C-SPAN Schedule

< Friday, May 29 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones News headlines were read and telephone lines were open for viewer calls on news of the day. News headlines were read and telephone lines were open for viewer calls on news of the day. 6:10 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. Retirement Savings Protections Jeffrey Zients spoke about the Department of Labor’s proposed new rules to protect workers' ... Jeffrey Zients spoke about the Department of Labor’s proposed new rules to protect workers' retirement savings. The rules would be similar to but more flexible than a 2010 proposal that was withdrawn by the Labor Department after complaints from Wall Street institutions. 

Following Mr. Zients' keynote speech, a panel of current and former regulators, financial officers, and lawyers participated in a discussion about the potential policies. They focused on the protections they could afford, and the potential unintended consequences that could result from their implementation. Former Representative Bentsen made concluding remarks.

“Champions, Critics and Consequences of a New Fiduciary Standard” was held at the Bipartisan Policy Center.
6:52 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 53 min. Veterans Affairs Health Care Staffing Physicians and nurses representing veteran service organizations testified at a hearing on ways to ... Physicians and nurses representing veteran service organizations testified at a hearing on ways to alleviate staffing issues at health care facilities run by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Topics included steps for improving the hiring and retention of medical professionals.
7:00 am ET Approx. 37 min. Vice President Biden on Russia-Ukraine Conflict ; Vice President Joe Biden spoke about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine and its implications ... Vice President Joe Biden spoke about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine and its implications for European security. The vice president said that helping Ukraine to defend against and deter Russian aggression was critical to preventing further aggression in the future. He harshly criticized the actions of Russian President Vladimir Putin, but said the U.S. and Russia should continue to cooperate on areas of clear mutual interest, such as Iran’s nuclear program and combating ISIL.*

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
7:58 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Iranian Influence in Iraq Panelists talked about U.S. military efforts in Iraq and Iran’s influence in the region and ... Panelists talked about U.S. military efforts in Iraq and Iran’s influence in the region and in the fight against ISIS.*

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
8:48 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Veterans' Health Care and Benefits Witnesses, including Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson, testified at a hearing on the ... Witnesses, including Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson, testified at a hearing on the implementation and future of the Veterans Choice program, which allows veterans on waitlists for care at a Veterans Affairs facility to get treatment at private health care providers.
7:45 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Broadband Internet Access ; Brendan Sasso talked about FCC Chair Tom Wheeler’s proposal to expand broadband internet ... Brendan Sasso talked about FCC Chair Tom Wheeler’s proposal to expand broadband internet access through the FCC’s Lifeline program, which provides telephone service to low-income Americans. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Panel Discussion on Concussions and Football Investigative reporters Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada, sports agent Leigh Steinberg, and ... Investigative reporters Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada, sports agent Leigh Steinberg, and retired NFL player Pellom McDaniels III talked about the football related brain injuries and the future of the sport.

“NFL Concussions and the Future of Football” was a panel discussion at the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books, held on March 14-15 on the campus of the University of Arizona.
10:23 am ET Approx. 44 min. Veterans' Health Care and Benefits Witnesses, including Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson, testified at a hearing on the ... Witnesses, including Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson, testified at a hearing on the implementation and future of the Veterans Choice program, which allows veterans on waitlists for care at a Veterans Affairs facility to get treatment at private health care providers.
8:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Food Safety ; ; Richard Williams and Michael Jacobson talked about the Obama administration’s move to ban ... Richard Williams and Michael Jacobson talked about the Obama administration’s move to ban trans fats in foods, recent foodborne illness outbreaks, and food labeling standards for GMOs. 9:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Sally Ride ; Lynn Sherr talked about her book, Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in ... Lynn Sherr talked about her book, Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space.

She spoke in Trinity United Methodist Church on Telfair Square as part of the 2015 Savannah Book Festival, held downtown in Savannah, Georgia.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. The True Glory This 1945 documentary chronicles events in Europe from the June 1944 D-Day invasion through the ... This 1945 documentary chronicles events in Europe from the June 1944 D-Day invasion through the surrender of Nazi Germany in May of 1945. A co-production of the U.S. Office of War Information and the British Ministry of Information, the film won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature of 1945. To mark the 70th Anniversary of D-Day the National Archives Motion Picture Preservation Lab digitally restored the film, sometimes working frame by frame to remove defects.
9:30 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE FIFA Corruption Investigation ; Keri Geiger talked about the Justice Department’s 47-count indictment against FIFA ... Keri Geiger talked about the Justice Department’s 47-count indictment against FIFA (International Federation of Association Football) officials over allegations of corruption and bribery. 9:59 pm ET Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on Soldier Girls ; Helen Thorpe talked about her book, Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at ... Helen Thorpe talked about her book, Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War, about three women who joined the Indiana National Guard and were deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. 

