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6:00 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school shooting. Jerald Newberry also spoke by phone about the shooting, and Ladd Everitt and Larry Pratt addressed the issue via Skype. 5:30 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Future of Egypt Panelists talked about the future of Egypt. the country was to vote on a draft constitution ... Panelists talked about the future of Egypt. the country was to vote on a draft constitution that would also expand decision-making powers of the country’s President Muhammed Morsi. The draft had resulted in protests by supporters and opponents of President Morsi. Mr. Cook talked about U.S. policy in the region, Mr. Trager gave a detailed explanation of the Muslim Brotherhood, and Mr. Cohen spoke about his experience as the Israeli Ambassador to Egypt. 5:35 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. 25th Anniversary of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty Former Reagan administration officials talked about negotiating a 1987 nuclear missile treaty with ... Former Reagan administration officials talked about negotiating a 1987 nuclear missile treaty with the Soviet Union. The Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), led to the destruction of thousands of Europe-based nuclear missiles on both sides. The enevnt marked the 25th anniversary of the U.S.-U.S.S.R summit at which the treaty was signed. Panelists responded to questions from the audience.
7:08 am CT Approx. 33 min. LIVE Defense Industry, States, and the Fiscal Cliff ; Juana Summers talked about some of the ways states were preparing for the “fiscal ... Juana Summers talked about some of the ways states were preparing for the “fiscal cliff” and sequestration, focusing in particular on the impact of defense industry cuts on local economies. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
7:02 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Book Discussion on The Generals ; ; Thomas Ricks talked about his book, The Generals: American Military Command from World War II ... Thomas Ricks talked about his book, The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today, in which he looks at why so many WWII era generals are held in high regard, in contrast to generals who commanded troops during later wars. Mr. Ricks was interviewed by Foreign Policy magazine editor in chief, Susan Glasser and responded to questions from the audience. The event was hosted by the Center for a New American Security, 6:54 am CT Approx. 5 min. Presidential Inauguration Plans ; ; Senators Chuck Schumer and Lamar Alexander gave an update on Inaugural planning. They spoke ... Senators Chuck Schumer and Lamar Alexander gave an update on Inaugural planning. They spoke from the inaugural ceremony platform at the West Front of the Capitol where public ceremonies would be held Monday, January 21, 2013. Steve Kerrigan spoke about the private swearing-in on Sunday, January 20, 2013..
7:44 am CT Approx. 49 min. LIVE Federal Tax Changes in 2013 ; Kiplinger Editorial Director Kevin McCormally offered advice to those preparing their 2012 federal ... Kiplinger Editorial Director Kevin McCormally offered advice to those preparing their 2012 federal taxes. He also discussed new taxes taking effect in 2013 and how taxpayers could be affected if tax rates go up. Topics included ways to plan for potential tax increases, the alternative minimum tax, sales tax deductions, and potential impacts that tax policy changes will have on investors. 8:11 am CT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Fatherhood NBA Player Etan Thomas talked about his book Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge. ... NBA Player Etan Thomas talked about his book Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
7:00 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Noel Koch Oral History Interview ; Noel Koch talked about his work as a speechwriter for former Senator Bob Dole (R-KS). ... Noel Koch talked about his work as a speechwriter for former Senator Bob Dole (R-KS). Mr. Koch recalled his political experiences in the Nixon White House and the 1976 Ford-Dole presidential ticket. Topics including meeting President Nixon and Senator Dole’s bear joke.
These are excerpts from a never-before-aired interview in the collection of the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. Historian Brien R. Williams conducted this interview on February 20, 2008. The location is not known.
8:35 am CT Approx. 24 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school shooting. Representative Jim Himes (D-CT) also spoke by telephone about the shooting. 8:15 am CT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Black Fire Author Robert Graysmith talks about his book, Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom ... Author Robert Graysmith talks about his book, Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-era San Francisco, in which he recalls author Mark Twain’s friendship with Thomas Sawyer, a customs inspector and volunteer fireman in San Francisco, whose name Twain would immortalize in his novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Mr. Graysmith reported that in 1863, a twenty-eight year old Mark Twain, a reporter for San Francisco’s Daily Morning Call, befriended Mr. Sawyer over cards and drinks. It was during these casual meetings that Sawyer relayed to Twain stories of his youth and his involvement in stopping a serial arsonist that had set San Francisco afire six times in eighteen months. Robert Graysmith spoke at City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco. 8:20 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. A Tale of Three Constitutions ; New York University Law School Professor Burt Neuborne spoke about the “original ... New York University Law School Professor Burt Neuborne spoke about the “original intentions” and the evolving interpretations of the U.S. Constitution by the Supreme Court. Some argue that the Supreme Court should confine its role to discovering and announcing the “original intentions” of the founders. Others argue that the Constitution’s often ambiguous text should be read as part of a “living constitution,” whose meaning evolves over time as society changes. He answered questions from the audience.
