C-SPAN Schedule

< Sunday, July 14 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 48 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Viewers commented on the question, “How important is immigration reform to economic ... Viewers commented on the question, “How important is immigration reform to economic growth?”
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning talk shows.
6:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Book Discussion on The Billionaire's Apprentice Anita Raghavan talked about her book, The Billionaire’s Apprentice: The Rise of The ... Anita Raghavan talked about her book, The Billionaire’s Apprentice: The Rise of The Indian-American Elite and The Fall of The Galleon Hedge Fund, in which she chronicles the rise and fall of the Galleon Group, one of the largest hedge funds in the world. At its height, the fund handled $7 billion in assets, but in 2009 an insider trading scandal brought down the firm and several high-profile South Asian businessmen. This event was hosted by the Asia Society in New York City. 7:00 am ET Approx. 55 min. Mary Todd Lincoln Reconsidered Frank Williams talked about Mary Todd Lincoln’s life and how historians have remembered ... Frank Williams talked about Mary Todd Lincoln’s life and how historians have remembered her. Many historians disagree about Mary Todd Lincoln, some calling her corrupt and mentally unstable, and others defending her as intelligent and politically savvy.
7:50 am ET Approx. 29 min. LIVE Elise Viebeck on Affordable Care Act ; Elise Viebeck talked about the Obama administration delaying until 2015 the health care law ... Elise Viebeck talked about the Obama administration delaying until 2015 the health care law requirement that employers with 50 or more employees either offer health insurance or pay a penalty. She also discussed the House of Representatives scheduling a vote to delay both the employer mandate and the law’s mandate that individuals must also have health insurance or pay a fine, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:27 am ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released the week of July 15, 2013 were shown. New books being released the week of July 15, 2013 were shown. 8:00 am ET Approx. 29 min. Early Motion Pictures Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress, toured the Library of ... Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress, toured the Library of Congress Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia, and talked about the “Paper Print Collection,” films from the earliest era of motion pictures produced between 1894 and 1912. Over 3,000 paper prints were created for copyright purposes, and have been preserved for over 100 years. These paper prints preserve a glimpse of American life in the late 19th and early 20th century.
8:22 am ET Approx. 57 min. LIVE Dean Clancy and Lori Lodes on Federal Health Care Law ; ; Lori Lodes and Dean Clancy debated the implications of the Obama administration delay until 2015 ... Lori Lodes and Dean Clancy debated the implications of the Obama administration delay until 2015 of the health care law requirement that employers with 50 or more employees either offer health insurance or pay a penalty.*Topics included the legality of the delay, staff hired to market and put into place the law, ad campaigns for and against the law. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning talk shows.
7:29 am ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading Tweets, 2 Book TV’s followers on Twitter responded to the question “What are you reading this ... Book TV’s followers on Twitter responded to the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The dates of the tweets are not known.
8:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Gerald R. Ford's Early Years Former President Ford’s son Steven and half-brother Richard shared their memories of youth ... Former President Ford’s son Steven and half-brother Richard shared their memories of youth and family life with the man who would become vice president and president of the United States without having been elected to either position. Dick Ford talked about his early life, how his education contributed to his presidency, and memories of them growing up together. Steve Ford shared stories of his father over the years. They talked with Rick Albin, as a slide show featuring never-seen-before photographs from the Ford family photo albums played above. The event, co-sponsored by the Ford Presidential Foundation, was held in conjunction with the Ford Presidential Museum’s feature exhibit “From School House to White House: The Education of the Presidents.”
9:21 am ET Approx. 38 min. LIVE U.S. Role in Egypt and Syria ; Marc Ginsberg, a former Mideast adviser to President Jimmy Carter, reviewed the week’s ... Marc Ginsberg, a former Mideast adviser to President Jimmy Carter, reviewed the week’s events in the Middle East. Topics included Egypt and U.S. response thus far, the future of the Muslim Brotherhood in the Mideast, and potential U.S. role in the civil war in Syria. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:30 am ET Approx. 19 min. Book Discussion on Identical ; Scott Turow, president of the Authors Guild, talked about authors in the digital age of publishing ... Scott Turow, president of the Authors Guild, talked about authors in the digital age of publishing and about his forthcoming book Identical, a novel based loosely on the myth of Castor and Pollux. Mr. Turow was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013. The date of this interview is not known. 9:35 am ET Approx. 7 min. Film of FDR in Wheelchair Ray Begovich talked about a film he discovered of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a ... Ray Begovich talked about a film he discovered of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a wheelchair.
10:00 am ET Approx. 30 min. Newsmakers with Representative Bob Goodlatte Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) talked about immigration reform following Speaker John ... Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) talked about immigration reform following Speaker John Boehner’s statement that the Senate bill passed on June 27 would not be taken up in the House. Representative Goodlatte chairs the Judiciary Committee that was to be in charge of how the House proceeds on the issue. He stated he favors a piecemeal approach rather than the Senate’s sweeping approach. He also stated that the House would not adopt a “pathway to citizenship” for people in the U.S. illegally but acknowledged that the lives of people without documents should be addressed. 7:50 am ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading Posts, 6 Book TV’s followers on Facebook responded to the question “What are you reading this ... Book TV’s followers on Facebook responded to the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The dates of the posts are not known.
9:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Teaching About Slavery ; Annette Gordon-Reed spoke about issues related to teaching the history of slavery, and about the ... Annette Gordon-Reed spoke about issues related to teaching the history of slavery, and about the research that led to her book, The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family, which won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for history. She spoke at the National Council for History Education National Conference in Richmond, Virginia.
