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1:00 am HT Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Will you watch the presidential ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Will you watch the presidential debates, and why or why not?” 12:21 am HT Approx. 57 min. Women Journalists on the 2012 Presidential Election Leading women journalists spoke about the 2012 presidential campaign and the changing roles of ... Leading women journalists spoke about the 2012 presidential campaign and the changing roles of women in the news media. Among the topics they addressed were candidates' appeal to women voters, challenges for women covering the campaign, and changes in the news industry over the past several election cycles. They responded to questions from the audience. 9:53 pm HT Approx. 4 hr. 34 min. Offshore Corporate Tax Havens Witnesses testified on the corporate practice of shifting profits overseas to avoid paying ... Witnesses testified on the corporate practice of shifting profits overseas to avoid paying taxes. Among the issues they addressed were corporate tax loopholes allowed under current financial regulation, and business practices employed by major U.S. firms. Business executives admitted that they do consider tax policy in different countries when making decisions about how to spend profits, but they refused to admit any wrongdoing.
1:47 am HT Approx. 54 min. LIVE Massachusetts Health Care Law Libby Casey; Christine McConville Christine McConville talked about Massachusetts’s 2006 health care law signed into law by ... Christine McConville talked about Massachusetts’s 2006 health care law signed into law by then-Governor Mitt Romney. Topics included Mitt Romney’s role in passing the law, and how the law works, employers' responses, and its costs and effects. She also answered questions from viewers. 1:22 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Openness and Transparency in the 112th Congress Panelists discussed the openness and transparency of the political process in the 112th ... Panelists discussed the openness and transparency of the political process in the 112th Congress. They focused on efforts to build more open and transparent means to find and analyze online government statistics and policy positions. Participants concurred that the House and its offices had done better than the Senate or Obama administration in these efforts. They responded to questions from the audience. 2:29 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Supreme Court Term Preview Legal experts previewed the 2012-13 Supreme Court term.
Some of the cases included affirmative ...
Legal experts previewed the 2012-13 Supreme Court term.
Some of the cases included affirmative action at universities, human rights abuses overseas, national security, and privacy issues, among others. Participants responded to questions from the audience.
2:42 am HT Approx. 3 min. LIVE Texas Senate Debate Preview Kevin Brennan; Nancy Calo; Libby Casey Kevin Brennan previewed the debate between Texas Senate candidates Ted Cruz (R) and Paul Sadler ... Kevin Brennan previewed the debate between Texas Senate candidates Ted Cruz (R) and Paul Sadler (D).
Nancy Calo read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
2:56 am HT Approx. 25 min. Syrian Foreign Affairs Minister Al-Moualem United National General Assembly Address Walid al-Moualem Syrian Foreign Affairs Minister Walid Al-Moualem addressed the United Nations General Assembly. Syrian Foreign Affairs Minister Walid Al-Moualem addressed the United Nations General Assembly. 4:08 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Middle East Unrest and the U.S. Michele Dunne; Colin Powell; Javier Solana Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and former NATO General-Secretary Javier Solana discussed ... Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and former NATO General-Secretary Javier Solana discussed the Middle East upheaval since Spring 2011 and the role of U.S. and Europe.
2:48 am HT Approx. 45 min. LIVE Social Media and the 2012 Election Howard Kurtz and Lauren Ashburn talked about the role of social media during the 2012 presidential ... Howard Kurtz and Lauren Ashburn talked about the role of social media during the 2012 presidential campaign, and they answered questions from viewers. They discussed media coverage, the significance of the presidential debates. 
Nancy Calo read the latest headline news from C-SPAN radio.
3:22 am HT Approx. 14 min. Campaign Spending and Political Ads Erika Fowler; Kathleen Jamieson; Viveca Novak Panelists talked about campaign ad spending in the 2012 presidential election, the first since the ... Panelists talked about campaign ad spending in the 2012 presidential election, the first since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision. Erika Fowler detailed campaign spending, the types of ads running, and who is paying for them. Viveca Novak in her remarks said that the Federal Election Commission could require that ad sponsors disclose the names of their donors. They responded to questions from the audience. 5:25 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. The Jewish Vote in the 2012 Elections Edward Koch; Thane Rosenbaum; Robert Turner Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch and Representative Bob Turner (R-NY) talked about the role of ... Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch and Representative Bob Turner (R-NY) talked about the role of Jewish voters in the 2012 elections.
