C-SPAN Schedule

< Wednesday, April 24 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on congressional work on an Internet sales tax bill. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on congressional work on an Internet sales tax bill. 7:00 am ET Approx. 32 min. LIVE Question Time David Cameron; Edward Miliband Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the ... Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. Topics included waiting times for patients in National Health Service, expanding manufacturing exports, and unemployment benefits. 5:59 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Dedication of Room in Honor of Gabriel Zimmerman The Gabriel Zimmerman Meeting Room in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center was dedicated in honor of ... The Gabriel Zimmerman Meeting Room in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center was dedicated in honor of Gabriel “Gabe” Zimmerman, the legislative aide killed at the January 8, 2011, shooting in Tucson, Arizona, that left then Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) severely injured. Mark Kelly, who spoke for his wife, remarked that Mr. Zimmerman, her community outreach director, ran toward the victims when the gunman opened fire. He was the only legislative staff member ever killed in the line of duty and Speaker Boehner pointed out that the meeting room named in his honor was the first room in the Capitol complex to be dedicated to a staff member.
7:50 am ET Approx. 44 min. LIVE Representative Burgess on the Health Care Law Greta Brawner; Michael Burgess; Nancy Calo Representatative Michael Burgess (R-TX) talked about funding for the health care law, in ... Representatative Michael Burgess (R-TX) talked about funding for the health care law, in particular the portion dealing with pre-existing conditions, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Earlier in the year the Obama administration discontinued enrollment of new people in the federal pre-existing condition program, due to the program running out of funds. Representative Burgess and other House Republicans argue that the program could re-allocate funds slated to pay for health care exchanges, also part of the health care law and set to come online in 2014.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
7:33 am ET Approx. 2 min. Immigration Policy, Secretary Napolitano Testimony Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testified in the third of a series of Senate ... Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testified in the third of a series of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on comprehensive immigration reform legislation. In her testimony she said she supported the bill, highlighting a number of provisions in the proposal that she considered positive. Regarding the portion of the bill that includes more than $1 billion for a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border she said she preferred more flexibility for other options She also answered several questions about the previous week Boston Marathon bombings. 7:06 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Coast Guard and NOAA Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Admiral Robert Papp and Kathryn Sullivan testified on their fiscal year 2014 budget requests for ... Admiral Robert Papp and Kathryn Sullivan testified on their fiscal year 2014 budget requests for the respective agencies, the U.S. Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Both talked about the impact of sequestration budget on readiness and the ability to perform important missions of their agencies.
8:35 am ET Approx. 41 min. LIVE Sequestration and Air Travel Greta Brawner; Rick Larsen Representative Rick Larsen (D-WA) talked about the effects of sequestration on airline ... Representative Rick Larsen (D-WA) talked about the effects of sequestration on airline schedules. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Sequestration budget cuts had resulted employee furloughs and flight delays. 7:35 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 53 min. Immigration Policy, Immigrant Perspectives Witnesses testified at the second in a series of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on ... Witnesses testified at the second in a series of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on immigration reform. Among the topics they addressed were the experiences of undocumented or unauthorized residents, proposals to create a “pathway to citizenship,” and the potential impact of implementing the DREAM Act. 8:39 am ET Approx. 53 min. Swearing-In Ceremony for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Nicolas Maduro was sworn in as the new president of Venezuela in a ceremony in the National ... Nicolas Maduro was sworn in as the new president of Venezuela in a ceremony in the National Assembly. In his speech following the ceremony, he paid tribute to his predecessor Hugo Chavez and called on opposition parties to unite under his presidency.
9:18 am ET Approx. 42 min. LIVE 2012 Drought and Mississippi River Barge Business Christopher Helman; Greta Brawner Christopher Helman talked about his Forbes Magazine article on the impact of the 2012 ... Christopher Helman talked about his Forbes Magazine article on the impact of the 2012 drought on the Mississippi River barge business and U.S. taxpayers. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting magazine articles. The title of Mr. Helman’s article is, “Big Muddy, Big Money.”
9:29 am ET Approx. 9 hr. 5 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate debated S. 743, Marketplace Fairness Act, for the collection of state sales taxes from ... The Senate debated S. 743, Marketplace Fairness Act, for the collection of state sales taxes from online retailers.
The Senate confirmed the nomination of Jane Kelly, of Iowa, to be a U.S. circuit judge for the Eighth Circuit and Sylvia Matthews Burwell, of West Virginia, to be director of the Office of Management and Budget.
