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5:00 am MT Approx. 49 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for comments on a question related to the Watergate scandal’s ... Telephone lines were open for comments on a question related to the Watergate scandal’s legacy for American politics. The question stemmed from the death of Watergate figure Charles Colson.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
4:06 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on Freedom's Cap ; Guy Gugliotta recounts the construction of the United States Capitol ... Guy Gugliotta recounts the construction of the United States Capitol building. Mr. Gugliotta examines the creation of the Capitol amongst the social and political landscape of the time, as ground was broken shortly after Congress passed the Compromise of 1850, and the placement of the Freedom statue atop the building’s nine-million pound, cast-iron dome in 1863, five months after the Battle of Gettysburg. He showed slides during his presentation and responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was part of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society’s Brown Bag Lecture Series held at noon in Ketchum Hall of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Building.
5:00 am MT Approx. 50 min. Q&A with Ray Price ; Former Nixon chief speechwriter Ray Price was interviewed at his residence in New York ... Former Nixon chief speechwriter Ray Price was interviewed at his residence in New York City. Mr. Price worked with Mr. Nixon for two years prior to the presidency and then headed the writing and research team in the Nixon White House. He was the president’s collaborator on both inaugural addresses and on the speech announcing President Nixon’s resignation. He also prepared Mr. Nixon for his series of eleven interviews with journalist David Frost in 1977. A movie trailer for Frost/Nixon, courtesy of Universal Pictures, was shown as well as several clips of an interview with Frank Langella, the actor who portrayed President Nixon in the film. A clip from one of the 1977 interviews was shown as well as a clip of President Nixon’s second inaugural address in 1973.
5:50 am MT Approx. 53 min. LIVE Role of First Ladies ; ; Camille Johnston and Anita McBride talked about the role of first ladies in shaping public ... Camille Johnston and Anita McBride talked about the role of first ladies in shaping public discourse. Topics included myths about female voting patterns, working mothers, and the female vote in the 2012 elections. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 5:08 am MT Approx. 48 min. Book Discussion on Juliette Gordon Low: The Remarkable Founder of the Girl Scouts Stacey Cordery recounted the life of Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low, the founder of the ... Stacey Cordery recounted the life of Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low, the founder of the Girl Scouts of America. Raised in post-Civil War Savannah, Georgia, Daisy Gordon attempted to balance her aristocratic upbringing with her outside interests. Following her divorce to an Englishman, William Mackay Low, Ms. Low befriended Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of the Boy Scouts, and with the assistance of Mr. Baden-Powell’s sister created the Girl Guides. Ms. Low would eventually change the name to the Girl Scouts of America; an organization that its founder believed should be a fun and instructive place for girls to obtain skills useful to their personal lives and careers. Stacey Cordery spoke at the National First Ladies' Library in Canton, Ohio, as part of a day-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the first Girl Scout meeting Ms. Low called in Savannah on March 12, 1912. She used numerous slides during her presentation and responded to questions from members of the audience. 5:51 am MT Approx. 5 min. Charles Colson Oral History Interview Charles Colson, who served as special counsel to President Richard Nixon, sat down with Timothy ... Charles Colson, who served as special counsel to President Richard Nixon, sat down with Timothy Naftali of the Nixon Presidential Library in 2007 and 2008 for two extended oral history interviews. In excerpts from the first of those interviews, Mr. Colson talks about the secret White House tapes, the Watergate break-in, his relationship with the 37th president, and the day that Richard Nixon resigned from office.

Timothy Naftali conducted oral history interviews with Charles Colson in Naples, Florida, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum on August 17, 2007 and September 24, 2008..
6:49 am MT Approx. 28 min. LIVE Government Oversight ; Danielle Brian talked about government oversight. Topics included the Government Services ... Danielle Brian talked about government oversight. Topics included the Government Services Administration vegas scandal, the differences in accountability when Democrats and Republicans control congress, and the role of media in government oversight. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 6:08 am MT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism ; Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson present a study of the tea party movement. The authors ... Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson present a study of the tea party movement. The authors examine several, regional tea party chapters and report that tea party supporters are predominantly middle-class, older Americans, who, according to the authors, mostly enjoy Medicare and Social Security benefits but are reluctant to pay taxes to assist those they deem ‘undeserving.’ Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson responded to questions from members of the audience. 5:57 am MT Approx. 2 min. The Old Mill in North Little Rock North Little Rock’s Mayor Patrick Hays talked about the history of the Old Mill, which was ... North Little Rock’s Mayor Patrick Hays talked about the history of the Old Mill, which was the only building in North Little Rock to have made an appearance in the opening credits of the movie, Gone with the Wind.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:18 am MT Approx. 5 min. Chad Klitzman StudentCam Interview ; Chad Klitzman was interviewed about the video he made with Dustin Slade, Signed, Sealed, ... Chad Klitzman was interviewed about the video he made with Dustin Slade, Signed, Sealed, Delivered. The film was one of the second prize high school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are seniors at Cypress Bay High School in Weston, Florida.
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.
7:07 am MT Approx. 1 hr. Book Discussion on Design for Liberty Richard Epstein argues for a return to a smaller, more accountable federal government that ... Richard Epstein argues for a return to a smaller, more accountable federal government that operates on clear rules and limits itself in domestic affairs to enforcing laws governing private contracts and property rights. Professor Epstein responded to questions from members of the audience at the Century Club at this Manhattan Institute event in New York City. 6:00 am MT Approx. 29 min. Shiloh National Military Park The Civil War Battle of Shiloh took place April 6th and 7th, 1862 in Hardin County, Tennessee, and ... The Civil War Battle of Shiloh took place April 6th and 7th, 1862 in Hardin County, Tennessee, and resulted in a Union victory over Confederate forces. We visited Shiloh National Military Park, where Stacy Allen, the Park’s Chief Ranger, talked about some of the artifacts on display in the Visitor Center, including battle flags, arms and munitions. He also took us behind the scenes to the Park s storage facility, where he showed us two rare Civil War tents.
