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7:00 am ET Approx. 46 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “What American president do you ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “What American president do you admire the most?”
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
6:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. Book Discussion on Re-Defining Black Power Joanne Griffith examines the Obama administration and questions whether the president has ... Joanne Griffith examines the Obama administration and questions whether the president has sufficiently answered many of the issues facing the black community. For the book she edited, Ms. Griffith interviewed a collection of African-American academics, including economist Julianne Malveaux, civil rights lawyer Michelle Alexander, and Van Jones, former adviser to President Obama. Ms. Griffith was joined in discussion by Marc Anthony Neal, a professor of black popular cultural at Duke University, and filmmaker Byron Hurt. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience at Hue-Man Bookstore in New York City. 6:59 am ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with David and Jeanne Heidler ; ; David and Jeanne Heidler talked about their biography Henry Clay: The Essential American ... David and Jeanne Heidler talked about their biography Henry Clay: The Essential American (Random House; May 4, 2010). Henry Clay was speaker of the House and served in the Senate. He unsuccessfully ran for president five times, was a founder of the Whig Party, and he was known as the “Great Compromiser.”
David Heidler works with the Department of History at Colorado State University. Jeanne Heidler is professor of history at the U.S. Air Force Academy. They have written numerous books together including Daily Life in the Early American Republic, Manifest Destiny, Old Hickory’s War, and The War of 1812.
7:49 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE 2012 Presidential Race ; Political blogger Craig Crawford talked about the latest in the presidential race following Rick ... Political blogger Craig Crawford talked about the latest in the presidential race following Rick Santorum’s exit last week and he looked ahead to the contests on April 24th. Topics included the impact of Super PACs on the elections, a discussion of working mothers in the United States, and potential vice president choices for Mitt Romney. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:47 am ET Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on The Agitator's Daughter ; Sheryll Cashin talked about her book, The Agitator’s Daughter: A Memoir of Four ... Sheryll Cashin talked about her book, The Agitator’s Daughter: A Memoir of Four Generations of One Extraordinary African-American Family. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Georgetown University in the Riggs Library. 7:57 am ET Approx. 1 min. Logan Circle Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the career of Civil War General John A. Logan and his ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the career of Civil War General John A. Logan and his monument in Logan Circle in Washington, D.C.
Date 2010.
8:37 am ET Approx. 41 min. LIVE The United States and North Korea ; Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Christopher Hill, talked ... Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Christopher Hill, talked about North Korea and this weeks failed rocket launch. Topics included what the launch means for North Korean nuclear capability, its neighbors in the region, and what the response from the international community should be. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 8:00 am ET Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on FDR and Chief Justice Hughes ; James Simon recounts the confrontations between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and United States ... James Simon recounts the confrontations between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and United States Chief Justice Charles Evan Hughes. The author reports that Roosevelt’s New Deal proposals were consistently challenged by the chief justice as unconstitutional. Following President Roosevelt’s reelection in 1936, he introduced legislation to restructure the Supreme Court, effectively packing the court with pro-New Deal justices. Chief Justice Hughes rebuked Roosevelt’s plan and the proposed legislation was defeated in Congress. James Simon responded to questions from members of the audience at Pickwick Book Shop in Nyack, New York. 8:00 am ET Approx. 30 min. Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office, Part 2 Between 1861 and 1868, Clara Barton lived in a Washington, DC boarding house and employed as many ... Between 1861 and 1868, Clara Barton lived in a Washington, DC boarding house and employed as many as twelve clerks in her “Missing Soldiers Office.” In 1996 the General Services Administration was preparing the building for demolition when they discovered artifacts eventually proving that this was the lost office of the founder of the American Red Cross. 
American History TV visited the building on Seventh Street to learn more about the life and work of humanitarian Clara Barton.
Our tourguide is Susan Rosenvold, Superintendent and Historian of Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office.
9:19 am ET Approx. 3 min. Taylor Futch StudentCam Interview ; Taylor Futch was interviewed about the video Preparing to Become Responsible Voters. The ... Taylor Futch was interviewed about the video Preparing to Become Responsible Voters. The film was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Taylor is an eighth grader at Dunnellon Middle School in Dunnellon, Florida.
The local cable company was Bright House Networks.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
8:43 am ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published 8:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Behind the Scenes in the East Wing: Social Secretaries to First Ladies Social secretaries working for American first ladies help set the tone of presidential ... Social secretaries working for American first ladies help set the tone of presidential administrations. Bess Abell, Catherine Fenton and Laurie Firestone served first ladies from Lady Bird Johnson to Laura Bush. All three worked in a wartime White House. Whether it was organizing a bar-b-que for Lady Bird Johnson or exercising their diplomatic skills at a State Dinner, these social secretaries were the right-hand of the first lady. In this hour-long conversation at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas, they recall their duties and life inside the White House.
9:23 am ET Approx. 35 min. LIVE 150th Anniversary of the Compensated Emancipation Act ; Scholar and Author Harold Holzer talked about the 150th anniversary of the Compensated ... Scholar and Author Harold Holzer talked about the 150th anniversary of the Compensated Emancipation Act which freed enslaved individuals in Washington D.C. Topics included the purpose of the legislation, the history of compensated emancipation, and why slavery in Washington D.C. remained an embarrassment in Lincoln’s eyes during the onset of the Civil War. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 8:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Book Discussion on Cheating Justice ; Former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman argues that former President George W. Bush and Vice ... Former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman argues that former President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney broke several laws and international treaties during their tenure in office and should be held accountable. The author contends that the Bush administration lied to the American public in the lead-up to the war in Iraq and permitted torturous practices in opposition to international agreements. Ms. Holtzman responded to questions from members of the audience at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. 9:33 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. War of 1812 Myths ; ; This year is the Bicentennial of the start of the War of 1812.
