C-SPAN Schedule

< Thursday, October 23 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 36 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Newspaper headlines were read, and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: ... Newspaper headlines were read, and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Are you concerned about the safety of federal facilities?”

Randall Palmer also spoke by phone about the previous day shooting at Canadian Parliament in Ottowa.
6:06 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Education Common Core Standards The American Enterprise Institute hosted a panel discussion on Common Core standards and the U.S. ... The American Enterprise Institute hosted a panel discussion on Common Core standards and the U.S. education system. Common Core standards were created with the intent to better prepare students through skills and knowledge necessary for college and career success. 6:50 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Representative John Dingell on Congress ; Representative John Dingell (D-MI) gave a National Press Club luncheon speech titled “When ... Representative John Dingell (D-MI) gave a National Press Club luncheon speech titled “When Congress Worked.” He talked about his some of the changes he had seen during his nearly 60-year congressional career, from the growth in the size of committees to a lack of compromise among members to pass legislation. He said Congress was broken, but didn’t have to be, and argued that change would only come if there were a national calamity, or if the American people chose to replace all members of Congress. Representative Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, was retiring at the end of his term.
7:03 am ET Approx. 8 min. Shooting at Canadian Parliament Randall Palmer, Reuters bureau chief in Ottawa, spoke by phone about the previous day shooting at ... Randall Palmer, Reuters bureau chief in Ottawa, spoke by phone about the previous day shooting at Canadian Parliament. 7:56 am ET Approx. 3 min. Prime Minister Harper on Shootings in Ottawa Prime Minister Stephen Harper addressed the Canadian people following two separate shootings at ... Prime Minister Stephen Harper addressed the Canadian people following two separate shootings at the National War Memorial and the Canadian Parliament building in Ottawa. Live coverage of the shootings, courtesy of Canada’s Cable Public Affairs Channel (CPAC), was shown before Prime Minster Harper’s address. 7:51 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Social Movement Leaders Advocates for social, economic and political justice talked about their work and communicating ... Advocates for social, economic and political justice talked about their work and communicating their message. They each gave a brief presentation on issues including reproductive rights, racial profiling, health care, immigration, and LGBT rights. Some of the speakers also spoke about their strategies for using social media and humor to more effectively engage the public. 

“Closing Keynote: Ignite @ Netroots Nation” took place at the 2014 Netroots Nation Conference held from July 17-20 in the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. 

This event contains language and content which some viewers may find offensive.
7:40 am ET Approx. 39 min. LIVE U.S. Capitol Complex Security ; Terrance Gainer talked about the security of the Capitol complex in Washington, D.C., following a ... Terrance Gainer talked about the security of the Capitol complex in Washington, D.C., following a series of shootings on Parliament Hill in the Canadian capital of Ottawa. 8:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. LIVE British Foreign Policy ; British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond addressed a meeting of the House of Commons and House of ... British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond addressed a meeting of the House of Commons and House of Lords Joint Intelligence and Security Committee on multinational efforts to combat Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) militants in Iraq and Syria. 9:09 am ET Approx. 2 min. New Hampshire Senate Debate Incumbent Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D) and former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown (R) faced off in ... Incumbent Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D) and former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown (R) faced off in a debate for the U.S. Senate seat from New Hampshire.

The debate was held in the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, N.H.

Courtesy of New England Cable News.
8:21 am ET Approx. 53 min. LIVE Health Care and the 2014 Midterm Elections ; ; Robert Graboyes and Ron Pollack talked about the impact health care policies will have on voters ... Robert Graboyes and Ron Pollack talked about the impact health care policies will have on voters during Campaign 2014. 9:09 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Media Coverage of Ferguson, Missouri, Police Shooting Panelists talked about media coverage of Ferguson, Missouri, following the police shooting of ... Panelists talked about media coverage of Ferguson, Missouri, following the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown and the ensuing protests. The panelists included reporters, photojournalists, a local township official who was blogging from the protest scene, and the president of the National Association of Black Journalists. They examined the impact on the city of the killing, the role of the media in fueling the subsequent protests, the effects of national and social media, and media diversity. 9:13 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Communist Party National Convention, Keynote Addresses Chair Sam Webb and others delivered keynote addresses at the Communist Party USA’s 30th ... Chair Sam Webb and others delivered keynote addresses at the Communist Party USA’s 30th National Convention, held at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Mr. Webb talked about the 2014 mid-term elections, and argued the stakes were high for tens of millions of Americans struggling to survive in the current economy. Other Communist Party USA officials talked about other domestic and global issues.
9:15 am ET Approx. 44 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments oneconomic issues and the question: “Which ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments oneconomic issues and the question: “Which party is better on the economy in campaign 2014?” 11:05 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Prison Incarceration Rates Panelists, including ex-convicts and a former prison warden, talked about the large and growing ... Panelists, including ex-convicts and a former prison warden, talked about the large and growing number of people incarcerated in America. They discussed reasons for the large numbers and the increase, and strategies to deal with the problems.

