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6:00 am CT Approx. 57 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone were open for viewer comments. Telephone were open for viewer comments. 5:47 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, 6:00 am CT Approx. 25 min. A Photographer's View with David Hume Kennerly Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Hume Kennerly shared images of First ... Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Hume Kennerly shared images of First Ladies. Mr. Kennerly was the White House photographer during the Ford Administration from 1974-77. This event was part of a conference which examined the legacies of America’s First Ladies and took place at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library. This conference was the last of three in Texas, focusing on First Ladies - the previous gatherings were at the George Bush Presidential Library and the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
6:59 am CT Approx. 48 min. LIVE George Zornick on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations ; George Zornick talked about last-minute developments in congressional efforts to pass spending and ... George Zornick talked about last-minute developments in congressional efforts to pass spending and tax legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 6:55 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.
6:27 am CT Approx. 2 min. Adams Memorial A short piece on the Adams Memorial in Washington, DC’s Rock Creek Cemetery. The ... A short piece on the Adams Memorial in Washington, DC’s Rock Creek Cemetery. The memorial rests above the graves of author Henry Adams and his wife Marian “Clover” Hooper Adams, for whom the writer commissioned the memorial after her 1885 suicide. Scultped by Augustus Saint-Gaudens and designed by architect Stanford White, the memorial is also known as “Grief.”
Historian Richard Norton Smith provides the voice-over for this piece.
7:49 am CT Approx. 46 min. LIVE Charles Hurt on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations ; Charles Hurt talked about last-minute developments in the negotiations to avert the “fiscal ... Charles Hurt talked about last-minute developments in the negotiations to avert the “fiscal cliff” with impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:00 am 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. 6:30 am CT Approx. 29 min. George Washington's Copy of the Constitution President George Washington’s personal copy of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights was ... President George Washington’s personal copy of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights was recently auctioned at Christie’s in New York City for $9.8 million, the most ever paid for an American printed book or manuscript. The 1789 book contains brackets and notes in the margins written by Washington himself to mark the powers of the executive branch. American History TV recorded the auction, took a close look at the book, and interviewed specialists at Christie’s and at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, the successful bidder at the auction.
8:38 am CT Approx. 7 min. LIVE David Lightman on the Fiscal Cliff Agreement ; David Lightman of McLatchy Newspapers talked by phone about some of the agreement details, and ... David Lightman of McLatchy Newspapers talked by phone about some of the agreement details, and when the House of Representatives might vote on the “fiscal cliff” agreement. 8:04 am 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. 7:01 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Celebrating the Life of Tip O'Neill Journalists and political commentators reflected on the life and legacy of former House Speaker ... Journalists and political commentators reflected on the life and legacy of former House Speaker Thomas “Tip” O’Neill on the 100th anniversary of his birth. The panelists included long-time Boston columnist Mike Barnicle, and MSNBC host Chris Matthews, who was the Speaker’s Press Aide during the 1980s. The discussion took place at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, Massachusetts.
8:45 am CT Approx. 15 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the “fiscal cliff” agreement passed ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the “fiscal cliff” agreement passed by the Senate. 9:14 am 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. 8:18 am CT Approx. 15 min. Press Preview of the Emancipation Proclamation ; ; 150 years after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, the original document was ... 150 years after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, the original document was preserved and prepared for display at the National Archives. Archives representatives answered press questions about the history of the document and its importance.
9:01 am CT Approx. 36 min. Emerging Economies in 2013 ; ; Panelists talked about emerging economies such as China and India in comparison to the U.S. New ... Panelists talked about emerging economies such as China and India in comparison to the U.S. New York University professor and author of White Man’s Burden William Easterly debated economist Dambisa Moyo, author of New York Times bestseller Winner Take All. Professor Easterly argued China is on a decline and that countries cannot have continued growth without a democratic system. Ms. Moyo disagreed with him, saying 2013 is about emerging economies, since they have no debt holding them back and many produce their own goods. The Economist's Zanny Minton Beddoes moderated. This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. 10:20 am CT Approx. 35 min. Book Discussion on Dangerous Ambition, Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson ; Susan Hertog talked about her book chronicling the lives of two early feminists working in ... Susan Hertog talked about her book chronicling the lives of two early feminists working in journalism, Dangerous Ambition: Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson: New Women in Search of Love and Power. During the early 20th century, Rebecca West, an English journalist, novelist, and critic, and Dorothy Thompson, an American journalist and first female head of a U.S. news bureau in Europe, defied convention to achieve unprecedented fame in a male-dominated era. She responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.
8:34 am CT Approx. 55 min. Lincoln's Hundred Days ; Author Louis Masur talked about his book, Lincoln’s Hundred Days and the formulation ... Author Louis Masur talked about his book, Lincoln’s Hundred Days and the formulation of the Emancipation Proclamation. One hundred days passed between Lincoln’s preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, issued on September 22nd, 1862, and the final decree on January 1st, 1863. He spoke about the struggle to end slavery, Civil War era politics, and Lincoln’s actions during the period. He responded to questions from the audience.
9:38 am CT Approx. 31 min. Social Media in 2013 ; ; Panelists talked about the state and future of social media. Jeff Jarvis in his remarks ... Panelists talked about the state and future of social media. Jeff Jarvis in his remarks focused on threats to free speech in various countries around the world, such as China, Iran, and the United Kingdom. Amanda Palmer talked about experiences she had had with fans through her Twitter account. At the end of the program Ms. Palmer played ukulele and performed a song that came to be known as “The Ukelele Anthem” during her performances at “Occupy Wall Street” rallies.
This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
The program contains explicit language that some viewers may find objectionable.
10:58 am CT Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on How to be Black Author Baratunde Thurston discusses his book, How to be Black, in which he offers practical ... Author Baratunde Thurston discusses his book, How to be Black, in which he offers practical advice on everything from “How to Be the Black Friend” to “How to Be the (Next) Black President” to “How to Celebrate Black History Month.”
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.
