C-SPAN Schedule

< Thursday, April 2 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Open Phones Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer ... Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on a variety of news topics. 5:58 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on Future Crimes ; ; Marc Goodman talked about his book, Future Crimes: Everything Is Connected, Everyone Is ... Marc Goodman talked about his book, Future Crimes: Everything Is Connected, Everyone Is Vulnerable and What We Can Do About It, about how criminals, corporations, and governments use technology to disrupt the lives of people around the world. 6:40 am ET Approx. 48 min. Mourning Abraham Lincoln ; Martha Hodes talked about the impact of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and the ... Martha Hodes talked about the impact of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and the legacy of the Civil War.

“Mourning Lincoln: The Assassination and the Meaning of the Civil War” was part of a symposium on the life, career, and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. The 18th annual symposium on “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship” was held at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C.
7:00 am ET Approx. 3 hr. LIVE Washington Journal Program 04/02/2015 Live daily at 7 a.m. ET, “Washington Journal” is a forum for leading journalists and ... Live daily at 7 a.m. ET, “Washington Journal” is a forum for leading journalists and public policy makers to discuss key events and legislation. 7:04 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. LGBT Employees and Workplace Discrimination Government officials and activists discussed the scope of federal protection against workplace ... Government officials and activists discussed the scope of federal protection against workplace discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. Officials talked about compiling statistics on how bias effects hiring, compensation, terms, and termination of employment. Then panels of advocates and opponents of protections against discrimination spoke about issues including transgender issues and religious exemptions. Commissioner Yaki participated by telephone. 7:31 am ET Approx. 56 min. Life of John Wilkes Booth ; Terry Alford talked about the life of John Wilkes Booth and the actor and confederate ... Terry Alford talked about the life of John Wilkes Booth and the actor and confederate sympathizer’s role in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.

“John Wilkes Booth: A Biographer’s 25 Years with an Assassin” was part of a symposium on the life, career, and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. The 18th annual symposium on “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship” was held at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C.
8:00 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Daily Beast Editor-in-Chief John Avlon ; Daily Beast Editor-in-Chief John Avlon talked about the changing media landscape, the ... Daily Beast Editor-in-Chief John Avlon talked about the changing media landscape, the online publication’s future in that landscape, and the news of the day. 8:14 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. LGBT Employees and Workplace Discrimination Government officials and activists discussed the scope of federal protection against workplace ... Government officials and activists discussed the scope of federal protection against workplace discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. Officials talked about compiling statistics on how bias effects hiring, compensation, terms, and termination of employment. Then panels of advocates and opponents of protections against discrimination spoke about issues including transgender issues and religious exemptions. Commissioner Yaki participated by telephone. 8:30 am ET Approx. 34 min. Panel Discussion on Abraham Lincoln Speakers at the 18th annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium participated in a panel discussion about the ... Speakers at the 18th annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium participated in a panel discussion about the life and legacy of the 16th president. They also responded to questions and comments from the audience.

This panel was part of a symposium on the life, career, and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. The 18th annual symposium on “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship” was held at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C.
8:45 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Daily Beast Senior National Security Correspondent Nancy Youssef ; Nancy Youssef talked about the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), Iraq, Yemen, nuclear negotiations with ... Nancy Youssef talked about the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), Iraq, Yemen, nuclear negotiations with Iran, and other ongoing national security concerns for the United States. 7:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Thomas Allen Harris ; Thomas Allen Harris talked about his film, Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the ... Thomas Allen Harris talked about his film, Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People, in which he explores how African-Americans have been portrayed in photographic images from the time of slavery through the present. He explained how the images of African-Americans presented by white culture and photographers differ from those taken by black people, from family photo albums to famous African-American photographers. He argued that a truer representation of African-American life and success in America is shown through the latter. He also spoke about his estrangement from his father, which played a role in his film. 9:06 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Health Care Costs Health care analysts and industry leaders talked about new programs and strategies to lower health ... Health care analysts and industry leaders talked about new programs and strategies to lower health care costs.
9:30 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Daily Beast Senior Politics Editor Jackie Kucinich ; Jackie Kucinich talked about upcoming debates facing the 114th Congress and a number of candidacy ... Jackie Kucinich talked about upcoming debates facing the 114th Congress and a number of candidacy announcements for the 2016 presidential race that were expected within the coming weeks. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Book Discussion on Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial? ; Brother Guy Consolmagno, an astronomer at the Vatican Observatory, talked about his book, Would ... Brother Guy Consolmagno, an astronomer at the Vatican Observatory, talked about his book, Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?: ...and Other Questions from the Astronomers' In-box at the Vatican Observatory, in which he responds to questions about science and the Catholic Church posed to him by the public. He wrote the book with fellow Vatican astronomer, Father Paul Mueller. He spoke at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 46 min. 1865 Person of the Year, Elizabeth Brown Pryor on Clara Barton Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the ... Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the Person of the Year in 1865.

