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4:00 am PT Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones Pedro Echevarria Phone lines were open for comment regarding the gun laws of viewers' states. Clips were shown ... Phone lines were open for comment regarding the gun laws of viewers' states. Clips were shown of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney, both of whom gave their views on gun ownership and Second-Amendment rights. Viewers responded through phone calls and electronic communications. 3:55 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. U.S.-Iraq Relations Panelists spoke about U.S.-Iraq relations following the formal withdrawal of U.S. troops, focusing ... Panelists spoke about U.S.-Iraq relations following the formal withdrawal of U.S. troops, focusing on both the challenges and opportunities presented by the transition of the U.S.-Iraqi partnership from a military to a diplomatic one. They also talked about the state of regional security and political developments in Iraq. They responded to questions from the audience. 4:00 am PT Approx. 28 min. The Douglas MacArthur Story A 1952 film biography of United States Army General Douglas MacArthur who served in World War II ... A 1952 film biography of United States Army General Douglas MacArthur who served in World War II as commander of the Allied Forces in the Southwest Pacific. General MacArthur’s military career came to a close in 1951 when President Harry S. Truman relieved him of his command.
This was an episode of the television series “The Big Picture,” produced for the United States Army Office of the Chief of Information by the Army Pictorial Center in the 1950s and '60s.
4:50 am PT Approx. 41 min. LIVE North Korean Failed Rocket Launch Pedro Echevarria; Josh Rogin Josh Rogin talked about the North Korea’s failed missile launch on April 12th, the stability ... Josh Rogin talked about the North Korea’s failed missile launch on April 12th, the stability of the Kim Jong-Un regime, diplomatic relations between the U.S. and North Korea, and how this issue will affect the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign. He responded to phone calls and electronic communications. 5:01 am PT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Enterprise Barbara Peters; Barrett Tillman Military historian Barrett Tillman presents a history of the American aircraft carrier, the USS ... Military historian Barrett Tillman presents a history of the American aircraft carrier, the USS Enterprise, the most decorated military ship in U.S. history. Commissioned in 1938, the Enterprise was involved in twenty battles in World War II’s Pacific theater, which included battles at Midway, Guadalcanal, and Iwo Jima. Mr. Tillman recounts the ship’s numerous assignments during the war, from December 1941 to May 1945, and profiles several of the sailors who served on board. Barrett Tillman responded to questions from members of the audience at Poisoned Pen Bookstore in Scottsdale, Arizona. 4:31 am PT Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on The General Marshall Story Walter Cronkite; Stuart Queen Next is a film produced in 1963 by the U.S. Army.
The film titled, “The General Marshall ...
Next is a film produced in 1963 by the U.S. Army.
The film titled, “The General Marshall Story” is about World War Two General George C. Marshall who during his lifetime served as U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Secretary of State and Defense Secretary.
After World War Two, General Marshall designed the European Recovery Program, which became known as “The Marshall Plan.” In 1953 he received the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to stabilize and rebuild Europe.
This film aired as part of “The Big Picture” series, on ABC television from 1951 through 1975.
The series focused on historic battles, figures and traditions in U.S. military history.
5:35 am PT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Teen Birth Rate Sarah Brown; Pedro Echevarria Sarah Brown talked about a recent Center for Disease Control study that showed U.S. teen birth ... Sarah Brown talked about a recent Center for Disease Control study that showed U.S. teen birth rates fell in 2010, as well as efforts to reduce teen births and pregnancy. She responded to phone calls and electronic communications. 5:57 am PT Approx. 1 min. BookTV Fairs and Festivals 5:00 am PT Approx. 1 min. Vietnam Center and Archive Oral History Project Interview, Part 2 Kelly Crager Kelly Crager, head of the Oral History Project of the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech ... Kelly Crager, head of the Oral History Project of the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, talked from Dallas about the project and the importance and uses of oral history. He focused on methods of interviewing and the difficulties of talking about some subjects.
This is a portion of an interview.
6:17 am PT Approx. 3 min. Michael Whitten StudentCam Interview Michael Whitten; Sara Zou Michael Whitten was interviewed about the video he made with Danial Gebreili, The Power to ... Michael Whitten was interviewed about the video he made with Danial Gebreili, The Power to Declare War. The film was one of the third prize high school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are seniors at Jenks High School in Jenks, Oklahoma.
