C-SPAN Schedule

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6:00 am CT Approx. 46 min. LIVE Open Phones Jonathan Easley; John McArdle Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the role of the United States around the world ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the role of the United States around the world during his first and second terms. Clips from a joint “60 Minutes” interview with President Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were shown. Jonathan Easley spoke by phone about the interview. 5:45 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Book Discussion on Banker to the World Terry McGraw; William Rhodes International financial diplomat William Rhodes talked about his book, Banker to the World: ... International financial diplomat William Rhodes talked about his book, Banker to the World: Leadership Lessons From the Front Lines of Global Finance, in which he looks at the current economic and financial challenges facing the economies of Europe, Japan, China, and South Korea. During this talk hosted by the Japan Society, Mr. Rhodes was joined by Harold McGraw III, president and CEO of McGraw-Hill Companies. 4:31 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. Emancipation and the Great Migration Participants talked about the Emancipation Proclamation and its impact on African American culture ... Participants talked about the Emancipation Proclamation and its impact on African American culture and society in America from the Civil War through Reconstruction, and later the Great Migration from South to North. They also talked about Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America s Great Migration, with actors reading passages from the book. They also responded to questions from the audience.
6:50 am CT Approx. 43 min. LIVE Executive Power Nancy Calo; John McArdle; Jonathan Turley Jonathan Turley talked about his views on President Obama’s use of executive power, and he ... Jonathan Turley talked about his views on President Obama’s use of executive power, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He argued that the president’s unilateral actions showed a pattern that undermines the constitutional system of checks and balances. Some of the examples he gave were privacy protections and surveillance, due process, the use of drones, government secrecy, and recess appointments, among others. 6:53 am CT Approx. 1 min. Book Discussion on Showdown David Corn Author David Corn talks about his book, Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Battled the GOP ... Author David Corn talks about his book, Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Battled the GOP to Set Up the 2012 Election.
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.
6:21 am CT Approx. 39 min. Women's Clothing in Colonial America Ann Little Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial ... Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial American women, with a focus on stays, which are similar to corsets. Both male and female children of the time wore stays until around the age of seven, when males would cease wearing them, while females would continue to wear them throughout their adult lives.
7:35 am CT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Climate Change Nancy Calo; Coral Davenport; John McArdle Coral Davenport talked about President Obama’s emphasis in his inaugural address on ... Coral Davenport talked about President Obama’s emphasis in his inaugural address on global. She discussed the prospects for climate change legislation in the 113th Congress and options the president has to push his agenda.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
6:55 am CT Approx. 1 min. Book TV Fairs and Festivals A list of book fairs and festivals as of January 24, 2013. A list of book fairs and festivals as of January 24, 2013. 8:27 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. State of Mental Health Care System Federal, state, and local mental health officials testified on weaknesses in the mental health ... Federal, state, and local mental health officials testified on weaknesses in the mental health care system, with a focus on relationships between mental health and gun violence in the wake of the December 2012 shootings at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school. The hearing examined the mental health system and barriers to providing mental health care. 
In the first panel, administrators talked about changes in the health care system. Pamela Hyde said that the U.S. mental health system has huge gaps in services that prevent people with mental illnesses from receiving treatment. In the second panel mental health practitioners gave examples of community situations. Topics included the stigma associated with mental health and the importance of employment and peer support, and that that mental Illness is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. Panelists also highlighted how current funds could be better spent better and obstacles to getting mental health services to those in need.
8:19 am CT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Diplomatic Security Decisions John McArdle; Ronald Neumann Ronald Neumann talked about the cost of providing security to ambassadors and their staff’s ... Ronald Neumann talked about the cost of providing security to ambassadors and their staff’s worldwide, how security decisions are made, what determines personnel and infrastructure required at diplomatic posts and how ambassadors and Washington have differed when it comes to disagreements on security. 7:01 am CT Approx. 34 min. Communicators with Andrew Thompson and Ron Andrews Ron Andrews; Peter Slen; Andrew Thompson Andrew Thompson of Proteus Digital Health and Ron Andrews of Life Technologies were interviewed ... Andrew Thompson of Proteus Digital Health and Ron Andrews of Life Technologies were interviewed about developments in health technology while at the Consumer Electronics Show International.
