C-SPAN Schedule

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1:00 am HT Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones ; ; Telephone lines and electronic media were open for comments on the topic “U.S. Closes ... Telephone lines and electronic media were open for comments on the topic “U.S. Closes Embassies Over Security Concerns.” A video clip was shown of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaking about it on Friday, August 2, 2013.
Matthew Lee, Associated Press State Department correspondent, talked by telephone about the State Department announcement the previous week that an unspecified number of embassies around the world would be temporarily closed due to security concerns.
The program concluded with C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewing the Sunday morning talk shows.
12:59 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on The Society for Useful Knowledge Jonathan Lyons talked about his book, The Society for Useful Knowledge: How Benjamin Franklin ... Jonathan Lyons talked about his book, The Society for Useful Knowledge: How Benjamin Franklin and Friends Brought the Enlightenment to America, in which he recounts the introduction of the Enlightenment to America and the role that Benjamin Franklin played in its development. In his book, the author examines how the promotion of intellectualism, from the fields of politics to the sciences, affected colonial America and details the differences between the European and American Enlightenment. Jonathan Lyons spoke at Town Hall Seattle. 12:15 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. American Power in Historical Perspective Scholars talked about the history of U.S. foreign policy and the United States' status among the ... Scholars talked about the history of U.S. foreign policy and the United States' status among the international diplomatic community. They spoke about how and why that status has changed over time, and the necessary factors for preserving the present position of power for the future. The panel “American Power in Historical Perspective” was part of a conference hosted by Oregon State University on American Military and Diplomatic History.
1:46 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. LIVE Book Discussion on Collision 2012 ; Dan Balz talked about his book Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of ... Dan Balz talked about his book Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America, which details the 2012 presidential campaign, including the major events of President Obama’s first term and the 2012 Republican presidential primary. He reacted to video clips of former Governor Romney speaking at the Iowa State Fair August 11, 2011, and on “60 Minutes” August 12, 2012, and of Vice President Biden at the Democratic National Convention September 6, 2012. Also shown was a clip from the presidential debate on October 3, 2012. Mr. Balz responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
The program concluded with a video clip from the C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) stop on their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada.
2:09 am HT Approx. 2 min. U.S. Senator Key Pittman on Ice Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the story that U.S. Senator Key Pittman actually ... Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the story that U.S. Senator Key Pittman actually died before his last re-election and his body was kept on ice until after his victory was secured.
This was one of the myths about Nevada that Mr. Rocha had collected throughout his career for his monthly column. He was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.*
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:01 am HT Approx. 28 min. Computer History Museum, Part 1 ; Senior Curator Dag Spicer and museum President and CEO John Hollar toured the Computer History ... Senior Curator Dag Spicer and museum President and CEO John Hollar toured the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, and spoke about the history of computers. This is part one of a two-part look at the exhibit, “Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing.”
2:50 am HT Approx. 11 min. LIVE Joe Gerth on Senate Race in Kentucky ; Joe Gerth talked by telephone about the race for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senate Minority ... Joe Gerth talked by telephone about the race for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). The previous day the candidates gathered at the 133rd annual Fancy Farm political picnic in western Kentucky. Video clips were shown of speeches by Senator McConnell and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Grimes (D). Political ads were also shown. 2:12 am HT Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Erica Jong Erica Jong answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and ...
Erica Jong answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
2:30 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 10 min. President Truman and National Security Panelists talked about President Truman’s defense policy and the expansion of the National ... Panelists talked about President Truman’s defense policy and the expansion of the National Security apparatus under the 33rd president. They spoke about his efforts to unify the Armed Forces, increase military spending, and influence public opinion regarding foreign policy. 
“The Institutional Structure of the National Security Establishment” was a panel of the 11th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium, held at the Marriott Key West Beachside Hotel.
3:01 am HT Approx. 33 min. LIVE Governor Hickenlooper on National Governors Agenda ; ; Governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO), incoming vice-chair of the National Governors Association, ... Governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO), incoming vice-chair of the National Governors Association, spoke by video link from the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, site of the annual meeting of the NGA. Governor Hickenlooper discussed the agenda for the meetings and what the governors hoped to accomplish over the weekend, including the previous day’s session on best practices for the corrections system. The governor also spoke to state issues in Colorado such as unemployment, the economy, implementing the Affordable Care Act, gun control, and sequestration. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including a line for Colorado residents.
