C-SPAN Schedule

< Monday, April 27 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “Do you support or oppose ... Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “Do you support or oppose U.S. drone policy?” Kevin Baron spoke by phone about the use of drones to combat terrorism. 6:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Private Lives and Public Images of the First Ladies Susan Swain led a panel discussion on how the first ladies of the United States have tried to ... Susan Swain led a panel discussion on how the first ladies of the United States have tried to balance their families' private lives with public expectations of the first family. Topics included changing social expectations, public fascination, personal ambitions, and partnerships with their presidential spouses. Videos and images of first ladies were shown. Panelists included National First Ladies Library historian Carl Sferrazza Anthony, Howard University’s Edna Greene Medford, and journalists Krissah Thompson and Carl Cannon. Ms. Swain is the author of the C-SPAN book First Ladies: Presidential Historians on the Lives of 45 Iconic American Women. “First Ladies: Private Lives, Public Image” was held in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives. 6:40 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Senator Daniel Akaka Oral History Interview ; Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI) talked about growing up in Hawaii, witnessing the attack on Pearl ... Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI) talked about growing up in Hawaii, witnessing the attack on Pearl Harbor, and how that event affected native Hawaiians and led to the Senator’s service in the Army Corps of Engineers at the end of World War II. He also spoke about the GI Bill and his work to help American veterans

This oral history interview was conducted by Terry Shima, executive director of the Japanese American Veterans Association, and is part of the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. Congress established the Veterans History Project in 2000 as part of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. The project collects oral histories from veterans around the country and makes them accessible to the public.
7:04 am ET Approx. 6 min. LIVE U.S. Drone Policy Defense One Executive Editor Kevin Baron joined by phone to talk about the U.S. ... Defense One Executive Editor Kevin Baron joined by phone to talk about the U.S. military’s use of drones to combat terrorism. 8:00 am ET Approx. 27 min. Communicators on Medical Technology Dr. Michael Blum talked about developments in medical technology and the future of ... Dr. Michael Blum talked about developments in medical technology and the future of medicine. Terry Grant and Tyler Libey were interviewed at the booth for National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering at the University of Washington. This was the sixth episode in a Communicators series of interviews from the 2015 International CES, a consumer electronics show held by the Consumer Electronics Association, January 6-9, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dr. Bettina Experton demonstrated the iBlueButton application for accessing personal medical records. She was at “CES on the Hill,” sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). It was held April 15, 2015, in the cafeteria of the Rayburn House Office Building to expose members of Congress and their staff to technology companies and products that could be of use to them or are at the center of some of the current technology policy debates.
7:56 am ET Approx. 1 min. Apollo 13: Houston We've Got a Problem This 1970 NASA film documents the fifth Lunar Mission, during which astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred ... This 1970 NASA film documents the fifth Lunar Mission, during which astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swiggert canceled plans to land on the moon after oxygen tanks aboard the spacecraft ruptured. Using the lunar lander as a make-shift lifeboat, the astronauts circled the moon during their return to earth.
7:47 am ET Approx. 42 min. LIVE U.S. Trade Policy ; Reid Wilson talked about his recent Washington Post column on the politics involved in ... Reid Wilson talked about his recent Washington Post column on the politics involved in congressional debate over the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and “fast-track” trade authority. 8:30 am ET Approx. 17 min. Farewell Ceremony for Attorney General Eric Holder Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder delivered remarks to Justice Department employees in a ... Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder delivered remarks to Justice Department employees in a ceremony to mark his six years of service. The Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch to take over the post in a 56-43 vote. 8:02 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 28 min. U.S. Northern Border Security Homeland Security, Justice Department, and Customs and Border Protection officials testified on ... Homeland Security, Justice Department, and Customs and Border Protection officials testified on threats to the U.S. border with Canada. The witnesses assessed their agencies operations in response to those threats. Topics included unaccompanied minors and illegal immigrant crossings, human and drug trafficking, domestic terrorism threats, and U.S.-Canada intelligence sharing.

There are audio issues in the hearing room at the beginning of the program.
8:32 am ET Approx. 44 min. LIVE Role of Government Whistleblowers ; Daniel Ellsberg talked about the role of government whistleblowers. Topics included his ... Daniel Ellsberg talked about the role of government whistleblowers. Topics included his support of Edward Snowden, his view of U.S. military operations against ISIS* militants, and the Obama administration’s response the whistleblowers. Mr. Ellsberg, the author of Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers, began the interview with a brief description of his role in the Pentagon Papers. 