10:36 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 42 min. FBI Director Nomination Hearing James Comey testified about his nomination to become the director of the FBI.*Among the issues he ... James Comey testified about his nomination to become the director of the FBI.*Among the issues he addressed were the use of water-boarding in interrogations, National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs, and the force feedings of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay detention facility. He also said that the secret surveillance court that approved wiretapping requests, known as the FISA court, was “anything but a rubber stamp.” 7:51 am ET Approx. 8 min. Publisher Interview with George Gibson ; George Gibson, publishing director at Bloomsbury Publishing, previewed some of his company’s ... George Gibson, publishing director at Bloomsbury Publishing, previewed some of his company’s fall 2013 books. He was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013. 11:00 am ET Approx. 58 min. Knights of the Golden Circle David Keehn talked about the secret society known as the Knights of the Golden Circle that sought ... David Keehn talked about the secret society known as the Knights of the Golden Circle that sought to establish a slave empire spanning the southern United States, Mexico, Cuba, and the West Indies. Created in 1854 by George Bickley, a Virginia-born doctor, the organization later shifted its focus to overthrowing the U.S. government and carrying out clandestine operations to support the Southern states. The National Archives hosted this event.
1:19 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 5 min. Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, Legal Perspectives Legal experts talked about legal and constitutional questions about the National Security Agency ... Legal experts talked about legal and constitutional questions about the National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs leaked to the press by Edward Snowden.
“Legal/Constitutional Perspective” was a panel at a hearing by the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board at the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel.
8:00 am ET Approx. 38 min. Book Discussion on Straight Flush ; Ben Mezrich talked about his book, Straight Flush: The True Story of Six College Friends Who ... Ben Mezrich talked about his book, Straight Flush: The True Story of Six College Friends Who Dealt Their Way to a Billion-Dollar Online Poker Empire - and How It All Came Crashing Down..., in which he reports on six students from the University of Montana who founded the online poker company, AbsolutePoker.com. The company, at one-time receiving revenues of over $1 million dollars per day, came under the scrutiny of the federal government and was shut down, along with two other internet gambling sites, by the Department of Justice on April 15, 2011. The charges filed included gambling law violations and money laundering. Ben Mezrich spoke about his book with actor John Fugelsang at the Bryant Park Reading Room in New York City. 12:00 pm ET Approx. 53 min. New York City Cartmen Graham Hodges talked about New York City’s cartmen, who hauled goods on one-horse carts and ... Graham Hodges talked about New York City’s cartmen, who hauled goods on one-horse carts and filled the streets of the city from 1667 to 1850. He spoke about how the cartmen developed relationships with the merchants and residents of New York City and came to be a part of the civic culture. Mr. Hodges also argued that the cartmen acquired political power and can be considered the forerunner of modern labor unions
3:27 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Ben Bernanke on Federal Reserve History Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke reviewed the first 100 years of the the U.S. central ... Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke reviewed the first 100 years of the the U.S. central bank. In his remarks he said that while the Federal Reserve could begin tapering off its asset purchases program later in the year, interest rates were likely to remain steady until the unemployment picture improved significantly. 8:44 am ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading Posts, 7 Book TV’s followers on Facebook responded to the question “What are you reading this ... Book TV’s followers on Facebook responded to the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The dates of the posts are not known
12:54 pm ET Approx. 4 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.
4:34 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Senators Merkley and Sessions on Revisions to Senate Rules Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) spoke on the Senate floor about the proposed revisions to Senate ... Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) spoke on the Senate floor about the proposed revisions to Senate rules, responding to Minority Leader McConnell’s earlier remarks with Majority Leader Reid. Then Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) engaged him in a colloquy. 8:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on Gettysburg: The Last Invasion Allen Guelzo talked about his book, Gettysburg: The Last Invasion, in which he recounts the ... Allen Guelzo talked about his book, Gettysburg: The Last Invasion, in which he recounts the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place on July 1-3, 1863. In his book, the author examines the lead-up to the conflict, profiles the leaders of the Union and Confederate armies, and recalls the three days of armed conflict that resulted in over 50,000 causalities. Allen Guelzo spoke at the Atlanta History Center. 1:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. U.S. Marines in the Banana Wars U.S. Naval Academy professor Aaron O’Connell talked about the history of U.S. Marine Corps ... U.S. Naval Academy professor Aaron O’Connell talked about the history of U.S. Marine Corps military engagements in the Caribbean, from the period following the Spanish-American War in the late 1890s into the 1930s. These military actions are known as “The Banana Wars.” Professor O’Connell spoke about the strategic and economic reasons for American military involvement in that region, and compared the leadership styles of three presidents during this era.
5:15 pm ET Approx. 18 min. Senate Democrats on Filibuster Rules Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters following a meeting to consider changing filibuster ... Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters following a meeting to consider changing filibuster rules. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he would file cloture on seven presidential nominations without changing the rules, but that he was still considering the rule change if any of those nominations did not make it past procedural hurdles requiring 60 votes. 9:58 am ET Approx. 2 min. Summer Reading with Stanley Crouch Stanley Crouch of the New York Daily News answered the question “What are you reading ... Stanley Crouch of the New York Daily News answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
2:16 pm ET Approx. 43 min. Guarding Kennedy's Casket ; Marine Corps Major William Lee (Retired) talked about his experience of guarding John F. ... Marine Corps Major William Lee (Retired) talked about his experience of guarding John F. Kennedy’s casket after the November, 1963 assassination of the President. As commander of the US Marine Corps' Silent Drill Platoon, Major Lee helped organize the military ceremonial watch over the President while he lay in the East Wing of the White House and then the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. Major Lee spoke about how he coped with both his own emotions and the duty at hand. 
