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7:00 am ET Approx. 46 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for comments on the results of the final pre-caucus poll from the Des ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the results of the final pre-caucus poll from the Des Moine Register. The poll, released the previous evening, showed former Governor Mitt Romney leading Representative Ron Paul for the Republican presidential nomination, with former Senator Rick Santorum rising. 6:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. The Relevance of William F. Buckley's God and Man at Yale Panelists discussed the continuing relevance of William F. Buckley Jr.'s book, God and Man at ... Panelists discussed the continuing relevance of William F. Buckley Jr.'s book, God and Man at Yale, which has been in print since its publication in 1951. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Professor Kesler moderated.
“The Crisis in Higher Education: Is God and Man at Yale Relevant Today?” was the second panel of the Buckley Program Conference “The 60th Anniversary of God and Man at Yale,” which was held in Yale’s Linsley-Chittenden Hall.
6:58 am ET Approx. 56 min. Q&A with Ron Chernow, Part 2 ; Ron Chernow talked about his biography, Washington: A Life, published in October 2010 by ... Ron Chernow talked about his biography, Washington: A Life, published in October 2010 by Penguin Press. He talked about some of the relationships George Washington had, including Thomas Paine, Benedict Arnold, and John Hancock. Other issues included: the role Washington played in molding the office of the presidency; his nominations to the Supreme Court; and his attitude toward slavery.
This is the second of two parts of the interview.
The book is billed as “the first large-scale, single volume, cradle-to-grave narrative of George Washington.” Ron Chernow spent six years writing this book which is just over 900 pages long. The book is dedicated to his wife, Valerie, who died in 2006. Mr. Chernow is the author of five other books including biographies of Alexander Hamilton and John D. Rockefeller. In 1990, he won the National Book Award for his first book, The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance.
7:47 am ET Approx. 1 min. Republican Presidential Nomination Campaign Advertisements Presidential nomination campaign advertisements from the Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, and Michele ... Presidential nomination campaign advertisements from the Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, and Michele Bachmann campaigns, aired just prior to the Iowa caucuses. 7:07 am ET Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Predicting the Unthinkable, Anticipating the Impossible ; Georgie Anne Geyer talked about her book Predicting the Unthinkable, Anticipating the ... Georgie Anne Geyer talked about her book Predicting the Unthinkable, Anticipating the Impossible: From the Fall of the Berlin Wall to America in the New Century. In this collection of her columns she shows how the world keeps changing and human folly.
This interview was held at the 34th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 15, 2011, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
7:57 am ET Approx. 1 min. Battle at Fort New Richmond John Sykes talked about the Revolutionary War battle of Fort New Richmond that was decided on ... John Sykes talked about the Revolutionary War battle of Fort New Richmond that was decided on September 21, 1779, when the British surrendered to Spanish forces. He also talked about the Republic of West Florida that resulted. Mr. Sykes spoke at the site of the fort near the Pentagon Barracks on the Mississippi River.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:49 am ET Approx. 43 min. LIVE Role of Christian Conservatives in the Iowa Caucuses ; Steve Scheffler, president of the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition, spoke by uplink from Des ... Steve Scheffler, president of the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition, spoke by uplink from Des Moines, Iowa, about the role that Christian conservatives play in the Iowa caucuses; the issues they feel are most important; their enthusiasm toward this year’s Republican candidates; his views on those candidates campaigning in Iowa; and the latest developments in the state with three days to go before Caucus Day. The Iowa Faith & freedom Coalition has not endorsed any candidate in this year’s caucuses. He responded a television ad being aired by the Democratic National Committee attacking former Governor Mitt Romney and to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:11 am ET Approx. 19 min. Book Discussion on Edwin Edwards: Governor of Louisiana Leo Honeycutt talked about his book Edwin Edwards: Governor of Louisiana. He told how he ... Leo Honeycutt talked about his book Edwin Edwards: Governor of Louisiana. He told how he was persuaded to write an authorized biography and how he did his research. He talked about Governor Edwards' character and accomplishments and detailed the criminal charges of which he was convicted. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:00 am ET Approx. 30 min. St. John's Church, Church of the Presidents St. John’s Church on Lafayette Square near the White House was built in 1816 and ... St. John’s Church on Lafayette Square near the White House was built in 1816 and designed by U.S. Capitol architect Benjamin Latrobe. St. John’s is known as the “Church of the Presidents,” because every president since James Madison has attended at least one service there. 
Historian and church member Richard Grimmett gave a tour of the national historic landmark. He talked about the history and traditions of the church, including the pews where U.S. presidents have sat and the prayer book signed by many presidents. Historical photographs and film clips were shown.
8:34 am ET Approx. 44 min. LIVE Simon Conway on Iowa Caucus ; Simon Conway talked from Des Moines, Iowa, about the latest news from the presidential nomination ... Simon Conway talked from Des Moines, Iowa, about the latest news from the presidential nomination campaigns in Iowa and gave a breakdown of the field of Republican candidates. He responded to telephones calls and electronic communications.
Live shots were shown in the background of the arrivals of Republican presidential candidates Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry at the Iowa State Capitol for appearances on Sunday television shows.
7:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Panel on American Debt Authors talked about their books on the history of the American debt crisis. They responded ... Authors talked about their books on the history of the American debt crisis. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Paul Stekler moderated.
“Show Me the Money” was a presentation of the Texas Book Festival held in the C-SPAN/Book TV Tent. The program began with schedule information.
8:31 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Reflections of First Ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush First ladies Barbara and Laura Bush talked about their unique family and historical relationships, ... First ladies Barbara and Laura Bush talked about their unique family and historical relationships, the stereotypes perpetuated about the president’s spouse, how they handled political criticism, their experiences as wartime first ladies, and their advice to their successors. They were interviewed by Richard Norton Smith and also responded to questions from members of the audience. Former President George H.W. Bush attended.
“Reflections of First Ladies Mrs. Barbara Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush” was a panel at the conference “America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Legacy.” Held at the George Bush Presidential Library Center in College Station, it was the first of three conferences focusing on first ladies organized by Anita McBride to be held at the Texas presidential libraries. It was presented in partnership with American University, Texas A&M University, the White House Historical Association, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation.