The local cable company was Cox Communications.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
6:01 am PT Approx. 1 hr. Book Discussion on Consent of the Networked Rebecca MacKinnon; Joseph Menn; Jillian York Rebecca MacKinnon argues that Internet users' rights are being infringed upon by governments and ... Rebecca MacKinnon argues that Internet users' rights are being infringed upon by governments and corporations. The author points to the changes in Facebook’s privacy policies and the demands by certain governments for Google to censor information as examples of the pressures on users to concede their personal freedoms on-line. Rebecca MacKinnon was joined by Jillian York in discussing these issues at the World Affairs Council of Northern California in San Francisco. They were interviewed by Joseph Menn and responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. 5:02 am PT Approx. 40 min. Ed Freeman Oral History Interview Ed Freeman; Richard Verrone Forty years after the first full scale engagement between U.S. troops and the People’s Army ... Forty years after the first full scale engagement between U.S. troops and the People’s Army of Vietnam, the Vietnam Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock
interviewed veterans from the Battles of the Ia Drang Valley. 
It was after these battles - waged in November 1965 - that North Vietnamese forces began engaging in guerilla warfare. The Americans - outnumbered by the North Vietnamese Army - prevailed, but it was at a heavy cost. 
Next, an interview with Medal of Honor Recipient Captain Ed “Too Tall” Freeman, a helicopter pilot who flew his unarmed helicopter into Landing Zone X-Ray to help deliver ammunition, supplies and rescue wounded soldiers.
This is about 40 minutes.
6:21 am PT Approx. 39 min. LIVE U.S. Anti-Drug Policy and Latin America Peter Reuter; Pedro Echevarria Peter Reuter talked about the current U.S. approach to combating drug-trafficing, alternative ... Peter Reuter talked about the current U.S. approach to combating drug-trafficing, alternative tactics that are being considered, and the long term effects of potential changes would mean for both the U.S. and Latin America. He responded to phone calls and electronic communications. 7:02 am PT Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin Masha Gessen Masha Gessen, a journalist based in Moscow, talked about the rise and continued influence of ... Masha Gessen, a journalist based in Moscow, talked about the rise and continued influence of Vladimir Putin in Russia. She presented a portrait of a ruthless politician underestimated by friends and enemies alike, who dismantled his nation’s democratic and free market reforms in order to establish himself as totalitarian leader of the “new Russia.” She responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.
This presentation was part of the Spring 2012 Visiting Writers Series of the New York State Writers Institute.
5:42 am PT Approx. 15 min. Arkansas Civil War Flags Get a behind the scenes preview of a new exhibit coming to the Old State House in Little Rock, ... Get a behind the scenes preview of a new exhibit coming to the Old State House in Little Rock, Arkansas, which examines the stories of these rare flags and the people who carried them into battle.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:04 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Edward Demarco on Principal Reduction Edward DeMarco; Karen Dynan; Ted Gayer Ed DeMarco talked about reducing loan amounts for some homeowners. In his remarks he said ... Ed DeMarco talked about reducing loan amounts for some homeowners. In his remarks he said that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could see benefits from principal reductions; however, he also said no final decisions have been made on principal reduction, and he defended other programs aimed at helping homeowners facing foreclosure. Afterward, he answered questions from the audience.
This was part of a Brookings Institution forum on the housing market and principal reduction.
7:58 am PT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published 5:58 am PT Approx. 1 min. Albert Einstein Memorial Richard Smith Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to mathematician and ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to mathematician and scientist Albert Einstein. The statue on the grounds of the National Academy of Science was dedicated April 22, 1979, near the centennial of his birth. Topics included the sculptor, Robert Berks, and the symbolism of the monument.
Date 2010.
8:07 am PT Approx. 40 min. Housing Market and Principal Reduction Panelists talked about the potential impact on the housing market of a principal reduction ... Panelists talked about the potential impact on the housing market of a principal reduction program.
This was part of a Brookings Institution forum on the housing market and principal reduction. In the first portion of the forum Fannie Mac and Freddie Mac Head Edward DeMarco talked about reducing loan amounts for some homeowners.
8:00 am PT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on The End of Money David Wolman David Wolman talked about his book The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, ... David Wolman talked about his book The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers--and the Coming Cashless Society. Mr. Wolman considered the pros and cons of the possibility that cash might disappear in a digital society. Other topics included alternatives to cash such as bartering networks and how cash penalizes the poor. He recounted how he lived for a year without using cash. Mr. Wolman read excerpts from his book and he responded to questions from members of the audience. 6:00 am PT Approx. 1 hr. Book Discussion on Report into the Loss of the SS Titanic: A Centennial Reappraisal Samuel Halpern; Douglas Swanson The Titanic sank into the Atlantic Ocean after striking an iceberg 100 years ago on April 15, ... The Titanic sank into the Atlantic Ocean after striking an iceberg 100 years ago on April 15, 1912. Of those onboard, 1,496 perished and 712 were saved. To mark this centennial anniversary, author Samuel Halpern spoke at the National Archives about the findings of a modern day report into perhaps the 20th century’s most storied disaster at sea. This program is about one hour.