“Why Are There So Many People in Prison?” was co-hosted by Zocalo Public Square at the California Endowment.
10:41 am ET Approx. 47 min. Panel Discussion on Low-Wage Workers Panelists, including fast food workers, labor journalists, and community organizers, talked about ... Panelists, including fast food workers, labor journalists, and community organizers, talked about organizing low-wage workers in the struggle for a living wage. This discussion was part of the Communist Party’s 30th National Convention, held at the University of Illinois-Chicago. The panel was co-sponsored by People’s World.
10:07 am ET Approx. 57 min. LIVE ISIS Financing Undersecretary David Cohen talked about U.S. strategy to undermine the financing of *ISIS ... Undersecretary David Cohen talked about U.S. strategy to undermine the financing of *ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq. He also addressed the group’s sources of revenue and how the U.S. and its allies were working to learn more intelligence on the group’s inner workings. 

*The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
12:23 pm ET Approx. 38 min. U.S. Capitol Complex Security ; Terrance Gainer talked about the security of the Capitol complex in Washington, D.C., following a ... Terrance Gainer talked about the security of the Capitol complex in Washington, D.C., following a series of shootings on Parliament Hill in the Canadian capital of Ottawa. 11:31 am ET Approx. 16 min. New Populism Conference, Robert Borosage ; Robert Borosage talked about liberal causes. Topics included wage stagnation and income ... Robert Borosage talked about liberal causes. Topics included wage stagnation and income inequality.

“The Populist Moment; The Emerging Movement” was part of the New Populism Conference held by Campaign for America’s Future at the Washington Court Hotel.
11:02 am ET Approx. 57 min. Rhode Island Gubernatorial Debate State Treasurer Gina Raimondo (D), Cranston Mayor Allan Fung (R), and Robert Healy (Moderate), ... State Treasurer Gina Raimondo (D), Cranston Mayor Allan Fung (R), and Robert Healy (Moderate), candidates in Rhode Island’s gubernatorial race, met in a debate at the Providence Performing Arts Center.

Courtesy of WPRI-TV.
1:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Israeli National Security Panelists talked about Israel’s national security and the threat from *ISIS militants in the ... Panelists talked about Israel’s national security and the threat from *ISIS militants in the Middle East.

*The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
11:47 am ET Approx. 14 min. New Populism Conference, Thea Lee ; Thea Lee talked about liberal causes. Topics included global trade ... Thea Lee talked about liberal causes. Topics included global trade policy.

“Balanced Trade: End the Fast Track to Nowhere” was part of the New Populism Conference held by Campaign for America’s Future at the Washington Court Hotel.
12:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. LIVE Police Misconduct Civil rights advocates and criminal justice scholars talked about the potential benefits and ... Civil rights advocates and criminal justice scholars talked about the potential benefits and drawbacks to capturing police activity on camera, including technical and legal issues. 2:00 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Shooting at Canadian Parliament Randall Palmer, Reuters bureau chief in Ottawa, spoke by phone about the previous day shooting at ... Randall Palmer, Reuters bureau chief in Ottawa, spoke by phone about the previous day shooting at Canadian Parliament. 12:04 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Representative John Dingell on Congress ; Representative John Dingell (D-MI) gave a National Press Club luncheon speech titled “When ... Representative John Dingell (D-MI) gave a National Press Club luncheon speech titled “When Congress Worked.” He talked about his some of the changes he had seen during his nearly 60-year congressional career, from the growth in the size of committees to a lack of compromise among members to pass legislation. He said Congress was broken, but didn’t have to be, and argued that change would only come if there were a national calamity, or if the American people chose to replace all members of Congress. Representative Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, was retiring at the end of his term.
TBD Approx. 2 min. New Hampshire Senate Debate Incumbent Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D) and former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown (R) faced off in ... Incumbent Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D) and former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown (R) faced off in a debate for the U.S. Senate seat from New Hampshire.

