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1:00 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 21 min. LIVE Open Phones on the Vice Presidential Debate Peter Slen Telephone lines were open for viewer comments the previous night vice presidential debate between ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments the previous night vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Representative Paul Ryan. 12:46 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Influence of Nonprofits on Political Campaigns Panelists discussed the influence of Super PACs and non-profit political spending in the 2012 ... Panelists discussed the influence of Super PACs and non-profit political spending in the 2012 election. Topics included the differences between Super PACSs and 501(c)4 organizations, disclosure, regulation, issue ads, donor anonymity, privacy, and the concept of money as free speech. Farai Chideya moderated.
“Dark Money Rises: The Influence of Nonprofits in Campaign 2012” was part of the Investigate This: Conversations with ProPublica series of Tenement Talks held at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum Shop.
12:01 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Supreme Court Term Review, Criminal Law Legal analysts and experts reviewed the 2011-12 Supreme Court term, and previewed its upcoming ... Legal analysts and experts reviewed the 2011-12 Supreme Court term, and previewed its upcoming term. They focused on three cases, the Arizona immigration law, the FCC v. Fox Television case and the Antoine Jones GPS (global positioning system) case. 
This forum was part of the Cato Institute’s annual publication of its review of the Supreme Court term and it Constitution Day celebration.
3:25 am HT Approx. 35 min. LIVE Jobs and Unemployment Data Tom Nardone; Christopher Rugaber; Peter Slen Thomas Nardone and Christopher Rugaber talked about current jobs and unemployment data, historical ... Thomas Nardone and Christopher Rugaber talked about current jobs and unemployment data, historical trends, and the Obama and Romney platforms on job creation. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.
2:07 am HT Approx. 21 min. State Department Daily Briefing Victoria Nuland In this portion of the daily State Department briefing Victoria Nuland announced that the new ... In this portion of the daily State Department briefing Victoria Nuland announced that the new Charge D’Affaires Lawrence Pope was on the ground in Libya and she then fielded questions from reporters about the Benghazi attack in which U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed. Events in other Middle Eastern countries were also mentioned. 1:14 am HT Approx. 45 min. Cybersecurity Infrastructure Former Homeland Security officials talked about Panelists talked about protecting cybersecurity ... Former Homeland Security officials talked about Panelists talked about protecting cybersecurity infrastructure. They discussed vulnerabilities and policies that could be adopted to address them. One of the proposals included incentivizing private companies to implement cybersecurity measures.
4:00 am HT Approx. 3 min. LIVE House Pro Forma Session Scott Desjarlais; James McGovern; David Rowberry The U.S. House of Representatives convened in a pro forma session. The U.S. House of Representatives convened in a pro forma session. 2:42 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. LIVE Politics in North Africa Middle East scholars talked about political transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, ... Middle East scholars talked about political transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, and Morocco. Some of the subjects they addressed were governmental management of shifting expectations, existing governmental ability to manage new political environments, and new governments' use of power. After their discussion the panelists took questions from the audience.
Jon Alterman made the opening remarks for the Center for Strategic and international Studies' North Africa Conference before the panel, “Changing Politics in a New Era.”
2:01 am 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.
4:05 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Vice Presidential Debate Joseph Biden; Martha Raddatz; Paul Ryan Vice President Joe Biden and Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) for the 2012 vice presidential debate ... Vice President Joe Biden and Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) for the 2012 vice presidential debate in the Norton Center for the Arts at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. Both foreign and domestic issues were covered, including terrorism and intelligence, Libya, Korea, Iran, Afghanistan, Syria, Medicare, Social Security, tax policy, unemployment, health care, and abortion. Martha Raddatz moderated the debate which was presented in a split screen. 4:04 am HT Approx. 24 min. LIVE Economic Challenges in North Africa Panelists talked about economic transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which ... Panelists talked about economic transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, and Morocco. They discussed governmental ability to create economic growth and manage economic problems, and the influence of outside economic factors, and other subjects. The program included questions from audience members.
“Economic Challenges and Opportunities” was the second panel of the Center for Strategic and International Studies' North Africa Conference.
6:38 am HT Approx. 4 min. Vice Presidential Debate Viewers' Reaction, Part 1 Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice ... Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Representative Paul Ryan (R). Interviews in the spin room were shown and Professor Watson was interviewed by telephone. Video clips from the debate were shown between calls.
Scenes from after the debate in the Norton Center for the Arts and the spin room in Sutcliffe Hall at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, as well as video clips from the debate were shown in the background.