This is the second in a series of “The Communicators” interviews taped at the International CES, a show sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas.*The interviews highlight some of the newest developments in TV and communications and consumer technology, as well as policy issues flowing from them.*"The Communicators" talked with technology industry leaders, policymakers, and legislators, and with innovators showing technology products set to be unveiled during the coming year.
9:40 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. U.S. Africa Command Carter Ham General Carter Ham talked about the U.S. military role and mission in Africa, as well as the U.S. ... General Carter Ham talked about the U.S. military role and mission in Africa, as well as the U.S. security challenges and counterterrorism efforts in the region. He responded to questions from the audience.
9:03 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. LIVE Special Operations and Iraq Stanley McChrystal; Michael O'Hanlon; Bruce Riedel General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) talked about the evolution of the Joint Special Operations ... General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) talked about the evolution of the Joint Special Operations Command and the pursuit of al-Qaeda in Iraq, in particular the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Bruce Riedel, a 30-year veteran of the CIA, interviewed General McChrystal, before moderating a discussion with the audience.
“The Evolution of Joint Special Operations Command and the Pursuit of al Qaeda in Iraq: A Conversation with General Stanley A. McChrystal” was held by the 21st Century Defense Initiative at Brookings.
7:36 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Panel Discussion on Republican Party Challenges Journalists talked about challenges facing the Republican Party in the wake of the 2012 election ... Journalists talked about challenges facing the Republican Party in the wake of the 2012 election and President Obama’s second term. They commented on why the party lost the presidential election and on some of the strategies it should utilize to appeal to a wider range of voters. 
“What Is Wrong with the Right?” was a session at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.
10:47 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Hurricane Sandy Recovery and Reconstruction State and local officials affected by Hurricane Sandy took part in a forum on the next steps in ... State and local officials affected by Hurricane Sandy took part in a forum on the next steps in the recovery effort. They were joined by representatives of relief organizations in gaving an assessment of current recovery situation. Mayor Ed Johnson said the main issue is housing for both renters and homeowners. Panelists from private industry discussed how their businesses are part of the recovery and relief efforts. Topics included the need for careful planning and the decision process for the allocation of relief funds. The U.S. Leadership Forum hosted this discussion in Washington, D.C.
10:35 am CT Approx. 41 min. Executive Power Nancy Calo; John McArdle; Jonathan Turley Jonathan Turley talked about his views on President Obama’s use of executive power, and he ... Jonathan Turley talked about his views on President Obama’s use of executive power, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He argued that the president’s unilateral actions showed a pattern that undermines the constitutional system of checks and balances. Some of the examples he gave were privacy protections and surveillance, due process, the use of drones, government secrecy, and recess appointments, among others. 9:06 am CT Approx. 55 min. Future of Republican Party David Cook; Foster Friess Foster Freiss talked about the last presidential election and the Republican party’s future ... Foster Freiss talked about the last presidential election and the Republican party’s future at a Christian Science Monitor Breakfast event for reporters at the St. Regis Hotel. In response to a question about gay marriage, Mr. Friess said “They’re people just like you and I. I’m not here to judge people. We need protect gays from Sharia law "so they can "travel to Iran and Afghanistan without fear of losing their lives.” 12:32 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Guns and Politics Panelists talked about possible gun control measures and gun violence. Mayor Rahm Emanuel ... Panelists talked about possible gun control measures and gun violence. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said gun control measures needed to include comprehensive background checks and the limit of high capacity magazines. Former Ohio Representative Steven LaTourette said the Republican Party might accept President Obama’s proposals if “common sense” measures that did not place a limitation on the capacity of the ammunition clips were submitted. All the speakers were in favor of closing the loophole that allows any one to buy arms at gun shows and preventing mentally ill people from getting guns.