The tenth national conference of The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, “The Jewish Vote, the Holocaust, and Israel,” was held at Fordham University Law School.
3:35 am HT Approx. 24 min. LIVE Recent Trends in SAT Scores James Montoya; Libby Casey James Montoya talked about recent trends in SAT scores and college admissions. He answered ... James Montoya talked about recent trends in SAT scores and college admissions. He answered questions from viewers. 3:37 am HT Approx. 52 min. LIVE Party Leader Miliband Remarks to Labour Party Conference Edward Miliband Britain’s Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband addressed party members at their annual autumn ... Britain’s Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband addressed party members at their annual autumn conference. He highlighted the differences between a future Labour government and the policies of the current Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition. He talked about "protecting the values of the National Health Service and creating a more highly skilled and paid vocational system for students who choose not to attend college. He also praised the efforts of the athletes and volunteers involved in the London Olympics. 7:03 am HT Approx. 57 min. LIVE Secretary Arne Duncan on Education Reform Arne Duncan; Theresa Werner Secretary Arne Duncan talked about the achievements of the Obama administration and his department ... Secretary Arne Duncan talked about the achievements of the Obama administration and his department in kindergarten through twelfth grade education during the preceding four years. He also noted that college enrollment and completion had risen, and nearly 10 million students were attending college with Pell grants, up from 6 million. Following his prepared remarks, he answered written questions submitted by audience members.
4:00 am HT Approx. 3 min. LIVE House Pro Forma Session Patrick Conroy; Henry Johnson; Rob Woodall The U.S. House of Representatives convened in a pro forma session. The U.S. House of Representatives convened in a pro forma session. 4:31 am HT Approx. 27 min. Open Phones Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Will you watch the presidential ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Will you watch the presidential debates, and why or why not?” 8:03 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Survey on Drug Use and Health The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) released a report on current ... The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) released a report on current illicit drug users and rates. It found marijuana use rose from 2007 to 2011 among youth aged 12 to 17, young adults aged 18 to 25, and adults aged 26 or older. In addition, prescription drug abuse among 18 to 25 year olds had declined in the past month by 14 percent. However, rates remained unchanged for children aged 12 to 17 and adults aged 26 or older for non-medical use of prescription drugs. SAMHSA Administrator Pamela Hyde noted that substance abuse accounts for more deaths than from HIV/AIDS, suicides and traffic accidents.
4:09 am HT Approx. 54 min. Massachusetts Senate Debate Scott Brown; David Gregory; Elizabeth Warren Massachusetts Senate candidates Republican Senator Scott Brown and the Democratic challenger ... Massachusetts Senate candidates Republican Senator Scott Brown and the Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren debated various campaign issues. Among the topics addressed were Ms. Warren’s minority status claims, illegal immigration, theri evaluation of the “best” Supreme Court justice, and which candidate best represented middle class issues and values. 4:59 am HT Approx. 1 min. LIVE Senate Pro Forma Session Mark Begich The U.S. Senate convened in a pro forma session. The U.S. Senate convened in a pro forma session. 9:08 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Child Care Issues and the Presidential Election Panelists talked about child care and early learning challenges of low-middle class ... Panelists talked about child care and early learning challenges of low-middle class families. All agreed that they needed to be more aggressive in making sure presidential candidates discussed child care and early learning issues in depth while campaigning. Other topics included the difficulties in finding affordable child care.
5:04 am HT Approx. 1 min. LIVE Presidential Debate Preparations Shots of the preparations for the first presidential debate from Denver, Colorado. Shots of the preparations for the first presidential debate from Denver, Colorado. 5:03 am HT Approx. 54 min. Massachusetts Health Care Law Libby Casey; Christine McConville Christine McConville talked about Massachusetts’s 2006 health care law signed into law by ... Christine McConville talked about Massachusetts’s 2006 health care law signed into law by then-Governor Mitt Romney. Topics included Mitt Romney’s role in passing the law, and how the law works, employers' responses, and its costs and effects. She also answered questions from viewers. 10:41 am HT Approx. 47 min. Drug Safety and Security John Castellani; Scott LaGanga; Ralph Neas Panelists discussed drug safety and security, including the impact of counterfeit drugs on the ... Panelists discussed drug safety and security, including the impact of counterfeit drugs on the industry. They also responded to questions from the audience.
