C-SPAN Schedule

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7:00 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones Josh Rogin; Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “What are the U.S.' foreign policy ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “What are the U.S.' foreign policy challenges in 2013?”
Josh Rogin spoke by phone about President Obama’s nominations of John Brennan for CIA director and former Senator Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense. He discussed some of the controversies surrounding both nominees, and U.S. foreign policy challenges in 2013.
6:23 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Breaking Our Addiction to Incarceration Vanita Gupta Vanita Gupta, ACLU Deputy Legal Director is also Director of the organization Center for Justice, ... Vanita Gupta, ACLU Deputy Legal Director is also Director of the organization Center for Justice, which addresses systemic problems in the U.S. criminal justice system, including the treatment of prisoners, the death penalty, and the policies of over-incarceration that have led the United States to imprison more people than any other country in the world. In addition, Gupta is an adjunct clinical professor at NYU School of Law, where she teaches and oversees a racial justice litigation clinic 5:15 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 20 min. Financial Industry Regulations Witnesses testified on the implementation of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank financial regulations ... Witnesses testified on the implementation of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law, which deals with over-the-counter derivatives and swaps market regulations. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler said that his agency was making progress in fully implementing the law. Robert Cook testified that the Securities and Exchange Commission was continuing with a complex rule-making process. Then a panel of financial industry stakeholders and representatives testified about concerns such as compliance costs and lack of clarity in the rules and definitions.
7:47 am ET Approx. 47 min. LIVE John Brennan's Nomination as CIA Director Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Jane Harman Jane Harman talked about President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, and ... Jane Harman talked about President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the president’s reasons for nominating him, the evolution of the CIA director position, the role of the CIA in drone missions, and Mr. Brennan’s involvement with the interrogation policies of the George W. Bush administration
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
7:37 am ET Approx. 54 min. Labor and Employment Law U. W. Clemon; Catessa Malone Retired Federal Judge U.W. Clemon talked about the state of labor and employment ... Retired Federal Judge U.W. Clemon talked about the state of labor and employment law. 
Clemon marched with Martin Luther King and was one of the first two african-americans elected to the Alabama Senate since Reconstruction . He fought against Gov. George Wallace 's exclusion of african-american citizens from state boards and agencies and the reinstatement of the death penalty. Jimmy Carter in 1980 appointed Clemon as Alabama’s first african-american federal judge when he nominated him for a seat on the U.S. District Court. He later became the chief judge of the Northern District. He was the trial judge in the Ledbetter v. Goodyear case and in several multi-district cases.
9:41 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program Witnesses testified on the Obama administration’s high-speed rail program. California ... Witnesses testified on the Obama administration’s high-speed rail program. California Representatives Janice Hahn (D) and Kevin McCarthy (R) testified before the committee about California’s high speed rail program, on which they disagreed. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood also focused on California as he testified about the management of the administration’s program, the status of rail projects, and ways the program can be improved. Other officials, including from other states, also testified.
8:36 am ET Approx. 42 min. LIVE Chuck Hagel's Nomination as Defense Secretary Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Frank Oliveri Frank Oliveri talked about President Obama’s nomination of former Nebraska Senator Chuck ... Frank Oliveri talked about President Obama’s nomination of former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included controversies surrounding Mr. Hagel, his positions on Israel and the Defense budget and sequestration, and U.S. foreign policy challenges in 2013.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
8:34 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Terrorists and Refugee Programs Homeland Security and State Department officials testified at a hearing looking into the abuse of ... Homeland Security and State Department officials testified at a hearing looking into the abuse of refugee programs by terrorists. 1:04 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Federal Response to Rise in Autism Rates Domestic and advocacy group officials testified about autism. Among the topics they discussed ... Domestic and advocacy group officials testified about autism. Among the topics they discussed were efforts to increase awareness and understanding of the disease, the cost of the disease, limited public health resources, and public health policy. Representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) denied a link between rising autism rates and vaccinations. Representative Burton showed a video about research on the effect of mercury on the brain.
