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7:00 am ET Approx. 46 min. LIVE Open Phones Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “How do rising gas prices affect ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “How do rising gas prices affect your finances, and will they affect your vote?” 7:00 am ET Approx. 58 min. Book Discussion on FDR Goes to War David Boaz; Anita Folsom; Burton Folsom Burton and Anita Folsom contend that President Franklin D. Roosevelt used World War II to promote ... Burton and Anita Folsom contend that President Franklin D. Roosevelt used World War II to promote his own agenda, which according to the authors, included the expansion of the executive branch, curtailed civil liberties, and excessive spending. The authors also argue that the president’s funding of the New Deal was subsidized by cuts in defense that left the country ill-prepared for the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the subsequent U.S.entry into World War II. The authors responded to questions from members of the audience.
This Cato Institute Book Forum was held at the Undercroft Auditorium in Mount Vernon Place.
6:00 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.
7:49 am ET Approx. 42 min. LIVE 2012 Elections Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Charles Hurt Charles Hurt talked about the 2012 presidential campaign, and he responded to telephone calls and ... Charles Hurt talked about the 2012 presidential campaign, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the upcoming Arizona and Michigan primaries; the Republican candidates' strengths and weaknesses; the role that social, cultural, economic and foreign policy issues are playing in the campaign; and divisions within the Republican primary electorate. Campaign ads for Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney were shown.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
8:00 am ET Approx. 59 min. Universities and Cities Four university presidents discussed the economic effects of colleges and universities on their ... Four university presidents discussed the economic effects of colleges and universities on their local communities and cities. They also talked about other university towns around the country, making universities open to all students, retaining graduates in the local economy, tuition cost and value, and financial aid. Following their discussion they answered questions from audience members. 7:19 am ET Approx. 7 min. Betty Ford National Tribute A funeral service for former first lady Betty Ford was held in Palm Desert, California, at ... A funeral service for former first lady Betty Ford was held in Palm Desert, California, at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church. Former first lady Rosalynn Carter, journalist Cokie Roberts, and Geoffrey Mason gave eulogies. Also among the dignitaries in attendance were first ladies Michelle Obama and Nancy Reagan.
8:33 am ET Approx. 43 min. LIVE National Endowment for the Arts Funding Nancy Calo; Sunil Iyengar; Greta Brawner Sunil Iyengar talked about federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and their ... Sunil Iyengar talked about federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and their recent reports studying the impact of art activities. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
9:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. LIVE 2012 Presidential Race American Enterprise Institute scholars talked about the Republican 2012 presidential primaries, ... American Enterprise Institute scholars talked about the Republican 2012 presidential primaries, and President Obama’s chances of reelection. Henry Olsen and Michael Barone debated the dynamics of the race between Republican candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum. Following their remarks, Norm Ornstein joined the discussion, with the panelists handicapping the Michigan and Ohio primaries. The program included questions from audience members. 7:27 am ET Approx. 31 min. Hillary Clinton Endorsement of Barack Obama Hillary Clinton Senator Hillary Clinton spoke to her supporters during a final campaign rally at the National ... Senator Hillary Clinton spoke to her supporters during a final campaign rally at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. She thanked campaign workers and voters for their support, spoke about her commitment to Democratic Party unity, and urged her supporters to join her in efforts to elect Senator Barack Obama in the November presidential election.
9:18 am ET Approx. 41 min. LIVE U.S. Tensions with Iran Greta Brawner; Matthew Kroenig Matthew Kroenig talked about the recent offer by Iran’s leaders to resume stalled United ... Matthew Kroenig talked about the recent offer by Iran’s leaders to resume stalled United Nations security talks while simultaneous proclaiming new progress in creating nuclear fuel rods and threatening to cut oil exports to six European nations. Mr. Kroenig also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 10:07 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Debate on Syria European Parliament debated a measure to impose tougher sanctions on Syria in response to ... European Parliament debated a measure to impose tougher sanctions on Syria in response to spiraling violence in the country. 8:00 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 53 min. Threats to National Security James Clapper and Lieutenant General Roland Burgess testified on global threats to U.S. national ... James Clapper and Lieutenant General Roland Burgess testified on global threats to U.S. national security. Topics included the possibility than bombings in Syria were linked to al Qaeda, Iran’s nuclear program, security threats in Iraq and Afghanistan, and cyber security threats to the U.S.
10:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 58 min. Cyber Security Act of 2012 Witnesses testified on the Cyber Security Act of 2012, bipartisan legislation that would give the ... Witnesses testified on the Cyber Security Act of 2012, bipartisan legislation that would give the Homeland Security Department power to identify vulnerabilities and set regulations requiring operators of critical networks to improve security or face penalties. 11:08 am ET Approx. 32 min. Open Phones Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “How do rising gas prices affect ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “How do rising gas prices affect your finances, and will they affect your vote?” 10:57 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 2 min. Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Jeffrey Zients testified on President Obama’s fiscal year 2013 budget proposal. Jeffrey Zients testified on President Obama’s fiscal year 2013 budget proposal.
12:00 pm ET Approx. 2 min. LIVE House Pro Forma Session 11:40 am ET Approx. 10 min. LIVE President Obama Remarks on Payroll Tax Cut Barack Obama President Obama spoke about the extension of the Social Security payroll tax cut. President Obama spoke about the extension of the Social Security payroll tax cut. 3:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Defense Department Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey testified on the ... Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey testified on the 2013 military budget.
12:03 pm ET Approx. 47 min. Cyber Security Act of 2012 Witnesses testified on the Cyber Security Act of 2012, bipartisan legislation that would give the ... Witnesses testified on the Cyber Security Act of 2012, bipartisan legislation that would give the Homeland Security Department power to identify vulnerabilities and set regulations requiring operators of critical networks to improve security or face penalties. 11:51 am ET Approx. 8 min. National Endowment for the Arts Funding Nancy Calo; Sunil Iyengar; Greta Brawner Sunil Iyengar talked about federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and their ... Sunil Iyengar talked about federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and their recent reports studying the impact of art activities. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
4:11 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. NASA Budget Briefing Charles Bolden; Elizabeth Robinson NASA administrator Charles Bolden and Chief Financial Officer Elizabeth Robinson presented the ... NASA administrator Charles Bolden and Chief Financial Officer Elizabeth Robinson presented the National Aeronautics and Space Administration 2013 budget briefing.
12:53 pm ET Approx. 53 min. Business and Economic Outlook Robin Harding; Peter Orszag Peter Orszag talked about the future of the U.S. economy. He explained his beliefs on the ... Peter Orszag talked about the future of the U.S. economy. He explained his beliefs on the causes of the economic downturn. 12:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Chronic Pain Treatment Medical doctors testified on Americans suffering from chronic pain. They focused on ... Medical doctors testified on Americans suffering from chronic pain. They focused on preventative treatment and research into chronic pain, as well as myths about causes of chronic pain. 5:18 pm ET Approx. 34 min. Florida State of the State Address Richard Scott Governor Rick Scott (R) gave the annual Florida state of the state address before a joint session ... Governor Rick Scott (R) gave the annual Florida state of the state address before a joint session of the Legislature.
1:48 pm ET Approx. 29 min. LIVE Rick Santorum Remarks at Lincoln Day Lunch Richard Santorum Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum spoke at the Maricopa Count Republican Party ... Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum spoke at the Maricopa Count Republican Party Lincoln Day lunch and straw poll. 2:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. LIVE Presidential Recess Appointments Legal experts discussed the constitutionality of presidential recess appointments. Two ... Legal experts discussed the constitutionality of presidential recess appointments. Two panelists argued that the appointments of Richard Cordray to be the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director and others were unconstitutional. They noted that the Senate was actually in a pro forma session at the time the president made the appointments. The other two panelists said the president had no choice but to act and had every legal means under the Constitution to do so. 5:54 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Massachusetts State of the Commonwealth Address Deval Patrick Governor Deval Patrick made his annual state of the commonwealth address to state legislators. Governor Deval Patrick made his annual state of the commonwealth address to state legislators.
