C-SPAN Schedule

< Friday, November 8 >

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2:00 am HT Approx. 46 min. LIVE Open Phones Peter Slen Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day, and on the topic of changing the ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day, and on the topic of changing the name of the Washington Redskins football team. 11:38 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 21 min. Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, Morning Hearing The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board held a public hearing in the Mayflower Hotel on ... The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board held a public hearing in the Mayflower Hotel on possible changes to the National Security Agency’s (NSA) data collection programs. The morning session examined two programs. One allows mass collection of phone records, the other Internet data. 1:37 am HT Approx. 57 min. Defense Budget and Strategy Former Pentagon officials spoke about defense policy and future military strategy, focusing on ... Former Pentagon officials spoke about defense policy and future military strategy, focusing on ways in which budget decisions could affect future operations and global strategy. Dov Zakheim in his comments said members of Congress identified with the tea party movement do not understand the relationship between economic stability and a strong military.
2:48 am HT Approx. 53 min. LIVE Rewriting the Constitution Alex Seitz-Wald; Peter Slen Alex Seitz-Wald talked about his National Journal cover story, “A How-To Guide to ... Alex Seitz-Wald talked about his National Journal cover story, “A How-To Guide to Blowing Up the Constitution,” in which he argues for rewriting the Constitution in light of the government’s current state of impasse and gridlock. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 2:02 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Environmental Protection Agency Listening Session The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public listening session on ways to reduce carbon ... The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public listening session on ways to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. In the meeting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized the Obama administration for being “at war with coal industry” and chastised the EPA for not holding meetings in Kentucky’s “coal country,” calling the proposed regulations “extreme.” 2:37 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 2 min. Syrian Civil War Experts on Syria testified on the country’s civil war and the Obama administration’s ... Experts on Syria testified on the country’s civil war and the Obama administration’s approach to the conflict. Among the issues addressed were the flow of refugees to other countries, efforts to rid Syria of its chemical weapons, and U.S. assistance to Syrian opposition groups. Ranking Member Bob Corker (R-TN) said he was embarrassed by the Obama administration’s Syria policy, and its lack of support to the Syrian opposition. U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford in response to Senator Corker defended the administration, and added that ultimately, Syrians themselves have to resolve the conflict.
3:44 am HT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Dr. Thomas Frieden on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Thomas Frieden; Peter Slen Thomas Frieden talked about issues facing the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and responded to ... Thomas Frieden talked about issues facing the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the impact of the government shutdown, and sequestration budget cuts. 3:41 am HT Approx. 53 min. Investor Protection Judd Gregg; Angela Keane Former Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) talked about the Security Industry and Financial Markets ... Former Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) talked about the Security Industry and Financial Markets Association’s investor bill of rights, which emphasizes clarity and disclosure between securities firms and investors. After his speech, he answered written questions from audience members. 4:41 am HT Approx. 50 min. John Allen on U.S. Global Leadership John Allen; Thomas Donnelly Retired General John Allen, who formerly commanded the International Security Assistance Force and ... Retired General John Allen, who formerly commanded the International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan, talked about U.S. global security and leadership. He addressed Afghanistan, the Middle East, China, and Europe. Regarding Afghanistan, he cautioned that Afghan President Karzai, whose term ends in 2014, was allowing the future of any U.S. forces remaining in the country past 2014 to be decided by a council known as a loya jirga. Other topics included military budget cuts due to sequestration and other budget matters.
4:31 am HT Approx. 28 min. LIVE Fertility Patterns in the U.S. Mark Mather; Peter Slen; Stephanie Ventura Stephanie Ventura and Mark Mather talked about a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ... Stephanie Ventura and Mark Mather talked about a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics report on changes and trends in childbearing and fertility patterns in the U.S. They discussed the declining birth rate overall, a record-low teen birth rate, and delayed childbearing, and the policy implications of these trends on the workplace, immigration, entitlement revenues, and health care. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.
4:35 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Atlantic Council on South Asia Instability Panelists talked about a recent report on stability in South Asia, as well as warming relations ... Panelists talked about a recent report on stability in South Asia, as well as warming relations with Iran and the impact on Afghanistan and other regional nations. 5:35 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 20 min. Farm Bill Conference Committee Members of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees held their first public meeting to consider ... Members of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees held their first public meeting to consider the 2013 farm bill.
5:05 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. Hurricane Sandy Recovery Review Witnesses testified at a hearing on the response to and recovery from Hurricane Sandy, andthe ... Witnesses testified at a hearing on the response to and recovery from Hurricane Sandy, andthe challenges faced by affected communities following the storm. 6:11 am HT Approx. 33 min. Status of Security and Political Transition in Iraq Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki talked about his country’s progress in security and ... Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki talked about his country’s progress in security and political transition. He also addressed concerns of a bipartisan group of U.S. senators who say he is is not doing enough to stop the sectarian violence in the country, stressing the need for security assistance with counterterrorism weapons and intelligence tools to help track down al Qaeda terrorists in the country. Regarding Syria, he reiterated that Iraq would remain neutral in their position and support the will of the Syrian people. 7:59 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. Navy Yard Shooting and Federal Facilities Security Officials from the Government Accountability Office, Homeland Security Department, and the Federal ... Officials from the Government Accountability Office, Homeland Security Department, and the Federal Protective Service testified on the September 16, 2013, Navy Yard shooting and security at federal facilities.
7:09 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Defense Policy Remarks Abraham Foxman; Chuck Hagel; Leon Panetta Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel gave the keynote address at the Anti-Defamation League centennial ... Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel gave the keynote address at the Anti-Defamation League centennial meeting held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. He urged the National Guard in all states to grant full benefits to same-sex couples after nine states denied benefits to these couples. He also announced that Israel would receive six V22 Osprey aircrafts. Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta also addressed attendees and was awarded the ADL’s Gorowitz Award for his public service. 6:48 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Environmental Protection Agency Listening Session The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public listening session on ways to reduce carbon ... The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public listening session on ways to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. In the meeting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized the Obama administration for being “at war with coal industry” and chastised the EPA for not holding meetings in Kentucky’s “coal country,” calling the proposed regulations “extreme.” 9:43 am HT Approx. 19 min. President Obama on Foreign Investment Barack Obama; Penny Pritzker President Obama announced a new government-wide effort to encourage foreign business investment in ... President Obama announced a new government-wide effort to encourage foreign business investment in the United States. The president was introduced by Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker.

