C-SPAN Schedule

< Sunday, June 26 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones 6:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Book Discussion on People Get Ready John Nichols and Robert McChesney talked about their book, People Get Ready: The Fight Against ... John Nichols and Robert McChesney talked about their book, People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy, about the impact of the tech revolution on the American worker. They argued against unlimited capitalism and offered strategies to integrate technological progress into the U.S. economy in a way that benefits all Americans. 6:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Revolution in Military Technology ; Paul Springer talked about the use of cutting edge technology in the United States ... Paul Springer talked about the use of cutting edge technology in the United States military. He argued that the advancement of robotic weaponry in warfare, such as drones and artificial intelligence, has revolutionized military affairs, making previous tactics obsolete.
7:00 am ET Approx. 3 hr. LIVE Washington Journal Program 6/26/2016 Washington Journal Washington Journal 8:10 am ET Approx. 2 min. 8:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. The Vietnam War ; Professor Andrew Wiest, with the help of a local veteran John Young, talked about the Vietnam War, ... Professor Andrew Wiest, with the help of a local veteran John Young, talked about the Vietnam War, focusing on the Mekong Delta. Professor Wiest spoke about the strategic importance of the area and John Young described what it was like fighting there.
TBD Approx. 52 min. House Republican Health Care Agenda House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke about the House Republican health care portion of their ... House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke about the House Republican health care portion of their “Better Way” agenda. He said it aims to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act. He was followed by the four co-chairs of the House Republican Health Care Reform Task Force: Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R-GA), Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN), Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX). They talked about the many provisions in their proposal involving portability, health savings accounts, tax incentives, and its impact on Medicare and Medicaid. 8:15 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on The Less You Know, the Better You Sleep ; ; David Satter talked about his book The Less You Know, The Better You Sleep: Russia’s Road ... David Satter talked about his book The Less You Know, The Better You Sleep: Russia’s Road to Terror and Dictatorship under Yeltsin and Putin, in which he argues that Boris Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin have presided over the criminalization of Russia and that the latter has been aided by U.S. policies. Mr. Satter was the first American journalist to be kicked out of Russia since the fall of the Soviet Union. 9:13 am ET Approx. 1 min. RTTHWR Reagan 1980 Presidential Acceptance Clip
7:45 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Impact of Britain's Vote to Leave the European Union ; Ian Talley talked about the political reaction to Britain’s decision to leave the E.U. and ... Ian Talley talked about the political reaction to Britain’s decision to leave the E.U. and the impact of the decision on global financial markets and the 2016 presidential campaign. 9:15 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Book Discussion on In the Country We Love Diane Guerrero talked about her book, In the Country We Love: My Family Divided, about ... Diane Guerrero talked about her book, In the Country We Love: My Family Divided, about growing up in the U.S. with undocumented parents. She talked about what life is like for children of undocumented immigrants. Her parents and brother were deported when she was a one year-old child. 9:15 am ET Approx. 29 min. Science Reporter: Suited for Space Science Reporter: Suited for Space is a 1966 NASA TV program, one of 13 produced in ... Science Reporter: Suited for Space is a 1966 NASA TV program, one of 13 produced in cooperation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and WGBH Boston. This episode traces the development of space suits beginning with the Mercury program and ending with a look at a life support system prototype needed for the Apollo moon missions.
8:30 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Bound Delegates at the Republican National Convention ; Regina Thomson talked about a grassroots effort to allow delegates at the Republican National ... Regina Thomson talked about a grassroots effort to allow delegates at the Republican National Convention to vote for whomever they want to be the Republican Party’s presidential nominee. 10:30 am ET Approx. 33 min. Book Party for More Human Steve Hilton made informal remarks and mingled with guests at a book party for the release of this ... Steve Hilton made informal remarks and mingled with guests at a book party for the release of this book, More Human: Designing a World Where People Come First. In his book, he argues for the redesign of economic and political systems to meet the current needs of Americans. 9:46 am ET Approx. 13 min. Nashville's Civil Rights Movement Andrea Blackman gave a tour of the Civil Rights Room at the Nashville Public Library. She ... Andrea Blackman gave a tour of the Civil Rights Room at the Nashville Public Library. She used historic images and videos to talk about the civil rights movement in Nashville, and spoke about why the city became a model of integration for other Southern cities in the 1960s.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Nashville, Tennessee, from April 16-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
9:15 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Book Discussion on Raw Deal ; Steven Hill talks about his book, Raw Deal: How the Uber Economy and Runaway Capitalism Are ... Steven Hill talks about his book, Raw Deal: How the Uber Economy and Runaway Capitalism Are Screwing American Workers, about the evolution of the so-called “gig economy” and the negative impact he says it’s having on the U.S. workforce. 11:04 am ET Approx. 8 min. 10:01 am ET Approx. 45 min. 1980 Presidential Acceptance Speech Ronald Reagan accepted his party’s presidential nomination at the 1980 Republican National ... Ronald Reagan accepted his party’s presidential nomination at the 1980 Republican National Convention in Detroit, Michigan. The former California Governor called on Americans to “recapture our destiny” and pledged to cut taxes and increase defense spending. Courtesy of NBC News.