5:41 am HT Approx. 20 min. LIVE Open Phones on Vice Presidential Debate Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the 2012 Vice Presidential debate. Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the 2012 Vice Presidential debate. 4:29 am HT Approx. 1 min. LIVE Senate Pro Forma Session Joseph Lieberman The Senate convened in a pro forma session. The Senate convened in a pro forma session. 6:43 am HT Approx. 31 min. Polling on Religious Issues Barbara Carvalho; Lee Miringoff; Andrew Walther Representative of the Marist public opinion poll presented data and insights on the views of the ... Representative of the Marist public opinion poll presented data and insights on the views of the American electorate toward religious and moral issues. They presented pre-debate numbers on the 2012 presidential race in the battle ground states as well as public opinion on a range of issues. Lee Miringoff dismissed allegations by Mitt Romney supporters of Democratic bias in recent polls. He said pollsters do not deliberately choose the proportion of Democrats to Republicans in any given poll. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
The panel “Getting Beyond the Labels in an Election Year: U.S. Views on Key Religious Issues” was part of the 2012 annual conference of the Religion Newswriters Association, held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland.
6:01 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. LIVE The Economic Effects of Military Spending Panelists aruged the impact on the U.S. economy of automatic military spending reductions. As ... Panelists aruged the impact on the U.S. economy of automatic military spending reductions. As part of the Budget Control Act of 2011, across-the-board federal budget spending cuts, known as sequestration, were to take effect in January 2013 unless Congress could agree to a new budget. They also discussed sequestration in relation to ongoing broader partisan political disputes over tax policy and the federal budget, and the outcome of 2012 congressional and presidential elections and the lame duck session of Congress. The program included questions from audience members. 4:30 am HT Approx. 46 min. LIVE Economic Challenges in North Africa Panelists talked about economic transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which ... Panelists talked about economic transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, and Morocco. They discussed governmental ability to create economic growth and manage economic problems, and the influence of outside economic factors, and other subjects. The program included questions from audience members.
“Economic Challenges and Opportunities” was the second panel of the Center for Strategic and International Studies' North Africa Conference.
7:15 am HT Approx. 4 min. Vice Presidential Debate Viewers' Reaction, Part 1 Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice ... Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Representative Paul Ryan (R). Interviews in the spin room were shown and Professor Watson was interviewed by telephone. Video clips from the debate were shown between calls.
Scenes from after the debate in the Norton Center for the Arts and the spin room in Sutcliffe Hall at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, as well as video clips from the debate were shown in the background.
7:30 am HT Approx. 41 min. Secretary Leon Panetta on Cybersecurity Bruce Mosler; Leon Panetta Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta discussed the Department of Defense’s role in defending ... Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta discussed the Department of Defense’s role in defending the nation in cyberspace. He spoke about recent cyber attacks and future threats, saying that it was a “pre 9-11” moment for cybersecurity and warning against the possibility of a “cyber-Pearl Harbor.” Secretary Panetta spoke to the Business Executives for National Security at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City. 5:21 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. LIVE Security and Stability in North Africa Panelists talked about domestic security in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes ... Panelists talked about domestic security in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, and Morocco.. Some of the topics they discussed were security threats and government management of dissent and the influence of U.S. policies. The program included questions from audience members.
“Domestic Security and Stability in a Changing Environment” was the third panel of the Center for Strategic and International Studies' North Africa Conference.
7:24 am HT Approx. 35 min. Human Rights Campaign's 16th Annual National Dinner Cory Booker; Chad Griffin; Benjamin Jealous Chad Griffin talked about the future of the movement for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, ... Chad Griffin talked about the future of the movement for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans both for the 2012 elections and beyond. Then featured speaker Newark Mayor Cory Booker discussed both his and President Obama’s support for equality. He talked about what he called the “common ancestry” shared by both the civil rights and gay rights movements.
The Human Rights Campaign 16th Annual National Dinner was held at the Washington Convention Center.
8:18 am HT Approx. 35 min. Jobs and Unemployment Data Tom Nardone; Christopher Rugaber; Peter Slen Thomas Nardone and Christopher Rugaber talked about current jobs and unemployment data, historical ... Thomas Nardone and Christopher Rugaber talked about current jobs and unemployment data, historical trends, and the Obama and Romney platforms on job creation. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.