Next, we hear from Donald ...
This year is the Bicentennial of the start of the War of 1812.
Next, we hear from Donald Hickey, the author of Don’t Give up the Ship! Myths of the War of 1812. Mr. Hickey attempts to dispel the many myths that are intertwined with the history of the War of 1812.
This hour and fifteen minute event took place at the Detroit Historical Museum.
10:01 am ET Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Rob Jesmer and Guy Cecil Rob Jesmer and Guy Cecil talked about the 33 Senate races in the 2012 elections. Following ... Rob Jesmer and Guy Cecil talked about the 33 Senate races in the 2012 elections. Following their appearance, journalists commented on their remarks. 10:00 am ET Approx. 37 min. Book Discussion on Borrow: The American Way of Debt Louis Hyman looks at the impact of credit cards and consumer borrowing on the economy since the ... Louis Hyman looks at the impact of credit cards and consumer borrowing on the economy since the Great Depression. He responded to questions from members of the audience in the Rose Auditorium of the Cooper Union in New York City. 10:56 am ET Approx. 2 min. James Buchanan Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to President James ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to President James Buchanan, which was unveiled in Meridian Hill Park in 1930. Funds for the memorial were provided by the will of President Buchanan’s niece, Harriet Lane. She was renowned for having served as his White House hostess, and portions of a popular song dedicated to her, “Listen to the Mockingbird,” were played. Topics included President Buchanan’s career and the symbolism of the monument.
Date 2010.
10:34 am ET Approx. 41 min. President Obama Remarks on Tax Policy President Obama argued for a revised tax system and the Buffett Rule. The rule, named after ... President Obama argued for a revised tax system and the Buffett Rule. The rule, named after billionaire investor Warren Buffett, calls for people with incomes over $1 million to pay at least a 30 percent tax rate. 10:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on Debacle ; ; Grover Norquist and John Lott, Jr., took a critical look at President Obama’s jobs and ... Grover Norquist and John Lott, Jr., took a critical look at President Obama’s jobs and economic growth programs. They analyzed the effect economic stimulus programs have had on economic recovery. The authors also responded to questions from members of the audience. 
This was a “Newsmakers Lunch” held by The American Spectator and Americans for Tax Reform in Washington, D.C.
10:59 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Civil War Battle of Shiloh Historians and authors discuss the Battle of Shiloh, which was fought 150 years ago in Hardin ... Historians and authors discuss the Battle of Shiloh, which was fought 150 years ago in Hardin County, Tennessee on April 6-7, 1862. The battle resulted in a Union victory over Confederate forces attempting to defend two major western railroads servicing the strategically important Mississippi Valley region. Nearly 110,000 troops took part in the fighting, which produced almost 24,000 casualties, making it the bloodiest battle to that point in U.S. history.
The Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission hosted this event.
11:17 am ET Approx. 57 min. Taxes and Economic Growth Former President George W. Bush spoke at Bush Institute conference on taxes and economic ... Former President George W. Bush spoke at Bush Institute conference on taxes and economic growth. In his remarks he said that raising taxes on high-income earners would hurt job growth. Following President Bush, Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) talked about efforts to balance the budget and cut taxes in his state. 12:28 pm ET Approx. 27 min. After Words with Liza Mundy ; Ms. Mundy argues that what she describes as a new economic order - a growing percentage of ... Ms. Mundy argues that what she describes as a new economic order - a growing percentage of women earning more than their husbands - is having an effect on the social order. More men are looking at marriage as a means of economic stability or staying home with the children, choices previously reserved for women. She discussed the long-term implications of this and other role reversals with April Ryan. 12:58 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 2 min. The Bush Doctrine, Compassionate Conservatism, and the War on Terror ; This week, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld discusses “The Bush Doctrine, ... This week, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld discusses “The Bush Doctrine, Compassionate Conservatism, and the War on Terror.”
Mr. Rumsfeld is a guest lecturer at The Citadel Military College in Charleston, South Carolina, in a course called “The Conservative Intellectual Tradition in America,” taught by Citadel International Politics and American Government professor Mallory Factor.
12:16 pm ET Approx. 34 min. Representative Paul Ryan Remarks ; ; House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke at a George W. Bush Institute conference on ... House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke at a George W. Bush Institute conference on taxes and economic growth. In his remarks he spoke about America’s path to prosperity, tax policy, job growth, and criticized the Obama administration’s economic policies. 12:56 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Laura Ingraham Book Signing Laura Ingraham was shown signing copies of the book she wrote with Raymond Arroyo, Of Thee I ... Laura Ingraham was shown signing copies of the book she wrote with Raymond Arroyo, Of Thee I Zing: America’s Cultural Decline from Muffin Tops to Body Shots. She was also seen being interviewed. 
She was at the Conservative Political Action Conference, held February 9-11, 2012, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.
3:00 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Vietnam Center and Archive Oral History Project Interview, Part 2 Kelly Crager, head of the Oral History Project of the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech ... Kelly Crager, head of the Oral History Project of the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, talked from Dallas about the project and the importance and uses of oral history. He focused on methods of interviewing and the difficulties of talking about some subjects.
This is a portion of an interview.
