C-SPAN Schedule

< Monday, May 14 >

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1:00 am HT Approx. 7 min. LIVE Congressional Agenda Niels Lesniewski; John McArdle Niels Lesniewski reported by phone on the House and Senate agendas for the week. He discussed ... Niels Lesniewski reported by phone on the House and Senate agendas for the week. He discussed the reauthorizations of the Violence Against Women Act and the Export-Import Bank.
The interview with Mr. Lesniewski began approximately four minutes into the program.
1:00 am HT Approx. 58 min. Panel on American Biographies A panel discussion was held with some biographers of public figures. They responded to ... A panel discussion was held with some biographers of public figures. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Biographer A. Scott Berg moderated.
“Biography: The American Century” was a panel, held in Newman Recital Hall in the Allan Hancock Foundation Building, from the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California.
12:29 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Statecraft of President George H. W. Bush Philip Zelikow chaired a discussion of the statecraft of President George H.W. Bush. They ... Philip Zelikow chaired a discussion of the statecraft of President George H.W. Bush. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Bush’s Statecraft” was a panel at the President George H.W. Bush Oral History Symposium. This was a two-day event for the release of the oral history of President George H.W. Bush by the Miller Center for Public Affairs, in cooperation with the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation.
1:07 am HT Approx. 38 min. LIVE Open Phones John McArdle Telephone lines were open for comments on a question stemming from JP Morgan Chases’s ... Telephone lines were open for comments on a question stemming from JP Morgan Chases’s previous-week $2 billion trading loss and subsequent firing of three top traders: “Is more regulation of banks needed?” 2:00 am HT Approx. 30 min. Communicators with Cecilia Kang and Amy Schatz Cecilia Kang; Amy Schatz Cecilia Kang and Amy Schatz talked about the future of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ... Cecilia Kang and Amy Schatz talked about the future of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) following Senate confirmation of two new members, Jessica Rosenworcel (D) and Ajit Pai (R ). They discussed the background of the new members, the effect they might have on the FCC, and issues before the FCC. 2:00 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Lessons from the 2011 Japanese Earthquake Scholars in Asian studies and homeland security talked about Japan’s long-term recovery ... Scholars in Asian studies and homeland security talked about Japan’s long-term recovery efforts following the 2011 earthquake, as well as preparedness for future catastrophes. They also responded to questions from the audience.
1:47 am HT Approx. 43 min. LIVE Lesbian and Gay Political Candidates John McArdle; Chuck Wolfe Chuck Wolfe talked about the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund and Leadership Fund, and he responded to ... Chuck Wolfe talked about the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund and Leadership Fund, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the number of openly gay candidates running for office in 2012, the amount of money the group raises, the organization’s history, and role the issue of same-sex marriage might play in the 2012 elections. 2:32 am HT Approx. 30 min. Conflict Management In Post-War Nations Rick Barton gave the keynote address on approaches to building stable nations moving from conflict ... Rick Barton gave the keynote address on approaches to building stable nations moving from conflict to peace at the U.S. Institute of Peace. He talked specifically about what the State Department does in terms of conflict and stabilization operations. 3:33 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. New Russian Government and Opposition Movement Donald Jensen; Vladimir Kara-Murza; Ross Wilson Vladimir Kara-Murza talked about the results of the Russian presidential election and the future ... Vladimir Kara-Murza talked about the results of the Russian presidential election and the future of Russia under the new Putin government. He also responded to questions from the audience.