11:16 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. LIVE Health Care Costs Panelists talked about health spending and the potential for costs to increase as the population ... Panelists talked about health spending and the potential for costs to increase as the population ages. Panelists argued that stabilizing health spending and targeting it in ways that ensure access to care would improve health outcomes and free up billions of dollars annually for economic and social investments in both the economy and workplace. 
Health spending as a share of GDP is nearly 18%, up from 14% in 2000 & 5% in 1960. A report released by actuaries at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found that health spending as a share of GDP remained steady at 17.9 percent from 2009 through 2011. Despite that stability, some analysts warn that as the economy improves and the population ages cost increases could again accelerate.
10:01 am CT Approx. 54 min. LIVE Real ID Program Panelists talked about the future and security implications of the Real ID Act, as well as the ... Panelists talked about the future and security implications of the Real ID Act, as well as the challenges facing states as as result of the act. The 2005 Real ID Act established standards for driver’s licenses and other documents, based on recommendations from the 9/11 Commission. Ms. Rectanus said “key vulnerabilities remain” in the government’s effort to put uniform standards in place for state-issued identification cards. Ms. Cohan talked about the experience of Delaware, one of the first of the only 13 states fully compliant with the law. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience, including Janice Kephart.
“REAL ID Realities: Perspectives on the Future of the REAL ID Program” was held at the Heritage Foundation.
1:49 pm CT Approx. 2 hr. 4 min. Race and President Obama's Second Term Panelists talked about racial progress since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation 150 ... Panelists talked about racial progress since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation 150 years ago and what disparities remained at the start of President Obama’s second term. He used the Lincoln Bible and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s bible during his inauguration. Race, History, and Obama’s Second Term was an event hosted by The New America Foundation and the Washington Monthly magazine.
1:06 pm CT Approx. 30 min. Climate Change Nancy Calo; Coral Davenport; John McArdle Coral Davenport talked about President Obama’s emphasis in his inaugural address on ... Coral Davenport talked about President Obama’s emphasis in his inaugural address on global. She discussed the prospects for climate change legislation in the 113th Congress and options the president has to push his agenda.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
10:59 am CT Approx. 25 min. German Chancellor Angela Merkel Remarks Angela Merkel German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on the ... German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on the state of the eurozone. She said “considerable progress” was being made, but that most eurozone countries must implement the structural reforms needed to reduce government debt levels. Following her remarks, she answered questions. 3:57 pm CT Approx. 40 min. Future of Republican Party David Cook; Foster Friess Foster Freiss talked about the last presidential election and the Republican party’s future ... Foster Freiss talked about the last presidential election and the Republican party’s future at a Christian Science Monitor Breakfast event for reporters at the St. Regis Hotel. In response to a question about gay marriage, Mr. Friess said “They’re people just like you and I. I’m not here to judge people. We need protect gays from Sharia law "so they can "travel to Iran and Afghanistan without fear of losing their lives.”
1:36 pm CT Approx. 43 min. LIVE Immigration Reform Proposal A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which ... A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which sought to improve border security, improve immigration status checks performed by employers, and streamline the process for future immigrants entering the United States. It would also open a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country. 11:29 am CT Approx. 1 hr. Transformations in the Arab World The heads of government from Egypt, Libya, Lebanon and the Palestinian Authority spoke at the ... The heads of government from Egypt, Libya, Lebanon and the Palestinian Authority spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, about the political and social challenges facing the Arab world. CNN’s Fareed Zakaria moderated this panel discussion entitled “Transformations in the Arab World.” Panelists talked about youth unemployment, corruption accusations, the situation in Syria and women’s rights. The World Economic Forum is an annual event held in Davos, Switzerland attended by thousands of global leaders from government, business, economics and philanthropy. 4:41 pm CT Approx. 53 min. Michigan State of the State Address Rick Snyder Governor Rick Snyder (R) gave the annual state of the state address in the State House in Lansing, ... Governor Rick Snyder (R) gave the annual state of the state address in the State House in Lansing, Michigan. Among his remarks he called for raising gas taxes and vehicle registration fees to pay for road reconstruction.
