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6:00 am CT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Open Phones Niels Lesniewski; John McArdle Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the influence of movies, television, and video ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the influence of movies, television, and video games on gun violence.
Niels Lesniewski spoke by phone about the congressional agenda for the week. Topics included relief funding for Hurricane Sandy flood victims, and President Obama’s Cabinet nominees.
5:58 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on The Hopkins Touch David Roll David Roll talked about his book, The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the ... David Roll talked about his book, The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler, in which he recounts the life and career of Harry Hopkins, advisor and friend to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Hopkins, who did not have an official title in the Roosevelt administration, was a confidante to the president, who assisted in establishment of the New Deal and communications between Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin during World War II. David Roll spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. and responded to questions from the audience. 5:46 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. History of New York City's Penn Station Barry Lewis Architectural historian Barry Lewis talked about the history of Pennsylvania Station, from its ... Architectural historian Barry Lewis talked about the history of Pennsylvania Station, from its development in the early 1900s, through its demolition and remodeling of its remaining below-ground sections in the 1960s. The New York Historical Society hosted this talk. New York City’s Pennsylvania Station opened in 1910 and was the first all-electric, long-distance train station in America. The noted architecture firm of McKim, Mead and White designed the building, which was widely considered a Beaux Arts masterpiece.
6:47 am CT Approx. 46 min. LIVE Mortgage Lending Rule Changes Nancy Calo; John McArdle; Gretchen Morgenson Gretchen Morgenson talked about U.S. government’s changes in rules for mortgage lending, and ... Gretchen Morgenson talked about U.S. government’s changes in rules for mortgage lending, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the reasons for the changes, details of the rule changes, and when the rules go into effect.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
7:00 am CT Approx. 28 min. Communicators with Blair Levine and Reed Hundt Reed Hundt; Blair Levin; Peter Slen Former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Reed Hundt and the former architect of the ... Former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Reed Hundt and the former architect of the FCC’s national broadband plan, Blair Levin, talked about their e-book about the future of technology, The Politics of Abundance: How Technology Can Fix the Budget, Revive the American Dream, and Establish Obama’s Legacy. They outlined numerous steps by which they think technology can reduce the U.S. debt, spur growth, and reposition the U.S. as the world’s innovation leader. 6:56 am CT Approx. 4 min. Boston's Granary Burying Ground Kelly Thomas Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, ... Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, toured the Granary Burying Ground in downtown Boston. Established in the year 1660, the Granary Burying Ground is the city’s third oldest cemetery, and the burial site of several notable American Revolutionaries, including Paul Revere, John Hancock and Samuel Adams. This is part one of two of the program.
7:34 am CT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Steve Bell on the Debt Ceiling Stephen Bell; Nancy Calo; John McArdle Steve Bell talked about the Bipartisan Policy Center’s estimate that the U.S. Treasury could ... Steve Bell talked about the Bipartisan Policy Center’s estimate that the U.S. Treasury could run out of funds to pay its bills over the upcoming month, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Treasury Department options and the consequences of not raising the debt ceiling.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
7:31 am CT Approx. 34 min. Eric Schmidt on Technology and Society in 2013 Daniel Franklin; Eric Schmidt Eric Schmidt talked about new Google innovations, the importance of mobile devices, and the impact ... Eric Schmidt talked about new Google innovations, the importance of mobile devices, and the impact of technology on society.
This was part of The Economist’s “World in 2013 Festival,” held in the Altman Building.
7:02 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Contemporary Photojournalism in America A panel of African-American photojournalists discussed their profession and the stories behind ... A panel of African-American photojournalists discussed their profession and the stories behind some of their photographs. The panel included Pulitzer Prize-winners Ozier Muhammad and Michelle Agins, both of whom work for the New York Times. Grace Aneiza Ali moderated.
“Contemporary Photojournalism in America” was the initial event in the “Visually Speaking” series at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library.
8:20 am CT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives John McArdle; Evan Perez Evan Perez talked about the mission and scope of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ... Evan Perez talked about the mission and scope of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series.*Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
8:06 am CT Approx. 3 min. LIVE Mayor Bloomberg and Governor O'Malley Michael Bloomberg; Ronald Daniels; Martin O'Malley New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) and Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) spoke at a ... New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) and Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) spoke at a day-long forum on policy options for reducing gun violence in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting on December 14, 2012.
He urged Congress and the White House to enact a number of proposals aimed at reducing gun violence, and accused Congress of hampering gun control efforts by restricting access to information on gun-related crimes. 