The debate was held in the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, N.H.

Courtesy of New England Cable News.
2:09 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Washington D.C. Mayoral Debate ; ; Muriel Bowser (D), David Catania (I), and Carol Schwartz (I), candidates in WAshington, D.C.'s ... Muriel Bowser (D), David Catania (I), and Carol Schwartz (I), candidates in WAshington, D.C.'s mayoral race, met in their final debate. 1:05 pm ET Approx. 42 min. University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler ; ; University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler talked from the C-SPAN Bus in Minneapolis about ... University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler talked from the C-SPAN Bus in Minneapolis about public policy issues impacting higher education institutions as well as the role of the Big Ten athletic conference. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including telephone lines divided for parents, educators, students, and Minnesota residents. 

This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series of interviews with university officials during a C-SPAN Bus tour of the universities of the Big Ten Conference. Topics included college costs and student debt, university admission policies, curricula, academic standards, campus safety, faculty issues, research capabilities, and how universities were preparing graduates for careers and adult life.


C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
TBD Approx. 55 min. South Dakota Gubernatorial Debate Governor Dennis Daugaard (R) and challengers Susan Wismer (D) and Michael Myers (I) met in a ... Governor Dennis Daugaard (R) and challengers Susan Wismer (D) and Michael Myers (I) met in a debate in South Dakota’s gubernatorial race.

Courtesy of South Dakota Public Broadcasting.
3:05 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Idaho 1st Congressional District Debate Incumbernt Representative Raul Labrador (R-ID) and State Representative Shirley Ringo (D) met in a ... Incumbernt Representative Raul Labrador (R-ID) and State Representative Shirley Ringo (D) met in a debate for Idaho’s 1st Congressional District seat.

Idaho Public TV, Idaho Press Club, League of Women Voters of Idaho, and Boise State University hosted this debate at the Idaho Public Television studios.

Courtesy of Idaho Public TV.
1:49 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Social Movement Leaders Advocates for social, economic and political justice talked about their work and communicating ... Advocates for social, economic and political justice talked about their work and communicating their message. They each gave a brief presentation on issues including reproductive rights, racial profiling, health care, immigration, and LGBT rights. Some of the speakers also spoke about their strategies for using social media and humor to more effectively engage the public. 

“Closing Keynote: Ignite @ Netroots Nation” took place at the 2014 Netroots Nation Conference held from July 17-20 in the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. 

This event contains language and content which some viewers may find offensive.
TBD Approx. 2 min. New York 23rd Congressional District Campaign Ads Campaign ads were shown for New York 23rd Congressional District seat candidates, incumbent ... Campaign ads were shown for New York 23rd Congressional District seat candidates, incumbent Representative Tom Reed (R) and challenger Martha Robertson (D). 4:15 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. LIVE U.S.-South Korea Relations Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and South Korean Defense Minister Ham Min Koo briefed reporters and ... Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and South Korean Defense Minister Ham Min Koo briefed reporters and answered their questions on issues impacting relations between the two countries. 3:08 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Communist Party National Convention, Keynote Addresses Chair Sam Webb and others delivered keynote addresses at the Communist Party USA’s 30th ... Chair Sam Webb and others delivered keynote addresses at the Communist Party USA’s 30th National Convention, held at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Mr. Webb talked about the 2014 mid-term elections, and argued the stakes were high for tens of millions of Americans struggling to survive in the current economy. Other Communist Party USA officials talked about other domestic and global issues.
TBD Approx. 14 min. Arkansas Gubernatorial Debate ; Former Representatives Mike Ross (D) and Asa Hutchinson (R) met in a debate for the Arkansas ... Former Representatives Mike Ross (D) and Asa Hutchinson (R) met in a debate for the Arkansas gubernatorial race. 4:35 pm ET Approx. 47 min. Panel Discussion on Low-Wage Workers Panelists, including fast food workers, labor journalists, and community organizers, talked about ... Panelists, including fast food workers, labor journalists, and community organizers, talked about organizing low-wage workers in the struggle for a living wage. This discussion was part of the Communist Party’s 30th National Convention, held at the University of Illinois-Chicago. The panel was co-sponsored by People’s World.
TBD Approx. 6 min. Arkansas Gubernatorial Debate ; Former Representatives Mike Ross (D) and Asa Hutchinson (R) met in a debate for the Arkansas ... Former Representatives Mike Ross (D) and Asa Hutchinson (R) met in a debate for the Arkansas gubernatorial race. 5:23 pm ET Approx. 16 min. New Populism Conference, Robert Borosage ; Robert Borosage talked about liberal causes. Topics included wage stagnation and income ... Robert Borosage talked about liberal causes. Topics included wage stagnation and income inequality.

