C-SPAN Schedule

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4:00 am PT Approx. 46 min. Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the economy. The Wall Street ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the economy. The Wall Street Journal's Eric Morath, participating via Skype, talked about the July 2013 unemployment numbers.
The program concluded with a video clip promoting the Local Content Vehicle visit to Carson City, Nevada.
3:23 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. National Governors Association, Day 1 Opening Session Dr. Jeffrey Brenner was the featured speaker at the opening session subject in first day of ... Dr. Jeffrey Brenner was the featured speaker at the opening session subject in first day of the National Governors Association summer meeting. He talked about about health care spending, using many slides and graphs in his presentation. He outlined several problems with the U.S. health care model. One of his recommendation was to push for hospitals to merge and consolidate. 12:45 am PT Approx. 3 hr. 19 min. Affordable Care Act Implementation Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner testified on ... Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner testified on implementation of the online insurance exchanges as required in health care law.
4:47 am PT Approx. 44 min. Congressional Recess Agenda ; Ginger Gibson spoke about Congress' August recess, and responded to telephone calls and electronic ... Ginger Gibson spoke about Congress' August recess, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included members' activities including town-hall meetings and constituent service, campaigning and fundraising, foreign travel, and personal vacation. 5:01 am PT Approx. 49 min. Book Discussion on Junius and Albert's Adventures in the Confederacy Peter Carlson talked about his book, Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy: A ... Peter Carlson talked about his book, Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy: A Civil War Odyssey, in which he recalls the capture of journalists Albert Richardson and Junius Browne by Confederate forces at the Battle of Vicksburg. The reporters, covering the war for the New York Tribune, were sent to multiple Confederate prisons over 20 months until they escaped and made their way across the Appalachians with the assistance of Union sympathizers. Peter Carlson spoke at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. 4:05 am PT Approx. 54 min. Politico Playbook Lunch with Alan Krueger ; Outgoing White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Alan Krueger talked about job creation ... Outgoing White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Alan Krueger talked about job creation and the economy at Politico’s Playbook Luncheon at the Mayflower Hotel. Topics included President Obama’s economic speech in Chattanooga the next day, the next Federal Reserve chair, and the debt ceiling and possibility of a government shutdown. In his remarks he explained some of his personal economic pop culture terms, such as the “Kramer effect” to describe middle-aged men who have dropped out of the work force, and compared the U.S. defaulting on its debt to “Sharknado,” a science fiction movie in which a giant tornado causes sharks to rain down on Los Angeles.
5:34 am PT Approx. 20 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. 5:52 am PT Approx. 6 min. Publisher Interview with Michael Cader ; Michael Cader, founder of Publishers Lunch and Publishers Marketplace, talked about his ... Michael Cader, founder of Publishers Lunch and Publishers Marketplace, talked about his career in publishing and his e-book, Buzz Books 2013: Fall/Winter, Excerpts from 40 Top New Titles which gives book sellers and consumers a taste of major upcoming books.
He was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013.
5:00 am PT Approx. 53 min. Joseph Gibson Interview Former combat medic Joseph Gibson talked about his experiences during the Korean War, and the ... Former combat medic Joseph Gibson talked about his experiences during the Korean War, and the Allied soldiers he met during his service. In this interview recorded for the Korean War Veterans Digital Memorial, he talked about his friendships with Allied soldiers, and about the fighting he encountered near Pusan as he ducked for cover in a ditch. This interview was one in a series with veterans, marking the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice.
5:54 am PT Approx. 27 min. LIVE Governor Gary Herbert on the NGA Summer Meeting ; Governor Gary Herbert (R-UT) talked about the National Governors Association annual summer meeting ... Governor Gary Herbert (R-UT) talked about the National Governors Association annual summer meeting he was attending in Milwaukee. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included state issues in Utah such as the implementation of the health care law, the economy, unemployment, and sequestration. 6:00 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Book Discussion on To Move the World ; Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, talked about his book, ... Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, talked about his book, To Move the World: JFK’s Quest for Peace, in which he recounts President John F. Kennedy’s pursuit of a reduction of nuclear arms and a greater relationship with the Soviet Union following the Cuban Missile Crisis. In his book, the author focuses on Kennedy’s foreign policy initiatives from October 1962 to September 1963 and reports that the President with the assistance of Soviet President Nikita Khruschev worked to move away from nuclear conflict. Jeffrey Sachs spoke at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. 5:58 am PT Approx. 11 min. Nevada Mining and the Comstock Lode Ron James, Chair of the Historic Landmarks Committee, talked about the discovery of the Comstock ... Ron James, Chair of the Historic Landmarks Committee, talked about the discovery of the Comstock Lode, the site that sparked Nevada’s gold and silver rush. He toured the area around Virginia City and Gold Hill, where mining boomed after 1859, including the site where prospectors first found gold in an area and later mined for silver. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
6:25 am PT Approx. 35 min. Transportation Security Administration Employee Misconduct ; Stephen Lord spoke about a report on employee misconduct among Transportation Security ... Stephen Lord spoke about a report on employee misconduct among Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees. TSA had over 3400 cases of misconduct in 2012, several of them dealing with employee attendance and violation of security standards. He talked about findings of the report, how TSA dealt with the cases of misconduct, and recommendations from the GAO. 7:31 am PT Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Knocking on Heaven's Door ; Katy Butler talked about her forthcoming book, Knocking on Heaven’s Door:The Path to a ... Katy Butler talked about her forthcoming book, Knocking on Heaven’s Door:The Path to a Better Way of Death, in which she argues for more humane, less invasive end-of-life care. She was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013. 6:10 am PT Approx. 4 min. Early Public Affairs Films Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress Packard Campus, talked ... Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress Packard Campus, talked about the earliest public affairs films, including those of U.S. presidents, the Spanish-American War, World War I, and the first ever political advertisement, created in 1912 by the Democratic Party.
The Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio-Visual Conservation in Culpeper, Virginia preserves and provides access to the world’s largest collection of films, television programs, radio broadcasts and sound recordings.