The program concluded with C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewing the Sunday morning talk shows.
2:15 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Book Discussion on The Center Holds ; Jonathan Alter talked about his book, The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies, in which he ... Jonathan Alter talked about his book, The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies, in which he recounts the 2012 presidential election, President Obama’s lead-up to the campaign, and how his re-election team aided in the president’s victory. After his remarks he was interviewed by Professor Tuman and responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.
The event “Jonathan Alter: The Obama Presidency” was held at the San Francisco office of the Commonwealth Club of California.
4:41 am HT Approx. 17 min. Suicide in American History ; David Silkenat and Kathleen Brian talked about suicide in America during the 19th ... David Silkenat and Kathleen Brian talked about suicide in America during the 19th century. They were interviewed at the 2013 Organization of American Historians meeting in San Francisco, California.
3:36 am HT Approx. 23 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for comments on “Congress In Recess: What Do You Want To ... Telephone lines were open for comments on “Congress In Recess: What Do You Want To Hear?” as legislators returned home for a five-week recess. Clips of that week’s presidential video address and the weekly Republican address were shown. 3:24 am HT Approx. 2 min. Are Workers Buried in the Hoover Dam? Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the legend that Hoover Dam contains the bodies of ... Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the legend that Hoover Dam contains the bodies of some of the construction workers.
This was one of the myths about Nevada that Mr. Rocha had collected throughout his career for his monthly column. He was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.*
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:00 am HT Approx. 29 min. California During the Civil War Charles Fracchia, former president of the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society, talked ... Charles Fracchia, former president of the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society, talked about California’s role in the Civil War. He spoke about the strong partisan feelings about secession among Confederate sympathizers, particularly in Southern California, and the measures taken to protect the state against the Confederates. He also talked about the troops from the state who volunteered for both the Union and Confederate armies. This event took place at the Old Mint building in San Francisco.
4:00 am HT Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the Foreign Intelligence ... Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance, along with the Voting Rights Act, PATRIOT Act, immigration reform, gun legislation, and the status of democracy in Egypt and of U.S. aid to that country. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host. 3:26 am HT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released August 5 and 6, 2013, were shown. New books being released August 5 and 6, 2013, were shown. 5:31 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Conversation with Jim Lehrer ; ; Jim Lehrer talked about the history of presidential debates, his 2011 memoir Tension City, ... Jim Lehrer talked about the history of presidential debates, his 2011 memoir Tension City, and his post-debate interviews with many of the presidential and vice-presidential candidates. This event was held at the Kansas City Public Library and co-sponsored by the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Mr. Lehrer was joined by journalism professor Lee Banville and Kansas City Public Library director Crosby Kemper.
4:32 am HT Approx. 2 min. Ron Paul at Young Americans for Liberty Convention Former Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) gave the keynote address at a Young Americans for Liberty ... Former Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) gave the keynote address at a Young Americans for Liberty convention.
He told students of their obligation to advance the cause of liberty and personal freedoms by using current technology such as the Internet to spread ideas. He also commented on current issues including the actions of whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning, and the closing of U.S. embassies and consulates due to terrorist threats. Following his remarks, he answered a few questions from students.
3:29 am HT Approx. 1 min. Why Nevada Became a State Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about some historical errors that were commonly taught ... Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about some historical errors that were commonly taught about the history of Nevada.
This was one of the myths about Nevada that Mr. Rocha had collected throughout his career for his monthly column. He was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.*
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
6:48 am HT Approx. 11 min. Nevada Mining and the Comstock Lode Ron James, Chair of the Historic Landmarks Committee, talked about the discovery of the Comstock ... Ron James, Chair of the Historic Landmarks Committee, talked about the discovery of the Comstock Lode, the site that sparked Nevada’s gold and silver rush. He toured the area around Virginia City and Gold Hill, where mining boomed after 1859, including the site where prospectors first found gold in an area and later mined for silver. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
4:34 am HT Approx. 55 min. FBI Director Robert Mueller Retirement Ceremony The Department of Justice held a farewell ceremony for outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller, who ... The Department of Justice held a farewell ceremony for outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller, who was retiring after 12 years in the post. Speakers included Attorney General Eric Holder. 3:30 am HT Approx. 1 min. Book TV in Carson City, Nevada C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
The programs shown on BookTV during the Carson City
LCV weekend were:

Samuel Clemens in Carson City 314287-1

Book Discussion on Lost Legacy of Carson Valley 314286-1

Book Discussion on [The Infamous King of the
Comstock] 314288-1

Carson City Library History Collection 314289-1

Book Discussion on Casino Women 314291-1

Mark Twain Collection 314290-1
7:00 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Impact of 1968 Leonard Steinhorn talked about consequential events that happened in 1968, including the Tet ... Leonard Steinhorn talked about consequential events that happened in 1968, including the Tet Offensive in Vietnam and President Lyndon Johnson’s decision not to seek re-election. He also talked about the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, as well as the violent clashes between protesters and police at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. This class took place at American University in Washington, DC.
5:31 am HT Approx. 2 min. Senators Chambliss and Durbin on National Security ; ; Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) appeared together by remote video on ... Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) appeared together by remote video on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” In this portion of the interview they talked about the temporary closure of many U.S. embassies in the Middle East and North Africa in response to a terrorism alert. Senator Chambliss was in Moultrie, Georgia. Senator Durbin was in Springfield, Illinois. 3:32 am HT Approx. 12 min. Samuel Clemens in Carson City Former Nevada State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about American author and humorist Samuel Clemens ... Former Nevada State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about American author and humorist Samuel Clemens and his time spent in Carson City. Clemens came to Carson City in 1861 hoping to strike it rich in mining. When those endeavors didn’t work out, he found work as a writer at the Territorial Newspaper in nearby Virginia City. It was there Samuel Clemens adopted the name, “Mark Twain.” Mr. Rocha was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
8:51 am HT Approx. 8 min. Legalized Prostitution in Nevada ; Guy Rocha talked about the history of legalized prostitution in Nevada, which dates back to the ... Guy Rocha talked about the history of legalized prostitution in Nevada, which dates back to the mid-1800s and the discovery of the Comstock Lode. Nevada is the only state in the U.S. with legalized brothel prostitution. Madam Susan Austin of the Mustang Ranch, which became the state’s first licensed brothel in 1971, talked about day to day life for the people who work and frequent her brothel. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:33 am HT Approx. 2 min. Representatives Ruppersberger and King on National Security ; ; House Intelligence Committee members Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and Peter King (R-NY) appeared ... House Intelligence Committee members Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and Peter King (R-NY) appeared together on ABC’s “This Week” by remote video from separate locations. In this portion of the interview they talked about the temporary closure of many U.S. embassies in the Middle East and North Africa in response to a terrorism alert. 3:44 am HT Approx. 16 min. Book Discussion on Lost Legacy of Carson Valley ; Conrad Buedel and Steve Achard talked about their book, Lost Legacy of Carson Valley: The Rise ... Conrad Buedel and Steve Achard talked about their book, Lost Legacy of Carson Valley: The Rise and Fall of the H.F. Dangberg Ranching Empire, in which they tell the story of Steve’s family, the Dangbergs. They spoke about how H.F. Dangberg immigrated to the U.S. and acquired over 33,000 acres of land and began his ranching empire, as well as the family turmoil that led to the fall of their company. They also toured the Dangberg Ranch. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
9:00 am HT Approx. 53 min. Joseph Gibson Interview Former combat medic Joseph Gibson talked about his experiences during the Korean War, and the ... Former combat medic Joseph Gibson talked about his experiences during the Korean War, and the Allied soldiers he met during his service. In this interview recorded for the Korean War Veterans Digital Memorial, he talked about his friendships with Allied soldiers, and about the fighting he encountered near Pusan as he ducked for cover in a ditch. This interview was one in a series with veterans, marking the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice.
5:37 am HT Approx. 6 min. Matthew Lee on Embassy Closures ; Matthew Lee talked by telephone about the State Department announcement the previous week that an ... Matthew Lee talked by telephone about the State Department announcement the previous week that an unspecified number of embassies around the world would be temporarily closed due to security concerns. 4:01 am HT Approx. 22 min. Book Discussion on The Infamous King of the Comstock Michael Makley talked about his book, The Infamous King of the Comstock: William Sharon and the ... Michael Makley talked about his book, The Infamous King of the Comstock: William Sharon and the Gilded Age in the West, in which he profiles William Sharon, a former U.S. Senator and businessman, who profited from the silver mining boom at the Comstock Lode. Makley spoke about how Sharon made his fortune at the Comstock and his impact on Nevada history.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
9:55 am HT Approx. 11 min. Nevada State Capitol Building Ron Roberts toured the Nevada State Capitol Building, which was completed in 1871. He also spoke ... Ron Roberts toured the Nevada State Capitol Building, which was completed in 1871. He also spoke about the statue of Native American activist and educator Sarah Winnemucca that greets visitors as they enter the building, and about Nevada becoming a state in the midst of the Civil War.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:48 am HT Approx. 30 min. Governor Hickenlooper on National Governors Agenda ; ; Governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO), incoming vice-chair of the National Governors Association, ... Governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO), incoming vice-chair of the National Governors Association, spoke by video link from the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, site of the annual meeting of the NGA. Governor Hickenlooper discussed the agenda for the meetings and what the governors hoped to accomplish over the weekend, including the previous day’s session on best practices for the corrections system. The governor also spoke to state issues in Colorado such as unemployment, the economy, implementing the Affordable Care Act, gun control, and sequestration. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including a line for Colorado residents.
The program concluded with C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewing the Sunday morning talk shows.
4:24 am HT Approx. 4 min. Carson City Library History Collection Librarian Susan Antipa talked about the Carson City Library Nevada History Collection and showed ... Librarian Susan Antipa talked about the Carson City Library Nevada History Collection and showed some items from the collection of books about the history of Carson City and the state of Nevada.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
10:08 am HT Approx. 5 min. Early Motion Pictures Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress, toured the Library of ... Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress, toured the Library of Congress Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia, and talked about the “Paper Print Collection,” films from the earliest era of motion pictures produced between 1894 and 1912. Over 3,000 paper prints were created for copyright purposes, and have been preserved for over 100 years. These paper prints preserve a glimpse of American life in the late 19th and early 20th century.
6:20 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. LIVE National Governors Association Closing Session Matt Devost led off a panel sdiscussion among governors about the topic, “States Role in ... Matt Devost led off a panel sdiscussion among governors about the topic, “States Role in Cyber Security.”
At the close of the session, Governor Markell (D-DE) turned over the chairman’s gavel to the new chair, Governor Fallin (R-OK).
4:29 am HT Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on Casino Women Susan Chandler, co-author of Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places, talked about ... Susan Chandler, co-author of Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places, talked about women’s roles in Nevada’s gaming industry. Traditionally in casinos, women were only given two jobs, hotel maid or waitress. Ms. Chandler argued that women have developed a stronger, more powerful voice but are still struggling.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
10:15 am HT Approx. 41 min. Dissent in America Ralph Young talked about his book, Dissent in America: The Voices That Shaped a Nation, in ... Ralph Young talked about his book, Dissent in America: The Voices That Shaped a Nation, in which he details the history of dissent in the United States and argues that it has been crucial to the development of the nation. He spoke at the National Constitution Center.
7:41 am HT Approx. 12 min. LIVE Open Phones on the Role of the States in Cyber Security Telephone lines were open for comments on the role of the states in cyber security. 
In ...
Telephone lines were open for comments on the role of the states in cyber security. 
In the background live scenes were shown from the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, where annual meeting of the National Governors Association had just concluded. The closing session of the meeting had been on the topic of “States Role in Cyber Security.”
4:38 am HT Approx. 10 min. Mark Twain Collection Jerry Bartholomew talked about his private collection of Mark Twain items. Since college, ... Jerry Bartholomew talked about his private collection of Mark Twain items. Since college, Bartholomew has had an interest in Twain and began collecting anything and everything bearing the writer’s name. Bartholomew has amassed a collection of over 1,000 items-including books, stamps and ties. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:01 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. American History TV in Carson City, Nevada C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
The programs shown on American History TV during the Carson City LCV Weekend were:

Nevada State Capitol Building 314021-1

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval 314022-1

Why Nevada Became a State 314294-3

Nevada Mining and the Comstock Lode 314027-1

Nevada State Railroad Museum 314025-1

Are Workers Buried in the Hoover Dam? 314294-4

Carson City Mint 314020-1

U.S. Senator Key Pittman on Ice 314294-2

Federal Land Rights in Nevada 314028-1

What Mark Twain Didn’t Say 314294-1

Legalized Prostitution in Nevada 314026-1

Stewart Indian School 314024-1
7:54 am HT Approx. 2 min. Senators Chambliss and Durbin on National Security ; ; Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) appeared together by remote video on ... Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) appeared together by remote video on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” In this portion of the interview they talked about the temporary closure of many U.S. embassies in the Middle East and North Africa in response to a terrorism alert. Senator Chambliss was in Moultrie, Georgia. Senator Durbin was in Springfield, Illinois. 4:49 am HT Approx. 6 min. Publisher Interview with Michael Cader ; Michael Cader, founder of Publishers Lunch and Publishers Marketplace, talked about his ... Michael Cader, founder of Publishers Lunch and Publishers Marketplace, talked about his career in publishing and his e-book, Buzz Books 2013: Fall/Winter, Excerpts from 40 Top New Titles which gives book sellers and consumers a taste of major upcoming books.
He was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013.
11:01 am HT Approx. 11 min. Nevada State Capitol Building Ron Roberts toured the Nevada State Capitol Building, which was completed in 1871. He also spoke ... Ron Roberts toured the Nevada State Capitol Building, which was completed in 1871. He also spoke about the statue of Native American activist and educator Sarah Winnemucca that greets visitors as they enter the building, and about Nevada becoming a state in the midst of the Civil War.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:57 am HT Approx. 2 min. Representatives Ruppersberger and King on National Security ; ; House Intelligence Committee members Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and Peter King (R-NY) appeared ... House Intelligence Committee members Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and Peter King (R-NY) appeared together on ABC’s “This Week” by remote video from separate locations. In this portion of the interview they talked about the temporary closure of many U.S. embassies in the Middle East and North Africa in response to a terrorism alert. 4:56 am HT Approx. 3 min. U.S. Senator Key Pittman on Ice Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the story that U.S. Senator Key Pittman actually ... Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the story that U.S. Senator Key Pittman actually died before his last re-election and his body was kept on ice until after his victory was secured.
This was one of the myths about Nevada that Mr. Rocha had collected throughout his career for his monthly column. He was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.*
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:13 am HT Approx. 7 min. Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval Governor Brian Sandoval (R-NV) spoke about Nevada’s political history and preparations for ... Governor Brian Sandoval (R-NV) spoke about Nevada’s political history and preparations for the Sesquicentennial in 2014.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
8:01 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. Government Surveillance Programs and Privacy Deputy heads from the FBI, National Security Agency, (NSA) and Justice Department testified on the ... Deputy heads from the FBI, National Security Agency, (NSA) and Justice Department testified on the Obama administration’s use of the Federal Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to gather information on U.S. citizens. 5:00 am HT Approx. 57 min. After Words with Sheila Miyoshi Jager ; Sheila Miyoshi Jager talked about her book, Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in ... Sheila Miyoshi Jager talked about her book, Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea, in which she provides a complete overview of the Korean conflict, from the peninisula’s occupation by Japan during World War II, to its division during the Korean and Cold Wars. She also talked about the threat posed by North Korea’s nuclear armament program. She spoke with Scott Snyder, director of the Program on U.S.-Korea Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations. 11:21 am HT Approx. 1 min. Why Nevada Became a State Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about some historical errors that were commonly taught ... Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about some historical errors that were commonly taught about the history of Nevada.
This was one of the myths about Nevada that Mr. Rocha had collected throughout his career for his monthly column. He was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.*
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:52 am HT Approx. 1 min. Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the Foreign Intelligence ... Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance, along with the Voting Rights Act, PATRIOT Act, immigration reform, gun legislation, and the status of democracy in Egypt and of U.S. aid to that country. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host. 5:59 am HT Approx. 3 hr. LIVE In Depth with Ben Carson ; Dr. Benjamin Carson talked about his life and career. He also responded to telephone ... Dr. Benjamin Carson talked about his life and career. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom rose from poverty to the top of the medical field as the former director of pediatric neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and professor emeritus of neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University. Topics included the new health care laws and the current political situation. He reacted to a video clip of his remarks about taxes at the February 7, 2013, National Prayer Breakfast. A video clip was shown of him in his home near Baltimore, talking about how he writes. 
Dr. Carson is the author of five non-fiction books: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story; Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence; The Big Picture; Take The Risk: Learning to Identify, Choose and Live with Acceptable Risk; and America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great.
11:23 am HT Approx. 11 min. Nevada Mining and the Comstock Lode Ron James, Chair of the Historic Landmarks Committee, talked about the discovery of the Comstock ... Ron James, Chair of the Historic Landmarks Committee, talked about the discovery of the Comstock Lode, the site that sparked Nevada’s gold and silver rush. He toured the area around Virginia City and Gold Hill, where mining boomed after 1859, including the site where prospectors first found gold in an area and later mined for silver. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
9:53 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Transportation Security Administration Misconduct Officials testified about a report on misconduct accusations for Transportation Security ... Officials testified about a report on misconduct accusations for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport security employees. The report found that incidents of misconduct rose 27 percent over two years. 9:00 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Panel Discussion on Religion and Political Activism Panelists talked about how religious belief, religious institutions, and religious people came to ... Panelists talked about how religious belief, religious institutions, and religious people came to be seen as essential to social freedom in African American life and political history. "The New Jerusalem: Black Life, The Church, and the Struggle for American Democracy" was a panel at the 2013 Harlem Book Fair from the Langston Hughes Auditorium in the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 11:35 am HT Approx. 9 min. Nevada State Railroad Museum Frank Ackerman talked about the Nevada State Railroad Museum, the history of Nevada’s ... Frank Ackerman talked about the Nevada State Railroad Museum, the history of Nevada’s Virginia and Truckee Railroad, and the railroad’s growth that paralleled Nevada’s mining industry in the mid-1800s.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:01 am HT Approx. 30 min. Immigration Reform and Citizenship, Part 1 Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) talked about the prospects of ... Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) talked about the prospects of immigration reform legislation in Congress. They both said they were hopeful a final version of the immigration legislation would pass the House and Senate during the year and that it would include a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Topics included securing the borders and recent remarks by Representative Steve King (R-IA). Then other supporters of immigration reform held a panel discussion. Mr. Vargas talked about his recent decision to reveal that he was an undocumented worker. 