“The Populist Moment; The Emerging Movement” was part of the New Populism Conference held by Campaign for America’s Future at the Washington Court Hotel.
TBD Approx. 16 min. Arkansas Gubernatorial Debate ; Former Representatives Mike Ross (D) and Asa Hutchinson (R) met in a debate for the Arkansas ... Former Representatives Mike Ross (D) and Asa Hutchinson (R) met in a debate for the Arkansas gubernatorial race. 5:40 pm ET Approx. 14 min. New Populism Conference, Thea Lee ; Thea Lee talked about liberal causes. Topics included global trade ... Thea Lee talked about liberal causes. Topics included global trade policy.

“Balanced Trade: End the Fast Track to Nowhere” was part of the New Populism Conference held by Campaign for America’s Future at the Washington Court Hotel.
3:16 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Montana Senate Debate ; Representative Steve Daines (R-MT) and State Representative Amanda Curtis (D) met in a debate for ... Representative Steve Daines (R-MT) and State Representative Amanda Curtis (D) met in a debate for the Montana U.S. Senate race. The debate took place at the Petro Theater at Montana State University in Billings.

Courtesy of Montana Television Network, The Billings Gazette, and Yellowstone Public Radio.
5:56 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Representative John Dingell on Congress ; Representative John Dingell (D-MI) gave a National Press Club luncheon speech titled “When ... Representative John Dingell (D-MI) gave a National Press Club luncheon speech titled “When Congress Worked.” He talked about his some of the changes he had seen during his nearly 60-year congressional career, from the growth in the size of committees to a lack of compromise among members to pass legislation. He said Congress was broken, but didn’t have to be, and argued that change would only come if there were a national calamity, or if the American people chose to replace all members of Congress. Representative Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, was retiring at the end of his term.
3:20 pm ET Approx. 2 min. New Hampshire Senate Campaign Ads New Hampshire Senate race campaign ads were shown for incumbent Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D) and ... New Hampshire Senate race campaign ads were shown for incumbent Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D) and challenger former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown (R). 6:57 pm ET Approx. 42 min. University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler ; ; University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler talked from the C-SPAN Bus in Minneapolis about ... University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler talked from the C-SPAN Bus in Minneapolis about public policy issues impacting higher education institutions as well as the role of the Big Ten athletic conference. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including telephone lines divided for parents, educators, students, and Minnesota residents. 

This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series of interviews with university officials during a C-SPAN Bus tour of the universities of the Big Ten Conference. Topics included college costs and student debt, university admission policies, curricula, academic standards, campus safety, faculty issues, research capabilities, and how universities were preparing graduates for careers and adult life.


C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
TBD Approx. 29 min. New Hampshire Senate Debate Incumbent Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D) and former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown (R) faced off in ... Incumbent Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D) and former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown (R) faced off in a debate for the U.S. Senate seat from New Hampshire.

The debate was held in the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, N.H.

Courtesy of New England Cable News.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 39 min. University of Nebraska President James Linder ; Dr. James Linder, interim president of the University of Nebraska, talked from the C-SPAN Bus ... Dr. James Linder, interim president of the University of Nebraska, talked from the C-SPAN Bus in Lincoln, Nebraska, about public policy issues affecting higher education institutions as well as the role of the Big Ten athletic conference. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including telephone lines divided for parents, educators, students, and Nebraska residents.


This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series of interviews with university officials during a C-SPAN Bus tour of the universities of the Big Ten Conference. Topics included college costs and student debt, university admission policies, curricula, academic standards, campus safety, faculty issues, research capabilities, and how universities were preparing graduates for careers and adult life.
TBD Approx. 27 min. New Hampshire Senate Debate Incumbent Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D) and former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown (R) faced off in ... Incumbent Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D) and former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown (R) faced off in a debate for the U.S. Senate seat from New Hampshire.