2:32 am HT Approx. 43 min. LIVE Book Discussion on Road to Freedom Arthur Brooks; John McArdle Arthur Brooks talked about his new book The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free ... Arthur Brooks talked about his new book The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise. Mr. Brooks argued that although a 2010 Gallup polls indicate that 86 percent of Americans have a favorable impression of free enterprise, around 70 percent also support programs that harm free enterprise. Topics included the morality of free enterprise and the role of government in business. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 3:03 am HT Approx. 1 hr. LIVE U.S.Engagement in Asia John Hamre; John McCain Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member John McCain talked about American trade relations ... Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member John McCain talked about American trade relations and defense interests in Asia. He He focused his remarks on free trade agreements with Asian countries, U.S. forces in the region, and diplomatic engagement. After his speech, he answered questions from the audience about a number of topics, including U.S. policy toward Iran and North Korea, U.S.-Pakistan relations and China’s involvement in the region. 5:00 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. U.S. Military Readiness Witnesses testified on military readiness in the midst of Defense Department budget cuts and the ... Witnesses testified on military readiness in the midst of Defense Department budget cuts and the implications of the sequester, which would automatically cut $109 billion to defense and social programs. Other issues included the use of “green,” environmentally sound, equipment and strategies to improve military readiness following combat troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.
3:17 am HT Approx. 43 min. LIVE Armed Forces Missile Programs John McArdle; Marcus Weisgerber Marcus Weisgerber talked about the cost and the scope of missiles procured by the Defense ... Marcus Weisgerber talked about the cost and the scope of missiles procured by the Defense Department for the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines, and he also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included what select missiles do, their construction cost, and the contracting firms that build them.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
4:07 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 25 min. NATO Summit in Chicago Witnesses testified on the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago and the future agenda of NATO. Among ... Witnesses testified on the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago and the future agenda of NATO. Among the topics they addressed were diminishing defense funding for NATO by European countries, missile defense, NATO partnerships, new country membership, as well as the transition in Afghanistan and the proposed U.S. reduction of combat brigades Stationed in Europe. They also touched on relations between NATO and Russia. 6:45 am HT Approx. 45 min. Financial Regulations and Rule-Making Mellody Hobson; Mary Schapiro; Paul Stevens Mary Schapiro talked about the Securities and and Exchange Commission’s implementation of ... Mary Schapiro talked about the Securities and and Exchange Commission’s implementation of the 2010 financial regulations law.
4:02 am HT Approx. 15 min. Open Phones John McArdle Telephone lines were open for comments on a question stemming from JP Morgan Chases’s ... Telephone lines were open for comments on a question stemming from JP Morgan Chases’s previous-week $2 billion trading loss and subsequent firing of three top traders: “Is more regulation of banks needed?” 6:33 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. New Russian Government and Opposition Movement Donald Jensen; Vladimir Kara-Murza; Ross Wilson Vladimir Kara-Murza talked about the results of the Russian presidential election and the future ... Vladimir Kara-Murza talked about the results of the Russian presidential election and the future of Russia under the new Putin government. He also responded to questions from the audience. 7:38 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. LIVE NATO New Security Challenges Scholars and European foreign policy leaders gave an overview of the 2012 NATO summit. Among ... Scholars and European foreign policy leaders gave an overview of the 2012 NATO summit. Among the topics they discussed were NATO’s structure and its link to the European Union, the implications of Iran’s nuclear program, the impact on international diplomacy Senator Dick Lugar’s (R-IN) defeat in his state’s 2012 primary, and cyber warfare. After their presentations, the panelists answered questions from audience members.
4:18 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. LIVE Iran's Nuclear Program Panelists talked about the upcoming upcoming P-5+1 talks on Iran’s nuclear ... Panelists talked about the upcoming upcoming P-5+1 talks on Iran’s nuclear program. P-5+1 refers to the permanent five members of the United Nations Security Council (France, the United Kingdom, China, Russia, and the United States), plus Germany. Topics included the possibility of U.S. action against Iran, diplomacy, and reasons why Iran might be willing to negotiate. They responded to questions from the audience. 8:00 am HT Approx. 4 hr. 42 min. LIVE Senate Session 9:35 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. LIVE U.S. and Europe NATO Capabilities Gap Panelists talked about the challenges facing NATO in light of budget cuts by U.S. and several ... Panelists talked about the challenges facing NATO in light of budget cuts by U.S. and several other member countries. Among the issues they addressed were the roles and responsibilities of member nations, as well as levels of spending by various countries facing difficult economic problems. They responded to questions from the audience.
