,” Mr. Perot congratulated Gov. Clinton for his victory, and urged his supporters to work together to improve the country. Following his remarks, Mr. Perot posed for photos with his families, and introduced his running mate Adm. James Stockdale. At the end of the rally coverage, Mr. Perot held up a bumper sticker reading, “Perot in '96.”
9:03 am CT Approx. 2 min. What to Look for on Election Night, Reid Wilson The Hotline editor Reid Wilson discussed what he is looking for on election night. The Hotline editor Reid Wilson discussed what he is looking for on election night. 8:11 am CT Approx. 14 min. Discovering the Civil War in Today's Vermont Howard Coffin, author of the book Something Abides: Discovering the Civil War in Today’s ... Howard Coffin, author of the book Something Abides: Discovering the Civil War in Today’s Vermont, talked about Vermont’s role in the Civil War and visits several Civil War historical sites highlighted in his book.
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.
7:33 am CT Approx. 5 min. George H. W. Bush Concession Speech ; President Bush spoke to supporters in Bush/Quayle campaign headquarters in the Westin Galleria ... President Bush spoke to supporters in Bush/Quayle campaign headquarters in the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston after election returns indicated that Gov. Clinton won the election. Arising to the podium to cheers of “Thank you, George!” the president urged his supporters to stand behind the new president, and thanked key people in his campaign including former Secy. of State James Baker and his wife, Barbara. Following his remarks, the president and his wife waved to supporters from the stage.
9:07 am CT Approx. 29 min. LIVE Newsmakers with Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Senator John Thune Dave Levinthal and Alexis Simendinger interviewed Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), ... Dave Levinthal and Alexis Simendinger interviewed Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), chair of the Democratic National Committee, about her expectations for that week’s election. She joined the interview via video from Davie, Florida. Then Senator John Thune (R-SD), chair of the Republican Conference, was interviewed by telephone from from Waterloo, Iowa. After the interviews, the reporters in the studio discussed their responses. 8:26 am CT Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on Freedom and Unity: A History of Vermont Author Michael Sherman talked about his book Freedom & Unity: A History of Vermont. ... Author Michael Sherman talked about his book Freedom & Unity: A History of Vermont.
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.
7:39 am CT Approx. 14 min. Bill Clinton Victory Speech ; Democratic presidential nominee Gov. Bill Clinton spoke to supporters shortly after returns ... Democratic presidential nominee Gov. Bill Clinton spoke to supporters shortly after returns projected a Clinton presidential victory at a rally outside the Old Statehouse in Little Rock. Following warmly received introductions of the Clinton family and the family of his running mate Sen. Al Gore, Gov. Clinton noted the voters' call for a new beginning, and thanked his family and supporters for their help in the campaign. He also briefly discussed issues in his election agenda, and professed his belief in “a place called Hope."} Sen. Gore thanked his family and supporters for their aid in the campaign, honored his running mate’s agenda, and pledged to change the country. Following his remarks, Gov. Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Sen. Gore, and Tipper Gore shook hands with supporters in the crowd as the PA played "Don’t Stop” by Fleetwood Mac.
9:39 am CT Approx. 35 min. Mitt Romney Campaign Event in Englewood, Colorado ; ; Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romne and his wife Ann spoke at a campaign event at the ... Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romne and his wife Ann spoke at a campaign event at the Comfort Dental Amphitheatre in Englewood, Colorado. He compared how the next four years would look under another term of President Obama and under a Romney administration. William Tolbert brought onstage the U.S. flag carried on the last mission of the Space Shuttle Challenger. Former Governor Romney had often spoken of the occasion when he first touched that flag when he was a scout leader and how it symbolizes of the exploits of men and women of the space program. 8:33 am CT Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on Slow Democracy Author Woden Teachout talked about her book, co-authored with Susan Clark, Slow Democracy: ... Author Woden Teachout talked about her book, co-authored with Susan Clark, Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home, in which the authors discuss how citizens can successfully govern themselves on a local level.
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.
7:54 am CT Approx. 10 min. Bob Dole Concession Speech Republican presidential candidate Dole thanked supporters, family and staff members and conceded ... Republican presidential candidate Dole thanked supporters, family and staff members and conceded defeat in the election.
10:16 am CT Approx. 3 min. What to Look for on Election Night, Julie Sobel National Journal deputy director Julie Sobel discussed what he is looking for on election ... National Journal deputy director Julie Sobel discussed what he is looking for on election night. 8:42 am CT Approx. 18 min. Vermont Historical Society Library Collections ; Vermont Historical Society librarian Paul Carnahan highlighted items in the library, including ... Vermont Historical Society librarian Paul Carnahan highlighted items in the library, including Calvin Coolidge’s photo album, a collection of Civil War photography from George Houghton, a rare first edition copy of Vermont’s Revolutionary War Hero Ethan Allen’s Reason, the Only Oracle of Man and more.
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.
8:04 am CT Approx. 21 min. Bill Clinton Victory Speech ; On the steps of the Old State House where he celebrated victory four years ago, President Clinton ... On the steps of the Old State House where he celebrated victory four years ago, President Clinton called for bipartisanship and recalled the accomplishments of his first term. He also thanked his wife, his daughter Chelsea, Vice President Gore and other relatives, friends and staff members. He invoked his campaign theme of building a bridge to the 21st century, saying that the U.S. must be committed to making better opportunities for children and families. Prior to the president’s speech, Vice President Gore also thanked family and friends, praised Hillary Rodham Clinton and President Clinton and referred to his efforts to reform the federal government. There were reportedly tens of thousands of supporters at the outdoor rally.
10:20 am CT Approx. 1 min. LIVE Vice President Joe Biden in Lakewood, Ohio ; Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden spoke at a campaign event in Lakewood, ... Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden spoke at a campaign event in Lakewood, Ohio. During the event at Lakewood High School, Vice President Biden talked about the tone from the Romney-Ryan campaign, calling them “shameless” and their latest ad on the auto industry "callous". 9:00 am CT Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on All Those In Favor Author Frank Bryan talked about his book, co-authored with Susan Clark, All Those In Favor: ... Author Frank Bryan talked about his book, co-authored with Susan Clark, All Those In Favor: Rediscovering the Secrets of Town Meeting and Community.
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.
8:26 am CT Approx. 6 min. Al Gore Concession Speech In the presence of family members and the Lieberman family, Vice President Gore conceded the ... In the presence of family members and the Lieberman family, Vice President Gore conceded the presidential election to Governor Bush. In his remarks he called for national unity and pledged to support the new president-elect.
10:22 am CT Approx. 9 min. Ohio and the 2012 Election ; Mark Naymik talked about Ohio’s role as a “swing” state in the presidential ... Mark Naymik talked about Ohio’s role as a “swing” state in the presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the state’s historical significance in tracking presidential election outcomes, the unemployment and jobs outlook in the state, key issues for Ohio voters, and what to watch for on election night, among other topics.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes.*As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes.*
This was part ten of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
9:09 am CT Approx. 6 min. Vermont College of Fine Arts and Literary Scene Vermont College of Fine Arts Founder and President Tom Greene talked about the Montpelier literary ... Vermont College of Fine Arts Founder and President Tom Greene talked about the Montpelier literary culture and one of the first low residency Masters of Fine Arts in writing programs in the country. 
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.