5:09 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Virginia 7th Congressional District Debate Eric Cantor; E. Powell House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and 7th Congressional District challenger Wayne Powell ... House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and 7th Congressional District challenger Wayne Powell debated various campaign issues focusing on the state of the economy, taxes, and fiscal policy. 6:05 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. LIVE January 2013 Tax Increases Panelists talked about the impact on taxpayers if Congress allows the economy to fall off the ... Panelists talked about the impact on taxpayers if Congress allows the economy to fall off the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if lawmakers fail to reach a new budget agreement. A new Tax Policy Center report said that middle income families would pay about $2000 dollars more in taxes in 2013 if the tax increases occur.
Douglas Holtz-Eakin advocated for Congress agreeing to a temporary extension of current policy while Robert Greenstein argued that allowing the the tax cuts to expire would be worth the benefits of a long-term solution.
11:29 am HT Approx. 22 min. Margaret Hamburg Remarks Margaret Hamburg; Scott LaGanga Margaret Hamburg gave the keynote address at a conference on counterfeit prescription ... Margaret Hamburg gave the keynote address at a conference on counterfeit prescription drugs. She talked about a new campaign to increase consumer and physician awareness of the counterfeit problem.
6:15 am HT Approx. 5 min. LIVE Presidential Debate Preparations Shots of the preparations made for the media room for the first presidential debate. Shots of the preparations made for the media room for the first presidential debate. 7:36 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 32 min. NextGen Program Review Witnesses testified about the status of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) air ... Witnesses testified about the status of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) air traffic control modernization program known as the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), and whether the FAA was implementing recent requirements in the FAA reform law intended to ensure progress of the program. 11:54 am HT Approx. 1 hr. High School Graduation Rates Education professionals talked about proposals to raise high school graduation rates. Philip ... Education professionals talked about proposals to raise high school graduation rates. Philip Oreopoulos began the discussion by outlining his research paper on the relationship between increasing compulsory education and average lifetime wealth. Terry Grier talked about efforts in Houston, Texas, to improve graduation rates, one of which was going door-to-door to ask students why they dropped out. Other topics included adding new educational formats, and the associated costs and effectiveness of trying to modify student behavior. Panelists also responded to questions from audience members.
6:21 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. LIVE Corporate Money and Elections Panelists compared the amount of corporate and union spending in the 2012 elections with prior ... Panelists compared the amount of corporate and union spending in the 2012 elections with prior election cycles following the Supreme Court’s decision on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Among the topics they discussed was the possibility of Congress passing any campaign finance reform legislation, with all agreeing that the possibility was slim without a major scandal to prod them. They also talked about the importance of small donors, and the influence of super political action committees (super PACs).
Super PACs are independent political committees that support a candidate with unlimited, often anonymous, donations from companies, unions, or individuals.
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission gave corporations and unions the ability to spend unlimited money to elect a candidate
10:11 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Partisan Politics and Compromise Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger opened the first event of the University of Southern ... Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger opened the first event of the University of Southern California’s Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy with remarks about political courage and non-partisanship. Following opening remarks, panelists talked about politicians working together and the need for Congress to get beyond partisan politics. Cokie Roberts moderated. 12:58 pm HT Approx. 58 min. Effectiveness of Political Fact Checking Academics presented research findings on the effectiveness of political fact checking. Topics ... Academics presented research findings on the effectiveness of political fact checking. Topics included how misinformation affects attitudes despite correction work, ways that journalists can increase the likelihood that fact checking will overcome misinformation, and the question of whether fact checking works or backfires. Justin Peters showed examples of exemplary print and broadcast fact checking. Several campaign ads were shown. The program included questions from audience members.
The forum started with a video for television stations engage in ad watching in local broadcasts.
