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4:00 am PT Approx. 49 min. LIVE Open Phones ; ; Telephone lines were open for comments on anti-American violence and protests in Afghanistan in ... Telephone lines were open for comments on anti-American violence and protests in Afghanistan in reaction to unintentional burnings of Korans by the U.S.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning talk shows.
3:55 am PT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Uncompromised ; Nada Prouty talked about her book Uncompromised: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of an Arab ... Nada Prouty talked about her book Uncompromised: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of an Arab American Patriot in the CIA. Labeled by the New York Post as “Jihad Jane,” Nada Prouty was eventually exonerated by the Central Intelligence Agency and a federal judge of charges that she had passed intelligence to Hezbollah.
This interview was held at the 34th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 15, 2011, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
1:15 am PT Approx. 3 hr. 46 min. Person of the Year 1862, Part 2 Each year, Time magazine selects a single person who had the most influence on events ... Each year, Time magazine selects a single person who had the most influence on events during the previous twelve months. If the same question had been posed in the year 1862, who would Time have selected as the Person of the Year? The Museum of the Confederacy and the Library of Virginia invited five historians to consider that question and nominate someone for the title.
The remaining three historians campaigned for their candidates in this second half of a two-part program. After each presentation the historian responded to questions from members of the audience. Then he was interviewed remotely from the C-SPAN studios and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Professor McPherson nominated Admiral David Farragut; General Mountcastle nominated General George McClellan; Professor Thomas nominated General Robert E. Lee, who the audience then voted as Person of the Year 1862.
The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2012 Symposium was held at the Library of Virginia.
4:49 am PT Approx. 49 min. LIVE Detroit News Endorsement of Mitt Romney ; Nolan Finley talked about the Detroit News' endorsement of Mitt Romney for the Republican ... Nolan Finley talked about the Detroit News' endorsement of Mitt Romney for the Republican 2012 presidential candidate, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the other Republican candidates, the latest poll numbers, and the upcoming Michigan primary. 4:00 am PT Approx. 2 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007 Matt Wasniewski presented a history of African Americans who have served in Congress, using images ... Matt Wasniewski presented a history of African Americans who have served in Congress, using images from the Web site, “Black Americans in Congress.” He also responded to questions. Then former Congressman Ron Dellums (D-CA), a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus, talked about his own experiences. This Avoice briefing at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., was sponsored by Representative Frederica Wilson. 5:02 am PT Approx. 27 min. Magna Carta Restoration and Display Archivist David Ferreiro held a press conference to announce the return to public display of a ... Archivist David Ferreiro held a press conference to announce the return to public display of a copy of the 1297 version of the Magna Carta after a year of conservation treatments. One of only four known 1297 originals, the document is on permanent loan by its owner David Rubenstein. They unveiled the restored document to the press. Mr. Rubenstein responded to questions about how he came to own a copy of the Magna Carta, the history of the Magna Carta, and how his early work on Capitol Hill as chief counsel to the Senate subcommittee on constitutional amendments influenced his interests.
Video was shown as Kitty Nicholson talked about the conservation process and Jay Brandenburg described the process of encasing the Magna Carta.
Then Marvin Pinkert showed reporters the spot in the rotunda where the document would be displayed and its new interactive exhibit.
5:39 am PT Approx. 39 min. LIVE Women Voters and the 2012 Election ; Democratic consultant Celinda Lake talked about women voters and the 2012 election. She also ... Democratic consultant Celinda Lake talked about women voters and the 2012 election. She also answered questions from viewers. Topics included the recent House Oversight and Government Affairs Committee hearing on the Obama administration compromise on a provision of the 2010 health care law that required church-affiliated employers to cover contraceptives and other preventive services in their health insurance plans, and the 2012 Republican presidential candidates. 6:05 am PT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Occupying Wall Street: The Inside Story of an Action that Changed America A history of the Occupy Wall Street movement was written by almost 60 of the participating ... A history of the Occupy Wall Street movement was written by almost 60 of the participating activists, calling themselves “Writers for the 99%.” Some of the contributors to the book read selections from it at a “True Story Nonfiction” event of the KGB Bar in New York City.
Portions of this program contain language that some may find offensive.
5:30 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Progressive Politics of Theodore Roosevelt and Barack Obama Panelists compared and contrasted the political philosophies of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and ... Panelists compared and contrasted the political philosophies of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Barack Obama. In 1910, Theodore Roosevelt delivered his “New Nationalism” speech which espoused his Progressive ideas in Osawatomie, Kansas. In 2011, President Obama went to the same town and spoke about his own political philosophy and about the U.S. economy. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. William Schambra and E.J. Dionne Jr. co-moderated.
“Osawatomie: Then and Now” was held at the Betsy and Walter Stern Conference Center in Washington, D.C.
6:18 am PT Approx. 13 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments. 7:04 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Book Discussion on Guantanamo: An American History ; Jonathan Hansen presented a history of America’s presence at Guantanamo Bay. The author ... Jonathan Hansen presented a history of America’s presence at Guantanamo Bay. The author reported on the United States' early interest in the area and the central role it played in U.S. plans to control the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. Mr. Hansen examined the creation of the U.S. naval base and prison at Guantanamo and its continued usage despite calls for its closure. Jonathan Hansen responded to questions from members of the audience at Belmont Public Library in Belmont, Massachusetts. The program was part of the Author Series of the Friends of the Belmont Public Library. 7:25 am PT Approx. 3 min. Beaumont Race Riots of 1943 Robert Robertson talked about the race riot that started on June 15, 1943, in Beaumont, Texas, as ... Robert Robertson talked about the race riot that started on June 15, 1943, in Beaumont, Texas, as white shipyard workers confronted black workers after hearing that a local white woman had accused a black man of raping her. Martial law was imposed on the city for five days, but during that time people were killed and many African-American businesses were left in shambles. Professor Robertson was interviewed in Forsythe Street, a center of successful African-American businesses at that time. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Beaumont, Texas, on January 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time-Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
6:33 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. LIVE Eliminating Childhood Hunger Panelists and governors talked about efforts by various state governments to end childhood ... Panelists and governors talked about efforts by various state governments to end childhood hunger. 