9:33 am ET Approx. 19 min. FAA Sequestration Budget Cuts Richard Blumenthal; Jerry Moran Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) spoke to reporters about Federal ... Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) spoke to reporters about Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) sequestration budget cuts. They urged the FAA to postpone the closure of air traffic control towers and the furlough of its employees for two months.
10:01 am ET Approx. 39 min. LIVE Morning Hour The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics. The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics. 6:36 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Interview with Former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush George Bush; Laura Bush; Steven Scully Former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush were interviewed by ... Former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush were interviewed by C-SPAN. They discussed the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, the Bush Institute, and their post White House years. Among other topics the former president also talked about why he chose Southern Methodist University as the site for his library, academic access to the library, why he never used email during his presidency, and former Vice President Dick Cheney. 9:53 am ET Approx. 7 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. Topics included Syria, immigration ... Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. Topics included Syria, immigration reform, and the Boston Marathon bombing.
10:41 am ET Approx. 8 min. Tides of Tomorrow Mathew Shimura’s video, Tides of Tomorrow, was one of the high school section second ... Mathew Shimura’s video, Tides of Tomorrow, was one of the high school section second prize-winning videos in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. He was a tenth grader at Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii.
The local cable company was Oceanic Time Warner Cable. 
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary on a specific theme.*In the 2013 contest participants were asked to send a message to the president on the issue they consider most important in 2013.
7:19 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Massachusetts Democratic Senate Primary Debate U.S. Representatives Edward Markey and Stephen Lynch held a final debate for the Democratic ... U.S. Representatives Edward Markey and Stephen Lynch held a final debate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate vacated by Massachusetts Senator John Kerry when he became secretary of state. The debate focused on national security in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, 2013. Other topics included gun control and health care.
Jon Keller and Cynthia Needham moderated. WBZ-TV and The Boston Globe sponsored the debate shown live from the WBZ-TV studios in the Allston area of Boston. The primary election would be April 30, 2013.
10:03 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 1 min. LIVE FAA Fiscal Year 2014 Budget and Sequestration Michael Huerta testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) fiscal year 2014 ... Michael Huerta testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) fiscal year 2014 budget request. Many of the questions he answered focused on the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the air traffic control system and recent furloughs imposed by the FAA.
10:49 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. LIVE Health Care Law Implementation Gary Cohen testified about the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight’s ... Gary Cohen testified about the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight’s progress in building the state health insurance exchanges as called for in the health care law. He told committee members the exchanges were on schedule and ready to begin enrollment on October 1, 2013, with full implementation of the health care law on January 1, 2014. He also assured Republican members that the cost of health care premiums would go down over time but could not say whether or not premiums would go up in 2014.
The hearing was joined already in progress.
7:31 pm ET Approx. 34 min. DARPA Projects Arati Prabhakar Arati Prabhakar spoke to reporters about ongoing critical technology projects by the Defense ... Arati Prabhakar spoke to reporters about ongoing critical technology projects by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). In addition, she addressed such topics as cybersecurity, countering weapons of mass destruction and the negative impacts of automatic budget cuts on the agency. 12:06 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Representative Burgess on the Health Care Law Greta Brawner; Michael Burgess; Nancy Calo Representatative Michael Burgess (R-TX) talked about funding for the health care law, in ... Representatative Michael Burgess (R-TX) talked about funding for the health care law, in particular the portion dealing with pre-existing conditions, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Earlier in the year the Obama administration discontinued enrollment of new people in the federal pre-existing condition program, due to the program running out of funds. Representative Burgess and other House Republicans argue that the program could re-allocate funds slated to pay for health care exchanges, also part of the health care law and set to come online in 2014.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
12:00 pm ET Approx. 6 hr. 26 min. LIVE House Session Helping Sick Americans Now Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by ... Helping Sick Americans Now Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Joe Pitts / Energy and Commerce Committee)
The rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:
Reps. Pitts / Upton Amendment
Rep. Julia Brownley Amendment
Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
1) H.R. 360 - To award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal to Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley, in recognition of the 50th commemoration of the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church where the 4 little Black girls lost their lives, which served as a catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Terri Sewell / Financial Services Committee)
2) H.R. 1071 - To specify the size of the precious metal blanks that will be used in the production of the National Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coins (Sponsored by Rep. Richard Hanna / Financial Services Committee)
8:07 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 5 min. Health Care Law Implementation Gary Cohen testified about the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight’s ... Gary Cohen testified about the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight’s progress in building the state health insurance exchanges as called for in the health care law. He told committee members the exchanges were on schedule and ready to begin enrollment on October 1, 2013, with full implementation of the health care law on January 1, 2014. He also assured Republican members that the cost of health care premiums would go down over time but could not say whether or not premiums would go up in 2014.
