C-SPAN Schedule

< Saturday, December 3 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 47 min. 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 the question, “Should the government forgive student loan debt?” The telephone lines were divided among current college students, those paying off student loans, and all others.
Joshua Mitchell was interviewed by telephone about a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that shows the federal government was on track to forgive at least $108 billion in student debt.

A video clip was shown from the House floor of Representative Louis Gohmert (R-TX) talking about cooking ribs at the Capitol.

The program concluded with a video clip from the C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) stop on their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona.
4:52 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 15 min. Navy Littoral Combat Ships The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing with top Navy officials about the production ... The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing with top Navy officials about the production and deployment of the littoral combat ship -- small surface vessels for operations close to shore. According to the Government Accountability Office, overruns had doubled the cost of each ship from an initial estimate of $220 million to $478 million. Armed Services Committee Chair John McCain (R-AZ) said that Navy officials needed to be held accountable for the cost overruns and testing delays. 5:57 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Judicial Nominations The Constitution Project held a discussion on Senate Republicans' successful efforts to block ... The Constitution Project held a discussion on Senate Republicans' successful efforts to block President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee D.C. Circuit Court Judge Merrick Garland. Constitutional law experts Edward Whelan and Stephen Vladeck debated the consequences of the Senate’s actions, their potential impact on the confirmation process, and the Supreme Court.
7:01 am ET Approx. 5 min. LIVE Student Loan Debt Forgiveness ; Joshua Mitchell was interviewed by telephone about a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) ... Joshua Mitchell was interviewed by telephone about a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that shows the federal government was on track to forgive at least $108 billion in student debt. 7:09 am ET Approx. 44 min. Foreign Policy and National Security Conference, Presidential History Panel A panel looked back at the foreign policies of three modern-day presidents including Jimmy Carter, ... A panel looked back at the foreign policies of three modern-day presidents including Jimmy Carter, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama, and offered their perspectives on the lessons learned from some of their major initiatives.


“History and the First Hundred Days” was a panel of the day-long 2016 Foreign Policy Initiative Forum, “An Era of Consequences.”
7:24 am ET Approx. 35 min. Economic Policies in a Trump Administration Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and former Republican House leader Eric Cantor discussed what ... Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and former Republican House leader Eric Cantor discussed what they see happening under the incoming Trump administration in areas such as trade, health care, and tax policy. They were interviewed by Elisabeth Bumiller at a gathering of global business leaders and innovators.

“The New Washington, Part II: What it Means for Business” was part of the Global Leaders' Collective inaugural meeting on new challenges in the key global luxury market.
7:48 am ET Approx. 47 min. LIVE President-Elect Trump's Jobs Promise ; Scott Paul talked about President-elect Trump’s campaign promise to keep manufacturing jobs ... Scott Paul talked about President-elect Trump’s campaign promise to keep manufacturing jobs in the United States, including the recent deal with Carrier to keep 1,100 jobs in Indiana from moving to Mexico. A video clip was shown of President-elect Trump speaking at the Carrier plant in Indiana November 30, 2016.

The program concluded with a video clip of House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Ranking Member John Conyers (D-MI) being interviewed December 1, 2016, for “Newsmakers.”
7:54 am ET Approx. 5 min. Congressional Waiver Process for Defense Secretary Nominee ; Leo Shane talked by telephone about President-elect Trump’s selection of retired Marine ... Leo Shane talked by telephone about President-elect Trump’s selection of retired Marine Corps General James Mattis as the next Defense secretary. He talked about the general and the congressional waiver process that would be necessary for him to serve. 8:00 am ET Approx. 28 min. American Frontier American Frontier is a 1953 film funded by the American Petroleum Institute to promote the ... American Frontier is a 1953 film funded by the American Petroleum Institute to promote the financial benefits for farmers of leasing land for oil exploration. Oil was first discovered in the Williston Basin in North Dakota in April, 1951. The film was produced and directed by Willard Van Dyke.
8:35 am ET Approx. 39 min. LIVE Future of U.S.-Cuba Relations ; Ian Vasquez talked about the future of U.S.-Cuba relations under a Donald Trump presidency in the ... Ian Vasquez talked about the future of U.S.-Cuba relations under a Donald Trump presidency in the wake of the death of former Cuban President Fidel Castro, who died Friday, November 25, 2016, at the age of 90. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including a telephone line reserved for Cuban Americans. 8:00 am ET Approx. 51 min. The Spy Who Couldn't Spell ; Yudhijit Bhattacharjee talked about his book, The Spy Who Couldn’t Spell: A Dyslexic ... Yudhijit Bhattacharjee talked about his book, The Spy Who Couldn’t Spell: A Dyslexic Traitor, an Unbreakable Code, and the FBI’s Hunt for America’s Stolen Secrets, about Brian Regan, a CIA analyst who was caught trying to sell military and intelligence secrets to Libya. To make the case against Mr. Regan, the FBI needed to decode letters that he tried to send to the Libyans, a task complicated by Regan’s dyslexia. Mr. Bhattacharjee spoke with Nicholas Schmidle. 8:30 am ET Approx. 13 min. Political Prints Collection Heather Lineberry showed items Arizona State University Art Museum’s political prints ... Heather Lineberry showed items Arizona State University Art Museum’s political prints collection. She explained how the artists use their work to advocate for social changes and spoke about some of the poltically themed ceramics in the collection.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from October 1-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
9:17 am ET Approx. 44 min. LIVE Wellness of Urban Minority Youth ; Linda Sprague Martinez, an assistant professor at Boston University’s School of Social Work, ... Linda Sprague Martinez, an assistant professor at Boston University’s School of Social Work, talked by video from Boston about a report from the Center for Promise that shows young people of color feel unsafe in their communities and lack access to support and opportunities. That insecurity, in turn, affects their general health and wellness. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, with the telephone lines divided by age. 8:56 am ET Approx. 2 min. 8:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Artists of the American Revolution ; Paul Staiti talked about his book, Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution through ... Paul Staiti talked about his book, Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution through Painters' Eyes. In his book, he focuses on the artists Charles Willson Peale, Benjamin West, John Singleton Copley, John Trumbull, and Gilbert Stuart.
10:02 am ET Approx. 41 min. Foreign Policy and National Security Conference, Representative Mac Thornberry ; ; House Armed Services Committee Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) talked about military readiness and the ... House Armed Services Committee Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) talked about military readiness and the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2017. He also discussed efforts to improve the military acquisition process and defense innovation. He was interviewed by former Senator Jim Talent.

