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1:00 am HT Approx. 7 min. LIVE Rick Santorum's Campaign Suspension Libby Casey; Chris Moody Chris Moody was interviewed by phone about Rick Santorum’s decision to suspend his ... Chris Moody was interviewed by phone about Rick Santorum’s decision to suspend his presidential campaign. 12:50 am HT Approx. 35 min. Book Discussion on Scorpions for Breakfast Janice Brewer; John Heubusch Governor Jan Brewer (R-AZ) talked about her memoir. She talked about her current tenure in ... Governor Jan Brewer (R-AZ) talked about her memoir. She talked about her current tenure in office and presented her thoughts combating on illegal immigration in Arizona. Governor Brewer responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was a Reagan Forum at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, California.
12:53 am HT Approx. 36 min. Military Strategy of the Texas Revolution Stephen Hardin; Mark Lambert Stephen Hardin talked about the military strategy of the Texas revolution. He focused on Sam ... Stephen Hardin talked about the military strategy of the Texas revolution. He focused on Sam Houston and argued that his behavior is most explainable when seen in the light of his goal of adding Texas to the Union. Professor Hardin is the author of Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution. He showed slides during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience
“What Was Houston Thinking?: Understanding Houston’s Bizarre Behavior During the San Jacinto Campaign” was a program given during the second annual Texas State General Land Office Save Texas History Symposium. The 2011 symposium, titled “The Texas Revolution at 175: 'Onward was the Cry!'” focused on the 175th anniversary of the Texas Revolution. It was held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin.
1:07 am HT Approx. 26 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 1 Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for comments on Rick Santorum’s suspension of his presidential ... Telephone lines were open for comments on Rick Santorum’s suspension of his presidential campaign. 1:27 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. ACLU in American Life Panelists discussed many of the issues on which national debate has been promoted by litigation ... Panelists discussed many of the issues on which national debate has been promoted by litigation and public education from the American Civil Liberties Union. Topics included national security issues of policing and torture, public safety and policing, freedom of thought, campaign finance, civil rights, health care, reproductive rights, academic freedom, and same sex marriage. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The ACLU in American Life” was a program of the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy at Yeshiva University’s Cordozo School of Law, co-sponsored by the Cardozo Student Chapter of the American Constitution Society. It was held in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room.
1:32 am HT Approx. 36 min. Mexican Retreat Across Texas Alwyn Barr; Gregg Dimmick Gregg Dimmick spoke on the archeological record of the Mexican retreat across Texas from San ... Gregg Dimmick spoke on the archeological record of the Mexican retreat across Texas from San Jacinto. The Texas Revolution was an armed conflict fought from October 1835 to April 1836 between Mexico and U.S. settlers in the territory of Texas. He used slides during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The Sea of Mud: The History and Archeology of the Mexican Army after San Jacinto” was a program of the second annual Texas State General Land Office Save Texas History Symposium. The 2011 symposium, titled “The Texas Revolution at 175: 'Onward was the Cry!'” focused on the 175th anniversary of the Texas Revolution. It was held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin.
1:34 am HT Approx. 6 min. LIVE Indiana Senate Race Libby Casey; Mary Beth Schneider Mary Beth Schneider was interviewed by phone about the U.S. Senate race between long-time Indiana ... Mary Beth Schneider was interviewed by phone about the U.S. Senate race between long-time Indiana Republican Senator Dick Lugar and primary challenger Richard Mourdock. 3:06 am HT Approx. 11 min. Attorney General Eric Holder Remarks Michael Hardy; Eric Holder; Al Sharpton Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the annual convention of the National Action ... Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the annual convention of the National Action Network. In addition to Department of Justice initiatives on voting rights and criminal sentencing discrepancies on drug offenses, he also talked about the Trayvon Martin case. He promised a fair and independent review of the case, plus legal action if warranted. 2:12 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Hydraulic Fracturing Scientists spoke about the process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, which involves extracting ... Scientists spoke about the process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, which involves extracting natural gas and oil from rock deposits deep underground. Among the topics thy addressed were safety concerns, environmental impact, the scope of fracking in the industry, and the science of the process. They also noted that the process was linked to recent earthquakes in Ohio and elsewhere, as well as the circumstances that can lead to natural gas leaking into people’s drinking water. They responded to questions from the audience.
1:41 am HT Approx. 4 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 2 Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for comments on Rick Santorum’s suspension of his presidential ... Telephone lines were open for comments on Rick Santorum’s suspension of his presidential campaign. 3:18 am HT Approx. 16 min. News Media Coverage of Racial Issues Panelists talked about the treatment of race by the news media and combating ... Panelists talked about the treatment of race by the news media and combating stereotypes. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Juan Williams moderated. Charlie Firestone then made closing remarks for the day-long symposium.
“News Media” was the fifth panel of the Symposium on the State of Race in America held at the Newseum by the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program in association with Comcast Corporation.