2:17 pm ET Approx. 49 min. Maricopa County Lincoln Day Lunch Joseph Arpaio; Robert Haney; Russell Pearce State Republican Party leaders spoke at the Maricopa Count Republican Party Lincoln Day lunch and ... State Republican Party leaders spoke at the Maricopa Count Republican Party Lincoln Day lunch and straw poll. They talked about the 2012 general election and immigration policy. There were some long breaks between speakers. 3:36 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Health and Human Services 2013 Budget Secretary Sebelius testified about the fiscal year 2013 Health and Human Services budget. Secretary Sebelius testified about the fiscal year 2013 Health and Human Services budget. 6:26 pm ET Approx. 34 min. Indiana State of the State Address Mitchell Daniels Governor Mitch Daniels (R) gave his annual state of the state address to state legislators. Governor Mitch Daniels (R) gave his annual state of the state address to state legislators.
3:07 pm ET Approx. 21 min. Sharon Day Remarks Bruce Ash; Sharon Day Sharon Day spoke at the Maricopa Count Republican Party Lincoln Day lunch and straw poll. She ... Sharon Day spoke at the Maricopa Count Republican Party Lincoln Day lunch and straw poll. She focused on the 2012 general election and critized the Obama administration’s policies. 5:16 pm ET Approx. 49 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of topics including the payroll ... Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of topics including the payroll tax cut extension, the Keystone XL Oil Pipeline, fuel prices, as well as political unrest and violence in Syria and Iran’s nuclear program. 7:02 pm ET Approx. 36 min. Washington State of the State Address Christine Gregoire Governor Christine Gregoire (D) made her last state of the state address to state ... Governor Christine Gregoire (D) made her last state of the state address to state legislators. She called for the state to allow same-sex couples to marry, and reflected on her eight years in office.
3:30 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. Role of Think Tanks in Public Policy Tevi Troy discussed his recent National Affairs article, "Are Think Tanks Becoming Too ... Tevi Troy discussed his recent National Affairs article, "Are Think Tanks Becoming Too Political?", in which he argued that think tanks have become more focused on politics rather than policy. Afterward, panelists discussed his thesis. 6:08 pm ET Approx. 41 min. 2012 Elections Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Charles Hurt Charles Hurt talked about the 2012 presidential campaign, and he responded to telephone calls and ... Charles Hurt talked about the 2012 presidential campaign, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the upcoming Arizona and Michigan primaries; the Republican candidates' strengths and weaknesses; the role that social, cultural, economic and foreign policy issues are playing in the campaign; and divisions within the Republican primary electorate. Campaign ads for Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney were shown.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
7:39 pm ET Approx. 17 min. Nebraska State of the State Address David Heineman Governor David Heineman gave the annual state of the state address to a joint session of the state ... Governor David Heineman gave the annual state of the state address to a joint session of the state legislature.
5:33 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Supreme Court Health Care Argument Preview Panelists previewed Supreme Court oral arguments on the constitutionality of the 2010 health care ... Panelists previewed Supreme Court oral arguments on the constitutionality of the 2010 health care law, focusing on its requirement that all Americans buy health insurance. Michael Carvin and Paul Clement asserted that the law does not have any limiting principles, reasoning that if Congress has the power to force citizens to buy health insurance, then, Congress can force them to buy anything, such as cars or certain foods. Akhil Amar and Neal Katyal disagreed, with Mr. Katyal arguing that health care differs because everyone will have to use health care services at some point in their lives. Following their discussion,, they answered questions from the audience. 6:51 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Secretary Clinton Remarks Hillary Clinton; Robert Hormats; W. McNerney Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke to business leaders about global trade and U.S. foreign ... Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke to business leaders about global trade and U.S. foreign policy. She focused on issues such as job creation, building sustainable growth, trade negotiations. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 28 min. National Museum of African American History and Culture Lonnie Bunch The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on ... The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on the National Mall in 2015. Lonnie Bunch, the founding director, talked about the mission and vision of the museum as he displayed an architectural model in the museum staff’s temporary office space. He then gave a tour of the storage facility where he showed artifacts that would be on display in the new building.