“The Military’s Readiness Crisis” was part of the day-long 2016 Foreign Policy Initiative Forum, “An Era of Consequences.”
9:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. Welcome to the Universe ; ; Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott talked about their book Welcome to ... Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott talked about their book Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour, in which they answer many of the questions of the universe, including how it began and the likelihood of intelligent life elsewhere. 9:53 am ET Approx. 6 min. Charles Hayden and the Founding of Tempe, Arizona Jared Smith talked about Charles Hayden, the man often credited with the founding of the city of ... Jared Smith talked about Charles Hayden, the man often credited with the founding of the city of Tempe, Arizona. In 1858, Mr. Hayden came to the Arizona territoriy and began running freight to army posts, mining camps, and small towns in the territory. Mr. Hayden would later open a store, flour mill, and ferry at a location along the Salt River that would eventually become the city of Tempe.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from October 1-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
10:43 am ET Approx. 44 min. Foreign Policy and National Security Conference, Senator Ben Cardin ; ; Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-MD) was talked about various ... Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-MD) was talked about various global challenges including Russian aggression, the Syrian civil war, and U.S.-Cuba relations. He also discussed the presidential transition and his foreign policy priorities for the new 115th Congress and the Trump administration. He was interviewed by former Ambassador Kristen Silverberg.

“Congress, Foreign Policy, and the Trump Administration” was part of the day-long 2016 Foreign Policy Initiative Forum, “An Era of Consequences.”
10:47 am ET Approx. 49 min. Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space ; ; Professor Janna Levin talked about her book Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer ... Professor Janna Levin talked about her book Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space, in which she recounts the project to record the gravitational waves created from colliding black holes.

She spoke at the 33rd annual Miami Book Fair on the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College.
10:00 am ET Approx. 30 min. Military Aviation Museum, Part 2 Mike Spalding gave a tour of World War II hangar at the Military Aviation Museum. Located in ... Mike Spalding gave a tour of World War II hangar at the Military Aviation Museum. Located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, the Military Aviation Museum is home to one of the largest private collections of World War I and II aircraft, most of which are airworthy. This is the second of a two-part program.
11:28 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Foreign Policy and National Security Conference, General Joseph Votel ; ; General Joseph Votel provided an update on military operations to defeat ISIS.* He said the ... General Joseph Votel provided an update on military operations to defeat ISIS.* He said the mission to retake Mosul, Iraq, was on track but expected the battle to last several more months. General Votel also addressed the conflict in Yemen, the Iranian nuclear deal, and U.S. relations with Egypt and Turkey. He was interviewed by Michael O’Hanlon.

“Crises and Challenges in the Middle East” was part of the day-long 2016 Foreign Policy Initiative Forum, “An Era of Consequences.”

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
11:38 am ET Approx. 5 min. The End of White Christian America Robert Jones talked about his book The End of White Christian America, in which he examines ... Robert Jones talked about his book The End of White Christian America, in which he examines the decline in influence of white Christian America in shaping policies and ideals. He argued that this was a result of cultural and demographic shifts. 10:33 am ET Approx. 1 min.
12:31 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Representative Kevin McCarthy on the House Republican Agenda ; House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) previewed House Republican legislative priorities for ... House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) previewed House Republican legislative priorities for the 115th Congress. They include tax reform, a health care law replacement, and border security. Representative McCarthy was a guest of the Washington Post's “The Daily 202” series with national political correspondent James Hohmann. 11:45 am ET Approx. 13 min. A Capitalist Manifesto ; Professor Gary Wolfram talked about this book, A Capitalist Manifesto: Understanding the Market ... Professor Gary Wolfram talked about this book, A Capitalist Manifesto: Understanding the Market Economy and Defending Liberty. The interview, conducted at Hillsdale College in Michigan, is part of Book TV’s College Series. 10:35 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Black Panther Party Bobby Seale and Stephen Shames talked about their book, Power to the People: The World of the ... Bobby Seale and Stephen Shames talked about their book, Power to the People: The World of the Black Panthers. They spoke with Byron Hurt about the legacy and impact of the organization after 50 years.
1:16 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Congress and Trump Administration Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and James Lankford (R-OK) talked about the ... Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and James Lankford (R-OK) talked about the incoming Trump administration and the role Congress would play. The panel was moderated by Dana Bash. Topics included President-elect Trump’s social media power, his position on immigration and healthcare, and his recent cabinet picks. Following their remarks, they took questions from students in the audience. 11:59 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Book TV in Tempe, Arizona C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from October 1-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.