10:00 am ET Approx. 30 min. Newsmakers with Representative Jeb Hensarling Rep. Jeb Hensarling, the Financial Services Cmte chair, talks critically about the Democrats' ... Rep. Jeb Hensarling, the Financial Services Cmte chair, talks critically about the Democrats' sit-in on the House floor, his plan to replace the Dodd Frank law, Donald Trump’s approach to Wall Street, & Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony to his cmte this week 11:15 am ET Approx. 41 min. Book Discussion on Nation on the Take ; Nick Penniman talked about his book, Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy ... Nick Penniman talked about his book, Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It, about his concerns about the amount of money in the U.S. political process. He also spoke about the influence of this money in the 2016 election cycle. 10:47 am ET Approx. 51 min. 1980 Carter Acceptance Speech President Jimmy Carter (D) accepted his party’s presidential nomination for a second term at ... President Jimmy Carter (D) accepted his party’s presidential nomination for a second term at the 1980 Democratic National Convention in New York City. In his speech, President Carter called the ideas of his opponent Ronald Reagan “fantasy America,” and attacked Mr. Reagan’s defense spending and tax cut plans.
10:32 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 4 min. ISIS Ideology The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing to discuss ISIS* ... The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing to discuss ISIS* ideology and its relation to and motivation for so-called “lone wolf” actors like the shooter in the June 12, 2016, attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Witnesses, including refugees from ISIS-affected areas, talked about what drives the successes and failures of the group, and made recommendations for how best to counter ISIS with efforts beyond the U.S.-led military operations in the Middle East and Africa.

*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
11:57 am ET Approx. 1 min. 11:40 am ET Approx. 19 min. Presidents James K. Polk and Andrew Johnson Collections Wayne Moore showed items from the James K. Polk and Andrew Johnson collections that are housed at ... Wayne Moore showed items from the James K. Polk and Andrew Johnson collections that are housed at the Tennessee State Library and Archives. He showed items such as letters, photographs, and cartoons related to two of three presidents that hailed from Tennessee.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Nashville, Tennessee, from April 16-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
12:38 pm ET Approx. 54 min. Donald Trump News Conference in Turnberry, Scotland ; Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump delivered remarks and answered questions from ... Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump delivered remarks and answered questions from reporters at a ribbon cutting for the reopening of the Trump Turnberry Resort, a golf club he purchased and renovated in Scotland. His appearance came the morning after British voters approved a referendum demanding the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, a result Trump said he supported. Most of the questions from reporters focused on the ongoing U.S. presidential election, but Mr. Trump fielded a number of inquiries on the U.K. referendum decision and its worldwide implications. 12:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. After Words with Fawaz Gerges ; Professor Fawaz Gerges talked about his book, ISIS: A History, in which he looks the ... Professor Fawaz Gerges talked about his book, ISIS: A History, in which he looks the history and rise of of the terrorist organization. Professor Gerges was interviewed by Geneive Abdo, author of Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in America After 9/11. 12:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. First Half-Century of Aviation Jeremy Kinney gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., ... Jeremy Kinney gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., and showed some of the museum’s one-of-a-kind artifacts that tell the story of the first half-century of aviation.
2:18 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Speaker Ryan Veto Override & Dems Sit-In 1:00 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Book Discussion on Politics in Mexico ; Roderic Ai Camp talked about his book, Politics in Mexico: Democratic Consolidation or ... Roderic Ai Camp talked about his book, Politics in Mexico: Democratic Consolidation or Decline?. This interview, conducted at Claremont McKenna College, is part of Book TV’s College Series 1:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. U.S. Capitol Page History and Research Congressional historians Matthew Wasniewski, Farar Elliott, and Katherine Scott spoke about the ... Congressional historians Matthew Wasniewski, Farar Elliott, and Katherine Scott spoke about the U.S. Capitol Page program. Using a variety of images, they discussed their research on the program, recent acquisitions of artifacts, and historic milestones such as the first African American Page, and the first women Pages. 