7:11 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. LIVE National Governors Association Meeting on Infrastructure Investments At the National Governors Association summer meeting, the Natural Resources and Economic ... At the National Governors Association summer meeting, the Natural Resources and Economic Development and Commerce Committees met in a joint session on infrastructure investments and economic development. The governors were joined by Secretary of Commerce Anthony Foxx and House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Bill Shuster (R-PA). Some of the topics the covered were partnerships between states and the role of the federal government. 7:46 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Panel on African-American History Panelists talked about the political and economic progress made by African Americans since the ... Panelists talked about the political and economic progress made by African Americans since the March On Washington fifty years prior. They spoke about historical and contemporary factors that have influenced issues facing African Americans over the past fifty years. "Fifty Years Later: Blacks and the 21st Century" was a panel at the 2013 Harlem Book Fair from the Langston Hughes Auditorium in the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 6:15 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Religion and Identity Rosemarie Zagarri talked about the history of religion and religious identity in America from the ... Rosemarie Zagarri talked about the history of religion and religious identity in America from the Colonial period to the Civil War. Some of the groups discussed included the Puritans in New England, the Quakers in Pennsylvania, and the Irish Catholics who settled in cities along the East Coast.
8:47 am PT Approx. 14 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the condition of roads and bridges, power lines, ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the condition of roads and bridges, power lines, Internet connectivity, and other types of infrastructure in their state. 9:02 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Book TV in Carson City, Nevada C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications 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 and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
The programs shown on BookTV during the Carson City
LCV weekend were:

Samuel Clemens in Carson City 314287-1

Book Discussion on Lost Legacy of Carson Valley 314286-1

Book Discussion on [The Infamous King of the
Comstock] 314288-1

Carson City Library History Collection 314289-1

Book Discussion on Casino Women 314291-1

Mark Twain Collection 314290-1
7:30 am PT Approx. 3 min. U.S. Senator Key Pittman on Ice Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the story that U.S. Senator Key Pittman actually ... Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the story that U.S. Senator Key Pittman actually died before his last re-election and his body was kept on ice until after his victory was secured.
This was one of the myths about Nevada that Mr. Rocha had collected throughout his career for his monthly column. He was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.*
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications 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 and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:05 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Impact of Health Care Law on Consumers “Washington Journal” partnered with Kaiser Health News for a series of discussions on ... “Washington Journal” partnered with Kaiser Health News for a series of discussions on the impact of the Affordable Care Act. In this portion, three senior correspondents responded to telephone calls and electronic communications about the law’s impact on consumers and their health care and insurance.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.

This program was part of a Washington Journal-Kaiser Health News periodic Monday series on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
9:03 am PT Approx. 12 min. Samuel Clemens in Carson City Former Nevada State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about American author and humorist Samuel Clemens ... Former Nevada State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about American author and humorist Samuel Clemens and his time spent in Carson City. Clemens came to Carson City in 1861 hoping to strike it rich in mining. When those endeavors didn’t work out, he found work as a writer at the Territorial Newspaper in nearby Virginia City. It was there Samuel Clemens adopted the name, “Mark Twain.” Mr. Rocha was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
7:35 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. International Conference on the War of 1812 ; ; Two historians talked about the War of 1812. Donald Graves rejected the established reasoning for ... Two historians talked about the War of 1812. Donald Graves rejected the established reasoning for the British burning of Washington, D.C., arguing that the burning of Canadian towns by American forces played no significant part in the matter. Author Alan Taylor asserted that in order to grasp the true ramifications of the conflict it’s necessary to stretch the time period of study. This program was hosted by the United States Naval Academy.
10:10 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Impact of Health Care Law on the Workplace “Washington Journal” partnered with Kaiser Health News for a series of discussions on ... “Washington Journal” partnered with Kaiser Health News for a series of discussions on the impact of the Affordable Care Act. In this portion, three senior correspondents responded to telephone calls and electronic communications about the law’s impact on businesses and employees' health care and insurance and what the law means for Medicaid recipients and the uninsured. Health insurance advertisements were shown.

This program was part of a Washington Journal-Kaiser Health News periodic Monday series on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
9:16 am PT Approx. 16 min. Book Discussion on Lost Legacy of Carson Valley ; Conrad Buedel and Steve Achard talked about their book, Lost Legacy of Carson Valley: The Rise ... Conrad Buedel and Steve Achard talked about their book, Lost Legacy of Carson Valley: The Rise and Fall of the H.F. Dangberg Ranching Empire, in which they tell the story of Steve’s family, the Dangbergs. They spoke about how H.F. Dangberg immigrated to the U.S. and acquired over 33,000 acres of land and began his ranching empire, as well as the family turmoil that led to the fall of their company. They also toured the Dangberg Ranch. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
9:00 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Book Discussion on Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency ; ; Mark Updegrove, director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum, recounts ... Mark Updegrove, director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum, recounts the presidency of Lyndon Johnson. Sworn into office following the assassination of John F. Kennedy, President Johnson served for five years and signed 207 laws, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Mr. Updegrove examines President Johnson’s legacy, which included his “War on Poverty” and civil rights legislation as well as the escalation of the Vietnam War that resulted in the loss of 36,000 U.S. soldiers by the end of Johnson’s presidency. Mark Updegrove spoke with John Avlon and responded to questions from members of the audience at this Kennedy Library Forum.
11:39 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. LIVE Corrections Reform Governors shared best practices and approaches to improving the corrections system and helping ... Governors shared best practices and approaches to improving the corrections system and helping releases become productive members of society. Steve Aos gave a presentation on reducing crime and reciivism, and Ashbel Wall talked about the high cost of correctional health care.
This was the afternoon session of the National Governors Association 2013 annual meeting held in at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee.
9:32 am PT Approx. 22 min. Book Discussion on The Infamous King of the Comstock Michael Makley talked about his book, The Infamous King of the Comstock: William Sharon and the ... Michael Makley talked about his book, The Infamous King of the Comstock: William Sharon and the Gilded Age in the West, in which he profiles William Sharon, a former U.S. Senator and businessman, who profited from the silver mining boom at the Comstock Lode. Makley spoke about how Sharon made his fortune at the Comstock and his impact on Nevada history.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
10:15 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. American Power in Historical Perspective Scholars talked about the history of U.S. foreign policy and the United States' status among the ... Scholars talked about the history of U.S. foreign policy and the United States' status among the international diplomatic community. They spoke about how and why that status has changed over time, and the necessary factors for preserving the present position of power for the future. The panel “American Power in Historical Perspective” was part of a conference hosted by Oregon State University on American Military and Diplomatic History.