*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
8:50 am ET Approx. 28 min. Susan Rice on Trade and National Security ; ; Susan Rice delivered a keynote address at the annual spring summit of the Export-Import Bank of ... Susan Rice delivered a keynote address at the annual spring summit of the Export-Import Bank of the U.S., focusing on the link between imports and exports and U.S. national security. She urged Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank and stressed the importance of completing the pending free trade deals with Europe and Asia. Export-Import Bank President Fred Hochberg made opening remarks. 10:32 am ET Approx. 38 min. Republican Leadership Summit, Former Governor Rick Perry ; ; Former Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) spoke at the New Hampshire Republican Party’s “First ... Former Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) spoke at the New Hampshire Republican Party’s “First in the Nation” Leadership Summit at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nashua. He criticized the Obama administration and talked about his own record while governor. Representative Steve King (R-IA) made remarks before introducing Governor Perry.
9:17 am ET Approx. 43 min. LIVE Federal Inspection of Oil and Gas Pipelines ; Elana Schor talked about her investigation of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety ... Elana Schor talked about her investigation of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, which is tasked with conducting safety inspections of oil and gas pipelines.

This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
12:09 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 53 min. Trade Legislation Markup The Senate Finance Committee marked up legislation relating to pending trade-related ... The Senate Finance Committee marked up legislation relating to pending trade-related measures. Those measures included trade promotion authority that would give the president broad “fast track” authority when negotiating trade agreements and require Congress to consider treaties without an amendment process. Other bills included extending the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program (TAA) that provides federal job training to workers adversely affected by foreign trade, extending trade preferences to sub-Saharan African nations and other developing countries, and reauthorizing and overseeing trade enforcement activities including those of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency. 11:11 am ET Approx. 33 min. New Hampshire Republican Party Leadership Summit, Panel on 2016 Elections Panelists talked about strategies for winning the 2016 presidential ... Panelists talked about strategies for winning the 2016 presidential election.

“RNC Panel on 2016 Elections” was part of the New Hampshire Republican Party’s “First in the Nation” Leadership Summit at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nashua. 
10:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. LIVE Senate Judiciary Committee Agenda ; Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) talked about about the committee’s ... Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) talked about about the committee’s agenda and actions, including the recent confirmation of Loretta Lynch as attorney general. 2:03 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Senate Debate on Iran Nuclear Agreement Senators began debate on a measure that would require the Obama Administration to submit any ... Senators began debate on a measure that would require the Obama Administration to submit any nuclear agreement with Iran to Congress for review. Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) came to the floor to express support for the measure. Senator Cardin also spoke about the U.S. operations in Afghanistan that killed American Warren Weinstein and Italian Giovanni Lo Porto. 11:46 am ET Approx. 44 min. Sexual Assault in the Military ; Defense Secretary Ashton Carter spoke before an audience of Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) ... Defense Secretary Ashton Carter spoke before an audience of Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) students in Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall. He talked about the need for leadership in the military, especially as it pertains to sexual assault sexual assault prevention and response. Following his remarks, he responded to questions from members of the audience on topics including sequestration, emerging threats, and the U.S. pivot to the Asia-Pacific region.
11:14 am ET Approx. 23 min. LIVE Attorney General Swearing-In Ceremony ; Loretta Lynch officially became the first African-American woman to be U.S. attorney ... Loretta Lynch officially became the first African-American woman to be U.S. attorney general. She was sworn in by Vice President Biden in a ceremony at the Justice Department. In remarks she said she was profoundly grateful and that she becomes the 83rd attorney general one week after her father turned 83 years old. 2:59 pm ET Approx. 5 hr. LIVE Senate Session The Senate resumed debate on H.R. 1191, a bill that would require President Obama to submit any ... The Senate resumed debate on H.R. 1191, a bill that would require President Obama to submit any nuclear agreement with Iran to Congress for review. Members were also scheduled to begin debate on the nomination of Dava Newman to be deputy administrator of NASA 12:30 pm ET Approx. 37 min. Women in Combat, Defense Department Officials ; ; Members of Congress and Pentagon representatives assessed the status of combat integration since ... Members of Congress and Pentagon representatives assessed the status of combat integration since the 2013 rescission of the Defense Department’s ground combat policy that excluded U.S. servicewomen. 

The Women in International Security, Alliance for National Defense, the Reserve Officer’s Association and No Exceptions hosted an event on women in combat and the status of the U.S. military regarding integration.
11:38 am ET Approx. 7 min. Dam it, Tulsa! Fix the River Dam it, Tulsa! Fix the River was one of the first prize high school central winners in ... Dam it, Tulsa! Fix the River was one of the first prize high school central winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by McKinleigh Lair, a senior at Jenks High School in Jenks, Oklahoma. The local cable company was Cox Communications. 

