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7:00 am ET Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “How will you vote on Senate ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “How will you vote on Senate and House elections in your state and district?” 6:05 am ET Approx. 57 min. New Mexico Senate Debate New Mexico Senate candidates Martin Heinrich (D) and Heather Wilson (R) debated campaign issues. New Mexico Senate candidates Martin Heinrich (D) and Heather Wilson (R) debated campaign issues. 6:31 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Catholic Vote in the 2012 Election Religion and political scholars analyzed polling data and trends among Catholic voters in the 2012 ... Religion and political scholars analyzed polling data and trends among Catholic voters in the 2012 election.
The discussion, “The Catholic Vote in the 2012 Election,” was held by the Catholic University’s Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies at the National Press Club.
7:51 am ET Approx. 42 min. LIVE Same Sex Marriage on 2012 Ballot ; Fred Sainz talked about same-sex marriage initiatives on the 2012 election ballot in four states, ... Fred Sainz talked about same-sex marriage initiatives on the 2012 election ballot in four states, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Three states, Maine, Maryland, and Washington, had legislation allowing gay marriage, and Minnesota had an anti-gay marriage bill. Mr. Sainz also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:05 am ET Approx. 54 min. Future of Penn State University ; Penn State President Rodney Erickson talked about actions the university had taken in response to ... Penn State President Rodney Erickson talked about actions the university had taken in response to its mishandling of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s child sexual abuse crimes. He detailed plans to refocus the university and change campus culture to prevent a similar incident from occurring, including the hiring of a federal law compliance coordinator, ethics training, and an athletics integrity agreement with the NCAA. He also answered written questions from audience members. 8:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Mary Garber Oral History Interview, Part 1 ; Mary Garber went to work as a society editor at North Carolina’s Winston-Salem ... Mary Garber went to work as a society editor at North Carolina’s Winston-Salem Journal in 1940, then transferred to sports in 1946 for a life-long career. She recalled her love of sports reporting, the discrimination she faced as a woman, and her determination to cover black high school athletes in the segregated South. 
This program is the first half of a two-part interview.
This oral history interview was conducted by Diane Gentry on November 4, 1990, for the Washington Press Club Foundation as part of its oral history project “Women in Journalism.” The interview was conducted in Ms. Garber’s home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
8:37 am ET Approx. 39 min. LIVE Social Conservatives in Campaign 2012 ; Tony Perkins discussed the role social conservatives were playing in the presidential campaign and ... Tony Perkins discussed the role social conservatives were playing in the presidential campaign and key Senate and House races around the country. Mr. Perkins also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
Mr. Perkins appeared via video from Kansas City, Missouri.
8:03 am ET Approx. 47 min. Book Discussion on Viper Pilot Author and retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Dan Hampton discussed his book, Viper Pilot: A ... Author and retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Dan Hampton discussed his book, Viper Pilot: A Memoir of Air Combat. Mr. Hampton talked about his experiences in the U.S. Air Force from 1986 to 2006, during which time he flew more than 150 combat missions. He flew missions during the Iraq War, the Kosovo conflict, and first Gulf War, and received four Distinguished Flying Crosses with Valor, a Purple Heart, and eight Air Medals with Valor during his career. 9:17 am ET Approx. 10 min. Admiral George Dewey ; Local historians spoke about Montpelier, Vermont native Admiral George Dewey and his role in the ... Local historians spoke about Montpelier, Vermont native Admiral George Dewey and his role in the Spanish-American war, which launched the U.S. onto the world stage. Admiral Dewey was the only person in the history of the United States to have attained the rank of Admiral of the Navy, the most senior rank in the United States Navy.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:19 am ET Approx. 42 min. LIVE 2012 Major Ballot Issues ; Jennie Bowser talked about some of the larger ballot measures up for consideration in the 2012 ... Jennie Bowser talked about some of the larger ballot measures up for consideration in the 2012 election, and compared 2012 with past presidential election cycles. Issues up for a vote included same-sex marriage, education, labor issues, and drug policy. Ms. Bowser also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
Ms. Bowser appeared via video from Denver, Colorado.
9:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Mason Award Presentation and Lecture ; Author Neil Gaiman delivered the Mason Award lecture and answers questions from the Fall for the ... Author Neil Gaiman delivered the Mason Award lecture and answers questions from the Fall for the Book festival audience. 
The Mason Award, presented annually at the Fall for the Book festival, honors authors who have made “extraordinary contributions to bringing literature to a wide reading public.”
9:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Creation of the Electoral College and Chief Executive ; Author Ray Raphael chronicled the debate at the Constitutional Convention over who should elect ... Author Ray Raphael chronicled the debate at the Constitutional Convention over who should elect the U.S. president. He also described the arguments made by George Washington, James Madison, and lesser-known delegates on the scope of the president’s power. He also responded to questions from the audience. Raphael’s most recent book is Mr. President: How and Why the Founders Created a Chief Executive. The David Library of the American Revolution in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania hosted.