9:19 am ET Approx. 40 min. LIVE U.S.-Afghanistan Relations John Nagl; Greta Brawner Retired Lieutenant Colonel John Nagl talked about Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s upcoming ... Retired Lieutenant Colonel John Nagl talked about Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s upcoming visit to Washington, D.C., and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included U.S.-Afghan relations, specifically troop levels in Afghanistan, aid to the country, and corruption charges. 10:00 am ET Approx. 59 min. National Health Spending in 2011 Experts from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid released their report on health spending trends ... Experts from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid released their report on health spending trends in 2011. They used charts to demonstrate that increases in Medicare spending were offset by slower growth in Medicaid due to the improving economy. The Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. had little impact on health spending in 2011, with the exception of certain provisions such as allowing those under the age of 26 to remain on their parents' insurance plans. The panelists responded to questions from reporters in the audience at the National Press Club. Richard Foster contributed from the audience. 2:31 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 41 min. Conflict in Eastern Congo Witnesses testified on the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and ... Witnesses testified on the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda’s involvement in the eastern Congo, where U.N. Security Council experts had alleged Rwandan support of rebels against the Congolese army. State Department official Johnnie Carson defended U.S. policy in the region and said that the Obama administration had worked closely with international partners to resolve crises in the region.
10:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality Supporters of the “Occupy Movement” talked about the state and future of the ... Supporters of the “Occupy Movement” talked about the state and future of the movement. The Occupy Movement began in 2011 as a protest movement against social and economic inequality. Topics included the electoral process and the ability of the Obama administration and the Democratic Party to address the issues important to the movement. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the Ideas Matter series hosted by the Political Science Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston Review.
11:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Cyber and Drone Warfare Panelists talked about drones and cyber attacks as tools of modern warfare, including the ability ... Panelists talked about drones and cyber attacks as tools of modern warfare, including the ability to find the source of cyber attacks and the rules of engagement for unmanned aerial drones. Speakers included NATO Commander Jean Paul Palomeros and Elisa Massimino of the group Human Rights First.
This was a panel of the 2012 Halifax International Security Forum.Global security leaders from over 50 countries gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to discuss pressing security and defense issues during the three-day summit.
5:14 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. U.S.-Asia Policy Ambassadors representing Australia, India and the Philippines talked about their regional ... Ambassadors representing Australia, India and the Philippines talked about their regional priorities and relationship with the U.S. Topics which include unresolved disputes with China, opportunities for increased exports, and the Obama administration’s renewed focus on the Asia-Pacific region. They were interviewed by Representative Randy Forbes (R-VA), Armed Services Committee member and co-chair of the Congressional China Caucus.
“All Eyes on Asia: Perspectives from our Allies” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.
11:34 am ET Approx. 25 min. Future of Capitalism Lynn Forester de Rothschild; Daniel Franklin Lynn Rothschild described the role of capitalism in society and ways to make it more ... Lynn Rothschild described the role of capitalism in society and ways to make it more inclusive. She talked about ethics in business, improving youth unemployment, job skills and opportunities for women. In her remarks, she said inequality was one of the most important issues facing the U.S and the United Kingdom.
This was part of The Economist’s “World in 2013 Festival,” held in the Altman Building.
12:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. LIVE Eminent Domain and the Housing Market Panelists argued the merits of using the “eminent domain” process to help distressed ... Panelists argued the merits of using the “eminent domain” process to help distressed homeowners in which local governments buy homes worth less than their mortgages, and sell the homes back to the owners at the lower value. Topics included the state of the housing market, principle reduction, and fair market value. Following their discussion they answered questions from the audience. 6:22 pm ET Approx. 47 min. North Korea and Human Rights Christian Caryl; Jamie Fly; Dong-Hyuk Shin Shin Dong-hyuk was interviewed by Christian Caryl about his life in a North Korean internment ... Shin Dong-hyuk was interviewed by Christian Caryl about his life in a North Korean internment camp, where he was born. He talked about the abuse of prisoners in the camp, including denial of food, and how he and the other prisoners motivated themselves to survive. He also talked about the difficulty of sharing his experiences and explaining the camp to outsiders and criticized western countries for not interfering in genocide. He also answered questions from the audience. Shin spoke in Korean with consecutive translation by an on-stage translator.