6:52 am HT Approx. 56 min. U.S. Economy and Monetary Policy Karen Dynan; Donald Kohn; Jeremy Stein Jeremy Stein talked about the Federal Reserve’s recently announced effort to boost the ... Jeremy Stein talked about the Federal Reserve’s recently announced effort to boost the economy through asset purchases and a promise to keep interest rates low. He spoke in support of those policies but also said concerns about the effectiveness of future stimulus efforts by the Federal Reserve were well-founded. After Mr. Stein’s prepared remarks he was interviewed by moderator Donald Kohn and answered questions from the audience. 7:59 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. LIVE Egypt, Libya, and Syria Unrest Barak Barfi; Peter Bergen Barak Barfi talked about his his recent visits to Egypt and Syria, where he traveled to the ... Barak Barfi talked about his his recent visits to Egypt and Syria, where he traveled to the province of Aleppo and met with rebel leaders, as well as the six months he spent in Libya in 2011. Topics included the Benghazi consulate attack and comparing Libya to Iraq. After his presentation he was interviewed by Peter Bergen and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Witness to a Revolution: Documenting Visits to Egypt, Libya, and Syria” was presented at the New America Foundation.
8:54 am HT Approx. 5 min. Vice Presidential Debate Viewers' Reaction, Part 1 Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice ... Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Representative Paul Ryan (R). Interviews in the spin room were shown and Professor Watson was interviewed by telephone. Video clips from the debate were shown between calls.
Scenes from after the debate in the Norton Center for the Arts and the spin room in Sutcliffe Hall at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, as well as video clips from the debate were shown in the background.
7:49 am HT Approx. 6 min. Security and Stability in North Africa Panelists talked about domestic security in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes ... Panelists talked about domestic security in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, and Morocco.. Some of the topics they discussed were security threats and government management of dissent and the influence of U.S. policies. The program included questions from audience members.
“Domestic Security and Stability in a Changing Environment” was the third panel of the Center for Strategic and International Studies' North Africa Conference.
9:21 am HT Approx. 5 min. Vice Presidential Debate Viewers' Reaction, Part 1 Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice ... Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Representative Paul Ryan (R). Interviews in the spin room were shown and Professor Watson was interviewed by telephone. Video clips from the debate were shown between calls.
Scenes from after the debate in the Norton Center for the Arts and the spin room in Sutcliffe Hall at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, as well as video clips from the debate were shown in the background.
9:02 am HT Approx. 29 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. He defended Vice-President Biden’s ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. He defended Vice-President Biden’s comments on Libya from the previous night vice presidential debate. He said when the Vice President Biden stated “we weren’t told” about requests made for additional security in Benghazi, he was speaking “directly about himself and the President,” not the administration as a whole. Other questions focused mostly on the Benghazi attack in Libya and the Vice President’s performance during the debate. 7:55 am HT Approx. 45 min. LIVE Secretary Clinton on U.S. Policy in North Africa Jon Alterman; Hillary Clinton; Brent Scowcroft Secretary of State Clinton gave the keynote address at a conference on the political, economic, ... Secretary of State Clinton gave the keynote address at a conference on the political, economic, and security transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, and Morocco. She said the State Department cannot prevent every act of violence directed at overseas diplomats, in reference to the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, Secretary Clinton stated that slain Ambassador Chris Stevens knew the risks when he volunteered for the assignment.
Jon Alterman made closing remarks for the Center for Strategic and International Studies' North Africa Conferenc.
9:30 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Google and Anti-Trust Laws, Part One Anti-trust law and economics and technology policy experts discussed the market for Internet ... Anti-trust law and economics and technology policy experts discussed the market for Internet search, the evolving competitive landscape, and the role of government regulation. The panelists also talked about a new paper entitled “What Does the Chicago School Teach about Internet Search and the Anti-Trust Treatment of Google?,” authored by Gregory Sidak and Judge Robert Bork. The paper analyzed the anti-trust concerns over Google and the market for Internet search.
9:32 am HT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Vice President Biden Campaign Rally in Wisconsin Jill Biden; Joseph Biden In his first campaign stop after the vice presidential debate, Vice President Joe Biden and Jill ... In his first campaign stop after the vice presidential debate, Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden spoke at a campaign rally at the University of Wisconsin in La Crosse, Wisconsin. In his opponent’s home state, Vice President Biden said that he “hardly” agrees with anything that vice presidential candidate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) says but said that he is a “decent guy” with a great family. 8:44 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. National Security and the 2012 Election National security advisers to the Romney and Obama campaigns talked about where the presidential ... National security advisers to the Romney and Obama campaigns talked about where the presidential candidates stand on the major foreign policy and defense issues. Topics included recent events in the Middle East, troop levels in Afghanistan, and the tension between Iran and Israel. Also discussed were the automatic federal spending cuts, including $500 billion in defense cuts over a decade, if sequestration would be triggered in January 2013 by Congress not passing $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction. 
This surrogate debate, “Election 2012: The National Security Agenda Debate,” was moderated by representatives of the three sponsoring organizations. The campaign representatives also responded to questions from members of the audience in the Willard InterContinental Hotel Grand Ballroom.