In this segment, Elizabeth Brown Pryor presented his argument for Clara Barton and responded to questions from members of the audience. During this segment the winner was also announced.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2015 Symposium, cosponsored by the Library of Virginia and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, was held at the Library of Virginia.
10:00 am ET Approx. 56 min. Biological and Chemical Threat Preparedness, Public Health Response Former House Select Committee on Intelligence Chair Mike Rogers (R-MI) and others participated in ... Former House Select Committee on Intelligence Chair Mike Rogers (R-MI) and others participated in an event on biological and chemical threat preparedness, response, and recovery. 

“Response and Recovery” was the fourth meeting of the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense.
9:01 pm ET Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on Richard John Neuhaus ; ; Randy Boyagoda talked about his book, Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square, ... Randy Boyagoda talked about his book, Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square, about the activism and political influence of the late Catholic priest. Professor Boyagoda spoke with author and former New York Times Book Review editor, Sam Tanenhaus. 8:50 pm ET Approx. 51 min. 1865 Person of the Year, A. Wilson Greene on Robert E. Lee Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the ... Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the Person of the Year in 1865.

In this segment, A. Wilson Greene presented his argument for General Robert E. Lee and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2015 Symposium, cosponsored by the Library of Virginia and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, was held at the Library of Virginia.
3:00 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. LIVE British Election Party Leaders' Debate ; ; The leaders of the seven British political parties met for a debate leading up to the general ... The leaders of the seven British political parties met for a debate leading up to the general election for the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom. The election was to be held on May 7, 2015. 9:54 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis ; Garry Wills talked about his book The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis, in ... Garry Wills talked about his book The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis, in which he questions whether Pope Francis is capable of producing significant change within the Catholic Church. 9:45 pm ET Approx. 38 min. 1865 Person of the Year, Cassandra Newby-Alexander on Freed Blacks Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the ... Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the Person of the Year in 1865.

In this segment, Cassandra Newby-Alexander presented her argument for the freed blacks and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2015 Symposium, cosponsored by the Library of Virginia and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, was held at the Library of Virginia.
9:00 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. British Election Party Leaders' Debate ; ; The leaders of the seven British political parties met for a debate leading up to the general ... The leaders of the seven British political parties met for a debate leading up to the general election for the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom. The election was to be held on May 7, 2015. 11:01 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Book Discussion on Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial? ; Brother Guy Consolmagno, an astronomer at the Vatican Observatory, talked about his book, Would ... Brother Guy Consolmagno, an astronomer at the Vatican Observatory, talked about his book, Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?: ...and Other Questions from the Astronomers' In-box at the Vatican Observatory, in which he responds to questions about science and the Catholic Church posed to him by the public. He wrote the book with fellow Vatican astronomer, Father Paul Mueller. He spoke at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. 10:27 pm ET Approx. 38 min. 1865 Person of the Year, William Cooper on Jefferson Davis Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the ... Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the Person of the Year in 1865.

In this segment, William Cooper presented his argument for Jefferson Davis and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2015 Symposium, cosponsored by the Library of Virginia and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, was held at the Library of Virginia.
12:03 am ET Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on Richard John Neuhaus ; ; Randy Boyagoda talked about his book, Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square, ... Randy Boyagoda talked about his book, Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square, about the activism and political influence of the late Catholic priest. Professor Boyagoda spoke with author and former New York Times Book Review editor, Sam Tanenhaus. 11:08 pm ET Approx. 43 min. 1865 Person of the Year, Robert Kenzer on Abraham Lincoln Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the ... Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the Person of the Year in 1865.

In this segment, Robert Kenzer presented his argument for Abraham Lincoln and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2015 Symposium, cosponsored by the Library of Virginia and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, was held at the Library of Virginia.
12:56 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis ; Garry Wills talked about his book The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis, in ... Garry Wills talked about his book The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis, in which he questions whether Pope Francis is capable of producing significant change within the Catholic Church. 11:55 pm ET Approx. 46 min. 1865 Person of the Year, Elizabeth Brown Pryor on Clara Barton Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the ... Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the Person of the Year in 1865.

In this segment, Elizabeth Brown Pryor presented his argument for Clara Barton and responded to questions from members of the audience. During this segment the winner was also announced.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2015 Symposium, cosponsored by the Library of Virginia and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, was held at the Library of Virginia.
2:03 am ET Approx. 58 min. Book Discussion on Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial? ; Brother Guy Consolmagno, an astronomer at the Vatican Observatory, talked about his book, Would ... Brother Guy Consolmagno, an astronomer at the Vatican Observatory, talked about his book, Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?: ...and Other Questions from the Astronomers' In-box at the Vatican Observatory, in which he responds to questions about science and the Catholic Church posed to him by the public. He wrote the book with fellow Vatican astronomer, Father Paul Mueller. He spoke at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. 12:44 am ET Approx. 51 min. 1865 Person of the Year, A. Wilson Greene on Robert E. Lee Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the ... Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the Person of the Year in 1865.