10:02 am ET Approx. 15 min. Rothenberg Political Report Senate Interview Jessica Taylor, senior analyst and correspondent for the Rothenberg Political Report, gave ... Jessica Taylor, senior analyst and correspondent for the Rothenberg Political Report, gave an overview of key Senate races and what she would be looking for on election night. 10:30 am ET Approx. 26 min. Book Discussion on The Coming Prosperity ; Author Philip Auerswald discussed his book, The Coming Prosperity: How Entrepreneurs Are ... Author Philip Auerswald discussed his book, The Coming Prosperity: How Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Global Economy. Mr. Auerswald was interviewed at the “Fall for the Book” festival, held at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. 10:41 am ET Approx. 7 min. Vermont's Granite History ; Todd Paton talked about the history of the granite industry in Vermont and what is believed to be ... Todd Paton talked about the history of the granite industry in Vermont and what is believed to be the largest deep hole dimension granite quarry in operation in the world, located right outside of Montpelier. Rock of Ages granite is used in some of the country’s most historic memorials and structures. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:17 am ET Approx. 59 min. Maine Senate Debate The six candidates for Maine’s Senate seat debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of ... The six candidates for Maine’s Senate seat debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of WMTW-TV. 11:00 am ET Approx. 59 min. Drugs and Border Panel ; ; Hipolito Acosta, author of The Shadow Catcher: A U.S. Agent Infiltrates Mexico’s Deadly ... Hipolito Acosta, author of The Shadow Catcher: A U.S. Agent Infiltrates Mexico’s Deadly Crime Cartels and C. A. Heifner, author of Mule: My Dangerous Life as a Drug Smuggler Turned DEA Informant discussed continuing efforts to combat international drug trafficking and border security issues. They responded to questions from the audience. 10:52 am ET Approx. 59 min. Eisenhower Campaign Election Eve Program ; On November 3, 1952 the Republican National Committee presented a television broadcast in support ... On November 3, 1952 the Republican National Committee presented a television broadcast in support of Dwight Eisenhower’s 1952 presidential campaign. The national television broadcast on the evening before election day featured footage from the campaign trail and interviews with Eisenhower supporters and testimonials about their support. The program also included remarks by General Eisenhower and Senator Nixon.
Dwight Eisenhower went on to defeat Democratic candidate Adlai Stevenson that year.
11:19 am ET Approx. 56 min. Montana Senate Debate Montana Senate candidates Representative Denny Rehberg (R) and Senator Jon Tester (D) debated ... Montana Senate candidates Representative Denny Rehberg (R) and Senator Jon Tester (D) debated various campaign issues.
This was their fourth and final debate. It was held at the Riverside Country Club in Bozeman, Montana.
Courtesy of the Montana TV Network.
12:00 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Book TV in Montpelier, Vermont These are the programs shown during the Montpelier LCV Weekend on Book TV: These are the programs shown during the Montpelier LCV Weekend on Book TV: 11:52 am ET Approx. 6 min. Kennedy Elected President A November 1960 Universal newsreel announced the victory of John F. Kennedy in the presidential ... A November 1960 Universal newsreel announced the victory of John F. Kennedy in the presidential election.
12:16 pm ET Approx. 17 min. LIVE Viewer Reaction to Congressional Debates and Campaign 2012 Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on congressional debates throughout the country, ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on congressional debates throughout the country, inlcuding the Montana Senate Debate between Representative Denny Rehberg (R) and Senator Jon Tester (D) aired immediately prior to this program. Arizona Republic correspondent Dan Nowicki also called in to preview the Arizona Senate debate. 12:03 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Bear Pond Books Claire Benedict talked about the Bear Pond Books' longstanding role in the community, the impact ... Claire Benedict talked about the Bear Pond Books' longstanding role in the community, the impact of commercial competition and how the store has survived for nearly 40 years. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:00 pm ET Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on Civil War Wives Carol Berkin talked about her book Civil War Wives: The Lives and Times of Angelina Grimke ... Carol Berkin talked about her book Civil War Wives: The Lives and Times of Angelina Grimke Weld, Varina Howell Davis, and Julia Dent Grant (Knopf; September 8, 2009). In the book, she profiles the wives of three prominent figures of the Civil War era: abolitionist leader Theodore Weld, confederate president Jefferson Davis, and Union Army general Ulysses S. Grant. Professor Berkin shows how even privileged women struggled to break free of the era’s restrictions on married women. She responded to questions from members of the audience.
12:33 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Arizona Senate Debate Arizona Senatorial candidates Representative Jeff Flake (R) and former Arizona Surgeon General ... Arizona Senatorial candidates Representative Jeff Flake (R) and former Arizona Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D) debated various campaign issues. 12:13 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Discovering the Civil War in Today's Vermont Howard Coffin, author of the book Something Abides: Discovering the Civil War in Today’s ... Howard Coffin, author of the book Something Abides: Discovering the Civil War in Today’s Vermont, talked about Vermont’s role in the Civil War and visits several Civil War historical sites highlighted in his book.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:53 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Historic Floods of 1927 and 2011 Archivist Scott Reilly talked about the damage from two storms that hit Vermont nearly a century ... Archivist Scott Reilly talked about the damage from two storms that hit Vermont nearly a century apart, and showed records from the flood of 1927 and the damage from hurricane Irene that hit Vermont in 2011.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:30 pm ET Approx. 9 min. LIVE Bob Cusack on Key Senate Races The Hill's managing editor Bob Cusack called in with views on key senate races throughout ... The Hill's managing editor Bob Cusack called in with views on key senate races throughout the country. 12:28 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on Freedom and Unity: A History of Vermont Author Michael Sherman talked about his book Freedom & Unity: A History of Vermont. ... Author Michael Sherman talked about his book Freedom & Unity: A History of Vermont.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Changes in the Senate Since the 1960s ; U.S. Senate Historian Don Ritchie talked about changes in the Senate since the 1960s. He displayed ... U.S. Senate Historian Don Ritchie talked about changes in the Senate since the 1960s. He displayed a picture taken in the Senate chamber on September 24, 1963, which he said represents a situation very different from the current Senate. Topics included changes in the calendar, procedures, ethics, membership, and media coverage. He responded to questions from members of the audience in the Russell Senate Office Building.
“The Senate in the Sixties: The Transformation of a Traditional Institution” was part of the August Brown Bag luncheon series of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society.
1:39 pm ET Approx. 50 min. Florida 18th Congressional District Debate ; Candidates for Florida’s 18th Congressional District, Representative Alan West (R) and ... Candidates for Florida’s 18th Congressional District, Representative Alan West (R) and Patrick Murphy (D), debated various campaign issues. 12:35 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on Slow Democracy Author Woden Teachout talked about her book, co-authored with Susan Clark, Slow Democracy: ... Author Woden Teachout talked about her book, co-authored with Susan Clark, Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home, in which the authors discuss how citizens can successfully govern themselves on a local level.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local 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.
2:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Richard Shenkman ; Historian and author Richard Shenkman talked about his book Just How Stupid Are We?: Facing the ... Historian and author Richard Shenkman talked about his book Just How Stupid Are We?: Facing the Truth About the American Voter (Basic Books; June 9, 2008). Professor Shenkman argues that as American voters have gained more political power than ever before in the last 50 years, they are not exercising their power wisely and are more and more susceptible to campaign slogans and easy solutions because they do not take the time to educate themselves about the issues and the candidates. He provides such statistics as that most Americans can not name their representatives in Congress or even know that there are three branches of government. He talked about how politicians have repeatedly misled voters and the dumbing down of American politics via marketing, spin machines, and misinformation. He urged reinvigorating civic responsibility in an era where people are more consumers than citizens and providing people with the leadership to efficaciously participate in the political process.
2:30 pm ET Approx. 19 min. LIVE Viewer Reaction to Congressional Debates and Campaign 2012 Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on congressional debates throughout the country, ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on congressional debates throughout the country, inlcuding the Florida Florida 18th Congressional District Debate between Representative Alan West (R) and Patrick Murphy (D) that aired immediately prior to this program.*Associated Press correspondent Mike Glover also called in to discuss the Iowa 4th Congressional District and the presidential campaign. 12:44 pm ET Approx. 18 min. Vermont Historical Society Library Collections ; Vermont Historical Society librarian Paul Carnahan highlighted items in the library, including ... Vermont Historical Society librarian Paul Carnahan highlighted items in the library, including Calvin Coolidge’s photo album, a collection of Civil War photography from George Houghton, a rare first edition copy of Vermont’s Revolutionary War Hero Ethan Allen’s Reason, the Only Oracle of Man and more.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:00 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Boston's Granary Burying Ground Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, ... Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, toured the Granary Burying Ground in downtown Boston. Established in the year 1660, the Granary Burying Ground is the city’s third oldest cemetery, and the burial site of several notable American Revolutionaries, including Paul Revere, John Hancock and Samuel Adams. This is part one of two of the program.
2:50 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Iowa 4th Congressional District Debate Representative Steve King (R) and former first lady of Iowa Christie Vilsack (D) met in their ... Representative Steve King (R) and former first lady of Iowa Christie Vilsack (D) met in their final debate for Iowa’s 4th Congressional District seat. Topics included the Farm Bill, jobs, taxes, abortion, military spending, Iran, a border fence, and political ads. This was a special edition of “Iowa Press” held in the Santa Maria Vineyard and Winery in Carroll, Iowa. 1:03 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on All Those In Favor Author Frank Bryan talked about his book, co-authored with Susan Clark, All Those In Favor: ... Author Frank Bryan talked about his book, co-authored with Susan Clark, All Those In Favor: Rediscovering the Secrets of Town Meeting and Community.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. First Lady Pat Nixon, Ambassador of Goodwill Pat Nixon traveled to over 75 countries making her the most traveled first lady in history at that ... Pat Nixon traveled to over 75 countries making her the most traveled first lady in history at that time. 
Speakers include daughter Julie Nixon Eisenhower, former military aide Gen. Don Hughes, Col. Jack Brennan, who accompanied Mrs. Nixon to China in 1972, former State Department Assistant Chief of Protocol for Visits, Bill Codus, who planned Mrs. Nixon’s foreign trips, and Bob Bostock who worked with President Nixon from 1989-94.
3:48 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Barack Obama gave the weekly presidential address, in which he talked about hurricane ... President Barack Obama gave the weekly presidential address, in which he talked about hurricane Sandy relief efforts. 1:11 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Vermont College of Fine Arts and Literary Scene Vermont College of Fine Arts Founder and President Tom Greene talked about the Montpelier literary ... Vermont College of Fine Arts Founder and President Tom Greene talked about the Montpelier literary culture and one of the first low residency Masters of Fine Arts in writing programs in the country. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:58 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. FBI Historian John Fox on J. Edgar Hoover ; FBI historian John Fox spoke about the career of J. Edgar Hoover who served as FBI Director for 48 ... FBI historian John Fox spoke about the career of J. Edgar Hoover who served as FBI Director for 48 years, from 1924 until 1972. He talked about Hoover’s role in developing the FBI, and how perceptions of Hoover changed late in his career. The speech is from the Raleigh Spy Conference, held at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, North Carolina.
3:51 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Weekly Republican Address Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney gave the weekly Republican Party address, in which ... Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney gave the weekly Republican Party address, in which he talked about the U.S. Economy and the presidential election. 1:24 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Hanoi's War ; Lien-Hang Nguyen talked about her book, Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War ... Lien-Hang Nguyen talked about her book, Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam. She responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.
6:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Mark Grimsley's The Hard Hand of War Panelists discussed Mark Grimsley’s book, The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy ... Panelists discussed Mark Grimsley’s book, The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy Toward Southern Civilians, 1861-1865, which was the featured book of the 2012 Civil War Institute Summer Conference at Gettysburg College. He responded to questions from the audience.