8:33 am CT Approx. 10 min. George W. Bush Acceptance Speech ; Speaking from the Texas House of Representatives chamber, Governor Bush accepted Vice President ... Speaking from the Texas House of Representatives chamber, Governor Bush accepted Vice President Gore’s concession in the presidential election. In his remarks he called for national unity, pledged to work with both parties in forwarding his agenda, and thanked his staff and supporters.
10:31 am CT Approx. 1 min. LIVE Vice President Joe Biden in Lakewood, Ohio ; Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden spoke at a campaign event in Lakewood, ... Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden spoke at a campaign event in Lakewood, Ohio. During the event at Lakewood High School, Vice President Biden talked about the tone from the Romney-Ryan campaign, calling them “shameless” and their latest ad on the auto industry "callous". 9:16 am CT Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on Do Not Ask What Good We Do ; Author Robert Draper talked about his book, Do Not Ask What Good We Do: Inside the U.S. House ... Author Robert Draper talked about his book, Do Not Ask What Good We Do: Inside the U.S. House of Representatives, in which he discusses how the 112th Congress could drop to a 9 percent approval rating. He responded to questions from the audience. 8:44 am CT Approx. 15 min. John Kerry Concession Speech ; Senators Edwards and Kerry spoke to supporters and conceded defeat in the presidential ... Senators Edwards and Kerry spoke to supporters and conceded defeat in the presidential election. They congratulated their opponents and thanked their supporters, staff, family, and friends. Senator Edwards told supporters, “You can be disappointed but you can not walk away. This fight has just begun.” He spoke about the need “to build one America.” Senator Kerry spoke about his conversation with President Bush and offered his congratulations. He spoke about the “danger of division in our country, and the need-the desperate need-for unity, for finding the common ground and coming together.”
10:33 am CT Approx. 3 min. What to Look for on Election Night, Martin Kady Politico correspondent Martin Kady discussed what he is looking for on election night. Politico correspondent Martin Kady discussed what he is looking for on election night. 10:36 am CT Approx. 22 min. After Words with David Coleman ; David Coleman, author of The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: ... David Coleman, author of The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: The Secret White House Tapes, discussed using White House tapes and extensive research to paint a picture of the JFK White House after the Cuban Missile Crisis. 8:59 am CT Approx. 9 min. George W. Bush Victory Speech President George W. Bush spoke to supporters after learning of his victory in the 2004 ... President George W. Bush spoke to supporters after learning of his victory in the 2004 presidential election.
10:36 am CT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Vice President Joe Biden in Lakewood, Ohio ; Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden spoke at a campaign event in Lakewood, ... Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden spoke at a campaign event in Lakewood, Ohio. During the event at Lakewood High School, Vice President Biden talked about the tone from the Romney-Ryan campaign, calling them “shameless” and their latest ad on the auto industry "callous". 11:00 am CT Approx. 3 hr. LIVE In Depth with Kenneth Davis ; Author Kenneth Davis talked about his body of work and his newest book, Don’t Know Much ... Author Kenneth Davis talked about his body of work and his newest book, Don’t Know Much About the American Presidents. He answered questions from viewers via telephone and electronic communications. Mr. Davis was also the author of eight other books in the Don’t Know Much About... series as well as the book, America’s Hidden History. 9:10 am CT Approx. 10 min. John McCain Concession Speech Senator John McCain spoke to supporters outside his election night headquarters in Phoenix, ... Senator John McCain spoke to supporters outside his election night headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. He congratulated Senator Barack Obama on his successful presidential campaign and pledged to work with the new president in a spirit of bipartisan cooperation to meet the challenges of international security and the economy.
11:19 am CT Approx. 14 min. LIVE Viewer Response to Campaign 2012 and Vice President Biden Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on campaign 2012, including the Joe Biden campaign ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on campaign 2012, including the Joe Biden campaign event that aired immediately prior to this program. Toldeo Blade correspondent Tom Troy also called in to discuss Ohio’s role in the 2012 election. 2:01 pm CT Approx. 37 min. Book Discussion on The Amateur ; Edward Klein talked about his book, The Amateur, which takes a critical look at President ... Edward Klein talked about his book, The Amateur, which takes a critical look at President Obama before and after he reached the White House. He was interviewed while attending FreedomFest, which was held July 11-14, 2012, in Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. 9:20 am CT Approx. 17 min. Barack Obama Victory Speech After receiving congratulatory telephone calls from Senator John McCain and President Bush for his ... After receiving congratulatory telephone calls from Senator John McCain and President Bush for his win in the presidential election, President-Elect Barack Obama spoke to supporters and others gathered in Grant Park in Chicago. In his victory speech he thanked his family and campaign organization and said that he would govern by representing all Americans, and would call on all citizens to join in a struggle to renew America’s position as an example to the world.
11:33 am CT Approx. 2 min. What to Look for on Election Night, Reid Wilson The Hotline editor Reid Wilson discussed what he is looking for on election night. The Hotline editor Reid Wilson discussed what he is looking for on election night. 2:39 pm CT Approx. 6 min. Vermont College of Fine Arts and Literary Scene Vermont College of Fine Arts Founder and President Tom Greene talked about the Montpelier literary ... Vermont College of Fine Arts Founder and President Tom Greene talked about the Montpelier literary culture and one of the first low residency Masters of Fine Arts in writing programs in the country. 
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.
9:39 am CT Approx. 17 min. Book Discussion on Tuesday in November Tuesday in November is a 1945 United States Office of War Information - Overseas Division ... Tuesday in November is a 1945 United States Office of War Information - Overseas Division film detailing the process of voting during the 1944 election, in which President Franklin Roosevelt was opposed by New York Governor Thomas Dewey. 
The seventeen minute film includes animated sequences detailing the structure of American government, and is part of the online Prelinger Archives.
11:36 am CT Approx. 11 min. LIVE Viewer Response to Campaign 2012 Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on campaign 2012. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on campaign 2012. 2:46 pm CT Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on The New New Deal Michael Grunwald spoke about his book, The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the ... Michael Grunwald spoke about his book, The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era. In his remarks he talked about the $800 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, signed into law by President Obama on February 17, 2009, as a “new” New Deal. He also talked about the process of enacting the legislation and the political climate in Washington. He also answered questions from the audience at Barnes and Noble Booksellers in New York City. 10:00 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Mark Grimsley's The Hard Hand of War Panelists discussed Mark Grimsley’s book, The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy ... Panelists discussed Mark Grimsley’s book, The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy Toward Southern Civilians, 1861-1865, which was the featured book of the 2012 Civil War Institute Summer Conference at Gettysburg College. He responded to questions from the audience.
11:47 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. President Obama and Former President Bill Clinton in Virginia ; President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton spoke at a campaign event in Bristow, ... President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton spoke at a campaign event in Bristow, Virginia’s Jiffy Lube Live amphitheater, where music was provided by Dave Matthews. Former President Clinton praised President Obama and said why he is supporting him. Clinton, his voice hoarse from campaign events, said he had given “my voice in the service of my president.” The president made remarks about Governor Romney and change, Hurricane Sandy, and the middle class needing a champion that would fight for them. This event was their last of the day. They were shown mingling with the crowed after the speeches. 3:37 pm CT Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on Slow Democracy Author Woden Teachout talked about her book, co-authored with Susan Clark, Slow Democracy: ... Author Woden Teachout talked about her book, co-authored with Susan Clark, Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home, in which the authors discuss how citizens can successfully govern themselves on a local level.
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.
