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2:00 am HT Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. 1:58 am HT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 2/18/13 A list of new books being released the week of February 18, 2013. A list of new books being released the week of February 18, 2013. 1:01 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 53 min. Scientific Study of Sexuality in America Judith Reisman Liberty University Professor Judith Reisman talked about the cultural and legal impact of Alfred ... Liberty University Professor Judith Reisman talked about the cultural and legal impact of Alfred Kinsey’s research on human sexuality. Kinsey was a mid-20th century scientist and author of Sexual Behavior in the Human Male and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female.
2:50 am HT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Open Phones Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for comments on C-SPAN’s new series, First Ladies: Image and ... Telephone lines were open for comments on C-SPAN’s new series, First Ladies: Image and Influence 2:00 am HT Approx. 40 min. Book Discussion on This is the Day: The March on Washington Brigitte Freed, Michael Eric Dyson, and Paul Farber talked about Leonard Freed’s work and ... Brigitte Freed, Michael Eric Dyson, and Paul Farber talked about Leonard Freed’s work and displayed many of his photographs from the March on Washington at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The late photojournalist Leonard Freed (1929-2006) documented the March on Washington from its preparations to the day of the proceedings and its aftermath. His hundreds of photographs have been curated by his widow, Brigitte Freed, and accompanied by an essay for the collection by Michael Eric Dyson, sociology professor at Georgetown University, and an afterword authored by Paul Farber, visiting instructor in Urban Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. 2:55 am HT Approx. 4 min. The Civil War and American Art Eleanor Harvey Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly ... Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly unrelated works such as landscape paintings, and also examines the work of several soldier artists. An exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum explores how artists depicted the crisis of conflict as it was happening. This is part one of a two part program.
3:33 am HT Approx. 48 min. LIVE President Obama's Second Term Greta Brawner; Douglas Brinkley Douglas Brinkley talked about the history of second terms for presidents, and what to expect from ... Douglas Brinkley talked about the history of second terms for presidents, and what to expect from President Obama in his second term. Topics included how two-term presidents rank in comparison to one-term presidents, why presidents can have only two terms, and which presidents served more than two terms. He also talked about the effectiveness of presidents in their second term and strategies used by presidents in each term. 3:00 am HT Approx. 30 min. Communicators with Phil McKinney and Charla Rath Phil McKinney; Charla Rath; Peter Slen Phil McKinney talked about the directions he’d like to guide the company. Also, Charla ... Phil McKinney talked about the directions he’d like to guide the company. Also, Charla Rath talked about the looming crunch in spectrum as more people used a widening array mobile devices outside their homes.
This was the fifth 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.
3:01 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. The ATF Raid at Waco Former ATF agents gave firsthand accounts of the raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, ... Former ATF agents gave firsthand accounts of the raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas in April of 1993. They talked about the buildup to the raid, what they felt went wrong, and the investigation that followed. They also responded to questions from the audience.
4:25 am HT Approx. 35 min. LIVE Benefits for Former Presidents Greta Brawner; Wendy Ginsberg Wendy Ginsberg talked about the perks and benefits of former living U.S. presidents, including ... Wendy Ginsberg talked about the perks and benefits of former living U.S. presidents, including pensions, costs for expenses such as offices and travel, and presidential libraries. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series.*Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
3:31 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on A Secret History of Coffee, Coca and Cola Ricardo Cortes Ricardo Cortes talked about his book, A Secret History of Coffee, Coca and Cola, in which ... Ricardo Cortes talked about his book, A Secret History of Coffee, Coca and Cola, in which he chronicles attempts to prohibit the use of coffee and coca in the U.S. and around the world. He also talked about the secret deals made by top U.S. anti-drug official, Harry Anslinger, to keep the Coca-Cola company supplied with coca while simultaneously pushing to ban its use worldwide. He spoke at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC. 4:32 am HT Approx. 7 min. Massachusetts Maritime History Richard Smith; Ryan Walsh Historian Richard Norton Smith toured three locations along Boston’s North Shore: Fort ... Historian Richard Norton Smith toured three locations along Boston’s North Shore: Fort Sewall in Marblehead, Massachusetts; the Salem Maritime National Historic Site and Custom House; and the Gloucester Fisherman’s Memorial.
These stops on the Presidents and Patriots Historical Tours' nine-day “New England by the Sea: Whales, Witches & Writers” tour were on October 7 and 8, 2011.