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. "The Three Branches and You" was the 2015 theme, with contestants asked to tell a story that demonstrates how a policy, law, or action had affected them or their community.
6:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. White House Daily Briefing Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of ... Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of topics. Topics included Attorney General Loretta Lynch, policing in the U.S., assistance to earthquake victims in Nepal, and U.S. hostage policy. 1:09 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. LIVE Women in Combat, Panel on Standards 1:30 to 2:30
** Getting Standards Right: Military organizations have taken different ...
1:30 to 2:30
** Getting Standards Right: Military organizations have taken different approaches to setting and validating occupational combat standards. 
- Nancy Duff Campbell, Co-President, National Women’s Law Center
- Carolyn Becraft, Former Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs
- Ellen Haring, Senior Fellow, Women In International Security
- Sue Jaenen, Manager - Human Performance, Canadian Special Operations Forces Command
11:46 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. 2015 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Arrivals Journalists and their guests, including politicians and celebrities, gathered for the White House ... Journalists and their guests, including politicians and celebrities, gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association Annual Dinner in the Washington Hilton. 

Video clips were shown of actors Michael Kelly, Alfre Woodard, and Tim Daly attending the Garden Brunch earlier that day. A picture of President Obama’s motorcade arriving was also shown.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Communicators on Medical Technology Dr. Michael Blum talked about developments in medical technology and the future of ... Dr. Michael Blum talked about developments in medical technology and the future of medicine. Terry Grant and Tyler Libey were interviewed at the booth for National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering at the University of Washington. This was the sixth episode in a Communicators series of interviews from the 2015 International CES, a consumer electronics show held by the Consumer Electronics Association, January 6-9, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dr. Bettina Experton demonstrated the iBlueButton application for accessing personal medical records. She was at “CES on the Hill,” sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). It was held April 15, 2015, in the cafeteria of the Rayburn House Office Building to expose members of Congress and their staff to technology companies and products that could be of use to them or are at the center of some of the current technology policy debates.
2:34 pm ET Approx. 59 min. LIVE Women and Camaraderie in the Military Expanding the Band of Brothers:
** Unit culture and cohesion have often been advanced as ...
Expanding the Band of Brothers:
** Unit culture and cohesion have often been advanced as reasons for excluding women from fighting units. 
** This panel will discuss current research on cohesion along with the role that leadership and training play in expanding conceptions of group identity.
1:14 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 15 min. 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner Opening ; The opening ceremonies of the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the ... The opening ceremonies of the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel, attended by President and Mrs. Obama, included the presentation of the colors. As journalists and their guests were seen dining, audio cips of interviews about the dinner were heard from Patrick Gavin, Steve Cowan, Christi Parsons, Margaret Carlson, and Julia Whiston. The menu was also presented. 8:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Economic Growth Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker spoke at the Aspen Institute’s “Communities that ... Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker spoke at the Aspen Institute’s “Communities that Work Partnership” event on economic growth. She outlined her department’s initiatives regarding workforce skills and training development. Among her remarks she urged Congress to pass trade promotion authority legislation and stressed the importance of finalizing pending trade deals. 3:35 pm ET Approx. 55 min. LIVE Women in Combat, Firsthand Accounts of Women 3:30 to 4:30
The Ground Truth:
** Firsthand Accounts of Women in Combat
** Author ...
3:30 to 4:30
The Ground Truth:
** Firsthand Accounts of Women in Combat
** Author Gayle Lemmon will discuss her new book “Ashley’s War.”
** The book chronicles one of the first teams of Army women imbedded in the 75th Ranger Regiment in Afghanistan. 
** Lemmon will also discuss women as part of Cultural Support Teams.
3:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. 2015 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Journalists, politicians, and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association ... Journalists, politicians, and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner. Journalism awards and scholarships were presented, with the assistance of First Lady Michelle Obama. President Obama and comedian Cecily Strong made humorous remarks about politics and the media. 

The president’s speech began with a brief video montage of photoshopped images overlaid with Swedish pop music duo Icono Pop’s “I Don’t Care,” before he read through his own version of a “bucket list” for the “fourth quarter” of his presidency. He poked fun at himself, the prospective Republican and Democratic 2016 presidential field, and cable news channels. At the end of his speech, he was joined by Keegan-Michael Key, who, acting in character as his “Luther” role from the comedy show “Key and Peele,” served as the president’s “anger translator.”
9:36 pm ET Approx. 43 min. Role of Government Whistleblowers ; Daniel Ellsberg talked about the role of government whistleblowers. Topics included his ... Daniel Ellsberg talked about the role of government whistleblowers. Topics included his support of Edward Snowden, his view of U.S. military operations against ISIS* militants, and the Obama administration’s response the whistleblowers. Mr. Ellsberg, the author of Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers, began the interview with a brief description of his role in the Pentagon Papers. 