Governor Martin O’Malley announced his effort to strengthen the gun laws in his state.
8:25 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. Conservatives on Environmental Policy Panelists talked about the conservative role in environmental stewardship. Lynn Scarlett, ... Panelists talked about the conservative role in environmental stewardship. Lynn Scarlett, former deputy secretary of the interior, moderated the discussion hosted by the Conservation Leadership Council. During the event at the Reserve Officers Association the council released a set of policy papers focusing on such issues as water security, species protection, and land management. Then there was discussion with members of the audience.
9:01 am CT Approx. 4 min. Presidential Inaugural Parade Rehearsal Footage was shown of a rehearsal for the presidential inaugural parade on Pennsylvania Avenue. Footage was shown of a rehearsal for the presidential inaugural parade on Pennsylvania Avenue. 8:10 am CT Approx. 12 min. Vice President Biden on Gun Violence Meeting Joseph Biden Vice President Biden spoke to reporters before a meeting with video game industry ... Vice President Biden spoke to reporters before a meeting with video game industry representatives. He talked about the meetings with various interest groups he had been holding throughout the week as part of the White House gun violence task force. 11:19 am CT Approx. 1 min. Presidential Inauguration Swearing-In Rehearsal Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal of the swearing-in ceremony ... Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal of the swearing-in ceremony for the 57th presidential inauguration.
9:06 am CT Approx. 43 min. Mortgage Lending Rule Changes Nancy Calo; John McArdle; Gretchen Morgenson Gretchen Morgenson talked about U.S. government’s changes in rules for mortgage lending, and ... Gretchen Morgenson talked about U.S. government’s changes in rules for mortgage lending, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the reasons for the changes, details of the rule changes, and when the rules go into effect.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
8:27 am CT Approx. 47 min. LIVE Mayor Bloomberg and Governor O'Malley Michael Bloomberg; Ronald Daniels; Martin O'Malley New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) and Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) spoke at a ... New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) and Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) spoke at a day-long forum on policy options for reducing gun violence in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting on December 14, 2012.
He urged Congress and the White House to enact a number of proposals aimed at reducing gun violence, and accused Congress of hampering gun control efforts by restricting access to information on gun-related crimes. 
Governor Martin O’Malley announced his effort to strengthen the gun laws in his state.
11:22 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Scientific Predictions About the Future Panelists talked about the world envisioned by previous generations, and how things are different ... Panelists talked about the world envisioned by previous generations, and how things are different from that vision today. Greg Benford of the University of California, noted that many predictions about mass transportation have not come true, but the scientists of the mid 20th century also failed to predict the power and influence of the Internet.
9:51 am CT Approx. 42 min. Open Phones Niels Lesniewski; John McArdle Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the influence of movies, television, and video ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the influence of movies, television, and video games on gun violence.
Niels Lesniewski spoke by phone about the congressional agenda for the week. Topics included relief funding for Hurricane Sandy flood victims, and President Obama’s Cabinet nominees.
9:15 am CT Approx. 53 min. LIVE Guns and Public Health and Safety Panelists presented research on gun violence. Dr. Miller compared gun violence in the ... Panelists presented research on gun violence. Dr. Miller compared gun violence in the U.S. to other countries. Professor Cook presented his findings on the effectiveness gun regulations, including the Brady law by video link from Durham, North Carolina.
This program was part of a two-day “Summit on Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis,” held at Johns Hopkins University in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting on December 14, 2012.
1:06 pm CT Approx. 54 min. Labor and Employment Law U. W. Clemon; Catessa Malone Retired Federal Judge U.W. Clemon talked about the state of labor and employment ... Retired Federal Judge U.W. Clemon talked about the state of labor and employment law. 
Clemon marched with Martin Luther King and was one of the first two african-americans elected to the Alabama Senate since Reconstruction . He fought against Gov. George Wallace 's exclusion of african-american citizens from state boards and agencies and the reinstatement of the death penalty. Jimmy Carter in 1980 appointed Clemon as Alabama’s first african-american federal judge when he nominated him for a seat on the U.S. District Court. He later became the chief judge of the Northern District. He was the trial judge in the Ledbetter v. Goodyear case and in several multi-district cases.