This was part of the first-ever SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit, held at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C., by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. SelectUSA was a White House initiative to promote and facilitate investment in the United States.
8:10 am HT Approx. 19 min. Introductory Remarks Before President's Remarks Anthony Foxx; Cedric Richmond Anthony Foxx, Cedric Richmond, and others spoke prior President Obama’s speech at the Port ... Anthony Foxx, Cedric Richmond, and others spoke prior President Obama’s speech at the Port of New Orleans. 8:28 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 28 min. Sequestration and National Defense Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to ... Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to national defense programs. They warned the cuts would compromise the military’s ability to defend the country and could cause higher casualties. 10:05 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 5 min. Higher Education College and university presidents and a vice president of a career advancement organization ... College and university presidents and a vice president of a career advancement organization testified at a hearing on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. They focused on the role of innovation in reducing costs and increasing access for low-income students.
8:30 am HT Approx. 34 min. LIVE President Obama in New Orleans Barack Obama President Obama spoke at the Port of New Orleans about the economy and urged lawmakers to increase ... President Obama spoke at the Port of New Orleans about the economy and urged lawmakers to increase spending on infrastructure such as ports and roads in order to boost exports and improve the economy in both the long and short term. He also called for greater investment in education and spoke about health care reform implementation. 11:49 am HT Approx. 43 min. Environmental Protection Agency Regulations and Coal Industry Witnesses testified on the impact of Environmental Protection Agency regulations on the coal ... Witnesses testified on the impact of Environmental Protection Agency regulations on the coal industry. Coal industry advocates from Kentucky, West Virginia, Colorado and Pennsylvania criticized the regulations and said the Obama administration was creating a “war on coal.” Center for American Progress Climate Change Strategy Director Daniel Weiss and Braddock, Pennsylvania, Mayor of John Fetterman spoke in favor of addressing global climate change. 12:12 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 47 min. Federal Housing Administration Bailout Carol Galante testified that the $1.7 billion dollar cash infusion to her Federal Housing ... Carol Galante testified that the $1.7 billion dollar cash infusion to her Federal Housing Administration from the Treasury Department was needed in order for the FHA to maintain reserves as required by law.
9:09 am HT Approx. 51 min. Rewriting the Constitution Alex Seitz-Wald; Peter Slen Alex Seitz-Wald talked about his National Journal cover story, “A How-To Guide to ... Alex Seitz-Wald talked about his National Journal cover story, “A How-To Guide to Blowing Up the Constitution,” in which he argues for rewriting the Constitution in light of the government’s current state of impasse and gridlock. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 12:37 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 22 min. Affordable Care Act Implementation Problems Marilyn Tavenner, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), ... Marilyn Tavenner, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), testified at a hearing on the online health insurance marketplace. In her testimony she said that web site would be “smooth for the vast majority of users” by the end of November, and outlined the various technical upgrades and fixes already made to the system. 3:00 pm HT Approx. 49 min. 2008 Financial Crisis and Regulatory Changes Former Federal Reserve, Treasury Department, and Securities and Exchange Commission officials ... Former Federal Reserve, Treasury Department, and Securities and Exchange Commission officials talked about changes made to the nation’s financial system after the 2008 crisis. Former Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), one of the primary authors of the Dodd-Frank 2010 financial regulations law was also one of the panelists.