9:30 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Emancipation and the Civil War President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation 150 years ago on ... President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation 150 years ago on September 22nd, 1862. It ordered the emancipation of all slaves in any Confederate state that did not return to the Union by January 1st, 1863. No Confederate states returned, and Lincoln signed and issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. This week, history professors and bloggers discuss the debates and controversies over emancipation-its timing, its initial results, and its post-war effects into the 20th century. "Debating Emancipation" was a panel from the 2012 Civil War Institute Conference at Gettysburg College.
10:10 am CT Approx. 21 min. Social Movements in 2013 ; ; Panelists talked about the status of social movements such as “Occupy Wall Street” and ... Panelists talked about the status of social movements such as “Occupy Wall Street” and the Tea Party. Panelists included composer and musician Paul Miller, also known as 'DJ Spooky," and Larry Harvey, the co-founder of the so-called counterculture festival known as “Burning Man.” This forum was held in New York City and was part of the World in 2013 Festival hosted by The Economist. 11:01 am 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. 10:47 am CT Approx. 12 min. The Vanderbilts' Marble House ; Alva Vanderbilt was the force behind the French inspired palace called “The Marble ... Alva Vanderbilt was the force behind the French inspired palace called “The Marble House.” The Gilded Age relic is preserved in the Rhode Island seaside town of Newport -- the storied 19th century resort of industrialists, financiers, statesmen and artists. The Vanderbilt family fortune came from steamships and the New York Central Railroad. American History TV toured the mansion that the Vanderbilts called their summer cottage.
10:31 am CT Approx. 29 min. Health Care in 2013 ; ; Panelists talked about the technology innovations in the health care industry. Topics ... Panelists talked about the technology innovations in the health care industry. Topics included advances in the fields of genomics, robotics, and aviation. They also discussed the increasing connectivity of patients with their doctors using health care data. 
This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
11:41 am CT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on The Rise of Marco Rubio Author Manuel Roig-Franzia talked about his book, The Rise of Marco Rubio.
This ...
Author Manuel Roig-Franzia talked about his book, The Rise of Marco Rubio.
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
11:00 am CT Approx. 10 min. Newark Earthworks Archeologist Brad Lepper gave a tour of the Newark Earthworks, which are the largest set of ... Archeologist Brad Lepper gave a tour of the Newark Earthworks, which are the largest set of geometric earthworks found anywhere in the world. He talked about how the Hopewell people created and used the pre-historic mound structure and how some of it was preserved.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:01 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 ; ; The House met in a rare New Year’s Day session of the lame-duck 112th Congress to consider ... The House met in a rare New Year’s Day session of the lame-duck 112th Congress to consider tax legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of increased tax rates and automatic spending cuts. 11:46 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Book Discussion on Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail ; ; Thomas Stanton, former staff member of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, talked about his ... Thomas Stanton, former staff member of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, talked about his book, Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail: Governance and Management Lessons from the Crisis, in which he argues that the main difference between companies that successfully made it through the 2008 financial crisis and those that didn’t was the willingness of upper management to listen to feedback before making decisions. Alex Pollock of the American Enterprise Institute provided commentary. 11:11 am CT Approx. 4 min. War of 1812 in Ohio History Curator Cliff Eckle talked about the important role of Ohio in the War of 1812 as he ... History Curator Cliff Eckle talked about the important role of Ohio in the War of 1812 as he showed objects in the bicentennial exhibit at the Ohio History Center, “The War of 1812: Ohio on the Front Line.” Topics included two battles that took place in Ohio that secured the nation’s border with Canada.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:23 pm CT Approx. 9 min. LIVE Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff Agreement During a recess in the unusual New Year’s Day House session, C-SPAN opened its phones for ... During a recess in the unusual New Year’s Day House session, C-SPAN opened its phones for viewer reaction to the “fiscal cliff” agreement. 1:00 pm CT Approx. 3 hr. 59 min. LIVE Senate Session The U.S. Senate convened for a legislative session. The U.S. Senate convened for a legislative session. 11:16 am CT Approx. 6 min. The Founding of Columbus, Ohio Jeff LaFever talked about the founding and early history of Columbus, Ohio, as he gave a tour of ... Jeff LaFever talked about the founding and early history of Columbus, Ohio, as he gave a tour of the first half of an exhibit to celebrate the bicentennial of the city’s founding on February 14, 1812. Items shown included a 1910 car that highlighted the role of the city in the history of transportation. The Columbus Historical Society exhibit space was at the Center of Science and Industry (COSI).