“Immigration Forum: Why Citizenship Matters” was held at the AFL-CIO headquarters, co-sponsored by the Economic Policy Institute
10:19 am HT Approx. 12 min. Samuel Clemens in Carson City Former Nevada State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about American author and humorist Samuel Clemens ... Former Nevada State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about American author and humorist Samuel Clemens and his time spent in Carson City. Clemens came to Carson City in 1861 hoping to strike it rich in mining. When those endeavors didn’t work out, he found work as a writer at the Territorial Newspaper in nearby Virginia City. It was there Samuel Clemens adopted the name, “Mark Twain.” Mr. Rocha was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:45 am HT Approx. 2 min. Are Workers Buried in the Hoover Dam? Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the legend that Hoover Dam contains the bodies of ... Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the legend that Hoover Dam contains the bodies of some of the construction workers.
This was one of the myths about Nevada that Mr. Rocha had collected throughout his career for his monthly column. He was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.*
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:33 am HT Approx. 26 min. Civil Rights Leaders on the Voting Rights Act Civil rights leaders spoke to the press after a meeting with President Obama and Attorney General ... Civil rights leaders spoke to the press after a meeting with President Obama and Attorney General Holder on the Voting Rights Act. They said they were encouraged, with the Reverend Al Sharpton describing the law as “far from dead” despite a recent Supreme Court decision striking down a portion of the Act. They also talked about the law suit that the Justice Department recently announced against the state of Texas that aimed to halt a redistricting plan using a part of the law that was not affected by the Court’s ruling. 10:31 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Book Discussion on Rendezvous With Destiny ; ; Michael Fullilove, executive director of the Lowy Institute in Sydney, Australia, talked about his ... Michael Fullilove, executive director of the Lowy Institute in Sydney, Australia, talked about his book, Rendezvous with Destiny: How Franklin D. Roosevelt and Five Extraordinary Men Took America into the War and into the World, in which he recounts the role that President Franklin D. Roosevelt and five of his advisors played in America’s entry into World War II. In his book, the author reports that Roosevelt was deterred by the public and Congress from getting involved at the outset of the War and was determined to gather information to lend support to Europe. He subsequently sent five men - Harry Hopkins, “Wild Bill” Donovan, Sumner Welles, Averell Harriman, and Wendell Wilkie - as American envoys to Europe from 1939-1941. Their respective meetings with European leaders provided Roosevelt with the information and diplomatic channels to move America into the war. Michael Fullilove spoke at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. 11:47 am HT Approx. 7 min. Carson City Mint Nevada State Museum Curator Bob Nylen toured the Carson City Mint. He spoke about the rare ... Nevada State Museum Curator Bob Nylen toured the Carson City Mint. He spoke about the rare coin press that is now on exhibit at the museum, how the coins are made, the significance of the Carson City mint, and the role women played in minting coins in the 18th century. The Carson City Mint was a branch of the United States Mint in Carson City, Nevada. Built at the peak of the silver boom, 50 issues of silver coins and 57 issues of gold coins were minted here between 1870 and 1893.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
12:00 pm HT Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the Foreign Intelligence ... Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance, along with the Voting Rights Act, PATRIOT Act, immigration reform, gun legislation, and the status of democracy in Egypt and of U.S. aid to that country. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host. 11:55 am HT Approx. 4 min. Carson City Library History Collection Librarian Susan Antipa talked about the Carson City Library Nevada History Collection and showed ... Librarian Susan Antipa talked about the Carson City Library Nevada History Collection and showed some items from the collection of books about the history of Carson City and the state of Nevada.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:55 am HT Approx. 3 min. U.S. Senator Key Pittman on Ice Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the story that U.S. Senator Key Pittman actually ... Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the story that U.S. Senator Key Pittman actually died before his last re-election and his body was kept on ice until after his victory was secured.
This was one of the myths about Nevada that Mr. Rocha had collected throughout his career for his monthly column. He was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.*
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:33 pm HT Approx. 48 min. Ron Paul at Young Americans for Liberty Convention Former Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) gave the keynote address at a Young Americans for Liberty ... Former Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) gave the keynote address at a Young Americans for Liberty convention.
He told students of their obligation to advance the cause of liberty and personal freedoms by using current technology such as the Internet to spread ideas. He also commented on current issues including the actions of whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning, and the closing of U.S. embassies and consulates due to terrorist threats. Following his remarks, he answered a few questions from students.
12:00 pm HT Approx. 52 min. Book TV on Economic Recovery A collection of segments from Book TV programs featured author talks about economic ... A collection of segments from Book TV programs featured author talks about economic recovery.
Programs shown included:
John Taylor, First Principles: Five Keys to Restoring America’s Prosperity
Peter Henry Blair, Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth
Kevin Williamson, The End is Near and It’s Going to Be Awesome: How Going Broke Will Leave America Richer, Happier, and More Secure
Robert Pollin, Back to Full Employment
11:59 am HT Approx. 10 min. Federal Land Rights in Nevada Jeff Kintop talked about Nevada’s history of federally-owned land, which dates back to the ... Jeff Kintop talked about Nevada’s history of federally-owned land, which dates back to the state’s constitution. He also spoke about some of the other documents housed at the Nevada State Archives, including a “clear list,” which documents transfer of lands, and a large map showing the breakdown of federal and state-owned land. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
1:24 pm HT Approx. 6 min. Senator McConnell Speech at Fancy Farm Picnic Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. He ... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. He asked the lively bipartisan crowd if it wanted the Senate run by a “Nevada yes man” for Barack Obama who believes coal makes you sick or “the guy you’re looking at?”
Courtesy of Kentucky Educational Television.
12:53 pm HT Approx. 10 min. Mark Twain Collection Jerry Bartholomew talked about his private collection of Mark Twain items. Since college, ... Jerry Bartholomew talked about his private collection of Mark Twain items. Since college, Bartholomew has had an interest in Twain and began collecting anything and everything bearing the writer’s name. Bartholomew has amassed a collection of over 1,000 items-including books, stamps and ties. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
12:10 pm HT Approx. 2 min. What Mark Twain Didn't Say Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about some of the sayings attributed to Mark Twain for ... Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about some of the sayings attributed to Mark Twain for which there is no verification.
This was one of the myths about Nevada that Mr. Rocha had collected throughout his career for his monthly column. He was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.*