“Reforming the System” was part of “Five Years Later: A Financial Crisis Symposium” held at Venue SIX10 at the Spertus Institute, by the University of Chicago’s The Institute of Politics and the Paulson Institute.
10:01 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. LIVE Weapons Proliferation Senior U.S. officials and nongovernmental experts spoke about U.S. and international efforts to ... Senior U.S. officials and nongovernmental experts spoke about U.S. and international efforts to prevent terrorists and other criminals from acquiring weapons of mass destruction. They responded to questions from the audience. 3:02 pm HT Approx. 4 min. History of the Oil Industry in Cushing, Oklahoma Brett Anderson; Greta Brawner Brett Anderson talked about the history of Cushing, Oklahoma. 

He was interviewed ...
Brett Anderson talked about the history of Cushing, Oklahoma. 

He was interviewed in Cushing, Oklahoma, sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the largest tank farm of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
3:50 pm HT Approx. 56 min. 2008 Economic Crisis Revisited David Axelrod; Bethany McLean; Henry Paulson Former Bush administration Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and former Obama senior presidential ... Former Bush administration Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and former Obama senior presidential adviser David Axelrod talked about the 2008 financial crisis. They discussed some of the steps taken by their respective administrations to improve the economy, public reaction to those measures, the transition between the Bush and Obama administrations, and the lessons learned five years after the crisis. 

“Where Are We Now?” was part of “Five Years Later: A Financial Crisis Symposium” held at Venue SIX10 at the Spertus Institute, by the University of Chicago’s The Institute of Politics and the Paulson Institute.
11:08 am HT Approx. 13 min. Rick Perry at Iowa Republican Fundraiser Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) was the featured speaker at the Polk County Republican Party’s ... Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) was the featured speaker at the Polk County Republican Party’s annual Robb Kelley Fall Fundraising Dinner, held at the Embassy Suites in Des Moines, Iowa. He criticized President Obama on issues ranging from health care to Syria. Other speakers included Representative Tom Latham (R-IA), who said dissatisfaction over the health care law would help his party at the polls in November. A video clip featuring Governor Perry was shown of Caucus, a documentary film about the 2011-12 race for the Republican presidential nomination in Iowa. 3:07 pm HT Approx. 13 min. Enbridge Oil Tank Farm in Cushing, Oklahoma Greta Brawner; Mike Moeller Mike Moeller talked about the daily operations of the Enbridge oil tank farm in Cushing, ... Mike Moeller talked about the daily operations of the Enbridge oil tank farm in Cushing, Oklahoma. Enbridge is a Canadian-based energy company that distributes and transports crude oil, natural gas, and other liquids. He also talked about the design and cost of the storage facilities, and safety, security, and environmental concerns.

At the conclusion of the program a clip was shown of President Obama’s October 31, 2013, speech on foreign investment in the U.S. He made the remarks at the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration investment summit.

Each segment of the November 6, 2013, “Washington Journal” was about the oil industry, focusing on Cushing, Oklahoma. Cushing is sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the biggest bank vault of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
4:49 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 35 min. Health Insurance Exchanges Secretary Kathleen Sebelius updated the committee on the status of fixing the ongoing difficulties ... Secretary Kathleen Sebelius updated the committee on the status of fixing the ongoing difficulties with the Affordable Care Act’s HealthCare.gov insurance exchanges. She said many improvements had been made, but much more work still needed to be done. In responding to a question as to why she did not decide to shut down the site until all issues were resolved, she that accord to experts' analysis, doing so would not help. She stressed that the site was fixable and not fatally flawed.
11:23 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Atlantic Council on South Asia Instability Panelists talked about a recent report on stability in South Asia, as well as warming relations ... Panelists talked about a recent report on stability in South Asia, as well as warming relations with Iran and the impact on Afghanistan and other regional nations. 3:20 pm HT Approx. 40 min. Oil Industry in Cushing, Oklahoma Greta Brawner; Russell Evans Russell Evans talked about the history of Cushing, Oklahoma, and its role in storing the ... Russell Evans talked about the history of Cushing, Oklahoma, and its role in storing the nation’s oil supply. He also responded to viewer phone calls and electronic communications.