7:23 am MT Approx. 35 min. LIVE Robin Wright on the Middle East ; Robin Wright talked about the rise of Islamist governments in the wake of the Arab ... Robin Wright talked about the rise of Islamist governments in the wake of the Arab Spring. Topics included how democracy is propelling Islamists to power, the broad agenda of Islamist governments, and the violence occurring in Syria. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 8:10 am MT Approx. 12 min. Book Discussion on Eternal Vigilance ; Mathew Staver talked about his relationship with Liberty University founder Jerry Falwell, and his ... Mathew Staver talked about his relationship with Liberty University founder Jerry Falwell, and his book, Eternal Vigilance: Knowing and Protecting Your Religious Freedom. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. 6:30 am MT Approx. 54 min. Behind the Images: Photographers' Views of the First Ladies Three photographers who were on the other side of the lens from Betty Ford, Barbara Bush, and ... Three photographers who were on the other side of the lens from Betty Ford, Barbara Bush, and Laura Bush recall their days in the White House-and the images that chronicle the lives and work of these first ladies.
7:59 am MT Approx. 32 min. Newsmakers with Tom Donohue Tom Donohue talked about the U.S. economy. Topics included employment, taxes and trade, and ... Tom Donohue talked about the U.S. economy. Topics included employment, taxes and trade, and the role of business in the economy. 8:23 am MT Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on Can't Is Not an Option ; Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC) talked about her memoir about her life and political career. The ... Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC) talked about her memoir about her life and political career. The daughter of Sikh immigrants, she faced prejudice but in 2010 was elected South Carolina’s first female governor. In this interview with Liz Cheney, she discussed the complicated relationship between the federal government and the states and her own experiences fighting government regulation. She also responded to questions from members of the audience. 7:25 am MT Approx. 4 min. Richard Nixon Birthplace Museum Preview Docent Darlene Sky talked about the house where President Richard Nixon was born and his life ... Docent Darlene Sky talked about the house where President Richard Nixon was born and his life there. The house is on the grounds of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. The 37th president was born there in 1913, and he was laid to rest near the house in 1994. A video clip was shown of his funeral in front of the house in Yorba Linda, California.
8:33 am MT Approx. 34 min. General Services Administration Management Issues, Panel 1, Part 1 General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into ... General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into improper spending on a series of lavish GSA conferences. Jeff Neely invoked his Fifth Amendment privilege against self incrimination. He had organized an October 2010 GSA conference in Las Vegas with expenses topping $800,000 and had since been placed on administrative leave. Martha Johnson said that she decided to resign just a few days before the agency’s inspector general released a final report on the scandal. Mr. Miller told the Committee that he had recommended criminal charges in a referral to the Justice Department. 9:09 am MT Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on The Mark Inside Amy Reading presents a history of economic cons in the United States and specifically recounts the ... Amy Reading presents a history of economic cons in the United States and specifically recounts the confidence game that left Texas rancher J. Frank Norfleet penniless in 1919. The author relays that upon realizing he had been taken ina stock market con, Mr. Norfleet left his home armed and in possession of several disguises to seek revenge on the men who swindled him out of his fortune. Amy Reading speaks at The Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle. 7:30 am MT 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.
9:08 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 58 min. General Services Administration Management Issues, Panel 1, Part 2 General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into ... General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into improper spending on a series of lavish GSA conferences. 9:55 am MT Approx. 10 min. Book Discussion on Sexual Sabotage ; Judith Reisman talked about her book, Sexual Sabotage: How One Mad Scientist Unleashed a Plague ... Judith Reisman talked about her book, Sexual Sabotage: How One Mad Scientist Unleashed a Plague of Corruption and Contagion on America, which takes a critical look at the work of biologist Alfred Kinsey. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. 8:27 am MT Approx. 2 min. James Buchanan Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to President James ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to President James Buchanan, which was unveiled in Meridian Hill Park in 1930. Funds for the memorial were provided by the will of President Buchanan’s niece, Harriet Lane. She was renowned for having served as his White House hostess, and portions of a popular song dedicated to her, “Listen to the Mockingbird,” were played. Topics included President Buchanan’s career and the symbolism of the monument.
Date 2010.
11:07 am MT Approx. 40 min. General Services Administration Management Issues, Panel 2 General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into ... General Services Administration (GSA) staff testified at a hearing on the investigation into improper spending on a series of lavish GSA conferences. 10:06 am MT Approx. 55 min. After Words with Dick Teresi ; Mr. Teresi makes the controversial argument that the business of organ harvesting is blurring ... Mr. Teresi makes the controversial argument that the business of organ harvesting is blurring the line between life and death. He contends that organ harvesting puts pressure on medical professionals to declare patients dead, rather than keep them on life support and attempt to save them. He discusses his findings with psychiatrist and transplant recipient Sally Satel, an American Enterprise Institute scholar in mental health policy. 8:29 am MT Approx. 29 min. Book Discussion on The Mathew Brady Story and The Clara Barton Story Next is film produced in 1961 by the U.S. Army, titled, “Army Digest Number Eight.” ... Next is film produced in 1961 by the U.S. Army, titled, “Army Digest Number Eight.”
The film includes two programs. 
The first is titled The Mathew Brady Story and is about the famous Civil War photographer. Many photographs were shown.
The second is The Clara Barton Story about the founder of the American Red Cross. Video re-enactments were shown.
The film aired as part of “The Big Picture” series, produced from 1951 through 1971 and shown on ABC and in syndication from 1951 into the 1970s. The series focused on historic battles and figures in U.S. military history. It’s thirty minutes.
