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6:00 am CT Approx. 46 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for Republican viewers to comment on the future of their political ... Telephone lines were open for Republican viewers to comment on the future of their political party. 5:48 am CT Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on Back to Blood Tom Wolfe spoke about his novel, Back to Blood, in which he presented several observations ... Tom Wolfe spoke about his novel, Back to Blood, in which he presented several observations on the city of Miami. Mr. Wolfe also answered questions from the audience. He spoke at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International, held annually on the campus of Miami Dade College. 5:59 am CT Approx. 2 min. Mary McLeod Bethune Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of Mary McLeod ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of Mary McLeod Bethune. Topics included her career and the history of the statue by sculptor Robert Berks. When it was dedicated July 10, 1974, on what would have been her 99th birthday, was the first memorial in the nation’s capital to honor an African-American leader.
6:49 am CT Approx. 46 min. LIVE David Walker on the Fiscal Cliff ; ; David Walker discussed his ideas for averting the “fiscal cliff,” and his view that ... David Walker discussed his ideas for averting the “fiscal cliff,” and his view that even if this fiscal emergency is solved it does little to diffuse the underlying problem plaguing the U.S. economy: the growing national debt. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
“Fiscal cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
6:40 am CT Approx. 5 min. Book Discussion on The Future of the Jews Stuart E. Eizenstat discussed his book, The Future of the Jews: How Global Forces are Impacting ... Stuart E. Eizenstat discussed his book, The Future of the Jews: How Global Forces are Impacting the Jewish People, Israel, and Its Relationship with the United States, in which he surveys the major geopolitical, economic, and security challenges facing the world in general, and the Jewish world and the United States in particular.
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.
6:01 am CT Approx. 55 min. The CIA and Regime Change in the Cold War Colorado School of Mines Professor Kenneth Osgood looks at the CIA and Regime Change in the Cold ... Colorado School of Mines Professor Kenneth Osgood looks at the CIA and Regime Change in the Cold War. Professor Osgood discusses several examples of the CIA’s involvement in covert regime change operations, including coups in Guatemala in 1954 and in Chile in 1973.
7:37 am CT Approx. 41 min. LIVE U.S. Oil Output ; ; Steven Mufson discussed U.S. energy policy in light of the news that U.S. oil output was set to ... Steven Mufson discussed U.S. energy policy in light of the news that U.S. oil output was set to outpace Saudi Arabia by 2020. According to a report by the International Energy Agency’s latest World Energy Outlook, the U.S. would become the world’s largest consumer, nearly “energy-independent.” Mr. Mufson also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio.
7:00 am CT Approx. 26 min. Impact of AT&T Divestiture Roger Noll and Jerry Hausman examined the role of regulation and the impact of the breakup of AT&T ... Roger Noll and Jerry Hausman examined the role of regulation and the impact of the breakup of AT&T in the 1980s in the case U.S. v. AT&T, which reshaped the telecommunications market. In 1982 AT&T agreed to a settlement that would break up the company, and the divestiture began in 1984. Paul Barbagallo was the guest reporter.
Professor Noll participated by video link from Stanford, California, and Professor Hausman from Cambridge, Massachusetts.
7:01 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. LGBT Issues and the 2012 Election Panelists talked about state policy developments on same-sex marriage, advancement of LGBT-related ... Panelists talked about state policy developments on same-sex marriage, advancement of LGBT-related policies at the federal level, and the impact of gay and lesbian voters in the 2012 elections. They responded to questions from the audience.
8:20 am CT Approx. 43 min. LIVE FBI Cyber Crime Investigations ; Shawn Henry talked about FBI methods in cyber crime imvestigations and private industry’s ... Shawn Henry talked about FBI methods in cyber crime imvestigations and private industry’s concerns regarding federal investigations of computer-based crimes. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:30 am CT Approx. 29 min. SuperPacs in the 2012 Election Bill Burton and Trevor Potter spoke about the influence of super political action committees ... Bill Burton and Trevor Potter spoke about the influence of super political action committees (SuperPACs) in the 2012 election. Trevor Potter, general counsel for Senator McCain’s 2000 and 2008 presidential campaigns, said SuperPACs could play a damaging role in politics, and that without reform, all candidates would have their own SuperPACs. Bill Burton, senior strategist for Priorities USA, a SuperPAC supporting President Obama, supported its ad attacking Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital, saying that it brought attention to an important issue in the election. They were interviewed by James Bennet.