9:00 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Syrian Civil War ; ; Mohammed Ghanem and Ilhan Tanir, who had both recently been in Damascus and Aleppo, talked about ... Mohammed Ghanem and Ilhan Tanir, who had both recently been in Damascus and Aleppo, talked about the future of Syria and their experiences in Syria beyond media coverage of the country’s civil war. Both called for more U.S. involvement, such as arms for rebels and ground engagement with local councils beginning to set up governments for when the Assad regime falls. They also answered questions from audience members. 9:00 am CT Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on Round About the Earth Harvard University Professor Joyce Chaplin talked about her book, Round About the Earth: ... Harvard University Professor Joyce Chaplin talked about her book, Round About the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit, in which she presents the history of the circumnavigation of earth, going back to the days of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan. Professor Chaplin spoke at Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 9:31 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Immigration in the American West Panelists talked about the history of Immigration in the American West. They examined the ... Panelists talked about the history of Immigration in the American West. They examined the immigration stories of Asians, Hispanics, Europeans and others, and discuss the reasons why those groups came to America. This event was part of the Western History Association’s 2012 annual conference in Denver.
10:26 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Latino Vote Latino leaders and scholars talked about the impact of Latino voters on the 2012 presidential ... Latino leaders and scholars talked about the impact of Latino voters on the 2012 presidential election, and the issues that influenced their votes. The November 2012 election had a record high of Latino voter turnout that overwhelmingly voted for President Obama. The panelists said the growing Latino population and key issues like immigration would play a decisive role in future elections.
“The Decisive Vote? How Latinos Voted and What It Means for Policy” was held at the Wilson Center, co-sponsored with Arizona State University, ImmigrationWorks USA, and the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program.
9:45 am CT Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet ; John Turner, assistant professor of religious studies at George Mason University, talked about his ... John Turner, assistant professor of religious studies at George Mason University, talked about his book, Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet, in which he recounts the life of Mormon leader Brigham Young. He was interviewed at the 2012 Fall for the Book Festival held at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. 11:00 am CT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Enemy of the State Michael Newton talked about the trial and execution of former Iraqi President Saddam ... Michael Newton talked about the trial and execution of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. He discussed the trial as a narrative of the Iraqi people by giving the stories of eye witnesses. He also talked about the legal back drop to the trial. He answered questions from the audience.
Michael Newton is the co-author of Enemy of the State: The Trial and Execution of Saddam Hussein, published by St. Martin’s Press.
12:25 pm CT Approx. 2 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Obama delivered his weekly presidential address. He spoke about the shooting ... President Obama delivered his weekly presidential address. He spoke about the shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and said the nation grieves with all of those who lost a loved one. He also called for preventative action. 10:01 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Book Discussion on The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times Arlie Hochschild talked about his book, The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times, ... Arlie Hochschild talked about his book, The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times, in which she explored the expansion of the market into private lives and how this had transformed families. She focused on the impact of Internet marketing, advertising “intimate” services to individual and families, and the wide variety of services offered to households. She responded to questions from the audience at this talk held at Stanford University in California. 12:00 pm CT Approx. 57 min. British Debt and Stamp Act of 1765 University of Missouri history professor John Bullion spoke to students about the debt incurred by ... University of Missouri history professor John Bullion spoke to students about the debt incurred by the British government in fighting the Seven Years' War in the 1750s and 60s, and efforts to recoup some of that cost by taxing the American colonies, including the Stamp Act of 1765. That law required that some printed material in the colonies such as legal documents be on paper produced in England and have a revenue stamp. He answered questions from students during the lecture.