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:31 pm HT Approx. 7 min. Alison Grimes Speech at Fancy Farm Picnic Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Grimes, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat held by ... Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Grimes, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. She remarked on the absence of Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and that she had more government experience than he. She remarked that if Senator McConnell had a kidney stone, he would refuse to pass it, and inspired parts of the lively bipartisan crowd into chants of “Stop now.”
Courtesy of Kentucky Educational Television.
1:04 pm HT Approx. 16 min. Book Discussion on Fear of Flying ; Erica Jong talked about the 40th anniversary edition of her book, Fear of Flying. She was ... Erica Jong talked about the 40th anniversary edition of her book, Fear of Flying. She was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013. 12:12 pm HT Approx. 7 min. Legalized Prostitution in Nevada ; Guy Rocha talked about the history of legalized prostitution in Nevada, which dates back to the ... Guy Rocha talked about the history of legalized prostitution in Nevada, which dates back to the mid-1800s and the discovery of the Comstock Lode. Nevada is the only state in the U.S. with legalized brothel prostitution. Madam Susan Austin of the Mustang Ranch, which became the state’s first licensed brothel in 1971, talked about day to day life for the people who work and frequent her brothel. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:38 pm HT Approx. 5 min. Matt Bevin Speech at Fancy Farm Picnic Businessman Matt Bevin, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by ... Businessman Matt Bevin, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. He remarked on Senator McConnell having already left the event, and said the people of Kentucky had had enough of amnesty Wall St. bailouts, and of Senator McConnell raising his own pay and fighting to keep his job, but not fighting for the jobs of the people of Kentucky.
Courtesy of Kentucky Educational Television.
1:21 pm HT Approx. 2 min. Are Workers Buried in the Hoover Dam? Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the legend that Hoover Dam contains the bodies of ... Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the legend that Hoover Dam contains the bodies of some of the construction workers.
This was one of the myths about Nevada that Mr. Rocha had collected throughout his career for his monthly column. He was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.*
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:20 pm HT Approx. 8 min. Stewart Indian School Richard Arnold, chairman of the Nevada Indian Commission, talked about the Stewart Indian School, ... Richard Arnold, chairman of the Nevada Indian Commission, talked about the Stewart Indian School, located the Stewart area of Carson City, Nevada. The school was one of many created around the United States near the end of the 19th century to assimilate Native American children. He spoke about the school’s history and shared a story about his own mother’s experiences as a student there.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:44 pm HT Approx. 5 min. Ed Marksberry Speech at Fancy Farm Picnic Ed Marksberry, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator ... Ed Marksberry, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. Topics included the importance of grassroots candidates.
Courtesy of Kentucky Educational Television.
1:23 pm HT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released August 5 and 6, 2013, were shown. New books being released August 5 and 6, 2013, were shown. 12:32 pm HT Approx. 17 min. Suicide in American History ; David Silkenat and Kathleen Brian talked about suicide in America during the 19th ... David Silkenat and Kathleen Brian talked about suicide in America during the 19th century. They were interviewed at the 2013 Organization of American Historians meeting in San Francisco, California.
1:49 pm HT Approx. 6 min. Matt Bevin at Fancy Farm Picnic Businessman Matt Bevin, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by ... Businessman Matt Bevin, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), spoke to the press as he mingled with the crowd after the speeches at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. Asked about claims by Tea Party activists that it was Senator McConnell’s team that organized the departure of Republican Party-sponsored buses before Mr. Bevin’s speech, he said, “I have nine children. I’m used to childish behavior.” He criticized his primary opponent for not having any private sector experience and for his lack of accomplishments during his nearly 30-year-tenure in the U.S. Senate. When his challenge to Senaror McConnell was characterized as a “David and Goliath matchup,” Mr. Bevin replied that he had David’s faith and that “right and principle” win out over power. 1:25 pm HT Approx. 5 min. Publisher Interview with Cynthia Sherry ; Cynthia Sherry, publisher at Chicago Review Press, previewed some of her company’s fall 2013 ... Cynthia Sherry, publisher at Chicago Review Press, previewed some of her company’s fall 2013 books. She was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013. 12:51 pm HT Approx. 8 min. Senator McCain on Death of Fellow POW Bud Day Senator John McCain (R-AZ) spoke about Bud Day, a pilot who was shot down in Vietnam and was a ... Senator John McCain (R-AZ) spoke about Bud Day, a pilot who was shot down in Vietnam and was a fellow POW in Hanoi.
2:00 pm HT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with William Seale ; Historian William Seale talked about the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and ... Historian William Seale talked about the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image,” for which he served as an adviser. He discussed the first half of the series which covered the lives of first ladies from Martha Washington to Ida McKinley. He offered commentary on many of the vignettes featured throughout the programs, clips of which were shown, as well as video clips of Clarence Lusane and Richard Norton Smith. The author of books such as The President’s House, he is the editor of White House History, a journal of the White House Historical Association, which is the co-sponsor of the series. Mr. Seale talked about the mission of the WHHA, and ventured an opinion on which first lady he would like to have dinner with. 1:30 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Book Discussion on The Pioneer Detectives Konstantin Kakaes talked about his book, The Pioneer Detectives: Did a Distant Spacecraft Prove ... Konstantin Kakaes talked about his book, The Pioneer Detectives: Did a Distant Spacecraft Prove Einstein and Newton Wrong?, in which he discusses the implications of findings from NASA’s Pioneer 10 and Pioneer 11 spacecrafts. In the 1990s, NASA scientists detected a mysterious force slowing down the Pioneer 10 and Pioneer 11 spacecrafts, the first man-made objects to leave the solar system. This event was hosted by New America NYC. 1:00 pm HT Approx. 28 min. Computer History Museum, Part 1 ; Senior Curator Dag Spicer and museum President and CEO John Hollar toured the Computer History ... Senior Curator Dag Spicer and museum President and CEO John Hollar toured the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, and spoke about the history of computers. This is part one of a two-part look at the exhibit, “Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing.”
3:01 pm HT Approx. 57 min. BBC Parliament Year-End Review BBC Parliament television looked back at the major events in the British Parliament since ... BBC Parliament television looked back at the major events in the British Parliament since September 2013. 2:53 pm HT Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on Casino Women Susan Chandler, co-author of Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places, talked about ... Susan Chandler, co-author of Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places, talked about women’s roles in Nevada’s gaming industry. Traditionally in casinos, women were only given two jobs, hotel maid or waitress. Ms. Chandler argued that women have developed a stronger, more powerful voice but are still struggling.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
1:30 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 10 min. President Truman and National Security Panelists talked about President Truman’s defense policy and the expansion of the National ... Panelists talked about President Truman’s defense policy and the expansion of the National Security apparatus under the 33rd president. They spoke about his efforts to unify the Armed Forces, increase military spending, and influence public opinion regarding foreign policy. 
“The Institutional Structure of the National Security Establishment” was a panel of the 11th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium, held at the Marriott Key West Beachside Hotel.