5:00 am HT Approx. 8 min. LIVE Wreath-Laying Ceremony at George Washington's Tomb A wreath-laying ceremony was held at the tomb of George Washington at his estate of Mount Vernon. A wreath-laying ceremony was held at the tomb of George Washington at his estate of Mount Vernon. 4:45 am HT Approx. 32 min. Book Discussion on Dinner with Churchill Cita Stelzer Cita Stelzer talked about her book, Dinner with Churchill: Policy-Making at the Dinner ... Cita Stelzer talked about her book, Dinner with Churchill: Policy-Making at the Dinner Table, in which she examined the dinners hosted by Winston Churchill during and after World War II, which were used to persuade world leaders to adopt his position on various matters. Ms. Stelzer also responded to questions from the audience at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, Arizona. 4:41 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Civil War History and the Film Gone With the Wind Jeffrey McClurken Jeffrey McClurken talked about the 1939 movie “Gone with the Wind,” looking at it as a ... Jeffrey McClurken talked about the 1939 movie “Gone with the Wind,” looking at it as a source on southern culture during the Civil War and Reconstruction, and reflective of the Depression era in which it was created.
5:12 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Anti-Bullying Forum Educators, superintendents, and researchers from around the country talked about their school ... Educators, superintendents, and researchers from around the country talked about their school districts' successes in teaching tolerance and compassion to combat bullying. Columbia University’s Institute for Urban and Minority Education held a bullying summit for educators. The summit highlighted ways to address bullying through a holistic method of social and emotional learning and character building initiatives. 5:32 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Book Discussion on Banker to the World Terry McGraw; William Rhodes International financial diplomat William Rhodes talked about his book, Banker to the World: ... International financial diplomat William Rhodes talked about his book, Banker to the World: Leadership Lessons From the Front Lines of Global Finance, in which he looks at the current economic and financial challenges facing the economies of Europe, Japan, China, and South Korea. During this talk hosted by the Japan Society, Mr. Rhodes was joined by Harold McGraw III, president and CEO of McGraw-Hill Companies. 6:00 am HT Approx. 56 min. Three Days at Gettysburg, Part 1 Harold Holzer; James McPherson; Craig Symonds Historians Craig Symonds, James McPherson and Harold Holzer discuss the first day of the Battle of ... Historians Craig Symonds, James McPherson and Harold Holzer discuss the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg. The three-day battle fought in Pennsylvania from July 1 through July 3, 1863, resulted in an estimated 51,000 casualties.
This is the first part of a two-part program, “Three Days at Gettysburg,” that was part of the series “The Civil War: 150 Years,” a program of the New York Historical Society Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series. This event is labeled “Part II” in the archives of the New York Historical Society, as it was originally scheduled.
7:06 am HT Approx. 1 min. LIVE Presidents' Day Sights and Sounds at Mount Vernon Scenes from the celebration of President George Washington’s 281st birthday on Presidents' ... Scenes from the celebration of President George Washington’s 281st birthday on Presidents' Day at Mount Vernon. 6:35 am HT Approx. 39 min. Biographies and the Limits of Objectivity From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, authors Jay Parini, Brenda ... From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, authors Jay Parini, Brenda Wineapple, Edmund White and Phyllis Rose talked about biographies and the limits of objectivity. The panel was moderated by James Atlas. 6:59 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. History in the Digital Age Panelists at the American Historical Association’s annual conference in New Orleans talked ... Panelists at the American Historical Association’s annual conference in New Orleans talked about how the Internet, YouTube, and Twitter have changed the way historians present their material to the public.
7:09 am HT Approx. 30 min. Marissa Mayer on the Future of New Technology Marissa Mayer; Erik Schatzker Marissa Mayer shared her experiences and insight on the direction of new technology. She ... Marissa Mayer shared her experiences and insight on the direction of new technology. She talked about the success of human interaction with technology, as in the case of the Siri function on Apple’s iPhone and added that the future of Yahoo was to partner with other companies that have a lot of power in various sectors. 
The World Economic Forum is an annual event held in Davos, Switzerland attended by thousands of global leaders from government, business, economics and philanthropy.
7:15 am HT Approx. 39 min. Book Discussion on The Fifth Assassin Brad Meltzer Brad Meltzer talked about the research for his novel, The Fifth Assassin, including his ... Brad Meltzer talked about the research for his novel, The Fifth Assassin, including his examination of the four people who have successfully assassinated U.S. presidents. He also talked about the assistance he received from former president George H.W. Bush. Mr. Meltzer spoke at Barnes and Noble Booksellers in Los Angeles. 9:00 am HT Approx. 52 min. Slavery and Emancipation in Photographs Barbara Krauthamer; Douglas Swanson; Deborah Willis Using photographs from before the Civil War, New York University’s Deborah Willis and the ... Using photographs from before the Civil War, New York University’s Deborah Willis and the University of Massachusetts' Barbara Krauthamer talk about the impact of the emancipation proclamation on African Americans born before and after the proclamation.