12:53 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. U.S. Strategy in the Asia-Pacific ; Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton talked about the United States' role in the Asia-Pacific ... Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton talked about the United States' role in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly U.S. relations with China. Her remarks were delivered as part of the U.S. Naval Academy’s annual Forrestal Lecture. After her speech, she answered questions from midshipmen on the situation in Syria, her experiences in Africa and the killing of Osama bin Laden. 1:01 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Only One Mommy ; Rena Lindevaldsen talked about her book, Only One Mommy: A Woman’s Battle for Her Life, ... Rena Lindevaldsen talked about her book, Only One Mommy: A Woman’s Battle for Her Life, Her Daughter, and Her Freedom. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. 3:04 pm ET Approx. 38 min. Ed Freeman Oral History Interview ; Forty years after the first full scale engagement between U.S. troops and the People’s Army ... Forty years after the first full scale engagement between U.S. troops and the People’s Army of Vietnam, the Vietnam Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock
interviewed veterans from the Battles of the Ia Drang Valley. 
It was after these battles - waged in November 1965 - that North Vietnamese forces began engaging in guerilla warfare. The Americans - outnumbered by the North Vietnamese Army - prevailed, but it was at a heavy cost. 
Next, an interview with Medal of Honor Recipient Captain Ed “Too Tall” Freeman, a helicopter pilot who flew his unarmed helicopter into Landing Zone X-Ray to help deliver ammunition, supplies and rescue wounded soldiers.
This is about 40 minutes.
2:01 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Condoleezza Rice on U.S. Foreign Policy ; Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice talked about three great shocks in the last decade that ... Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice talked about three great shocks in the last decade that have affected the U.S. foreign policy: the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, the global economic collapse in 2008, and the “Arab Spring” revolutions in the Middle East. 1:15 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on The Blueprint ; Ken Blackwell talked about The Blueprint: Obama’s Plan to Subvert the Constitution and ... Ken Blackwell talked about The Blueprint: Obama’s Plan to Subvert the Constitution and Build an Imperial Presidency, one of his two recently published books written with Ken Klukowski. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. 3:43 pm ET Approx. 15 min. Arkansas Civil War Flags American History TV showed a behind the scenes preview of a new exhibit coming to the Old State ... American History TV showed a behind the scenes preview of a new exhibit coming to the Old State House in Little Rock, Arkansas, which examined the stories of rare flags and the people who carried them into battle.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast 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.
2:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Afghanistan Transition and Peace Process Panelists talked about Afghanistan’s transition and peace process as international forces ... Panelists talked about Afghanistan’s transition and peace process as international forces withdraw. They focused on the key challenges and opportunities for a successful peace process, including the reconciliation process with the Taliban and the transition from President Karzai to a democratically elected successor in 2014. 1:30 pm ET Approx. 26 min. Book Discussion on Robert E. Lee ; Brian Melton talked about his biography of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. The interview, ... Brian Melton talked about his biography of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. 4:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Book Discussion on Report into the Loss of the SS Titanic: A Centennial Reappraisal ; The Titanic sank into the Atlantic Ocean after striking an iceberg 100 years ago on April 15, ... The Titanic sank into the Atlantic Ocean after striking an iceberg 100 years ago on April 15, 1912. Of those onboard, 1,496 perished and 712 were saved. To mark this centennial anniversary, author Samuel Halpern spoke at the National Archives about the findings of a modern day report into perhaps the 20th century’s most storied disaster at sea. This program is about one hour.
4:29 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Race and National Politics Juan Williams moderated a discussion on the role race might play in the 2012 ... Juan Williams moderated a discussion on the role race might play in the 2012 elections. Panelists agreed that race would be a factor. Topics included the Arizona immigration law, the Asian voting bloc, President Obama’s standing among white voters, and the Republican Party strategy in the 2012 election and in recent elections. Karen Narasaki in her remarks said that the Republican Party strategy appears to assume that they will not get minority votes and will therefore make voting more difficult for minorities, citing the spate of recent voter identification laws as proof.
“Political Factors” was the first panel of the Symposium on the State of Race in America held at the Newseum by the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program in association with Comcast Corporation.
1:58 pm ET Approx. 1 min. BookTV Fairs and Festivals 5:01 pm ET Approx. 51 min. 1850s Collapse of the Second Party System This week, a look at the Compromise of 1850 and the collapse of the Second Party System, with ... This week, a look at the Compromise of 1850 and the collapse of the Second Party System, with Gillis Harp, a professor at Grove City College in Pennsylvania. 
The class is part of a survey course called, “History of the United States to 1865,” which covers American history from the colonial era through the Civil War.
This is fifty minutes.
5:33 pm ET Approx. 20 min. Secretary Sebelius Remarks Secretary Sebelius spoke about health care, the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and how ... Secretary Sebelius spoke about health care, the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and how the programs enacted would reduce disparities in health care provision. 2:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Book Discussion on Taming Globalization ; ; John Yoo looks at the role that international law plays in the U.S. legal system and argues that ... John Yoo looks at the role that international law plays in the U.S. legal system and argues that Congress and the executive branch, not the courts, should be in charge of enforcing (or not enforcing) international agreements. He responded to comments by the moderator, former Judge Sofaer, and to questions submitted by members of the audience at the office of the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco. 5:52 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site ; The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in Greeneville, Tennessee, where the home and tailor ... The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in Greeneville, Tennessee, where the home and tailor shop of President Andrew Johnson is preserved, was one of the stops on a Presidents & Patriots Historical Tour. Andrew Johnson served as vice president under Abraham Lincoln, and succeeded him when President Lincoln was assassinated. Park guide Daniel Luther portrayed President Johnson to tell the story of how Andrew Johnson met Abraham Lincoln. He also talked about the execution of Mary Surratt as he responded to questions from members of the tour group being led by historian Richard Norton Smith. They were being accompanied by a C-SPAN videojournalist on a 10-day bus tour from Asheville, North Carolina, to Austin, Texas, in May 2011.