The segments shown of Book TV were:

George Hunt
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Between Two Fires
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Accidental Genius
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Historian Brooks Simpson
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An Impossible Living in a Transborder World
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Boat Tour of Tempe, Arizona
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12:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Artist Depictions of George Washington William diGiacomantonio talked about how artists have depicted George Washington, including famous ... William diGiacomantonio talked about how artists have depicted George Washington, including famous portraits by John Trumbull, Gilbert Stuart, and Horatio Greenough.
2:32 pm ET Approx. 15 min. LIVE Open Phones on the 115th Congress Telephone lines were open for viewer calls about their expectations for the 115th Congress that ... Telephone lines were open for viewer calls about their expectations for the 115th Congress that would being January 2017. 12:00 pm ET Approx. 11 min. George Hunt David Berman talked about his book, George Hunt: Arizona’s Crusading Seven-Term ... David Berman talked about his book, George Hunt: Arizona’s Crusading Seven-Term Governor, about how Governor Hunt (D-AZ) fought for change in Arizona throughout his seven terms. Governor Hunt’s political career spanned from territorial representative to governor, and he helped further the Progressive Movement through Arizona in the early twentieth century.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from October 1-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
1:10 pm ET Approx. 47 min. 101st Airborne in World War II ; Colonel Edward Shames (Retired), one of the original members of the U.S. Army’s 101st ... Colonel Edward Shames (Retired), one of the original members of the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division, recalled his World War II experiences. Colonel Shames told the story of the “Screamin' Eagles” jump into Normandy on D-Day and the fight to capture Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest, a remote mountaintop meeting place for diplomats and Nazi officials.
2:47 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Global AIDS and HIV Funding and Research Ambassador Birx talked about how the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief ... Ambassador Birx talked about how the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) was working with foreign governments to strengthen the health sector and the fight to end HIV/AIDS. Then public financial officials talked about ways national health ministries could make the most of their funding to fight HIV and AIDS, as well as best practices from countries that were making advances in tamping down spread of the disease. Dr. Blecher participated by video link from Pretoria, South Africa. 12:12 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Between Two Fires Stephen Pyne talked about his book, Between Two Fires: A Fire History of Contemporary ... Stephen Pyne talked about his book, Between Two Fires: A Fire History of Contemporary America, about man’s relationship with wildfires and how views on and policies for managing them have changed over time. Mr. Pyne spoke about how America’s views on controlling wildfires changed from one of complete eradication in the early 20th century to one of controlled burns that are used today.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from October 1-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
1:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. World War I Battle of Verdun Paul Jankowski talked about some of the myths surrounding the 1916 Battle of Verdun, one of the ... Paul Jankowski talked about some of the myths surrounding the 1916 Battle of Verdun, one of the longest and bloodiest battles of World War I.

This presentation was part of a two-day symposium hosted by the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri.
4:17 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 3 min. Institute of the Black World Conference, Town Hall Black leaders and scholars outlined ways minority groups during a Donald Trump administration can ... Black leaders and scholars outlined ways minority groups during a Donald Trump administration can protect such civil rights as the right to vote. They spoke at the Institute of the Black World 21st Century conference on the 2016 election. 12:26 pm ET Approx. 19 min. Accidental Genius Richard Gaughan talked about his book, Accidental Genius: The World’s Greatest By-Chance ... Richard Gaughan talked about his book, Accidental Genius: The World’s Greatest By-Chance Discoveries, about some of the world’s greatest discoveries and how they happened by accident.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from October 1-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
3:05 pm ET Approx. 49 min. World War I Aviation Professor John Curatola gave a talk titled “1916: The Air War.” Professor Curatola ... Professor John Curatola gave a talk titled “1916: The Air War.” Professor Curatola described the technological and tactical race to dominate the skies during World War I, including Germany’s use of Zeppelin airships to raid British cities.