Each segment of the November 6, 2013, “Washington Journal” was about the oil industry, focusing on Cushing, Oklahoma. Cushing is sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the biggest bank vault of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
8:16 pm HT Approx. 43 min. Environmental Protection Agency Regulations and Coal Industry Witnesses testified on the impact of Environmental Protection Agency regulations on the coal ... Witnesses testified on the impact of Environmental Protection Agency regulations on the coal industry. Coal industry advocates from Kentucky, West Virginia, Colorado and Pennsylvania criticized the regulations and said the Obama administration was creating a “war on coal.” Center for American Progress Climate Change Strategy Director Daniel Weiss and Braddock, Pennsylvania, Mayor of John Fetterman spoke in favor of addressing global climate change.
12:51 pm HT Approx. 4 min. Humberto Sanchez on Congressional Agenda Humberto Sanchez Humberto Sanchez was interviewed by Skype about the congressional agenda. He talked about the ... Humberto Sanchez was interviewed by Skype about the congressional agenda. He talked about the issues facing the budget conferees. 4:01 pm HT Approx. 1 min. Historic Prices of Oil Brett Anderson; Greta Brawner Brett Anderson talked about the price of oil throughout the years.

He was interviewed ...
Brett Anderson talked about the price of oil throughout the years.

He was interviewed in Cushing, Oklahoma, sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the largest tank farm of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
9:00 pm HT Approx. 49 min. 2008 Financial Crisis and Regulatory Changes Former Federal Reserve, Treasury Department, and Securities and Exchange Commission officials ... Former Federal Reserve, Treasury Department, and Securities and Exchange Commission officials talked about changes made to the nation’s financial system after the 2008 crisis. Former Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), one of the primary authors of the Dodd-Frank 2010 financial regulations law was also one of the panelists.

“Reforming the System” was part of “Five Years Later: A Financial Crisis Symposium” held at Venue SIX10 at the Spertus Institute, by the University of Chicago’s The Institute of Politics and the Paulson Institute.
12:55 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Environmental Protection Agency Listening Session The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public listening session on ways to reduce carbon ... The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public listening session on ways to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. In the meeting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized the Obama administration for being “at war with coal industry” and chastised the EPA for not holding meetings in Kentucky’s “coal country,” calling the proposed regulations “extreme.” 4:02 pm HT Approx. 25 min. Oil Pipeline Infrastructure Greta Brawner; Brad Shamla Brad Shamla talked about his Enbridge company’s existing and future pipeline oil ... Brad Shamla talked about his Enbridge company’s existing and future pipeline oil infrastructure in Cushing, Oklahoma, as well as throughout the United States and Canada. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

Each segment of the November 6, 2013, “Washington Journal” was about the oil industry, focusing on Cushing, Oklahoma. Cushing is sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the biggest bank vault of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
9:50 pm HT Approx. 55 min. 2008 Economic Crisis Revisited David Axelrod; Bethany McLean; Henry Paulson Former Bush administration Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and former Obama senior presidential ... Former Bush administration Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and former Obama senior presidential adviser David Axelrod talked about the 2008 financial crisis. They discussed some of the steps taken by their respective administrations to improve the economy, public reaction to those measures, the transition between the Bush and Obama administrations, and the lessons learned five years after the crisis. 

“Where Are We Now?” was part of “Five Years Later: A Financial Crisis Symposium” held at Venue SIX10 at the Spertus Institute, by the University of Chicago’s The Institute of Politics and the Paulson Institute.
2:35 pm HT Approx. 25 min. President Obama in New Orleans Barack Obama President Obama spoke at the Port of New Orleans about the economy and urged lawmakers to increase ... President Obama spoke at the Port of New Orleans about the economy and urged lawmakers to increase spending on infrastructure such as ports and roads in order to boost exports and improve the economy in both the long and short term. He also called for greater investment in education and spoke about health care reform implementation. 4:28 pm HT Approx. 37 min. Daniel Yergin on U.S. Energy Sector Greta Brawner; Daniel Yergin Daniel Yergin talked by remote video from New York City about the significance of Cushing, ... Daniel Yergin talked by remote video from New York City about the significance of Cushing, Oklahoma, to Wall Street oil futures trading, and the overall energy sector of the economy. He also talked about Obama administration energy policy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