11:12 am CT Approx. 28 min. Operation Ivy On November 1, 1952 the U.S. conducted its first test of a hydrogen bomb at Eniwetok, an atoll in ... On November 1, 1952 the U.S. conducted its first test of a hydrogen bomb at Eniwetok, an atoll in the Pacific Ocean. The 10.4 megaton explosion generated a three-mile-wide fireball. It also left a mile-wide crater with a depth of 175 feet. This is a 1952 film produced by the Defense Department and the Atomic Energy Commission titled, “Operation Ivy.”
1:00 pm CT Approx. 57 min. Polling Developments ; ; Pollsters Andrew Baumann and Ed Goeas discussed the latest polling data and developments in the ... Pollsters Andrew Baumann and Ed Goeas discussed the latest polling data and developments in the 2012 election, strategies heading into the election, and key Senate and House races around the nation. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 3:46 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on The Battle Over Health Care Rosemary Gibson examines the current health care debate and the provisions of the Patient ... Rosemary Gibson examines the current health care debate and the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Ms. Gibson reports on the creation of the legislation, its recent passage, and the fiscal affect on insurance providers and the federal government. She showed slides during her presentation and responded to questions from members of the audience at Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey. 11:42 am CT Approx. 9 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.
1:58 pm CT Approx. 17 min. Minnesota 6th House District Debate ; ; Minnesota 6th Congressional District candidates Representative Michele Bachmann (R) and Jim Graves ... Minnesota 6th Congressional District candidates Representative Michele Bachmann (R) and Jim Graves (D) debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of KSTP-TV. 4:51 pm CT Approx. 9 min. Bear Pond Books Claire Benedict talked about the Bear Pond Books' longstanding role in the community, the impact ... Claire Benedict talked about the Bear Pond Books' longstanding role in the community, the impact of commercial competition and how the store has survived for nearly 40 years. 
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.
11:51 am CT Approx. 7 min. Massachusetts Maritime History ; Historian Richard Norton Smith toured three locations along Boston’s North Shore: Fort ... Historian Richard Norton Smith toured three locations along Boston’s North Shore: Fort Sewall in Marblehead, Massachusetts; the Salem Maritime National Historic Site and Custom House; and the Gloucester Fisherman’s Memorial.
These stops on the Presidents and Patriots Historical Tours' nine-day “New England by the Sea: Whales, Witches & Writers” tour were on October 7 and 8, 2011.
2:16 pm CT Approx. 3 min. What to Look for on Election Night, Jessica Taylor The Rothenberg Political Report’s Jessica Taylor discussed what she is looking for on ... The Rothenberg Political Report’s Jessica Taylor discussed what she is looking for on election night. 5:01 pm CT Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on Electing FDR ; Donald Ritchie talked about his book Electing FDR: The New Deal Campaign of 1932, published ... Donald Ritchie talked about his book Electing FDR: The New Deal Campaign of 1932, published by University Press of Kansas. In his book Mr. Ritchie recounted the presidential election of 1932 that pitted Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his New Deal policy platform against the incumbent, Herbert Hoover. Mr. Ritchie followed the election from the primaries to the enactment of the New Deal. Mr. Richie responded to questions from the audience. 12:00 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. The End of WWII and the Early Cold War History Professor Matthew O’Brien spoke about the causes, major battles and repercussions of ... History Professor Matthew O’Brien spoke about the causes, major battles and repercussions of World War II. He also examined Hitler’s advance through Europe, Winston Churchill’s strategy to fight the Nazis, the failing of the Soviet Union’s non-aggression pact with Germany, and the eventual full participation of the United States in the war following the attack on Pearl Harbor.
This hour and 15-minute class took place at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio.
2:20 pm CT Approx. 1 min. North Carolina and the 2012 Election ; Rob Christensen talked about North Carolina’s role as a “swing ” state in the ... Rob Christensen talked about North Carolina’s role as a “swing ” state in the 2012 presidential election. Among other topics Mr. Christensen discussed the unemployment and jobs outlook in the state and key issues for North Carolina voters, and he also answered viewer questions.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part four of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
5:57 pm CT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 11/3/12 A list of new books being released the week of November 3, 2012. A list of new books being released the week of November 3, 2012. 1:15 pm CT 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.
2:23 pm CT Approx. 9 min. Virginia and the 2012 Election ; ; Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the state’s unemployment rate, voters, voting systems, and the areas of the state that are vital for both President Obama and Mitt Romney.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part nine of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
5:59 pm CT Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 11-01-12 A list from November 1, 2012 of upcoming book fairs and festivals. A list from November 1, 2012 of upcoming book fairs and festivals. 1:25 pm CT Approx. 27 min. Presidential Campaign Memorabilia ; We take you behind-the-scenes at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History for a ... We take you behind-the-scenes at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History for a look at presidential campaign memorabilia dating from the time of George Washington’s inauguration up to the 2012 campaign. Our tour guides are political curators Harry Rubenstein and Larry Bird who scout the Democratic and Republican national conventions every four years, looking for just the right buttons, signs and novelty hats that will someday open a window for future historians into our times and politics.
2:32 pm CT Approx. 16 min. LIVE Governor Bob McDonnell at Romney Campaign Event in Fairfax, Virginia Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell spoke at a campaign event in Fairfax, Virginia. The Governor ... Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell spoke at a campaign event in Fairfax, Virginia. The Governor provided remarks on the Presidential race, the close Virginia race, and criticized President Obama for failed policies. 6:00 pm CT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Spillover ; Author David Quammen talked about his book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human ... Author David Quammen talked about his book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, in which he looks at diseases like Ebola, SARS, avian flu, and AIDS that originated in animals but spread to humans and talks about the threat of this kind of “spillover” in the future. Mr. Quammen spoke at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC. 1:54 pm CT Approx. 59 min. Eisenhower Campaign Election Eve Program ; On November 3, 1952 the Republican National Committee presented a television broadcast in support ... On November 3, 1952 the Republican National Committee presented a television broadcast in support of Dwight Eisenhower’s 1952 presidential campaign. The national television broadcast on the evening before election day featured footage from the campaign trail and interviews with Eisenhower supporters and testimonials about their support. The program also included remarks by General Eisenhower and Senator Nixon.
Dwight Eisenhower went on to defeat Democratic candidate Adlai Stevenson that year.
2:49 pm CT Approx. 15 min. Viewer Response to Campaign 2012 and Governor Bob McDonnell Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on campaign 2012, including the speech by ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on campaign 2012, including the speech by Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA) at a campaign event that aired immediately prior to this program.*NBC 12 correspondent Ryan Nobles also called in during the program. 6:45 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on Master of the Mountain ; Author Henry Wiencek discussed his book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His ... Author Henry Wiencek discussed his book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves, in which he reports that Jefferson sought financial gain through the ownership and labor of his slaves, what America’s third president called “silent profits.” 2:53 pm CT Approx. 6 min. Kennedy Elected President A November 1960 Universal newsreel announced the victory of John F. Kennedy in the presidential ... A November 1960 Universal newsreel announced the victory of John F. Kennedy in the presidential election.
3:05 pm CT Approx. 26 min. LIVE President Obama Campaign Event in Hollywood, Florida President Obama spoke at a campaign rally at McArthur High School Football Field in Hollywood, ... President Obama spoke at a campaign rally at McArthur High School Football Field in Hollywood, Florida. The president discussed his vision and encouraged voters to vote for someone they trust. He also vowed to continue fighting the status quo in Washington. The president was seen mingling with the crowd after his speech. Other speakers were Former Governor Charlie Crist (R-FL), Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D_FL), and Cuban-American recording artist Pitbull. 7:50 pm CT Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on All Those In Favor Author Frank Bryan talked about his book, co-authored with Susan Clark, All Those In Favor: ... Author Frank Bryan talked about his book, co-authored with Susan Clark, All Those In Favor: Rediscovering the Secrets of Town Meeting and Community.