“America’s Role in Promoting Democracy & Human Rights” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.
12:03 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. LIVE Deficit and Debt Reduction Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and White House officials evaluated the “fiscal ... Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and White House officials evaluated the “fiscal cliff” legislation passed by Congress on January 1, 2013. David Marron talked about the tax elements of the bill, including alternative minimum, estate, and tax cuts from the George W. Bush administration. Robert Reichauser and Rudolph Penner in their assessments were pessimistic about what was in the bill and the prospects for the budget process in the 113th Congress. The program included questions from audience members.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
1:33 pm ET Approx. 26 min. British Government Coalition Priorities David Cameron; Nick Clegg Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg held their first joint news ... Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg held their first joint news conference of 2013, outlining the coalition’s mid-term priorities. Both leaders stated that the economy was “healing” at a much slower pace than expected, but added they were confident the coalition had a plan in place to promote growth. They responded to questions from reporters. 7:11 pm ET Approx. 46 min. Congress and National Security A Republican member and a member-elect of the House who served in the military talked about ... A Republican member and a member-elect of the House who served in the military talked about national security priorities in Afghanistan, Iran’s nuclear program, and Israel. They were interviewed by Mr. Senor and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“From the Front Lines to Capitol Hill: Perspectives from Emerging National Security Leaders” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.
1:32 pm ET Approx. 35 min. John Brennan's Nomination as CIA Director Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Jane Harman Jane Harman talked about President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, and ... Jane Harman talked about President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the president’s reasons for nominating him, the evolution of the CIA director position, the role of the CIA in drone missions, and Mr. Brennan’s involvement with the interrogation policies of the George W. Bush administration
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
2:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. LIVE State and Federal Marijuana Laws Panelists talked about conflicts between federal and state laws following the 2012 legalization of ... Panelists talked about conflicts between federal and state laws following the 2012 legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in Washington and Colorado. They responded to questions from members of the audience. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Life as Teenagers in the White House Presidential daughters Susan Ford Bales and Lynda Johnson Robb discussed spending part of their ... Presidential daughters Susan Ford Bales and Lynda Johnson Robb discussed spending part of their teenage years in the White House. Both of their father’s took office at times of great national trauma, following the assassination of President Kennedy and the resignation of President Nixon. They talked about the circumstances in which their fathers took office but told lighthearted stories as well. This was a Chautauqua Institution morning lecture with the Week Nine theme, “The Presidents Club.”
2:07 pm ET Approx. 51 min. LIVE New Jersey State of the State Address Christopher Christie Governor Chris Christie gave the annual state of the state speech before a joint session of the ... Governor Chris Christie gave the annual state of the state speech before a joint session of the New Jersey State Assembly. He talked about Hurricane Sandy and the effect the storm had on economic growth and job creation in the state. He also called for congressional action for more disaster relief aid to Sandy and spoke about education reform in the state of New Jersey. 3:38 pm ET Approx. 36 min. Democratic Women Candidates in 2012 Elections Anthony Gallo; Stephanie Schriock Stephanie Schriock talked about the success of Democratic women candidates in 2012 and strategies ... Stephanie Schriock talked about the success of Democratic women candidates in 2012 and strategies for future elections.*Among other topics she discussed reproduction rights, women in top corporate jobs, and women and the Republican Party.*After her prepared remarks, she answered questions from audience members. 9:17 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Hollywood and Culture Actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined leaders in the film and music ... Actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined leaders in the film and music industries to talk about Hollywood’s impact on American culture and how the industries are adapting to technological innovations. Other speakers included Universal Studios President Ron Meyer, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Co-Chair Rob Friedman and Imagine Entertainment co-founder Brian Grazer.
3:01 pm ET Approx. 34 min. Eric Schmidt on Technology and Society in 2013 Daniel Franklin; Eric Schmidt Eric Schmidt talked about new Google innovations, the importance of mobile devices, and the impact ... Eric Schmidt talked about new Google innovations, the importance of mobile devices, and the impact of technology on society.