Each segment of the November 6, 2013, “Washington Journal” was about the oil industry, focusing on Cushing, Oklahoma. Cushing is sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the biggest bank vault of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
10:49 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 35 min. Health Insurance Exchanges Secretary Kathleen Sebelius updated the committee on the status of fixing the ongoing difficulties ... Secretary Kathleen Sebelius updated the committee on the status of fixing the ongoing difficulties with the Affordable Care Act’s HealthCare.gov insurance exchanges. She said many improvements had been made, but much more work still needed to be done. In responding to a question as to why she did not decide to shut down the site until all issues were resolved, she that accord to experts' analysis, doing so would not help. She stressed that the site was fixable and not fatally flawed.
3:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. Town of Greece v. Galloway Oral Argument The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Town of Greece v Galloway, a separation of ... The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Town of Greece v Galloway, a separation of church-and-state case regarding prayers said before a town council meeting in upstate New York. The Court decided in 1983 that federal and state legislatures could begin sessions with prayer. This case examined whether there should be different rules for local council meetings where citizens come to ask for official actions. The Court would also consider if opening a government meeting with prayers from one faith was essentially identifying with a specific religion and would violate the Constitution’s First Amendment ban on a government establishment of religion.

Audio of the arguments was presented with still images of participants as they spoke.
Justice Thomas did not speak.
5:05 pm HT Approx. 13 min. Washington Politics and the Oil Industry Greta Brawner; James Inhofe Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) talked about the impact of Washington politics on Cushing, Oklahoma, ... Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) talked about the impact of Washington politics on Cushing, Oklahoma, and the U.S. oil industry. Topics included the Keystone XL pipeline and Obama administration energy policy.

At the conclusion of the program a portion of a September 24, 2013 interview with James Prescott, project manager at TransCanada, was shown. He talked about environmental concerns related to his company’s Keystone XL pipeline, and the number of jobs the pipeline might create.

Each segment of the November 6, 2013, “Washington Journal” was about the oil industry, focusing on Cushing, Oklahoma. Cushing is sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the biggest bank vault of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
1:28 am HT Approx. 48 min. Environmental Protection Agency Regulations and Coal Industry Witnesses testified on the impact of Environmental Protection Agency regulations on the coal ... Witnesses testified on the impact of Environmental Protection Agency regulations on the coal industry. Coal industry advocates from Kentucky, West Virginia, Colorado and Pennsylvania criticized the regulations and said the Obama administration was creating a “war on coal.” Center for American Progress Climate Change Strategy Director Daniel Weiss and Braddock, Pennsylvania, Mayor of John Fetterman spoke in favor of addressing global climate change.
4:01 pm HT Approx. 32 min. Town of Greece v. Galloway Reactions Following oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Town of Greece v. ... Following oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Town of Greece v. Galloway, lawyers from both sides spoke to reporters and answered questions on the steps of the Court. The separation of church and state case regarded prayers said before a town council meeting in upstate New York. Susan Galloway and Linda Stephens, the two women who filed suit against the Town Board’s prayer practices, also spoke. They said that they were not asking for the prayer to stop, but that the Town Board conduct it in a way that was non-secular. They both argued that in its current form the prayer was coercive as people who chose not to participate drew negative attention from the same people they were petitioning for redress. 5:18 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Keystone XL Pipeline Project Greta Brawner; James Prescott James Prescott talked about the jobs that would be created by the Keystone XL Pipeline and ... James Prescott talked about the jobs that would be created by the Keystone XL Pipeline and addressed environmental concerns.

He was interviewed in Cushing, Oklahoma, sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the largest tank farm of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
4:37 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. U.S.-Iran Relations Shelley Berkley; Jerrold Green; Paul Jabber Jerrold Green, author of the book Understanding Iran, talks about the evolution of the the ... Jerrold Green, author of the book Understanding Iran, talks about the evolution of the the U.S. relationship with Iran, and the history of politics and foreign relations in the country. Paul Jabber, author of Not by War Alone: Security and Arms Control in the Middle East, made introductory remarks. The question and answer session with the audience included remarks by former Representative Shelley Berkeley (D-NV), who sat on the House Foreign Affairs Mideast Subcommittee and co-sponsored Iranian sanctions bills. 

The World Affairs Council luncheon program “Iran: A Rising Middle East Power- Its Role, Ambitions, and Vulnerabilities” was held at Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant.
5:21 pm HT Approx. 16 min. Keystone XL Pipeline Greta Brawner; Alexander Pourbaix Alex Pourbaix talked about TransCanada Corporation’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which if ... Alex Pourbaix talked about TransCanada Corporation’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which if approved, would run directly to Cushing, Oklahoma. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

Each segment of the November 6, 2013, “Washington Journal” was about the oil industry, focusing on Cushing, Oklahoma. Cushing is sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the biggest bank vault of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
5:45 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Ben Bernanke Remarks to International Monetary Fund Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke was one of four panelists examining policy responses to ... Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke was one of four panelists examining policy responses to economic crises. He compared the financial crisis of 2008 to the panic of 1907 and the lessons learned from both events. He also commented on current economic conditions including the impact of student loan debt and what he called a “slack in the labor market” such as young people living with their parents which he said was understated by the unemployment rate. After each panelist made individual remarks, a question period with the moderator and audience followed.

