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4:00 am PT Approx. 50 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the potential for an intense congressional battle ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the potential for an intense congressional battle over gun control in reaction to the Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school shooting.
At the end of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed Sunday morning political talk shows.
3:30 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on Master of the Mountain ; Author Henry Wiencek discussed his book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His ... Author Henry Wiencek discussed his book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves, in which he reports that Jefferson sought financial gain through the ownership and labor of his slaves, what America’s third president called “silent profits.” 3:59 am PT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Tim Weiner ; Tim Weiner discussed Enemies: A History of the FBI, his book on the FBI’s 100-year ... Tim Weiner discussed Enemies: A History of the FBI, his book on the FBI’s 100-year hidden history of war against terrorists, spies, and ultimately any person or group deemed subversive. He revealed secretly taped conversations FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover had with Presidents Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon. He wrote about the agency’s predominantly illegal secret intelligence and surveillance techniques such as wire-tapping, break-ins, and burglaries. He researched recently declassified documents that included Mr. Hoover’s personal intelligence files. He scrutinized over 200 oral histories of current and former FBI agents. 
In this interview Mr. Weiner discussed his early career as a reporter, including his Kansas City Times' coverage of the 1981 collapse of an atrium skywalk at the Hyatt Hotel, which won him and his team a Pulitzer Prize. His second Pulitzer was received for investigative journalism on black budget spending while employed by the Philadelphia Inquirer.
4:52 am PT Approx. 55 min. LIVE Fiscal Cliff Options ; ; Stan Collender and Joshua Gordon talked about the status of “fiscal cliff” ... Stan Collender and Joshua Gordon talked about the status of “fiscal cliff” negotiations and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included what Congress can do with the remainder of 2012, and Democratic and Republican strategies for dealing with the “fiscal cliff.”
"Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
4:45 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Book Discussion on Sacred Ground ; Eboo Patel, a member of President Obama’s inaugural Faith Council, talked about his book, ... Eboo Patel, a member of President Obama’s inaugural Faith Council, talked about his book, Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America, in which he argues that America should strive to be a pluralistic country where religion is a bridge to cooperation rather than a fissure between people. Mr. Patel, the president and founder of Interfaith Youth Core, spoke with Ed Bacon, rector of All Saints Episcopal Church of Pasadena, California at the Los Angeles Public Library. 5:01 am PT Approx. 29 min. Battle of Fredericksburg Reenactment ; Following footage of a re-enactment of a river crossing under fire, and urban combat in the city ... Following footage of a re-enactment of a river crossing under fire, and urban combat in the city streets, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Battlefield Park Historian Frank O’Reilly talks about the battle of Fredericksburg. To mark the 150th anniversary of the December, 1862 Civil War battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, the city organized a variety of demonstrations.
5:52 am PT Approx. 47 min. LIVE Book Discussion on End of the Line Glenn Thrush and Jonathan Martin talked about the Politico e-book they co-authored, The End of ... Glenn Thrush and Jonathan Martin talked about the Politico e-book they co-authored, The End of the Line: Romney vs. Obama: The 34 days that Decided the Election, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the final days of the 2012 presidential election and what was going on inside the Obama and Romney campaigns during the lead-up to election day. 
At the end of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed Sunday morning political talk shows.
6:03 am PT Approx. 10 min. Book Discussion on Instant City ; Steve Inskeep talked about his book, Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi.
He was ...
Steve Inskeep talked about his book, Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi.
He was interviewed while at the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.
The program opened and closed with scheduling information.
5:31 am PT Approx. 56 min. White House Family Memories Jenna and Barbara Bush, Steve Ford, and Lynda Johnson Robb shared personal family memories of ... Jenna and Barbara Bush, Steve Ford, and Lynda Johnson Robb shared personal family memories of their time in the White House. They also talked about what it is like to grow up as a child of a president.

This event was part of a conference which examined the legacies of America’s First Ladies and took place at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library. This conference was the last of three in Texas, focusing on First Ladies. The previous gatherings were at the George Bush Presidential Library and the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
6:39 am PT Approx. 20 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments the potential for a politically “bitter ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments the potential for a politically “bitter fight” on gun control. 6:15 am PT Approx. 39 min. Book Discussion on James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot Henry Gallagher talked about his book, James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot: A Soldier’s ... Henry Gallagher talked about his book, James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot: A Soldier’s Story, in which he recalls his assignment as officer-in-charge of security detail for James Meredith, the first African American admitted to the University of Mississippi, in September 1962. The author recounted his battalion’s service during the riots that occurred in Oxford, Mississippi following Mr. Meredith’s admission to the University and his protectee’s thoughts on the conflict. Henry Gallagher spoke at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. 6:29 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Theodore Roosevelt and the 1912 Presidential Election ; ; Panelists talked about Theodore Roosevelt’s failed run for the Presidency in 1912 as a third ... Panelists talked about Theodore Roosevelt’s failed run for the Presidency in 1912 as a third party candidate from the Progressive Party. He had been the 26th President from 1901 through 1909, but chose not to seek another term. Initially he supported his successor, William Howard Taft. But after several policy disagreements, Roosevelt ran against Taft as a third party candidate from the Progressive or Bull Moose Party.
