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4:00 am PT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Should states have a say in ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Should states have a say in budget talks?” 2:45 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Book Discussion on Science Left Behind ; Author Alex Berezow talked about his book, Science Left Behind: Feel-Good Fallacies and the ... Author Alex Berezow talked about his book, Science Left Behind: Feel-Good Fallacies and the Rise of the Anti-Scientific Left. In the book he argued that while “anti-science” was usually a term associated with conservatives, the left in the United States had plenty of problems with science on issues they did not support, such as nuclear energy and biomedical research on animals. 4:00 am PT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Tom Blanton ; Tom Blanton talked about access to federal government documents through the Freedom of Information ... Tom Blanton talked about access to federal government documents through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). During the week the House approved a bill to fix some of the problems with the current FOIA system, including a lack of responsiveness by federal agencies to requests for government records. The OPEN Government Act, which passed the Senate the previous week, next goes to the president. The National Security Archive, which is an independent non-governmental research institute and library located at George Washington University, collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through FOIA.
4:47 am PT Approx. 49 min. LIVE Cybersecurity ; Jon Iadonisi discussed the next steps in federal efforts to combat emerging
cybersecurity ...
Jon Iadonisi discussed the next steps in federal efforts to combat emerging
cybersecurity threats. Legislation had stalled in Congress, prompting speculation that the Obama administration would issue an executive order on the topic. Topics included “denial of service” attacks during the 2012 Israel-Gaza conflict, the U.S. government’s current approach to cybersecurity, and strategies for strengthening our cyber infrastructure. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
4:13 am PT Approx. 1 min. Book Discussion on Showdown Author David Corn talks about his book, Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Battled the GOP ... Author David Corn talks about his book, Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Battled the GOP to Set Up the 2012 Election.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
5:00 am PT Approx. 30 min. Gilmore Cabin at Montpelier The history of the transition from slavery to freedom for African Americans is told at the Gilmore ... The history of the transition from slavery to freedom for African Americans is told at the Gilmore Cabin on the grounds of James Madison’s Montpelier in Virginia. Born a slave for President Madison in 1810, George Gilmore and his wife Polly raised five children on a small sharecroppers farm after emancipation. Built by George Gilmore and his sons, the cabin is one of only a few existing freedman’s homes left standing in the United States.
In this program, we also visit a reconstructed Jim Crow train station near the cabin, where segregated “white” and “colored” waiting rooms were once the law of Virginia. Our tour guide is Christian Cotz, Montpelier director of visitor engagement.
5:38 am PT Approx. 38 min. LIVE Education Labor Unions and the Fiscal Cliff ; Randi Weingarten discussed the priorities of labor unions as negotiations began on averting the ... Randi Weingarten discussed the priorities of labor unions as negotiations began on averting the fiscal cliff." She also discussed American Federation of Teachers' education agenda heading into 2013. Topics included the potential effects of tax increases and budgets cuts on teachers, education reform prospects during the Obama administration’s second term, and the impact of the 2012 elections.
“Fiscal Cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
4:15 am PT Approx. 59 min. What's Next for Women? Panelists spoke about the future of women in the workforce and society. Panelists included ... Panelists spoke about the future of women in the workforce and society. Panelists included Anita Hill, Reimaging Equality: Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home, Hanna Rosin, The End of Men and the Rise of Women, and Madeline Kunin, The New Feminist Agenda: Defining the Next Revolution for Women, Work, and Family. The panel was moderated by Meghna Chakrabarti, and responded to questions from the audience. 5:31 am PT Approx. 2 hr. 16 min. America's Foreign Policy at Mid-Century Historians discuss the significant change in America’s foreign policy in the wake of World ... Historians discuss the significant change in America’s foreign policy in the wake of World War II. Prior to this war, America was committed to a non-interventionism, reflecting America’s geographic remove from Europe. After the war, America became the leader of the free world, providing the first lines of defense against Soviet expansion. Historians Justus Doenecke, Thomas Fleming and Patrick Hearden will explore this crucial pivot point in American foreign policy. 
This event took place at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum in West Branch, Iowa.
6:20 am PT Approx. 39 min. LIVE CIA Drone Program ; Mike Lyons talked about the CIA drone program, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic ... Mike Lyons talked about the CIA drone program, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. With the departure of former CIA Director David Petraeus, military observers were calling for a review of the military’s drone strategy. Topics included the impact of a new CIA director on the CIA drone program, the benefits and goals of drone warfare, and the debate over who should control U.S. drone warfare capabilities. 5:16 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Book Discussion on Triumph of the City Panelists spoke about urban planning, city government, and the development of Boston. The ... Panelists spoke about urban planning, city government, and the development of Boston. The panel included Edward Glaeser, author of The Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier, Ayanna Pressley, Boston City Councilor, and Barbara Berke, senior policy adviser to Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. The panel was moderated by Bob Oakes, and responded to questions from the audience. 7:48 am PT Approx. 11 min. Lee Harvey Oswald A 1964 CBS special on Lee Harvey Oswald entitled, “November 22nd and the Warren ... A 1964 CBS special on Lee Harvey Oswald entitled, “November 22nd and the Warren Report.”