“Economic Forum: Policy Responses to Crises” was the final panel of the Fourteenth Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference held at the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund.
5:39 pm HT Approx. 1 min. Newsmakers with Senator Charles Grassley Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) talked about some of the main issues in Congress. They ... Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) talked about some of the main issues in Congress. They included the Farm Bill and Congress’s questioning of the Affordable Care Act and of National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance practices. He talked about challenges facing the Budget Conference Committee that had a December 13, 2013, deadline to produce a budget to be sent to both houses as part of the deal to end a federal government shutdown and avoid default. He also talked about Republican politics after the elections that Tuesday. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host.
7:21 pm HT Approx. 25 min. President Obama in New Orleans Barack Obama President Obama spoke at the Port of New Orleans about the economy and urged lawmakers to increase ... President Obama spoke at the Port of New Orleans about the economy and urged lawmakers to increase spending on infrastructure such as ports and roads in order to boost exports and improve the economy in both the long and short term. He also called for greater investment in education and spoke about health care reform implementation. 5:42 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Atlantic Council on South Asia Instability Panelists talked about a recent report on stability in South Asia, as well as warming relations ... Panelists talked about a recent report on stability in South Asia, as well as warming relations with Iran and the impact on Afghanistan and other regional nations.
7:46 pm HT Approx. 2 min. Newsmakers with Senator Charles Grassley Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) talked about some of the main issues in Congress. They ... Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) talked about some of the main issues in Congress. They included the Farm Bill and Congress’s questioning of the Affordable Care Act and of National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance practices. He talked about challenges facing the Budget Conference Committee that had a December 13, 2013, deadline to produce a budget to be sent to both houses as part of the deal to end a federal government shutdown and avoid default. He also talked about Republican politics after the elections that Tuesday. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host. 7:13 pm HT Approx. 4 min. History of the Oil Industry in Cushing, Oklahoma Brett Anderson; Greta Brawner Brett Anderson talked about the history of Cushing, Oklahoma. 

He was interviewed ...
Brett Anderson talked about the history of Cushing, Oklahoma. 

He was interviewed in Cushing, Oklahoma, sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the largest tank farm of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
7:50 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. Town of Greece v. Galloway Oral Argument The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Town of Greece v Galloway, a separation of ... The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Town of Greece v Galloway, a separation of church-and-state case regarding prayers said before a town council meeting in upstate New York. The Court decided in 1983 that federal and state legislatures could begin sessions with prayer. This case examined whether there should be different rules for local council meetings where citizens come to ask for official actions. The Court would also consider if opening a government meeting with prayers from one faith was essentially identifying with a specific religion and would violate the Constitution’s First Amendment ban on a government establishment of religion.

Audio of the arguments was presented with still images of participants as they spoke.
Justice Thomas did not speak.
7:18 pm HT Approx. 13 min. Enbridge Oil Tank Farm in Cushing, Oklahoma Greta Brawner; Mike Moeller Mike Moeller talked about the daily operations of the Enbridge oil tank farm in Cushing, ... Mike Moeller talked about the daily operations of the Enbridge oil tank farm in Cushing, Oklahoma. Enbridge is a Canadian-based energy company that distributes and transports crude oil, natural gas, and other liquids. He also talked about the design and cost of the storage facilities, and safety, security, and environmental concerns.

At the conclusion of the program a clip was shown of President Obama’s October 31, 2013, speech on foreign investment in the U.S. He made the remarks at the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration investment summit.

Each segment of the November 6, 2013, “Washington Journal” was about the oil industry, focusing on Cushing, Oklahoma. Cushing is sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the biggest bank vault of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
8:50 pm HT Approx. 32 min. Town of Greece v. Galloway Reactions Following oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Town of Greece v. ... Following oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Town of Greece v. Galloway, lawyers from both sides spoke to reporters and answered questions on the steps of the Court. The separation of church and state case regarded prayers said before a town council meeting in upstate New York. Susan Galloway and Linda Stephens, the two women who filed suit against the Town Board’s prayer practices, also spoke. They said that they were not asking for the prayer to stop, but that the Town Board conduct it in a way that was non-secular. They both argued that in its current form the prayer was coercive as people who chose not to participate drew negative attention from the same people they were petitioning for redress. 7:31 pm HT Approx. 40 min. Oil Industry in Cushing, Oklahoma Greta Brawner; Russell Evans Russell Evans talked about the history of Cushing, Oklahoma, and its role in storing the ... Russell Evans talked about the history of Cushing, Oklahoma, and its role in storing the nation’s oil supply. He also responded to viewer phone calls and electronic communications.