7:39 am HT Approx. 1 min. LIVE Presidents' Day Sights and Sounds at Mount Vernon Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps held a review as part of the celebration of President George ... Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps held a review as part of the celebration of President George Washington’s 281st birthday on Presidents' Day at Mount Vernon. 7:55 am HT Approx. 1 min. Publishing News 2-15-13 Publishing news from the week of February 15, 2013. Publishing news from the week of February 15, 2013. 9:55 am HT Approx. 1 hr. Former NASA Flight Director Gerry Griffin Oral History, Part 1 Gerry Griffin In the first of this two-part interview, former NASA flight director, flight controller and ... In the first of this two-part interview, former NASA flight director, flight controller and Johnson Space Center director, Gerald Griffin talked about his role on the Gemini project. He also recalls his work at Mission Control, when lightning hit Apollo 12, Apollo 8's groundbreaking mission, and how the almost disastrous Apollo 13 mission proved to be a NASA victory. After joining NASA in 1964, Griffin worked on moon missions, including Apollo 11, 12, 13, and 17. This interview was part of the Johnson Space Center’s Oral History Project.
7:42 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Mental Health Issues Former Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher, NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, Connecticut ... Former Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher, NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, Connecticut Senator Christopher Murphy (D-CT), and others talked about mental health and addiction. They discussed the challenges facing mental health illness, including the lack of funding and the stigma it creates. Two activists who lost their sons to mental illness and addiction also soke. This forum was part of the annual Clinton Foundation “Health Matters” conference held in La Quinta, California. 8:00 am HT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter Barbara Matusow, editor of Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter, recounted the life ... Barbara Matusow, editor of Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter, recounted the life and career of her late husband, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Jack Nelson (1929-2009). Mr. Nelson, a former reporter for the Atlanta Constitution and Washington bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, is remembered for his investigative reportage of the civil rights movement and Watergate. Barbara Matusow was joined by former President Jimmy Carter, former Mayor of Atlanta and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Andrew Young, and former Justice Department spokesman Terry Adamson to discuss Jack Nelson’s memoir, Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter. The event was moderated by Hank Klibanoff, and took place at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia 10:57 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Martha Jefferson Randolph Cynthia Kierner; Nicole McMullin Author and history professor Cynthia Kierner talked about her book, Martha Jefferson Randolph, ... Author and history professor Cynthia Kierner talked about her book, Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of Monticello, and discussed the impact and importance of Thomas Jefferson’s daughter. She also responded to questions from the audience.
As the oldest and favorite daughter of Thomas Jefferson, Martha “Patsy” Jefferson Randolph was extremely well educated, traveled in the circles of presidents and aristocrats, and was known on two continents for her particular grace and sincerity. Yet, as mistress of a large household, she was not spared the tedium, frustration, and great sorrow that most women of her time faced. Ms. Kierner is professor of history and director of the Ph.D. program in history and art history at George Mason University.
8:59 am HT Approx. 54 min. LIVE Historical Perspectives on First Ladies Historians talked about the role of the first lady of the United States and how it had evolved ... Historians talked about the role of the first lady of the United States and how it had evolved through history. They gave examples of the differences between various first ladies. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Steve Scully moderated. The program opened with a video message from first lady Michelle Obama.
“Historical Perspectives on First Ladies” was the first panel of a preview of the C-SPAN series, “First Ladies: Influence and Image” at the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History in the historic Decatur House.
9:01 am HT Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on Catastrophic Care David Goldhill; Avik Roy David Goldhill, president and CEO of the Game Show Network, talks about his book, Catastrophic ... David Goldhill, president and CEO of the Game Show Network, talks about his book, Catastrophic Care: How American Health Care Killed My Father - and How We Can Fix It, in which he contends that his father’s death was avoidable and questions how the nations' health care system allows over 200,000 similar deaths due to error. In 2007 David Goldhill’s father died from an infection incurred at a hospital due to medical mistreatment. The author presented his thoughts on the expansion of health care coverage and why patients need to be more like customers who are active participants in the cost of their care. He also responded to questions from the audience at the Harvard Club in New York City. 12:01 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Roosevelt's War Elections Richard Aldous; Charles Peters; Stanley Weintraub Panelists at the Roosevelt Library talked about the wartime elections of President Franklin D. ... Panelists at the Roosevelt Library talked about the wartime elections of President Franklin D. Rooseveltand responded to questions from the audience. President Roosevelt’s last two campaigns, in 1940 and 1944, took place while the world was at war. The 1940 election secured FDR an unprecedented third term, and the 1944 contest was the first wartime White House campaign since the Civil War, but it elected a chief executive who would not live to see the war’s end.