This was part of The Economist’s “World in 2013 Festival,” held in the Altman Building.
4:16 pm ET Approx. 24 min. Future of Capitalism Lynn Forester de Rothschild; Daniel Franklin Lynn Rothschild described the role of capitalism in society and ways to make it more ... Lynn Rothschild described the role of capitalism in society and ways to make it more inclusive. She talked about ethics in business, improving youth unemployment, job skills and opportunities for women. In her remarks, she said inequality was one of the most important issues facing the U.S and the United Kingdom.
This was part of The Economist’s “World in 2013 Festival,” held in the Altman Building.
10:32 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on Why Women Still Can't Have It All Linda Douglass; Anne-Marie Slaughter Former State Department official Anne-Marie Slaughter talks about her cover story in The ... Former State Department official Anne-Marie Slaughter talks about her cover story in The Atlantic entitled "Why Women Still Can’t Have It All". It was the most read story in the magazine’s history and focused on the challenges of balancing her work with her personal life as mother and wife. Slaughter left the State Department in 2011 and teaches at Princeton University. She’s interviewed by former ABC News reporter and Obama administration health reform spokesperson Linda Douglass.
3:39 pm ET Approx. 40 min. U.S.-Afghanistan Relations John Nagl; Greta Brawner Retired Lieutenant Colonel John Nagl talked about Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s upcoming ... Retired Lieutenant Colonel John Nagl talked about Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s upcoming visit to Washington, D.C., and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included U.S.-Afghan relations, specifically troop levels in Afghanistan, aid to the country, and corruption charges. 4:43 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality Supporters of the “Occupy Movement” talked about the state and future of the ... Supporters of the “Occupy Movement” talked about the state and future of the movement. The Occupy Movement began in 2011 as a protest movement against social and economic inequality. Topics included the electoral process and the ability of the Obama administration and the Democratic Party to address the issues important to the movement. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the Ideas Matter series hosted by the Political Science Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston Review.
11:42 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Poverty in the United States Jared Bernstein and Charles Murray debated the role of government in addressing poverty and income ... Jared Bernstein and Charles Murray debated the role of government in addressing poverty and income inequality. Mr. Murray argued that communities work best with a traditional family structure, and “advance welfare states” discourage people from working and holding jobs. Mr. Bernstein countered that government assistance provides opportunity to help lift people out of poverty, saying, “If economy isn’t creating enough jobs, then it is the role of the public sector to create jobs.”
4:20 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Deficit and Debt Reduction Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and White House officials evaluated the “fiscal ... Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and White House officials evaluated the “fiscal cliff” legislation passed by Congress on January 1, 2013. David Marron talked about the tax elements of the bill, including alternative minimum, estate, and tax cuts from the George W. Bush administration. Robert Reichauser and Rudolph Penner in their assessments were pessimistic about what was in the bill and the prospects for the budget process in the 113th Congress. The program included questions from audience members.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
6:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Q&A with Robert Caro, Part 1 Robert Caro; Brian Lamb Robert Caro discussed his newly released fourth volume of his biography of former President ... Robert Caro discussed his newly released fourth volume of his biography of former President Johnson, The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power. The fourth book covers 1958 until early 1964. Mr. Caro said that President Johnson sought the presidency, yet the nomination went to John F. Kennedy. He detailed Vice President Johnson’s poor treatment at the hands of Kennedy staff, and his acrimonious relationship with Robert F. Kennedy. He described President Johnson’s leadership following President Kennedy’s assassination, and his skill at moving several major pieces of legislation through the House and Senate after he became president, which Mr. Caro suggests planted the seeds for President Johnson’s “War on Poverty” program. 
Robert Caro was born and raised in New York City and graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in English. He won Pulitzer Prizes for biography in 1975 and 2003, and has been researching Lyndon Johnson since 1977.
1:00 am ET Approx. 49 min. Energy Policy Former Senators Trent Lott and Byron Dorgan led a discussion on U.S. energy policy. Topics ... Former Senators Trent Lott and Byron Dorgan led a discussion on U.S. energy policy. Topics were expected to include developments in domestic gas and oil production, energy security threats and environmental challenges. They also responded to questions from the audience.