5:53 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Preparing to Become Responsible Voters Taylor Futch’s video, Preparing to Become Responsible Voters was one of the middle ... Taylor Futch’s video, Preparing to Become Responsible Voters was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Taylor is an eighth grader at Dunellon Middle School in Dunellon, Florida.
The local cable company was Bright House Networks.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
3:15 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on Uprising ; John Nichols reports on the public protests that took place in Madison, Wisconsin, in February ... John Nichols reports on the public protests that took place in Madison, Wisconsin, in February 2011 in reaction to Governor Scott Walker’s decision to remove collective bargaining rights from teachers and public employees. Mr. Nichols examines the development of the demonstrations and the shared concerns between the Wisconsin protestors and the Occupy Wall Street movement. John Nichols responded to questions from members of the audience in the Tripp Commons of the Memorial Union at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
This opening event for Mr. Nichols’s book tour was held by the Friends of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries.
6:02 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Career of Abolitionist John Willis Menard Abolitionist John Willis Menard was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1868, and although he was ... Abolitionist John Willis Menard was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1868, and although he was never seated, he was the first African American to address the House chamber. 
Next, we hear more about him from Phillip Magness of George Mason University and Matthew Wasniewski, the Historian of the U.S. House of Representatives.
This is about an hour, from the U.S. Capitol Historical Society.
6:00 pm ET Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Rob Jesmer and Guy Cecil Rob Jesmer and Guy Cecil talked about the 33 Senate races in the 2012 elections. Following ... Rob Jesmer and Guy Cecil talked about the 33 Senate races in the 2012 elections. Following their appearance, journalists commented on their remarks. 4:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Book Discussion on Sealab Ben Hellwarth talked about the Navy experiment launched in 1964 to study the ocean floor and test ... Ben Hellwarth talked about the Navy experiment launched in 1964 to study the ocean floor and test the limits of our ability to live deep under water for long periods of time. He showed slides and video and audio clip during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Santa Monica, California. 6:59 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office, Part 2 Between 1861 and 1868, Clara Barton lived in a Washington, DC boarding house and employed as many ... Between 1861 and 1868, Clara Barton lived in a Washington, DC boarding house and employed as many as twelve clerks in her “Missing Soldiers Office.” In 1996 the General Services Administration was preparing the building for demolition when they discovered artifacts eventually proving that this was the lost office of the founder of the American Red Cross. 
American History TV visited the building on Seventh Street to learn more about the life and work of humanitarian Clara Barton.
Our tourguide is Susan Rosenvold, Superintendent and Historian of Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office.
6:32 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Mitt Romney Remarks at the National Rifle Association Meeting Mitt Romney spoke at the National Rifle Association annual meeting. He vowed to protect gun ... Mitt Romney spoke at the National Rifle Association annual meeting. He vowed to protect gun rights and criticized the Obama administration for “attacking freedom.” 6:01 pm ET Approx. 38 min. Book Discussion on Titanic's Last Secrets Titanic’s Last Secrets: The Further Adventures of Shadow Divers John Chatterton and ... Titanic’s Last Secrets: The Further Adventures of Shadow Divers John Chatterton and Richie Kohler (Twelve; October 1, 2008) author Brad Matsen talked about his book with deep-sea divers and shipwreck investigators, John Chatterton and Richie Kohler, both of whom assisted Mr. Matsen in writing the book. Following their discussion they responded to questions from the audience. In the book Mr. Matsen presented new research on the Titanic disaster to comprehend why the ship sank so quickly. They contend that the Titanic’s flaws were born during the construction of the ship. The author and researchers surmised that the ship’s hull originally called for greater steel plating and bigger rivets. The result of a lighter ship allowed for a savings on weight and coal to power the Titanic but may have also been the reason for the ship’s rapid demise.


Shipwreck divers Richie Kohler and John Chatterton were co-hosts of the History Channel’s “Deep Sea Detectives” and contributors to Robert Kurson’s book Shadow Divers.
7:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Behind the Scenes in the East Wing: Social Secretaries to First Ladies Social secretaries working for American first ladies help set the tone of presidential ... Social secretaries working for American first ladies help set the tone of presidential administrations. Bess Abell, Catherine Fenton and Laurie Firestone served first ladies from Lady Bird Johnson to Laura Bush. All three worked in a wartime White House. Whether it was organizing a bar-b-que for Lady Bird Johnson or exercising their diplomatic skills at a State Dinner, these social secretaries were the right-hand of the first lady. In this hour-long conversation at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas, they recall their duties and life inside the White House.
7:00 pm ET Approx. 18 min. Newt Gingrich Remarks at the National Rifle Association Meeting Newt Gingrich spoke at the National Rifle Association annual meeting. He said the right to ... Newt Gingrich spoke at the National Rifle Association annual meeting. He said the right to bear arms comes from “our creator” and vowed to protect the rights of gun owners. 6:46 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China ; Ezra Vogel talked about his biography of transformational Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping. He ... Ezra Vogel talked about his biography of transformational Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping. He responded to questions from members of the audience at the Cambridge Forum held at the First Parish (Unitarian Universalist) Church. 8:34 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. War of 1812 Myths ; ; This year is the Bicentennial of the start of the War of 1812.