2:21 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Panel Discussion on Republican Party Challenges Journalists talked about challenges facing the Republican Party in the wake of the 2012 election ... Journalists talked about challenges facing the Republican Party in the wake of the 2012 election and President Obama’s second term. They commented on why the party lost the presidential election and on some of the strategies it should utilize to appeal to a wider range of voters. 
“What Is Wrong with the Right?” was a session at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.
12:33 pm CT Approx. 23 min. Representative Ryan at National Review Institute Summit Richard Lowry; Paul Ryan Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked about the future of the Republican Party and the strategies ... Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked about the future of the Republican Party and the strategies it should use in opposing President Obama’s second term policies. He also discussed why he voted to pass the “fiscal cliff” legislation earlier in the year.
This was a session at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.
5:36 pm CT Approx. 25 min. German Chancellor Angela Merkel Remarks Angela Merkel German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on the ... German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on the state of the eurozone. She said “considerable progress” was being made, but that most eurozone countries must implement the structural reforms needed to reduce government debt levels. Following her remarks, she answered questions.
3:50 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Charles Krauthammer on Challenges Facing Conservatism Charles Krauthammer; Richard Lowry Charles Krauthammer talked about the future of conservatism. He talked about the 2012 ... Charles Krauthammer talked about the future of conservatism. He talked about the 2012 election, his views on why Mitt Romney lost and why conservative principles are key to future Republican victories. He also talked about his life and career as he was interviewed by Rich Lowry at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel. 1:00 pm CT Approx. 5 hr. 3 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate passed a bill for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The Senate passed a bill for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. 6:06 pm CT Approx. 55 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.
5:09 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Special Operations and Iraq Stanley McChrystal; Michael O'Hanlon; Bruce Riedel General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) talked about the evolution of the Joint Special Operations ... General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) talked about the evolution of the Joint Special Operations Command and the pursuit of al-Qaeda in Iraq, in particular the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Bruce Riedel, a 30-year veteran of the CIA, interviewed General McChrystal, before moderating a discussion with the audience.
“The Evolution of Joint Special Operations Command and the Pursuit of al Qaeda in Iraq: A Conversation with General Stanley A. McChrystal” was held by the 21st Century Defense Initiative at Brookings.
6:06 pm CT Approx. 43 min. Immigration Reform Proposal A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which ... A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which sought to improve border security, improve immigration status checks performed by employers, and streamline the process for future immigrants entering the United States. It would also open a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country. 7:02 pm CT Approx. 57 min. LIVE Missouri State of the State Address Peter Kinder; Jay Nixon Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) delivered his state of the state address to a joint session in the ... Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) delivered his state of the state address to a joint session in the Missouri House of Representatives chamber in the state Capitol.
6:38 pm CT Approx. 2 min. Immigration Reform Proposal A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which ... A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which sought to improve border security, improve immigration status checks performed by employers, and streamline the process for future immigrants entering the United States. It would also open a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country. 6:50 pm CT Approx. 3 min. Senator Reid on Immigration Policy Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) spoke about the immigration reform proposal announced that day ... Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) spoke about the immigration reform proposal announced that day by a bipartisan group of senators. 8:03 pm CT Approx. 53 min. Real ID Program Panelists talked about the future and security implications of the Real ID Act, as well as the ... Panelists talked about the future and security implications of the Real ID Act, as well as the challenges facing states as as result of the act. The 2005 Real ID Act established standards for driver’s licenses and other documents, based on recommendations from the 9/11 Commission. Ms. Rectanus said “key vulnerabilities remain” in the government’s effort to put uniform standards in place for state-issued identification cards. Ms. Cohan talked about the experience of Delaware, one of the first of the only 13 states fully compliant with the law. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience, including Janice Kephart.