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.
2:59 pm CT Approx. 17 min. Book Discussion on Tuesday in November Tuesday in November is a 1945 United States Office of War Information - Overseas Division ... Tuesday in November is a 1945 United States Office of War Information - Overseas Division film detailing the process of voting during the 1944 election, in which President Franklin Roosevelt was opposed by New York Governor Thomas Dewey. 
The seventeen minute film includes animated sequences detailing the structure of American government, and is part of the online Prelinger Archives.
3:31 pm CT Approx. 19 min. Viewer Response to Campaign 2012 and Obama Campaign Event Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on campaign 2012, including the President Obama ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on campaign 2012, including the President Obama campaign event that aired immediately prior to this program. Tampa Bay Times correspondent Steve Busquet also called in during the program. 8:01 pm CT Approx. 52 min. After Words with Salman Khan ; Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, spoke about the benefits of online, universal education ... Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, spoke about the benefits of online, universal education and his evolution from hedge fund analyst to public educator. He examined the state of public education, learning methods, and the integration of technology into public education. He talked with the president of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, Nina Rees. 
Salman Khan is a former hedge fund analyst, venture capitalist and Silicon Valley engineer. He holds several degrees from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is the founder of the Khan Academy.
3:19 pm CT Approx. 9 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.
3:50 pm CT Approx. 46 min. Social Networks and Social Justice ; Ben Rattray discussed the use of peer-to-peer communication to change public policy on issues from ... Ben Rattray discussed the use of peer-to-peer communication to change public policy on issues from immigration to gay rights to product safety. He talked about how he founded his on-line petition site and many of the causes it has influenced. He was interviewed by Ron Brownstein and responded to questions from members of the audience. 
“Social Networks and Social Justice” was a session at the second annual “The Atlantic Meets the Pacific” Conference held at Scripps Seaside Forum by the University of California, San Diego, and The Atlantic.
8:55 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on Into Dust and Fire Rachel Cox recounted the decision by five men, including her Uncle Rob Cox, to leave their Ivy ... Rachel Cox recounted the decision by five men, including her Uncle Rob Cox, to leave their Ivy League schools and join the British Army in the spring of 1941, six months prior to Pearl Harbor and America’s involvement in World War II. The author reported on the experiences of the five Americans who were assigned to the 7th Armored Division of the British Eighth Army on the North African front. Rachel Cox spoke at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, Vermont. 3:29 pm CT Approx. 28 min. Operation Ivy On November 1, 1952 the U.S. conducted its first test of a hydrogen bomb at Eniwetok, an atoll in ... On November 1, 1952 the U.S. conducted its first test of a hydrogen bomb at Eniwetok, an atoll in the Pacific Ocean. The 10.4 megaton explosion generated a three-mile-wide fireball. It also left a mile-wide crater with a depth of 175 feet. This is a 1952 film produced by the Defense Department and the Atomic Energy Commission titled, “Operation Ivy.”
4:37 pm CT Approx. 23 min. Viewer Response to Campaign 2012 Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on campaign 2012.*Philadelphia Daily News ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on campaign 2012.*Philadelphia Daily News correspondent Chris Brennan also called in to discuss the presidential election in Pennsylvania. 9:57 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on Makers ; Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired magazine, contends that America is on the verge of a new ... Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired magazine, contends that America is on the verge of a new industrial revolution spurred by advances in computing. The author profiled a selection of start-up industrialists, “makers,” who are using social media, crowd sourcing, and open source software to redefine American industry and manufacturing. Chris Anderson spoke at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco. 4:01 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. American History TV in Montpelier, Vermont These are the programs shown during the Montpelier LCV weekend on American History ... These are the programs shown during the Montpelier LCV weekend on American History TV.
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5:01 pm CT Approx. 28 min. Newsmakers with Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Senator John Thune Dave Levinthal and Alexis Simendinger interviewed Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), ... Dave Levinthal and Alexis Simendinger interviewed Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), chair of the Democratic National Committee, about her expectations for that week’s election. She joined the interview via video from Davie, Florida. Then Senator John Thune (R-SD), chair of the Republican Conference, was interviewed by telephone from from Waterloo, Iowa. After the interviews, the reporters in the studio discussed their responses. 11:03 pm CT Approx. 2 hr. 59 min. In Depth with Kenneth Davis ; Author Kenneth Davis talked about his body of work and his newest book, Don’t Know Much ... Author Kenneth Davis talked about his body of work and his newest book, Don’t Know Much About the American Presidents. He answered questions from viewers via telephone and electronic communications. Mr. Davis was also the author of eight other books in the Don’t Know Much About... series as well as the book, America’s Hidden History. 4:04 pm CT 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.
5:30 pm CT Approx. 6 min. Governor Tom Corbett at Romney Campaign Event Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett spoke at a Mitt Romney campaign event at Shady Brook Farm in ... Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett spoke at a Mitt Romney campaign event at Shady Brook Farm in Morrisville, Pennsylvania.
This is a portion of his speech.
2:03 am CT Approx. 52 min. After Words with Salman Khan ; Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, spoke about the benefits of online, universal education ... Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, spoke about the benefits of online, universal education and his evolution from hedge fund analyst to public educator. He examined the state of public education, learning methods, and the integration of technology into public education. He talked with the president of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, Nina Rees. 
Salman Khan is a former hedge fund analyst, venture capitalist and Silicon Valley engineer. He holds several degrees from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is the founder of the Khan Academy.
4:15 pm CT 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.
5:37 pm CT Approx. 9 min. Viewer Response to Campaign 2012 Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on campaign 2012 while live scenes were shown in the ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on campaign 2012 while live scenes were shown in the background of a crowd waiting for the arrival of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann at a campaign event at Shady Brook Farm in Morrisville, Pennsylvania. A video clip of President Obama speaking thatday in Hollywood, Florida, was also shown. 2:57 am CT Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on Freedom and Unity: A History of Vermont Author Michael Sherman talked about his book Freedom & Unity: A History of Vermont. ... Author Michael Sherman talked about his book Freedom & Unity: A History of Vermont.
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.
4:22 pm CT 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.
5:46 pm CT Approx. 32 min. LIVE Mitt Romney in Morrisville, Pennsylvania ; Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann spoke at a campaign event at Shady ... Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann spoke at a campaign event at Shady Brook Farm in Morrisville, Pennsylvania. Former Governor Romney asked people to go out and vote and promised to deliver real change in this stop of his “Real Recovery Road Rally” bus tour. 3:05 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on 1812 Author Nicole Eustace, history professor at New York University, discusses her book, 1812: War ... Author Nicole Eustace, history professor at New York University, discusses her book, 1812: War and the Passions of Patriotism, in which she examines the affect the War of 1812 had on American politics and patriotism. She reported that the end of the three-year War resulted in the “era of good feelings,” marked by diffused partisanship and greater nationalism. Nicole Eustace spoke at the David Library of the American Revolution in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania. 4:31 pm CT 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.
