C-SPAN Schedule

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7:00 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Are you optimistic about your ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Are you optimistic about your finances?” 5:44 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 14 min. Book Discussion on Space Chronicles Suzanne Morris; Neil Tyson 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.  6:52 am ET Approx. 9 min. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Daniel Luther; Richard Smith 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.
7:47 am ET Approx. 47 min. LIVE Congressional Agenda Bob Cusack and Meredith Shiner talked about the congressional agenda following a two-week recess, ... Bob Cusack and Meredith Shiner talked about the congressional agenda following a two-week recess, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the Senate vote on the “Buffett Rule.” a tax break for small businesses, the Government Services Administration scandal, and a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on racial profiling. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
8:00 am ET Approx. 28 min. Communicators with Lawrence Strickling Jasmin Melvin; Peter Slen; Lawrence Strickling Lawrence Strickling talked about privacy, spectrum and other telecommunications issues. Lawrence Strickling talked about privacy, spectrum and other telecommunications issues. 7:03 am 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.
8:36 am ET Approx. 40 min. LIVE Federal Taxpayer Assistance Libby Casey; Nina Olson Nina Olson talked about the U.S. tax code and the ways that the office of the Taxpayer Advocate ... Nina Olson talked about the U.S. tax code and the ways that the office of the Taxpayer Advocate helps taxpayers navigate their returns. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 8:30 am ET Approx. 54 min. News Media Coverage of Racial Issues Panelists talked about the treatment of race by the news media and combating ... Panelists talked about the treatment of race by the news media and combating stereotypes. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Juan Williams moderated. Charlie Firestone then made closing remarks for the day-long symposium.
“News Media” was the fifth 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.
8:01 am ET Approx. 51 min. State Budgets and Economic Growth Republican Governors from Maine, Oklahoma and Tennessee discussed their efforts to cut tax rates, ... Republican Governors from Maine, Oklahoma and Tennessee discussed their efforts to cut tax rates, reduce the size of government, and increase economic growth.
9:16 am ET Approx. 5 min. Michael Clark StudentCam Interview Michael Clark; Adrienne Hoar Michael Clark was interviewed about his video, Copyright Clause and Digital Media. The film ... Michael Clark was interviewed about his video, Copyright Clause and Digital Media. The film was one of the third prize high school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Michael 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.
9:27 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 46 min. Homelessness Among Veterans Witnesses testified on the progress of the Veterans Administration’s 5-year plan to end ... Witnesses testified on the progress of the Veterans Administration’s 5-year plan to end homelessness among veterans, particularly female veterans. 8:52 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Markets and Taxes Panelists talked about taxing the energy industry and capital markets. After their ... Panelists talked about taxing the energy industry and capital markets. After their discussion, they answered questions from the audience.
9:22 am ET Approx. 37 min. LIVE Federal Job Training for Older Adults Libby Casey; Timothy Hamre Timothy Hamre talked about federal government job training and and employment assistance programs, ... Timothy Hamre talked about federal government job training and and employment assistance programs, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.Topics included how funds are translated into state-wide training programs, the skills that seniors learn and the kinds of jobs they can get with the training, and protection of older workers in the workplace.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
11:16 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Afghanistan and Pakistan Panelists spoke about U.S. operations in Afghanistan and preparations for the 2014 troop ... Panelists spoke about U.S. operations in Afghanistan and preparations for the 2014 troop withdrawal. Among the topics they addressed were U.S. strategy in the region, the capabilities of Afghan security forces, and the political situation in Afghanistan. They responded to questions from the audience. 9:53 am ET Approx. 58 min. Tax Policy and Economic Growth Panelists analyzed several tax theories. Topics included value-added taxes (VAT), Herman ... Panelists analyzed several tax theories. Topics included value-added taxes (VAT), Herman Can’s 9-9-9 plan, and state and corporate taxes.
10:03 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. 12:34 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Copyright Clause and Digital Media Michael Clark 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.
10:52 am ET Approx. 35 min. International Trade Issues John Bryson; Rahm Emanuel; Fred Hochberg Commerce Secretary John Bryson and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke about funding for the ... Commerce Secretary John Bryson and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke about funding for the Export-Import Bank. They called on Congress to extend funding to allow American companies to take full advantage of free trade agreements.