12:28 pm CT Approx. 9 min. Representative Jim Himes on Shooting in Connecticut ; Representative Jim Himes (D-CT) spoke by telephone about the shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, ... Representative Jim Himes (D-CT) spoke by telephone about the shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Topics included what interventions could be made with troubled people and stricter gun control. Representative Himes responded to statements from other legislators. 11:31 am CT Approx. 39 min. Book Discussion on Regulating to Disaster ; Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about he book, Regulating to Disaster: How Green Jobs Policies Are ... Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about he book, Regulating to Disaster: How Green Jobs Policies Are Damaging America’s Economy, in which she takes a critical look at President Obama’s “green jobs” initiative and argues that it hurt the economy. This event was hosted by the Manhattan Institute in New York City. 1:00 pm CT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Simon Winchester ; Simon Winchester talked about his sweeping historical narrative of the Atlantic Ocean, ... Simon Winchester talked about his sweeping historical narrative of the Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories. He detailed his recent cross-country replication of the transcontinental motor convoy Dwight Eisenhower volunteered for in 1919 that later prompted President Eisenhower’s interstate highway system proposal. He talked about his career as a reporter, freelance writer and author. He described his July 4, 2011, naturalization ceremony on the deck of the USS Constitution in Boston Harbor. He shared his writing and research habits, along with future projects.
Simon Winchester worked as a foreign correspondent for the Guardian and the Sunday Times of London. He graduated from Oxford with a degree in geology. He has authored over 21 books and lives in the Berkshires in Massachusetts.
12:37 pm CT Approx. 41 min. Universities, Innovation, and the Economy ; Drew Faust talked about the ways education and innovation can benefit the U.S. economy. She ... Drew Faust talked about the ways education and innovation can benefit the U.S. economy. She answered questions from Neera Tanden on investment in primary and secondary education leadership training for students and teachers, the importance of training science teachers, and other topics. Professor Faust in her remarks said that U.S. immigration problems were both economic development and human rights issues, and stressed the need for legislation such as the DREAM Act. She also answered questions from the audience.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.
12:13 pm CT Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on Who Stole the American Dream Author Hedrick Smith talked about his book, Who Stole the American Dream.
This ...
Author Hedrick Smith talked about his book, Who Stole the American Dream.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
2:00 pm CT Approx. 28 min. 1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2 During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. ... During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities. 
Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.
1:19 pm CT Approx. 55 min. Federal Government, Innovation and the U.S. Economy Panelests talked about the government’s role in spurring innovation. Topics included ... Panelests talked about the government’s role in spurring innovation. Topics included what innovation is and the different types, U.S. global competitiveness, and the “fiscal cliff,” emphasizing that the government must resolve it to eliminate uncertainty. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.
12:16 pm CT Approx. 41 min. Book Discussion on Bailout ; Author Neil Barofsky talked about his book, Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington ... Author Neil Barofsky talked about his book, Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street, in which he argues that the $700 billon Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) bailout fund was mishandled. Mr. Barofsky also answered questions from viewers. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 2:30 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy A discussion on the lasting legacies of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President ... A discussion on the lasting legacies of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Both British and American panelists explore the strengths and weaknesses of these men and how they compare to contemporary leaders. "The Impact of FDR and Churchill on Today’s World," was a session of the “The Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy” symposium held at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, co-sponsored by the Roosevelt Institute. It’s an hour and twenty minutes.
2:15 pm CT Approx. 39 min. Gene Sperling Remarks ; Gene Sperling talked about the fiscal cliff, emphasizing the Obama administration’s position ... Gene Sperling talked about the fiscal cliff, emphasizing the Obama administration’s position in favor of higher taxes for the wealthy. Mr. Sperling said the administration favored this policy not to punish people for their success but rather in support of the idea of paying it forward. In answering a question about new ideas for revenues, Mr. Sperling said the administration was focused on negotiating a balanced plan. 

“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.
1:00 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. History of Witness From a conference on the 60th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' book, ... From a conference on the 60th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' book, Witness, panelists talked about the history of the book. The panelists included Lee Edwards, Distinguished Fellow in Conservative Thought at The Heritage Foundation, John Lewis Gaddis, history professor at Yale University, and author and journalist M. Stanton Evans. The event was moderated by Danilo Petranovich, professor in the Department of Political Science, Yale University. The conference was held at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. 3:53 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. The Science of the Founding Fathers Author and filmmaker Tom Shachtman talked about the science of the founding fathers. He ... Author and filmmaker Tom Shachtman talked about the science of the founding fathers. He looked at ways in which the founders used their backgrounds in science to address national problems, and the development of scientific studies in America. Mr. Shachtman has written or co-authored over 30 books. The New York Public Library hosted the discussion.