This presentation was part of a two day symposium hosted by the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri.
6:22 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address In his weekly address, President Obama highlighted the 21st Century Cures Act, a bill in Congress ... In his weekly address, President Obama highlighted the 21st Century Cures Act, a bill in Congress that could help in finding a cure for Alzheimer’s, end cancer as we know it, and help those who were seeking treatment for opioid addiction. During the week, the House passed the bill overwhelmingly with bipartisan support and President Obama called on the Senate to do the same when they would vote in a few days. 12:46 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Historian Brooks Simpson Professor Brooks Simpson talked about the challenges of writing history and biography. Professor ... Professor Brooks Simpson talked about the challenges of writing history and biography. Professor Simpson is the author of multiple books on the Civil War and Reconstruction era, including works on General and President Ulysses S. Grant.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from October 1-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
3:56 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Post-World War II Growth in Arizona Marshall Shore talked about what led to the population boom in Phoenix, Arizona, and surrounding ... Marshall Shore talked about what led to the population boom in Phoenix, Arizona, and surrounding towns such as Tempe following World War II.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from October 1-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
6:25 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Weekly Republican Address Senator John Barrasso, M.D., (R-WY) delivered the weekly Republican address, outlining the burdens ... Senator John Barrasso, M.D., (R-WY) delivered the weekly Republican address, outlining the burdens of Obamacare and Republican efforts to quickly repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. 12:57 pm ET Approx. 7 min. An Impossible Living in a Transborder World Professor Carlos Velez-Ibanez talked about his book, An Impossible Living in a Transborder ... Professor Carlos Velez-Ibanez talked about his book, An Impossible Living in a Transborder World: Culture, Confianza, and Economy of Mexican-Origin Populations, about rotating savings and credit associations and the roles they play in helping people to succeed in a global economy.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from October 1-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
4:00 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy ; Eri Hotta, former research fellow at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo, ... Eri Hotta, former research fellow at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo, talked about her book, Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy, in which she examines the attack on Pearl Harbor and entry into World War II from the Japanese perspective. In her book, she recounts the inner deliberations that led to the attack, which included many who wished to avoid war but continue Japan’s territorial expansion and a fractured political landscape that included two authorities, the emperor and the civilian government. Eri Hotta spoke with historian Ian Buruma at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York City.
6:29 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Communicators with Paul Ohm ; ; Professor Paul Ohm talked about the need for lawyers, prosecutors, and judges who understand the ... Professor Paul Ohm talked about the need for lawyers, prosecutors, and judges who understand the internet and coding. He was a computer programmer and had been a Department of Justice prosecutor of computer crime. He described how prosecutors and defense lawyers handle -- and sometimes mishandle -- technology and computer crime because they may lack a solid understanding of technology and misjudge what is needed. The federal government’s efforts to prosecute rising computer crime is sometimes hindered by its lawyers' lack of understanding of computer networks and code and citizens sometimes are hurt by their own lawyers, who may lack sufficient understanding of technology. 1:05 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Boat Tour of Tempe, Arizona Kris Baxter gave a boat tour of Tempe, Arizona, on the city’s man-made Town Lake. Ms. Baxter ... Kris Baxter gave a boat tour of Tempe, Arizona, on the city’s man-made Town Lake. Ms. Baxter talked about the history of the city, water issues, the economy, the economic impact of the lake, and the presence of Arizona State University in the community.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from October 1-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
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6:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Homeland Security and Terrorist Threats Panelists, including former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, discussed how the U.S. ... Panelists, including former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, discussed how the U.S. could prepare for possible terrorist attacks by ISIL*.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
1:14 pm ET Approx. 13 min. Interview with Amy Ellis Nutt ; Amy Ellis Nutt talked about her book, Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American ... Amy Ellis Nutt talked about her book, Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family.

She was interviewed while at the 16th annual National Book Festival at the Book TV set at the entrance to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
5:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Religion and America's Founding professor John Fea posed the question, “Was America founded as a Christian nation?” He ... professor John Fea posed the question, “Was America founded as a Christian nation?” He offered his own answers.
8:01 pm ET Approx. 5 min. White House 2016 Holiday Decor Preview The theme at the White House this holiday season is: “The Gift of the Holidays.” First ... The theme at the White House this holiday season is: “The Gift of the Holidays.” First Lady Michelle Obama reportedly chose that theme in order to highlight her work on the issues of service, education and health. Highlights include tens of thousands of lights, giant replicas of the Obama family dogs, Bo and Sunny, a 300 pound gingerbread replica of the White House, and gingerbread houses made of hundreds of Legos. 1:30 pm ET Approx. 42 min. Hero of the Empire ; Candice Millard talked about her book Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and ... Candice Millard talked about her book Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill, in which she recalls the actions of future British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during the Boer War.

She spoke on the History and Biography Stage at the 16th annual National Book Festival, held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
6:00 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Army of Tennessee's Assault at Franklin Lee White talked about the Confederate Army of Tennessee’s failed assault at the Battle of ... Lee White talked about the Confederate Army of Tennessee’s failed assault at the Battle of Franklin. In November 1864, after Union General William Sherman captured Atlanta and began his “March to the Sea,” Confederate General John Bell Hood engaged his rear forces on the way to Nashville. Mr. White argued that this assault was more devastating to Confederates than the well-known Pickett’s charge at Gettysburg.