Each segment of the November 6, 2013, “Washington Journal” was about the oil industry, focusing on Cushing, Oklahoma. Cushing is sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the biggest bank vault of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
9:26 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. U.S.-Iran Relations Shelley Berkley; Jerrold Green; Paul Jabber Jerrold Green, author of the book Understanding Iran, talks about the evolution of the the ... Jerrold Green, author of the book Understanding Iran, talks about the evolution of the the U.S. relationship with Iran, and the history of politics and foreign relations in the country. Paul Jabber, author of Not by War Alone: Security and Arms Control in the Middle East, made introductory remarks. The question and answer session with the audience included remarks by former Representative Shelley Berkeley (D-NV), who sat on the House Foreign Affairs Mideast Subcommittee and co-sponsored Iranian sanctions bills. 

The World Affairs Council luncheon program “Iran: A Rising Middle East Power- Its Role, Ambitions, and Vulnerabilities” was held at Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant.
8:11 pm HT Approx. 1 min. Historic Prices of Oil Brett Anderson; Greta Brawner Brett Anderson talked about the price of oil throughout the years.

He was interviewed ...
Brett Anderson talked about the price of oil throughout the years.

He was interviewed in Cushing, Oklahoma, sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the largest tank farm of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
10:33 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Ben Bernanke Remarks to International Monetary Fund Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke was one of four panelists examining policy responses to ... Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke was one of four panelists examining policy responses to economic crises. He compared the financial crisis of 2008 to the panic of 1907 and the lessons learned from both events. He also commented on current economic conditions including the impact of student loan debt and what he called a “slack in the labor market” such as young people living with their parents which he said was understated by the unemployment rate. After each panelist made individual remarks, a question period with the moderator and audience followed.

“Economic Forum: Policy Responses to Crises” was the final panel of the Fourteenth Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference held at the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund.
8:13 pm HT Approx. 25 min. Oil Pipeline Infrastructure Greta Brawner; Brad Shamla Brad Shamla talked about his Enbridge company’s existing and future pipeline oil ... Brad Shamla talked about his Enbridge company’s existing and future pipeline oil infrastructure in Cushing, Oklahoma, as well as throughout the United States and Canada. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

Each segment of the November 6, 2013, “Washington Journal” was about the oil industry, focusing on Cushing, Oklahoma. Cushing is sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the biggest bank vault of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
12:07 am HT Approx. 13 min. Rick Perry at Iowa Republican Fundraiser Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) was the featured speaker at the Polk County Republican Party’s ... Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) was the featured speaker at the Polk County Republican Party’s annual Robb Kelley Fall Fundraising Dinner, held at the Embassy Suites in Des Moines, Iowa. He criticized President Obama on issues ranging from health care to Syria. Other speakers included Representative Tom Latham (R-IA), who said dissatisfaction over the health care law would help his party at the polls in November. A video clip featuring Governor Perry was shown of Caucus, a documentary film about the 2011-12 race for the Republican presidential nomination in Iowa. 8:39 pm HT Approx. 37 min. Daniel Yergin on U.S. Energy Sector Greta Brawner; Daniel Yergin Daniel Yergin talked by remote video from New York City about the significance of Cushing, ... Daniel Yergin talked by remote video from New York City about the significance of Cushing, Oklahoma, to Wall Street oil futures trading, and the overall energy sector of the economy. He also talked about Obama administration energy policy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

Each segment of the November 6, 2013, “Washington Journal” was about the oil industry, focusing on Cushing, Oklahoma. Cushing is sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the biggest bank vault of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
12:20 am HT Approx. 2 min. Newsmakers with Senator Charles Grassley Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) talked about some of the main issues in Congress. They ... Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) talked about some of the main issues in Congress. They included the Farm Bill and Congress’s questioning of the Affordable Care Act and of National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance practices. He talked about challenges facing the Budget Conference Committee that had a December 13, 2013, deadline to produce a budget to be sent to both houses as part of the deal to end a federal government shutdown and avoid default. He also talked about Republican politics after the elections that Tuesday. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host. 9:16 pm HT Approx. 13 min. Washington Politics and the Oil Industry Greta Brawner; James Inhofe Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) talked about the impact of Washington politics on Cushing, Oklahoma, ... Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) talked about the impact of Washington politics on Cushing, Oklahoma, and the U.S. oil industry. Topics included the Keystone XL pipeline and Obama administration energy policy.

At the conclusion of the program a portion of a September 24, 2013 interview with James Prescott, project manager at TransCanada, was shown. He talked about environmental concerns related to his company’s Keystone XL pipeline, and the number of jobs the pipeline might create.