10:39 am CT Approx. 53 min. LIVE Presidential News Conference Barack Obama President Obama held a news conference in the East Room of the White House. Among the topics ... President Obama held a news conference in the East Room of the White House. Among the topics he addressed were efforts to implement gun control measures following the school shooting tragedy in Newton, Connecticut, and the need to raise the debt ceiling in order for America to “pay its bills.” In his remarks he called congressional Republican refusals to raise the debt ceiling “irresponsible” and “absurd,” saying “they will not collect a ransom in exchange for not crashing the American economy.” 10:09 am CT Approx. 10 min. Mayor Bloomberg and Governor O'Malley Michael Bloomberg; Ronald Daniels; Martin O'Malley New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) and Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) spoke at a ... New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) and Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) spoke at a day-long forum on policy options for reducing gun violence in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting on December 14, 2012.
He urged Congress and the White House to enact a number of proposals aimed at reducing gun violence, and accused Congress of hampering gun control efforts by restricting access to information on gun-related crimes. 
Governor Martin O’Malley announced his effort to strengthen the gun laws in his state.
2:02 pm CT Approx. 27 min. Secretary Solis on Women in Leadership Mary Jordan; Hilda Solis Washington Post editor Mary Jordan interviewed Hilda Solis about her experience serving as ... Washington Post editor Mary Jordan interviewed Hilda Solis about her experience serving as the secretary of the Department of Labor. Ms. Solis talked about the importance of encouragement and shared a personal story about a high school guidance counselor who told her not go to college but to instead be a secretary. 
This program was part of a Washington Post forum on women in leadership.
11:34 am CT Approx. 29 min. Steve Bell on the Debt Ceiling Stephen Bell; Nancy Calo; John McArdle Steve Bell talked about the Bipartisan Policy Center’s estimate that the U.S. Treasury could ... Steve Bell talked about the Bipartisan Policy Center’s estimate that the U.S. Treasury could run out of funds to pay its bills over the upcoming month, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Treasury Department options and the consequences of not raising the debt ceiling.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
10:20 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. LIVE Gun Violence and High-Risk Individuals Panelists presented research on gun violence.*Topics included improving the country’s system ... Panelists presented research on gun violence.*Topics included improving the country’s system of background checks, mental illness and violence, gun violence in domestic dispute cases, and the effectiveness of gun ownership laws.
This program was part of a two-day “Summit on Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis,” held at Johns Hopkins University in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting on December 14, 2012.
2:35 pm CT Approx. 4 min. Presidential Inauguration Review of Troops Rehearsal Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal at the East Front of the ... Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal at the East Front of the Capitol of the review of troops for the 57th presidential inauguration.
12:03 pm CT Approx. 57 min. LIVE Immigration Reform Antonio Villaraigosa; Theresa Werner Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa talked about immigration policy, saying that the ... Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa talked about immigration policy, saying that the “time is now” for reform. It was noted that President Obama vowed to push for comprehensive immigration reform in his second term and various Republicans had been raising the issue. He said Congress should be able to tackle immigration reform while still debating gun safety laws and dealing with sequestration and not defaulting on its bills. Following his remarks, Mayor Villaraigosa answered questions submitted by members of the audience on topics including illegal immigration, the defense budget, President Obama’s cabinet picks, and his own political future. 11:51 am CT Approx. 3 min. Presidential News Conference Barack Obama President Obama held a news conference in the East Room of the White House. Among the topics ... President Obama held a news conference in the East Room of the White House. Among the topics he addressed were efforts to implement gun control measures following the school shooting tragedy in Newton, Connecticut, and the need to raise the debt ceiling in order for America to “pay its bills.” In his remarks he called congressional Republican refusals to raise the debt ceiling “irresponsible” and “absurd,” saying “they will not collect a ransom in exchange for not crashing the American economy.” 2:41 pm CT Approx. 14 min. Immigration Reform Antonio Villaraigosa; Theresa Werner Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa talked about immigration policy, saying that the ... Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa talked about immigration policy, saying that the “time is now” for reform. It was noted that President Obama vowed to push for comprehensive immigration reform in his second term and various Republicans had been raising the issue. He said Congress should be able to tackle immigration reform while still debating gun safety laws and dealing with sequestration and not defaulting on its bills. Following his remarks, Mayor Villaraigosa answered questions submitted by members of the audience on topics including illegal immigration, the defense budget, President Obama’s cabinet picks, and his own political future.