“Capitol Page History in the 19th Century” was a panel discussion at “Alumni Homecoming 2016,” hosted by the U.S. Capitol Page Alumni Association.
2:21 pm ET Approx. 2 min. 1:30 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on Love Wins ; Debbie Cenziper and Jim Obergefell talked about their book, Love Wins: The Lovers and Lawyers ... Debbie Cenziper and Jim Obergefell talked about their book, Love Wins: The Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality, about Mr. Obergefell’s legal battle for same-sex marriage. 2:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Hyde Park Roosevelts ; ; Geoffrey Ward, principle scriptwriter for the 2014 Ken Burns PBS documentary “The ... Geoffrey Ward, principle scriptwriter for the 2014 Ken Burns PBS documentary “The Roosevelts,” spoke about the Roosevelt family. He spoke with CBS correspondent Lesley Stahl about Franklin Roosevelt’s mother, Sara, and her relationships with her son, her daughter-in-law Eleanor, and her many grandchildren.
2:24 pm ET Approx. 5 min. 2:26 pm ET Approx. 1 min. 3:05 pm ET Approx. 49 min. Former U.S. Capitol Pages Former House and Senate Pages, who served between 1967 and 2001, talked about their ... Former House and Senate Pages, who served between 1967 and 2001, talked about their experiences. Cokie Roberts moderated the discussion. 

“Pages Through the Decades” was a panel discussion at “Alumni Homecoming 2016,” hosted by the U.S. Capitol Page Alumni Association.
2:30 pm ET Approx. 12 min. House Democrats Rally at U.S. Capitol ; ; Representative John Lewis (D-GA) and other House Democrats spoke to reporters and supporters ... Representative John Lewis (D-GA) and other House Democrats spoke to reporters and supporters outside the Capitol after ending the sit-in in the House over gun control legislation that lasted nearly 26 hours. 2:30 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on The Mirror Test Kael Weston talked about his book, The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan, ... Kael Weston talked about his book, The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan, about America’s role in the world after September 11, 2001. In his book, Mr. Weston gives voice to a wide range of stories of people touched by the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, from college students, generals, former Taliban fighters and NATO allies, to Iraqi truck drivers, imams, ambassadors, city councils, and Afghan school teachers. The “mirror test” is described as the moment in which a soldier suffering from severe facial wounds views the wound for the first time. 3:57 pm ET Approx. 2 min.
2:43 pm ET Approx. 5 min. 3:30 pm ET Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on Tea Party Women ; Professor Melissa Deckman talked about her book Tea Party Women: Mama Grizzlies, Grassroots ... Professor Melissa Deckman talked about her book Tea Party Women: Mama Grizzlies, Grassroots Leaders, and the Changing Face of the American Right, in which he discusses the women behind the Tea Party Movement. In her book, Professor Deckman explores the roles of women in creating and leading the movement and examines the future of conservative women. 4:00 pm ET Approx. 14 min. National Air and Space Museum Dedication Ceremony President Gerald Ford gave remarks and presided over a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the opening of ... President Gerald Ford gave remarks and presided over a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the opening of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum on July 1, 1976. The president is then seen taking a tour of the new museum. This film was recorded by the Naval Photographic Center and provided by the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library.
2:50 pm ET Approx. 25 min. House Republican Tax Reform Agenda ; ; The House Speaker and the Ways and Means Committee Chair says the party’s new tax proposal ... The House Speaker and the Ways and Means Committee Chair says the party’s new tax proposal works for all taxpayers and includes cuts and simplication. This tax proposal is a part of the GOP’s “A Better Way” campaign. 4:15 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Book Discussion on If You Can Keep It Eric Metaxas talked about his book If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American ... Eric Metaxas talked about his book If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty, in which he argues that America has drifted from the Founding Fathers' idea of liberty and justice. 4:14 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Planet Mars This film showed what had been learned about the planet Mars from Earth-based telescopes and ... This film showed what had been learned about the planet Mars from Earth-based telescopes and observations from the 1964-1971 Mariner fly-by spacecraft missions, and through the 1976 Viking landings and orbiter experiments. This film also uses animation to explain the discoveries and new mysteries relating to the planet.
