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7:00 am ET Approx. 49 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What’s your message to ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What’s your message to Congress as members return from August recess?” 6:56 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.
6:47 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. 1963 Birmingham Campaign Panelists at the Alabama Historical Association’s annual meeting talked about the 1963 ... Panelists at the Alabama Historical Association’s annual meeting talked about the 1963 Birmingham Campaign and its importance to the Civil Rights Movement. The year 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham civil rights campaign. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his famed “Letter from Birmingham Jail” after being arrested for taking part in the protests. The campaign gained national attention after local officials used dogs and water cannons on kids after they took to the streets in what was known as the “Children’s Crusade.” Panelists responded to questions from the audience.
7:50 am ET Approx. 43 min. LIVE Voter Rights and Identification Laws ; ; Myrna Perez talked about voter identification laws passed in various states since the 2010 ... Myrna Perez talked about voter identification laws passed in various states since the 2010 elections, and their impact on voting rights. Topics included the latest voter identification law signed by the North Carolina governor in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down section four of the Voting Rights Act. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
7:05 am ET Approx. 28 min. After Words with Sarah Garland ; Author Sarah Garland talked about her book, Divided We Fail: The Story of an African-American ... Author Sarah Garland talked about her book, Divided We Fail: The Story of an African-American Community That Ended the Era of School Desegregation, in which she returned to her hometown to chronicle the fight of African-American parents who sued to prevent the closure of a predominantly black school for the sake of desegregation. Their suit resulted in a landmark Supreme Court decision that ended the era of desegregation established by the Court more than 50 years earlier with the Brown v. Board of Education opinion. Ms Garland talked with Columbia professor and political activist Marc Lamont Hill. 8:14 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Naturalized Citizenship and the Economy Economists, authors, and immigration advocates talked about the economic effects of ... Economists, authors, and immigration advocates talked about the economic effects of naturalization. Topics included the difficulties of the naturalization process and why millions of eligible legal immigrants had not become citizens, the complexities of immigration and naturalization laws, and the economic advantages of naturalization for the people and the country. 
“Why Naturalization Matters to the Economy” was the second panel of the George W. Bush Institute conference, “What Immigrants Contribute: A Special Event on Immigration, Texas and Economic Growth.”
8:36 am ET Approx. 59 min. LIVE F-35 Lightning II Program Steve O’Bryan talked about the future of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II Joint ... Steve O’Bryan talked about the future of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program. The Pentagon was planning to build over 2,400 of these advanced technology aircraft for use by all branches of the U.S military. Topics included its estimated cost of $1.5 trillion; administrative problems, cost over-runs, and technical glitches; capabilities and mission; and congressional support and oversight
Elliott Clemence gave a “tour” of the F-35 simulator fighter plane cockpit. He also talked about and showed the F-35 pilot helmet.
Both guests participated from the F-35 Demonstration Center in Arlington, Virginia. 
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
7:35 am ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Representative Tom Cole Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
He was interviewed in the C-SPAN studios on May 16, 2013.
9:17 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Government Public Affairs Offices and Transparency Journalists and former government public affairs officials talked about the role of government ... Journalists and former government public affairs officials talked about the role of government public affairs offices and whether their roles help or hinder government openness. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Government Public Affairs Offices: More Hindrance Than Help?” was held in the ballroom of the National Press Club.
9:37 am ET Approx. 20 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments. 7:37 am ET Approx. 27 min. After Words with Sarah Garland ; Author Sarah Garland talked about her book, Divided We Fail: The Story of an African-American ... Author Sarah Garland talked about her book, Divided We Fail: The Story of an African-American Community That Ended the Era of School Desegregation, in which she returned to her hometown to chronicle the fight of African-American parents who sued to prevent the closure of a predominantly black school for the sake of desegregation. Their suit resulted in a landmark Supreme Court decision that ended the era of desegregation established by the Court more than 50 years earlier with the Brown v. Board of Education opinion. Ms Garland talked with Columbia professor and political activist Marc Lamont Hill. 10:49 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Special Operations Forces Special operations military leaders talked about the role of American special forces and their ... Special operations military leaders talked about the role of American special forces and their reliance on a coordinated network of armed forces and law enforcement agencies to meet global security threats.