The program was opened by a video clip of Trevor Potter on “The Colbert Report” as Stephen Colbert transferred his SuperPAC to Jon Stewart.
This was part of the fourth annual Washington Ideas Forum.*held by The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the Newseum in the Annenberg Theater.
8:35 am CT Approx. 52 min. MF Global Bankruptcy Report House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations members spoke to reporters ... House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations members spoke to reporters about their report on the investigation into to the collapse of MF Global which found that then chief executive officer Jon Corzine played a significant role in the company’s demise. Other findings included poor company internal controls, recordkeeping, and accounting procedures. The report also cited regulatory community negligence in spotting signs of trouble and communicating with each other.
9:03 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. LIVE Conservatives and Immigration Reform Panelists talked about immigration reform from a conservative perspective. Topics included ... Panelists talked about immigration reform from a conservative perspective. Topics included the power of the anti-immigration lobby, “guest” worker proposals, ways to deal with illegal immigrants already living in the U.S., and the level of trust in government. Richard Land declared that Republicans lost the Latino vote during the presidential primaries, and that the party should “stop listening to the people with the smallest brains and biggest mouths.” 8:00 am CT Approx. 17 min. Women in the Senate ; ; Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) talked about women senators and their role in compromising and the ... Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) talked about women senators and their role in compromising and the legislative process. She said that women senators are working well together and getting things done. She also remarked that the women senators' group was “very collegial” and had “forged these relationships.” She was interviewed by Katty Kay.
This was part of the fourth annual Washington Ideas Forum.*held by The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the Newseum in the Annenberg Theater.
9:30 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Women and the 2012 Election Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) spoke about ... Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) spoke about gains for women in the 2012 elections. They noted that for the first time ever, there would be no all-male state legislatures, there would be 81 women in the House and 20 in the Senate, and that for the first time the majority in the Democratic Caucus would not be white males. Then panelists discussed the impact of women in the 2012 elections. A national public opinion research report by EMILY s List was released that provides an in-depth look at the issues that motivated women most at the polls. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Dee Dee Myers moderated.
10:36 am CT Approx. 43 min. Senator Marco Rubio at Iowa Governor Branstad Fundraiser Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) delivered the keynote adress at a political fundraiser for Iowa ... Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) delivered the keynote adress at a political fundraiser for Iowa Republican Governor Terry Branstad. The governor’s “2nd annual 65th birthday party” took place inside the Palace Theater at Adventureland Park in Altoona, Iowa. Senator Rubio discussed limited government and his policies on education, energy, immigration, and the economy. Senator Rubio, who had been mentioned as a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2016, joked about why he was in Iowa and acknowledged Mitt Romney and Governor Branstad. Governor Branstad also spoke briefly. 8:19 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. LIVE New Chinese Leadership China scholars and political analysts talked about the transition of power in China at its 18th ... China scholars and political analysts talked about the transition of power in China at its 18th National Congress and what can be expected from its new leadership. Cheng Li began the discussion with a detailed slide presentation analysis of the new leadership, saying the change was an opportunity for those in command to prove themselves as capable economic administrators. Kenneth Lieberthal spoke about the complexities of and obstacles to reforms, and the need to attack corruption. Stapleton Roy in his remarks described how a one-party system functions and some of the changes in China over the preceding 30 years. The program included audience members' questions. 
This panel was part of the Brooking Institution forum titled, “America and China in the Aftermath of Election and Succession: Paths and Pitfalls.”
10:55 am CT Approx. 3 hr. 55 min. Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Impact Panel Joy Lovelace testified on the meningitis outbreak earlier in 2012 that killed her husband, Eddie ... Joy Lovelace testified on the meningitis outbreak earlier in 2012 that killed her husband, Eddie Lovelace, who contracted the disease from a tainted injection. The outbreak was linked to 32 deaths in 19 states, and sickened 440 others, and was traced to a Massachusetts-based pharmacy that manufactured the shots. Ms. Lovelace in her testimony said that no one called to tell her the cause of her husband’s death; she found out through the press.