9:20 am ET Approx. 40 min. LIVE Des Moines Register Iowa Poll Director on Poll Results ; Ann Selzer spoke from Des Moines, Iowa, about the results of the final Des Moines Register ... Ann Selzer spoke from Des Moines, Iowa, about the results of the final Des Moines Register Iowa Poll to be taken before that Tuesday’s Iowa caucuses. Top-line polling data was released the previous evening. Further results and analysis were released in the Sunday Register that morning. Ms. Selzer is president of Selzer & Company Inc., an independent public opinion research firm in Des Moines, Iowa. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 8:34 am ET Approx. 22 min. Book Discussion on Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures ; George Washington University professor Marcy Norton talked about her book, Sacred Gifts, ... George Washington University professor Marcy Norton talked about her book, Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures: A History of Tobacco and Chocolate in the Atlantic World. She was interviewed at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. 9:50 am ET Approx. 11 min. Magnolia Mound Plantation Adelaide Hair talked about the influence of French Creole culture in Louisiana’s history at ... Adelaide Hair talked about the influence of French Creole culture in Louisiana’s history at Magnolia Mound Plantation. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:03 am ET Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Holly Petraeus Holly Petraeus talked about the financial issues facing U.S. military service members as they ... Holly Petraeus talked about the financial issues facing U.S. military service members as they return from Iraq, and new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau efforts to help them. 8:57 am ET Approx. 4 min. The Correspondence Book of Governor William Claiborne Tara Laver gave a tour of the special collection in the Hill Memorial Library at Louisiana State ... Tara Laver gave a tour of the special collection in the Hill Memorial Library at Louisiana State University. In the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections she showed the correspondence book of Governor William Claiborne and talked about the variety of issues with which he dealt. Governor Claiborne was appointed by President Jefferson and oversaw the Louisiana Territory from 1803 to 1812 before being elected the state’s first governor in 1812.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:02 am ET Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Lafayette: Lessons in Leadership from the Idealist General ; Author and historian Marc Leepson talked about the history of the Marquis de Lafayette and the ... Author and historian Marc Leepson talked about the history of the Marquis de Lafayette and the impact of his leadership on the American fight for independence. In 1777, at the age of twenty, the Marquis de Lafayette traveled from France to the colonies to volunteer his services with George Washington’s Continental Army. He later would work to secure France’s full support for the American cause and in the process become a hero of the revolution. Mr. Leepson also responded to questions from members of the audience.
10:36 am ET Approx. 50 min. Rick Santorum at Des Moines Register Editorial Meeting Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) talked about his opposition to same sex marriage ... Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) talked about his opposition to same sex marriage and support for a federal marriage amendment, calling same sex marriage “wrong” and “a destructive element.” He also said “Medicaid should be sent back to the states like welfare was.” He made these remarks at the Des Moines Register’s editorial board meeting in Des Moines, Iowa 9:02 am ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with Pat Buchanan ; Pat Buchanan argues that America is disintegrating because of three factors: its loss of the ... Pat Buchanan argues that America is disintegrating because of three factors: its loss of the Christian faith; moral and social collapse because of that loss; and the death of those who ran the nation for much of its heyday. He discussed his claims with Ralph Nader, consumer advocated and four-time presidential candidate. 10:58 am ET Approx. 2 min. Battle at Fort New Richmond John Sykes talked about the Revolutionary War battle of Fort New Richmond that was decided on ... John Sykes talked about the Revolutionary War battle of Fort New Richmond that was decided on September 21, 1779, when the British surrendered to Spanish forces. He also talked about the Republic of West Florida that resulted. Mr. Sykes spoke at the site of the fort near the Pentagon Barracks on the Mississippi River.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:27 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. LIVE Michele Bachmann at Church Service in Oskaloosa, Iowa ; Representative Michele Bachmann spoke at a service of Jubilee Family Church in Oskaloosa, ... Representative Michele Bachmann spoke at a service of Jubilee Family Church in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Pastor Tvedt talked about the presidential caucus being held that week and Christians' voting. After the service Representative Bachmann mingled with those attending the service. 10:00 am ET Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on The New Kids ; Brooke Hauser talked about her book The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High ... Brooke Hauser talked about her book The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens and responded to viewer calls and electronic communications.
She was interviewed at the 28th Miami Book Fair International at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus.
The program opened and closed with street scenes from the book fair and programming information.
11:01 am ET Approx. 50 min. Robert Todd Lincoln Jason Emerson talked about Robert Todd Lincoln, President Lincoln’s oldest son. He is ... Jason Emerson talked about Robert Todd Lincoln, President Lincoln’s oldest son. He is the author of the forthcoming biography, Giant in the Shadows: The Life of Robert T. Lincoln. Mr. Emerson also responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Robert Lincoln: First Son, Presidential Confidant and Civil War Soldier” was a program at the 16th annual Lincoln Forum Symposium, held November 17, 2011, at the Wyndham Hotel in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. "Lincoln and the Home Front: The Civil War Comes to Washington" was the second year of a five-year focus on the Civil War sesquicentennial.
12:58 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Republican Presidential Nomination Campaign Advertisements Presidential nomination campaign advertisements from the Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, and Michele ... Presidential nomination campaign advertisements from the Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, and Michele Bachmann campaigns, aired just prior to the Iowa caucuses. 10:30 am ET Approx. 30 min. Demonic Book Party The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., held a book party for Ann Coulter’s new book, ... The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., held a book party for Ann Coulter’s new book, Demonic: How the Liberal Mob Is Endangering America. She made brief remarks and answered questions from before sitting down to sign books and chat with guests. 11:52 am ET Approx. 10 min. Louisiana Old State Capitol Secretary of State Tom Schedler gave a tour of the Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge, ... Secretary of State Tom Schedler gave a tour of the Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He talked about the building’s history and restoration and place in the history of Louisiana politics. Topics included the vote to secede from the Union and former Governor Huey Long.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Scott County Iowa Republicans Caucus Training The Scott County, Iowa, Republican Party held caucus training for precinct leaders, caucus ... The Scott County, Iowa, Republican Party held caucus training for precinct leaders, caucus chairman, and secretaries at the Bettendorf Community Center prior to the party caucuses. 11:02 am ET Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Jerusalem: The Biography Simon Sebag Montefiore talked about his book on the 3,000 year history of Jerusalem. He ... Simon Sebag Montefiore talked about his book on the 3,000 year history of Jerusalem. He talked about his family connections to Jerusalem and the contributions to the book from the family archives. He discussed how he tried to create a balanced account that respected the many traditions and religions that played a part in the city and how he treated the religious myths that are part of the history. Mr. Montefiore responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. 12:02 pm ET Approx. 46 min. Financing the Texas Revolution ; James Bevill spoke on the “Behind the Battle: Financing the Texas Revolution” at a ... James Bevill spoke on the “Behind the Battle: Financing the Texas Revolution” at a symposium on the 175th anniversary of the Texas Revolution. The Texas Revolution was an armed conflict fought from October 1835 to April 1836 between Mexico and U.S. settlers in the territory of Texas. He used slides during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was a program of the 2011 Texas State General Land Office Save Texas History Symposium, titled “The Texas Revolution at 175: 'Onward was the Cry!'” It was held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin.