11:02 am HT Approx. 5 min. Vice Presidential Debate Viewers' Reaction, Part 1 Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice ... Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Representative Paul Ryan (R). Interviews in the spin room were shown and Professor Watson was interviewed by telephone. Video clips from the debate were shown between calls.
Scenes from after the debate in the Norton Center for the Arts and the spin room in Sutcliffe Hall at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, as well as video clips from the debate were shown in the background.
10:15 am HT Approx. 56 min. Indiana Gubernatorial Debate Gubernatorial candidates Republican Mike Pence, Democrat John Gregg, and Libertarian Rupert ... Gubernatorial candidates Republican Mike Pence, Democrat John Gregg, and Libertarian Rupert Boneham met at the Zionsville Performing Arts Center in Zionsville, Indiana, for the first of three debates. Moderated by former Indianapolis Star editor Dennis Ryerson.
Courtesy of WFYI-TV.
10:16 am HT Approx. 22 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. He defended Vice-President Biden’s ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. He defended Vice-President Biden’s comments on Libya from the previous night vice presidential debate. He said when the Vice President Biden stated “we weren’t told” about requests made for additional security in Benghazi, he was speaking “directly about himself and the President,” not the administration as a whole. Other questions focused mostly on the Benghazi attack in Libya and the Vice President’s performance during the debate. 11:10 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 39 min. 25th Anniversary DisHonors Awards Gala The Media Research Center celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gala at the National Building ... The Media Research Center celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gala at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., where conservatives roasted the liberal media with the 2012 DisHonors “awards.” Also during the event, the late Andrew Breitbart was honored for his reporting on the conservative platform and issues. His father-in-law, Orson Bean, accepted the William F. Buckley Award for Media Excellence. Chris Plante and Brent Bozell presided over the ceremony, which included many video clips.
11:16 am HT Approx. 56 min. Open Phones on the Vice Presidential Debate Peter Slen Telephone lines were open for viewer comments the previous night vice presidential debate between ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments the previous night vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Representative Paul Ryan. 10:40 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Long-Term U.S. Economic Strategy Lawrence Summers; Neera Tanden Lawrence Summers talked about long-term U.S. economic strategy. Among his statements he said ... Lawrence Summers talked about long-term U.S. economic strategy. Among his statements he said that doing away with President Obama’s payroll tax cut was not a good idea in the current economic situation, and called Republican presidential Mitt Romney’s budget and economic plan “the daughter of voodoo economics.” He also spoke about the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement. After his presentation he was interviewed by Ms. Tanden and answered questions from members of the audience. 1:54 pm HT Approx. 5 min. Vice Presidential Debate Viewers' Reaction, Part 1 Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice ... Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Representative Paul Ryan (R). Interviews in the spin room were shown and Professor Watson was interviewed by telephone. Video clips from the debate were shown between calls.
Scenes from after the debate in the Norton Center for the Arts and the spin room in Sutcliffe Hall at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, as well as video clips from the debate were shown in the background.
12:12 pm HT Approx. 35 min. LIVE Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Campaign Rally Rob Portman; W. Romney; Paul Ryan Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan spoke at campaign rally in Lancaster Town Square, Lancaster, Ohio. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan spoke at campaign rally in Lancaster Town Square, Lancaster, Ohio. 11:53 am HT Approx. 41 min. Secretary Leon Panetta on Cybersecurity Bruce Mosler; Leon Panetta Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta discussed the Department of Defense’s role in defending ... Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta discussed the Department of Defense’s role in defending the nation in cyberspace. He spoke about recent cyber attacks and future threats, saying that it was a “pre 9-11” moment for cybersecurity and warning against the possibility of a “cyber-Pearl Harbor.” Secretary Panetta spoke to the Business Executives for National Security at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City. 2:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. The Economic Effects of Military Spending Panelists aruged the impact on the U.S. economy of automatic military spending reductions. As ... Panelists aruged the impact on the U.S. economy of automatic military spending reductions. As part of the Budget Control Act of 2011, across-the-board federal budget spending cuts, known as sequestration, were to take effect in January 2013 unless Congress could agree to a new budget. They also discussed sequestration in relation to ongoing broader partisan political disputes over tax policy and the federal budget, and the outcome of 2012 congressional and presidential elections and the lame duck session of Congress. The program included questions from audience members.
12:52 pm HT Approx. 54 min. New Hampshire Gubernatorial Debate New Hampshire gubernatorial candidates Ovide Lamontagne (R) and Maggie Hassan (D) met in debates ... New Hampshire gubernatorial candidates Ovide Lamontagne (R) and Maggie Hassan (D) met in debates at the studio of WBIN-TV.
Courtesy of WBIN-TV.
