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1:00 am HT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Open Phones Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on a question derived from a poll showing that 27 ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on a question derived from a poll showing that 27 percent of likely voters are still undecided on the presidential candidates: “What information do you need to decide?” 12:16 am HT Approx. 54 min. Book Discussion on Israel: The Will to Prevail Danny Danon Danny Danon, deputy speaker of the Knesset and chairman of the World Likud Organization, argued ... Danny Danon, deputy speaker of the Knesset and chairman of the World Likud Organization, argued that Israel will never reach its security and foreign policy goals while under the wing of the United States, which he says does not always have Israel’s best interest at heart. He responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose Bookstore. 12:47 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Book Discussion on Rising up from Indian Country Ann Keating; Neil O'Shea Author Ann Durkin Keating presents an illustrated lecture based on her latest book, Rising Up ... Author Ann Durkin Keating presents an illustrated lecture based on her latest book, Rising Up from Indian Country: The Battle of Fort Dearborn and the Birth of Chicago. She talked about the early history of the area that would become Chicago, the role that the 1812 massacre at Fort Dearborn played in the settling of the territories, and the early life of Chicago. She also responded to questions.
1:46 am HT Approx. 46 min. LIVE Conservatives and the Presidential Election Nancy Calo; Alberto Cardenas; Libby Casey Al Cardenas talked about politics, the presidential campaign, and how conservatives view the 2012 ... Al Cardenas talked about politics, the presidential campaign, and how conservatives view the 2012 elections. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
1:14 am HT Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on America's Great Debate Daniel Balz; Fergus Bordewich Fergus Bordewich talked about his book, America’s Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. ... Fergus Bordewich talked about his book, America’s Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas and the Compromise That Preserved the Union. In it he tells the story of the nation’s westward expansion, slavery, and the Compromise of 1850, centering on the congressional debate of 1849-1850 and two senators who sought to shape the future course of the Union. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.
1:56 am HT Approx. 2 min. Maine's First Lady Ann LePage Ann LePage Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage talked about life inside the Blaine House, the Maine ... Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage talked about life inside the Blaine House, the Maine governor’s mansion, and her experience as the first lady of Maine. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 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.
2:34 am HT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Energy Issues and Campaign 2012 Nancy Calo; Libby Casey; Robert Deans Bob Deans, author of Reckless: The Political Assault on the American Environment, talked ... Bob Deans, author of Reckless: The Political Assault on the American Environment, talked about the role energy issues in the 2012 campaign including Mitt Romney’s plan for energy independence by the year 2020, and Republican attacks on President Obama’s green jobs record. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
2:01 am HT Approx. 31 min. Communicators with John Kneuer and Ed Paisley John Kneuer and Ed Paisley talked about the technology and innovation agendas of presidential ... John Kneuer and Ed Paisley talked about the technology and innovation agendas of presidential candidates President Obama and Mitt Romney, and the role of government in these sectors if each is elected president.
Mr. Kneuer supported Governor Romney’s agenda, Ed Paisley President Obama’s, but neither was an official campaign surrogate.
2:00 am HT Approx. 4 hr. 8 min. Diplomatic Security in Libya Security officials testified on their efforts to improve diplomatic safety in Libya before four ... Security officials testified on their efforts to improve diplomatic safety in Libya before four people were killed in the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.
3:19 am HT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Federal Money for Public Health Emergencies Georges Benjamin; Libby Casey Dr. Georges Benjamin talked about the assessment and management of emergencies, and the ... Dr. Georges Benjamin talked about the assessment and management of emergencies, and the effects of possible cuts in funding to public health organizations in light of pending budget cuts. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
2:35 am 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. 6:09 am HT Approx. 51 min. 2012 Elections Journalists covering the 2012 presidential campaign talked about the strengths and weaknesses of ... Journalists covering the 2012 presidential campaign talked about the strengths and weaknesses of President Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney leading up to the election. Topics included the importance of the debates and of current events such as the controversy over the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya. They also discussed some of the prominent House and Senate races and responded to questions from members of the audience at this Economic Club of Washington event at the Ritz-Carlton Washington hotel.
4:00 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 2 min. LIVE Rural Telecommunications Telecommunications experts and scholars talked about access to high-speed data networks in rural ... Telecommunications experts and scholars talked about access to high-speed data networks in rural communities. Hanns Kuttner began the discussion with a slide presentation of his study, “Broadband for Rural America: Economic Impacts and Economic Opportunities.” Afterward, the panelists in their reaction to the study agreed that rural areas were likely to fall behind the rest of the country unless significant changes in government policy were made. Larry Thompson, an engineer and consultant, said that rural customers would be forced to pay more for broadband unless there was an effort similar to the depression-era program that extended telephone service to most of the country. They discussed the economic implications of a lack of broadband service. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience at the Hudson Institute. This joint economic summit on “The Future of Rural Telecommunications” was co-sponsored by the Foundation for Rural Service. 4:04 am 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.