The program was hosted by The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas, Texas
5:34 pm ET Approx. 22 min. Senate Republicans on Filibuster Rules Republican leaders spoke to reporters regarding Majority Leader Harry Reid’s threat to ... Republican leaders spoke to reporters regarding Majority Leader Harry Reid’s threat to change Senate filibuster rules to a simple majority instead of the 60 vote threshold. 10:00 am ET Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on The Roberts Court: The Struggle for the Constitution ; Marcia Coyle spoke about the Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts. She examined the ... Marcia Coyle spoke about the Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts. She examined the Roberts Court, in its seventh year, through four decisions, which ranged from health care to gun ownership, and were all marked by a 5-4 decision. Marcia Coyle spoke with Linda Greenhouse, senior research scholar in law at Yale Law School. 3:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Alexander Butterfield Oral History Interview, Part 1 ; Alexander Butterfield recalled his time working with President Nixon and described his daily ... Alexander Butterfield recalled his time working with President Nixon and described his daily duties in the White House. He was responsible for providing President Nixon with briefing papers, taking care of his personal correspondence, maintaining historical records, and operating the White House taping system. In July 1973 Mr. Butterfield testified before a Senate committee investigating the Watergate scandal and revealed the secret White House taping system.
This is a portion of the interview conducted by Timothy Naftali on June 12, 2008, in La Jolla, California, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library.
6:00 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Newsmakers with Representative Bob Goodlatte Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) talked about immigration reform following Speaker John ... Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) talked about immigration reform following Speaker John Boehner’s statement that the Senate bill passed on June 27 would not be taken up in the House. Representative Goodlatte chairs the Judiciary Committee that was to be in charge of how the House proceeds on the issue. He stated he favors a piecemeal approach rather than the Senate’s sweeping approach. He also stated that the House would not adopt a “pathway to citizenship” for people in the U.S. illegally but acknowledged that the lives of people without documents should be addressed. 10:56 am ET Approx. 2 min. Summer Reading with Representative Anna Eshoo Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
4:32 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Senate Watergate Committee Testimony ; Alexander Butterfield testified before the Senate Watergate Committee and revealed the existence ... Alexander Butterfield testified before the Senate Watergate Committee and revealed the existence of a secret recording system in the White House. Mr. Butterfield served as deputy assistant to President Nixon from 1969 to 1973, and was responsible for providing the president with briefing papers, taking care of his personal correspondence, maintaining historical records, and operating the White House taping system.
6:30 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Former President George W. Bush on Immigration Reform Former President George W. Bush spoke at a naturalization ceremony in Dallas. In his remarks, ... Former President George W. Bush spoke at a naturalization ceremony in Dallas. In his remarks, he said that the U.S. is a nation of immigrants and that the tradition must be upheld. He also stated that laws governing the immigration system were not working and that he hoped Congress could reach a positive resolution on immigration reform.
This ceremony was sponsored by the George W. Bush Institute as part of a conference, “What Immigrants Contribute: A Special Event on Immigration, Texas and Economic Growth.”
10:59 am ET Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on Book of Woe ; Psychotherapist Gary Greenberg presented a history of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of ... Psychotherapist Gary Greenberg presented a history of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) used by the American Psychiatric Association to assign definitions to mental illnesses. He said that the book, first published in 1952, has been controversial in the release of each of its editions. Mr. Greenberg examined the creation of the long-awaited DSM-V, published in May 2013, and presented his thoughts on the errors in the latest edition. Gary Greenberg discusses his book with author and journalist Gideon Lewis-Kraus at BookCourt in Brooklyn, New York. 4:34 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 24 min. Political History and Congressional Papers Panelists talked about how political history is documented in congressional papers. Former ... Panelists talked about how political history is documented in congressional papers. Former U.S. Representatives Chet Edwards, Jim Kolbe, and Vic Snyder reflected on their careers and described the process of creating a repository for their papers. Princeton University professor Julian Zelizer argued for access to congressional records and a centralized system to make records more available to the public and research community. This program was hosted by the Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives
6:41 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Senate Filibuster Rules Conservative panelists spoke about potential rule changes in the Senate to limit the filibuster of ... Conservative panelists spoke about potential rule changes in the Senate to limit the filibuster of presidential nominees. They focused on the history of such reforms and the possible consequences of rule changes. 
The full Senate was scheduled to hold a closed-door meeting in following days to discuss the issue. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had indicated that if no agreement was reached, he would move to change the filibuster rules, in a manner referred to as the “nuclear option,” in order to make it easier to confirm executive nominees.
11:50 am ET Approx. 8 min. Summer Reading with Representative James Clyburn Representative James E. Clyburn (D-SC) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative James E. Clyburn (D-SC) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
7:00 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Early Motion Pictures Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress, toured the Library of ... Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress, toured the Library of Congress Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia, and talked about the “Paper Print Collection,” films from the earliest era of motion pictures produced between 1894 and 1912. Over 3,000 paper prints were created for copyright purposes, and have been preserved for over 100 years. These paper prints preserve a glimpse of American life in the late 19th and early 20th century.
7:49 pm ET Approx. 9 min. The Capitol: U.S. Senate The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present ... The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present were featured through taped segments on the various public and private spaces in the building, tours, and personal stories about the Capitol from members of Congress, historians and curators. Several areas rarely seen by the public, and which had never been shown on television, were highlighted throughout the three-part program.