In this segment, A. Wilson Greene presented his argument for General Robert E. Lee and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2015 Symposium, cosponsored by the Library of Virginia and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, was held at the Library of Virginia.
3:04 am ET Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on Richard John Neuhaus ; ; Randy Boyagoda talked about his book, Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square, ... Randy Boyagoda talked about his book, Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square, about the activism and political influence of the late Catholic priest. Professor Boyagoda spoke with author and former New York Times Book Review editor, Sam Tanenhaus. 1:39 am ET Approx. 38 min. 1865 Person of the Year, Cassandra Newby-Alexander on Freed Blacks Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the ... Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the Person of the Year in 1865.

In this segment, Cassandra Newby-Alexander presented her argument for the freed blacks and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2015 Symposium, cosponsored by the Library of Virginia and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, was held at the Library of Virginia.
3:57 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis ; Garry Wills talked about his book The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis, in ... Garry Wills talked about his book The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis, in which he questions whether Pope Francis is capable of producing significant change within the Catholic Church. 2:21 am ET Approx. 38 min. 1865 Person of the Year, William Cooper on Jefferson Davis Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the ... Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the Person of the Year in 1865.

In this segment, William Cooper presented his argument for Jefferson Davis and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2015 Symposium, cosponsored by the Library of Virginia and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, was held at the Library of Virginia.
5:04 am ET Approx. 58 min. Book Discussion on Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial? ; Brother Guy Consolmagno, an astronomer at the Vatican Observatory, talked about his book, Would ... Brother Guy Consolmagno, an astronomer at the Vatican Observatory, talked about his book, Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?: ...and Other Questions from the Astronomers' In-box at the Vatican Observatory, in which he responds to questions about science and the Catholic Church posed to him by the public. He wrote the book with fellow Vatican astronomer, Father Paul Mueller. He spoke at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. 3:02 am ET Approx. 43 min. 1865 Person of the Year, Robert Kenzer on Abraham Lincoln Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the ... Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the Person of the Year in 1865.

In this segment, Robert Kenzer presented his argument for Abraham Lincoln and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2015 Symposium, cosponsored by the Library of Virginia and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, was held at the Library of Virginia.
6:05 am ET Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on Richard John Neuhaus ; ; Randy Boyagoda talked about his book, Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square, ... Randy Boyagoda talked about his book, Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square, about the activism and political influence of the late Catholic priest. Professor Boyagoda spoke with author and former New York Times Book Review editor, Sam Tanenhaus. 3:49 am ET Approx. 46 min. 1865 Person of the Year, Elizabeth Brown Pryor on Clara Barton Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the ... Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the Person of the Year in 1865.

In this segment, Elizabeth Brown Pryor presented his argument for Clara Barton and responded to questions from members of the audience. During this segment the winner was also announced.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2015 Symposium, cosponsored by the Library of Virginia and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, was held at the Library of Virginia.
6:58 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis ; Garry Wills talked about his book The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis, in ... Garry Wills talked about his book The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis, in which he questions whether Pope Francis is capable of producing significant change within the Catholic Church. 4:38 am ET Approx. 51 min. 1865 Person of the Year, A. Wilson Greene on Robert E. Lee Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the ... Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the Person of the Year in 1865.

In this segment, A. Wilson Greene presented his argument for General Robert E. Lee and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2015 Symposium, cosponsored by the Library of Virginia and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, was held at the Library of Virginia.
5:33 am ET Approx. 38 min. 1865 Person of the Year, Cassandra Newby-Alexander on Freed Blacks Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the ... Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the Person of the Year in 1865.

In this segment, Cassandra Newby-Alexander presented her argument for the freed blacks and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2015 Symposium, cosponsored by the Library of Virginia and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, was held at the Library of Virginia.
6:15 am ET Approx. 38 min. 1865 Person of the Year, William Cooper on Jefferson Davis Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the ... Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the Person of the Year in 1865.

In this segment, William Cooper presented his argument for Jefferson Davis and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2015 Symposium, cosponsored by the Library of Virginia and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, was held at the Library of Virginia.
6:57 am ET Approx. 43 min. 1865 Person of the Year, Robert Kenzer on Abraham Lincoln Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the ... Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the Person of the Year in 1865.

In this segment, Robert Kenzer presented his argument for Abraham Lincoln and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2015 Symposium, cosponsored by the Library of Virginia and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, was held at the Library of Virginia.