10:04 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Representative Justin Amash Town Hall Meeting Representative Justin Amash (R-MI) held a town hall meeting at the Calhoun County Building in ... Representative Justin Amash (R-MI) held a town hall meeting at the Calhoun County Building in Marshall, Michigan, to answer questions from constituents. Topics of discussion included the health care law, immigration reform, voting laws, and the National Security Agency data collection programs. In July 2013, Congressman Amash offered an amendment which barred the NSA from using funds to collect telephone data records from citizens not subject to an investigation. The amendment, which was opposed by House Speaker John Boehner and the White House, was defeated by a vote of 205-217. Representative Amash discussed his recent House amendment and outlined new legislation dealing with the PATRIOT Act. 8:04 am ET Approx. 9 min. Summer Reading with Representative Gerald Connolly Representative Gerald Connolly (D-VA) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Gerald Connolly (D-VA) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
12:45 pm ET Approx. 46 min. Retirement Planning Panelists spoke about retirement planning including means of retirement saving, ways to expand ... Panelists spoke about retirement planning including means of retirement saving, ways to expand coverage, and employer and consumer perspectives.
11:17 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Public Defenders Program and Budget Cuts The Federal Bar Association Criminal Law Section held a discussion on “The Criminal Justice ... The Federal Bar Association Criminal Law Section held a discussion on “The Criminal Justice Act at 50: The Past, Present, and Future of the Right to Counsel in Federal Courts.” The act secured the Sixth Amendment right to counsel in federal courts. 8:16 am ET Approx. 42 min. Housing Finance Policy ; House Financial Services Committee Chair Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) talked about the future of home ... House Financial Services Committee Chair Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) talked about the future of home ownership. He talked about the role played by government sponsored enterprises in the housing market crisis and outlined the Protecting American Taxpayers and Homeowners (PATH) Act, legislation that would change housing finance by eliminating Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. After his remarks he responded to questions from former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Mel Martinez.
This was the keynote address of a regional forum at the George W. Bush Presidential Center on the local and national impact of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) Housing Commission’s report, Housing America’s Future: New Directions for National Policy.
1:33 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Guantanamo Bay Prison Facility Closing Witnesses testified on the implications of closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.*Among ... Witnesses testified on the implications of closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.*Among the issues they addressed were hunger strikes by several detainees and the force-feeding policy adopted by officials at the facility, removal of those detainees cleared for release, and arguments for and against the eventual closing of the detention center.
12:45 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What’s your message to ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What’s your message to Congress as members return from August recess?” 9:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. LIVE State of the Economy Financial experts talked about the state of the U.S. economy and financial system. They ... Financial experts talked about the state of the U.S. economy and financial system. They detailed solutions to generate economic growth through policy reforms. Mohammed El-Erian said the U.S. would continue to experience slow economic growth and high unemployment if political leaders did not start dealing with issues like tax reform, infrastructure investment, education, and long-term debt. 1:36 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. Rural Health Care Panelists talked about challenges rural communities face in accessing health care ... Panelists talked about challenges rural communities face in accessing health care coverage. They focused on federal initiatives to enhance health care access and an effort to hire and train community health workers through Medicaid-managed care organizations. The program includes questions from audience members.
2:02 pm ET Approx. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. Among the topics he addressed were ... Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. Among the topics he addressed were political unrest in Egypt and Syria, the Bradley Manning sentence, and the president’s two day bus tour to New York and Pennsylvania. 10:05 am ET Approx. 40 min. Electronic Surveillance and Human Rights ; Katherine Maher led a discussion on the National Security Agency surveillance programs. She ... Katherine Maher led a discussion on the National Security Agency surveillance programs. She said that regardless of their legality in the U.S., they said might violate international law and treaties to which the U.S. is a signer. She represented a group that had formulated new principles aimed at protecting people from unwarranted electronic surveillance. The “International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance” initiative includes language dealing with transparency, user notification and judicial oversight.
This was a meeting of Techno-Activism Third Mondays (TA3M), an informal meet-up at the New America Foundation for software creators and activists interested in censorship, surveillance, and open technology.
3:19 pm ET Approx. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. Among the topics he addressed were ... Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. Among the topics he addressed were political unrest in Egypt and Syria, the Bradley Manning sentence, and the president’s two day bus tour to New York and Pennsylvania.