*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
4:31 pm ET Approx. 18 min. LIVE Women in Combat, Representatives Sanchez and McSally ; 4:30 to 5:00
A View from Congress:
** Members of Congress have been closely following ...
4:30 to 5:00
A View from Congress:
** Members of Congress have been closely following and tracking combat integration. 
** Two members will talk about Congressional interest and oversight.
4:56 pm ET Approx. 9 min. 2015 White House Correspondents' Association Departures Journalists, politicians, and celebrities leave the Washington Hilton following the White House ... Journalists, politicians, and celebrities leave the Washington Hilton following the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner. 10:22 pm ET Approx. 4 hr. Women in Combat, Defense Department Officials ; ; Members of Congress and Pentagon representatives assessed the status of combat integration since ... Members of Congress and Pentagon representatives assessed the status of combat integration since the 2013 rescission of the Defense Department’s ground combat policy that excluded U.S. servicewomen. 

The Women in International Security, Alliance for National Defense, the Reserve Officer’s Association and No Exceptions hosted an event on women in combat and the status of the U.S. military regarding integration.
4:51 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 8 min. Hydraulic Fracturing Researchers and regulators testified at a hearing on the safety of hydraulic fracturing, also ... Researchers and regulators testified at a hearing on the safety of hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” methods used to extract oil and natural gas. "Fracking" is the process of injecting water, sand, and chemicals into rock deposits deep underground to release natural gas. Topics included the benefits of hydraulic fracturing, as well as potential environmental hazards such as tainted water supplies, earthquakes, and methane leaks.
5:09 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Michigan Same-Sex Marriage Oral Argument A three-judge panel for the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in April DeBoer, ... A three-judge panel for the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in April DeBoer, et al. v. Richard Snyder, et al. The case involved a same-sex couple who initially challenged the constitutionality of the state’s ban against allowing same-sex couples to adopt children. The couple later amended their suit to challenge Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban. A lower court struck down Michigan’s ban as a violation of the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause.

This program contains the audio recording released by the court. Still images of participants were shown on the screen as they spoke. 
2:25 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Economic Growth Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker spoke at the Aspen Institute’s “Communities that ... Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker spoke at the Aspen Institute’s “Communities that Work Partnership” event on economic growth. She outlined her department’s initiatives regarding workforce skills and training development. Among her remarks she urged Congress to pass trade promotion authority legislation and stressed the importance of finalizing pending trade deals. 7:03 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Turkey and the Middle East ; Turkish Foreign Affairs Minister Mevlüt Çavusoglu talked about evolving violence in the Middle ... Turkish Foreign Affairs Minister Mevlüt Çavusoglu talked about evolving violence in the Middle East as well as Turkey’s role in the conflicts in Syria, Iraq, and Yemen. Regarding Yemen, Mr. Çavusoglu said Turkey supported Saudi Arabia’s military action in the country and was ready to assist should the Saudi’s request it.
6:12 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Ohio Same-Sex Marriage Oral Argument A three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in the ... A three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in the government’s appeal of the consolidated cases James Obergefell, et al. v. Lance D. Himes, et al. and Brittani Henry, et al. v. Lance Himes, et al. The cases involved same-sex couples legally married in other states seeking to have their unions recognized in Ohio on death and birth certificates.

This program contains the audio recording released by the court. Still images of participants were shown on the screen as they spoke. 
3:30 am ET Approx. 43 min. Role of Government Whistleblowers ; Daniel Ellsberg talked about the role of government whistleblowers. Topics included his ... Daniel Ellsberg talked about the role of government whistleblowers. Topics included his support of Edward Snowden, his view of U.S. military operations against ISIS* militants, and the Obama administration’s response the whistleblowers. Mr. Ellsberg, the author of Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers, began the interview with a brief description of his role in the Pentagon Papers. 

*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
8:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Health and Human Services Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell testified on her department’s fiscal year ... Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell testified on her department’s fiscal year 2016 budget request. The request totaled $83.8 billion, including funds for improving access to health care by funding new health centers and increasing telehealth in rural communities. Secretary Burwell said there was no plan should the Supreme Court rule against the government in King v. Burwell, as that would mean her department would not have the authority to provide subsidies and thus could not resolve the subsidy issue.
7:13 pm ET Approx. 43 min. Role of Government Whistleblowers ; Daniel Ellsberg talked about the role of government whistleblowers. Topics included his ... Daniel Ellsberg talked about the role of government whistleblowers. Topics included his support of Edward Snowden, his view of U.S. military operations against ISIS* militants, and the Obama administration’s response the whistleblowers. Mr. Ellsberg, the author of Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers, began the interview with a brief description of his role in the Pentagon Papers. 