2:56 pm CT Approx. 32 min. Defense Industry, States, and the Fiscal Cliff ; Juana Summers talked about some of the ways states were preparing for the “fiscal ... Juana Summers talked about some of the ways states were preparing for the “fiscal cliff” and sequestration, focusing in particular on the impact of defense industry cuts on local economies. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
2:04 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Foreign Policy and Whittaker Chambers From a conference on the 60th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' book, ... From a conference on the 60th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' book, Witness, panelists talked about foreign policy and Whittaker Chambers, and whether Witness' message is relevant today. The panelists included, Max Boot, senior fellow in National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, Elliott Abrams, senior fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, and Jay Nordlinger, senior editor of the National Review. The event was moderated by Charles Hill, diplomat in residence and lecturer in International Studies, Yale University. The conference was held at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. 5:01 pm CT Approx. 10 min. Battle of Fredericksburg Reenactment ; Following footage of a re-enactment of a river crossing under fire, and urban combat in the city ... Following footage of a re-enactment of a river crossing under fire, and urban combat in the city streets, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Battlefield Park Historian Frank O’Reilly talks about the battle of Fredericksburg. To mark the 150th anniversary of the December, 1862 Civil War battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, the city organized a variety of demonstrations.
3:30 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Broadband Access Federal Communications Commission (FCC) members testified on the FCC’s broadband spectrum ... Federal Communications Commission (FCC) members testified on the FCC’s broadband spectrum auction plan. 3:14 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Contemporary Conservtism From a conference on the 60th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' book, ... From a conference on the 60th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' book, Witness, panelists talked about the question, “Without anti-communism what defines conservatives today?” The panelists included Alfred Regnery, publisher of the American Spectator, Peter Berkowitz, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Norman Podhoretz, editor-at-large of Commentary. The event was moderated by James Piereson, director, Center for the American University, Manhattan Institute. The conference was held at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. 5:12 pm CT Approx. 56 min. Battle of Fredericksburg ; Author and University of Alabama history professor George Rable talked about the December 1862 ... Author and University of Alabama history professor George Rable talked about the December 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg. He placed the battle in the context of the war, and talked about its effects and impressions on soldiers, civilians, journalists and politicians of the day. Professor Rable was one of the speakers at a Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event co-sponsored by the National Park Service, the Fredericksburg Area Museum, and the University of Mary Washington.
5:27 pm CT Approx. 1 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Obama delivered his weekly presidential address. He spoke about the shooting ... President Obama delivered his weekly presidential address. He spoke about the shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and said the nation grieves with all of those who lost a loved one. He also called for preventative action. 4:20 pm CT Approx. 41 min. Book Discussion on Columbine ; Dave Cullen talked about his book Columbine (Twelve; April 6, 2009). In his book, on the ... Dave Cullen talked about his book Columbine (Twelve; April 6, 2009). In his book, on the 10th anniversary of the mass murders, he presents a comprehensive account of the shootings on Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine near Littleton, Colorado. He talked about the psychology of the shooters, how they evolved into killers, and the stories of the victims and survivors. Other topics included the media coverage of the event and his process of writing the book.
Dave Cullen, the recipient of several journalism awards, is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has written extensively about the shootings at Columbine. Book TV interviewed Dave Cullen on April 26, 2009, while at the Los Angles Times Festival of Books.
6:10 pm CT Approx. 48 min. Aerial Recon During the Cuban Missile Crisis ; ; Panelists talked about aerial reconnaissance leading up to and during the Cuban Missile Crisis in ... Panelists talked about aerial reconnaissance leading up to and during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. Panelists included military veterans Wayne Whitten, author of Countdown to 13 Days and Beyond, and Ken Jack, co-author of Blue Moon Over Cuba: Aerial Reconnaissance During the Cuban Missile Crisis. The American Veterans Center hosted this panel.
5:30 pm CT Approx. 29 min. Communicators with Gordon Smith ; ; Gordon Smith, president of the National Association of Broadcasters, talked about the future of ... Gordon Smith, president of the National Association of Broadcasters, talked about the future of television. Ted Gotsch was the guest reporter. 
This was the first in an occasional series about the future of television.