5:33 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. 2012 Election Strategy Paul Gigot; Karl Rove; Joseph Trippi Political strategists Karl Rove and Joe Trippi 2012 discussed election strategy and ... Political strategists Karl Rove and Joe Trippi 2012 discussed election strategy and tactics. Some of the topics they talked about included polling data, “swing” states, the economy, previous elections, and possible running mates for Mitt Romney. 12:44 pm HT Approx. 38 min. Conflict Management In Post-War Nations Rick Barton gave the keynote address on approaches to building stable nations moving from conflict ... Rick Barton gave the keynote address on approaches to building stable nations moving from conflict to peace at the U.S. Institute of Peace. He talked specifically about what the State Department does in terms of conflict and stabilization operations. 11:03 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. U.S. Military Readiness Witnesses testified on military readiness in the midst of Defense Department budget cuts and the ... Witnesses testified on military readiness in the midst of Defense Department budget cuts and the implications of the sequester, which would automatically cut $109 billion to defense and social programs. Other issues included the use of “green,” environmentally sound, equipment and strategies to improve military readiness following combat troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.
6:53 am HT Approx. 19 min. Mitt Romney Commencement Address at Liberty University Former Governor Mitt Romney addressed Liberty University graduates at their 2012 commencement ... Former Governor Mitt Romney addressed Liberty University graduates at their 2012 commencement ceremony. He remarked on the values of home, education, service, and religious freedom.
During the ceremony honorary doctorate degrees were presented to Worth Harris Carter, Jr., S. Truett Cathy, and former Governor Mitt Romney.
1:22 pm HT Approx. 43 min. Financial Regulations and Rule-Making Mellody Hobson; Mary Schapiro; Paul Stevens Mary Schapiro talked about the Securities and and Exchange Commission’s implementation of ... Mary Schapiro talked about the Securities and and Exchange Commission’s implementation of the 2010 financial regulations law. 12:48 pm HT Approx. 34 min. Federal Support for Financial Institutions Witnesses testified about use of the “Volker rule” to stop federally insured banks ... Witnesses testified about use of the “Volker rule” to stop federally insured banks from making speculative investments for their own profit. Mr. Volker testified that regulators must continue their efforts to shore up the nearly $3 trillion money market mutual fund industry, warning of its lingering vulnerabilities.
7:13 am HT Approx. 47 min. LIVE President Obama Commencement Address at Barnard College Judith Kaye; Barack Obama President Obama gave the commencement address to the 2012 class of Barnard College. He talked ... President Obama gave the commencement address to the 2012 class of Barnard College. He talked about the role of women in society, and advised the graduates to become politically involved, never underestimate the power of example, and to persevere. 2:06 pm HT Approx. 30 min. Communicators with Cecilia Kang and Amy Schatz Cecilia Kang; Amy Schatz Cecilia Kang and Amy Schatz talked about the future of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ... Cecilia Kang and Amy Schatz talked about the future of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) following Senate confirmation of two new members, Jessica Rosenworcel (D) and Ajit Pai (R ). They discussed the background of the new members, the effect they might have on the FCC, and issues before the FCC. 1:24 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Lessons from the 2011 Japanese Earthquake Scholars in Asian studies and homeland security talked about Japan’s long-term recovery ... Scholars in Asian studies and homeland security talked about Japan’s long-term recovery efforts following the 2011 earthquake, as well as preparedness for future catastrophes. They also responded to questions from the audience.
8:00 am HT Approx. 4 min. Rick Maze on 2013 Defense Authorization Bill Rick Maze; Bill Scanlan Rick Maze, Congressional Editor spoke via Skype about the defense authorization bill coming up for ... Rick Maze, Congressional Editor spoke via Skype about the defense authorization bill coming up for consideration in the House the next week. 2:39 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 9 min. FBI Oversight Robert Mueller testified at an oversight hearing of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He ... Robert Mueller testified at an oversight hearing of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He urged Congress to renew federal surveillance authority (FISA) to prevent plots such as a recent al-Qaeda plan to blow up a U.S.- bound flight. He also talked about the negative impact of budget cuts and freezes, political correctness in training materials, and cyber terrorism concerns. 2:58 pm HT Approx. 3 hr. 18 min. Fiscal Year 2013 Defense Programs and Policies, Part 2 The House Armed Services Committee met to mark up the fiscal year 2013 National Defense ... The House Armed Services Committee met to mark up the fiscal year 2013 National Defense Authorization Act. The bill would authorize $554 billion for the Defense Department and national security programs, and $88 billion for overseas contingency operations. Among the topics they addressed were the detainee situation at Guantánamo Bay, U.S. relations with Pakistan and Iran, funding for missile defense, the impact of automatic defense cuts, and the acquisition of weapons. 