1:00 pm CT Approx. 12 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 The House convened for legislative business. The House convened for legislative business. 11:56 am CT Approx. 44 min. Gun Violence Prevention Public Forum Representative Mike Thompson (D-CA), and California law enforcement, mental health, and education ... Representative Mike Thompson (D-CA), and California law enforcement, mental health, and education officials, spoke at a public forum on gun violence. They gave brief opening statements before hearing from the public in the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors meeting room in Santa Rosa, California. Representative Thompson was the chair of a Democratic congressional task force examining ways to reduce and prevent gun violence. 2:56 pm CT Approx. 2 min. Arizona State of the State Address Janice Brewer Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) gave her annual state of the state address to a joint session of ... Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) gave her annual state of the state address to a joint session of the legislature in the House chamber.*She said that while the state opted out of setting up health exchanges under the federal health care law it could not opt out of the Medicaid expansion. To protect Arizona taxpayers, Governor Brewer proposed a “circuit breaker” or automatic rollback of enrollment if federal reimbursement rates decreased. She also called for the legislature to approve emergency funding to hire additional child protective services case workers and to simplify the sales tax code.
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1:15 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Guant├ínamo Bay Prisoners Opponents of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center argued for closure of the facility. They ... Opponents of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center argued for closure of the facility. They talked about the impact of the prison on U.S. credibility, the number of trials held in the 11 years the prison has been open, bills passed by Congress that prevent the release of prisoners, and the legitimacy of military commissions. They all criticized President Obama for failing to close the facility and for not vetoing a 2012 defense bill that barred the transfer of detainees. Morris Davis in his remarks said that Guantanamo Bay had served as “a warning light rather than a guiding light” to the rest of the world. 
The program contains language that some may find objectionable.
12:41 pm CT Approx. 2 hr. 6 min. LIVE Background Checks and Gun Trafficking Panelists presented research on gun violence, focusing on background checks for gun ... Panelists presented research on gun violence, focusing on background checks for gun buyers. Hidden camera footage from a gun show was shown. Other topics included tracking the owners of guns used in crimes.
This program was part of a two-day “Summit on Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis,” held at Johns Hopkins University in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting on December 14, 2012.
2:59 pm CT Approx. 19 min. Wyoming State of the State Address Matthew Mead Governor Matt Mead gave the annual state of the state address in the Wyoming State House. He ... Governor Matt Mead gave the annual state of the state address in the Wyoming State House. He said that Wyoming was very strong compared to other states and listed accomplishments in technology, energy resources, and tourism. He stated his opposition to the Affordable Care Act and asked lawmakers to consider whether to take the 50 million dollars in federal funding to expand Medicaid in the state. 
Courtesy of Wyoming PBS.
2:45 pm CT Approx. 53 min. Presidential News Conference Barack Obama President Obama held a news conference in the East Room of the White House. Among the topics ... President Obama held a news conference in the East Room of the White House. Among the topics he addressed were efforts to implement gun control measures following the school shooting tragedy in Newton, Connecticut, and the need to raise the debt ceiling in order for America to “pay its bills.” In his remarks he called congressional Republican refusals to raise the debt ceiling “irresponsible” and “absurd,” saying “they will not collect a ransom in exchange for not crashing the American economy.” 2:47 pm CT Approx. 14 min. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives John McArdle; Evan Perez Evan Perez talked about the mission and scope of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ... Evan Perez talked about the mission and scope of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series.*Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
3:18 pm CT Approx. 39 min. LIVE Arizona State of the State Address Janice Brewer Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) gave her annual state of the state address to a joint session of ... Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) gave her annual state of the state address to a joint session of the legislature in the House chamber.*She said that while the state opted out of setting up health exchanges under the federal health care law it could not opt out of the Medicaid expansion. To protect Arizona taxpayers, Governor Brewer proposed a “circuit breaker” or automatic rollback of enrollment if federal reimbursement rates decreased. She also called for the legislature to approve emergency funding to hire additional child protective services case workers and to simplify the sales tax code.
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3:40 pm CT Approx. 15 min. Immigration Reform Antonio Villaraigosa; Theresa Werner Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa talked about immigration policy, saying that the ... Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa talked about immigration policy, saying that the “time is now” for reform. It was noted that President Obama vowed to push for comprehensive immigration reform in his second term and various Republicans had been raising the issue. He said Congress should be able to tackle immigration reform while still debating gun safety laws and dealing with sequestration and not defaulting on its bills. Following his remarks, Mayor Villaraigosa answered questions submitted by members of the audience on topics including illegal immigration, the defense budget, President Obama’s cabinet picks, and his own political future. 3:02 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. LIVE Gun Injuries, Federal Law, and Technology Panelists presented research on gun violence. Topics included gunshot injuries, the federal ... Panelists presented research on gun violence. Topics included gunshot injuries, the federal assault weapon ban, and gun safety. Some video clips were shown.
