C-SPAN Schedule

< Sunday, July 23 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Open Phones, Part 1 6:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Nixon's White House Wars ; ; Pat Buchanan talked about his book, Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and ... Pat Buchanan talked about his book, Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever, on his time working for the 37th president. 5:50 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Modern Congressional Budget and Appropriations Process Political scientists presented two papers, one examining the 1976 Hyde Amendment regarding funding ... Political scientists presented two papers, one examining the 1976 Hyde Amendment regarding funding for abortions and another looking at the role of party politics in appropriations amendments. “The Budget and Appropriations Process in Modern Congressional History” was from the Library of Congress' annual History and Congress conference.
7:00 am ET Approx. 3 hr. LIVE Washington Journal 07/23/2017 7:30 am ET Approx. 49 min. Rigor Mortis ; Richard Harris talked about his book Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, ... Richard Harris talked about his book Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes Billions, in which he reports on the challenges facing the field of biomedical research, including competition for funding, which he argues leads to short cuts such as using poor ingredients, improper methods, and poor experimental design. 7:10 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Congressional Reform Roundtable Discussion Three political scientists and two former members of Congress talked about their perspectives on ... Three political scientists and two former members of Congress talked about their perspectives on congressional dysfunction and the possibilities for reform on Capitol Hill.

This roundtable discussion was part of the Congress and History Conference hosted by the Library of Congress.
8:00 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Hans von Spakovsky Discusses the Voter Fraud Commission Hans von Spakovsky, a member of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, ... Hans von Spakovsky, a member of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, discusses the goals for the commission. 8:20 am ET Approx. 34 min. What Is Slavery? ; Brenda Stevenson talked about her book, What is Slavery?. This interview, part of Book ... Brenda Stevenson talked about her book, What is Slavery?. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, took place on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles. 8:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Congressman Lincoln Chris DeRose talked about his book, Congressman Lincoln: The Making of America’s Greatest ... Chris DeRose talked about his book, Congressman Lincoln: The Making of America’s Greatest President, in which he recounts Abraham Lincoln’s single term in Congress. Lincoln, a Whig Party representative from Illinois, arrived in Washington in 1847 with little name recognition. In his book, the author examines the future president’s political thinking and personal life during his start in national politics. Chris DeRose spoke at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, Arizona.
8:30 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Patrick Clawson Discusses the Iran Nuclear Deal Patrick Clawson, research director for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, discusses ... Patrick Clawson, research director for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, discusses the Trump administration’s recertification of Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal and the new U.S. sanctions imposed against that nation. 9:00 am ET Approx. 50 min. The Great Questions of Tomorrow David Rothkopf talked about his book The Great Questions of Tomorrow, in which he looks at ... David Rothkopf talked about his book The Great Questions of Tomorrow, in which he looks at the big questions that will arise following the modern technological revolution. 9:30 am ET Approx. 7 min. President Johnson Address on Civil Disorder (1967) President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his ... President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his decision to dispatch federal troops to the city.
9:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Clarence Lusane Discusses the Detroit Riots of 1967 Author and Howard University Political Science Department Chairman Clarence Lusane discusses the ... Author and Howard University Political Science Department Chairman Clarence Lusane discusses the 50th anniversary of the Detroit riots. 9:55 am ET Approx. 33 min. If I Understood You, Would I Have this Look on My Face? ; Actor Alan Alda talked about his book, If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: ... Actor Alan Alda talked about his book, If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating. 9:40 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Civil War's Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' Battles Professor Judkin Browning talked about the 1862 Civil War Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' ... Professor Judkin Browning talked about the 1862 Civil War Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' cattles. He reviewed Union General George McClellan’s failed attempt to take the Confederate capital in Richmond, Virginia, and examined how terrain, disease, and nutrition impacted both sides.