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:33 pm CT Approx. 3 min. Senators Reid and McConnell on Fiscal Cliff Agreement ; Prior to the Senate adoption of the “fiscal cliff” agreement, Senate leaders Reid and ... Prior to the Senate adoption of the “fiscal cliff” agreement, Senate leaders Reid and McConnell addressed the compromise. 5:00 pm CT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Just Plain Dick ; Kevin Matson, contemporary history professor at Ohio University, talked about his book, Just ... Kevin Matson, contemporary history professor at Ohio University, talked about his book, Just Plain Dick: Richard Nixon’s Checkers Speech and the ‘Rocking, Shocking’ Election of 1952, in which he recounts the presidential election of 1952 and Richard Nixon’s “Checkers” speech delivered on national television on September 23, 1952. The speech was given in response to allegations that Nixon misused political donations. The author talked about Nixon’s usage of his family dog, Checkers, to denote his everyman status and save his vice presidential nomination. Mr. Mattson spoke at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. 11:23 am CT Approx. 9 min. Ohio Statehouse Tour Gregg Dodd gave a tour of the Ohio Statehouse. He pointed out art, architecture, and ... Gregg Dodd gave a tour of the Ohio Statehouse. He pointed out art, architecture, and historical artifacts. Mr. Dodd talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s multiple visits to the building as well as the hearing rooms named for the eight U.S. presidents from Ohio, focusing on Presidents Grant and McKinley.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:37 pm CT Approx. 25 min. LIVE Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff Agreement During a recess in the unusual New Year’s Day House session, C-SPAN opened its phones for ... During a recess in the unusual New Year’s Day House session, C-SPAN opened its phones for viewer reaction to the “fiscal cliff” agreement passed by the Senate. David Lightman of McLatchy Newspapers talked by phone about some of the agreement details, and when the House of Representatives might vote on the “fiscal cliff” agreement. 6:02 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Book Discussion on Reporting the Revolutionary War Todd Andrlik, curator and publisher of RagLinen.com, a website for historic newspapers, talked ... Todd Andrlik, curator and publisher of RagLinen.com, a website for historic newspapers, talked about his book, Reporting the Revolutionary War: It Was History, It Was News, in which he presents a collection of reportage on the American Revolution from assorted 18th century newspapers. Mr. Andrlik, whose personal collection contains newspapers from 1763 to 1783, examines reports ranging from the Sugar Act of 1764 to battles at Concord and Bunker Hill. Todd Andrlik talked about his book with Robert Allison, chair of the history department at Suffolk University and historian J.L. Bell at The Old State House in Boston. 11:33 am CT Approx. 6 min. Ohio Presidential Campaign Memorabilia Tom Rieder showed presidential campaign cartoons and memorabilia from the eight U.S. presidents ... Tom Rieder showed presidential campaign cartoons and memorabilia from the eight U.S. presidents who came from Ohio in the archives of the Ohio History Center. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:03 pm CT Approx. 46 min. George Zornick on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations ; George Zornick talked about last-minute developments in congressional efforts to pass spending and ... George Zornick talked about last-minute developments in congressional efforts to pass spending and tax legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:18 pm CT Approx. 47 min. James Patterson on Reading ; Author James Patterson talked about the value of families reading together. He also responded ... Author James Patterson talked about the value of families reading together. He also responded to questions from the audience. 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. 11:40 am CT Approx. 6 min. Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery Monty Chase talked about the history of Camp Chase, which was named for his ancestor, Salmon P. ... Monty Chase talked about the history of Camp Chase, which was named for his ancestor, Salmon P. Chase. It was used during the Civil War as a Union training ground and a Confederate prison camp. Starting in 1895 the deteriorated cemetery began to be restored by former Union Colonel William H. Knauss and an annual commemoration ceremony was begun which continues to be held by the Hilltop Historical Society.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:50 pm CT Approx. 9 min. Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff Agreement During a recess in the unusual New Year’s Day House session, C-SPAN opened its phones for ... During a recess in the unusual New Year’s Day House session, C-SPAN opened its phones for viewer reaction to the “fiscal cliff” agreement passed by the Senate. The House had not yet voted on the bill. 8:06 pm CT Approx. 18 min. Child Literacy Initiatives ; ; C-SPAN hosted a Google Hangout discussion on child literacy and improving educational ... C-SPAN hosted a Google Hangout discussion on child literacy and improving educational opportunities for children. 11:47 am CT Approx. 5 min. The German Village Jeff Darbee talked about the German Village area that was part of Columbus, Ohio, since its ... Jeff Darbee talked about the German Village area that was part of Columbus, Ohio, since its earliest days. The once prosperous German community declined during World War I and prohibition and was partially demolished before Frank Fetch led preservation efforts in the 1960s.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:00 pm CT Approx. 11 min. LIVE House Democratic Leaders on Fiscal Cliff Legislation House Democratic leaders reacted to the “fiscal cliff” agreement and the expected vote ... House Democratic leaders reacted to the “fiscal cliff” agreement and the expected vote on the measure in the House later that day. 8:25 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.
11:53 am CT Approx. 8 min. The Kelton House and the Underground Railroad Georgeanne Reuter gave a tour of the Kelton House, a stop on the Underground Railroad in Columbus, ... Georgeanne Reuter gave a tour of the Kelton House, a stop on the Underground Railroad in Columbus, Ohio. She told about the family that lived here and some of the escaped slaves who sought shelter there. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:12 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. LIVE Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff Agreement During a recess in the unusual New Year’s Day House session, C-SPAN opened its phones for ... During a recess in the unusual New Year’s Day House session, C-SPAN opened its phones for viewer reaction to the “fiscal cliff” agreement passed by the Senate.*The House had not yet voted on the bill. 8:32 pm CT Approx. 24 min. Book Discussion on I Want You to Shut the F#ck Up Comedian D.L. Hughley presented his thoughts on the political and social issues of the day and ... Comedian D.L. Hughley presented his thoughts on the political and social issues of the day and argued that America is in need of a “wake-up call.” The author presented his thoughts on a range of topics, from education and economics to President Obama, political parties, and former and current civil rights leaders. D.L. Hughley responded to questions from members of the audience at Barnes & Noble in Los Angeles.
This program contains language that some may find offensive.
12:01 pm CT Approx. 21 min. The Evictions of Malaga Island, Maine Archaeologists uncovered artifacts on Malaga Island, Maine after its mixed-race inhabitants were ... Archaeologists uncovered artifacts on Malaga Island, Maine after its mixed-race inhabitants were ordered to leave in 1912. Marylyn Darling Voter, a descendant whose family was evicted, spoke about life on the island. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
3:24 pm CT Approx. 45 min. Charles Hurt on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations ; Charles Hurt talked about last-minute developments in the negotiations to avert the “fiscal ... Charles Hurt talked about last-minute developments in the negotiations to avert the “fiscal cliff” with impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 8:56 pm CT Approx. 5 min. Book Discussion on Government Bullies ; Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed his book, Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans Are ... Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed his book, Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans Are Being Harassed, Abused, and Imprisoned by the Feds, in which he makes a case for more limited government. 
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.
12:02 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. American History TV in Augusta, Maine Programs shown during the Augusta LCV Weekend on American History TV:
The Evictions of Malaga ...