This program was part of the National Governor’s Association conference.
8:13 am PT Approx. 1 min. BookTV Fairs and Festivals 7:30 am PT Approx. 30 min. The Challenge of Ideas This 1961 film titled The Challenge of Ideas discusses the ideological battle between the ... This 1961 film titled The Challenge of Ideas discusses the ideological battle between the United States and Soviet Union. It was produced by the United States Army Pictorial Center and the Defense Department.
Various celebrities and news-media figures discussed the polarization of politics between the Western Allies of the United States and the Soviet bloc, pointing out the need for vigilance and action to protect democracy in the U.S. and abroad.
7:47 am PT Approx. 30 min. Newsmakers with Jon Leibowitz Jon Leibowitz talked about the Obama administration’s proposal for new privacy protections ... Jon Leibowitz talked about the Obama administration’s proposal for new privacy protections for people using the Internet and smart phones. The proposals came as an increasing number of companies collected personal information about Internet users. 8:15 am PT Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on This Burning Land ; ; Greg Myre and Jennifer Griffin talked about their book This Burning Land: Lessons From the ... Greg Myre and Jennifer Griffin talked about their book This Burning Land: Lessons From the Front Lines of the Transformed Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was a presentation of the 5th annual Savannah Book Festival in the rotunda of the Telfair Academy.
8:00 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Conduct of the Civil War in 1861 Lincoln and Civil War scholars debated why the Civil War didn’t end in 1861, the year that ... Lincoln and Civil War scholars debated why the Civil War didn’t end in 1861, the year that it began. They discussed why the numerous advantages of the Union did not bring the war to a swift conclusion. Topics included divided loyalties, military traditions, governmental organization, constitutional law, and the exercise of presidential power. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. Harold Holzer moderated. 
“Why Didn’t the War End in 1861?” was a program at the 16th annual Lincoln Forum Symposium, held November 18, 2011, at the Wyndham Hotel in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. "Lincoln and the Home Front: The Civil War Comes to Washington" was the second year of a five-year focus on the Civil War sesquicentennial.
8:18 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. Cyber Security Legislation Former security officials and current congressional staffers discussed pending cybersecurity ... Former security officials and current congressional staffers discussed pending cybersecurity legislation. They focused on aspects of the proposed legislation that would affect small businesses and consumers, as well as the nature of the threats to the U.S. and balancing privacy concerns. 9:37 am PT Approx. 27 min. After Words with Ira Shapiro ; Former Ambassador Ira Shapiro shines a spotlight on the senators of the 1960s and 1970s, who ... Former Ambassador Ira Shapiro shines a spotlight on the senators of the 1960s and 1970s, who passed the Civil Rights and Great Society legislation. He argues that the Senate was diminished by the Republican gains of the 1980s and hasn’t recovered in the elections of the last 30 years. He discussed the evolution of the institution over the last half century with independent senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders. 9:24 am PT Approx. 29 min. Book Discussion on Hall of Heroes A U.S. Army film was set in the Pentagon’s “Hall of Heroes,” which contains the ... A U.S. Army film was set in the Pentagon’s “Hall of Heroes,” which contains the names of the recipients of the Medal of Honor. The history of the Medal of Honor was and stories of some of the recipients were told using historical footage and re-enactments. Video was included of President Lyndon Johnson presenting the Medal of Honor to members of four services at the Pentagon on May 14, 1968, the day he dedicated the new Hall of Heroes.
“Hall of Heroes” was an episode of the television series “The Big Picture,” produced for the United States Army, which aired on ABC television from 1951 through 1975. The series focused on historic battles, figures, and traditions in U.S. military history.
10:15 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Women's Health and Contraception Georgetown Law Center student Sandra Fluke testified about women’s health and ... Georgetown Law Center student Sandra Fluke testified about women’s health and contraception. She had been blocked from testifying at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee the previous week on the 2010 health care law regulation requiring employers and insurers provide contraception coverage to their employees. Committee members noted that the previous hearing only had men as witnesses, leading Democratic leaders to call a separate hearing to let a woman’s voice be part of the discussion. 10:06 am PT Approx. 25 min. Book Discussion on What This Cruel War Was Over ; Chandra Manning talked about her book, What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the ... Chandra Manning talked about her book, What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War. In her research she delved into the motives of the common soldiers in the Civil War. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Georgetown University in the Riggs Library. 9:54 am PT Approx. 4 min. Corruption and the James Commission Historian Judith Lindsley gave a tour of what was once the Dixie Hotel on Crockett Street in ... Historian Judith Lindsley gave a tour of what was once the Dixie Hotel on Crockett Street in Beaumont, Texas. It was once a brothel that was frequented by local politicians and businessmen. By the mid-1950s, as an outgrowth of the oil industry, Beaumont had become notorious for corruption and crime. In 1960 State Representative Tom James created a commission to combat against organized crime in Jefferson County in other parts of Eastern Texas. The Dixie Hotel was shut down in 1961 as reforms were made.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Beaumont, Texas, on January 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time-Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:22 am PT Approx. 8 min. U.S.-Denmark Relations ; President Obama and Denmark Prime Minister Thorning-Schmidt spoke to reporters following a meeting ... President Obama and Denmark Prime Minister Thorning-Schmidt spoke to reporters following a meeting at the White House. 10:32 am PT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published 10:00 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Music of the Civil Rights Movement University of Michigan history professor Kevin Gaines gave a lecture on the music of the civil ... University of Michigan history professor Kevin Gaines gave a lecture on the music of the civil rights and black power movement. Several song clips were featured during the class as well as slides.
11:30 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. LIVE Role of the National Guard Panelists talked about the changing role of the National Guard, and federal-state cooperation in ... Panelists talked about the changing role of the National Guard, and federal-state cooperation in providing homeland defense and public safety. Among the topics they addressed were federal and state funding, disaster response, the guard’s combat missions, and mission changes since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S.
This program was part of the National Governor’s Association conference.
10:33 am PT Approx. 16 min. Book Discussion on No One's World ; Charles Kupchan talked about his book, No One’s World: The West, The Rising Rest, and the ... Charles Kupchan talked about his book, No One’s World: The West, The Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Georgetown University in the Riggs Library. 11:22 am PT Approx. 6 min. Desegregation Suits in Beaumont, Texas Robert Robertson gave a tour of the Texas District Courtroom where Judge Lamar Cecil heard two ... Robert Robertson gave a tour of the Texas District Courtroom where Judge Lamar Cecil heard two civil rights cases in 1955 and 1956. Six African American golfers filed suit for the right to use the Beaumont municipal golf course in 1955. Shortly after Judge Cecil ruled in the golfers' favor he heard a second civil rights case aimed at desegregating Lamar University, which was a state run school. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Beaumont, Texas, on January 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time-Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:01 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. LIVE Ron Paul Remarks on Jobs and the Economy Ron Paul spoke to small business owners about jobs and the economy. Following his remarks he ... Ron Paul spoke to small business owners about jobs and the economy. Following his remarks he met informally with members of the audience , and then spoke to reporters outside the main hall. 10:50 am PT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on Right Angle ; Former Nevada State Representative Sharron Angle talked about her book Right Angle: One ... Former Nevada State Representative Sharron Angle talked about her book Right Angle: One Woman’s Journey to Reclaim the Constitution. She discussed conservative issues and her challenge to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) for his Senate seat.
She was interviewed while at the Conservative Political Action Conference, held February 9-11, 2012, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.
11:30 am PT Approx. 29 min. Japanese-American Internment Camp Art Delphine Hirasuna talked about her book The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese ... Delphine Hirasuna talked about her book The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942-1946 and the exhibit based on it held at the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery March 5, 2010" January 30, 2011. Ms. Hirasuna’s parents were interred in a camp during World War II and her discovery of a carved wooden bird pin led her to seek other objects made in the camps by internees. "Gaman" is a Japanese word for endurance with grace and dignity in the face of what seems unbearable. Objects in the exhibit were shown as well as photographs and video clips of the internment camps from the 1944 United States War Relocation Authority film A Challenge to Democracy.
2:27 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Eliminating Childhood Hunger Panelists and governors talked about efforts by various state governments to end childhood ... Panelists and governors talked about efforts by various state governments to end childhood hunger. 
This program was part of the National Governor’s Association conference.
11:02 am PT Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on While America Sleeps ; Former Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) talked about his book While America Sleeps: A Wake-up Call ... Former Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) talked about his book While America Sleeps: A Wake-up Call for the Post-9/11 Era, which looks at institutional failures, both domestic and abroad, leading up to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. He also discussed the presidential election, President Obama’s re-election chances, and the impact of super PACs and unregulated campaign money in the election cycle. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Mr. Feingold participated from the studio at Pace University in New York City.
12:00 pm PT Approx. 53 min. Guenter Wendt 1999 Oral History Interview ; Guenter Wendt worked as the manager of the launch pads for the Mercury, Gemini, and parts of the ... Guenter Wendt worked as the manager of the launch pads for the Mercury, Gemini, and parts of the Apollo missions and was often the last person astronauts saw before going into space. He talked about how he came to work for NASA, his relationship with the astronauts, and what it meant to be in charge of launch pad operations.
This is a portion of the interview.
This interview was part of an oral history program at the NASA Johnson Space Center. He was interviewed by Catherine Harwood on February 25, 1999, in Titusville, Florida.
3:35 pm PT Approx. 19 min. LIVE Newt Gingrich Campaign Rally Newt Gingrich spoke to supporters about his presidential campaign at Rock Springs Church in ... Newt Gingrich spoke to supporters about his presidential campaign at Rock Springs Church in Milner, Georgia. 11:48 am PT Approx. 11 min. Beyond the Book Collection ; University Librarian John Zenelis gave a tour of “Beyond the Book: An Exhibition of the ... University Librarian John Zenelis gave a tour of “Beyond the Book: An Exhibition of the Brian Lamb Booknotes Collection” on display in George Mason University Libraries' Fenwick Library on the Fairfax Campus. "Booknotes" was televised from April 1989 through December 2004. The hour-long show featured one-on-one interviews with nonfiction authors by Brian Lamb. The collection donated to the university included the original books, with marginalia, and associated archival materials, such as reviews, notes, letters, and correspondence with authors. Mr. Zenelis also showed the reading room where the 801 books reviewed in the series were shelved in chronological order in Mason Libraries' Special Collections and Archives. 12:55 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. Medal of Honor 150th Anniversary As part of the National Archives honoring the 150th anniversary of the Medal of Honor Lieutenant ... As part of the National Archives honoring the 150th anniversary of the Medal of Honor Lieutenant General Nicholas Kehoe (Ret.) moderated a discussion with Medal of Honor recipients Harvey C. “Barney” Barnum, Jr., and Robert Foley about their experiences. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
The program opened with a video clip from the DVD accompanying the book of Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty featuring reflections of medal recipients.
For 150 years, the Medal of Honor has been America’s symbol that soldiers, sailors, marines, airmen, and coast guardsmen have the esteem of their fellow countrymen for deeds on the battlefield that are far above and beyond the call of duty. It has been awarded fewer than 3,500 times. December 2011 marked the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s creation of the Medal of Honor.
3:55 pm PT Approx. 30 min. Newsmakers with Jon Leibowitz Jon Leibowitz talked about the Obama administration’s proposal for new privacy protections ... Jon Leibowitz talked about the Obama administration’s proposal for new privacy protections for people using the Internet and smart phones. The proposals came as an increasing number of companies collected personal information about Internet users. 12:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Book Discussion on The Pipes Plan Sally Pipes argued against President Obama’s health care initiative and presented her own ... Sally Pipes argued against President Obama’s health care initiative and presented her own plan to restructure the American health care system. Ms. Pipes contended that the government’s current plan would neither lower health care costs nor assist in reducing the number of uninsured Americans. The author’s 10-step plan, includes allowing consumers to acquire health insurance across state lines to increase competition and decrease costs and a repeal of the taxes on medical and pharmaceutical companies which, according to the author, hurt investment in new products. Sally Pipes was joined in discussion by Michael Tanner, author of Bad Medicine: A Guide to the Real Costs and Consequences of the Health Care Law and Grace-Marie Turner, co-author of Why ObamaCare Is Wrong for America. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Ms. Owcharenko moderated.
“Beyond the Individual Mandate: Why ObamaCare Must Be Repealed” was a program of the Heritage Foundation.
1:57 pm PT Approx. 45 min. Medal of Honor Recipients Recipients of the highest U.S. military honor for their actions during World War II, Vietnam, and ... Recipients of the highest U.S. military honor for their actions during World War II, Vietnam, and Afghanistan reflected on their experiences and discussed what serving in the military means to them. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The Medal of Honor” was a program at the 14th annual American Veterans Center’s Conference, held at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C.
December 2011 marked the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s creation of the Medal of Honor.
4:27 pm PT Approx. 32 min. Detroit News Endorsement of Mitt Romney ; Nolan Finley talked about the Detroit News' endorsement of Mitt Romney for the Republican ... Nolan Finley talked about the Detroit News' endorsement of Mitt Romney for the Republican 2012 presidential candidate, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the other Republican candidates, the latest poll numbers, and the upcoming Michigan primary. 1:34 pm PT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Occupying Wall Street: The Inside Story of an Action that Changed America A history of the Occupy Wall Street movement was written by almost 60 of the participating ... A history of the Occupy Wall Street movement was written by almost 60 of the participating activists, calling themselves “Writers for the 99%.” Some of the contributors to the book read selections from it at a “True Story Nonfiction” event of the KGB Bar in New York City.
Portions of this program contain language that some may find offensive.
2:43 pm PT Approx. 29 min. Book Discussion on Hall of Heroes A U.S. Army film was set in the Pentagon’s “Hall of Heroes,” which contains the ... A U.S. Army film was set in the Pentagon’s “Hall of Heroes,” which contains the names of the recipients of the Medal of Honor. The history of the Medal of Honor was and stories of some of the recipients were told using historical footage and re-enactments. Video was included of President Lyndon Johnson presenting the Medal of Honor to members of four services at the Pentagon on May 14, 1968, the day he dedicated the new Hall of Heroes.
“Hall of Heroes” was an episode of the television series “The Big Picture,” produced for the United States Army, which aired on ABC television from 1951 through 1975. The series focused on historic battles, figures, and traditions in U.S. military history.
5:00 pm PT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Neera Tanden ; Neera Tanden detailed the mission and current goals of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for ... Neera Tanden detailed the mission and current goals of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for American Progress (CAP) think tank. CAP was founded in 2003 because there was no single progressive organization that focused on economic and domestic policy, and national security. Ms. Tanden described how CAP puts forward views through policy analysis and revealed that CAP will be working on a progressive tax reform policy in 2012. She talked about funding sources for CAP and stated that no one individual or corporation contributes more than ten percent of CAP’s $40 million annual budget. She reminisced on her childhood and her brief early support of President Reagan. She discusses working for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, along with her college experiences at the University of California Los Angeles and Yale University.
Neera Tanden became president of CAP in November, 2011. She was a senior adviser to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
2:34 pm PT Approx. 54 min. Book Discussion on Silent Cal's Almanack David Pietrusza, author of 1920: The Year of the Six Presidents, profiles America’s 30th ... David Pietrusza, author of 1920: The Year of the Six Presidents, profiles America’s 30th president, Calvin Coolidge.  Mr. Pietrusza presents a collection of President Coolidge’s speeches, examples of his political thinking, and photos, editorial cartoons and campaign memorabilia that spanned his political career.  David Pietrusza discussed President Calvin Coolidge at the William K. Sanford Library in Loudonville, New York. 3:13 pm PT Approx. 47 min. 50th Anniversary of Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech ; ; In honor of the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill’s famous “Iron Curtain” ... In honor of the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill’s famous “Iron Curtain” speech, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher compared the international situations in 1946 and 1996. She emphasized the duality between optimism and uncertainty in the post World War Two world and the post Cold War world.
6:01 pm PT Approx. 36 min. Question Time ; ; Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and opposition members ... Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and opposition members on changes to the proposed Health Bill. The prime minister defended the changes, saying it will “integrate health and social services” and increase patient choice. Members also paid tribute to London Sunday Times war correspondent Marie Colvin. 3:31 pm PT Approx. 24 min. Book Discussion on What This Cruel War Was Over ; Chandra Manning talked about her book, What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the ... Chandra Manning talked about her book, What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War. In her research she delved into the motives of the common soldiers in the Civil War. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Georgetown University in the Riggs Library. 4:00 pm PT Approx. 27 min. Magna Carta Restoration and Display Archivist David Ferreiro held a press conference to announce the return to public display of a ... Archivist David Ferreiro held a press conference to announce the return to public display of a copy of the 1297 version of the Magna Carta after a year of conservation treatments. One of only four known 1297 originals, the document is on permanent loan by its owner David Rubenstein. They unveiled the restored document to the press. Mr. Rubenstein responded to questions about how he came to own a copy of the Magna Carta, the history of the Magna Carta, and how his early work on Capitol Hill as chief counsel to the Senate subcommittee on constitutional amendments influenced his interests.
Video was shown as Kitty Nicholson talked about the conservation process and Jay Brandenburg described the process of encasing the Magna Carta.
Then Marvin Pinkert showed reporters the spot in the rotunda where the document would be displayed and its new interactive exhibit.
6:39 pm PT Approx. 58 min. Ron Paul Remarks on Jobs and the Economy Ron Paul spoke to small business owners about jobs and the economy. Following his remarks he ... Ron Paul spoke to small business owners about jobs and the economy. Following his remarks he met informally with members of the audience , and then spoke to reporters outside the main hall. 3:56 pm PT Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on The Tea Party Manifesto ; Joseph Farah talked about his book The Tea Party Manifesto.
He was interviewed while at ...
Joseph Farah talked about his book The Tea Party Manifesto.
He was interviewed while at the Conservative Political Action Conference, held February 9-11, 2012, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.
4:30 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. Progressive Politics of Theodore Roosevelt and Barack Obama Panelists compared and contrasted the political philosophies of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and ... Panelists compared and contrasted the political philosophies of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Barack Obama. In 1910, Theodore Roosevelt delivered his “New Nationalism” speech which espoused his Progressive ideas in Osawatomie, Kansas. In 2011, President Obama went to the same town and spoke about his own political philosophy and about the U.S. economy. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. William Schambra and E.J. Dionne Jr. co-moderated.
“Osawatomie: Then and Now” was held at the Betsy and Walter Stern Conference Center in Washington, D.C.
7:38 pm PT Approx. 19 min. Newt Gingrich Campaign Rally Newt Gingrich spoke to supporters about his presidential campaign at Rock Springs Church in ... Newt Gingrich spoke to supporters about his presidential campaign at Rock Springs Church in Milner, Georgia. 4:00 pm PT Approx. 46 min. Shooting from the Lip: Book Party A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The ... A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson, written by Donald Hardy. Senator Simpson was shown mingling with the guests. Then Mr. Hardy, Senator Simpson’s former press secretary and chief of staff, talked about writing the book and the total access that he had to Senator Simpson’s papers. Senator Simpson also talked about the book and about his life. He told stories about the author, the late Senator Ted Kennedy, and about some of the guests, including former Vice President and Mrs. Cheney, former Secretary Mineta, Librarian of Congress Billington, and Representative Dingell. 6:26 pm PT Approx. 3 min. Beaumont Race Riots of 1943 Robert Robertson talked about the race riot that started on June 15, 1943, in Beaumont, Texas, as ... Robert Robertson talked about the race riot that started on June 15, 1943, in Beaumont, Texas, as white shipyard workers confronted black workers after hearing that a local white woman had accused a black man of raping her. Martial law was imposed on the city for five days, but during that time people were killed and many African-American businesses were left in shambles. Professor Robertson was interviewed in Forsythe Street, a center of successful African-American businesses at that time. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Beaumont, Texas, on January 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time-Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:00 pm PT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Neera Tanden ; Neera Tanden detailed the mission and current goals of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for ... Neera Tanden detailed the mission and current goals of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for American Progress (CAP) think tank. CAP was founded in 2003 because there was no single progressive organization that focused on economic and domestic policy, and national security. Ms. Tanden described how CAP puts forward views through policy analysis and revealed that CAP will be working on a progressive tax reform policy in 2012. She talked about funding sources for CAP and stated that no one individual or corporation contributes more than ten percent of CAP’s $40 million annual budget. She reminisced on her childhood and her brief early support of President Reagan. She discusses working for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, along with her college experiences at the University of California Los Angeles and Yale University.
Neera Tanden became president of CAP in November, 2011. She was a senior adviser to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
5:00 pm PT Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on What It Is Like To Go To War ; Karl Marlantes talked about his autobiographical narrative, What It Is Like To Go To War. ... Karl Marlantes talked about his autobiographical narrative, What It Is Like To Go To War. In the book he related many of his own combat experiences, including one intense battle in Vietnam that ultimately won him the Navy Cross, the highest citation awarded by the Department of the Navy. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was a presentation of the 5th annual Savannah Book Festival in the rotunda of the Telfair Academy.
6:30 pm PT Approx. 30 min. The Challenge of Ideas This 1961 film titled The Challenge of Ideas discusses the ideological battle between the ... This 1961 film titled The Challenge of Ideas discusses the ideological battle between the United States and Soviet Union. It was produced by the United States Army Pictorial Center and the Defense Department.
Various celebrities and news-media figures discussed the polarization of politics between the Western Allies of the United States and the Soviet bloc, pointing out the need for vigilance and action to protect democracy in the U.S. and abroad.
9:02 pm PT Approx. 36 min. Question Time ; ; Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and opposition members ... Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and opposition members on changes to the proposed Health Bill. The prime minister defended the changes, saying it will “integrate health and social services” and increase patient choice. Members also paid tribute to London Sunday Times war correspondent Marie Colvin. 5:56 pm PT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on The Morality of Capitalism ; Megan Roberts talked about the book of essays, The Morality of Capitalism: What Your Professors ... Megan Roberts talked about the book of essays, The Morality of Capitalism: What Your Professors Won’t Tell You. It is the second annual “What Your Professors Won’t Tell You” compilation published by Students for Liberty.
She was interviewed while at the Conservative Political Action Conference, held February 9-11, 2012, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.
7:01 pm PT Approx. 26 min. Magna Carta Restoration and Display Archivist David Ferreiro held a press conference to announce the return to public display of a ... Archivist David Ferreiro held a press conference to announce the return to public display of a copy of the 1297 version of the Magna Carta after a year of conservation treatments. One of only four known 1297 originals, the document is on permanent loan by its owner David Rubenstein. They unveiled the restored document to the press. Mr. Rubenstein responded to questions about how he came to own a copy of the Magna Carta, the history of the Magna Carta, and how his early work on Capitol Hill as chief counsel to the Senate subcommittee on constitutional amendments influenced his interests.
Video was shown as Kitty Nicholson talked about the conservation process and Jay Brandenburg described the process of encasing the Magna Carta.
Then Marvin Pinkert showed reporters the spot in the rotunda where the document would be displayed and its new interactive exhibit.
10:48 pm PT Approx. 10 min. Ron Paul Remarks on Jobs and the Economy Ron Paul spoke to small business owners about jobs and the economy. Following his remarks he ... Ron Paul spoke to small business owners about jobs and the economy. Following his remarks he met informally with members of the audience , and then spoke to reporters outside the main hall. 6:00 pm PT Approx. 57 min. After Words with Richard Thompson Ford ; Mr. Ford attempts to explain what is both gained and lost when describing a controversy as a ... Mr. Ford attempts to explain what is both gained and lost when describing a controversy as a matter of universal rights. When trying to change the lives of millions by enforcing what western nations believe are universal human rights, are there unforeseen issues that should be accounted for? He debated this question with former Suzanne Nossel, executive director-designate of Amnesty International USA. 7:31 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Progressive Politics of Theodore Roosevelt and Barack Obama Panelists compared and contrasted the political philosophies of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and ... Panelists compared and contrasted the political philosophies of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Barack Obama. In 1910, Theodore Roosevelt delivered his “New Nationalism” speech which espoused his Progressive ideas in Osawatomie, Kansas. In 2011, President Obama went to the same town and spoke about his own political philosophy and about the U.S. economy. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. William Schambra and E.J. Dionne Jr. co-moderated.
“Osawatomie: Then and Now” was held at the Betsy and Walter Stern Conference Center in Washington, D.C.
11:17 pm PT Approx. 8 min. Newt Gingrich Campaign Rally Newt Gingrich spoke to supporters about his presidential campaign at Rock Springs Church in ... Newt Gingrich spoke to supporters about his presidential campaign at Rock Springs Church in Milner, Georgia. 6:58 pm PT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on What Would Lincoln Say? ; Richard Fenton talked the novel he co-wrote, What Would Lincoln Say?.
He was ...
Richard Fenton talked the novel he co-wrote, What Would Lincoln Say?.
He was interviewed while at the Conservative Political Action Conference, held February 9-11, 2012, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.
9:26 pm PT Approx. 3 min. Beaumont Race Riots of 1943 Robert Robertson talked about the race riot that started on June 15, 1943, in Beaumont, Texas, as ... Robert Robertson talked about the race riot that started on June 15, 1943, in Beaumont, Texas, as white shipyard workers confronted black workers after hearing that a local white woman had accused a black man of raping her. Martial law was imposed on the city for five days, but during that time people were killed and many African-American businesses were left in shambles. Professor Robertson was interviewed in Forsythe Street, a center of successful African-American businesses at that time. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Beaumont, Texas, on January 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time-Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:33 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Eliminating Childhood Hunger Panelists and governors talked about efforts by various state governments to end childhood ... Panelists and governors talked about efforts by various state governments to end childhood hunger. 
This program was part of the National Governor’s Association conference.
7:01 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Book Discussion on The Pipes Plan Sally Pipes argued against President Obama’s health care initiative and presented her own ... Sally Pipes argued against President Obama’s health care initiative and presented her own plan to restructure the American health care system. Ms. Pipes contended that the government’s current plan would neither lower health care costs nor assist in reducing the number of uninsured Americans. The author’s 10-step plan, includes allowing consumers to acquire health insurance across state lines to increase competition and decrease costs and a repeal of the taxes on medical and pharmaceutical companies which, according to the author, hurt investment in new products. Sally Pipes was joined in discussion by Michael Tanner, author of Bad Medicine: A Guide to the Real Costs and Consequences of the Health Care Law and Grace-Marie Turner, co-author of Why ObamaCare Is Wrong for America. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Ms. Owcharenko moderated.
“Beyond the Individual Mandate: Why ObamaCare Must Be Repealed” was a program of the Heritage Foundation.
9:31 pm PT Approx. 30 min. The Challenge of Ideas This 1961 film titled The Challenge of Ideas discusses the ideological battle between the ... This 1961 film titled The Challenge of Ideas discusses the ideological battle between the United States and Soviet Union. It was produced by the United States Army Pictorial Center and the Defense Department.
Various celebrities and news-media figures discussed the polarization of politics between the Western Allies of the United States and the Soviet bloc, pointing out the need for vigilance and action to protect democracy in the U.S. and abroad.
12:45 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Role of the National Guard Panelists talked about the changing role of the National Guard, and federal-state cooperation in ... Panelists talked about the changing role of the National Guard, and federal-state cooperation in providing homeland defense and public safety. Among the topics they addressed were federal and state funding, disaster response, the guard’s combat missions, and mission changes since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S.
This program was part of the National Governor’s Association conference.
8:16 pm PT Approx. 3 min. Publisher Interview: Intercollegiate Studies Institute ; Richard Brake talked about recent books published by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.
He ...
Richard Brake talked about recent books published by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.
He was interviewed while at the Conservative Political Action Conference, held February 9-11, 2012, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.