This talk was part of the third annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, with the theme of “Great Attacks of the Civil War.”
8:07 pm ET Approx. 13 min. First Lady Welcome to Military Families First lady Michelle Obama welcomed military families to the White House for a tour of the 2016 ... First lady Michelle Obama welcomed military families to the White House for a tour of the 2016 holiday decorations. In remarks she thanked them for their sacrifices and service to the country. The decoration theme was “The Gift of the Holidays” and several of the White House holiday decorations honored military families. 2:13 pm ET Approx. 2 min. 7:00 pm ET Approx. 53 min. World War II Memorial Veterans Day Ceremony In honor of Veterans Day, the Friends of the National World War II Memorial co-hosted a ceremony ... In honor of Veterans Day, the Friends of the National World War II Memorial co-hosted a ceremony with the National Park Service at the World War II Memorial on the National Mall. The keynote speaker was Allan Howerton, who served as a rifleman, messenger, and company communications sergeant with the U.S. Army’s 84th Infantry Division. The program begins with flag presentations to over a dozen World War II veterans in attendance.
8:20 pm ET Approx. 4 min. First Lady & Children of Military Families Crafts 2:15 pm ET Approx. 47 min. "Keep the Damned Women Out" ; Nancy Malkiel talked about her book "Keep the Damned Women Out": The Struggle for ... Nancy Malkiel talked about her book "Keep the Damned Women Out": The Struggle for Coeducation, in which she recalls the decision of many colleges and universities to go coeducational at the end of the 1960s. 7:54 pm ET Approx. 4 min.
8:25 pm ET Approx. 3 min. National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama made remarks at the ceremony to light the National ... President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama made remarks at the ceremony to light the National Christmas Tree. 3:04 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Twilight Warriors James Kitfield talked about his book Twilight Warriors: The Soldiers, Spies, and Special Agents ... James Kitfield talked about his book Twilight Warriors: The Soldiers, Spies, and Special Agents Who Are Revolutionizing the American Way of War, in which he describes how military innovators like Generals Stanley McChrystal (Retired) and Michael Flynn (Retired) and others changed the way the U.S. military fights the war on terrorism. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 50 min. California Gold Rush Professor Patrick Allitt talked about the California Gold Rush of the mid-1800s. He described how ... Professor Patrick Allitt talked about the California Gold Rush of the mid-1800s. He described how people got there, the physical geography of the area, and the evolving technology used to mine gold.
8:30 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Israeli Defense Minister on U.S. Middle East Policy Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman was a guest speaker at the 2016 Saban Forum hosted by ... Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman was a guest speaker at the 2016 Saban Forum hosted by the Brookings Institution that provides a dialogue between U.S. and Israeli leaders. Some of the topics he discussed included Iran, the roles of the U.S. and Russia in the Middle East, and the relationship between the American and Israeli Jewish communities. He was interviewed by CNN anchor and correspondent Jake Tapper. 4:01 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Open Phones with Juliette Kayyem ; Juliette Kayyem talked about her book Security Mom: My Life Protecting the Home and ... Juliette Kayyem talked about her book Security Mom: My Life Protecting the Home and Homeland, in which she shares her thoughts on personal and national security. She also responded viewer phone calls at the 33rd annual Miami Book Fair. 8:51 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Boat Tour of Tempe, Arizona Kris Baxter gave a boat tour of Tempe, Arizona, on the city’s man-made Town Lake. Ms. Baxter ... Kris Baxter gave a boat tour of Tempe, Arizona, on the city’s man-made Town Lake. Ms. Baxter talked about the history of the city, water issues, the economy, the economic impact of the lake, and the presence of Arizona State University in the community.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from October 1-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
9:27 pm ET Approx. 38 min. Climate Change and Environmental Policy ; Former Vice President Al Gore provided his latest assessment of the environment and talked about ... Former Vice President Al Gore provided his latest assessment of the environment and talked about efforts to combat climate change. The former vice president was the chair of the Climate Reality Project, a non-profit organization. He also discussed the implications of the 2016 presidential election on environmental policy. He was interviewed by Thomas L. Friedman at a gathering of global business leaders and innovators.

“A Sustainable Future” was part of the Global Leaders' Collective inaugural meeting on new challenges in the key global luxury market.
4:32 pm ET Approx. 1 min. 9:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Winston Churchill and Post-World War II Poltics Alan Watson talked about his book, Churchill’s Legacy: Two Speeches to Save the ... Alan Watson talked about his book, Churchill’s Legacy: Two Speeches to Save the World. His talk was part of a Westminster College commemoration the 70th anniversary of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s “Iron Curtain” speech.
10:06 pm ET Approx. 39 min. Thomas Friedman on Global Economy and Trade New York Times foreign affairs columnist Tom Friedman spoke to a forum of global business ... New York Times foreign affairs columnist Tom Friedman spoke to a forum of global business leaders and innovators about advancements in technology and how humans can adapt to such changes, the subject of his new book, Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations."

This was a “Leading Thoughts” segment of the Global Leaders' Collective inaugural meeting on new challenges in the key global luxury market.
4:33 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. TWA 800 ; Jack Cashill talked about his book TWA 800: The Crash, the Cover-Up, and the Conspiracy, in ... Jack Cashill talked about his book TWA 800: The Crash, the Cover-Up, and the Conspiracy, in which he takes a critical look at the official story surrounding the crash of TWA flight 800, which went down in the Atlantic Ocean on July 17, 1996. 10:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Know Your Enemy This U.S. Army film directed by Frank Capra portrays Japan as a nation determined to rule the ... This U.S. Army film directed by Frank Capra portrays Japan as a nation determined to rule the world through military conquest. Production began in 1942 but there were several delays and revisions, and the film wasn’t released until August, 1945. December 7, 2016, marked the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor. Almost 2400 Americans were killed and almost 1200 wounded.
10:45 pm ET Approx. 35 min. Economic Policies in a Trump Administration Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and former Republican House leader Eric Cantor discussed what ... Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and former Republican House leader Eric Cantor discussed what they see happening under the incoming Trump administration in areas such as trade, health care, and tax policy. They were interviewed by Elisabeth Bumiller at a gathering of global business leaders and innovators.