Programs shown during the Augusta LCV Weekend on American History TV:
The Evictions of Malaga Island, Maine
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Old Fort Western
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Edwards Dam
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The Penobscot Expedition and Artifacts from the Defense
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Civil War Documents at the Maine State Archives
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Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller
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Willie Horton
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The Blaine House: Maine’s Governor’s Mansion
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Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage
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The Maine State House
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C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
4:12 pm CT Approx. 26 min. Majority Whip Dick Durbin on the Fiscal Cliff Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) spoke about the details in the “Fiscal Cliff” agreement. Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) spoke about the details in the “Fiscal Cliff” agreement. 9:02 pm CT Approx. 58 min. Book Discussion on Bill and Hillary ; Author William Chafe, history professor at Duke University, discussed his book, Bill and ... Author William Chafe, history professor at Duke University, discussed his book, Bill and Hillary: The Politics of the Personal, in which he examines how Bill and Hillary Clinton’s personal relationship has affected their political lives. Mr. Chafe recounts the couple’s marriage and describes how each partner assisted in the other’s career gains. William Chafe spoke at the Kansas City Public Library in Kansas City, Missouri. 12:23 pm CT Approx. 8 min. Old Fort Western Historic Interpreter Roger Collins spoke about Fort Western in Maine, its role as a Colonial ... Historic Interpreter Roger Collins spoke about Fort Western in Maine, its role as a Colonial defensive structure, and its role in the growth of the city of Augusta, Maine. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
4:38 pm CT Approx. 38 min. LIVE Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff Agreement During a recess in the unusual New Year’s Day House session, C-SPAN opened its phones for ... During a recess in the unusual New Year’s Day House session, C-SPAN opened its phones for viewer reaction to the “fiscal cliff” agreement passed by the Senate. 10:02 pm CT Approx. 19 min. After Words with John Jenkins ; Legal journalist John Jenkins detailed the early career and 33-year Supreme Court tenure of former ... Legal journalist John Jenkins detailed the early career and 33-year Supreme Court tenure of former Chief Justice William Rehnquist and spoke to Joan Biskupic about his book The Partisan: The Life of William Rehnquist. They talked about early influences on Chief Justice Rehnquist’s jurisprudence, legal thinking, and tenure on the court. He also talked about research for the book and information found in the primary sources. 12:31 pm CT Approx. 6 min. Edwards Dam Pete Didisheim spoke about the history of Maine’s Edwards Dam, and the U.S. ... Pete Didisheim spoke about the history of Maine’s Edwards Dam, and the U.S. government’s role in the removal of the dam in Augusta in 1999. Built in 1837, its elimination led the way for other dam removals across the country. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
5:16 pm CT Approx. 11 min. House Democratic Leaders on Fiscal Cliff Legislation House Democratic leaders reacted to the “fiscal cliff” agreement and the expected vote ... House Democratic leaders reacted to the “fiscal cliff” agreement and the expected vote on the measure in the House later that day. 10:21 pm CT Approx. 7 min. LIVE President Obama Remarks on Fiscal Cliff Agreement Passage The president spoke about the “fiscal cliff” agreement following passage by the House ... The president spoke about the “fiscal cliff” agreement following passage by the House of compromise legislation adjusting tax rates to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. 12:38 pm CT Approx. 10 min. The Penobscot Expedition and Artifacts from the Defense ; Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the ... Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the Defense, a small American privateer ship that took part in the Penobscot Expedition in 1779. The expedition was considered the worst U.S. naval defeat until Pearl Harbor. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
5:30 pm CT Approx. 45 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 The House met in a rare New Year’s Day session of the lame-duck 112th Congress to consider ... The House met in a rare New Year’s Day session of the lame-duck 112th Congress to consider tax legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of increased tax rates and automatic spending cuts. 10:29 pm CT Approx. 32 min. After Words with John Jenkins ; Legal journalist John Jenkins detailed the early career and 33-year Supreme Court tenure of former ... Legal journalist John Jenkins detailed the early career and 33-year Supreme Court tenure of former Chief Justice William Rehnquist and spoke to Joan Biskupic about his book The Partisan: The Life of William Rehnquist. They talked about early influences on Chief Justice Rehnquist’s jurisprudence, legal thinking, and tenure on the court. He also talked about research for the book and information found in the primary sources. 12:49 pm CT Approx. 9 min. Civil War Documents at the Maine State Archives David Cheever spoke about the Civil War and its impact on the State of Maine. He focused on ... David Cheever spoke about the Civil War and its impact on the State of Maine. He focused on Civil War documents and primary source materials found in military records housed at the archives. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
6:16 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. LIVE Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff Agreement ; During a recess in the unusual New Year’s Day House session, telephones were open for viewer ... During a recess in the unusual New Year’s Day House session, telephones were open for viewer reaction to the “fiscal cliff” agreement passed by the Senate. The House had not yet voted on the bill.
Niels Lesniewski reported by Skype about the meeting being held by the House Rules Committee to deal with the legislation passed by the Senate in the hours after midnight. He responded to questions from viewers.
Video clips were shown of floor speeches by Representatives Brian Higfins (D-NY), Scott Rigell (R-VA), Steve Cohen (D-TN), Louie Gohmert (R-TX), James Moran (D-VA), Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), Jason Altmire (D-PA), Gerald Connolly (D-VA), Gregory Meeks (D-NY), and Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY).
11:02 pm CT Approx. 43 min. Book Discussion on Steve Jobs ; Walter Isaacson talked about the personal life, professional career, inspiration, and legacy of ... Walter Isaacson talked about the personal life, professional career, inspiration, and legacy of Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple Computers. He 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.
12:59 pm CT Approx. 5 min. Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller Robert Fuller, Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller’s great, great grand-nephew, spoke ... Robert Fuller, Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller’s great, great grand-nephew, spoke about the eighth chief justice who presided over Plessy v. Ferguson, which decision established the phrase “separate but equal.”