This was the second of four parts of the day-long hearing.
8:06 am HT Approx. 1 hr. U.S.Engagement in Asia John Hamre; John McCain Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member John McCain talked about American trade relations ... Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member John McCain talked about American trade relations and defense interests in Asia. He He focused his remarks on free trade agreements with Asian countries, U.S. forces in the region, and diplomatic engagement. After his speech, he answered questions from the audience about a number of topics, including U.S. policy toward Iran and North Korea, U.S.-Pakistan relations and China’s involvement in the region. 4:49 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. U.S. and Europe NATO Capabilities Gap Panelists talked about the challenges facing NATO in light of budget cuts by U.S. and several ... Panelists talked about the challenges facing NATO in light of budget cuts by U.S. and several other member countries. Among the issues they addressed were the roles and responsibilities of member nations, as well as levels of spending by various countries facing difficult economic problems. They responded to questions from the audience. 6:19 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. New Russian Government and Opposition Movement Donald Jensen; Vladimir Kara-Murza; Ross Wilson Vladimir Kara-Murza talked about the results of the Russian presidential election and the future ... Vladimir Kara-Murza talked about the results of the Russian presidential election and the future of Russia under the new Putin government. He also responded to questions from the audience.
9:11 am HT Approx. 43 min. Book Discussion on Road to Freedom Arthur Brooks; John McArdle Arthur Brooks talked about his new book The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free ... Arthur Brooks talked about his new book The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise. Mr. Brooks argued that although a 2010 Gallup polls indicate that 86 percent of Americans have a favorable impression of free enterprise, around 70 percent also support programs that harm free enterprise. Topics included the morality of free enterprise and the role of government in business. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 6:19 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 25 min. NATO Summit in Chicago Witnesses testified on the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago and the future agenda of NATO. Among ... Witnesses testified on the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago and the future agenda of NATO. Among the topics they addressed were diminishing defense funding for NATO by European countries, missile defense, NATO partnerships, new country membership, as well as the transition in Afghanistan and the proposed U.S. reduction of combat brigades Stationed in Europe. They also touched on relations between NATO and Russia. 7:48 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Lessons from the 2011 Japanese Earthquake Scholars in Asian studies and homeland security talked about Japan’s long-term recovery ... Scholars in Asian studies and homeland security talked about Japan’s long-term recovery efforts following the 2011 earthquake, as well as preparedness for future catastrophes. They also responded to questions from the audience.
9:55 am HT Approx. 4 min. Rick Maze on 2013 Defense Authorization Bill Rick Maze; Bill Scanlan Rick Maze, Congressional Editor spoke via Skype about the defense authorization bill coming up for ... Rick Maze, Congressional Editor spoke via Skype about the defense authorization bill coming up for consideration in the House the next week. 10:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Inspectors General Vacancies in Federal Agencies Witnesses testified on the effects of federal agency inspector general vacancies on their ability ... Witnesses testified on the effects of federal agency inspector general vacancies on their ability to prevent waste, fraud, and abuse. Committee Chairman Darrell Issa blamed President Obama for not nominating people for positions. There were 10 inspector general vacancies, 7 of which had been vacant for more than a year. 9:21 pm HT Approx. 3 hr. 18 min. Fiscal Year 2013 Defense Programs and Policies, Part 2 The House Armed Services Committee met to mark up the fiscal year 2013 National Defense ... The House Armed Services Committee met to mark up the fiscal year 2013 National Defense Authorization Act. The bill would authorize $554 billion for the Defense Department and national security programs, and $88 billion for overseas contingency operations. Among the topics they addressed were the detainee situation at Guantánamo Bay, U.S. relations with Pakistan and Iran, funding for missile defense, the impact of automatic defense cuts, and the acquisition of weapons. 