5:49 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Josh Rogin on Foreign Policy Challenges in 2013 Greta Brawner; Josh Rogin Josh Rogin spoke by phone about President Obama’s nominations of John Brennan for CIA ... Josh Rogin spoke by phone about President Obama’s nominations of John Brennan for CIA director and former Senator Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense. He talked about some of the controversies surrounding both nominees, and U.S. foreign policy challenges in 2013. 7:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Robert Caro, Part 2 Robert Caro; Brian Lamb Robert Caro discussed his newly-released fourth volume of his biography of former President ... Robert Caro discussed his newly-released fourth volume of his biography of former President Johnson, The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power. The fourth book covers 1958 until early 1964. Mr. Caro said that President Johnson sought the presidency, yet the nomination went to John F. Kennedy. He detailed Vice President Johnson’s poor treatment at the hands of Kennedy staff, and his acrimonious relationship with Robert F. Kennedy. He described President Johnson’s leadership following President Kennedy’s assassination, and his skill at moving several major pieces of legislation through the House and Senate after he became president, which Mr. Caro suggests planted the seeds for President Johnson’s “War on Poverty” program. 
Robert Caro was born and raised in New York City and graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in English. He won Pulitzer Prizes for biography in 1975 and 2003, and has been researching Lyndon Johnson since 1977.
1:51 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Life as Teenagers in the White House Presidential daughters Susan Ford Bales and Lynda Johnson Robb discussed spending part of their ... Presidential daughters Susan Ford Bales and Lynda Johnson Robb discussed spending part of their teenage years in the White House. Both of their father’s took office at times of great national trauma, following the assassination of President Kennedy and the resignation of President Nixon. They talked about the circumstances in which their fathers took office but told lighthearted stories as well. This was a Chautauqua Institution morning lecture with the Week Nine theme, “The Presidents Club.”
5:57 pm ET Approx. 44 min. John Brennan's Nomination as CIA Director Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Jane Harman Jane Harman talked about President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, and ... Jane Harman talked about President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the president’s reasons for nominating him, the evolution of the CIA director position, the role of the CIA in drone missions, and Mr. Brennan’s involvement with the interrogation policies of the George W. Bush administration
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Eminent Domain and the Housing Market Panelists argued the merits of using the “eminent domain” process to help distressed ... Panelists argued the merits of using the “eminent domain” process to help distressed homeowners in which local governments buy homes worth less than their mortgages, and sell the homes back to the owners at the lower value. Topics included the state of the housing market, principle reduction, and fair market value. Following their discussion they answered questions from the audience. 3:08 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Hollywood and Culture Actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined leaders in the film and music ... Actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined leaders in the film and music industries to talk about Hollywood’s impact on American culture and how the industries are adapting to technological innovations. Other speakers included Universal Studios President Ron Meyer, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Co-Chair Rob Friedman and Imagine Entertainment co-founder Brian Grazer.
6:43 pm ET Approx. 33 min. Defense Department Briefing George Little George Little briefed reporters on some of the details of Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s ... George Little briefed reporters on some of the details of Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s visit to the Pentagon on January 10, 2013, along with Defense Secretary Panetta’s upcoming trip to Europe. Reporter questions included included President Obama’s national security nominations the previous day, the Defense Department budget and sequestration, as well as Syria’s chemical weapons program. 9:33 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Deficit and Debt Reduction Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and White House officials evaluated the “fiscal ... Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and White House officials evaluated the “fiscal cliff” legislation passed by Congress on January 1, 2013. David Marron talked about the tax elements of the bill, including alternative minimum, estate, and tax cuts from the George W. Bush administration. Robert Reichauser and Rudolph Penner in their assessments were pessimistic about what was in the bill and the prospects for the budget process in the 113th Congress. The program included questions from audience members.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
4:23 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on Why Women Still Can't Have It All Linda Douglass; Anne-Marie Slaughter Former State Department official Anne-Marie Slaughter talks about her cover story in The ... Former State Department official Anne-Marie Slaughter talks about her cover story in The Atlantic entitled "Why Women Still Can’t Have It All". It was the most read story in the magazine’s history and focused on the challenges of balancing her work with her personal life as mother and wife. Slaughter left the State Department in 2011 and teaches at Princeton University. She’s interviewed by former ABC News reporter and Obama administration health reform spokesperson Linda Douglass.