6:18 pm CT Approx. 12 min. Viewer Response to Campaign 2012 and Romney Campaign Event Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Campaign 2012 and the Mitt Romney campaign event ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Campaign 2012 and the Mitt Romney campaign event that aired immediately prior to this program. 4:13 am CT Approx. 18 min. Vermont Historical Society Library Collections ; Vermont Historical Society librarian Paul Carnahan highlighted items in the library, including ... Vermont Historical Society librarian Paul Carnahan highlighted items in the library, including Calvin Coolidge’s photo album, a collection of Civil War photography from George Houghton, a rare first edition copy of Vermont’s Revolutionary War Hero Ethan Allen’s Reason, the Only Oracle of Man and more.
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.
4:40 pm CT Approx. 6 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.
6:31 pm CT Approx. 17 min. Minnesota 6th House District Debate ; ; Minnesota 6th Congressional District candidates Representative Michele Bachmann (R) and Jim Graves ... Minnesota 6th Congressional District candidates Representative Michele Bachmann (R) and Jim Graves (D) debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of KSTP-TV. 4:31 am CT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 11/3/12 A list of new books being released the week of November 3, 2012. A list of new books being released the week of November 3, 2012. 4:47 pm CT 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.
6:48 pm CT Approx. 10 min. Rothenberg Political Report House Interview ; Nathan Gonzales, deputy editor of the Rothenberg Political Report, gave an overview of key ... Nathan Gonzales, deputy editor of the Rothenberg Political Report, gave an overview of key House races and what he would be looking for on election night. 4:32 am CT Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on Strom Thurmond's America Joseph Crespino, history professor at Emory University, recounted the life and political career of ... Joseph Crespino, history professor at Emory University, recounted the life and political career of the late Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina (1902-2003). The author recalls the many events that composed the former Senator’s 47-year career, from his presidential candidacy in 1948 to his 24-hour filibuster in opposition to the Civil Rights Act of 1957, and his movement from the Democratic to Republican Party in 1964. Joseph Crespino speaks at Lemuria Books in Jackson, Mississippi. 4:57 pm CT Approx. 6 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.
7:00 pm CT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Walter Stahr ; Walter Stahr talked about Seward: Lincoln’s Indispensable Man, his biography on ... Walter Stahr talked about Seward: Lincoln’s Indispensable Man, his biography on William Seward, who he argued was one of the most important Americans of the 19th Century. He detailed Seward’s service as a progressive governor of New York and an outspoken U.S. senator before being chosen as Abraham Lincoln’s secretary of state and closest adviser. He spoke about the special relationship between the president and Seward, and observed that some detractors erroneously stated at the time that Seward was actually the power behind Lincoln’s presidency. Secretary Seward was severely wounded by other assassins the night President Lincoln was assassinated, but remained as secretary of state through President Andrew Johnson’s term. Mr. Stahr also talked about his own years as a practicing attorney and his decision to take up writing as a profession. 5:19 am CT Approx. 14 min. Discovering the Civil War in Today's Vermont Howard Coffin, author of the book Something Abides: Discovering the Civil War in Today’s ... Howard Coffin, author of the book Something Abides: Discovering the Civil War in Today’s Vermont, talked about Vermont’s role in the Civil War and visits several Civil War historical sites highlighted in his book.
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.
5:05 pm CT Approx. 26 min. Presidential Campaign Memorabilia ; We take you behind-the-scenes at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History for a ... We take you behind-the-scenes at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History for a look at presidential campaign memorabilia dating from the time of George Washington’s inauguration up to the 2012 campaign. Our tour guides are political curators Harry Rubenstein and Larry Bird who scout the Democratic and Republican national conventions every four years, looking for just the right buttons, signs and novelty hats that will someday open a window for future historians into our times and politics.
8:02 pm CT Approx. 30 min. Question Time Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the ... Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. The main topics were the European Union (EU) budget, a report on the future of the British economy, and the closure of a Ford Motor plant. On the EU budget, Prime Minister Cameron said he would veto the budget if it were not in the best interest of the United Kingdom and accused the opposition of having the position of “opportunism.” The prime minister also responded to a recent review criticizing the government’s economic growth plan.
5:34 am CT Approx. 6 min. Vermont College of Fine Arts and Literary Scene Vermont College of Fine Arts Founder and President Tom Greene talked about the Montpelier literary ... Vermont College of Fine Arts Founder and President Tom Greene talked about the Montpelier literary culture and one of the first low residency Masters of Fine Arts in writing programs in the country. 
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.
5:33 pm CT Approx. 17 min. Book Discussion on Tuesday in November Tuesday in November is a 1945 United States Office of War Information - Overseas Division ... Tuesday in November is a 1945 United States Office of War Information - Overseas Division film detailing the process of voting during the 1944 election, in which President Franklin Roosevelt was opposed by New York Governor Thomas Dewey. 
The seventeen minute film includes animated sequences detailing the structure of American government, and is part of the online Prelinger Archives.
8:34 pm CT Approx. 17 min. Minnesota 6th House District Debate ; ; Minnesota 6th Congressional District candidates Representative Michele Bachmann (R) and Jim Graves ... Minnesota 6th Congressional District candidates Representative Michele Bachmann (R) and Jim Graves (D) debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of KSTP-TV. 5:40 am CT Approx. 8 min. Bear Pond Books Claire Benedict talked about the Bear Pond Books' longstanding role in the community, the impact ... Claire Benedict talked about the Bear Pond Books' longstanding role in the community, the impact of commercial competition and how the store has survived for nearly 40 years. 
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.
5:52 pm CT 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.
8:54 pm CT Approx. 34 min. President Obama Campaign Event in Hollywood, Florida President Obama spoke at a campaign rally at McArthur High School Football Field in Hollywood, ... President Obama spoke at a campaign rally at McArthur High School Football Field in Hollywood, Florida. The president discussed his vision and encouraged voters to vote for someone they trust. He also vowed to continue fighting the status quo in Washington. The president was seen mingling with the crowd after his speech. Other speakers were Former Governor Charlie Crist (R-FL), Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D_FL), and Cuban-American recording artist Pitbull. 5:50 am CT Approx. 15 min. American Writer's Museum ; Malcolm O’Hagan, chairman of The American Writers Museum Foundation, talked about the ... Malcolm O’Hagan, chairman of The American Writers Museum Foundation, talked about the progress the foundation has made in the creation of a museum dedicated to American writers. 6:00 pm CT Approx. 11 min. Michael Dukakis Concession Speech Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis conceded the presidential election, wishing ... Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis conceded the presidential election, wishing George H.W. Bush well, and pledging his support to the new administration.*He also said he would work with other governors to achieve the goals of his unsuccessful presidential effort.
9:28 pm CT Approx. 30 min. Mitt Romney in Morrisville, Pennsylvania ; Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann spoke at a campaign event at Shady ... Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann spoke at a campaign event at Shady Brook Farm in Morrisville, Pennsylvania. Former Governor Romney asked people to go out and vote and promised to deliver real change in this stop of his “Real Recovery Road Rally” bus tour. 6:12 pm CT Approx. 9 min. George H. W. Bush Victory Speech Vice President George H.W. Bush gives a speech after learning of his victory in the 1988 ... Vice President George H.W. Bush gives a speech after learning of his victory in the 1988 presidential election.