5:02 pm CT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Morgan: American Financier ; Jean Strouse talked about her biography of J. Pierpont Morgan, Morgan: American Financier, ... Jean Strouse talked about her biography of J. Pierpont Morgan, Morgan: American Financier, published by Random House. She talked about Morgan’s career as the founder of General Electric, U.S. Steel and large railroad empires. Mr. Morgan also developed a private central bank which was replaced in 1913 by the Federal Reserve. The book also detailed his childhood and his art collection. Ms. Strouse talked about how Mr. Morgan amassed a fortune while he was still in his early thirties, tried to disassemble workers' unions, and became one of the world’s most famous bankers, while damaging many of his personal and professional relationships. 7:00 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Progressive Era Conservation Movement College of William and Mary professor Andrew Fisher talked about the first conservation effort in ... College of William and Mary professor Andrew Fisher talked about the first conservation effort in American history to protect forests from rampant logging and hydraulic mining. During the Progressive Era from 1901 through 1909, President Theodore Roosevelt worked with Gifford Pinchot -- the first Chief of the U.S. Forest Service -- to set aside more than a hundred and fifty million acres of land to be under federal government control. This land was designated for National Parks and responsible logging.
6:02 pm CT Approx. 56 min. States and Budgets Chiefs of staff to the governors of Virginia, Colorado, and Oklahoma talked about the fiscal ... Chiefs of staff to the governors of Virginia, Colorado, and Oklahoma talked about the fiscal issues of their states and some of the ways they were dealing with those issues. Topics included Medicaid costs, pension systems, infrastructure projects such as recycling bridge beams, and transportation maintenance costs. They also answered questions from the audience following the discussion.
The panel “A Look at the States: Who’s Doing It Right” was part of a National Chamber Foundation forum titled, “A Balancing Act: Tough Decisions in the Face of Fiscal Challenge,” held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
6:02 pm CT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Detroit City is the Place to Be ; Mark Binelli, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine who grew up in the Detroit ... Mark Binelli, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine who grew up in the Detroit area, talked about his book, Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis, in which he presented a history and profiled the influx of artists, environmentalists, and city planners who were re-imagining the urban landscape. Mark Binelli spoke at the Fisher Building in Detroit. 8:21 pm CT Approx. 40 min. The Doolittle Raid ; ; World War II veterans who were directly involved in the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, Japan shared ... World War II veterans who were directly involved in the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, Japan shared their personal accounts. The Doolittle Raid, in April, 1942, was the first air attack by the U.S. on the Japanese Home Islands. The American Veterans Center hosted the discussion at their 15th Annual Conference.
7:01 pm CT Approx. 26 min. Senator Lugar Farewell Address and Tribute ; Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) gave his farewell to the Senate after six terms and talked about his ... Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) gave his farewell to the Senate after six terms and talked about his future plans. Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) paid tribute to his service. 7:02 pm CT Approx. 39 min. Book Discussion on James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot Henry Gallagher talked about his book, James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot: A Soldier’s ... Henry Gallagher talked about his book, James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot: A Soldier’s Story, in which he recalls his assignment as officer-in-charge of security detail for James Meredith, the first African American admitted to the University of Mississippi, in September 1962. The author recounted his battalion’s service during the riots that occurred in Oxford, Mississippi following Mr. Meredith’s admission to the University and his protectee’s thoughts on the conflict. Henry Gallagher spoke at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. 9:02 pm CT Approx. 10 min. Battle of Fredericksburg Reenactment ; Following footage of a re-enactment of a river crossing under fire, and urban combat in the city ... Following footage of a re-enactment of a river crossing under fire, and urban combat in the city streets, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Battlefield Park Historian Frank O’Reilly talks about the battle of Fredericksburg. To mark the 150th anniversary of the December, 1862 Civil War battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, the city organized a variety of demonstrations.
7:28 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Dinner Senators spoke at a dinner honoring the 196th anniversary of the Senate Foreign Relations ... Senators spoke at a dinner honoring the 196th anniversary of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and reminisced about their experiences on the committee. They also talked about the importance of the committee, bipartisanship among members, and important issues the committee had addressed over the years. 7:44 pm CT Approx. 6 min. Book Discussion on The Endgame Author Michael Gordon talked about his book The Endgame: The Inside Story of the Struggle for ... Author Michael Gordon talked about his book The Endgame: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Iraq, from George W. Bush to Barack Obama.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
9:13 pm CT Approx. 55 min. Battle of Fredericksburg ; Author and University of Alabama history professor George Rable talked about the December 1862 ... Author and University of Alabama history professor George Rable talked about the December 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg. He placed the battle in the context of the war, and talked about its effects and impressions on soldiers, civilians, journalists and politicians of the day. Professor Rable was one of the speakers at a Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event co-sponsored by the National Park Service, the Fredericksburg Area Museum, and the University of Mary Washington.