3:56 pm ET Approx. 22 min. LIVE Viewer Reaction to Congressional Debates and Campaign 2012 Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on congressional debates throughout the country, ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on congressional debates throughout the country, inlcuding the Iowa 4th Congressional District debate between Representative Steve King (R) and Christie Vilsack (D) that aired immediately prior to this program.*St. Louis Post-Dispatch correspondent Nicholas Pistor also called to in discuss the Missouri Senate debate. 2:00 pm ET Approx. 54 min. Book Discussion on The Warrior's Heart Eric Greitens talked about his book, The Warrior’s Heart, an adaptation of his memoir ... Eric Greitens talked about his book, The Warrior’s Heart, an adaptation of his memoir about becoming a Navy SEAL written for young adults. He talked about his experiences in both humanitarian missions and warfare, and spoke about personal character development. He responded to questions from the audience at the Maryville University Auditorium in St. Louis, Missouri. 7:13 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Ford Election Eve Program The Republican National Committee presented a broadcast in support of President Gerald ... The Republican National Committee presented a broadcast in support of President Gerald Ford’s 1976 presidential campaign. The program featured insights and testimonials from politicians and supporters, including entertainer Pearl Bailey, and aired on national television the evening before election day. It also featured remarks from President Ford on board Air Force One. 
President Ford went on to lose that election-and the presidency-to Democratic candidate Jimmy Carter.
4:19 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Missouri Senate Debate Missouri Senate candidates Senator Claire McCaskill (D) and Representative Todd Akin (R) debated ... Missouri Senate candidates Senator Claire McCaskill (D) and Representative Todd Akin (R) debated campaign issues. 3:00 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on The Man Who Saved the Union ; Author H.W. Brands talked about his book, The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and ... Author H.W. Brands talked about his book, The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace, in which he argued that Grant was an idealistic and compassionate president whose memory was tarnished during the Civil War’s aftermath. He responded to questions from the audience. 7:42 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Kennedy Elected President A November 1960 Universal newsreel announced the victory of John F. Kennedy in the presidential ... A November 1960 Universal newsreel announced the victory of John F. Kennedy in the presidential election.
5:17 pm ET Approx. 16 min. FEMA and Red Cross Conference Call on Hurricane Sandy ; Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate and Red Cross Senior Vice ... Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate and Red Cross Senior Vice President of Disaster Services Charley Shimanski held a conference call with media regarding Hurricane Sandy. The callers provided an update on the coordination on the response efforts, important information for those impacted by the storm, and how the federal family is working with state, tribal, local and non-profit partners in response to the storm. 3:45 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Discovering the Civil War in Today's Vermont Howard Coffin, author of the book Something Abides: Discovering the Civil War in Today’s ... Howard Coffin, author of the book Something Abides: Discovering the Civil War in Today’s Vermont, talked about Vermont’s role in the Civil War and visits several Civil War historical sites highlighted in his book.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:50 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Vermont's State House State curator David Schutz toured the Vermont State House, where he discussed the two men from ... State curator David Schutz toured the Vermont State House, where he discussed the two men from Vermont who became president and landmark legislation passed by the legislature including the right to form civil unions.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:34 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Massachusetts Senate Debate ; ; Massachusetts Senate candidates Republican U.S. Senator Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger ... Massachusetts Senate candidates Republican U.S. Senator Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren met in a debate sponsored by the Western Massachusetts U.S. Senate Debate Consortium in Springfield Symphony Hall.
Courtesy of WSHM-TV.
4:01 pm ET Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Spillover ; Author David Quammen talked about his book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human ... Author David Quammen talked about his book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, in which he looks at diseases like Ebola, SARS, avian flu, and AIDS that originated in animals but spread to humans and talks about the threat of this kind of “spillover” in the future. Mr. Quammen spoke at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC. 8:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. The End of WWII and the Early Cold War History Professor Matthew O’Brien spoke about the causes, major battles and repercussions of ... History Professor Matthew O’Brien spoke about the causes, major battles and repercussions of World War II. He also examined Hitler’s advance through Europe, Winston Churchill’s strategy to fight the Nazis, the failing of the Soviet Union’s non-aggression pact with Germany, and the eventual full participation of the United States in the war following the attack on Pearl Harbor.
This hour and 15-minute class took place at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio.
6:31 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Communicators with Mignon Clyburn ; ; Mignon Cyburn talked about issues before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), including ... Mignon Cyburn talked about issues before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), including emergency communications when storms occur or during a potential attack. They discussed the problem that the day after Hurricane Sandy made landfall at least 25 percent of cell phone sites in the hurricane’s path were inoperable. Other topics included spectrum auctions, and the future of FCC leadership under in a new presidential administration. Paul Kirby was the guest interviewer. 4:44 pm ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 11/3/12 A list of new books being released the week of November 3, 2012. A list of new books being released the week of November 3, 2012. 9:18 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Admiral George Dewey ; Local historians spoke about Montpelier, Vermont native Admiral George Dewey and his role in the ... Local historians spoke about Montpelier, Vermont native Admiral George Dewey and his role in the Spanish-American war, which launched the U.S. onto the world stage. Admiral Dewey was the only person in the history of the United States to have attained the rank of Admiral of the Navy, the most senior rank in the United States Navy.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:02 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Virginia Senate Debate Virginia Senate candidates George Allen (R) and Tim Kaine (D) debated various campaign ... Virginia Senate candidates George Allen (R) and Tim Kaine (D) debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of WSLS-TV. 4:45 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on Makers ; Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired magazine, contends that America is on the verge of a new ... Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired magazine, contends that America is on the verge of a new industrial revolution spurred by advances in computing. The author profiled a selection of start-up industrialists, “makers,” who are using social media, crowd sourcing, and open source software to redefine American industry and manufacturing. Chris Anderson spoke at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco. 9:31 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Presidential Campaign Memorabilia ; We take you behind-the-scenes at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History for a ... We take you behind-the-scenes at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History for a look at presidential campaign memorabilia dating from the time of George Washington’s inauguration up to the 2012 campaign. Our tour guides are political curators Harry Rubenstein and Larry Bird who scout the Democratic and Republican national conventions every four years, looking for just the right buttons, signs and novelty hats that will someday open a window for future historians into our times and politics.