11:48 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. General Services Administration Oversight Government Services Administration (GSA) current and former officials testified on the lavish ... Government Services Administration (GSA) current and former officials testified on the lavish conference the organization held in Las Vegas in October 2010. They talked about planning for the conference, decisions made by government personnel, and the official response to the scandal. 11:03 am MT Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on Life Among the Cannibals ; Former Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter talked about his political career, during which he ... Former Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter talked about his political career, during which he changed from the Republican to Democratic Party, and the split between old guard members of his former party and members supported by the tea party movement. He focused on the extreme partisanship which causes incumbents to loose their primary elections because of how they cast one vote in Congress. During this event from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Senator Specter was in conversation with former Representative Mike Castle (R-DE) and responded to questions from members of the audience. 9:00 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. The Civil War Politics of the Confederacy This week on The Civil War, author and University of Pennsylvania history professor Stephanie ... This week on The Civil War, author and University of Pennsylvania history professor Stephanie McCurry speaks about her book, Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South. She says the South sowed the seeds of its demise in creating a regime that excluded white women and slaves, who together comprised a majority of the population. 
The Kansas City Public Library hosted this talk, which goes about an hour and fifteen minutes.
1:38 pm MT Approx. 5 min. Chad Klitzman StudentCam Interview ; Chad Klitzman was interviewed about the video he made with Dustin Slade, Signed, Sealed, ... Chad Klitzman was interviewed about the video he made with Dustin Slade, Signed, Sealed, Delivered. The film was one of the second prize high school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are seniors at Cypress Bay High School in Weston, Florida.
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.
11:56 am MT Approx. 1 min. Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Overview David Burns talked about the 17th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. 
He ...
David Burns talked about the 17th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. 
He was interviewed while at the 2012 festival, being held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California.
10:11 am MT Approx. 46 min. Life in the Lincoln White House Author and architectural historian William Seale discussed life in the Lincoln White House and how ... Author and architectural historian William Seale discussed life in the Lincoln White House and how the Lincoln family’s presence there during wartime reinforced the idea of the White House as the president’s official residence. He showed numerous slides during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Life in the Lincoln White House” was a program at the 16th annual Lincoln Forum Symposium, held November 17, 2011, at the Wyndham Hotel in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. "Lincoln and the Home Front: The Civil War Comes to Washington" was the second year of a five-year focus on the Civil War sesquicentennial.
1:44 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. Developments in Syria Officials testified about events in Syria, including recent violence against protestors, the state ... Officials testified about events in Syria, including recent violence against protestors, the state of a cease-fire brokered by the United Nations general secretary, and regional security issues. 11:57 am MT Approx. 6 hr. 4 min. LIVE 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Sunday Book TV’s live Sunday coverage of the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from ... Book TV’s live Sunday coverage of the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California included:
Sunday Introduction 305487-101
The Cause 305487-2
I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did 305487-3
Panel on Waste Disposal 305487-4
What Color Is My World? 305487-7
Panel on Information Exchange 305487-6
Delirium 305487-5
Panel on the Port Huron Statement 305487-8
The Tea Party: Three Principles 305487-9
and the pre-recorded programs:
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Background 305598-1
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Overview 305599-1
New Books Being Published 305560-1
Watch Online: Brad Matsen 305561-2
10:58 am MT Approx. 2 min. Winston Churchill Statue Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of British Prime ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. President Kennedy had designated him an Honorary American Citizen, and the statue has one foot in the grounds of the British Embassy and the other on American soil. Topics included the sculptor, William McVey, and the symbolism of the statue. Audio of Sir Winton Churchill addressing a joint session of Congress on December 26, 1941, was played over still photographs of him in the Senate Chambers.
Date 2010.
3:30 pm MT Approx. 20 min. President Obama Remarks to Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride ; President Obama welcomed the Wounded Warrior Project’s Solider Ride to the White ... President Obama welcomed the Wounded Warrior Project’s Solider Ride to the White House. This marks the sixth annual Solider Ride; a four-day cycling event to help wounded warriors restore their physical and emotional well-being. In addition, the event helps to raise awareness for service members fighting the physical and psychological damages of war. The President is joined by Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki. 11:57 am MT Approx. 1 min. LIVE 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Sunday Introduction Scenes from the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at the University Park Campus of ... Scenes from the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California were shown as information was given about C-SPAN’s live coverage of the 17th annual festival. 11:00 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. History of Alcohol in America Historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf and Brian Balogh host the public radio show and podcast ... Historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf and Brian Balogh host the public radio show and podcast “BackStory with the American History Guys.” This weekend, we’ll simulcast the show live from Wisconsin as they explore the history of beer and spirits in America, and what it tells us about life in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Live from the Organization of American Historians annual meeting in Milwaukee.
3:51 pm MT Approx. 8 min. Signed, Sealed, Delivered ; Chad Klitzman and Dustin Slade’s video, Signed, Sealed, Delivered, was one of the ... Chad Klitzman and Dustin Slade’s video, Signed, Sealed, Delivered, was one of the second prize high school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are seniors at Cypress Bay High School in Weston, Florida.
The local cable company was Advanced Cable Communications.
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.
11:59 am MT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Book Discussion on The Cause ; Eric Alterman talked about his book, The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin ... Eric Alterman talked about his book, The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
He was interviewed while at the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books being held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California. The program opened and closed with scenes of the festival and schedule information.
12:22 pm MT Approx. 12 min. Buffalo Trace Distillery Freddie Johnson gave a tour of Buffalo Trace Distillery and talked about bourbon whiskey. The ... Freddie Johnson gave a tour of Buffalo Trace Distillery and talked about bourbon whiskey. The tour included the old warehouse as he talked about the role of the distillery throughout U.S. history and the role of African Americans in the distillery. Topics included how Prohibition impacted the state and the nation and the current state of Kentucky’s biggest industry.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) on their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” were in Frankfort, Kentucky, on March 28-31 and August 1-3, 2011, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Frankfort Plant Board local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:00 pm MT Approx. 32 min. Newsmakers with Tom Donohue Tom Donohue talked about the U.S. economy. Topics included employment, taxes and trade, and ... Tom Donohue talked about the U.S. economy. Topics included employment, taxes and trade, and the role of business in the economy. 12:41 pm MT Approx. 9 min. Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Background ; ; Eddy Hartenstein and Max Nikias talked about their collaboration to put on the Los Angeles ... Eddy Hartenstein and Max Nikias talked about their collaboration to put on the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, the importance of the festival, and ways they are making use of the festival. They were interviewed while at the 2012 festival, being held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California. 12:34 pm MT Approx. 27 min. George Washington's Distillery ; ; An authentic working replica of George Washington’s distillery and gristmill were ... An authentic working replica of George Washington’s distillery and gristmill were reconstructed on the original foundations at Mount Vernon. Whiskey and other spirits are made there as it was done two centuries ago. Dennis Pogue, author of Founding Spirits: George Washington and the Beginnings of the American Whiskey Industry, Steve Boshare, and consultant David Pickerell gave a tour as an apple brandy was being made. They talked about the archeological reconstruction process, distillery operations, and the role of the distillery in George Washington’s life. He was the only Founding Father to commercially operate a whiskey distillery and, one of the largest of its time, it was one of the most successful economic components of Mount Vernon.