11:22 am CT Approx. 41 min. David Walker on the Fiscal Cliff ; ; David Walker discussed his ideas for averting the “fiscal cliff,” and his view that ... David Walker discussed his ideas for averting the “fiscal cliff,” and his view that even if this fiscal emergency is solved it does little to diffuse the underlying problem plaguing the U.S. economy: the growing national debt. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
“Fiscal cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
9:47 am CT Approx. 7 min. Open Phones Telephone lines were open for Republican viewers to comment on the future of their political ... Telephone lines were open for Republican viewers to comment on the future of their political party. 2:54 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Chancellor Merkel European Parliament Address German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed members of the European Parliament on solving the ... German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed members of the European Parliament on solving the eurozone financial crisis. She talked about Germany’s continued support of the eurozone and warned against the U-K leaving the European Union. Her speech came on the same day she visited British Prime Minister David Cameron in London, where the two leaders discussed the E-U budget and other eurozone matters. Prime Minister Cameron has been outspoken against plans to increase the EU budget. Following the Chancellor’s remarks, she took questions from European Parliament party leaders.
12:05 pm CT Approx. 59 min. LIVE Capital Markets and the Fiscal Cliff ; ; Robert Greifeld talked about the the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on capital ... Robert Greifeld talked about the the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on capital markets. The “fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. He said that he and others participating in the “Fix the Debt” campaign were willing to pay higher taxes as part of a compromise, and warned that failure to reach an agreement would amount to governing by “mutually assured destruction.” After his remarks he was interviewed by Mr. Baily and responded to questions from members of the audience. 9:54 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. LIVE U.S.-China Relations ; ; Panelists talked about the U.S.-China relationship. They focused on the interdependence of ... Panelists talked about the U.S.-China relationship. They focused on the interdependence of the two countries' economies, tensions in the South China Sea, and other international issues such as Syria and Russia. At the end of the discussion they took questions from the audience.
This panel was part of the Brooking Institution forum titled, “America and China in the Aftermath of Election and Succession: Paths and Pitfalls.”
6:18 pm CT Approx. 40 min. Prime Minister David Cameron on Foreign Policy ; Prime Minister David Cameron spoke about foreign policy issues at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet, ... Prime Minister David Cameron spoke about foreign policy issues at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet, an annual event for the financial and diplomatic corps of London. He talked about the United Kingdom’s role in some of the leading foreign situations such as Libya and Syria, the eurozone crisis, and Afghanistan. He also outlined “a commercial approach” to foreign policy and job creation based on relationships in other countries.
1:06 pm CT Approx. 22 min. Fiscal Cliff, Simpson and Bowles Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) and former White House Chief of Staff Erksine Bowles talked ... Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) and former White House Chief of Staff Erksine Bowles talked about the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget agreement. Mr. Simpson and Mr. Bowles were the co-chairs of President Obama’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform to advize on reducing the budget deficit and national debt. They were highly critical of Congress for not adopting their recommendations. 
The panel “Frameworks for Fiscal Sustainability: How to Build a Grand Bargain” was part of the Peterson Foundation forum titled “Post Election: The Fiscal Cliff and Beyond,” held in the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum.
11:07 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. LGBT Issues and the 2012 Election Panelists talked about state policy developments on same-sex marriage, advancement of LGBT-related ... Panelists talked about state policy developments on same-sex marriage, advancement of LGBT-related policies at the federal level, and the impact of gay and lesbian voters in the 2012 elections. They responded to questions from the audience. 7:04 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Global Pandemic Prevention Panelists discussed the spread of viruses and the science behind it. Topics included the ... Panelists discussed the spread of viruses and the science behind it. Topics included the spread of viruses, global travel, crowding, megacities, deforestation, and concerns over vaccinating young children. They also responded to questions from the audience.
1:31 pm CT Approx. 34 min. Fiscal Cliff, Members of Congress ; ; House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam ... House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R-IL) explained their party’s position on the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget agreement. They were interviewed separately.
This was part of the panel, “What Happens Now: the Post-Election Agenda and the Path for Negotiations” at the Peterson Foundation forum titled “Post Election: The Fiscal Cliff and Beyond,” held in the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum.
12:46 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Afghanistan War Commander Nomination The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the pending nomination of General Joseph ... The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the pending nomination of General Joseph Dunford to lead the war in Afghanistan. Topics included war planning, troop levels, safe havens for insurgents in Pakistan, and President Obama’s timeline for withdrawal. General Dunford in his testimony said that the U.S. would maintain a military presence in Afghanistan beyond 2014 during the “decade of transition.” 8:34 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. 2012 Election, Taxes and the U.S. Economy ; Grover Norquist, the Americans for Tax Reform President and author of the “Taxpayer ... Grover Norquist, the Americans for Tax Reform President and author of the “Taxpayer Protection Pledge,” discussed upcoming tax bills in Congress and the meetings that congressional leaders held with President Obama last week. He also responded to questions.