7:12 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Rick Santorum Remarks at Lincoln Day Lunch Richard Santorum Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum spoke at the Maricopa Count Republican Party ... Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum spoke at the Maricopa Count Republican Party Lincoln Day lunch and straw poll. 7:32 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Communicators, Consumer Electronics Series 1 Craig Beilinson; Darrell Issa; Gary Shapiro C-SPAN spoke with technology industry leaders, members of the Federal Communications Commission, ... C-SPAN spoke with technology industry leaders, members of the Federal Communications Commission, and innovators showing technology products at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Those interviewed included House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chair Darrell Issa (R-CA), who ran a technology business before being elected to Congress, and Microsoft’s director of consumer products. 8:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Mentors to Martin Luther King, Jr. A panel discussion was held on mentors to the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and influences on ... A panel discussion was held on mentors to the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and influences on his thinking. Imam Emeritus Plemon el-Amin moderated. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience.
Howard Thurman, who served as dean of theology at Howard and Boston Universities, was a Morehouse College classmate of Martin Luther King, Sr, and he served as a mentor, spiritual adviser, and a friend to Martin Luther King, Jr. Morehouse College President Benjamin Elijah Mays taught Martin Luther King, Jr., and became a lifelong friend.
“King, Mays and Thurman: Interfaith Pioneers” was a program of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection, held at the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel.
This program contains language that some may find offensive.
7:44 pm ET Approx. 12 min. Sharon Day Remarks Bruce Ash; Sharon Day Sharon Day spoke at the Maricopa Count Republican Party Lincoln Day lunch and straw poll. She ... Sharon Day spoke at the Maricopa Count Republican Party Lincoln Day lunch and straw poll. She focused on the 2012 general election and critized the Obama administration’s policies. 8:33 pm ET Approx. 26 min. After Words with Mitt Romney W. Romney; Juan Williams Former Governor Mitt Romney talked about his book No Apology: The Case for American ... Former Governor Mitt Romney talked about his book No Apology: The Case for American Greatness (St. Martin’s Press; March 2, 2010). In his book he asserts that American strength is essential for the well-being of the world as well as America, and that apologies to the world and other nations for American policies such as President Obama made are not necessary. He talked about the challenges facing the nation and his proposals for meeting them. Other topics included his family story and the current economy. The guest interviewer was Juan Williams.
Mitt Romney, a businessman and former governor of Massachusetts, was a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 2008 United States presidential election.
Juan Williams was a reporter for the Washington Post for more than 20 years and is currently a news analyst for National Public Radio and a political analyst for Fox News. 
10:02 pm ET Approx. 30 min. National Civil Rights Museum Tour Gwen Harmon; Richard Smith In May 2011, historian Richard Norton Smith led a 10-day bus tour from Asheville, North Carolina ... In May 2011, historian Richard Norton Smith led a 10-day bus tour from Asheville, North Carolina to Austin, Texas. The group stopped at several presidential and historic sites along the route. One of the stops was the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. The museum is on the site of the Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated April 4, 1968. It opened as the National Civil Rights Museum in 1991; and 2011 marks its 20th anniversary. The museum’s director of governmental and community affairs, Gwen Harmon, led the group on a tour of the museum, which starts with the year 1619 through the death of the Reverend King, and reflects on his legacy.
8:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Future of American Power in the 21st Century Members of Congress spoke about the future of American power in the 21st century. Topics ... Members of Congress spoke about the future of American power in the 21st century. Topics included the U.S. role in NATO, military power, and trade issues. 8:59 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on The Secrets of the FBI Ronald Kessler; Peter Slen Ronald Kessler talked about his book The Secrets of the FBI. Based on inside access, Ronald ... Ronald Kessler talked about his book The Secrets of the FBI. Based on inside access, Ronald Kessler presents revelations about the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound, a recent Russian spy swap, Marilyn Monroe’s death, Vince Fosters suicide, and J. Edgar Hoover’s sexual orientation.