9:54 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. LIVE White House Perspectives on Recent First Ladies Former White House staff members talked about the roles of the first lady of the United ... Former White House staff members talked about the roles of the first lady of the United States. They told stories of their experiences with various first ladies.*Topics included state dinners, administration transitions, relationships between the staff and first families, first ladies' causes, and election campaigning. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.*Professor Kumar moderated.
“White House Perspectives on Recent First Ladies” was the second panel of a preview of the C-SPAN series, “First Ladies: Influence and Image” at the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History in the historic Decatur House.
9:58 am HT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 2/18/13 A list of new books being released the week of February 18, 2013. A list of new books being released the week of February 18, 2013. 1:25 pm HT Approx. 4 min. Early American Politics Philip Lampi; James Moran The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, is an independent research library ... The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, is an independent research library founded in 1812 by Revolutionary War patriot and printer Isaiah Thomas. American History TV visited the library to look at their early American political collection, including ballots, cartoons and party newspapers.
This program contains language which some people may find offensive.
11:14 am HT Approx. 2 min. LIVE Presidents' Day Sights and Sounds Presidents' Day scenes from the FDR Memorial in Washington, D.C. Presidents' Day scenes from the FDR Memorial in Washington, D.C. 10:00 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Book Discussion on The New Jim Crow Michelle Alexander Michelle Alexander talked about her book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of ... Michelle Alexander talked about her book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, in which she argues that the “get tough on crime” policies that began in the early 1970s were enacted in an effort to push back the gains of the Civil Rights Movement. This effort, she said, had been successful. Professor Alexander spoke at the University of Tennessee at an event hosted by the university’s Africana Studies Program. 1:30 pm HT Approx. 43 min. President Nixon Centennial Birthday Gala A gala dinner marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of President Richard Nixon. The event ... A gala dinner marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of President Richard Nixon. The event was held in the Grand Ballroom of the Mayflower Hotel where President Nixon’s two inaugural balls were held in 1969 and 1973.
This portion of the event featured speeches by the dinner chair, former Nixon administration Secretary of State and National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger, former adviser and speechwriter Pat Buchanan, and Julie Nixon Eisenhower.
11:17 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Campaign Finance and Citizens United Decision Political scholars examined the consequences of the Supreme Court’s [Citizens United v. ... Political scholars examined the consequences of the Supreme Court’s [Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision and its impact on elections and politics. Former Election Commission Chairman Bradley Smith defended Citizens United ruling that allows corporations to spend unlimited money on elections, but he also addressed the need to restore political party’s significance in the campaigns. The panel also discussed what policy changes should be enacted in future elections. Notable speakers included former White House Counsel Robert Bauer and former federal election commission chairman Bradley Smith.
This was the first panel of a Cato Institute forum on the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision.
11:30 am HT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Invisible Armies Max Boot; Steven Bucci; John Hilboldt Max Boot, fellow in National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, talked about ... Max Boot, fellow in National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, talked about his book, Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare From Ancient Times to the Present, in which he presents a history of guerrilla warfare. The author posited that unconventional warfare, often thought of as a modern means of war, has a long tradition that dates back to antiquity. Max Boot spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. 2:16 pm HT Approx. 36 min. Presidential Retreats Joanne Drake; Peter Hannaford Author Peter Hannaford talked about his book, Presidential Retreats: Where the Presidents Went ... Author Peter Hannaford talked about his book, Presidential Retreats: Where the Presidents Went and Why They Went There. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation hosted this event.
12:46 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Citizens United Decision and Future Campaign Finance Laws Political scholars examined the consequences of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. ... Political scholars examined the consequences of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision on recent elections. They also responded to questions from the audience.
This was the second panel of a Cato Institute forum on the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision.
12:27 pm HT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on The Party is Over Michael Lofgren 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.
2:52 pm HT Approx. 7 min. Massachusetts Maritime History Richard Smith; Ryan Walsh Historian Richard Norton Smith toured three locations along Boston’s North Shore: Fort ... Historian Richard Norton Smith toured three locations along Boston’s North Shore: Fort Sewall in Marblehead, Massachusetts; the Salem Maritime National Historic Site and Custom House; and the Gloucester Fisherman’s Memorial.
These stops on the Presidents and Patriots Historical Tours' nine-day “New England by the Sea: Whales, Witches & Writers” tour were on October 7 and 8, 2011.