8:10 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Ohio and the 2012 Election ; Mark Naymik talked about Ohio’s role as a “swing” state in the presidential ... Mark Naymik talked about Ohio’s role as a “swing” state in the presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the state’s historical significance in tracking presidential election outcomes, the unemployment and jobs outlook in the state, key issues for Ohio voters, and what to watch for on election night, among other topics.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes.*As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes.*
This was part ten of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
5:50 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Bear Pond Books Claire Benedict talked about the Bear Pond Books' longstanding role in the community, the impact ... Claire Benedict talked about the Bear Pond Books' longstanding role in the community, the impact of commercial competition and how the store has survived for nearly 40 years. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Mark Grimsley's The Hard Hand of War Panelists discussed Mark Grimsley’s book, The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy ... Panelists discussed Mark Grimsley’s book, The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy Toward Southern Civilians, 1861-1865, which was the featured book of the 2012 Civil War Institute Summer Conference at Gettysburg College. He responded to questions from the audience.
8:22 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Colorado and the 2012 Election ; Curtis Hubbard talked about Colorado’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Curtis Hubbard talked about Colorado’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among other topics he discussed Obama and Romney and campaign strategy and some the state’s key House races.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part seven of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
6:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on Choose Me: Portrait of a Presidential Race ; Photographer Arthur Grace talked about his book Choose Me: Portraits of a Presidential ... Photographer Arthur Grace talked about his book Choose Me: Portraits of a Presidential Race, published by University Press of New England. He described his project of covering the 1988 presidential race. Black and white still photography is highlighted in the book that contains a selection of over one hundred photographs from the campaign trail. Armed with a twin lens reflex camera, Grace photographed each of the major presidential candidates. Among the people photographed are George H.W. Bush, Bob Dole, Michael Dukakis, and Richard Gephardt. In this program he spoke about the background stories of many of the photographs in the book.
Additionally, Grace described his background and experience in photography. He discussed the differences that exist in working for news magazines, wire services and newspapers, and as a contract and staff photographer.
11:12 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Ford Election Eve Program The Republican National Committee presented a broadcast in support of President Gerald ... The Republican National Committee presented a broadcast in support of President Gerald Ford’s 1976 presidential campaign. The program featured insights and testimonials from politicians and supporters, including entertainer Pearl Bailey, and aired on national television the evening before election day. It also featured remarks from President Ford on board Air Force One. 
President Ford went on to lose that election-and the presidency-to Democratic candidate Jimmy Carter.
8:29 pm ET Approx. 32 min. LIVE Mitt Romney Campaign Event in Englewood, Colorado ; ; Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romne and his wife Ann spoke at a campaign event at the ... Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romne and his wife Ann spoke at a campaign event at the Comfort Dental Amphitheatre in Englewood, Colorado. He compared how the next four years would look under another term of President Obama and under a Romney administration. William Tolbert brought onstage the U.S. flag carried on the last mission of the Space Shuttle Challenger. Former Governor Romney had often spoken of the occasion when he first touched that flag when he was a scout leader and how it symbolizes of the exploits of men and women of the space program. 7:07 pm ET Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on Mugged ; Conservative political pundit Ann Coulter talked about her book, Mugged: Racial Demagoguery ... Conservative political pundit Ann Coulter talked about her book, Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama, in which she presents her thoughts on race in America. Ann Coulter spoke at the Four Seasons in Los Angeles. She also responded to questions from the audience. 11:40 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Kennedy Elected President A November 1960 Universal newsreel announced the victory of John F. Kennedy in the presidential ... A November 1960 Universal newsreel announced the victory of John F. Kennedy in the presidential election.
9:02 pm ET Approx. 20 min. Viewer Response to Mitt Romney Campaign Event Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Mitt Romney campaign event in Englewood, ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Mitt Romney campaign event in Englewood, Colorado. 7:57 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Book Discussion on Billionaires and Ballot Bandits Author Greg Palast discussed his book, Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election ... Author Greg Palast discussed his book, Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps, in which he examines the financial supporters of Super-PACs and how their influence could affect the 2012 Presidential election. 11:49 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Vermont's State House State curator David Schutz toured the Vermont State House, where he discussed the two men from ... State curator David Schutz toured the Vermont State House, where he discussed the two men from Vermont who became president and landmark legislation passed by the legislature including the right to form civil unions.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:22 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Debate at American University Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), a student organization at American University, hosted a debate ... Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), a student organization at American University, hosted a debate to discuss the major issues which are being ignored in the presidential debates. Three debate participants presented the conservative, libertarian, and liberal perspectives. 9:08 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on I am the Change ; Conservative scholar Charles Kesler spoke about his thoughts on the Obama presidency and what he ... Conservative scholar Charles Kesler spoke about his thoughts on the Obama presidency and what he deemed were the “fatal contradictions” of liberalism. He talked about the history of modern liberal thought, progressive politics in America, and the ways in which liberal and conservative reform movements had advanced their causes. His remarks were made at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. 12:00 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 13 min. The End of WWII and the Early Cold War History Professor Matthew O’Brien spoke about the causes, major battles and repercussions of ... History Professor Matthew O’Brien spoke about the causes, major battles and repercussions of World War II. He also examined Hitler’s advance through Europe, Winston Churchill’s strategy to fight the Nazis, the failing of the Soviet Union’s non-aggression pact with Germany, and the eventual full participation of the United States in the war following the attack on Pearl Harbor.
This hour and 15-minute class took place at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio.