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.
10:33 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Use of Racial Terms in 19th Century Literature William Foster During an English class on composition and literature, Naugatuck Valley Community College ... During an English class on composition and literature, Naugatuck Valley Community College professor William Foster taught about the relationship between literature and society. He lectured on the history of the use of racial terms in American literature and culture, with a focus on the use of the word “nigger” in Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Topics of discussion included the use of substitutions and the term “N-word,” other types of offensive words, censorship, stereotypes, and the historical background. 
Some may find language in this program offensive.
9:04 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. Occupy Wall Street Movement Strategy Activists discussed strategies for advancing the “Occupy Movement,” a series of ... Activists discussed strategies for advancing the “Occupy Movement,” a series of citizen protests in U.S. cities over the influence of major bank interests and corporations in the political process. They also talked about the electoral process and the ability of the Obama administration and the Democratic Party to address the issues important to the movement. 9:04 pm ET Approx. 41 min. Book Discussion on To Save America Newton Gingrich; Peter Slen Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich talked about his book, To Save America: Stopping ... Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich talked about his book, To Save America: Stopping Obama’s Secular-Socialist Machine (Regnery Press; May 17, 2010). In the book he assesses the Obama administration’s performance thus far and his plan to stop what he terms a socialist agenda. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications and discussed the news of the week, 2010 midterm politics, and the congressional agenda.  11:42 pm ET Approx. 28 min. National Museum of African American History and Culture Lonnie Bunch The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on ... The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on the National Mall in 2015. Lonnie Bunch, the founding director, talked about the mission and vision of the museum as he displayed an architectural model in the museum staff’s temporary office space. He then gave a tour of the storage facility where he showed artifacts that would be on display in the new building.
11:07 pm ET Approx. 10 min. President Obama Remarks on Payroll Tax Cut Barack Obama President Obama spoke about the extension of the Social Security payroll tax cut. President Obama spoke about the extension of the Social Security payroll tax cut. 10:17 pm ET Approx. 29 min. After Words with Rick Santorum Richard Santorum; Kirk Victor Sen. Rick Santorum discussed his book It Takes a Family: Conservatism and the Common ... Sen. Rick Santorum discussed his book It Takes a Family: Conservatism and the Common Good, published by Intercollegiate Studies Institute. He explained his belief that the values of conservatism create an appreciation for the civic bonds that unite communities. He also argued that strengthening family ties in American society should take a higher priority over the “village” of the federal government promoted in a previous book by Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton. He was interviewed by Kirk Victor, the Senate correspondent for the National Journal.

Sen. Rick Santorum is a Republican U.S. Senator representing Pennsylvania. Senator Santorum serves on the Senate Agriculture Committee; the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration; the Senate Special Committee on Aging; and the Senate Finance Committee, of which he is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy.

Kirk Victor covers the Senate for National Journal. Mr. Victor has covered numerous beats since he joined the magazine in 1987, including lobbying, labor, transportation, telecommunications and energy. He joined National Journal after reporting stints at National Law Journal and Legal Times, and was a litigator in the Justice Department’s Civil Division.
12:11 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Mentors to Martin Luther King, Jr. A panel discussion was held on mentors to the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and influences on ... A panel discussion was held on mentors to the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and influences on his thinking. Imam Emeritus Plemon el-Amin moderated. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience.
Howard Thurman, who served as dean of theology at Howard and Boston Universities, was a Morehouse College classmate of Martin Luther King, Sr, and he served as a mentor, spiritual adviser, and a friend to Martin Luther King, Jr. Morehouse College President Benjamin Elijah Mays taught Martin Luther King, Jr., and became a lifelong friend.