12:35 pm HT Approx. 5 min. Vice Presidential Debate Viewers' Reaction, Part 1 Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice ... Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Representative Paul Ryan (R). Interviews in the spin room were shown and Professor Watson was interviewed by telephone. Video clips from the debate were shown between calls.
Scenes from after the debate in the Norton Center for the Arts and the spin room in Sutcliffe Hall at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, as well as video clips from the debate were shown in the background.
3:31 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. General Martin Dempsey on the U.S. Military Martin Dempsey; Theresa Werner General Martin Dempsey talked about military and national security issues. He spoke about ... General Martin Dempsey talked about military and national security issues. He spoke about building relationships, Afghan insider attacks, the Defense Department budget, U.S. withdrawal date from Iraq, Syria, cybersecurity, maritime, the changing nature of land warfare, suicide rates in the military, military drafts, and enlistment in the Army. After his prepared he answered written questions from the audience. General Dempsey ended the question and answer session by singing “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling.”
1:50 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Secretary Clinton on U.S. Policy in North Africa Jon Alterman; Hillary Clinton; Brent Scowcroft Secretary of State Clinton gave the keynote address at a conference on the political, economic, ... Secretary of State Clinton gave the keynote address at a conference on the political, economic, and security transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, and Morocco. She said the State Department cannot prevent every act of violence directed at overseas diplomats, in reference to the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, Secretary Clinton stated that slain Ambassador Chris Stevens knew the risks when he volunteered for the assignment.
Jon Alterman made closing remarks for the Center for Strategic and International Studies' North Africa Conferenc.
12:41 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. 2012 Report Card on the State of Children in the United States Launch of a report on the overall state of children in the United States commissioned by former ... Launch of a report on the overall state of children in the United States commissioned by former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.). The report card provides a snapshot of the well-being of our children and highlights unmet needs. Speakers talked about investments in children, holding politicians accountable, and the need for public advocacy. Former Senators Dodd and Casey said the nation needs to consistently measure how children are doing and provide a road map to where we need to move forward. 4:33 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Ms. Magazine 40th Anniversary Gloria Steinem spoke at Ms. Magazine’s 40th anniversary luncheon about reproductive ... Gloria Steinem spoke at Ms. Magazine’s 40th anniversary luncheon about reproductive rights, gay-lesbian issues, equal pay, domestic abuse, and the 2012 presidential election. She remarked about some of the progress by women, saying, “Forty years ago, we really did not have a term like ‘battered women’ or ‘domestic violence.’ It was just called life.”
Other speakers included Eleanor Smeal, who talked about the importance of voting and state ballot issues around the country, and Anushay Hossain made opening remarks about an initiative that seeks to decrease the incidence of marriage for girls under the age of 18 around the world. The speakers answered written questions from audience members at the end of the program.
1:54 pm HT Approx. 5 min. Vice Presidential Debate Viewers' Reaction, Part 1 Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice ... Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Representative Paul Ryan (R). Interviews in the spin room were shown and Professor Watson was interviewed by telephone. Video clips from the debate were shown between calls.
Scenes from after the debate in the Norton Center for the Arts and the spin room in Sutcliffe Hall at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, as well as video clips from the debate were shown in the background.
2:00 pm HT Approx. 40 min. Secretary Clinton on U.S. Policy in North Africa Jon Alterman; Hillary Clinton; Brent Scowcroft Secretary of State Clinton gave the keynote address at a conference on the political, economic, ... Secretary of State Clinton gave the keynote address at a conference on the political, economic, and security transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, and Morocco. She said the State Department cannot prevent every act of violence directed at overseas diplomats, in reference to the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, Secretary Clinton stated that slain Ambassador Chris Stevens knew the risks when he volunteered for the assignment.
Jon Alterman made closing remarks for the Center for Strategic and International Studies' North Africa Conferenc.
5:39 pm HT Approx. 56 min. Arizona Senate Debate Representative Jeff Flake (R), former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D), and attorney Marc ... Representative Jeff Flake (R), former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D), and attorney Marc Victor (L) met in a debate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican Senator Jon Kyl. The discussion was moderated by host Ted Simons as part of the KAET-TV public affairs program, “Arizona Horizon.”
2:00 pm HT Approx. 40 min. Vice President Biden Campaign Rally in Wisconsin Jill Biden; Joseph Biden In his first campaign stop after the vice presidential debate, Vice President Joe Biden and Jill ... In his first campaign stop after the vice presidential debate, Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden spoke at a campaign rally at the University of Wisconsin in La Crosse, Wisconsin. In his opponent’s home state, Vice President Biden said that he “hardly” agrees with anything that vice presidential candidate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) says but said that he is a “decent guy” with a great family. 2:42 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Security and Stability in North Africa Panelists talked about domestic security in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes ... Panelists talked about domestic security in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, and Morocco.. Some of the topics they discussed were security threats and government management of dissent and the influence of U.S. policies. The program included questions from audience members.