“The New Washington, Part II: What it Means for Business” was part of the Global Leaders' Collective inaugural meeting on new challenges in the key global luxury market.
5:45 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Best. State. Ever. ; ; Dave Barry talked about his book Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland, in ... Dave Barry talked about his book Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland, in which he reflects on the social and political landscape of his home state.

He spoke at the 33rd annual Miami Book Fair on the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College.
11:05 pm ET Approx. 48 min. Pearl Harbor Oral Histories, Part 2 Crewmen of the USS Arizona who survived the December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, ... Crewmen of the USS Arizona who survived the December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, spoke to National Park Service interviewers about their experiences in the attack and their impressions of the significance of that day.
These are portions of interviews that took place at various dates and locations.
11:23 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address In his weekly address, President Obama highlighted the 21st Century Cures Act, a bill in Congress ... In his weekly address, President Obama highlighted the 21st Century Cures Act, a bill in Congress that could help in finding a cure for Alzheimer’s, end cancer as we know it, and help those who were seeking treatment for opioid addiction. During the week, the House passed the bill overwhelmingly with bipartisan support and President Obama called on the Senate to do the same when they would vote in a few days. 6:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Age of Folly Lewis Lapham talked about Age of Folly: America Abandons Its Democracy, his book of essays ... Lewis Lapham talked about Age of Folly: America Abandons Its Democracy, his book of essays on America’s democracy and where it is headed. He spoke with Terry McDonell. 11:55 pm ET Approx. 3 min.
11:26 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Weekly Republican Address Senator John Barrasso, M.D., (R-WY) delivered the weekly Republican address, outlining the burdens ... Senator John Barrasso, M.D., (R-WY) delivered the weekly Republican address, outlining the burdens of Obamacare and Republican efforts to quickly repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. 7:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Discussion on the U.S. Economy Robert Gordon, author of The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living ... Robert Gordon, author of The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War, and Joel Mokyr, author of A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy, talked about whether, economically, America’s best days were in its past. 12:00 am ET Approx. 50 min. California Gold Rush Professor Patrick Allitt talked about the California Gold Rush of the mid-1800s. He described how ... Professor Patrick Allitt talked about the California Gold Rush of the mid-1800s. He described how people got there, the physical geography of the area, and the evolving technology used to mine gold.
11:31 pm ET Approx. 5 min. White House 2016 Holiday Decor Preview The theme at the White House this holiday season is: “The Gift of the Holidays.” First ... The theme at the White House this holiday season is: “The Gift of the Holidays.” First Lady Michelle Obama reportedly chose that theme in order to highlight her work on the issues of service, education and health. Highlights include tens of thousands of lights, giant replicas of the Obama family dogs, Bo and Sunny, a 300 pound gingerbread replica of the White House, and gingerbread houses made of hundreds of Legos. 8:48 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Open to Debate Heather Hendershot talked about her book Open to Debate: How William F. Buckley Put Liberal ... Heather Hendershot talked about her book Open to Debate: How William F. Buckley Put Liberal America on the Firing Line, in which she looks at William F. Buckley’s television program, “Firing Line,” which debuted in 1966 and featured the National Review founder in conversation with intellectual adversaries to debate the social and political issues of the day. In her book, the author argues that Mr. Buckley’s foray from print into television allowed him to further arguments outside of conservative circles and cast him as an early pundit. 12:52 am ET Approx. 6 min. Niels Petersen House The Niels Petersen House in Tempe, Arizona, was profiled. Built in 1892 by Mr. Petersen and his ... The Niels Petersen House in Tempe, Arizona, was profiled. Built in 1892 by Mr. Petersen and his wife, the Victorian era home reflects Mr. Petersen’s success in agriculture and other pursuits.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from October 1-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
11:37 pm ET Approx. 13 min. First Lady Welcome to Military Families First lady Michelle Obama welcomed military families to the White House for a tour of the 2016 ... First lady Michelle Obama welcomed military families to the White House for a tour of the 2016 holiday decorations. In remarks she thanked them for their sacrifices and service to the country. The decoration theme was “The Gift of the Holidays” and several of the White House holiday decorations honored military families. 9:56 pm ET Approx. 2 min. 1:00 am ET Approx. 58 min. Winston Churchill and Post-World War II Poltics Alan Watson talked about his book, Churchill’s Legacy: Two Speeches to Save the ... Alan Watson talked about his book, Churchill’s Legacy: Two Speeches to Save the World. His talk was part of a Westminster College commemoration the 70th anniversary of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s “Iron Curtain” speech.
11:51 pm ET Approx. 4 min. First Lady & Children of Military Families Crafts 10:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. After Words with George Mitchell Former Senator George Mitchell (D-ME) talked about his book A Path to Peace: A Brief History of ... Former Senator George Mitchell (D-ME) talked about his book A Path to Peace: A Brief History of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations and a Way Forward in the Middle East, in which he examines the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and negotiations to bring peace to the region. He was interviewed by Jane Harman. 2:00 am ET Approx. 56 min. Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy ; Eri Hotta, former research fellow at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo, ... Eri Hotta, former research fellow at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo, talked about her book, Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy, in which she examines the attack on Pearl Harbor and entry into World War II from the Japanese perspective. In her book, she recounts the inner deliberations that led to the attack, which included many who wished to avoid war but continue Japan’s territorial expansion and a fractured political landscape that included two authorities, the emperor and the civilian government. Eri Hotta spoke with historian Ian Buruma at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York City.
11:56 pm ET Approx. 3 min. National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama made remarks at the ceremony to light the National ... President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama made remarks at the ceremony to light the National Christmas Tree. 11:00 pm ET Approx. 13 min. The Polygamist King ; John Miller talked about his book, The Polygamist King: A True Story of Murder, Lust, and ... John Miller talked about his book, The Polygamist King: A True Story of Murder, Lust, and Exotic Faith in America. This interview, recorded on the campus of Hillsdale College in Michigan, is part of Book TV’s College Series. 3:00 am ET Approx. 59 min. Religion and America's Founding professor John Fea posed the question, “Was America founded as a Christian nation?” He ... professor John Fea posed the question, “Was America founded as a Christian nation?” He offered his own answers.
12:01 am ET Approx. 55 min. Israeli Defense Minister on U.S. Middle East Policy Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman was a guest speaker at the 2016 Saban Forum hosted by ... Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman was a guest speaker at the 2016 Saban Forum hosted by the Brookings Institution that provides a dialogue between U.S. and Israeli leaders. Some of the topics he discussed included Iran, the roles of the U.S. and Russia in the Middle East, and the relationship between the American and Israeli Jewish communities. He was interviewed by CNN anchor and correspondent Jake Tapper. 11:13 pm ET Approx. 1 min. 4:00 am ET Approx. 28 min. American Frontier American Frontier is a 1953 film funded by the American Petroleum Institute to promote the ... American Frontier is a 1953 film funded by the American Petroleum Institute to promote the financial benefits for farmers of leasing land for oil exploration. Oil was first discovered in the Williston Basin in North Dakota in April, 1951. The film was produced and directed by Willard Van Dyke.
12:59 am ET Approx. 38 min. Climate Change and Environmental Policy ; Former Vice President Al Gore provided his latest assessment of the environment and talked about ... Former Vice President Al Gore provided his latest assessment of the environment and talked about efforts to combat climate change. The former vice president was the chair of the Climate Reality Project, a non-profit organization. He also discussed the implications of the 2016 presidential election on environmental policy. He was interviewed by Thomas L. Friedman at a gathering of global business leaders and innovators.