7:00 am PT Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Mary Kay Henry Mary Kay Henry, President of SEIU, Mary Kay Henry talks about being at the White House for ... Mary Kay Henry, President of SEIU, Mary Kay Henry talks about being at the White House for meetings that President Obama held over three days with labor and progressive groups, business leaders and members of Congress about the “fiscal cliff.”
"Fiscal Cliff" refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if congress fails to reach a budget agreement.
6:31 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Future of Reading Panelists talked about the future of reading and child literacy. Among the topics they ... Panelists talked about the future of reading and child literacy. Among the topics they addressed were the use of digital books, the impact of new technologies on the publishing industry, uses of electronic media in schools, the amount of information available through electronic media, and the experience of reading. They responded to questions from the audience. 8:00 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Race and Military Tradition ; Author and historian Mark Grimsley explained how American military conflicts through history have ... Author and historian Mark Grimsley explained how American military conflicts through history have contributed to the formation and understanding of racial identities. He talked about the roles of African Americans on both the Union and Confederate sides of the Civil War. Mr. Grimsley spoke at the 2012 Civil War Institute Conference at Gettysburg College and responded to questions from the audience.
7:33 am PT Approx. 58 min. Education Policy and School Choice ; Kevin Chavous talked to California entrepreneurs about the Washington, D.C., charter school system ... Kevin Chavous talked to California entrepreneurs about the Washington, D.C., charter school system he helped found. He also discussed school choice and U.S. competitiveness, and answered questions from the audience members. 7:47 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Book Discussion on The Fateful History of Fannie Mae James Hagerty of the Wall Street Journal talked about his book, The Fateful History of Fannie ... James Hagerty of the Wall Street Journal talked about his book, The Fateful History of Fannie Mae: New Deal Birth to Mortgage Crisis Fall, in which he examined the 1938 creation and 70 year history of Fannie Mae. Among the topics he addressed were the role of federal regulation in the financial and housing industries, political interests in the company, and the 2008 financial crisis. He responded to questions from the audience. 9:06 am PT Approx. 2 min. James Buchanan Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to President James ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to President James Buchanan, which was unveiled in Meridian Hill Park in 1930. Funds for the memorial were provided by the will of President Buchanan’s niece, Harriet Lane. She was renowned for having served as his White House hostess, and portions of a popular song dedicated to her, “Listen to the Mockingbird,” were played. Topics included President Buchanan’s career and the symbolism of the monument.
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8:35 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Public and Private Universities Panelists talked about the future of public research universities. Scott Jaschik moderated ... Panelists talked about the future of public research universities. Scott Jaschik moderated the presentation “Sustaining Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and the Arts.” Topics included the quality of public versus private universities, focusing on faculty, funding, and majors that would lead to jobs. Tamar Lewin moderated the final panel, summarizing the themes of the conference. Topics included cost, competition for out-of-state students, online courses, adult education, the influence of U.S. News and World Report rankings, and efforts by schools to improve their ranking. 
“Precipice or Crossroads: A Symposium on the Future of Public Research Universities” was a three-day symposium held by the University of Vermont.
9:03 am PT Approx. 58 min. After Words with James Patterson ; James Patterson talked about 1965, a year that he said began with a sense of optimism but that ... James Patterson talked about 1965, a year that he said began with a sense of optimism but that ended with a bitterly divided country and a conservative resurgence that would define later decades. In 1965, President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law, sent additional U.S. troops into Vietnam, and presided over the race riots in major cities. The Bancroft Prize winning historian discussed the significance of events that year with former Howard University History Chair and author of Comfort and Pity Daryl Scott. 9:10 am PT Approx. 48 min. The Zimmermann Telegram ; Thomas Boghardt, author of The Zimmermann Telegram: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and ... Thomas Boghardt, author of The Zimmermann Telegram: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and America’s Entry into World War One, explained why Germany sent the telegram to Mexico; how it was intercepted by the British; and how its discovery influenced American public opinion. The coded telegram, dispatched by Foreign Secretary Arthur Zimmermann to the German ambassador in Mexico in anticipation of further unrestricted submarine warfare, instructed Ambassador Eckardt that if the U.S. appeared likely to enter the war, he was to approach the Mexican government with a proposal for a military alliance. Mexico was promised territories in Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. Eckardt was also instructed to urge Mexico to help broker an alliance between Germany and the Japanese Empire. News of the correspondence was made public after British intelligence intercepted the communication.
The National Archives in Washington DC hosted this event.
10:03 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Hollywood and Culture Actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined leaders in the film and music ... Actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined leaders in the film and music industries to talk about Hollywood’s impact on American culture and how the industries are adapting to technological innovations. Other speakers included Universal Studios President Ron Meyer, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Co-Chair Rob Friedman and Imagine Entertainment co-founder Brian Grazer. 10:03 am PT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on In Buddha's Company ; Richard Ruth was interviewed about his book, In Buddha’s Company: Thai soldiers in the ... Richard Ruth was interviewed about his book, In Buddha’s Company: Thai soldiers in the Vietnam War, about the role of Thailand, and particularly the service of Thai soldiers, in the Vietnam War. 10:00 am PT Approx. 42 min. 1768 British Occupation of Colonial Boston History professor Richard Bell, in his class at the University of Maryland, described the tension ... History professor Richard Bell, in his class at the University of Maryland, described the tension in Boston between British troops and the colonists, and Britain’s efforts to reassert control over the increasingly disloyal colony. In October of 1768, a fleet of warships carrying British infantry regiments anchored in Boston Harbor. He also responded to questions from students.
