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5:00 am MT Approx. 53 min. LIVE Open Phones ; ; Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the possibility of cuts to Medicare and Social ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the possibility of cuts to Medicare and Social Security. 
Charles Levinson spoke by phone from Tel Aviv about the conflict in the Gaza Strip, with Israel responding to missile fire from Hamas.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning political talk shows.
4:37 am MT Approx. 53 min. Authors on Christopher Hitchens' Mortality Martin Amis, Carol Blue, Cary Goldstein, and Robert Weil discussed Christopher Hitchens' book ... Martin Amis, Carol Blue, Cary Goldstein, and Robert Weil discussed Christopher Hitchens' book Mortality, in which Mr. Hitchens, while suffering from esophageal cancer, described the torments of illness, discussed its taboos, and explored how disease changes our relationship to the world around us. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 5:00 am MT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Jimmy Wales ; Jimmy Wales was interviewed about his life and Wikipedia, a free online multi-language ... Jimmy Wales was interviewed about his life and Wikipedia, a free online multi-language encyclopedia written collaboratively by volunteers. He also discussed the online community that has led to the popularity of his nonprofit organization.
5:55 am MT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Republican Party and Latino Voters ; Carlos Gutierrez discussed ways the Republican Party could reach out to Hispanic voters following ... Carlos Gutierrez discussed ways the Republican Party could reach out to Hispanic voters following President Obama’s reelection, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics also included immigration policy and efforts to achieve an agreement on the issue in the next Congress. 5:33 am MT Approx. 12 min. Carol Blue Interview ; Carol Blue, the widow of author Christopher Hitchens, answered viewer questions submitted via ... Carol Blue, the widow of author Christopher Hitchens, answered viewer questions submitted via Twitter, Facebook, and other electronic communications. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 6:01 am MT Approx. 29 min. History of Printing Methods ; Eighty-three year-old Ray Loomis, who has worked in the printing industry since he was 15 years ... Eighty-three year-old Ray Loomis, who has worked in the printing industry since he was 15 years old, gave a tour of the Baltimore Museum of Industry, where he is a volunteer. The tour included a demonstration of historic printing methods and machines, including the linotype, a revolutionary typesetting machine that was invented in Baltimore. 
Carole Baker, deputy director of the museum, also spoke.
6:38 am MT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Progressive Agenda ; ; Justin Ruben talked about the policy agenda and political goals of the progressives following the ... Justin Ruben talked about the policy agenda and political goals of the progressives following the President Obama’s reelection, and Democratic gains in the House and Senate. Topics included U.S. tax policy, budget cuts, entitlement programs, and President Obama’s second term. 
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning political talk shows.
5:47 am MT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 11/17 A list of new books released the week of November 17, 2012 A list of new books released the week of November 17, 2012 6:31 am MT Approx. 2 hr. 8 min. Assassination of President Kennedy Historians talked about the numerous theories that have persisted since the assassination of ... Historians talked about the numerous theories that have persisted since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Among the topics they addressed were the events in Dallas leading to the assassination, the findings of the Warren Commission, various conspiracy theories that have been forwarded by scholars and others, and the continued interest in the assassination in popular culture. They spoke at the Mid-America Conference on History in Springfield, Missouri.
7:23 am MT Approx. 36 min. LIVE China's New Leadership ; Damien Ma discussed the impact of new leadership in China on U.S-Sino relations. Topics ... Damien Ma discussed the impact of new leadership in China on U.S-Sino relations. Topics included the president’s trip to Asia and the Obama administration’s second term focus on the Pacific Rim, social inequality and wealth disparity in China, and differences between new Chinese President Xi Jinping and his predecessor Hu Jintao. Mr. Ma responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 5:49 am MT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Unlearning Liberty Greg Lukianoff, author and President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, ... Greg Lukianoff, author and President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, discussed his book, Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate, about free speech issues on campus and university efforts to regulate and control forms of expression by students and faculty. He responded to questions from the audience. 8:39 am MT Approx. 21 min. November 22nd and the Warren Report A portion of a 1964 CBS News special on the Kennedy assassination and Warren Commission Report was ... A portion of a 1964 CBS News special on the Kennedy assassination and Warren Commission Report was shown.
8:00 am MT Approx. 32 min. Newsmakers with Tim Pawlenty Tim Pawlenty talked about the financial sector/business community response to the “fiscal ... Tim Pawlenty talked about the financial sector/business community response to the “fiscal cliff” and the U.S. economy. Former Minnesota Governor Pawlenty ran for president early in 2012, and after he left the race, he became co-chair of Mitt Romney’s 2012 campaign for president. In September 2012 he left that position. The Financial Services Roundtable announced on Sept. 20 that Mr. Pawlenty would be its President/CEO. The Financial Services Roundtable is made up largely of banks and credit card companies. 
“Fiscal Cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress could not reach a new budget agreement.
6:32 am MT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on The Finish Author Mark Bowden talked about his book, The Finish: The Killing of Osama Bin Laden, at ... Author Mark Bowden talked about his book, The Finish: The Killing of Osama Bin Laden, at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. He talked about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, the conduct of the War on Terror, and the role of special forces units. Following his remarks, Mr. Bowden responded to questions from the audience. 9:01 am MT Approx. 56 min. Slavery, Emancipation and Reconciliation Purdue University history professor Caroline Janney examined how slavery and emancipation played ... Purdue University history professor Caroline Janney examined how slavery and emancipation played into the process of post-war reconciliation. She also discussed the experiences and memories of Northern and Southern veterans in the war’s aftermath. Janney spoke at the 2012 Civil War Institute Conference at Gettysburg College. She also responded to questions from the audience.
8:33 am MT Approx. 2 hr. 36 min. Afghanistan War Commander Nomination The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the pending nomination of General Joseph ... The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the pending nomination of General Joseph Dunford to lead the war in Afghanistan. Topics included war planning, troop levels, safe havens for insurgents in Pakistan, and President Obama’s timeline for withdrawal. General Dunford in his testimony said that the U.S. would maintain a military presence in Afghanistan beyond 2014 during the “decade of transition.” 7:30 am MT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on A Patriot's History of the Modern World ; Larry Schweikart, history professor at the University of Dayton, talked about his book, A ... Larry Schweikart, history professor at the University of Dayton, talked about his book, A Patriot’s History of the Modern World, in which he presented a history of America’s global participation and influence from 1898-1945. He said that during this time the United States introduced numerous political, cultural, and economic ideas to the rest of the world. He spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. and responded to questions from the audience. 9:59 am MT Approx. 1 hr. U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell on Henry Clay Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about former Kentucky congressman Henry Clay. Among the ... Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about former Kentucky congressman Henry Clay. Among the topics he addressed were early partisan debates in Congress, the legislative process, and important issues addressed while Clay served in Congress. He responded to questions. This was the second in a series of speeches of prominent Kentuckians in the U.S. Senate.
11:11 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. 2013 Budget and the Fiscal Cliff Economic and political scholars talked about the economy and the “fiscal cliff,” the ... Economic and political scholars talked about the economy and the “fiscal cliff,” the tax increases and budget cuts impending at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. They explained three options: 1) do nothing and let tax cuts expire 2) agree to a “grand bargain” 3) do nothing drastic and take time to make the right decision. All agreed not harming the economy took priority over reducing the budget deficit and national debt. A PowerPoint presentation was included. They also answered questions from audience members.
This program was part of the Economists for Peace and Security Bernard L. Schwartz Symposium “Who’s Afraid of the Fiscal Cliff?” It was held in cooperation with New America Foundation’s Economic Growth Program at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.
8:14 am MT Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 11-15-12 A list of book fairs and festivals from November 15, 2012. A list of book fairs and festivals from November 15, 2012. 11:00 am MT Approx. 59 min. History of African-American Images in the Media Emory University African American Studies professor, Nathan McCall talked about the history of ... Emory University African American Studies professor, Nathan McCall talked about the history of negative African-American images and portrayals in the media. Professor McCall’s lecture spanned from America’s founding through current imagery of President Obama. He responded to questions from students.
12:41 pm MT Approx. 45 min. U.S. Debt and the Global Economy Panelists talked about the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts ... Panelists talked about the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget agreement. They also talked about the overall global economy, focusing on China. 
“Global Economic Outlook” was a panel of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council’s fifth annual meeting, held at the Four Seasons Hotel.
8:16 am MT Approx. 41 min. Book Discussion on Exceptional America Author Nick Adams talked about his book, Exceptional America: A Message Of Hope From A ... Author Nick Adams talked about his book, Exceptional America: A Message Of Hope From A Modern-Day De Tocqueville. As an Australian political commentator, he traveled across the United States to observe American politics and life, and explained why he thought the country was exceptional. 12:02 pm MT Approx. 55 min. The Supreme Court and Eminent Domain ; ; Richard Epstein is the author of Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain. ... Richard Epstein is the author of Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain. In his book he argues that eminent domain has been interpreted too narrowly by the courts. He says that the courts had forced the government to compensate a citizen when his land is taken to build a post office, but not when its value is diminished by a comprehensive zoning ordinance. He also responded to questions from the audience.
1:26 pm MT Approx. 43 min. Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on Foreign Policy ; Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger talked about such topics as the political transition in ... Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger talked about such topics as the political transition in China, the Iran nuclear program, the Syrian conflict, and Russia. He was interviewed by Gerald Seib.
This was a part of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council’s fifth annual meeting, held at the Four Seasons Hotel.
8:57 am MT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 11/17 A list of new books released the week of November 17, 2012 A list of new books released the week of November 17, 2012 1:00 pm MT Approx. 19 min. Dole Institute of Politics Oral History Project Richard Norton Smith talked about the origins and purpose of the oral history project at the ... Richard Norton Smith talked about the origins and purpose of the oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics. He is a former director of the institute.
2:10 pm MT Approx. 36 min. Senator Rob Portman Post-Election Analysis ; Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) talked about the tax policy and the future agenda of the Republican ... Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) talked about the tax policy and the future agenda of the Republican Party. He provided an analysis of the November 6, 2012, election results, saying the Democrats did a better job of getting their voters to the polls. He was interviewed by Gerald Seib.
“The Future of the Republican Party” was the luncheon program of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council’s fifth annual meeting, held in the Seasons Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel.
8:59 am MT Approx. 57 min. After Words with David Cay Johnston ; Former Reuters columnist and New York Times correspondent David Cay Johnston talked ... Former Reuters columnist and New York Times correspondent David Cay Johnston talked about his book, The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use “Plain English” and Other Tricks to Rob You Blind, in which he reveals the ways in which corporations appear to exploit their customers and the government. Professor Johnston discussed his findings with USA Today's money reporter Jayne O’Donnell. 1:20 pm MT Approx. 52 min. James Baker Oral History Interview ; Former Secretary of State and of the Treasury James Baker talked about his career. He also ... Former Secretary of State and of the Treasury James Baker talked about his career. He also talked about former Senator Robert Dole (R-KS). Topics included the 1976, 1980, and 1988 presidential races, Senator Dole’s legislative activities, the relationship between Senator Dole and President George H.W. Bush, and Senator Dole’s political legacy.
This never-before-aired interview with historian Richard Norton Smith is part of an oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The location of this interview is not known.
2:47 pm MT Approx. 30 min. Treasury Secretary Geithner Remarks ; Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner defended President Obama’s insistence on vetoing any bill ... Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner defended President Obama’s insistence on vetoing any bill that extends Bush-era tax rates for those making $250,000 or more, calling Republican opposition to the move “deeply implausible.” Mr. Geithner also said the financial situation in Europe would continue to stabilize despite recent developments. He was interviewed by David Wessel.
“Administration Response” was a program of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council’s fifth annual meeting, held at the Four Seasons Hotel.
10:05 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. LIVE James Patterson on Reading ; Author James Patterson talked about the value of families reading together. He also responded ... Author James Patterson talked about the value of families reading together. He also responded to questions from the audience. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 2:16 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. African-American Women and the National Park Service National Park Service rangers and administrators talked about the importance of historic sites to ... National Park Service rangers and administrators talked about the importance of historic sites to African Americans, including the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House in Washington, DC, the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site in Richmond, Virgina, and Fort Monroe near Hampton, Virginia. They responded to questions from the audience.
3:18 pm MT Approx. 26 min. Senator Kent Conrad on the Fiscal Cliff ; Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND), chair of the Senate Budget Committee, talked about the “fiscal ... Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND), chair of the Senate Budget Committee, talked about the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. He listed a number of options he believed could be part of a deficit reduction package, guessing that the final bill would contain about $5 trillion in savings, and saying it was conceivable that negotiations would break down, sending the country over the “fiscal cliff.” He was interviewed by John Bussey.

“A Retiring Senate Budget Chair Peers Over the Fiscal Cliff” was a program of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council’s fifth annual meeting.
11:18 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. LIVE Authors on President Obama ; ; Author David Maraniss talked about his book, Barack Obama: The Story, a biography of our ... Author David Maraniss talked about his book, Barack Obama: The Story, a biography of our 44th president. Author Michael Grunwald talked about his book, The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era, in which he argues that the stimulus package stopped a terrifying economic free-fall, while quietly jump-starting the president’s agenda for energy, education reform, health care, taxation and the economy in the long term. Author Neil Barofsky talked about his book, Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street, in which he offered an indictment of the past two administrations and their mismanagement of the $700 billion in taxpayer relief that never quite made it to the taxpayers. 
This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
4:00 pm MT Approx. 55 min. The CIA and Regime Change in the Cold War Colorado School of Mines Professor Kenneth Osgood looks at the CIA and Regime Change in the Cold ... Colorado School of Mines Professor Kenneth Osgood looks at the CIA and Regime Change in the Cold War. Professor Osgood discusses several examples of the CIA’s involvement in covert regime change operations, including coups in Guatemala in 1954 and in Chile in 1973.
3:48 pm MT Approx. 9 min. Holiday Travel and Homeland Security John Pistole briefed reporters on what travelers should expect in security line waits during the ... John Pistole briefed reporters on what travelers should expect in security line waits during the upcoming holiday travel season. 12:38 pm MT Approx. 10 min. Book Discussion on Castro's Secrets: The CIA and Cuba's Intelligence Machine ; Intelligence analyst Brian Latell talked about his book, Castro’s Secrets: The CIA and ... Intelligence analyst Brian Latell talked about his book, Castro’s Secrets: The CIA and Cuba’s Intelligence Machine, in which he profiles Cuba’s Fidel Castro in his role as head spymaster. Mr. Latell also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 4:57 pm MT Approx. 2 min. John Paul Jones Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith described the 10-foot tall statue of Revolutionary War naval hero ... Historian Richard Norton Smith described the 10-foot tall statue of Revolutionary War naval hero John Paul Jones. Sculpted by Charles H. Niehaus, and dedicated in 1912, the memorial was the first to be erected in Washington, DC’s Potomac Park.
3:59 pm MT Approx. 32 min. Newsmakers with Tim Pawlenty Tim Pawlenty talked about the financial sector/business community response to the “fiscal ... Tim Pawlenty talked about the financial sector/business community response to the “fiscal cliff” and the U.S. economy. Former Minnesota Governor Pawlenty ran for president early in 2012, and after he left the race, he became co-chair of Mitt Romney’s 2012 campaign for president. In September 2012 he left that position. The Financial Services Roundtable announced on Sept. 20 that Mr. Pawlenty would be its President/CEO. The Financial Services Roundtable is made up largely of banks and credit card companies. 
“Fiscal Cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress could not reach a new budget agreement.
12:49 pm MT Approx. 59 min. LIVE Authors on Contemporary War Authors spoke about various aspects of warfare and the impact of military action in Iraq and ... Authors spoke about various aspects of warfare and the impact of military action in Iraq and Afghanistan. Jake Tapper talked about his book, The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, an account of one of America’s deadliest battles in Afghanistan. Benjamin Busch talked about his memoir, Dust to Dust, in which he recounts his childhood in rural New York, Marine training in North Carolina, and deployment during the worst of the war in Iraq. Brian Castner talks about his book, The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows, in which he portrays the toll war exacts on the men and women who are fighting it. 
This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
4:59 pm MT Approx. 29 min. History of Printing Methods ; Eighty-three year-old Ray Loomis, who has worked in the printing industry since he was 15 years ... Eighty-three year-old Ray Loomis, who has worked in the printing industry since he was 15 years old, gave a tour of the Baltimore Museum of Industry, where he is a volunteer. The tour included a demonstration of historic printing methods and machines, including the linotype, a revolutionary typesetting machine that was invented in Baltimore. 
Carole Baker, deputy director of the museum, also spoke.
4:32 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. 2012 Election Aftermath ; ; David Plouffe, 2008 Obama presidential campaign manager, and Steve Schmidt, senior adviser to the ... David Plouffe, 2008 Obama presidential campaign manager, and Steve Schmidt, senior adviser to the 2008 McCain campaign, offered their thoughts about the influence of social media, SuperPAC’s and technology during campaigns, and what the Republican Party must do to win over certain demographic groups. They also gave their insight on who would be running for president in 2016. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Both political strategists are alumni of the University of Delaware which hosted this forum. It was part of the Center for Political Communication’s 2012 National Agenda speaker series. 1:50 pm MT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Bailout ; Author Neil Barofsky talked about his book, Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington ... Author Neil Barofsky talked about his book, Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street, in which he argues that the $700 billon Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) bailout fund was mishandled. Mr. Barofsky also answered questions from viewers. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 5:31 pm MT Approx. 2 hr. 7 min. Assassination of President Kennedy Historians talked about the numerous theories that have persisted since the assassination of ... Historians talked about the numerous theories that have persisted since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Among the topics they addressed were the events in Dallas leading to the assassination, the findings of the Warren Commission, various conspiracy theories that have been forwarded by scholars and others, and the continued interest in the assassination in popular culture. They spoke at the Mid-America Conference on History in Springfield, Missouri.
6:00 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. Q&A with Aida Donald ; Aida Donald, author of Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman, discussed how the 33rd ... Aida Donald, author of Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman, discussed how the 33rd president’s early career was characterized by his efforts to remain honest despite the corruption present in local Missouri politics and a video was shown of his “Pickwick Papers.” She also talked about his courtship of Bess Wallace, whom he would later marry. Ms.*Donald recounted Truman’s election to the United States Senate and his nomination to be Franklin Roosevelt’s running mate in the 1944 presidential election. Ms.*Donald discussed his decision to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end World War II, President Truman’s meeting with Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin, and the firing of General MacArthur. Video clips of President Truman were shown.*A video clip was shown of her late husband, two time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Herbert Donald, as she talked about his career and the influence they had on each other’s writings. 2:36 pm MT Approx. 26 min. Book Discussion on The Distance Between Us: A Memoir ; Author Reyna Grande talked about her book, The Distance Between Us: A Memoir, in which she ... Author Reyna Grande talked about her book, The Distance Between Us: A Memoir, in which she shared her experiences growing up in Mexico without her parents, who immigrated to the United States illegally to find work. Ms. Grande also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 7:38 pm MT Approx. 21 min. November 22nd and the Warren Report A portion of a 1964 CBS News special on the Kennedy assassination and Warren Commission Report was ... A portion of a 1964 CBS News special on the Kennedy assassination and Warren Commission Report was shown.
7:02 pm MT Approx. 40 min. Prime Minister David Cameron on Foreign Policy ; 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. 3:07 pm MT Approx. 21 min. Book Discussion on The Rise of Marco Rubio ; Washington Post correspondent Manuel Roig-Franzia discussed his book, The Rise of Marco ... Washington Post correspondent Manuel Roig-Franzia discussed his book, The Rise of Marco Rubio, in which he chronicles the political career of the Florida senator. Among the topics were his political career, the state of the Republican Party, and speculation about a presidential campaign in 2016. He responded to questions from viewers. 8:00 pm MT Approx. 29 min. History of Printing Methods ; Eighty-three year-old Ray Loomis, who has worked in the printing industry since he was 15 years ... Eighty-three year-old Ray Loomis, who has worked in the printing industry since he was 15 years old, gave a tour of the Baltimore Museum of Industry, where he is a volunteer. The tour included a demonstration of historic printing methods and machines, including the linotype, a revolutionary typesetting machine that was invented in Baltimore. 
Carole Baker, deputy director of the museum, also spoke.
7:45 pm MT Approx. 43 min. Senator Marco Rubio at Iowa Governor Branstad Fundraiser Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) delivered the keynote adress at a political fundraiser for Iowa ... Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) delivered the keynote adress at a political fundraiser for Iowa Republican Governor Terry Branstad. The governor’s “2nd annual 65th birthday party” took place inside the Palace Theater at Adventureland Park in Altoona, Iowa. Senator Rubio discussed limited government and his policies on education, energy, immigration, and the economy. Senator Rubio, who had been mentioned as a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2016, joked about why he was in Iowa and acknowledged Mitt Romney and Governor Branstad. Governor Branstad also spoke briefly. 3:29 pm MT Approx. 17 min. Child Literacy Initiatives ; ; C-SPAN hosted a Google Hangout discussion on child literacy and improving educational ... C-SPAN hosted a Google Hangout discussion on child literacy and improving educational opportunities for children. 8:30 pm MT Approx. 2 hr. 7 min. Assassination of President Kennedy Historians talked about the numerous theories that have persisted since the assassination of ... Historians talked about the numerous theories that have persisted since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Among the topics they addressed were the events in Dallas leading to the assassination, the findings of the Warren Commission, various conspiracy theories that have been forwarded by scholars and others, and the continued interest in the assassination in popular culture. They spoke at the Mid-America Conference on History in Springfield, Missouri.
8:30 pm MT Approx. 29 min. BP Oil Spill Settlement Justice Department and other law enforcement officials held a press conference in New Orleans ... Justice Department and other law enforcement officials held a press conference in New Orleans regarding new criminal charges and a settlement in the BP oil spill. Attorney General Holder outlined the 14 charges which included 11 counts of manslaughter and one obstruction of justice. He also said that BP agreed to a $4.5 billion settlement which would be disbursed to federal agencies for restoration, preservation and conservation. Other investigations into civil and criminal charges remained open. 3:47 pm MT Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on Back to Blood Tom Wolfe spoke about his novel, Back to Blood, in which he presented several observations ... Tom Wolfe spoke about his novel, Back to Blood, in which he presented several observations on the city of Miami. Mr. Wolfe also answered questions from the audience. He spoke at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International, held annually on the campus of Miami Dade College. 10:38 pm MT Approx. 21 min. November 22nd and the Warren Report A portion of a 1964 CBS News special on the Kennedy assassination and Warren Commission Report was ... A portion of a 1964 CBS News special on the Kennedy assassination and Warren Commission Report was shown.
9:00 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Q&A with Aida Donald ; Aida Donald, author of Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman, discussed how the 33rd ... Aida Donald, author of Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman, discussed how the 33rd president’s early career was characterized by his efforts to remain honest despite the corruption present in local Missouri politics and a video was shown of his “Pickwick Papers.” She also talked about his courtship of Bess Wallace, whom he would later marry. Ms.*Donald recounted Truman’s election to the United States Senate and his nomination to be Franklin Roosevelt’s running mate in the 1944 presidential election. Ms.*Donald discussed his decision to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end World War II, President Truman’s meeting with Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin, and the firing of General MacArthur. Video clips of President Truman were shown.*A video clip was shown of her late husband, two time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Herbert Donald, as she talked about his career and the influence they had on each other’s writings. 4:41 pm MT Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on Little America Rajiv Chandrasekaran talked about his book, Little America: The War Within the War for ... Rajiv Chandrasekaran talked about his book, Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
11:00 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on Known and Unknown: A Memoir ; Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld discussed his memoir, Known and Unknown ... Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld discussed his memoir, Known and Unknown (Sentinel, 2011), with historian Michael Beschloss. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.
This program at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia was the first stop on Mr. Rumsfeld’s book tour.
10:03 pm MT Approx. 40 min. Prime Minister David Cameron on Foreign Policy ; 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. 4:45 pm MT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Sovereignty or Submission Author John Fonte talked about his book, Sovereignty or Submission: Will Americans Rule ... Author John Fonte talked about his book, Sovereignty or Submission: Will Americans Rule Themselves or be Ruled by Others, in which he describes the struggle between global governance and America’s constitutional democracy. The book was the recipient of 2012s Paolucci/Bagehot Book Award. 12:12 am MT Approx. 47 min. Franklin D. Roosevelt and The Jewish Community ; Rafael Medoff, director of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, looked at President ... Rafael Medoff, director of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, looked at President Franklin Roosevelt’s relationship with the American Jewish community, and efforts by Jewish leaders to influence administration policy during the Nazi era. The Wyman Institute at Fordham University in New York City hosted this event. He responded to questions from the audience.
10:46 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. CIA Security Director McCaffrey on Cyber Threats ; 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.
5:44 pm MT Approx. 15 min. American Writer's Museum ; Malcolm O’Hagan, chairman of The American Writers Museum Foundation, talked about the ... Malcolm O’Hagan, chairman of The American Writers Museum Foundation, talked about the progress the foundation has made in the creation of a museum dedicated to American writers. 1:00 am MT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Jimmy Wales ; Jimmy Wales was interviewed about his life and Wikipedia, a free online multi-language ... Jimmy Wales was interviewed about his life and Wikipedia, a free online multi-language encyclopedia written collaboratively by volunteers. He also discussed the online community that has led to the popularity of his nonprofit organization.
11:53 pm MT Approx. 59 min. Cybersecurity Threats ; 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.
6:00 pm MT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on The Finish Author Mark Bowden talked about his book, The Finish: The Killing of Osama Bin Laden, at ... Author Mark Bowden talked about his book, The Finish: The Killing of Osama Bin Laden, at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. He talked about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, the conduct of the War on Terror, and the role of special forces units. Following his remarks, Mr. Bowden responded to questions from the audience. 1:58 am MT Approx. 2 min. John Paul Jones Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith described the 10-foot tall statue of Revolutionary War naval hero ... Historian Richard Norton Smith described the 10-foot tall statue of Revolutionary War naval hero John Paul Jones. Sculpted by Charles H. Niehaus, and dedicated in 1912, the memorial was the first to be erected in Washington, DC’s Potomac Park.
12:55 am MT Approx. 48 min. Representative Ron Paul Farewell Speech Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) delivered his farewell address on the House floor. In his ... Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) delivered his farewell address on the House floor. In his remarks he criticized the U.S. government, politicians and special interests, calling for a return to policies that favored personal liberty, and said that the Constitution had failed to limit the scope of an authoritarian bureaucracy. 6:58 pm MT Approx. 1 min. Book Discussion on Showdown Author David Corn talks about his book, Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Battled the GOP ... Author David Corn talks about his book, Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Battled the GOP to Set Up the 2012 Election.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
2:01 am MT Approx. 19 min. Dole Institute of Politics Oral History Project Richard Norton Smith talked about the origins and purpose of the oral history project at the ... Richard Norton Smith talked about the origins and purpose of the oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics. He is a former director of the institute.
1:44 am MT Approx. 37 min. Fiscal Cliff, Federal Reserve Panel Former Federal Reserve Chairs Alan Greenspan and Paul Volcker gave their assessment of the ... Former Federal Reserve Chairs Alan Greenspan and Paul Volcker gave their assessment of the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget agreement. The two spoke as congressional leaders of both parties met with the president at the White House.
The panel “The Fiscal Cliff and Beyond: The Consequences of Inaction” was part of the Peterson Foundation forum titled “Post Election: The Fiscal Cliff and Beyond,” held in the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum.
7:00 pm MT Approx. 58 min. After Words with James Patterson ; James Patterson talked about 1965, a year that he said began with a sense of optimism but that ... James Patterson talked about 1965, a year that he said began with a sense of optimism but that ended with a bitterly divided country and a conservative resurgence that would define later decades. In 1965, President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law, sent additional U.S. troops into Vietnam, and presided over the race riots in major cities. The Bancroft Prize winning historian discussed the significance of events that year with former Howard University History Chair and author of Comfort and Pity Daryl Scott. 2:21 am MT Approx. 52 min. James Baker Oral History Interview ; Former Secretary of State and of the Treasury James Baker talked about his career. He also ... Former Secretary of State and of the Treasury James Baker talked about his career. He also talked about former Senator Robert Dole (R-KS). Topics included the 1976, 1980, and 1988 presidential races, Senator Dole’s legislative activities, the relationship between Senator Dole and President George H.W. Bush, and Senator Dole’s political legacy.
This never-before-aired interview with historian Richard Norton Smith is part of an oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The location of this interview is not known.
2:22 am MT Approx. 34 min. Fiscal Cliff, Members of Congress ; ; House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam ... House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R-IL) explained their party’s position on the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget agreement. They were interviewed separately.
This was part of the panel, “What Happens Now: the Post-Election Agenda and the Path for Negotiations” at the Peterson Foundation forum titled “Post Election: The Fiscal Cliff and Beyond,” held in the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum.
7:59 pm MT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 11/17 A list of new books released the week of November 17, 2012 A list of new books released the week of November 17, 2012 3:15 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. African-American Women and the National Park Service National Park Service rangers and administrators talked about the importance of historic sites to ... National Park Service rangers and administrators talked about the importance of historic sites to African Americans, including the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House in Washington, DC, the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site in Richmond, Virgina, and Fort Monroe near Hampton, Virginia. They responded to questions from the audience.
2:57 am MT Approx. 58 min. Senator Mike Lee at the Federalist Society ; Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) spoke at the Federalist Society’s annual national lawyers ... Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) spoke at the Federalist Society’s annual national lawyers convention. He talked about the Affordable Care Act, the presidential election and its outcome, and judicial nominations. He said the Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act decision was not something judicial conservatives could accept or embrace. Senator Lee said Justice Roberts' decision was a “sharp aberration from the standard he had established early in his career.” He also talked about the possibility of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) attempting to change the Senate’s filibuster rules in the next Congress.
The former constitutional lawyer spoke before lawyers at an annual convention sponsored by the Federalist Society at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. The theme for the 2012 convention was “The Future of U.S. Constitutional Law in the Supreme Court.”
8:01 pm MT Approx. 46 min. Book Discussion on The Secret Knowledge Playwright David Mamet, author of The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American ... Playwright David Mamet, author of The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture, delivered the Manhattan Institute’s 2012 Wriston Lecture. He emphasized the importance of maintaining American principles and warned of the rising threats to American exceptionalism. He responded to questions from the audience. 4:59 am MT Approx. 2 min. Mary McLeod Bethune Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of Mary McLeod ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of Mary McLeod Bethune. Topics included her career and the history of the statue by sculptor Robert Berks. When it was dedicated July 10, 1974, on what would have been her 99th birthday, was the first memorial in the nation’s capital to honor an African-American leader.
3:58 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Q&A with Aida Donald ; Aida Donald, author of Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman, discussed how the 33rd ... Aida Donald, author of Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman, discussed how the 33rd president’s early career was characterized by his efforts to remain honest despite the corruption present in local Missouri politics and a video was shown of his “Pickwick Papers.” She also talked about his courtship of Bess Wallace, whom he would later marry. Ms.*Donald recounted Truman’s election to the United States Senate and his nomination to be Franklin Roosevelt’s running mate in the 1944 presidential election. Ms.*Donald discussed his decision to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end World War II, President Truman’s meeting with Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin, and the firing of General MacArthur. Video clips of President Truman were shown.*A video clip was shown of her late husband, two time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Herbert Donald, as she talked about his career and the influence they had on each other’s writings. 8:55 pm MT Approx. 18 min. Child Literacy Initiatives ; ; C-SPAN hosted a Google Hangout discussion on child literacy and improving educational ... C-SPAN hosted a Google Hangout discussion on child literacy and improving educational opportunities for children.
9:16 pm MT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Presidential Power in Troubled Second Terms Alfred Zacher talked about his book, Presidential Power in Troubled Second Terms, in which ... Alfred Zacher talked about his book, Presidential Power in Troubled Second Terms, in which he presents his thoughts on why some presidents succeed while others fail during their second terms in office. He also responded to questions from the audience. Alfred Zacher spoke at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
9:58 pm MT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 11/17 A list of new books released the week of November 17, 2012 A list of new books released the week of November 17, 2012
9:59 pm MT Approx. 58 min. After Words with James Patterson ; James Patterson talked about 1965, a year that he said began with a sense of optimism but that ... James Patterson talked about 1965, a year that he said began with a sense of optimism but that ended with a bitterly divided country and a conservative resurgence that would define later decades. In 1965, President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law, sent additional U.S. troops into Vietnam, and presided over the race riots in major cities. The Bancroft Prize winning historian discussed the significance of events that year with former Howard University History Chair and author of Comfort and Pity Daryl Scott.
11:04 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. James Patterson on Reading ; Author James Patterson talked about the value of families reading together. He also responded ... Author James Patterson talked about the value of families reading together. He also responded to questions from the audience. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
12:17 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Authors on President Obama ; ; Author David Maraniss talked about his book, Barack Obama: The Story, a biography of our ... Author David Maraniss talked about his book, Barack Obama: The Story, a biography of our 44th president. Author Michael Grunwald talked about his book, The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era, in which he argues that the stimulus package stopped a terrifying economic free-fall, while quietly jump-starting the president’s agenda for energy, education reform, health care, taxation and the economy in the long term. Author Neil Barofsky talked about his book, Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street, in which he offered an indictment of the past two administrations and their mismanagement of the $700 billion in taxpayer relief that never quite made it to the taxpayers. 
This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
1:37 am MT Approx. 10 min. Book Discussion on Castro's Secrets: The CIA and Cuba's Intelligence Machine ; Intelligence analyst Brian Latell talked about his book, Castro’s Secrets: The CIA and ... Intelligence analyst Brian Latell talked about his book, Castro’s Secrets: The CIA and Cuba’s Intelligence Machine, in which he profiles Cuba’s Fidel Castro in his role as head spymaster. Mr. Latell also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
1:48 am MT Approx. 59 min. Authors on Contemporary War Authors spoke about various aspects of warfare and the impact of military action in Iraq and ... Authors spoke about various aspects of warfare and the impact of military action in Iraq and Afghanistan. Jake Tapper talked about his book, The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, an account of one of America’s deadliest battles in Afghanistan. Benjamin Busch talked about his memoir, Dust to Dust, in which he recounts his childhood in rural New York, Marine training in North Carolina, and deployment during the worst of the war in Iraq. Brian Castner talks about his book, The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows, in which he portrays the toll war exacts on the men and women who are fighting it. 
This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
2:48 am MT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Bailout ; Author Neil Barofsky talked about his book, Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington ... Author Neil Barofsky talked about his book, Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street, in which he argues that the $700 billon Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) bailout fund was mishandled. Mr. Barofsky also answered questions from viewers. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
3:34 am MT Approx. 26 min. Book Discussion on The Distance Between Us: A Memoir ; Author Reyna Grande talked about her book, The Distance Between Us: A Memoir, in which she ... Author Reyna Grande talked about her book, The Distance Between Us: A Memoir, in which she shared her experiences growing up in Mexico without her parents, who immigrated to the United States illegally to find work. Ms. Grande also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
4:05 am MT Approx. 21 min. Book Discussion on The Rise of Marco Rubio ; Washington Post correspondent Manuel Roig-Franzia discussed his book, The Rise of Marco ... Washington Post correspondent Manuel Roig-Franzia discussed his book, The Rise of Marco Rubio, in which he chronicles the political career of the Florida senator. Among the topics were his political career, the state of the Republican Party, and speculation about a presidential campaign in 2016. He responded to questions from viewers.
4:30 am MT Approx. 18 min. Child Literacy Initiatives ; ; C-SPAN hosted a Google Hangout discussion on child literacy and improving educational ... C-SPAN hosted a Google Hangout discussion on child literacy and improving educational opportunities for children.
4:48 am MT Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on Back to Blood Tom Wolfe spoke about his novel, Back to Blood, in which he presented several observations ... Tom Wolfe spoke about his novel, Back to Blood, in which he presented several observations on the city of Miami. Mr. Wolfe also answered questions from the audience. He spoke at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International, held annually on the campus of Miami Dade College.