“A Sustainable Future” was part of the Global Leaders' Collective inaugural meeting on new challenges in the key global luxury market.
11:15 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Kingdom of the Unjust Medea Benjamin talked about her book Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi ... Medea Benjamin talked about her book Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection, in which she looks at the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, a country she says repeatedly works against U.S. interests. She also suggests that Saudi Arabia is a prolific violator of human rights and supporter of terrorism. 4:29 am ET Approx. 14 min. Senators Barry Goldwater and Carl Hayden Collections Rob Spindler showed items from the collections of former Senators Barry Goldwater (R-AZ) and Carl ... Rob Spindler showed items from the collections of former Senators Barry Goldwater (R-AZ) and Carl Hayden (D-AZ) that are housed at Arizona State University. Mr. Spindler showed some of the personal and political papers of the former Senators and spoke about what the items reveal about the Arizona politicians.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from October 1-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
1:37 am ET Approx. 39 min. Thomas Friedman on Global Economy and Trade New York Times foreign affairs columnist Tom Friedman spoke to a forum of global business ... New York Times foreign affairs columnist Tom Friedman spoke to a forum of global business leaders and innovators about advancements in technology and how humans can adapt to such changes, the subject of his new book, Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations."

This was a “Leading Thoughts” segment of the Global Leaders' Collective inaugural meeting on new challenges in the key global luxury market.
12:40 am ET Approx. 34 min. Open Phones with Dana Perino ; Dana Perino talked about her book Let Me Tell You about Jasper . . .: How My Best Friend Became ... Dana Perino talked about her book Let Me Tell You about Jasper . . .: How My Best Friend Became America’s Dog, in which she discusses her personal life and professional career. She also responded to viewer phone calls at the 33rd annual Miami Book Fair. 4:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Artists of the American Revolution ; Paul Staiti talked about his book, Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution through ... Paul Staiti talked about his book, Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution through Painters' Eyes. In his book, he focuses on the artists Charles Willson Peale, Benjamin West, John Singleton Copley, John Trumbull, and Gilbert Stuart.
2:17 am ET Approx. 35 min. Economic Policies in a Trump Administration Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and former Republican House leader Eric Cantor discussed what ... Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and former Republican House leader Eric Cantor discussed what they see happening under the incoming Trump administration in areas such as trade, health care, and tax policy. They were interviewed by Elisabeth Bumiller at a gathering of global business leaders and innovators.