3:24 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Women and the Economy Panelists talked about women and the economy. Topics included entrepreneurship and workplace ... Panelists talked about women and the economy. Topics included entrepreneurship and workplace flexibility. 
1:47 am HT Approx. 42 min. LIVE New Rule Proposals for Loan Collectors Nancy Calo; Libby Casey; Derek Kravitz Derek Kravitz talked about new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rule proposals for ... Derek Kravitz talked about new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rule proposals for companies responsible for collecting payments from the borrower on behalf of the owner of the loan. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The rules reflect the CFPB’s desire to see more transparency and more accountability from the industry.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
3:35 am HT Approx. 21 min. LIVE Attorney General Eric Holder Remarks Michael Hardy; Eric Holder; Al Sharpton Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the annual convention of the National Action ... Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the annual convention of the National Action Network. In addition to Department of Justice initiatives on voting rights and criminal sentencing discrepancies on drug offenses, he also talked about the Trayvon Martin case. He promised a fair and independent review of the case, plus legal action if warranted. 4:31 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. ACLU in American Life Panelists discussed many of the issues on which national debate has been promoted by litigation ... Panelists discussed many of the issues on which national debate has been promoted by litigation and public education from the American Civil Liberties Union. Topics included national security issues of policing and torture, public safety and policing, freedom of thought, campaign finance, civil rights, health care, reproductive rights, academic freedom, and same sex marriage. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The ACLU in American Life” was a program of the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy at Yeshiva University’s Cordozo School of Law, co-sponsored by the Cardozo Student Chapter of the American Constitution Society. It was held in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room.
2:31 am HT Approx. 47 min. LIVE Election 2012 Issues and Party Strategy Libby Casey; Sean Spicer; Brad Woodhouse Brad Woodhouse and Sean Spicer talked about 2012 election politics and party strategy, and they ... Brad Woodhouse and Sean Spicer talked about 2012 election politics and party strategy, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Rick Santorum’s withdrawal from the Republican nominee race, jobs and the economy, independent voters, women voters, and fundraising efforts. 3:59 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 53 min. LIVE Criminal Justice System Panelists talked about race and the criminal justice system. Much of the discussion focused ... Panelists talked about race and the criminal justice system. Much of the discussion focused on the Trayvon Martin case in Florida in which a white neighborhood watchman shot and killed an unarmed black youth. Other topics included racial profiling, law enforcement operations, and prisons. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. 6:11 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Korean Peninsula Security Witnesses testified on Korean peninsula security, specifically the issue of whether or not a ... Witnesses testified on Korean peninsula security, specifically the issue of whether or not a satellite North Korea plans to launch in honor of the 60th anniversary of the Korean War is a cover for a long-range missile test.
3:18 am HT Approx. 4 min. Tyler Johnson StudentCam Interview Tyler Johnson; Josh Koning Tyler Johnson was interviewed about his video, Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s ... Tyler Johnson was interviewed about his video, Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s Suffrage. The film was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a seventh grader at the Kettle Moraine Middle School in Dousman, Wisconsin.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
5:53 am HT Approx. 49 min. Mortgage Borrower Protection John Bryant; Richard Cordray Richard Cordray introduced new mortgage servicing industry intended to provide more transparency ... Richard Cordray introduced new mortgage servicing industry intended to provide more transparency and accuracy. The proposed new rules include bank simplification of monthly mortgage statements, warnings before interest rate adjustments, and increased efforts to work with homeowners who have fallen behind in their payments. Following his remarks he answered questions. 7:50 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. Monitoring of Arms Transfers Panelists talked about international arms transfers and trade and its impact on global ... Panelists talked about international arms transfers and trade and its impact on global security. They agreed that few controls in this area and spoke about ways to improve international security. The U.S., along with several other countries, had scheduled negotiations for a legally-binding arms trade treaty later in the summer.
3:23 am HT Approx. 37 min. LIVE U.S. Military Leadership in Afghanistan Libby Casey; Bing West Military Analyst Bing West talked about his National Review article, “The Last Field ... Military Analyst Bing West talked about his National Review article, “The Last Field Commander,” and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The piece is about General John Allen, who is in charge of U.S. troop reduction in and withdrawal from Afghanistan. Topics included General Allen’s background and personality, and U.S. strategy in Afghanistan.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles.
Mr. West participated from Providence, Rhode Island.
6:43 am HT Approx. 5 min. Tyler Johnson StudentCam Interview Tyler Johnson; Josh Koning Tyler Johnson was interviewed about his video, Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s ... Tyler Johnson was interviewed about his video, Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s Suffrage. The film was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a seventh grader at the Kettle Moraine Middle School in Dousman, Wisconsin.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
9:35 am HT Approx. 44 min. Consumer Data Privacy Tim Lordan; Daniel Weitzner The Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee held a briefing on the Obama ... The Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee held a briefing on the Obama administration’s new Internet privacy plan. The plan calls on Congress to pass a privacy bill of rights and give the government new enforcement powers. They also answered questions from reporters about the plan.