10:00 am ET Approx. 30 min. Newsmakers with Representative Luke Messer Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN) talked about House Republicans' perspectives on how the legislative agenda ... Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN) talked about House Republicans' perspectives on how the legislative agenda would proceed. Topics included tax reform, the federal budget, and health care. He also spoke about a potential Senate race against Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN). Representative Messer is chair of the Republican Policy Committee. 10:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. The Working Class Republican Henry Olsen talked about his book The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of ... Henry Olsen talked about his book The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism, in which he argues that Ronald Reagan not only considered himself a successor to FDR’s New Deal policy but was more progressive than President Roosevelt. In his book, he further contends that Republicans need to reconnect with Reagan’s vision of the New Deal in order to stay relevant. 11:00 am ET Approx. 27 min. 1967 Detroit Riots Exhibit Tracy Irwin gave a tour of the Detroit Historical Museum’s exhibit “Detroit 67” ... Tracy Irwin gave a tour of the Detroit Historical Museum’s exhibit “Detroit 67” and talked about the unrest that occurred between July 23 and August 1, 1967. She talked about what the city was like before the riots, how the events unfolded, and the riots' lasting impact. She also explored what she hoped visitors would learn from the exhibit.
10:33 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. Prescription Drugs Members of Congress and industry experts talked about prescription drug access and costs. FDA ... Members of Congress and industry experts talked about prescription drug access and costs. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb also participated in the event and talked about the FDA’s role in encouraging market competition, improving transparency in the drug pricing process, and balancing the Trump administration’s push for deregulation with the need for public and patient safety. 12:01 pm ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with Naomi Klein ; Naomi Klein talked about her book No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and ... Naomi Klein talked about her book No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need, in which she discusses shock politics. She was interviewed by Medea Benjamin 11:28 am ET Approx. 32 min. 1967 Detroit Riots WXYZ-TV Documentary This film was recorded during the July 23-27, 1967, civil disorder in Detroit, Michigan, and was ... This film was recorded during the July 23-27, 1967, civil disorder in Detroit, Michigan, and was compiled into a documentary by WXYZ TV-7, an ABC affiliate. The footage includes scenes of looting, fires, interviews with victims and bystanders, scenes of police and federal troops, gunfire, and scenes of injured and dead in a hospital. The film alsoincludes portions of press conferences with government officials and concludes with funerals for police and firefighters. Courtesy Archives of Michigan.
12:32 pm ET Approx. 49 min. Sean Spicer Resignation ; Sarah Huckabee Sanders briefed reporters on the resignation of White House Press Secretary Sean ... Sarah Huckabee Sanders briefed reporters on the resignation of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as White House Communications Director. Mr. Scaramucci then announced the appointment of Ms. Sanders as the new press secretary and responded to questions from reporters. 1:00 pm ET Approx. 24 min. The American War UCLA history professor Joan Waugh talked about her book, The American War: A History of the ... UCLA history professor Joan Waugh talked about her book, The American War: A History of the Civil War Era. This interview, recorded on the campus of UCLA, is part of Book TV’s College Series. 12:00 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. LIVE 1967 Detroit Riots American History TV presented live coverage from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark the 50th ... American History TV presented live coverage from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riots, which erupted over five days in July, ignited by long-simmering racial tensions.
1:36 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Combating Gangs in Communities Federal, state, and local law enforcement officials testified at a hearing examining gang ... Federal, state, and local law enforcement officials testified at a hearing examining gang violence, sex trafficking, and drugs. They spoke about the relationship between gangs, sex trafficking, drugs, and how social media has changed the fight against these crimes. 1:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Life's Work Dr. Willie Parker, a Christian abortion provider in Mississippi and Alabama, participated in a ... Dr. Willie Parker, a Christian abortion provider in Mississippi and Alabama, participated in a panel discussion on his book, Life’s Work: A Moral Argument for Choice 2:00 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit Riots Detroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on ... Detroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on July 23, 1967. Mr. Jordan described the causes and events of the uprising, which led to 43 deaths, over 7,000 arrests, and the deployment of over 5,000 federal troops to restore order.
3:25 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Week Ahead in Congress Ryan McCrimmon talked about the week ahead in Congress. Ryan McCrimmon talked about the week ahead in Congress. 2:40 pm ET Approx. 20 min. Sisters First ; ; Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush talked about their book Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild ... Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush talked about their book Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life, in which they recall their childhood and formative years living in the White House. 2:15 pm ET Approx. 42 min. Conrad Mallett Jr. Oral History Interview Conrad Mallett, Jr., who was a paperboy for the Detroit Free Press during the 1967 Detroit ... Conrad Mallett, Jr., who was a paperboy for the Detroit Free Press during the 1967 Detroit Riots, talked about his experience that first morning, as well as race relations and economic conditions before and after the riots. This interview is part of Detroit 67, oral and written histories collected by the Detroit Historical Society.