11:20 am PT Approx. 33 min. U.S. Strategic Competitiveness Business community scholars and economists talked about the need for more U.S. entrepreneurial ... Business community scholars and economists talked about the need for more U.S. entrepreneurial leadership in the world. They focused on the economy, immigration reform, and innovation. They were interviewed by Steve Clemons. 
This was part of the fourth annual Washington Ideas Forum.*held by The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the Newseum in the Annenberg Theater.
10:15 am PT Approx. 20 min. Book Discussion on The Politics and Security of the Gulf ; U.S. Naval Academy Professor Jeffrey Macris talks about his book, The Politics and Security of ... U.S. Naval Academy Professor Jeffrey Macris talks about his book, The Politics and Security of the Gulf: Anglo-American Hegemony and the Shaping of a Region. He focused on Western interests in the Middle East and Persian Gulf from the British colonial era to present day American interests in the region. This interview, recorded at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, was part of Book TV’s College Series. 10:43 am PT Approx. 4 min. Boston's Granary Burying Ground Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, ... Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, toured the Granary Burying Ground in downtown Boston. Established in the year 1660, the Granary Burying Ground is the city’s third oldest cemetery, and the burial site of several notable American Revolutionaries, including Paul Revere, John Hancock and Samuel Adams. This is part one of two of the program.
11:56 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Conservatives and Immigration Reform Panelists talked about immigration reform from a conservative perspective. Topics included ... Panelists talked about immigration reform from a conservative perspective. Topics included the power of the anti-immigration lobby, “guest” worker proposals, ways to deal with illegal immigrants already living in the U.S., and the level of trust in government. Richard Land declared that Republicans lost the Latino vote during the presidential primaries, and that the party should “stop listening to the people with the smallest brains and biggest mouths.” 10:40 am PT Approx. 18 min. Book Discussion on West Pointers and the Civil War ; Professor Wayne Hsieh discussed his book, West Pointers and the Civil War: The Old Army in War ... Professor Wayne Hsieh discussed his book, West Pointers and the Civil War: The Old Army in War and Peace. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded at the U.S.Naval Academy. 10:50 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Educational Film in the United States ; Marsha Orgeron, co-editor of the first collection of essays to address educational film in the ... Marsha Orgeron, co-editor of the first collection of essays to address educational film in the United States, talked about her book, Learning with the Lights Off: Educational Film in the United States. Educational films were seen by millions of people and provided a catalog of 20th-century preoccupations and values in America. During her presentation she showed to examples of educational films.
1:30 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Frontline to the Home Front Panelists talked about the treatment of returning war veterans. The panel included Former ... Panelists talked about the treatment of returning war veterans. The panel included Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, former General Stanley McChrystal, Major General Marcia Anderson, Taryn Davis, founder of the American Widow Project , Paul Rieckhoff, head of Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans of America, and Lieutenant Melissa Stockwell, the first female soldier to lose a limb in the Iraq War. They responded to questions from the audience.
This panel was part of the Chicago Ideas Week conference held annually in Chicago, Illinois in October and was presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan
10:59 am PT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 11/24 A list of new books being released the week of November 24, 2012. A list of new books being released the week of November 24, 2012. 12:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. Tom Daschle Oral History Interview Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle talked about his life and career, including serving in ... Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle talked about his life and career, including serving in both the House and the Senate. He also talked about his relationship with former Senator Robert Dole (R-KS) and their work together both in the Senate and since leaving office. Topics included his belief that Senator Dole would have made a great president, and negotiations with President Clinton during the 1995 government shutdown.
This never-before-aired interview with historian Richard Norton Smith is part of an oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The location of the May 25, 2007, interview is not known.
3:00 pm PT Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Mary Kay Henry Mary Kay Henry, President of SEIU, Mary Kay Henry talks about being at the White House for ... Mary Kay Henry, President of SEIU, Mary Kay Henry talks about being at the White House for meetings that President Obama held over three days with labor and progressive groups, business leaders and members of Congress about the “fiscal cliff.”
"Fiscal Cliff" refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if congress fails to reach a budget agreement.
11:01 am PT Approx. 40 min. Book Discussion on Regulating to Disaster ; Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about he book, Regulating to Disaster: How Green Jobs Policies Are ... Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about he book, Regulating to Disaster: How Green Jobs Policies Are Damaging America’s Economy, in which she takes a critical look at President Obama’s “green jobs” initiative and argues that it hurt the economy. This event was hosted by the Manhattan Institute in New York City. 1:01 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. History of Political Polling ; ; Vanderbilt University history professor Sarah Igo, and Washington Post polling director Jon ... Vanderbilt University history professor Sarah Igo, and Washington Post polling director Jon Cohen talked about the history of political polling in America at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Crunching the Numbers: Polling” was part of the symposium “Political Machines: Innovations in Campaigns and Elections,” held in the Warner Bros. Theater of the National Museum of American History.