Each segment of the November 6, 2013, “Washington Journal” was about the oil industry, focusing on Cushing, Oklahoma. Cushing is sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the biggest bank vault of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
12:25 am HT Approx. 1 hr. Town of Greece v. Galloway Oral Argument The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Town of Greece v Galloway, a separation of ... The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Town of Greece v Galloway, a separation of church-and-state case regarding prayers said before a town council meeting in upstate New York. The Court decided in 1983 that federal and state legislatures could begin sessions with prayer. This case examined whether there should be different rules for local council meetings where citizens come to ask for official actions. The Court would also consider if opening a government meeting with prayers from one faith was essentially identifying with a specific religion and would violate the Constitution’s First Amendment ban on a government establishment of religion.

Audio of the arguments was presented with still images of participants as they spoke.
Justice Thomas did not speak.
9:29 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Keystone XL Pipeline Project Greta Brawner; James Prescott James Prescott talked about the jobs that would be created by the Keystone XL Pipeline and ... James Prescott talked about the jobs that would be created by the Keystone XL Pipeline and addressed environmental concerns.

He was interviewed in Cushing, Oklahoma, sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the largest tank farm of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
1:26 am HT Approx. 32 min. Town of Greece v. Galloway Reactions Following oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Town of Greece v. ... Following oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Town of Greece v. Galloway, lawyers from both sides spoke to reporters and answered questions on the steps of the Court. The separation of church and state case regarded prayers said before a town council meeting in upstate New York. Susan Galloway and Linda Stephens, the two women who filed suit against the Town Board’s prayer practices, also spoke. They said that they were not asking for the prayer to stop, but that the Town Board conduct it in a way that was non-secular. They both argued that in its current form the prayer was coercive as people who chose not to participate drew negative attention from the same people they were petitioning for redress. 9:32 pm HT Approx. 15 min. Keystone XL Pipeline Greta Brawner; Alexander Pourbaix Alex Pourbaix talked about TransCanada Corporation’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which if ... Alex Pourbaix talked about TransCanada Corporation’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which if approved, would run directly to Cushing, Oklahoma. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

Each segment of the November 6, 2013, “Washington Journal” was about the oil industry, focusing on Cushing, Oklahoma. Cushing is sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil kingdom.” The community contains the biggest bank vault of U.S. oil in the country, with more than 80 million barrels of oil storage capacity, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
9:49 pm HT Approx. 2 min. Newsmakers with Senator Charles Grassley Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) talked about some of the main issues in Congress. They ... Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) talked about some of the main issues in Congress. They included the Farm Bill and Congress’s questioning of the Affordable Care Act and of National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance practices. He talked about challenges facing the Budget Conference Committee that had a December 13, 2013, deadline to produce a budget to be sent to both houses as part of the deal to end a federal government shutdown and avoid default. He also talked about Republican politics after the elections that Tuesday. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host.
9:52 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Atlantic Council on South Asia Instability Panelists talked about a recent report on stability in South Asia, as well as warming relations ... Panelists talked about a recent report on stability in South Asia, as well as warming relations with Iran and the impact on Afghanistan and other regional nations.
11:23 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Business Investment in the U.S. Industry leaders talked about ways to encourage businesses to invest in and operate in the United ... Industry leaders talked about ways to encourage businesses to invest in and operate in the United States. Larry Fink said the United States was well-positioned to attract business investment, but he criticized lawmakers, citing the recent dispute over raising the debt ceiling. Other business leaders on the panel said low energy costs were attracting foreign companies and urged Congress to pass an immigration bill. National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling talked about the Obama administration launching a new effort to improve foreign investment. Undersecretary Francisco Sánchez made opening remarks.

“Why Select the USA: Perspectives on Investing and Operating in the United States” was a panel of the first-ever SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit, held at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C., by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. SelectUSA was a White House initiative to promote and facilitate investment in the United States.
12:40 am HT Approx. 48 min. Consumer Financial Protection Richard Cordray; Michael Peterson; Ben White Richard Cordray talked about Consumer Financial Protection Bureau priorities with Ben White at a ... Richard Cordray talked about Consumer Financial Protection Bureau priorities with Ben White at a Politico “Morning Money” breakfast. He said he considers some of the scrutiny from Congress as “advantageous” to the bureau because it points out the areas that the most attention. When asked about delaying the implementation of the qualified mortgage rule, he said the industry had had more than enough time to prepare, and expected “a good faith effort” rather than perfection.
1:32 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Atlantic Council on South Asia Instability Panelists talked about a recent report on stability in South Asia, as well as warming relations ... Panelists talked about a recent report on stability in South Asia, as well as warming relations with Iran and the impact on Afghanistan and other regional nations.