2:41 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Des Moines Register Editorial Board Meeting with Ron Paul Republican 2012 presidential candidate Ron Paul was interviewed by Des Moines Register ... Republican 2012 presidential candidate Ron Paul was interviewed by Des Moines Register editorial board members. 11:58 am ET Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on A New Voice for Israel ; Jeremy Ben-Ami talked about his book A New Voice for Israel: Fighting for the Survival of the ... Jeremy Ben-Ami talked about his book A New Voice for Israel: Fighting for the Survival of the Jewish Nation. Mr. Ben-Ami, whose grandparents were first-generation Zionists and founders of Tel Aviv, tells the story of his own evolution toward a more moderate viewpoint. 
This interview was held at the 34th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 15, 2011, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
12:48 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Magnolia Mound Plantation Adelaide Hair talked about the influence of French Creole culture in Louisiana’s history at ... Adelaide Hair talked about the influence of French Creole culture in Louisiana’s history at Magnolia Mound Plantation. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:39 pm ET Approx. 20 min. LIVE Mitt Romney on Jobs and the Economy in Atlantic, Iowa ; Former Governor Mitt Romney met with voters and discussed jobs and the economy at the Family Table ... Former Governor Mitt Romney met with voters and discussed jobs and the economy at the Family Table Restaurant in Atlantic, Iowa. 12:00 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 59 min. LIVE In Depth with Chris Hedges ; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Chris Hedges talked about his life and work and ... Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Chris Hedges talked about his life and work and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. A foreign correspondent with a master’s degree from Harvard Divinity School, he discussed topics such as terrorism, religion, and politics. 
Chris Hedges is the author of nine books: War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning (2002 -- National Book Critics Circle finalist); What Every Person Should Know About War (2003); Losing Moses on the Freeway: The Ten Commandments in America (2005); American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America (2007); I Don’t Believe in Atheists (2008): Collateral Damage: America’s War Against Iraqi Civilians (2008); Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle (2009); The Death of the Liberal Class (2010); and The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress (2011).
12:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Music of the Civil Rights Movement University of Michigan history professor Kevin Gaines gave a lecture on the music of the civil ... University of Michigan history professor Kevin Gaines gave a lecture on the music of the civil rights and black power movement. Several song clips were featured during the class as well as slides.
4:00 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Republican Presidential Nomination Campaign Advertisements Presidential nomination campaign advertisements from the Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, and Michele ... Presidential nomination campaign advertisements from the Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, and Michele Bachmann campaigns, aired just prior to the Iowa caucuses. 3:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. The Relevance of William F. Buckley's God and Man at Yale Panelists discussed the continuing relevance of William F. Buckley Jr.'s book, God and Man at ... Panelists discussed the continuing relevance of William F. Buckley Jr.'s book, God and Man at Yale, which has been in print since its publication in 1951. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Professor Kesler moderated.
“The Crisis in Higher Education: Is God and Man at Yale Relevant Today?” was the second panel of the Buckley Program Conference “The 60th Anniversary of God and Man at Yale,” which was held in Yale’s Linsley-Chittenden Hall.
2:22 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Attack on Kaneohe Bay Naval Air Station ; J. Michael Wenger talked about Japanese attack on the Naval Air Station at Kaneohe Bay on the ... J. Michael Wenger talked about Japanese attack on the Naval Air Station at Kaneohe Bay on the island of Oahu a few minutes before Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941. Mr. Wenger used many photographs during his presentation, which began with a recounting of the tensions between the United States and Japan leading up to the war.
“The Attack on Naval Air Station Kaneohe Bay: New Insights, New Research” was a program of “The Enduring Legacy: 70th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Attack Symposium” was held by the National Park Service and Pacific Historic Parks at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center of the WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument.
4:03 pm ET Approx. 38 min. Des Moines Register Iowa Poll Director on Poll Results ; Ann Selzer spoke from Des Moines, Iowa, about the results of the final Des Moines Register ... Ann Selzer spoke from Des Moines, Iowa, about the results of the final Des Moines Register Iowa Poll to be taken before that Tuesday’s Iowa caucuses. Top-line polling data was released the previous evening. Further results and analysis were released in the Sunday Register that morning. Ms. Selzer is president of Selzer & Company Inc., an independent public opinion research firm in Des Moines, Iowa. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 4:07 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Predicting the Unthinkable, Anticipating the Impossible ; Georgie Anne Geyer talked about her book Predicting the Unthinkable, Anticipating the ... Georgie Anne Geyer talked about her book Predicting the Unthinkable, Anticipating the Impossible: From the Fall of the Berlin Wall to America in the New Century. In this collection of her columns she shows how the world keeps changing and human folly.
This interview was held at the 34th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 15, 2011, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
2:52 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Baton Rouge Bus Boycott ; Historian Veronica Freeman and former civil rights attorney Johnnie Jones talked about the 1953 ... Historian Veronica Freeman and former civil rights attorney Johnnie Jones talked about the 1953 Baton Rouge Bus Boycott. This bus boycott predates other similar boycotts during the Civil Rights era and was used as a model for those later occurrences. Mr. Jones served as legal counsel to the Reverend T.J. Jemison, who organized the boycott. They were interviewed in the reverend’s Baton Rougue church, the Mount Zion First Baptist Church.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:44 pm ET Approx. 43 min. Simon Conway on Iowa Caucus ; Simon Conway talked from Des Moines, Iowa, about the latest news from the presidential nomination ... Simon Conway talked from Des Moines, Iowa, about the latest news from the presidential nomination campaigns in Iowa and gave a breakdown of the field of Republican candidates. He responded to telephones calls and electronic communications.
Live shots were shown in the background of the arrivals of Republican presidential candidates Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry at the Iowa State Capitol for appearances on Sunday television shows.
4:11 pm ET Approx. 19 min. Book Discussion on Edwin Edwards: Governor of Louisiana Leo Honeycutt talked about his book Edwin Edwards: Governor of Louisiana. He told how he ... Leo Honeycutt talked about his book Edwin Edwards: Governor of Louisiana. He told how he was persuaded to write an authorized biography and how he did his research. He talked about Governor Edwards' character and accomplishments and detailed the criminal charges of which he was convicted. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:02 pm ET Approx. 54 min. Lou Cannon Oral History Interview, Part 1 ; ; Journalist Lou Cannon talked about covering the Nixon administration, getting to know Richard ... Journalist Lou Cannon talked about covering the Nixon administration, getting to know Richard Nixon and covering his first campaigns, and the relationship between President Nixon and President Reagan. Mr. Cannon worked for the San Jose Mercury News from 1961 to 1969 and the Washington Post from 1972 to 1998. He has written biographies of Ronald Reagan.