“REAL ID Realities: Perspectives on the Future of the REAL ID Program” was held at the Heritage Foundation.
6:42 pm CT Approx. 17 min. Nebraska State of the State Address David Heineman Governor Dave Heineman (R) gave the annual state of the state address in the legislative chamber ... Governor Dave Heineman (R) gave the annual state of the state address in the legislative chamber of the Capitol. He unveiled his tax reform plan that would eliminate or lower individual income tax and the corporate income taxes. His proposal would look for “alternative options” to eliminate business sales tax exemptions with all industries except for food. 6:56 pm CT Approx. 4 min. Special Operations and Iraq Stanley McChrystal; Michael O'Hanlon; Bruce Riedel General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) talked about the evolution of the Joint Special Operations ... General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) talked about the evolution of the Joint Special Operations Command and the pursuit of al-Qaeda in Iraq, in particular the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Bruce Riedel, a 30-year veteran of the CIA, interviewed General McChrystal, before moderating a discussion with the audience.
“The Evolution of Joint Special Operations Command and the Pursuit of al Qaeda in Iraq: A Conversation with General Stanley A. McChrystal” was held by the 21st Century Defense Initiative at Brookings.
8:59 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Foreign and Defense Policy Panelists talked about President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address and how foreign ... Panelists talked about President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address and how foreign policy and national security will be handled in his second term. American Enterprise Institute defense and security policy analyst, Thomas Donnelly said the U.S. has failed to manage global security threats in ways that create a safer environment, and added that this failure is leaving future generations with fewer capabilities to deal with such issues.
7:01 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. LIVE 2012 Presidential Debate Moderators Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the ... Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the debates, and the impact the debates had on the 2012 election. Among the issues they addressed were the role of the moderator, the purpose of the presidential debate, and the varying debate formats employed over the course of the election. Following their remarks they responded to questions from the audience.
“The Kalb Report - Democracy in Action: A Review of the 2012 Presidential Debates” was held in the National Press Club ballroom.
7:01 pm CT Approx. 34 min. Communicators with Andrew Thompson and Ron Andrews Ron Andrews; Peter Slen; Andrew Thompson Andrew Thompson of Proteus Digital Health and Ron Andrews of Life Technologies were interviewed ... Andrew Thompson of Proteus Digital Health and Ron Andrews of Life Technologies were interviewed about developments in health technology while at the Consumer Electronics Show International.
This is the second in a series of “The Communicators” interviews taped at the International CES, a show sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas.*The interviews highlight some of the newest developments in TV and communications and consumer technology, as well as policy issues flowing from them.*"The Communicators" talked with technology industry leaders, policymakers, and legislators, and with innovators showing technology products set to be unveiled during the coming year.
10:23 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Issues Facing America's States Libby Casey; Josh Goodman Josh Goodman provided an overview of what America’s states are facing. Topics included ... Josh Goodman provided an overview of what America’s states are facing. Topics included their economic situation, budgets, legislative priorities, social issues and political dynamics. He also talked about trends in economic turnarounds, regional connections, and the states' relationships with the federal government.
8:22 pm CT Approx. 43 min. Immigration Reform Proposal A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which ... A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which sought to improve border security, improve immigration status checks performed by employers, and streamline the process for future immigrants entering the United States. It would also open a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country. 7:38 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. Health Care Costs Panelists talked about health spending and the potential for costs to increase as the population ... Panelists talked about health spending and the potential for costs to increase as the population ages. Panelists argued that stabilizing health spending and targeting it in ways that ensure access to care would improve health outcomes and free up billions of dollars annually for economic and social investments in both the economy and workplace. 