2:25 pm HT Approx. 33 min. Benefits for Former Presidents Greta Brawner; Wendy Ginsberg Wendy Ginsberg talked about the perks and benefits of former living U.S. presidents, including ... Wendy Ginsberg talked about the perks and benefits of former living U.S. presidents, including pensions, costs for expenses such as offices and travel, and presidential libraries. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series.*Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
12:31 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Book Discussion on Freedom National James Oakes talked about his book, Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United ... James Oakes talked about his book, Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865, in which he examines the efforts, ranging from the militaristic to the legislative, to end slavery during the Civil War. The author spoke on a panel with Pulitzer Prize-winning historians Annette Gordon-Reed and James McPherson, Edward Ayers, president of the University of Richmond, and Eric Foner, history professor at Columbia University. The panel was hosted by the National Archives in Washington, D.C. 3:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. The ATF Raid at Waco Former ATF agents gave firsthand accounts of the raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, ... Former ATF agents gave firsthand accounts of the raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas in April of 1993. They talked about the buildup to the raid, what they felt went wrong, and the investigation that followed. They also responded to questions from the audience.
3:01 pm HT Approx. 2 min. President Obama's Second Term Greta Brawner; Douglas Brinkley Douglas Brinkley talked about the history of second terms for presidents, and what to expect from ... Douglas Brinkley talked about the history of second terms for presidents, and what to expect from President Obama in his second term. Topics included how two-term presidents rank in comparison to one-term presidents, why presidents can have only two terms, and which presidents served more than two terms. He also talked about the effectiveness of presidents in their second term and strategies used by presidents in each term. 2:00 pm HT Approx. 48 min. Book Discussion on The Big Truck That Went By Jonathan Katz Correspondent Jonathan Katz talked about his book, The Big Truck That Went By: How the World ... Correspondent Jonathan Katz talked about his book, The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster, about the failure to rebuild the country even though many aid agencies took part in the effort. Mr. Katz also talked about the involvement of people like actor Sean Penn, who went down to the country with the best of intentions but ended up hindering the efforts of others. Mr Katz spoke at Barnes and Noble Booksellers in New York City. 4:33 pm HT Approx. 6 min. National Museum of African American History and Culture Lonnie Bunch The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on ... The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on the National Mall in 2015. Lonnie Bunch, the founding director, talked about the mission and vision of the museum as he displayed an architectural model in the museum staff’s temporary office space. He then gave a tour of the storage facility where he showed artifacts that would be on display in the new building.
3:03 pm HT Approx. 30 min. Women Political Candidates Richard Fox; Susannah Shakow Susannah Shakow talked about why women should run for political office, and how she encourages ... Susannah Shakow talked about why women should run for political office, and how she encourages them to do so.
Professor Fox talked about his research into why more women do not run for political office.
This was the opening portion of a “Women In Politics” Symposium held at the Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University. 
2:59 pm HT Approx. 30 min. Communicators with Phil McKinney and Charla Rath Phil McKinney; Charla Rath; Peter Slen Phil McKinney talked about the directions he’d like to guide the company. Also, Charla ... Phil McKinney talked about the directions he’d like to guide the company. Also, Charla Rath talked about the looming crunch in spectrum as more people used a widening array mobile devices outside their homes.
This was the fifth 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.
4:40 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Civil War History and the Film Gone With the Wind Jeffrey McClurken Jeffrey McClurken talked about the 1939 movie “Gone with the Wind,” looking at it as a ... Jeffrey McClurken talked about the 1939 movie “Gone with the Wind,” looking at it as a source on southern culture during the Civil War and Reconstruction, and reflective of the Depression era in which it was created.
3:35 pm HT Approx. 24 min. Karen Hughes on Women in Politics Karen Hughes; Sheri Kunovich Karen Hughes talked about her experiences of women in politics, including how they are treated by ... Karen Hughes talked about her experiences of women in politics, including how they are treated by the media. She also talked about her career, politics, and the future of the Republican Party.
Former Ambassador Hughes was the discussant following a panel of a “Women In Politics” Symposium held at the Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University. 
3:30 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on A Secret History of Coffee, Coca and Cola Ricardo Cortes Ricardo Cortes talked about his book, A Secret History of Coffee, Coca and Cola, in which ... Ricardo Cortes talked about his book, A Secret History of Coffee, Coca and Cola, in which he chronicles attempts to prohibit the use of coffee and coca in the U.S. and around the world. He also talked about the secret deals made by top U.S. anti-drug official, Harry Anslinger, to keep the Coca-Cola company supplied with coca while simultaneously pushing to ban its use worldwide. He spoke at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC. 6:00 pm HT Approx. 56 min. Three Days at Gettysburg, Part 1 Harold Holzer; James McPherson; Craig Symonds Historians Craig Symonds, James McPherson and Harold Holzer discuss the first day of the Battle of ... Historians Craig Symonds, James McPherson and Harold Holzer discuss the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg. The three-day battle fought in Pennsylvania from July 1 through July 3, 1863, resulted in an estimated 51,000 casualties.