7:40 pm CT Approx. 3 hr. 18 min. LIVE House Session, Part 3 In an unusual New Year’s Day session of the lame-duck 112th Congress, the House considered ... In an unusual New Year’s Day session of the lame-duck 112th Congress, the House considered the rule and debated the “fiscal cliff” agreement (HR 8) passed by the Senate earlier that morning. The measure passed 257-167. 11:47 pm 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, 1:05 pm CT Approx. 3 min. Willie Horton Journalist Barbara Walsh talked about her time as a reporter at the Eagle-Tribune covering ... Journalist Barbara Walsh talked about her time as a reporter at the Eagle-Tribune covering the Willie Horton trial and subsequent escape from prison. Her Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting was the basis for a 1988 presidential campaign advertisement criticizing Governor Michael Dukakis for the Massachusetts furlough program.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:59 pm CT Approx. 29 min. Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff Agreement Telephone lines were open for comments on the bill passed by the House and Senate to avert the ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the bill passed by the House and Senate to avert the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012.
A video clip was shown of remarks by President Obama on the passage of the “fiscal cliff” legislation,
12:55 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.
1:09 pm CT Approx. 9 min. James G. Blaine and the Blaine House Maine State Historian Earle Shettleworth talked about Maine’s governor’s mansion and ... Maine State Historian Earle Shettleworth talked about Maine’s governor’s mansion and its namesake James G. Blaine, an American political figure during the mid to late 19th century. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:29 pm CT Approx. 36 min. House Debate on the Rule of the Senate Fiscal Cliff Bill The House debated the Rule of the Senate “Fiscal Cliff” Bill. The House debated the Rule of the Senate “Fiscal Cliff” Bill. 1:01 am 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. 1:19 pm CT Approx. 2 min. Maine's First Lady Ann LePage Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage talked about life inside the Blaine House, the Maine ... Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage talked about life inside the Blaine House, the Maine governor’s mansion, and her experience as the first lady of Maine. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
12:06 am CT Approx. 53 min. House Debate on the Fiscal Cliff Tax Policy Members of the House debated the tax policy of legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff” ... Members of the House debated the tax policy of legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress did not reach a budget agreement before then. 2:05 am 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. 1:22 pm CT Approx. 9 min. The Maine State House Dan Fournier talked about the history of the Maine State House and some of the stories related to ... Dan Fournier talked about the history of the Maine State House and some of the stories related to governors throughout the state’s history. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
12:59 am CT Approx. 7 min. President Obama Remarks on Fiscal Cliff Agreement Passage The president spoke about the “fiscal cliff” agreement following passage by the House ... The president spoke about the “fiscal cliff” agreement following passage by the House of compromise legislation adjusting tax rates to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. 3:15 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 5 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. 1:31 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.
1:07 am CT Approx. 2 min. Reaction to the Fiscal Cliff and Congress At Capitol Hill’s 201 Bar, an employee, Sarah, reacted to the impending vote by Congress to ... At Capitol Hill’s 201 Bar, an employee, Sarah, reacted to the impending vote by Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. She also gave her opinion of Congress. 4:21 am CT Approx. 35 min. Book Discussion on Dangerous Ambition, Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson ; Susan Hertog talked about her book chronicling the lives of two early feminists working in ... Susan Hertog talked about her book chronicling the lives of two early feminists working in journalism, Dangerous Ambition: Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson: New Women in Search of Love and Power. During the early 20th century, Rebecca West, an English journalist, novelist, and critic, and Dorothy Thompson, an American journalist and first female head of a U.S. news bureau in Europe, defied convention to achieve unprecedented fame in a male-dominated era. She responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.
1:42 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.
1:09 am CT Approx. 1 min. Reaction to the Fiscal Cliff and Congress At Union Station, Washington, D.C., resident, Paul, reacted to the impending vote by Congress to ... At Union Station, Washington, D.C., resident, Paul, reacted to the impending vote by Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. He also gave his opinion of Congress. 5:01 am 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. 1:49 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.
1:10 am CT Approx. 36 min. House Debate on Hurricane Sandy Relief Members of the U.S. House of Representatives urged that the House proceed with a relief package ... Members of the U.S. House of Representatives urged that the House proceed with a relief package for victims of Hurricane Sandy. 1:58 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.
1:49 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Comity and Contention in Congress Former Republican and Democratic members of Congress talked about how personal relationships on ... Former Republican and Democratic members of Congress talked about how personal relationships on Capitol Hill have changed in the past fifty years, and how important those relationships are to achieve compromise and pass legislation. They responded to questions from the audience at the event hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. 2:07 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.
3:21 am CT Approx. 58 min. Health Care, Insurance and Medicare ; Bruce Broussard spoke about health care, insurance, and Medicare. Topics included the ... Bruce Broussard spoke about health care, insurance, and Medicare. Topics included the Affordable Care Act (the health care law), new approaches to integrating delivery systems, the benefits of healthy lifestyles, and how health care could help reduce national debt . Among his comments he said the $750 billion per year was wasted on health care. After his speech he answered questions from audience members. 2:13 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.