This oral history interview was conducted by Timothy Naftali and Greg Cumming on February 21, 2008, in Yorba Linda, California, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
5:29 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Republican Presidential Nomination Campaign Advertisements Presidential nomination campaign advertisements from the Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, and Michele ... Presidential nomination campaign advertisements from the Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, and Michele Bachmann campaigns, aired just prior to the Iowa caucuses. 4:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Panel on American Debt Authors talked about their books on the history of the American debt crisis. They responded ... Authors talked about their books on the history of the American debt crisis. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Paul Stekler moderated.
“Show Me the Money” was a presentation of the Texas Book Festival held in the C-SPAN/Book TV Tent. The program began with schedule information.
3:56 pm ET Approx. 6 min. President Zachary Taylor in Louisiana John Sykes talked about President Zachary Taylor. He was interviewed at the Pentagon Barracks ... John Sykes talked about President Zachary Taylor. He was interviewed at the Pentagon Barracks along the Mississippi River. Lieutenant Colonel Zachary Taylor supervised construction of the Pentagon Barracks and served as its commander. Topics included how President Taylor became well known, his accomplishments, how he came to live in Louisiana, and how he is remembered there.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:31 pm ET Approx. 1 min. LIVE Newt Gingrich in Waterloo, Iowa Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich visited LJ’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill in Waterloo, Iowa, ... Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich visited LJ’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill in Waterloo, Iowa, to talk to voters. 5:34 pm ET Approx. 22 min. Book Discussion on Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures ; George Washington University professor Marcy Norton talked about her book, Sacred Gifts, ... George Washington University professor Marcy Norton talked about her book, Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures: A History of Tobacco and Chocolate in the Atlantic World. She was interviewed at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. 4:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. General Patton's Photographs ; Kevin Hymel showed photographs taken by General George S. Patton, Jr. during World War II ... Kevin Hymel showed photographs taken by General George S. Patton, Jr. during World War II which he first presented in this book Patton’s Photographs: The War As He Saw It. Mr. Hymel had discovered them in the Library of Congress were they had been donated by Patton’s family in the early 1990s. At this event Mr. Hymel also showed photographs of General Patton from his childhood to his death in December 1945 as he talked about his life. Mr. Hymel also responded to questions from members of the audience.
This program was held at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum Visitors Center Auditorium on Patton birthday.
5:33 pm ET Approx. 24 min. Open Phones Telephone lines were open for comments on the results of the final pre-caucus poll from the Des ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the results of the final pre-caucus poll from the Des Moine Register. The poll, released the previous evening, showed former Governor Mitt Romney leading Representative Ron Paul for the Republican presidential nomination, with former Senator Rick Santorum rising. 5:57 pm ET Approx. 4 min. The Correspondence Book of Governor William Claiborne Tara Laver gave a tour of the special collection in the Hill Memorial Library at Louisiana State ... Tara Laver gave a tour of the special collection in the Hill Memorial Library at Louisiana State University. In the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections she showed the correspondence book of Governor William Claiborne and talked about the variety of issues with which he dealt. Governor Claiborne was appointed by President Jefferson and oversaw the Louisiana Territory from 1803 to 1812 before being elected the state’s first governor in 1812.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:41 pm ET Approx. 5 min. George Washington's Distillery Preview ; ; American History TV looked behind the scenes at the recreated George Washington Distillery as an ... American History TV looked behind the scenes at the recreated George Washington Distillery as an apple brandy was made and spoke to Dennis Pogue, Vice President in charge of conservation at Mount Vernon and author of “Founding Spirits: George Washington and the Beginnings of the American Whiskey Industry.” Also interviewed were Master Distiller David Pickerell and Jamie Bosket, Director of Interpretation & Events
5:57 pm ET Approx. 6 min. LIVE Newt Gingrich in Waterloo, Iowa Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich visited LJ’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill in Waterloo, Iowa, ... Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich visited LJ’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill in Waterloo, Iowa, to talk to voters. 6:02 pm ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with Pat Buchanan ; Pat Buchanan argues that America is disintegrating because of three factors: its loss of the ... Pat Buchanan argues that America is disintegrating because of three factors: its loss of the Christian faith; moral and social collapse because of that loss; and the death of those who ran the nation for much of its heyday. He discussed his claims with Ralph Nader, consumer advocated and four-time presidential candidate. 5:46 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Reproduction in Colonial America Susan Klepp talked about her book, Revolutionary Conceptions: Women, Fertility and Family ... Susan Klepp talked about her book, Revolutionary Conceptions: Women, Fertility and Family Limitation in America (The University of North Carolina Press, 2009). While Colonial American women were unable to own property, they were able to exert influence over family affairs. Women in this era began to redefine the role of “motherhood,” particularly on the issue of family planning. After her illustrated talk about this “different” type of revolution, Professor Klepp responded to questions from members of the audiene at Fraunces Tavern Museum in New York City. 
6:03 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Sunday Show Clips on Iowa Poll Highlights from Sunday morning news programming on the Iowa Republican caucuses were shown. Highlights from Sunday morning news programming on the Iowa Republican caucuses were shown. 7:00 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on The New Kids ; Brooke Hauser talked about her book The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High ... Brooke Hauser talked about her book The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens and responded to viewer calls and electronic communications.
She was interviewed at the 28th Miami Book Fair International at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus.
The program opened and closed with street scenes from the book fair and programming information.
6:44 pm ET Approx. 12 min. Civil Rights Cold Cases ; ; Louisiana State University journalism students try to help the Federal Bureau of Investigation ... Louisiana State University journalism students try to help the Federal Bureau of Investigation solve civil rights era cold cases. A video clip was shown of FBI Director Robert Mueller announcing on February 27, 2007, that it was re-opening over 100 unsolved civil rights murder cases that happened, predominantly in the South, during the 1950s and '60s. Students and the editor of the Concordia Sentinel, the newspaper in Ferriday, Louisiana, talked about the 1964 murder of Frank Morris in Ferriday.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
6:14 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. LIVE Newt Gingrich in Waterloo, Iowa Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich visited LJ’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill in Waterloo, Iowa, ... Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich visited LJ’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill in Waterloo, Iowa, to talk to voters. 7:30 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Demonic Book Party The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., held a book party for Ann Coulter’s new book, ... The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., held a book party for Ann Coulter’s new book, Demonic: How the Liberal Mob Is Endangering America. She made brief remarks and answered questions from before sitting down to sign books and chat with guests. 6:57 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial Washington’s Theodore Roosevelt Island is home to many plants and animals, as well as a ... Washington’s Theodore Roosevelt Island is home to many plants and animals, as well as a statue of the president for whom the island is named. Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the history of the island, and of the statue by sculptor Paul Manship.