7:03 am HT Approx. 44 min. Conservatives and the Presidential Election Nancy Calo; Alberto Cardenas; Libby Casey Al Cardenas talked about politics, the presidential campaign, and how conservatives view the 2012 ... Al Cardenas talked about politics, the presidential campaign, and how conservatives view the 2012 elections. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
6:06 am HT Approx. 22 min. Open Phones Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on a question derived from a poll showing that 27 ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on a question derived from a poll showing that 27 percent of likely voters are still undecided on the presidential candidates: “What information do you need to decide?” 5:00 am 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.
7:50 am HT Approx. 42 min. Energy Issues and Campaign 2012 Nancy Calo; Libby Casey; Robert Deans Bob Deans, author of Reckless: The Political Assault on the American Environment, talked ... Bob Deans, author of Reckless: The Political Assault on the American Environment, talked about the role energy issues in the 2012 campaign including Mitt Romney’s plan for energy independence by the year 2020, and Republican attacks on President Obama’s green jobs record. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
6:29 am HT Approx. 57 min. LIVE Ohio Senate Debate Incumbent Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (D) and his challenger, Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel (R), ... Incumbent Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (D) and his challenger, Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel (R), met in the first of three scheduled debates. They answered questions, including some from the audience, on jobs, the economy, coal, and taxes, among other issues. 
This debate at the Cleveland Renaissance Hotel was a City Club of Cleveland Forum, co-sponsored by The Plain Dealer, and Ideastream (90.3 WCPN and WVIZ/PBS).
Courtesy of WVIZ-TV.
6:27 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. LIVE Second Amendment and Gun Laws Dan Gross; Jonathan Lowy; John Stevens Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens talked about his dissent in District of ... Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens talked about his dissent in District of Columbia v. Heller, a case that held the Second Amendment protected an individual’s right to possess a firearm for traditionally lawful purposes. Following his speech he answered questions from the moderator on Citizens United v. FEC, the use of history in constitutional decision making, the value of oral arguments, and other topics. 
The program opened with a three-minute video montage of news accounts of shootings that happened around the country.
8:36 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.
7:29 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 46 min. Presidential Candidates Debate George Bush; Albert Gore; Jim Lehrer In the third and final debate sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates, presidential ... In the third and final debate sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates, presidential candidates debated in a town-hall format, with both candidates taking questions from an audience of undecided voters chosen by the Gallup organization. The debate opened with a moment of silence to mark the death of Missouri Governor Carnahan. In sometimes antagonistic exchanges the candidates addressed various issues including health care, tax cuts, education, and Affirmative Action. Both tended to agree, however, on policy toward the Middle East. 7:33 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 19 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.”
9:56 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.
9:20 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.
8:54 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. 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.
10:55 am 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.
10:39 am 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. 10:10 am 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.
12:18 pm HT Approx. 34 min. 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.”
12:09 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. 11:39 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.
12:56 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.
1:00 pm HT Approx. 56 min. LIVE Indiana Senate Debate Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock (R), U.S. Representative Joe Donnelly (D), and Andrew ... Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock (R), U.S. Representative Joe Donnelly (D), and Andrew Horning (L) met in debate for the seat of Indiana Senator Dick Lugar, who Richard Mourdock defeated in the May 2012 primary for the Republican nomination. This debate took place in the WFYI-TV studio in Indianapolis. The questions were submitted by citizens.
Courtesy of WFYI-TV.
12:22 pm 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.
2:03 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 2 min. Rural Telecommunications Telecommunications experts and scholars talked about access to high-speed data networks in rural ... Telecommunications experts and scholars talked about access to high-speed data networks in rural communities. Hanns Kuttner began the discussion with a slide presentation of his study, “Broadband for Rural America: Economic Impacts and Economic Opportunities.” Afterward, the panelists in their reaction to the study agreed that rural areas were likely to fall behind the rest of the country unless significant changes in government policy were made. Larry Thompson, an engineer and consultant, said that rural customers would be forced to pay more for broadband unless there was an effort similar to the depression-era program that extended telephone service to most of the country. They discussed the economic implications of a lack of broadband service. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience at the Hudson Institute. This joint economic summit on “The Future of Rural Telecommunications” was co-sponsored by the Foundation for Rural Service.