10:25 pm ET Approx. 54 min. LIVE President Obama and Former President Bill Clinton in Virginia ; President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton spoke at a campaign event in Bristow, ... President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton spoke at a campaign event in Bristow, Virginia’s Jiffy Lube Live amphitheater, where music was provided by Dave Matthews. Former President Clinton praised President Obama and said why he is supporting him. Clinton, his voice hoarse from campaign events, said he had given “my voice in the service of my president.” The president made remarks about Governor Romney and change, Hurricane Sandy, and the middle class needing a champion that would fight for them. This event was their last of the day. They were shown mingling with the crowed after the speeches. 10:08 pm ET Approx. 53 min. After Words with Salman Khan ; Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, spoke about the benefits of online, universal education ... Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, spoke about the benefits of online, universal education and his evolution from hedge fund analyst to public educator. He examined the state of public education, learning methods, and the integration of technology into public education. He talked with the president of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, Nina Rees. 
Salman Khan is a former hedge fund analyst, venture capitalist and Silicon Valley engineer. He holds several degrees from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is the founder of the Khan Academy.
1:15 am ET Approx. 27 min. Presidential Campaign Memorabilia ; We take you behind-the-scenes at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History for a ... We take you behind-the-scenes at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History for a look at presidential campaign memorabilia dating from the time of George Washington’s inauguration up to the 2012 campaign. Our tour guides are political curators Harry Rubenstein and Larry Bird who scout the Democratic and Republican national conventions every four years, looking for just the right buttons, signs and novelty hats that will someday open a window for future historians into our times and politics.
11:19 pm ET Approx. 18 min. LIVE Open Phones after Obama Campaign Event Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the next week’s election after President ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the next week’s election after President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton spoke at a campaign event. Live scenes were shown in the background of them mingling with the crowed after the speeches in Bristow, Virginia’s Jiffy Lube Live amphitheater, where music was provided by Dave Matthews.  11:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Book Discussion on The Seventeen Solutions Ralph Nader, author of The Seventeen Solutions: Bold Ideas for Our American Future, ... Ralph Nader, author of The Seventeen Solutions: Bold Ideas for Our American Future, presented his thoughts on America’s economic and sociopolitical landscape and spoke about seventeen solutions that he said would answer several issues facing the country. Among the issues were tax reform, the reduction of the military budget, and programs for job growth. He responded to questions from the audience.
Ralph Nader ran for President of the United States on the Green Party ticket in 1996 and 2000 and as an independent in 2004. He is the author of several books, including “Unsafe at Any Speed,” an indictment of the auto industry published in 1965.
1:43 am ET Approx. 6 min. Kennedy Elected President A November 1960 Universal newsreel announced the victory of John F. Kennedy in the presidential ... A November 1960 Universal newsreel announced the victory of John F. Kennedy in the presidential election.
11:37 pm ET Approx. 35 min. Mitt Romney Campaign Event in Englewood, Colorado ; ; Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romne and his wife Ann spoke at a campaign event at the ... Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romne and his wife Ann spoke at a campaign event at the Comfort Dental Amphitheatre in Englewood, Colorado. He compared how the next four years would look under another term of President Obama and under a Romney administration. William Tolbert brought onstage the U.S. flag carried on the last mission of the Space Shuttle Challenger. Former Governor Romney had often spoken of the occasion when he first touched that flag when he was a scout leader and how it symbolizes of the exploits of men and women of the space program. 12:21 am ET Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on Slow Democracy Author Woden Teachout talked about her book, co-authored with Susan Clark, Slow Democracy: ... Author Woden Teachout talked about her book, co-authored with Susan Clark, Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home, in which the authors discuss how citizens can successfully govern themselves on a local level.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:49 am ET Approx. 10 min. Admiral George Dewey ; Local historians spoke about Montpelier, Vermont native Admiral George Dewey and his role in the ... Local historians spoke about Montpelier, Vermont native Admiral George Dewey and his role in the Spanish-American war, which launched the U.S. onto the world stage. Admiral Dewey was the only person in the history of the United States to have attained the rank of Admiral of the Navy, the most senior rank in the United States Navy.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:13 am ET Approx. 42 min. Same Sex Marriage on 2012 Ballot ; Fred Sainz talked about same-sex marriage initiatives on the 2012 election ballot in four states, ... Fred Sainz talked about same-sex marriage initiatives on the 2012 election ballot in four states, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Three states, Maine, Maryland, and Washington, had legislation allowing gay marriage, and Minnesota had an anti-gay marriage bill. Mr. Sainz also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 12:31 am ET Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on Seven Principles of Good Government ; Former Governor Gary Johnson (R-NM), the 2012 Libertarian Party presidential nominee, talked about ... Former Governor Gary Johnson (R-NM), the 2012 Libertarian Party presidential nominee, talked about his new book, Seven Principles of Good Government: Liberty, People, and Politics. He was interviewed while attending FreedomFest, which was held July 11-14, 2012, in Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. 2:00 am ET Approx. 28 min. Boston's Granary Burying Ground Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, ... Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, toured the Granary Burying Ground in downtown Boston. Established in the year 1660, the Granary Burying Ground is the city’s third oldest cemetery, and the burial site of several notable American Revolutionaries, including Paul Revere, John Hancock and Samuel Adams. This is part one of two of the program.
12:56 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Social Conservatives in Campaign 2012 ; Tony Perkins discussed the role social conservatives were playing in the presidential campaign and ... Tony Perkins discussed the role social conservatives were playing in the presidential campaign and key Senate and House races around the country. Mr. Perkins also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
Mr. Perkins appeared via video from Kansas City, Missouri.
12:43 am ET Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on Freedom and Unity: A History of Vermont Author Michael Sherman talked about his book Freedom & Unity: A History of Vermont. ... Author Michael Sherman talked about his book Freedom & Unity: A History of Vermont.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local 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.
2:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. First Lady Pat Nixon, Ambassador of Goodwill Pat Nixon traveled to over 75 countries making her the most traveled first lady in history at that ... Pat Nixon traveled to over 75 countries making her the most traveled first lady in history at that time. 