3:32 pm PT Approx. 3 min. House Republicans on Debt Ceiling Republican leaders briefed reporters on the debt ceiling agreement. They talked about ... Republican leaders briefed reporters on the debt ceiling agreement. They talked about drawbacks in the agreement and outlined future courses of action to further reduce federal spending and control the deficit, and urged members to vote in favor of the measure when it came to the floor later in the day. 11:41 am PT Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on How to be Black Author Baratunde Thurston discusses his book, How to be Black, in which he offers practical ... Author Baratunde Thurston discusses his book, How to be Black, in which he offers practical advice on everything from “How to Be the Black Friend” to “How to Be the (Next) Black President” to “How to Celebrate Black History Month.”
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
2:21 pm PT Approx. 7 min. Vermont's Granite History ; Todd Paton talked about the history of the granite industry in Vermont and what is believed to be ... Todd Paton talked about the history of the granite industry in Vermont and what is believed to be the largest deep hole dimension granite quarry in operation in the world, located right outside of Montpelier. Rock of Ages granite is used in some of the country’s most historic memorials and structures. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:36 pm PT Approx. 4 min. Senate Democratic Leaders on Debt Ceiling Bill Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions about passage of a deficit ... Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions about passage of a deficit reduction bill that also raised the debt ceiling. The measure passed by a vote of 74 to 26. 11:45 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. A Conversation on the State of the Economy ; ; Joseph Stiglitz, author of The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers ... Joseph Stiglitz, author of The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future, and Paul Krugman, author of End This Depression Now!, talked about the problems facing the U.S. economy. The authors spoke at an event held at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. They responded to questions from the audience. 2:30 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Memories from the Lee Harvey Oswald Shooting The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas hosted five eyewitnesses to the Lee Harvey Oswald shooting, ... The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas hosted five eyewitnesses to the Lee Harvey Oswald shooting, including news reporters and the police detective who was handcuffed to the prisoner. Oswald was the suspect in the assassination of President Kennedy two days earlier, and was being transported to the Dallas courthouse when Jack Ruby shot him in the basement of the police department. Oswald died hours later. Participants also talked about media coverage of the killing and the impact of the event on subsequent news practices. They responded to questions from the audience.
3:43 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Ted Koppel on Democracy and the Press ; Former ABC News reporter and anchor Ted Koppel talked about the state of network news and news ... Former ABC News reporter and anchor Ted Koppel talked about the state of network news and news consumption, and how the Internet have affected the quality of reporting. He was interviewed by Marvin Kalb and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Kalb Report, “The Twilight of Network News: A Conversation with Ted Koppel on Democracy and the Press,” was held in the main ballroom of the National Press Club. The Kalb Report was produced by the George Washington University, the Shorenstein Center at Harvard University, the National Press Club Journalism Institute, the University of Maryland University College, and the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.
1:23 pm PT Approx. 6 min. Book Discussion on America's Great Debate Author Fergus Bordewich talked about his book, America’s Great Debate: Henry Clay, ... Author Fergus Bordewich talked about his book, America’s Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the Compromise That Preserved the Union. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night. 3:53 pm PT Approx. 5 min. Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ; The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas, is located in what was once the Texas ... The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas, is located in what was once the Texas School Book Depository. From the sixth floor, southeast corner window of this building, Lee Harvey Oswald shot President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Curator Gary Mack talked about the museum, and how the information about the assassination and ensuing investigations is presented.
In May of 2011, historian Richard Norton Smith was accompanied by a C-SPAN videojournalist as he led a 10-day bus tour of presidential and historic sites from Asheville, North Carolina to Austin, Texas. This was one of the stops on the tour.
5:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. Q&A with Ted Widmer ; Ted Widmer talked about the book he edited, Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of ... Ted Widmer talked about the book he edited, Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy. The book contains audio CDs with 150 minutes of recorded conversations from the oval office, cabinet meetings, telephone calls, and private dictations during Kennedy’s presidency. Mr. Widmer described how he was approached by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation to select, introduce, and transcribe the recordings. Mr. Widmer reacted to numerous clips played throughout the program including from during the Cuban missile crisis and discussions with Mississippi Governor Ross Barnett dealing with the riots over the integration of the University of Mississippi. There were also some more light-hearted moments. Mr. Widmer reflected upon his academic training at Harvard, as well as his experiences serving both President Bill Clinton, during his presidency, and Hillary Clinton, during her time as secretary of State. 1:30 pm PT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on A Patriot's History of the Modern World ; Larry Schweikart, history professor at the University of Dayton, talked about his book, A ... Larry Schweikart, history professor at the University of Dayton, talked about his book, A Patriot’s History of the Modern World, in which he presented a history of America’s global participation and influence from 1898-1945. He said that during this time the United States introduced numerous political, cultural, and economic ideas to the rest of the world. He spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. and responded to questions from the audience. 4:00 pm PT Approx. 30 min. Gilmore Cabin at Montpelier The history of the transition from slavery to freedom for African Americans is told at the Gilmore ... The history of the transition from slavery to freedom for African Americans is told at the Gilmore Cabin on the grounds of James Madison’s Montpelier in Virginia. Born a slave for President Madison in 1810, George Gilmore and his wife Polly raised five children on a small sharecroppers farm after emancipation. Built by George Gilmore and his sons, the cabin is one of only a few existing freedman’s homes left standing in the United States.
In this program, we also visit a reconstructed Jim Crow train station near the cabin, where segregated “white” and “colored” waiting rooms were once the law of Virginia. Our tour guide is Christian Cotz, Montpelier director of visitor engagement.