10:00 pm CT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Walter Stahr ; Walter Stahr talked about Seward: Lincoln’s Indispensable Man, his biography on ... Walter Stahr talked about Seward: Lincoln’s Indispensable Man, his biography on William Seward, who he argued was one of the most important Americans of the 19th Century. He detailed Seward’s service as a progressive governor of New York and an outspoken U.S. senator before being chosen as Abraham Lincoln’s secretary of state and closest adviser. He spoke about the special relationship between the president and Seward, and observed that some detractors erroneously stated at the time that Seward was actually the power behind Lincoln’s presidency. Secretary Seward was severely wounded by other assassins the night President Lincoln was assassinated, but remained as secretary of state through President Andrew Johnson’s term. Mr. Stahr also talked about his own years as a practicing attorney and his decision to take up writing as a profession. 6:22 pm CT Approx. 11 min. Ross Perot Concession Speech ; Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot spoke to supporters in the Grand Kempinski Hotel in ... Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot spoke to supporters in the Grand Kempinski Hotel in Dallas on the evening of election day, shortly after early returns projected a victory by Democratic presidential nominee Gov. Bill Clinton. Mr. Perot honored his supporters for creating a political movement, and after dancing with his wife and daughters to “Crazy,” Mr. Perot congratulated Gov. Clinton for his victory, and urged his supporters to work together to improve the country. Following his remarks, Mr. Perot posed for photos with his families, and introduced his running mate Adm. James Stockdale. At the end of the rally coverage, Mr. Perot held up a bumper sticker reading, “Perot in '96.”
11:01 pm CT Approx. 30 min. Question Time Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the ... Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. The main topics were the European Union (EU) budget, a report on the future of the British economy, and the closure of a Ford Motor plant. On the EU budget, Prime Minister Cameron said he would veto the budget if it were not in the best interest of the United Kingdom and accused the opposition of having the position of “opportunism.” The prime minister also responded to a recent review criticizing the government’s economic growth plan.
6:33 pm CT Approx. 5 min. George H. W. Bush Concession Speech ; President Bush spoke to supporters in Bush/Quayle campaign headquarters in the Westin Galleria ... President Bush spoke to supporters in Bush/Quayle campaign headquarters in the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston after election returns indicated that Gov. Clinton won the election. Arising to the podium to cheers of “Thank you, George!” the president urged his supporters to stand behind the new president, and thanked key people in his campaign including former Secy. of State James Baker and his wife, Barbara. Following his remarks, the president and his wife waved to supporters from the stage.
11:33 pm CT Approx. 17 min. Minnesota 6th House District Debate ; ; Minnesota 6th Congressional District candidates Representative Michele Bachmann (R) and Jim Graves ... Minnesota 6th Congressional District candidates Representative Michele Bachmann (R) and Jim Graves (D) debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of KSTP-TV. 6:39 pm CT Approx. 14 min. Bill Clinton Victory Speech ; Democratic presidential nominee Gov. Bill Clinton spoke to supporters shortly after returns ... Democratic presidential nominee Gov. Bill Clinton spoke to supporters shortly after returns projected a Clinton presidential victory at a rally outside the Old Statehouse in Little Rock. Following warmly received introductions of the Clinton family and the family of his running mate Sen. Al Gore, Gov. Clinton noted the voters' call for a new beginning, and thanked his family and supporters for their help in the campaign. He also briefly discussed issues in his election agenda, and professed his belief in “a place called Hope."} Sen. Gore thanked his family and supporters for their aid in the campaign, honored his running mate’s agenda, and pledged to change the country. Following his remarks, Gov. Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Sen. Gore, and Tipper Gore shook hands with supporters in the crowd as the PA played "Don’t Stop” by Fleetwood Mac.
11:54 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. President Obama Campaign Event in Hollywood, Florida President Obama spoke at a campaign rally at McArthur High School Football Field in Hollywood, ... President Obama spoke at a campaign rally at McArthur High School Football Field in Hollywood, Florida. The president discussed his vision and encouraged voters to vote for someone they trust. He also vowed to continue fighting the status quo in Washington. The president was seen mingling with the crowd after his speech. Other speakers were Former Governor Charlie Crist (R-FL), Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D_FL), and Cuban-American recording artist Pitbull. 6:54 pm CT Approx. 10 min. Bob Dole Concession Speech Republican presidential candidate Dole thanked supporters, family and staff members and conceded ... Republican presidential candidate Dole thanked supporters, family and staff members and conceded defeat in the election.
12:57 am CT Approx. 31 min. Mitt Romney in Morrisville, Pennsylvania ; Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann spoke at a campaign event at Shady ... Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann spoke at a campaign event at Shady Brook Farm in Morrisville, Pennsylvania. Former Governor Romney asked people to go out and vote and promised to deliver real change in this stop of his “Real Recovery Road Rally” bus tour. 7:04 pm CT Approx. 21 min. Bill Clinton Victory Speech ; On the steps of the Old State House where he celebrated victory four years ago, President Clinton ... On the steps of the Old State House where he celebrated victory four years ago, President Clinton called for bipartisanship and recalled the accomplishments of his first term. He also thanked his wife, his daughter Chelsea, Vice President Gore and other relatives, friends and staff members. He invoked his campaign theme of building a bridge to the 21st century, saying that the U.S. must be committed to making better opportunities for children and families. Prior to the president’s speech, Vice President Gore also thanked family and friends, praised Hillary Rodham Clinton and President Clinton and referred to his efforts to reform the federal government. There were reportedly tens of thousands of supporters at the outdoor rally.
1:31 am CT Approx. 51 min. Vice President Joe Biden in Lakewood, Ohio ; Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden spoke at a campaign event in Lakewood, ... Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden spoke at a campaign event in Lakewood, Ohio. During the event at Lakewood High School, Vice President Biden talked about the tone from the Romney-Ryan campaign, calling them “shameless” and their latest ad on the auto industry "callous". 7:26 pm CT Approx. 6 min. Al Gore Concession Speech In the presence of family members and the Lieberman family, Vice President Gore conceded the ... In the presence of family members and the Lieberman family, Vice President Gore conceded the presidential election to Governor Bush. In his remarks he called for national unity and pledged to support the new president-elect.
2:23 am CT Approx. 16 min. Governor Bob McDonnell at Romney Campaign Event in Fairfax, Virginia Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell spoke at a campaign event in Fairfax, Virginia. The Governor ... Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell spoke at a campaign event in Fairfax, Virginia. The Governor provided remarks on the Presidential race, the close Virginia race, and criticized President Obama for failed policies. 7:33 pm CT Approx. 10 min. George W. Bush Acceptance Speech ; Speaking from the Texas House of Representatives chamber, Governor Bush accepted Vice President ... Speaking from the Texas House of Representatives chamber, Governor Bush accepted Vice President Gore’s concession in the presidential election. In his remarks he called for national unity, pledged to work with both parties in forwarding his agenda, and thanked his staff and supporters.
2:42 am CT Approx. 38 min. Religion and the 2012 Election ; Gregory Smith talked about the role religion was playing in the 2012 election, and he responded to ... Gregory Smith talked about the role religion was playing in the 2012 election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included how various religious voting blocs might affct the election. 7:44 pm CT Approx. 15 min. John Kerry Concession Speech ; Senators Edwards and Kerry spoke to supporters and conceded defeat in the presidential ... Senators Edwards and Kerry spoke to supporters and conceded defeat in the presidential election. They congratulated their opponents and thanked their supporters, staff, family, and friends. Senator Edwards told supporters, “You can be disappointed but you can not walk away. This fight has just begun.” He spoke about the need “to build one America.” Senator Kerry spoke about his conversation with President Bush and offered his congratulations. He spoke about the “danger of division in our country, and the need-the desperate need-for unity, for finding the common ground and coming together.”