The third program focused on the north wing, the Senate side of the Capitol. It featured the old and current Senate chambers; the Old Supreme Court Chamber; the majority leader’s office suite; Senator Kennedy’s hideaway office space; the Vice President’s Ceremonial Office, where President Grant’s vice president, Henry Wilson, died in 1875; the Brumidi Corridors; and various Senate office spaces. 

Videotaped portions of interviews with Senators Frist, Kennedy, Lott, Byrd, Dodd and others were shown. During live segments, Mr. Baker responded to viewer telephone calls.
11:59 am ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released the week of July 15, 2013 were shown. New books being released the week of July 15, 2013 were shown. 7:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Gerald R. Ford's Early Years Former President Ford’s son Steven and half-brother Richard shared their memories of youth ... Former President Ford’s son Steven and half-brother Richard shared their memories of youth and family life with the man who would become vice president and president of the United States without having been elected to either position. Dick Ford talked about his early life, how his education contributed to his presidency, and memories of them growing up together. Steve Ford shared stories of his father over the years. They talked with Rick Albin, as a slide show featuring never-seen-before photographs from the Ford family photo albums played above. The event, co-sponsored by the Ford Presidential Foundation, was held in conjunction with the Ford Presidential Museum’s feature exhibit “From School House to White House: The Education of the Presidents.”
8:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with George Packer ; George Packer talked about his historical narrative, The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New ... George Packer talked about his historical narrative, The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America. He said the book traces the stories of three people over the preceding 20 years and their struggle to make a life for themselves in an America whose “institutions have failed them.” One was entrepreneur Dean Price. Another was Tammy Thomas, who lost her retirement because of the bankruptcy of General Motors. There was a 1998 video clip of one of the main people profiled, Jeff Connaughton, whose political career included fundraising work for then Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) before writing what he termed a “bridge burning” book about money and politics. A clip from an April 7, 1987, Biden presidential campaign event was shown. These stories were interwoven with ten celebrity profiles of people who influenced the country. Video clips were shown of then-incoming Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-GA) in 1994 and former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin testifying April 8, 2010. 12:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. After Words with Michele Swers ; Professor Michele Swers talked about her book, Women in the Club: Gender and Policy Making in ... Professor Michele Swers talked about her book, Women in the Club: Gender and Policy Making in the Senate, in which she examines the impact of gender difference in the Senate on the bills brought to the floor and laws that pass. She also argued that the effects of gender differences go beyond policy preferences and extend to amplifying the partisan divide in Congress. She spoke with the Senate editor of Roll Call, Emily Pierce. 8:35 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Film of FDR in Wheelchair Ray Begovich talked about a film he discovered of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a ... Ray Begovich talked about a film he discovered of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a wheelchair.
9:03 pm ET Approx. 32 min. Question Time ; ; Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition.*He and ... Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition.*He and Opposition Leader Ed Miliband Leader exchanged heated views on political campaign funds. The exchanges dominated most of the time during the session and was frequently interrupted by the speaker. The Prime Minister rejected the opposition leader’s proposal for a 5,000 pound cap on political donations. Later, some members acknowledged and congratulated Wimbledon champion Andy Murray. 1:00 pm ET Approx. 19 min. Book Discussion on Governing Security ; Mariano-Florentino Cuellar talked about about his book, Governing Security: The Hidden Origins ... Mariano-Florentino Cuellar talked about about his book, Governing Security: The Hidden Origins of American Security Agencies, in which he looks at the origins of the Federal Security Agency under President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Department of Homeland Security under President George W. Bush. This interview was recorded at Stanford University in California. 8:45 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Teaching About Slavery ; Annette Gordon-Reed spoke about issues related to teaching the history of slavery, and about the ... Annette Gordon-Reed spoke about issues related to teaching the history of slavery, and about the research that led to her book, The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family, which won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for history. She spoke at the National Council for History Education National Conference in Richmond, Virginia.
9:39 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Senate Filibuster Rules Conservative panelists spoke about potential rule changes in the Senate to limit the filibuster of ... Conservative panelists spoke about potential rule changes in the Senate to limit the filibuster of presidential nominees. They focused on the history of such reforms and the possible consequences of rule changes. 
The full Senate was scheduled to hold a closed-door meeting in following days to discuss the issue. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had indicated that if no agreement was reached, he would move to change the filibuster rules, in a manner referred to as the “nuclear option,” in order to make it easier to confirm executive nominees.
1:19 pm ET Approx. 18 min. Book Discussion on Failing Liberty 101 ; William Damon talked about his book, Failing Liberty 101: How We Are Leaving Young Americans ... William Damon talked about his book, Failing Liberty 101: How We Are Leaving Young Americans Unprepared for Citizenship in a Free Society, in which he argues that we are not properly preparing our young people to become responsible citizens. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University 10:00 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Early Motion Pictures Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress, toured the Library of ... Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress, toured the Library of Congress Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia, and talked about the “Paper Print Collection,” films from the earliest era of motion pictures produced between 1894 and 1912. Over 3,000 paper prints were created for copyright purposes, and have been preserved for over 100 years. These paper prints preserve a glimpse of American life in the late 19th and early 20th century.
10:47 pm ET Approx. 9 min. The Capitol: U.S. Senate The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present ... The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present were featured through taped segments on the various public and private spaces in the building, tours, and personal stories about the Capitol from members of Congress, historians and curators. Several areas rarely seen by the public, and which had never been shown on television, were highlighted throughout the three-part program.