“King, Mays and Thurman: Interfaith Pioneers” was a program of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection, held at the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel.
This program contains language that some may find offensive.
11:17 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Rick Santorum Remarks at Lincoln Day Lunch Richard Santorum Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum spoke at the Maricopa Count Republican Party ... Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum spoke at the Maricopa Count Republican Party Lincoln Day lunch and straw poll. 10:52 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on End the Fed Ronald Paul Representative Ron Paul talked about his book, End the Fed (Grand Central Publishing; ... Representative Ron Paul talked about his book, End the Fed (Grand Central Publishing; September 16, 2009). In the book, Representative Paul looks at the history of the Federal Reserve and argues that the institution should be held accountable for the economic crisis being experienced by Americans. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
Prepresentative Paul spoke at a breakfast event on Friday, September 18, 2009, at the Northeast Regional Conference of the Campaign for Liberty, an organization for which Dr. Paul is honorary chairman. The conference was held at the Valley Forge Convention Center in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. 
Ron Paul, a physician, has represented Texas' 14th congressional district for 11 terms. He is the author of The Revolution: A Manifesto.
1:43 am ET Approx. 30 min. National Civil Rights Museum Tour Gwen Harmon; Richard Smith In May 2011, historian Richard Norton Smith led a 10-day bus tour from Asheville, North Carolina ... In May 2011, historian Richard Norton Smith led a 10-day bus tour from Asheville, North Carolina to Austin, Texas. The group stopped at several presidential and historic sites along the route. One of the stops was the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. The museum is on the site of the Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated April 4, 1968. It opened as the National Civil Rights Museum in 1991; and 2011 marks its 20th anniversary. The museum’s director of governmental and community affairs, Gwen Harmon, led the group on a tour of the museum, which starts with the year 1619 through the death of the Reverend King, and reflects on his legacy.
11:47 pm ET Approx. 57 min. 2012 Presidential Race American Enterprise Institute scholars talked about the Republican 2012 presidential primaries, ... American Enterprise Institute scholars talked about the Republican 2012 presidential primaries, and President Obama’s chances of reelection. Henry Olsen and Michael Barone debated the dynamics of the race between Republican candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum. Following their remarks, Norm Ornstein joined the discussion, with the panelists handicapping the Michigan and Ohio primaries. The program included questions from audience members. 12:32 am ET Approx. 26 min. After Words with Mitt Romney W. Romney; Juan Williams Former Governor Mitt Romney talked about his book No Apology: The Case for American ... Former Governor Mitt Romney talked about his book No Apology: The Case for American Greatness (St. Martin’s Press; March 2, 2010). In his book he asserts that American strength is essential for the well-being of the world as well as America, and that apologies to the world and other nations for American policies such as President Obama made are not necessary. He talked about the challenges facing the nation and his proposals for meeting them. Other topics included his family story and the current economy. The guest interviewer was Juan Williams.
Mitt Romney, a businessman and former governor of Massachusetts, was a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 2008 United States presidential election.
Juan Williams was a reporter for the Washington Post for more than 20 years and is currently a news analyst for National Public Radio and a political analyst for Fox News. 
2:13 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Use of Racial Terms in 19th Century Literature William Foster During an English class on composition and literature, Naugatuck Valley Community College ... During an English class on composition and literature, Naugatuck Valley Community College professor William Foster taught about the relationship between literature and society. He lectured on the history of the use of racial terms in American literature and culture, with a focus on the use of the word “nigger” in Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Topics of discussion included the use of substitutions and the term “N-word,” other types of offensive words, censorship, stereotypes, and the historical background. 
Some may find language in this program offensive.