2:08 pm CT Approx. 42 min. Fiscal Cliff, Budget Cuts Economic experts talked about their recommended solutions for the “fiscal cliff,” ... Economic experts talked about their recommended solutions for the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget agreement. Ben White moderated. Mr. Peterson made opening remarks.
The panel “The Solutions Initiative II: Policy Recommendations to the President and Congress” was part of the Peterson Foundation forum titled “Post Election: The Fiscal Cliff and Beyond,” held in the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum.
2:37 pm CT Approx. 43 min. FBI Cyber Crime Investigations ; Shawn Henry talked about FBI methods in cyber crime imvestigations and private industry’s ... Shawn Henry talked about FBI methods in cyber crime imvestigations and private industry’s concerns regarding federal investigations of computer-based crimes. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 9:55 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. New Chinese Leadership China scholars and political analysts talked about the transition of power in China at its 18th ... China scholars and political analysts talked about the transition of power in China at its 18th National Congress and what can be expected from its new leadership. Cheng Li began the discussion with a detailed slide presentation analysis of the new leadership, saying the change was an opportunity for those in command to prove themselves as capable economic administrators. Kenneth Lieberthal spoke about the complexities of and obstacles to reforms, and the need to attack corruption. Stapleton Roy in his remarks described how a one-party system functions and some of the changes in China over the preceding 30 years. The program included audience members' questions. 
This panel was part of the Brooking Institution forum titled, “America and China in the Aftermath of Election and Succession: Paths and Pitfalls.”
2:52 pm CT Approx. 30 min. Fiscal Cliff, Tax Reform Former Obama and Reagan administration advisers gave their assessment of the “fiscal ... Former Obama and Reagan administration advisers gave their assessment of the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget agreement. Peter Orszag was President Obama’s budget director and Martin Feldstein was the top economic adviser to President Ronald Reagan. Peter Cook moderated.
The panel “Finding Common Ground on Tax Reform: Policy Options and Political Realities” was part of the Peterson Foundation forum titled “Post Election: The Fiscal Cliff and Beyond,” held in the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum.
3:23 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Conservatives and Immigration Reform Panelists talked about immigration reform from a conservative perspective. Topics included ... Panelists talked about immigration reform from a conservative perspective. Topics included the power of the anti-immigration lobby, “guest” worker proposals, ways to deal with illegal immigrants already living in the U.S., and the level of trust in government. Richard Land declared that Republicans lost the Latino vote during the presidential primaries, and that the party should “stop listening to the people with the smallest brains and biggest mouths.” 11:21 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. U.S.-China Relations ; ; Panelists talked about the U.S.-China relationship. They focused on the interdependence of ... Panelists talked about the U.S.-China relationship. They focused on the interdependence of the two countries' economies, tensions in the South China Sea, and other international issues such as Syria and Russia. At the end of the discussion they took questions from the audience.
This panel was part of the Brooking Institution forum titled, “America and China in the Aftermath of Election and Succession: Paths and Pitfalls.”
3:24 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. New Chinese Leadership China scholars and political analysts talked about the transition of power in China at its 18th ... China scholars and political analysts talked about the transition of power in China at its 18th National Congress and what can be expected from its new leadership. Cheng Li began the discussion with a detailed slide presentation analysis of the new leadership, saying the change was an opportunity for those in command to prove themselves as capable economic administrators. Kenneth Lieberthal spoke about the complexities of and obstacles to reforms, and the need to attack corruption. Stapleton Roy in his remarks described how a one-party system functions and some of the changes in China over the preceding 30 years. The program included audience members' questions. 
This panel was part of the Brooking Institution forum titled, “America and China in the Aftermath of Election and Succession: Paths and Pitfalls.”
4:59 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. International Security Panel Panelists discussed the global perception of Europe and America’s power and leadership in ... Panelists discussed the global perception of Europe and America’s power and leadership in world as well as advances in military and defense technology. Topics included foreign policy under Obama as compared to previous U.S. presidents, global perception of America’s leadership and power, and technology issues such as drones and cyber security. 
This event was part of the Halifax International Security Forum, where Global security leaders from over 50 countries gathered to discuss pressing security and defense issues. The three-day summit addressed cyber security, modern warfare, Syria and China.