3:22 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. President Obama Campaign Event in Hollywood, Florida President Obama spoke at a campaign rally at McArthur High School Football Field in Hollywood, ... President Obama spoke at a campaign rally at McArthur High School Football Field in Hollywood, Florida. The president discussed his vision and encouraged voters to vote for someone they trust. He also vowed to continue fighting the status quo in Washington. The president was seen mingling with the crowd after his speech. Other speakers were Former Governor Charlie Crist (R-FL), Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D_FL), and Cuban-American recording artist Pitbull. 7:59 pm CT Approx. 9 min. George W. Bush Victory Speech President George W. Bush spoke to supporters after learning of his victory in the 2004 ... President George W. Bush spoke to supporters after learning of his victory in the 2004 presidential election.
4:25 am CT Approx. 31 min. Mitt Romney in Morrisville, Pennsylvania ; Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann spoke at a campaign event at Shady ... Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann spoke at a campaign event at Shady Brook Farm in Morrisville, Pennsylvania. Former Governor Romney asked people to go out and vote and promised to deliver real change in this stop of his “Real Recovery Road Rally” bus tour. 8:10 pm CT Approx. 10 min. John McCain Concession Speech Senator John McCain spoke to supporters outside his election night headquarters in Phoenix, ... Senator John McCain spoke to supporters outside his election night headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. He congratulated Senator Barack Obama on his successful presidential campaign and pledged to work with the new president in a spirit of bipartisan cooperation to meet the challenges of international security and the economy.
5:00 am CT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Walter Stahr ; Walter Stahr talked about Seward: Lincoln’s Indispensable Man, his biography on ... Walter Stahr talked about Seward: Lincoln’s Indispensable Man, his biography on William Seward, who he argued was one of the most important Americans of the 19th Century. He detailed Seward’s service as a progressive governor of New York and an outspoken U.S. senator before being chosen as Abraham Lincoln’s secretary of state and closest adviser. He spoke about the special relationship between the president and Seward, and observed that some detractors erroneously stated at the time that Seward was actually the power behind Lincoln’s presidency. Secretary Seward was severely wounded by other assassins the night President Lincoln was assassinated, but remained as secretary of state through President Andrew Johnson’s term. Mr. Stahr also talked about his own years as a practicing attorney and his decision to take up writing as a profession. 8:20 pm CT Approx. 17 min. Barack Obama Victory Speech After receiving congratulatory telephone calls from Senator John McCain and President Bush for his ... After receiving congratulatory telephone calls from Senator John McCain and President Bush for his win in the presidential election, President-Elect Barack Obama spoke to supporters and others gathered in Grant Park in Chicago. In his victory speech he thanked his family and campaign organization and said that he would govern by representing all Americans, and would call on all citizens to join in a struggle to renew America’s position as an example to the world.
8:38 pm CT Approx. 17 min. Book Discussion on Tuesday in November Tuesday in November is a 1945 United States Office of War Information - Overseas Division ... Tuesday in November is a 1945 United States Office of War Information - Overseas Division film detailing the process of voting during the 1944 election, in which President Franklin Roosevelt was opposed by New York Governor Thomas Dewey. 
The seventeen minute film includes animated sequences detailing the structure of American government, and is part of the online Prelinger Archives.
8:56 pm CT Approx. 4 min. Presidential Campaign Memorabilia ; We take you behind-the-scenes at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History for a ... We take you behind-the-scenes at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History for a look at presidential campaign memorabilia dating from the time of George Washington’s inauguration up to the 2012 campaign. Our tour guides are political curators Harry Rubenstein and Larry Bird who scout the Democratic and Republican national conventions every four years, looking for just the right buttons, signs and novelty hats that will someday open a window for future historians into our times and politics.
9:00 pm CT Approx. 11 min. Michael Dukakis Concession Speech Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis conceded the presidential election, wishing ... Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis conceded the presidential election, wishing George H.W. Bush well, and pledging his support to the new administration.*He also said he would work with other governors to achieve the goals of his unsuccessful presidential effort.
9:12 pm CT Approx. 9 min. George H. W. Bush Victory Speech Vice President George H.W. Bush gives a speech after learning of his victory in the 1988 ... Vice President George H.W. Bush gives a speech after learning of his victory in the 1988 presidential election.
9:22 pm CT Approx. 11 min. Ross Perot Concession Speech ; Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot spoke to supporters in the Grand Kempinski Hotel in ... Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot spoke to supporters in the Grand Kempinski Hotel in Dallas on the evening of election day, shortly after early returns projected a victory by Democratic presidential nominee Gov. Bill Clinton. Mr. Perot honored his supporters for creating a political movement, and after dancing with his wife and daughters to “Crazy,” Mr. Perot congratulated Gov. Clinton for his victory, and urged his supporters to work together to improve the country. Following his remarks, Mr. Perot posed for photos with his families, and introduced his running mate Adm. James Stockdale. At the end of the rally coverage, Mr. Perot held up a bumper sticker reading, “Perot in '96.”
9:33 pm CT Approx. 5 min. George H. W. Bush Concession Speech ; President Bush spoke to supporters in Bush/Quayle campaign headquarters in the Westin Galleria ... President Bush spoke to supporters in Bush/Quayle campaign headquarters in the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston after election returns indicated that Gov. Clinton won the election. Arising to the podium to cheers of “Thank you, George!” the president urged his supporters to stand behind the new president, and thanked key people in his campaign including former Secy. of State James Baker and his wife, Barbara. Following his remarks, the president and his wife waved to supporters from the stage.
9:39 pm CT Approx. 14 min. Bill Clinton Victory Speech ; Democratic presidential nominee Gov. Bill Clinton spoke to supporters shortly after returns ... Democratic presidential nominee Gov. Bill Clinton spoke to supporters shortly after returns projected a Clinton presidential victory at a rally outside the Old Statehouse in Little Rock. Following warmly received introductions of the Clinton family and the family of his running mate Sen. Al Gore, Gov. Clinton noted the voters' call for a new beginning, and thanked his family and supporters for their help in the campaign. He also briefly discussed issues in his election agenda, and professed his belief in “a place called Hope."} Sen. Gore thanked his family and supporters for their aid in the campaign, honored his running mate’s agenda, and pledged to change the country. Following his remarks, Gov. Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Sen. Gore, and Tipper Gore shook hands with supporters in the crowd as the PA played "Don’t Stop” by Fleetwood Mac.
9:54 pm CT Approx. 10 min. Bob Dole Concession Speech Republican presidential candidate Dole thanked supporters, family and staff members and conceded ... Republican presidential candidate Dole thanked supporters, family and staff members and conceded defeat in the election.
10:04 pm CT Approx. 21 min. Bill Clinton Victory Speech ; On the steps of the Old State House where he celebrated victory four years ago, President Clinton ... On the steps of the Old State House where he celebrated victory four years ago, President Clinton called for bipartisanship and recalled the accomplishments of his first term. He also thanked his wife, his daughter Chelsea, Vice President Gore and other relatives, friends and staff members. He invoked his campaign theme of building a bridge to the 21st century, saying that the U.S. must be committed to making better opportunities for children and families. Prior to the president’s speech, Vice President Gore also thanked family and friends, praised Hillary Rodham Clinton and President Clinton and referred to his efforts to reform the federal government. There were reportedly tens of thousands of supporters at the outdoor rally.
