C-SPAN Schedule

< Tuesday, May 8 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 20 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 1 Robb Harleston Telephone lines were open for comments on new Center for Disease Control and Prevention ... Telephone lines were open for comments on new Center for Disease Control and Prevention projections that the U.S. obesity rate will rise to 42 percent by 2030. 6:55 am ET Approx. 55 min. Senate Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates Senators Tom HArkin (D-IA) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) debated a measure to keep student loan ... Senators Tom HArkin (D-IA) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) debated a measure to keep student loan interests rates at their current, reduced levels. 6:31 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. Minority Access to Broadband Technology and Job Creation Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commissioners and minority community leaders talked about ... Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commissioners and minority community leaders talked about a new National Urban League report that found substantial efforts to bridge the digital divide between minorities and white Americans was beginning to narrow. They focused on what had been achieved and what was yet to be achieved to trigger entrepreneurship, initiative and participation by African Americans in broadband jobs and businesses. They also discussed ways that private enterprise, community organizations and governments could work together in under-served communities.
7:20 am ET Approx. 7 min. LIVE Indiana Senate Republican Primary Race Robb Harleston; Mary Beth Schneider Mary Beth Schneider was interviewed by phone about the Indiana Senate Republican primary race ... Mary Beth Schneider was interviewed by phone about the Indiana Senate Republican primary race between six-term incumbent Senator Dick Lugar and state Treasurer Richard Mourdock. Polling information showed Senator Lugar running significantly behind Mr. Mourdock. 7:52 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 6 min. Atlantic Council Annual Awards Dinner The Atlantic Council presented awards in different categories at their annual dinner. Award ... The Atlantic Council presented awards in different categories at their annual dinner. Award recipients included Prince Harry of Great Britian for his humanitarian work, Secretary General Ban Ki Moon for leadership, Paul Polman for business leadership, and the enlisted personnel of the U.S. Armed Forces. 8:19 am ET Approx. 40 min. Vice President Biden on Violence Against Women Act Joseph Biden; Gloria Lau Vice President Joe Biden talked about renewing the Violence Against Women Act, enacted in 1994 to ... Vice President Joe Biden talked about renewing the Violence Against Women Act, enacted in 1994 to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls. The legislation, which would reauthorize more than $650 million in programs and was expected to be taken up in the House after their recess. The act was drafted by then-Senator Biden.
7:28 am ET Approx. 18 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 2 Robb Harleston Telephone lines were open for comments on new Center for Disease Control and Prevention ... Telephone lines were open for comments on new Center for Disease Control and Prevention projections that the U.S. obesity rate will rise to 42 percent by 2030. 9:59 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 30 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 1 The Senate voted on a bill to prevent student loan interest rates from rising on July 1, 2012. The Senate voted on a bill to prevent student loan interest rates from rising on July 1, 2012. 9:02 am ET Approx. 58 min. Evolution of Terrorist Groups Panelists spoke about counterterrorism strategies and lessons learned in recent efforts to ... Panelists spoke about counterterrorism strategies and lessons learned in recent efforts to eradicate terrorist groups such as the Nepali Maoists, the Taliban, and al-Qaida. They also responded to questions from the audience.
7:47 am ET Approx. 2 min. Young Voters and the 2012 Election College students talked about the role of young voters in the 2012 elections. They were ... College students talked about the role of young voters in the 2012 elections. They were interviewed via Tout social media technology from the C-SPAN Campaign 2012 Bus in North Carolina. 12:34 pm ET Approx. 47 min. Next Steps for NATO Ivo Daalder; Michael Getler Ambassador Ivo Daalder spoke about an upcoming NATO summit in Chicago and future directions for ... Ambassador Ivo Daalder spoke about an upcoming NATO summit in Chicago and future directions for NATO strategy and operations. In his remarks he addressed a number of issues including plans by the newly elected French president to withdraw troops from Afghanistan. The ambassador also spoke U.S. relations with Russia, where President Vladimir Putin was elected to a third term. 10:05 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. LIVE Federal Reserve Reform, Congressional Panel Representatives Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Barney Frank (D-MA) testified on their differing ... Representatives Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Barney Frank (D-MA) testified on their differing legislative proposals to reform the Federal Reserve System. Representative Brady’s version included getting rid of the dual mandate of the Federal Reserve and allowing all 12 regional presidents to have a permanent vote in setting monetary policy, and would have the Federal Reserve monitor prices, specifically with the price of gold. Representative Frank’s bill would make Federal Reserve regional bank presidents more diverse and regional banks presidents would have to be confirmed by the Senate and president.