Speakers include daughter Julie Nixon Eisenhower, former military aide Gen. Don Hughes, Col. Jack Brennan, who accompanied Mrs. Nixon to China in 1972, former State Department Assistant Chief of Protocol for Visits, Bill Codus, who planned Mrs. Nixon’s foreign trips, and Bob Bostock who worked with President Nixon from 1989-94.
1:00 am ET Approx. 49 min. President Obama and Former President Bill Clinton in Virginia ; President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton spoke at a campaign event in Bristow, ... President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton spoke at a campaign event in Bristow, Virginia’s Jiffy Lube Live amphitheater, where music was provided by Dave Matthews. Former President Clinton praised President Obama and said why he is supporting him. Clinton, his voice hoarse from campaign events, said he had given “my voice in the service of my president.” The president made remarks about Governor Romney and change, Hurricane Sandy, and the middle class needing a champion that would fight for them. This event was their last of the day. They were shown mingling with the crowed after the speeches. 12:51 am ET Approx. 6 min. Vermont College of Fine Arts and Literary Scene Vermont College of Fine Arts Founder and President Tom Greene talked about the Montpelier literary ... Vermont College of Fine Arts Founder and President Tom Greene talked about the Montpelier literary culture and one of the first low residency Masters of Fine Arts in writing programs in the country. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:57 am ET Approx. 1 hr. FBI Historian John Fox on J. Edgar Hoover ; FBI historian John Fox spoke about the career of J. Edgar Hoover who served as FBI Director for 48 ... FBI historian John Fox spoke about the career of J. Edgar Hoover who served as FBI Director for 48 years, from 1924 until 1972. He talked about Hoover’s role in developing the FBI, and how perceptions of Hoover changed late in his career. The speech is from the Raleigh Spy Conference, held at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, North Carolina.
1:50 am ET Approx. 36 min. Illinois 8th Congressional District Debate ; ; Representative Joe Walsh (R) and challenger Tammy Duckworth (D) met in the final of their three ... Representative Joe Walsh (R) and challenger Tammy Duckworth (D) met in the final of their three debates for Illinois' 8th Congressional District seat.
This debate was part of a news broadcast of ‘Chicago Tonight’ on WTTW.
12:58 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. Book Discussion on State Out of the Union Jeff Biggers presented a political history of Arizona and remarked on the current political ... Jeff Biggers presented a political history of Arizona and remarked on the current political fissures that exist in the state. The author specifically examined the state’s immigration law, SB 1070, and the Latino population challenging the legislation. Jeff Biggers spoke at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, Arizona. 5:00 am ET Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on Civil War Wives Carol Berkin talked about her book Civil War Wives: The Lives and Times of Angelina Grimke ... Carol Berkin talked about her book Civil War Wives: The Lives and Times of Angelina Grimke Weld, Varina Howell Davis, and Julia Dent Grant (Knopf; September 8, 2009). In the book, she profiles the wives of three prominent figures of the Civil War era: abolitionist leader Theodore Weld, confederate president Jefferson Davis, and Union Army general Ulysses S. Grant. Professor Berkin shows how even privileged women struggled to break free of the era’s restrictions on married women. She responded to questions from members of the audience.
2:29 am ET Approx. 55 min. New York 24th Congressional District Debate New York 24th Congressional District candidates Ann Marie Buerkle (R), Dan Maffei (D), and Ursula ... New York 24th Congressional District candidates Ann Marie Buerkle (R), Dan Maffei (D), and Ursula Rozum (Green Party), debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of WSYR. 1:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Book Discussion on Divider in Chief ; Kate Obenshain, former chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia, argued that President Obama ... Kate Obenshain, former chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia, argued that President Obama has divided the country for his own political gain and has earned the moniker, “Divider-in-Chief.” The author contends that the Obama presidency is the most divisive in U.S. history and opines that the President has allowed his ideologies to trump the good of the populace. Kate Obenshain spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. 5:52 am ET Approx. 5 min. Historic Floods of 1927 and 2011 Archivist Scott Reilly talked about the damage from two storms that hit Vermont nearly a century ... Archivist Scott Reilly talked about the damage from two storms that hit Vermont nearly a century apart, and showed records from the flood of 1927 and the damage from hurricane Irene that hit Vermont in 2011.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:26 am ET Approx. 57 min. Connecticut Senate Debate Candidates Linda McMahon (R) and Chris Murphy (D) met in their fourth debate for retiring Senator ... Candidates Linda McMahon (R) and Chris Murphy (D) met in their fourth debate for retiring Senator Joe Lieberman Senate seat. 1:53 am ET Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on All Those In Favor Author Frank Bryan talked about his book, co-authored with Susan Clark, All Those In Favor: ... Author Frank Bryan talked about his book, co-authored with Susan Clark, All Those In Favor: Rediscovering the Secrets of Town Meeting and Community.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:59 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Changes in the Senate Since the 1960s ; U.S. Senate Historian Don Ritchie talked about changes in the Senate since the 1960s. He displayed ... U.S. Senate Historian Don Ritchie talked about changes in the Senate since the 1960s. He displayed a picture taken in the Senate chamber on September 24, 1963, which he said represents a situation very different from the current Senate. Topics included changes in the calendar, procedures, ethics, membership, and media coverage. He responded to questions from members of the audience in the Russell Senate Office Building.
“The Senate in the Sixties: The Transformation of a Traditional Institution” was part of the August Brown Bag luncheon series of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society.
4:26 am ET Approx. 56 min. Arizona Senate Debate Arizona Senatorial candidates Representative Jeff Flake (R) and former Arizona Surgeon General ... Arizona Senatorial candidates Representative Jeff Flake (R) and former Arizona Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D) debated various campaign issues. 2:01 am ET Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on The Parties Versus the People Mickey Edwards, former Republican Congressman from Oklahoma (1977-1992), argues that ... Mickey Edwards, former Republican Congressman from Oklahoma (1977-1992), argues that America’s political parties have obtained too much power. He posits that the parties have disenfranchised voters and hurt the legislative process by promoting partisanship and discouraging debate. He responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics &Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.