2:09 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Rajiv Chandrasekaran ; Rajiv Chandrasekaran talked about his Washington Post article, “Too Big to ... Rajiv Chandrasekaran talked about his Washington Post article, “Too Big to Bail,” an examination of the embattled F-35 jet fighter program. He highlights the program’s unique ability to avoid budget cuts despite increases in production costs and delayed project completion. He points out that the program will not receive spending reductions from the budget sequester process. He defines what opponents of the F-35 call “political engineering” which he describes as a process employed by defense contractors to spread production throughout as many states as possible. He says this is one of many reasons defense contractor Lockheed Martin gets continued funding for their advanced fighter jet for the Navy, Air Force and Marines. 10:48 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Federal Courts and Sequestration Budget Cuts Witnesses testified to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Bankruptcy about the impact of ... Witnesses testified to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Bankruptcy about the impact of sequestration budget cuts to the justice system. 4:18 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. National Park Service Funding Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) testified on National Park Service (NPS) funding issues and the impact ... Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) testified on National Park Service (NPS) funding issues and the impact of budget cuts on services and infrastructure. He called for the creation of a national endowment led by a national park “champion” to help pay for deferred maintenance and asked senators to resist the urge to add new parks to the system, especially at a time when there was a lack of resources for critical infrastructure. Then NPS Director Jonathan Jarvis told the committee that the national parks are facing an $11.5 billion deferred maintenance backlog that would keep increasing under current funding levels.
3:08 pm ET Approx. 59 min. F-35 Lightning II Program Steve O’Bryan talked about the future of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II Joint ... Steve O’Bryan talked about the future of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program. The Pentagon was planning to build over 2,400 of these advanced technology aircraft for use by all branches of the U.S military. Topics included its estimated cost of $1.5 trillion; administrative problems, cost over-runs, and technical glitches; capabilities and mission; and congressional support and oversight
Elliott Clemence gave a “tour” of the F-35 simulator fighter plane cockpit. He also talked about and showed the F-35 pilot helmet.
Both guests participated from the F-35 Demonstration Center in Arlington, Virginia. 
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
12:29 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 44 min. Economic Goals and the Civil Rights Movement Representative Keith Ellison (D-IL) delivered the keynote speech at an event which included panels ... Representative Keith Ellison (D-IL) delivered the keynote speech at an event which included panels on race, economic inequality, and the goals of the 1963 March on Washington.
The August 28, 1963, March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom called for economic as well as civil rights for African Americans. "The Unfinished March" was a day-long forum held at the AFL-CIO headquarters by the Economic Policy Institute to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march and the release of the first in a series of reports outlining the steps needed for the nation to fully achieve each of the goals of the march.
5:23 pm ET Approx. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. Among the topics he addressed were ... Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. Among the topics he addressed were political unrest in Egypt and Syria, the Bradley Manning sentence, and the president’s two day bus tour to New York and Pennsylvania.
4:10 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. State of the Economy Financial experts talked about the state of the U.S. economy and financial system. They ... Financial experts talked about the state of the U.S. economy and financial system. They detailed solutions to generate economic growth through policy reforms. Mohammed El-Erian said the U.S. would continue to experience slow economic growth and high unemployment if political leaders did not start dealing with issues like tax reform, infrastructure investment, education, and long-term debt. 3:14 pm ET Approx. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. Among the topics he addressed were ... Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. Among the topics he addressed were political unrest in Egypt and Syria, the Bradley Manning sentence, and the president’s two day bus tour to New York and Pennsylvania. 5:29 pm ET Approx. 20 min. Drones and Other Robotic Technology ; ; Bill Stone and Lieutenant General James Barclay gave the opening keynote addresses at the ... Bill Stone and Lieutenant General James Barclay gave the opening keynote addresses at the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International conference on robotics and unmanned systems technology. Mr. Stone showed videos as he talked about some of his robotic inventions for underwater exploration. Lieutenant General Barkley talked about the role drones would play in the Army’s future. He stressed that manned technology would not become obsolete but said the Army would have to incorporate systems into planning. He also addressed Defense Department fiscal constraints. Code Pink demonstrators briefly disrupted General Barklay’s speech.
This was the opening session of the AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems 2013, an exposition on unmanned systems and robotics held at the Washington Convention Center.