4:02 am HT Approx. 2 hr. Women, Children and Poverty in America Tavis Smiley moderated a forum on women, children and poverty in the U.S. Speakers included ... Tavis Smiley moderated a forum on women, children and poverty in the U.S. Speakers included CNBC’s Suze Orman, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, Pulitzer Prize winning author Sheryl WuDun. and Sioux Tribe President Cecelia Fire Thunder. They talked about short- and long-term solutions to combat poverty, as well as education, violence against women, voting rights, and reproductive rights. 6:49 am HT Approx. 13 min. Open Phones, Part 1 Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for comments on Rick Santorum’s suspension of his presidential ... Telephone lines were open for comments on Rick Santorum’s suspension of his presidential campaign. 10:44 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Native American Programs Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Witnesses testified on President Obama’s fiscal year 2013 budget request for Native American ... Witnesses testified on President Obama’s fiscal year 2013 budget request for Native American programs. 
6:02 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. LIVE U.S. Tax System Panelists talked about tax code reform. Topics included investment income versus earned ... Panelists talked about tax code reform. Topics included investment income versus earned income, offshore tax avoidance schemes, corporate loopholes, and the income cap on Social Security contributions. They also responded to questions from the audience. 7:03 am HT Approx. 58 min. LIVE Michael Weiner on Collective Bargaining Michael Weiner; Theresa Werner Michael Weiner talked about the future of collective bargaining for baseball players as well as ... Michael Weiner talked about the future of collective bargaining for baseball players as well as other professions. He asserted that collective bargaining has been used in the recent past as a way to blame unions for the struggling economic climate, and that legislative acts to strip workers of rights will not help the economy. In his remarks he said that collective bargaining “is the only realistic leverage” workers have and that it “allows them a voice.” Following his speech he answered written questions from the audience. 12:05 pm HT Approx. 13 min. Tax Code Change Barack Obama President Obama made a statement on the Buffett Rule. he rule, named after billionaire ... President Obama made a statement on the Buffett Rule. he rule, named after billionaire investor Warren Buffett, calls for people with incomes over $1 million to pay at least a 30 percent tax rate.
7:34 am HT Approx. 13 min. Tax Code Change Barack Obama President Obama made a statement on the Buffett Rule. he rule, named after billionaire ... President Obama made a statement on the Buffett Rule. he rule, named after billionaire investor Warren Buffett, calls for people with incomes over $1 million to pay at least a 30 percent tax rate. 8:02 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Tribute to Former Senators Howard Baker and Bob Dole The Bipartisan Policy Center paid tribute to “A Century of Service” by two of the ... The Bipartisan Policy Center paid tribute to “A Century of Service” by two of the center’s founders. From military service to careers in elected office, the combined public service of former Senators Howard Baker and Bob Dole totaled more than a century. Vice President Biden, Senate Majority Leader Reid, Senate Minority Leader McConnell, and former Senate Majority Leaders Daschle, Frist and Lott spoke about their careers and spirit of bipartisanship. A video message from President Clinton was played and two short films highlighting the lives and careers of Senators Dole and Baker were played with Senator Roberts leading the audience in song. At the end of the program Senators Baker and Dole spoke from their seats as their image was projected on a large screen. 12:20 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Department of Justice Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Attorney General Holder testified on his department’s fiscal year 2013 budget. Attorney General Holder testified on his department’s fiscal year 2013 budget.
7:49 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. U.S. Strategy in the Asia-Pacific Hillary Clinton; Zach Drum Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton talked about the United States' role in the Asia-Pacific ... Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton talked about the United States' role in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly U.S. relations with China. Her remarks were delivered as part of the U.S. Naval Academy’s annual Forrestal Lecture. After her speech, she answered questions from midshipmen on the situation in Syria, her experiences in Africa and the killing of Osama bin Laden. 9:58 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Race and National Politics Juan Williams moderated a discussion on the role race might play in the 2012 ... Juan Williams moderated a discussion on the role race might play in the 2012 elections. Panelists agreed that race would be a factor. Topics included the Arizona immigration law, the Asian voting bloc, President Obama’s standing among white voters, and the Republican Party strategy in the 2012 election and in recent elections. Karen Narasaki in her remarks said that the Republican Party strategy appears to assume that they will not get minority votes and will therefore make voting more difficult for minorities, citing the spate of recent voter identification laws as proof.
“Political Factors” was the first panel of the Symposium on the State of Race in America held at the Newseum by the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program in association with Comcast Corporation.