12:47 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Future of American Power in the 21st Century Members of Congress spoke about the future of American power in the 21st century. Topics ... Members of Congress spoke about the future of American power in the 21st century. Topics included the U.S. role in NATO, military power, and trade issues. 1:00 am ET Approx. 41 min. Book Discussion on To Save America Newton Gingrich; Peter Slen Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich talked about his book, To Save America: Stopping ... Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich talked about his book, To Save America: Stopping Obama’s Secular-Socialist Machine (Regnery Press; May 17, 2010). In the book he assesses the Obama administration’s performance thus far and his plan to stop what he terms a socialist agenda. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications and discussed the news of the week, 2010 midterm politics, and the congressional agenda.  3:21 am ET Approx. 28 min. National Museum of African American History and Culture Lonnie Bunch The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on ... The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on the National Mall in 2015. Lonnie Bunch, the founding director, talked about the mission and vision of the museum as he displayed an architectural model in the museum staff’s temporary office space. He then gave a tour of the storage facility where he showed artifacts that would be on display in the new building.
1:52 am ET Approx. 2 hr. Occupy Wall Street Movement Strategy Activists discussed strategies for advancing the “Occupy Movement,” a series of ... Activists discussed strategies for advancing the “Occupy Movement,” a series of citizen protests in U.S. cities over the influence of major bank interests and corporations in the political process. They also talked about the electoral process and the ability of the Obama administration and the Democratic Party to address the issues important to the movement. 2:13 am ET Approx. 29 min. After Words with Rick Santorum Richard Santorum; Kirk Victor Sen. Rick Santorum discussed his book It Takes a Family: Conservatism and the Common ... Sen. Rick Santorum discussed his book It Takes a Family: Conservatism and the Common Good, published by Intercollegiate Studies Institute. He explained his belief that the values of conservatism create an appreciation for the civic bonds that unite communities. He also argued that strengthening family ties in American society should take a higher priority over the “village” of the federal government promoted in a previous book by Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton. He was interviewed by Kirk Victor, the Senate correspondent for the National Journal.

Sen. Rick Santorum is a Republican U.S. Senator representing Pennsylvania. Senator Santorum serves on the Senate Agriculture Committee; the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration; the Senate Special Committee on Aging; and the Senate Finance Committee, of which he is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy.

Kirk Victor covers the Senate for National Journal. Mr. Victor has covered numerous beats since he joined the magazine in 1987, including lobbying, labor, transportation, telecommunications and energy. He joined National Journal after reporting stints at National Law Journal and Legal Times, and was a litigator in the Justice Department’s Civil Division.
3:51 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Mentors to Martin Luther King, Jr. A panel discussion was held on mentors to the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and influences on ... A panel discussion was held on mentors to the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and influences on his thinking. Imam Emeritus Plemon el-Amin moderated. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience.
Howard Thurman, who served as dean of theology at Howard and Boston Universities, was a Morehouse College classmate of Martin Luther King, Sr, and he served as a mentor, spiritual adviser, and a friend to Martin Luther King, Jr. Morehouse College President Benjamin Elijah Mays taught Martin Luther King, Jr., and became a lifelong friend.
“King, Mays and Thurman: Interfaith Pioneers” was a program of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection, held at the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel.
This program contains language that some may find offensive.
3:53 am ET Approx. 29 min. Rick Santorum Remarks at Lincoln Day Lunch Richard Santorum Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum spoke at the Maricopa Count Republican Party ... Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum spoke at the Maricopa Count Republican Party Lincoln Day lunch and straw poll. 2:51 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on End the Fed Ronald Paul Representative Ron Paul talked about his book, End the Fed (Grand Central Publishing; ... Representative Ron Paul talked about his book, End the Fed (Grand Central Publishing; September 16, 2009). In the book, Representative Paul looks at the history of the Federal Reserve and argues that the institution should be held accountable for the economic crisis being experienced by Americans. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
Prepresentative Paul spoke at a breakfast event on Friday, September 18, 2009, at the Northeast Regional Conference of the Campaign for Liberty, an organization for which Dr. Paul is honorary chairman. The conference was held at the Valley Forge Convention Center in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. 
Ron Paul, a physician, has represented Texas' 14th congressional district for 11 terms. He is the author of The Revolution: A Manifesto.