12:31 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Global Pandemic Prevention Panelists discussed the spread of viruses and the science behind it. Topics included the ... Panelists discussed the spread of viruses and the science behind it. Topics included the spread of viruses, global travel, crowding, megacities, deforestation, and concerns over vaccinating young children. They also responded to questions from the audience.
4:52 pm CT Approx. 6 min. Capital Markets and the Fiscal Cliff ; ; Robert Greifeld talked about the the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on capital ... Robert Greifeld talked about the the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on capital markets. The “fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. He said that he and others participating in the “Fix the Debt” campaign were willing to pay higher taxes as part of a compromise, and warned that failure to reach an agreement would amount to governing by “mutually assured destruction.” After his remarks he was interviewed by Mr. Baily and responded to questions from members of the audience. 6:06 pm CT Approx. 2 min. Capital Markets and the Fiscal Cliff ; ; Robert Greifeld talked about the the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on capital ... Robert Greifeld talked about the the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on capital markets. The “fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. He said that he and others participating in the “Fix the Debt” campaign were willing to pay higher taxes as part of a compromise, and warned that failure to reach an agreement would amount to governing by “mutually assured destruction.” After his remarks he was interviewed by Mr. Baily and responded to questions from members of the audience. 2:01 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. 2012 Election, Taxes and the U.S. Economy ; Grover Norquist, the Americans for Tax Reform President and author of the “Taxpayer ... Grover Norquist, the Americans for Tax Reform President and author of the “Taxpayer Protection Pledge,” discussed upcoming tax bills in Congress and the meetings that congressional leaders held with President Obama last week. He also responded to questions.
5:00 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Florida v. Jardines Oral Argument The Court heard oral argument in Florida v. Jardines, which addressed the use of ... The Court heard oral argument in Florida v. Jardines, which addressed the use of drug-sniffing dogs on the exterior of a home. The case was one of two cases during the 2012-13 term focused on privacy rights and the reliability of drug-sniffing dogs and working animals in law enforcement efforts to obtain search warrants. 6:12 pm CT Approx. 44 min. David Walker on the Fiscal Cliff ; ; David Walker discussed his ideas for averting the “fiscal cliff,” and his view that ... David Walker discussed his ideas for averting the “fiscal cliff,” and his view that even if this fiscal emergency is solved it does little to diffuse the underlying problem plaguing the U.S. economy: the growing national debt. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
“Fiscal cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
3:21 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. New Chinese Leadership China scholars and political analysts talked about the transition of power in China at its 18th ... China scholars and political analysts talked about the transition of power in China at its 18th National Congress and what can be expected from its new leadership. Cheng Li began the discussion with a detailed slide presentation analysis of the new leadership, saying the change was an opportunity for those in command to prove themselves as capable economic administrators. Kenneth Lieberthal spoke about the complexities of and obstacles to reforms, and the need to attack corruption. Stapleton Roy in his remarks described how a one-party system functions and some of the changes in China over the preceding 30 years. The program included audience members' questions. 
This panel was part of the Brooking Institution forum titled, “America and China in the Aftermath of Election and Succession: Paths and Pitfalls.”
6:05 pm CT Approx. 55 min. Florida v. Harris Oral Argument The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Florida v. Harris. The case addressed the ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Florida v. Harris. The case addressed the circumstances under which an alert from a narcotics-sniffing dog was sufficient to establish probable cause for a subsequent search.
Florida v. Harris was one of two Supreme Court cases during the 2012-13 term that focused on privacy rights and the reliability of drug-sniffing dogs and working animals in law enforcement efforts to obtain search warrants.
7:00 pm CT Approx. 26 min. Impact of AT&T Divestiture Roger Noll and Jerry Hausman examined the role of regulation and the impact of the breakup of AT&T ... Roger Noll and Jerry Hausman examined the role of regulation and the impact of the breakup of AT&T in the 1980s in the case U.S. v. AT&T, which reshaped the telecommunications market. In 1982 AT&T agreed to a settlement that would break up the company, and the divestiture began in 1984. Paul Barbagallo was the guest reporter.
Professor Noll participated by video link from Stanford, California, and Professor Hausman from Cambridge, Massachusetts.