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7:26 pm ET Approx. 24 min. LIVE Reaction to Newt Gingrich Attendees were interviewed after attending a meet and greet session held by former House Speaker ... Attendees were interviewed after attending a meet and greet session held by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at LJ’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill in Waterloo, Iowa. Telephone lines were also open for comments. 8:02 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Jerusalem: The Biography Simon Sebag Montefiore talked about his book on the 3,000 year history of Jerusalem. He ... Simon Sebag Montefiore talked about his book on the 3,000 year history of Jerusalem. He talked about his family connections to Jerusalem and the contributions to the book from the family archives. He discussed how he tried to create a balanced account that respected the many traditions and religions that played a part in the city and how he treated the religious myths that are part of the history. Mr. Montefiore responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. 6:59 pm ET Approx. 30 min. St. John's Church, Church of the Presidents St. John’s Church on Lafayette Square near the White House was built in 1816 and ... St. John’s Church on Lafayette Square near the White House was built in 1816 and designed by U.S. Capitol architect Benjamin Latrobe. St. John’s is known as the “Church of the Presidents,” because every president since James Madison has attended at least one service there. 
Historian and church member Richard Grimmett gave a tour of the national historic landmark. He talked about the history and traditions of the church, including the pews where U.S. presidents have sat and the prayer book signed by many presidents. Historical photographs and film clips were shown.
7:51 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Republican Presidential Nomination Campaign Advertisements Presidential nomination campaign advertisements from the Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, and Michele ... Presidential nomination campaign advertisements from the Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, and Michele Bachmann campaigns, aired just prior to the Iowa caucuses. 8:58 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on A New Voice for Israel ; Jeremy Ben-Ami talked about his book A New Voice for Israel: Fighting for the Survival of the ... Jeremy Ben-Ami talked about his book A New Voice for Israel: Fighting for the Survival of the Jewish Nation. Mr. Ben-Ami, whose grandparents were first-generation Zionists and founders of Tel Aviv, tells the story of his own evolution toward a more moderate viewpoint. 
This interview was held at the 34th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 15, 2011, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
7:32 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Reflections of First Ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush First ladies Barbara and Laura Bush talked about their unique family and historical relationships, ... First ladies Barbara and Laura Bush talked about their unique family and historical relationships, the stereotypes perpetuated about the president’s spouse, how they handled political criticism, their experiences as wartime first ladies, and their advice to their successors. They were interviewed by Richard Norton Smith and also responded to questions from members of the audience. Former President George H.W. Bush attended.
“Reflections of First Ladies Mrs. Barbara Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush” was a panel at the conference “America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Legacy.” Held at the George Bush Presidential Library Center in College Station, it was the first of three conferences focusing on first ladies organized by Anita McBride to be held at the Texas presidential libraries. It was presented in partnership with American University, Texas A&M University, the White House Historical Association, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation.
7:54 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Sunday Show Clips on Iowa Poll Highlights from Sunday morning news programming on the Iowa Republican caucuses were shown. Highlights from Sunday morning news programming on the Iowa Republican caucuses were shown. 9:00 pm ET Approx. 55 min. After Words with Michael Gazzaniga ; The latest book by the neuroscientist is a collection of his Gifford Lectures on science, religion ... The latest book by the neuroscientist is a collection of his Gifford Lectures on science, religion and philosophy. In them, his fundamental premise is that people are responsible for their actions and should be held accountable, despite any neurochemistry in the brain that may influence specific behaviors. He discussed his theories about ethics and free will with psychiatrist and author Sally Satel. 8:50 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Magnolia Mound Plantation Adelaide Hair talked about the influence of French Creole culture in Louisiana’s history at ... Adelaide Hair talked about the influence of French Creole culture in Louisiana’s history at Magnolia Mound Plantation. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:01 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with William Beutler ; William Beutler Talked about his role as an editor, commentator and consultant for the Wikipedia ... William Beutler Talked about his role as an editor, commentator and consultant for the Wikipedia website. Among the topics he addressed were potential problems, such as vandalism, which could be encountered on the website. He related the story of former USA Today editor John Seigenthaler’s battle to have malicious biography information corrected or removed from his own Wikipedia web page. He also talked about congressional aides editing and inserting information about their bosses in 2006. He also shared his early experiences with blogging, and spoke about why he became interested in editing and consulting. 9:57 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Slave Narrative Collection at Southern University Angela Proctor gave a tour of the Slave Narrative Collection housed at the John B. Cade Library at ... Angela Proctor gave a tour of the Slave Narrative Collection housed at the John B. Cade Library at Southern University. She described some of the punishments of slaves recorded in the narratives.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:00 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Lafayette: Lessons in Leadership from the Idealist General ; Author and historian Marc Leepson talked about the history of the Marquis de Lafayette and the ... Author and historian Marc Leepson talked about the history of the Marquis de Lafayette and the impact of his leadership on the American fight for independence. In 1777, at the age of twenty, the Marquis de Lafayette traveled from France to the colonies to volunteer his services with George Washington’s Continental Army. He later would work to secure France’s full support for the American cause and in the process become a hero of the revolution. Mr. Leepson also responded to questions from members of the audience.
9:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Michele Bachmann at Church Service in Oskaloosa, Iowa ; Representative Michele Bachmann spoke at a service of Jubilee Family Church in Oskaloosa, ... Representative Michele Bachmann spoke at a service of Jubilee Family Church in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Pastor Tvedt talked about the presidential caucus being held that week and Christians' voting. After the service Representative Bachmann mingled with those attending the service. 10:02 pm ET Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on Top Secret America ; ; Dana Priest talked about her book Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security ... Dana Priest talked about her book Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security State. In her book she argues that the top-secret world that the government created in response to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks has become so enormous and secretive that no one knows how much money it costs, how many people it employs, or exactly how many agencies duplicate work being done elsewhere, with the result that the system put in place to keep the United States safe may be putting us it greater danger. She was interviewed by Brenda Bell and responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was a program of the Texas Book Festival held in the C-SPAN/Book TV Tent.
The program concluded with schedule information.