Next, we hear from Donald ...
This year is the Bicentennial of the start of the War of 1812.
Next, we hear from Donald Hickey, the author of Don’t Give up the Ship! Myths of the War of 1812. Mr. Hickey attempts to dispel the many myths that are intertwined with the history of the War of 1812.
This hour and fifteen minute event took place at the Detroit Historical Museum.
7:18 pm ET Approx. 16 min. Rick Santorum Remarks at the National Rifle Association Meeting Rick Santorum spoke at the National Rifle Association annual meeting. He criticized Supreme ... Rick Santorum spoke at the National Rifle Association annual meeting. He criticized Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as the type of person President Obama will nominate in his second term and asserted that “freedom is at stake.” 8:00 pm ET Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on Life Among the Cannibals ; Former Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter talked about his political career, during which he ... Former Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter talked about his political career, during which he changed from the Republican to Democratic Party, and the split between old guard members of his former party and members supported by the tea party movement. He focused on the extreme partisanship which causes incumbents to loose their primary elections because of how they cast one vote in Congress. During this event from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Senator Specter was in conversation with former Representative Mike Castle (R-DE) and responded to questions from members of the audience. 9:57 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Ulysses S. Grant Memorial Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the statue of General Ulysses S. Grant on the U.S. Capitol ... Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the statue of General Ulysses S. Grant on the U.S. Capitol West Front in Washington, D.C.
Date of interview unknown.
7:34 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Taylor Futch StudentCam Interview ; Taylor Futch was interviewed about the video Preparing to Become Responsible Voters. The ... Taylor Futch was interviewed about the video Preparing to Become Responsible Voters. The film was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Taylor is an eighth grader at Dunnellon Middle School in Dunnellon, Florida.
The local cable company was Bright House Networks.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
9:01 pm ET Approx. 55 min. After Words with Dick Teresi ; Mr. Teresi makes the controversial argument that the business of organ harvesting is blurring ... Mr. Teresi makes the controversial argument that the business of organ harvesting is blurring the line between life and death. He contends that organ harvesting puts pressure on medical professionals to declare patients dead, rather than keep them on life support and attempt to save them. He discusses his findings with psychiatrist and transplant recipient Sally Satel, an American Enterprise Institute scholar in mental health policy. 10:00 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office, Part 2 Between 1861 and 1868, Clara Barton lived in a Washington, DC boarding house and employed as many ... Between 1861 and 1868, Clara Barton lived in a Washington, DC boarding house and employed as many as twelve clerks in her “Missing Soldiers Office.” In 1996 the General Services Administration was preparing the building for demolition when they discovered artifacts eventually proving that this was the lost office of the founder of the American Red Cross. 
American History TV visited the building on Seventh Street to learn more about the life and work of humanitarian Clara Barton.
Our tourguide is Susan Rosenvold, Superintendent and Historian of Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office.
7:39 pm ET Approx. 20 min. Senator Rob Portman Remarks Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) was the keynote speaker at a campaign event for Mitt Romney. He ... Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) was the keynote speaker at a campaign event for Mitt Romney. He responded to questions from the audience. 9:58 pm ET Approx. 1 min. BookTV Fairs and Festivals 10:31 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Behind the Scenes in the East Wing: Social Secretaries to First Ladies Social secretaries working for American first ladies help set the tone of presidential ... Social secretaries working for American first ladies help set the tone of presidential administrations. Bess Abell, Catherine Fenton and Laurie Firestone served first ladies from Lady Bird Johnson to Laura Bush. All three worked in a wartime White House. Whether it was organizing a bar-b-que for Lady Bird Johnson or exercising their diplomatic skills at a State Dinner, these social secretaries were the right-hand of the first lady. In this hour-long conversation at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas, they recall their duties and life inside the White House.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Katrina Lantos Swett ; Katrina Lantos Swett talked about the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice, and her late ... Katrina Lantos Swett talked about the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice, and her late father, Representative Tom Lantos (D-CA), who founded the bipartisan Congressional Human Rights Caucus. She told the story of her parents' escape from German labor camps and eventual immigration to the U.S. from Hungary. Other topics included her concerns over Russian leadership pulling the country away from democracy, and her admiration for the Dalai Lama’s contributions to human rights. She discussed her failed campaign to represent New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional district in 2010, her husband Richard Swett’s service as ambassador to Denmark and representation of New Hampshire’s 2nd district for two terms, and raising seven children.
Katrina Lantos Swett teaches foreign policy at Tufts University. She received her undergraduate degree from Yale University, her J.D. from the University of California, and her Ph.D. in History from the University of Southern Denmark.
10:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on The Righteous Mind ; Jonathan Haidt presented his thoughts on the current political and social divisions that he ... Jonathan Haidt presented his thoughts on the current political and social divisions that he contends separate the Left and the Right. The social psychologist examines the origins of these fissures and explains that people’s moral intuition, the initial perceptions we have of others, propagates the idea that people who view the world differently from how we do are wrong. Mr. Haidt discussed how the populace can engage in a more civil debate on the issues of the day. He showed slides during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C. 11:33 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. War of 1812 Myths ; ; This year is the Bicentennial of the start of the War of 1812.
Next, we hear from Donald ...
This year is the Bicentennial of the start of the War of 1812.
Next, we hear from Donald Hickey, the author of Don’t Give up the Ship! Myths of the War of 1812. Mr. Hickey attempts to dispel the many myths that are intertwined with the history of the War of 1812.
