C-SPAN Schedule

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5:00 am MT Approx. 46 min. LIVE Open Phones John McArdle Telephone lines were open for comments on General David Petraeus' resignation as director of the ... Telephone lines were open for comments on General David Petraeus' resignation as director of the CIA. 4:31 am MT Approx. 1 hr. Education Panel Authors Michael Brick, Meira Levinson, and Paul Tough discussed the American public education ... Authors Michael Brick, Meira Levinson, and Paul Tough discussed the American public education system and argued that it was in need of reform. 4:10 am MT Approx. 54 min. War In Europe Two World War II veterans and a former Army nurse who helped liberate German concentration camps ... Two World War II veterans and a former Army nurse who helped liberate German concentration camps described the chaos and destruction they witnessed in Europe during the war. This event was from the American Veterans Center’s 15th Annnual Conference in Washington, DC.
5:48 am MT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Immigration Reform and Latino Voter Turnout Fawn Johnson; John McArdle Fawn Johnson talked about the Latino voter turnout in the 2012 elections and the various proposals ... Fawn Johnson talked about the Latino voter turnout in the 2012 elections and the various proposals and potential areas of compromise in immigration reform. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included President Obama’s declaration shortly before the 2012 election that immigration reform was his top priority for his second term. 5:32 am MT Approx. 25 min. Book Discussion on World in Balance Peter Slen; Brooke Stoddard Brooke Stoddard talked about his book, World in Balance: The Perilous Months of June-October ... Brooke Stoddard talked about his book, World in Balance: The Perilous Months of June-October 1940. Mr. Stoddard was interviewed at the “Fall for the Book” festival, held at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. 5:08 am MT Approx. 52 min. Korean War Veterans Three Korean War veterans representing the Navy, Air Force, and Army talked about why they joined ... Three Korean War veterans representing the Navy, Air Force, and Army talked about why they joined the military and reflected on their wartime experiences. 
This event was from the American Veterans Center’s 15th annual conference.
6:35 am MT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Campaign 2012 Funds and Super PACs Kathy Kiely; John McArdle Kathy Kiely talked about the role money played in the 2012 election, the first national campaign ... Kathy Kiely talked about the role money played in the 2012 election, the first national campaign of the post-Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Supreme Court decision. Topics included the top spenders, roles of super political action committees (SuperPacs), and efforts to rein in unregulated campaign contributions.
The Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case eliminated restrictions on corporate funding for political candidates and causes, citing that the government lacks the right to “prohibit political speech, even if the speaker is a corporation or union.”
6:01 am MT Approx. 30 min. Communicators with Jeff Gardner Paul Barbagallo; Jeff Gardner; Peter Slen Jeff Gardner talked about telecommunications issues. Topics included competition and ... Jeff Gardner talked about telecommunications issues. Topics included competition and collaboration among telephone companies and providing broadband service to rural areas. Paul Barbagallo was the guest interviewer. 6:02 am MT Approx. 55 min. 2012 Election Review Panelists discussed the 2012 election results, focusing on the presidential race, including an ... Panelists discussed the 2012 election results, focusing on the presidential race, including an in-depth look at the demographic breakdown of voter turnout and what the implications of the post-election statistics are on the new political landscape. The panelists agreed that minority voters and changing demographics hurt the Republican Party.
“What Just Happened?” was a panel of CQ Roll Call’s “"Election Impact Conference,” held in the Ronald Reagan Building.
7:19 am MT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Tax Rates and the Fiscal Cliff John McArdle; Lindy Paull Lindy Paull talked about the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at ... Lindy Paull talked about the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement. She discussed the types of tax rates that would change, the amount taxes would go up, and who would be affected by the changes. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 6:33 am MT Approx. 34 min. National Security Issues in 2013 Paula Dobriansky; Stephen Hadley Former George W. Bush national security adviser Stephen Hadley talks about national security ... Former George W. Bush national security adviser Stephen Hadley talks about national security issues in 2013. He argued that getting America’s fiscal house in order should be our top priority and that without it we can’t promote our interests internationally. Mr. Hadley was part of a national security conference Friday hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America. 8:36 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Income Over the Last Four Decades Edward Luce; Simon Rosenberg; Robert Shapiro Rob Shapiro outlined the results of his study on Americans' incomes. He found that earnings ... Rob Shapiro outlined the results of his study on Americans' incomes. He found that earnings grew steadily from the 1970s until the the 2000s, when income progress for most people stopped. He attributed the wage stagnation to several factors, including globalization, the information technology revolution, and shifts in policies from the Clinton to the George W. Bush administrations. 
This event was held at NDN headquarters to release Robert Shapiro’s paper titled, “Wage and Salary Growth in the United States: Average Americans Made Steady Progress for Two Generations, Until the Last Decade.”
8:03 am MT Approx. 25 min. Medal of Honor Ceremony Salvatore Giunta; Barack Obama U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta was awarded the Medal of Honor for putting himself in ... U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta was awarded the Medal of Honor for putting himself in the line of fire to save two comrades. He is the first living veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to receive the United States' highest military decoration, and the first since the Vietnam War. President Obama in his remarks spoke about the ongoing mission in Afghanistan, saying the medal is a testament not only to Sergeant Giunta’s bravery but also “all the men and women who served by his side.” 7:08 am MT Approx. 45 min. U.S.-Pakistan Relations Former U.S. ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter, former Afghan ambassador to the U.S. Said ... Former U.S. ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter, former Afghan ambassador to the U.S. Said Jawad, and others talked about American relations with Pakistan as U.S. winds down its involvement in Afghanistan. This was part of a national security conference hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America. 10:04 am MT Approx. 46 min. Mary Schapiro on Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations Law Paul Berman; Mary Schapiro Mary Schapiro gave the keynote address at a symposium on the status of the Dodd-Frank Act, the ... Mary Schapiro gave the keynote address at a symposium on the status of the Dodd-Frank Act, the 2010 financial regulations law. She talked about the Securities Exchange Commission’s role in the law’s implementation. She stressed the importance of the law’s full implementation, and detailed its regulation of derivatives and consumer protection reforms. After her speech, she answered questions from the audience.
8:28 am MT Approx. 36 min. Medal of Honor Recipients Medal of Honor recipients Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta and General James Livingston talked ... Medal of Honor recipients Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta and General James Livingston talked about their reasons for joining the military and some of their experiences abroad.
Jerry Dumont also asked them questions about women serving in the military, how their military training helped them in their behavior in conflict, and the democratic process.
Sergeant Giunta received the Medal of Honor for the war in Afghanistan, General Livingston for the Vietnam War.
This event was from the American Veterans Center’s 15th annual conference.
7:55 am MT Approx. 39 min. Iran-Israel Relations Philip Crowley; Dennis B. Ross Former State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley interviewed former Obama administration Middle East ... Former State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley interviewed former Obama administration Middle East adviser Dennis Ross. Mr. Ross said 2013 would be a critical year in curtailing Iran’s nuclear ambitions. This interview was part of a conference hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America. 10:51 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations Law Panelists talked about the scope of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, ... Panelists talked about the scope of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the 2010 financial regulations law. Scott Alvarez and Richard Osterman discussed the status of the implementation of the law. Peter Wallison argued that the law went too far, should be repealed, and was stifling economic growth and recovery and creating uncertainty. Dennis Kelleher contended that the law did not make enough reforms.
9:06 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Veterans' Organizations Legislative Priorities Witnesses testified on the legislative priorities of veterans' service organizations.
Senator ...
Witnesses testified on the legislative priorities of veterans' service organizations.
Senator Lugar introduced James Koutz, the new national commander of the American Legion, who presented the report of a survey done by the American Legion on veteran issues, such as the poor quality of medical care for women veterans, long processing times for veterans' claims, and getting veterans back to work. Verna Jones and Peter Gaytan also responded to questions. Also present, but not speaking, were Ben Governor and Mike Helms.
8:37 am MT Approx. 57 min. Political Unrest in Syria and Egypt Professors Marc Lynch, Jen’nan Read and Shibley Telhami discussed the ongoing violence in ... Professors Marc Lynch, Jen’nan Read and Shibley Telhami discussed the ongoing violence in Syria and challenges in Egypt after the revolution. This was part of a national security conference hosted by the the World Affairs Councils of America. 12:10 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Avoiding Future Financial Crises Panelists talked about what could cause the next financial crisis. Topics included the Euro ... Panelists talked about what could cause the next financial crisis. Topics included the Euro crisis, derivatives regulation, title vii implementation, and the potential for Japan or China to be the next financial crisis. Panelists also spoke about the interconnectedness of markets, including the 1995 market crash in Mexico that triggered crashes in Hong Kong, Hungary, India, and Poland, and how that crash relates to current problems resulting from economic instability in Greece and other small or emerging markets.
10:41 am MT Approx. 21 min. Open Phones John McArdle Telephone lines were open for comments on General David Petraeus' resignation as director of the ... Telephone lines were open for comments on General David Petraeus' resignation as director of the CIA. 9:35 am MT Approx. 55 min. U.S. Economic Competitiveness Heidi Crebo-Rediker; Chrystia Freeland; Steven Rattner Steven Rattner, former counselor to the Obama Administration, and the State Department’s ... Steven Rattner, former counselor to the Obama Administration, and the State Department’s Chief Economist Heidi Crebo-Rediker spoke at the World Affairs Councils of America’s national conference. Mr Rattner discussed the auto bailout, saying that addressing the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to agree on a new budget, is crucial to the nation’s economic health now and in the future. Ms. Crebo-Rediker discussed attracting foreign companies and job creation. She argued that one of the great opportunities is shale gas and an abundant low-price gas supply. Part of a national security conference Friday hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America. 1:16 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Government Assistance Programs Panelists talked about ways to improve the application and receiving process of public assistance ... Panelists talked about ways to improve the application and receiving process of public assistance programs, specifically removing barriers, increasing access, and easing the strain on agencies' administrative capacities. They focused on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP and formerly called food stamps), and the challenges of moving the application process online. They also answered questions from audience members.
11:03 am MT Approx. 58 min. LIVE Child and Young Adult Cancer Treatment Vocalist Roger Daltrey of The Who talked about his charity, Who Cares, that builds cancer centers ... Vocalist Roger Daltrey of The Who talked about his charity, Who Cares, that builds cancer centers for children and teens. Mr. Daltrey discussed the importance of the initiative and urged hospitals across the country to build their own child and teen centers. He said the centers see a 10-15 percent improvement in survival rates in their child and teen medical centers.
During the second half of the program, Mr. Daltrey responded to written questions from audience members. Fellow Who guitarist Pete Townshend, a co-founder of the charity, also participated during questions from the audience.
The program includes language that some may find objectionable.
10:34 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. Chancellor Merkel European Parliament Address German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed members of the European Parliament on solving the ... German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed members of the European Parliament on solving the eurozone financial crisis. She talked about Germany’s continued support of the eurozone and warned against the U-K leaving the European Union. Her speech came on the same day she visited British Prime Minister David Cameron in London, where the two leaders discussed the E-U budget and other eurozone matters. Prime Minister Cameron has been outspoken against plans to increase the EU budget. Following the Chancellor’s remarks, she took questions from European Parliament party leaders. 2:43 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. General Services Administration Oversight General Services Administration (GSA) officials testified on the agency’s plans to save ... General Services Administration (GSA) officials testified on the agency’s plans to save money and prevent abuse of funds. Earlier in 2012 the western GSA branch staff was found to have spent more than $800,000 dollars on a conference in Las Vegas.
12:05 pm MT Approx. 34 min. General Richard Myers on Military Leadership Richard Myers General Richard Myers addressed ROTC students, military cadets and Naval Academy midshipmen on ... General Richard Myers addressed ROTC students, military cadets and Naval Academy midshipmen on military service and leadership traits. Among his remarks he shared personal stories such as his relationship with for Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, and his experiences while serving as the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman when the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, occurred. 2:00 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Veteran Health Care Assistance Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Secretary of Veteran Affairs Eric Shinseki discussed ways to ... Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Secretary of Veteran Affairs Eric Shinseki discussed ways to more effectively reintroduce those in the armed forces back into civilian life. The joint committee hearing was called to elaborate on the highest level of suicide from members of the armed forces in more than a decade, on average one per day. Topics included improvement of psychological tests, veteran unemployment, increased interaction with veterans, and better communication between the Departments of Defense and Veteran Affairs. 4:21 pm MT Approx. 43 min. Border and Maritime Security Witnesses testified on U.S. border security. They focused on visa security after the ... Witnesses testified on U.S. border security. They focused on visa security after the Christmas Day bombing incident exposed gaps in Customs and Border Protection Agency’s program for screening international passport visa applications. Acting Inspector General Charles Edwards expressed concerns over technological inadequacies, resource deficiencies and challenges in inter-agency coordination.
12:41 pm MT Approx. 42 min. Campaign 2012 Funds and Super PACs Kathy Kiely; John McArdle Kathy Kiely talked about the role money played in the 2012 election, the first national campaign ... Kathy Kiely talked about the role money played in the 2012 election, the first national campaign of the post-Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Supreme Court decision. Topics included the top spenders, roles of super political action committees (SuperPacs), and efforts to rein in unregulated campaign contributions.
The Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case eliminated restrictions on corporate funding for political candidates and causes, citing that the government lacks the right to “prohibit political speech, even if the speaker is a corporation or union.”
3:33 pm MT Approx. 44 min. U.S.-Pakistan Relations Former U.S. ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter, former Afghan ambassador to the U.S. Said ... Former U.S. ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter, former Afghan ambassador to the U.S. Said Jawad, and others talked about American relations with Pakistan as U.S. winds down its involvement in Afghanistan. This was part of a national security conference hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America. 5:07 pm MT Approx. 53 min. 2013 Tax Increases and Budget Cuts, Former Congressional Staff Panelists talked about dealing with the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases ... Panelists talked about dealing with the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement.
This program was part of a National Journal forum on the how Congress and the president will address the “fiscal cliff” after the 2012 election.
1:24 pm MT Approx. 1 min. Open Phones John McArdle Telephone lines were open for comments on General David Petraeus' resignation as director of the ... Telephone lines were open for comments on General David Petraeus' resignation as director of the CIA. 4:20 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Global Health and National Security The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a forum on its new report, Global ... The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a forum on its new report, Global Health as a Bridge to Security, which showed that nations with healthy populations are more likely to be peaceful, prosperous and productive. The panelists focused on on the health challenges for both U.S. military and civilian personnel in responding to health emergencies abroad and the policy considerations in making health and security a center of U.S. foreign policy debate. They also discussed the role of non-governmental organizations and the private sector, and the difficulty in getting adequate funding for foreign aid relief. The program opened with a multimedia presentation and at the end the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. 6:01 pm MT Approx. 42 min. Campaign 2012 Funds and Super PACs Kathy Kiely; John McArdle Kathy Kiely talked about the role money played in the 2012 election, the first national campaign ... Kathy Kiely talked about the role money played in the 2012 election, the first national campaign of the post-Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Supreme Court decision. Topics included the top spenders, roles of super political action committees (SuperPacs), and efforts to rein in unregulated campaign contributions.
The Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case eliminated restrictions on corporate funding for political candidates and causes, citing that the government lacks the right to “prohibit political speech, even if the speaker is a corporation or union.”
1:26 pm MT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Prime Minister David Cameron on Foreign Policy David Cameron; Roger Gifford Prime Minister David Cameron spoke about foreign policy issues at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet, ... Prime Minister David Cameron spoke about foreign policy issues at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet, an annual event for the financial and diplomatic corps of London. He talked about the United Kingdom’s role in some of the leading foreign situations such as Libya and Syria, the eurozone crisis, and Afghanistan. He also outlined “a commercial approach” to foreign policy and job creation based on relationships in other countries. 6:00 pm MT Approx. 30 min. Communicators with Jeff Gardner Paul Barbagallo; Jeff Gardner; Peter Slen Jeff Gardner talked about telecommunications issues. Topics included competition and ... Jeff Gardner talked about telecommunications issues. Topics included competition and collaboration among telephone companies and providing broadband service to rural areas. Paul Barbagallo was the guest interviewer. 6:45 pm MT Approx. 40 min. Prime Minister David Cameron on Foreign Policy David Cameron; Roger Gifford Prime Minister David Cameron spoke about foreign policy issues at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet, ... Prime Minister David Cameron spoke about foreign policy issues at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet, an annual event for the financial and diplomatic corps of London. He talked about the United Kingdom’s role in some of the leading foreign situations such as Libya and Syria, the eurozone crisis, and Afghanistan. He also outlined “a commercial approach” to foreign policy and job creation based on relationships in other countries.
2:11 pm MT Approx. 33 min. National Security Issues in 2013 Paula Dobriansky; Stephen Hadley Former George W. Bush national security adviser Stephen Hadley talks about national security ... Former George W. Bush national security adviser Stephen Hadley talks about national security issues in 2013. He argued that getting America’s fiscal house in order should be our top priority and that without it we can’t promote our interests internationally. Mr. Hadley was part of a national security conference Friday hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America. 6:33 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. U.S. Elections and Latin America Panelists talked about the implications of the U.S. 2012 elections for U.S.-Latin America policy ... Panelists talked about the implications of the U.S. 2012 elections for U.S.-Latin America policy opportunities regarding immigration, trade agreements, economic cooperation, and drug policy. They also discussed the rise of the Latino population and voters in the recent election and their impact on Obama administration immigration and trade policies. Topics included the implications of the legalization of marijuana in certain U.S. states for drug policy in Mexico. In addition, the speakers compared China’s relations with Latin and South America to its relationship with the U.S. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. 7:26 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Global Health and National Security The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a forum on its new report, Global ... The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a forum on its new report, Global Health as a Bridge to Security, which showed that nations with healthy populations are more likely to be peaceful, prosperous and productive. The panelists focused on on the health challenges for both U.S. military and civilian personnel in responding to health emergencies abroad and the policy considerations in making health and security a center of U.S. foreign policy debate. They also discussed the role of non-governmental organizations and the private sector, and the difficulty in getting adequate funding for foreign aid relief. The program opened with a multimedia presentation and at the end the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
2:47 pm MT Approx. 59 min. Guide to the 113th Congress Jason Dick; David Hawkings; Emily Pierce Panelists talked about upcoming leadership elections and likely committee assignments in both the ... Panelists talked about upcoming leadership elections and likely committee assignments in both the House and Senate for the 113th Congress. Topics included House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s future, possible replacements for retiring Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl, and Senate Minority Leader McConnell’s relationship with Senator Rand Paul.
“Guide to the New Congress” was a panel of CQ Roll Call’s “"Election Impact Conference,” held in the Ronald Reagan Building.
7:42 pm MT Approx. 56 min. Social Enterprise and Social Movements Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of ... Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of social movements to create change. He called on students to focus their energies on hunger, education, and health in Africa. He urged U.S. politicians not to cut foreign aid for malnourished children or people with HIV/AIDS as they deal with the “fiscal cliff,” the automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then. Bono also responded to questions from members of the audience in Gaston Hall. 9:06 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Middle East Business and Employment Environment Representatives from both U.S. and Middle Eastern organizations talked about how the uncertain ... Representatives from both U.S. and Middle Eastern organizations talked about how the uncertain political situation in many countries was contributing to a lack of investment in the region. 
The forum “Policymaking Opportunities in Business Finance, and Human Resource Edelopment” was part of the 21st Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference held by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
3:48 pm MT Approx. 21 min. Open Phones John McArdle Telephone lines were open for comments on General David Petraeus' resignation as director of the ... Telephone lines were open for comments on General David Petraeus' resignation as director of the CIA. 8:41 pm MT Approx. 2 hr. 11 min. Gender Issues and the 2012 Election Panelists talked about women’s issues that punctuated the 2012 election, including ... Panelists talked about women’s issues that punctuated the 2012 election, including women’s health and reproductive rights, marriage equality, poverty, and political participation. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“State of the Nation: Gender, Sexuality and the 2012 Elections” was a program of The Institute for Research on Women and Gender at Columbia University and The Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race and Politics in the South at Tulane University. It was held in Columbia University’s Schermerhorn Hall and co-sponsored by the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, the Heyman Center for the Humanities, the Institute for Research in African-American Studies, the Department of Political Science, the Department of History, the Department of Sociology, and the Department of Anthropology.
10:23 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Arab Media on U.S.-Arab Relations Members of the Arab media remarked on how they view the U.S. while reporting for Middle Eastern ... Members of the Arab media remarked on how they view the U.S. while reporting for Middle Eastern networks. They also talked about the changing news environment, including the influence of social media.
Then John Duke Anthony delivered a closing summary of the conference.
The 21st Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference was held by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
4:10 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. LIVE Social Enterprise and Social Movements Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of ... Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of social movements to create change. He called on students to focus their energies on hunger, education, and health in Africa. He urged U.S. politicians not to cut foreign aid for malnourished children or people with HIV/AIDS as they deal with the “fiscal cliff,” the automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then. Bono also responded to questions from members of the audience in Gaston Hall. 10:54 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. U.S. Elections and Latin America Panelists talked about the implications of the U.S. 2012 elections for U.S.-Latin America policy ... Panelists talked about the implications of the U.S. 2012 elections for U.S.-Latin America policy opportunities regarding immigration, trade agreements, economic cooperation, and drug policy. They also discussed the rise of the Latino population and voters in the recent election and their impact on Obama administration immigration and trade policies. Topics included the implications of the legalization of marijuana in certain U.S. states for drug policy in Mexico. In addition, the speakers compared China’s relations with Latin and South America to its relationship with the U.S. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. 11:41 pm MT Approx. 42 min. Campaign 2012 Funds and Super PACs Kathy Kiely; John McArdle Kathy Kiely talked about the role money played in the 2012 election, the first national campaign ... Kathy Kiely talked about the role money played in the 2012 election, the first national campaign of the post-Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Supreme Court decision. Topics included the top spenders, roles of super political action committees (SuperPacs), and efforts to rein in unregulated campaign contributions.
The Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case eliminated restrictions on corporate funding for political candidates and causes, citing that the government lacks the right to “prohibit political speech, even if the speaker is a corporation or union.”
5:22 pm MT Approx. 44 min. Preview of a Lame-Duck Congress and the Fiscal Cliff Former Senator Robert Bennett (R-UT) and former Representatives Dick Gephardt (D-MO) and Phil ... Former Senator Robert Bennett (R-UT) and former Representatives Dick Gephardt (D-MO) and Phil Sharp (D-IN) discussed what lies ahead for President Obama and Congress as they try to tackle the “fiscal cliff” during the lame-duck session. Mr. Gephardt and Mr. Bennett were skeptical a deal would be accomplished. However, all three agreed that President Obama must nominate someone to replace Treasury Secretary Geithner as quickly as possible.
“The Day After: The 2012 Election Debrief” was held by the National Journal in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Atrium Ballroom.
12:03 am MT Approx. 56 min. Social Enterprise and Social Movements Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of ... Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of social movements to create change. He called on students to focus their energies on hunger, education, and health in Africa. He urged U.S. politicians not to cut foreign aid for malnourished children or people with HIV/AIDS as they deal with the “fiscal cliff,” the automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then. Bono also responded to questions from members of the audience in Gaston Hall. 12:24 am MT Approx. 40 min. Prime Minister David Cameron on Foreign Policy David Cameron; Roger Gifford Prime Minister David Cameron spoke about foreign policy issues at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet, ... Prime Minister David Cameron spoke about foreign policy issues at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet, an annual event for the financial and diplomatic corps of London. He talked about the United Kingdom’s role in some of the leading foreign situations such as Libya and Syria, the eurozone crisis, and Afghanistan. He also outlined “a commercial approach” to foreign policy and job creation based on relationships in other countries.
6:07 pm MT Approx. 35 min. Medal of Honor Recipients Medal of Honor recipients Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta and General James Livingston talked ... Medal of Honor recipients Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta and General James Livingston talked about their reasons for joining the military and some of their experiences abroad.
Jerry Dumont also asked them questions about women serving in the military, how their military training helped them in their behavior in conflict, and the democratic process.
Sergeant Giunta received the Medal of Honor for the war in Afghanistan, General Livingston for the Vietnam War.
This event was from the American Veterans Center’s 15th annual conference.
1:01 am MT Approx. 35 min. Medal of Honor Recipients Medal of Honor recipients Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta and General James Livingston talked ... Medal of Honor recipients Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta and General James Livingston talked about their reasons for joining the military and some of their experiences abroad.
Jerry Dumont also asked them questions about women serving in the military, how their military training helped them in their behavior in conflict, and the democratic process.
Sergeant Giunta received the Medal of Honor for the war in Afghanistan, General Livingston for the Vietnam War.
This event was from the American Veterans Center’s 15th annual conference.
1:06 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Global Health and National Security The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a forum on its new report, Global ... The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a forum on its new report, Global Health as a Bridge to Security, which showed that nations with healthy populations are more likely to be peaceful, prosperous and productive. The panelists focused on on the health challenges for both U.S. military and civilian personnel in responding to health emergencies abroad and the policy considerations in making health and security a center of U.S. foreign policy debate. They also discussed the role of non-governmental organizations and the private sector, and the difficulty in getting adequate funding for foreign aid relief. The program opened with a multimedia presentation and at the end the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
6:43 pm MT Approx. 34 min. General Richard Myers on Military Leadership Richard Myers General Richard Myers addressed ROTC students, military cadets and Naval Academy midshipmen on ... General Richard Myers addressed ROTC students, military cadets and Naval Academy midshipmen on military service and leadership traits. Among his remarks he shared personal stories such as his relationship with for Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, and his experiences while serving as the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman when the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, occurred. 1:37 am MT Approx. 34 min. General Richard Myers on Military Leadership Richard Myers General Richard Myers addressed ROTC students, military cadets and Naval Academy midshipmen on ... General Richard Myers addressed ROTC students, military cadets and Naval Academy midshipmen on military service and leadership traits. Among his remarks he shared personal stories such as his relationship with for Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, and his experiences while serving as the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman when the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, occurred. 2:46 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Middle East Business and Employment Environment Representatives from both U.S. and Middle Eastern organizations talked about how the uncertain ... Representatives from both U.S. and Middle Eastern organizations talked about how the uncertain political situation in many countries was contributing to a lack of investment in the region. 
The forum “Policymaking Opportunities in Business Finance, and Human Resource Edelopment” was part of the 21st Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference held by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
7:20 pm MT Approx. 58 min. Book Discussion on All In: The Education of General Petraeus Paula Broadwell; Bradley Graham; Vernon Loeb Former Army officer Paula Broadwell talked about David Petraeus' military career and his impact on ... Former Army officer Paula Broadwell talked about David Petraeus' military career and his impact on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. General Petraeus gave her access to himself and his team for the book. She was joined by her co-author Vernon Loeb in responding to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose in Washington, D.C. 2:13 am MT Approx. 57 min. CIA Security Director McCaffrey on Cyber Threats Geoffrey Jensen; Mary McCaffrey Central Intelligence Agency Director of Security Mary Rose McCaffrey talked about about evolving ... Central Intelligence Agency Director of Security Mary Rose McCaffrey talked about about evolving cyber threats to national security. Topics included the history of intelligence, current cyber threats, and the vulnerabilities of our networks. She responded to questions from members of the audience.
“National Security Challenges in the 21st Century” was the keynote speech at the Eighth Annual National Security and Intelligence Symposium at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott campus.
4:03 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Arab Media on U.S.-Arab Relations Members of the Arab media remarked on how they view the U.S. while reporting for Middle Eastern ... Members of the Arab media remarked on how they view the U.S. while reporting for Middle Eastern networks. They also talked about the changing news environment, including the influence of social media.
Then John Duke Anthony delivered a closing summary of the conference.
The 21st Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference was held by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
8:20 pm MT Approx. 57 min. CIA Security Director McCaffrey on Cyber Threats Geoffrey Jensen; Mary McCaffrey Central Intelligence Agency Director of Security Mary Rose McCaffrey talked about about evolving ... Central Intelligence Agency Director of Security Mary Rose McCaffrey talked about about evolving cyber threats to national security. Topics included the history of intelligence, current cyber threats, and the vulnerabilities of our networks. She responded to questions from members of the audience.
“National Security Challenges in the 21st Century” was the keynote speech at the Eighth Annual National Security and Intelligence Symposium at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott campus.
3:12 am MT Approx. 59 min. Cybersecurity Threats Richard Finston; Geoffrey Jensen Richard Finston, who formerly worked at Hughes Aircraft and developed radar systems and ... Richard Finston, who formerly worked at Hughes Aircraft and developed radar systems and intelligence products, gave details of a Governmental Accountability Office (GAO) report on U.S. government cyber vulnerabilities. He also described state-sponsored threats from Korea and China, organized crime, small-time criminal organizations seeking fraud or identity theft, and hackers, and more. He used Powerpoint slides to reinforce his presentation.
“The Threat Landscape” was a presentation at the Eighth Annual National Security and Intelligence Symposium at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott campus.
9:18 pm MT Approx. 35 min. Medal of Honor Recipients Medal of Honor recipients Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta and General James Livingston talked ... Medal of Honor recipients Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta and General James Livingston talked about their reasons for joining the military and some of their experiences abroad.
Jerry Dumont also asked them questions about women serving in the military, how their military training helped them in their behavior in conflict, and the democratic process.
Sergeant Giunta received the Medal of Honor for the war in Afghanistan, General Livingston for the Vietnam War.
This event was from the American Veterans Center’s 15th annual conference.
4:12 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Chancellor Merkel European Parliament Address German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed members of the European Parliament on solving the ... German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed members of the European Parliament on solving the eurozone financial crisis. She talked about Germany’s continued support of the eurozone and warned against the U-K leaving the European Union. Her speech came on the same day she visited British Prime Minister David Cameron in London, where the two leaders discussed the E-U budget and other eurozone matters. Prime Minister Cameron has been outspoken against plans to increase the EU budget. Following the Chancellor’s remarks, she took questions from European Parliament party leaders.
9:54 pm MT Approx. 34 min. General Richard Myers on Military Leadership Richard Myers General Richard Myers addressed ROTC students, military cadets and Naval Academy midshipmen on ... General Richard Myers addressed ROTC students, military cadets and Naval Academy midshipmen on military service and leadership traits. Among his remarks he shared personal stories such as his relationship with for Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, and his experiences while serving as the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman when the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, occurred.
10:31 pm MT Approx. 58 min. Book Discussion on All In: The Education of General Petraeus Paula Broadwell; Bradley Graham; Vernon Loeb Former Army officer Paula Broadwell talked about David Petraeus' military career and his impact on ... Former Army officer Paula Broadwell talked about David Petraeus' military career and his impact on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. General Petraeus gave her access to himself and his team for the book. She was joined by her co-author Vernon Loeb in responding to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose in Washington, D.C.
11:30 pm MT Approx. 57 min. CIA Security Director McCaffrey on Cyber Threats Geoffrey Jensen; Mary McCaffrey Central Intelligence Agency Director of Security Mary Rose McCaffrey talked about about evolving ... Central Intelligence Agency Director of Security Mary Rose McCaffrey talked about about evolving cyber threats to national security. Topics included the history of intelligence, current cyber threats, and the vulnerabilities of our networks. She responded to questions from members of the audience.
“National Security Challenges in the 21st Century” was the keynote speech at the Eighth Annual National Security and Intelligence Symposium at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott campus.
12:27 am MT Approx. 14 min. Immigration Reform and Latino Voter Turnout Fawn Johnson; John McArdle Fawn Johnson talked about the Latino voter turnout in the 2012 elections and the various proposals ... Fawn Johnson talked about the Latino voter turnout in the 2012 elections and the various proposals and potential areas of compromise in immigration reform. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included President Obama’s declaration shortly before the 2012 election that immigration reform was his top priority for his second term.
12:46 am MT Approx. 1 hr. Child and Young Adult Cancer Treatment Vocalist Roger Daltrey of The Who talked about his charity, Who Cares, that builds cancer centers ... Vocalist Roger Daltrey of The Who talked about his charity, Who Cares, that builds cancer centers for children and teens. Mr. Daltrey discussed the importance of the initiative and urged hospitals across the country to build their own child and teen centers. He said the centers see a 10-15 percent improvement in survival rates in their child and teen medical centers.
During the second half of the program, Mr. Daltrey responded to written questions from audience members. Fellow Who guitarist Pete Townshend, a co-founder of the charity, also participated during questions from the audience.
The program includes language that some may find objectionable.
1:47 am MT Approx. 2 hr. 11 min. Gender Issues and the 2012 Election Panelists talked about women’s issues that punctuated the 2012 election, including ... Panelists talked about women’s issues that punctuated the 2012 election, including women’s health and reproductive rights, marriage equality, poverty, and political participation. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“State of the Nation: Gender, Sexuality and the 2012 Elections” was a program of The Institute for Research on Women and Gender at Columbia University and The Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race and Politics in the South at Tulane University. It was held in Columbia University’s Schermerhorn Hall and co-sponsored by the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, the Heyman Center for the Humanities, the Institute for Research in African-American Studies, the Department of Political Science, the Department of History, the Department of Sociology, and the Department of Anthropology.
4:01 am MT Approx. 56 min. Social Enterprise and Social Movements Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of ... Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of social movements to create change. He called on students to focus their energies on hunger, education, and health in Africa. He urged U.S. politicians not to cut foreign aid for malnourished children or people with HIV/AIDS as they deal with the “fiscal cliff,” the automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then. Bono also responded to questions from members of the audience in Gaston Hall.