3:33 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 25 min. Ambassador Confirmations The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a confirmation hearing for the ambassador nominations ... The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a confirmation hearing for the ambassador nominations to key U.S. allies, including Canada, Singapore, Italy, the United Kingdom, and NATO. Former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), President Trump’s nominee for ambassador to NATO, answered a range of questions from the committee related to Russia. Other topics included trade relations with Canada and the U.K. post-Brexit, Singapore’s role in the Asia-Pacific region, and the increasing threat of cyberattacks. 3:01 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Oppose Any Foe ; ; Mark Moyar talked about his book, Oppose Any Foe: The Rise of America’s Special ... Mark Moyar talked about his book, Oppose Any Foe: The Rise of America’s Special Operations Forces, about the history of U.S. special operations forces. 3:00 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Anthony Fierimonte Oral History Interview Police officer Anthony Fierimonte recounts the early morning arrests on July 23, 1967 that led to ... Police officer Anthony Fierimonte recounts the early morning arrests on July 23, 1967 that led to widespread looting, violence and the arrival of federal troops in Detroit, Michigan. A police raid on an illegal bar, known locally as a “blind pig,” triggered the 1967 Detroit riots. This interview is part of Detroit 67, oral and written histories collected by the Detroit Historical Society.
6:00 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Newsmakers with Representative Luke Messer Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN) talked about House Republicans' perspectives on how the legislative agenda ... Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN) talked about House Republicans' perspectives on how the legislative agenda would proceed. Topics included tax reform, the federal budget, and health care. He also spoke about a potential Senate race against Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN). Representative Messer is chair of the Republican Policy Committee. 4:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth Gar Alperovitz talked about his book Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth, in which he ... Gar Alperovitz talked about his book Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth, in which he argues that the U.S. needs an economic and political system that departs from both capitalism and socialism. 3:30 pm ET Approx. 27 min. 1967 Detroit Riots Exhibit Tracy Irwin gave a tour of the Detroit Historical Museum’s exhibit “Detroit 67” ... Tracy Irwin gave a tour of the Detroit Historical Museum’s exhibit “Detroit 67” and talked about the unrest that occurred between July 23 and August 1, 1967. She talked about what the city was like before the riots, how the events unfolded, and the riots' lasting impact. She also explored what she hoped visitors would learn from the exhibit.
6:32 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Russia Under President Vladimir Putin The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the Helsinki Commission, held ... The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the Helsinki Commission, held a discussion on the history of government corruption in Russia, including under President Vladimir Putin. Panel experts agreed that corruption had increased through the years. They also talked about what the international community could do to deter this behavior and spur democratic ideals. 5:15 pm ET Approx. 44 min. The Gatekeeper ; Kathyrn Smith talked about her book The Gatekeeper: Missy LeHand, FDR, and the Untold Story of ... Kathyrn Smith talked about her book The Gatekeeper: Missy LeHand, FDR, and the Untold Story of the Partnership That Defined a Presidency, in which she looks at the life of Marguerirte “Missy” Lehand, considered President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s closest personal and professional confidante. She spoke at the Roosevelt Reading Festival. 4:00 pm ET Approx. 7 min. President Johnson Address on Civil Disorder (1967) President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his ... President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his decision to dispatch federal troops to the city.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Q&A with David Garrow, Part 2 ; Professor David Garrow talked about his book, Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama, in which he ... Professor David Garrow talked about his book, Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama, in which he looks at President Obama’s life prior to his years as president. 6:00 pm ET Approx. 46 min. Blood in the Water Heather Ann Thompson talked about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Blood in the Water: The ... Heather Ann Thompson talked about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy. This event was part of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, held annually in the city. 4:08 pm ET Approx. 32 min. 1967 Detroit Riots WXYZ-TV Documentary This film was recorded during the July 23-27, 1967, civil disorder in Detroit, Michigan, and was ... This film was recorded during the July 23-27, 1967, civil disorder in Detroit, Michigan, and was compiled into a documentary by WXYZ TV-7, an ABC affiliate. The footage includes scenes of looting, fires, interviews with victims and bystanders, scenes of police and federal troops, gunfire, and scenes of injured and dead in a hospital. The film alsoincludes portions of press conferences with government officials and concludes with funerals for police and firefighters. Courtesy Archives of Michigan.