9:57 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Battle at Fort New Richmond John Sykes talked about the Revolutionary War battle of Fort New Richmond that was decided on ... John Sykes talked about the Revolutionary War battle of Fort New Richmond that was decided on September 21, 1779, when the British surrendered to Spanish forces. He also talked about the Republic of West Florida that resulted. Mr. Sykes spoke at the site of the fort near the Pentagon Barracks on the Mississippi River.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:34 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Michele Bachmann in Oskaloosa, Iowa Following her attendance at a church service in Iowa, Representative Bachmann (R-MN) spoke to ... Following her attendance at a church service in Iowa, Representative Bachmann (R-MN) spoke to reporters about her presidential campaign. 10:56 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Book Discussion on After America: Get Ready For Armageddon ; Mark Steyn argued that the United States is destined for financial collapse and a decline in its ... Mark Steyn argued that the United States is destined for financial collapse and a decline in its role as a world leader if current political and cultural norms continue. The author contended that American debt has placed the country in a precarious position and that regulation and lack of innovation have become hallmarks of the country’s business climate. 
This was the first lecture in The NHIOP Bookmark Series at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire.
10:01 pm ET Approx. 30 min. St. John's Church, Church of the Presidents St. John’s Church on Lafayette Square near the White House was built in 1816 and ... St. John’s Church on Lafayette Square near the White House was built in 1816 and designed by U.S. Capitol architect Benjamin Latrobe. St. John’s is known as the “Church of the Presidents,” because every president since James Madison has attended at least one service there. 
Historian and church member Richard Grimmett gave a tour of the national historic landmark. He talked about the history and traditions of the church, including the pews where U.S. presidents have sat and the prayer book signed by many presidents. Historical photographs and film clips were shown.
10:45 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Mitt Romney on Jobs and the Economy in Atlantic, Iowa ; Former Governor Mitt Romney met with voters and discussed jobs and the economy at the Family Table ... Former Governor Mitt Romney met with voters and discussed jobs and the economy at the Family Table Restaurant in Atlantic, Iowa. 12:00 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 58 min. In Depth with Chris Hedges ; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Chris Hedges talked about his life and work and ... Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Chris Hedges talked about his life and work and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. A foreign correspondent with a master’s degree from Harvard Divinity School, he discussed topics such as terrorism, religion, and politics. 
Chris Hedges is the author of nine books: War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning (2002 -- National Book Critics Circle finalist); What Every Person Should Know About War (2003); Losing Moses on the Freeway: The Ten Commandments in America (2005); American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America (2007); I Don’t Believe in Atheists (2008): Collateral Damage: America’s War Against Iraqi Civilians (2008); Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle (2009); The Death of the Liberal Class (2010); and The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress (2011).
10:31 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Reflections of First Ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush First ladies Barbara and Laura Bush talked about their unique family and historical relationships, ... First ladies Barbara and Laura Bush talked about their unique family and historical relationships, the stereotypes perpetuated about the president’s spouse, how they handled political criticism, their experiences as wartime first ladies, and their advice to their successors. They were interviewed by Richard Norton Smith and also responded to questions from members of the audience. Former President George H.W. Bush attended.
“Reflections of First Ladies Mrs. Barbara Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush” was a panel at the conference “America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Legacy.” Held at the George Bush Presidential Library Center in College Station, it was the first of three conferences focusing on first ladies organized by Anita McBride to be held at the Texas presidential libraries. It was presented in partnership with American University, Texas A&M University, the White House Historical Association, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation.
10:54 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Mitt Romney Press Conference in Atlantic, Iowa Former Governor Mitt Romney spoke to supporters at the Family Table Restaurant in Atlantic, Iowa. Former Governor Mitt Romney spoke to supporters at the Family Table Restaurant in Atlantic, Iowa. 3:00 am ET Approx. 55 min. After Words with Michael Gazzaniga ; The latest book by the neuroscientist is a collection of his Gifford Lectures on science, religion ... The latest book by the neuroscientist is a collection of his Gifford Lectures on science, religion and philosophy. In them, his fundamental premise is that people are responsible for their actions and should be held accountable, despite any neurochemistry in the brain that may influence specific behaviors. He discussed his theories about ethics and free will with psychiatrist and author Sally Satel. 11:49 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Magnolia Mound Plantation Adelaide Hair talked about the influence of French Creole culture in Louisiana’s history at ... Adelaide Hair talked about the influence of French Creole culture in Louisiana’s history at Magnolia Mound Plantation. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with William Beutler ; William Beutler Talked about his role as an editor, commentator and consultant for the Wikipedia ... William Beutler Talked about his role as an editor, commentator and consultant for the Wikipedia website. Among the topics he addressed were potential problems, such as vandalism, which could be encountered on the website. He related the story of former USA Today editor John Seigenthaler’s battle to have malicious biography information corrected or removed from his own Wikipedia web page. He also talked about congressional aides editing and inserting information about their bosses in 2006. He also shared his early experiences with blogging, and spoke about why he became interested in editing and consulting. 3:56 am ET Approx. 5 min. Slave Narrative Collection at Southern University Angela Proctor gave a tour of the Slave Narrative Collection housed at the John B. Cade Library at ... Angela Proctor gave a tour of the Slave Narrative Collection housed at the John B. Cade Library at Southern University. She described some of the punishments of slaves recorded in the narratives.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:00 am ET Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Lafayette: Lessons in Leadership from the Idealist General ; Author and historian Marc Leepson talked about the history of the Marquis de Lafayette and the ... Author and historian Marc Leepson talked about the history of the Marquis de Lafayette and the impact of his leadership on the American fight for independence. In 1777, at the age of twenty, the Marquis de Lafayette traveled from France to the colonies to volunteer his services with George Washington’s Continental Army. He later would work to secure France’s full support for the American cause and in the process become a hero of the revolution. Mr. Leepson also responded to questions from members of the audience.
11:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Newt Gingrich in Waterloo, Iowa Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich visited LJ’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill in Waterloo, Iowa, ... Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich visited LJ’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill in Waterloo, Iowa, to talk to voters. 4:01 am ET Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on Top Secret America ; ; Dana Priest talked about her book Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security ... Dana Priest talked about her book Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security State. In her book she argues that the top-secret world that the government created in response to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks has become so enormous and secretive that no one knows how much money it costs, how many people it employs, or exactly how many agencies duplicate work being done elsewhere, with the result that the system put in place to keep the United States safe may be putting us it greater danger. She was interviewed by Brenda Bell and responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was a program of the Texas Book Festival held in the C-SPAN/Book TV Tent.
The program concluded with schedule information.