5:17 pm ET Approx. 41 min. White House Daily Briefing Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. Among the topics he addressed were ... Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. Among the topics he addressed were political unrest in Egypt and Syria, the Bradley Manning sentence, and the president’s two day bus tour to New York and Pennsylvania. 3:20 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Representative Justin Amash Town Hall Meeting Representative Justin Amash (R-MI) held a town hall meeting at the Calhoun County Building in ... Representative Justin Amash (R-MI) held a town hall meeting at the Calhoun County Building in Marshall, Michigan, to answer questions from constituents. Topics of discussion included the health care law, immigration reform, voting laws, and the National Security Agency data collection programs. In July 2013, Congressman Amash offered an amendment which barred the NSA from using funds to collect telephone data records from citizens not subject to an investigation. The amendment, which was opposed by House Speaker John Boehner and the White House, was defeated by a vote of 205-217. Representative Amash discussed his recent House amendment and outlined new legislation dealing with the PATRIOT Act. 5:52 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 46 min. Guantanamo Bay Prison Facility Closing Witnesses testified on the implications of closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.*Among ... Witnesses testified on the implications of closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.*Among the issues they addressed were hunger strikes by several detainees and the force-feeding policy adopted by officials at the facility, removal of those detainees cleared for release, and arguments for and against the eventual closing of the detention center.
6:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Preview of New York City Mayoral Primary Debate Kate Taylor spoke from the C-SPAN studio in New York City and Alexander Burns from the Politico ... Kate Taylor spoke from the C-SPAN studio in New York City and Alexander Burns from the Politico newsroom in Washington, D.C., to preview the New York City mayoral campaign and a debate between Democratic primary candidates scheduled later that evening. They responded to electronic communications and telephone calls, including a line for New York City voters. Campaign ads were shown and video clips from primary debates and news conferences. Election campaigns in other states were also reviewed and Aaron Blake was interviewed by telephone. 4:35 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Future of Pakistan ; ; Retired General Stanley McChrystal, former commander of U.S. and international forces in ... Retired General Stanley McChrystal, former commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, and former Ambassador Hussain Haqqani talked about the future of Pakistan. Among the issues the addressed with moderator David Ignatius were threats to Pakistan’s stability, the role of the international community in economic development, and the role of the United States. Following the interview, the answered audience members' questions.
This forum was part of the ninth annual Aspen Ideas Festival.
7:40 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Betty Ford and the Betty Ford Center John Schwarzlose talked about the Betty Ford Center and the role Betty Ford played in the ... John Schwarzlose talked about the Betty Ford Center and the role Betty Ford played in the center’s creation and operation. He talked about how the former first lady used the story of her own struggle with drug and alcohol addiction to help others. In a video clip recorded for “First Ladies: Influence and Image” her son Steve Ford talked about the family’s intervention for her drug problem. Video clips of the Fords were shown in the background.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Palm Springs, California, from May 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
7:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. LIVE New York City Mayoral Democratic Primary Debate Seven Democratic candidates vying to become New York city’s next mayor participated in their ... Seven Democratic candidates vying to become New York city’s next mayor participated in their third debate. The primary election was set for September 10. 5:36 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Voter Rights and Identification Laws ; ; Myrna Perez talked about voter identification laws passed in various states since the 2010 ... Myrna Perez talked about voter identification laws passed in various states since the 2010 elections, and their impact on voting rights. Topics included the latest voter identification law signed by the North Carolina governor in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down section four of the Voting Rights Act. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
7:50 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Immigration and Border Security in Arizona Russ Jones talked about the history and role of the border patrol in Arizona, and how that role ... Russ Jones talked about the history and role of the border patrol in Arizona, and how that role has changed since September 11, 2001. Topics included the how reinforcing the border has impacted crime in the area, and the challenges border patrol officers face. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:30 pm ET Approx. 29 min. LIVE Town Hall on Political Debates Telephone lines and electronic communications were open for comments on “Why do you watch ... Telephone lines and electronic communications were open for comments on “Why do you watch political debates?” 6:03 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 7 min. LIVE Economic Inequality and the Working Poor Civil rights leaders, media commentators, low-wage workers and labor experts talked about the ... Civil rights leaders, media commentators, low-wage workers and labor experts talked about the impact of the disappearance of good jobs and growing economic inequality on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream of racial and social equality. 8:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Dorie and Joyce Ladner Oral History Interview ; ; Sisters Dorie and Joyce Ladner, who knew and worked with Medgar Evers, spoke about becoming civil ... Sisters Dorie and Joyce Ladner, who knew and worked with Medgar Evers, spoke about becoming civil rights activists as young women in the early 1960s. Dorie Ladner argued that they were “determined to get their freedom” despite constant threats and intimidation. Elaine Nichols also spoke about the Civil Rights History Project and its stories. 