2:00 pm HT Approx. 28 min. Elizabeth Holtzman Oral History Interview, Part 2 Elizabeth Holtzman; Timothy Naftali Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) talked about the impeachment of President Nixon from her perspective as ... Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) talked about the impeachment of President Nixon from her perspective as a freshman in Congress and described the impeachment hearing process. In 1973 she became the youngest woman ever elected to Congress and as a freshman was appointed to the House Judiciary Committee. In 1974, the committee passed three articles of impeachment against President Nixon.
This is a portion of an oral history interview conducted by Timothy Naftali on April 5, 2007, in New York, New York, for the Nixon Presidential Materials Staff at the National Archives and Records Administration, soon to be part of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
8:56 am HT Approx. 7 min. Nineteenth Amendment, Women's Suffrage Tyler Johnson Tyler Johnson’s video, Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s Suffrage was one of the ... Tyler Johnson’s video, Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s Suffrage was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a seventh grader at the Kettle Moraine Middle School in Dousman, Wisconsin.
The local cable company was Time Warner.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
11:01 am HT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Ivan Kander and Rob Jones Rob Jones; Ivan Kander; Brian Lamb Ivan Kander and Rob Jones talked about “Survive. Recover. Live. The Rob Jones ... Ivan Kander and Rob Jones talked about “Survive. Recover. Live. The Rob Jones Story,” a documentary Mr. Kander directed about the events leading up to his friend Marine Corporal Jones' severe wounding in Afghanistan while on routine patrol. The two went to school together, and Mr. Kander followed his friend’s life as he learned to cope with the loss of his legs and rehabilitation of his body. The film explores three phases of recovery: the story of his injury, his recovery, and his return to everyday living back in the U.S.
Ivan Kander is a full-time videographer and graduate of George Washington University, and formed his own production company in high school. Rob Jones joined the Marines in 2006 and is a graduate of Virginia Tech. He served one tour of duty in Iraq and one Afghanistan.
2:32 pm HT Approx. 58 min. Jerry Schilling Oral History Interview Timothy Naftali; Jerry Schilling Jerry Schilling talked about the meeting of Elvis Presley and President Richard Nixon in the Oval ... Jerry Schilling talked about the meeting of Elvis Presley and President Richard Nixon in the Oval Office on December 21, 1970, and the events that led up to it. Jerry Schilling became friends with Elvis Presley in 1954 in Memphis, Tennessee. After Mr. Presley achieved stardom, he asked Mr. Schilling to join his team of bodyguards, who often functioned as personal assistants. Jerry Schilling was present in the Oval Office when Mr. Presley met President Nixon. 
This is a portion of an interview conducted by Timothy Naftali on February 17, 2007, in Yorba Linda, California, for the Nixon Presidential Materials Staff at the National Archives and Records Administration, soon to be part of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
9:04 am HT Approx. 20 min. Attorney General Eric Holder Remarks Michael Hardy; Eric Holder; Al Sharpton Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the annual convention of the National Action ... Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the annual convention of the National Action Network. In addition to Department of Justice initiatives on voting rights and criminal sentencing discrepancies on drug offenses, he also talked about the Trayvon Martin case. He promised a fair and independent review of the case, plus legal action if warranted. 12:01 pm HT Approx. 7 min. Nineteenth Amendment, Women's Suffrage Tyler Johnson Tyler Johnson’s video, Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s Suffrage was one of the ... Tyler Johnson’s video, Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s Suffrage was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a seventh grader at the Kettle Moraine Middle School in Dousman, Wisconsin.
The local cable company was Time Warner.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
3:32 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. David Gergen Oral History Interview David Gergen; Timothy Naftali David Gergen began his political career in 1971 as a staff assistant on President Nixon’s ... David Gergen began his political career in 1971 as a staff assistant on President Nixon’s speech writing team. He talked about his relationship with President Nixon, the speech writing process, and how he came to write President Nixon’s letter of resignation.
This oral history interview was conducted by Timothy Naftali on August 5, 2009, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
9:25 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. Criminal Justice System Panelists talked about race and the criminal justice system. Much of the discussion focused ... Panelists talked about race and the criminal justice system. Much of the discussion focused on the Trayvon Martin case in Florida in which a white neighborhood watchman shot and killed an unarmed black youth. Other topics included racial profiling, law enforcement operations, and prisons. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. 12:10 pm HT Approx. 20 min. Mitt Romney Campaign Event W. Romney Mitt Romney spoke at Alpha Graphics in Hartford, Connecticut. In his remarks he said ... Mitt Romney spoke at Alpha Graphics in Hartford, Connecticut. In his remarks he said President Obama was “waging on women” through his “failed economic policies.” 5:06 pm HT Approx. 29 min. Elizabeth Holtzman Oral History Interview, Part 2 Elizabeth Holtzman; Timothy Naftali Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) talked about the impeachment of President Nixon from her perspective as ... Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) talked about the impeachment of President Nixon from her perspective as a freshman in Congress and described the impeachment hearing process. In 1973 she became the youngest woman ever elected to Congress and as a freshman was appointed to the House Judiciary Committee. In 1974, the committee passed three articles of impeachment against President Nixon.