5:24 am ET Approx. 35 min. Mitt Romney Campaign Event in Englewood, Colorado ; ; Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romne and his wife Ann spoke at a campaign event at the ... Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romne and his wife Ann spoke at a campaign event at the Comfort Dental Amphitheatre in Englewood, Colorado. He compared how the next four years would look under another term of President Obama and under a Romney administration. William Tolbert brought onstage the U.S. flag carried on the last mission of the Space Shuttle Challenger. Former Governor Romney had often spoken of the occasion when he first touched that flag when he was a scout leader and how it symbolizes of the exploits of men and women of the space program. 2:54 am ET Approx. 18 min. Vermont Historical Society Library Collections ; Vermont Historical Society librarian Paul Carnahan highlighted items in the library, including ... Vermont Historical Society librarian Paul Carnahan highlighted items in the library, including Calvin Coolidge’s photo album, a collection of Civil War photography from George Houghton, a rare first edition copy of Vermont’s Revolutionary War Hero Ethan Allen’s Reason, the Only Oracle of Man and more.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
6:01 am ET Approx. 57 min. President Obama and Former President Bill Clinton in Virginia ; President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton spoke at a campaign event in Bristow, ... President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton spoke at a campaign event in Bristow, Virginia’s Jiffy Lube Live amphitheater, where music was provided by Dave Matthews. Former President Clinton praised President Obama and said why he is supporting him. Clinton, his voice hoarse from campaign events, said he had given “my voice in the service of my president.” The president made remarks about Governor Romney and change, Hurricane Sandy, and the middle class needing a champion that would fight for them. This event was their last of the day. They were shown mingling with the crowed after the speeches. 3:13 am ET Approx. 14 min. Discovering the Civil War in Today's Vermont Howard Coffin, author of the book Something Abides: Discovering the Civil War in Today’s ... Howard Coffin, author of the book Something Abides: Discovering the Civil War in Today’s Vermont, talked about Vermont’s role in the Civil War and visits several Civil War historical sites highlighted in his book.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:30 am ET Approx. 24 min. Book Discussion on The Richest Woman in America Biographer Janet Wallach recalled the life of Hetty Green (1834-1916), whose investment of her ... Biographer Janet Wallach recalled the life of Hetty Green (1834-1916), whose investment of her family inheritance resulted in a net worth of close to $100 million ($2.5 billion adjusted for inflation) by the end of her life. Janet Wallach speaks at Corner Bookshop in New York City and answered questions from the audience.
3:55 am ET Approx. 6 min. Vermont College of Fine Arts and Literary Scene Vermont College of Fine Arts Founder and President Tom Greene talked about the Montpelier literary ... Vermont College of Fine Arts Founder and President Tom Greene talked about the Montpelier literary culture and one of the first low residency Masters of Fine Arts in writing programs in the country. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Book Discussion on Science Left Behind ; Author Alex Berezow talked about his book, Science Left Behind: Feel-Good Fallacies and the ... Author Alex Berezow talked about his book, Science Left Behind: Feel-Good Fallacies and the Rise of the Anti-Scientific Left. In the book he argued that while “anti-science” was usually a term associated with conservatives, the left in the United States had plenty of problems with science on issues they did not support, such as nuclear energy and biomedical research on animals.
5:29 am ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 11/3/12 A list of new books being released the week of November 3, 2012. A list of new books being released the week of November 3, 2012.
5:31 am ET Approx. 9 min. Bear Pond Books Claire Benedict talked about the Bear Pond Books' longstanding role in the community, the impact ... Claire Benedict talked about the Bear Pond Books' longstanding role in the community, the impact of commercial competition and how the store has survived for nearly 40 years. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:41 am ET Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on Slow Democracy Author Woden Teachout talked about her book, co-authored with Susan Clark, Slow Democracy: ... Author Woden Teachout talked about her book, co-authored with Susan Clark, Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home, in which the authors discuss how citizens can successfully govern themselves on a local level.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:49 am ET Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on Freedom and Unity: A History of Vermont Author Michael Sherman talked about his book Freedom & Unity: A History of Vermont. ... Author Michael Sherman talked about his book Freedom & Unity: A History of Vermont.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:59 am ET Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 11-01-12 A list from November 1, 2012 of upcoming book fairs and festivals. A list from November 1, 2012 of upcoming book fairs and festivals.
6:00 am ET Approx. 32 min. Book Discussion on America, But Better ; Brian Calvert and Chris Cannon argue that the U.S. should elect Canada as president in 2012 and ... Brian Calvert and Chris Cannon argue that the U.S. should elect Canada as president in 2012 and talk about the Canada Party’s platform. In their satire they propose that one gay couple be allowed to marry for every straight couple that gets divorced; the phrase “job creators” will be changed to “job creationists,” and they will be given seven days to create jobs; corporations will still be people, but if they can’t provide a birth certificate they will be legally obligated to care for your lawn.
The authors spoke at the KGB Bar in New York City.
6:33 am ET Approx. 18 min. Vermont Historical Society Library Collections ; Vermont Historical Society librarian Paul Carnahan highlighted items in the library, including ... Vermont Historical Society librarian Paul Carnahan highlighted items in the library, including Calvin Coolidge’s photo album, a collection of Civil War photography from George Houghton, a rare first edition copy of Vermont’s Revolutionary War Hero Ethan Allen’s Reason, the Only Oracle of Man and more.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
6:51 am ET Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on All Those In Favor Author Frank Bryan talked about his book, co-authored with Susan Clark, All Those In Favor: ... Author Frank Bryan talked about his book, co-authored with Susan Clark, All Those In Favor: Rediscovering the Secrets of Town Meeting and Community.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local 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.