7:19 pm ET Approx. 40 min. State of American Energy Martin Durbin; Jack Gerard Jack Gerard delivered the American Petroleum Institute’s annual “State of American ... Jack Gerard delivered the American Petroleum Institute’s annual “State of American Energy” address in the Andrew Mellon Auditorium. Reporting on the industry’s investments in the U.S., he said that energy is fundamental to America’s future and more domestic production only translates into more economic growth, jobs, and government revenue while punitive taxation would be counterproductive. After lunch he took questions from the media and members of the audience. 11:01 pm ET Approx. 44 min. John Brennan's Nomination as CIA Director Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Jane Harman Jane Harman talked about President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, and ... Jane Harman talked about President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the president’s reasons for nominating him, the evolution of the CIA director position, the role of the CIA in drone missions, and Mr. Brennan’s involvement with the interrogation policies of the George W. Bush administration
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
5:33 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Poverty in the United States Jared Bernstein and Charles Murray debated the role of government in addressing poverty and income ... Jared Bernstein and Charles Murray debated the role of government in addressing poverty and income inequality. Mr. Murray argued that communities work best with a traditional family structure, and “advance welfare states” discourage people from working and holding jobs. Mr. Bernstein countered that government assistance provides opportunity to help lift people out of poverty, saying, “If economy isn’t creating enough jobs, then it is the role of the public sector to create jobs.”
8:01 pm ET Approx. 45 min. New Jersey State of the State Address Christopher Christie Governor Chris Christie gave the annual state of the state speech before a joint session of the ... Governor Chris Christie gave the annual state of the state speech before a joint session of the New Jersey State Assembly. He talked about Hurricane Sandy and the effect the storm had on economic growth and job creation in the state. He also called for congressional action for more disaster relief aid to Sandy and spoke about education reform in the state of New Jersey. 11:46 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Eminent Domain and the Housing Market Panelists argued the merits of using the “eminent domain” process to help distressed ... Panelists argued the merits of using the “eminent domain” process to help distressed homeowners in which local governments buy homes worth less than their mortgages, and sell the homes back to the owners at the lower value. Topics included the state of the housing market, principle reduction, and fair market value. Following their discussion they answered questions from the audience. 6:51 am ET Approx. 49 min. Energy Policy Former Senators Trent Lott and Byron Dorgan led a discussion on U.S. energy policy. Topics ... Former Senators Trent Lott and Byron Dorgan led a discussion on U.S. energy policy. Topics were expected to include developments in domestic gas and oil production, energy security threats and environmental challenges. They also responded to questions from the audience.