7:00 am PT Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Representative Eliot Engel Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY), incoming Foreign Affairs Committee ranking member, talked about ... Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY), incoming Foreign Affairs Committee ranking member, talked about how the House and Senate are weighing the issues arising from the September attack on the U.S. consulate at Benghazi and and at the accountability review board’s report about the State Department’s handling of the matter 6:54 am PT Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on Little America Rajiv Chandrasekaran talked about his book, Little America: The War Within the War for ... Rajiv Chandrasekaran talked about his book, Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
7:40 am PT Approx. 18 min. New York State Museum's September 11, 2001 Exhibit Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 ... Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 exhibit, the world’s largest collection of artifacts gathered from Ground Zero following the attacks in New York City. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:33 am PT Approx. 31 min. Benghazi Consulate Attack Report Tom Pickering, Admiral Mike Mullen, and William Burns spoke to reporters about the results of ... Tom Pickering, Admiral Mike Mullen, and William Burns spoke to reporters about the results of their investigation into the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya in which Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed. According to the findings in the report, the State Department left security officers on the ground ill-equipped to deal with the attack. They also responded to questions from reporters. 6:59 am PT Approx. 59 min. 2012 Year in Books ; ; Sarah Weinman, news editor for Publishers Marketplace, and Bob Minzesheimer, book reviewer ... Sarah Weinman, news editor for Publishers Marketplace, and Bob Minzesheimer, book reviewer and reporter for USA Today, talked about the notable books, bestsellers, and publishing industry stories of 2012. 7:59 am PT Approx. 40 min. The Irish Brigade at Fredericksburg ; From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, history professor Susannah Ural talks ... From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, history professor Susannah Ural talks about the Irish Brigade’s role in the battle. Co-sponsored by the National Park Service, the Fredericksburg Area Museum, and the University of Mary Washington.
8:04 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. Benghazi Consulate Attack Report Senior State Department officials testified on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. ... Senior State Department officials testified on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that led to the deaths of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. Deputy Secretary Thomas Nides said that several recommendations from the report would take effect before the end of 2012, the rest before Secretary of State Clinton’s successor would take office in 2013. Deputy Secretary William Burns in his remarks said that officials at the highest levels of the State Department were aware of the “deteriorating security situation” in Libya prior to the attack. 8:01 am PT Approx. 46 min. Book Discussion on Ike's Bluff Professor Evan Thomas talked about his book, Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s ... Professor Evan Thomas talked about his book, Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World, in which he recounts the tenure of America’s 34th President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961). Mr. Thomas was introduced by Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of Dwight Eisenhower, at the Eisenhower Institute in Washington, D.C. 8:40 am PT Approx. 6 min. Battle of Fredericksburg and Chatham Manor National Park Service historian Donald Pfanz tours Chatham Manor, headquarters of Fredericksburg ... National Park Service historian Donald Pfanz tours Chatham Manor, headquarters of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, and talked about the only existing home in the United States where both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln visited.
9:49 am PT Approx. 32 min. Republican Reaction to Benghazi Consulate Attack Report ; ; Senators McCain (R-AZ), Graham (R-SC), and Ayotte (R-NH) reacted to a State Department report on ... Senators McCain (R-AZ), Graham (R-SC), and Ayotte (R-NH) reacted to a State Department report on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libys, in which Ambassador Chris Stevens and thee other Americans were killed. The previous day senior officials told Congress that the State Department would implement all of the report’s recommendations in an effort to improve diplomatic security, including more U.S. Marines at high risk posts and increased funding. 8:48 am PT Approx. 10 min. Book Discussion on Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White ; Author Lila Quintero Weaver talked about her book, Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White, ... Author Lila Quintero Weaver talked about her book, Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White, in which she chronicles what it was like being a Latina girl in the South, struggling to understand both a foreign country and our nation’s race relations. Ms. Weaver also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 8:47 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Battle of Fredericksburg Leaders and Commanders ; From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, historian Frank O’Reilly ... From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, historian Frank O’Reilly discussed the decisions made by leaders and commanders involved. Co-sponsored by the National Park Service, the Fredericksburg Area Museum, and the University of Mary Washington.
10:24 am PT Approx. 14 min. Gun Control, Mental Health, and Security In response to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, President Obama announced ... In response to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, President Obama announced the formation of a task force on gun violence reduction that would be led by Vice President Biden. Following his statement, the president answered questions from reporters, which were primarily about “fiscal cliff” negotiations and Speaker Boehner’s “Plan B” proposal to avoid the fiscal cliff.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. 