9:00 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Question Time British Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from members of Parliament on a range of ... British Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from members of Parliament on a range of domestic and international issues. Topics included the U.K.'s universal health care system, public sector pay, and counterterrorism efforts. 6:47 pm ET Approx. 14 min. My Life with Bob ; Pamela Paul talked about her book My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot ... Pamela Paul talked about her book My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues, in which she offers a look into her journal that lists all of the books she has read over the past twenty-eight years. 4:41 pm ET Approx. 17 min. President Johnson Address on Civil Disorder and Kerner Commission President Johnson addressed the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United ... President Johnson addressed the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United States and announced the creation of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, or the Kerner Commission.
9:46 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Week Ahead in Senate Kimberly Leonard talked about the week ahead in the Senate and the Republican legislation intended ... Kimberly Leonard talked about the week ahead in the Senate and the Republican legislation intended to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. 7:02 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Supremely Partisan James Zirin talked about his book Supremely Partisan: How Raw Politics Tips the Scales in the ... James Zirin talked about his book Supremely Partisan: How Raw Politics Tips the Scales in the United States Supreme Court, in which he argues that the Supreme Court has become highly partisan and the Court’s decisions are often made on a political basis that has little to do with the law or the Constitution. 5:00 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit Riots Detroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on ... Detroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on July 23, 1967. Mr. Jordan described the causes and events of the uprising, which led to 43 deaths, over 7,000 arrests, and the deployment of over 5,000 federal troops to restore order.
10:49 pm ET Approx. 10 min. New Member Interview with Representative Mike Johnson ; Representative Mike Johnson (R-LA) talked about being a new member of Congress. Topics included ... Representative Mike Johnson (R-LA) talked about being a new member of Congress. Topics included his family and community in Louisiana’s 4th Congressional District and who he looks to for advice and mentorship. 8:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Long Haul Finn Murphy talked about his book The Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the ... Finn Murphy talked about his book The Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road, in which he discusses his job and the America one sees by traveling the country via its roadways. Mr. Murphy has been a long-haul trucker for over 30 years. 5:15 pm ET Approx. 42 min. Conrad Mallett Jr. Oral History Interview Conrad Mallett, Jr., who was a paperboy for the Detroit Free Press during the 1967 Detroit ... Conrad Mallett, Jr., who was a paperboy for the Detroit Free Press during the 1967 Detroit Riots, talked about his experience that first morning, as well as race relations and economic conditions before and after the riots. This interview is part of Detroit 67, oral and written histories collected by the Detroit Historical Society.
11:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with David Garrow, Part 2 ; Professor David Garrow talked about his book, Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama, in which he ... Professor David Garrow talked about his book, Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama, in which he looks at President Obama’s life prior to his years as president. 9:03 pm ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with Sharyl Attkisson ; Sharyl Attkisson talked about her book The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News ... Sharyl Attkisson talked about her book The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote, in which she reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion. Ms. Attkisson was interviewed by Erik Wemple. 6:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. 1967 Detroit Riots American History TV presented live coverage from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark the 50th ... American History TV presented live coverage from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riots, which erupted over five days in July, ignited by long-simmering racial tensions.
12:00 am ET Approx. 44 min. Question Time British Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from members of Parliament on a range of ... British Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from members of Parliament on a range of domestic and international issues. Topics included the U.K.'s universal health care system, public sector pay, and counterterrorism efforts. 10:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Refinery Town Labor reporter Steve Early talked about his book, Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the ... Labor reporter Steve Early talked about his book, Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the Remaking of an American City, about the city of Richmond, California, and the efforts by its citizens to transform the city and its relationship with Chevron, which dominates the economy there. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit Riots Detroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on ... Detroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on July 23, 1967. Mr. Jordan described the causes and events of the uprising, which led to 43 deaths, over 7,000 arrests, and the deployment of over 5,000 federal troops to restore order.