This program was part of a two-day “Summit on Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis,” held at Johns Hopkins University in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting on December 14, 2012.
4:00 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. New York State of the State Address Governor Andrew Cuomo gave his annual state of the state address from the Empire State Plaza ... Governor Andrew Cuomo gave his annual state of the state address from the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. He used slides and audiovisual material as he talked about education and campaign finance reform, raising the state minimum wage, tourism in upstate New York, Hurricane Sandy, and his call for a New York state assault weapons ban in light of the elementary school shootings in nearby Newtown, Connecticut. The event also included an official recognition of public service employees and first responders who had distinguished themselves in service to the state.
Courtesy of NYS Media Services Center.
3:56 pm CT Approx. 4 min. Open Phones Niels Lesniewski; John McArdle Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the influence of movies, television, and video ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the influence of movies, television, and video games on gun violence.
Niels Lesniewski spoke by phone about the congressional agenda for the week. Topics included relief funding for Hurricane Sandy flood victims, and President Obama’s Cabinet nominees.
4:29 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. LIVE Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Funding Legislation The House Rules Committee met to set guidelines for the floor debate on H.R. 152, the Disaster ... The House Rules Committee met to set guidelines for the floor debate on H.R. 152, the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013, a bill making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes. 
The Senate had passed the $60 billion Hurricane Sandy relief funding requested by President Obama before the end of the 112th Congress. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers (R-KY) proposed $17 billion in Hurricane Sandy relief funding and House Republicans proposed a number of amendments, including those that would require billions of dollars in aid to be offset by spending cuts.
5:20 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Academics and Advocates on the 2012 Election Process Academics and voter advocates talked about the administration of the 2012 election. Academics and voter advocates talked about the administration of the 2012 election.
4:01 pm CT Approx. 29 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 The House debated measures for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to improve and streamline ... The House debated measures for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to improve and streamline disaster relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy. 5:51 pm CT Approx. 23 min. Work-Focused Welfare Reform Robert Doar Robert Doar spoke at an event in which he received the 2012 Urban Innovator Award for his efforts ... Robert Doar spoke at an event in which he received the 2012 Urban Innovator Award for his efforts in reforming New York City’s welfare program. He outlined the keys to work-focused welfare policies, and talked about food stamp benefits and increasing the economic strength of low-income families. He criticized President Obama for not focusing on the importance of strong families. 6:57 pm CT Approx. 1 min. Presidential Inauguration Swearing-In Rehearsal Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal of the swearing-in ceremony ... Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal of the swearing-in ceremony for the 57th presidential inauguration.
4:31 pm CT Approx. 44 min. Mortgage Lending Rule Changes Nancy Calo; John McArdle; Gretchen Morgenson Gretchen Morgenson talked about U.S. government’s changes in rules for mortgage lending, and ... Gretchen Morgenson talked about U.S. government’s changes in rules for mortgage lending, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the reasons for the changes, details of the rule changes, and when the rules go into effect.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
6:14 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. LIVE Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Funding Legislation The House Rules Committee met to set guidelines for the floor debate on H.R. 152, the Disaster ... The House Rules Committee met to set guidelines for the floor debate on H.R. 152, the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013, a bill making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes. 
The Senate had passed the $60 billion Hurricane Sandy relief funding requested by President Obama before the end of the 112th Congress. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers (R-KY) proposed $17 billion in Hurricane Sandy relief funding and House Republicans proposed a number of amendments, including those that would require billions of dollars in aid to be offset by spending cuts.
8:17 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Contemporary Photojournalism in America A panel of African-American photojournalists discussed their profession and the stories behind ... A panel of African-American photojournalists discussed their profession and the stories behind some of their photographs. The panel included Pulitzer Prize-winners Ozier Muhammad and Michelle Agins, both of whom work for the New York Times. Grace Aneiza Ali moderated.
“Contemporary Photojournalism in America” was the initial event in the “Visually Speaking” series at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library.