11:20 am ET Approx. 40 min. Federal Taxpayer Assistance Libby Casey; Nina Olson Nina Olson talked about the U.S. tax code and the ways that the office of the Taxpayer Advocate ... Nina Olson talked about the U.S. tax code and the ways that the office of the Taxpayer Advocate helps taxpayers navigate their returns. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 12:41 pm ET Approx. 19 min. Secretary Sebelius Remarks Kathleen Sebelius 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. 11:30 am ET Approx. 55 min. Condoleezza Rice on U.S. Foreign Policy Kim Holmes; Condoleezza Rice 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.
12:07 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. LIVE Gun Violence Prevention The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence sponsored a news conference outside the Capitol to mark ... The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence sponsored a news conference outside the Capitol to mark the anniversaries of two deadly school shootings at Virginia Tech and Columbine High School. Several victims and family members spoke about their support for gun control measures. 1:01 pm ET Approx. 10 min. LIVE Federal Income Tax Policy Participants spoke to reporters about tax policy and federal spending levels. They also ... Participants spoke to reporters about tax policy and federal spending levels. They also answered questions from reporters. 12:29 pm ET Approx. 56 min. U.S. Economic Competitiveness Business leaders talked about what their companies do and how increasing exports would help ... Business leaders talked about what their companies do and how increasing exports would help them. Among the topics they addressed were the markets for U.S.-manufactured goods, international trade regulation, and improving the capacity of the workforce. They responded to questions from the audience.
1:42 pm ET Approx. 17 min. Congressional Agenda Bob Cusack and Meredith Shiner talked about the congressional agenda following a two-week recess, ... Bob Cusack and Meredith Shiner talked about the congressional agenda following a two-week recess, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the Senate vote on the “Buffett Rule.” a tax break for small businesses, the Government Services Administration scandal, and a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on racial profiling. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
1:17 pm ET Approx. 20 min. Senator Rob Portman Remarks Rob Portman 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. 1:31 pm ET Approx. 32 min. LIVE General Services Administration Management Issues, Panel 1, Part 1 General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into ... General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into improper spending on a series of lavish GSA conferences. Jeff Neely invoked his Fifth Amendment privilege against self incrimination. He had organized an October 2010 GSA conference in Las Vegas with expenses topping $800,000 and had since been placed on administrative leave. Martha Johnson said that she decided to resign just a few days before the agency’s inspector general released a final report on the scandal. Mr. Miller told the Committee that he had recommended criminal charges in a referral to the Justice Department.
2:00 pm ET Approx. 9 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 LIVE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
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1:40 pm ET Approx. 19 min. Lisa Jackson Remarks Lisa Jackson; Marc Morial; Al Sharpton 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. 2:06 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 58 min. LIVE General Services Administration Management Issues, Panel 1, Part 2 General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into ... General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into improper spending on a series of lavish GSA conferences.
2:10 pm ET Approx. 33 min. Defense Department Briefing Martin Dempsey; Leon Panetta Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey spoke to reporters about Defense Department ... Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey spoke to reporters about Defense Department issues. Topics included the previous weekend attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan, the looming threat of sequestration Defense authorization, and the incident in Colombia involving the Secret Service. Chairman Dempsey said the U.S. military is “embarrassed” by what happened in Colombia and that the incident was a distraction from President Obama’s trip. 2:00 pm ET Approx. 5 hr. 19 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S 2230, the Paying a Fair Share bill, ... The Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S 2230, the Paying a Fair Share bill, which proposes to set a minimum tax rate for high-income taxpayers. This rule is popularly known as the “Buffett Rule.”
At 4:30 p.m. the Senate proceeded to executive session to consider the nomination of Stephanie Dawn Thacker of West Virginia to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit.
At about 5:30 p.m. the Senate took roll call votes on the Thacker nomination, followed by cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 2230.
4:12 pm ET Approx. 40 min. LIVE General Services Administration Management Issues, Panel 2 General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into ... General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into improper spending on a series of lavish GSA conferences.
2:45 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Copyright Clause and Digital Media Michael Clark 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.