7:49 am ET Approx. 41 min. LIVE Same-Sex Marriage Robb Harleston; Darlene Nipper Darlene Nipper talked about same-sex marriage in light of Vice President Biden’s previous ... Darlene Nipper talked about same-sex marriage in light of Vice President Biden’s previous weekend remarks during a “Meet the Press” appearance that he was “comfortable” with gay marriage. Topics included public opinion on gay marriage and the role of government on the issue. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 1:22 pm ET Approx. 29 min. LIVE Job Creation and the Economy Barack Obama President Obama spoke at the SUNY-Albany Nano-Tech Complex about job creation and the ... President Obama spoke at the SUNY-Albany Nano-Tech Complex about job creation and the economy. In his speech he urged Congress to take action on his initiatives intended to help the middle class, saying “an election year is not an excuse for inaction.” Some of his initiatives include eliminating tax incentives to ship jobs overseas and rewarding companies with a 20 percent tax credit for insourcing jobs, helping homeowners refinance their homes at a lower interest rate, and creating jobs by investing in clean energy. 11:12 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. LIVE Federal Reserve Reform, Economists Panel Economists testified on legislative proposals that either reform abolish the Federal Reserve ... Economists testified on legislative proposals that either reform abolish the Federal Reserve System.
8:31 am ET Approx. 2 min. Political Influences College students talked about the people who most influenced their political thinking. They ... College students talked about the people who most influenced their political thinking. They were interviewed via Tout social media technology from the C-SPAN Campaign 2012 Bus in North Carolina. 1:54 pm ET Approx. 20 min. Open Phones, Part 1 Robb Harleston Telephone lines were open for comments on new Center for Disease Control and Prevention ... Telephone lines were open for comments on new Center for Disease Control and Prevention projections that the U.S. obesity rate will rise to 42 percent by 2030. 12:34 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Robert Zoellick Remarks Samuel Worthington; Robert Zoellick Outgoing World Bank President Robert Zoellick talked global development during his tenure. In ... Outgoing World Bank President Robert Zoellick talked global development during his tenure. In his remarks he cautioned against a top-down approach to international development work, and called on the U.S. to get its fiscal house in order. He also responded to questions from the audience.
8:33 am ET Approx. 43 min. LIVE Role of Federal Lobbyists Howard Marlowe; Robb Harleston Howard Marlowe talked about the role of federal lobbying, and he responded to telephone calls and ... Howard Marlowe talked about the role of federal lobbying, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included legislation that affects the industry, and changes the industry itself is proposing that would alter law that governs those engaged in lobbying Congress and senior officials in the Executive Branch. 2:14 pm ET Approx. 4 hr. 32 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 2 1:35 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. International Development and Relief Work Representatives from non-governmental organizations spoke about the future of international ... Representatives from non-governmental organizations spoke about the future of international development and relief work. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of the recent financial crisis on both the global economy and the ability to provide assistance, human rights issues, and global climate change. They responded to questions from the audience.