8:41 pm CT Approx. 5 min. Representative Lynn Woolsey Farewell Speech Representative Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) gave her farewell address to the House. Representative Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) gave her farewell address to the House. 8:01 pm CT Approx. 59 min. 2012 Year in Books ; ; Sarah Weinman, news editor for Publishers Marketplace, and Bob Minzesheimer, book reviewer ... Sarah Weinman, news editor for Publishers Marketplace, and Bob Minzesheimer, book reviewer and reporter for USA Today, talked about the notable books, bestsellers, and publishing industry stories of 2012. 10:09 pm CT Approx. 47 min. Aerial Recon During the Cuban Missile Crisis ; ; Panelists talked about aerial reconnaissance leading up to and during the Cuban Missile Crisis in ... Panelists talked about aerial reconnaissance leading up to and during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. Panelists included military veterans Wayne Whitten, author of Countdown to 13 Days and Beyond, and Ken Jack, co-author of Blue Moon Over Cuba: Aerial Reconnaissance During the Cuban Missile Crisis. The American Veterans Center hosted this panel.
8:47 pm CT Approx. 56 min. Tribute to Outgoing California Representatives Members of the House paid tribute to six outgoing Democratic representatives from the state of ... Members of the House paid tribute to six outgoing Democratic representatives from the state of California. 9:01 pm CT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on Mr. Sunday's Saturday Night Chicken Fox News Host Chris Wallace and his wife Lorraine talked about her book Mr. Sunday’s ... Fox News Host Chris Wallace and his wife Lorraine talked about her book Mr. Sunday’s Saturday Night Chicken.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
10:59 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Progressive Era Conservation Movement College of William and Mary professor Andrew Fisher talked about the first conservation effort in ... College of William and Mary professor Andrew Fisher talked about the first conservation effort in American history to protect forests from rampant logging and hydraulic mining. During the Progressive Era from 1901 through 1909, President Theodore Roosevelt worked with Gifford Pinchot -- the first Chief of the U.S. Forest Service -- to set aside more than a hundred and fifty million acres of land to be under federal government control. This land was designated for National Parks and responsible logging.
9:45 pm CT Approx. 1 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Obama delivered his weekly presidential address. He spoke about the shooting ... President Obama delivered his weekly presidential address. He spoke about the shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and said the nation grieves with all of those who lost a loved one. He also called for preventative action. 9:04 pm CT Approx. 56 min. After Words with Cynthia Lowen ; Cynthia Lowen talked about her book Bully: An Action Plan for Teachers and Parents to Combat ... Cynthia Lowen talked about her book Bully: An Action Plan for Teachers and Parents to Combat the Bullying Epidemic in America, which presented personal stories and essays from anti-bullying activists and experts on how to stop the epidemic of bullying in the U.S. Ms. Lowen talked with anti-bullying advocate and the Executive Director of the New York Civil Liberties Union, Donna Lieberman. 12:20 am CT Approx. 40 min. The Doolittle Raid ; ; World War II veterans who were directly involved in the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, Japan shared ... World War II veterans who were directly involved in the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, Japan shared their personal accounts. The Doolittle Raid, in April, 1942, was the first air attack by the U.S. on the Japanese Home Islands. The American Veterans Center hosted the discussion at their 15th Annual Conference.
9:50 pm CT Approx. 26 min. Senator Lugar Farewell Address and Tribute ; Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) gave his farewell to the Senate after six terms and talked about his ... Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) gave his farewell to the Senate after six terms and talked about his future plans. Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) paid tribute to his service. 10:03 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on Listening In Caroline Kennedy, daughter of former President John F. Kennedy and historian Ted Widmer talk about ... Caroline Kennedy, daughter of former President John F. Kennedy and historian Ted Widmer talk about their multimedia book, Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy, in which they present a collection of recordings of the late President in conversation from the Oval Office and Cabinet Room in July 1962. The tapes include discussions on numerous topics of the day, including the Cuban Missile Crisis and Vietnam. Caroline Kennedy introduced a panel discussion of the tapes that included Mr. Widmer, historian Ellen Fitzpatrick, and Tom Oliphant, former Washington correspondent for the Boston Globe. The event took place at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. 1:01 am CT Approx. 28 min. 1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2 During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. ... During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities. 
Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.
10:17 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Dinner Senators spoke at a dinner honoring the 196th anniversary of the Senate Foreign Relations ... Senators spoke at a dinner honoring the 196th anniversary of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and reminisced about their experiences on the committee. They also talked about the importance of the committee, bipartisanship among members, and important issues the committee had addressed over the years. 11:08 pm CT Approx. 5 min. Book Discussion on 500 Days Author Kurt Eichenwald talked about his book, 500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror ... Author Kurt Eichenwald talked about his book, 500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
1:30 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy A discussion on the lasting legacies of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President ... A discussion on the lasting legacies of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Both British and American panelists explore the strengths and weaknesses of these men and how they compare to contemporary leaders. "The Impact of FDR and Churchill on Today’s World," was a session of the “The Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy” symposium held at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, co-sponsored by the Roosevelt Institute. It’s an hour and twenty minutes.
11:30 pm CT Approx. 5 min. Representative Lynn Woolsey Farewell Speech Representative Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) gave her farewell address to the House. Representative Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) gave her farewell address to the House. 11:15 pm CT Approx. 32 min. Book Discussion on Power, Inc. ; Author David Rothkopf talked about his book, Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business ... Author David Rothkopf talked about his book, Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government, in which he argued that thousands of companies had greater power than all but a few states. Mr. Rothkopf also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 2:51 am CT Approx. 2 min. Winston Churchill Statue Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of British Prime ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. President Kennedy had designated him an Honorary American Citizen, and the statue has one foot in the grounds of the British Embassy and the other on American soil. Topics included the sculptor, William McVey, and the symbolism of the statue. Audio of Sir Winton Churchill addressing a joint session of Congress on December 26, 1941, was played over still photographs of him in the Senate Chambers.
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11:36 pm CT Approx. 56 min. Tribute to Outgoing California Representatives Members of the House paid tribute to six outgoing Democratic representatives from the state of ... Members of the House paid tribute to six outgoing Democratic representatives from the state of California. 11:47 pm CT Approx. 10 min. Book Discussion on Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White ; Author Lila Quintero Weaver talked about her book, Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White, ... Author Lila Quintero Weaver talked about her book, Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White, in which she chronicles what it was like being a Latina girl in the South, struggling to understand both a foreign country and our nation’s race relations. Ms. Weaver also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 2:54 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. The Science of the Founding Fathers Author and filmmaker Tom Shachtman talked about the science of the founding fathers. He ... Author and filmmaker Tom Shachtman talked about the science of the founding fathers. He looked at ways in which the founders used their backgrounds in science to address national problems, and the development of scientific studies in America. Mr. Shachtman has written or co-authored over 30 books. The New York Public Library hosted the discussion.
12:34 am CT Approx. 1 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Obama delivered his weekly presidential address. He spoke about the shooting ... President Obama delivered his weekly presidential address. He spoke about the shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and said the nation grieves with all of those who lost a loved one. He also called for preventative action. 12:01 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 51 min. Book Discussion on Patriots Debate Co-editor Harvey Rishikof and four other contributors to the book, Patriots Debate, talked ... Co-editor Harvey Rishikof and four other contributors to the book, Patriots Debate, talked about cyberwarfare and the future of military detention programs. Patriots Debate is an American Bar Association book that looks at different legal arguments on national security law. This event was hosted by the American Bar Association at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. 4:01 am CT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Enemy of the State Michael Newton talked about the trial and execution of former Iraqi President Saddam ... Michael Newton talked about the trial and execution of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. He discussed the trial as a narrative of the Iraqi people by giving the stories of eye witnesses. He also talked about the legal back drop to the trial. He answered questions from the audience.
Michael Newton is the co-author of Enemy of the State: The Trial and Execution of Saddam Hussein, published by St. Martin’s Press.