4:00 pm HT Approx. 49 min. Ron Paul at Young Americans for Liberty Convention Former Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) gave the keynote address at a Young Americans for Liberty ... Former Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) gave the keynote address at a Young Americans for Liberty convention.
He told students of their obligation to advance the cause of liberty and personal freedoms by using current technology such as the Internet to spread ideas. He also commented on current issues including the actions of whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning, and the closing of U.S. embassies and consulates due to terrorist threats. Following his remarks, he answered a few questions from students.
3:02 pm HT Approx. 57 min. After Words with Susan Crawford ; Susan Crawford talked about her book, Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power ... Susan Crawford talked about her book, Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age, in which she argues that the U.S. has lost its competitive advantage in the knowledge-based economy, because it is no longer at the forefront of the internet revolution. In her book, she argues that other countries have internet capabilities that are significantly faster and less expensive to use than those in the U.S., putting U.S. consumers at a distinct disadvantage and threatening America’s economic future. She talked about her findings with Andrew Blum, author of Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet. 3:41 pm HT Approx. 17 min. Suicide in American History ; David Silkenat and Kathleen Brian talked about suicide in America during the 19th ... David Silkenat and Kathleen Brian talked about suicide in America during the 19th century. They were interviewed at the 2013 Organization of American Historians meeting in San Francisco, California.
4:51 pm HT Approx. 2 min. Senators Chambliss and Durbin on National Security ; ; Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) appeared together by remote video on ... Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) appeared together by remote video on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” In this portion of the interview they talked about the temporary closure of many U.S. embassies in the Middle East and North Africa in response to a terrorism alert. Senator Chambliss was in Moultrie, Georgia. Senator Durbin was in Springfield, Illinois. 4:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. Book Discussion on The Poorer Nations ; Vijay Prashad talked about his book, The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global ... Vijay Prashad talked about his book, The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South, in which he explores the protest against neo-liberal economic policies by people from the Global South (Africa, Central and Latin America, and a majority of Asia) and discusses the possibilities for an alternative system to emerge. He spoke at an event hosted by the Brecht Forum in New York City and responded to questions from the audience. 4:00 pm HT Approx. 28 min. Computer History Museum, Part 1 ; Senior Curator Dag Spicer and museum President and CEO John Hollar toured the Computer History ... Senior Curator Dag Spicer and museum President and CEO John Hollar toured the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, and spoke about the history of computers. This is part one of a two-part look at the exhibit, “Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing.”
4:54 pm HT Approx. 2 min. Representatives Ruppersberger and King on National Security ; ; House Intelligence Committee members Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and Peter King (R-NY) appeared ... House Intelligence Committee members Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and Peter King (R-NY) appeared together on ABC’s “This Week” by remote video from separate locations. In this portion of the interview they talked about the temporary closure of many U.S. embassies in the Middle East and North Africa in response to a terrorism alert. 6:00 pm HT Approx. 3 hr. In Depth with Ben Carson ; Dr. Benjamin Carson talked about his life and career. He also responded to telephone ... Dr. Benjamin Carson talked about his life and career. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom rose from poverty to the top of the medical field as the former director of pediatric neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and professor emeritus of neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University. Topics included the new health care laws and the current political situation. He reacted to a video clip of his remarks about taxes at the February 7, 2013, National Prayer Breakfast. A video clip was shown of him in his home near Baltimore, talking about how he writes. 
Dr. Carson is the author of five non-fiction books: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story; Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence; The Big Picture; Take The Risk: Learning to Identify, Choose and Live with Acceptable Risk; and America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great.
4:30 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 10 min. President Truman and National Security Panelists talked about President Truman’s defense policy and the expansion of the National ... Panelists talked about President Truman’s defense policy and the expansion of the National Security apparatus under the 33rd president. They spoke about his efforts to unify the Armed Forces, increase military spending, and influence public opinion regarding foreign policy. 
“The Institutional Structure of the National Security Establishment” was a panel of the 11th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium, held at the Marriott Key West Beachside Hotel.
5:00 pm HT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with William Seale ; Historian William Seale talked about the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and ... Historian William Seale talked about the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image,” for which he served as an adviser. He discussed the first half of the series which covered the lives of first ladies from Martha Washington to Ida McKinley. He offered commentary on many of the vignettes featured throughout the programs, clips of which were shown, as well as video clips of Clarence Lusane and Richard Norton Smith. The author of books such as The President’s House, he is the editor of White House History, a journal of the White House Historical Association, which is the co-sponsor of the series. Mr. Seale talked about the mission of the WHHA, and ventured an opinion on which first lady he would like to have dinner with. 9:01 pm HT Approx. 56 min. After Words with Susan Crawford ; Susan Crawford talked about her book, Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power ... Susan Crawford talked about her book, Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age, in which she argues that the U.S. has lost its competitive advantage in the knowledge-based economy, because it is no longer at the forefront of the internet revolution. In her book, she argues that other countries have internet capabilities that are significantly faster and less expensive to use than those in the U.S., putting U.S. consumers at a distinct disadvantage and threatening America’s economic future. She talked about her findings with Andrew Blum, author of Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet. 6:41 pm HT Approx. 17 min. Suicide in American History ; David Silkenat and Kathleen Brian talked about suicide in America during the 19th ... David Silkenat and Kathleen Brian talked about suicide in America during the 19th century. They were interviewed at the 2013 Organization of American Historians meeting in San Francisco, California.
6:01 pm HT Approx. 56 min. BBC Parliament Year-End Review BBC Parliament television looked back at the major events in the British Parliament since ... BBC Parliament television looked back at the major events in the British Parliament since September 2013. 9:58 pm HT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released August 5 and 6, 2013, were shown. New books being released August 5 and 6, 2013, were shown. 7:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Book Discussion on Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency ; ; Mark Updegrove, director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum, recounts ... Mark Updegrove, director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum, recounts the presidency of Lyndon Johnson. Sworn into office following the assassination of John F. Kennedy, President Johnson served for five years and signed 207 laws, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Mr. Updegrove examines President Johnson’s legacy, which included his “War on Poverty” and civil rights legislation as well as the escalation of the Vietnam War that resulted in the loss of 36,000 U.S. soldiers by the end of Johnson’s presidency. Mark Updegrove spoke with John Avlon and responded to questions from members of the audience at this Kennedy Library Forum.