The third program focused on the north wing, the Senate side of the Capitol. It featured the old and current Senate chambers; the Old Supreme Court Chamber; the majority leader’s office suite; Senator Kennedy’s hideaway office space; the Vice President’s Ceremonial Office, where President Grant’s vice president, Henry Wilson, died in 1875; the Brumidi Corridors; and various Senate office spaces. 

Videotaped portions of interviews with Senators Frist, Kennedy, Lott, Byrd, Dodd and others were shown. During live segments, Mr. Baker responded to viewer telephone calls.
1:37 pm ET Approx. 12 min. Book Discussion on Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale ; Debra Satz talked about her book, Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale: The Moral Limits of ... Debra Satz talked about her book, Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale: The Moral Limits of Markets, in which she looks at problematic commodity exchanges, such as addictive drugs or sex. The interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded on the campus of Stanford University in California. 10:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Gerald R. Ford's Early Years Former President Ford’s son Steven and half-brother Richard shared their memories of youth ... Former President Ford’s son Steven and half-brother Richard shared their memories of youth and family life with the man who would become vice president and president of the United States without having been elected to either position. Dick Ford talked about his early life, how his education contributed to his presidency, and memories of them growing up together. Steve Ford shared stories of his father over the years. They talked with Rick Albin, as a slide show featuring never-seen-before photographs from the Ford family photo albums played above. The event, co-sponsored by the Ford Presidential Foundation, was held in conjunction with the Ford Presidential Museum’s feature exhibit “From School House to White House: The Education of the Presidents.”
11:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Q&A with George Packer ; George Packer talked about his historical narrative, The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New ... George Packer talked about his historical narrative, The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America. He said the book traces the stories of three people over the preceding 20 years and their struggle to make a life for themselves in an America whose “institutions have failed them.” One was entrepreneur Dean Price. Another was Tammy Thomas, who lost her retirement because of the bankruptcy of General Motors. There was a 1998 video clip of one of the main people profiled, Jeff Connaughton, whose political career included fundraising work for then Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) before writing what he termed a “bridge burning” book about money and politics. A clip from an April 7, 1987, Biden presidential campaign event was shown. These stories were interwoven with ten celebrity profiles of people who influenced the country. Video clips were shown of then-incoming Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-GA) in 1994 and former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin testifying April 8, 2010. 2:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Book Discussion on Is College Worth It? William Bennett, former U.S. Secretary of Education, talked about his book, Is College Worth ... William Bennett, former U.S. Secretary of Education, talked about his book, Is College Worth It?: A Former United States Secretary of Education and a Liberal Arts Graduate Expose the Broken Promise of Higher Education, in which he presents his criticisms of higher education, opines on whether going to college is worth the expense, and presents his thoughts on alternative options. Mr. Bennett spoke at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. 11:36 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Film of FDR in Wheelchair Ray Begovich talked about a film he discovered of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a ... Ray Begovich talked about a film he discovered of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a wheelchair.
12:02 am ET Approx. 32 min. Question Time ; ; Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition.*He and ... Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition.*He and Opposition Leader Ed Miliband Leader exchanged heated views on political campaign funds. The exchanges dominated most of the time during the session and was frequently interrupted by the speaker. The Prime Minister rejected the opposition leader’s proposal for a 5,000 pound cap on political donations. Later, some members acknowledged and congratulated Wimbledon champion Andy Murray. 3:20 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on Dot.Complicated and Dot. ; Randi Zuckerberg talked about her forthcoming book adult book, Dot Complicated: Untangling Our ... Randi Zuckerberg talked about her forthcoming book adult book, Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives and children’s book, Dot.. She was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013. 11:46 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Teaching About Slavery ; Annette Gordon-Reed spoke about issues related to teaching the history of slavery, and about the ... Annette Gordon-Reed spoke about issues related to teaching the history of slavery, and about the research that led to her book, The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family, which won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for history. She spoke at the National Council for History Education National Conference in Richmond, Virginia.
12:35 am ET Approx. 47 min. British Foreign Secretary Hague Statement on the Middle East and North Africa British Foreign Secretary William Hague made a statement to the House of Commons regarding the ... British Foreign Secretary William Hague made a statement to the House of Commons regarding the situation in the Middle East and North Africa. He answered questions primarily on the political unrest in Egypt and said the British government would not intervene militarily in democratic politics. He also answered questions on arming the Syria opposition, Iran’s nuclear program, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 3:27 pm ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released the week of July 15, 2013 were shown. New books being released the week of July 15, 2013 were shown. 1:00 am ET Approx. 54 min. Book Discussion on Freedom Summer ; Bruce Watson recalls the "Freedom Summer"of 1964 when over 700 college students arrived in ... Bruce Watson recalls the "Freedom Summer"of 1964 when over 700 college students arrived in Mississippi to register African-American voters and create Freedom Schools to assist in the education of the populace. Their work was met with resistance exemplified through the disappearance of three volunteers, indiscriminate beatings, and the burnings of churches. Bruce Watson discussed his book at Lemuira Books in Jackson, Mississippi.
1:24 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Australian Parliament Question Time June Highlights Australian television coverage of events surrounding the transfer of power in the Australian ... Australian television coverage of events surrounding the transfer of power in the Australian Parliament was shown. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd answered questions from members of his party and the opposition. 3:29 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Erica Jong Erica Jong answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and ...