7:49 am HT Approx. 2 min. LIVE Presidential Debate Preparations Preparations being made inside the Ritchie Hall for the first presidential debate. Preparations being made inside the Ritchie Hall for the first presidential debate. 11:48 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Openness and Transparency in the 112th Congress Panelists discussed the openness and transparency of the political process in the 112th ... Panelists discussed the openness and transparency of the political process in the 112th Congress. They focused on efforts to build more open and transparent means to find and analyze online government statistics and policy positions. Participants concurred that the House and its offices had done better than the Senate or Obama administration in these efforts. They responded to questions from the audience. 2:02 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. Secretary Arne Duncan on Education Reform Arne Duncan; Theresa Werner Secretary Arne Duncan talked about the achievements of the Obama administration and his department ... Secretary Arne Duncan talked about the achievements of the Obama administration and his department in kindergarten through twelfth grade education during the preceding four years. He also noted that college enrollment and completion had risen, and nearly 10 million students were attending college with Pell grants, up from 6 million. Following his prepared remarks, he answered written questions submitted by audience members.
7:53 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Ross Perot Interview H. Perot; David Walker; Richard Wolf Ross Perot talked with a reporter about the state of the economy and the nation, and the relevance ... Ross Perot talked with a reporter about the state of the economy and the nation, and the relevance of the issues he ran on in 1992 and 1996 in the 2012 elections, including federal debt and deficit spending, third party presidential runs, and the US education system. David Walker also sat in during the interview. Mr. Walker, a former U.S. comptroller general, had been working with Mr. Perot on initiatives to educate voters about economic issues in 2012 election. 1:22 pm HT Approx. 37 min. Secretary Napolitano on Cybersecurity Threats Shane Harris; Victoria Monroe; Janet Napolitano Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano talked about U.S. cybersecurity threats. In her ... Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano talked about U.S. cybersecurity threats. In her remarks she said that cyber attacks had increased during the preceding decade, and even during her tenure as secretary, and stressed that Congress should act soon to address cyber threats. She discussed President Obama’s executive order that was being drafted to address cybersecurity but added that comprehensive legislation would still be needed. When about her own cybersecurity practices, she said that she did not use email. 3:05 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. High School Graduation Rates Education professionals talked about proposals to raise high school graduation rates. Philip ... Education professionals talked about proposals to raise high school graduation rates. Philip Oreopoulos began the discussion by outlining his research paper on the relationship between increasing compulsory education and average lifetime wealth. Terry Grier talked about efforts in Houston, Texas, to improve graduation rates, one of which was going door-to-door to ask students why they dropped out. Other topics included adding new educational formats, and the associated costs and effectiveness of trying to modify student behavior. Panelists also responded to questions from audience members.
8:58 am HT Approx. 4 min. LIVE Presidential Debate Preparations Preparations for the first presidential debate at the University of Denver included the news ... Preparations for the first presidential debate at the University of Denver included the news stations setting up satellite trucks. 2:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. January 2013 Tax Increases Panelists talked about the impact on taxpayers if Congress allows the economy to fall off the ... Panelists talked about the impact on taxpayers if Congress allows the economy to fall off the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if lawmakers fail to reach a new budget agreement. A new Tax Policy Center report said that middle income families would pay about $2000 dollars more in taxes in 2013 if the tax increases occur.
Douglas Holtz-Eakin advocated for Congress agreeing to a temporary extension of current policy while Robert Greenstein argued that allowing the the tax cuts to expire would be worth the benefits of a long-term solution.
4:06 pm HT Approx. 56 min. Charter School Successes and Failures Panelists reacted to economist Roland Fryer’s presentation of his research on five ... Panelists reacted to economist Roland Fryer’s presentation of his research on five successful methods used at charter schools: frequency of teacher feedback, use of data to make changes, small group tutoring, expectations for students, and instructional time. Among the issues they discussed were the difficulty of implementing new educational practices, costs, and the need for higher quality charter school staff.
9:05 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Global Role of the U.S. President Panelists discussed three broad topics regarding the role of the U.S. president in world: ... Panelists discussed three broad topics regarding the role of the U.S. president in world: declining American influence, the resilience of the liberal international order, and the rise of new major global powers such as China. They responded to questions from the audience. 4:00 pm HT Approx. 55 min. LIVE Washington Gubernatorial Debate Washington gubernatorial candidates Representative Jay Inslee (D) and State Attorney General Rob ... Washington gubernatorial candidates Representative Jay Inslee (D) and State Attorney General Rob McKenna (R) debated campaign issues including Medicaid, job growth, and immigration. Mr. McKenna made a portion of his opening remarks in Spanish for the large Hispanic population of the Yakima Valley. Former Representative Inslee talked of how he spent years as a lawyer in the Yakima area and launched his political career there, including his first term in Congress. He later moved to the Seattle area and won a congressional seat there.