5:15 pm CT Approx. 14 min. House Session, Part 2 The House debated measures for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to improve and streamline ... The House debated measures for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to improve and streamline disaster relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy. 7:38 pm CT Approx. 28 min. Communicators with Blair Levine and Reed Hundt Reed Hundt; Blair Levin; Peter Slen Former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Reed Hundt and the former architect of the ... Former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Reed Hundt and the former architect of the FCC’s national broadband plan, Blair Levin, talked about their e-book about the future of technology, The Politics of Abundance: How Technology Can Fix the Budget, Revive the American Dream, and Establish Obama’s Legacy. They outlined numerous steps by which they think technology can reduce the U.S. debt, spur growth, and reposition the U.S. as the world’s innovation leader. 9:42 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Haiti Earthquake Rebuilding and Urban Development Representatives from the State Department and the Organization of American States gave ... Representatives from the State Department and the Organization of American States gave presentations on the role of the U.S. and the international community in rebuilding Haiti three years after a devastating earthquake struck the country.
5:30 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. LIVE House Session, Part 3 The speaker of House administered the oath of office to Representatives-Elect Lucille ... The speaker of House administered the oath of office to Representatives-Elect Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), John Lewis (D-GA), and Earl Blumenauer(D-OR), bringing the whole number of the House to 433. 8:09 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. Immigration Reform Antonio Villaraigosa; Theresa Werner Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa talked about immigration policy, saying that the ... Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa talked about immigration policy, saying that the “time is now” for reform. It was noted that President Obama vowed to push for comprehensive immigration reform in his second term and various Republicans had been raising the issue. He said Congress should be able to tackle immigration reform while still debating gun safety laws and dealing with sequestration and not defaulting on its bills. Following his remarks, Mayor Villaraigosa answered questions submitted by members of the audience on topics including illegal immigration, the defense budget, President Obama’s cabinet picks, and his own political future. 10:58 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Education System Reform Superintendents talked about effective ways that school systems could implement Common Core State ... Superintendents talked about effective ways that school systems could implement Common Core State standards, adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia, that allow states to accurately compare standardized test scores across the country and internationally. They also discussed the need and importance of training and providing support for teachers in the initiative. David Coleman challenged the initiative on the grounds that the program was a costly “mediocre” program that would not prepare students for college. Panelists answered questions from the audience about the cost to states of the program, room the possibility for extended programs such as summer school, and competency-based instruction.
7:26 pm CT Approx. 53 min. Presidential News Conference Barack Obama President Obama held a news conference in the East Room of the White House. Among the topics ... President Obama held a news conference in the East Room of the White House. Among the topics he addressed were efforts to implement gun control measures following the school shooting tragedy in Newton, Connecticut, and the need to raise the debt ceiling in order for America to “pay its bills.” In his remarks he called congressional Republican refusals to raise the debt ceiling “irresponsible” and “absurd,” saying “they will not collect a ransom in exchange for not crashing the American economy.” 9:10 pm CT Approx. 38 min. Arizona State of the State Address Janice Brewer Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) gave her annual state of the state address to a joint session of ... Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) gave her annual state of the state address to a joint session of the legislature in the House chamber.*She said that while the state opted out of setting up health exchanges under the federal health care law it could not opt out of the Medicaid expansion. To protect Arizona taxpayers, Governor Brewer proposed a “circuit breaker” or automatic rollback of enrollment if federal reimbursement rates decreased. She also called for the legislature to approve emergency funding to hire additional child protective services case workers and to simplify the sales tax code.
Courtesy of Cox Media.
1:48 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Contemporary Photojournalism in America A panel of African-American photojournalists discussed their profession and the stories behind ... A panel of African-American photojournalists discussed their profession and the stories behind some of their photographs. The panel included Pulitzer Prize-winners Ozier Muhammad and Michelle Agins, both of whom work for the New York Times. Grace Aneiza Ali moderated.
“Contemporary Photojournalism in America” was the initial event in the “Visually Speaking” series at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library.
8:20 pm CT Approx. 3 min. Reaction to President Obama's News Conference David Drucker David Drucker spoke by telephone about reactions to President Obama’s news conference ... David Drucker spoke by telephone about reactions to President Obama’s news conference earlier that day in which President Obama said he would not negotiate with Republicans on raising the debt ceiling. 9:51 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Ben Bernanke on Economy and Monetary Policy Ben Bernanke; Susan Collins Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke at the University of Michigan’s Gerald Ford ... Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke at the University of Michigan’s Gerald Ford School of Public Policy about a number of topics related to the U.S. economy, including the “fiscal cliff” agreement, economic recovery, and the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy role. He called on Congress to raise the debt ceiling immediately so the U.S. could pay its bills. He was interviewed by Dean Susan Collins and responded to questions from members of the audience and from Twitter.