1:05 pm PT Approx. 8 min. Governors and Veterans Motorcycle Ride The National Governors Association visited Harley-Davidson for motorcycle rides. Governor ... The National Governors Association visited Harley-Davidson for motorcycle rides. Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) welcomed the attendees. 9:55 am PT Approx. 4 min. Carson City Library History Collection Librarian Susan Antipa talked about the Carson City Library Nevada History Collection and showed ... Librarian Susan Antipa talked about the Carson City Library Nevada History Collection and showed some items from the collection of books about the history of Carson City and the state of Nevada.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:55 am PT Approx. 2 min. Are Workers Buried in the Hoover Dam? Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the legend that Hoover Dam contains the bodies of ... Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about the legend that Hoover Dam contains the bodies of some of the construction workers.
This was one of the myths about Nevada that Mr. Rocha had collected throughout his career for his monthly column. He was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.*
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications 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 and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:15 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Federal Budget Process, Panel 1 Former congressional leaders and cabinet officials talked about problems with and ways to reform ... Former congressional leaders and cabinet officials talked about problems with and ways to reform the budget process. David Obey said that members of Congress should spend more time in Washington learning about the substance of issues rather than focusing on politics and campaign fundraising. Kent Conrad said that leaders were willing to solve problems on a short-term basis rather than compromising on long-term solutions. Don Nickles criticized President Obama for a lack of leadership and disinterest in debt. Other topics included sequestration as called for in the Budget Control Act of 2011. Following the discussion, panelists took questions from the audience.
This was the first panel of “Budgeting on the Brink,” held at the Bipartisan Policy Center.
10:00 am PT Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on Casino Women Susan Chandler, co-author of Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places, talked about ... Susan Chandler, co-author of Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places, talked about women’s roles in Nevada’s gaming industry. Traditionally in casinos, women were only given two jobs, hotel maid or waitress. Ms. Chandler argued that women have developed a stronger, more powerful voice but are still struggling.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
12:00 pm PT Approx. 29 min. Fashioning the New Woman, 1890-1925 Curator Alden O’Brien gave a group a tour of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum ... Curator Alden O’Brien gave a group a tour of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum exhibit, “Fashioning the New Woman: 1890 to 1925,” which detailed how women’s clothing changed as women’s roles in society changed during the progressive era. She also showed examples, beginning with elaborate 1890s bustle dresses and ending with flapper dresses and World War I Red Cross uniforms.
2:28 pm PT Approx. 1 min. Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the Foreign Intelligence ... Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance, along with the Voting Rights Act, PATRIOT Act, immigration reform, gun legislation, and the status of democracy in Egypt and of U.S. aid to that country. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host. 10:09 am PT Approx. 10 min. Mark Twain Collection Jerry Bartholomew talked about his private collection of Mark Twain items. Since college, ... Jerry Bartholomew talked about his private collection of Mark Twain items. Since college, Bartholomew has had an interest in Twain and began collecting anything and everything bearing the writer’s name. Bartholomew has amassed a collection of over 1,000 items-including books, stamps and ties. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
12:30 pm PT Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on Calvin Coolidge: A Documentary Biography David Pietrusza talked about his book, Calvin Coolidge: A Documentary Biography, in which ... David Pietrusza talked about his book, Calvin Coolidge: A Documentary Biography, in which he recounts the life and career of the 30th president.
Born in Vermont and left motherless at just 10 years old, Coolidge attended Amherst College, worked his way up through Massachusetts state politics to serve in the state House of Representatives and Senate, and ultimately was elected governor of his adopted state. In 1920, he was elected as Warren G. Harding’s vice president. Just three years later, with Harding’s sudden death, the man nicknamed “Silent Cal” was sitting in the Oval Office. The event took place at Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library in New York.
2:30 pm PT Approx. 49 min. Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Treasury officials testified at a hearing on identity theft-related tax fraud at the IRS, which ... Treasury officials testified at a hearing on identity theft-related tax fraud at the IRS, which had grown by 413 percent over the preceding five years. Georgia State Revenue Commissioner MacGinnitie testified from a personal as well as a state perspective about identity theft.
The majority of the questions were about political targeting of conservative groups by the IRS, with Committee Chairman Issa (R-CA) accusing the IRS of stonewalling his investigation and issuing a subpoenaing for more internal documents. Acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Daniel Werfel cited the 16,000 pages of documents the IRS had provided as refuting the allegations of stonewalling.
10:20 am PT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released August 5 and 6, 2013, were shown. New books being released August 5 and 6, 2013, were shown. 1:23 pm PT Approx. 7 min. Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval Governor Brian Sandoval (R-NV) spoke about Nevada’s political history and preparations for ... Governor Brian Sandoval (R-NV) spoke about Nevada’s political history and preparations for the Sesquicentennial in 2014.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
3:19 pm PT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Obama gave his weekly address. He talked about his plans for creating a better ... President Obama gave his weekly address. He talked about his plans for creating a better bargain for the middle class by ensuring the ability to have a good job, a home of your own, affordable health care, and a secure retirement. 10:22 am PT Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on Dot.Complicated and Dot. ; Randi Zuckerberg talked about her forthcoming book adult book, Dot Complicated: Untangling Our ... Randi Zuckerberg talked about her forthcoming book adult book, Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives and children’s book, Dot.. She was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013. 1:30 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Amish People in America The authors of the book, The Amish, talked about Amish life in America and detailed the ... The authors of the book, The Amish, talked about Amish life in America and detailed the diversity of the Amish community. They also discussed the challenges and procedures that accompanied their work and research. The book they published is a companion to the PBS American Experience film of the same name. This program was hosted by Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.