7:03 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. Summit on Violence in Urban Communities The Congressional Black Caucus hosted a town hall “emergency summit” to address the ... The Congressional Black Caucus hosted a town hall “emergency summit” to address the ongoing concern of violence and crime in urban communities. Several members of the group shared their personal stories of loved ones who lost their lives to gun and gang violence, and offered their thoughts on solutions. They also responded to questions from the audience. 10:01 pm HT Approx. 52 min. Book TV on Economic Recovery A collection of segments from Book TV programs featured author talks about economic ... A collection of segments from Book TV programs featured author talks about economic recovery.
Programs shown included:
John Taylor, First Principles: Five Keys to Restoring America’s Prosperity
Peter Henry Blair, Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth
Kevin Williamson, The End is Near and It’s Going to Be Awesome: How Going Broke Will Leave America Richer, Happier, and More Secure
Robert Pollin, Back to Full Employment
8:15 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. American Power in Historical Perspective Scholars talked about the history of U.S. foreign policy and the United States' status among the ... Scholars talked about the history of U.S. foreign policy and the United States' status among the international diplomatic community. They spoke about how and why that status has changed over time, and the necessary factors for preserving the present position of power for the future. The panel “American Power in Historical Perspective” was part of a conference hosted by Oregon State University on American Military and Diplomatic History.
9:16 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. National Park Service Weapons Management Witnesses testified on the findings of an Interior Department Inspector General report on weapons ... Witnesses testified on the findings of an Interior Department Inspector General report on weapons management at the National Park Service (NPS). According to the report, the NPS chief of police and commanders had a ark police could not account for numerous weapons. 10:54 pm HT Approx. 6 min. Publisher Interview with Lara Heimert ; Lara Heimert talked about upcoming releases from Basic Books.
She was interviewed at Book Expo ...
Lara Heimert talked about upcoming releases from Basic Books.
She was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013.
9:56 pm HT Approx. 1 min. Why Nevada Became a State Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about some historical errors that were commonly taught ... Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about some historical errors that were commonly taught about the history of Nevada.
This was one of the myths about Nevada that Mr. Rocha had collected throughout his career for his monthly column. He was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.*
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:37 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. National Governors Association Closing Session Matt Devost led off a panel sdiscussion among governors about the topic, “States Role in ... Matt Devost led off a panel sdiscussion among governors about the topic, “States Role in Cyber Security.”
At the close of the session, Governor Markell (D-DE) turned over the chairman’s gavel to the new chair, Governor Fallin (R-OK).
11:01 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. Panel on Civil Liberties and Security in the Age of Terrorism ; ; Robert Higgs, author of Delusions of Power: New Explorations of the State, War, and ... Robert Higgs, author of Delusions of Power: New Explorations of the State, War, and Economy, and Anthony Gregory, author of The Power of Habeas Corpus in America: From the King’s Prerogative to the War on Terror, talked about the protection of civil liberties in the U.S. since September 11, 2001. This event was hosted by the Independent Institute in Oakland, California. 10:00 pm HT Approx. 53 min. Joseph Gibson Interview Former combat medic Joseph Gibson talked about his experiences during the Korean War, and the ... Former combat medic Joseph Gibson talked about his experiences during the Korean War, and the Allied soldiers he met during his service. In this interview recorded for the Korean War Veterans Digital Memorial, he talked about his friendships with Allied soldiers, and about the fighting he encountered near Pusan as he ducked for cover in a ditch. This interview was one in a series with veterans, marking the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice.
11:58 pm HT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with William Seale ; Historian William Seale talked about the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and ... Historian William Seale talked about the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image,” for which he served as an adviser. He discussed the first half of the series which covered the lives of first ladies from Martha Washington to Ida McKinley. He offered commentary on many of the vignettes featured throughout the programs, clips of which were shown, as well as video clips of Clarence Lusane and Richard Norton Smith. The author of books such as The President’s House, he is the editor of White House History, a journal of the White House Historical Association, which is the co-sponsor of the series. Mr. Seale talked about the mission of the WHHA, and ventured an opinion on which first lady he would like to have dinner with. 12:41 am HT Approx. 22 min. Book Discussion on The Infamous King of the Comstock Michael Makley talked about his book, The Infamous King of the Comstock: William Sharon and the ... Michael Makley talked about his book, The Infamous King of the Comstock: William Sharon and the Gilded Age in the West, in which he profiles William Sharon, a former U.S. Senator and businessman, who profited from the silver mining boom at the Comstock Lode. Makley spoke about how Sharon made his fortune at the Comstock and his impact on Nevada history.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
10:55 pm HT Approx. 11 min. Nevada State Capitol Building Ron Roberts toured the Nevada State Capitol Building, which was completed in 1871. He also spoke ... Ron Roberts toured the Nevada State Capitol Building, which was completed in 1871. He also spoke about the statue of Native American activist and educator Sarah Winnemucca that greets visitors as they enter the building, and about Nevada becoming a state in the midst of the Civil War.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:09 pm HT Approx. 5 min. Early Motion Pictures Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress, toured the Library of ... Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress, toured the Library of Congress Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia, and talked about the “Paper Print Collection,” films from the earliest era of motion pictures produced between 1894 and 1912. Over 3,000 paper prints were created for copyright purposes, and have been preserved for over 100 years. These paper prints preserve a glimpse of American life in the late 19th and early 20th century.
11:15 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Religion and Identity Rosemarie Zagarri talked about the history of religion and religious identity in America from the ... Rosemarie Zagarri talked about the history of religion and religious identity in America from the Colonial period to the Civil War. Some of the groups discussed included the Puritans in New England, the Quakers in Pennsylvania, and the Irish Catholics who settled in cities along the East Coast.
12:30 am HT Approx. 3 min. U.S. Senator Key Pittman on Ice Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the story that U.S. Senator Key Pittman actually ... Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the story that U.S. Senator Key Pittman actually died before his last re-election and his body was kept on ice until after his victory was secured.
This was one of the myths about Nevada that Mr. Rocha had collected throughout his career for his monthly column. He was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.*
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:35 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. International Conference on the War of 1812 ; ; Two historians talked about the War of 1812. Donald Graves rejected the established reasoning for ... Two historians talked about the War of 1812. Donald Graves rejected the established reasoning for the British burning of Washington, D.C., arguing that the burning of Canadian towns by American forces played no significant part in the matter. Author Alan Taylor asserted that in order to grasp the true ramifications of the conflict it’s necessary to stretch the time period of study. This program was hosted by the United States Naval Academy.