7:20 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Michael Clark StudentCam Interview Michael Clark; Adrienne Hoar Michael Clark was interviewed about his video, Copyright Clause and Digital Media. The film ... Michael Clark was interviewed about his video, Copyright Clause and Digital Media. The film was one of the third prize high school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Michael 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.
4:55 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Dennis Muilenburg Remarks on the Future of the Aviation Industry Peter Lengyel; Dennis Muilenburg 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.
2:54 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Art and Politics Alec Baldwin; Theresa Werner Alec Baldwin talked about federal funding for arts and education. In his remarks,he stressed ... Alec Baldwin talked about federal funding for arts and education. In his remarks,he stressed the importance of art to American culture and the economy. In addition, he commented on social media technology, the state of television programming, his work on the television series ‘30 Rock,’ and working with NBC. He answered written questions from the audience after his speech. 7:26 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Senate Debate on the Buffett Rule Senators debated an increase in tax rates for wealthy Americans, often referred to as the ... Senators debated an increase in tax rates for wealthy Americans, often referred to as the “Buffet rule.” The provision would increase rates so that the wealthiest citizens would pay the same rate as the middle class. 5:28 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Richard Anderson Remarks at Aviation Summit Richard Anderson; Nicholas Calio 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.
3:54 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Michael Clark StudentCam Interview Michael Clark; Adrienne Hoar Michael Clark was interviewed about his video, Copyright Clause and Digital Media. The film ... Michael Clark was interviewed about his video, Copyright Clause and Digital Media. The film was one of the third prize high school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Michael 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.
8:07 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Communicators with Lawrence Strickling Jasmin Melvin; Peter Slen; Lawrence Strickling Lawrence Strickling talked about privacy, spectrum and other telecommunications issues. Lawrence Strickling talked about privacy, spectrum and other telecommunications issues. 5:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Markets and Taxes Panelists talked about taxing the energy industry and capital markets. After their ... Panelists talked about taxing the energy industry and capital markets. After their discussion, they answered questions from the audience.
4:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 LIVE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
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8:37 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Gun Violence Prevention The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence sponsored a news conference outside the Capitol to mark ... The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence sponsored a news conference outside the Capitol to mark the anniversaries of two deadly school shootings at Virginia Tech and Columbine High School. Several victims and family members spoke about their support for gun control measures. 7:02 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Federal Taxpayer Assistance Libby Casey; Nina Olson Nina Olson talked about the U.S. tax code and the ways that the office of the Taxpayer Advocate ... Nina Olson talked about the U.S. tax code and the ways that the office of the Taxpayer Advocate helps taxpayers navigate their returns. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
5:12 pm ET Approx. 57 min. State Governments and Taxes Business leaders argued that low taxes are linked to economic growth. They compared tax ... Business leaders argued that low taxes are linked to economic growth. They compared tax policies and economic growth in different states, and discussed a number of studies suggesting links between population movements and tax policy. They responded to questions from the audience. 10:13 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 7 min. Senate Debate on the Buffett Rule Senators debated an increase in tax rates for wealthy Americans, often referred to as the ... Senators debated an increase in tax rates for wealthy Americans, often referred to as the “Buffet rule.” The provision would increase rates so that the wealthiest citizens would pay the same rate as the middle class. 7:44 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. U.S. Oil Security A group of conservative former members of the military called on the U.S. to reduce its dependence ... A group of conservative former members of the military called on the U.S. to reduce its dependence on foreign oil, calling it one of the top national security issues. Former Vice Chair of General Motors Bob Lutz, who is part of the group, cautioned conservatives from rejecting electric cars because they believe it an idea of the “liberal left.”
6:11 pm ET Approx. 18 min. Defense Department Briefing Martin Dempsey; Leon Panetta Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey spoke to reporters about Defense Department ... Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey spoke to reporters about Defense Department issues. Topics included the previous weekend attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan, the looming threat of sequestration Defense authorization, and the incident in Colombia involving the Secret Service. Chairman Dempsey said the U.S. military is “embarrassed” by what happened in Colombia and that the incident was a distraction from President Obama’s trip. 12:22 am ET Approx. 28 min. Mitt Romney Remarks at the Tri-State Tea Party Caucus W. Romney Mitt Romney addressed the Tri-State Tea Party Caucus. He contrasted his tax cut proposals ... Mitt Romney addressed the Tri-State Tea Party Caucus. He contrasted his tax cut proposals with President Obama’s policies. 9:12 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 38 min. Prescription Drug Diversion and Abuse Witnesses testified on measures taken by the federal government, the states, and the private ... Witnesses testified on measures taken by the federal government, the states, and the private sector to prevent leaks from the supply chain that allow prescription drugs to be diverted to illegal markets.
6:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. LIVE House Session, Part 3 LIVE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
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12:50 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Art and Politics Alec Baldwin; Theresa Werner Alec Baldwin talked about federal funding for arts and education. In his remarks,he stressed ... Alec Baldwin talked about federal funding for arts and education. In his remarks,he stressed the importance of art to American culture and the economy. In addition, he commented on social media technology, the state of television programming, his work on the television series ‘30 Rock,’ and working with NBC. He answered written questions from the audience after his speech. 11:53 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Afghanistan and Pakistan Panelists spoke about U.S. operations in Afghanistan and preparations for the 2014 troop ... Panelists spoke about U.S. operations in Afghanistan and preparations for the 2014 troop withdrawal. Among the topics they addressed were U.S. strategy in the region, the capabilities of Afghan security forces, and the political situation in Afghanistan. They responded to questions from the audience.
8:20 pm ET Approx. 34 min. General Services Administration Management Issues, Panel 1, Part 1 General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into ... General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into improper spending on a series of lavish GSA conferences. Jeff Neely invoked his Fifth Amendment privilege against self incrimination. He had organized an October 2010 GSA conference in Las Vegas with expenses topping $800,000 and had since been placed on administrative leave. Martha Johnson said that she decided to resign just a few days before the agency’s inspector general released a final report on the scandal. Mr. Miller told the Committee that he had recommended criminal charges in a referral to the Justice Department. 1:51 am ET Approx. 5 min. Michael Clark StudentCam Interview Michael Clark; Adrienne Hoar Michael Clark was interviewed about his video, Copyright Clause and Digital Media. The film ... Michael Clark was interviewed about his video, Copyright Clause and Digital Media. The film was one of the third prize high school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Michael 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.
1:11 am ET Approx. 40 min. Federal Taxpayer Assistance Libby Casey; Nina Olson Nina Olson talked about the U.S. tax code and the ways that the office of the Taxpayer Advocate ... Nina Olson talked about the U.S. tax code and the ways that the office of the Taxpayer Advocate helps taxpayers navigate their returns. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
8:54 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 58 min. General Services Administration Management Issues, Panel 1, Part 2 General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into ... General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into improper spending on a series of lavish GSA conferences. 1:57 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Gun Violence Prevention The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence sponsored a news conference outside the Capitol to mark ... The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence sponsored a news conference outside the Capitol to mark the anniversaries of two deadly school shootings at Virginia Tech and Columbine High School. Several victims and family members spoke about their support for gun control measures. 1:54 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. U.S. Oil Security A group of conservative former members of the military called on the U.S. to reduce its dependence ... A group of conservative former members of the military called on the U.S. to reduce its dependence on foreign oil, calling it one of the top national security issues. Former Vice Chair of General Motors Bob Lutz, who is part of the group, cautioned conservatives from rejecting electric cars because they believe it an idea of the “liberal left.”
10:53 pm ET Approx. 40 min. General Services Administration Management Issues, Panel 2 General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into ... General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into improper spending on a series of lavish GSA conferences. 3:31 am ET Approx. 6 min. Copyright Clause and Digital Media Michael Clark 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.
3:21 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 39 min. Prescription Drug Diversion and Abuse Witnesses testified on measures taken by the federal government, the states, and the private ... Witnesses testified on measures taken by the federal government, the states, and the private sector to prevent leaks from the supply chain that allow prescription drugs to be diverted to illegal markets.