5:22 am ET Approx. 30 min. National Civil Rights Museum Tour Gwen Harmon; Richard Smith In May 2011, historian Richard Norton Smith led a 10-day bus tour from Asheville, North Carolina ... In May 2011, historian Richard Norton Smith led a 10-day bus tour from Asheville, North Carolina to Austin, Texas. The group stopped at several presidential and historic sites along the route. One of the stops was the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. The museum is on the site of the Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated April 4, 1968. It opened as the National Civil Rights Museum in 1991; and 2011 marks its 20th anniversary. The museum’s director of governmental and community affairs, Gwen Harmon, led the group on a tour of the museum, which starts with the year 1619 through the death of the Reverend King, and reflects on his legacy.
4:23 am ET Approx. 57 min. 2012 Presidential Race American Enterprise Institute scholars talked about the Republican 2012 presidential primaries, ... American Enterprise Institute scholars talked about the Republican 2012 presidential primaries, and President Obama’s chances of reelection. Henry Olsen and Michael Barone debated the dynamics of the race between Republican candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum. Following their remarks, Norm Ornstein joined the discussion, with the panelists handicapping the Michigan and Ohio primaries. The program included questions from audience members. 4:32 am ET Approx. 26 min. After Words with Mitt Romney W. Romney; Juan Williams Former Governor Mitt Romney talked about his book No Apology: The Case for American ... Former Governor Mitt Romney talked about his book No Apology: The Case for American Greatness (St. Martin’s Press; March 2, 2010). In his book he asserts that American strength is essential for the well-being of the world as well as America, and that apologies to the world and other nations for American policies such as President Obama made are not necessary. He talked about the challenges facing the nation and his proposals for meeting them. Other topics included his family story and the current economy. The guest interviewer was Juan Williams.
Mitt Romney, a businessman and former governor of Massachusetts, was a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 2008 United States presidential election.
Juan Williams was a reporter for the Washington Post for more than 20 years and is currently a news analyst for National Public Radio and a political analyst for Fox News. 
5:53 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Use of Racial Terms in 19th Century Literature William Foster During an English class on composition and literature, Naugatuck Valley Community College ... During an English class on composition and literature, Naugatuck Valley Community College professor William Foster taught about the relationship between literature and society. He lectured on the history of the use of racial terms in American literature and culture, with a focus on the use of the word “nigger” in Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Topics of discussion included the use of substitutions and the term “N-word,” other types of offensive words, censorship, stereotypes, and the historical background. 
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5:23 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Future of Syria Scholars discussed the origins of the conflict in Syria and the situation on the ground. They ... Scholars discussed the origins of the conflict in Syria and the situation on the ground. They said the U.S. and the international community had no good options in Syria, where the government was continuing a violent crackdown on political protestors and opposition forces. 5:00 am ET Approx. 41 min. Book Discussion on To Save America Newton Gingrich; Peter Slen Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich talked about his book, To Save America: Stopping ... Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich talked about his book, To Save America: Stopping Obama’s Secular-Socialist Machine (Regnery Press; May 17, 2010). In the book he assesses the Obama administration’s performance thus far and his plan to stop what he terms a socialist agenda. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications and discussed the news of the week, 2010 midterm politics, and the congressional agenda. 
5:52 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on End the Fed Ronald Paul Representative Ron Paul talked about his book, End the Fed (Grand Central Publishing; ... Representative Ron Paul talked about his book, End the Fed (Grand Central Publishing; September 16, 2009). In the book, Representative Paul looks at the history of the Federal Reserve and argues that the institution should be held accountable for the economic crisis being experienced by Americans. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
Prepresentative Paul spoke at a breakfast event on Friday, September 18, 2009, at the Northeast Regional Conference of the Campaign for Liberty, an organization for which Dr. Paul is honorary chairman. The conference was held at the Valley Forge Convention Center in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. 
Ron Paul, a physician, has represented Texas' 14th congressional district for 11 terms. He is the author of The Revolution: A Manifesto.