The hearing was joined already in progress.
12:17 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal ... Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. Questions focused on how specific programs, particularly health care programs, would be affected. She responded to criticism from Senator Harkin (D-IA) for using funds in sickness prevention programs to help to set up insurance exchanges required under the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
6:29 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Tides of Tomorrow Mathew Shimura’s video, Tides of Tomorrow, was one of the high school section second ... Mathew Shimura’s video, Tides of Tomorrow, was one of the high school section second prize-winning videos in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. He was a tenth grader at Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii.
The local cable company was Oceanic Time Warner Cable. 
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary on a specific theme.*In the 2013 contest participants were asked to send a message to the president on the issue they consider most important in 2013.
10:13 pm ET Approx. 5 min. FAA Fiscal Year 2014 Budget and Sequestration Michael Huerta testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) fiscal year 2014 ... Michael Huerta testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) fiscal year 2014 budget request. Many of the questions he answered focused on the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the air traffic control system and recent furloughs imposed by the FAA. 2:03 pm ET Approx. 41 min. LIVE Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request, Part 1 Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick and Jo-Ellen Darcy testified on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ... Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick and Jo-Ellen Darcy testified on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fiscal year 2014 budget request.
6:39 pm ET Approx. 34 min. DARPA Projects Arati Prabhakar Arati Prabhakar spoke to reporters about ongoing critical technology projects by the Defense ... Arati Prabhakar spoke to reporters about ongoing critical technology projects by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). In addition, she addressed such topics as cybersecurity, countering weapons of mass destruction and the negative impacts of automatic budget cuts on the agency. 10:21 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Coast Guard and NOAA Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Admiral Robert Papp and Kathryn Sullivan testified on their fiscal year 2014 budget requests for ... Admiral Robert Papp and Kathryn Sullivan testified on their fiscal year 2014 budget requests for the respective agencies, the U.S. Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Both talked about the impact of sequestration budget on readiness and the ability to perform important missions of their agencies. 3:16 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. LIVE Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request, Part 2 Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick and Jo-Ellen Darcy testified on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ... Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick and Jo-Ellen Darcy testified on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fiscal year 2014 budget request.
7:13 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal ... Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. Questions focused on how specific programs, particularly health care programs, would be affected. She responded to criticism from Senator Harkin (D-IA) for using funds in sickness prevention programs to help to set up insurance exchanges required under the 2010 Affordable Care Act. 11:55 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Medicare Reform Panelists talked about possible Medicare reforms. Topics included premium adjustments ... Panelists talked about possible Medicare reforms. Topics included premium adjustments according to income, increasing the role of private insurance companies, and restructuring payment to physicians and hospitals. They agreed that Medicare was unsustainable in its currently form.
“Reforming Medicare: Fiscal Challenges and Policy Solutions” was a program of Governance Studies at Brookings.
4:31 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 7 min. Secretary of Labor Nomination Hearing Thomas Perez, nominee for secretary of the Department of Labor, testified at a nomination hearing ... Thomas Perez, nominee for secretary of the Department of Labor, testified at a nomination hearing held by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee. Mr. Perez told the committee his top priority if confirmed as Labor Secretary would be “job, jobs, jobs.”
7:17 pm ET Approx. 41 min. Sequestration and Air Travel Greta Brawner; Rick Larsen Representative Rick Larsen (D-WA) talked about the effects of sequestration on airline ... Representative Rick Larsen (D-WA) talked about the effects of sequestration on airline schedules. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Sequestration budget cuts had resulted employee furloughs and flight delays. 1:30 am ET Approx. 3 min. Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal ... Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. Questions focused on how specific programs, particularly health care programs, would be affected. She responded to criticism from Senator Harkin (D-IA) for using funds in sickness prevention programs to help to set up insurance exchanges required under the 2010 Affordable Care Act. 6:42 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Health Care Law Implementation Gary Cohen testified about the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight’s ... Gary Cohen testified about the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight’s progress in building the state health insurance exchanges as called for in the health care law. He told committee members the exchanges were on schedule and ready to begin enrollment on October 1, 2013, with full implementation of the health care law on January 1, 2014. He also assured Republican members that the cost of health care premiums would go down over time but could not say whether or not premiums would go up in 2014.