11:34 pm ET Approx. 35 min. Defense Department Briefing Martin Dempsey; Leon Panetta Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey spoke to reporters about Defense Department ... Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey spoke to reporters about Defense Department issues. Topics included the previous weekend attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan, the looming threat of sequestration Defense authorization, and the incident in Colombia involving the Secret Service. Chairman Dempsey said the U.S. military is “embarrassed” by what happened in Colombia and that the incident was a distraction from President Obama’s trip. 3:40 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 7 min. Senate Debate on the Buffett Rule Senators debated an increase in tax rates for wealthy Americans, often referred to as the ... Senators debated an increase in tax rates for wealthy Americans, often referred to as the “Buffet rule.” The provision would increase rates so that the wealthiest citizens would pay the same rate as the middle class. 6:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Afghanistan and Pakistan Panelists spoke about U.S. operations in Afghanistan and preparations for the 2014 troop ... Panelists spoke about U.S. operations in Afghanistan and preparations for the 2014 troop withdrawal. Among the topics they addressed were U.S. strategy in the region, the capabilities of Afghan security forces, and the political situation in Afghanistan. They responded to questions from the audience.
12:11 am ET Approx. 43 min. Federal Income Tax Policy Participants spoke to reporters about tax policy and federal spending levels. They also ... Participants spoke to reporters about tax policy and federal spending levels. They also answered questions from reporters. 5:49 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Art and Politics Alec Baldwin; Theresa Werner Alec Baldwin talked about federal funding for arts and education. In his remarks,he stressed ... Alec Baldwin talked about federal funding for arts and education. In his remarks,he stressed the importance of art to American culture and the economy. In addition, he commented on social media technology, the state of television programming, his work on the television series ‘30 Rock,’ and working with NBC. He answered written questions from the audience after his speech.
12:56 am ET Approx. 34 min. General Services Administration Management Issues, Panel 1, Part 1 General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into ... General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into improper spending on a series of lavish GSA conferences. Jeff Neely invoked his Fifth Amendment privilege against self incrimination. He had organized an October 2010 GSA conference in Las Vegas with expenses topping $800,000 and had since been placed on administrative leave. Martha Johnson said that she decided to resign just a few days before the agency’s inspector general released a final report on the scandal. Mr. Miller told the Committee that he had recommended criminal charges in a referral to the Justice Department. 6:52 am ET Approx. 58 min. Tax Policy and Economic Growth Panelists analyzed several tax theories. Topics included value-added taxes (VAT), Herman ... Panelists analyzed several tax theories. Topics included value-added taxes (VAT), Herman Can’s 9-9-9 plan, and state and corporate taxes.
1:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 58 min. General Services Administration Management Issues, Panel 1, Part 2 General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into ... General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into improper spending on a series of lavish GSA conferences.
3:30 am ET Approx. 35 min. Defense Department Briefing Martin Dempsey; Leon Panetta Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey spoke to reporters about Defense Department ... Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey spoke to reporters about Defense Department issues. Topics included the previous weekend attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan, the looming threat of sequestration Defense authorization, and the incident in Colombia involving the Secret Service. Chairman Dempsey said the U.S. military is “embarrassed” by what happened in Colombia and that the incident was a distraction from President Obama’s trip.
4:07 am ET Approx. 44 min. Federal Income Tax Policy Participants spoke to reporters about tax policy and federal spending levels. They also ... Participants spoke to reporters about tax policy and federal spending levels. They also answered questions from reporters.
4:51 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Gun Violence Prevention The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence sponsored a news conference outside the Capitol to mark ... The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence sponsored a news conference outside the Capitol to mark the anniversaries of two deadly school shootings at Virginia Tech and Columbine High School. Several victims and family members spoke about their support for gun control measures.
6:27 am ET Approx. 24 min. Mitt Romney Remarks at the Tri-State Tea Party Caucus W. Romney Mitt Romney addressed the Tri-State Tea Party Caucus. He contrasted his tax cut proposals ... Mitt Romney addressed the Tri-State Tea Party Caucus. He contrasted his tax cut proposals with President Obama’s policies.
6:51 am ET Approx. 7 min. LIVE Great Debate Matthew Delorenzo; Josian Vega Matthew Delorenzo and Josiah Vega’s video, The Great Debate, was one of the second ... Matthew Delorenzo and Josiah Vega’s video, The Great Debate, was one of the second prize middle school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are eighth graders at Elysian Middle School in Hoboken, New Jersey.
The local cable company was Cablevision.
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.