The debate was held in the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, N.H.

Courtesy of New England Cable News.
8:42 pm ET Approx. 42 min. Race and College Admission Panelists talked about the impact of race on college admissions and policies intended to help ... Panelists talked about the impact of race on college admissions and policies intended to help minority high school students gain college admission. The panelists also presented their studies on issues affecting Black and Hispanic students, as well as access to student loans, and the overall effectiveness of college ratings. 

This program was part of a UCLA Civil Rights Project forum in which college professors from all over the country presented their findings on policies intended to help minority high school students gain college admittance.
4:21 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Florida Gubernatorial Debate Incumbent Governor Rick Scott (R) and former Governor Charlie Crist (D) eet in a debate in the ... Incumbent Governor Rick Scott (R) and former Governor Charlie Crist (D) eet in a debate in the Florida gubernatorial race. 9:26 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. College Ratings Systems and Minority Students Panelists presented their studies on issues affecting African-American and Hispanic students and ... Panelists presented their studies on issues affecting African-American and Hispanic students and the overall effectiveness of college ratings.

This program was part of a UCLA’s Civil Rights Project forum with college professors from all over the country on the difficulties facing minority students in trying to get into a college.
5:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Iranian Nuclear Negotiations Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman spoke about nuclear negotiations with ... Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman spoke about nuclear negotiations with Iran, a process coordinated by European Union (EU) authorities. 10:39 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Campus Sexual Assault Sexual assault victims, campus safety and sexual assault experts, and sexual assault advocacy ... Sexual assault victims, campus safety and sexual assault experts, and sexual assault advocacy organization leaders were part of the first of several roundtable discussions on combating rape and sexual assaults on college campuses. The event, set up by Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO), also focused on the Clery Act and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act. Among the issues discussed were whether or not to mandate reporting by campus personnel and the types of fines placed on colleges associated with Clery Act compliance.
7:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE New York 23rd Congressional District Debate ; Incumbent Representative Tom Reed (R) and challenger Martha Robertson (R) faced off in a debate in ... Incumbent Representative Tom Reed (R) and challenger Martha Robertson (R) faced off in a debate in New York’s 23rd Congressional District race. 11:45 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Sexual Assault on College Campuses Sexual assault advocacy organization leaders, student victims, and campus safety officials spoke ... Sexual assault advocacy organization leaders, student victims, and campus safety officials spoke at a roundtable discussion on the effectiveness of the Clery Act and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act, two laws enacted one in 1990, the other in 2012 to prevent sexual assault at colleges and universities. Some of the ideas they suggested to help victims were reporting standards for college campuses, changing the 180-day reporting requirement for victims, increased data collection on campuses, and penalization for colleges not being in compliance with Title IX. 

This was the second of several roundtable discussions organized by Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) aimed at combating rape and sexual assaults on college campuses.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Iowa 4th Congressional District Debate Representative Steve King (R-IA) and Jim Mowrer (D) met in a debate for Iowa’s 4th ... Representative Steve King (R-IA) and Jim Mowrer (D) met in a debate for Iowa’s 4th Congressional District race. The debate took place at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. 12:51 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Sexual Assault on College Campuses Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) held the third of a series of roundtable discussions on ... Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) held the third of a series of roundtable discussions on combating rape and sexual assaults on college campuses. This meeting focused on Title IX of the federal civil rights law. Panelists talked about the differences between the criminal justice system and the university-based administrative process for prosecuting sexual assault on college campuses.
9:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. West Virginia 3rd Congressional District Debate ; Nineteen-term incumbent Representative Nick Rahall (D) and challenger State Senator Evan Jenkins ... Nineteen-term incumbent Representative Nick Rahall (D) and challenger State Senator Evan Jenkins (R) faced off in a debate in West Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District race. 
10:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Utah 4th Congressional District Debate Mia Love (R) and Doug Owens (D), candidates in Utah’s 4th Congressional District race, met ... Mia Love (R) and Doug Owens (D), candidates in Utah’s 4th Congressional District race, met in a debate. They were running to replace incumbent Representative Jim Matheson (D), who was retiring.