This was “Policy Talks @ the Ford School” event was held in Rackham Auditorium.
The “fiscal cliff” agreement reached earlier in the month included extension of most Bush-era tax cuts and of unemployment aid while delaying automatic spending cuts for two months.
3:12 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Haiti Earthquake Rebuilding and Urban Development Representatives from the State Department and the Organization of American States gave ... Representatives from the State Department and the Organization of American States gave presentations on the role of the U.S. and the international community in rebuilding Haiti three years after a devastating earthquake struck the country.
8:23 pm CT Approx. 42 min. Mayor Bloomberg and Governor O'Malley Michael Bloomberg; Ronald Daniels; Martin O'Malley New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) and Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) spoke at a ... New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) and Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) spoke at a day-long forum on policy options for reducing gun violence in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting on December 14, 2012.
He urged Congress and the White House to enact a number of proposals aimed at reducing gun violence, and accused Congress of hampering gun control efforts by restricting access to information on gun-related crimes. 
Governor Martin O’Malley announced his effort to strengthen the gun laws in his state.
10:55 pm CT Approx. 3 min. Reaction to President Obama's News Conference David Drucker David Drucker spoke by telephone about reactions to President Obama’s news conference ... David Drucker spoke by telephone about reactions to President Obama’s news conference earlier that day in which President Obama said he would not negotiate with Republicans on raising the debt ceiling. 4:28 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Education System Reform Superintendents talked about effective ways that school systems could implement Common Core State ... Superintendents talked about effective ways that school systems could implement Common Core State standards, adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia, that allow states to accurately compare standardized test scores across the country and internationally. They also discussed the need and importance of training and providing support for teachers in the initiative. David Coleman challenged the initiative on the grounds that the program was a costly “mediocre” program that would not prepare students for college. Panelists answered questions from the audience about the cost to states of the program, room the possibility for extended programs such as summer school, and competency-based instruction.
9:08 pm CT Approx. 2 hr. 48 min. Gun Violence Prevention Public Forum Representative Mike Thompson (D-CA), and California law enforcement, mental health, and education ... Representative Mike Thompson (D-CA), and California law enforcement, mental health, and education officials, spoke at a public forum on gun violence. They gave brief opening statements before hearing from the public in the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors meeting room in Santa Rosa, California. Representative Thompson was the chair of a Democratic congressional task force examining ways to reduce and prevent gun violence. 11:01 pm CT Approx. 3 hr. 9 min. Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Funding Legislation The House Rules Committee met to set guidelines for the floor debate on H.R. 152, the Disaster ... The House Rules Committee met to set guidelines for the floor debate on H.R. 152, the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013, a bill making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes. 
The Senate had passed the $60 billion Hurricane Sandy relief funding requested by President Obama before the end of the 112th Congress. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers (R-KY) proposed $17 billion in Hurricane Sandy relief funding and House Republicans proposed a number of amendments, including those that would require billions of dollars in aid to be offset by spending cuts.
11:58 pm CT Approx. 53 min. Presidential News Conference Barack Obama President Obama held a news conference in the East Room of the White House. Among the topics ... President Obama held a news conference in the East Room of the White House. Among the topics he addressed were efforts to implement gun control measures following the school shooting tragedy in Newton, Connecticut, and the need to raise the debt ceiling in order for America to “pay its bills.” In his remarks he called congressional Republican refusals to raise the debt ceiling “irresponsible” and “absurd,” saying “they will not collect a ransom in exchange for not crashing the American economy.” 2:11 am CT Approx. 42 min. Steve Bell on the Debt Ceiling Stephen Bell; Nancy Calo; John McArdle Steve Bell talked about the Bipartisan Policy Center’s estimate that the U.S. Treasury could ... Steve Bell talked about the Bipartisan Policy Center’s estimate that the U.S. Treasury could run out of funds to pay its bills over the upcoming month, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Treasury Department options and the consequences of not raising the debt ceiling.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
12:52 am CT Approx. 3 min. Reaction to President Obama's News Conference David Drucker David Drucker spoke by telephone about reactions to President Obama’s news conference ... David Drucker spoke by telephone about reactions to President Obama’s news conference earlier that day in which President Obama said he would not negotiate with Republicans on raising the debt ceiling. 2:55 am CT Approx. 3 min. Reaction to President Obama's News Conference David Drucker David Drucker spoke by telephone about reactions to President Obama’s news conference ... David Drucker spoke by telephone about reactions to President Obama’s news conference earlier that day in which President Obama said he would not negotiate with Republicans on raising the debt ceiling.