4:35 pm MT Approx. 26 min. Constitution Party 2012 National Convention The Constitution Party held its national convention in Nashville. They nominated former ... The Constitution Party held its national convention in Nashville. They nominated former Representative Virgil Goode as their presidential nominee. 12:51 pm MT Approx. 39 min. LIVE Book Discussion on I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did ; Lori Andrews, talked about her book, I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks ... Lori Andrews, talked about her book, I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
She was interviewed while at the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books being held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California. The program closed with scenes of the festival and schedule information.
1:02 pm MT Approx. 1 min. Vietnam Center and Archive Oral History Project Interview, Part 4 Kelly Crager, head of the Oral History Project of the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech ... Kelly Crager, head of the Oral History Project of the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, talked from Dallas about the project and the importance and uses of oral history. He talked about the pride of those who served.
This is a portion of an interview.
5:02 pm MT Approx. 54 min. Role of First Ladies ; ; Camille Johnston and Anita McBride talked about the role of first ladies in shaping public ... Camille Johnston and Anita McBride talked about the role of first ladies in shaping public discourse. Topics included myths about female voting patterns, working mothers, and the female vote in the 2012 elections. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 1:31 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. LIVE Panel on Waste Disposal Authors talked about their books about waste disposal. They responded to questions from ... Authors talked about their books about waste disposal. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Madeleine Brand moderated.
“Disposable Nation: Trash & Consequences” was a Hancock Foundation panel from the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California. The program closed with scenes of the festival and schedule information.
1:03 pm MT Approx. 28 min. Enrique Pujals Oral History Interview ; The Vietnam Center and Archive interviewed veterans of the 1965 Battles of the Ia Drang Valley, ... The Vietnam Center and Archive interviewed veterans of the 1965 Battles of the Ia Drang Valley, including Enrique Pujals, a 2nd lieutenant and platoon leader in the fall of 1965. His platoon was first hit with friendly fire at Landing Zone X-Ray.
5:59 pm MT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Douglas Wissing ; Douglas Wissing talked about Funding the Enemy: How U.S. Taxpayers Bankroll the Taliban, ... Douglas Wissing talked about Funding the Enemy: How U.S. Taxpayers Bankroll the Taliban, his book detailing his assertion that much of the U.S. taxpayer money spent in Afghanistan is diverted to the Taliban. He called Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s government “wholly corrupt,” and cited examples of U.S. government spending projects that wind their way through a mostly corrupt bidding process by Afghan contractors.He also described his experiences as an embedded journalist with five National Guard units. 
Douglas Wissing is an independent journalist and author. He studied history and political science at Indiana University. He is the author of five other books including Pioneer in Tibet: The Life and Perils of Dr. Albert Shelton. He has contributed to the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, National Geographic Traveler, and NPR networks, among others. He is married with two grown sons, and resides in Bloomington, Indiana.
2:35 pm MT Approx. 1 min. Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Overview David Burns talked about the 17th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. 
He ...
David Burns talked about the 17th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. 
He was interviewed while at the 2012 festival, being held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California.
1:31 pm MT Approx. 24 min. Tracy Black Enders Oral History Interview ; The Vietnam Center and Archive interviewed veterans of the 1965 Battles of the Ia Drang ... The Vietnam Center and Archive interviewed veterans of the 1965 Battles of the Ia Drang Valley. Included in the collection is an interview with Tracy Black Enders, the daughter of a newspaper reporter who was embedded with the 7th Cavalry.
7:00 pm MT Approx. 36 min. Question Time Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and opposition members. Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and opposition members. 2:37 pm MT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published 1:56 pm MT Approx. 4 min. Richard Nixon Birthplace Museum Preview Docent Darlene Sky talked about the house where President Richard Nixon was born and his life ... Docent Darlene Sky talked about the house where President Richard Nixon was born and his life there. The house is on the grounds of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. The 37th president was born there in 1913, and he was laid to rest near the house in 1994. A video clip was shown of his funeral in front of the house in Yorba Linda, California.
7:38 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Charles Colson Oral History Interview Charles Colson, who served as special counsel to President Richard Nixon, sat down with Timothy ... Charles Colson, who served as special counsel to President Richard Nixon, sat down with Timothy Naftali of the Nixon Presidential Library in 2007 and 2008 for two extended oral history interviews. In excerpts from the first of those interviews, Mr. Colson talks about the secret White House tapes, the Watergate break-in, his relationship with the 37th president, and the day that Richard Nixon resigned from office.

Timothy Naftali conducted oral history interviews with Charles Colson in Naples, Florida, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum on August 17, 2007 and September 24, 2008..
2:42 pm MT Approx. 18 min. LIVE Book Discussion on What Color Is My World? ; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talked about his children’s book, What Color Is My World?: The Lost ... Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talked about his children’s book, What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
He was interviewed while at the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books being held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California. The program closed with scenes of the festival and schedule information.
2:01 pm MT Approx. 42 min. War Correspondents Reunion: Vietnam Part 1 Former war correspondents talked about their experiences during the
Vietnam war from the ...
Former war correspondents talked about their experiences during the
Vietnam war from the early 1960s to the pullout of U.S. troops in
1972. No Greater Love holds an annual remembrance for U.S. service personnel killed in action.

Neil Sheehan could not attend but his speech was shown on videotape.
9:00 pm MT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Douglas Wissing ; Douglas Wissing talked about Funding the Enemy: How U.S. Taxpayers Bankroll the Taliban, ... Douglas Wissing talked about Funding the Enemy: How U.S. Taxpayers Bankroll the Taliban, his book detailing his assertion that much of the U.S. taxpayer money spent in Afghanistan is diverted to the Taliban. He called Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s government “wholly corrupt,” and cited examples of U.S. government spending projects that wind their way through a mostly corrupt bidding process by Afghan contractors.He also described his experiences as an embedded journalist with five National Guard units. 
Douglas Wissing is an independent journalist and author. He studied history and political science at Indiana University. He is the author of five other books including Pioneer in Tibet: The Life and Perils of Dr. Albert Shelton. He has contributed to the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, National Geographic Traveler, and NPR networks, among others. He is married with two grown sons, and resides in Bloomington, Indiana.
3:01 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. LIVE Panel on Information Exchange Authors talked about their books about secrets and intelligence affairs, Internet privacy, and how ... Authors talked about their books about secrets and intelligence affairs, Internet privacy, and how the mind works. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Richard Rayner moderated.
“Nonfiction: Surveillance & Secrets” was a Hancock Foundation panel from the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California.
2:44 pm MT Approx. 25 min. War Correspondents Reunion: Vietnam Part 2 Former Vietnam War correspondents talked about their experiences while covering the conflict after ... Former Vietnam War correspondents talked about their experiences while covering the conflict after U.S. troops pulled out in 1972.
This was part of an event concerning several wars held by No Greater Love at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.
10:00 pm MT Approx. 36 min. Question Time Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and opposition members. Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and opposition members. 4:03 pm MT Approx. 28 min. LIVE Book Discussion on Delirium ; Nancy Cohen talked about her book, Delirium: How the Sexual Counterrevolution Is Polarizing ... Nancy Cohen talked about her book, Delirium: How the Sexual Counterrevolution Is Polarizing America, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
She was interviewed while at the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books being held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California. The program closed with scenes of the festival and schedule information.
3:10 pm MT Approx. 1 min. Founders of the DAR Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to the founders of ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to the founders of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution. Bronze medallions honor Eugenia Washington, Mary Desha, Ellen Hardin Walworth, and Mary Smith Lockwood, who founded the society in 1890. Topics included the sculptor, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, herself a DAR member, and the symbolism of the monument.
Date 2010.
10:37 pm MT Approx. 5 min. Chad Klitzman StudentCam Interview ; Chad Klitzman was interviewed about the video he made with Dustin Slade, Signed, Sealed, ... Chad Klitzman was interviewed about the video he made with Dustin Slade, Signed, Sealed, Delivered. The film was one of the second prize high school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are seniors at Cypress Bay High School in Weston, Florida.
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.
4:31 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Panel on the Port Huron Statement Panelists talked about student unrest in the 1960s. Tom Hayden was the original drafter of "The ... Panelists talked about student unrest in the 1960s. Tom Hayden was the original drafter of "The Port Huron Statement", the founding document of the Students for a Democratic Society in 1962. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Jon Wiener moderated.
“The Port Huron Statement: 50 Years Later” 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.
3:12 pm MT Approx. 25 min. Book Discussion on The Ordeal of Con Thien On Sunday, October 1, 1967, CBS News aired a Special Report titled “The Ordeal of Con ... On Sunday, October 1, 1967, CBS News aired a Special Report titled “The Ordeal of Con Thien” about an ongoing battle in the Vietnam War. CBS News correspondent Mike Wallace hosted the half-hour report.
10:44 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Republican Party Issues and Agenda ; ; Following a conversation with Jake Sherman on the 2012 general elections and Republican ... Following a conversation with Jake Sherman on the 2012 general elections and Republican presidential race, Mike Allen interviewed Representative Eric Cantor (R-VA) and spoke about a number of issues including the state of the economy, tax policy, the 2012 presidential election campaign, and the Republican Party agenda. 5:35 pm MT Approx. 26 min. LIVE Book Discussion on The Tea Party: Three Principles ; Elizabeth Price Foley talked about her book, The Tea Party: Three Principles, and responded ... Elizabeth Price Foley talked about her book, The Tea Party: Three Principles, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
She was interviewed while at the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books being held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California.
3:38 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Charles Colson Oral History Interview Charles Colson, who served as special counsel to President Richard Nixon, sat down with Timothy ... Charles Colson, who served as special counsel to President Richard Nixon, sat down with Timothy Naftali of the Nixon Presidential Library in 2007 and 2008 for two extended oral history interviews. In excerpts from the first of those interviews, Mr. Colson talks about the secret White House tapes, the Watergate break-in, his relationship with the 37th president, and the day that Richard Nixon resigned from office.

Timothy Naftali conducted oral history interviews with Charles Colson in Naples, Florida, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum on August 17, 2007 and September 24, 2008..
12:04 am MT Approx. 8 min. Signed, Sealed, Delivered ; Chad Klitzman and Dustin Slade’s video, Signed, Sealed, Delivered, was one of the ... Chad Klitzman and Dustin Slade’s video, Signed, Sealed, Delivered, was one of the second prize high school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are seniors at Cypress Bay High School in Weston, Florida.
The local cable company was Advanced Cable Communications.
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.
6:02 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on Freedom's Cap ; Guy Gugliotta recounts the construction of the United States Capitol ... Guy Gugliotta recounts the construction of the United States Capitol building. Mr. Gugliotta examines the creation of the Capitol amongst the social and political landscape of the time, as ground was broken shortly after Congress passed the Compromise of 1850, and the placement of the Freedom statue atop the building’s nine-million pound, cast-iron dome in 1863, five months after the Battle of Gettysburg. He showed slides during his presentation and responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was part of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society’s Brown Bag Lecture Series held at noon in Ketchum Hall of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Building.
5:00 pm MT Approx. 29 min. Shiloh National Military Park The Civil War Battle of Shiloh took place April 6th and 7th, 1862 in Hardin County, Tennessee, and ... The Civil War Battle of Shiloh took place April 6th and 7th, 1862 in Hardin County, Tennessee, and resulted in a Union victory over Confederate forces. We visited Shiloh National Military Park, where Stacy Allen, the Park’s Chief Ranger, talked about some of the artifacts on display in the Visitor Center, including battle flags, arms and munitions. He also took us behind the scenes to the Park s storage facility, where he showed us two rare Civil War tents.
12:14 am MT Approx. 54 min. Role of First Ladies ; ; Camille Johnston and Anita McBride talked about the role of first ladies in shaping public ... Camille Johnston and Anita McBride talked about the role of first ladies in shaping public discourse. Topics included myths about female voting patterns, working mothers, and the female vote in the 2012 elections. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:04 pm MT Approx. 59 min. After Words with Dale Carpenter ; Dale Carpenter, who submitted an amicus brief in the case of Lawrence v. Texas, tells the story of ... Dale Carpenter, who submitted an amicus brief in the case of Lawrence v. Texas, tells the story of the landmark case from the arrest of John Lawrence and Tyron Garner and the players involved in their prosecution, to Justice Kennedy reading the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision and the reaction of gay rights advocates nationwide. He discussed the case that laid the foundation for same-sex marriage laws with Los Angeles Times Supreme Court reporter David Savage. 5:30 pm MT Approx. 54 min. Behind the Images: Photographers' Views of the First Ladies Three photographers who were on the other side of the lens from Betty Ford, Barbara Bush, and ... Three photographers who were on the other side of the lens from Betty Ford, Barbara Bush, and Laura Bush recall their days in the White House-and the images that chronicle the lives and work of these first ladies.
1:10 am MT Approx. 2 hr. 36 min. Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Resolution The Senate Budget Committee held a hearing on the fiscal year 2013 budget resolution based on the ... The Senate Budget Committee held a hearing on the fiscal year 2013 budget resolution based on the Bowles-Simpson deficit reduction plan. 8:05 pm MT Approx. 36 min. Book Discussion on Richard G. Lugar, Statesman of the Senate ; John Shaw, congressional correspondent and vice president of Market News International, recounts ... John Shaw, congressional correspondent and vice president of Market News International, recounts the political career of six-term Republican Senator Richard Lugar from Indiana. Mr.Shaw focuses on Senator Lugar’s foreign policy work, from his chairmanship of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to his deliberations on arms control. Mr. Shaw responded to questions from members of the audience at the Indiana Landmarks Center in Indianapolis. 6:25 pm MT Approx. 4 min. Richard Nixon Birthplace Museum Preview Docent Darlene Sky talked about the house where President Richard Nixon was born and his life ... Docent Darlene Sky talked about the house where President Richard Nixon was born and his life there. The house is on the grounds of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. The 37th president was born there in 1913, and he was laid to rest near the house in 1994. A video clip was shown of his funeral in front of the house in Yorba Linda, California.
3:48 am MT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Douglas Wissing ; Douglas Wissing talked about Funding the Enemy: How U.S. Taxpayers Bankroll the Taliban, ... Douglas Wissing talked about Funding the Enemy: How U.S. Taxpayers Bankroll the Taliban, his book detailing his assertion that much of the U.S. taxpayer money spent in Afghanistan is diverted to the Taliban. He called Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s government “wholly corrupt,” and cited examples of U.S. government spending projects that wind their way through a mostly corrupt bidding process by Afghan contractors.He also described his experiences as an embedded journalist with five National Guard units. 
Douglas Wissing is an independent journalist and author. He studied history and political science at Indiana University. He is the author of five other books including Pioneer in Tibet: The Life and Perils of Dr. Albert Shelton. He has contributed to the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, National Geographic Traveler, and NPR networks, among others. He is married with two grown sons, and resides in Bloomington, Indiana.
8:48 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. Book Discussion on Design for Liberty Richard Epstein argues for a return to a smaller, more accountable federal government that ... Richard Epstein argues for a return to a smaller, more accountable federal government that operates on clear rules and limits itself in domestic affairs to enforcing laws governing private contracts and property rights. Professor Epstein responded to questions from members of the audience at the Century Club at this Manhattan Institute event in New York City. 6:30 pm MT 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.
4:50 am MT Approx. 8 min. Votes for Women Madeline Bowne’s video, Votes for Women, was one of the second prize middle school ... Madeline Bowne’s video, Votes for Women, was one of the second prize middle school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. She is an eighth grader at Carusi Middle School in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
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.
10:35 pm MT Approx. 28 min. After Words with Dale Carpenter ; Dale Carpenter, who submitted an amicus brief in the case of Lawrence v. Texas, tells the story of ... Dale Carpenter, who submitted an amicus brief in the case of Lawrence v. Texas, tells the story of the landmark case from the arrest of John Lawrence and Tyron Garner and the players involved in their prosecution, to Justice Kennedy reading the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision and the reaction of gay rights advocates nationwide. He discussed the case that laid the foundation for same-sex marriage laws with Los Angeles Times Supreme Court reporter David Savage. 7:27 pm MT Approx. 2 min. James Buchanan Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to President James ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to President James Buchanan, which was unveiled in Meridian Hill Park in 1930. Funds for the memorial were provided by the will of President Buchanan’s niece, Harriet Lane. She was renowned for having served as his White House hostess, and portions of a popular song dedicated to her, “Listen to the Mockingbird,” were played. Topics included President Buchanan’s career and the symbolism of the monument.
Date 2010.
11:05 pm MT Approx. 1 min. 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Sunday Introduction Scenes from the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at the University Park Campus of ... Scenes from the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California were shown as information was given about C-SPAN’s live coverage of the 17th annual festival. 7:30 pm MT Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on The Mathew Brady Story and The Clara Barton Story Next is film produced in 1961 by the U.S. Army, titled, “Army Digest Number Eight.” ... Next is film produced in 1961 by the U.S. Army, titled, “Army Digest Number Eight.”
The film includes two programs. 
The first is titled The Mathew Brady Story and is about the famous Civil War photographer. Many photographs were shown.
The second is The Clara Barton Story about the founder of the American Red Cross. Video re-enactments were shown.
The film aired as part of “The Big Picture” series, produced from 1951 through 1971 and shown on ABC and in syndication from 1951 into the 1970s. The series focused on historic battles and figures in U.S. military history. It’s thirty minutes.
11:07 pm MT Approx. 40 min. Book Discussion on The Cause ; Eric Alterman talked about his book, The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin ... Eric Alterman talked about his book, The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
He was interviewed while at the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books being held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California. The program opened and closed with scenes of the festival and schedule information.
8:00 pm MT Approx. 29 min. Shiloh National Military Park The Civil War Battle of Shiloh took place April 6th and 7th, 1862 in Hardin County, Tennessee, and ... The Civil War Battle of Shiloh took place April 6th and 7th, 1862 in Hardin County, Tennessee, and resulted in a Union victory over Confederate forces. We visited Shiloh National Military Park, where Stacy Allen, the Park’s Chief Ranger, talked about some of the artifacts on display in the Visitor Center, including battle flags, arms and munitions. He also took us behind the scenes to the Park s storage facility, where he showed us two rare Civil War tents.
11:48 pm MT Approx. 10 min. Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Background ; ; Eddy Hartenstein and Max Nikias talked about their collaboration to put on the Los Angeles ... Eddy Hartenstein and Max Nikias talked about their collaboration to put on the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, the importance of the festival, and ways they are making use of the festival. They were interviewed while at the 2012 festival, being held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California. 8:30 pm MT Approx. 54 min. Behind the Images: Photographers' Views of the First Ladies Three photographers who were on the other side of the lens from Betty Ford, Barbara Bush, and ... Three photographers who were on the other side of the lens from Betty Ford, Barbara Bush, and Laura Bush recall their days in the White House-and the images that chronicle the lives and work of these first ladies.
11:58 pm MT Approx. 38 min. Book Discussion on I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did ; Lori Andrews, talked about her book, I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks ... Lori Andrews, talked about her book, I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
She was interviewed while at the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books being held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California. The program closed with scenes of the festival and schedule information.
9:25 pm MT Approx. 2 min. The Old Mill in North Little Rock North Little Rock’s Mayor Patrick Hays talked about the history of the Old Mill, which was ... North Little Rock’s Mayor Patrick Hays talked about the history of the Old Mill, which was the only building in North Little Rock to have made an appearance in the opening credits of the movie, Gone with the Wind.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:37 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Panel on Waste Disposal Authors talked about their books about waste disposal. They responded to questions from ... Authors talked about their books about waste disposal. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Madeleine Brand moderated.
“Disposable Nation: Trash & Consequences” was a Hancock Foundation panel from the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California. The program closed with scenes of the festival and schedule information.
9:28 pm MT Approx. 1 min. Logan Circle Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the career of Civil War General John A. Logan and his ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the career of Civil War General John A. Logan and his monument in Logan Circle in Washington, D.C.
Date 2010.
1:41 am MT Approx. 1 min. Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Overview David Burns talked about the 17th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. 
He ...
David Burns talked about the 17th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. 
He was interviewed while at the 2012 festival, being held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California.
9:30 pm MT 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.
1:43 am MT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published 10:27 pm MT Approx. 2 min. James Buchanan Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to President James ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to President James Buchanan, which was unveiled in Meridian Hill Park in 1930. Funds for the memorial were provided by the will of President Buchanan’s niece, Harriet Lane. She was renowned for having served as his White House hostess, and portions of a popular song dedicated to her, “Listen to the Mockingbird,” were played. Topics included President Buchanan’s career and the symbolism of the monument.
Date 2010.
1:49 am MT Approx. 18 min. Book Discussion on What Color Is My World? ; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talked about his children’s book, What Color Is My World?: The Lost ... Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talked about his children’s book, What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
He was interviewed while at the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books being held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California. The program closed with scenes of the festival and schedule information.
10:30 pm MT Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on The Mathew Brady Story and The Clara Barton Story Next is film produced in 1961 by the U.S. Army, titled, “Army Digest Number Eight.” ... Next is film produced in 1961 by the U.S. Army, titled, “Army Digest Number Eight.”
The film includes two programs. 
The first is titled The Mathew Brady Story and is about the famous Civil War photographer. Many photographs were shown.
The second is The Clara Barton Story about the founder of the American Red Cross. Video re-enactments were shown.
The film aired as part of “The Big Picture” series, produced from 1951 through 1971 and shown on ABC and in syndication from 1951 into the 1970s. The series focused on historic battles and figures in U.S. military history. It’s thirty minutes.
2:07 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Panel on Information Exchange Authors talked about their books about secrets and intelligence affairs, Internet privacy, and how ... Authors talked about their books about secrets and intelligence affairs, Internet privacy, and how the mind works. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Richard Rayner moderated.
“Nonfiction: Surveillance & Secrets” was a Hancock Foundation panel from the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California.
11:00 pm MT Approx. 34 min. Book Discussion on Richmond Burning ; Mr. Lankford discussed his book, Richmond Burning: The Last Days of the Confederate ... Mr. Lankford discussed his book, Richmond Burning: The Last Days of the Confederate Capitol, published by Viking. In it, he reconstructs the final moments in Richmond before the collapse of the Confederacy. In the last days of the Civil War, advancing Union soldiers found a large portion of Richmond was burning. The author makes a case for why he believes that much of the fire spread from what was originally just materials of war being set on fire and allowed to burn uncontrolled. After the presentation the author answered questions from members of the audience.
3:09 am MT Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on Delirium ; Nancy Cohen talked about her book, Delirium: How the Sexual Counterrevolution Is Polarizing ... Nancy Cohen talked about her book, Delirium: How the Sexual Counterrevolution Is Polarizing America, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
She was interviewed while at the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books being held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California. The program closed with scenes of the festival and schedule information.
11:35 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Nixon White House Speechwriters A group of former speechwriters for President Richard Nixon discussed their experience. Among ... A group of former speechwriters for President Richard Nixon discussed their experience. Among the topics they addressed were the craft of speech writing, major events and speeches during the Nixon administration, White House communications office operations, and President Nixon’s resignation. Samples video clips were shown during the program. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Writing for 37: White House Speechwriters Remember Writing for Richard Nixon” was the eleventh of the “Richard Nixon Legacy Forums” held to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace, now the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. It was held at George Washington University’s Jack Morton Auditorium.
3:38 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Panel on the Port Huron Statement Panelists talked about student unrest in the 1960s. Tom Hayden was the original drafter of "The ... Panelists talked about student unrest in the 1960s. Tom Hayden was the original drafter of "The Port Huron Statement", the founding document of the Students for a Democratic Society in 1962. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Jon Wiener moderated.
“The Port Huron Statement: 50 Years Later” 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.
1:06 am MT Approx. 50 min. Q&A with Ray Price ; Former Nixon chief speechwriter Ray Price was interviewed at his residence in New York ... Former Nixon chief speechwriter Ray Price was interviewed at his residence in New York City. Mr. Price worked with Mr. Nixon for two years prior to the presidency and then headed the writing and research team in the Nixon White House. He was the president’s collaborator on both inaugural addresses and on the speech announcing President Nixon’s resignation. He also prepared Mr. Nixon for his series of eleven interviews with journalist David Frost in 1977. A movie trailer for Frost/Nixon, courtesy of Universal Pictures, was shown as well as several clips of an interview with Frank Langella, the actor who portrayed President Nixon in the film. A clip from one of the 1977 interviews was shown as well as a clip of President Nixon’s second inaugural address in 1973.
4:42 am MT Approx. 26 min. Book Discussion on The Tea Party: Three Principles ; Elizabeth Price Foley talked about her book, The Tea Party: Three Principles, and responded ... Elizabeth Price Foley talked about her book, The Tea Party: Three Principles, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
She was interviewed while at the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books being held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California.
1:56 am MT Approx. 3 min. Ulysses S. Grant Memorial Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the statue of General Ulysses S. Grant on the U.S. Capitol ... Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the statue of General Ulysses S. Grant on the U.S. Capitol West Front in Washington, D.C.
Date of interview unknown.
2:00 am MT Approx. 1 min. Vietnam Center and Archive Oral History Project Interview, Part 4 Kelly Crager, head of the Oral History Project of the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech ... Kelly Crager, head of the Oral History Project of the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, talked from Dallas about the project and the importance and uses of oral history. He talked about the pride of those who served.
This is a portion of an interview.
2:02 am MT Approx. 27 min. Enrique Pujals Oral History Interview ; The Vietnam Center and Archive interviewed veterans of the 1965 Battles of the Ia Drang Valley, ... The Vietnam Center and Archive interviewed veterans of the 1965 Battles of the Ia Drang Valley, including Enrique Pujals, a 2nd lieutenant and platoon leader in the fall of 1965. His platoon was first hit with friendly fire at Landing Zone X-Ray.
2:31 am MT Approx. 23 min. Tracy Black Enders Oral History Interview ; The Vietnam Center and Archive interviewed veterans of the 1965 Battles of the Ia Drang ... The Vietnam Center and Archive interviewed veterans of the 1965 Battles of the Ia Drang Valley. Included in the collection is an interview with Tracy Black Enders, the daughter of a newspaper reporter who was embedded with the 7th Cavalry.
2:55 am MT Approx. 4 min. Richard Nixon Birthplace Museum Preview Docent Darlene Sky talked about the house where President Richard Nixon was born and his life ... Docent Darlene Sky talked about the house where President Richard Nixon was born and his life there. The house is on the grounds of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. The 37th president was born there in 1913, and he was laid to rest near the house in 1994. A video clip was shown of his funeral in front of the house in Yorba Linda, California.
3:00 am MT Approx. 41 min. War Correspondents Reunion: Vietnam Part 1 Former war correspondents talked about their experiences during the
Vietnam war from the ...
Former war correspondents talked about their experiences during the
Vietnam war from the early 1960s to the pullout of U.S. troops in
1972. No Greater Love holds an annual remembrance for U.S. service personnel killed in action.

Neil Sheehan could not attend but his speech was shown on videotape.
3:42 am MT Approx. 27 min. War Correspondents Reunion: Vietnam Part 2 Former Vietnam War correspondents talked about their experiences while covering the conflict after ... Former Vietnam War correspondents talked about their experiences while covering the conflict after U.S. troops pulled out in 1972.
This was part of an event concerning several wars held by No Greater Love at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.
4:10 am MT Approx. 25 min. Book Discussion on The Ordeal of Con Thien On Sunday, October 1, 1967, CBS News aired a Special Report titled “The Ordeal of Con ... On Sunday, October 1, 1967, CBS News aired a Special Report titled “The Ordeal of Con Thien” about an ongoing battle in the Vietnam War. CBS News correspondent Mike Wallace hosted the half-hour report.
4:35 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Conduct of the Civil War in 1861 Lincoln and Civil War scholars debated why the Civil War didn’t end in 1861, the year that ... Lincoln and Civil War scholars debated why the Civil War didn’t end in 1861, the year that it began. They discussed why the numerous advantages of the Union did not bring the war to a swift conclusion. Topics included divided loyalties, military traditions, governmental organization, constitutional law, and the exercise of presidential power. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. Harold Holzer moderated. 
“Why Didn’t the War End in 1861?” was a program at the 16th annual Lincoln Forum Symposium, held November 18, 2011, at the Wyndham Hotel in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. "Lincoln and the Home Front: The Civil War Comes to Washington" was the second year of a five-year focus on the Civil War sesquicentennial.