This hour and fifteen minute event took place at the Detroit Historical Museum.
9:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. International Monetary Fund Agenda ; Christine LaGarde talked about the agenda of the International Monetary Fund. In her remarks ... Christine LaGarde talked about the agenda of the International Monetary Fund. In her remarks she assessed the state of the global economy, emerging markets and the need to sustain growth in the global economy. She also described the global economy as being in a “breathing moment,” and outlined paths toward renewed economic growth. She responded to questions from the audience. 11:15 pm ET Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on American Icon Bryce Hoffman recounts Ford Motor Company’s business practices under chief executive officer ... Bryce Hoffman recounts Ford Motor Company’s business practices under chief executive officer Allan Mulally from 2006 to 2011. The author examines the auto bailout allocated by Congress in 2008 and accepted by Ford’s competitors, General Motors and Chrysler, and Ford’s plans to re-imagine their corporate culture and products. Mr. Hoffman was given access to Allan Mullay’s personal documents and interviewed over one-hundred people involved in the company’s overhaul, from executive chairman Bill Ford, great-grandson of Ford’s founder, Henry Ford, to the automotive company’s employees, union heads, and car dealers. Bryce Hoffman responded to questions from members of the audience at Barnes & Noble in Allen Park, Michigan. 12:56 am ET Approx. 3 min. Ulysses S. Grant Memorial Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the statue of General Ulysses S. Grant on the U.S. Capitol ... Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the statue of General Ulysses S. Grant on the U.S. Capitol West Front in Washington, D.C.
Date of interview unknown.
10:09 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Bill Clinton Remarks on the Export-Import Bank ; Former President Bill Clinton spoke at an Export-Import Bank conference. He called on ... Former President Bill Clinton spoke at an Export-Import Bank conference. He called on Congress to renew the bank’s charter for a longer term and raise its lending limit, and commented on income inequality and and tax policy. He also explained why he believes the U.S. is not in decline, called for immigration reform, and told stories about his work in Haiti and Malawi. 12:01 am ET Approx. 55 min. After Words with Dick Teresi ; Mr. Teresi makes the controversial argument that the business of organ harvesting is blurring ... Mr. Teresi makes the controversial argument that the business of organ harvesting is blurring the line between life and death. He contends that organ harvesting puts pressure on medical professionals to declare patients dead, rather than keep them on life support and attempt to save them. He discusses his findings with psychiatrist and transplant recipient Sally Satel, an American Enterprise Institute scholar in mental health policy. 1:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Book Discussion on Marching on Washington ; Lucy Barber talked about her book Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political ... Lucy Barber talked about her book Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition, published by University of California Press. She talked about the history of protest marches in Washington, D.C., beginning with the 1894 protest by “Coxey’s Army.” This protest, named after organizer Jacob Coxey, called on the government to develop a public works program for the unemployed. Ms. Barber discussed the impact of the 1894 protest and the marches that followed it, including the 1963 march for civil rights and the marches protesting the Vietnam War. Ms. Barber answered questions from members of the audience following her remarks.
10:55 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Taylor Futch StudentCam Interview ; Taylor Futch was interviewed about the video Preparing to Become Responsible Voters. The ... Taylor Futch was interviewed about the video Preparing to Become Responsible Voters. The film was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Taylor is an eighth grader at Dunnellon Middle School in Dunnellon, Florida.
The local cable company was Bright House Networks.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
1:01 am ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Only One Mommy ; Rena Lindevaldsen talked about her book, Only One Mommy: A Woman’s Battle for Her Life, ... Rena Lindevaldsen talked about her book, Only One Mommy: A Woman’s Battle for Her Life, Her Daughter, and Her Freedom. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. 2:20 am ET Approx. 36 min. The Foundation of the Senate U.S. Senate Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the differences between the House and Senate at ... U.S. Senate Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the differences between the House and Senate at the time of Senator Henry Clay and the changes over time. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Before Clay: The Foundation of the Senate” was part of the February 11, 2011, McConnell Center Conference, “Leadership in the U.S. Senate.”
11:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Katrina Lantos Swett ; Katrina Lantos Swett talked about the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice, and her late ... Katrina Lantos Swett talked about the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice, and her late father, Representative Tom Lantos (D-CA), who founded the bipartisan Congressional Human Rights Caucus. She told the story of her parents' escape from German labor camps and eventual immigration to the U.S. from Hungary. Other topics included her concerns over Russian leadership pulling the country away from democracy, and her admiration for the Dalai Lama’s contributions to human rights. She discussed her failed campaign to represent New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional district in 2010, her husband Richard Swett’s service as ambassador to Denmark and representation of New Hampshire’s 2nd district for two terms, and raising seven children.
Katrina Lantos Swett teaches foreign policy at Tufts University. She received her undergraduate degree from Yale University, her J.D. from the University of California, and her Ph.D. in History from the University of Southern Denmark.
1:16 am ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on The Blueprint ; Ken Blackwell talked about The Blueprint: Obama’s Plan to Subvert the Constitution and ... Ken Blackwell talked about The Blueprint: Obama’s Plan to Subvert the Constitution and Build an Imperial Presidency, one of his two recently published books written with Ken Klukowski. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. 2:56 am ET Approx. 3 min. Ulysses S. Grant Memorial Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the statue of General Ulysses S. Grant on the U.S. Capitol ... Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the statue of General Ulysses S. Grant on the U.S. Capitol West Front in Washington, D.C.