This is a portion of an oral history interview conducted by Timothy Naftali on April 5, 2007, in New York, New York, for the Nixon Presidential Materials Staff at the National Archives and Records Administration, soon to be part of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
11:18 am HT Approx. 5 min. Tyler Johnson StudentCam Interview Tyler Johnson; Josh Koning Tyler Johnson was interviewed about his video, Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s ... Tyler Johnson was interviewed about his video, Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s Suffrage. The film was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a seventh grader at the Kettle Moraine Middle School in Dousman, Wisconsin.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
12:30 pm HT Approx. 57 min. LIVE 30th Anniversary of Justice O'Connor's Appointment Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan participated in a ... Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan participated in a forum with former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Justice O’Connor’s nomination and confirmation to the Court. Sandra Day O’Connor was nominated by President Ronald Reagan in 1981 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate 99 to 0. She retired from the Court January 31, 2006.
The justices talked about the evolution of the confirmation process since Justice O’Connor’s nomination. their law careers, and civility among justices. They also shared funny anecdotes and their observations about serving on the Court. James Duff moderated this event in the Newseum’s Annenberg Theater.
5:38 pm HT Approx. 58 min. Jerry Schilling Oral History Interview Timothy Naftali; Jerry Schilling Jerry Schilling talked about the meeting of Elvis Presley and President Richard Nixon in the Oval ... Jerry Schilling talked about the meeting of Elvis Presley and President Richard Nixon in the Oval Office on December 21, 1970, and the events that led up to it. Jerry Schilling became friends with Elvis Presley in 1954 in Memphis, Tennessee. After Mr. Presley achieved stardom, he asked Mr. Schilling to join his team of bodyguards, who often functioned as personal assistants. Jerry Schilling was present in the Oval Office when Mr. Presley met President Nixon. 
This is a portion of an interview conducted by Timothy Naftali on February 17, 2007, in Yorba Linda, California, for the Nixon Presidential Materials Staff at the National Archives and Records Administration, soon to be part of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
11:24 am HT Approx. 57 min. Taxes and Economic Growth Former President George W. Bush spoke at Bush Institute conference on taxes and economic ... Former President George W. Bush spoke at Bush Institute conference on taxes and economic growth. In his remarks he said that raising taxes on high-income earners would hurt job growth. Following President Bush, Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) talked about efforts to balance the budget and cut taxes in his state. 1:29 pm HT Approx. 5 min. Secretary Clinton Remarks to G-8 Foreign Ministers Hillary Clinton Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke to her G-8 counterparts about a number of issues ... Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke to her G-8 counterparts about a number of issues including unrest in Syria, Iran’s nuclear ambitions, and North Korean missile tests. 6:39 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. David Gergen Oral History Interview David Gergen; Timothy Naftali David Gergen began his political career in 1971 as a staff assistant on President Nixon’s ... David Gergen began his political career in 1971 as a staff assistant on President Nixon’s speech writing team. He talked about his relationship with President Nixon, the speech writing process, and how he came to write President Nixon’s letter of resignation.
This oral history interview was conducted by Timothy Naftali on August 5, 2009, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
12:22 pm HT Approx. 36 min. U.S. Military Leadership in Afghanistan Libby Casey; Bing West Military Analyst Bing West talked about his National Review article, “The Last Field ... Military Analyst Bing West talked about his National Review article, “The Last Field Commander,” and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The piece is about General John Allen, who is in charge of U.S. troop reduction in and withdrawal from Afghanistan. Topics included General Allen’s background and personality, and U.S. strategy in Afghanistan.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles.
Mr. West participated from Providence, Rhode Island.
1:34 pm HT Approx. 25 min. Michael Weiner on Collective Bargaining Michael Weiner; Theresa Werner Michael Weiner talked about the future of collective bargaining for baseball players as well as ... Michael Weiner talked about the future of collective bargaining for baseball players as well as other professions. He asserted that collective bargaining has been used in the recent past as a way to blame unions for the struggling economic climate, and that legislative acts to strip workers of rights will not help the economy. In his remarks he said that collective bargaining “is the only realistic leverage” workers have and that it “allows them a voice.” Following his speech he answered written questions from the audience. 8:14 pm HT Approx. 28 min. Elizabeth Holtzman Oral History Interview, Part 2 Elizabeth Holtzman; Timothy Naftali Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) talked about the impeachment of President Nixon from her perspective as ... Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) talked about the impeachment of President Nixon from her perspective as a freshman in Congress and described the impeachment hearing process. In 1973 she became the youngest woman ever elected to Congress and as a freshman was appointed to the House Judiciary Committee. In 1974, the committee passed three articles of impeachment against President Nixon.