Erica Jong answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
1:55 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. History of New York City's Times Square and Coney Island ; Barry Lewis talked about the development of New York City’s Times Square and Coney ... Barry Lewis talked about the development of New York City’s Times Square and Coney Island. Mr. Lewis argued that these two entertainment centers served to break down the traditional barrier between the upper and lower classes within New York City. The New York Historical Society hosted this event.
2:34 am ET Approx. 57 min. G-20 Summit in Russia Preview, Part 4 ; ; Panelists talked about the upcoming G-20 summit to be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, ... Panelists talked about the upcoming G-20 summit to be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, September 5-6, 2013. Ksenia Yudaeva, the Russian official in charge of the summit previewed the agenda.*Among the topics they addressed were the state of the global economy, the summit process, and the role of the G-20 in building financial stability.*They responded to questions from the audience.
“A Sherpas' Perspective” was the second panel of the event “Outlook for G-20 St.*Petersburg.” The personal representative of a head of state or government who prepares for an international summit had come to be called a “sherpa.”
3:30 pm ET Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on Frederick Douglass in Washington, DC John Muller talked about his book, Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.: The Lion of ... John Muller talked about his book, Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.: The Lion of Anacostia, in which he recounts the final eighteen years of Frederick Douglass' life spent at his home, Cedar Hills, in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C. During this time, Douglass was instrumental in the development of Howard University, participated in local politics, and served as marshal of the District of Columbia. Mr. Muller spoke at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. 3:00 am ET Approx. 55 min. Mary Todd Lincoln Reconsidered Frank Williams talked about Mary Todd Lincoln’s life and how historians have remembered ... Frank Williams talked about Mary Todd Lincoln’s life and how historians have remembered her. Many historians disagree about Mary Todd Lincoln, some calling her corrupt and mentally unstable, and others defending her as intelligent and politically savvy.
3:33 am ET Approx. 30 min. Senate Leaders on Consideration of Presidential Nominees Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) and Senate Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the ... Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) and Senate Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the Senate’s consideration of several nominees to the National Labor Relations Board and others in the coming week and proposed changes to the rules for confirming nominations. 4:30 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements John Hunter talked about his book, World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements, in which ... John Hunter talked about his book, World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements, in which he reveals what he has learned about international diplomacy from his students. For 30 years, John Hunter has led classrooms in the playing of the World Peace Game, in which students take on the roles of global leaders and work to solve international disputes. This talk was hosted by Park Road Books in Charlotte, North Carolina. 3:57 am ET Approx. 1 min. Daniel Webster Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith tours the Daniel Webster Memorial, located beside Washington, ... Historian Richard Norton Smith tours the Daniel Webster Memorial, located beside Washington, DC’s Scott Circle. Sculpted by Gaetano Trentanove, the statue was a gift of Washington Post founder Stilson Hutchins, and was dedicated in 1900.
Webster twice served as U.S. Secretary of State, and represented both New Hampshire and Massachusetts in Congress, serving in the House of Representatives for the former, and the Senate for the latter. With Henry Clay of Kentucky and John C. Calhoun of South Carolina, Webster was one third of the “Great Triumvirate” in the mid-19th century’s “Golden Age” of the U.S. Senate.
4:04 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Senate Debate on Filibuster Rules Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talked about changing the Senate rules on the ... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talked about changing the Senate rules on the filibuster. He was joined by Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), and Jeff Sessions (R-AL). Then Democratic Senators Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Evan Bayh (D-IN), Jack Reed (D-RI), and Carl Levin (D-MI) spoke. 5:16 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Government and the Media ; ; James O’Keefe talked about his book on the government and media and the role his Project ... James O’Keefe talked about his book on the government and media and the role his Project Veritas plays in “ambush journalism.” He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
The title of Mr. O’Keefe’s book is Breakthrough: Our Guerrilla War to Expose Fraud and Save Democracy.
C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson read news headlines at the end of the program.
4:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Alexander Butterfield Oral History Interview, Part 1 ; Alexander Butterfield recalled his time working with President Nixon and described his daily ... Alexander Butterfield recalled his time working with President Nixon and described his daily duties in the White House. He was responsible for providing President Nixon with briefing papers, taking care of his personal correspondence, maintaining historical records, and operating the White House taping system. In July 1973 Mr. Butterfield testified before a Senate committee investigating the Watergate scandal and revealed the secret White House taping system.
This is a portion of the interview conducted by Timothy Naftali on June 12, 2008, in La Jolla, California, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library.
5:47 am ET Approx. 9 min. The Capitol: U.S. Senate The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present ... The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present were featured through taped segments on the various public and private spaces in the building, tours, and personal stories about the Capitol from members of Congress, historians and curators. Several areas rarely seen by the public, and which had never been shown on television, were highlighted throughout the three-part program.

The third program focused on the north wing, the Senate side of the Capitol. It featured the old and current Senate chambers; the Old Supreme Court Chamber; the majority leader’s office suite; Senator Kennedy’s hideaway office space; the Vice President’s Ceremonial Office, where President Grant’s vice president, Henry Wilson, died in 1875; the Brumidi Corridors; and various Senate office spaces. 

Videotaped portions of interviews with Senators Frist, Kennedy, Lott, Byrd, Dodd and others were shown. During live segments, Mr. Baker responded to viewer telephone calls.
6:01 pm ET Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion with Simon Sebag Montefiore ; Book TV’s Peter Slen interviewed Simon Sebag Montefiore in London about the history of ... Book TV’s Peter Slen interviewed Simon Sebag Montefiore in London about the history of Jerusalem, Joseph Stalin, and Mr Montefiore’s influential ancestors.