10:01 pm PT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Myths and Realities of American Slavery Mr. Perry talked about his book Myths and Realities of American Slavery: The True History ... Mr. Perry talked about his book Myths and Realities of American Slavery: The True History of Slavery in America, published by Pelican Publishing Company, and discussed what led him to write the book. He argued that slavery was not as integral a part of the reason behind the Civil War as history leads people to believe. Mr. Perry wrote that the Confederacy went to war seeking independence while the Union fought to keep the country together. The book included facts and figures about slavery, excerpts from old interviews with former slaves, and includes a segment on the Civil War and slavery. Following his remarks he answered questions from members of the audience.
2:20 am PT Approx. 10 min. Ron Paul Remarks on Jobs and the Economy Ron Paul spoke to small business owners about jobs and the economy. Following his remarks he ... Ron Paul spoke to small business owners about jobs and the economy. Following his remarks he met informally with members of the audience , and then spoke to reporters outside the main hall. 8:20 pm PT Approx. 38 min. Book Discussion on Corporations Are Not People ; Jeffrey Clements argued that the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision was flawed ... Jeffrey Clements argued that the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision was flawed and outlined a plan to reverse it. He also responded to questions. This cocktail reception and signing to celebrate the publication of his new book was held at the People for the American Way Foundation. It was co-hosted by the Washington, D.C., Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society. Senator Whitehouse made introductory remarks. 11:01 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Music of the Civil Rights Movement University of Michigan history professor Kevin Gaines gave a lecture on the music of the civil ... University of Michigan history professor Kevin Gaines gave a lecture on the music of the civil rights and black power movement. Several song clips were featured during the class as well as slides.
2:50 am PT Approx. 8 min. Newt Gingrich Campaign Rally Newt Gingrich spoke to supporters about his presidential campaign at Rock Springs Church in ... Newt Gingrich spoke to supporters about his presidential campaign at Rock Springs Church in Milner, Georgia. 8:59 pm PT Approx. 1 min. BookTV Fairs and Festivals 12:23 am PT Approx. 6 min. Desegregation Suits in Beaumont, Texas Robert Robertson gave a tour of the Texas District Courtroom where Judge Lamar Cecil heard two ... Robert Robertson gave a tour of the Texas District Courtroom where Judge Lamar Cecil heard two civil rights cases in 1955 and 1956. Six African American golfers filed suit for the right to use the Beaumont municipal golf course in 1955. Shortly after Judge Cecil ruled in the golfers' favor he heard a second civil rights case aimed at desegregating Lamar University, which was a state run school. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Beaumont, Texas, on January 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time-Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:59 am PT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Neera Tanden ; Neera Tanden detailed the mission and current goals of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for ... Neera Tanden detailed the mission and current goals of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for American Progress (CAP) think tank. CAP was founded in 2003 because there was no single progressive organization that focused on economic and domestic policy, and national security. Ms. Tanden described how CAP puts forward views through policy analysis and revealed that CAP will be working on a progressive tax reform policy in 2012. She talked about funding sources for CAP and stated that no one individual or corporation contributes more than ten percent of CAP’s $40 million annual budget. She reminisced on her childhood and her brief early support of President Reagan. She discusses working for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, along with her college experiences at the University of California Los Angeles and Yale University.
Neera Tanden became president of CAP in November, 2011. She was a senior adviser to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
9:00 pm PT Approx. 57 min. After Words with Richard Thompson Ford ; Mr. Ford attempts to explain what is both gained and lost when describing a controversy as a ... Mr. Ford attempts to explain what is both gained and lost when describing a controversy as a matter of universal rights. When trying to change the lives of millions by enforcing what western nations believe are universal human rights, are there unforeseen issues that should be accounted for? He debated this question with former Suzanne Nossel, executive director-designate of Amnesty International USA. 12:30 am PT Approx. 29 min. Japanese-American Internment Camp Art Delphine Hirasuna talked about her book The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese ... Delphine Hirasuna talked about her book The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942-1946 and the exhibit based on it held at the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery March 5, 2010" January 30, 2011. Ms. Hirasuna’s parents were interred in a camp during World War II and her discovery of a carved wooden bird pin led her to seek other objects made in the camps by internees. "Gaman" is a Japanese word for endurance with grace and dignity in the face of what seems unbearable. Objects in the exhibit were shown as well as photographs and video clips of the internment camps from the 1944 United States War Relocation Authority film A Challenge to Democracy.
9:58 pm PT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published 12:59 am PT Approx. 53 min. Guenter Wendt 1999 Oral History Interview ; Guenter Wendt worked as the manager of the launch pads for the Mercury, Gemini, and parts of the ... Guenter Wendt worked as the manager of the launch pads for the Mercury, Gemini, and parts of the Apollo missions and was often the last person astronauts saw before going into space. He talked about how he came to work for NASA, his relationship with the astronauts, and what it meant to be in charge of launch pad operations.
This is a portion of the interview.
This interview was part of an oral history program at the NASA Johnson Space Center. He was interviewed by Catherine Harwood on February 25, 1999, in Titusville, Florida.
10:00 pm PT Approx. 24 min. Book Discussion on What This Cruel War Was Over ; Chandra Manning talked about her book, What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the ... Chandra Manning talked about her book, What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War. In her research she delved into the motives of the common soldiers in the Civil War. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Georgetown University in the Riggs Library. 1:55 am PT Approx. 1 hr. Medal of Honor 150th Anniversary As part of the National Archives honoring the 150th anniversary of the Medal of Honor Lieutenant ... As part of the National Archives honoring the 150th anniversary of the Medal of Honor Lieutenant General Nicholas Kehoe (Ret.) moderated a discussion with Medal of Honor recipients Harvey C. “Barney” Barnum, Jr., and Robert Foley about their experiences. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
The program opened with a video clip from the DVD accompanying the book of Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty featuring reflections of medal recipients.
For 150 years, the Medal of Honor has been America’s symbol that soldiers, sailors, marines, airmen, and coast guardsmen have the esteem of their fellow countrymen for deeds on the battlefield that are far above and beyond the call of duty. It has been awarded fewer than 3,500 times. December 2011 marked the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s creation of the Medal of Honor.
10:25 pm PT Approx. 5 min. Publisher Interview: Heartland Institute ; Jim Lakely talked about recent books published by the Heartland Institute.
He was interviewed ...
Jim Lakely talked about recent books published by the Heartland Institute.
He was interviewed while at the Conservative Political Action Conference, held February 9-11, 2012, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.
2:56 am PT Approx. 45 min. Medal of Honor Recipients Recipients of the highest U.S. military honor for their actions during World War II, Vietnam, and ... Recipients of the highest U.S. military honor for their actions during World War II, Vietnam, and Afghanistan reflected on their experiences and discussed what serving in the military means to them. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The Medal of Honor” was a program at the 14th annual American Veterans Center’s Conference, held at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C.
December 2011 marked the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s creation of the Medal of Honor.
10:30 pm PT Approx. 16 min. Book Discussion on No One's World ; Charles Kupchan talked about his book, No One’s World: The West, The Rising Rest, and the ... Charles Kupchan talked about his book, No One’s World: The West, The Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Georgetown University in the Riggs Library. 3:43 am PT Approx. 29 min. Book Discussion on Hall of Heroes A U.S. Army film was set in the Pentagon’s “Hall of Heroes,” which contains the ... A U.S. Army film was set in the Pentagon’s “Hall of Heroes,” which contains the names of the recipients of the Medal of Honor. The history of the Medal of Honor was and stories of some of the recipients were told using historical footage and re-enactments. Video was included of President Lyndon Johnson presenting the Medal of Honor to members of four services at the Pentagon on May 14, 1968, the day he dedicated the new Hall of Heroes.
“Hall of Heroes” was an episode of the television series “The Big Picture,” produced for the United States Army, which aired on ABC television from 1951 through 1975. The series focused on historic battles, figures, and traditions in U.S. military history.
10:47 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Book Discussion on It Was a Long Time Ago, and It Never Happened Anyway ; David Satter talked about the history of the Soviet Union and the millions of victims of ... David Satter talked about the history of the Soviet Union and the millions of victims of communism, who he says have been forgotten. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Russia and the Communist Past,” part of the James Clarke Chace Speaker Series of the Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program, was co-sponsored by Foreign Affairs magazine.
Program in New YorkCity.
12:05 am PT Approx. 57 min. After Words with Richard Thompson Ford ; Mr. Ford attempts to explain what is both gained and lost when describing a controversy as a ... Mr. Ford attempts to explain what is both gained and lost when describing a controversy as a matter of universal rights. When trying to change the lives of millions by enforcing what western nations believe are universal human rights, are there unforeseen issues that should be accounted for? He debated this question with former Suzanne Nossel, executive director-designate of Amnesty International USA.
1:03 am PT Approx. 45 min. Shooting from the Lip: Book Party A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The ... A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson, written by Donald Hardy. Senator Simpson was shown mingling with the guests. Then Mr. Hardy, Senator Simpson’s former press secretary and chief of staff, talked about writing the book and the total access that he had to Senator Simpson’s papers. Senator Simpson also talked about the book and about his life. He told stories about the author, the late Senator Ted Kennedy, and about some of the guests, including former Vice President and Mrs. Cheney, former Secretary Mineta, Librarian of Congress Billington, and Representative Dingell.
1:50 am PT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on Right Angle ; Former Nevada State Representative Sharron Angle talked about her book Right Angle: One ... Former Nevada State Representative Sharron Angle talked about her book Right Angle: One Woman’s Journey to Reclaim the Constitution. She discussed conservative issues and her challenge to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) for his Senate seat.
She was interviewed while at the Conservative Political Action Conference, held February 9-11, 2012, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.
2:02 am PT Approx. 46 min. Book Discussion on Empire of the Summer Moon ; S.C. Gwynne talked about his book Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and ... S.C. Gwynne talked about his book Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History. He responded to questions from members of the audience.

This was a presentation of the 5th annual Savannah Book Festival in the rotunda of the Telfair Academy.
2:48 am PT Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on While America Sleeps ; Former Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) talked about his book While America Sleeps: A Wake-up Call ... Former Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) talked about his book While America Sleeps: A Wake-up Call for the Post-9/11 Era, which looks at institutional failures, both domestic and abroad, leading up to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. He also discussed the presidential election, President Obama’s re-election chances, and the impact of super PACs and unregulated campaign money in the election cycle. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Mr. Feingold participated from the studio at Pace University in New York City.
3:44 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Book Discussion on The Pipes Plan Sally Pipes argued against President Obama’s health care initiative and presented her own ... Sally Pipes argued against President Obama’s health care initiative and presented her own plan to restructure the American health care system. Ms. Pipes contended that the government’s current plan would neither lower health care costs nor assist in reducing the number of uninsured Americans. The author’s 10-step plan, includes allowing consumers to acquire health insurance across state lines to increase competition and decrease costs and a repeal of the taxes on medical and pharmaceutical companies which, according to the author, hurt investment in new products. Sally Pipes was joined in discussion by Michael Tanner, author of Bad Medicine: A Guide to the Real Costs and Consequences of the Health Care Law and Grace-Marie Turner, co-author of Why ObamaCare Is Wrong for America. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Ms. Owcharenko moderated.
“Beyond the Individual Mandate: Why ObamaCare Must Be Repealed” was a program of the Heritage Foundation.