This event took place at the third annual San Antonio Book Festival, held on April 11, 2015, and was filmed in the auditorium of the San Antonio Central Library.
9:25 pm ET Approx. 21 min. The Baltimore Plan This 1953 documentary details community and social worker efforts to clean up poor housing ... This 1953 documentary details community and social worker efforts to clean up poor housing conditions in Baltimore, Maryland.
10:00 am ET Approx. 5 min. LIVE House Pro Forma Session The House convened for a pro forma session. The House convened for a pro forma session. 10:44 pm ET Approx. 53 min. Open Phones with Ben Shapiro ; Ben Shapiro, author of The People Vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against the Obama ... Ben Shapiro, author of The People Vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against the Obama Administration, talked about his book and responded to viewer calls.

He was interviewed at the 2015 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California.
9:50 pm ET Approx. 31 min. President Johnson on the Vietnam War President Johnson spoke about the conflict in Vietnam and the U.S. policy regarding the ... President Johnson spoke about the conflict in Vietnam and the U.S. policy regarding the region. Entitled “Peace Without Conquest,” the address attempted to explain why Southeast Asia was of vital American interest. U.S. military personnel there increased from about 23,000 in January, 1965, to over 180,000 by the end of the year.

The president spoke at 9 p.m. in Shriver Hall Auditorium at Johns Hopkins University. The address was televised world wide.
10:05 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. LIVE Saudi Arabia's New Leadership Middle East scholars and energy experts talked about the implications of recent changes in Saudi ... Middle East scholars and energy experts talked about the implications of recent changes in Saudi Arabia’s leadership on the global energy market and regional stability. 11:38 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Panel Discussion on Concussions and Football Investigative reporters Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada, sports agent Leigh Steinberg, and ... Investigative reporters Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada, sports agent Leigh Steinberg, and retired NFL player Pellom McDaniels III talked about the football related brain injuries and the future of the sport.

“NFL Concussions and the Future of Football” was a panel discussion at the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books, held on March 14-15 on the campus of the University of Arizona.
10:25 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Apollo 13: Houston We've Got a Problem This 1970 NASA film documents the fifth Lunar Mission, during which astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred ... This 1970 NASA film documents the fifth Lunar Mission, during which astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swiggert canceled plans to land on the moon after oxygen tanks aboard the spacecraft ruptured. Using the lunar lander as a make-shift lifeboat, the astronauts circled the moon during their return to earth.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Former Treasury Secretaries on the Global Economy Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, interviewed former U.S. Treasury Secretaries ... Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, interviewed former U.S. Treasury Secretaries Timothy Geithner, Henry Paulson, and Robert Rubin about global economic trends, public finance and capital markets.

“The Global Economy: A Conversation with Timothy Geithner, Henry Paulson and Robert Rubin” was a luncheon program of the 18th annual Milken Institute Global Conference held April 26-29, 2015, at the Beverly Hilton.
12:39 am ET Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Sally Ride ; Lynn Sherr talked about her book, Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in ... Lynn Sherr talked about her book, Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space.

She spoke in Trinity United Methodist Church on Telfair Square as part of the 2015 Savannah Book Festival, held downtown in Savannah, Georgia.
10:55 pm ET Approx. 11 min. 1945 Funeral of President Roosevelt This program included official U.S. government newsreel coverage of the funeral of President ... This program included official U.S. government newsreel coverage of the funeral of President Franklin Roosevelt, who died on April 12, 1945, followed by biographical information about President Harry Truman and scenes of President Truman’s first speech to congress.
1:38 am ET Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on Soldier Girls ; Helen Thorpe talked about her book, Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at ... Helen Thorpe talked about her book, Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War, about three women who joined the Indiana National Guard and were deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. 