“Domestic Security and Stability in a Changing Environment” was the third panel of the Center for Strategic and International Studies' North Africa Conference.
6:40 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. 2012 Report Card on the State of Children in the United States Launch of a report on the overall state of children in the United States commissioned by former ... Launch of a report on the overall state of children in the United States commissioned by former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.). The report card provides a snapshot of the well-being of our children and highlights unmet needs. Speakers talked about investments in children, holding politicians accountable, and the need for public advocacy. Former Senators Dodd and Casey said the nation needs to consistently measure how children are doing and provide a road map to where we need to move forward.
2:41 pm HT Approx. 35 min. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Campaign Rally Rob Portman; W. Romney; Paul Ryan Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan spoke at campaign rally in Lancaster Town Square, Lancaster, Ohio. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan spoke at campaign rally in Lancaster Town Square, Lancaster, Ohio. 4:08 pm HT Approx. 21 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. He defended Vice-President Biden’s ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. He defended Vice-President Biden’s comments on Libya from the previous night vice presidential debate. He said when the Vice President Biden stated “we weren’t told” about requests made for additional security in Benghazi, he was speaking “directly about himself and the President,” not the administration as a whole. Other questions focused mostly on the Benghazi attack in Libya and the Vice President’s performance during the debate. 8:01 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. The Economic Effects of Military Spending Panelists aruged the impact on the U.S. economy of automatic military spending reductions. As ... Panelists aruged the impact on the U.S. economy of automatic military spending reductions. As part of the Budget Control Act of 2011, across-the-board federal budget spending cuts, known as sequestration, were to take effect in January 2013 unless Congress could agree to a new budget. They also discussed sequestration in relation to ongoing broader partisan political disputes over tax policy and the federal budget, and the outcome of 2012 congressional and presidential elections and the lame duck session of Congress. The program included questions from audience members.
3:17 pm HT Approx. 41 min. Secretary Leon Panetta on Cybersecurity Bruce Mosler; Leon Panetta Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta discussed the Department of Defense’s role in defending ... Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta discussed the Department of Defense’s role in defending the nation in cyberspace. He spoke about recent cyber attacks and future threats, saying that it was a “pre 9-11” moment for cybersecurity and warning against the possibility of a “cyber-Pearl Harbor.” Secretary Panetta spoke to the Business Executives for National Security at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City. 4:30 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Egypt, Libya, and Syria Unrest Barak Barfi; Peter Bergen Barak Barfi talked about his his recent visits to Egypt and Syria, where he traveled to the ... Barak Barfi talked about his his recent visits to Egypt and Syria, where he traveled to the province of Aleppo and met with rebel leaders, as well as the six months he spent in Libya in 2011. Topics included the Benghazi consulate attack and comparing Libya to Iraq. After his presentation he was interviewed by Peter Bergen and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Witness to a Revolution: Documenting Visits to Egypt, Libya, and Syria” was presented at the New America Foundation.
9:31 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. General Martin Dempsey on the U.S. Military Martin Dempsey; Theresa Werner General Martin Dempsey talked about military and national security issues. He spoke about ... General Martin Dempsey talked about military and national security issues. He spoke about building relationships, Afghan insider attacks, the Defense Department budget, U.S. withdrawal date from Iraq, Syria, cybersecurity, maritime, the changing nature of land warfare, suicide rates in the military, military drafts, and enlistment in the Army. After his prepared he answered written questions from the audience. General Dempsey ended the question and answer session by singing “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling.”
4:00 pm HT Approx. 58 min. LIVE California 36th Congressional District Debate Republican Representative Mary Bono Mack and Democratic challenger Dr. Raul Ruiz faced off in ... Republican Representative Mary Bono Mack and Democratic challenger Dr. Raul Ruiz faced off in their only televised debate for the California 36th Congressional District race. The debate in the Palm Desert studio of KMIR-TV was co-sponsored by The Desert Sun.
Courtesy of KMIR 6.
5:54 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Oral Argument The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a ... The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a case on affirmative action policies in higher education. 
This program contained the audio recording released by the court.*Still images of participants were shown on the screen as they spoke.*Justice Thomas did not speak.*
Justice Kagan did not take part in the case.
The Supreme Court decided 7-1 to send the case back to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for further review. Justice Kennedy in his opinion for the Court wrote that the university’s program must be narrowly tailored enough “to prove race-neutral alternatives would not produce the "educational benefits of diversity.” Justice Ginsberg dissented.