The debate at the Yakima Conference Center was presented by KCTS 9, KYVE 47, the Yakima Herald-Republic and the Association of Washington State Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (AWSHCC). Courtesy of KCTS 9 Seattle.
5:04 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Use of Technology in Primary Education Panelists talked about Benjamin Jones and Aaron Chatterji’s proposal to fund innovation and ... Panelists talked about Benjamin Jones and Aaron Chatterji’s proposal to fund innovation and educational technology. It conducts rapid, low-cost evaluations of technologies and report the results to the public in hopes to speed the market for development of education technologies. Among the issues they discussed were getting educational technologies out to all classrooms.
10:38 am HT Approx. 1 min. LIVE Presidential Debate Preparations Preparations were made in the media room for the first presidential debate at the Ritchie Center. Preparations were made in the media room for the first presidential debate at the Ritchie Center. 4:58 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Party Leader Miliband Remarks to Labour Party Conference Edward Miliband Britain’s Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband addressed party members at their annual autumn ... Britain’s Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband addressed party members at their annual autumn conference. He highlighted the differences between a future Labour government and the policies of the current Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition. He talked about "protecting the values of the National Health Service and creating a more highly skilled and paid vocational system for students who choose not to attend college. He also praised the efforts of the athletes and volunteers involved in the London Olympics. 6:11 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Oil and Politics in the Persian Gulf Panelists talked about oil politics in the Persian Gulf. They focused in particular on Iraq, ... Panelists talked about oil politics in the Persian Gulf. They focused in particular on Iraq, where a law dictating the use of oil profits had yet to be finalized and tensions continued over oil rights between the government in Baghdad and the Kurdish region. They also responded to questions from the audience.
10:44 am HT Approx. 8 min. Democratic Leaders on House Agenda Steny Hoyer; Nancy Pelosi Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic Leaders urged the Republican leadership to ... Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic Leaders urged the Republican leadership to cancel congressional recess and return to Washington. 6:07 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. January 2013 Tax Increases Panelists talked about the impact on taxpayers if Congress allows the economy to fall off the ... Panelists talked about the impact on taxpayers if Congress allows the economy to fall off the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if lawmakers fail to reach a new budget agreement. A new Tax Policy Center report said that middle income families would pay about $2000 dollars more in taxes in 2013 if the tax increases occur.
Douglas Holtz-Eakin advocated for Congress agreeing to a temporary extension of current policy while Robert Greenstein argued that allowing the the tax cuts to expire would be worth the benefits of a long-term solution.
7:45 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. Secretary Arne Duncan on Education Reform Arne Duncan; Theresa Werner Secretary Arne Duncan talked about the achievements of the Obama administration and his department ... Secretary Arne Duncan talked about the achievements of the Obama administration and his department in kindergarten through twelfth grade education during the preceding four years. He also noted that college enrollment and completion had risen, and nearly 10 million students were attending college with Pell grants, up from 6 million. Following his prepared remarks, he answered written questions submitted by audience members.
10:57 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. January 2013 Tax Increases Panelists talked about the impact on taxpayers if Congress allows the economy to fall off the ... Panelists talked about the impact on taxpayers if Congress allows the economy to fall off the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if lawmakers fail to reach a new budget agreement. A new Tax Policy Center report said that middle income families would pay about $2000 dollars more in taxes in 2013 if the tax increases occur.
Douglas Holtz-Eakin advocated for Congress agreeing to a temporary extension of current policy while Robert Greenstein argued that allowing the the tax cuts to expire would be worth the benefits of a long-term solution.
8:11 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. North Carolina 8th Congressional District Debate Richard Hudson; Lawrence Kissell Representative Larry Kissell (D) and Richard Hudson, candidates for the U.S. House of ... Representative Larry Kissell (D) and Richard Hudson, candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives in District 8, debated various issues. 8:47 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. High School Graduation Rates Education professionals talked about proposals to raise high school graduation rates. Philip ... Education professionals talked about proposals to raise high school graduation rates. Philip Oreopoulos began the discussion by outlining his research paper on the relationship between increasing compulsory education and average lifetime wealth. Terry Grier talked about efforts in Houston, Texas, to improve graduation rates, one of which was going door-to-door to ask students why they dropped out. Other topics included adding new educational formats, and the associated costs and effectiveness of trying to modify student behavior. Panelists also responded to questions from audience members.