This interview was part of an oral history project on the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The interview was conducted at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., by Joseph Mosnier of the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
9:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. First Ladies Lucretia Garfield and Mary Arthur McElroy Carl Sferrazza Anthony talked about the life and influence of first ladies Lucretia Garfield and ... Carl Sferrazza Anthony talked about the life and influence of first ladies Lucretia Garfield and Mary Arthur McElroy and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Lucretia “Crete” Garfield was an educated woman who believed in the rights of women. The marriage was troubled for the first five years but they grew closer and she became very influential. After President Garfield was assassinated in the first year of his presidency she spent years ensuring his legacy by making their home an early version of a presidential library. Video clips from the house in Mentor, Ohio, were shown. The administration of President Arthur was greatly influenced by the memory of his wife, Ellen, who had died less than two years earlier. Video was shown of a memorial window in St. John’s Church. Eventually his sister Mary Arthur McElroy came to preside over the White House, with his young daughter.
This was the 13th episode in the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image.”
8:13 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on A Chain of Thunder Jeff Shaara talked about his book, A Chain of Thunder: A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg, ... Jeff Shaara talked about his book, A Chain of Thunder: A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg, in which he recalls the standoff between the Union and Confederate armies at Vicksbug, Mississippi in 1863. The forces led by Ulysses S. Grant had pressed the Confederate army to retreat to Vicksburg and held the location under siege until the Confederates surrendered on July 4, 1863, ceding control of the Mississippi River. Jeff Shaara spoke at Lemuria Books in Jackson, Mississippi. 10:01 pm ET Approx. 54 min. Civil Rights Leader Diane Nash ; ; Diane Nash, who helped coordinate the Freedom Rides in the 1960s, spoke about her role as a ... Diane Nash, who helped coordinate the Freedom Rides in the 1960s, spoke about her role as a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and her time in the South. She also argued for on-going social change. She spoke with MSNBC’s Melissa Harris- Perry at Tulane University in New Orleans, where Ms. Perry is a professor. 
This event was hosted by Tulane’s Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race and Politics in the South.
10:38 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Representative Justin Amash Town Hall Meeting Representative Justin Amash (R-MI) held a town hall meeting at the Calhoun County Building in ... Representative Justin Amash (R-MI) held a town hall meeting at the Calhoun County Building in Marshall, Michigan, to answer questions from constituents. Topics of discussion included the health care law, immigration reform, voting laws, and the National Security Agency data collection programs. In July 2013, Congressman Amash offered an amendment which barred the NSA from using funds to collect telephone data records from citizens not subject to an investigation. The amendment, which was opposed by House Speaker John Boehner and the White House, was defeated by a vote of 205-217. Representative Amash discussed his recent House amendment and outlined new legislation dealing with the PATRIOT Act. 9:18 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Megan Hughes Megan Hughes answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date ...
Megan Hughes answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
10:58 pm ET Approx. 6 min. National Museum of African American History and Culture The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on ... The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on the National Mall in 2015. Lonnie Bunch, the founding director, talked about the mission and vision of the museum as he displayed an architectural model in the museum staff’s temporary office space. He then gave a tour of the storage facility where he showed artifacts that would be on display in the new building.
11:56 pm ET Approx. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. Among the topics he addressed were ... Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. Among the topics he addressed were political unrest in Egypt and Syria, the Bradley Manning sentence, and the president’s two day bus tour to New York and Pennsylvania. 9:19 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Radiance of Tomorrow ; Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier, talked about his forthcoming book, Radiance of ... Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier, talked about his forthcoming book, Radiance of Tomorrow. It is a novel set after the civil war in Sierra Leone. Mr. Beah 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. 11:06 pm ET Approx. 37 min. Lunch Counter Sit-In Reenactment ; The Smithsonian National Museum of American History presented a theatrical performance with a ... The Smithsonian National Museum of American History presented a theatrical performance with a “1960 Civil Rights Activist,” who teaches visitors about non-violent sit-in tactics and uses the historic Woolworth lunch counter from Greensboro, North Carolina, as a backdrop. The lunch counter was the site of a 1960 sit-in by four African American college students protesting segregation. We heard first from Lonnie Bunch, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, who explained how the lunch counter was saved for history.
12:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. First Ladies Lucretia Garfield and Mary Arthur McElroy Carl Sferrazza Anthony talked about the life and influence of first ladies Lucretia Garfield and ... Carl Sferrazza Anthony talked about the life and influence of first ladies Lucretia Garfield and Mary Arthur McElroy and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Lucretia “Crete” Garfield was an educated woman who believed in the rights of women. The marriage was troubled for the first five years but they grew closer and she became very influential. After President Garfield was assassinated in the first year of his presidency she spent years ensuring his legacy by making their home an early version of a presidential library. Video clips from the house in Mentor, Ohio, were shown. The administration of President Arthur was greatly influenced by the memory of his wife, Ellen, who had died less than two years earlier. Video was shown of a memorial window in St. John’s Church. Eventually his sister Mary Arthur McElroy came to preside over the White House, with his young daughter.
This was the 13th episode in the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image.”
9:35 pm ET Approx. 32 min. Book Discussion with Hermione Lee ; Hermione Lee talked about the process of writing biographies and the lives of Virginia Woolf and ... Hermione Lee talked about the process of writing biographies and the lives of Virginia Woolf and Edith Wharton.
Hermione Lee is the author of several non-fiction books, including:
The Novels of Virginia Woolf; Elizabeth Bowen: An Estimation; Philip Roth; Willa Cather: Double Lives; Virginia Woolf; Body Parts; Edith Wharton; and Biography: A Very Short Introduction.
Book TV in London was series of interviews conducted in April 2013, in which some of Great Britain’s most acclaimed historians, philosophers, literary critics and more spoke with Book TV about, politics, war, history, religion and culture.
11:47 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Dorie and Joyce Ladner Oral History Interview ; ; Sisters Dorie and Joyce Ladner, who knew and worked with Medgar Evers, spoke about becoming civil ... Sisters Dorie and Joyce Ladner, who knew and worked with Medgar Evers, spoke about becoming civil rights activists as young women in the early 1960s. Dorie Ladner argued that they were “determined to get their freedom” despite constant threats and intimidation. Elaine Nichols also spoke about the Civil Rights History Project and its stories. 
This interview was part of an oral history project on the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The interview was conducted at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., by Joseph Mosnier of the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
1:35 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. State of the Economy Financial experts talked about the state of the U.S. economy and financial system. They ... Financial experts talked about the state of the U.S. economy and financial system. They detailed solutions to generate economic growth through policy reforms. Mohammed El-Erian said the U.S. would continue to experience slow economic growth and high unemployment if political leaders did not start dealing with issues like tax reform, infrastructure investment, education, and long-term debt. 10:07 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Bill Adair Bill Adair answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and ...
Bill Adair answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
1:46 am ET Approx. 54 min. Civil Rights Leader Diane Nash ; ; Diane Nash, who helped coordinate the Freedom Rides in the 1960s, spoke about her role as a ... Diane Nash, who helped coordinate the Freedom Rides in the 1960s, spoke about her role as a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and her time in the South. She also argued for on-going social change. She spoke with MSNBC’s Melissa Harris- Perry at Tulane University in New Orleans, where Ms. Perry is a professor. 
This event was hosted by Tulane’s Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race and Politics in the South.
2:41 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Reflections from the March on Washington Several Americans who participated in the August 28, 1963, March on Washington for Jobs and ... Several Americans who participated in the August 28, 1963, March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom told their stories at an event marking the 50th anniversary of the event.

“I Was There: Oral Histories of the March on Washington” was a program of the Washingtoniana Division of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library branch in Washington, D.C.
10:10 pm ET Approx. 48 min. Book Discussion on And the Mountains Echoed ; Khaled Hosseini talked about his book, And the Mountains Echoed, in which he chronicles his ... Khaled Hosseini talked about his book, And the Mountains Echoed, in which he chronicles his travels around Afghanistan and the relief work he had been doing there with the United Nations high commissioner for refugees. During this event, held at the Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C. Mr. Hosseini was interviewed by Andrea Mitchell of NBC News. 2:43 am ET Approx. 6 min. National Museum of African American History and Culture The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on ... The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on the National Mall in 2015. Lonnie Bunch, the founding director, talked about the mission and vision of the museum as he displayed an architectural model in the museum staff’s temporary office space. He then gave a tour of the storage facility where he showed artifacts that would be on display in the new building.