4:48 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. U.S.-China Relations ; ; Panelists talked about the U.S.-China relationship. They focused on the interdependence of ... Panelists talked about the U.S.-China relationship. They focused on the interdependence of the two countries' economies, tensions in the South China Sea, and other international issues such as Syria and Russia. At the end of the discussion they took questions from the audience.
This panel was part of the Brooking Institution forum titled, “America and China in the Aftermath of Election and Succession: Paths and Pitfalls.”
7:00 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. LIVE Ted Koppel on Democracy and the Press ; Former ABC News reporter and anchor Ted Koppel talked about the state of network news and news ... Former ABC News reporter and anchor Ted Koppel talked about the state of network news and news consumption, and how the Internet have affected the quality of reporting. He was interviewed by Marvin Kalb and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Kalb Report, “The Twilight of Network News: A Conversation with Ted Koppel on Democracy and the Press,” was held in the main ballroom of the National Press Club. The Kalb Report was produced by the George Washington University, the Shorenstein Center at Harvard University, the National Press Club Journalism Institute, the University of Maryland University College, and the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.
7:30 pm CT Approx. 2 hr. 57 min. Public and Private Universities Panelists talked about the future of public research universities. Scott Jaschik moderated ... Panelists talked about the future of public research universities. Scott Jaschik moderated the presentation “Sustaining Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and the Arts.” Topics included the quality of public versus private universities, focusing on faculty, funding, and majors that would lead to jobs. Tamar Lewin moderated the final panel, summarizing the themes of the conference. Topics included cost, competition for out-of-state students, online courses, adult education, the influence of U.S. News and World Report rankings, and efforts by schools to improve their ranking. 
“Precipice or Crossroads: A Symposium on the Future of Public Research Universities” was a three-day symposium held by the University of Vermont.
5:57 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. George Mason University Post-Election Analysis Academics analyzed the results of the 2012 election. Historian Richard Norton Smith said 2012 ... Academics analyzed the results of the 2012 election. Historian Richard Norton Smith said 2012 was not a “status quo” election and that President Obama could have more trouble dealing with more liberal members of his party on certain issues than Republicans. Jeremy Mayer said the Republican Party needed to moderate its position on tax hikes. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Election 2012 One Week Later: An Analysis by Mason Faculty” was held in Founders Hall on the George Mason University Arlington Campus in Arlington County, Virginia.
8:19 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Capital Markets and the Fiscal Cliff ; ; Robert Greifeld talked about the the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on capital ... Robert Greifeld talked about the the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on capital markets. The “fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. He said that he and others participating in the “Fix the Debt” campaign were willing to pay higher taxes as part of a compromise, and warned that failure to reach an agreement would amount to governing by “mutually assured destruction.” After his remarks he was interviewed by Mr. Baily and responded to questions from members of the audience. 10:30 pm CT Approx. 47 min. Bill Gates on Education ; ; Bill Gates talked about the work of the Gates Foundation in higher education. He stressed the ... Bill Gates talked about the work of the Gates Foundation in higher education. He stressed the importance of education and the need for government funding. He said that the current education system was failing to produce highly-skilled workers and that needed economic reforms would stimulate the economy and help the U.S. stay competitive in global markets. Mr. Gates gave a PowerPoint presentation and then was interviewed by David Leonhardt.
This was part of the fourth annual Washington Ideas Forum.*held by The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the Newseum in the Annenberg Theater.
9:22 pm CT Approx. 44 min. David Walker on the Fiscal Cliff ; ; David Walker discussed his ideas for averting the “fiscal cliff,” and his view that ... David Walker discussed his ideas for averting the “fiscal cliff,” and his view that even if this fiscal emergency is solved it does little to diffuse the underlying problem plaguing the U.S. economy: the growing national debt. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
“Fiscal cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
12:50 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Public and Private Universities Panelists talked about the future of public research universities. Scott Jaschik moderated ... Panelists talked about the future of public research universities. Scott Jaschik moderated the presentation “Sustaining Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and the Arts.” Topics included the quality of public versus private universities, focusing on faculty, funding, and majors that would lead to jobs. Tamar Lewin moderated the final panel, summarizing the themes of the conference. Topics included cost, competition for out-of-state students, online courses, adult education, the influence of U.S. News and World Report rankings, and efforts by schools to improve their ranking. 
“Precipice or Crossroads: A Symposium on the Future of Public Research Universities” was a three-day symposium held by the University of Vermont.