8:50 am PT Approx. 48 min. Mortgage Borrower Protection John Bryant; Richard Cordray Richard Cordray introduced new mortgage servicing industry intended to provide more transparency ... Richard Cordray introduced new mortgage servicing industry intended to provide more transparency and accuracy. The proposed new rules include bank simplification of monthly mortgage statements, warnings before interest rate adjustments, and increased efforts to work with homeowners who have fallen behind in their payments. Following his remarks he answered questions. 9:00 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China Michael Szonyi; Ezra Vogel Ezra Vogel talked about his biography of transformational Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping. He ... Ezra Vogel talked about his biography of transformational Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping. He responded to questions from members of the audience at the Cambridge Forum held at the First Parish (Unitarian Universalist) Church. 7:01 am PT Approx. 50 min. 1850s Collapse of the Second Party System Gillis Harp This week, a look at the Compromise of 1850 and the collapse of the Second Party System, with ... This week, a look at the Compromise of 1850 and the collapse of the Second Party System, with Gillis Harp, a professor at Grove City College in Pennsylvania. 
The class is part of a survey course called, “History of the United States to 1865,” which covers American history from the colonial era through the Civil War.
This is fifty minutes.
9:42 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. U.S. Tax System Panelists talked about tax code reform. Topics included investment income versus earned ... Panelists talked about tax code reform. Topics included investment income versus earned income, offshore tax avoidance schemes, corporate loopholes, and the income cap on Social Security contributions. They also responded to questions from the audience. 10:15 am PT Approx. 43 min. Book Discussion on American Icon Bryce Hoffman Bryce Hoffman recounts Ford Motor Company’s business practices under chief executive officer ... Bryce Hoffman recounts Ford Motor Company’s business practices under chief executive officer Allan Mulally from 2006 to 2011. The author examines the auto bailout allocated by Congress in 2008 and accepted by Ford’s competitors, General Motors and Chrysler, and Ford’s plans to re-imagine their corporate culture and products. Mr. Hoffman was given access to Allan Mullay’s personal documents and interviewed over one-hundred people involved in the company’s overhaul, from executive chairman Bill Ford, great-grandson of Ford’s founder, Henry Ford, to the automotive company’s employees, union heads, and car dealers. Bryce Hoffman responded to questions from members of the audience at Barnes & Noble in Allen Park, Michigan. 7:52 am PT Approx. 9 min. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Daniel Luther; Richard Smith The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in Greeneville, Tennessee, where the home and tailor ... The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in Greeneville, Tennessee, where the home and tailor shop of President Andrew Johnson is preserved, was one of the stops on a Presidents & Patriots Historical Tour. Andrew Johnson served as vice president under Abraham Lincoln, and succeeded him when President Lincoln was assassinated. Park guide Daniel Luther portrayed President Johnson to tell the story of how Andrew Johnson met Abraham Lincoln. He also talked about the execution of Mary Surratt as he responded to questions from members of the tour group being led by historian Richard Norton Smith. They were being accompanied by a C-SPAN videojournalist on a 10-day bus tour from Asheville, North Carolina, to Austin, Texas, in May 2011.
11:17 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Labor Issues Union leaders participated in a forum on jobs and labor issues. Among the topics addressed ... Union leaders participated in a forum on jobs and labor issues. Among the topics addressed were collective bargaining, the state of the economy, and job creation. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis then talked about the Obama administration’s plan for creating jobs and stimulating the economy. After her remarks, the panelists returned to answer questions from audience members. 11:00 am PT Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on Life Among the Cannibals Michael Castle; Arlen Specter Former Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter talked about his political career, during which he ... Former Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter talked about his political career, during which he changed from the Republican to Democratic Party, and the split between old guard members of his former party and members supported by the tea party movement. He focused on the extreme partisanship which causes incumbents to loose their primary elections because of how they cast one vote in Congress. During this event from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Senator Specter was in conversation with former Representative Mike Castle (R-DE) and responded to questions from members of the audience. 8:02 am PT Approx. 56 min. Career of Abolitionist John Willis Menard Abolitionist John Willis Menard was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1868, and although he was ... Abolitionist John Willis Menard was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1868, and although he was never seated, he was the first African American to address the House chamber. 
Next, we hear more about him from Phillip Magness of George Mason University and Matthew Wasniewski, the Historian of the U.S. House of Representatives.
This is about an hour, from the U.S. Capitol Historical Society.
1:04 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. European Union Economic Crisis Journalists spoke about the European debt crisis, the Greek economy, relations between Greece and ... Journalists spoke about the European debt crisis, the Greek economy, relations between Greece and Germany, and the impact of the debt crisis on the future of the global economy. They responded to questions from the audience. 11:53 am PT Approx. 7 min. Ann Coulter Book Signing Ann Coulter; Peter Slen Ann Coulter was shown signing copies of her book Demonic and having her picture taken with ... Ann Coulter was shown signing copies of her book Demonic and having her picture taken with fans. She also arranged interviews with French and Danish reporters.