1:59 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. 2012 Presidential Candidates Debate Jim Lehrer; Barack Obama; W. Romney President Obama and Mitt Romney debated domestic policy issues in a nationally televised debate ... President Obama and Mitt Romney debated domestic policy issues in a nationally televised debate from the University of Denver. The debate, presented in the a split-screen format, focused on domestic policy. Topics included the state of the economy, tax policy, the future of Medicare, education, and government regulation. 1:54 pm HT Approx. 4 min. Presidential Candidates Debate Tom Brokaw; John McCain; Barack Obama In the second of three debates between presidential candidates, Senators John McCain and Barack ... In the second of three debates between presidential candidates, Senators John McCain and Barack Obama answered questions submitted by a group of uncommitted voters identified by the Gallup Organization and via electronic mail. Questions focused on the economy, the crisis in the financial markets, U.S. troop deployments overseas, and other foreign policy issues.
During this town hall format debate, the candidates were seated on stools and free to move around the stage. Tom Brokaw moderated the event held at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. The debate was shown in a full-screen format provided by the television network pool.
4:07 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. 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.
3:35 pm HT Approx. 54 min. Ohio Senate Debate Incumbent Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (D) and his challenger, Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel (R), ... Incumbent Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (D) and his challenger, Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel (R), met in the first of three scheduled debates. They answered questions, including some from the audience, on jobs, the economy, coal, and taxes, among other issues. 
This debate at the Cleveland Renaissance Hotel was a City Club of Cleveland Forum, co-sponsored by The Plain Dealer, and Ideastream (90.3 WCPN and WVIZ/PBS).
Courtesy of WVIZ-TV.
2:00 pm HT Approx. 31 min. Communicators with John Kneuer and Ed Paisley John Kneuer and Ed Paisley talked about the technology and innovation agendas of presidential ... John Kneuer and Ed Paisley talked about the technology and innovation agendas of presidential candidates President Obama and Mitt Romney, and the role of government in these sectors if each is elected president.
Mr. Kneuer supported Governor Romney’s agenda, Ed Paisley President Obama’s, but neither was an official campaign surrogate.
5:20 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.
4:32 pm HT Approx. 56 min. Indiana Senate Debate Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock (R), U.S. Representative Joe Donnelly (D), and Andrew ... Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock (R), U.S. Representative Joe Donnelly (D), and Andrew Horning (L) met in debate for the seat of Indiana Senator Dick Lugar, who Richard Mourdock defeated in the May 2012 primary for the Republican nomination. This debate took place in the WFYI-TV studio in Indianapolis. The questions were submitted by citizens.
Courtesy of WFYI-TV.
2:36 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Second Amendment and Gun Laws Dan Gross; Jonathan Lowy; John Stevens Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens talked about his dissent in District of ... Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens talked about his dissent in District of Columbia v. Heller, a case that held the Second Amendment protected an individual’s right to possess a firearm for traditionally lawful purposes. Following his speech he answered questions from the moderator on Citizens United v. FEC, the use of history in constitutional decision making, the value of oral arguments, and other topics. 
The program opened with a three-minute video montage of news accounts of shootings that happened around the country.
6:47 pm 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.
5:31 pm HT Approx. 55 min. Arizona Senate Debate Richard Carmona; Jeff Flake Representative Jeff Flake (R) and former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D) met in a debate for ... Representative Jeff Flake (R) and former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D) met in a debate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican Senator Jon Kyl. 3:40 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.
7:45 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 2 min. Rural Telecommunications Telecommunications experts and scholars talked about access to high-speed data networks in rural ... Telecommunications experts and scholars talked about access to high-speed data networks in rural communities. Hanns Kuttner began the discussion with a slide presentation of his study, “Broadband for Rural America: Economic Impacts and Economic Opportunities.” Afterward, the panelists in their reaction to the study agreed that rural areas were likely to fall behind the rest of the country unless significant changes in government policy were made. Larry Thompson, an engineer and consultant, said that rural customers would be forced to pay more for broadband unless there was an effort similar to the depression-era program that extended telephone service to most of the country. They discussed the economic implications of a lack of broadband service. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience at the Hudson Institute. This joint economic summit on “The Future of Rural Telecommunications” was co-sponsored by the Foundation for Rural Service.
6:28 pm HT Approx. 25 min. Nevada 4th Congressional District Debate Steven Horsford; Daniel Tarkanian Candidates for Nevada’s new 4th Congressional District Danny Tarkanian (R) amd Steven ... Candidates for Nevada’s new 4th Congressional District Danny Tarkanian (R) amd Steven Horsford (D) debated campaign issues. 5:03 pm HT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Fisher v. University of Texas Courtney Bowie; Pedro Echevarria; Stuart Taylor Coutney Bowie and Stuart Taylor discussed the Fisher v. University of Texas affirmative ... Coutney Bowie and Stuart Taylor discussed the Fisher v. University of Texas affirmative action case that was heard by the Supreme Court earlier that week, as well as the contemporary role of affirmative action. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 9:49 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. 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.