The hearing was joined already in progress.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. FAA Fiscal Year 2014 Budget and Sequestration Michael Huerta testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) fiscal year 2014 ... Michael Huerta testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) fiscal year 2014 budget request. Many of the questions he answered focused on the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the air traffic control system and recent furloughs imposed by the FAA. 1:36 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 5 min. Health Care Law Implementation Gary Cohen testified about the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight’s ... Gary Cohen testified about the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight’s progress in building the state health insurance exchanges as called for in the health care law. He told committee members the exchanges were on schedule and ready to begin enrollment on October 1, 2013, with full implementation of the health care law on January 1, 2014. He also assured Republican members that the cost of health care premiums would go down over time but could not say whether or not premiums would go up in 2014.
The hearing was joined already in progress.
6:57 pm ET Approx. 32 min. Question Time David Cameron; Edward Miliband Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the ... Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. Topics included waiting times for patients in National Health Service, expanding manufacturing exports, and unemployment benefits.
9:55 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal ... Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. Questions focused on how specific programs, particularly health care programs, would be affected. She responded to criticism from Senator Harkin (D-IA) for using funds in sickness prevention programs to help to set up insurance exchanges required under the 2010 Affordable Care Act. 3:42 am ET Approx. 5 min. FAA Fiscal Year 2014 Budget and Sequestration Michael Huerta testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) fiscal year 2014 ... Michael Huerta testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) fiscal year 2014 budget request. Many of the questions he answered focused on the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the air traffic control system and recent furloughs imposed by the FAA. 7:35 pm ET Approx. 23 min. Senator Angus King Remarks Senator Angus King (I-ME) delivered his first speech in the Senate chambers. Senator Angus King (I-ME) delivered his first speech in the Senate chambers.
10:00 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Interview with Former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush George Bush; Laura Bush; Steven Scully Former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush were interviewed by ... Former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush were interviewed by C-SPAN. They discussed the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, the Bush Institute, and their post White House years. Among other topics the former president also talked about why he chose Southern Methodist University as the site for his library, academic access to the library, why he never used email during his presidency, and former Vice President Dick Cheney. 3:50 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Coast Guard and NOAA Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Admiral Robert Papp and Kathryn Sullivan testified on their fiscal year 2014 budget requests for ... Admiral Robert Papp and Kathryn Sullivan testified on their fiscal year 2014 budget requests for the respective agencies, the U.S. Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Both talked about the impact of sequestration budget on readiness and the ability to perform important missions of their agencies. 8:01 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 3 min. Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal ... Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. Questions focused on how specific programs, particularly health care programs, would be affected. She responded to criticism from Senator Harkin (D-IA) for using funds in sickness prevention programs to help to set up insurance exchanges required under the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
10:30 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 30 min. Freight Transportation System Witnesses from FedEx, Norfolk Southern, the South Carolina Ports Authority, Werner Enterprises, ... Witnesses from FedEx, Norfolk Southern, the South Carolina Ports Authority, Werner Enterprises, and the AFL-CIOtestified on the future of freight transportation. 5:24 am ET Approx. 38 min. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request, Part 1 Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick and Jo-Ellen Darcy testified on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ... Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick and Jo-Ellen Darcy testified on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fiscal year 2014 budget request. 10:06 pm ET Approx. 42 min. 2012 Drought and Mississippi River Barge Business Christopher Helman; Greta Brawner Christopher Helman talked about his Forbes Magazine article on the impact of the 2012 ... Christopher Helman talked about his Forbes Magazine article on the impact of the 2012 drought on the Mississippi River barge business and U.S. taxpayers. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting magazine articles. The title of Mr. Helman’s article is, “Big Muddy, Big Money.”
1:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. FAA Fiscal Year 2014 Budget and Sequestration Michael Huerta testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) fiscal year 2014 ... Michael Huerta testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) fiscal year 2014 budget request. Many of the questions he answered focused on the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the air traffic control system and recent furloughs imposed by the FAA. 6:03 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request, Part 2 Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick and Jo-Ellen Darcy testified on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ... Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick and Jo-Ellen Darcy testified on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fiscal year 2014 budget request. 10:50 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Care of Returning Veterans Harriet Cook Carter; Catherine Gilliss; Linda Schwartz Linda Schwartz talked about the needs and challenges for returning veterans. She contrasted ... Linda Schwartz talked about the needs and challenges for returning veterans. She contrasted the needs of veterans returning from World War II and the Korea and Vietnam wars with the those returning from Afghanistan and Iraq. Other topics included women veterans. In her speech she told several stories and detailed various statistics on veterans. The program also included questions from audience members.
