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2:00 am HT Approx. 4 hr. 18 min. LIVE 2013 Presidential Inaugural Activities Prior to the official ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, scenes from inaugural day events were ... Prior to the official ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, scenes from inaugural day events were shown. Coverage included footage from the Capitol, White House, St. John’s Episcopal Church, the National Mall, and official motorcades traveling around Washington, D.C. Arrivals of participants, dignitaries, and guests at the Capitol were also shown.
Telephone lines were open for comments from viewers.
1:30 am 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. 2:00 am HT Approx. 56 min. Inaugurations in American History Historians Brian Balogh, Ed Ayers, and Peter Onuf recorded their weekly radio program, ... Historians Brian Balogh, Ed Ayers, and Peter Onuf recorded their weekly radio program, BackStory with the American History Guys, sin the Flag Hall of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. They talked about the traditions of presidential inaugurations, as well as the social and political forces at work around them.
5:00 am HT Approx. 6 min. LIVE House Session ; ; The House met briefly before proceeding to the West Front of the Capitol to attend the inaugural ... The House met briefly before proceeding to the West Front of the Capitol to attend the inaugural ceremonies for the president and vice-president of the United States. 2:47 am HT Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on Courage in the Moment Jim Wallace talked about his book, Courage in the Moment: The Civil Rights Struggle, ... Jim Wallace talked about his book, Courage in the Moment: The Civil Rights Struggle, 1961-1964. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night. 3:00 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. Emancipation and the Great Migration Participants talked about the Emancipation Proclamation and its impact on African American culture ... Participants talked about the Emancipation Proclamation and its impact on African American culture and society in America from the Civil War through Reconstruction, and later the Great Migration from South to North. They also talked about Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America s Great Migration, with actors reading passages from the book. They also responded to questions from the audience.
6:19 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. LIVE 2013 Inaugural Ceremony President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the public inauguration ... President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the public inauguration ceremony for his second term on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. In his remarks he stressed national unity and called on lawmakers to cooperate with one another to confront issues such as climate change, job creation, civil rights, and budget issues, saying “We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate.” The ceremony also included the musical performances, a poetry reading, the oaths of office for president and vice president. 
Because the official inaugural day of January 20 was on a Sunday, the president was officially sworn into office in a private ceremony at the White House the previous day.
2:50 am HT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 1/19/13 A list of new books being released the week of January 19, 2013. A list of new books being released the week of January 19, 2013. 4:49 am HT Approx. 14 min. Letter from a Birmingham Jail Professor Jonathan Bass talked about the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s April 1963 ... Professor Jonathan Bass talked about the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s April 1963 “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” He wrote in response to a letter from eight white ministers published in a newspaper while the Reverend King was in jailed after a protest march. Professor Bass talked about the background events as well as the story of the “letter” itself. He was interviewed at the replica in the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute of the Reverend Martin Luther King’s jail cell.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Birmingham, Alabama, on October 31-November 4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:36 am HT Approx. 45 min. LIVE 2013 Presidential Inaugural Activities Following the public inaugural ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, telephone lines were open for ... Following the public inaugural ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, telephone lines were open for comments on the event. Footage of several other related events was also shown including a proclamation signing ceremony in the Capitol, and portions of an official inaugural luncheon with members of Congress. 2:53 am HT Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on Of Africa Nigerian Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka talked about his book Of Africa, in which ... Nigerian Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka talked about his book Of Africa, in which he explores the history of Africa and the challenges facing the continent today. Mr. Soyinka spoke at the Free Library of Philadelphia. 5:05 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Freedom Riders 50 Years Later Nine former freedom riders talked about their involvement in the civil rights movement in the ... Nine former freedom riders talked about their involvement in the civil rights movement in the 1960s. The panelists were members of the New Orleans chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), and participated in the Freedom Rides, a 1961 protest against racial segregation in public transportation. They talked about how and why they got involved and some of the dangerous situations they faced. They also responded to questions from the audience.
8:22 am HT Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Second Inaugural Speech Reaction ; ; Felicia Sonmez and Heidi Przybyla talked about President Obama’s second inaugural speech and ... Felicia Sonmez and Heidi Przybyla talked about President Obama’s second inaugural speech and the relationship between the president and Congress. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 3:01 am HT Approx. 30 min. Communicators with Gary Shapiro and Ajit Pai Gary Shapiro, president and chief executive officer of the Consumer Electronics Association, and ... Gary Shapiro, president and chief executive officer of the Consumer Electronics Association, and Federal Communications Commissioner Ajit Pai were interviewed while at the Consumer Electronics Show International. Also viewed was one of most popular booths at the show, MakerBot, a 3-D printing company that has printed (or replicated) prosthetic fingers for someone in Africa, among other things.
This is the first in a series of “The Communicators” interviews taped at the International CES, a show sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas.*The interviews highlight some of the newest developments in TV and communications and consumer technology, as well as policy issues flowing from them.*"The Communicators" talked with technology industry leaders, policymakers, and legislators, and with innovators showing technology products set to be unveiled during the coming year.
6:54 am HT Approx. 6 min. North Little Rock High School Integration While much of the story has focused on the Little Rock 9 and Central High, on the other side of ... While much of the story has focused on the Little Rock 9 and Central High, on the other side of the Arkansas River, Civil Rights leaders and African-American students were trying to integrate another white high school in this area. We take you to North Little Rock High to hear from historian Cary Bradburn and Richard Lindsey - one of the students who tried to attend the school - about this lesser known - but important battle in the Civil Rights movement. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:22 am HT Approx. 34 min. Congressional Inaugural Luncheon President Obama and Vice President Biden attended a luncheon in the U.S. Capitol following their ... President Obama and Vice President Biden attended a luncheon in the U.S. Capitol following their swearing-in ceremony. As the official party departed the luncheon, they stopped briefly at a statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. 3:31 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. Book Discussion on Barack Obama: The Story ; Author David Maraniss talked about his tenth book, Barack Obama; The Story. For this ... Author David Maraniss talked about his tenth book, Barack Obama; The Story. For this project, the Washington Post associate editor and Pulitzer Prize-winner traveled across the world including to Kansas, Indonesia, Kenya, Los Angeles, Hawaii, New York, and Chicago. David Maraniss spoke with relatives of President Obama in Kenya and discovered the president’s African ancestral history on the shores of Lake Victoria. He toured the houses where young Barry Obama lived in Indonesia and found the Kansas family homes and sites where his mother’s family began. Exclusive video and pictures from Kenya, Indonesia, Kansas and Hawaii were shown. Book TV traveled to Kenya with David Maraniss in January 2010 to document his African research trip. Mr. Maraniss spent four years researching and writing the book, which would be released Tuesday, June 19, 2012. After the presentation, Mr. Maraniss responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including video questions. A video clip of a November 23, 2004, talk by then Senator-Elect Obama was also shown. 7:01 am HT Approx. 27 min. War of 1812 in Art and Memory ; Curators Sidney Hart and Rachael Penman talked about a unique exhibition of portraits and objects ... Curators Sidney Hart and Rachael Penman talked about a unique exhibition of portraits and objects representing the major personalities involved in the War of 1812. The collection was assembled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery from the United States, Canada and Great Britain. They spoke about the significance of the war, its role in establishing a national identity, and the personalities that became American “heroes” as a result of their actions in the war.
9:57 am HT Approx. 11 min. LIVE 2013 Presidential Inaugural Activities Open Phones Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama’s second inauguration. Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama’s second inauguration. 5:11 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. 7:31 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. World War II and Pop Culture Professor Randy Roberts talked about the connections between popular culture and World War II in ... Professor Randy Roberts talked about the connections between popular culture and World War II in films such as Casablanca and The Fighting Seabees and in songs such as “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B.” Professor Roberts also described how patriotic sentiments made their way into comic books like Captain America. He responded to questions from students in the audience.
10:09 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. LIVE 2013 Presidential Inaugural Review of Troops and Motorcade Following the public inauguration ceremony and congressional luncheon, President Obama reviewed ... Following the public inauguration ceremony and congressional luncheon, President Obama reviewed the troops from the East Front of the U.S. Capitol before the official motorcade returned to the White House. During the motorcade President and Mrs. Obama, as well as Vice President and Mrs. Biden, left the vehicle to walk and greet the crowd along Pennsylvania Avenue. 5:16 am HT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Words from the White House Paul Dickson talked about his book, Words from the White House: Words and Phrases Coined or ... Paul Dickson talked about his book, Words from the White House: Words and Phrases Coined or Popularized by America’s Presidents. The authors' collection includes Warren G. Harding’s “Founding Fathers,” invoked during his 1920 presidential campaign, Theodore Roosevelt’s use of the word “muckracker” in a 1906 speech critical of specific journalists, and “military-industrial complex,” delivered by President Eisenhower during his final presidential address to the American public in 1961. This National Press Club Book Rap event was a fundraiser for the National Press Club Journalism Institute. 8:51 am HT Approx. 9 min. Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ; Lawrence Pijeaux gave a tour as he talked about the history of the civil rights movement in ... Lawrence Pijeaux gave a tour as he talked about the history of the civil rights movement in Birmingham, Alabama, and the work of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to educate the public and to preserve the civil rights history of Birmingham. Laura Anderson displayed some objects from the collection.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Birmingham, Alabama, on October 31-November 4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:42 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. LIVE 2013 Presidential Inaugural Parade President and Mrs. Obama watched units from the military, schools, and public service ... President and Mrs. Obama watched units from the military, schools, and public service organizations as they marched in the inaugural parade to honor his second inauguration. 6:13 am HT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on Out of the News Author Celia Wexler talked about her book, Out of the News: Former Journalists Discuss a ... Author Celia Wexler talked about her book, Out of the News: Former Journalists Discuss a Profession in Crisis. She was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night. 9:01 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. Presidents and Political Structure Panelists talked about the public and political expectations of presidents dealing with disaster ... Panelists talked about the public and political expectations of presidents dealing with disaster relief after hurricanes, floods, and terrorist attacks, as well as the president’s responsibility for growing his political party while in office.
1:40 pm HT Approx. 5 min. Arrival at St. John's Episcopal Church ; President and Mrs. Obama and Vice President and Mrs. Biden and their families were seen ... President and Mrs. Obama and Vice President and Mrs. Biden and their families were seen arriving at St.*John’s Episcopal Church where they attended a service on the morning of their second inauguration ceremony. 6:16 am HT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Presidential Power in Troubled Second Terms Alfred Zacher talked about his book, Presidential Power in Troubled Second Terms, in which ... Alfred Zacher talked about his book, Presidential Power in Troubled Second Terms, in which he presents his thoughts on why some presidents succeed while others fail during their second terms in office. He also responded to questions from the audience. Alfred Zacher spoke at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana. 10:41 am HT Approx. 4 min. National Civil Rights Museum Tour ; In May 2011, historian Richard Norton Smith led a 10-day bus tour from Asheville, North Carolina ... In May 2011, historian Richard Norton Smith led a 10-day bus tour from Asheville, North Carolina to Austin, Texas. The group stopped at several presidential and historic sites along the route. One of the stops was the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. The museum is on the site of the Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated April 4, 1968. It opened as the National Civil Rights Museum in 1991; and 2011 marks its 20th anniversary. The museum’s director of governmental and community affairs, Gwen Harmon, led the group on a tour of the museum, which starts with the year 1619 through the death of the Reverend King, and reflects on his legacy.
1:45 pm HT Approx. 5 min. Departure from St. John's Episcopal Church President Obama and his family were seen leaving St. John’s Episcopal Church where they ... President Obama and his family were seen leaving St. John’s Episcopal Church where they attended a service on the morning of his second inauguration ceremony and returning to the White House. 7:00 am HT Approx. 26 min. Book Discussion on My Brother Martin Mrs. Farris, older sister of the slain civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., ... Mrs. Farris, older sister of the slain civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., reads from her book My Brother Martin, published by Simon and Schuster. The book is intended for young readers who may view Dr. King as a larger than life icon. Mrs. Farris informs the children in the audience that before he became a world-famous civil rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr., called “ML” by the family, was a little boy who played practical jokes and made friends with children of all races. But growing up in the segregated South of the 1920s taught “ML” that white children and black children were not supposed to play together. Mrs. Farris' book focuses on a key moment in their childhood in Atlanta when “ML” realized his calling in life. Mrs. Farris answers questions from the audience after her reading. 10:46 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. History of New York City's Penn Station Architectural historian Barry Lewis talked about the history of Pennsylvania Station, from its ... Architectural historian Barry Lewis talked about the history of Pennsylvania Station, from its development in the early 1900s, through its demolition and remodeling of its remaining below-ground sections in the 1960s. The New York Historical Society hosted this talk. New York City’s Pennsylvania Station opened in 1910 and was the first all-electric, long-distance train station in America. The noted architecture firm of McKim, Mead and White designed the building, which was widely considered a Beaux Arts masterpiece.
1:51 pm HT Approx. 6 min. House Session ; ; The House met briefly before proceeding to the West Front of the Capitol to attend the inaugural ... The House met briefly before proceeding to the West Front of the Capitol to attend the inaugural ceremonies for the president and vice-president of the United States. 7:27 am 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. 11:55 am HT Approx. 5 min. 16th St. Baptist Church The Reverend Arthur Price talked about the history of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He ... The Reverend Arthur Price talked about the history of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He focused on activities of the civil rights movement and the Sunday, September 15, 1963, bombing of the church that killed four girls and marked a turning point in the civil rights movement.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Birmingham, Alabama, on October 31-November 4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:57 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. 2013 Inaugural Ceremony President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the public inauguration ... President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the public inauguration ceremony for his second term on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. In his remarks he stressed national unity and called on lawmakers to cooperate with one another to confront issues such as climate change, job creation, civil rights, and budget issues, saying “We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate.” The ceremony also included the musical performances, a poetry reading, the oaths of office for president and vice president. 
Because the official inaugural day of January 20 was on a Sunday, the president was officially sworn into office in a private ceremony at the White House the previous day.
7:30 am HT Approx. 26 min. Bernice King on Desert Rose ; Bernice King, daughter of civil rights leaders Martin Luther King, Jr., and Coretta Scott King, ... Bernice King, daughter of civil rights leaders Martin Luther King, Jr., and Coretta Scott King, discussed a recently published biography of her mother, Desert Rose: The Life and Legacy of Coretta Scott King. Ms. King, who wrote the afterword for the book, was interviewed while at the annual book publishing trade show, BookExpo America, held June 4-7, 2012, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. 12:01 pm HT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with John Lewis ; Representative John Lewis (D-GA) talked about his autobiography, Across That Bridge: Life ... Representative John Lewis (D-GA) talked about his autobiography, Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change, about his own early involvement in the non-violent protests of the civil rights movement. He recounted his experience leading a group of students across the Edmond Pettus Bridge in Alabama when he was 25 years old, and how he and other students were beaten and arrested by state troopers. He commented on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Stokely Carmichael and other early participants in the movement. He described meeting his wife at a dinner party in 1967, and his early childhood interest in becoming a minister.
John Lewis was first elected to his 5th District seat in 1986. Before that, he served on the Atlanta city council. He was born in Troy, Alabama, and attended the American Baptist Theological Seminary and Fisk University, majoring in philosophy. He was the longest serving chairman of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee.
3:17 pm HT Approx. 2 min. 2013 Presidential Inaugural Activities Following the public inaugural ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, telephone lines were open for ... Following the public inaugural ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, telephone lines were open for comments on the event. Footage of several other related events was also shown including a proclamation signing ceremony in the Capitol, and portions of an official inaugural luncheon with members of Congress. 8:00 am HT Approx. 58 min. Book Discussion on Judgment Days: The Laws That Changed America Nick Kotz talked about his book Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., ... Nick Kotz talked about his book Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Laws That Changed America, published by Houghton Mifflin. Using newly available sources such as President Johnson’s taped telephone conversations, FBI wiretap logs, and recently declassified communications between the FBI and the president, the book chronicles the relationship between the former president and the civil rights leader. 1:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Birmingham, Alabama Professor Warren Goldstein showed slides as he lectured to a class at the University of Hartford ... Professor Warren Goldstein showed slides as he lectured to a class at the University of Hartford about the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s time in Birmingham, Alabama, and the civil rights movement there in 1963.
3:20 pm HT Approx. 12 min. 2013 Presidential Inaugural Review of Troops and Motorcade Following the public inauguration ceremony and congressional luncheon, President Obama reviewed ... Following the public inauguration ceremony and congressional luncheon, President Obama reviewed the troops from the East Front of the U.S. Capitol before the official motorcade returned to the White House. During the motorcade President and Mrs. Obama, as well as Vice President and Mrs. Biden, left the vehicle to walk and greet the crowd along Pennsylvania Avenue. 9:00 am HT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years ; Mr. Branch talked about his new book, Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years ... Mr. Branch talked about his new book, Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65, published by Simon and Schuster. This is the second in a three-volume work on the civil rights movement. The book examines the zenith of the movement with the passage of the Civil Rights Act as well as rising divisions and attacks against it as the Reverenc Martin Luther King, Jr., struggled to hold the nonviolent movement together. Mr. Branch conducted fifteen years of research involving archival investigation, nearly two thousand interviews, and primary sources including Federal Bureau of Investigation wiretaps and White House telephone recordings. He also talked about his reasons for writing on the topic and his research and writing process. 2:31 pm HT Approx. 30 min. National Civil Rights Museum Tour ; In May 2011, historian Richard Norton Smith led a 10-day bus tour from Asheville, North Carolina ... In May 2011, historian Richard Norton Smith led a 10-day bus tour from Asheville, North Carolina to Austin, Texas. The group stopped at several presidential and historic sites along the route. One of the stops was the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. The museum is on the site of the Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated April 4, 1968. It opened as the National Civil Rights Museum in 1991; and 2011 marks its 20th anniversary. The museum’s director of governmental and community affairs, Gwen Harmon, led the group on a tour of the museum, which starts with the year 1619 through the death of the Reverend King, and reflects on his legacy.
3:33 pm HT Approx. 1 min. 2013 Inaugural Ceremony President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the public inauguration ... President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the public inauguration ceremony for his second term on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. In his remarks he stressed national unity and called on lawmakers to cooperate with one another to confront issues such as climate change, job creation, civil rights, and budget issues, saying “We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate.” The ceremony also included the musical performances, a poetry reading, the oaths of office for president and vice president. 
Because the official inaugural day of January 20 was on a Sunday, the president was officially sworn into office in a private ceremony at the White House the previous day.
9:58 am HT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on Where They Stand Author Robert Merry talked about his book, Where They Stand.
This interview was held ...
Author Robert Merry talked about his book, Where They Stand.
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
3:01 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. Emancipation and the Great Migration Participants talked about the Emancipation Proclamation and its impact on African American culture ... Participants talked about the Emancipation Proclamation and its impact on African American culture and society in America from the Civil War through Reconstruction, and later the Great Migration from South to North. They also talked about Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America s Great Migration, with actors reading passages from the book. They also responded to questions from the audience.
3:35 pm HT Approx. 1 min. LIVE Biden Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball Appearance Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball held by the American Legion ... Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball held by the American Legion to honor recipients of the Medal of Honor at the Renaissance Hotel. Then he and Mrs. Biden took pictures with the guests. 10:00 am HT Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on And Justice for All ; Professor Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, And Justice for All: The United States ... Professor Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, And Justice for All: The United States Commission on Civil Rights and the Continuing Struggle for Freedom in America, in which she chronicles the history and accomplishments of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, set up by President Eisenhower in 1957. She also shared stories about her own experience serving on the commission from 1980 to 2004. This interview was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. 4:50 pm HT Approx. 14 min. Letter from a Birmingham Jail Professor Jonathan Bass talked about the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s April 1963 ... Professor Jonathan Bass talked about the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s April 1963 “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” He wrote in response to a letter from eight white ministers published in a newspaper while the Reverend King was in jailed after a protest march. Professor Bass talked about the background events as well as the story of the “letter” itself. He was interviewed at the replica in the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute of the Reverend Martin Luther King’s jail cell.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Birmingham, Alabama, on October 31-November 4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:37 pm HT Approx. 1 min. 2013 Inaugural Ceremony President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the public inauguration ... President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the public inauguration ceremony for his second term on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. In his remarks he stressed national unity and called on lawmakers to cooperate with one another to confront issues such as climate change, job creation, civil rights, and budget issues, saying “We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate.” The ceremony also included the musical performances, a poetry reading, the oaths of office for president and vice president. 
Because the official inaugural day of January 20 was on a Sunday, the president was officially sworn into office in a private ceremony at the White House the previous day.
10:30 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 57 min. In Depth with Senator Tom Coburn ; Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) talked about his political career, politics in Washington, and his book, ... Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) talked about his political career, politics in Washington, and his book, The Debt Bomb: A Bold Plan to Stop Washington from Bankrupting America. In 2012 Senator Coburn also published Money for Nothing, Oklahoma Waste Report: Exposing Washington’s Wasteful Spending Habits in our Own Backyard, and Subsidies of the Rich and Famous. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 5:05 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Freedom Riders 50 Years Later Nine former freedom riders talked about their involvement in the civil rights movement in the ... Nine former freedom riders talked about their involvement in the civil rights movement in the 1960s. The panelists were members of the New Orleans chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), and participated in the Freedom Rides, a 1961 protest against racial segregation in public transportation. They talked about how and why they got involved and some of the dangerous situations they faced. They also responded to questions from the audience.
3:39 pm HT Approx. 9 min. LIVE Biden Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball Appearance Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball held by the American Legion ... Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball held by the American Legion to honor recipients of the Medal of Honor at the Renaissance Hotel. Then he and Mrs. Biden took pictures with the guests. 1:28 pm HT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 1/19/13 A list of new books being released the week of January 19, 2013. A list of new books being released the week of January 19, 2013. 6:54 pm HT Approx. 6 min. North Little Rock High School Integration While much of the story has focused on the Little Rock 9 and Central High, on the other side of ... While much of the story has focused on the Little Rock 9 and Central High, on the other side of the Arkansas River, Civil Rights leaders and African-American students were trying to integrate another white high school in this area. We take you to North Little Rock High to hear from historian Cary Bradburn and Richard Lindsey - one of the students who tried to attend the school - about this lesser known - but important battle in the Civil Rights movement. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:49 pm HT Approx. 14 min. LIVE Obama at Commander-in-Chief's Ball President Obama appeared at the Commander-in-Chief’s Inaugural Ball at the Washington ... President Obama appeared at the Commander-in-Chief’s Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center. He spoke to the guests, including active duty and reserve service members, Medal of Honor recipients, and wounded warriors. Major General Robert Abrams, commanding general of the Third Infantry Division, and five other warriors spoke by video link from Kandahar, Afghanistan. Then President and Mrs. Obama danced as Jennifer Hudson sang. They also danced with service members. 1:30 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. 7:01 pm HT Approx. 28 min. War of 1812 in Art and Memory ; Curators Sidney Hart and Rachael Penman talked about a unique exhibition of portraits and objects ... Curators Sidney Hart and Rachael Penman talked about a unique exhibition of portraits and objects representing the major personalities involved in the War of 1812. The collection was assembled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery from the United States, Canada and Great Britain. They spoke about the significance of the war, its role in establishing a national identity, and the personalities that became American “heroes” as a result of their actions in the war.
4:03 pm HT Approx. 18 min. LIVE 2013 Presidential Inaugural Activities Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments as live scenes were shown of the ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments as live scenes were shown of the Commander-in-Chief’s ball at the Washington Convention Center. Other scenes of the inaugural activities were also shown in the background. 2:30 pm HT Approx. 20 min. Book Discussion on The Spirit of Compromise ; Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, talked about her book, The Spirit of ... Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, talked about her book, The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It, and about her role as president of the university. This interview, recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, is part of Book TV’s College Series. 7:31 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. World War II and Pop Culture Professor Randy Roberts talked about the connections between popular culture and World War II in ... Professor Randy Roberts talked about the connections between popular culture and World War II in films such as Casablanca and The Fighting Seabees and in songs such as “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B.” Professor Roberts also described how patriotic sentiments made their way into comic books like Captain America. He responded to questions from students in the audience.
4:22 pm HT Approx. 5 min. LIVE Obama Inaugural Ball Appearance ; ; President and Michelle Obama danced at the Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center as ... President and Michelle Obama danced at the Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center as Jennifer Hudson sang. It was their second inaugural ball appearance that night. 2:59 pm HT Approx. 30 min. Communicators with Gary Shapiro and Ajit Pai Gary Shapiro, president and chief executive officer of the Consumer Electronics Association, and ... Gary Shapiro, president and chief executive officer of the Consumer Electronics Association, and Federal Communications Commissioner Ajit Pai were interviewed while at the Consumer Electronics Show International. Also viewed was one of most popular booths at the show, MakerBot, a 3-D printing company that has printed (or replicated) prosthetic fingers for someone in Africa, among other things.
This is the first in a series of “The Communicators” interviews taped at the International CES, a show sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas.*The interviews highlight some of the newest developments in TV and communications and consumer technology, as well as policy issues flowing from them.*"The Communicators" talked with technology industry leaders, policymakers, and legislators, and with innovators showing technology products set to be unveiled during the coming year.
8:50 pm HT Approx. 9 min. Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ; Lawrence Pijeaux gave a tour as he talked about the history of the civil rights movement in ... Lawrence Pijeaux gave a tour as he talked about the history of the civil rights movement in Birmingham, Alabama, and the work of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to educate the public and to preserve the civil rights history of Birmingham. Laura Anderson displayed some objects from the collection.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Birmingham, Alabama, on October 31-November 4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:28 pm HT Approx. 1 min. LIVE 2013 Presidential Inaugural Activities Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments as live scenes were shown of the Inaugural Ball at ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments as live scenes were shown of the Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center. 3:30 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Book Discussion on Barack Obama: The Story ; Author David Maraniss talked about his tenth book, Barack Obama; The Story. For this ... Author David Maraniss talked about his tenth book, Barack Obama; The Story. For this project, the Washington Post associate editor and Pulitzer Prize-winner traveled across the world including to Kansas, Indonesia, Kenya, Los Angeles, Hawaii, New York, and Chicago. David Maraniss spoke with relatives of President Obama in Kenya and discovered the president’s African ancestral history on the shores of Lake Victoria. He toured the houses where young Barry Obama lived in Indonesia and found the Kansas family homes and sites where his mother’s family began. Exclusive video and pictures from Kenya, Indonesia, Kansas and Hawaii were shown. Book TV traveled to Kenya with David Maraniss in January 2010 to document his African research trip. Mr. Maraniss spent four years researching and writing the book, which would be released Tuesday, June 19, 2012. After the presentation, Mr. Maraniss responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including video questions. A video clip of a November 23, 2004, talk by then Senator-Elect Obama was also shown. 9:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Presidents and Political Structure Panelists talked about the public and political expectations of presidents dealing with disaster ... Panelists talked about the public and political expectations of presidents dealing with disaster relief after hurricanes, floods, and terrorist attacks, as well as the president’s responsibility for growing his political party while in office.
4:29 pm HT Approx. 3 min. LIVE Biden Inaugural Ball Appearance ; ; Vice President and Mrs. Biden danced at the Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention ... Vice President and Mrs. Biden danced at the Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center as Jamie Foxx played the piano and sang. 5:09 pm 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. 10:39 pm HT Approx. 4 min. National Civil Rights Museum Tour ; In May 2011, historian Richard Norton Smith led a 10-day bus tour from Asheville, North Carolina ... In May 2011, historian Richard Norton Smith led a 10-day bus tour from Asheville, North Carolina to Austin, Texas. The group stopped at several presidential and historic sites along the route. One of the stops was the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. The museum is on the site of the Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated April 4, 1968. It opened as the National Civil Rights Museum in 1991; and 2011 marks its 20th anniversary. The museum’s director of governmental and community affairs, Gwen Harmon, led the group on a tour of the museum, which starts with the year 1619 through the death of the Reverend King, and reflects on his legacy.
4:33 pm HT Approx. 4 min. LIVE 2013 Presidential Inaugural Activities Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments as live scenes were shown of the ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments as live scenes were shown of the Commander-in-Chief’s Ball at the Washington Convention Center. 5:15 pm HT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Words from the White House Paul Dickson talked about his book, Words from the White House: Words and Phrases Coined or ... Paul Dickson talked about his book, Words from the White House: Words and Phrases Coined or Popularized by America’s Presidents. The authors' collection includes Warren G. Harding’s “Founding Fathers,” invoked during his 1920 presidential campaign, Theodore Roosevelt’s use of the word “muckracker” in a 1906 speech critical of specific journalists, and “military-industrial complex,” delivered by President Eisenhower during his final presidential address to the American public in 1961. This National Press Club Book Rap event was a fundraiser for the National Press Club Journalism Institute. 10:45 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. History of New York City's Penn Station Architectural historian Barry Lewis talked about the history of Pennsylvania Station, from its ... Architectural historian Barry Lewis talked about the history of Pennsylvania Station, from its development in the early 1900s, through its demolition and remodeling of its remaining below-ground sections in the 1960s. The New York Historical Society hosted this talk. New York City’s Pennsylvania Station opened in 1910 and was the first all-electric, long-distance train station in America. The noted architecture firm of McKim, Mead and White designed the building, which was widely considered a Beaux Arts masterpiece.
4:38 pm HT Approx. 12 min. Biden Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball Appearance Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball held by the American Legion ... Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball held by the American Legion to honor recipients of the Medal of Honor at the Renaissance Hotel. Then he and Mrs. Biden took pictures with the guests. 6:11 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on Out of the News Author Celia Wexler talked about her book, Out of the News: Former Journalists Discuss a ... Author Celia Wexler talked about her book, Out of the News: Former Journalists Discuss a Profession in Crisis. She was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night. 11:53 pm HT Approx. 6 min. 16th St. Baptist Church The Reverend Arthur Price talked about the history of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He ... The Reverend Arthur Price talked about the history of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He focused on activities of the civil rights movement and the Sunday, September 15, 1963, bombing of the church that killed four girls and marked a turning point in the civil rights movement.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Birmingham, Alabama, on October 31-November 4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:50 pm HT Approx. 5 min. LIVE 2013 Presidential Inaugural Activities Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments as live scenes were shown of the Inaugural Ball at ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments as live scenes were shown of the Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center. Other scenes of the inaugural activities were also shown in the background. 6:14 pm HT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Presidential Power in Troubled Second Terms Alfred Zacher talked about his book, Presidential Power in Troubled Second Terms, in which ... Alfred Zacher talked about his book, Presidential Power in Troubled Second Terms, in which he presents his thoughts on why some presidents succeed while others fail during their second terms in office. He also responded to questions from the audience. Alfred Zacher spoke at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana. 12:00 am HT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with John Lewis ; Representative John Lewis (D-GA) talked about his autobiography, Across That Bridge: Life ... Representative John Lewis (D-GA) talked about his autobiography, Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change, about his own early involvement in the non-violent protests of the civil rights movement. He recounted his experience leading a group of students across the Edmond Pettus Bridge in Alabama when he was 25 years old, and how he and other students were beaten and arrested by state troopers. He commented on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Stokely Carmichael and other early participants in the movement. He described meeting his wife at a dinner party in 1967, and his early childhood interest in becoming a minister.
John Lewis was first elected to his 5th District seat in 1986. Before that, he served on the Atlanta city council. He was born in Troy, Alabama, and attended the American Baptist Theological Seminary and Fisk University, majoring in philosophy. He was the longest serving chairman of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee.
4:56 pm HT Approx. 3 min. LIVE Obama Third Inaugural Ball Appearance ; ; Live scenes were shown of President and Mrs. Obama dancing at the Inaugural Ball at the ... Live scenes were shown of President and Mrs. Obama dancing at the Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center as Jennifer Hudson sang. The Inaugural Ball was held on two floors.
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6:57 pm HT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 1/19/13 A list of new books being released the week of January 19, 2013. A list of new books being released the week of January 19, 2013. 1:01 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Birmingham, Alabama Professor Warren Goldstein showed slides as he lectured to a class at the University of Hartford ... Professor Warren Goldstein showed slides as he lectured to a class at the University of Hartford about the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s time in Birmingham, Alabama, and the civil rights movement there in 1963.
4:59 pm HT Approx. 5 min. LIVE 2013 Presidential Inaugural Activities Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments as live scenes were shown of President and ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments as live scenes were shown of President and Mrs. Obama dancing at the Inaugural Ball and then scenes of the Commander-in-Chief’s Ball at the Washington Convention Center. 6:59 pm HT Approx. 26 min. Book Discussion on My Brother Martin Mrs. Farris, older sister of the slain civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., ... Mrs. Farris, older sister of the slain civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., reads from her book My Brother Martin, published by Simon and Schuster. The book is intended for young readers who may view Dr. King as a larger than life icon. Mrs. Farris informs the children in the audience that before he became a world-famous civil rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr., called “ML” by the family, was a little boy who played practical jokes and made friends with children of all races. But growing up in the segregated South of the 1920s taught “ML” that white children and black children were not supposed to play together. Mrs. Farris' book focuses on a key moment in their childhood in Atlanta when “ML” realized his calling in life. Mrs. Farris answers questions from the audience after her reading.
5:04 pm HT Approx. 20 min. LIVE Biden at the Commander-in-Chief's Ball ; ; Vice President Biden appeared at the Commander-in-Chief’s Inaugural Ball at the Washington ... Vice President Biden appeared at the Commander-in-Chief’s Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center.*He spoke to the guests, including active duty and reserve service members, Medal of Honor recipients, and wounded warriors.*Warriors spoke by video link from Camp Casey, Korea. Then Vice President and Mrs.*Biden danced as Jamie Foxx played the piano and sang.*They also danced with service members. 7:26 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.
5:25 pm HT Approx. 15 min. LIVE 2013 Presidential Inaugural Activities Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments as live scenes were shown of the Washington ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments as live scenes were shown of the Washington Convention Center and scenes of the inaugural activities earlier in the day were shown in the background. 7:30 pm HT Approx. 26 min. Bernice King on Desert Rose ; Bernice King, daughter of civil rights leaders Martin Luther King, Jr., and Coretta Scott King, ... Bernice King, daughter of civil rights leaders Martin Luther King, Jr., and Coretta Scott King, discussed a recently published biography of her mother, Desert Rose: The Life and Legacy of Coretta Scott King. Ms. King, who wrote the afterword for the book, was interviewed while at the annual book publishing trade show, BookExpo America, held June 4-7, 2012, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
5:41 pm HT Approx. 4 min. LIVE Biden Inaugural Ball Appearance ; ; Vice President and Mrs.*Biden danced at the Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center as ... Vice President and Mrs.*Biden danced at the Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center as Jamie Foxx played the piano and sang. The ball was held on two floors. 7:59 pm HT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Judgment Days: The Laws That Changed America Nick Kotz talked about his book Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., ... Nick Kotz talked about his book Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Laws That Changed America, published by Houghton Mifflin. Using newly available sources such as President Johnson’s taped telephone conversations, FBI wiretap logs, and recently declassified communications between the FBI and the president, the book chronicles the relationship between the former president and the civil rights leader.
5:46 pm HT Approx. 21 min. 2013 Inaugural Ceremony President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the public inauguration ... President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the public inauguration ceremony for his second term on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. In his remarks he stressed national unity and called on lawmakers to cooperate with one another to confront issues such as climate change, job creation, civil rights, and budget issues, saying “We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate.” The ceremony also included the musical performances, a poetry reading, the oaths of office for president and vice president. 
Because the official inaugural day of January 20 was on a Sunday, the president was officially sworn into office in a private ceremony at the White House the previous day.
9:00 pm HT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years ; Mr. Branch talked about his new book, Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years ... Mr. Branch talked about his new book, Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65, published by Simon and Schuster. This is the second in a three-volume work on the civil rights movement. The book examines the zenith of the movement with the passage of the Civil Rights Act as well as rising divisions and attacks against it as the Reverenc Martin Luther King, Jr., struggled to hold the nonviolent movement together. Mr. Branch conducted fifteen years of research involving archival investigation, nearly two thousand interviews, and primary sources including Federal Bureau of Investigation wiretaps and White House telephone recordings. He also talked about his reasons for writing on the topic and his research and writing process.
6:10 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 25 min. 57th Presidential Inauguration Ceremony Compilation Events of the morning were shown through President Obama’s second inaugural ... Events of the morning were shown through President Obama’s second inaugural ceremony. Events shown included the president’s departure from the White House and motorcade to the ceremony, other arrivals at the ceremony, musical performances, a poetry reading, prayers, the oaths of office for president and vice president, a military salute, and the inaugural address, . 9:57 pm HT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on The Party is Over Mike Lofgren spoke about his book The Party Is Over: How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats ... Mike Lofgren spoke about his book The Party Is Over: How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Got Shafted.
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.
8:36 pm HT Approx. 29 min. Congressional Inaugural Luncheon President Obama and Vice President Biden attended a luncheon in the U.S. Capitol following their ... President Obama and Vice President Biden attended a luncheon in the U.S. Capitol following their swearing-in ceremony. As the official party departed the luncheon, they stopped briefly at a statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. 10:00 pm HT Approx. 46 min. Book Discussion on The Secret Knowledge Playwright David Mamet, author of The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American ... Playwright David Mamet, author of The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture, delivered the Manhattan Institute’s 2012 Wriston Lecture. He emphasized the importance of maintaining American principles and warned of the rising threats to American exceptionalism. He responded to questions from the audience.
9:05 pm HT Approx. 4 min. 2013 Presidential Inaugural Review of Troops and Motorcade Following the public inauguration ceremony and congressional luncheon, President Obama reviewed ... Following the public inauguration ceremony and congressional luncheon, President Obama reviewed the troops from the East Front of the U.S. Capitol before the official motorcade returned to the White House. During the motorcade President and Mrs. Obama, as well as Vice President and Mrs. Biden, left the vehicle to walk and greet the crowd along Pennsylvania Avenue. 10:46 pm HT Approx. 12 min. Book Discussion on So Spoke the Earth Author Edwidge Danticat talked about the book she co-authored, So Spoke the Earth: The Haiti I ... Author Edwidge Danticat talked about the book she co-authored, So Spoke the Earth: The Haiti I Knew, the Haiti I Know, the Haiti I Want to Know, a multilingual anthology of literature about Haiti’s past, present and future as experienced by its diverse inhabitants over the past four decades. Ms. Danticat also answered viewer questions. 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.
9:10 pm HT Approx. 15 min. Obama at Commander-in-Chief's Ball President Obama appeared at the Commander-in-Chief’s Inaugural Ball at the Washington ... President Obama appeared at the Commander-in-Chief’s Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center. He spoke to the guests, including active duty and reserve service members, Medal of Honor recipients, and wounded warriors. Major General Robert Abrams, commanding general of the Third Infantry Division, and five other warriors spoke by video link from Kandahar, Afghanistan. Then President and Mrs. Obama danced as Jennifer Hudson sang. They also danced with service members. 10:59 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Book Discussion on Of Africa Nigerian Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka talked about his book Of Africa, in which ... Nigerian Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka talked about his book Of Africa, in which he explores the history of Africa and the challenges facing the continent today. Mr. Soyinka spoke at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
9:28 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 25 min. 57th Presidential Inauguration Ceremony Compilation Events of the morning were shown through President Obama’s second inaugural ... Events of the morning were shown through President Obama’s second inaugural ceremony. Events shown included the president’s departure from the White House and motorcade to the ceremony, other arrivals at the ceremony, musical performances, a poetry reading, prayers, the oaths of office for president and vice president, a military salute, and the inaugural address, . 12:05 am HT Approx. 9 min. Book Discussion on Castro's Secrets: The CIA and Cuba's Intelligence Machine ; Intelligence analyst Brian Latell talked about his book, Castro’s Secrets: The CIA and ... Intelligence analyst Brian Latell talked about his book, Castro’s Secrets: The CIA and Cuba’s Intelligence Machine, in which he profiles Cuba’s Fidel Castro in his role as head spymaster. Mr. Latell also answered viewer questions. 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.
11:54 pm HT Approx. 29 min. Congressional Inaugural Luncheon President Obama and Vice President Biden attended a luncheon in the U.S. Capitol following their ... President Obama and Vice President Biden attended a luncheon in the U.S. Capitol following their swearing-in ceremony. As the official party departed the luncheon, they stopped briefly at a statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. 12:15 am HT Approx. 20 min. Book Discussion on The Rise of Marco Rubio ; Washington Post correspondent Manuel Roig-Franzia discussed his book, The Rise of Marco ... Washington Post correspondent Manuel Roig-Franzia discussed his book, The Rise of Marco Rubio, in which he chronicles the political career of the Florida senator. Among the topics were his political career, the state of the Republican Party, and speculation about a presidential campaign in 2016. He responded to questions from viewers.
12:23 am HT Approx. 4 min. 2013 Presidential Inaugural Review of Troops and Motorcade Following the public inauguration ceremony and congressional luncheon, President Obama reviewed ... Following the public inauguration ceremony and congressional luncheon, President Obama reviewed the troops from the East Front of the U.S. Capitol before the official motorcade returned to the White House. During the motorcade President and Mrs. Obama, as well as Vice President and Mrs. Biden, left the vehicle to walk and greet the crowd along Pennsylvania Avenue. 12:35 am HT Approx. 9 min. Book Discussion on About to Die ; Barbie Zelizer talked about her book, About to Die: How News Images Move the Public, in ... Barbie Zelizer talked about her book, About to Die: How News Images Move the Public, in which she explores the impact and controversy surrounding news photos that depict imminent death. Professor Zelizer also talked about the New York Post cover photo that showed a man about to be killed by a New York City subway train. This interview, recorded at the University of Pennsylvania, is part of Book TV’s College series.
12:28 am HT Approx. 15 min. Obama at Commander-in-Chief's Ball President Obama appeared at the Commander-in-Chief’s Inaugural Ball at the Washington ... President Obama appeared at the Commander-in-Chief’s Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center. He spoke to the guests, including active duty and reserve service members, Medal of Honor recipients, and wounded warriors. Major General Robert Abrams, commanding general of the Third Infantry Division, and five other warriors spoke by video link from Kandahar, Afghanistan. Then President and Mrs. Obama danced as Jennifer Hudson sang. They also danced with service members. 12:45 am HT Approx. 39 min. Book Discussion on The Fall of the House of Dixie Bruce Levine, history professor at the University of Illinois, talked about the effect the Civil ... Bruce Levine, history professor at the University of Illinois, talked about the effect the Civil War had on the South’s political, economic, and social structures. Professor Levine spoke at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois.
12:45 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. 2013 Inaugural Ceremony President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the public inauguration ... President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the public inauguration ceremony for his second term on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. In his remarks he stressed national unity and called on lawmakers to cooperate with one another to confront issues such as climate change, job creation, civil rights, and budget issues, saying “We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate.” The ceremony also included the musical performances, a poetry reading, the oaths of office for president and vice president. 
Because the official inaugural day of January 20 was on a Sunday, the president was officially sworn into office in a private ceremony at the White House the previous day.
1:25 am HT Approx. 48 min. Cultural Institutions and Book Publishing Carla Hayden and Ira Silverberg talked about the role of cultural institutions in fostering the ... Carla Hayden and Ira Silverberg talked about the role of cultural institutions in fostering the future of the book. The panel was moderated by Harold Evans, former publisher and president of Random House. The International Summit of the Book was hosted by the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.