Health spending as a share of GDP is nearly 18%, up from 14% in 2000 & 5% in 1960. A report released by actuaries at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found that health spending as a share of GDP remained steady at 17.9 percent from 2009 through 2011. Despite that stability, some analysts warn that as the economy improves and the population ages cost increases could again accelerate.
11:39 pm CT Approx. 28 min. Rhode Island State of the State Address Lincoln Chafee; M. Paiva-Weed Governor Lincoln Chafee delivered his annual state of the state address to the state legislature, ... Governor Lincoln Chafee delivered his annual state of the state address to the state legislature, laying out a budget plan that included no new taxes but investments in education and infrastructure. He also promised to craft new gun control legislation in response to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and he called on the state to enact marriage equality for all.
Courtesy of Capitol Television.
9:06 pm CT Approx. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney This portion of the daily White House briefing focused on new proposals for immigration reform. This portion of the daily White House briefing focused on new proposals for immigration reform. 9:24 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Global Economy in 2013 Global banking and finance leaders at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, ... Global banking and finance leaders at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, talked about the outlook of the global economy. The panel included IMF Chief Christine Lagarde, who urged world leaders not to be complacent with their consolidation measures as the economic recovery has just begun. She was joined by financial representatives from countries including China, Japan, Canada and South Africa. The World Economic Forum is an annual event held in Davos, Switzerland attended by thousands of global leaders from government, business, economics and philanthropy. 12:09 am CT Approx. 33 min. Iowa State of the State Address Terry Branstad Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R) delivered an address on the condition of the state to a joint ... Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R) delivered an address on the condition of the state to a joint session of the legislature in the Statehouse. He pushed for a plan to cut commercial property taxes and investment in education reform and job training initiatives.
9:10 pm CT Approx. 3 min. Humberto Sanchez on Immigration Humberto Sanchez Humberto Sanchez talked by Skype about the bipartisan proposal for immigration reform unveiled ... Humberto Sanchez talked by Skype about the bipartisan proposal for immigration reform unveiled that day. 10:34 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. Transformations in the Arab World The heads of government from Egypt, Libya, Lebanon and the Palestinian Authority spoke at the ... The heads of government from Egypt, Libya, Lebanon and the Palestinian Authority spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, about the political and social challenges facing the Arab world. CNN’s Fareed Zakaria moderated this panel discussion entitled “Transformations in the Arab World.” Panelists talked about youth unemployment, corruption accusations, the situation in Syria and women’s rights. The World Economic Forum is an annual event held in Davos, Switzerland attended by thousands of global leaders from government, business, economics and philanthropy. 12:45 am CT Approx. 26 min. Alaska State of the State Address Sean Parnell Governor Sean Parnell gave his annual state of the state address before a joint session of the ... Governor Sean Parnell gave his annual state of the state address before a joint session of the legislature in the House chamber, urging the lawmakers to make wise political decisions to strengthen Alaska.
9:18 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Special Operations and Iraq Stanley McChrystal; Michael O'Hanlon; Bruce Riedel General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) talked about the evolution of the Joint Special Operations ... General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) talked about the evolution of the Joint Special Operations Command and the pursuit of al-Qaeda in Iraq, in particular the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Bruce Riedel, a 30-year veteran of the CIA, interviewed General McChrystal, before moderating a discussion with the audience.
“The Evolution of Joint Special Operations Command and the Pursuit of al Qaeda in Iraq: A Conversation with General Stanley A. McChrystal” was held by the 21st Century Defense Initiative at Brookings.
11:36 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. Health Care Costs Panelists talked about health spending and the potential for costs to increase as the population ... Panelists talked about health spending and the potential for costs to increase as the population ages. Panelists argued that stabilizing health spending and targeting it in ways that ensure access to care would improve health outcomes and free up billions of dollars annually for economic and social investments in both the economy and workplace. 