1:49 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Markup, Part 2 The House Budget Committee met to mark up the 2018 budget resolution. In this portion, committee ... The House Budget Committee met to mark up the 2018 budget resolution. In this portion, committee members continued debating and voting on amendments. Amendments considered included one on Planned Parenthood funding and another on the president’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) chairs the committee while Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) serves as the ranking member. 11:04 pm ET Approx. 56 min. MacArthur's Spies Peter Eisner talked about his book MacArthur’s Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, and the ... Peter Eisner talked about his book MacArthur’s Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II, in which he recalls the contingent of Filipinos and Americans who participated in resistance efforts against Japan’s occupation of the Philippines during World War II. 8:12 pm ET Approx. 17 min. President Johnson Address on Civil Disorder and Kerner Commission President Johnson addressed the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United ... President Johnson addressed the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United States and announced the creation of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, or the Kerner Commission.
3:38 am ET Approx. 5 min. Week Ahead in Congress Ryan McCrimmon talked about the week ahead in Congress. Ryan McCrimmon talked about the week ahead in Congress. 12:00 am ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with Sharyl Attkisson ; Sharyl Attkisson talked about her book The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News ... Sharyl Attkisson talked about her book The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote, in which she reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion. Ms. Attkisson was interviewed by Erik Wemple. 8:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Remembering the 1911 Triangle Factory Fire In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly ... In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly women and immigrants. This was one of the deadliest industrial disasters in the United States. Members of the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition spoke about the event’s history, memory, and relevance to today.
3:43 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. State Department Nominations The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing for the nomination of four candidates for ... The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing for the nomination of four candidates for State Department positions. The nominees were Callista Gingrich to be U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, Nathan Sales as the State Department’s counterterrorism coordinator, George Glass to be the ambassador to Portugal, and Carl Risch to be assistant secretary of state for consular affairs. Committee members questioned the nominees on a range of issues including climate change, travel visas, budget cuts to the State Department, and countering violent extremism. 12:58 am ET Approx. 2 min. Summer Reading with Representative Rick Allen Representative Rick Allen (R-GA) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Rick Allen (R-GA) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 9:49 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Log Cabin Republicans Historian Clayton Howard talked about the Log Cabin Republicans, a conservative group founded in ... Historian Clayton Howard talked about the Log Cabin Republicans, a conservative group founded in the 1970s to advocate for LGBT equality within the party. He was interviewed at the Organization of American Historians' annual meeting.
5:02 am ET Approx. 50 min. State Department Reorganization Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan testified at a hearing \ on the proposed reorganization of ... Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan testified at a hearing \ on the proposed reorganization of the State Department that was part of President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposal. A number of Democrats pressed Mr. Sullivan on whether or not the administration planned to reduce the number of special envoys, and on future plans for the U.S. Agency for International Development 1:00 am ET Approx. 24 min. The American War UCLA history professor Joan Waugh talked about her book, The American War: A History of the ... UCLA history professor Joan Waugh talked about her book, The American War: A History of the Civil War Era. This interview, recorded on the campus of UCLA, is part of Book TV’s College Series. 10:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. 1967 Detroit Riots American History TV presented live coverage from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark the 50th ... American History TV presented live coverage from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riots, which erupted over five days in July, ignited by long-simmering racial tensions.
5:54 am ET Approx. 5 min. Week Ahead in Congress Ryan McCrimmon talked about the week ahead in Congress. Ryan McCrimmon talked about the week ahead in Congress. 1:25 am ET Approx. 2 min. Summer Reading with Representative Elise Stefanik Representative Elise Stefanik (R-NY) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Elise Stefanik (R-NY) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 12:01 am ET Approx. 29 min. Anthony Fierimonte Oral History Interview Police officer Anthony Fierimonte recounts the early morning arrests on July 23, 1967 that led to ... Police officer Anthony Fierimonte recounts the early morning arrests on July 23, 1967 that led to widespread looting, violence and the arrival of federal troops in Detroit, Michigan. A police raid on an illegal bar, known locally as a “blind pig,” triggered the 1967 Detroit riots. This interview is part of Detroit 67, oral and written histories collected by the Detroit Historical Society.
6:00 am ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with David Garrow, Part 2 ; Professor David Garrow talked about his book, Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama, in which he ... Professor David Garrow talked about his book, Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama, in which he looks at President Obama’s life prior to his years as president. 1:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. The CEO Pay Machine Steven Clifford talked about his book The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to ... Steven Clifford talked about his book The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to Stop it, in which he explains how CEO pay has escalated. In his book, Mr. Clifford examines the factors that contribute to large compensation packages and discusses the impact it has had on companies and the economy. He spoke with Rick MacArthur. 12:31 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Remembering the 1911 Triangle Factory Fire In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly ... In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly women and immigrants. This was one of the deadliest industrial disasters in the United States. Members of the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition spoke about the event’s history, memory, and relevance to today.