12:57 am ET Approx. 1 min. Battle at Fort New Richmond John Sykes talked about the Revolutionary War battle of Fort New Richmond that was decided on ... John Sykes talked about the Revolutionary War battle of Fort New Richmond that was decided on September 21, 1779, when the British surrendered to Spanish forces. He also talked about the Republic of West Florida that resulted. Mr. Sykes spoke at the site of the fort near the Pentagon Barracks on the Mississippi River.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:11 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Michele Bachmann at Church Service in Oskaloosa, Iowa ; Representative Michele Bachmann spoke at a service of Jubilee Family Church in Oskaloosa, ... Representative Michele Bachmann spoke at a service of Jubilee Family Church in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Pastor Tvedt talked about the presidential caucus being held that week and Christians' voting. After the service Representative Bachmann mingled with those attending the service. 4:55 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Book Discussion on After America: Get Ready For Armageddon ; Mark Steyn argued that the United States is destined for financial collapse and a decline in its ... Mark Steyn argued that the United States is destined for financial collapse and a decline in its role as a world leader if current political and cultural norms continue. The author contended that American debt has placed the country in a precarious position and that regulation and lack of innovation have become hallmarks of the country’s business climate. 
This was the first lecture in The NHIOP Bookmark Series at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire.
1:00 am ET Approx. 26 min. Book Discussion on Ladies of Liberty Cokie Roberts talked about her book Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation, ... Cokie Roberts talked about her book Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation, published by William Morrow. In her book Ms. Roberts tells the story of some of early America’s notable women and their achievements. She used personal correspondence, private journals, and previously unpublished writings to recount the history of first ladies such as Abigail Adams and Dolley Madison and other women such as Sacajawea and Theodosia Burr, Aaron Burr’s daughter. She also responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was a presentation at the 8th Annual National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
2:45 am ET Approx. 10 min. Michele Bachmann in Oskaloosa, Iowa Following her attendance at a church service in Iowa, Representative Bachmann (R-MN) spoke to ... Following her attendance at a church service in Iowa, Representative Bachmann (R-MN) spoke to reporters about her presidential campaign. 6:00 am ET Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Eisenhower: The White House Years ; Jim Newton recounts the tenure of President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961). The author refutes the ... Jim Newton recounts the tenure of President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961). The author refutes the commonly held criticism that President Eisenhower was complacent by citing his transformation of an $8 billion deficit to a $500 million surplus, the creation of an interstate highway system, and the president’s constant refusal to utilizethe atomic bomb when pressured by his generals. In his talk Mr. Newton focused on the president’s appointment of Chief Justice Earl Warren and the Brown v. Board of Eduction decision. Jim Newton also responded to questons from members of the audience at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene, Kansas. 1:27 am ET Approx. 14 min. Life and Death of Governor Huey Long Former Speaker of the Louisiana House Hunt Downer talked about the political career and ... Former Speaker of the Louisiana House Hunt Downer talked about the political career and assassination of U.S. Senator Huey P. Long, the former Louisiana governor. He was interviewed at the place inside the state capitol building where Senator Long was shot on September 8, 1935.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:55 am ET Approx. 8 min. Mitt Romney on Jobs and the Economy in Atlantic, Iowa ; Former Governor Mitt Romney met with voters and discussed jobs and the economy at the Family Table ... Former Governor Mitt Romney met with voters and discussed jobs and the economy at the Family Table Restaurant in Atlantic, Iowa. 6:43 am ET Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on Daisy Petals and Mushroom Clouds Robert Mann talked about his book Daisy Petals and Mushroom Clouds: LBJ, Barry Goldwater, and ... Robert Mann talked about his book Daisy Petals and Mushroom Clouds: LBJ, Barry Goldwater, and the Ad that Changed American Politics. The 1964 ad for the presidential election campaign of Lyndon Johnson featuring a little girl plucking a daisy followed by images of nuclear destruction that became known as “The Daisy Girl Ad” was shown. It is often cited as one of the most important campaign commercials ever created. Other ads were shown in the background as Robert Mann talked about the 1964 election and the role of advertisement.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
1:42 am ET Approx. 53 min. The Shooting of Huey Long ; Dr. Carl Weiss, Jr,. made his first public appearance to speak about the impact of the ... Dr. Carl Weiss, Jr,. made his first public appearance to speak about the impact of the shooting of Huey Long on the Weiss family. His father allegedly assassinated Huey Long and was killed on the scene. He discussed the case and his reasons for disagreeing with the claims that his father was Long’s assassin.
This was a presentation at the day-long symposium on the legacy of Huey Long held August 28, 2010, by Louisiana Secretary of State Jay Dardenne and the Foundation for Historical Louisiana in the Old State Capitol.
Huey Long was the 40th governor of Louisiana, from 1928 to 1932. He was also a United States senator from Louisiana, from 1932 to 1935. Huey Long was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics, and was assassinated September 8, 1935.
3:04 am ET Approx. 6 min. Mitt Romney Press Conference in Atlantic, Iowa Former Governor Mitt Romney spoke to supporters at the Family Table Restaurant in Atlantic, Iowa. Former Governor Mitt Romney spoke to supporters at the Family Table Restaurant in Atlantic, Iowa. 6:54 am ET Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War ; Margaret Wagner talked about her book The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil ... Margaret Wagner talked about her book The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War. Using images from the Library of Congress' unparalleled archive, this detailed chronological timeline of the war in first-hand accounts from soldiers, nurses, and front-line journalists.
This interview was held at the 34th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 15, 2011, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
2:35 am ET Approx. 5 min. George Washington's Distillery Preview ; ; American History TV looked behind the scenes at the recreated George Washington Distillery as an ... American History TV looked behind the scenes at the recreated George Washington Distillery as an apple brandy was made and spoke to Dennis Pogue, Vice President in charge of conservation at Mount Vernon and author of “Founding Spirits: George Washington and the Beginnings of the American Whiskey Industry.” Also interviewed were Master Distiller David Pickerell and Jamie Bosket, Director of Interpretation & Events
3:12 am ET Approx. 58 min. Newt Gingrich in Waterloo, Iowa Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich visited LJ’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill in Waterloo, Iowa, ... Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich visited LJ’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill in Waterloo, Iowa, to talk to voters. 6:59 am ET Approx. 59 min. After Words with Jim Lehrer ; Jim Lehrer, veteran newsman and prolific writer, discussed some of the more memorable moments of ... Jim Lehrer, veteran newsman and prolific writer, discussed some of the more memorable moments of televised presidential debates since 196O. He shared how he developed his questions and kept them secret - and revealed which he believes were better left unasked. He talked with CNN chief political analyst Gloria Borger. 2:42 am ET Approx. 12 min. Civil Rights Cold Cases ; ; Louisiana State University journalism students try to help the Federal Bureau of Investigation ... Louisiana State University journalism students try to help the Federal Bureau of Investigation solve civil rights era cold cases. A video clip was shown of FBI Director Robert Mueller announcing on February 27, 2007, that it was re-opening over 100 unsolved civil rights murder cases that happened, predominantly in the South, during the 1950s and '60s. Students and the editor of the Concordia Sentinel, the newspaper in Ferriday, Louisiana, talked about the 1964 murder of Frank Morris in Ferriday.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
4:10 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Michele Bachmann at Church Service in Oskaloosa, Iowa ; Representative Michele Bachmann spoke at a service of Jubilee Family Church in Oskaloosa, ... Representative Michele Bachmann spoke at a service of Jubilee Family Church in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Pastor Tvedt talked about the presidential caucus being held that week and Christians' voting. After the service Representative Bachmann mingled with those attending the service. 2:55 am ET Approx. 56 min. Q&A with Ron Chernow, Part 2 ; Ron Chernow talked about his biography, Washington: A Life, published in October 2010 by ... Ron Chernow talked about his biography, Washington: A Life, published in October 2010 by Penguin Press. He talked about some of the relationships George Washington had, including Thomas Paine, Benedict Arnold, and John Hancock. Other issues included: the role Washington played in molding the office of the presidency; his nominations to the Supreme Court; and his attitude toward slavery.