12:38 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 46 min. NFL Human Growth Hormone Testing Scientists, doctors, and former players testified on human growth hormone (HGH) testing in the ... Scientists, doctors, and former players testified on human growth hormone (HGH) testing in the National Football League (NFL), and the science behind human performance drugs and the health risks. They told the committee that HGH testing was reliable and should begin immediately in the NFL. Hall of Fame linebacker Dick Butkus praised the NFL Players Association for agreeing to the testing in 2011, but said “now let’s get on with it,” referring to the process which had been held up in part by the association’s concerns over the method of testing. 1:53 am CT Approx. 5 min. Book Discussion on It’s Even Worse Than It Looks Congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein talked about their book, It’s Even ... Congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein talked about their book, It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
5:00 am CT Approx. 57 min. British Debt and Stamp Act of 1765 University of Missouri history professor John Bullion spoke to students about the debt incurred by ... University of Missouri history professor John Bullion spoke to students about the debt incurred by the British government in fighting the Seven Years' War in the 1750s and 60s, and efforts to recoup some of that cost by taxing the American colonies, including the Stamp Act of 1765. That law required that some printed material in the colonies such as legal documents be on paper produced in England and have a revenue stamp. He answered questions from students during the lecture.
2:27 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Future of Egypt Panelists talked about the future of Egypt. the country was to vote on a draft constitution ... Panelists talked about the future of Egypt. the country was to vote on a draft constitution that would also expand decision-making powers of the country’s President Muhammed Morsi. The draft had resulted in protests by supporters and opponents of President Morsi. Mr. Cook talked about U.S. policy in the region, Mr. Trager gave a detailed explanation of the Muslim Brotherhood, and Mr. Cohen spoke about his experience as the Israeli Ambassador to Egypt. 2:00 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on The New Religious Intolerance Martha Nussbaum talked about her book, The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics ... Martha Nussbaum talked about her book, The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age, in which she examined anti-Muslim bigotry in the West since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. She responded to questions from the audience.
3:58 am CT Approx. 55 min. States and Budgets Chiefs of staff to the governors of Virginia, Colorado, and Oklahoma talked about the fiscal ... Chiefs of staff to the governors of Virginia, Colorado, and Oklahoma talked about the fiscal issues of their states and some of the ways they were dealing with those issues. Topics included Medicaid costs, pension systems, infrastructure projects such as recycling bridge beams, and transportation maintenance costs. They also answered questions from the audience following the discussion.
The panel “A Look at the States: Who’s Doing It Right” was part of a National Chamber Foundation forum titled, “A Balancing Act: Tough Decisions in the Face of Fiscal Challenge,” held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
3:08 am CT Approx. 5 min. Book Discussion on 500 Days Author Kurt Eichenwald talked about his book, 500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror ... Author Kurt Eichenwald talked about his book, 500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
4:54 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Fiscal Cliff Issues Panelists talked about issues related to the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases ... Panelists talked about issues related to the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. They agreed raising taxes won’t solve all the problems, and called for changes to entitlement spending.
The panel “The Grand Bargain” was part of a National Chamber Foundation forum titled, “A Balancing Act: Tough Decisions in the Face of Fiscal Challenge,” held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
3:14 am CT Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on The Dictator's Learning Curve ; Author William J. Dobson talked about his book, The Dictator’s Learning Curve: Inside the ... Author William J. Dobson talked about his book, The Dictator’s Learning Curve: Inside the Global Battle for Democracy, in which he talks about the battle between modern dictators and democracy advocates. He responded to questions from the audience.
4:00 am CT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Sovereignty or Submission Author John Fonte talked about his book, Sovereignty or Submission: Will Americans Rule ... Author John Fonte talked about his book, Sovereignty or Submission: Will Americans Rule Themselves or be Ruled by Others, in which he describes the struggle between global governance and America’s constitutional democracy. The book was the recipient of 2012s Paolucci/Bagehot Book Award.
5:00 am CT Approx. 40 min. Hanoi's War ; Lien-Hang Nguyen talked about her book, Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War ... Lien-Hang Nguyen talked about her book, Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam. She responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.
5:45 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on Life After Death ; ; Author Damien Echols talked about his book, Life After Death, in which he recalls his ... Author Damien Echols talked about his book, Life After Death, in which he recalls his arrest, incarceration, and eventual release for the murder of three, eight-year old boys in 1993. Mr. Echols and two other men, Jesse Miskelly, Jr. and Jason Baldwin, dubbed the “West Memphis Three,” spent seventeen years in prison. Mr. Echols spoke at Town Hall Seattle and responded to questions from the audience.