10:33 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Ms. Magazine 40th Anniversary Gloria Steinem spoke at Ms. Magazine’s 40th anniversary luncheon about reproductive ... Gloria Steinem spoke at Ms. Magazine’s 40th anniversary luncheon about reproductive rights, gay-lesbian issues, equal pay, domestic abuse, and the 2012 presidential election. She remarked about some of the progress by women, saying, “Forty years ago, we really did not have a term like ‘battered women’ or ‘domestic violence.’ It was just called life.”
Other speakers included Eleanor Smeal, who talked about the importance of voting and state ballot issues around the country, and Anushay Hossain made opening remarks about an initiative that seeks to decrease the incidence of marriage for girls under the age of 18 around the world. The speakers answered written questions from audience members at the end of the program.
5:01 pm HT Approx. 51 min. Nevada Senate Debate Shelley Berkley; Mitch Fox; Dean Heller Senator Dean Heller (R) and Representative Shelley Berkley (D) met in a debate for Nevada’s ... Senator Dean Heller (R) and Representative Shelley Berkley (D) met in a debate for Nevada’s U.S. Senate seat. Courtesy of Vegas PBS. 7:16 pm HT Approx. 40 min. Secretary Clinton on U.S. Policy in North Africa Jon Alterman; Hillary Clinton; Brent Scowcroft Secretary of State Clinton gave the keynote address at a conference on the political, economic, ... Secretary of State Clinton gave the keynote address at a conference on the political, economic, and security transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, and Morocco. She said the State Department cannot prevent every act of violence directed at overseas diplomats, in reference to the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, Secretary Clinton stated that slain Ambassador Chris Stevens knew the risks when he volunteered for the assignment.
Jon Alterman made closing remarks for the Center for Strategic and International Studies' North Africa Conferenc.
11:39 pm HT Approx. 56 min. Arizona Senate Debate Representative Jeff Flake (R), former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D), and attorney Marc ... Representative Jeff Flake (R), former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D), and attorney Marc Victor (L) met in a debate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican Senator Jon Kyl. The discussion was moderated by host Ted Simons as part of the KAET-TV public affairs program, “Arizona Horizon.”
5:54 pm HT Approx. 41 min. Vice President Biden Campaign Rally in Wisconsin Jill Biden; Joseph Biden In his first campaign stop after the vice presidential debate, Vice President Joe Biden and Jill ... In his first campaign stop after the vice presidential debate, Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden spoke at a campaign rally at the University of Wisconsin in La Crosse, Wisconsin. In his opponent’s home state, Vice President Biden said that he “hardly” agrees with anything that vice presidential candidate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) says but said that he is a “decent guy” with a great family. 7:57 pm HT Approx. 54 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. He defended Vice-President Biden’s ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. He defended Vice-President Biden’s comments on Libya from the previous night vice presidential debate. He said when the Vice President Biden stated “we weren’t told” about requests made for additional security in Benghazi, he was speaking “directly about himself and the President,” not the administration as a whole. Other questions focused mostly on the Benghazi attack in Libya and the Vice President’s performance during the debate. 12:40 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. 2012 Report Card on the State of Children in the United States Launch of a report on the overall state of children in the United States commissioned by former ... Launch of a report on the overall state of children in the United States commissioned by former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.). The report card provides a snapshot of the well-being of our children and highlights unmet needs. Speakers talked about investments in children, holding politicians accountable, and the need for public advocacy. Former Senators Dodd and Casey said the nation needs to consistently measure how children are doing and provide a road map to where we need to move forward.
6:36 pm HT Approx. 35 min. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Campaign Rally Rob Portman; W. Romney; Paul Ryan Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan spoke at campaign rally in Lancaster Town Square, Lancaster, Ohio. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan spoke at campaign rally in Lancaster Town Square, Lancaster, Ohio. 8:52 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Politics in North Africa Middle East scholars talked about political transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, ... Middle East scholars talked about political transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, and Morocco. Some of the subjects they addressed were governmental management of shifting expectations, existing governmental ability to manage new political environments, and new governments' use of power. After their discussion the panelists took questions from the audience.
Jon Alterman made the opening remarks for the Center for Strategic and international Studies' North Africa Conference before the panel, “Changing Politics in a New Era.”
7:11 pm HT Approx. 5 min. Vice Presidential Debate Viewers' Reaction, Part 1 Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice ... Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Representative Paul Ryan (R). Interviews in the spin room were shown and Professor Watson was interviewed by telephone. Video clips from the debate were shown between calls.
Scenes from after the debate in the Norton Center for the Arts and the spin room in Sutcliffe Hall at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, as well as video clips from the debate were shown in the background.