12:57 am CT Approx. 42 min. Mayor Bloomberg and Governor O'Malley Michael Bloomberg; Ronald Daniels; Martin O'Malley New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) and Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) spoke at a ... New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) and Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) spoke at a day-long forum on policy options for reducing gun violence in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting on December 14, 2012.
He urged Congress and the White House to enact a number of proposals aimed at reducing gun violence, and accused Congress of hampering gun control efforts by restricting access to information on gun-related crimes. 
Governor Martin O’Malley announced his effort to strengthen the gun laws in his state.
2:58 am CT Approx. 1 hr. Immigration Reform Antonio Villaraigosa; Theresa Werner Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa talked about immigration policy, saying that the ... Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa talked about immigration policy, saying that the “time is now” for reform. It was noted that President Obama vowed to push for comprehensive immigration reform in his second term and various Republicans had been raising the issue. He said Congress should be able to tackle immigration reform while still debating gun safety laws and dealing with sequestration and not defaulting on its bills. Following his remarks, Mayor Villaraigosa answered questions submitted by members of the audience on topics including illegal immigration, the defense budget, President Obama’s cabinet picks, and his own political future.
1:40 am CT Approx. 49 min. Guns and Public Health and Safety Panelists presented research on gun violence. Dr. Miller compared gun violence in the ... Panelists presented research on gun violence. Dr. Miller compared gun violence in the U.S. to other countries. Professor Cook presented his findings on the effectiveness gun regulations, including the Brady law by video link from Durham, North Carolina.
This program was part of a two-day “Summit on Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis,” held at Johns Hopkins University in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting on December 14, 2012.
3:59 am CT Approx. 3 min. Reaction to President Obama's News Conference David Drucker David Drucker spoke by telephone about reactions to President Obama’s news conference ... David Drucker spoke by telephone about reactions to President Obama’s news conference earlier that day in which President Obama said he would not negotiate with Republicans on raising the debt ceiling.
2:29 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Gun Violence and High-Risk Individuals Panelists presented research on gun violence.*Topics included improving the country’s system ... Panelists presented research on gun violence.*Topics included improving the country’s system of background checks, mental illness and violence, gun violence in domestic dispute cases, and the effectiveness of gun ownership laws.
This program was part of a two-day “Summit on Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis,” held at Johns Hopkins University in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting on December 14, 2012.
4:04 am CT Approx. 38 min. Arizona State of the State Address Janice Brewer Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) gave her annual state of the state address to a joint session of ... Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) gave her annual state of the state address to a joint session of the legislature in the House chamber.*She said that while the state opted out of setting up health exchanges under the federal health care law it could not opt out of the Medicaid expansion. To protect Arizona taxpayers, Governor Brewer proposed a “circuit breaker” or automatic rollback of enrollment if federal reimbursement rates decreased. She also called for the legislature to approve emergency funding to hire additional child protective services case workers and to simplify the sales tax code.
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4:54 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Ben Bernanke on Economy and Monetary Policy Ben Bernanke; Susan Collins Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke at the University of Michigan’s Gerald Ford ... Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke at the University of Michigan’s Gerald Ford School of Public Policy about a number of topics related to the U.S. economy, including the “fiscal cliff” agreement, economic recovery, and the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy role. He called on Congress to raise the debt ceiling immediately so the U.S. could pay its bills. He was interviewed by Dean Susan Collins and responded to questions from members of the audience and from Twitter.
This was “Policy Talks @ the Ford School” event was held in Rackham Auditorium.
The “fiscal cliff” agreement reached earlier in the month included extension of most Bush-era tax cuts and of unemployment aid while delaying automatic spending cuts for two months.
4:46 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Funding Legislation The House Rules Committee met to set guidelines for the floor debate on H.R. 152, the Disaster ... The House Rules Committee met to set guidelines for the floor debate on H.R. 152, the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013, a bill making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes. 
The Senate had passed the $60 billion Hurricane Sandy relief funding requested by President Obama before the end of the 112th Congress. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers (R-KY) proposed $17 billion in Hurricane Sandy relief funding and House Republicans proposed a number of amendments, including those that would require billions of dollars in aid to be offset by spending cuts.