This is the second of two parts of the interview.
The book is billed as “the first large-scale, single volume, cradle-to-grave narrative of George Washington.” Ron Chernow spent six years writing this book which is just over 900 pages long. The book is dedicated to his wife, Valerie, who died in 2006. Mr. Chernow is the author of five other books including biographies of Alexander Hamilton and John D. Rockefeller. In 1990, he won the National Book Award for his first book, The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance.
5:43 am ET Approx. 8 min. Mitt Romney on Jobs and the Economy in Atlantic, Iowa ; Former Governor Mitt Romney met with voters and discussed jobs and the economy at the Family Table ... Former Governor Mitt Romney met with voters and discussed jobs and the economy at the Family Table Restaurant in Atlantic, Iowa. 3:52 am ET Approx. 1 min. Battle at Fort New Richmond John Sykes talked about the Revolutionary War battle of Fort New Richmond that was decided on ... John Sykes talked about the Revolutionary War battle of Fort New Richmond that was decided on September 21, 1779, when the British surrendered to Spanish forces. He also talked about the Republic of West Florida that resulted. Mr. Sykes spoke at the site of the fort near the Pentagon Barracks on the Mississippi River.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:52 am ET Approx. 6 min. Mitt Romney Press Conference in Atlantic, Iowa Former Governor Mitt Romney spoke to supporters at the Family Table Restaurant in Atlantic, Iowa. Former Governor Mitt Romney spoke to supporters at the Family Table Restaurant in Atlantic, Iowa. 3:54 am ET Approx. 5 min. Liljenquist Civil War Photographs Preview Portions of a program of Tom and Brandon Liljenquist and Helena Zinkham, chief of the Prints and ... Portions of a program of Tom and Brandon Liljenquist and Helena Zinkham, chief of the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress, talking about the exhibition of 379 of the Civil War photographs that the Liljenquist family donated to the Library of Congress.
5:59 am ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with William Beutler ; William Beutler Talked about his role as an editor, commentator and consultant for the Wikipedia ... William Beutler Talked about his role as an editor, commentator and consultant for the Wikipedia website. Among the topics he addressed were potential problems, such as vandalism, which could be encountered on the website. He related the story of former USA Today editor John Seigenthaler’s battle to have malicious biography information corrected or removed from his own Wikipedia web page. He also talked about congressional aides editing and inserting information about their bosses in 2006. He also shared his early experiences with blogging, and spoke about why he became interested in editing and consulting. 4:01 am ET Approx. 53 min. Lou Cannon Oral History Interview, Part 1 ; ; Journalist Lou Cannon talked about covering the Nixon administration, getting to know Richard ... Journalist Lou Cannon talked about covering the Nixon administration, getting to know Richard Nixon and covering his first campaigns, and the relationship between President Nixon and President Reagan. Mr. Cannon worked for the San Jose Mercury News from 1961 to 1969 and the Washington Post from 1972 to 1998. He has written biographies of Ronald Reagan.
This oral history interview was conducted by Timothy Naftali and Greg Cumming on February 21, 2008, in Yorba Linda, California, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
4:54 am ET Approx. 5 min. President Zachary Taylor in Louisiana John Sykes talked about President Zachary Taylor. He was interviewed at the Pentagon Barracks ... John Sykes talked about President Zachary Taylor. He was interviewed at the Pentagon Barracks along the Mississippi River. Lieutenant Colonel Zachary Taylor supervised construction of the Pentagon Barracks and served as its commander. Topics included how President Taylor became well known, his accomplishments, how he came to live in Louisiana, and how he is remembered there.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. General Patton's Photographs ; Kevin Hymel showed photographs taken by General George S. Patton, Jr. during World War II ... Kevin Hymel showed photographs taken by General George S. Patton, Jr. during World War II which he first presented in this book Patton’s Photographs: The War As He Saw It. Mr. Hymel had discovered them in the Library of Congress were they had been donated by Patton’s family in the early 1990s. At this event Mr. Hymel also showed photographs of General Patton from his childhood to his death in December 1945 as he talked about his life. Mr. Hymel also responded to questions from members of the audience.
This program was held at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum Visitors Center Auditorium on Patton birthday.
6:39 am ET Approx. 1 min. Battle at Fort New Richmond John Sykes talked about the Revolutionary War battle of Fort New Richmond that was decided on ... John Sykes talked about the Revolutionary War battle of Fort New Richmond that was decided on September 21, 1779, when the British surrendered to Spanish forces. He also talked about the Republic of West Florida that resulted. Mr. Sykes spoke at the site of the fort near the Pentagon Barracks on the Mississippi River.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
6:41 am ET Approx. 5 min. George Washington's Distillery Preview ; ; American History TV looked behind the scenes at the recreated George Washington Distillery as an ... American History TV looked behind the scenes at the recreated George Washington Distillery as an apple brandy was made and spoke to Dennis Pogue, Vice President in charge of conservation at Mount Vernon and author of “Founding Spirits: George Washington and the Beginnings of the American Whiskey Industry.” Also interviewed were Master Distiller David Pickerell and Jamie Bosket, Director of Interpretation & Events
6:47 am ET Approx. 58 min. Reproduction in Colonial America Susan Klepp talked about her book, Revolutionary Conceptions: Women, Fertility and Family ... Susan Klepp talked about her book, Revolutionary Conceptions: Women, Fertility and Family Limitation in America (The University of North Carolina Press, 2009). While Colonial American women were unable to own property, they were able to exert influence over family affairs. Women in this era began to redefine the role of “motherhood,” particularly on the issue of family planning. After her illustrated talk about this “different” type of revolution, Professor Klepp responded to questions from members of the audiene at Fraunces Tavern Museum in New York City.