4:17 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Public Defenders Program and Budget Cuts The Federal Bar Association Criminal Law Section held a discussion on “The Criminal Justice ... The Federal Bar Association Criminal Law Section held a discussion on “The Criminal Justice Act at 50: The Past, Present, and Future of the Right to Counsel in Federal Courts.” The act secured the Sixth Amendment right to counsel in federal courts. 11:01 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Preview of New York City Mayoral Primary Debate Kate Taylor spoke from the C-SPAN studio in New York City and Alexander Burns from the Politico ... Kate Taylor spoke from the C-SPAN studio in New York City and Alexander Burns from the Politico newsroom in Washington, D.C., to preview the New York City mayoral campaign and a debate between Democratic primary candidates scheduled later that evening. They responded to electronic communications and telephone calls, including a line for New York City voters. Campaign ads were shown and video clips from primary debates and news conferences. Election campaigns in other states were also reviewed and Aaron Blake was interviewed by telephone. 2:52 am ET Approx. 37 min. Lunch Counter Sit-In Reenactment ; The Smithsonian National Museum of American History presented a theatrical performance with a ... The Smithsonian National Museum of American History presented a theatrical performance with a “1960 Civil Rights Activist,” who teaches visitors about non-violent sit-in tactics and uses the historic Woolworth lunch counter from Greensboro, North Carolina, as a backdrop. The lunch counter was the site of a 1960 sit-in by four African American college students protesting segregation. We heard first from Lonnie Bunch, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, who explained how the lunch counter was saved for history.
5:44 am ET Approx. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. Among the topics he addressed were ... Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. Among the topics he addressed were political unrest in Egypt and Syria, the Bradley Manning sentence, and the president’s two day bus tour to New York and Pennsylvania. 12:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. New York City Mayoral Democratic Primary Debate Seven Democratic candidates vying to become New York city’s next mayor participated in their ... Seven Democratic candidates vying to become New York city’s next mayor participated in their third debate. The primary election was set for September 10. 3:32 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Dorie and Joyce Ladner Oral History Interview ; ; Sisters Dorie and Joyce Ladner, who knew and worked with Medgar Evers, spoke about becoming civil ... Sisters Dorie and Joyce Ladner, who knew and worked with Medgar Evers, spoke about becoming civil rights activists as young women in the early 1960s. Dorie Ladner argued that they were “determined to get their freedom” despite constant threats and intimidation. Elaine Nichols also spoke about the Civil Rights History Project and its stories. 
This interview was part of an oral history project on the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The interview was conducted at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., by Joseph Mosnier of the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
5:54 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. State of the Economy Financial experts talked about the state of the U.S. economy and financial system. They ... Financial experts talked about the state of the U.S. economy and financial system. They detailed solutions to generate economic growth through policy reforms. Mohammed El-Erian said the U.S. would continue to experience slow economic growth and high unemployment if political leaders did not start dealing with issues like tax reform, infrastructure investment, education, and long-term debt. 1:32 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on A Chain of Thunder Jeff Shaara talked about his book, A Chain of Thunder: A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg, ... Jeff Shaara talked about his book, A Chain of Thunder: A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg, in which he recalls the standoff between the Union and Confederate armies at Vicksbug, Mississippi in 1863. The forces led by Ulysses S. Grant had pressed the Confederate army to retreat to Vicksburg and held the location under siege until the Confederates surrendered on July 4, 1863, ceding control of the Mississippi River. Jeff Shaara spoke at Lemuria Books in Jackson, Mississippi. 5:31 am ET Approx. 54 min. Civil Rights Leader Diane Nash ; ; Diane Nash, who helped coordinate the Freedom Rides in the 1960s, spoke about her role as a ... Diane Nash, who helped coordinate the Freedom Rides in the 1960s, spoke about her role as a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and her time in the South. She also argued for on-going social change. She spoke with MSNBC’s Melissa Harris- Perry at Tulane University in New Orleans, where Ms. Perry is a professor. 
This event was hosted by Tulane’s Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race and Politics in the South.