She was at the Conservative Political Action Conference, held February 9-11, 2012, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.
9:00 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Book Discussion on Marching on Washington Lucy Barber; Stephen West Lucy Barber talked about her book Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political ... Lucy Barber talked about her book Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition, published by University of California Press. She talked about the history of protest marches in Washington, D.C., beginning with the 1894 protest by “Coxey’s Army.” This protest, named after organizer Jacob Coxey, called on the government to develop a public works program for the unemployed. Ms. Barber discussed the impact of the 1894 protest and the marches that followed it, including the 1963 march for civil rights and the marches protesting the Vietnam War. Ms. Barber answered questions from members of the audience following her remarks.
2:22 pm PT Approx. 48 min. Ron Paul Town Hall Meeting Ronald Paul Ron Paul held a town hall meeting at Will Rogers Auditorium, in Fort Worth, Texas. He told ... Ron Paul held a town hall meeting at Will Rogers Auditorium, in Fort Worth, Texas. He told supporters that with Rick Santorum dropping out of the race, the Republican presidential field was now down to the three candidates and that he planned to stay in the race. 12:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on The Righteous Mind Jonathan Haidt; Jackie Leventhal Jonathan Haidt presented his thoughts on the current political and social divisions that he ... Jonathan Haidt presented his thoughts on the current political and social divisions that he contends separate the Left and the Right. The social psychologist examines the origins of these fissures and explains that people’s moral intuition, the initial perceptions we have of others, propagates the idea that people who view the world differently from how we do are wrong. Mr. Haidt discussed how the populace can engage in a more civil debate on the issues of the day. He showed slides during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C. 10:20 am PT Approx. 36 min. The Foundation of the Senate Donald Ritchie U.S. Senate Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the differences between the House and Senate at ... U.S. Senate Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the differences between the House and Senate at the time of Senator Henry Clay and the changes over time. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Before Clay: The Foundation of the Senate” was part of the February 11, 2011, McConnell Center Conference, “Leadership in the U.S. Senate.”
3:10 pm PT Approx. 8 min. The Power to Declare War Danial Gebreili; Michael Whitten Michael Whitten and Danial Gebreili’s video, The Power to Declare War, was one of the ... Michael Whitten and Danial Gebreili’s video, The Power to Declare War, was one of the third prize high school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are seniors at Jenks High School in Jenks, Oklahoma.
The local cable company was Cox Communications.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
1:17 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. Book Discussion on Re-Defining Black Power Joanne Griffith examines the Obama administration and questions whether the president has ... Joanne Griffith examines the Obama administration and questions whether the president has sufficiently answered many of the issues facing the black community. For the book she edited, Ms. Griffith interviewed a collection of African-American academics, including economist Julianne Malveaux, civil rights lawyer Michelle Alexander, and Van Jones, former adviser to President Obama. Ms. Griffith was joined in discussion by Marc Anthony Neal, a professor of black popular cultural at Duke University, and filmmaker Byron Hurt. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience at Hue-Man Bookstore in New York City. 10:56 am PT Approx. 3 min. Ulysses S. Grant Memorial Donald Ritchie Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the statue of General Ulysses S. Grant on the U.S. Capitol ... Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the statue of General Ulysses S. Grant on the U.S. Capitol West Front in Washington, D.C.
Date of interview unknown.
3:19 pm PT Approx. 4 min. Weekly Presidential Address Barack Obama President Obama spoke about the state of the economy and his plan for tax reform.  President Obama spoke about the state of the economy and his plan for tax reform.  3:03 pm PT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on In the Name of Sorrow and Hope Noa Ben Artzi-Pelossof; Brian Lamb Ms. Ben Artzi-Pelossof, only granddaughter of assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak ... Ms. Ben Artzi-Pelossof, only granddaughter of assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, discussed her book, In the Name of Sorrow and Hope, published by Alfred A. Knopf. She gained international recognition when she read her “last letter” to her grandfather at his funeral. In the book, written when she was only 19, she reminisced about her childhood in Israel, her family, and her grandfather. The book details Prime Minister Rabin’s evolution from soldier to Middle East peacemaker. It continues through to the leader’s 1995 assassination by a member of the militant Israeli right wing. Ms. Ben Artzi-Pelossof reflected on her experiences as a young Israeli woman. Now a member of the Israeli army, she also talked about extremism in the Middle East, the political climate which resulted in her grandfather’s death, and her hopes for peace. 10:59 am PT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with David and Jeanne Heidler David Heidler; Jeanne Heidler; Brian Lamb David and Jeanne Heidler talked about their biography Henry Clay: The Essential American ... David and Jeanne Heidler talked about their biography Henry Clay: The Essential American (Random House; May 4, 2010). Henry Clay was speaker of the House and served in the Senate. He unsuccessfully ran for president five times, was a founder of the Whig Party, and he was known as the “Great Compromiser.”