This event took place at the third annual San Antonio Book Festival, held on April 11, 2015, and was filmed in the auditorium of the San Antonio Central Library.
11:10 pm ET Approx. 16 min. 1945 Documentary FDR: 1882-1945 This program was a short biographical documentary on the life of President Roosevelt shown in ... This program was a short biographical documentary on the life of President Roosevelt shown in theaters after his death on April 12, 1945. It included clips of President Roosevelt’s speeches and a look at his political life.
2:23 am ET Approx. 53 min. Open Phones with Ben Shapiro ; Ben Shapiro, author of The People Vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against the Obama ... Ben Shapiro, author of The People Vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against the Obama Administration, talked about his book and responded to viewer calls.

He was interviewed at the 2015 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California.
11:30 pm ET Approx. 17 min. 1964 Margaret Chase Smith Presidential Campaign Announcement Margaret Chase Smith (R-ME), the first woman to serve in both the House and the Senate, announced ... Margaret Chase Smith (R-ME), the first woman to serve in both the House and the Senate, announced her bid to run for the Republican nomination in the 1964 presidential campaign against presumed Democratic nominee President Johnson. Courtesy Northeast Historic Film Archive.
11:50 pm ET Approx. 13 min. 1972 Shirley Chisholm Presidential Campaign Announcement Representative Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) announced her bid to run for the Democratic nomination for ... Representative Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) announced her bid to run for the Democratic nomination for the 1972 presidential campaign against presumed Republican nominee President Nixon.
12:05 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. The True Glory This 1945 documentary chronicles events in Europe from the June 1944 D-Day invasion through the ... This 1945 documentary chronicles events in Europe from the June 1944 D-Day invasion through the surrender of Nazi Germany in May of 1945. A co-production of the U.S. Office of War Information and the British Ministry of Information, the film won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature of 1945. To mark the 70th Anniversary of D-Day the National Archives Motion Picture Preservation Lab digitally restored the film, sometimes working frame by frame to remove defects.
1:30 am ET Approx. 21 min. The Baltimore Plan This 1953 documentary details community and social worker efforts to clean up poor housing ... This 1953 documentary details community and social worker efforts to clean up poor housing conditions in Baltimore, Maryland.
1:55 am ET Approx. 31 min. President Johnson on the Vietnam War President Johnson spoke about the conflict in Vietnam and the U.S. policy regarding the ... President Johnson spoke about the conflict in Vietnam and the U.S. policy regarding the region. Entitled “Peace Without Conquest,” the address attempted to explain why Southeast Asia was of vital American interest. U.S. military personnel there increased from about 23,000 in January, 1965, to over 180,000 by the end of the year.

The president spoke at 9 p.m. in Shriver Hall Auditorium at Johns Hopkins University. The address was televised world wide.
2:30 am ET Approx. 28 min. Apollo 13: Houston We've Got a Problem This 1970 NASA film documents the fifth Lunar Mission, during which astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred ... This 1970 NASA film documents the fifth Lunar Mission, during which astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swiggert canceled plans to land on the moon after oxygen tanks aboard the spacecraft ruptured. Using the lunar lander as a make-shift lifeboat, the astronauts circled the moon during their return to earth.
3:00 am ET Approx. 11 min. 1945 Funeral of President Roosevelt This program included official U.S. government newsreel coverage of the funeral of President ... This program included official U.S. government newsreel coverage of the funeral of President Franklin Roosevelt, who died on April 12, 1945, followed by biographical information about President Harry Truman and scenes of President Truman’s first speech to congress.
3:15 am ET Approx. 16 min. 1945 Documentary FDR: 1882-1945 This program was a short biographical documentary on the life of President Roosevelt shown in ... This program was a short biographical documentary on the life of President Roosevelt shown in theaters after his death on April 12, 1945. It included clips of President Roosevelt’s speeches and a look at his political life.
3:35 am ET Approx. 17 min. 1964 Margaret Chase Smith Presidential Campaign Announcement Margaret Chase Smith (R-ME), the first woman to serve in both the House and the Senate, announced ... Margaret Chase Smith (R-ME), the first woman to serve in both the House and the Senate, announced her bid to run for the Republican nomination in the 1964 presidential campaign against presumed Democratic nominee President Johnson. Courtesy Northeast Historic Film Archive.
3:55 am ET Approx. 13 min. 1972 Shirley Chisholm Presidential Campaign Announcement Representative Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) announced her bid to run for the Democratic nomination for ... Representative Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) announced her bid to run for the Democratic nomination for the 1972 presidential campaign against presumed Republican nominee President Nixon.