10:26 pm CT Approx. 6 min. Al Gore Concession Speech In the presence of family members and the Lieberman family, Vice President Gore conceded the ... In the presence of family members and the Lieberman family, Vice President Gore conceded the presidential election to Governor Bush. In his remarks he called for national unity and pledged to support the new president-elect.
10:33 pm CT Approx. 10 min. George W. Bush Acceptance Speech ; Speaking from the Texas House of Representatives chamber, Governor Bush accepted Vice President ... Speaking from the Texas House of Representatives chamber, Governor Bush accepted Vice President Gore’s concession in the presidential election. In his remarks he called for national unity, pledged to work with both parties in forwarding his agenda, and thanked his staff and supporters.
10:44 pm CT Approx. 15 min. John Kerry Concession Speech ; Senators Edwards and Kerry spoke to supporters and conceded defeat in the presidential ... Senators Edwards and Kerry spoke to supporters and conceded defeat in the presidential election. They congratulated their opponents and thanked their supporters, staff, family, and friends. Senator Edwards told supporters, “You can be disappointed but you can not walk away. This fight has just begun.” He spoke about the need “to build one America.” Senator Kerry spoke about his conversation with President Bush and offered his congratulations. He spoke about the “danger of division in our country, and the need-the desperate need-for unity, for finding the common ground and coming together.”
11:00 pm CT Approx. 9 min. George W. Bush Victory Speech President George W. Bush spoke to supporters after learning of his victory in the 2004 ... President George W. Bush spoke to supporters after learning of his victory in the 2004 presidential election.
11:10 pm CT Approx. 10 min. John McCain Concession Speech Senator John McCain spoke to supporters outside his election night headquarters in Phoenix, ... Senator John McCain spoke to supporters outside his election night headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. He congratulated Senator Barack Obama on his successful presidential campaign and pledged to work with the new president in a spirit of bipartisan cooperation to meet the challenges of international security and the economy.
11:21 pm CT Approx. 17 min. Barack Obama Victory Speech After receiving congratulatory telephone calls from Senator John McCain and President Bush for his ... After receiving congratulatory telephone calls from Senator John McCain and President Bush for his win in the presidential election, President-Elect Barack Obama spoke to supporters and others gathered in Grant Park in Chicago. In his victory speech he thanked his family and campaign organization and said that he would govern by representing all Americans, and would call on all citizens to join in a struggle to renew America’s position as an example to the world.
11:38 pm CT Approx. 17 min. Book Discussion on Tuesday in November Tuesday in November is a 1945 United States Office of War Information - Overseas Division ... Tuesday in November is a 1945 United States Office of War Information - Overseas Division film detailing the process of voting during the 1944 election, in which President Franklin Roosevelt was opposed by New York Governor Thomas Dewey. 
The seventeen minute film includes animated sequences detailing the structure of American government, and is part of the online Prelinger Archives.
11:56 pm CT Approx. 4 min. Presidential Campaign Memorabilia ; We take you behind-the-scenes at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History for a ... We take you behind-the-scenes at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History for a look at presidential campaign memorabilia dating from the time of George Washington’s inauguration up to the 2012 campaign. Our tour guides are political curators Harry Rubenstein and Larry Bird who scout the Democratic and Republican national conventions every four years, looking for just the right buttons, signs and novelty hats that will someday open a window for future historians into our times and politics.
12:00 am CT Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on Civil War Wives Carol Berkin talked about her book Civil War Wives: The Lives and Times of Angelina Grimke ... Carol Berkin talked about her book Civil War Wives: The Lives and Times of Angelina Grimke Weld, Varina Howell Davis, and Julia Dent Grant (Knopf; September 8, 2009). In the book, she profiles the wives of three prominent figures of the Civil War era: abolitionist leader Theodore Weld, confederate president Jefferson Davis, and Union Army general Ulysses S. Grant. Professor Berkin shows how even privileged women struggled to break free of the era’s restrictions on married women. She responded to questions from members of the audience.
12:52 am CT 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.
1:00 am CT Approx. 1 hr. Changes in the Senate Since the 1960s ; U.S. Senate Historian Don Ritchie talked about changes in the Senate since the 1960s. He displayed ... U.S. Senate Historian Don Ritchie talked about changes in the Senate since the 1960s. He displayed a picture taken in the Senate chamber on September 24, 1963, which he said represents a situation very different from the current Senate. Topics included changes in the calendar, procedures, ethics, membership, and media coverage. He responded to questions from members of the audience in the Russell Senate Office Building.
“The Senate in the Sixties: The Transformation of a Traditional Institution” was part of the August Brown Bag luncheon series of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society.
2:00 am CT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Richard Shenkman ; Historian and author Richard Shenkman talked about his book Just How Stupid Are We?: Facing the ... Historian and author Richard Shenkman talked about his book Just How Stupid Are We?: Facing the Truth About the American Voter (Basic Books; June 9, 2008). Professor Shenkman argues that as American voters have gained more political power than ever before in the last 50 years, they are not exercising their power wisely and are more and more susceptible to campaign slogans and easy solutions because they do not take the time to educate themselves about the issues and the candidates. He provides such statistics as that most Americans can not name their representatives in Congress or even know that there are three branches of government. He talked about how politicians have repeatedly misled voters and the dumbing down of American politics via marketing, spin machines, and misinformation. He urged reinvigorating civic responsibility in an era where people are more consumers than citizens and providing people with the leadership to efficaciously participate in the political process.
3:00 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Mary Garber Oral History Interview, Part 1 ; Mary Garber went to work as a society editor at North Carolina’s Winston-Salem ... Mary Garber went to work as a society editor at North Carolina’s Winston-Salem Journal in 1940, then transferred to sports in 1946 for a life-long career. She recalled her love of sports reporting, the discrimination she faced as a woman, and her determination to cover black high school athletes in the segregated South. 
This program is the first half of a two-part interview.
This oral history interview was conducted by Diane Gentry on November 4, 1990, for the Washington Press Club Foundation as part of its oral history project “Women in Journalism.” The interview was conducted in Ms. Garber’s home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
4:16 am CT 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.
4:25 am CT Approx. 4 min. Boston's Granary Burying Ground Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, ... Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, toured the Granary Burying Ground in downtown Boston. Established in the year 1660, the Granary Burying Ground is the city’s third oldest cemetery, and the burial site of several notable American Revolutionaries, including Paul Revere, John Hancock and Samuel Adams. This is part one of two of the program.
4:30 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Creation of the Electoral College and Chief Executive ; Author Ray Raphael chronicled the debate at the Constitutional Convention over who should elect ... Author Ray Raphael chronicled the debate at the Constitutional Convention over who should elect the U.S. president. He also described the arguments made by George Washington, James Madison, and lesser-known delegates on the scope of the president’s power. He also responded to questions from the audience. Raphael’s most recent book is Mr. President: How and Why the Founders Created a Chief Executive. The David Library of the American Revolution in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania hosted.
5:41 am CT 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.
5:49 am CT Approx. 59 min. Eisenhower Campaign Election Eve Program ; On November 3, 1952 the Republican National Committee presented a television broadcast in support ... On November 3, 1952 the Republican National Committee presented a television broadcast in support of Dwight Eisenhower’s 1952 presidential campaign. The national television broadcast on the evening before election day featured footage from the campaign trail and interviews with Eisenhower supporters and testimonials about their support. The program also included remarks by General Eisenhower and Senator Nixon.
Dwight Eisenhower went on to defeat Democratic candidate Adlai Stevenson that year.