3:23 pm PT Approx. 5 min. Weekly Republican Address Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) gave the weekly Republican Party address. She talked about how ... Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) gave the weekly Republican Party address. She talked about how the implementation of the Affordable Care Act disrupts businesses and discourages full employment. 
Under Obamacare, anyone working an average of 30 hours a week would be considered a “full-time” employee, forcing many employers to cut their employees' hours. But in an effort to protect American jobs, Senator Collins had introduced legislation that would define full-time work at 40 or more hours a week.
10:31 am PT Approx. 4 hr. 14 min. 2013 Eagle Forum Collegians Leadership Summit Authors talked about their books at the 20th Annual Eagle Forum Collegians Summit, held at the ... Authors talked about their books at the 20th Annual Eagle Forum Collegians Summit, held at the Heritage Foundation.
This program included book discussions on:
Devouring Freedom: Can Big Government Be Stopped? by James Antle
Worshipping the State: How Liberalism Became Our State Religion by Benjamin Wiker
Death by China: Confronting the Dragon - A Global Call to Action by Greg Autry
Bad Samaritans: The ACLU’s Campaign to Erase Faith from the Public Square by Jerome Corsi
Stalin’s Secret Agents: The Subversion of Roosevelt’s Government by M. Stanton Evans
Who’s Counting?: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk by Hans von Spakovsky
Spreading the Wealth: How Obama is Robbing the Suburbs to Pay for the Cities by Stanley Kurtz
What Every American Needs to Know About the Qur’an: A History of Islam & the United States by William Federer
What is Marriage: Man and Woman - A Defense by Ryan Anderson
3:00 pm PT Approx. 29 min. California During the Civil War Charles Fracchia, former president of the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society, talked ... Charles Fracchia, former president of the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society, talked about California’s role in the Civil War. He spoke about the strong partisan feelings about secession among Confederate sympathizers, particularly in Southern California, and the measures taken to protect the state against the Confederates. He also talked about the troops from the state who volunteered for both the Union and Confederate armies. This event took place at the Old Mint building in San Francisco.
3:30 pm PT Approx. 28 min. Communicators with Senator Mark Pryor ; ; Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet Chair Mark Pryor (D-AR) talked ... Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet Chair Mark Pryor (D-AR) talked about the role of Congress in several current communications issues. Topics included President Obama’s nomination of Tom Wheeler for chair at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC); reauthorization of Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (SLELA); and the status of wireless infrastructure. 2:46 pm PT Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Radiance of Tomorrow ; Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier, talked about his forthcoming book, Radiance of ... Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier, talked about his forthcoming book, Radiance of Tomorrow. It is a novel set after the civil war in Sierra Leone. Mr. Beah was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013. The date of this interview is not known. 3:31 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Conversation with Jim Lehrer ; ; Jim Lehrer talked about the history of presidential debates, his 2011 memoir Tension City, ... Jim Lehrer talked about the history of presidential debates, his 2011 memoir Tension City, and his post-debate interviews with many of the presidential and vice-presidential candidates. This event was held at the Kansas City Public Library and co-sponsored by the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Mr. Lehrer was joined by journalism professor Lee Banville and Kansas City Public Library director Crosby Kemper.
4:01 pm PT Approx. 54 min. First Ladies As Influence Makers Historians talked about first ladies through history, exploring how the role has ... Historians talked about first ladies through history, exploring how the role has evolved. Topics included the move from solely traditional female activities centered on home and family to activism on behalf of important issues, and the transition of first ladies from public life back to private citizen.
“First Ladies as Influence Makers” was a panel at “America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Legacy Symposium” held at the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum to commemorate the 95th anniversary of the birth of first lady Betty Ford. It was part of the Legacies of America’s First Ladies Conferences series held at various presidential libraries.
3:16 pm PT Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading Posts, 9 Book TV’s followers on Facebook responded to the question “What are you reading this ... Book TV’s followers on Facebook responded to the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The dates of the posts are not known
4:48 pm PT Approx. 10 min. Federal Land Rights in Nevada Jeff Kintop talked about Nevada’s history of federally-owned land, which dates back to the ... Jeff Kintop talked about Nevada’s history of federally-owned land, which dates back to the state’s constitution. He also spoke about some of the other documents housed at the Nevada State Archives, including a “clear list,” which documents transfer of lands, and a large map showing the breakdown of federal and state-owned land. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
5:01 pm PT Approx. 6 min. Senator McConnell Speech at Fancy Farm Picnic Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. He ... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. He asked the lively bipartisan crowd if it wanted the Senate run by a “Nevada yes man” for Barack Obama who believes coal makes you sick or “the guy you’re looking at?”
Courtesy of Kentucky Educational Television.
3:17 pm PT Approx. 10 min. Book Discussion on Wonder Women ; Debora L. Spar talked about her forthcoming book, Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for ... Debora L. Spar talked about her forthcoming book, Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection. She was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013. 5:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Impact of 1968 Leonard Steinhorn talked about consequential events that happened in 1968, including the Tet ... Leonard Steinhorn talked about consequential events that happened in 1968, including the Tet Offensive in Vietnam and President Lyndon Johnson’s decision not to seek re-election. He also talked about the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, as well as the violent clashes between protesters and police at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. This class took place at American University in Washington, DC.
5:08 pm PT Approx. 7 min. Alison Grimes Speech at Fancy Farm Picnic Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Grimes, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat held by ... Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Grimes, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. She remarked on the absence of Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and that she had more government experience than he. She remarked that if Senator McConnell had a kidney stone, he would refuse to pass it, and inspired parts of the lively bipartisan crowd into chants of “Stop now.”
Courtesy of Kentucky Educational Television.
3:28 pm PT Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Representative Steve Israel Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of the interview are not known.
6:50 pm PT Approx. 9 min. Stewart Indian School Richard Arnold, chairman of the Nevada Indian Commission, talked about the Stewart Indian School, ... Richard Arnold, chairman of the Nevada Indian Commission, talked about the Stewart Indian School, located the Stewart area of Carson City, Nevada. The school was one of many created around the United States near the end of the 19th century to assimilate Native American children. He spoke about the school’s history and shared a story about his own mother’s experiences as a student there.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications 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 and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:15 pm PT Approx. 5 min. Matt Bevin Speech at Fancy Farm Picnic Businessman Matt Bevin, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by ... Businessman Matt Bevin, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. He remarked on Senator McConnell having already left the event, and said the people of Kentucky had had enough of amnesty Wall St. bailouts, and of Senator McConnell raising his own pay and fighting to keep his job, but not fighting for the jobs of the people of Kentucky.