9:17 am ET Approx. 2 min. 2012 Election Issues Students talked about the issues most important to them in the 2012 elections. They were ... Students talked about the issues most important to them in the 2012 elections. They were interviewed via Tout social media technology from the C-SPAN Campaign 2012 Bus in North Carolina. 6:49 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Job Creation and the Economy Barack Obama President Obama spoke at the SUNY-Albany Nano-Tech Complex about job creation and the ... President Obama spoke at the SUNY-Albany Nano-Tech Complex about job creation and the economy. In his speech he urged Congress to take action on his initiatives intended to help the middle class, saying “an election year is not an excuse for inaction.” Some of his initiatives include eliminating tax incentives to ship jobs overseas and rewarding companies with a 20 percent tax credit for insourcing jobs, helping homeowners refinance their homes at a lower interest rate, and creating jobs by investing in clean energy. 2:46 pm ET Approx. 9 min. U.S. Border Security Witnesses testified about methods to best measure border security and the implications for border ... Witnesses testified about methods to best measure border security and the implications for border security efforts. They focused on a proposal to shift from a “resource-based” to a “risk-based” strategy, applying tactical resources against the highest threats as they emerged. They also talked about the use of intelligence and information to identify threats, and shifts in focus in the targets of border patrol operations.
9:19 am ET Approx. 40 min. LIVE European Union Austerity Measures Robb Harleston; Domenico Lombardi Domenico Lombardi talked about the implications of recent election results in France and Greece ... Domenico Lombardi talked about the implications of recent election results in France and Greece that challenged the austerity measures taken by their governments. Topics included what happens next and the impact of the elections on the global and U.S. economies. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:19 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Evolution of Terrorist Groups Panelists talked about the evolution and the capabilities of al-Qaida, and its influence on U.S ... Panelists talked about the evolution and the capabilities of al-Qaida, and its influence on U.S interests around the world. Among the issues they addressed were the lowered threat from the organization, challenges ahead for U.S. counterterrorism efforts, and the impact of the democratic movements in the region known as the “Arab Spring.” 2:56 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Surface Transportation Bill Nathan Hurst; Bill Scanlan Nathan Hurst was interviewed by phone about the conference committee meeting on the Surface ... Nathan Hurst was interviewed by phone about the conference committee meeting on the Surface Transportation bill.
10:00 am ET Approx. 33 min. LIVE Morning Hour During Morning Hour, any member may speak for up to five minutes on any topic. When no ... During Morning Hour, any member may speak for up to five minutes on any topic. When no additional members seek recognition, Morning Hour concludes. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. U.S. Border Security Witnesses testified about methods to best measure border security and the implications for border ... Witnesses testified about methods to best measure border security and the implications for border security efforts. They focused on a proposal to shift from a “resource-based” to a “risk-based” strategy, applying tactical resources against the highest threats as they emerged. They also talked about the use of intelligence and information to identify threats, and shifts in focus in the targets of border patrol operations. 3:04 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 37 min. LIVE Surface Transportation Bill Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chair Barbara Boxer (D-CA) convened an opening ... Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chair Barbara Boxer (D-CA) convened an opening meeting of House and Senate conferees on the surface transportation bill. Senator Boxer and Ranking Member James Inhofe (R-OK) worked together with their committee colleagues to develop a two-year surface transportation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), which maintains funding at current levels. On March 14, 2012, the Senate passed the bill with overwhelming bipartisan support.
10:35 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. LIVE Refinancing of Home Mortgage Loans Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testified the on the Obama ... Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testified the on the Obama administration’s plans to help homeowners refinance their mortgages. Administration proposals included reforms like allowing universal refinancing of mortgages, and covering closing costs for “underwater” homeowners who refinance. 9:32 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Senator Dick Lugar Primary Concession Speech Richard Lugar Senator Dick Lugar (R-IN) addressed supporters and conceded the primary election to challenger ... Senator Dick Lugar (R-IN) addressed supporters and conceded the primary election to challenger Richard Mourdock. 5:44 pm ET Approx. 38 min. Leadership in Government Christopher Christie Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) delivered the keynote address at the Milton Friedman Prize for ... Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) delivered the keynote address at the Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty Biennial Dinner. He talked about his fight to cut government spending in New Jersey and how successful domestic leadership could have a positive impact abroad.