This was the second of four parts of the day-long hearing.
10:10 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. LIVE Future of NATO Nicholas Burns; Frederick Kempe Nicholas Burns talked about his newly-released report on NATO, “Anchoring the ... Nicholas Burns talked about his newly-released report on NATO, “Anchoring the Alliance,” which outlined the missions and visions for the alliance. He focused on the need for continued U.S. leadership, a shift in strategic concentration on Asian security issues, and defining new leadership roles for Turkey and European countries. He delivered the remarks days before a scheduled NATO summit in Chicago. 11:13 pm HT Approx. 45 min. Financial Regulations and Rule-Making Mellody Hobson; Mary Schapiro; Paul Stevens Mary Schapiro talked about the Securities and and Exchange Commission’s implementation of ... Mary Schapiro talked about the Securities and and Exchange Commission’s implementation of the 2010 financial regulations law. 12:42 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. New Russian Government and Opposition Movement Donald Jensen; Vladimir Kara-Murza; Ross Wilson Vladimir Kara-Murza talked about the results of the Russian presidential election and the future ... Vladimir Kara-Murza talked about the results of the Russian presidential election and the future of Russia under the new Putin government. He also responded to questions from the audience.
11:38 am HT Approx. 43 min. Armed Forces Missile Programs John McArdle; Marcus Weisgerber Marcus Weisgerber talked about the cost and the scope of missiles procured by the Defense ... Marcus Weisgerber talked about the cost and the scope of missiles procured by the Defense Department for the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines, and he also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included what select missiles do, their construction cost, and the contracting firms that build them.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
12:00 am HT Approx. 1 hr. U.S.Engagement in Asia John Hamre; John McCain Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member John McCain talked about American trade relations ... Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member John McCain talked about American trade relations and defense interests in Asia. He He focused his remarks on free trade agreements with Asian countries, U.S. forces in the region, and diplomatic engagement. After his speech, he answered questions from the audience about a number of topics, including U.S. policy toward Iran and North Korea, U.S.-Pakistan relations and China’s involvement in the region.
12:23 pm HT Approx. 41 min. President Obama Commencement Address at Barnard College Judith Kaye; Barack Obama President Obama gave the commencement address to the 2012 class of Barnard College. He talked ... President Obama gave the commencement address to the 2012 class of Barnard College. He talked about the role of women in society, and advised the graduates to become politically involved, never underestimate the power of example, and to persevere.
1:05 pm HT Approx. 7 min. U.S.Engagement in Asia John Hamre; John McCain Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member John McCain talked about American trade relations ... Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member John McCain talked about American trade relations and defense interests in Asia. He He focused his remarks on free trade agreements with Asian countries, U.S. forces in the region, and diplomatic engagement. After his speech, he answered questions from the audience about a number of topics, including U.S. policy toward Iran and North Korea, U.S.-Pakistan relations and China’s involvement in the region.
1:15 pm HT Approx. 43 min. Lesbian and Gay Political Candidates John McArdle; Chuck Wolfe Chuck Wolfe talked about the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund and Leadership Fund, and he responded to ... Chuck Wolfe talked about the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund and Leadership Fund, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the number of openly gay candidates running for office in 2012, the amount of money the group raises, the organization’s history, and role the issue of same-sex marriage might play in the 2012 elections.
2:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Iran's Nuclear Program Panelists talked about the upcoming upcoming P-5+1 talks on Iran’s nuclear ... Panelists talked about the upcoming upcoming P-5+1 talks on Iran’s nuclear program. P-5+1 refers to the permanent five members of the United Nations Security Council (France, the United Kingdom, China, Russia, and the United States), plus Germany. Topics included the possibility of U.S. action against Iran, diplomacy, and reasons why Iran might be willing to negotiate. They responded to questions from the audience.