9:27 am PT Approx. 29 min. After Words with Cynthia Lowen ; Cynthia Lowen talked about her book Bully: An Action Plan for Teachers and Parents to Combat ... Cynthia Lowen talked about her book Bully: An Action Plan for Teachers and Parents to Combat the Bullying Epidemic in America, which presented personal stories and essays from anti-bullying activists and experts on how to stop the epidemic of bullying in the U.S. Ms. Lowen talked with anti-bullying advocate and the Executive Director of the New York Civil Liberties Union, Donna Lieberman. 9:55 am PT Approx. 4 min. Battle of Fredericksburg and The Sentry Box Historic Home Fredericksburg, Virginia businessman Charles McDaniel, Sr. talked about the history of the ... Fredericksburg, Virginia businessman Charles McDaniel, Sr. talked about the history of the 1786 Sentry Box home, which he has owned for fifty years. He also talked about events that took place there in December of 1862 when Union forces crossed the Rappahannock river nearby under fire from Confederate snipers.
10:38 am PT Approx. 51 min. Gun Violence Prevention Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) and other Democratic House ... Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) and other Democratic House members spoke to reporters about legislation that would ban high-capacity gun magazines with a capacity for more than ten rounds of ammunition. 10:00 am PT Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on And Justice for All ; Professor Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, And Justice for All: The United States ... Professor Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, And Justice for All: The United States Commission on Civil Rights and the Continuing Struggle for Freedom in America, in which she chronicles the history and accomplishments of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, set up by President Eisenhower in 1957. She also shared stories about her own experience serving on the commission from 1980 to 2004. This interview was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. 10:01 am PT Approx. 38 min. Women's Clothing in Colonial America Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial ... Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial American women, with a focus on stays, which are similar to corsets. Both male and female children of the time wore stays until around the age of seven, when males would cease wearing them, while females would continue to wear them throughout their adult lives.
11:30 am PT Approx. 31 min. NRA Response to Connecticut School Shootings ; ; Wayne LaPierre spoke about the National Rifle Association’s reaction to the elementary ... Wayne LaPierre spoke about the National Rifle Association’s reaction to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. In his remarks he called for congressional action to fund armed law enforcement officers in all public schools, and criticized the nation’s entertainment industry for creating a culture of violence. His remarks were interrupted by protestors favoring gun control policies. He did not answer questions despite the event’s billing as a news conference. 10:29 am PT Approx. 24 min. Book Discussion on Confederate Reckoning ; Professor Stephanie McCurry talked about her book, Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in ... Professor Stephanie McCurry talked about her book, Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South, in which she looks at the internal politics of the South during the Civil War and the influence that southern women and slaves had on the war’s outcome. This interview was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. 10:41 am PT Approx. 11 min. The USS Slater Tim Rizzuto, executive director of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, toured the USS Slater, ... Tim Rizzuto, executive director of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, toured the USS Slater, the only World War II destroyer still afloat in the country. He also explained the history of the ship.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:02 pm PT Approx. 3 min. Senators Feinstein and Blumenthal React to NRA ; Senators Feinstein (D-CA) and Blumenthal (D-CT) responded to the NRA’s statement and ... Senators Feinstein (D-CA) and Blumenthal (D-CT) responded to the NRA’s statement and proposal. They criticized the NRA’s proposal to have armed security outside schools following the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. Senator Feinstein called it a blame tactic and distraction strategy that does not address the issue. Senator Blumenthal said what happened at Sandy Hook was a call for action and if the NRA needs to alter approach if it wants to be a part of this national debate. 10:54 am PT Approx. 6 min. Book Discussion on The Endgame Author Michael Gordon talked about his book The Endgame: The Inside Story of the Struggle for ... Author Michael Gordon talked about his book The Endgame: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Iraq, from George W. Bush to Barack Obama.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
10:55 am PT Approx. 59 min. Lessons from Ben Franklin ; Economist and author Mark Skousen talked about the life of his ancestor Benjamin Franklin as a ... Economist and author Mark Skousen talked about the life of his ancestor Benjamin Franklin as a successful businessman and entrepreneur. Mr. Skousen has studied the founding father for years and is the author of several books about him including The Wit and Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin.
12:06 pm PT Approx. 1 min. Wayne LaPierre on School Safety ; National Rifle Association (NRA) chief executive officer Wayne LaPierre appeared on NBC’s ... National Rifle Association (NRA) chief executive officer Wayne LaPierre appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday December 23, 2012, two days after the NRA responded to the shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. He talked about the NRA’s proposal to put armed guards in schools. 11:02 am PT Approx. 37 min. Book Discussion on What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets ; ; Author Michael J. Sandel talked about his book, What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of ... Author Michael J. Sandel talked about his book, What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets, in which he addresses the ethical question, “Is there something wrong with a world in which everything is for sale?” 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. 11:55 am PT Approx. 3 min. Museum of the Confederacy Sam Craghead led a tour of the Museum of the Confederacy, located next door to the White House of ... Sam Craghead led a tour of the Museum of the Confederacy, located next door to the White House of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia and had been in operation since 1896. Holding over 130,000 artifacts related to the Confederacy, the museum displays personal items of well-known generals such as Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.