Schwartz is the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner, the immediate past president of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs, and a former Air Force flight nurse and veterans activist
3:00 am ET Approx. 27 min. Interview with Former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush George Bush; Laura Bush; Steven Scully Former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush were interviewed by ... Former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush were interviewed by C-SPAN. They discussed the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, the Bush Institute, and their post White House years. Among other topics the former president also talked about why he chose Southern Methodist University as the site for his library, academic access to the library, why he never used email during his presidency, and former Vice President Dick Cheney. 11:57 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 7 min. Global Threats to National Security James Clapper and Lieutenant General Michael T. Flynn testified before the Senate Armed Services ... James Clapper and Lieutenant General Michael T. Flynn testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on current and future threats to the United States. They spoke specifically about potential nuclear threats from Iran and North Korea, and also about the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
3:30 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 30 min. Freight Transportation System Witnesses from FedEx, Norfolk Southern, the South Carolina Ports Authority, Werner Enterprises, ... Witnesses from FedEx, Norfolk Southern, the South Carolina Ports Authority, Werner Enterprises, and the AFL-CIOtestified on the future of freight transportation. 2:06 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 3 min. Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal ... Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. Questions focused on how specific programs, particularly health care programs, would be affected. She responded to criticism from Senator Harkin (D-IA) for using funds in sickness prevention programs to help to set up insurance exchanges required under the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
6:03 am ET Approx. 18 min. Attorney General Eric Holder Remarks Eric Holder Attorney General Eric Holder gave the keynote address at the Mexican American Legal Defense and ... Attorney General Eric Holder gave the keynote address at the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund annual awards dinner. Among the topics he addressed were civil rights, immigration policy and voting issues. 4:11 am ET Approx. 42 min. 2012 Drought and Mississippi River Barge Business Christopher Helman; Greta Brawner Christopher Helman talked about his Forbes Magazine article on the impact of the 2012 ... Christopher Helman talked about his Forbes Magazine article on the impact of the 2012 drought on the Mississippi River barge business and U.S. taxpayers. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting magazine articles. The title of Mr. Helman’s article is, “Big Muddy, Big Money.”
6:21 am ET Approx. 27 min. Interview with Former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush George Bush; Laura Bush; Steven Scully Former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush were interviewed by ... Former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush were interviewed by C-SPAN. They discussed the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, the Bush Institute, and their post White House years. Among other topics the former president also talked about why he chose Southern Methodist University as the site for his library, academic access to the library, why he never used email during his presidency, and former Vice President Dick Cheney. 4:55 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Care of Returning Veterans Harriet Cook Carter; Catherine Gilliss; Linda Schwartz Linda Schwartz talked about the needs and challenges for returning veterans. She contrasted ... Linda Schwartz talked about the needs and challenges for returning veterans. She contrasted the needs of veterans returning from World War II and the Korea and Vietnam wars with the those returning from Afghanistan and Iraq. Other topics included women veterans. In her speech she told several stories and detailed various statistics on veterans. The program also included questions from audience members.
Schwartz is the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner, the immediate past president of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs, and a former Air Force flight nurse and veterans activist
6:50 am ET Approx. 8 min. Public Transportation in the Nation Parin Bhaduri, Austin Hoag, and Nalin Varma’s video, Public Transportation in the ... Parin Bhaduri, Austin Hoag, and Nalin Varma’s video, Public Transportation in the Nation was the middle school-section first prize-winning video in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were eighth graders at Farragut Middle School in Knoxville, Tennessee.
The local cable company was Charter Communications. 
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary on a specific theme.*In the 2013 contest participants were asked to send a message to the president on the issue they consider most important in 2013.
6:02 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 7 min. Global Threats to National Security James Clapper and Lieutenant General Michael T. Flynn testified before the Senate Armed Services ... James Clapper and Lieutenant General Michael T. Flynn testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on current and future threats to the United States. They spoke specifically about potential nuclear threats from Iran and North Korea, and also about the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan.