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5:00 am MT Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments the National Rifle Association’s news ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments the National Rifle Association’s news conference on the shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. 3:53 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Medicare Eligibility Age Panelists talked about the consequences of raising Medicare’s eligibility age from 65- to to ... Panelists talked about the consequences of raising Medicare’s eligibility age from 65- to to 67-years old. Juliette Cubanski first detailed the results of a Kaiser Foundation study of the issue. Among the topics raised after Ms. Cubanski’s presentation were encouraging people to stay in the work force longer, income levels of beneficiaries, and the impact on Medicare of the Affordable Care Act (the health care law). 4:55 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Deficit Reduction ; Retiring Senate Budget Committee Chair Kent Conrad (D-ND) spoke about “fiscal cliff” ... Retiring Senate Budget Committee Chair Kent Conrad (D-ND) spoke about “fiscal cliff” negotiations and gave solutions for long-term deficit reduction. Among his statements he said he would prefer to see a bigger deal when it comes to negotiations and called Speaker Boehner’s latest “fiscal cliff” "Plan B" proposal “an utter waste of time.” He used charts to illustrate his talk and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
5:48 am MT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Stephen Dinan on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations ; Stephen Dinan talked about the next steps to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and other issues ... Stephen Dinan talked about the next steps to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and other issues left for Congress before the end of 2012. Topics included specifics of potential tax increases, Speaker Boehner’s “Plan B,” and Republican and Democratic legislative strategies for 2013. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Fiscal cliff" referred to the tax increases and spending cuts set to take place at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
5:31 am MT Approx. 28 min. Senator Hutchison Farewell Address Senator Kay Baile Hutchison (R-TX) gave her farewell address to the Senate. Senator Kay Baile Hutchison (R-TX) gave her farewell address to the Senate. 6:00 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. George Mitchell Interview ; Former Maine Senator George Mitchell, who was the majority leader from 1989-1995, talked about his ... Former Maine Senator George Mitchell, who was the majority leader from 1989-1995, talked about his career. He also talked about his political and personal relationship with his colleague, former Senator Robert Dole (R-KS). Topics included Social Security, the 1990 budget negotiations, the Senate vote on the frst Gulf War, and the trip he and Senator Dole made to Saudi Arabia.
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.
6:35 am MT Approx. 41 min. LIVE House Republicans and the Fiscal Cliff ; Stephen Moore talked about discord among House Republicans over “fiscal cliff” ... Stephen Moore talked about discord among House Republicans over “fiscal cliff” negotiations between the White House and House Speaker John Boehner. In an op-ed column, Mr. Moore spoke of disappointment by some House conservatives with Speaker Boehner’s performance especially with the “Plan B” proposal allowing for higher tax rates for those earning $1 M (the bill was pulled after it failed to gain enough support). “Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement. 6:01 am MT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power Jon Meacham, author of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, recounted the political thinking ... Jon Meacham, author of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, recounted the political thinking and career of America’s third president. He examined Jefferson’s relationship with political power and reported that despite his strong beliefs and opposition to confrontation, Jefferson was able to successfully lead the country in a highly partisan political environment. The event was hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. Mr. Meacham responded to questions from the audience. 7:31 am MT Approx. 2 hr. 33 min. Lincoln and the Dakota War of 1862 Historians discussed the Dakota War of 1862. The conflict in Minnesota resulted in the mass ... Historians discussed the Dakota War of 1862. The conflict in Minnesota resulted in the mass execution by hanging of 38 Dakota men. The participants discussed the actions of General Henry Sibly and the decision by President Lincoln to commute the death sentences of 264 condemned Dakotas. The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia and the U.S. Capitol Historical Society hosted this event. 
The conflict lasted about five weeks. It claimed the lives of some 500 white settlers and U.S. soldiers. About sixty Dakota died in the fighting. Almost 400 were put on trial for murder and rape. Of these 303 were sentenced to death. President Lincoln intervened and commuted 264 to imprisonment and one more was reprieved later. On December 4 a mob armed with hatchets and other weapons attacked the camp where the Dakota prisoners were being held but were surrounded and disarmed by U.S. Army troops. On December 26, 1862, 38 Dakota were hanged, the largest mass execution in American history .
7:19 am MT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Columbine and Connecticut School Shooting ; Dave Cullen talked about his book, Columbine, about the 1999 Colorado high school mass ... Dave Cullen talked about his book, Columbine, about the 1999 Colorado high school mass shooting, and the recent elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Topics included his process for researching his book, mental health issues and their relationship to mass murder, and similarities between the Columbine and Connecticut murders. 7:00 am MT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Detroit City is the Place to Be ; Mark Binelli, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine who grew up in the Detroit ... Mark Binelli, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine who grew up in the Detroit area, talked about his book, Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis, in which he presented a history and profiled the influx of artists, environmentalists, and city planners who were re-imagining the urban landscape. Mark Binelli spoke at the Fisher Building in Detroit. 10:05 am MT Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on The Day the Earth Caved In ; Joan Quigley talked about her book, The Day the Earth Caved In: An American Mining Tragedy, ... Joan Quigley talked about her book, The Day the Earth Caved In: An American Mining Tragedy, published by Random House. She documented the Centralia, Pennsylvania mine fire that began in 1962 and still burns to this day. The source of the fire and the contention about its duration caused great division in the mining town whose population thirty years ago was over 1,000 and today is all but deserted. The author contended that the local, state and national governments did not move quickly enough to address the fire nor the later demands by the citizens of Centralia. After her presentation she responded to audience members' questions. 
A video was shown of Ms. Quigley conducting a tour of Centralia for the BookTV crew.
Joan Quigley is the granddaughter and great granddaughter of Centralia miners.
8:01 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Egypt's Constitutional Referendum ; ; Khaled Elgindy and Shadi Hamid talked about Egypt’s vote on a draft constitution. They ... Khaled Elgindy and Shadi Hamid talked about Egypt’s vote on a draft constitution. They reviewed the referendum, explained the key factions involved in writing the constitution and those opposing President Mohammed Morsi, and discussed the future of Egypt. They also answered questions from the audience.
At the time of the program the outcome of the referendum was unknown as only only the first round of voting had taken place,
Mr. Hamid participated from Doha.
7:59 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 51 min. Book Discussion on Patriots Debate Co-editor Harvey Rishikof and four other contributors to the book, Patriots Debate, talked ... Co-editor Harvey Rishikof and four other contributors to the book, Patriots Debate, talked about cyberwarfare and the future of military detention programs. Patriots Debate is an American Bar Association book that looks at different legal arguments on national security law. This event was hosted by the American Bar Association at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. 10:58 am MT Approx. 48 min. The Kissing Sailor Lawrence Verria and George Galdorisi, co-authors of the book The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery ... Lawrence Verria and George Galdorisi, co-authors of the book The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery Behind the Photo That Ended World War II, talked about their search for the couple in the famous Alfred Eisenstaedt photograph. The people in the image also talked about what brought them to Times Square on Victory Over Japan Day in 1945. The American Veterans Center Annual Conference hosted this event.
9:32 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Conflict in Eastern Congo, State and Defense Officials State and Defense Department officials testified on the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the ... State and Defense Department officials testified on the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda’s involvement in the eastern Congo, where U.N. Security Council experts had alleged Rwandan support of rebels against the Congolese army. They spoke about violence from the rebel group M23 which was terrorizing people in Eastern Congo. Among the issues discussed were the role of ivory poaching and U.S. federal budget issues that could limit resources available to assist Congo. 9:52 am MT Approx. 6 min. Book Discussion on The Endgame Author Michael Gordon talked about his book The Endgame: The Inside Story of the Struggle for ... Author Michael Gordon talked about his book The Endgame: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Iraq, from George W. Bush to Barack Obama.
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.
11:48 am MT Approx. 10 min. The Albany Institute's Dutch Collections Tammis Groft, Chief Curator at the Albany Institute of History and Art, talks about the history of ... Tammis Groft, Chief Curator at the Albany Institute of History and Art, talks about the history of the Albany Institute. He also talked about pieces from the Institute’s Dutch cultural collection which shows us how early settlers lived, and about Dutch traditions that were brought to the United States.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:13 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Conflict in Eastern Congo, Panel 2 Witnesses testified about the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and ... Witnesses testified about the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda’s involvement in the eastern Congo, where U.N. Security Council experts had alleged Rwandan support of rebels against the Congolese army. The rebel group M23 was terrorizing people in Eastern Congo. Among the issues discussed was the effectiveness of the U.N. mission in the Congo. 9:59 am MT Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on A Wicked War Amy Greenberg, history and women’s studies professor at Penn State University, talked about ... Amy Greenberg, history and women’s studies professor at Penn State University, talked about her book, A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico, in which she recounts the Mexican-American War in 1846. The author talked about President Polk’s decision to go to war and the roles that then Congressman Abraham Lincoln and Henry Clay played in the national debate. Amy Greenberg speaks at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois. 12:00 pm MT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Tim Weiner ; Tim Weiner discussed Enemies: A History of the FBI, his book on the FBI’s 100-year ... Tim Weiner discussed Enemies: A History of the FBI, his book on the FBI’s 100-year hidden history of war against terrorists, spies, and ultimately any person or group deemed subversive. He revealed secretly taped conversations FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover had with Presidents Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon. He wrote about the agency’s predominantly illegal secret intelligence and surveillance techniques such as wire-tapping, break-ins, and burglaries. He researched recently declassified documents that included Mr. Hoover’s personal intelligence files. He scrutinized over 200 oral histories of current and former FBI agents. 
In this interview Mr. Weiner discussed his early career as a reporter, including his Kansas City Times' coverage of the 1981 collapse of an atrium skywalk at the Hyatt Hotel, which won him and his team a Pulitzer Prize. His second Pulitzer was received for investigative journalism on black budget spending while employed by the Philadelphia Inquirer.
12:35 pm MT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address ; President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama delivered the weekly presidential address, in ... President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama delivered the weekly presidential address, in which they expressed their holiday wishes for all Americans. 10:52 am MT Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on Hemingway's Boat ; Paul Hendrickson talked about his biography, Hemingway’s Boat: Everything He Loved in ... Paul Hendrickson talked about his biography, Hemingway’s Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost.
He was interviewed while at the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.
The program began and ended with scenes of the festival and scheduling information.
1:00 pm MT Approx. 29 min. Boston's Granary Burying Ground - Part 2 Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, ... Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, toured the Granary Burying Ground in downtown Boston.*Established in the year 1660, the Granary Burying Ground is the city’s third oldest cemetery, and the burial site of several notable American Revolutionaries, including Paul Revere, John Hancock and Samuel Adams.
12:39 pm MT Approx. 2 min. Weekly Republican Address House Speaker John Boehner delivered the weekly Republican address. He said that the House ... House Speaker John Boehner delivered the weekly Republican address. He said that the House has acted to avert the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then and President Obama and his Democratic-controlled Senate now must do the same. He stated, “We will continue to work with our colleagues in the Congress and the White House on a plan that protects families and small businesses.” He also wished all Americans a Merry Christmas. 11:00 am MT Approx. 52 min. After Words with Robert Bork ; Robert Bork talked about his book A Time to Speak: Selected Writings and Arguments ... Robert Bork talked about his book A Time to Speak: Selected Writings and Arguments (Intercollegiate Studies Institute; November 15, 2008). The book collects more than sixty of his articles from the past forty years on topics ranging from President Nixon to St. Thomas More, from abortion to antitrust policy, and from civil liberties to natural law. It also includes several of his judicial opinions and transcribed oral arguments. He was interviewed at his home in McLean, Virginia, by guest interviewer Eugene Meyer.
Robert H. Bork is the author several books including Slouching Towards Gomorrah: Modern Liberalism and American Decline and The Tempting of America: The Political Seduction of the Law, and Coercing Virtue: The Worldwide Rule of Judges. A distinguished fellow of the Hudson Institute and the Tad and Diane Taube distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution.
1:30 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. President's Home in Photographs and History Vicki Goldberg, author of the book The White House: The President’s Home in Photographs ... Vicki Goldberg, author of the book The White House: The President’s Home in Photographs and History, shared some of her favorite images of presidents and their families when they lived at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation and Dartmouth College sponsored this event.
12:43 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Future of the U.S. Military ; Defense Secretary Leon Panetta talked about the future of the U.S. military. In his remarks ... Defense Secretary Leon Panetta talked about the future of the U.S. military. In his remarks he said that Afghan forces were on schedule to take the lead for securing their country in 2013. He said that the U.S. military force would be “smaller and leaner.” In addition, he discussed the state of the Defense Department if sequestration takes effect, the situation in the Middle East, and America’s role in the Pacific region.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and were to take effect in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
11:55 am MT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on It’s Even Worse Than It Looks Congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein talked about their book, It’s Even ... Congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein talked about their book, It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism.
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.
2:39 pm MT Approx. 5 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.
1:49 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Gary Locke on U.S.-China Relations ; ; U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke, the Asia Society’s Orville Schell, and ABC News' George ... U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke, the Asia Society’s Orville Schell, and ABC News' George Stephanopoulous, who moderated the event, talked about what’s next in U.S.-China relations. Ambassador Locke said that there will be continuity in U.S.- China relations, and that the new Chinese leader Xi Jinping is “more at ease with people” but noted that it’s too soon to get a “sense” of his policies.The event took place at the Asia Society in New York City 12:00 pm MT Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on Exit the Colonel Ethan Chorin, a diplomat who served as an economic and commercial attache in Tripoli from 2004 to ... Ethan Chorin, a diplomat who served as an economic and commercial attache in Tripoli from 2004 to 2006, talked about his book, Exit the Colonel: The Hidden History of the Libyan Revolution, in which he traces the background to the 2011 uprisings in Libya. He also responded to questions from the audience. This event was hosted by the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York City. 2:45 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on A Nation of Deadbeats ; Author Scott Nelson discussed his book, A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of ... Author Scott Nelson discussed his book, A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America’s Financial Disasters, in which he argues that consumer debt has underpinned almost every major financial panic in the nation’s history. In each case, the chain of banks, brokers, moneylenders, and insurance companies that separated borrowers and lenders made it impossible to distinguish good loans from bad. Bound up in this history are stories of national banks funded by smugglers, fistfights in Congress over the gold standard, America’s early dependence on British bankers, and how presidential campaigns were forged in controversies over private debt.
3:15 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Hurricane Sandy Recovery Efforts Federal government and New York City and New Jersey transportation system officials testified on ... Federal government and New York City and New Jersey transportation system officials testified on the damage done by Hurricane Sandy to the regional transportation systems, and the needed repairs to rebuild infrastructure capable of withstanding a similar storm. At the time, Congress was considering a passage of a $60 billion relief package for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The package has come under criticism for containing pet spending projects like a new car for the Justice Department’s inspector general, repairs at the Kennedy Space Center and funding for the Federal Transportation Administration. 12:55 pm MT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on The Party is Over Mike Lofgren spoke about his book The Party Is Over: How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats ... Mike Lofgren spoke about his book The Party Is Over: How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Got Shafted.
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.
3:47 pm MT Approx. 10 min. America's First Shaker Settlement Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked ... Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked about the history of Shakers in Albany. The site was home to the very first Shaker settlement in the U.S. The Shakers and their leader Ann Lee came to America in the late 18th century from England. Known for their charismatic worship styles, this Christian sect also promoted communal living and the equality of the sexes, which they institutionalized in their teachings as early as 1780.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:22 pm MT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address ; President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama delivered the weekly presidential address, in ... President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama delivered the weekly presidential address, in which they expressed their holiday wishes for all Americans. 1:00 pm MT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on American Phoenix Sarah Kilborne talked about her book American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, ... Sarah Kilborne talked about her book American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, A Man Who Turned Disaster Into Destiny, in which she recounted the business acumen of her great-great-grandfather, William Skinner, a textile manufacturer in the mid-nineteenth century. She talked about Skinner’s emigration from London and his career ascendancy from a worker in a silk mill to the owner of his own factory in the mill village of “Skinnerville.” In 1874 a dam burst near Skinnerville and destroyed the town and forced William Skinner to rebuild. Sarah Kilborne responded to questions from the audience at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, Vermont. 4:00 pm MT Approx. 40 min. The Irish Brigade at Fredericksburg ; From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, history professor Susannah Ural talks ... From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, history professor Susannah Ural talks about the Irish Brigade’s role in the battle. Co-sponsored by the National Park Service, the Fredericksburg Area Museum, and the University of Mary Washington.
4:26 pm MT Approx. 2 min. Weekly Republican Address House Speaker John Boehner delivered the weekly Republican address. He said that the House ... House Speaker John Boehner delivered the weekly Republican address. He said that the House has acted to avert the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then and President Obama and his Democratic-controlled Senate now must do the same. He stated, “We will continue to work with our colleagues in the Congress and the White House on a plan that protects families and small businesses.” He also wished all Americans a Merry Christmas. 1:57 pm MT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on First Cameraman Author Arun Chaudhary talked about his book, First Cameraman: Documenting the Obama Presidency ... Author Arun Chaudhary talked about his book, First Cameraman: Documenting the Obama Presidency in Real Time.
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
4:41 pm MT Approx. 6 min. Battle of Fredericksburg and Chatham Manor National Park Service historian Donald Pfanz tours Chatham Manor, headquarters of Fredericksburg ... National Park Service historian Donald Pfanz tours Chatham Manor, headquarters of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, and talked about the only existing home in the United States where both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln visited.
4:31 pm MT Approx. 28 min. Communicators with Andrew Blum ; Author Andrew Blum talked about his book, Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet, ... Author Andrew Blum talked about his book, Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet, in which he describes the physical components and locales that allow the Internet to function throughout the world. He visited the networks, data warehouses, and undersea cables that make the Internet what it is, and described how they all fit into a system that connects the world. Mr. Blum participated by video link from New York City. 2:00 pm MT Approx. 26 min. Book Discussion on Democracy's Big Day: The Inauguration of Our President Jim Bendat, an inauguration day correspondent for several television networks, talked about his ... Jim Bendat, an inauguration day correspondent for several television networks, talked about his book, Democracy’s Big Day: The Inauguration of Our President, 1789-2013, in which he traced the history of inaugurations going back to 1789. He also responded to questions from the audience. This event, held aboard the Queen Mary, was hosted by the Rotary Club of Long Beach. 4:48 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Battle of Fredericksburg Leaders and Commanders ; From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, historian Frank O’Reilly ... From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, historian Frank O’Reilly discussed the decisions made by leaders and commanders involved. Co-sponsored by the National Park Service, the Fredericksburg Area Museum, and the University of Mary Washington.
5:03 pm MT Approx. 56 min. Senatorial Tributes to Senator Daniel Inouye Senators paid tribute to Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI), who died the previous day. Senators paid tribute to Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI), who died the previous day. 2:30 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Book Discussion on Sacred Ground ; Eboo Patel, a member of President Obama’s inaugural Faith Council, talked about his book, ... Eboo Patel, a member of President Obama’s inaugural Faith Council, talked about his book, Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America, in which he argues that America should strive to be a pluralistic country where religion is a bridge to cooperation rather than a fissure between people. Mr. Patel, the president and founder of Interfaith Youth Core, spoke with Ed Bacon, rector of All Saints Episcopal Church of Pasadena, California at the Los Angeles Public Library. 5:56 pm MT Approx. 4 min. Battle of Fredericksburg and The Sentry Box Historic Home Fredericksburg, Virginia businessman Charles McDaniel, Sr. talked about the history of the ... Fredericksburg, Virginia businessman Charles McDaniel, Sr. talked about the history of the 1786 Sentry Box home, which he has owned for fifty years. He also talked about events that took place there in December of 1862 when Union forces crossed the Rappahannock river nearby under fire from Confederate snipers.
6:01 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Legacy of Senator Robert Byrd ; ; Two former staffers of the late Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV), Ira Shapiro and David Corbin, talked ... Two former staffers of the late Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV), Ira Shapiro and David Corbin, talked about the senator’s life and political career. Topics included why they considered him a great leader and bipartisanship in the Senate. The West Virginia State Society honored the late Senator Robert Byrd at the Monocle Restaurant on what would have been his 95th birthday. 3:50 pm MT Approx. 10 min. Book Discussion on Instant City ; Steve Inskeep talked about his book, Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi.
He was ...
Steve Inskeep talked about his book, Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi.
He was interviewed while at the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.
The program opened and closed with scheduling information.
6:02 pm MT Approx. 38 min. Women's Clothing in Colonial America Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial ... Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial American women, with a focus on stays, which are similar to corsets. Both male and female children of the time wore stays until around the age of seven, when males would cease wearing them, while females would continue to wear them throughout their adult lives.
7:05 pm MT Approx. 35 min. South Carolina Senator Announcement Governor Nikki Haley (R) announced the appointment U.S. Representative Tim Scott (R-SC) to succeed ... Governor Nikki Haley (R) announced the appointment U.S. Representative Tim Scott (R-SC) to succeed to the seat of U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), who resigned from the Senate as of January 1, 2013, to become the president of the Heritage Foundation. Representative Scott would become the first black Republican senator from the South since Reconstruction. 4:01 pm MT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Lazy B: Growing Up on a Cattle Ranch ; Justice O’Connor talked about her memoir Lazy B: Growing Up on a Cattle Ranch in the ... Justice O’Connor talked about her memoir Lazy B: Growing Up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest, published by Random House. Co-written with her brother, H. Alan Day, the book tells the story of three generations of the Day family and of growing up on the Lazy B Ranch in Arizona. Justice O’Connor’s grandfather set up the Lazy B in 1880 and the ranch developed and prospered under the care of her parents. The book recounts the cowboys, cattle drives and hardships of her youth, and the values instilled by a self-reliant way of life. 6:42 pm MT Approx. 12 min. New York State Capitol Building Barbara R. Maggio, acting director of curatorial and tour services for the New York State Capitol ... Barbara R. Maggio, acting director of curatorial and tour services for the New York State Capitol building, talked about the history, art, and architecture of the distinctive structure. She also highlighted the stories of numerous New York governors who have run for, and either won or lost, their races for the U.S. presidency.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:42 pm MT Approx. 21 min. Senator Jim DeMint Farewell Speech Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) gave his farewell address to the Senate. He was leaving the Senate ... Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) gave his farewell address to the Senate. He was leaving the Senate to become the president of the Heritage Foundation. 5:00 pm MT Approx. 41 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. 6:56 pm MT Approx. 59 min. Lessons from Ben Franklin ; Economist and author Mark Skousen talked about the life of his ancestor Benjamin Franklin as a ... Economist and author Mark Skousen talked about the life of his ancestor Benjamin Franklin as a successful businessman and entrepreneur. Mr. Skousen has studied the founding father for years and is the author of several books about him including The Wit and Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin.
8:03 pm MT Approx. 28 min. Senator Hutchison Farewell Address Senator Kay Baile Hutchison (R-TX) gave her farewell address to the Senate. Senator Kay Baile Hutchison (R-TX) gave her farewell address to the Senate. 5:42 pm MT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on Where They Stand Author Robert Merry talked about his book, Where They Stand.
This interview was held ...
Author Robert Merry talked about his book, Where They Stand.
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
7:59 pm MT Approx. 40 min. The Irish Brigade at Fredericksburg ; From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, history professor Susannah Ural talks ... From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, history professor Susannah Ural talks about the Irish Brigade’s role in the battle. Co-sponsored by the National Park Service, the Fredericksburg Area Museum, and the University of Mary Washington.
8:33 pm MT Approx. 22 min. Majority Leader Reid Tribute to Senator Inouye Senate Majority Leader Harry (D-NV) paid tribute to Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI), who died the ... Senate Majority Leader Harry (D-NV) paid tribute to Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI), who died the previous day. 5:45 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on The Amistad Rebellion Marcus Rediker, history professor at the University of Pittsburgh, talked about his book, The ... Marcus Rediker, history professor at the University of Pittsburgh, talked about his book, The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom, in which he recounts the slave revolt aboard the Spanish schooner, Amistad in 1839. The author reported that four days after the ship set sail the captives revolted, killed the captain, and took command of the ship. The Amistad was eventually commandeered by the U.S. Navy and the men aboard were sent to prison in Connecticut, where they awaited a trail heard by the Supreme Court. Their case, defended by John Quincy Adams, resulted in their release and return to Africa. Mr. Rediker spoke at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia. 8:40 pm MT Approx. 6 min. Battle of Fredericksburg and Chatham Manor National Park Service historian Donald Pfanz tours Chatham Manor, headquarters of Fredericksburg ... National Park Service historian Donald Pfanz tours Chatham Manor, headquarters of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, and talked about the only existing home in the United States where both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln visited.
8:59 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Legacy of Senator Robert Byrd ; ; Two former staffers of the late Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV), Ira Shapiro and David Corbin, talked ... Two former staffers of the late Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV), Ira Shapiro and David Corbin, talked about the senator’s life and political career. Topics included why they considered him a great leader and bipartisanship in the Senate. The West Virginia State Society honored the late Senator Robert Byrd at the Monocle Restaurant on what would have been his 95th birthday. 6:53 pm MT Approx. 5 min. Book Discussion on It’s Even Worse Than It Looks Congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein talked about their book, It’s Even ... Congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein talked about their book, It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism.
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.
8:47 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Battle of Fredericksburg Leaders and Commanders ; From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, historian Frank O’Reilly ... From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, historian Frank O’Reilly discussed the decisions made by leaders and commanders involved. Co-sponsored by the National Park Service, the Fredericksburg Area Museum, and the University of Mary Washington.
10:02 pm MT Approx. 35 min. South Carolina Senator Announcement Governor Nikki Haley (R) announced the appointment U.S. Representative Tim Scott (R-SC) to succeed ... Governor Nikki Haley (R) announced the appointment U.S. Representative Tim Scott (R-SC) to succeed to the seat of U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), who resigned from the Senate as of January 1, 2013, to become the president of the Heritage Foundation. Representative Scott would become the first black Republican senator from the South since Reconstruction. 7:00 pm MT Approx. 46 min. Book Discussion on Ike's Bluff Professor Evan Thomas talked about his book, Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s ... Professor Evan Thomas talked about his book, Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World, in which he recounts the tenure of America’s 34th President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961). Mr. Thomas was introduced by Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of Dwight Eisenhower, at the Eisenhower Institute in Washington, D.C. 9:55 pm MT Approx. 4 min. Battle of Fredericksburg and The Sentry Box Historic Home Fredericksburg, Virginia businessman Charles McDaniel, Sr. talked about the history of the ... Fredericksburg, Virginia businessman Charles McDaniel, Sr. talked about the history of the 1786 Sentry Box home, which he has owned for fifty years. He also talked about events that took place there in December of 1862 when Union forces crossed the Rappahannock river nearby under fire from Confederate snipers.
10:38 pm MT Approx. 21 min. Senator Jim DeMint Farewell Speech Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) gave his farewell address to the Senate. He was leaving the Senate ... Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) gave his farewell address to the Senate. He was leaving the Senate to become the president of the Heritage Foundation. 7:47 pm MT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on In Buddha's Company ; Richard Ruth was interviewed about his book, In Buddha’s Company: Thai soldiers in the ... Richard Ruth was interviewed about his book, In Buddha’s Company: Thai soldiers in the Vietnam War, about the role of Thailand, and particularly the service of Thai soldiers, in the Vietnam War. 10:01 pm MT Approx. 38 min. Women's Clothing in Colonial America Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial ... Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial American women, with a focus on stays, which are similar to corsets. Both male and female children of the time wore stays until around the age of seven, when males would cease wearing them, while females would continue to wear them throughout their adult lives.
11:00 pm MT Approx. 28 min. Senator Hutchison Farewell Address Senator Kay Baile Hutchison (R-TX) gave her farewell address to the Senate. Senator Kay Baile Hutchison (R-TX) gave her farewell address to the Senate. 8:00 pm MT Approx. 57 min. After Words with Craig Whitney ; Author Craig Whitney talked about his book, Living with Guns: A Liberal’s Case for the ... Author Craig Whitney talked about his book, Living with Guns: A Liberal’s Case for the Second Amendment, in which he examines the history of firearms in America, pathways to cooperation between gun control advocates and opponents, and the presence of guns throughout American culture. He discussed his thoughts and theories with Paul Helmke, the former president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. 10:40 pm MT Approx. 12 min. New York State Capitol Building Barbara R. Maggio, acting director of curatorial and tour services for the New York State Capitol ... Barbara R. Maggio, acting director of curatorial and tour services for the New York State Capitol building, talked about the history, art, and architecture of the distinctive structure. She also highlighted the stories of numerous New York governors who have run for, and either won or lost, their races for the U.S. presidency.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:31 pm MT Approx. 43 min. Stephen Dinan on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations ; Stephen Dinan talked about the next steps to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and other issues ... Stephen Dinan talked about the next steps to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and other issues left for Congress before the end of 2012. Topics included specifics of potential tax increases, Speaker Boehner’s “Plan B,” and Republican and Democratic legislative strategies for 2013. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Fiscal cliff" referred to the tax increases and spending cuts set to take place at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
9:00 pm MT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Affairs of State Robert Watson, founding editor of the journal, White House Studies, talked about his book, ... Robert Watson, founding editor of the journal, White House Studies, talked about his book, Affairs of State: The Untold History of Presidential Love, Sex, and Scandal, 1789-1900, in which he looked at the history of scandals surrounding the intimate lives of U.S. presidents since 1789. He also responded to questions from the audience at the event hosted by Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. 10:56 pm MT Approx. 59 min. Lessons from Ben Franklin ; Economist and author Mark Skousen talked about the life of his ancestor Benjamin Franklin as a ... Economist and author Mark Skousen talked about the life of his ancestor Benjamin Franklin as a successful businessman and entrepreneur. Mr. Skousen has studied the founding father for years and is the author of several books about him including The Wit and Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin.
12:16 am MT Approx. 52 min. 2012 Drug Abuse Survey The National Institute of Drug Abuse released the results of its annual survey on drug ... The National Institute of Drug Abuse released the results of its annual survey on drug use. The survey by the National Institute on Drug Abuse shows that drinking and cigarette smoking was down among high school students in 2012, but marijuana use remains high. The abuse of drugs like adderall was also a concern cited by the Director of the National Institute of Drug Abuse Nora Volkow. 10:00 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Book Discussion on Of Africa Nigerian Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka talked about his book Of Africa, in which ... Nigerian Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka talked about his book Of Africa, in which he explores the history of Africa and the challenges facing the continent today. Mr. Soyinka spoke at the Free Library of Philadelphia. 12:00 am MT Approx. 29 min. Boston's Granary Burying Ground - Part 2 Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, ... Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, toured the Granary Burying Ground in downtown Boston.*Established in the year 1660, the Granary Burying Ground is the city’s third oldest cemetery, and the burial site of several notable American Revolutionaries, including Paul Revere, John Hancock and Samuel Adams.
1:09 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Global Counterterrorism ; ; Daniel Benjamin and Bruce Riedel talked about U.S. counterterrorism efforts, including complicated ... Daniel Benjamin and Bruce Riedel talked about U.S. counterterrorism efforts, including complicated relations with Pakistan, the use of drones by U.S., and al-Qaida’s influence internationally. The Brookings Institution hosted the event. 11:06 pm MT Approx. 13 min. Book Discussion on Into Dust and Fire ; Rachel Cox talked about her book, Into Dust and Fire: Five Young Americans Who Went First to ... Rachel Cox talked about her book, Into Dust and Fire: Five Young Americans Who Went First to Fight the Nazis, in which she writes about her uncle and four other Americans who joined the British in their fight against Nazi Germany before the Americans entered the war. This interview was recorded on the campus of George Mason University. 12:30 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. President's Home in Photographs and History Vicki Goldberg, author of the book The White House: The President’s Home in Photographs ... Vicki Goldberg, author of the book The White House: The President’s Home in Photographs and History, shared some of her favorite images of presidents and their families when they lived at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation and Dartmouth College sponsored this event.
2:36 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Syrian Transition After Assad Regime ; ; Panelists talked about the civil war in Syria and the potential for the Assad regime to ... Panelists talked about the civil war in Syria and the potential for the Assad regime to fall. The Institute for the Study of War’s Joseph Holliday said the fall of the Assad regime will not be a collapse but a slow decline today/Tuesday at a panel discussion on the future of Syria after Assad. He was joined in the discussion by the Stimson Center’s Mona Yacoubian. Both agreed that If the Assad Regime falls, it could lead to less stability in the region. 
Syria’s civil war began as an uprising in March 2011 with peaceful protests but turned into a civil war after the government’s crackdown on dissent.
11:21 pm MT Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis ; John Goodman talked about his book, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis. In the book, ... John Goodman talked about his book, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis. In the book, he argues that the healthcare system needs to be opened up to market forces and the incentives that are currently driving up costs and making the system less efficient need to be removed. He was interviewed while attending FreedomFest, which was held July 11-14, 2012, in Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. 1:39 am MT Approx. 7 min. Massachusetts Maritime History ; Historian Richard Norton Smith toured three locations along Boston’s North Shore: Fort ... Historian Richard Norton Smith toured three locations along Boston’s North Shore: Fort Sewall in Marblehead, Massachusetts; the Salem Maritime National Historic Site and Custom House; and the Gloucester Fisherman’s Memorial.
These stops on the Presidents and Patriots Historical Tours' nine-day “New England by the Sea: Whales, Witches & Writers” tour were on October 7 and 8, 2011.
3:42 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Consumer Credit Reports Witnesses testified on the accuracy and regulation of consumer credit reports. They discussed ... Witnesses testified on the accuracy and regulation of consumer credit reports. They discussed were the practices of credit reporting agencies, the low number of consumers who request their credit reports, the impact of medical debt on credit scores, and the dispute process. 11:30 pm MT Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on Pat Nixon ; Mary Brennan, history professor at Texas State University, talked about her book, Pat Nixon: ... Mary Brennan, history professor at Texas State University, talked about her book, Pat Nixon: Embattled First Lady, in which she recounts the life of former First Lady Pat Nixon (1912-1993).The author utilized Mrs. Nixon’s recently-released papers to examine the personal and professional life of the private first lady. She spoke at the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California. 1:47 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on A Nation of Deadbeats ; Author Scott Nelson discussed his book, A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of ... Author Scott Nelson discussed his book, A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America’s Financial Disasters, in which he argues that consumer debt has underpinned almost every major financial panic in the nation’s history. In each case, the chain of banks, brokers, moneylenders, and insurance companies that separated borrowers and lenders made it impossible to distinguish good loans from bad. Bound up in this history are stories of national banks funded by smugglers, fistfights in Congress over the gold standard, America’s early dependence on British bankers, and how presidential campaigns were forged in controversies over private debt.
12:24 am MT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Fatherhood NBA Player Etan Thomas talked about his book Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge. ... NBA Player Etan Thomas talked about his book Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge.
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.
2:51 am MT Approx. 7 min. Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Exhibit New York State Education Commissioner John King toured the New York State Museum’s exhibit ... New York State Education Commissioner John King toured the New York State Museum’s exhibit on the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. The exhibit examines the document and shows how its wording was used by Martin Luther King in his speeches during the American Civil Rights movement. Mr. King is also a co-author of the exhibit’s text.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:30 am MT Approx. 27 min. Book Discussion on Across That Bridge From the 12th annual National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC, Congressman ... From the 12th annual National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC, Congressman John Lewis discussed his book, Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change. 3:00 am MT Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on The Day the Earth Caved In ; Joan Quigley talked about her book, The Day the Earth Caved In: An American Mining Tragedy, ... Joan Quigley talked about her book, The Day the Earth Caved In: An American Mining Tragedy, published by Random House. She documented the Centralia, Pennsylvania mine fire that began in 1962 and still burns to this day. The source of the fire and the contention about its duration caused great division in the mining town whose population thirty years ago was over 1,000 and today is all but deserted. The author contended that the local, state and national governments did not move quickly enough to address the fire nor the later demands by the citizens of Centralia. After her presentation she responded to audience members' questions. 
A video was shown of Ms. Quigley conducting a tour of Centralia for the BookTV crew.
Joan Quigley is the granddaughter and great granddaughter of Centralia miners.
1:00 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. 3:52 am MT Approx. 5 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.
1:45 am MT Approx. 43 min. Book Discussion on The Good Girls Revolt Lynn Povich, the first female senior editor at Newsweek magazine, recounted her ... Lynn Povich, the first female senior editor at Newsweek magazine, recounted her involvement, with 46 of her female colleagues, in a class action lawsuit against Newsweek for hiring and promotion discrimination on March 16, 1970. The author recalled the lead-up and execution of the lawsuit, filed the same day the magazine ran a cover-story on the women’s movement, and the affect the lawsuit had on the litigants and future female journalists. Lynn Povich spoke at Books Inc. in Palo Alto, California. 3:59 am MT Approx. 48 min. The Kissing Sailor Lawrence Verria and George Galdorisi, co-authors of the book The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery ... Lawrence Verria and George Galdorisi, co-authors of the book The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery Behind the Photo That Ended World War II, talked about their search for the couple in the famous Alfred Eisenstaedt photograph. The people in the image also talked about what brought them to Times Square on Victory Over Japan Day in 1945. The American Veterans Center Annual Conference hosted this event.
2:30 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Book Discussion on My American Revolution ; Author Robert Sullivan discussed his book, My American Revolution: Crossing the Delaware and ... Author Robert Sullivan discussed his book, My American Revolution: Crossing the Delaware and I-78, which explores the role of the middle colonies in the American Revolution. He also responded to questions from the audience. 4:51 am MT Approx. 7 min. Massachusetts Maritime History ; Historian Richard Norton Smith toured three locations along Boston’s North Shore: Fort ... Historian Richard Norton Smith toured three locations along Boston’s North Shore: Fort Sewall in Marblehead, Massachusetts; the Salem Maritime National Historic Site and Custom House; and the Gloucester Fisherman’s Memorial.
These stops on the Presidents and Patriots Historical Tours' nine-day “New England by the Sea: Whales, Witches & Writers” tour were on October 7 and 8, 2011.
3:44 am MT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Spillover ; Author David Quammen talked about his book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human ... Author David Quammen talked about his book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, in which he looks at diseases like Ebola, SARS, avian flu, and AIDS that originated in animals but spread to humans and talks about the threat of this kind of “spillover” in the future. Mr. Quammen spoke at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC. 4:59 am MT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Tim Weiner ; Tim Weiner discussed Enemies: A History of the FBI, his book on the FBI’s 100-year ... Tim Weiner discussed Enemies: A History of the FBI, his book on the FBI’s 100-year hidden history of war against terrorists, spies, and ultimately any person or group deemed subversive. He revealed secretly taped conversations FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover had with Presidents Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon. He wrote about the agency’s predominantly illegal secret intelligence and surveillance techniques such as wire-tapping, break-ins, and burglaries. He researched recently declassified documents that included Mr. Hoover’s personal intelligence files. He scrutinized over 200 oral histories of current and former FBI agents. 
In this interview Mr. Weiner discussed his early career as a reporter, including his Kansas City Times' coverage of the 1981 collapse of an atrium skywalk at the Hyatt Hotel, which won him and his team a Pulitzer Prize. His second Pulitzer was received for investigative journalism on black budget spending while employed by the Philadelphia Inquirer.
4:30 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on Master of the Mountain ; Author Henry Wiencek discussed his book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His ... Author Henry Wiencek discussed his book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves, in which he reports that Jefferson sought financial gain through the ownership and labor of his slaves, what America’s third president called “silent profits.”