“The New Washington, Part II: What it Means for Business” was part of the Global Leaders' Collective inaugural meeting on new challenges in the key global luxury market.
1:15 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Rules for Revolutionaries Becky Bond and Zack Exley talked about their book Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing ... Becky Bond and Zack Exley talked about their book Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change Everything, in which they look at shifts in grassroots campaigning that can be utilized to advance future social movements. 5:53 am ET Approx. 6 min. Charles Hayden and the Founding of Tempe, Arizona Jared Smith talked about Charles Hayden, the man often credited with the founding of the city of ... Jared Smith talked about Charles Hayden, the man often credited with the founding of the city of Tempe, Arizona. In 1858, Mr. Hayden came to the Arizona territoriy and began running freight to army posts, mining camps, and small towns in the territory. Mr. Hayden would later open a store, flour mill, and ferry at a location along the Salt River that would eventually become the city of Tempe.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from October 1-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
2:53 am ET Approx. 43 min. Egyptian Foreign Minister on U.S. Middle East Policy Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry spoke at the 2016 Saban Forum in Washington, DC that ... Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry spoke at the 2016 Saban Forum in Washington, DC that focuses on Middle East issues and the U.S.-Israeli relationship. He talked about his nation’s strategic partnership with the U.S., eradicating sectarianism and his country’s vision for restoring peace and stability to the region. He was introduced by Martin Indyk, a former U.S. ambassador to Israeli who’s now with the Brookings Institution. 2:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Men Without Work ; Nicholas Eberstadt talked about his book Men Without Work: America’s Invisible ... Nicholas Eberstadt talked about his book Men Without Work: America’s Invisible Crisis, in which he argues that the collapse of work among American men constitutes an invisible crisis. He says that the work rate among men has been going down for the past 50 years. Currently, one in six has no paid work and one in eight has completely given up looking for work. 6:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. World War I Battle of Verdun Paul Jankowski talked about some of the myths surrounding the 1916 Battle of Verdun, one of the ... Paul Jankowski talked about some of the myths surrounding the 1916 Battle of Verdun, one of the longest and bloodiest battles of World War I.

This presentation was part of a two-day symposium hosted by the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri.
3:39 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Foreign Policy and National Security Conference, Lieutenant General McMaster ; ; Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, director of the U.S. Army Capabilities Integration Center, ... Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, director of the U.S. Army Capabilities Integration Center, talked about national security and foreign policy issues. He emphasized the importance of properly integrating new defense technologies and using military history to help create national security strategies. He was interviewed by Mark Moyar.

“Strategy, Policy and History” was part of the day-long 2016 Foreign Policy Initiative Forum, “An Era of Consequences.”
3:30 am ET Approx. 59 min. Al Capone ; Deirdre Bair talked about her book Al Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend, in which she ... Deirdre Bair talked about her book Al Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend, in which she recalls the life of organized crime boss Al Capone, who ran a multi-million dollar bootlegging, gambling, and prostitution ring in Chicago during the early 20th century.
4:47 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Foreign Policy and National Security Conference, Presidential History Panel A panel looked back at the foreign policies of three modern-day presidents including Jimmy Carter, ... A panel looked back at the foreign policies of three modern-day presidents including Jimmy Carter, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama, and offered their perspectives on the lessons learned from some of their major initiatives.


“History and the First Hundred Days” was a panel of the day-long 2016 Foreign Policy Initiative Forum, “An Era of Consequences.”
4:30 am ET Approx. 59 min. Utopia Is Creepy ; Nicholas Carr talked about his book Utopia is Creepy: And Other Provocations, in which he ... Nicholas Carr talked about his book Utopia is Creepy: And Other Provocations, in which he examines the history of the digital age. He spoke at the 2016 Wisconsin Book Festival, held at the Central Branch of the Madison Public Library.
5:57 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Civil Rights, Racism and Hate Crimes Civil rights leaders at a news conference at the National Press Club urged President-elect Donald ... Civil rights leaders at a news conference at the National Press Club urged President-elect Donald Trump to denounce acts of hate in the U.S. Speakers included representatives from the National Council of La Raza, Muslim Advocates, the American Federation of Teachers, and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. Southern Poverty Law Center President Richard Cohen outlined two recent reports by his organization that document recent hate incidents and discrimination against students following the presidential election. 5:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. The Age of Em ; Professor Robin Hanson talked about his book, The Age of Em: Work, Love and Life when Robots ... Professor Robin Hanson talked about his book, The Age of Em: Work, Love and Life when Robots Rule the Earth, about what a robot-ruled world will be like.

This event, part of the Fall for the Book festival, was held at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.
6:45 am ET Approx. 13 min. The Polygamist King ; John Miller talked about his book, The Polygamist King: A True Story of Murder, Lust, and ... John Miller talked about his book, The Polygamist King: A True Story of Murder, Lust, and Exotic Faith in America. This interview, recorded on the campus of Hillsdale College in Michigan, is part of Book TV’s College Series.