8:49 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Space Exploration Buzz Aldrin; David Nazar Buzz Aldrin talked about the past and future of space exploration, detailing his own time at NASA ... Buzz Aldrin talked about the past and future of space exploration, detailing his own time at NASA and walking on the Moon. He urged more leadership from Washington, D.C., and a return to big aims in space such as putting a colony on Mars. He was interviewed by David Nazar. "Past, Present and Future of Space Exploration" was a World Affairs Council of Orange County event at the Westin South Coast Plaza Hotel. 1:18 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Deficit and Debt Reduction Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and White House officials evaluated the “fiscal ... Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and White House officials evaluated the “fiscal cliff” legislation passed by Congress on January 1, 2013. David Marron talked about the tax elements of the bill, including alternative minimum, estate, and tax cuts from the George W. Bush administration. Robert Reichauser and Rudolph Penner in their assessments were pessimistic about what was in the bill and the prospects for the budget process in the 113th Congress. The program included questions from audience members.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
9:48 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 32 min. NASA Budget and Mission Witnesses testified on NASA’s strategic direction as the Nation faces budgetary ... Witnesses testified on NASA’s strategic direction as the Nation faces budgetary challenges. They also reviewed the National Research Council report on NASA’s strategic direction and the need for a national consensus. 2:46 am ET Approx. 44 min. John Brennan's Nomination as CIA Director Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Jane Harman Jane Harman talked about President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, and ... Jane Harman talked about President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the president’s reasons for nominating him, the evolution of the CIA director position, the role of the CIA in drone missions, and Mr. Brennan’s involvement with the interrogation policies of the George W. Bush administration
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
12:21 am ET Approx. 46 min. New Jersey State of the State Address Christopher Christie Governor Chris Christie gave the annual state of the state speech before a joint session of the ... Governor Chris Christie gave the annual state of the state speech before a joint session of the New Jersey State Assembly. He talked about Hurricane Sandy and the effect the storm had on economic growth and job creation in the state. He also called for congressional action for more disaster relief aid to Sandy and spoke about education reform in the state of New Jersey. 3:32 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. Conservatives on Environmental Policy Panelists talked about the conservative role in environmental stewardship. Lynn Scarlett, ... Panelists talked about the conservative role in environmental stewardship. Lynn Scarlett, former deputy secretary of the interior, moderated the discussion hosted by the Conservation Leadership Council. During the event at the Reserve Officers Association the council released a set of policy papers focusing on such issues as water security, species protection, and land management. Then there was discussion with members of the audience.
1:09 am ET Approx. 55 min. Space Exploration Buzz Aldrin; David Nazar Buzz Aldrin talked about the past and future of space exploration, detailing his own time at NASA ... Buzz Aldrin talked about the past and future of space exploration, detailing his own time at NASA and walking on the Moon. He urged more leadership from Washington, D.C., and a return to big aims in space such as putting a colony on Mars. He was interviewed by David Nazar. "Past, Present and Future of Space Exploration" was a World Affairs Council of Orange County event at the Westin South Coast Plaza Hotel. 5:22 am ET Approx. 54 min. Labor and Employment Law U. W. Clemon; Catessa Malone Retired Federal Judge U.W. Clemon talked about the state of labor and employment ... Retired Federal Judge U.W. Clemon talked about the state of labor and employment law. 
Clemon marched with Martin Luther King and was one of the first two african-americans elected to the Alabama Senate since Reconstruction . He fought against Gov. George Wallace 's exclusion of african-american citizens from state boards and agencies and the reinstatement of the death penalty. Jimmy Carter in 1980 appointed Clemon as Alabama’s first african-american federal judge when he nominated him for a seat on the U.S. District Court. He later became the chief judge of the Northern District. He was the trial judge in the Ledbetter v. Goodyear case and in several multi-district cases.
2:07 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 32 min. NASA Budget and Mission Witnesses testified on NASA’s strategic direction as the Nation faces budgetary ... Witnesses testified on NASA’s strategic direction as the Nation faces budgetary challenges. They also reviewed the National Research Council report on NASA’s strategic direction and the need for a national consensus. 6:19 am ET Approx. 40 min. British Government Coalition Priorities David Cameron; Nick Clegg Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg held their first joint news ... Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg held their first joint news conference of 2013, outlining the coalition’s mid-term priorities. Both leaders stated that the economy was “healing” at a much slower pace than expected, but added they were confident the coalition had a plan in place to promote growth. They responded to questions from reporters.
4:41 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Eminent Domain and the Housing Market Panelists argued the merits of using the “eminent domain” process to help distressed ... Panelists argued the merits of using the “eminent domain” process to help distressed homeowners in which local governments buy homes worth less than their mortgages, and sell the homes back to the owners at the lower value. Topics included the state of the housing market, principle reduction, and fair market value. Following their discussion they answered questions from the audience.
6:12 am ET Approx. 45 min. New Jersey State of the State Address Christopher Christie Governor Chris Christie gave the annual state of the state speech before a joint session of the ... Governor Chris Christie gave the annual state of the state speech before a joint session of the New Jersey State Assembly. He talked about Hurricane Sandy and the effect the storm had on economic growth and job creation in the state. He also called for congressional action for more disaster relief aid to Sandy and spoke about education reform in the state of New Jersey.