Date of interview unknown.
12:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. International Monetary Fund Agenda ; Christine LaGarde talked about the agenda of the International Monetary Fund. In her remarks ... Christine LaGarde talked about the agenda of the International Monetary Fund. In her remarks she assessed the state of the global economy, emerging markets and the need to sustain growth in the global economy. She also described the global economy as being in a “breathing moment,” and outlined paths toward renewed economic growth. She responded to questions from the audience. 1:31 am ET Approx. 26 min. Book Discussion on Robert E. Lee ; Brian Melton talked about his biography of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. The interview, ... Brian Melton talked about his biography of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. 2:59 am ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with David and Jeanne Heidler ; ; David and Jeanne Heidler talked about their biography Henry Clay: The Essential American ... David and Jeanne Heidler talked about their biography Henry Clay: The Essential American (Random House; May 4, 2010). Henry Clay was speaker of the House and served in the Senate. He unsuccessfully ran for president five times, was a founder of the Whig Party, and he was known as the “Great Compromiser.”
David Heidler works with the Department of History at Colorado State University. Jeanne Heidler is professor of history at the U.S. Air Force Academy. They have written numerous books together including Daily Life in the Early American Republic, Manifest Destiny, Old Hickory’s War, and The War of 1812.
1:05 am ET Approx. 36 min. Export-Import Bank Conference ; Fred Hochburg spoke about objections from some members of Congress to renewing the Export-Import ... Fred Hochburg spoke about objections from some members of Congress to renewing the Export-Import Bank charter on the grounds that it distorts the market and risks taxpayer money. Mr. Hockburg said that efforts to “gut” the organization would hurt U.S. businesses as they compete globally. Following his remarks, White House Adviser Valerie Jarrett talked about the Obama administration’s commitment to increasing trade. 2:00 am ET Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on The End of Money David Wolman talked about his book The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, ... David Wolman talked about his book The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers--and the Coming Cashless Society. Mr. Wolman considered the pros and cons of the possibility that cash might disappear in a digital society. Other topics included alternatives to cash such as bartering networks and how cash penalizes the poor. He recounted how he lived for a year without using cash. Mr. Wolman read excerpts from his book and he responded to questions from members of the audience. 3:57 am ET Approx. 1 min. Logan Circle Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the career of Civil War General John A. Logan and his ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the career of Civil War General John A. Logan and his monument in Logan Circle in Washington, D.C.
Date 2010.
1:45 am ET Approx. 6 min. Preparing to Become Responsible Voters Taylor Futch’s video, Preparing to Become Responsible Voters was one of the middle ... Taylor Futch’s video, Preparing to Become Responsible Voters was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Taylor is an eighth grader at Dunellon Middle School in Dunellon, Florida.
The local cable company was Bright House Networks.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
3:01 am ET Approx. 55 min. After Words with Dick Teresi ; Mr. Teresi makes the controversial argument that the business of organ harvesting is blurring ... Mr. Teresi makes the controversial argument that the business of organ harvesting is blurring the line between life and death. He contends that organ harvesting puts pressure on medical professionals to declare patients dead, rather than keep them on life support and attempt to save them. He discusses his findings with psychiatrist and transplant recipient Sally Satel, an American Enterprise Institute scholar in mental health policy. 4:00 am ET Approx. 1 min. Vietnam Center and Archive Oral History Project Interview, Part 2 Kelly Crager, head of the Oral History Project of the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech ... Kelly Crager, head of the Oral History Project of the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, talked from Dallas about the project and the importance and uses of oral history. He focused on methods of interviewing and the difficulties of talking about some subjects.
This is a portion of an interview.
1:53 am ET Approx. 29 min. Richard Anderson Remarks at Aviation Summit ; Richard Anderson talked about the competiveness and consolidation within the airline industry and ... Richard Anderson talked about the competiveness and consolidation within the airline industry and offered ways in which the industry could create more jobs. 4:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Forensic Science Panel Authors talked about their books about historic true crimes and the birth of forensic ... Authors talked about their books about historic true crimes and the birth of forensic science. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. James Cornell moderated.
“Hot Crime, Hard Science: Forensic Nonfiction” was a panel at the 4th annual Tucson Festival of Books in the Gallagher Theater of the Student Union on the campus of the University of Arizona.
4:02 am ET Approx. 38 min. Ed Freeman Oral History Interview ; Forty years after the first full scale engagement between U.S. troops and the People’s Army ... Forty years after the first full scale engagement between U.S. troops and the People’s Army of Vietnam, the Vietnam Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock
interviewed veterans from the Battles of the Ia Drang Valley. 
It was after these battles - waged in November 1965 - that North Vietnamese forces began engaging in guerilla warfare. The Americans - outnumbered by the North Vietnamese Army - prevailed, but it was at a heavy cost. 
Next, an interview with Medal of Honor Recipient Captain Ed “Too Tall” Freeman, a helicopter pilot who flew his unarmed helicopter into Landing Zone X-Ray to help deliver ammunition, supplies and rescue wounded soldiers.
This is about 40 minutes.
2:23 am ET Approx. 30 min. Dennis Muilenburg Remarks on the Future of the Aviation Industry ; Dennis Muilenburg talked about the future of the aviation industry. Topics included NextGen, ... Dennis Muilenburg talked about the future of the aviation industry. Topics included NextGen, an air traffic modernization system, and protecting the industry’s intellectual property against cyber attacks.
This was the keynote address at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Chamber Foundation 11th annual aviation summit.