Courtesy of Kentucky Educational Television.
3:30 pm PT Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on The Cushion in the Road Alice Walker talked about her book, The Cushion in the Road: Meditation and Wandering as the ... Alice Walker talked about her book, The Cushion in the Road: Meditation and Wandering as the Whole World Awakens to Being in Harm’s Way, a collection of personal and political essays, letters, and poems. Ms. Walker, author of The Color Purple, talked about a range of topics, from health care to the Obama presidency. She spoke at the Free Library of Philadelphia. 7:00 pm PT Approx. 29 min. California During the Civil War Charles Fracchia, former president of the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society, talked ... Charles Fracchia, former president of the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society, talked about California’s role in the Civil War. He spoke about the strong partisan feelings about secession among Confederate sympathizers, particularly in Southern California, and the measures taken to protect the state against the Confederates. He also talked about the troops from the state who volunteered for both the Union and Confederate armies. This event took place at the Old Mint building in San Francisco.
5:21 pm PT Approx. 5 min. Ed Marksberry Speech at Fancy Farm Picnic Ed Marksberry, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator ... Ed Marksberry, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. Topics included the importance of grassroots candidates.
Courtesy of Kentucky Educational Television.
4:17 pm PT Approx. 34 min. Book Discussion with Virginia Nicholson ; Book TV’s Peter Slen interviewed Virginia Nicholson in London about her research on women in ... Book TV’s Peter Slen interviewed Virginia Nicholson in London about her research on women in wartime and her famous family.
Virginia Nicholson is the author of four non-fiction books:
Charleston: A Bloomsbury House and Garden (co-authored with Quentin Bell); [Among the Bohemians: Experiments in Living 1900-1939; Singled Out: How Two Million British Women Survived Without Men After the First World War; and Millions Like Us: Women’s Lives in War and Peace 1939-1949.
7:30 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Conversation with Jim Lehrer ; ; Jim Lehrer talked about the history of presidential debates, his 2011 memoir Tension City, ... Jim Lehrer talked about the history of presidential debates, his 2011 memoir Tension City, and his post-debate interviews with many of the presidential and vice-presidential candidates. This event was held at the Kansas City Public Library and co-sponsored by the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Mr. Lehrer was joined by journalism professor Lee Banville and Kansas City Public Library director Crosby Kemper.
5:26 pm PT Approx. 6 min. Matt Bevin at Fancy Farm Picnic Businessman Matt Bevin, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by ... Businessman Matt Bevin, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), spoke to the press as he mingled with the crowd after the speeches at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. Asked about claims by Tea Party activists that it was Senator McConnell’s team that organized the departure of Republican Party-sponsored buses before Mr. Bevin’s speech, he said, “I have nine children. I’m used to childish behavior.” He criticized his primary opponent for not having any private sector experience and for his lack of accomplishments during his nearly 30-year-tenure in the U.S. Senate. When his challenge to Senaror McConnell was characterized as a “David and Goliath matchup,” Mr. Bevin replied that he had David’s faith and that “right and principle” win out over power. 4:54 pm PT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released August 5 and 6, 2013, were shown. New books being released August 5 and 6, 2013, were shown. 8:48 pm PT Approx. 10 min. Federal Land Rights in Nevada Jeff Kintop talked about Nevada’s history of federally-owned land, which dates back to the ... Jeff Kintop talked about Nevada’s history of federally-owned land, which dates back to the state’s constitution. He also spoke about some of the other documents housed at the Nevada State Archives, including a “clear list,” which documents transfer of lands, and a large map showing the breakdown of federal and state-owned land. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
5:34 pm PT Approx. 1 min. Ron Paul at Young Americans for Liberty Convention Former Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) gave the keynote address at a Young Americans for Liberty ... Former Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) gave the keynote address at a Young Americans for Liberty convention.
He told students of their obligation to advance the cause of liberty and personal freedoms by using current technology such as the Internet to spread ideas. He also commented on current issues including the actions of whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning, and the closing of U.S. embassies and consulates due to terrorist threats. Following his remarks, he answered a few questions from students.
5:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. Panel on Civil Liberties and Security in the Age of Terrorism ; ; Robert Higgs, author of Delusions of Power: New Explorations of the State, War, and ... Robert Higgs, author of Delusions of Power: New Explorations of the State, War, and Economy, and Anthony Gregory, author of The Power of Habeas Corpus in America: From the King’s Prerogative to the War on Terror, talked about the protection of civil liberties in the U.S. since September 11, 2001. This event was hosted by the Independent Institute in Oakland, California. 9:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Impact of 1968 Leonard Steinhorn talked about consequential events that happened in 1968, including the Tet ... Leonard Steinhorn talked about consequential events that happened in 1968, including the Tet Offensive in Vietnam and President Lyndon Johnson’s decision not to seek re-election. He also talked about the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, as well as the violent clashes between protesters and police at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. This class took place at American University in Washington, DC.