11:39 am ET Approx. 20 min. Same-Sex Marriage Robb Harleston; Darlene Nipper Darlene Nipper talked about same-sex marriage in light of Vice President Biden’s previous ... Darlene Nipper talked about same-sex marriage in light of Vice President Biden’s previous weekend remarks during a “Meet the Press” appearance that he was “comfortable” with gay marriage. Topics included public opinion on gay marriage and the role of government on the issue. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 9:40 pm ET Approx. 23 min. Richard Mourdock Primary Night Event Richard Mourdock Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock spoke to supporters about his victory in the Indiana ... Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock spoke to supporters about his victory in the Indiana Republican primary race for the U.S. Senate. He defeated incumbent Senator Richard Lugar. 6:23 pm ET Approx. 40 min. European Union Austerity Measures Robb Harleston; Domenico Lombardi Domenico Lombardi talked about the implications of recent election results in France and Greece ... Domenico Lombardi talked about the implications of recent election results in France and Greece that challenged the austerity measures taken by their governments. Topics included what happens next and the impact of the elections on the global and U.S. economies. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
12:01 pm ET Approx. 12 hr. 25 min. LIVE House Session 10:05 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Refinancing of Home Mortgage Loans Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testified the on the Obama ... Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testified the on the Obama administration’s plans to help homeowners refinance their mortgages. Administration proposals included reforms like allowing universal refinancing of mortgages, and covering closing costs for “underwater” homeowners who refinance. 7:05 pm ET Approx. 35 min. Jobs and the Economy in Great Britain David Cameron; Nick Clegg Following losses in the previous week’s local elections, Prime Minister Cameron and Deputy ... Following losses in the previous week’s local elections, Prime Minister Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Clegg spoke at a tractor factory in Essex about their economic agenda. Both leaders reassured factory workers that the coalition government was on track for reducing the deficit and creating a stable economy.
12:27 am ET Approx. 8 min. Senator Dick Lugar Primary Concession Speech Richard Lugar Senator Dick Lugar (R-IN) addressed supporters and conceded the primary election to challenger ... Senator Dick Lugar (R-IN) addressed supporters and conceded the primary election to challenger Richard Mourdock. 11:39 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 37 min. Surface Transportation Bill Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chair Barbara Boxer (D-CA) convened an opening ... Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chair Barbara Boxer (D-CA) convened an opening meeting of House and Senate conferees on the surface transportation bill. Senator Boxer and Ranking Member James Inhofe (R-OK) worked together with their committee colleagues to develop a two-year surface transportation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), which maintains funding at current levels. On March 14, 2012, the Senate passed the bill with overwhelming bipartisan support. 7:41 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Journalism and Digital Media Panelists spoke about the impact of digital media on journalism. Among the topics they ... Panelists spoke about the impact of digital media on journalism. Among the topics they addressed were the use of increasingly available technology by “citizen journalists,” the use of social media for news gathering, First Amendment issues, and maintaining high journalistic standards. They responded to questions from the audience.
12:36 am ET Approx. 22 min. Richard Mourdock Primary Night Event Richard Mourdock Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock spoke to supporters about his victory in the Indiana ... Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock spoke to supporters about his victory in the Indiana Republican primary race for the U.S. Senate. He defeated incumbent Senator Richard Lugar. 2:19 am ET Approx. 18 min. Senator Harkin on Student Loan Interest Rates Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) spoke about renewing legislation providing reduced-rate loans to college ... Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) spoke about renewing legislation providing reduced-rate loans to college students. 9:14 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Public Service Town Hall Meeting Administration officials spoke to government employees at a town hall meeting held to mark Public ... Administration officials spoke to government employees at a town hall meeting held to mark Public Service Recognition Week. They focused on the government workforce and its services to the public and answered questions on a variety of topics. Some of the issues addressed were the recent scandal involving General Services Administration spending on a Las Vegas conference, another scandal involving Secret Service agents involved in prostitution, partisan politics, and veteran employment. They also responded to questions about transportation security and a recently foiled al-Qaida bomb plot.
1:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Federal Reserve Reform, Congressional Panel Representatives Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Barney Frank (D-MA) testified on their differing ... Representatives Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Barney Frank (D-MA) testified on their differing legislative proposals to reform the Federal Reserve System. Representative Brady’s version included getting rid of the dual mandate of the Federal Reserve and allowing all 12 regional presidents to have a permanent vote in setting monetary policy, and would have the Federal Reserve monitor prices, specifically with the price of gold. Representative Frank’s bill would make Federal Reserve regional bank presidents more diverse and regional banks presidents would have to be confirmed by the Senate and president. 2:39 am ET Approx. 38 min. Leadership in Government Christopher Christie Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) delivered the keynote address at the Milton Friedman Prize for ... Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) delivered the keynote address at the Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty Biennial Dinner. He talked about his fight to cut government spending in New Jersey and how successful domestic leadership could have a positive impact abroad. 10:22 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Next Steps for NATO Ivo Daalder; Michael Getler Ambassador Ivo Daalder spoke about an upcoming NATO summit in Chicago and future directions for ... Ambassador Ivo Daalder spoke about an upcoming NATO summit in Chicago and future directions for NATO strategy and operations. In his remarks he addressed a number of issues including plans by the newly elected French president to withdraw troops from Afghanistan. The ambassador also spoke U.S. relations with Russia, where President Vladimir Putin was elected to a third term.
2:09 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. U.S. Border Security Witnesses testified about methods to best measure border security and the implications for border ... Witnesses testified about methods to best measure border security and the implications for border security efforts. They focused on a proposal to shift from a “resource-based” to a “risk-based” strategy, applying tactical resources against the highest threats as they emerged. They also talked about the use of intelligence and information to identify threats, and shifts in focus in the targets of border patrol operations. 3:19 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Refinancing of Home Mortgage Loans Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testified the on the Obama ... Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testified the on the Obama administration’s plans to help homeowners refinance their mortgages. Administration proposals included reforms like allowing universal refinancing of mortgages, and covering closing costs for “underwater” homeowners who refinance. 11:22 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Non-Governmental Veteran Support Assistance Representatives from non-governmental organizations talked about assistance programs they offer ... Representatives from non-governmental organizations talked about assistance programs they offer for veterans and their families. Warriors and Quiet Waters teaches wounded veterans to fly fish. Special Operations Warrior Foundations (SOFW) provides full college education funding for the children of veterans who die during or as a result of a military special operations mission. SOFW also sends $3,000 to wounded warriors for unexpected returning home costs. The Medal of Honor Foundation developed a character development curriculum for schools. Following their remarks, panelists answered questions from the audience.
3:41 am ET Approx. 8 min. Senator Dick Lugar Primary Concession Speech Richard Lugar Senator Dick Lugar (R-IN) addressed supporters and conceded the primary election to challenger ... Senator Dick Lugar (R-IN) addressed supporters and conceded the primary election to challenger Richard Mourdock. 4:53 am ET Approx. 36 min. Jobs and the Economy in Great Britain David Cameron; Nick Clegg Following losses in the previous week’s local elections, Prime Minister Cameron and Deputy ... Following losses in the previous week’s local elections, Prime Minister Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Clegg spoke at a tractor factory in Essex about their economic agenda. Both leaders reassured factory workers that the coalition government was on track for reducing the deficit and creating a stable economy. 12:26 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Atlantic Council Annual Awards Dinner The Atlantic Council presented awards in different categories at their annual dinner. Award ... The Atlantic Council presented awards in different categories at their annual dinner. Award recipients included Prince Harry of Great Britian for his humanitarian work, Secretary General Ban Ki Moon for leadership, Paul Polman for business leadership, and the enlisted personnel of the U.S. Armed Forces.