This is the first part of a two-part program, “Three Days at Gettysburg,” that was part of the series “The Civil War: 150 Years,” a program of the New York Historical Society Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series. This event is labeled “Part II” in the archives of the New York Historical Society, as it was originally scheduled.
4:03 pm HT Approx. 48 min. Historical Perspectives on First Ladies Historians talked about the role of the first lady of the United States and how it had evolved ... Historians talked about the role of the first lady of the United States and how it had evolved through history. They gave examples of the differences between various first ladies. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Steve Scully moderated. The program opened with a video message from first lady Michelle Obama.
“Historical Perspectives on First Ladies” was the first panel of a preview of the C-SPAN series, “First Ladies: Influence and Image” at the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History in the historic Decatur House.
4:44 pm HT Approx. 32 min. Book Discussion on Dinner with Churchill Cita Stelzer Cita Stelzer talked about her book, Dinner with Churchill: Policy-Making at the Dinner ... Cita Stelzer talked about her book, Dinner with Churchill: Policy-Making at the Dinner Table, in which she examined the dinners hosted by Winston Churchill during and after World War II, which were used to persuade world leaders to adopt his position on various matters. Ms. Stelzer also responded to questions from the audience at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, Arizona. 6:57 pm HT Approx. 1 min. Daniel Webster Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith tours the Daniel Webster Memorial, located beside Washington, ... Historian Richard Norton Smith tours the Daniel Webster Memorial, located beside Washington, DC’s Scott Circle. Sculpted by Gaetano Trentanove, the statue was a gift of Washington Post founder Stilson Hutchins, and was dedicated in 1900.
Webster twice served as U.S. Secretary of State, and represented both New Hampshire and Massachusetts in Congress, serving in the House of Representatives for the former, and the Senate for the latter. With Henry Clay of Kentucky and John C. Calhoun of South Carolina, Webster was one third of the “Great Triumvirate” in the mid-19th century’s “Golden Age” of the U.S. Senate.
4:55 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. White House Perspectives on Recent First Ladies Former White House staff members talked about the roles of the first lady of the United ... Former White House staff members talked about the roles of the first lady of the United States. They told stories of their experiences with various first ladies.*Topics included state dinners, administration transitions, relationships between the staff and first families, first ladies' causes, and election campaigning. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.*Professor Kumar moderated.
“White House Perspectives on Recent First Ladies” was the second panel of a preview of the C-SPAN series, “First Ladies: Influence and Image” at the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History in the historic Decatur House.
5:30 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Book Discussion on Banker to the World Terry McGraw; William Rhodes International financial diplomat William Rhodes talked about his book, Banker to the World: ... International financial diplomat William Rhodes talked about his book, Banker to the World: Leadership Lessons From the Front Lines of Global Finance, in which he looks at the current economic and financial challenges facing the economies of Europe, Japan, China, and South Korea. During this talk hosted by the Japan Society, Mr. Rhodes was joined by Harold McGraw III, president and CEO of McGraw-Hill Companies. 7:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. History in the Digital Age Panelists at the American Historical Association’s annual conference in New Orleans talked ... Panelists at the American Historical Association’s annual conference in New Orleans talked about how the Internet, YouTube, and Twitter have changed the way historians present their material to the public.
6:17 pm HT Approx. 42 min. Anti-Bullying Efforts and School Safety Marvin Berkowitz; Allison Dymnicki; Sonya Whitaker Professor Mark Berkowitz and researcher Allison Dymnicki talk about how teaching tolerance and ... Professor Mark Berkowitz and researcher Allison Dymnicki talk about how teaching tolerance and compassion is more effective in combating bullying. Columbia University’s Institute for Urban and Minority Education held a bullying summit for educators. The summit highlighted ways to address bullying through a holistic method of social and emotional learning and character building initiatives. 6:33 pm HT Approx. 39 min. Biographies and the Limits of Objectivity From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, authors Jay Parini, Brenda ... From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, authors Jay Parini, Brenda Wineapple, Edmund White and Phyllis Rose talked about biographies and the limits of objectivity. The panel was moderated by James Atlas. 9:00 pm HT Approx. 52 min. Slavery and Emancipation in Photographs Barbara Krauthamer; Douglas Swanson; Deborah Willis Using photographs from before the Civil War, New York University’s Deborah Willis and the ... Using photographs from before the Civil War, New York University’s Deborah Willis and the University of Massachusetts' Barbara Krauthamer talk about the impact of the emancipation proclamation on African Americans born before and after the proclamation.
7:03 pm HT Approx. 48 min. Historical Perspectives on First Ladies Historians talked about the role of the first lady of the United States and how it had evolved ... Historians talked about the role of the first lady of the United States and how it had evolved through history. They gave examples of the differences between various first ladies. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Steve Scully moderated. The program opened with a video message from first lady Michelle Obama.