5:37 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. National Governors Association Meeting on Infrastructure Investments At the National Governors Association summer meeting, the Natural Resources and Economic ... At the National Governors Association summer meeting, the Natural Resources and Economic Development and Commerce Committees met in a joint session on infrastructure investments and economic development. The governors were joined by Secretary of Commerce Anthony Foxx and House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Bill Shuster (R-PA). Some of the topics the covered were partnerships between states and the role of the federal government. 6:42 pm PT Approx. 16 min. Book Discussion on Lost Legacy of Carson Valley ; Conrad Buedel and Steve Achard talked about their book, Lost Legacy of Carson Valley: The Rise ... Conrad Buedel and Steve Achard talked about their book, Lost Legacy of Carson Valley: The Rise and Fall of the H.F. Dangberg Ranching Empire, in which they tell the story of Steve’s family, the Dangbergs. They spoke about how H.F. Dangberg immigrated to the U.S. and acquired over 33,000 acres of land and began his ranching empire, as well as the family turmoil that led to the fall of their company. They also toured the Dangberg Ranch. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
10:50 pm PT Approx. 9 min. Nevada State Railroad Museum Frank Ackerman talked about the Nevada State Railroad Museum, the history of Nevada’s ... Frank Ackerman talked about the Nevada State Railroad Museum, the history of Nevada’s Virginia and Truckee Railroad, and the railroad’s growth that paralleled Nevada’s mining industry in the mid-1800s.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
7:11 pm PT Approx. 3 min. Governors and Veterans Motorcycle Ride The National Governors Association visited Harley-Davidson for motorcycle rides. Governor ... The National Governors Association visited Harley-Davidson for motorcycle rides. Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) welcomed the attendees. 6:58 pm PT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released August 5 and 6, 2013, were shown. New books being released August 5 and 6, 2013, were shown. 11:00 pm PT Approx. 29 min. Fashioning the New Woman, 1890-1925 Curator Alden O’Brien gave a group a tour of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum ... Curator Alden O’Brien gave a group a tour of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum exhibit, “Fashioning the New Woman: 1890 to 1925,” which detailed how women’s clothing changed as women’s roles in society changed during the progressive era. She also showed examples, beginning with elaborate 1890s bustle dresses and ending with flapper dresses and World War I Red Cross uniforms.
7:15 pm PT Approx. 1 min. Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the Foreign Intelligence ... Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance, along with the Voting Rights Act, PATRIOT Act, immigration reform, gun legislation, and the status of democracy in Egypt and of U.S. aid to that country. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host. 7:01 pm PT Approx. 56 min. After Words with Susan Crawford ; Susan Crawford talked about her book, Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power ... Susan Crawford talked about her book, Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age, in which she argues that the U.S. has lost its competitive advantage in the knowledge-based economy, because it is no longer at the forefront of the internet revolution. In her book, she argues that other countries have internet capabilities that are significantly faster and less expensive to use than those in the U.S., putting U.S. consumers at a distinct disadvantage and threatening America’s economic future. She talked about her findings with Andrew Blum, author of Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet. 11:30 pm PT Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on Calvin Coolidge: A Documentary Biography David Pietrusza talked about his book, Calvin Coolidge: A Documentary Biography, in which ... David Pietrusza talked about his book, Calvin Coolidge: A Documentary Biography, in which he recounts the life and career of the 30th president.
Born in Vermont and left motherless at just 10 years old, Coolidge attended Amherst College, worked his way up through Massachusetts state politics to serve in the state House of Representatives and Senate, and ultimately was elected governor of his adopted state. In 1920, he was elected as Warren G. Harding’s vice president. Just three years later, with Harding’s sudden death, the man nicknamed “Silent Cal” was sitting in the Oval Office. The event took place at Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library in New York.
7:19 pm PT Approx. 40 min. Brian Frye on the Film Our Nixon ; Brian Frye talked about the documentary [Our Nixon, which he co-produced. The film was ... Brian Frye talked about the documentary [Our Nixon, which he co-produced. The film was in part made using 500 reels of home movies shot by three of former President Richard Nixon’s closest advisers. Mr. Frye also responded to viewer phone calls and electronic communications. 7:59 pm PT Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on The Skies Belong to Us Brendan Koerner talked about his book, The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden ... Brendan Koerner talked about his book, The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking, in which he chronicles the hijacking of Western Airlines flight 701 in 1972 by Vietnam War veteran Roger Holder and his girlfriend, Cathy Kerkow. The larger goal of the hijacking was to protest the Vietnam War, but Holder and Kerkow were also trying to free Angela Davis, who was on trial for murder at the time. Brendan Koerner spoke at the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum in Atlanta. 12:23 am PT Approx. 7 min. Carson City Mint Nevada State Museum Curator Bob Nylen toured the Carson City Mint. He spoke about the rare ... Nevada State Museum Curator Bob Nylen toured the Carson City Mint. He spoke about the rare coin press that is now on exhibit at the museum, how the coins are made, the significance of the Carson City mint, and the role women played in minting coins in the 18th century. The Carson City Mint was a branch of the United States Mint in Carson City, Nevada. Built at the peak of the silver boom, 50 issues of silver coins and 57 issues of gold coins were minted here between 1870 and 1893.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
8:02 pm PT Approx. 9 min. Weekly Political Addresses President Obama delivered his weekly address.
Maine Senator Susan Collins delivered the weekly ...
President Obama delivered his weekly address.
Maine Senator Susan Collins delivered the weekly Republican address.
8:51 pm PT Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on Casino Women Susan Chandler, co-author of Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places, talked about ... Susan Chandler, co-author of Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places, talked about women’s roles in Nevada’s gaming industry. Traditionally in casinos, women were only given two jobs, hotel maid or waitress. Ms. Chandler argued that women have developed a stronger, more powerful voice but are still struggling.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
12:32 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Amish People in America The authors of the book, The Amish, talked about Amish life in America and detailed the ... The authors of the book, The Amish, talked about Amish life in America and detailed the diversity of the Amish community. They also discussed the challenges and procedures that accompanied their work and research. The book they published is a companion to the PBS American Experience film of the same name. This program was hosted by Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.
8:16 pm PT Approx. 6 min. Senator McConnell Speech at Fancy Farm Picnic Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. He ... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. He asked the lively bipartisan crowd if it wanted the Senate run by a “Nevada yes man” for Barack Obama who believes coal makes you sick or “the guy you’re looking at?”
Courtesy of Kentucky Educational Television.
10:53 pm PT Approx. 2 hr. 21 min. 2013 Eagle Forum Collegians Leadership Summit Authors talked about their books at the 20th Annual Eagle Forum Collegians Summit, held at the ... Authors talked about their books at the 20th Annual Eagle Forum Collegians Summit, held at the Heritage Foundation.
This program included book discussions on:
Devouring Freedom: Can Big Government Be Stopped? by James Antle
Worshipping the State: How Liberalism Became Our State Religion by Benjamin Wiker
Death by China: Confronting the Dragon - A Global Call to Action by Greg Autry
Bad Samaritans: The ACLU’s Campaign to Erase Faith from the Public Square by Jerome Corsi
Stalin’s Secret Agents: The Subversion of Roosevelt’s Government by M. Stanton Evans
Who’s Counting?: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk by Hans von Spakovsky
Spreading the Wealth: How Obama is Robbing the Suburbs to Pay for the Cities by Stanley Kurtz
What Every American Needs to Know About the Qur’an: A History of Islam & the United States by William Federer
What is Marriage: Man and Woman - A Defense by Ryan Anderson
2:01 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Book Discussion on Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency ; ; Mark Updegrove, director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum, recounts ... Mark Updegrove, director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum, recounts the presidency of Lyndon Johnson. Sworn into office following the assassination of John F. Kennedy, President Johnson served for five years and signed 207 laws, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Mr. Updegrove examines President Johnson’s legacy, which included his “War on Poverty” and civil rights legislation as well as the escalation of the Vietnam War that resulted in the loss of 36,000 U.S. soldiers by the end of Johnson’s presidency. Mark Updegrove spoke with John Avlon and responded to questions from members of the audience at this Kennedy Library Forum.
8:22 pm PT Approx. 7 min. Alison Grimes Speech at Fancy Farm Picnic Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Grimes, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat held by ... Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Grimes, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. She remarked on the absence of Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and that she had more government experience than he. She remarked that if Senator McConnell had a kidney stone, he would refuse to pass it, and inspired parts of the lively bipartisan crowd into chants of “Stop now.”
Courtesy of Kentucky Educational Television.
1:15 am PT Approx. 22 min. Book Discussion on The Infamous King of the Comstock Michael Makley talked about his book, The Infamous King of the Comstock: William Sharon and the ... Michael Makley talked about his book, The Infamous King of the Comstock: William Sharon and the Gilded Age in the West, in which he profiles William Sharon, a former U.S. Senator and businessman, who profited from the silver mining boom at the Comstock Lode. Makley spoke about how Sharon made his fortune at the Comstock and his impact on Nevada history.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
3:15 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. American Power in Historical Perspective Scholars talked about the history of U.S. foreign policy and the United States' status among the ... Scholars talked about the history of U.S. foreign policy and the United States' status among the international diplomatic community. They spoke about how and why that status has changed over time, and the necessary factors for preserving the present position of power for the future. The panel “American Power in Historical Perspective” was part of a conference hosted by Oregon State University on American Military and Diplomatic History.
8:29 pm PT Approx. 5 min. Matt Bevin Speech at Fancy Farm Picnic Businessman Matt Bevin, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by ... Businessman Matt Bevin, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. He remarked on Senator McConnell having already left the event, and said the people of Kentucky had had enough of amnesty Wall St. bailouts, and of Senator McConnell raising his own pay and fighting to keep his job, but not fighting for the jobs of the people of Kentucky.
Courtesy of Kentucky Educational Television.
1:37 am PT Approx. 12 min. Samuel Clemens in Carson City Former Nevada State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about American author and humorist Samuel Clemens ... Former Nevada State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about American author and humorist Samuel Clemens and his time spent in Carson City. Clemens came to Carson City in 1861 hoping to strike it rich in mining. When those endeavors didn’t work out, he found work as a writer at the Territorial Newspaper in nearby Virginia City. It was there Samuel Clemens adopted the name, “Mark Twain.” Mr. Rocha was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
8:35 pm PT Approx. 5 min. Ed Marksberry Speech at Fancy Farm Picnic Ed Marksberry, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator ... Ed Marksberry, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. Topics included the importance of grassroots candidates.
Courtesy of Kentucky Educational Television.
1:50 am PT Approx. 10 min. Mark Twain Collection Jerry Bartholomew talked about his private collection of Mark Twain items. Since college, ... Jerry Bartholomew talked about his private collection of Mark Twain items. Since college, Bartholomew has had an interest in Twain and began collecting anything and everything bearing the writer’s name. Bartholomew has amassed a collection of over 1,000 items-including books, stamps and ties. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
8:40 pm PT Approx. 6 min. Matt Bevin at Fancy Farm Picnic Businessman Matt Bevin, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by ... Businessman Matt Bevin, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), spoke to the press as he mingled with the crowd after the speeches at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. Asked about claims by Tea Party activists that it was Senator McConnell’s team that organized the departure of Republican Party-sponsored buses before Mr. Bevin’s speech, he said, “I have nine children. I’m used to childish behavior.” He criticized his primary opponent for not having any private sector experience and for his lack of accomplishments during his nearly 30-year-tenure in the U.S. Senate. When his challenge to Senaror McConnell was characterized as a “David and Goliath matchup,” Mr. Bevin replied that he had David’s faith and that “right and principle” win out over power. 2:01 am PT Approx. 43 min. Book Discussion on 1940 ; Susan Dunn talked about her book, 1940: FDR, Wilkie, Lindbergh, Hitler - the Election Amid the ... Susan Dunn talked about her book, 1940: FDR, Wilkie, Lindbergh, Hitler - the Election Amid the Storm. The 2013 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center in Hyde Park, New York.
8:48 pm PT Approx. 1 min. Ron Paul at Young Americans for Liberty Convention Former Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) gave the keynote address at a Young Americans for Liberty ... Former Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) gave the keynote address at a Young Americans for Liberty convention.
He told students of their obligation to advance the cause of liberty and personal freedoms by using current technology such as the Internet to spread ideas. He also commented on current issues including the actions of whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning, and the closing of U.S. embassies and consulates due to terrorist threats. Following his remarks, he answered a few questions from students.
2:45 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Book Discussion on Told You So Ralph Nader talked about his book, Told You So: The Big Book of Weekly Columns, in which he ... Ralph Nader talked about his book, Told You So: The Big Book of Weekly Columns, in which he presents a selection of his opinion columns from over four decades of writing on subjects that range from auto safety to the Freedom of Information Act. Ralph Nader spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.