3:17 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. U.S.Engagement in Asia John Hamre; John McCain Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member John McCain talked about American trade relations ... Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member John McCain talked about American trade relations and defense interests in Asia. He He focused his remarks on free trade agreements with Asian countries, U.S. forces in the region, and diplomatic engagement. After his speech, he answered questions from the audience about a number of topics, including U.S. policy toward Iran and North Korea, U.S.-Pakistan relations and China’s involvement in the region.
4:20 pm HT Approx. 41 min. President Obama Commencement Address at Barnard College Judith Kaye; Barack Obama President Obama gave the commencement address to the 2012 class of Barnard College. He talked ... President Obama gave the commencement address to the 2012 class of Barnard College. He talked about the role of women in society, and advised the graduates to become politically involved, never underestimate the power of example, and to persevere.
5:04 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Iran's Nuclear Program Panelists talked about the upcoming upcoming P-5+1 talks on Iran’s nuclear ... Panelists talked about the upcoming upcoming P-5+1 talks on Iran’s nuclear program. P-5+1 refers to the permanent five members of the United Nations Security Council (France, the United Kingdom, China, Russia, and the United States), plus Germany. Topics included the possibility of U.S. action against Iran, diplomacy, and reasons why Iran might be willing to negotiate. They responded to questions from the audience.
6:20 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. U.S.Engagement in Asia John Hamre; John McCain Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member John McCain talked about American trade relations ... Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member John McCain talked about American trade relations and defense interests in Asia. He He focused his remarks on free trade agreements with Asian countries, U.S. forces in the region, and diplomatic engagement. After his speech, he answered questions from the audience about a number of topics, including U.S. policy toward Iran and North Korea, U.S.-Pakistan relations and China’s involvement in the region.
7:23 pm HT Approx. 41 min. President Obama Commencement Address at Barnard College Judith Kaye; Barack Obama President Obama gave the commencement address to the 2012 class of Barnard College. He talked ... President Obama gave the commencement address to the 2012 class of Barnard College. He talked about the role of women in society, and advised the graduates to become politically involved, never underestimate the power of example, and to persevere.
8:05 pm HT Approx. 27 min. Military Mothers and Spouses Jill Biden; Michelle Obama; Jennifer Pilcher THE WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF THE FIRST LADY
Joining Forces Mother s Day
First Lady Michelle ...
THE WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF THE FIRST LADY
Joining Forces Mother s Day
First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden will host a Joining Forces event in honor of military mothers at the White House. Mrs. Obama and Dr. Biden will begin by helping military kids create Mother s Day cards and other crafts
1:45-2p State Dining Room(TAPED)
Children will present their mothers and grandmothers with their artwork. Mrs. Obama and Dr. Biden will deli
8:35 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. NATO New Security Challenges Scholars and European foreign policy leaders gave an overview of the 2012 NATO summit. Among ... Scholars and European foreign policy leaders gave an overview of the 2012 NATO summit. Among the topics they discussed were NATO’s structure and its link to the European Union, the implications of Iran’s nuclear program, the impact on international diplomacy Senator Dick Lugar’s (R-IN) defeat in his state’s 2012 primary, and cyber warfare. After their presentations, the panelists answered questions from audience members.
10:04 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. U.S. and Europe NATO Capabilities Gap Panelists talked about the challenges facing NATO in light of budget cuts by U.S. and several ... Panelists talked about the challenges facing NATO in light of budget cuts by U.S. and several other member countries. Among the issues they addressed were the roles and responsibilities of member nations, as well as levels of spending by various countries facing difficult economic problems. They responded to questions from the audience.
11:33 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Future of NATO Nicholas Burns; Frederick Kempe Nicholas Burns talked about his newly-released report on NATO, “Anchoring the ... Nicholas Burns talked about his newly-released report on NATO, “Anchoring the Alliance,” which outlined the missions and visions for the alliance. He focused on the need for continued U.S. leadership, a shift in strategic concentration on Asian security issues, and defining new leadership roles for Turkey and European countries. He delivered the remarks days before a scheduled NATO summit in Chicago.