This is a portion of an oral history interview conducted by Timothy Naftali on April 5, 2007, in New York, New York, for the Nixon Presidential Materials Staff at the National Archives and Records Administration, soon to be part of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
1:00 pm HT Approx. 57 min. LIVE Indiana Senate Republican Primary Debate Richard Lugar; Richard Mourdock LIVE Indiana Debate Commission 30535201 7p U.S. Senate Primary Debate Candidates: ... LIVE Indiana Debate Commission 30535201 7p U.S. Senate Primary Debate Candidates: Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN) v. IN State Treasurer Richard Mourdock (R)
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2:01 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God A panel of black women writers talked about Zora Neale Hurston and her novel Their Eyes Were ... A panel of black women writers talked about Zora Neale Hurston and her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. They talked about the influence the book has had on African-American culture and the literary world as well as on their own lives. Lucy Anne Hurston moderated. They also responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Women Writers on the Horizon” was part of the celebration Honoring the 75th Anniversary of Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God held at the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space.
Carl Hancock Rux and Ruben Santiago-Hudson are mis-identified on screen.
8:45 pm HT Approx. 58 min. Jerry Schilling Oral History Interview Timothy Naftali; Jerry Schilling Jerry Schilling talked about the meeting of Elvis Presley and President Richard Nixon in the Oval ... Jerry Schilling talked about the meeting of Elvis Presley and President Richard Nixon in the Oval Office on December 21, 1970, and the events that led up to it. Jerry Schilling became friends with Elvis Presley in 1954 in Memphis, Tennessee. After Mr. Presley achieved stardom, he asked Mr. Schilling to join his team of bodyguards, who often functioned as personal assistants. Jerry Schilling was present in the Oval Office when Mr. Presley met President Nixon. 
This is a portion of an interview conducted by Timothy Naftali on February 17, 2007, in Yorba Linda, California, for the Nixon Presidential Materials Staff at the National Archives and Records Administration, soon to be part of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
1:59 pm HT Approx. 20 min. Attorney General Eric Holder Remarks Michael Hardy; Eric Holder; Al Sharpton Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the annual convention of the National Action ... Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the annual convention of the National Action Network. In addition to Department of Justice initiatives on voting rights and criminal sentencing discrepancies on drug offenses, he also talked about the Trayvon Martin case. He promised a fair and independent review of the case, plus legal action if warranted. 3:37 pm HT Approx. 41 min. Book Discussion on And So It Goes - Kurt Vonnegut: A Life Charles Shields Charles Shields recounts the life of author and satirist, Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007). ... Charles Shields recounts the life of author and satirist, Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007). Mr. Shields reports on the prolific writer’s childhood in Indiana, his time spent as a prisoner of war in Dresden during World War II, his efforts to break into the publishing world, and his struggles with alcoholism and his mother’s suicide, and his own attempted suicide. Kurt Vonnegut was the author of sixteen books, which include Slaughterhouse Five and Cat’s Cradle. Mr. Shields talked about the relationship that he developed with Mr. Vonnegut while writing the biography. He also responded to questions from members of the audience at Turnrow Books in Greenwood, Mississippi. 9:45 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. David Gergen Oral History Interview David Gergen; Timothy Naftali David Gergen began his political career in 1971 as a staff assistant on President Nixon’s ... David Gergen began his political career in 1971 as a staff assistant on President Nixon’s speech writing team. He talked about his relationship with President Nixon, the speech writing process, and how he came to write President Nixon’s letter of resignation.
This oral history interview was conducted by Timothy Naftali on August 5, 2009, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
2:22 pm HT Approx. 48 min. Taxes and Economic Growth Former President George W. Bush spoke at Bush Institute conference on taxes and economic ... Former President George W. Bush spoke at Bush Institute conference on taxes and economic growth. In his remarks he said that raising taxes on high-income earners would hurt job growth. Following President Bush, Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) talked about efforts to balance the budget and cut taxes in his state. 4:19 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. 50th Anniversary of Joseph Heller's Catch-22 Leslie Stahl, correspondent for 60 Minutes, moderated a panel on Joseph Heller’s ... Leslie Stahl, correspondent for 60 Minutes, moderated a panel on Joseph Heller’s novel, Catch-22, in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the book’s publication. 11:21 pm HT Approx. 28 min. Elizabeth Holtzman Oral History Interview, Part 2 Elizabeth Holtzman; Timothy Naftali Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) talked about the impeachment of President Nixon from her perspective as ... Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) talked about the impeachment of President Nixon from her perspective as a freshman in Congress and described the impeachment hearing process. In 1973 she became the youngest woman ever elected to Congress and as a freshman was appointed to the House Judiciary Committee. In 1974, the committee passed three articles of impeachment against President Nixon.