4:21 am CT Approx. 36 min. House Debate on Hurricane Sandy Relief Members of the U.S. House of Representatives urged that the House proceed with a relief package ... Members of the U.S. House of Representatives urged that the House proceed with a relief package for victims of Hurricane Sandy. 2:23 pm CT Approx. 5 min. Historic Floods of 1927 and 2011 Archivist Scott Reilly talked about the damage from two storms that hit Vermont nearly a century ... Archivist Scott Reilly talked about the damage from two storms that hit Vermont nearly a century apart, and showed records from the flood of 1927 and the damage from hurricane Irene that hit Vermont in 2011.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:58 am CT Approx. 53 min. House Debate on the Fiscal Cliff Tax Policy Members of the House debated the tax policy of legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff” ... Members of the House debated the tax policy of legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress did not reach a budget agreement before then. 2:29 pm CT Approx. 12 min. New York State Capitol Building Barbara R. Maggio, acting director of curatorial and tour services for the New York State Capitol ... Barbara R. Maggio, acting director of curatorial and tour services for the New York State Capitol building, talked about the history, art, and architecture of the distinctive structure. She also highlighted the stories of numerous New York governors who have run for, and either won or lost, their races for the U.S. presidency.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:51 am CT Approx. 7 min. President Obama Remarks on Fiscal Cliff Agreement Passage The president spoke about the “fiscal cliff” agreement following passage by the House ... The president spoke about the “fiscal cliff” agreement following passage by the House of compromise legislation adjusting tax rates to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. 2:42 pm CT Approx. 18 min. New York State Museum's September 11, 2001 Exhibit Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 ... Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 exhibit, the world’s largest collection of artifacts gathered from Ground Zero following the attacks in New York City. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:00 pm CT Approx. 7 min. Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Exhibit New York State Education Commissioner John King toured the New York State Museum’s exhibit ... New York State Education Commissioner John King toured the New York State Museum’s exhibit on the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. The exhibit examines the document and shows how its wording was used by Martin Luther King in his speeches during the American Civil Rights movement. Mr. King is also a co-author of the exhibit’s text.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:08 pm CT Approx. 10 min. America's First Shaker Settlement Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked ... Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked about the history of Shakers in Albany. The site was home to the very first Shaker settlement in the U.S. The Shakers and their leader Ann Lee came to America in the late 18th century from England. Known for their charismatic worship styles, this Christian sect also promoted communal living and the equality of the sexes, which they institutionalized in their teachings as early as 1780.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:18 pm CT Approx. 11 min. New York's State Archives ; New York State Archivist Christine Ward talked about several items housed at the New York State ... New York State Archivist Christine Ward talked about several items housed at the New York State Archives, including documents relating to the Constitutional Convention, a copy of the U.S. Constitution, and treason documents of Benedict Arnold.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:30 pm CT Approx. 10 min. The Albany Institute's Dutch Collections Tammis Groft, Chief Curator at the Albany Institute of History and Art, talks about the history of ... Tammis Groft, Chief Curator at the Albany Institute of History and Art, talks about the history of the Albany Institute. He also talked about pieces from the Institute’s Dutch cultural collection which shows us how early settlers lived, and about Dutch traditions that were brought to the United States.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:40 pm CT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Shepherds of the Sea Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the ... Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the Sea: Destroyer Escorts in World War II, in which he explains the role the fleet of destroyer escorts played in World War II as they battled German submarines.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:45 pm CT Approx. 11 min. The USS Slater Tim Rizzuto, executive director of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, toured the USS Slater, ... Tim Rizzuto, executive director of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, toured the USS Slater, the only World War II destroyer still afloat in the country. He also explained the history of the ship.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:57 pm CT Approx. 2 min. Adams Memorial A short piece on the Adams Memorial in Washington, DC’s Rock Creek Cemetery. The ... A short piece on the Adams Memorial in Washington, DC’s Rock Creek Cemetery. The memorial rests above the graves of author Henry Adams and his wife Marian “Clover” Hooper Adams, for whom the writer commissioned the memorial after her 1885 suicide. Scultped by Augustus Saint-Gaudens and designed by architect Stanford White, the memorial is also known as “Grief.”
Historian Richard Norton Smith provides the voice-over for this piece.
4:00 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on A Nation of Deadbeats ; Author Scott Nelson discussed his book, A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of ... Author Scott Nelson discussed his book, A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America’s Financial Disasters, in which he argues that consumer debt has underpinned almost every major financial panic in the nation’s history. In each case, the chain of banks, brokers, moneylenders, and insurance companies that separated borrowers and lenders made it impossible to distinguish good loans from bad. Bound up in this history are stories of national banks funded by smugglers, fistfights in Congress over the gold standard, America’s early dependence on British bankers, and how presidential campaigns were forged in controversies over private debt.
5:02 pm CT Approx. 1 min. Emancipation Memorial Pre-dating the Lincoln Memorial by almost 50 years, the Emancipation Memorial in Washington, ... Pre-dating the Lincoln Memorial by almost 50 years, the Emancipation Memorial in Washington, DC’s Lincoln Park depicts the 16th president freeing a slave. Designed and sculpted by Thomas Ball, it was funded by money donated by freed African Americans. Frederick Douglass spoke at the monument’s dedication in 1876, and expressed some criticism about its design and symbolism. It is still controversial today.
Historian and author Richard Norton Smith narrates.
5:05 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 46 min. Ronald Reagan ; ; Eureka College visiting scholar Craig Shirley talked about former President Ronald Reagan’s ... Eureka College visiting scholar Craig Shirley talked about former President Ronald Reagan’s presidential campaigns and how they impacted American politics.
6:52 pm 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.
7:00 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Celebrating the Life of Tip O'Neill Journalists and political commentators reflected on the life and legacy of former House Speaker ... Journalists and political commentators reflected on the life and legacy of former House Speaker Thomas “Tip” O’Neill on the 100th anniversary of his birth. The panelists included long-time Boston columnist Mike Barnicle, and MSNBC host Chris Matthews, who was the Speaker’s Press Aide during the 1980s. The discussion took place at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, Massachusetts.
8:17 pm CT Approx. 15 min. Press Preview of the Emancipation Proclamation ; ; 150 years after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, the original document was ... 150 years after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, the original document was preserved and prepared for display at the National Archives. Archives representatives answered press questions about the history of the document and its importance.
8:34 pm CT Approx. 55 min. Lincoln's Hundred Days ; Author Louis Masur talked about his book, Lincoln’s Hundred Days and the formulation ... Author Louis Masur talked about his book, Lincoln’s Hundred Days and the formulation of the Emancipation Proclamation. One hundred days passed between Lincoln’s preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, issued on September 22nd, 1862, and the final decree on January 1st, 1863. He spoke about the struggle to end slavery, Civil War era politics, and Lincoln’s actions during the period. He responded to questions from the audience.