David Heidler works with the Department of History at Colorado State University. Jeanne Heidler is professor of history at the U.S. Air Force Academy. They have written numerous books together including Daily Life in the Early American Republic, Manifest Destiny, Old Hickory’s War, and The War of 1812.
3:23 pm PT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Republican Address Frederick Upton Fred Upton delivered the Republican weekly address.  Fred Upton delivered the Republican weekly address.  4:02 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on Taming Globalization Skip Rhodes; Abraham Sofaer; John Yoo John Yoo looks at the role that international law plays in the U.S. legal system and argues that ... John Yoo looks at the role that international law plays in the U.S. legal system and argues that Congress and the executive branch, not the courts, should be in charge of enforcing (or not enforcing) international agreements. He responded to comments by the moderator, former Judge Sofaer, and to questions submitted by members of the audience at the office of the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco. 11:58 am PT Approx. 1 min. Logan Circle Memorial Richard Smith Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the career of Civil War General John A. Logan and his ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the career of Civil War General John A. Logan and his monument in Logan Circle in Washington, D.C.
Date 2010.
3:30 pm PT Approx. 27 min. Communicators with Lawrence Strickling Jasmin Melvin; Peter Slen; Lawrence Strickling Lawrence Strickling talked about privacy, spectrum and other telecommunications issues. Lawrence Strickling talked about privacy, spectrum and other telecommunications issues. 5:28 pm PT Approx. 1 min. BookTV Fairs and Festivals 12:00 pm PT Approx. 30 min. Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office, Part 1 Richard Lyons; Susan Rosenvold Clara Barton - known as the "Angel of the Battlefield'' and founder of the American Red Cross - ... Clara Barton - known as the "Angel of the Battlefield'' and founder of the American Red Cross - converted rooms in a Washington, DC boarding house into what she called the Missing Soldiers Office. She employed 12 clerks who worked with families searching for lost sons, brothers, husbands and fathers who did not return from the Civil War. The office closed in 1868, but was rediscovered in 1996 by carpenter Richard Lyons as he readied the building for demolition. Now, as preparations are underway to restore Clara Barton’s rooms to their 19th century appearance, we hear Lyons' story and tour the third-floor office that historians call a time capsule.
4:06 pm PT Approx. 53 min. Michael Weiner on Collective Bargaining Michael Weiner; Theresa Werner Michael Weiner talked about the future of collective bargaining for baseball players as well as ... Michael Weiner talked about the future of collective bargaining for baseball players as well as other professions. He asserted that collective bargaining has been used in the recent past as a way to blame unions for the struggling economic climate, and that legislative acts to strip workers of rights will not help the economy. In his remarks he said that collective bargaining “is the only realistic leverage” workers have and that it “allows them a voice.” Following his speech he answered written questions from the audience. 5:30 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Book Discussion on Cheating Justice Elizabeth Holtzman; Susan Kang Former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman argues that former President George W. Bush and Vice ... Former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman argues that former President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney broke several laws and international treaties during their tenure in office and should be held accountable. The author contends that the Bush administration lied to the American public in the lead-up to the war in Iraq and permitted torturous practices in opposition to international agreements. Ms. Holtzman responded to questions from members of the audience at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. 12:31 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. An Evening with David and Julie Eisenhower David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower famously met as children at the 1957 inauguration of ... David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower famously met as children at the 1957 inauguration of his grandfather - President Dwight D. Eisenhower - and her father, Vice President Richard Nixon. They recently collaborated on the book, "Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969.'' In this conversation at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, the Eisenhowers recall Ike’s presidency and later retirement in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the relationship between Ike and his vice president, and the reasons that propelled Richard Nixon to make another run at the presidency after his close loss to John F. Kennedy in 1960.
5:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Investigative Journalism Four award-winning investigative journalists talked about their experiences and how they ... Four award-winning investigative journalists talked about their experiences and how they circumvented safeguards surrounding sensitive subjects. They also focused on recent stories they had covered and the process of investigative journalism. They responded to questions from the audience in the Kumble Theater.
The panelists at The Annual George Polk Seminar: Getting the Unforgettable Story, were four of the journalists who were awarded the 2011 George Polk Awards in Journalism.
6:54 pm PT Approx. 4 min. Publisher Interview: Heartland Institute James Lakely; Peter Slen 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.