6:01 pm PT Approx. 31 min. Question Time ; Prime Minister Cameron answers questioned from members of his coalition and the ... Prime Minister Cameron answers questioned from members of his coalition and the opposition. Prime Minister Cameron and Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband agreed that international pressure must be put on both Israel and Hamas to end the violence in the region and work toward a two-state solution. Other members asked the prime minister about a variety of topics, including the previous day vote by the Church of England’s governing board on whether to allow women to serve as bishops, which narrowly failed, and recent elections for local police commissioners. 2:16 pm PT Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on The Price of Politics ; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward talked about his book, The Price of ... Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward talked about his book, The Price of Politics. It is an examination of how President Obama and the Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress attempted to restore the American economy and improve the federal government’s fiscal condition over a three-and-a-half year period. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.
The program opened with scenes of the festival and scheduling information.
4:31 pm PT Approx. 2 hr. 16 min. America's Foreign Policy at Mid-Century Historians discuss the significant change in America’s foreign policy in the wake of World ... Historians discuss the significant change in America’s foreign policy in the wake of World War II. Prior to this war, America was committed to a non-interventionism, reflecting America’s geographic remove from Europe. After the war, America became the leader of the free world, providing the first lines of defense against Soviet expansion. Historians Justus Doenecke, Thomas Fleming and Patrick Hearden will explore this crucial pivot point in American foreign policy. 
This event took place at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum in West Branch, Iowa.
6:36 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Secretary Panetta on Defense Priorities ; Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta talked about U.S. defense priorities. He said that the ... Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta talked about U.S. defense priorities. He said that the United States' fight against al-Qaeda was taking a new direction and moving beyond declared combat zones and so requiring more U.S. partnering with foreign special operations forces. Topics included Libya, Syria, and Afghanistan. Secretary Panetta also discussed the impact of the “fiscal cliff” budget cuts to the Defense Department scheduled for January 2013 if Congress could not reach a budget agreement before then. He also said that he had ordered a review of Pentagon ethics training. 3:01 pm PT Approx. 43 min. Book Discussion on A Thousand Lives Julia Scheeres presented a history of Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple, a church that attracted ... Julia Scheeres presented a history of Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple, a church that attracted hundreds to Guyana where 909 members died in a mass suicide and Congressmen Leo Ryan and others were assassinated on November 18, 1978. Ms. Scheeres recounted Jim Jones' life, including his early progressive politics in Indiana, his appointment as the chairman of San Francisco’s Housing Authority by then Mayor George Mocscone, his psychological issues and drug use, and the final days at Jonestown, the church’s compound in Guyana. Ms. Scheeres talked about the research process, and choosing five representative people to profile. She also responded to questions from members of the audience at Books Inc. in Berkeley, California. 6:48 pm PT Approx. 11 min. Lee Harvey Oswald A 1964 CBS special on Lee Harvey Oswald entitled, “November 22nd and the Warren ... A 1964 CBS special on Lee Harvey Oswald entitled, “November 22nd and the Warren Report.”
7:50 pm PT Approx. 3 min. White House Christmas Tree Arrival In an annual holiday event, First Lady Michelle Obama, Sasha and Malia Obama, and their dog Bo ... In an annual holiday event, First Lady Michelle Obama, Sasha and Malia Obama, and their dog Bo received the White House Christmas Tree. The 19-foot tall Fraser Fir was delivered to the North Portico of the White House. The tree is from Peak Farms in Ashe County, North Carolina. 3:45 pm PT Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on O.O.P.S. ; Stephen Frantzich discussed his book, O.O.P.S.: Observing Our Politicians Stumble: The Worst ... Stephen Frantzich discussed his book, O.O.P.S.: Observing Our Politicians Stumble: The Worst Candidate Gaffes and Recoveries in Presidential Campaigns, in which he looks at gaffes made by political candidates and assesses the impact of these mistakes on their campaign. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded at the U.S.Naval Academy. 7:00 pm PT Approx. 30 min. Gilmore Cabin at Montpelier The history of the transition from slavery to freedom for African Americans is told at the Gilmore ... The history of the transition from slavery to freedom for African Americans is told at the Gilmore Cabin on the grounds of James Madison’s Montpelier in Virginia. Born a slave for President Madison in 1810, George Gilmore and his wife Polly raised five children on a small sharecroppers farm after emancipation. Built by George Gilmore and his sons, the cabin is one of only a few existing freedman’s homes left standing in the United States.
In this program, we also visit a reconstructed Jim Crow train station near the cabin, where segregated “white” and “colored” waiting rooms were once the law of Virginia. Our tour guide is Christian Cotz, Montpelier director of visitor engagement.
8:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. Q&A with Ted Widmer ; Ted Widmer talked about the book he edited, Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of ... Ted Widmer talked about the book he edited, Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy. The book contains audio CDs with 150 minutes of recorded conversations from the oval office, cabinet meetings, telephone calls, and private dictations during Kennedy’s presidency. Mr. Widmer described how he was approached by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation to select, introduce, and transcribe the recordings. Mr. Widmer reacted to numerous clips played throughout the program including from during the Cuban missile crisis and discussions with Mississippi Governor Ross Barnett dealing with the riots over the integration of the University of Mississippi. There were also some more light-hearted moments. Mr. Widmer reflected upon his academic training at Harvard, as well as his experiences serving both President Bill Clinton, during his presidency, and Hillary Clinton, during her time as secretary of State. 4:01 pm PT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Unlearning Liberty Greg Lukianoff, author and President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, ... Greg Lukianoff, author and President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, discussed his book, Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate, about free speech issues on campus and university efforts to regulate and control forms of expression by students and faculty. He responded to questions from the audience. 7:31 pm PT Approx. 2 hr. 16 min. America's Foreign Policy at Mid-Century Historians discuss the significant change in America’s foreign policy in the wake of World ... Historians discuss the significant change in America’s foreign policy in the wake of World War II. Prior to this war, America was committed to a non-interventionism, reflecting America’s geographic remove from Europe. After the war, America became the leader of the free world, providing the first lines of defense against Soviet expansion. Historians Justus Doenecke, Thomas Fleming and Patrick Hearden will explore this crucial pivot point in American foreign policy. 
This event took place at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum in West Branch, Iowa.
9:01 pm PT Approx. 31 min. Question Time ; Prime Minister Cameron answers questioned from members of his coalition and the ... Prime Minister Cameron answers questioned from members of his coalition and the opposition. Prime Minister Cameron and Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband agreed that international pressure must be put on both Israel and Hamas to end the violence in the region and work toward a two-state solution. Other members asked the prime minister about a variety of topics, including the previous day vote by the Church of England’s governing board on whether to allow women to serve as bishops, which narrowly failed, and recent elections for local police commissioners. 4:46 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on Life After Death ; ; Author Damien Echols talked about his book, Life After Death, in which he recalls his ... Author Damien Echols talked about his book, Life After Death, in which he recalls his arrest, incarceration, and eventual release for the murder of three, eight-year old boys in 1993. Mr. Echols and two other men, Jesse Miskelly, Jr. and Jason Baldwin, dubbed the “West Memphis Three,” spent seventeen years in prison. Mr. Echols spoke at Town Hall Seattle and responded to questions from the audience. 9:48 pm PT Approx. 11 min. Lee Harvey Oswald A 1964 CBS special on Lee Harvey Oswald entitled, “November 22nd and the Warren ... A 1964 CBS special on Lee Harvey Oswald entitled, “November 22nd and the Warren Report.”
9:35 pm PT Approx. 57 min. Jim Messina on the 2012 Presidential Election ; Jim Messina talked about the 2012 presidential election. He discussed the technology ... Jim Messina talked about the 2012 presidential election. He discussed the technology developed by the Obama re-election campaign, criticized opinion polls, and described mistakes made by the Romney campaign. He was interviewed by Mike Allen at Politico’s Playbook Breakfast held at The W Hotel. 5:56 pm PT Approx. 1 min. Book Discussion on Showdown Author David Corn talks about his book, Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Battled the GOP ... Author David Corn talks about his book, Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Battled the GOP to Set Up the 2012 Election.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
10:00 pm PT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Letters to Jackie ; Ellen Fitzpatrick, history professor at the University of New Hampshire, presents a collection of ... Ellen Fitzpatrick, history professor at the University of New Hampshire, presents a collection of 250 condolence letters sent to Jacqueline Kennedy following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The author culled her selections from over 1.5 million letters that were sent to the former first lady in the first two years following the president’s death and had been kept mostly untouched. Ellen Fitzpatrick presented her book at The 6th Floor Museum in Dallas.
10:36 pm PT Approx. 50 min. Federal Reserve Chair Bernanke on the U.S. Economy Ben Bernanke talked about the state of the U.S. economy. He urged Congress and President ... Ben Bernanke talked about the state of the U.S. economy. He urged Congress and President Obama to reach an agreement to avert the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. He said that allowing the fiscal cliff to happen could lead to a recession. Following his speech, Chair Bernanke answered questions from the audience. Professors Blinder and Feldstein asked Mr. Bernanke questions following his address. 5:58 pm PT Approx. 56 min. After Words with Gautam Mukunda ; Harvard Business School professor Gautam Mukunda, author of Indispensable: When Leaders Really ... Harvard Business School professor Gautam Mukunda, author of Indispensable: When Leaders Really Matter, talked about how we can analyze and identify the best leaders. 11:01 pm PT Approx. 56 min. Northerners' Ideas for Fighting the Merrimac ; The Mariners Museum in Newport News, Virginia hosted a Civil War Navy Conference in early March to ... The Mariners Museum in Newport News, Virginia hosted a Civil War Navy Conference in early March to mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Hampton Roads, when for the first time, ironclads battled during the Civil War. In this battle, the Union ship, the USS Monitor, faced off with the Confederate ship, the CSS Virginia, in 1862.
David Gerleman talked about the discussions in the North and various suggestions made to President Lincoln and Navy Secretary Gideon Welles for fighting the USS Merrimack, renamed the CSS Virginia by the Confederates. He showed some slides during his presentation, following which he responded to questions from members of the audience.
“'Sink the Merrimac!': Northern Plans, Schemes, and Inventions to Destroy the Rebel Ram” was a talk at the Civil War Navy Conference, held at the Mariners' Museum.
11:28 pm PT Approx. 38 min. Education Labor Unions and the Fiscal Cliff ; Randi Weingarten discussed the priorities of labor unions as negotiations began on averting the ... Randi Weingarten discussed the priorities of labor unions as negotiations began on averting the fiscal cliff." She also discussed American Federation of Teachers' education agenda heading into 2013. Topics included the potential effects of tax increases and budgets cuts on teachers, education reform prospects during the Obama administration’s second term, and the impact of the 2012 elections.
“Fiscal Cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
7:00 pm PT Approx. 54 min. Book Discussion on John Quincy Adams ; Author Harlow Giles Unger discussed his book, John Quincy Adams, suggesting that Adams was ... Author Harlow Giles Unger discussed his book, John Quincy Adams, suggesting that Adams was one of the most courageous figures in American history. He also responded to questions from the audience. 12:00 am PT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Tom Blanton ; Tom Blanton talked about access to federal government documents through the Freedom of Information ... Tom Blanton talked about access to federal government documents through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). During the week the House approved a bill to fix some of the problems with the current FOIA system, including a lack of responsiveness by federal agencies to requests for government records. The OPEN Government Act, which passed the Senate the previous week, next goes to the president. The National Security Archive, which is an independent non-governmental research institute and library located at George Washington University, collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through FOIA.
12:11 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Chinese Global Power and Maritime Strategy Panelists discussed on China’s emerging global power and maritime strategy. Topics ... Panelists discussed on China’s emerging global power and maritime strategy. Topics included its territorial disputes with Japan involving energy reserves in the East China Sea, cyber security, and international diplomacy. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Steve Clemons moderated.
“Mischief or Miscalculation? China and the Rise of Confusion-ism” was a panel of the 2012 Halifax International Security Forum.Global security leaders from over 50 countries gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia to discuss pressing security and defense issues during the three-day summit.
7:54 pm PT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C. Author John Muller talked about his book, Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.: The Lion of ... Author John Muller talked about his book, Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.: The Lion of Anacostia. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night. 1:00 am PT Approx. 1 hr. Tom Daschle Oral History Interview Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle talked about his life and career, including serving in ... Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle talked about his life and career, including serving in both the House and the Senate. He also talked about his relationship with former Senator Robert Dole (R-KS) and their work together both in the Senate and since leaving office. Topics included his belief that Senator Dole would have made a great president, and negotiations with President Clinton during the 1995 government shutdown.
This never-before-aired interview with historian Richard Norton Smith is part of an oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The location of the May 25, 2007, interview is not known.
1:29 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Contemporary Photojournalism in America A panel of African-American photojournalists discussed their profession and the stories behind ... A panel of African-American photojournalists discussed their profession and the stories behind some of their photographs. The panel included Pulitzer Prize-winners Ozier Muhammad and Michelle Agins, both of whom work for the New York Times. Grace Aneiza Ali moderated.
“Contemporary Photojournalism in America” was the initial event in the “Visually Speaking” series at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library.
7:58 pm PT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Plutocrats Author Chrystia Freeland talks about her book, Plutocrats: the Rise of the New Global ... Author Chrystia Freeland talks about her book, Plutocrats: the Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else, in which she chronicles the rise of the top 0.1 percent of the global population, and the impact they have in the world. She also responded to questions from the audience. 2:01 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. History of Political Polling ; ; Vanderbilt University history professor Sarah Igo, and Washington Post polling director Jon ... Vanderbilt University history professor Sarah Igo, and Washington Post polling director Jon Cohen talked about the history of political polling in America at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Crunching the Numbers: Polling” was part of the symposium “Political Machines: Innovations in Campaigns and Elections,” held in the Warner Bros. Theater of the National Museum of American History.
2:57 am PT Approx. 1 hr. Q&A with Ted Widmer ; Ted Widmer talked about the book he edited, Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of ... Ted Widmer talked about the book he edited, Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy. The book contains audio CDs with 150 minutes of recorded conversations from the oval office, cabinet meetings, telephone calls, and private dictations during Kennedy’s presidency. Mr. Widmer described how he was approached by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation to select, introduce, and transcribe the recordings. Mr. Widmer reacted to numerous clips played throughout the program including from during the Cuban missile crisis and discussions with Mississippi Governor Ross Barnett dealing with the riots over the integration of the University of Mississippi. There were also some more light-hearted moments. Mr. Widmer reflected upon his academic training at Harvard, as well as his experiences serving both President Bill Clinton, during his presidency, and Hillary Clinton, during her time as secretary of State. 8:58 pm PT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 11/24 A list of new books being released the week of November 24, 2012. A list of new books being released the week of November 24, 2012. 3:22 am PT Approx. 7 min. Vermont's Granite History ; Todd Paton talked about the history of the granite industry in Vermont and what is believed to be ... Todd Paton talked about the history of the granite industry in Vermont and what is believed to be the largest deep hole dimension granite quarry in operation in the world, located right outside of Montpelier. Rock of Ages granite is used in some of the country’s most historic memorials and structures. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:27 pm PT Approx. 30 min. After Words with Gautam Mukunda ; Harvard Business School professor Gautam Mukunda, author of Indispensable: When Leaders Really ... Harvard Business School professor Gautam Mukunda, author of Indispensable: When Leaders Really Matter, talked about how we can analyze and identify the best leaders. 3:31 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Innovations in Campaign Advertising ; ; David Schwartz presented numerous selections from his online exhibit, “The Living Room ... David Schwartz presented numerous selections from his online exhibit, “The Living Room Candidate,” which features more than 300 television commercials from every presidential election since 1952. He examined the persuasive techniques employed in these ads and explored the role of various technological platforms - from biographical films to 30-second television ads to YouTube - in the evolution of political advertising. Mr. Schwartz also responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Delivering the Message: Advertising” was part of the symposium “Political Machines: Innovations in Campaigns and Elections,” held in the Warner Bros.*Theater of the National Museum of American History.
10:00 pm PT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on In Buddha's Company ; Richard Ruth was interviewed about his book, In Buddha’s Company: Thai soldiers in the ... Richard Ruth was interviewed about his book, In Buddha’s Company: Thai soldiers in the Vietnam War, about the role of Thailand, and particularly the service of Thai soldiers, in the Vietnam War.
10:11 pm PT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on The Potomac River Author Garrett Peck talked about his book, The Potomac River: A History and Guide. He was ... Author Garrett Peck talked about his book, The Potomac River: A History and Guide. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.
10:14 pm PT Approx. 20 min. Book Discussion on The Politics and Security of the Gulf ; U.S. Naval Academy Professor Jeffrey Macris talks about his book, The Politics and Security of ... U.S. Naval Academy Professor Jeffrey Macris talks about his book, The Politics and Security of the Gulf: Anglo-American Hegemony and the Shaping of a Region. He focused on Western interests in the Middle East and Persian Gulf from the British colonial era to present day American interests in the region. This interview, recorded at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, was part of Book TV’s College Series.
10:35 pm PT Approx. 5 min. Book Discussion on Government Bullies ; Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed his book, Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans Are ... Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed his book, Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans Are Being Harassed, Abused, and Imprisoned by the Feds, in which he makes a case for more limited government. 
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
10:40 pm PT Approx. 17 min. Book Discussion on Underdogs ; U.S. Naval Academy professor Aaron O’Connell talks about his book Underdogs: The Making ... U.S. Naval Academy professor Aaron O’Connell talks about his book Underdogs: The Making of the Modern Marine Corps. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded at the U.S.Naval Academy.
11:00 pm PT Approx. 59 min. Drugs and Border Panel ; ; Hipolito Acosta, author of The Shadow Catcher: A U.S. Agent Infiltrates Mexico’s Deadly ... Hipolito Acosta, author of The Shadow Catcher: A U.S. Agent Infiltrates Mexico’s Deadly Crime Cartels and C. A. Heifner, author of Mule: My Dangerous Life as a Drug Smuggler Turned DEA Informant discussed continuing efforts to combat international drug trafficking and border security issues. They responded to questions from the audience.
12:28 am PT Approx. 30 min. After Words with Gautam Mukunda ; Harvard Business School professor Gautam Mukunda, author of Indispensable: When Leaders Really ... Harvard Business School professor Gautam Mukunda, author of Indispensable: When Leaders Really Matter, talked about how we can analyze and identify the best leaders.
1:00 am PT Approx. 48 min. Authors on Christopher Hitchens' Mortality Martin Amis, Carol Blue, Cary Goldstein, and Robert Weil discussed Christopher Hitchens' book ... Martin Amis, Carol Blue, Cary Goldstein, and Robert Weil discussed Christopher Hitchens' book Mortality, in which Mr. Hitchens, while suffering from esophageal cancer, described the torments of illness, discussed its taboos, and explored how disease changes our relationship to the world around us. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
1:49 am PT Approx. 18 min. Child Literacy Initiatives ; ; C-SPAN hosted a Google Hangout discussion on child literacy and improving educational ... C-SPAN hosted a Google Hangout discussion on child literacy and improving educational opportunities for children.
2:08 am PT Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on How to be Black Author Baratunde Thurston discusses his book, How to be Black, in which he offers practical ... Author Baratunde Thurston discusses his book, How to be Black, in which he offers practical advice on everything from “How to Be the Black Friend” to “How to Be the (Next) Black President” to “How to Celebrate Black History Month.”
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
2:15 am PT Approx. 46 min. Book Discussion on The Secret Knowledge Playwright David Mamet, author of The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American ... Playwright David Mamet, author of The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture, delivered the Manhattan Institute’s 2012 Wriston Lecture. He emphasized the importance of maintaining American principles and warned of the rising threats to American exceptionalism. He responded to questions from the audience.
3:01 am PT Approx. 15 min. American Writer's Museum ; Malcolm O’Hagan, chairman of The American Writers Museum Foundation, talked about the ... Malcolm O’Hagan, chairman of The American Writers Museum Foundation, talked about the progress the foundation has made in the creation of a museum dedicated to American writers.
3:30 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Book Discussion on Subversives ; Author Seth Rosenfeld, former investigative reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle and ... Author Seth Rosenfeld, former investigative reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle and San Francisco Examiner, talked about his book, Subversives: The FBI’s War on Student Radicals, and Reagan’s Rise to Power. In his book, he reports on the FBI’s covert actions at the University of California, Berkeley in the 1960s. He argues that the J. Edgar Hoover-led Agency attempted to weaken activist student groups, including the Free Speech Movement (FSM). Mr. Rosenfeld’s research draws upon 250,000 pages from the Agency’s files.