“Historical Perspectives on First Ladies” was the first panel of a preview of the C-SPAN series, “First Ladies: Influence and Image” at the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History in the historic Decatur House.
7:13 pm HT Approx. 39 min. Book Discussion on The Fifth Assassin Brad Meltzer Brad Meltzer talked about the research for his novel, The Fifth Assassin, including his ... Brad Meltzer talked about the research for his novel, The Fifth Assassin, including his examination of the four people who have successfully assassinated U.S. presidents. He also talked about the assistance he received from former president George H.W. Bush. Mr. Meltzer spoke at Barnes and Noble Booksellers in Los Angeles. 9:53 pm HT Approx. 1 min. Emancipation Memorial Richard Smith 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.
7:55 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. White House Perspectives on Recent First Ladies Former White House staff members talked about the roles of the first lady of the United ... Former White House staff members talked about the roles of the first lady of the United States. They told stories of their experiences with various first ladies.*Topics included state dinners, administration transitions, relationships between the staff and first families, first ladies' causes, and election campaigning. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.*Professor Kumar moderated.
“White House Perspectives on Recent First Ladies” was the second panel of a preview of the C-SPAN series, “First Ladies: Influence and Image” at the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History in the historic Decatur House.
7:53 pm HT Approx. 1 min. Publishing News 2-15-13 Publishing news from the week of February 15, 2013. Publishing news from the week of February 15, 2013. 9:56 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. Former NASA Flight Director Gerry Griffin Oral History, Part 1 Gerry Griffin In the first of this two-part interview, former NASA flight director, flight controller and ... In the first of this two-part interview, former NASA flight director, flight controller and Johnson Space Center director, Gerald Griffin talked about his role on the Gemini project. He also recalls his work at Mission Control, when lightning hit Apollo 12, Apollo 8's groundbreaking mission, and how the almost disastrous Apollo 13 mission proved to be a NASA victory. After joining NASA in 1964, Griffin worked on moon missions, including Apollo 11, 12, 13, and 17. This interview was part of the Johnson Space Center’s Oral History Project.
9:15 pm HT Approx. 30 min. Marissa Mayer on the Future of New Technology Marissa Mayer; Erik Schatzker Marissa Mayer shared her experiences and insight on the direction of new technology. She ... Marissa Mayer shared her experiences and insight on the direction of new technology. She talked about the success of human interaction with technology, as in the case of the Siri function on Apple’s iPhone and added that the future of Yahoo was to partner with other companies that have a lot of power in various sectors. 
The World Economic Forum is an annual event held in Davos, Switzerland attended by thousands of global leaders from government, business, economics and philanthropy.
7:58 pm HT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter Barbara Matusow, editor of Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter, recounted the life ... Barbara Matusow, editor of Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter, recounted the life and career of her late husband, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Jack Nelson (1929-2009). Mr. Nelson, a former reporter for the Atlanta Constitution and Washington bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, is remembered for his investigative reportage of the civil rights movement and Watergate. Barbara Matusow was joined by former President Jimmy Carter, former Mayor of Atlanta and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Andrew Young, and former Justice Department spokesman Terry Adamson to discuss Jack Nelson’s memoir, Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter. The event was moderated by Hank Klibanoff, and took place at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia 10:57 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Martha Jefferson Randolph Cynthia Kierner; Nicole McMullin Author and history professor Cynthia Kierner talked about her book, Martha Jefferson Randolph, ... Author and history professor Cynthia Kierner talked about her book, Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of Monticello, and discussed the impact and importance of Thomas Jefferson’s daughter. She also responded to questions from the audience.
As the oldest and favorite daughter of Thomas Jefferson, Martha “Patsy” Jefferson Randolph was extremely well educated, traveled in the circles of presidents and aristocrats, and was known on two continents for her particular grace and sincerity. Yet, as mistress of a large household, she was not spared the tedium, frustration, and great sorrow that most women of her time faced. Ms. Kierner is professor of history and director of the Ph.D. program in history and art history at George Mason University.
9:47 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Campaign Finance and Citizens United Decision Political scholars examined the consequences of the Supreme Court’s [Citizens United v. ... Political scholars examined the consequences of the Supreme Court’s [Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision and its impact on elections and politics. Former Election Commission Chairman Bradley Smith defended Citizens United ruling that allows corporations to spend unlimited money on elections, but he also addressed the need to restore political party’s significance in the campaigns. The panel also discussed what policy changes should be enacted in future elections. Notable speakers included former White House Counsel Robert Bauer and former federal election commission chairman Bradley Smith.