1:46 pm PT Approx. 8 min. Urban Slavery in Arkansas Explore the Historic Arkansas Museum and see a neighborhood from the time period leading up to the ... Explore the Historic Arkansas Museum and see a neighborhood from the time period leading up to the Civil War. While there, we learn about urban slavery in the south and how it differed from slavery practices on plantations. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
6:38 pm PT Approx. 2 hr. 2 min. Technology Regulation Panelists talked about issues related to regulating technology and innovation. Topics ... Panelists talked about issues related to regulating technology and innovation. Topics included two congressional bills intended to stop Internet piracy, the Food and Drug Administration, and the general lack of scientific knowledge among members of Congress. After their discussion they answered questions from the audience.
The 2012 Federalist Society National Student Symposium was hosted by Stanford University Law School. The theme for the symposium was “Bureaucracy Unbound: Can Limited Government and the Administrative State Co-Exist?”
6:59 pm PT Approx. 55 min. After Words with Dick Teresi Sally Satel; Dick Teresi Mr. Teresi makes the controversial argument that the business of organ harvesting is blurring ... Mr. Teresi makes the controversial argument that the business of organ harvesting is blurring the line between life and death. He contends that organ harvesting puts pressure on medical professionals to declare patients dead, rather than keep them on life support and attempt to save them. He discusses his findings with psychiatrist and transplant recipient Sally Satel, an American Enterprise Institute scholar in mental health policy. 1:55 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Teaching Constitutional History Explaining the Constitution and encouraging students to have an interest in America’s ... Explaining the Constitution and encouraging students to have an interest in America’s founding can be difficult for many teachers. Next, radio talk show host Diane Rehm moderates a panel discussion on the issues and challenges surrounding the teaching of constitutional history. 
David McCullogh and Gordon Wood join the panel of five other historians and scholars at this event from a day-long teach-in on America’s founding at the University of Oklahoma.
This is a little over an hour.
8:49 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Investigative Journalism Four award-winning investigative journalists talked about their experiences and how they ... Four award-winning investigative journalists talked about their experiences and how they circumvented safeguards surrounding sensitive subjects. They also focused on recent stories they had covered and the process of investigative journalism. They responded to questions from the audience in the Kumble Theater.
The panelists at The Annual George Polk Seminar: Getting the Unforgettable Story, were four of the journalists who were awarded the 2011 George Polk Awards in Journalism.
8:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Book Discussion on Sealab Ben Hellwarth Ben Hellwarth talked about the Navy experiment launched in 1964 to study the ocean floor and test ... Ben Hellwarth talked about the Navy experiment launched in 1964 to study the ocean floor and test the limits of our ability to live deep under water for long periods of time. He showed slides and video and audio clip during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Santa Monica, California. 2:59 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Civil War Battle of Shiloh Historians and authors discuss the Battle of Shiloh, which was fought 150 years ago in Hardin ... Historians and authors discuss the Battle of Shiloh, which was fought 150 years ago in Hardin County, Tennessee on April 6-7, 1862. The battle resulted in a Union victory over Confederate forces attempting to defend two major western railroads servicing the strategically important Mississippi Valley region. Nearly 110,000 troops took part in the fighting, which produced almost 24,000 casualties, making it the bloodiest battle to that point in U.S. history.
The Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission hosted this event.
10:26 pm PT Approx. 8 min. The Power to Declare War Danial Gebreili; Michael Whitten Michael Whitten and Danial Gebreili’s video, The Power to Declare War, was one of the ... Michael Whitten and Danial Gebreili’s video, The Power to Declare War, was one of the third prize high school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are seniors at Jenks High School in Jenks, Oklahoma.
The local cable company was Cox Communications.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
9:16 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Book Discussion on Debacle James Antle; John Lott; Grover Norquist Grover Norquist and John Lott, Jr., took a critical look at President Obama’s jobs and ... Grover Norquist and John Lott, Jr., took a critical look at President Obama’s jobs and economic growth programs. They analyzed the effect economic stimulus programs have had on economic recovery. The authors also responded to questions from members of the audience. 
This was a “Newsmakers Lunch” held by The American Spectator and Americans for Tax Reform in Washington, D.C.
4:58 pm PT Approx. 2 hr. 3 min. The Bush Doctrine, Compassionate Conservatism, and the War on Terror Mallory Factor; Donald Rumsfeld This week, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld discusses “The Bush Doctrine, ... This week, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld discusses “The Bush Doctrine, Compassionate Conservatism, and the War on Terror.”
Mr. Rumsfeld is a guest lecturer at The Citadel Military College in Charleston, South Carolina, in a course called “The Conservative Intellectual Tradition in America,” taught by Citadel International Politics and American Government professor Mallory Factor.
10:36 pm PT Approx. 2 hr. 3 min. Technology Regulation Panelists talked about issues related to regulating technology and innovation. Topics ... Panelists talked about issues related to regulating technology and innovation. Topics included two congressional bills intended to stop Internet piracy, the Food and Drug Administration, and the general lack of scientific knowledge among members of Congress. After their discussion they answered questions from the audience.
The 2012 Federalist Society National Student Symposium was hosted by Stanford University Law School. The theme for the symposium was “Bureaucracy Unbound: Can Limited Government and the Administrative State Co-Exist?”
10:30 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Book Discussion on A Matter of Simple Justice Lee Stout, former president of the Society of American Archivists, recounts the Nixon ... Lee Stout, former president of the Society of American Archivists, recounts the Nixon administration’s success in promoting women to executive positions in the federal government. The administration’s initiative was led by Barbara Hackman Franklin, staff assistant to President Nixon, who was hired in 1971 to enlist female candidates to fill high-level positions. Mr. Stout reports that during Ms. Franklin’s tenure she introduced over one-hundred women to executive jobs in the federal government, close to four times more than any prior administration. Lee Stout spoke on a panel with former Commerce Secretary Barbara Hackman Franklin and former Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley about the challenges they and other women faced then and how their advances shaped opportunities for later generations. The event was moderated by Judy Woodruff at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. 7:01 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Civil War Battle of Shiloh Historians and authors discuss the Battle of Shiloh, which was fought 150 years ago in Hardin ... Historians and authors discuss the Battle of Shiloh, which was fought 150 years ago in Hardin County, Tennessee on April 6-7, 1862. The battle resulted in a Union victory over Confederate forces attempting to defend two major western railroads servicing the strategically important Mississippi Valley region. Nearly 110,000 troops took part in the fighting, which produced almost 24,000 casualties, making it the bloodiest battle to that point in U.S. history.
The Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission hosted this event.
12:48 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. U.S.-Afghan Security Partnership Afghanistan’s Defense and Interior ministers talked about moving toward a long-term security ... Afghanistan’s Defense and Interior ministers talked about moving toward a long-term security partnership beyond the 2014 U.S. combat troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. They also responded to questions from the audience. 12:00 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Book Discussion on Power, Inc. David Rothkopf talked about his new book, which traces the changing relationship between public ... David Rothkopf talked about his new book, which traces the changing relationship between public and private power and looks at the implications of the rise of great private actors and the weakening of many states. He looked at the different forms of capitalism that have emerged over the years as a result. He was then joined in a panel discussion moderated by Ed Luce. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
This book launch event at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace was co-hosted by Foreign Policy magazine.
9:00 pm PT Approx. 2 hr. 2 min. The Bush Doctrine, Compassionate Conservatism, and the War on Terror Mallory Factor; Donald Rumsfeld This week, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld discusses “The Bush Doctrine, ... This week, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld discusses “The Bush Doctrine, Compassionate Conservatism, and the War on Terror.”
Mr. Rumsfeld is a guest lecturer at The Citadel Military College in Charleston, South Carolina, in a course called “The Conservative Intellectual Tradition in America,” taught by Citadel International Politics and American Government professor Mallory Factor.
2:21 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. U.S.-Iraq Relations Panelists spoke about U.S.-Iraq relations following the formal withdrawal of U.S. troops, focusing ... Panelists spoke about U.S.-Iraq relations following the formal withdrawal of U.S. troops, focusing on both the challenges and opportunities presented by the transition of the U.S.-Iraqi partnership from a military to a diplomatic one. They also talked about the state of regional security and political developments in Iraq. They responded to questions from the audience. 1:30 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Book Discussion on American Grace David Campbell David Campbell examines the current state of religious observance and interfaith relationships in ... David Campbell examines the current state of religious observance and interfaith relationships in the United States and how it has changed over the past fifty years. Professor Campbell used slides during his presentation, in which he specifically focused on the reaction to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s Mormonism and presented his thoughts on what it says about religious tolerance today. He responded to questions from members of the audience at the University of Southern California.
“Is This the Mormon Moment? Will Mitt Romeny be the Mormons' JFK?” was part of the Elizabeth and Robert Plumleigh Lecture Series “Religion in a Time of Politics.” It was held at the USC Davidson Conference Center.
11:03 pm PT Approx. 30 min. Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office, Part 1 Richard Lyons; Susan Rosenvold Clara Barton - known as the "Angel of the Battlefield'' and founder of the American Red Cross - ... Clara Barton - known as the "Angel of the Battlefield'' and founder of the American Red Cross - converted rooms in a Washington, DC boarding house into what she called the Missing Soldiers Office. She employed 12 clerks who worked with families searching for lost sons, brothers, husbands and fathers who did not return from the Civil War. The office closed in 1868, but was rediscovered in 1996 by carpenter Richard Lyons as he readied the building for demolition. Now, as preparations are underway to restore Clara Barton’s rooms to their 19th century appearance, we hear Lyons' story and tour the third-floor office that historians call a time capsule.
3:53 am PT Approx. 5 min. Preparing to Become Responsible Voters Taylor Futch Taylor Futch’s video, Preparing to Become Responsible Voters was one of the middle ... Taylor Futch’s video, Preparing to Become Responsible Voters was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Taylor is an eighth grader at Dunellon Middle School in Dunellon, Florida.
The local cable company was Bright House Networks.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
3:00 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. Book Discussion on Re-Defining Black Power Joanne Griffith examines the Obama administration and questions whether the president has ... Joanne Griffith examines the Obama administration and questions whether the president has sufficiently answered many of the issues facing the black community. For the book she edited, Ms. Griffith interviewed a collection of African-American academics, including economist Julianne Malveaux, civil rights lawyer Michelle Alexander, and Van Jones, former adviser to President Obama. Ms. Griffith was joined in discussion by Marc Anthony Neal, a professor of black popular cultural at Duke University, and filmmaker Byron Hurt. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience at Hue-Man Bookstore in New York City. 11:35 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. An Evening with David and Julie Eisenhower David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower famously met as children at the 1957 inauguration of ... David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower famously met as children at the 1957 inauguration of his grandfather - President Dwight D. Eisenhower - and her father, Vice President Richard Nixon. They recently collaborated on the book, "Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969.'' In this conversation at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, the Eisenhowers recall Ike’s presidency and later retirement in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the relationship between Ike and his vice president, and the reasons that propelled Richard Nixon to make another run at the presidency after his close loss to John F. Kennedy in 1960.
12:50 am PT Approx. 6 min. North Little Rock High School Integration While much of the story has focused on the Little Rock 9 and Central High, on the other side of ... While much of the story has focused on the Little Rock 9 and Central High, on the other side of the Arkansas River, Civil Rights leaders and African-American students were trying to integrate another white high school in this area. We take you to North Little Rock High to hear from historian Cary Bradburn and Richard Lindsey - one of the students who tried to attend the school - about this lesser known - but important battle in the Civil Rights movement. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:57 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Teaching Constitutional History Explaining the Constitution and encouraging students to have an interest in America’s ... Explaining the Constitution and encouraging students to have an interest in America’s founding can be difficult for many teachers. Next, radio talk show host Diane Rehm moderates a panel discussion on the issues and challenges surrounding the teaching of constitutional history. 
David McCullogh and Gordon Wood join the panel of five other historians and scholars at this event from a day-long teach-in on America’s founding at the University of Oklahoma.
This is a little over an hour.
2:02 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Book Discussion on Marching on Washington Lucy Barber; Stephen West Lucy Barber talked about her book Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political ... Lucy Barber talked about her book Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition, published by University of California Press. She talked about the history of protest marches in Washington, D.C., beginning with the 1894 protest by “Coxey’s Army.” This protest, named after organizer Jacob Coxey, called on the government to develop a public works program for the unemployed. Ms. Barber discussed the impact of the 1894 protest and the marches that followed it, including the 1963 march for civil rights and the marches protesting the Vietnam War. Ms. Barber answered questions from members of the audience following her remarks.
3:21 am PT Approx. 36 min. The Foundation of the Senate Donald Ritchie U.S. Senate Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the differences between the House and Senate at ... U.S. Senate Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the differences between the House and Senate at the time of Senator Henry Clay and the changes over time. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Before Clay: The Foundation of the Senate” was part of the February 11, 2011, McConnell Center Conference, “Leadership in the U.S. Senate.”
3:57 am PT Approx. 1 min. Albert Einstein Memorial Richard Smith Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to mathematician and ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to mathematician and scientist Albert Einstein. The statue on the grounds of the National Academy of Science was dedicated April 22, 1979, near the centennial of his birth. Topics included the sculptor, Robert Berks, and the symbolism of the monument.
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3:59 am PT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with David and Jeanne Heidler David Heidler; Jeanne Heidler; Brian Lamb David and Jeanne Heidler talked about their biography Henry Clay: The Essential American ... David and Jeanne Heidler talked about their biography Henry Clay: The Essential American (Random House; May 4, 2010). Henry Clay was speaker of the House and served in the Senate. He unsuccessfully ran for president five times, was a founder of the Whig Party, and he was known as the “Great Compromiser.”
David Heidler works with the Department of History at Colorado State University. Jeanne Heidler is professor of history at the U.S. Air Force Academy. They have written numerous books together including Daily Life in the Early American Republic, Manifest Destiny, Old Hickory’s War, and The War of 1812.