12:24 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Women's Health Issues Panelists talked about women’s health care accessibility and the government’s role in ... Panelists talked about women’s health care accessibility and the government’s role in the funding of reproductive services. Some of the issues they discussed the affordability of contraceptives, “personhood” initiatives in some states, religious issues, the use of birth control as a politically partisan issue, and Planned Parenthood. The panelists also answered questions from audience members about “botched abortions” being performed by Planned Parenthood, health risks associated with birth control, the dangers of government extension of power, and alternatives to traditional contraception such as natural family planning. 
One of the panelists, Sandra Fluke, received national attention after she was barred from testifying at a House Oversight Committee hearing on insurance companies' coverage of contraception, and was the subject of derogatory comments by radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh.
9:22 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Virginia 7th Congressional District Debate Eric Cantor; E. Powell House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and 7th Congressional District challenger Wayne Powell ... House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and 7th Congressional District challenger Wayne Powell debated various campaign issues focusing on the state of the economy, taxes, and fiscal policy. 9:48 pm HT Approx. 56 min. Charter School Successes and Failures Panelists reacted to economist Roland Fryer’s presentation of his research on five ... Panelists reacted to economist Roland Fryer’s presentation of his research on five successful methods used at charter schools: frequency of teacher feedback, use of data to make changes, small group tutoring, expectations for students, and instructional time. Among the issues they discussed were the difficulty of implementing new educational practices, costs, and the need for higher quality charter school staff.
1:59 pm HT Approx. 58 min. LIVE Texas Senate Debate Candidates Ted Cruz (R) and Paul Sadler (D) participated in a debate for the Senate seat vacated ... Candidates Ted Cruz (R) and Paul Sadler (D) participated in a debate for the Senate seat vacated by retiring Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison. 10:29 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Corporate Money and Elections Panelists compared the amount of corporate and union spending in the 2012 elections with prior ... Panelists compared the amount of corporate and union spending in the 2012 elections with prior election cycles following the Supreme Court’s decision on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Among the topics they discussed was the possibility of Congress passing any campaign finance reform legislation, with all agreeing that the possibility was slim without a major scandal to prod them. They also talked about the importance of small donors, and the influence of super political action committees (super PACs).
Super PACs are independent political committees that support a candidate with unlimited, often anonymous, donations from companies, unions, or individuals.
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission gave corporations and unions the ability to spend unlimited money to elect a candidate
10:47 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Use of Technology in Primary Education Panelists talked about Benjamin Jones and Aaron Chatterji’s proposal to fund innovation and ... Panelists talked about Benjamin Jones and Aaron Chatterji’s proposal to fund innovation and educational technology. It conducts rapid, low-cost evaluations of technologies and report the results to the public in hopes to speed the market for development of education technologies. Among the issues they discussed were getting educational technologies out to all classrooms.
3:00 pm HT Approx. 58 min. Presidential Candidates' Debating Styles Professors Alan Schroeder and Warren Decker examined the debating styles of President Obama and ... Professors Alan Schroeder and Warren Decker examined the debating styles of President Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney, who were to meet the following evening for the first of three debates. White House correspondent Laura Meckler discussed the candidates' preparation for the debates. Professor John Sides talked about the relevance of presidential debates. C-SPAN archival video from past presidential debates was shown.
Professor Schroeder participated by video link from Boston and Ms. Meckler and Professor Sides from the C-SPAN newsroom.
12:00 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Party Leader Miliband Remarks to Labour Party Conference Edward Miliband Britain’s Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband addressed party members at their annual autumn ... Britain’s Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband addressed party members at their annual autumn conference. He highlighted the differences between a future Labour government and the policies of the current Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition. He talked about "protecting the values of the National Health Service and creating a more highly skilled and paid vocational system for students who choose not to attend college. He also praised the efforts of the athletes and volunteers involved in the London Olympics. 11:54 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Oil and Politics in the Persian Gulf Panelists talked about oil politics in the Persian Gulf. They focused in particular on Iraq, ... Panelists talked about oil politics in the Persian Gulf. They focused in particular on Iraq, where a law dictating the use of oil profits had yet to be finalized and tensions continued over oil rights between the government in Baghdad and the Kurdish region. They also responded to questions from the audience.
4:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Analysis of Presidential Debates Journalists and political communication scholars talked about analyzing presidential debates, ... Journalists and political communication scholars talked about analyzing presidential debates, focusing on what is important beyond “who won” and “who lost.” They discussed debate formats, leadership traits, and candidates' grasps of the issues, among other topics. They responded to questions from tweets and members of the audience. Gene Policinski moderated.
Clips of prior presidential debates were shown and analyzed throughout the program.
“Beyond Wins and Losses: A Citizen’s Guide to the 2012 Presidential Debates” was held at the Newseum by the National Communication Association and the First Amendment Center.
5:33 pm HT Approx. 44 min. Social Media and the 2012 Election Howard Kurtz and Lauren Ashburn talked about the role of social media during the 2012 presidential ... Howard Kurtz and Lauren Ashburn talked about the role of social media during the 2012 presidential campaign, and they answered questions from viewers. They discussed media coverage, the significance of the presidential debates. 
Nancy Calo read the latest headline news from C-SPAN radio.
6:18 pm HT Approx. 55 min. Texas Senate Debate Candidates Ted Cruz (R) and Paul Sadler (D) participated in a debate for the Senate seat vacated ... Candidates Ted Cruz (R) and Paul Sadler (D) participated in a debate for the Senate seat vacated by retiring Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.
7:15 pm HT Approx. 58 min. Presidential Candidates' Debating Styles Professors Alan Schroeder and Warren Decker examined the debating styles of President Obama and ... Professors Alan Schroeder and Warren Decker examined the debating styles of President Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney, who were to meet the following evening for the first of three debates. White House correspondent Laura Meckler discussed the candidates' preparation for the debates. Professor John Sides talked about the relevance of presidential debates. C-SPAN archival video from past presidential debates was shown.
Professor Schroeder participated by video link from Boston and Ms. Meckler and Professor Sides from the C-SPAN newsroom.
8:15 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Analysis of Presidential Debates Journalists and political communication scholars talked about analyzing presidential debates, ... Journalists and political communication scholars talked about analyzing presidential debates, focusing on what is important beyond “who won” and “who lost.” They discussed debate formats, leadership traits, and candidates' grasps of the issues, among other topics. They responded to questions from tweets and members of the audience. Gene Policinski moderated.
Clips of prior presidential debates were shown and analyzed throughout the program.
“Beyond Wins and Losses: A Citizen’s Guide to the 2012 Presidential Debates” was held at the Newseum by the National Communication Association and the First Amendment Center.
9:46 pm HT Approx. 39 min. Social Media and the 2012 Election Howard Kurtz and Lauren Ashburn talked about the role of social media during the 2012 presidential ... Howard Kurtz and Lauren Ashburn talked about the role of social media during the 2012 presidential campaign, and they answered questions from viewers. They discussed media coverage, the significance of the presidential debates. 
Nancy Calo read the latest headline news from C-SPAN radio.
10:28 pm HT Approx. 58 min. Presidential Candidates' Debating Styles Professors Alan Schroeder and Warren Decker examined the debating styles of President Obama and ... Professors Alan Schroeder and Warren Decker examined the debating styles of President Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney, who were to meet the following evening for the first of three debates. White House correspondent Laura Meckler discussed the candidates' preparation for the debates. Professor John Sides talked about the relevance of presidential debates. C-SPAN archival video from past presidential debates was shown.
Professor Schroeder participated by video link from Boston and Ms. Meckler and Professor Sides from the C-SPAN newsroom.
11:28 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Analysis of Presidential Debates Journalists and political communication scholars talked about analyzing presidential debates, ... Journalists and political communication scholars talked about analyzing presidential debates, focusing on what is important beyond “who won” and “who lost.” They discussed debate formats, leadership traits, and candidates' grasps of the issues, among other topics. They responded to questions from tweets and members of the audience. Gene Policinski moderated.
Clips of prior presidential debates were shown and analyzed throughout the program.
“Beyond Wins and Losses: A Citizen’s Guide to the 2012 Presidential Debates” was held at the Newseum by the National Communication Association and the First Amendment Center.