This was the first panel of a Cato Institute forum on the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision.
8:59 pm HT Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on Catastrophic Care David Goldhill; Avik Roy David Goldhill, president and CEO of the Game Show Network, talks about his book, Catastrophic ... David Goldhill, president and CEO of the Game Show Network, talks about his book, Catastrophic Care: How American Health Care Killed My Father - and How We Can Fix It, in which he contends that his father’s death was avoidable and questions how the nations' health care system allows over 200,000 similar deaths due to error. In 2007 David Goldhill’s father died from an infection incurred at a hospital due to medical mistreatment. The author presented his thoughts on the expansion of health care coverage and why patients need to be more like customers who are active participants in the cost of their care. He also responded to questions from the audience at the Harvard Club in New York City. 12:00 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Roosevelt's War Elections Richard Aldous; Charles Peters; Stanley Weintraub Panelists at the Roosevelt Library talked about the wartime elections of President Franklin D. ... Panelists at the Roosevelt Library talked about the wartime elections of President Franklin D. Rooseveltand responded to questions from the audience. President Roosevelt’s last two campaigns, in 1940 and 1944, took place while the world was at war. The 1940 election secured FDR an unprecedented third term, and the 1944 contest was the first wartime White House campaign since the Civil War, but it elected a chief executive who would not live to see the war’s end.
11:16 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Citizens United Decision and Future Campaign Finance Laws Political scholars examined the consequences of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. ... Political scholars examined the consequences of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision on recent elections. They also responded to questions from the audience.
This was the second panel of a Cato Institute forum on the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision.
9:56 pm HT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 2/18/13 A list of new books being released the week of February 18, 2013. A list of new books being released the week of February 18, 2013. 1:25 am HT Approx. 4 min. Early American Politics Philip Lampi; James Moran The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, is an independent research library ... The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, is an independent research library founded in 1812 by Revolutionary War patriot and printer Isaiah Thomas. American History TV visited the library to look at their early American political collection, including ballots, cartoons and party newspapers.
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12:46 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Justice Ginsburg on Women as Judges Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg answered questions from a panel of law professors and ... Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg answered questions from a panel of law professors and the audience about her experiences in law including her two decades on the Supreme Court, the important cases she had heard, and those coming up. She spoke at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s 13th annual Women and the Law Conference, “Her Honor: Women in the Judiciary,” in San Diego, California. 9:58 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Book Discussion on The New Jim Crow Michelle Alexander Michelle Alexander talked about her book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of ... Michelle Alexander talked about her book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, in which she argues that the “get tough on crime” policies that began in the early 1970s were enacted in an effort to push back the gains of the Civil Rights Movement. This effort, she said, had been successful. Professor Alexander spoke at the University of Tennessee at an event hosted by the university’s Africana Studies Program. 1:30 am HT Approx. 43 min. President Nixon Centennial Birthday Gala A gala dinner marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of President Richard Nixon. The event ... A gala dinner marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of President Richard Nixon. The event was held in the Grand Ballroom of the Mayflower Hotel where President Nixon’s two inaugural balls were held in 1969 and 1973.
This portion of the event featured speeches by the dinner chair, former Nixon administration Secretary of State and National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger, former adviser and speechwriter Pat Buchanan, and Julie Nixon Eisenhower.
11:29 pm HT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Invisible Armies Max Boot; Steven Bucci; John Hilboldt Max Boot, fellow in National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, talked about ... Max Boot, fellow in National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, talked about his book, Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare From Ancient Times to the Present, in which he presents a history of guerrilla warfare. The author posited that unconventional warfare, often thought of as a modern means of war, has a long tradition that dates back to antiquity. Max Boot spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.
12:25 am HT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on The Party is Over Michael Lofgren 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.
12:29 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Book Discussion on Freedom National James Oakes talked about his book, Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United ... James Oakes talked about his book, Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865, in which he examines the efforts, ranging from the militaristic to the legislative, to end slavery during the Civil War. The author spoke on a panel with Pulitzer Prize-winning historians Annette Gordon-Reed and James McPherson, Edward Ayers, president of the University of Richmond, and Eric Foner, history professor at Columbia University. The panel was hosted by the National Archives in Washington, D.C.
1:59 am HT Approx. 48 min. Book Discussion on The Big Truck That Went By Jonathan Katz Correspondent Jonathan Katz talked about his book, The Big Truck That Went By: How the World ... Correspondent Jonathan Katz talked about his book, The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster, about the failure to rebuild the country even though many aid agencies took part in the effort. Mr. Katz also talked about the involvement of people like actor Sean Penn, who went down to the country with the best of intentions but ended up hindering the efforts of others. Mr Katz spoke at Barnes and Noble Booksellers in New York City.