Health spending as a share of GDP is nearly 18%, up from 14% in 2000 & 5% in 1960. A report released by actuaries at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found that health spending as a share of GDP remained steady at 17.9 percent from 2009 through 2011. Despite that stability, some analysts warn that as the economy improves and the population ages cost increases could again accelerate.
1:12 am CT Approx. 56 min. LIVE Missouri State of the State Address Peter Kinder; Jay Nixon Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) delivered his state of the state address to a joint session in the ... Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) delivered his state of the state address to a joint session in the Missouri House of Representatives chamber in the state Capitol.
10:48 pm CT Approx. 41 min. Executive Power Nancy Calo; John McArdle; Jonathan Turley Jonathan Turley talked about his views on President Obama’s use of executive power, and he ... Jonathan Turley talked about his views on President Obama’s use of executive power, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He argued that the president’s unilateral actions showed a pattern that undermines the constitutional system of checks and balances. Some of the examples he gave were privacy protections and surveillance, due process, the use of drones, government secrecy, and recess appointments, among others. 1:21 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Global Economy in 2013 Global banking and finance leaders at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, ... Global banking and finance leaders at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, talked about the outlook of the global economy. The panel included IMF Chief Christine Lagarde, who urged world leaders not to be complacent with their consolidation measures as the economic recovery has just begun. She was joined by financial representatives from countries including China, Japan, Canada and South Africa. The World Economic Forum is an annual event held in Davos, Switzerland attended by thousands of global leaders from government, business, economics and philanthropy. 2:13 am CT Approx. 53 min. Real ID Program Panelists talked about the future and security implications of the Real ID Act, as well as the ... Panelists talked about the future and security implications of the Real ID Act, as well as the challenges facing states as as result of the act. The 2005 Real ID Act established standards for driver’s licenses and other documents, based on recommendations from the 9/11 Commission. Ms. Rectanus said “key vulnerabilities remain” in the government’s effort to put uniform standards in place for state-issued identification cards. Ms. Cohan talked about the experience of Delaware, one of the first of the only 13 states fully compliant with the law. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience, including Janice Kephart.
“REAL ID Realities: Perspectives on the Future of the REAL ID Program” was held at the Heritage Foundation.
11:36 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. 2012 Presidential Debate Moderators Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the ... Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the debates, and the impact the debates had on the 2012 election. Among the issues they addressed were the role of the moderator, the purpose of the presidential debate, and the varying debate formats employed over the course of the election. Following their remarks they responded to questions from the audience.
“The Kalb Report - Democracy in Action: A Review of the 2012 Presidential Debates” was held in the National Press Club ballroom.
2:30 am CT Approx. 1 hr. Transformations in the Arab World The heads of government from Egypt, Libya, Lebanon and the Palestinian Authority spoke at the ... The heads of government from Egypt, Libya, Lebanon and the Palestinian Authority spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, about the political and social challenges facing the Arab world. CNN’s Fareed Zakaria moderated this panel discussion entitled “Transformations in the Arab World.” Panelists talked about youth unemployment, corruption accusations, the situation in Syria and women’s rights. The World Economic Forum is an annual event held in Davos, Switzerland attended by thousands of global leaders from government, business, economics and philanthropy. 3:09 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Foreign and Defense Policy Panelists talked about President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address and how foreign ... Panelists talked about President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address and how foreign policy and national security will be handled in his second term. American Enterprise Institute defense and security policy analyst, Thomas Donnelly said the U.S. has failed to manage global security threats in ways that create a safer environment, and added that this failure is leaving future generations with fewer capabilities to deal with such issues.