5:01 am ET Approx. 37 min. Book Discussion on First Principles: Five Keys to Restoring America's Prosperity ; John Taylor, former Treasury Under Secretary of International Affairs, gave an overview of the ... John Taylor, former Treasury Under Secretary of International Affairs, gave an overview of the current economic situation and compared it to the recession of the 1980s. He argued that a return to the founding principles of economic and political freedom - limited government, rule of law, strong incentives, reliance on markets, a predictable policy framework - is necessary to make the United States successful again. Professor Taylor responded to questions from members of the audience at the Heritage Foundation. 4:42 am ET Approx. 15 min. Arkansas Civil War Flags American History TV showed a behind the scenes preview of a new exhibit coming to the Old State ... American History TV showed a behind the scenes preview of a new exhibit coming to the Old State House in Little Rock, Arkansas, which examined the stories of rare flags and the people who carried them into battle.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast 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.
2:54 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Race and Elections Journalists talked about media portrayal and sensationalism of race in news coverage. Topics ... Journalists talked about media portrayal and sensationalism of race in news coverage. Topics included the the lack of diversity in the news industry, the Trayvon Martin story and racial profiling, the Obama presidency, and the recent “revenge” shootings of three African Americans by two white men in Tulsa.
After the discussion, Ben Jealous made closing remarks.
5:44 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 14 min. Book Discussion on Space Chronicles ; Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about the history and future of NASA and the U.S. space ... Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about the history and future of NASA and the U.S. space program. He argued that the exploration of space benefits Americans more than they may think. He responded to questions from members of the audience at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.  4:58 am ET Approx. 1 min. Albert Einstein Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to mathematician and ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to mathematician and scientist Albert Einstein. The statue on the grounds of the National Academy of Science was dedicated April 22, 1979, near the centennial of his birth. Topics included the sculptor, Robert Berks, and the symbolism of the monument.
Date 2010.
4:14 am ET Approx. 19 min. Lisa Jackson Remarks ; ; Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson spoke at the National Action Network ... Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson spoke at the National Action Network conference. She talked about the link between environmental policy and health, economic, education and moral issues. 5:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Book Discussion on Report into the Loss of the SS Titanic: A Centennial Reappraisal ; The Titanic sank into the Atlantic Ocean after striking an iceberg 100 years ago on April 15, ... The Titanic sank into the Atlantic Ocean after striking an iceberg 100 years ago on April 15, 1912. Of those onboard, 1,496 perished and 712 were saved. To mark this centennial anniversary, author Samuel Halpern spoke at the National Archives about the findings of a modern day report into perhaps the 20th century’s most storied disaster at sea. This program is about one hour.
4:35 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Racial Profiling and Civil Rights Panelists talked about racial profiling, gun violence and advancing the civil rights movement in ... Panelists talked about racial profiling, gun violence and advancing the civil rights movement in the aftermath of the killing of Trayvon Martin. Moderator Al Sharpton also interviewed the mother of Amadou Diallo and the former fiancĂ©e of Sean Bell who were both killed by New York Police Department officers in separate incidents. He also took questions from audience members, some of whom shared their personal stories involving police brutality and racial profiling. 6:00 am ET Approx. 51 min. 1850s Collapse of the Second Party System This week, a look at the Compromise of 1850 and the collapse of the Second Party System, with ... This week, a look at the Compromise of 1850 and the collapse of the Second Party System, with Gillis Harp, a professor at Grove City College in Pennsylvania. 
The class is part of a survey course called, “History of the United States to 1865,” which covers American history from the colonial era through the Civil War.
This is fifty minutes.
5:52 am ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Katrina Lantos Swett ; Katrina Lantos Swett talked about the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice, and her late ... Katrina Lantos Swett talked about the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice, and her late father, Representative Tom Lantos (D-CA), who founded the bipartisan Congressional Human Rights Caucus. She told the story of her parents' escape from German labor camps and eventual immigration to the U.S. from Hungary. Other topics included her concerns over Russian leadership pulling the country away from democracy, and her admiration for the Dalai Lama’s contributions to human rights. She discussed her failed campaign to represent New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional district in 2010, her husband Richard Swett’s service as ambassador to Denmark and representation of New Hampshire’s 2nd district for two terms, and raising seven children.
Katrina Lantos Swett teaches foreign policy at Tufts University. She received her undergraduate degree from Yale University, her J.D. from the University of California, and her Ph.D. in History from the University of Southern Denmark.
6:52 am ET Approx. 9 min. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site ; The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in Greeneville, Tennessee, where the home and tailor ... The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in Greeneville, Tennessee, where the home and tailor shop of President Andrew Johnson is preserved, was one of the stops on a Presidents & Patriots Historical Tour. Andrew Johnson served as vice president under Abraham Lincoln, and succeeded him when President Lincoln was assassinated. Park guide Daniel Luther portrayed President Johnson to tell the story of how Andrew Johnson met Abraham Lincoln. He also talked about the execution of Mary Surratt as he responded to questions from members of the tour group being led by historian Richard Norton Smith. They were being accompanied by a C-SPAN videojournalist on a 10-day bus tour from Asheville, North Carolina, to Austin, Texas, in May 2011.
6:51 am ET Approx. 6 min. Copyright Clause and Digital Media Michael Clark’s' video Copyright Clause and Digital Media was one of the high school ... Michael Clark’s' video Copyright Clause and Digital Media was one of the high school third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a junior at Jenks High School in Jenks, Oklahoma.
The local cable company was Cox Communications.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.