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2:00 am HT Approx. 49 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Are you worried or ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Are you worried or optimistic about the economy in 2013?” 1:27 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Book Discussion on Grace and Grit ; Lilly Ledbetter recounts her 19-year career at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and her ... Lilly Ledbetter recounts her 19-year career at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and her decision to file a sex-discrimination suit against the company in 1998 over unequal pay. Ms. Ledbetter, a supervisor at the Goodyear Tire factory in Gadsden, Alabama, discovered that she was earning thousands of dollars less than her male colleagues. She recalls the ten years that her case was deliberated in the courts, which culminated in a 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court decision against her on the grounds that she should have filed her claim within 180 days after receiving her first paycheck that was unequal in pay. In 2009, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was the first official bill signed by President Obama. Lilly Ledbetter was joined by her co-author, Lanier Scott Ison, at the Gadsden Public Library in Gadsden, Alabama. They responded to questions from members of the audience. 1:57 am HT Approx. 5 min. The German Village Jeff Darbee talked about the German Village area that was part of Columbus, Ohio, since its ... Jeff Darbee talked about the German Village area that was part of Columbus, Ohio, since its earliest days. The once prosperous German community declined during World War I and prohibition and was partially demolished before Frank Fetch led preservation efforts in the 1960s.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 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. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:51 am HT Approx. 39 min. LIVE Automobile Sales and U.S. Economy ; Justin Hyde talked about the contributing factors to the automobile sales numbers in 2012 and the ... Justin Hyde talked about the contributing factors to the automobile sales numbers in 2012 and the influence of car sales on the economy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He also discussed the influence of federal policy on the auto industry. 2:36 am HT Approx. 24 min. Data Sharing in 2013 ; ; Panelists talked about the opportunities and challenges of data analysis. Some of the topics ... Panelists talked about the opportunities and challenges of data analysis. Some of the topics they discussed included ways that data was being used to help save lives, such as evacuations in portions of New York City during Hurricane Sandy, and challenges of privacy concerns. 
This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
2:03 am HT Approx. 8 min. The Kelton House and the Underground Railroad Georgeanne Reuter gave a tour of the Kelton House, a stop on the Underground Railroad in Columbus, ... Georgeanne Reuter gave a tour of the Kelton House, a stop on the Underground Railroad in Columbus, Ohio. She told about the family that lived here and some of the escaped slaves who sought shelter there. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 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. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:33 am HT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Hurricane Sandy Disaster Assistance ; Stephen Ellis talked about the billed passed by Congress providing disaster relief for flood ... Stephen Ellis talked about the billed passed by Congress providing disaster relief for flood victims of Hurricane Sandy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The Senate initially passed a bill providing $60 billion in funds, but the House agreed to pass only $9.7 billion. Topics included goals of the relief funding, and potential issues with the funds and their application. Mr. Ellis' Taxpayers for Common Sense compiled a list of funding that was added to the Senate bill that was not specific to Hurricane Sandy. 3:03 am HT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on American Phoenix Sarah Kilborne talked about her book American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, ... Sarah Kilborne talked about her book American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, A Man Who Turned Disaster Into Destiny, in which she recounted the business acumen of her great-great-grandfather, William Skinner, a textile manufacturer in the mid-nineteenth century. She talked about Skinner’s emigration from London and his career ascendancy from a worker in a silk mill to the owner of his own factory in the mill village of “Skinnerville.” In 1874 a dam burst near Skinnerville and destroyed the town and forced William Skinner to rebuild. Sarah Kilborne responded to questions from the audience at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, Vermont. 2:12 am HT Approx. 21 min. The Evictions of Malaga Island, Maine Archaeologists uncovered artifacts on Malaga Island, Maine after its mixed-race inhabitants were ... Archaeologists uncovered artifacts on Malaga Island, Maine after its mixed-race inhabitants were ordered to leave in 1912. Marylyn Darling Voter, a descendant whose family was evicted, spoke about life on the island. 
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.
4:19 am HT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Food and Commerce ; Author Frederick Kaufman talked his book, Bet the Farm: How Food Stopped Being Food, on the ... Author Frederick Kaufman talked his book, Bet the Farm: How Food Stopped Being Food, on the influence of the financial industry, large food corporation, and federal policy on food as a form of commerce. He argued rising food prices around the world resulted from food being packaged and sold as a commodity on international trading markets. Mr. Kaufman also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 4:00 am HT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Spillover ; Author David Quammen talked about his book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human ... Author David Quammen talked about his book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, in which he looks at diseases like Ebola, SARS, avian flu, and AIDS that originated in animals but spread to humans and talks about the threat of this kind of “spillover” in the future. Mr. Quammen spoke at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC. 2:34 am HT Approx. 8 min. Old Fort Western Historic Interpreter Roger Collins spoke about Fort Western in Maine, its role as a Colonial ... Historic Interpreter Roger Collins spoke about Fort Western in Maine, its role as a Colonial defensive structure, and its role in the growth of the city of Augusta, 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.
5:01 am HT Approx. 57 min. Health Care, Insurance and Medicare ; Bruce Broussard spoke about health care, insurance, and Medicare. Topics included the ... Bruce Broussard spoke about health care, insurance, and Medicare. Topics included the Affordable Care Act (the health care law), new approaches to integrating delivery systems, the benefits of healthy lifestyles, and how health care could help reduce national debt . Among his comments he said the $750 billion per year was wasted on health care. After his speech he answered questions from audience members. 4:45 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on Master of the Mountain ; Author Henry Wiencek discussed his book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His ... Author Henry Wiencek discussed his book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves, in which he reports that Jefferson sought financial gain through the ownership and labor of his slaves, what America’s third president called “silent profits.” 2:42 am HT Approx. 6 min. Edwards Dam Pete Didisheim spoke about the history of Maine’s Edwards Dam, and the U.S. ... Pete Didisheim spoke about the history of Maine’s Edwards Dam, and the U.S. government’s role in the removal of the dam in Augusta in 1999. Built in 1837, its elimination led the way for other dam removals across the country. 
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.
6:00 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Global Slavery Siddharth Kara, a fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, talked about ... Siddharth Kara, a fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, talked about modern day slavery and human trafficking. Topics included slavery’s history and evolution, Mr. Kara’s experiences traveling around the world, and the forces contributing to contemporary global slave practices. He also commented on what the future holds and what individuals and groups can do to combat slavery. Mr. Kara is the author of two books on the subject, Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery and Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia. This event was part of an annual international conference hosted by Yale University. 5:50 am HT Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13 A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013. A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013. 2:49 am HT Approx. 10 min. The Penobscot Expedition and Artifacts from the Defense ; Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the ... Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the Defense, a small American privateer ship that took part in the Penobscot Expedition in 1779. The expedition was considered the worst U.S. naval defeat until Pearl Harbor. 
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.
7:33 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. Defining Slavery A panel of professors and authors talked about the legal, economic, academic and policy frameworks ... A panel of professors and authors talked about the legal, economic, academic and policy frameworks that help define modern day slavery and human trafficking. This forum was part of an annual international conference hosted by Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition. 5:51 am HT Approx. 5 min. Book Discussion on Assignment to Hell Tim Gay talked about his book, Assignment to Hell: The War Against Nazi Germany with ... Tim Gay talked about his book, Assignment to Hell: The War Against Nazi Germany with Correspondents Walter Cronkite, Andy Rooney, A.J. Liebling, Homer Bigart, and Hal Boyle. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night. 3:00 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Bob Dole Oral History Interview ; Former Senator Dole talked about his life and career. Topics included the passage of the ... Former Senator Dole talked about his life and career. Topics included the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, his meeting with Saddam Hussein, the advice he gave President Clinton, his interest in Colin Powell as his presidential running mate, and his work with veterans.
This never before aired interview with historian Richard Norton Smith is part of an oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The location of this interview is not known.
9:21 am HT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. He talked about the ... President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. He talked about the bipartisan agreement that Congress reached this week which prevented a middle-class tax hike, congratulated the newly sworn-in Members of Congress, and said he looked forward to working with the new Congress in the new year to “cut spending and raise revenue in a manner that reduces our deficit and protects the middle class.” 5:59 am HT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 1/5/13 A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013. A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013. 4:15 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Celebrating the Life of Tip O'Neill Journalists and political commentators reflected on the life and legacy of former House Speaker ... Journalists and political commentators reflected on the life and legacy of former House Speaker Thomas “Tip” O’Neill on the 100th anniversary of his birth. The panelists included long-time Boston columnist Mike Barnicle, and MSNBC host Chris Matthews, who was the Speaker’s Press Aide during the 1980s. The discussion took place at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, Massachusetts.
9:24 am HT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Republican Address Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) delivered the Weekly Republican Address. He said that the ... Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) delivered the Weekly Republican Address. He said that the nation’s “spending problem is getting worse, not better” and called for cutting spending and reforming the tax code to boost the economy. Representative Camp is chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee. 6:00 am HT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power Jon Meacham, author of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, recounted the political thinking ... Jon Meacham, author of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, recounted the political thinking and career of America’s third president. He examined Jefferson’s relationship with political power and reported that despite his strong beliefs and opposition to confrontation, Jefferson was able to successfully lead the country in a highly partisan political environment. The event was hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. Mr. Meacham responded to questions from the audience. 5:32 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Reshaping the Supreme Court Panelists talked about the nomination process for Supreme Court justices from Earl Warren through ... Panelists talked about the nomination process for Supreme Court justices from Earl Warren through William Rehnquist. Panelists shared their personal experiences with the selection, qualifications and confirmation processes of potential justices. They also talked about the importance of preparing nominees for critical Senate Judiciary hearings. The Richard Nixon Foundation and National Archives co-hosted this event.
9:28 am HT Approx. 38 min. Automobile Sales and U.S. Economy ; Justin Hyde talked about the contributing factors to the automobile sales numbers in 2012 and the ... Justin Hyde talked about the contributing factors to the automobile sales numbers in 2012 and the influence of car sales on the economy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He also discussed the influence of federal policy on the auto industry. 6:59 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. Book TV in Providence, Rhode Island C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.
These are the programs shown during the Providence, Rhode Island LCV weekend on Book TV:
Providence Athenaeum 310154-1
Book Discussion on On Virtues 310159-1
Book Discussion on All in the Family 310157-1
Rhode Island Historical Society Library Collections 310156-1
Book Discussion on The Prince of Providence 310160-1
Cellar Stories Bookstore 310155-1
Book Discussion on The Heart of Power 310158-1
7:00 am HT Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life ; Ms. Dalton talked about her book, Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life, published by ... Ms. Dalton talked about her book, Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life, published by Vintage Books. She described Roosevelt’s accomplishments, including receiving a Nobel Peace Prize, brokering a peace between Russia and Japan, and leading numerous land preservation efforts. In her presentation she spoke about the elections of 1904 and 1912. After her presentation she answered audience members' questions.
10:08 am HT Approx. 42 min. Hurricane Sandy Disaster Assistance ; Stephen Ellis talked about the billed passed by Congress providing disaster relief for flood ... Stephen Ellis talked about the billed passed by Congress providing disaster relief for flood victims of Hurricane Sandy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The Senate initially passed a bill providing $60 billion in funds, but the House agreed to pass only $9.7 billion. Topics included goals of the relief funding, and potential issues with the funds and their application. Mr. Ellis' Taxpayers for Common Sense compiled a list of funding that was added to the Senate bill that was not specific to Hurricane Sandy. 7:01 am HT Approx. 11 min. Providence Athenaeum Executive Director Alison Maxell talked about the Providence Athenaeum, an independent, ... Executive Director Alison Maxell talked about the Providence Athenaeum, an independent, member-supported library and cultural center. The goal of the Athenaeum is to welcome and enrich the educational and cultural pursuits of its members and the community, and to encourage a diverse public to engage in conversation. It offers a range of experiences by providing and conserving collections, promoting and collaborating with the community’s vibrant cultural sector, and highlighting and preserving its historic building.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:55 am HT Approx. 13 min. The Rhode Island Statehouse ; Ralph Mollis and Stephen Hourahan talked about the history of the Rhode Island State House, ... Ralph Mollis and Stephen Hourahan talked about the history of the Rhode Island State House, including the artwork located in the State Room, the interesting characters who have served in the building, and some of the historic legislation passed. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:52 am HT Approx. 35 min. Emerging Economies in 2013 ; ; Panelists talked about emerging economies such as China and India in comparison to the U.S. New ... Panelists talked about emerging economies such as China and India in comparison to the U.S. New York University professor and author of White Man’s Burden William Easterly debated economist Dambisa Moyo, author of New York Times bestseller Winner Take All. Professor Easterly argued China is on a decline and that countries cannot have continued growth without a democratic system. Ms. Moyo disagreed with him, saying 2013 is about emerging economies, since they have no debt holding them back and many produce their own goods. The Economist's Zanny Minton Beddoes moderated. This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. 7:13 am HT Approx. 9 min. Book Discussion on On Virtues Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) talks about his book, On Virtues: Quotations and Insight to ... Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) talks about his book, On Virtues: Quotations and Insight to Live a Full, Honorable, and Truly American Life, a collection of quotations that “speaks to the forms and principles of American democracy and laws, and to the courage, optimism and sacrifice that ennoble our great American experiment.”
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:09 am HT Approx. 42 min. The Montford Point Marines ; ; Two of the first African Americans to join the U.S. Marines, Joseph Carpenter and Eugene Groves, ... Two of the first African Americans to join the U.S. Marines, Joseph Carpenter and Eugene Groves, talked about their experience at Montford Point training camp in North Carolina, and their service during World War II. They also responded to questions from the audience.
The American Veterans Center hosted the discussion at its 15th Annual Conference.
11:30 am HT Approx. 28 min. Health Care in 2013 ; ; Panelists talked about the technology innovations in the health care industry. Topics ... Panelists talked about the technology innovations in the health care industry. Topics included advances in the fields of genomics, robotics, and aviation. They also discussed the increasing connectivity of patients with their doctors using health care data. 
This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
7:23 am HT Approx. 15 min. Book Discussion on All in the Family Robert Self talked about his book, All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy ... Robert Self talked about his book, All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960's, in which he argues that the separate threads of realignment all ran through the politicized American family. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:54 am HT Approx. 3 min. American Antiquarian Society In this tour of the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, we look at materials ... In this tour of the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, we look at materials dating from the first European settlement of America - including the first Bible printed in the colonies. The bible dates to 1662 and is written in the Algonquin language of New England Native Americans. The Antiquarian Society was founded in 1812 by Revolutionary War patriot and printer Isaiah Thomas.
11:59 am HT Approx. 30 min. Energy Policy in 2013 Panelists talked about the future of energy policy and U.S. energy independence. The ... Panelists talked about the future of energy policy and U.S. energy independence. The presidents of the Shell Oil Company, the Environmental Defense Fund and former EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman talked about renewable sources, the use of hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and gas, the impact of climate change and the potential for a carbon tax. This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. 7:38 am HT Approx. 16 min. Rhode Island Historical Society Library Collections Rhode Island Historical Society Executive Director C. Morgan Grefe toured the society ... Rhode Island Historical Society Executive Director C. Morgan Grefe toured the society library’s special collections, which included volumes by and related to Roger Williams, and books printed in 18th and 19th century Rhode Island.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:58 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Q&A with Mark Farkas Mark Farkas was interviewed about his involvement in the production of the C-SPAN series ... Mark Farkas was interviewed about his involvement in the production of the C-SPAN series “The Capitol.” He described the production process for the special, and talked about how the program would provide a comprehensive look at the U.S. Capitol. During the interview portions of pre-taped footage of “The Capitol,” as well as footage of video director Bob Reilly, producer Susan Bundock, and program editor Rick Stoddard, while filming and editing the pre-taped footage was shown.
The interview included a short, edited portion of the program special. The program was scheduled to air the following week and focused on the history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present. It featured taped segments on the various public and private spaces in the building, tours, and personal stories about the Capitol from members of Congress, historians, journalists, and curators.
12:31 pm HT Approx. 24 min. Data Sharing in 2013 ; ; Panelists talked about the opportunities and challenges of data analysis. Some of the topics ... Panelists talked about the opportunities and challenges of data analysis. Some of the topics they discussed included ways that data was being used to help save lives, such as evacuations in portions of New York City during Hurricane Sandy, and challenges of privacy concerns. 
This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
7:55 am HT Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on The Prince of Providence Author Mike Stanton talked about his book, The Prince of Providence: The Rise and Fall of Buddy ... Author Mike Stanton talked about his book, The Prince of Providence: The Rise and Fall of Buddy Cianci, America’s Most Notorious Mayor in which he argues that Buddy Cianci was a political genius in the mold of Huey Long and James Michael Curley, and suggests that his lust for power cost him his marriage, his family, and close friendships, yet helped him to revitalize the city of Providence, Rhode Island.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:01 am HT Approx. 29 min. Chatham Manor Donald Pfanz spoke about Chatham Manor, the only known house in the U.S. visited by both George ... Donald Pfanz spoke about Chatham Manor, the only known house in the U.S. visited by both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Built in 1771 by William Fitzhugh, it was a Union headquarters during the Civil War and later a hospital where Clara Barton and Walt Whitman tended to the wounded and dying. Chatham was given to the National Park Service in 1975 and is part of the Fredericksburg and Spostylvania National Military Park.
12:57 pm HT Approx. 21 min. Cyber Threats in 2013 ; Former National Security Council counterterrorism adviser Richard Clarke talked about Chinese ... Former National Security Council counterterrorism adviser Richard Clarke talked about Chinese cyber espionage and the U.S. vulnerabilities to a possible Iranian cyber attack. He spoke in New York City at a forum of the World in 2013 Festival hosted by The Economist magazine. 
This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
8:10 am HT Approx. 7 min. Cellar Stories Bookstore Michael Chandley, owner of Cellar Stories bookstore in Providence, Rhode Island, talked about the ... Michael Chandley, owner of Cellar Stories bookstore in Providence, Rhode Island, talked about the largest rare and used bookstore in Rhode Island. The store specialized in Rhode Island history, New England history, art and architecture, modern 1st editions, poetry, and math. The store has over 70,000 volumes, including a first edition of Madame Bovary.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:31 am HT Approx. 59 min. A Conversation with Barbara and Laura Bush ; ; Former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush recalled their time and experiences in the White ... Former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush recalled their time and experiences in the White House. Among the topics they addressed were Christmas time at Camp David and the difficult days and months after the September 11th terrorist attacks. This event was part of a conference which examined the legacies of America’s first ladies and took place at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library. They also responded to questions from the audience.
1:21 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. He talked about the ... President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. He talked about the bipartisan agreement that Congress reached this week which prevented a middle-class tax hike, congratulated the newly sworn-in Members of Congress, and said he looked forward to working with the new Congress in the new year to “cut spending and raise revenue in a manner that reduces our deficit and protects the middle class.” 8:18 am HT Approx. 33 min. Book Discussion on The Heart of Power Brown University Political Science Professor James Morone talked about his book, co-authored with ... Brown University Political Science Professor James Morone talked about his book, co-authored with David Blumenthal, The Heart of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office (from Roosevelt to Bush), in which they explore how modern presidents have wrestled with their own mortality, and how they have taken this most human experience to heart as they faced the difficult politics of health care.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:32 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Theodore Roosevelt and Jane Addams Panelists talked about the relationship between suffragist Jane Addams and Theodore ... Panelists talked about the relationship between suffragist Jane Addams and Theodore Roosevelt. They focused on areas of cooperation in Progressive Era efforts to allieviate poverty and reform child labor laws. There was also a detailed account of the 1912 assassination attempt on Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
1:24 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Republican Address Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) delivered the Weekly Republican Address. He said that the ... Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) delivered the Weekly Republican Address. He said that the nation’s “spending problem is getting worse, not better” and called for cutting spending and reforming the tax code to boost the economy. Representative Camp is chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee. 8:52 am HT Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13 A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013. A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013. 12:56 pm HT Approx. 1 min. Emancipation Memorial Pre-dating the Lincoln Memorial by almost 50 years, the Emancipation Memorial in Washington, ... Pre-dating the Lincoln Memorial by almost 50 years, the Emancipation Memorial in Washington, DC’s Lincoln Park depicts the 16th president freeing a slave. Designed and sculpted by Thomas Ball, it was funded by money donated by freed African Americans. Frederick Douglass spoke at the monument’s dedication in 1876, and expressed some criticism about its design and symbolism. It is still controversial today.
Historian and author Richard Norton Smith narrates.
1:30 pm HT Approx. 27 min. Telecommunicatons Issues in 2013 Technology correspondents Eliza Krigman, Gautham Nagesh, and Brendan Sasso talked about major ... Technology correspondents Eliza Krigman, Gautham Nagesh, and Brendan Sasso talked about major technology and telecommunications issues expected in Congress and Federal Communications Commission policy in 2013. 8:54 am HT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Indomitable Will Charles Kupfer talked about his book, Indomitable Will: Turning Defeat into Victory from Pearl ... Charles Kupfer talked about his book, Indomitable Will: Turning Defeat into Victory from Pearl Harbor to Midway. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night. 12:59 pm HT Approx. 51 min. Steven Spielberg on 149th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address Film director Steven Spielberg gave the keynote address at an annual ceremony commemorating ... Film director Steven Spielberg gave the keynote address at an annual ceremony commemorating President Lincoln"s Gettysburg Address delivered at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on November 19, 1863. Mr. Spielberg’s recently-released film, Lincoln, focused on the president’s last months in office and the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery.
2:00 pm HT Approx. 58 min. Cyber and Drone Warfare Panelists talked about drones and cyber attacks as tools of modern warfare, including the ability ... Panelists talked about drones and cyber attacks as tools of modern warfare, including the ability to find the source of cyber attacks and the rules of engagement for unmanned aerial drones. Speakers included NATO Commander Jean Paul Palomeros and Elisa Massimino of the group Human Rights First.
This was a panel of the 2012 Halifax International Security Forum.Global security leaders from over 50 countries gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to discuss pressing security and defense issues during the three-day summit.
8:59 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on Victory at Yorktown ; Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich talks about his book, Victory at Yorktown, the ... Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich talks about his book, Victory at Yorktown, the second book in his historical fiction series on George Washington. Mr. Gingrich spoke at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. 1:52 pm HT Approx. 55 min. Lincoln's Hundred Days ; Author Louis Masur talked about his book, Lincoln’s Hundred Days and the formulation ... Author Louis Masur talked about his book, Lincoln’s Hundred Days and the formulation of the Emancipation Proclamation. One hundred days passed between Lincoln’s preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, issued on September 22nd, 1862, and the final decree on January 1st, 1863. He spoke about the struggle to end slavery, Civil War era politics, and Lincoln’s actions during the period. He responded to questions from the audience.
3:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Iran's Nuclear Ambitions Panelists debated how the world should respond to Iran’s nuclear program. Topics ... Panelists debated how the world should respond to Iran’s nuclear program. Topics included the U.S. and Israeli positions in the Middle East, the consequences of launching a war against Iran, and Iran’s influence in the region. After opening statements the panelists cross-examined each other. The audience in the hall voted on the question before and after the debate. 
Amos Yadlin and Charles Krauthammer argued in favor of the question, Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions: Be It Resolved the World Cannot Tolerate an Iran with Nuclear Weapons Capability. Fareed Zakaria and Vali Nasr argued against. The tenth semi-annual Munk Debate was held at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. The program opened with a video montage of past debates. Henry Kissinger and George Mitchell participated by video messages recorded the previous week.
10:06 am HT Approx. 16 min. Rhode Island Historical Society Library Collections Rhode Island Historical Society Executive Director C. Morgan Grefe toured the society ... Rhode Island Historical Society Executive Director C. Morgan Grefe toured the society library’s special collections, which included volumes by and related to Roger Williams, and books printed in 18th and 19th century Rhode Island.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:48 pm HT Approx. 11 min. John Hay Library Special Collections Holly Snyder talked about some of the items housed in the special collections at Brown ... Holly Snyder talked about some of the items housed in the special collections at Brown University’s John Hay Library, including Abraham Lincoln’s manuscript for Meditation on the Divine Will, poems by Phillis Wheatley, and the Dorr Collection.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:40 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Book Discussion on The Influencing Machine ; ; Brooke Gladstone, host of the National Public Radio show On the Media, talked about her ... Brooke Gladstone, host of the National Public Radio show On the Media, talked about her book on the history and influence of the media, The Influencing Machine. She spoke with Fordham University Media Affairs Professor Brian Rose. The event was sponsored by the Center for Communication, and took place at the New York Institute of Technology. 10:23 am HT Approx. 7 min. Cellar Stories Bookstore Michael Chandley, owner of Cellar Stories bookstore in Providence, Rhode Island, talked about the ... Michael Chandley, owner of Cellar Stories bookstore in Providence, Rhode Island, talked about the largest rare and used bookstore in Rhode Island. The store specialized in Rhode Island history, New England history, art and architecture, modern 1st editions, poetry, and math. The store has over 70,000 volumes, including a first edition of Madame Bovary.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. History of POWs held by U.S. Franciscan University of Steubenville professor of history Dr. Robert Doyle discussed the ... Franciscan University of Steubenville professor of history Dr. Robert Doyle discussed the history of POW’s held by the U.S. His class detailed the numbers and treatment of POWs from the American Revolution through Iraq and Afghanistan. The lecture took place on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio.
6:02 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. He talked about the ... President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. He talked about the bipartisan agreement that Congress reached this week which prevented a middle-class tax hike, congratulated the newly sworn-in Members of Congress, and said he looked forward to working with the new Congress in the new year to “cut spending and raise revenue in a manner that reduces our deficit and protects the middle class.” 10:31 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Authors on President Obama ; ; Author David Maraniss talked about his book, Barack Obama: The Story, a biography of our ... Author David Maraniss talked about his book, Barack Obama: The Story, a biography of our 44th president. Author Michael Grunwald talked about his book, The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era, in which he argues that the stimulus package stopped a terrifying economic free-fall, while quietly jump-starting the president’s agenda for energy, education reform, health care, taxation and the economy in the long term. Author Neil Barofsky talked about his book, Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street, in which he offered an indictment of the past two administrations and their mismanagement of the $700 billion in taxpayer relief that never quite made it to the taxpayers. 
This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
4:18 pm HT Approx. 43 min. The Greatest Generation, The Pacific ; ; World War Two veterans talked about their experiences fighting in the Pacific Theater. R.V. ... World War Two veterans talked about their experiences fighting in the Pacific Theater. R.V. Burgin reflected on his time in the Marine Corps as described in his book, Islands of the Damned. Roy Matsumoto discussed his Army service behind Japanese enemy lines in Burma. The moderator was Patrick O’Donnell, author of Into the Rising Sun: World War II’s Pacific Veterans Reveal the Heart of Combat. The American Veterans Center hosted the discussion at its 15th Annual Conference.
6:05 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Republican Address Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) delivered the Weekly Republican Address. He said that the ... Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) delivered the Weekly Republican Address. He said that the nation’s “spending problem is getting worse, not better” and called for cutting spending and reforming the tax code to boost the economy. Representative Camp is chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee. 11:48 am HT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 1/5/13 A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013. A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013. 5:01 pm HT Approx. 51 min. Steven Spielberg on 149th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address Film director Steven Spielberg gave the keynote address at an annual ceremony commemorating ... Film director Steven Spielberg gave the keynote address at an annual ceremony commemorating President Lincoln"s Gettysburg Address delivered at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on November 19, 1863. Mr. Spielberg’s recently-released film, Lincoln, focused on the president’s last months in office and the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery.
6:11 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Iran's Nuclear Ambitions Panelists debated how the world should respond to Iran’s nuclear program. Topics ... Panelists debated how the world should respond to Iran’s nuclear program. Topics included the U.S. and Israeli positions in the Middle East, the consequences of launching a war against Iran, and Iran’s influence in the region. After opening statements the panelists cross-examined each other. The audience in the hall voted on the question before and after the debate. 
Amos Yadlin and Charles Krauthammer argued in favor of the question, Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions: Be It Resolved the World Cannot Tolerate an Iran with Nuclear Weapons Capability. Fareed Zakaria and Vali Nasr argued against. The tenth semi-annual Munk Debate was held at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. The program opened with a video montage of past debates. Henry Kissinger and George Mitchell participated by video messages recorded the previous week.
11:49 am HT Approx. 9 min. Book Discussion on On Virtues Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) talks about his book, On Virtues: Quotations and Insight to ... Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) talks about his book, On Virtues: Quotations and Insight to Live a Full, Honorable, and Truly American Life, a collection of quotations that “speaks to the forms and principles of American democracy and laws, and to the courage, optimism and sacrifice that ennoble our great American experiment.”
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:54 pm HT Approx. 55 min. Lincoln's Hundred Days ; Author Louis Masur talked about his book, Lincoln’s Hundred Days and the formulation ... Author Louis Masur talked about his book, Lincoln’s Hundred Days and the formulation of the Emancipation Proclamation. One hundred days passed between Lincoln’s preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, issued on September 22nd, 1862, and the final decree on January 1st, 1863. He spoke about the struggle to end slavery, Civil War era politics, and Lincoln’s actions during the period. He responded to questions from the audience.
7:51 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Book Discussion on The Influencing Machine ; ; Brooke Gladstone, host of the National Public Radio show On the Media, talked about her ... Brooke Gladstone, host of the National Public Radio show On the Media, talked about her book on the history and influence of the media, The Influencing Machine. She spoke with Fordham University Media Affairs Professor Brian Rose. The event was sponsored by the Center for Communication, and took place at the New York Institute of Technology. 12:00 pm HT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Divider in Chief ; Kate Obenshain, former chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia, argued that President Obama ... Kate Obenshain, former chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia, argued that President Obama has divided the country for his own political gain and has earned the moniker, “Divider-in-Chief.” The author contends that the Obama presidency is the most divisive in U.S. history and opines that the President has allowed his ideologies to trump the good of the populace. Kate Obenshain spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. 6:50 pm HT Approx. 10 min. John Brown and the Rhode Island Slave Trade C. Morgan Grefe toured the John Brown exhibit and talked about John Brown’s role in the ... C. Morgan Grefe toured the John Brown exhibit and talked about John Brown’s role in the slave trade. Rhode Island was the largest importer of slaves among the states along the Atlantic.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:13 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. He talked about the ... President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. He talked about the bipartisan agreement that Congress reached this week which prevented a middle-class tax hike, congratulated the newly sworn-in Members of Congress, and said he looked forward to working with the new Congress in the new year to “cut spending and raise revenue in a manner that reduces our deficit and protects the middle class.” 12:57 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on Counting the Days Craig Smith talked about his book, Counting the Days: POWs, Internees, and Stragglers of World ... Craig Smith talked about his book, Counting the Days: POWs, Internees, and Stragglers of World War II in the Pacific. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night. 7:01 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. History of POWs held by U.S. Franciscan University of Steubenville professor of history Dr. Robert Doyle discussed the ... Franciscan University of Steubenville professor of history Dr. Robert Doyle discussed the history of POW’s held by the U.S. His class detailed the numbers and treatment of POWs from the American Revolution through Iraq and Afghanistan. The lecture took place on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio.
9:16 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Republican Address Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) delivered the Weekly Republican Address. He said that the ... Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) delivered the Weekly Republican Address. He said that the nation’s “spending problem is getting worse, not better” and called for cutting spending and reforming the tax code to boost the economy. Representative Camp is chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee. 1:01 pm HT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Walking on Water: Black American Lives ; Randall Kenan talked about his book, Walking on Water: Black American Lives at the Turn of the ... Randall Kenan talked about his book, Walking on Water: Black American Lives at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century, published by Knopf. For six years he traveled around the U.S. interviewing almost 200 African-Americans from a wide variety of backgrounds. The interviews focused on the self perception of being African-American in America.
He started his journey on Martha’s Vineyard, traveled through New England, then headed west to visit Chicago, Minneapolis, Las Vegas and Seattle. Mr. Kenan ended his journey in North Carolina, where he recounts his own family’s story. He talked about his writing process.
8:18 pm HT Approx. 42 min. The Greatest Generation, The Pacific ; ; World War Two veterans talked about their experiences fighting in the Pacific Theater. R.V. ... World War Two veterans talked about their experiences fighting in the Pacific Theater. R.V. Burgin reflected on his time in the Marine Corps as described in his book, Islands of the Damned. Roy Matsumoto discussed his Army service behind Japanese enemy lines in Burma. The moderator was Patrick O’Donnell, author of Into the Rising Sun: World War II’s Pacific Veterans Reveal the Heart of Combat. The American Veterans Center hosted the discussion at its 15th Annual Conference.
9:22 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. British Policy on Arms Exports Controls British Foreign Secretary William Hague testified on arms export controls before the British ... British Foreign Secretary William Hague testified on arms export controls before the British Committees on Arms Export Controls. The committee examined a range of issues, including the government’s policy on strategic exports and the licensing of arms exports and other goods. The foreign secretary was asked to update the committee on several issues including the United Kingdom’s arms export policy with Syria and Israel and the implications of the European Union arms embargo on United Kingdom policy. Topics included the possibility of the United States joining in arms control treaties and the use of U.S. use of drones. He was joined by the head of Arms Export Policy Department within the British Foreign Commonwealth Office. 1:58 pm HT Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13 A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013. A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013. 9:02 pm HT Approx. 29 min. Chatham Manor Donald Pfanz spoke about Chatham Manor, the only known house in the U.S. visited by both George ... Donald Pfanz spoke about Chatham Manor, the only known house in the U.S. visited by both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Built in 1771 by William Fitzhugh, it was a Union headquarters during the Civil War and later a hospital where Clara Barton and Walt Whitman tended to the wounded and dying. Chatham was given to the National Park Service in 1975 and is part of the Fredericksburg and Spostylvania National Military Park.
10:33 pm HT Approx. 38 min. Automobile Sales and U.S. Economy ; Justin Hyde talked about the contributing factors to the automobile sales numbers in 2012 and the ... Justin Hyde talked about the contributing factors to the automobile sales numbers in 2012 and the influence of car sales on the economy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He also discussed the influence of federal policy on the auto industry. 2:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on Walkable City Jeff Speck, a city planner and former director of design at the National Endowment for the Arts, ... Jeff Speck, a city planner and former director of design at the National Endowment for the Arts, talks about his book, Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time, in which he argues that urban centers should be designed to better suit pedestrians than automobiles. The author focuses on small to mid-sized cities, such as Providence, Rhode Island, which according to the author, if redesigned to be more walkable, would improve the standard of living. Jeff Speck spoke at Powell’s Books in Portland, Oregon. 9:32 pm HT Approx. 59 min. A Conversation with Barbara and Laura Bush ; ; Former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush recalled their time and experiences in the White ... Former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush recalled their time and experiences in the White House. Among the topics they addressed were Christmas time at Camp David and the difficult days and months after the September 11th terrorist attacks. This event was part of a conference which examined the legacies of America’s first ladies and took place at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library. They also responded to questions from the audience.
11:12 pm HT Approx. 42 min. Hurricane Sandy Disaster Assistance ; Stephen Ellis talked about the billed passed by Congress providing disaster relief for flood ... Stephen Ellis talked about the billed passed by Congress providing disaster relief for flood victims of Hurricane Sandy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The Senate initially passed a bill providing $60 billion in funds, but the House agreed to pass only $9.7 billion. Topics included goals of the relief funding, and potential issues with the funds and their application. Mr. Ellis' Taxpayers for Common Sense compiled a list of funding that was added to the Senate bill that was not specific to Hurricane Sandy. 3:10 pm HT Approx. 15 min. Book Discussion on All in the Family Robert Self talked about his book, All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy ... Robert Self talked about his book, All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960's, in which he argues that the separate threads of realignment all ran through the politicized American family. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:34 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Theodore Roosevelt and Jane Addams Panelists talked about the relationship between suffragist Jane Addams and Theodore ... Panelists talked about the relationship between suffragist Jane Addams and Theodore Roosevelt. They focused on areas of cooperation in Progressive Era efforts to allieviate poverty and reform child labor laws. There was also a detailed account of the 1912 assassination attempt on Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
11:58 pm HT Approx. 31 min. Social Media in 2013 ; ; Panelists talked about the state and future of social media. Jeff Jarvis in his remarks ... Panelists talked about the state and future of social media. Jeff Jarvis in his remarks focused on threats to free speech in various countries around the world, such as China, Iran, and the United Kingdom. Amanda Palmer talked about experiences she had had with fans through her Twitter account. At the end of the program Ms. Palmer played ukulele and performed a song that came to be known as “The Ukelele Anthem” during her performances at “Occupy Wall Street” rallies.
This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
The program contains explicit language that some viewers may find objectionable.
3:26 pm HT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 1/5/13 A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013. A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013. 12:00 am HT Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life ; Ms. Dalton talked about her book, Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life, published by ... Ms. Dalton talked about her book, Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life, published by Vintage Books. She described Roosevelt’s accomplishments, including receiving a Nobel Peace Prize, brokering a peace between Russia and Japan, and leading numerous land preservation efforts. In her presentation she spoke about the elections of 1904 and 1912. After her presentation she answered audience members' questions.
12:32 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Terrorists and Refugee Programs Homeland Security and State Department officials testified at a hearing looking into the abuse of ... Homeland Security and State Department officials testified at a hearing looking into the abuse of refugee programs by terrorists. 3:27 pm HT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on First Cameraman Author Arun Chaudhary talked about his book, First Cameraman: Documenting the Obama Presidency ... Author Arun Chaudhary talked about his book, First Cameraman: Documenting the Obama Presidency in Real Time.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m
12:58 am HT Approx. 52 min. The Montford Point Marines ; ; Two of the first African Americans to join the U.S. Marines, Joseph Carpenter and Eugene Groves, ... Two of the first African Americans to join the U.S. Marines, Joseph Carpenter and Eugene Groves, talked about their experience at Montford Point training camp in North Carolina, and their service during World War II. They also responded to questions from the audience.
The American Veterans Center hosted the discussion at its 15th Annual Conference.
3:30 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Challenges Facing the Publishing Industry Panelists talked about the history of the publishing industry and its current ability to respond ... Panelists talked about the history of the publishing industry and its current ability to respond to market challenges. Among the topics they addressed were the growing use of electronic and digital media, self-publishing and micro-targeting potential markets, and mass marketing in the digital age. They responded to questions from the audience. The International Summit of the Book was hosted by the Library of Congress in Washington,D.C. 1:53 am HT Approx. 6 min. The Gaspee Affair of 1772 John McNiff talked about the Gaspee, a British ship that patrolled the waterways off of ... John McNiff talked about the Gaspee, a British ship that patrolled the waterways off of Providence. In 1772 several prominent Providence residents snuck out during the middle of the night and burned the Gaspee to protest new taxes that had been levied by the British.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:52 pm HT Approx. 7 min. Cellar Stories Bookstore Michael Chandley, owner of Cellar Stories bookstore in Providence, Rhode Island, talked about the ... Michael Chandley, owner of Cellar Stories bookstore in Providence, Rhode Island, talked about the largest rare and used bookstore in Rhode Island. The store specialized in Rhode Island history, New England history, art and architecture, modern 1st editions, poetry, and math. The store has over 70,000 volumes, including a first edition of Madame Bovary.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:01 pm HT Approx. 57 min. After Words with Martin Duberman ; Historian Martin Duberman talked about his book, Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left, a ... Historian Martin Duberman talked about his book, Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left, a biography of controversial historian and leftist activist Howard Zinn, author of The People’s History of the United States. Mr. Duberman used exclusive access to Zinn’s archives to tell the late Spelman and Boston University professor’s story. Mr. Duberman talked about Zinn with the online editor of Dissent Magazine, Nick Serpe. 
Mr. Duberman is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at the CUNY Graduate Center, and the author of more than 20 books. Mr. Duberman won a Bancroft Prize in 1962 for Charles Francis Adams, 1807-1866. He has also been a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. In 2007, he received the American Historical Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
6:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Book Discussion on Reporting the Revolutionary War Todd Andrlik, curator and publisher of RagLinen.com, a website for historic newspapers, talked ... Todd Andrlik, curator and publisher of RagLinen.com, a website for historic newspapers, talked about his book, Reporting the Revolutionary War: It Was History, It Was News, in which he presents a collection of reportage on the American Revolution from assorted 18th century newspapers. Mr. Andrlik, whose personal collection contains newspapers from 1763 to 1783, examines reports ranging from the Sugar Act of 1764 to battles at Concord and Bunker Hill. Todd Andrlik talked about his book with Robert Allison, chair of the history department at Suffolk University and historian J.L. Bell at The Old State House in Boston.
7:16 pm HT Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on The Prince of Providence Author Mike Stanton talked about his book, The Prince of Providence: The Rise and Fall of Buddy ... Author Mike Stanton talked about his book, The Prince of Providence: The Rise and Fall of Buddy Cianci, America’s Most Notorious Mayor in which he argues that Buddy Cianci was a political genius in the mold of Huey Long and James Michael Curley, and suggests that his lust for power cost him his marriage, his family, and close friendships, yet helped him to revitalize the city of Providence, Rhode Island.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:31 pm HT Approx. 19 min. Book Discussion on The Spirit of the Law ; Professor Sarah Gordon talked about her book, The Spirit of the Law: Religious Voices and the ... Professor Sarah Gordon talked about her book, The Spirit of the Law: Religious Voices and the Constitution in Modern America, in which she presents religious cases in U.S. History that have transformed the laws of the country and illuminated protections afforded to religion in the U.S. Constitution. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
7:51 pm HT Approx. 11 min. Providence Athenaeum Executive Director Alison Maxell talked about the Providence Athenaeum, an independent, ... Executive Director Alison Maxell talked about the Providence Athenaeum, an independent, member-supported library and cultural center. The goal of the Athenaeum is to welcome and enrich the educational and cultural pursuits of its members and the community, and to encourage a diverse public to engage in conversation. It offers a range of experiences by providing and conserving collections, promoting and collaborating with the community’s vibrant cultural sector, and highlighting and preserving its historic building.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:03 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Book Discussion on An American Diplomat in Franco Spain Professor Michael Aaron Rockland talked about his book, An American Diplomat in Franco ... Professor Michael Aaron Rockland talked about his book, An American Diplomat in Franco Spain, in which he chronicles his experiences as a cultural attache at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid during the 1960s. This talk was hosted by the Instituto Cervantes in New York City.
9:32 pm HT Approx. 58 min. Book Discussion on Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse Calvin Trillin. staff writer for The New Yorker and The Nation's ... Calvin Trillin. staff writer for The New Yorker and The Nation's “deadline poet,” talked about his book, Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse, in which he presents his thoughts on the 2012 presidential campaign. Mr. Trillin read several passages and answered questions from the audience at Town Hall Seattle.
10:31 pm HT Approx. 33 min. Book Discussion on The Heart of Power Brown University Political Science Professor James Morone talked about his book, co-authored with ... Brown University Political Science Professor James Morone talked about his book, co-authored with David Blumenthal, The Heart of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office (from Roosevelt to Bush), in which they explore how modern presidents have wrestled with their own mortality, and how they have taken this most human experience to heart as they faced the difficult politics of health care.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:05 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on Into Dust and Fire Rachel Cox recounted the decision by five men, including her Uncle Rob Cox, to leave their Ivy ... Rachel Cox recounted the decision by five men, including her Uncle Rob Cox, to leave their Ivy League schools and join the British Army in the spring of 1941, six months prior to Pearl Harbor and America’s involvement in World War II. The author reported on the experiences of the five Americans who were assigned to the 7th Armored Division of the British Eighth Army on the North African front. Rachel Cox spoke at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, Vermont.
12:07 am HT Approx. 9 min. Book Discussion on On Virtues Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) talks about his book, On Virtues: Quotations and Insight to ... Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) talks about his book, On Virtues: Quotations and Insight to Live a Full, Honorable, and Truly American Life, a collection of quotations that “speaks to the forms and principles of American democracy and laws, and to the courage, optimism and sacrifice that ennoble our great American experiment.”
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:17 am HT Approx. 40 min. Book Discussion on Dog Company Military historian Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, Dog Company: The Boys of ... Military historian Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, Dog Company: The Boys of Pointe du Hoc - The Rangers Who Accomplished D-Day’s Toughest Mission and Led the Way Across Europe. He recounted the U.S. Army’s 2nd Ranger Battalion’s D Company, “Dog Company,” composed of sixty-eight men whose military campaigns during World War II included landing on the beaches of Normandy and the ascent of Pointe du Hoc. Patrick O’Donnell spoke at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. and responded to questions from the audience.
12:59 am HT Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on Ike's Bluff Professor Evan Thomas talked about his book, Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s ... Professor Evan Thomas talked about his book, Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World, in which he recounts the tenure of America’s 34th President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961). Mr. Thomas was introduced by Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of Dwight Eisenhower, at the Eisenhower Institute in Washington, D.C.
1:46 am HT Approx. 15 min. Book Discussion on All in the Family Robert Self talked about his book, All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy ... Robert Self talked about his book, All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960's, in which he argues that the separate threads of realignment all ran through the politicized American family. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.