9:30 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Emancipation and the Civil War President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation 150 years ago on ... President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation 150 years ago on September 22nd, 1862. It ordered the emancipation of all slaves in any Confederate state that did not return to the Union by January 1st, 1863. No Confederate states returned, and Lincoln signed and issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. This week, history professors and bloggers discuss the debates and controversies over emancipation-its timing, its initial results, and its post-war effects into the 20th century. "Debating Emancipation" was a panel from the 2012 Civil War Institute Conference at Gettysburg College.
10:47 pm CT Approx. 12 min. The Vanderbilts' Marble House ; Alva Vanderbilt was the force behind the French inspired palace called “The Marble ... Alva Vanderbilt was the force behind the French inspired palace called “The Marble House.” The Gilded Age relic is preserved in the Rhode Island seaside town of Newport -- the storied 19th century resort of industrialists, financiers, statesmen and artists. The Vanderbilt family fortune came from steamships and the New York Central Railroad. American History TV toured the mansion that the Vanderbilts called their summer cottage.
11:00 pm CT Approx. 10 min. Newark Earthworks Archeologist Brad Lepper gave a tour of the Newark Earthworks, which are the largest set of ... Archeologist Brad Lepper gave a tour of the Newark Earthworks, which are the largest set of geometric earthworks found anywhere in the world. He talked about how the Hopewell people created and used the pre-historic mound structure and how some of it was preserved.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:11 pm CT Approx. 4 min. War of 1812 in Ohio History Curator Cliff Eckle talked about the important role of Ohio in the War of 1812 as he ... History Curator Cliff Eckle talked about the important role of Ohio in the War of 1812 as he showed objects in the bicentennial exhibit at the Ohio History Center, “The War of 1812: Ohio on the Front Line.” Topics included two battles that took place in Ohio that secured the nation’s border with Canada.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:16 pm CT Approx. 6 min. The Founding of Columbus, Ohio Jeff LaFever talked about the founding and early history of Columbus, Ohio, as he gave a tour of ... Jeff LaFever talked about the founding and early history of Columbus, Ohio, as he gave a tour of the first half of an exhibit to celebrate the bicentennial of the city’s founding on February 14, 1812. Items shown included a 1910 car that highlighted the role of the city in the history of transportation. The Columbus Historical Society exhibit space was at the Center of Science and Industry (COSI).
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:23 pm CT Approx. 9 min. Ohio Statehouse Tour Gregg Dodd gave a tour of the Ohio Statehouse. He pointed out art, architecture, and ... Gregg Dodd gave a tour of the Ohio Statehouse. He pointed out art, architecture, and historical artifacts. Mr. Dodd talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s multiple visits to the building as well as the hearing rooms named for the eight U.S. presidents from Ohio, focusing on Presidents Grant and McKinley.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:33 pm CT Approx. 6 min. Ohio Presidential Campaign Memorabilia Tom Rieder showed presidential campaign cartoons and memorabilia from the eight U.S. presidents ... Tom Rieder showed presidential campaign cartoons and memorabilia from the eight U.S. presidents who came from Ohio in the archives of the Ohio History Center. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:40 pm CT Approx. 6 min. Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery Monty Chase talked about the history of Camp Chase, which was named for his ancestor, Salmon P. ... Monty Chase talked about the history of Camp Chase, which was named for his ancestor, Salmon P. Chase. It was used during the Civil War as a Union training ground and a Confederate prison camp. Starting in 1895 the deteriorated cemetery began to be restored by former Union Colonel William H. Knauss and an annual commemoration ceremony was begun which continues to be held by the Hilltop Historical Society.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:47 pm CT Approx. 5 min. The German Village Jeff Darbee talked about the German Village area that was part of Columbus, Ohio, since its ... Jeff Darbee talked about the German Village area that was part of Columbus, Ohio, since its earliest days. The once prosperous German community declined during World War I and prohibition and was partially demolished before Frank Fetch led preservation efforts in the 1960s.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:53 pm CT Approx. 8 min. The Kelton House and the Underground Railroad Georgeanne Reuter gave a tour of the Kelton House, a stop on the Underground Railroad in Columbus, ... Georgeanne Reuter gave a tour of the Kelton House, a stop on the Underground Railroad in Columbus, Ohio. She told about the family that lived here and some of the escaped slaves who sought shelter there. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:01 am CT Approx. 21 min. The Evictions of Malaga Island, Maine Archaeologists uncovered artifacts on Malaga Island, Maine after its mixed-race inhabitants were ... Archaeologists uncovered artifacts on Malaga Island, Maine after its mixed-race inhabitants were ordered to leave in 1912. Marylyn Darling Voter, a descendant whose family was evicted, spoke about life on the island. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
12:23 am CT Approx. 8 min. Old Fort Western Historic Interpreter Roger Collins spoke about Fort Western in Maine, its role as a Colonial ... Historic Interpreter Roger Collins spoke about Fort Western in Maine, its role as a Colonial defensive structure, and its role in the growth of the city of Augusta, Maine. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
12:31 am CT Approx. 6 min. Edwards Dam Pete Didisheim spoke about the history of Maine’s Edwards Dam, and the U.S. ... Pete Didisheim spoke about the history of Maine’s Edwards Dam, and the U.S. government’s role in the removal of the dam in Augusta in 1999. Built in 1837, its elimination led the way for other dam removals across the country. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
12:38 am CT Approx. 10 min. The Penobscot Expedition and Artifacts from the Defense ; Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the ... Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the Defense, a small American privateer ship that took part in the Penobscot Expedition in 1779. The expedition was considered the worst U.S. naval defeat until Pearl Harbor. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
12:49 am CT Approx. 9 min. Civil War Documents at the Maine State Archives David Cheever spoke about the Civil War and its impact on the State of Maine. He focused on ... David Cheever spoke about the Civil War and its impact on the State of Maine. He focused on Civil War documents and primary source materials found in military records housed at the archives. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
12:59 am CT Approx. 5 min. Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller Robert Fuller, Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller’s great, great grand-nephew, spoke ... Robert Fuller, Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller’s great, great grand-nephew, spoke about the eighth chief justice who presided over Plessy v. Ferguson, which decision established the phrase “separate but equal.”