*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
4:15 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. U.S. Trade Policy Panelists talked about the Congressional agenda on trade deals, including the Trans-Pacific ... Panelists talked about the Congressional agenda on trade deals, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), and the impact of a trade deal on energy and national security. They also spoke about the influence of China and the Asia-Pacific region in these talks, and responded to questions from the audience. 9:59 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 8 min. Hydraulic Fracturing Researchers and regulators testified at a hearing on the safety of hydraulic fracturing, also ... Researchers and regulators testified at a hearing on the safety of hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” methods used to extract oil and natural gas. "Fracking" is the process of injecting water, sand, and chemicals into rock deposits deep underground to release natural gas. Topics included the benefits of hydraulic fracturing, as well as potential environmental hazards such as tainted water supplies, earthquakes, and methane leaks.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 5 min. LIVE House Pro Forma Session The House convened for a pro forma session. The House convened for a pro forma session. 5:20 am ET Approx. 35 min. Secretary Kerry on Trade Policy ; ; Secretary of State John Kerry talked about how the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and ... Secretary of State John Kerry talked about how the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) could bolster other foreign policy efforts. He said that these deals could impact the global economy and help to address issues such as nuclear proliferation and violent extremism. 12:09 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Iran Nuclear Agreement Former Iranian and U.S. officials outlined Iran nuclear agreement negotiations. Iran and the ... Former Iranian and U.S. officials outlined Iran nuclear agreement negotiations. Iran and the P5+1* agreed to a framework to limit Iran’s nuclear activities in exchange for an end to international economic sanctions. The members had a June 30, 2015, deadline for making a final deal.

The panelists at this discussion considered the status of the negotiations, regional and Israeli thoughts on the deal, and what a final agreement would mean for the U.S. and Iran. 

The P5+1 comprises the U.S., the U.K., France, China, Russia, and Germany.
6:50 am ET Approx. 8 min. School Lunches: Healthier Hunger-Free Kids ; ; School Lunches: Healthier Hunger-Free Kids was one of the first prize high school east ... School Lunches: Healthier Hunger-Free Kids was one of the first prize high school east winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Matthew Post, John Caporaletti, and Keza Levine, freshmen at Sherwood High School in Sandy Spring, Maryland. The local cable company was Comcast. 

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. "The Three Branches and You" was the 2015 theme, with contestants asked to tell a story that demonstrates how a policy, law, or action had affected them or their community.
5:55 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. Veterans Affairs Department Budget for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017 Secretary Robert McDonald testified on the Department of Veterans Affairs' budget requests for ... Secretary Robert McDonald testified on the Department of Veterans Affairs' budget requests for fiscal years 2016 and 2017. The proposed budget was $168.8 billion, including funding to expand care to veterans. Secretary McDonald said there was a disconnect between what Congress asked him to do and the money provided to accomplish those goals. He called on Congress to adequately fund the benefits it had already approved. 1:43 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Health and Human Services Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell testified on her department’s fiscal year ... Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell testified on her department’s fiscal year 2016 budget request. The request totaled $83.8 billion, including funds for improving access to health care by funding new health centers and increasing telehealth in rural communities. Secretary Burwell said there was no plan should the Supreme Court rule against the government in King v. Burwell, as that would mean her department would not have the authority to provide subsidies and thus could not resolve the subsidy issue.
3:41 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 8 min. Hydraulic Fracturing Researchers and regulators testified at a hearing on the safety of hydraulic fracturing, also ... Researchers and regulators testified at a hearing on the safety of hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” methods used to extract oil and natural gas. "Fracking" is the process of injecting water, sand, and chemicals into rock deposits deep underground to release natural gas. Topics included the benefits of hydraulic fracturing, as well as potential environmental hazards such as tainted water supplies, earthquakes, and methane leaks.
5:50 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Iran Nuclear Agreement Former Iranian and U.S. officials outlined Iran nuclear agreement negotiations. Iran and the ... Former Iranian and U.S. officials outlined Iran nuclear agreement negotiations. Iran and the P5+1* agreed to a framework to limit Iran’s nuclear activities in exchange for an end to international economic sanctions. The members had a June 30, 2015, deadline for making a final deal.

The panelists at this discussion considered the status of the negotiations, regional and Israeli thoughts on the deal, and what a final agreement would mean for the U.S. and Iran. 

The P5+1 comprises the U.S., the U.K., France, China, Russia, and Germany.