10:10 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Conservatives and Immigration Reform Panelists talked about immigration reform from a conservative perspective. Topics included ... Panelists talked about immigration reform from a conservative perspective. Topics included the power of the anti-immigration lobby, “guest” worker proposals, ways to deal with illegal immigrants already living in the U.S., and the level of trust in government. Richard Land declared that Republicans lost the Latino vote during the presidential primaries, and that the party should “stop listening to the people with the smallest brains and biggest mouths.” 2:18 am CT Approx. 47 min. Bill Gates on Education ; ; Bill Gates talked about the work of the Gates Foundation in higher education. He stressed the ... Bill Gates talked about the work of the Gates Foundation in higher education. He stressed the importance of education and the need for government funding. He said that the current education system was failing to produce highly-skilled workers and that needed economic reforms would stimulate the economy and help the U.S. stay competitive in global markets. Mr. Gates gave a PowerPoint presentation and then was interviewed by David Leonhardt.
This was part of the fourth annual Washington Ideas Forum.*held by The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the Newseum in the Annenberg Theater.
11:42 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Ted Koppel on Democracy and the Press ; Former ABC News reporter and anchor Ted Koppel talked about the state of network news and news ... Former ABC News reporter and anchor Ted Koppel talked about the state of network news and news consumption, and how the Internet have affected the quality of reporting. He was interviewed by Marvin Kalb and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Kalb Report, “The Twilight of Network News: A Conversation with Ted Koppel on Democracy and the Press,” was held in the main ballroom of the National Press Club. The Kalb Report was produced by the George Washington University, the Shorenstein Center at Harvard University, the National Press Club Journalism Institute, the University of Maryland University College, and the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.
3:07 am CT Approx. 2 hr. 36 min. Afghanistan War Commander Nomination The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the pending nomination of General Joseph ... The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the pending nomination of General Joseph Dunford to lead the war in Afghanistan. Topics included war planning, troop levels, safe havens for insurgents in Pakistan, and President Obama’s timeline for withdrawal. General Dunford in his testimony said that the U.S. would maintain a military presence in Afghanistan beyond 2014 during the “decade of transition.”
1:02 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Capital Markets and the Fiscal Cliff ; ; Robert Greifeld talked about the the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on capital ... Robert Greifeld talked about the the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on capital markets. The “fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. He said that he and others participating in the “Fix the Debt” campaign were willing to pay higher taxes as part of a compromise, and warned that failure to reach an agreement would amount to governing by “mutually assured destruction.” After his remarks he was interviewed by Mr. Baily and responded to questions from members of the audience. 5:46 am CT Approx. 43 min. Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on Foreign Policy ; Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger talked about such topics as the political transition in ... Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger talked about such topics as the political transition in China, the Iran nuclear program, the Syrian conflict, and Russia. He was interviewed by Gerald Seib.
This was a part of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council’s fifth annual meeting, held at the Four Seasons Hotel.
2:06 am CT Approx. 44 min. David Walker on the Fiscal Cliff ; ; David Walker discussed his ideas for averting the “fiscal cliff,” and his view that ... David Walker discussed his ideas for averting the “fiscal cliff,” and his view that even if this fiscal emergency is solved it does little to diffuse the underlying problem plaguing the U.S. economy: the growing national debt. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
“Fiscal cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
2:53 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Conservatives and Immigration Reform Panelists talked about immigration reform from a conservative perspective. Topics included ... Panelists talked about immigration reform from a conservative perspective. Topics included the power of the anti-immigration lobby, “guest” worker proposals, ways to deal with illegal immigrants already living in the U.S., and the level of trust in government. Richard Land declared that Republicans lost the Latino vote during the presidential primaries, and that the party should “stop listening to the people with the smallest brains and biggest mouths.”
4:26 am CT Approx. 11 min. Navy Submarine Naming Announcement Vice President Joe Biden attended an announcement by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus that a new Virginia ... Vice President Joe Biden attended an announcement by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus that a new Virginia class fast-attack submarine would be named the USS Delaware. Jill Biden, Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) and Delaware Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn all made remarks.
4:38 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. 2012 Election, Taxes and the U.S. Economy ; Grover Norquist, the Americans for Tax Reform President and author of the “Taxpayer ... Grover Norquist, the Americans for Tax Reform President and author of the “Taxpayer Protection Pledge,” discussed upcoming tax bills in Congress and the meetings that congressional leaders held with President Obama last week. He also responded to questions.