1:01 am CT Approx. 43 min. Immigration Reform Proposal A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which ... A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which sought to improve border security, improve immigration status checks performed by employers, and streamline the process for future immigrants entering the United States. It would also open a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country. 3:35 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Charles Krauthammer on Challenges Facing Conservatism Charles Krauthammer; Richard Lowry Charles Krauthammer talked about the future of conservatism. He talked about the 2012 ... Charles Krauthammer talked about the future of conservatism. He talked about the 2012 election, his views on why Mitt Romney lost and why conservative principles are key to future Republican victories. He also talked about his life and career as he was interviewed by Rich Lowry at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel. 4:36 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Issues Facing America's States Libby Casey; Josh Goodman Josh Goodman provided an overview of what America’s states are facing. Topics included ... Josh Goodman provided an overview of what America’s states are facing. Topics included their economic situation, budgets, legislative priorities, social issues and political dynamics. He also talked about trends in economic turnarounds, regional connections, and the states' relationships with the federal government.
1:44 am CT Approx. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney This portion of the daily White House briefing focused on new proposals for immigration reform. This portion of the daily White House briefing focused on new proposals for immigration reform. 4:51 am CT Approx. 2 hr. 4 min. Race and President Obama's Second Term Panelists talked about racial progress since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation 150 ... Panelists talked about racial progress since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation 150 years ago and what disparities remained at the start of President Obama’s second term. He used the Lincoln Bible and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s bible during his inauguration. Race, History, and Obama’s Second Term was an event hosted by The New America Foundation and the Washington Monthly magazine. 5:49 am CT Approx. 28 min. Rhode Island State of the State Address Lincoln Chafee; M. Paiva-Weed Governor Lincoln Chafee delivered his annual state of the state address to the state legislature, ... Governor Lincoln Chafee delivered his annual state of the state address to the state legislature, laying out a budget plan that included no new taxes but investments in education and infrastructure. He also promised to craft new gun control legislation in response to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and he called on the state to enact marriage equality for all.
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1:48 am CT Approx. 3 min. Humberto Sanchez on Immigration Humberto Sanchez Humberto Sanchez talked by Skype about the bipartisan proposal for immigration reform unveiled ... Humberto Sanchez talked by Skype about the bipartisan proposal for immigration reform unveiled that day.
1:59 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Special Operations and Iraq Stanley McChrystal; Michael O'Hanlon; Bruce Riedel General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) talked about the evolution of the Joint Special Operations ... General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) talked about the evolution of the Joint Special Operations Command and the pursuit of al-Qaeda in Iraq, in particular the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Bruce Riedel, a 30-year veteran of the CIA, interviewed General McChrystal, before moderating a discussion with the audience.
“The Evolution of Joint Special Operations Command and the Pursuit of al Qaeda in Iraq: A Conversation with General Stanley A. McChrystal” was held by the 21st Century Defense Initiative at Brookings.
3:33 am CT Approx. 41 min. Executive Power Nancy Calo; John McArdle; Jonathan Turley Jonathan Turley talked about his views on President Obama’s use of executive power, and he ... Jonathan Turley talked about his views on President Obama’s use of executive power, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He argued that the president’s unilateral actions showed a pattern that undermines the constitutional system of checks and balances. Some of the examples he gave were privacy protections and surveillance, due process, the use of drones, government secrecy, and recess appointments, among others.
4:21 am CT Approx. 53 min. Real ID Program Panelists talked about the future and security implications of the Real ID Act, as well as the ... Panelists talked about the future and security implications of the Real ID Act, as well as the challenges facing states as as result of the act. The 2005 Real ID Act established standards for driver’s licenses and other documents, based on recommendations from the 9/11 Commission. Ms. Rectanus said “key vulnerabilities remain” in the government’s effort to put uniform standards in place for state-issued identification cards. Ms. Cohan talked about the experience of Delaware, one of the first of the only 13 states fully compliant with the law. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience, including Janice Kephart.
“REAL ID Realities: Perspectives on the Future of the REAL ID Program” was held at the Heritage Foundation.
5:15 am CT Approx. 43 min. Immigration Reform Proposal A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which ... A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which sought to improve border security, improve immigration status checks performed by employers, and streamline the process for future immigrants entering the United States. It would also open a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country.