3:49 am ET Approx. 23 min. Richard Mourdock Primary Night Event Richard Mourdock Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock spoke to supporters about his victory in the Indiana ... Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock spoke to supporters about his victory in the Indiana Republican primary race for the U.S. Senate. He defeated incumbent Senator Richard Lugar. 5:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. LIVE State Opening of Parliament Elizabeth II In an annual ceremony at Westminster, Queen Elizabeth II convened the British Parliament and ... In an annual ceremony at Westminster, Queen Elizabeth II convened the British Parliament and delivered a speech prepared by her government. In her remarks she outlined the government’s legislative agenda which included financial and economic reforms, aid to families and children, employment legislation, and continued reforms in the House of Lords.
The program included BBC news commentary amid coverage of the pomp and circumstance of the official ceremony.
1:27 am ET Approx. 35 min. Jobs and the Economy in Great Britain David Cameron; Nick Clegg Following losses in the previous week’s local elections, Prime Minister Cameron and Deputy ... Following losses in the previous week’s local elections, Prime Minister Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Clegg spoke at a tractor factory in Essex about their economic agenda. Both leaders reassured factory workers that the coalition government was on track for reducing the deficit and creating a stable economy.
4:14 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Federal Reserve Reform, Economists Panel Economists testified on legislative proposals that either reform abolish the Federal Reserve ... Economists testified on legislative proposals that either reform abolish the Federal Reserve System. 2:03 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Journalism and Digital Media Panelists spoke about the impact of digital media on journalism. Among the topics they ... Panelists spoke about the impact of digital media on journalism. Among the topics they addressed were the use of increasingly available technology by “citizen journalists,” the use of social media for news gathering, First Amendment issues, and maintaining high journalistic standards. They responded to questions from the audience.
5:29 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. U.S. Border Security Witnesses testified about methods to best measure border security and the implications for border ... Witnesses testified about methods to best measure border security and the implications for border security efforts. They focused on a proposal to shift from a “resource-based” to a “risk-based” strategy, applying tactical resources against the highest threats as they emerged. They also talked about the use of intelligence and information to identify threats, and shifts in focus in the targets of border patrol operations. 3:36 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Public Service Town Hall Meeting Administration officials spoke to government employees at a town hall meeting held to mark Public ... Administration officials spoke to government employees at a town hall meeting held to mark Public Service Recognition Week. They focused on the government workforce and its services to the public and answered questions on a variety of topics. Some of the issues addressed were the recent scandal involving General Services Administration spending on a Las Vegas conference, another scandal involving Secret Service agents involved in prostitution, partisan politics, and veteran employment. They also responded to questions about transportation security and a recently foiled al-Qaida bomb plot.
4:45 am ET Approx. 59 min. Next Steps for NATO Ivo Daalder; Michael Getler Ambassador Ivo Daalder spoke about an upcoming NATO summit in Chicago and future directions for ... Ambassador Ivo Daalder spoke about an upcoming NATO summit in Chicago and future directions for NATO strategy and operations. In his remarks he addressed a number of issues including plans by the newly elected French president to withdraw troops from Afghanistan. The ambassador also spoke U.S. relations with Russia, where President Vladimir Putin was elected to a third term.
5:44 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Non-Governmental Veteran Support Assistance Representatives from non-governmental organizations talked about assistance programs they offer ... Representatives from non-governmental organizations talked about assistance programs they offer for veterans and their families. Warriors and Quiet Waters teaches wounded veterans to fly fish. Special Operations Warrior Foundations (SOFW) provides full college education funding for the children of veterans who die during or as a result of a military special operations mission. SOFW also sends $3,000 to wounded warriors for unexpected returning home costs. The Medal of Honor Foundation developed a character development curriculum for schools. Following their remarks, panelists answered questions from the audience.
6:48 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Atlantic Council Annual Awards Dinner The Atlantic Council presented awards in different categories at their annual dinner. Award ... The Atlantic Council presented awards in different categories at their annual dinner. Award recipients included Prince Harry of Great Britian for his humanitarian work, Secretary General Ban Ki Moon for leadership, Paul Polman for business leadership, and the enlisted personnel of the U.S. Armed Forces.