2:30 am ET Approx. 22 min. Alone ; Michael Korda talked about his book Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into ... Michael Korda talked about his book Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory, in which he recalls the evacuation of over 300,000 Allied troops from Dunkirk, France, in 1940. 2:00 am ET Approx. 7 min. President Johnson Address on Civil Disorder (1967) President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his ... President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his decision to dispatch federal troops to the city.
3:00 am ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with Sharyl Attkisson ; Sharyl Attkisson talked about her book The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News ... Sharyl Attkisson talked about her book The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote, in which she reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion. Ms. Attkisson was interviewed by Erik Wemple. 2:08 am ET Approx. 32 min. 1967 Detroit Riots WXYZ-TV Documentary This film was recorded during the July 23-27, 1967, civil disorder in Detroit, Michigan, and was ... This film was recorded during the July 23-27, 1967, civil disorder in Detroit, Michigan, and was compiled into a documentary by WXYZ TV-7, an ABC affiliate. The footage includes scenes of looting, fires, interviews with victims and bystanders, scenes of police and federal troops, gunfire, and scenes of injured and dead in a hospital. The film alsoincludes portions of press conferences with government officials and concludes with funerals for police and firefighters. Courtesy Archives of Michigan.
4:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth Gar Alperovitz talked about his book Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth, in which he ... Gar Alperovitz talked about his book Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth, in which he argues that the U.S. needs an economic and political system that departs from both capitalism and socialism. 2:42 am ET Approx. 17 min. President Johnson Address on Civil Disorder and Kerner Commission President Johnson addressed the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United ... President Johnson addressed the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United States and announced the creation of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, or the Kerner Commission.
5:15 am ET Approx. 45 min. His Final Battle ; Joseph Lelyveld talked about his book His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin ... Joseph Lelyveld talked about his book His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt, in which he looks at the final months of the life of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He spoke at the Roosevelt Reading Festival. 3:00 am ET Approx. 11 min. Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit Riots Detroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on ... Detroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on July 23, 1967. Mr. Jordan described the causes and events of the uprising, which led to 43 deaths, over 7,000 arrests, and the deployment of over 5,000 federal troops to restore order.
6:00 am ET Approx. 54 min. Sometimes Amazing Things Happen ; ; Dr. Elizabeth Ford talked about her book Sometimes Amazing Things Happen: Heartbreak and Hope ... Dr. Elizabeth Ford talked about her book Sometimes Amazing Things Happen: Heartbreak and Hope on the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward, in which she discusses her work in mental health caring for the inmates in New York City jails. In her book, she examines the intersection of mental health and the criminal justice system. 3:15 am ET Approx. 42 min. Conrad Mallett Jr. Oral History Interview Conrad Mallett, Jr., who was a paperboy for the Detroit Free Press during the 1967 Detroit ... Conrad Mallett, Jr., who was a paperboy for the Detroit Free Press during the 1967 Detroit Riots, talked about his experience that first morning, as well as race relations and economic conditions before and after the riots. This interview is part of Detroit 67, oral and written histories collected by the Detroit Historical Society.
4:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Salem Witch Trials Legal Documents Project ; Historian Margo Burns discussed primary sources from the Salem Witch Trials compiled in a book ... Historian Margo Burns discussed primary sources from the Salem Witch Trials compiled in a book project titled Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt. Twelve people worked for ten years to complete the book, a chronological record of legal documents from the trials, many newly transcribed by the team’s six linguists. This presentation was part of an all-day seminar on the legacy of the Witch Trials.
5:20 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Civil War's Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' Battles Professor Judkin Browning talked about the 1862 Civil War Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' ... Professor Judkin Browning talked about the 1862 Civil War Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' cattles. He reviewed Union General George McClellan’s failed attempt to take the Confederate capital in Richmond, Virginia, and examined how terrain, disease, and nutrition impacted both sides.
6:40 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Remembering the 1911 Triangle Factory Fire In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly ... In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly women and immigrants. This was one of the deadliest industrial disasters in the United States. Members of the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition spoke about the event’s history, memory, and relevance to today.