This is a portion of an oral history interview conducted by Timothy Naftali on April 5, 2007, in New York, New York, for the Nixon Presidential Materials Staff at the National Archives and Records Administration, soon to be part of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
3:12 pm HT Approx. 13 min. Tax Code Change Barack Obama President Obama made a statement on the Buffett Rule. he rule, named after billionaire ... President Obama made a statement on the Buffett Rule. he rule, named after billionaire investor Warren Buffett, calls for people with incomes over $1 million to pay at least a 30 percent tax rate. 5:46 pm HT Approx. 54 min. Michael Weiner on Collective Bargaining Michael Weiner; Theresa Werner Michael Weiner talked about the future of collective bargaining for baseball players as well as ... Michael Weiner talked about the future of collective bargaining for baseball players as well as other professions. He asserted that collective bargaining has been used in the recent past as a way to blame unions for the struggling economic climate, and that legislative acts to strip workers of rights will not help the economy. In his remarks he said that collective bargaining “is the only realistic leverage” workers have and that it “allows them a voice.” Following his speech he answered written questions from the audience. 11:52 pm HT Approx. 58 min. Jerry Schilling Oral History Interview Timothy Naftali; Jerry Schilling Jerry Schilling talked about the meeting of Elvis Presley and President Richard Nixon in the Oval ... Jerry Schilling talked about the meeting of Elvis Presley and President Richard Nixon in the Oval Office on December 21, 1970, and the events that led up to it. Jerry Schilling became friends with Elvis Presley in 1954 in Memphis, Tennessee. After Mr. Presley achieved stardom, he asked Mr. Schilling to join his team of bodyguards, who often functioned as personal assistants. Jerry Schilling was present in the Oval Office when Mr. Presley met President Nixon. 
This is a portion of an interview conducted by Timothy Naftali on February 17, 2007, in Yorba Linda, California, for the Nixon Presidential Materials Staff at the National Archives and Records Administration, soon to be part of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
3:29 pm HT Approx. 20 min. Mitt Romney Campaign Event W. Romney Mitt Romney spoke at Alpha Graphics in Hartford, Connecticut. In his remarks he said ... Mitt Romney spoke at Alpha Graphics in Hartford, Connecticut. In his remarks he said President Obama was “waging on women” through his “failed economic policies.” 6:41 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. U.S. Tax System Panelists talked about tax code reform. Topics included investment income versus earned ... Panelists talked about tax code reform. Topics included investment income versus earned income, offshore tax avoidance schemes, corporate loopholes, and the income cap on Social Security contributions. They also responded to questions from the audience. 12:52 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. David Gergen Oral History Interview David Gergen; Timothy Naftali David Gergen began his political career in 1971 as a staff assistant on President Nixon’s ... David Gergen began his political career in 1971 as a staff assistant on President Nixon’s speech writing team. He talked about his relationship with President Nixon, the speech writing process, and how he came to write President Nixon’s letter of resignation.
This oral history interview was conducted by Timothy Naftali on August 5, 2009, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
3:50 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Newt Gingrich Town Hall Meeting Newton Gingrich; Kira Tieman Newt Gingrich held a town hall meeting on Social Security at Wesley College in Dover, ... Newt Gingrich held a town hall meeting on Social Security at Wesley College in Dover, Delaware. He focused his remarks on social security reform and said that under his proposal people would have greater control over their money. He also responded to questions from the audience. 8:15 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God A panel of black women writers talked about Zora Neale Hurston and her novel Their Eyes Were ... A panel of black women writers talked about Zora Neale Hurston and her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. They talked about the influence the book has had on African-American culture and the literary world as well as on their own lives. Lucy Anne Hurston moderated. They also responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Women Writers on the Horizon” was part of the celebration Honoring the 75th Anniversary of Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God held at the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space.
Carl Hancock Rux and Ruben Santiago-Hudson are mis-identified on screen.
4:57 pm HT Approx. 56 min. 30th Anniversary of Justice O'Connor's Appointment Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan participated in a ... Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan participated in a forum with former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Justice O’Connor’s nomination and confirmation to the Court. Sandra Day O’Connor was nominated by President Ronald Reagan in 1981 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate 99 to 0. She retired from the Court January 31, 2006.
The justices talked about the evolution of the confirmation process since Justice O’Connor’s nomination. their law careers, and civility among justices. They also shared funny anecdotes and their observations about serving on the Court. James Duff moderated this event in the Newseum’s Annenberg Theater.
9:50 pm HT Approx. 41 min. Book Discussion on And So It Goes - Kurt Vonnegut: A Life Charles Shields Charles Shields recounts the life of author and satirist, Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007). ... Charles Shields recounts the life of author and satirist, Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007). Mr. Shields reports on the prolific writer’s childhood in Indiana, his time spent as a prisoner of war in Dresden during World War II, his efforts to break into the publishing world, and his struggles with alcoholism and his mother’s suicide, and his own attempted suicide. Kurt Vonnegut was the author of sixteen books, which include Slaughterhouse Five and Cat’s Cradle. Mr. Shields talked about the relationship that he developed with Mr. Vonnegut while writing the biography. He also responded to questions from members of the audience at Turnrow Books in Greenwood, Mississippi.