Simon Sebag Montefiore is the author of at least eight non-fiction books, including:
Catherine the Great and Potemkin; Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar; A History of Caucasus; Speeches that Changed the World; Young Stalin; Monsters - History’s Most Evil Men and Women; Titans of History; and Jerusalem: The Biography.
5:32 am ET Approx. 1 min. Senate Watergate Committee Testimony ; Alexander Butterfield testified before the Senate Watergate Committee and revealed the existence ... Alexander Butterfield testified before the Senate Watergate Committee and revealed the existence of a secret recording system in the White House. Mr. Butterfield served as deputy assistant to President Nixon from 1969 to 1973, and was responsible for providing the president with briefing papers, taking care of his personal correspondence, maintaining historical records, and operating the White House taping system.
5:58 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Q&A with George Packer ; George Packer talked about his historical narrative, The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New ... George Packer talked about his historical narrative, The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America. He said the book traces the stories of three people over the preceding 20 years and their struggle to make a life for themselves in an America whose “institutions have failed them.” One was entrepreneur Dean Price. Another was Tammy Thomas, who lost her retirement because of the bankruptcy of General Motors. There was a 1998 video clip of one of the main people profiled, Jeff Connaughton, whose political career included fundraising work for then Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) before writing what he termed a “bridge burning” book about money and politics. A clip from an April 7, 1987, Biden presidential campaign event was shown. These stories were interwoven with ten celebrity profiles of people who influenced the country. Video clips were shown of then-incoming Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-GA) in 1994 and former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin testifying April 8, 2010. 6:44 pm ET Approx. 25 min. Book Discussion with K. Eric Drexler ; Book TV’s Peter Slen interviewed K. Eric Drexler in London about nanotechnology.
K. Eric ...
Book TV’s Peter Slen interviewed K. Eric Drexler in London about nanotechnology.
K. Eric Drexler is the author of four books: Engines of Creation; Nanosystems: Molecular Machinery Manufacturing and Computation; Engines of Creation 2.0: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology; and Radical Abundance: How a Revolution in Nanotechnology Will Change Civilization.
5:35 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 24 min. Political History and Congressional Papers Panelists talked about how political history is documented in congressional papers. Former ... Panelists talked about how political history is documented in congressional papers. Former U.S. Representatives Chet Edwards, Jim Kolbe, and Vic Snyder reflected on their careers and described the process of creating a repository for their papers. Princeton University professor Julian Zelizer argued for access to congressional records and a centralized system to make records more available to the public and research community. This program was hosted by the Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives
7:09 pm ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released the week of July 15, 2013 were shown. New books being released the week of July 15, 2013 were shown.
7:10 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Summer Reading with Representative Joe Crowley Representative Joe Crowley (D-NY) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Joe Crowley (D-NY) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
7:15 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Book Discussion on Viral Hate Christopher Wolf, co-author with Abraham Foxman of Viral Hate, talked about attacks on ... Christopher Wolf, co-author with Abraham Foxman of Viral Hate, talked about attacks on racial, ethnic, and religious minorities on the internet and what can be done about it. He argued that creating new laws to limit speech is not the answer and said that responsible citizens need to take action to limit the level of hate found online. Mr. Wolf spoke at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on The Power Surge Michael Levi talked about his book, The Power Surge: Energy, Opportunity, and the Battle for ... Michael Levi talked about his book, The Power Surge: Energy, Opportunity, and the Battle for America’s Future, in which he argues that instead of viewing our energy future as a fight between clean/renewable energy and traditional fuel sources, Americans should figure out a way to develop both and use the rising prices of the latter as a funding source for the former. He spoke at an event hosted by the World Affairs Council of Houston.
8:45 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Malcolm Gladwell Malcolm Gladwell answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
He was ...
Malcolm Gladwell answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
He was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013.
8:46 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Apple E-Book Ruling Sarah Weinman explained the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, ruling against Apple in the ... Sarah Weinman explained the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, ruling against Apple in the United States vs. Apple Inc., et. al. ebook case.
8:57 pm ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released the week of July 15, 2013 were shown. New books being released the week of July 15, 2013 were shown.
8:58 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading Tweets, 2 Book TV’s followers on Twitter responded to the question “What are you reading this ... Book TV’s followers on Twitter responded to the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The dates of the tweets are not known.
9:00 pm ET Approx. 56 min. After Words with Mario Livio ; Mario Livio talked about his book, Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal ... Mario Livio talked about his book, Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe, in which he explores the work of five renowned and award-winning scientists and presents the mistakes that each made on their way to historic achievements. His list includes Charles Darwin, Linus Pauling and Albert Einstein. He talked with Johns Hopkins surgeon and co-creator of the Checklist Manifesto, Marty Makary.
9:57 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading Posts, 7 Book TV’s followers on Facebook responded to the question “What are you reading this ... Book TV’s followers on Facebook responded to the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The dates of the posts are not known
9:58 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on Cotton Tenants Panelists talked about the book Cotton Tenants: Three Families, and the work of James Agee ... Panelists talked about the book Cotton Tenants: Three Families, and the work of James Agee and Walker Evans. In 1936, five years before they published Now Let Us Praise Famous Men, James Agee and Walker Evans produced a feature article for Fortune magazine titled “Cotton Tenants,” about three poor families in Alabama living through the Great Depression. The 30,000 word article and accompanying photos were never published by Fortune, but Cotton Tenants was discovered decades later in a collection of Agee’s manuscripts housed at the University of Tennessee. This event was hosted by the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum.
11:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on The Philadelphia Chromosome ; Jessica Wapner talked about her book, The Philadelphia Chromosome: A Mutant Gene and the Quest ... Jessica Wapner talked about her book, The Philadelphia Chromosome: A Mutant Gene and the Quest to Cure Cancer at the Genetic Level, in which she discusses the 1959 discovery of a mutant chromosome by a scientist in Philadelphia and the eventual realization, decades later, that the mutation is the sole cause of a certain kind of leukemia. This led to the first ever successful treatment of cancer at the genetic level and opened up a new field of cancer research. During this event, Ms. Wapner spoke with Dr. Brian Druker, one of the doctors featured in her book. They spoke at Powell’s City of Books in Portland, Oregon.
12:06 am ET Approx. 56 min. After Words with Mario Livio ; Mario Livio talked about his book, Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal ... Mario Livio talked about his book, Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe, in which he explores the work of five renowned and award-winning scientists and presents the mistakes that each made on their way to historic achievements. His list includes Charles Darwin, Linus Pauling and Albert Einstein. He talked with Johns Hopkins surgeon and co-creator of the Checklist Manifesto, Marty Makary.
1:02 am ET Approx. 18 min. Book Discussion on Governing Security ; Mariano-Florentino Cuellar talked about about his book, Governing Security: The Hidden Origins ... Mariano-Florentino Cuellar talked about about his book, Governing Security: The Hidden Origins of American Security Agencies, in which he looks at the origins of the Federal Security Agency under President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Department of Homeland Security under President George W. Bush. This interview was recorded at Stanford University in California.
1:21 am ET Approx. 18 min. Book Discussion on Failing Liberty 101 ; William Damon talked about his book, Failing Liberty 101: How We Are Leaving Young Americans ... William Damon talked about his book, Failing Liberty 101: How We Are Leaving Young Americans Unprepared for Citizenship in a Free Society, in which he argues that we are not properly preparing our young people to become responsible citizens. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University
1:40 am ET Approx. 13 min. Book Discussion on Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale ; Debra Satz talked about her book, Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale: The Moral Limits of ... Debra Satz talked about her book, Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale: The Moral Limits of Markets, in which she looks at problematic commodity exchanges, such as addictive drugs or sex. The interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded on the campus of Stanford University in California.
1:59 am ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Erica Jong Erica Jong answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and ...
Erica Jong answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
2:00 am ET Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion with Simon Sebag Montefiore ; Book TV’s Peter Slen interviewed Simon Sebag Montefiore in London about the history of ... Book TV’s Peter Slen interviewed Simon Sebag Montefiore in London about the history of Jerusalem, Joseph Stalin, and Mr Montefiore’s influential ancestors.
Simon Sebag Montefiore is the author of at least eight non-fiction books, including:
Catherine the Great and Potemkin; Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar; A History of Caucasus; Speeches that Changed the World; Young Stalin; Monsters - History’s Most Evil Men and Women; Titans of History; and Jerusalem: The Biography.
2:43 am ET Approx. 24 min. Book Discussion with K. Eric Drexler ; Book TV’s Peter Slen interviewed K. Eric Drexler in London about nanotechnology.
K. Eric ...
Book TV’s Peter Slen interviewed K. Eric Drexler in London about nanotechnology.
K. Eric Drexler is the author of four books: Engines of Creation; Nanosystems: Molecular Machinery Manufacturing and Computation; Engines of Creation 2.0: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology; and Radical Abundance: How a Revolution in Nanotechnology Will Change Civilization.
3:08 am ET Approx. 56 min. After Words with Mario Livio ; Mario Livio talked about his book, Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal ... Mario Livio talked about his book, Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe, in which he explores the work of five renowned and award-winning scientists and presents the mistakes that each made on their way to historic achievements. His list includes Charles Darwin, Linus Pauling and Albert Einstein. He talked with Johns Hopkins surgeon and co-creator of the Checklist Manifesto, Marty Makary.
4:05 am ET Approx. 43 min. Book and Author Breakfast Representative John Lewis (D-GA), co-author of the March trilogy, Diana Gabaldon, author of ... Representative John Lewis (D-GA), co-author of the March trilogy, Diana Gabaldon, author of Written In My Own Heart’s Blood: A Novel, and Helen Fielding, author of Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy, talked about their books. Chris Matthews, news anchor and author of Tip and The Gipper: When Politics Worked, moderated the event.
This event took place at the annual book publishing trade show, Book Expo America, held May 29- June 1, 2013, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
4:49 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Book Discussion on Global Crossings ; ; Alvaro Vargas Llosa talked about his book, Global Crossings: Immigration, Civilization, and ... Alvaro Vargas Llosa talked about his book, Global Crossings: Immigration, Civilization, and America, in which he compares migration trends over the past decades and explores the reasons people risk their lives to move to foreign lands. He spoke with Alex Nowrasteh, an immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute.
6:09 am ET Approx. 3 min. Publisher Interview with Brian McLendon ; Brian McLendon, associate publisher at Grand Central Publishing and Twelve Books, previewed some ... Brian McLendon, associate publisher at Grand Central Publishing and Twelve Books, previewed some of his company’s fall 2013 books. He was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013.
6:13 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Book Discussion on To Repair the World ; Dr. Paul Farmer talked about his book, To Repair the World, a collection of his ... Dr. Paul Farmer talked about his book, To Repair the World, a collection of his speeches on global health and social justice issues. The event was hosted by the Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C. Dr. Farmer was interviewed by Dr. Claire Pierre of Harvard Medical School.