2:38 am ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Radiance of Tomorrow ; Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier, talked about his forthcoming book, Radiance of ... Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier, talked about his forthcoming book, Radiance of Tomorrow. It is a novel set after the civil war in Sierra Leone. Mr. Beah 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. 6:28 am ET Approx. 6 min. National Museum of African American History and Culture The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on ... The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on the National Mall in 2015. Lonnie Bunch, the founding director, talked about the mission and vision of the museum as he displayed an architectural model in the museum staff’s temporary office space. He then gave a tour of the storage facility where he showed artifacts that would be on display in the new building.
2:53 am ET Approx. 32 min. Book Discussion with Hermione Lee ; Hermione Lee talked about the process of writing biographies and the lives of Virginia Woolf and ... Hermione Lee talked about the process of writing biographies and the lives of Virginia Woolf and Edith Wharton.
Hermione Lee is the author of several non-fiction books, including:
The Novels of Virginia Woolf; Elizabeth Bowen: An Estimation; Philip Roth; Willa Cather: Double Lives; Virginia Woolf; Body Parts; Edith Wharton; and Biography: A Very Short Introduction.
Book TV in London was series of interviews conducted in April 2013, in which some of Great Britain’s most acclaimed historians, philosophers, literary critics and more spoke with Book TV about, politics, war, history, religion and culture.
6:37 am ET Approx. 37 min. Lunch Counter Sit-In Reenactment ; The Smithsonian National Museum of American History presented a theatrical performance with a ... The Smithsonian National Museum of American History presented a theatrical performance with a “1960 Civil Rights Activist,” who teaches visitors about non-violent sit-in tactics and uses the historic Woolworth lunch counter from Greensboro, North Carolina, as a backdrop. The lunch counter was the site of a 1960 sit-in by four African American college students protesting segregation. We heard first from Lonnie Bunch, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, who explained how the lunch counter was saved for history.
3:27 am ET Approx. 48 min. Book Discussion on And the Mountains Echoed ; Khaled Hosseini talked about his book, And the Mountains Echoed, in which he chronicles his ... Khaled Hosseini talked about his book, And the Mountains Echoed, in which he chronicles his travels around Afghanistan and the relief work he had been doing there with the United Nations high commissioner for refugees. During this event, held at the Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C. Mr. Hosseini was interviewed by Andrea Mitchell of NBC News.
4:17 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on A Chain of Thunder Jeff Shaara talked about his book, A Chain of Thunder: A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg, ... Jeff Shaara talked about his book, A Chain of Thunder: A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg, in which he recalls the standoff between the Union and Confederate armies at Vicksbug, Mississippi in 1863. The forces led by Ulysses S. Grant had pressed the Confederate army to retreat to Vicksburg and held the location under siege until the Confederates surrendered on July 4, 1863, ceding control of the Mississippi River. Jeff Shaara spoke at Lemuria Books in Jackson, Mississippi.
5:22 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.
5:23 am ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Radiance of Tomorrow ; Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier, talked about his forthcoming book, Radiance of ... Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier, talked about his forthcoming book, Radiance of Tomorrow. It is a novel set after the civil war in Sierra Leone. Mr. Beah 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.
5:39 am ET Approx. 32 min. Book Discussion with Hermione Lee ; Hermione Lee talked about the process of writing biographies and the lives of Virginia Woolf and ... Hermione Lee talked about the process of writing biographies and the lives of Virginia Woolf and Edith Wharton.
Hermione Lee is the author of several non-fiction books, including:
The Novels of Virginia Woolf; Elizabeth Bowen: An Estimation; Philip Roth; Willa Cather: Double Lives; Virginia Woolf; Body Parts; Edith Wharton; and Biography: A Very Short Introduction.
Book TV in London was series of interviews conducted in April 2013, in which some of Great Britain’s most acclaimed historians, philosophers, literary critics and more spoke with Book TV about, politics, war, history, religion and culture.
6:12 am ET Approx. 48 min. Book Discussion on And the Mountains Echoed ; Khaled Hosseini talked about his book, And the Mountains Echoed, in which he chronicles his ... Khaled Hosseini talked about his book, And the Mountains Echoed, in which he chronicles his travels around Afghanistan and the relief work he had been doing there with the United Nations high commissioner for refugees. During this event, held at the Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C. Mr. Hosseini was interviewed by Andrea Mitchell of NBC News.