6:55 pm HT Approx. 27 min. Nevada 3rd Congressional District Debate Joe Heck; John Oceguera Joe Heck (R) and John Oceguera (D) met in a debate for Nevada’s 3rd Congressional ... Joe Heck (R) and John Oceguera (D) met in a debate for Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District. Courtesy of Vegas PBS. 5:50 pm HT Approx. 55 min. Cuban Missile Crisis, A 50th Anniversary Retrospective Historians, scholars, filmmakers and journalists gathered for a 50th anniversary retrospective on ... Historians, scholars, filmmakers and journalists gathered for a 50th anniversary retrospective on the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. Topics ranged from the history of the incident, its impact on the Cold War and generations following the crisis, diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union, the U.S. and Cuba, as well as international nuclear arms control policy in the ensuing decades. Short video and audio clips were shown during the presentations. Participants included Sergei Khrushchev, the son of Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev. 11:02 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.
7:23 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. California 26th Congressional District Debate Julia Brownley; Tony Strickland Candidates for California’s 26th Congressional District, Julia Brownley (D) and Tony ... Candidates for California’s 26th Congressional District, Julia Brownley (D) and Tony Strickland (R), debated various issues.
At the CLU forum, candidates will be asked questions from the moderators: Gooch, Star political reporter Timm Herdt and Pacific Coast Business Times Editor Henry Dubroff.
6:50 pm HT Approx. 39 min. Cuban Missile Crisis 50th Anniversary Graham Allison; Libby Casey Graham Allison talked about the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis and the lessons ... Graham Allison talked about the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis and the lessons learned from that could be applied to the current global environment. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 12:29 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.
9:00 pm HT Approx. 54 min. Ohio Senate Debate Incumbent Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (D) and his challenger, Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel (R), ... Incumbent Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (D) and his challenger, Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel (R), met in the first of three scheduled debates. They answered questions, including some from the audience, on jobs, the economy, coal, and taxes, among other issues. 
This debate at the Cleveland Renaissance Hotel was a City Club of Cleveland Forum, co-sponsored by The Plain Dealer, and Ideastream (90.3 WCPN and WVIZ/PBS).
Courtesy of WVIZ-TV.
7:35 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Second Amendment and Gun Laws Dan Gross; Jonathan Lowy; John Stevens Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens talked about his dissent in District of ... Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens talked about his dissent in District of Columbia v. Heller, a case that held the Second Amendment protected an individual’s right to possess a firearm for traditionally lawful purposes. Following his speech he answered questions from the moderator on Citizens United v. FEC, the use of history in constitutional decision making, the value of oral arguments, and other topics. 
The program opened with a three-minute video montage of news accounts of shootings that happened around the country.
9:57 pm HT Approx. 56 min. Indiana Senate Debate Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock (R), U.S. Representative Joe Donnelly (D), and Andrew ... Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock (R), U.S. Representative Joe Donnelly (D), and Andrew Horning (L) met in debate for the seat of Indiana Senator Dick Lugar, who Richard Mourdock defeated in the May 2012 primary for the Republican nomination. This debate took place in the WFYI-TV studio in Indianapolis. The questions were submitted by citizens.
Courtesy of WFYI-TV.
8:39 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.
10:54 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 6 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.
10:01 pm HT Approx. 55 min. Cuban Missile Crisis, A 50th Anniversary Retrospective Historians, scholars, filmmakers and journalists gathered for a 50th anniversary retrospective on ... Historians, scholars, filmmakers and journalists gathered for a 50th anniversary retrospective on the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. Topics ranged from the history of the incident, its impact on the Cold War and generations following the crisis, diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union, the U.S. and Cuba, as well as international nuclear arms control policy in the ensuing decades. Short video and audio clips were shown during the presentations. Participants included Sergei Khrushchev, the son of Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev.
12:03 am HT Approx. 55 min. Arizona Senate Debate Richard Carmona; Jeff Flake Representative Jeff Flake (R) and former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D) met in a debate for ... Representative Jeff Flake (R) and former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D) met in a debate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican Senator Jon Kyl. 10:58 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.
12:29 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 2 min. Rural Telecommunications Telecommunications experts and scholars talked about access to high-speed data networks in rural ... Telecommunications experts and scholars talked about access to high-speed data networks in rural communities. Hanns Kuttner began the discussion with a slide presentation of his study, “Broadband for Rural America: Economic Impacts and Economic Opportunities.” Afterward, the panelists in their reaction to the study agreed that rural areas were likely to fall behind the rest of the country unless significant changes in government policy were made. Larry Thompson, an engineer and consultant, said that rural customers would be forced to pay more for broadband unless there was an effort similar to the depression-era program that extended telephone service to most of the country. They discussed the economic implications of a lack of broadband service. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience at the Hudson Institute. This joint economic summit on “The Future of Rural Telecommunications” was co-sponsored by the Foundation for Rural Service.