8:51 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. National Governors Association Meeting on Infrastructure Investments At the National Governors Association summer meeting, the Natural Resources and Economic ... At the National Governors Association summer meeting, the Natural Resources and Economic Development and Commerce Committees met in a joint session on infrastructure investments and economic development. The governors were joined by Secretary of Commerce Anthony Foxx and House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Bill Shuster (R-PA). Some of the topics the covered were partnerships between states and the role of the federal government. 3:54 am PT Approx. 4 min. Carson City Library History Collection Librarian Susan Antipa talked about the Carson City Library Nevada History Collection and showed ... Librarian Susan Antipa talked about the Carson City Library Nevada History Collection and showed some items from the collection of books about the history of Carson City and the state of Nevada.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
10:25 pm PT Approx. 3 min. Governors and Veterans Motorcycle Ride The National Governors Association visited Harley-Davidson for motorcycle rides. Governor ... The National Governors Association visited Harley-Davidson for motorcycle rides. Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) welcomed the attendees. 3:59 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on The Society for Useful Knowledge Jonathan Lyons talked about his book, The Society for Useful Knowledge: How Benjamin Franklin ... Jonathan Lyons talked about his book, The Society for Useful Knowledge: How Benjamin Franklin and Friends Brought the Enlightenment to America, in which he recounts the introduction of the Enlightenment to America and the role that Benjamin Franklin played in its development. In his book, the author examines how the promotion of intellectualism, from the fields of politics to the sciences, affected colonial America and details the differences between the European and American Enlightenment. Jonathan Lyons spoke at Town Hall Seattle.
10:32 pm PT Approx. 40 min. Brian Frye on the Film Our Nixon ; Brian Frye talked about the documentary [Our Nixon, which he co-produced. The film was ... Brian Frye talked about the documentary [Our Nixon, which he co-produced. The film was in part made using 500 reels of home movies shot by three of former President Richard Nixon’s closest advisers. Mr. Frye also responded to viewer phone calls and electronic communications.
11:13 pm PT Approx. 1 min. Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the Foreign Intelligence ... Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance, along with the Voting Rights Act, PATRIOT Act, immigration reform, gun legislation, and the status of democracy in Egypt and of U.S. aid to that country. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host.
11:16 pm PT Approx. 9 min. Weekly Political Addresses President Obama delivered his weekly address.
Maine Senator Susan Collins delivered the weekly ...
President Obama delivered his weekly address.
Maine Senator Susan Collins delivered the weekly Republican address.
11:29 pm PT Approx. 43 min. Congressional Recess Agenda ; Ginger Gibson spoke about Congress' August recess, and responded to telephone calls and electronic ... Ginger Gibson spoke about Congress' August recess, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included members' activities including town-hall meetings and constituent service, campaigning and fundraising, foreign travel, and personal vacation.
12:14 am PT Approx. 1 min. Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the Foreign Intelligence ... Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance, along with the Voting Rights Act, PATRIOT Act, immigration reform, gun legislation, and the status of democracy in Egypt and of U.S. aid to that country. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host.
12:17 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Corrections Reform Governors shared best practices and approaches to improving the corrections system and helping ... Governors shared best practices and approaches to improving the corrections system and helping releases become productive members of society. Steve Aos gave a presentation on reducing crime and reciivism, and Ashbel Wall talked about the high cost of correctional health care.
This was the afternoon session of the National Governors Association 2013 annual meeting held in at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee.
1:41 am PT Approx. 3 min. Governors and Veterans Motorcycle Ride The National Governors Association visited Harley-Davidson for motorcycle rides. Governor ... The National Governors Association visited Harley-Davidson for motorcycle rides. Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) welcomed the attendees.
1:44 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. National Governors Association Meeting on Infrastructure Investments At the National Governors Association summer meeting, the Natural Resources and Economic ... At the National Governors Association summer meeting, the Natural Resources and Economic Development and Commerce Committees met in a joint session on infrastructure investments and economic development. The governors were joined by Secretary of Commerce Anthony Foxx and House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Bill Shuster (R-PA). Some of the topics the covered were partnerships between states and the role of the federal government.
3:19 am PT Approx. 1 min. Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the Foreign Intelligence ... Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance, along with the Voting Rights Act, PATRIOT Act, immigration reform, gun legislation, and the status of democracy in Egypt and of U.S. aid to that country. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host.
3:25 am PT Approx. 6 min. Senator McConnell Speech at Fancy Farm Picnic Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. He ... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. He asked the lively bipartisan crowd if it wanted the Senate run by a “Nevada yes man” for Barack Obama who believes coal makes you sick or “the guy you’re looking at?”
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3:31 am PT Approx. 7 min. Alison Grimes Speech at Fancy Farm Picnic Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Grimes, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat held by ... Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Grimes, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. She remarked on the absence of Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and that she had more government experience than he. She remarked that if Senator McConnell had a kidney stone, he would refuse to pass it, and inspired parts of the lively bipartisan crowd into chants of “Stop now.”
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3:39 am PT Approx. 5 min. Matt Bevin Speech at Fancy Farm Picnic Businessman Matt Bevin, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by ... Businessman Matt Bevin, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. He remarked on Senator McConnell having already left the event, and said the people of Kentucky had had enough of amnesty Wall St. bailouts, and of Senator McConnell raising his own pay and fighting to keep his job, but not fighting for the jobs of the people of Kentucky.
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3:44 am PT Approx. 5 min. Ed Marksberry Speech at Fancy Farm Picnic Ed Marksberry, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator ... Ed Marksberry, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), spoke at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. Topics included the importance of grassroots candidates.
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3:50 am PT Approx. 6 min. Matt Bevin at Fancy Farm Picnic Businessman Matt Bevin, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by ... Businessman Matt Bevin, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), spoke to the press as he mingled with the crowd after the speeches at the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic. Asked about claims by Tea Party activists that it was Senator McConnell’s team that organized the departure of Republican Party-sponsored buses before Mr. Bevin’s speech, he said, “I have nine children. I’m used to childish behavior.” He criticized his primary opponent for not having any private sector experience and for his lack of accomplishments during his nearly 30-year-tenure in the U.S. Senate. When his challenge to Senaror McConnell was characterized as a “David and Goliath matchup,” Mr. Bevin replied that he had David’s faith and that “right and principle” win out over power.