1:05 am CT Approx. 3 min. Willie Horton Journalist Barbara Walsh talked about her time as a reporter at the Eagle-Tribune covering ... Journalist Barbara Walsh talked about her time as a reporter at the Eagle-Tribune covering the Willie Horton trial and subsequent escape from prison. Her Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting was the basis for a 1988 presidential campaign advertisement criticizing Governor Michael Dukakis for the Massachusetts furlough program.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:09 am CT Approx. 9 min. James G. Blaine and the Blaine House Maine State Historian Earle Shettleworth talked about Maine’s governor’s mansion and ... Maine State Historian Earle Shettleworth talked about Maine’s governor’s mansion and its namesake James G. Blaine, an American political figure during the mid to late 19th century. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
1:19 am CT Approx. 2 min. Maine's First Lady Ann LePage Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage talked about life inside the Blaine House, the Maine ... Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage talked about life inside the Blaine House, the Maine governor’s mansion, and her experience as the first lady of Maine. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
1:22 am CT Approx. 9 min. The Maine State House Dan Fournier talked about the history of the Maine State House and some of the stories related to ... Dan Fournier talked about the history of the Maine State House and some of the stories related to governors throughout the state’s history. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
1:31 am 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.
1:42 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.
1:49 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.
1:58 am 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.
2:07 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.
2:13 am 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.
2:23 am CT Approx. 5 min. Historic Floods of 1927 and 2011 Archivist Scott Reilly talked about the damage from two storms that hit Vermont nearly a century ... Archivist Scott Reilly talked about the damage from two storms that hit Vermont nearly a century apart, and showed records from the flood of 1927 and the damage from hurricane Irene that hit Vermont in 2011.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:29 am CT Approx. 12 min. New York State Capitol Building Barbara R. Maggio, acting director of curatorial and tour services for the New York State Capitol ... Barbara R. Maggio, acting director of curatorial and tour services for the New York State Capitol building, talked about the history, art, and architecture of the distinctive structure. She also highlighted the stories of numerous New York governors who have run for, and either won or lost, their races for the U.S. presidency.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:42 am CT Approx. 18 min. New York State Museum's September 11, 2001 Exhibit Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 ... Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 exhibit, the world’s largest collection of artifacts gathered from Ground Zero following the attacks in New York City. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:00 am CT Approx. 7 min. Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Exhibit New York State Education Commissioner John King toured the New York State Museum’s exhibit ... New York State Education Commissioner John King toured the New York State Museum’s exhibit on the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. The exhibit examines the document and shows how its wording was used by Martin Luther King in his speeches during the American Civil Rights movement. Mr. King is also a co-author of the exhibit’s text.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:08 am CT Approx. 10 min. America's First Shaker Settlement Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked ... Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked about the history of Shakers in Albany. The site was home to the very first Shaker settlement in the U.S. The Shakers and their leader Ann Lee came to America in the late 18th century from England. Known for their charismatic worship styles, this Christian sect also promoted communal living and the equality of the sexes, which they institutionalized in their teachings as early as 1780.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:18 am CT Approx. 11 min. New York's State Archives ; New York State Archivist Christine Ward talked about several items housed at the New York State ... New York State Archivist Christine Ward talked about several items housed at the New York State Archives, including documents relating to the Constitutional Convention, a copy of the U.S. Constitution, and treason documents of Benedict Arnold.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:30 am CT Approx. 10 min. The Albany Institute's Dutch Collections Tammis Groft, Chief Curator at the Albany Institute of History and Art, talks about the history of ... Tammis Groft, Chief Curator at the Albany Institute of History and Art, talks about the history of the Albany Institute. He also talked about pieces from the Institute’s Dutch cultural collection which shows us how early settlers lived, and about Dutch traditions that were brought to the United States.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:40 am CT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Shepherds of the Sea Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the ... Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the Sea: Destroyer Escorts in World War II, in which he explains the role the fleet of destroyer escorts played in World War II as they battled German submarines.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:45 am CT Approx. 11 min. The USS Slater Tim Rizzuto, executive director of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, toured the USS Slater, ... Tim Rizzuto, executive director of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, toured the USS Slater, the only World War II destroyer still afloat in the country. He also explained the history of the ship.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:57 am CT Approx. 2 min. Mary McLeod Bethune Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of Mary McLeod ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of Mary McLeod Bethune. Topics included her career and the history of the statue by sculptor Robert Berks. When it was dedicated July 10, 1974, on what would have been her 99th birthday, was the first memorial in the nation’s capital to honor an African-American leader.
4:00 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on A Nation of Deadbeats ; Author Scott Nelson discussed his book, A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of ... Author Scott Nelson discussed his book, A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America’s Financial Disasters, in which he argues that consumer debt has underpinned almost every major financial panic in the nation’s history. In each case, the chain of banks, brokers, moneylenders, and insurance companies that separated borrowers and lenders made it impossible to distinguish good loans from bad. Bound up in this history are stories of national banks funded by smugglers, fistfights in Congress over the gold standard, America’s early dependence on British bankers, and how presidential campaigns were forged in controversies over private debt.
5:02 am CT Approx. 1 min. Emancipation Memorial Pre-dating the Lincoln Memorial by almost 50 years, the Emancipation Memorial in Washington, ... Pre-dating the Lincoln Memorial by almost 50 years, the Emancipation Memorial in Washington, DC’s Lincoln Park depicts the 16th president freeing a slave. Designed and sculpted by Thomas Ball, it was funded by money donated by freed African Americans. Frederick Douglass spoke at the monument’s dedication in 1876, and expressed some criticism about its design and symbolism. It is still controversial today.
Historian and author Richard Norton Smith narrates.
5:05 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 46 min. Ronald Reagan ; ; Eureka College visiting scholar Craig Shirley talked about former President Ronald Reagan’s ... Eureka College visiting scholar Craig Shirley talked about former President Ronald Reagan’s presidential campaigns and how they impacted American politics.