12:09 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Representatives Dreier and Slaughter Debate Fiscal Cliff Plans Members debated proposed measures to avoid the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases ... Members debated proposed measures to avoid the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement. 11:39 am PT Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis ; John Goodman talked about his book, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis. In the book, ... John Goodman talked about his book, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis. In the book, he argues that the healthcare system needs to be opened up to market forces and the incentives that are currently driving up costs and making the system less efficient need to be removed. He was interviewed while attending FreedomFest, which was held July 11-14, 2012, in Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. 12:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. George Mitchell Interview ; Former Maine Senator George Mitchell, who was the majority leader from 1989-1995, talked about his ... Former Maine Senator George Mitchell, who was the majority leader from 1989-1995, talked about his career. He also talked about his political and personal relationship with his colleague, former Senator Robert Dole (R-KS). Topics included Social Security, the 1990 budget negotiations, the Senate vote on the frst Gulf War, and the trip he and Senator Dole made to Saudi Arabia.
This never-before-aired interview with historian Richard Norton Smith is part of an oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The location of this interview is not known.
1:13 pm PT Approx. 10 min. Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff ; House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters and answered questions on unsuccessful efforts to ... House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters and answered questions on unsuccessful efforts to pass a “plan B” proposal to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and automatic sequestration. He said that the burden now rest with President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to present legislation for the House to consider. 11:48 am PT Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on The 4% Solution Contributors to The 4% Solution lay out a plan to achieve a four percent economic growth ... Contributors to The 4% Solution lay out a plan to achieve a four percent economic growth rate, which they argue is necessary to restore America’s economic health. The discussion was moderated by James Glassmen, executive director of the George W. Bush Institute, which put out the book. President George W. Bush, who wrote the foreword to the book, made opening remarks. This book launch event was held at the Old Parkland Hospital in Dallas. 1:30 pm PT Approx. 2 hr. 31 min. Lincoln and the Dakota War of 1862 Historians discussed the Dakota War of 1862. The conflict in Minnesota resulted in the mass ... Historians discussed the Dakota War of 1862. The conflict in Minnesota resulted in the mass execution by hanging of 38 Dakota men. The participants discussed the actions of General Henry Sibly and the decision by President Lincoln to commute the death sentences of 264 condemned Dakotas. The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia and the U.S. Capitol Historical Society hosted this event. 
The conflict lasted about five weeks. It claimed the lives of some 500 white settlers and U.S. soldiers. About sixty Dakota died in the fighting. Almost 400 were put on trial for murder and rape. Of these 303 were sentenced to death. President Lincoln intervened and commuted 264 to imprisonment and one more was reprieved later. On December 4 a mob armed with hatchets and other weapons attacked the camp where the Dakota prisoners were being held but were surrounded and disarmed by U.S. Army troops. On December 26, 1862, 38 Dakota were hanged, the largest mass execution in American history .
1:24 pm PT Approx. 7 min. President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff President Obama delivered a statement on the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases ... President Obama delivered a statement on the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement. 12:32 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. 4:02 pm PT Approx. 29 min. Battle of Fredericksburg Reenactment ; Following footage of a re-enactment of a river crossing under fire, and urban combat in the city ... Following footage of a re-enactment of a river crossing under fire, and urban combat in the city streets, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Battlefield Park Historian Frank O’Reilly talks about the battle of Fredericksburg. To mark the 150th anniversary of the December, 1862 Civil War battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, the city organized a variety of demonstrations.
1:31 pm PT Approx. 55 min. Fiscal Cliff Options ; ; Stan Collender and Joshua Gordon talked about the status of “fiscal cliff” ... Stan Collender and Joshua Gordon talked about the status of “fiscal cliff” negotiations and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included what Congress can do with the remainder of 2012, and Democratic and Republican strategies for dealing with the “fiscal cliff.”
"Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
1:30 pm PT Approx. 29 min. Book Discussion on Freedom Manifesto ; Steve Forbes talked about his book, Freedom Manifesto: Why Free Markets Are Moral and Big ... Steve Forbes talked about his book, Freedom Manifesto: Why Free Markets Are Moral and Big Government Isn’t, a follow-up to his book, How Capitalism Will Save Us. He was interviewed while attending FreedomFest, which was held July 11-14, 2012, in Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. 4:32 pm PT Approx. 56 min. White House Family Memories Jenna and Barbara Bush, Steve Ford, and Lynda Johnson Robb shared personal family memories of ... Jenna and Barbara Bush, Steve Ford, and Lynda Johnson Robb shared personal family memories of their time in the White House. They also talked about what it is like to grow up as a child of a president.

This event was part of a conference which examined the legacies of America’s First Ladies and took place at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library. This conference was the last of three in Texas, focusing on First Ladies. The previous gatherings were at the George Bush Presidential Library and the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
2:27 pm PT Approx. 15 min. Senate Leadership on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Senators Reid and McConnell spoke about the latest developments in negotiations over tax rates and ... Senators Reid and McConnell spoke about the latest developments in negotiations over tax rates and spending known as the “fiscal cliff.” 2:02 pm PT Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on Almost Home ; ; Covenant House president Kevin Ryan and former New York Times reporter Tina Kelley talked about ... Covenant House president Kevin Ryan and former New York Times reporter Tina Kelley talked about their book, Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope, in which they describe the experiences of homeless teens in North America and the efforts by Covenant House help them. Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who wrote the foreword to the book, also participated in the discussion. This event was hosted by Barnes and Noble Booksellers in New York City. 5:30 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Theodore Roosevelt and the 1912 Presidential Election ; ; Panelists talked about Theodore Roosevelt’s failed run for the Presidency in 1912 as a third ... Panelists talked about Theodore Roosevelt’s failed run for the Presidency in 1912 as a third party candidate from the Progressive Party. He had been the 26th President from 1901 through 1909, but chose not to seek another term. Initially he supported his successor, William Howard Taft. But after several policy disagreements, Roosevelt ran against Taft as a third party candidate from the Progressive or Bull Moose Party.
2:42 pm PT Approx. 1 min. Senator Joe Lieberman on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT) talked about negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of ... Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT) talked about negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then.  3:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver ; Mark Shriver talked about his book, A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver, ... Mark Shriver talked about his book, A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver, in which he recounts the life of his father Sargent Shriver (1915-2011), the founder of the Peace Corps and director of President Lyndon Johnson’s Office of Economic Opportunity. Mr. Shriver recalled his upbringing as one of five children, his parent’s fifty-six year marriage, and his relationship with his father. Mark Shriver speaks at the College of Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. 6:41 pm PT Approx. 18 min. New York State Museum's September 11, 2001 Exhibit Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 ... Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 exhibit, the world’s largest collection of artifacts gathered from Ground Zero following the attacks in New York City. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:48 pm PT Approx. 7 min. Swearing-In of Senator Patrick Leahy as President Pro Tempore ; ; Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) made remarks before he was sworn in as president pro tempore ... Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) made remarks before he was sworn in as president pro tempore following the death of Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI). 4:06 pm PT Approx. 5 min. Book Discussion on 500 Days Author Kurt Eichenwald talked about his book, 500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror ... Author Kurt Eichenwald talked about his book, 500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
7:00 pm PT Approx. 29 min. Battle of Fredericksburg Reenactment ; Following footage of a re-enactment of a river crossing under fire, and urban combat in the city ... Following footage of a re-enactment of a river crossing under fire, and urban combat in the city streets, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Battlefield Park Historian Frank O’Reilly talks about the battle of Fredericksburg. To mark the 150th anniversary of the December, 1862 Civil War battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, the city organized a variety of demonstrations.
2:59 pm PT Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Representative Eliot Engel Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY), incoming Foreign Affairs Committee ranking member, talked about ... Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY), incoming Foreign Affairs Committee ranking member, talked about how the House and Senate are weighing the issues arising from the September attack on the U.S. consulate at Benghazi and and at the accountability review board’s report about the State Department’s handling of the matter 4:15 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Book Discussion on Reporting the Revolutionary War Todd Andrlik, curator and publisher of RagLinen.com, a website for historic newspapers, talked ... Todd Andrlik, curator and publisher of RagLinen.com, a website for historic newspapers, talked about his book, Reporting the Revolutionary War: It Was History, It Was News, in which he presents a collection of reportage on the American Revolution from assorted 18th century newspapers. Mr. Andrlik, whose personal collection contains newspapers from 1763 to 1783, examines reports ranging from the Sugar Act of 1764 to battles at Concord and Bunker Hill. Todd Andrlik talked about his book with Robert Allison, chair of the history department at Suffolk University and historian J.L. Bell at The Old State House in Boston. 7:30 pm PT Approx. 56 min. White House Family Memories Jenna and Barbara Bush, Steve Ford, and Lynda Johnson Robb shared personal family memories of ... Jenna and Barbara Bush, Steve Ford, and Lynda Johnson Robb shared personal family memories of their time in the White House. They also talked about what it is like to grow up as a child of a president.

This event was part of a conference which examined the legacies of America’s First Ladies and took place at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library. This conference was the last of three in Texas, focusing on First Ladies. The previous gatherings were at the George Bush Presidential Library and the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
3:31 pm PT Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on End of the Line Glenn Thrush and Jonathan Martin talked about the Politico e-book they co-authored, The End of ... Glenn Thrush and Jonathan Martin talked about the Politico e-book they co-authored, The End of the Line: Romney vs. Obama: The 34 days that Decided the Election, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the final days of the 2012 presidential election and what was going on inside the Obama and Romney campaigns during the lead-up to election day. 
At the end of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed Sunday morning political talk shows.
5:32 pm PT Approx. 24 min. Book Discussion on The Richest Woman in America Biographer Janet Wallach recalled the life of Hetty Green (1834-1916), whose investment of her ... Biographer Janet Wallach recalled the life of Hetty Green (1834-1916), whose investment of her family inheritance resulted in a net worth of close to $100 million ($2.5 billion adjusted for inflation) by the end of her life. Janet Wallach speaks at Corner Bookshop in New York City and answered questions from the audience. 8:29 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Theodore Roosevelt and the 1912 Presidential Election ; ; Panelists talked about Theodore Roosevelt’s failed run for the Presidency in 1912 as a third ... Panelists talked about Theodore Roosevelt’s failed run for the Presidency in 1912 as a third party candidate from the Progressive Party. He had been the 26th President from 1901 through 1909, but chose not to seek another term. Initially he supported his successor, William Howard Taft. But after several policy disagreements, Roosevelt ran against Taft as a third party candidate from the Progressive or Bull Moose Party.
4:18 pm PT Approx. 41 min. Senator Daniel Inouye Casket Arrival Ceremony Scenes were shown of Senator Daniel Inouye’s (D-HI) casket arriving at the U.S Capitol ... Scenes were shown of Senator Daniel Inouye’s (D-HI) casket arriving at the U.S Capitol building prior to being left to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. The service included invocation and closing prayer and remarks from congressional leaders and Vice President Biden.
Senator Inouye, who died at the age of 88 on December 17, 2012, was a Medal of Honor recipient for his World War II service, the highest-ranking Asian-American politician in U.S. history, and the second-longest serving U.S. senator in history.
6:00 pm PT Approx. 57 min. After Words with Craig Whitney ; Author Craig Whitney talked about his book, Living with Guns: A Liberal’s Case for the ... Author Craig Whitney talked about his book, Living with Guns: A Liberal’s Case for the Second Amendment, in which he examines the history of firearms in America, pathways to cooperation between gun control advocates and opponents, and the presence of guns throughout American culture. He discussed his thoughts and theories with Paul Helmke, the former president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. 9:41 pm PT Approx. 18 min. New York State Museum's September 11, 2001 Exhibit Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 ... Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 exhibit, the world’s largest collection of artifacts gathered from Ground Zero following the attacks in New York City. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Q&A with Paul Reid ; Paul Reid talked about the book he co-authored, The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, ... Paul Reid talked about the book he co-authored, The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965. It is the third and final volume of a biography by William Manchester spanning Winston Churchill’s entire life. He talked how he met William Manchester and was selected to complete the work. He described how he blended the hundreds of pages Manchester completed before his death in 2004 with his own research to produce the biography of the final twenty-five years of Churchill’s life. He described how he went about his research, including interviewing many of Churchill’s family members and acquaintances. In the book, Reid explains the relationship between Churchill and world leaders such as Franklin Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin, sharing stories of Churchill’s private life both in and out of government. Various video clips were shown. 7:01 pm PT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on American Phoenix Sarah Kilborne talked about her book American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, ... Sarah Kilborne talked about her book American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, A Man Who Turned Disaster Into Destiny, in which she recounted the business acumen of her great-great-grandfather, William Skinner, a textile manufacturer in the mid-nineteenth century. She talked about Skinner’s emigration from London and his career ascendancy from a worker in a silk mill to the owner of his own factory in the mill village of “Skinnerville.” In 1874 a dam burst near Skinnerville and destroyed the town and forced William Skinner to rebuild. Sarah Kilborne responded to questions from the audience at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, Vermont. 10:00 pm PT Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on The Day the Earth Caved In ; Joan Quigley talked about her book, The Day the Earth Caved In: An American Mining Tragedy, ... Joan Quigley talked about her book, The Day the Earth Caved In: An American Mining Tragedy, published by Random House. She documented the Centralia, Pennsylvania mine fire that began in 1962 and still burns to this day. The source of the fire and the contention about its duration caused great division in the mining town whose population thirty years ago was over 1,000 and today is all but deserted. The author contended that the local, state and national governments did not move quickly enough to address the fire nor the later demands by the citizens of Centralia. After her presentation she responded to audience members' questions. 
A video was shown of Ms. Quigley conducting a tour of Centralia for the BookTV crew.
Joan Quigley is the granddaughter and great granddaughter of Centralia miners.
6:27 pm PT Approx. 35 min. Question Time ; Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the ... Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. He announced that 3,800 British troops would be withdrawn from Afghanistan by the end of 2013. Members queried the prime minister on the United Kingdom’s immigration policy and concerns over proposed National Health Service spending cuts. 8:00 pm PT Approx. 49 min. Book Discussion on Boom, Bust, Boom Author Bill Carter discussed his book, Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story About Copper, the Metal that ... Author Bill Carter discussed his book, Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story About Copper, the Metal that Runs the World. He read passages and answered questions from the audience. 10:53 pm PT Approx. 4 min. 1930s-40s Color Photographs During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. ... During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities.
Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.
7:03 pm PT Approx. 55 min. Fiscal Cliff Options ; ; Stan Collender and Joshua Gordon talked about the status of “fiscal cliff” ... Stan Collender and Joshua Gordon talked about the status of “fiscal cliff” negotiations and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included what Congress can do with the remainder of 2012, and Democratic and Republican strategies for dealing with the “fiscal cliff.”
"Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
9:00 pm PT Approx. 57 min. After Words with Craig Whitney ; Author Craig Whitney talked about his book, Living with Guns: A Liberal’s Case for the ... Author Craig Whitney talked about his book, Living with Guns: A Liberal’s Case for the Second Amendment, in which he examines the history of firearms in America, pathways to cooperation between gun control advocates and opponents, and the presence of guns throughout American culture. He discussed his thoughts and theories with Paul Helmke, the former president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. 11:00 pm PT Approx. 48 min. The Kissing Sailor Lawrence Verria and George Galdorisi, co-authors of the book The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery ... Lawrence Verria and George Galdorisi, co-authors of the book The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery Behind the Photo That Ended World War II, talked about their search for the couple in the famous Alfred Eisenstaedt photograph. The people in the image also talked about what brought them to Times Square on Victory Over Japan Day in 1945. The American Veterans Center Annual Conference hosted this event.
8:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Q&A with Paul Reid ; Paul Reid talked about the book he co-authored, The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, ... Paul Reid talked about the book he co-authored, The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965. It is the third and final volume of a biography by William Manchester spanning Winston Churchill’s entire life. He talked how he met William Manchester and was selected to complete the work. He described how he blended the hundreds of pages Manchester completed before his death in 2004 with his own research to produce the biography of the final twenty-five years of Churchill’s life. He described how he went about his research, including interviewing many of Churchill’s family members and acquaintances. In the book, Reid explains the relationship between Churchill and world leaders such as Franklin Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin, sharing stories of Churchill’s private life both in and out of government. Various video clips were shown. 10:01 pm PT Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on And Justice for All ; Professor Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, And Justice for All: The United States ... Professor Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, And Justice for All: The United States Commission on Civil Rights and the Continuing Struggle for Freedom in America, in which she chronicles the history and accomplishments of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, set up by President Eisenhower in 1957. She also shared stories about her own experience serving on the commission from 1980 to 2004. This interview was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. 11:50 pm PT Approx. 7 min. Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Exhibit New York State Education Commissioner John King toured the New York State Museum’s exhibit ... New York State Education Commissioner John King toured the New York State Museum’s exhibit on the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. The exhibit examines the document and shows how its wording was used by Martin Luther King in his speeches during the American Civil Rights movement. Mr. King is also a co-author of the exhibit’s text.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:29 pm PT Approx. 35 min. Question Time ; Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the ... Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. He announced that 3,800 British troops would be withdrawn from Afghanistan by the end of 2013. Members queried the prime minister on the United Kingdom’s immigration policy and concerns over proposed National Health Service spending cuts. 10:30 pm PT Approx. 24 min. Book Discussion on Confederate Reckoning ; Professor Stephanie McCurry talked about her book, Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in ... Professor Stephanie McCurry talked about her book, Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South, in which she looks at the internal politics of the South during the Civil War and the influence that southern women and slaves had on the war’s outcome. This interview was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. 11:59 pm PT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Tim Weiner ; Tim Weiner discussed Enemies: A History of the FBI, his book on the FBI’s 100-year ... Tim Weiner discussed Enemies: A History of the FBI, his book on the FBI’s 100-year hidden history of war against terrorists, spies, and ultimately any person or group deemed subversive. He revealed secretly taped conversations FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover had with Presidents Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon. He wrote about the agency’s predominantly illegal secret intelligence and surveillance techniques such as wire-tapping, break-ins, and burglaries. He researched recently declassified documents that included Mr. Hoover’s personal intelligence files. He scrutinized over 200 oral histories of current and former FBI agents. 
In this interview Mr. Weiner discussed his early career as a reporter, including his Kansas City Times' coverage of the 1981 collapse of an atrium skywalk at the Hyatt Hotel, which won him and his team a Pulitzer Prize. His second Pulitzer was received for investigative journalism on black budget spending while employed by the Philadelphia Inquirer.
10:06 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Federal Government Modernization The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation hosted a forum on the E-Government Act, ... The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation hosted a forum on the E-Government Act, intended to improve government productivity, services, and public access through use of information technology systems and the Web. Panelists in the first session talked about successes and challenges of the act ten years after its passage. Participants in the second discussion focused on upcoming decade and ways the government might continue to modernize. 10:54 pm PT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on The Rise of Marco Rubio Author Manuel Roig-Franzia talked about his book, The Rise of Marco Rubio.
This ...
Author Manuel Roig-Franzia talked about his book, The Rise of Marco Rubio.
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
12:59 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. George Mitchell Interview ; Former Maine Senator George Mitchell, who was the majority leader from 1989-1995, talked about his ... Former Maine Senator George Mitchell, who was the majority leader from 1989-1995, talked about his career. He also talked about his political and personal relationship with his colleague, former Senator Robert Dole (R-KS). Topics included Social Security, the 1990 budget negotiations, the Senate vote on the frst Gulf War, and the trip he and Senator Dole made to Saudi Arabia.
This never-before-aired interview with historian Richard Norton Smith is part of an oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The location of this interview is not known.
11:13 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Multi-Employer Pension Plans Josh Gotbaum testified on the fiscal health of multi-employer pension plans and the Pension ... Josh Gotbaum testified on the fiscal health of multi-employer pension plans and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC). He said that without congressional changes, the agency would end up with little resources to help improve existing multi-employer pension plans or those plans that fail. 11:00 pm PT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Affairs of State Robert Watson, founding editor of the journal, White House Studies, talked about his book, ... Robert Watson, founding editor of the journal, White House Studies, talked about his book, Affairs of State: The Untold History of Presidential Love, Sex, and Scandal, 1789-1900, in which he looked at the history of scandals surrounding the intimate lives of U.S. presidents since 1789. He also responded to questions from the audience at the event hosted by Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. 2:29 am PT Approx. 2 hr. 31 min. Lincoln and the Dakota War of 1862 Historians discussed the Dakota War of 1862. The conflict in Minnesota resulted in the mass ... Historians discussed the Dakota War of 1862. The conflict in Minnesota resulted in the mass execution by hanging of 38 Dakota men. The participants discussed the actions of General Henry Sibly and the decision by President Lincoln to commute the death sentences of 264 condemned Dakotas. The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia and the U.S. Capitol Historical Society hosted this event. 
The conflict lasted about five weeks. It claimed the lives of some 500 white settlers and U.S. soldiers. About sixty Dakota died in the fighting. Almost 400 were put on trial for murder and rape. Of these 303 were sentenced to death. President Lincoln intervened and commuted 264 to imprisonment and one more was reprieved later. On December 4 a mob armed with hatchets and other weapons attacked the camp where the Dakota prisoners were being held but were surrounded and disarmed by U.S. Army troops. On December 26, 1862, 38 Dakota were hanged, the largest mass execution in American history .
12:42 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 46 min. Memorial Service for Senator Daniel Inouye President Obama, Vice President Biden, former President Bill Clinton and others attended a ... President Obama, Vice President Biden, former President Bill Clinton and others attended a memorial service for the late Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) at the Washington National Cathedral. He died of respiratory complications on December 17, 2012 at 88 years old and was the second longest serving senator in history. 12:00 am PT Approx. 57 min. After Words with Craig Whitney ; Author Craig Whitney talked about his book, Living with Guns: A Liberal’s Case for the ... Author Craig Whitney talked about his book, Living with Guns: A Liberal’s Case for the Second Amendment, in which he examines the history of firearms in America, pathways to cooperation between gun control advocates and opponents, and the presence of guns throughout American culture. He discussed his thoughts and theories with Paul Helmke, the former president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
2:31 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Q&A with Paul Reid ; Paul Reid talked about the book he co-authored, The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, ... Paul Reid talked about the book he co-authored, The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965. It is the third and final volume of a biography by William Manchester spanning Winston Churchill’s entire life. He talked how he met William Manchester and was selected to complete the work. He described how he blended the hundreds of pages Manchester completed before his death in 2004 with his own research to produce the biography of the final twenty-five years of Churchill’s life. He described how he went about his research, including interviewing many of Churchill’s family members and acquaintances. In the book, Reid explains the relationship between Churchill and world leaders such as Franklin Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin, sharing stories of Churchill’s private life both in and out of government. Various video clips were shown. 1:01 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Book Discussion on Brigham Young John Turner, assistant professor of religious studies at George Mason University, talked about his ... John Turner, assistant professor of religious studies at George Mason University, talked about his book, Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet, in which he recounts the life of Mormon leader Brigham Young (1801-1877). He talked about the role that Brigham Young assumed following the death of Mormonism’s founder, Joseph Smith, as Young led congregants of the church across the Rocky Mountains and established settlements in Utah. John Turner speaks on a panel that included Jeff Johnson, and Craig Foster at the Salt Lake City Public Library.
2:13 am PT Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on Mr. Sunday's Saturday Night Chicken Fox News Host Chris Wallace and his wife Lorraine talked about her book Mr. Sunday’s ... Fox News Host Chris Wallace and his wife Lorraine talked about her book Mr. Sunday’s Saturday Night Chicken.
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.
2:16 am PT Approx. 10 min. Book Discussion on Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White ; Author Lila Quintero Weaver talked about her book, Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White, ... Author Lila Quintero Weaver talked about her book, Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White, in which she chronicles what it was like being a Latina girl in the South, struggling to understand both a foreign country and our nation’s race relations. Ms. Weaver also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
2:30 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Book Discussion on Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence ; ; New York University Professor William Silber and former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker ... New York University Professor William Silber and former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker talked about Mr. Volcker’s life and years of government service. Mr. Silber is the author of Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence. This event was held at New York University’s Stern School of Management.
3:45 am PT Approx. 21 min. Book Discussion on OSS in China ; U.S. Naval Academy professor Maochun Yu talked about his book, OSS in China: Prelude to Cold ... U.S. Naval Academy professor Maochun Yu talked about his book, OSS in China: Prelude to Cold War, in which he examines the history of the Office of Strategic Services in China and its successes and failures. This interview, which was recorded at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, is part of Book TV College Series.