10:13 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Egypt, Libya, and Syria Unrest Barak Barfi; Peter Bergen Barak Barfi talked about his his recent visits to Egypt and Syria, where he traveled to the ... Barak Barfi talked about his his recent visits to Egypt and Syria, where he traveled to the province of Aleppo and met with rebel leaders, as well as the six months he spent in Libya in 2011. Topics included the Benghazi consulate attack and comparing Libya to Iraq. After his presentation he was interviewed by Peter Bergen and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Witness to a Revolution: Documenting Visits to Egypt, Libya, and Syria” was presented at the New America Foundation.
7:20 pm HT Approx. 41 min. Secretary Leon Panetta on Cybersecurity Bruce Mosler; Leon Panetta Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta discussed the Department of Defense’s role in defending ... Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta discussed the Department of Defense’s role in defending the nation in cyberspace. He spoke about recent cyber attacks and future threats, saying that it was a “pre 9-11” moment for cybersecurity and warning against the possibility of a “cyber-Pearl Harbor.” Secretary Panetta spoke to the Business Executives for National Security at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City. 11:36 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Oral Argument The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a ... The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a case on affirmative action policies in higher education. 
This program contained the audio recording released by the court.*Still images of participants were shown on the screen as they spoke.*Justice Thomas did not speak.*
Justice Kagan did not take part in the case.
The Supreme Court decided 7-1 to send the case back to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for further review. Justice Kennedy in his opinion for the Court wrote that the university’s program must be narrowly tailored enough “to prove race-neutral alternatives would not produce the "educational benefits of diversity.” Justice Ginsberg dissented.
8:04 pm HT Approx. 58 min. California 36th Congressional District Debate Republican Representative Mary Bono Mack and Democratic challenger Dr. Raul Ruiz faced off in ... Republican Representative Mary Bono Mack and Democratic challenger Dr. Raul Ruiz faced off in their only televised debate for the California 36th Congressional District race. The debate in the Palm Desert studio of KMIR-TV was co-sponsored by The Desert Sun.
Courtesy of KMIR 6.
12:56 am HT Approx. 40 min. Secretary Clinton on U.S. Policy in North Africa Jon Alterman; Hillary Clinton; Brent Scowcroft Secretary of State Clinton gave the keynote address at a conference on the political, economic, ... Secretary of State Clinton gave the keynote address at a conference on the political, economic, and security transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, and Morocco. She said the State Department cannot prevent every act of violence directed at overseas diplomats, in reference to the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, Secretary Clinton stated that slain Ambassador Chris Stevens knew the risks when he volunteered for the assignment.
Jon Alterman made closing remarks for the Center for Strategic and International Studies' North Africa Conferenc.
9:45 pm HT Approx. 11 min. Nevada Senate Debate Shelley Berkley; Mitch Fox; Dean Heller Senator Dean Heller (R) and Representative Shelley Berkley (D) met in a debate for Nevada’s ... Senator Dean Heller (R) and Representative Shelley Berkley (D) met in a debate for Nevada’s U.S. Senate seat. Courtesy of Vegas PBS.
9:59 pm HT Approx. 35 min. Jobs and Unemployment Data Tom Nardone; Christopher Rugaber; Peter Slen Thomas Nardone and Christopher Rugaber talked about current jobs and unemployment data, historical ... Thomas Nardone and Christopher Rugaber talked about current jobs and unemployment data, historical trends, and the Obama and Romney platforms on job creation. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.
10:36 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Montana Senate Debate Representative Denny Rehberg (R) and incumbent Senator Jon Tester (D) met in Montana’s ... Representative Denny Rehberg (R) and incumbent Senator Jon Tester (D) met in Montana’s Senate debate. The debate was moderated by Steve Prosinski and hosted by Montana State University, Billings and The Billings Gazette in the university’s Petro Theatre. It was broadcast statewide on Montana Public Television channels. This debate is courtesy MontanaPBS.
11:41 pm HT Approx. 41 min. Vice President Biden Campaign Rally in Wisconsin Jill Biden; Joseph Biden In his first campaign stop after the vice presidential debate, Vice President Joe Biden and Jill ... In his first campaign stop after the vice presidential debate, Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden spoke at a campaign rally at the University of Wisconsin in La Crosse, Wisconsin. In his opponent’s home state, Vice President Biden said that he “hardly” agrees with anything that vice presidential candidate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) says but said that he is a “decent guy” with a great family.
12:22 am HT Approx. 35 min. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Campaign Rally Rob Portman; W. Romney; Paul Ryan Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan spoke at campaign rally in Lancaster Town Square, Lancaster, Ohio. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan spoke at campaign rally in Lancaster Town Square, Lancaster, Ohio.