5:57 pm HT Approx. 20 min. Attorney General Eric Holder Remarks Michael Hardy; Eric Holder; Al Sharpton Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the annual convention of the National Action ... Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the annual convention of the National Action Network. In addition to Department of Justice initiatives on voting rights and criminal sentencing discrepancies on drug offenses, he also talked about the Trayvon Martin case. He promised a fair and independent review of the case, plus legal action if warranted. 10:33 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. 50th Anniversary of Joseph Heller's Catch-22 Leslie Stahl, correspondent for 60 Minutes, moderated a panel on Joseph Heller’s ... Leslie Stahl, correspondent for 60 Minutes, moderated a panel on Joseph Heller’s novel, Catch-22, in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the book’s publication.
6:18 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Criminal Justice System Panelists talked about race and the criminal justice system. Much of the discussion focused ... Panelists talked about race and the criminal justice system. Much of the discussion focused on the Trayvon Martin case in Florida in which a white neighborhood watchman shot and killed an unarmed black youth. Other topics included racial profiling, law enforcement operations, and prisons. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. 12:00 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. U.S. Tax System Panelists talked about tax code reform. Topics included investment income versus earned ... Panelists talked about tax code reform. Topics included investment income versus earned income, offshore tax avoidance schemes, corporate loopholes, and the income cap on Social Security contributions. They also responded to questions from the audience.
7:22 pm HT Approx. 48 min. Taxes and Economic Growth Former President George W. Bush spoke at Bush Institute conference on taxes and economic ... Former President George W. Bush spoke at Bush Institute conference on taxes and economic growth. In his remarks he said that raising taxes on high-income earners would hurt job growth. Following President Bush, Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) talked about efforts to balance the budget and cut taxes in his state.
8:13 pm HT Approx. 13 min. Tax Code Change Barack Obama President Obama made a statement on the Buffett Rule. he rule, named after billionaire ... President Obama made a statement on the Buffett Rule. he rule, named after billionaire investor Warren Buffett, calls for people with incomes over $1 million to pay at least a 30 percent tax rate.
8:29 pm HT Approx. 5 min. Tyler Johnson StudentCam Interview Tyler Johnson; Josh Koning Tyler Johnson was interviewed about his video, Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s ... Tyler Johnson was interviewed about his video, Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s Suffrage. The film was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a seventh grader at the Kettle Moraine Middle School in Dousman, Wisconsin.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
8:34 pm HT Approx. 20 min. Mitt Romney Campaign Event W. Romney Mitt Romney spoke at Alpha Graphics in Hartford, Connecticut. In his remarks he said ... Mitt Romney spoke at Alpha Graphics in Hartford, Connecticut. In his remarks he said President Obama was “waging on women” through his “failed economic policies.”
8:55 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Newt Gingrich Town Hall Meeting Newton Gingrich; Kira Tieman Newt Gingrich held a town hall meeting on Social Security at Wesley College in Dover, ... Newt Gingrich held a town hall meeting on Social Security at Wesley College in Dover, Delaware. He focused his remarks on social security reform and said that under his proposal people would have greater control over their money. He also responded to questions from the audience.
10:01 pm HT Approx. 7 min. Nineteenth Amendment, Women's Suffrage Tyler Johnson Tyler Johnson’s video, Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s Suffrage was one of the ... Tyler Johnson’s video, Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s Suffrage was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a seventh grader at the Kettle Moraine Middle School in Dousman, Wisconsin.
The local cable company was Time Warner.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
10:09 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Iran Sanctions and Military Confrontation Panelists debated U.S. foreign policy toward Iran, Iran’s nuclear program, and the prospects ... Panelists debated U.S. foreign policy toward Iran, Iran’s nuclear program, and the prospects of military confrontation.
11:54 pm HT Approx. 56 min. 30th Anniversary of Justice O'Connor's Appointment Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan participated in a ... Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan participated in a forum with former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Justice O’Connor’s nomination and confirmation to the Court. Sandra Day O’Connor was nominated by President Ronald Reagan in 1981 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate 99 to 0. She retired from the Court January 31, 2006.
The justices talked about the evolution of the confirmation process since Justice O’Connor’s nomination. their law careers, and civility among justices. They also shared funny anecdotes and their observations about serving on the Court. James Duff moderated this event in the Newseum’s Annenberg Theater.
12:51 am HT Approx. 6 min. First Amendment Documentary Josh Stokes Josh Stokes' video, First Amendment Documentary, was one of the third prize high school ... Josh Stokes' video, First Amendment Documentary, was one of the third prize high school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a junior at Daniel Hand High School in Madison, Connecticut.
The local cable company was Comcast.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.