3:17 pm ET Approx. 42 min. TRUMAN CTR: Jake Sullivan Jake Sullivan is a senior national security and foreign policy adviser to Democratic presidential ... Jake Sullivan is a senior national security and foreign policy adviser to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. In a speech in Washington, DC, he criticized the lack of foreign policy expertise of Hillary Clinton’s Republican opponent, Donald Trump, calling him “temperamentally unfit and unqualified” to be the nation’s commander in chief. He also outlined the challenges the U.S. faces in the global arena and talks about the need for creating a strategy to advance American values. He gave these remarks at a conference co-hosted by the Truman National Security Project and the Truman Center for National Policy. 5:30 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Spain in our Hearts ; Adam Hochschild talked about his book, Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, ... Adam Hochschild talked about his book, Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, about the close to 3,000 Americans that took part in the Spanish Civil War, from a Swarthmore College senior, who died at the battle for Madrid to a Texas oil-baron who sold his product at a reduced price to General Franco. 4:45 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Supreme Court Food Traditions ; ; Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor shared stories about the Supreme Court’s ... Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor shared stories about the Supreme Court’s food traditions, including the justices' food preferences and topics of conversation at shared meals. Supreme Court curator Catherine Fitts also spoke about customs dating to the 19th and 20th centuries.
4:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE 6:30 pm ET Approx. 31 min. Interview with Michael Pietsch ; Michael Pietsch, CEO of Hachette Book Group, talked about his company’s history and ... Michael Pietsch, CEO of Hachette Book Group, talked about his company’s history and operations and previewed forthcoming titles. He was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show. 5:56 pm ET Approx. 2 min.
5:00 pm ET Approx. 22 min. RTTWH NALEO LUNCH - PT. 2 (Gary Johnson) Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson spoke at the annual conference of NALEO - the ... Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson spoke at the annual conference of NALEO - the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials. He spoke about what it means to be a libertarian and gave his views on a range of issues including immigration, health care, tax policy and the U.S. role in global security. 7:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Book Discussion on The Statesman and the Storyteller Mark Zwonitzer talked about his book, The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, ... Mark Zwonitzer talked about his book, The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, and the Rise of American Imperialism, about the friendship between author Mark Twain and former Secretary of State John Hay, who served under presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. In his book, the author reports on Twain and Hay’s divergent views on American foreign policy at a time when the United States had annexed Hawaii and went to war to control Puerto Rico, Guam, Cuba, and the Philippines. 6:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Space Exploration From the Moon to Mars Valerie Neal gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum located on the National ... Valerie Neal gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. She showed artifacts that tell the story of space exploration from the Moon to Mars. 
6:00 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Newsmakers with Representative Jeb Hensarling Rep. Jeb Hensarling, the Financial Services Cmte chair, talks critically about the Democrats' ... Rep. Jeb Hensarling, the Financial Services Cmte chair, talks critically about the Democrats' sit-in on the House floor, his plan to replace the Dodd Frank law, Donald Trump’s approach to Wall Street, & Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony to his cmte this week 8:00 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Frackopoly Wenonah Hauter talked about her book Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the ... Wenonah Hauter talked about her book Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment, about the origins of fracking and its impact on the environment and public health. 7:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Abraham Lincoln and Immigration Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham ... Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham Lincoln’s encounters, as a lawyer and politician, with immigrants, including Haitians, Cubans, and Germans. These encounters, Silverman argued, persuaded Lincoln that immigration boosted America’s economy.
6:35 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Bernie Sanders 2016 Presidential Campaign ; Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, talked about his life and ... Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, talked about his life and career. 8:57 pm ET Approx. 32 min. Book Discussion on There Goes My Social Life Stacey Dash talked about her book, There Goes My Social Life: From Clueless to ... Stacey Dash talked about her book, There Goes My Social Life: From Clueless to Conservative, about her life and politics. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Understanding Ronald Reagan James Rosebush talked about President Ronald Reagan’s personal life and ... James Rosebush talked about President Ronald Reagan’s personal life and personality. Mr. Rosebush is the author of True Reagan: What Made Ronald Reagan Great and Why it Matters.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Q&A with Arthur Herman 9:00 pm ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with Pamela Haag Pamela Haag talked about her book The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American ... Pamela Haag talked about her book The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture, in which she traces the history of guns and examines when and how they became a part of American culture. She was interviewed by William Doyle, author of American Hunter: How Legendary Hunters Shaped America. 9:10 pm ET Approx. 35 min. Asylum Law in the United States Renee Redman talked about the history of Asylum Law in the United States. She argued that ... Renee Redman talked about the history of Asylum Law in the United States. She argued that prior to the Refugee Act of 1980, the application process for asylum or refugee status was based on foreign policy rather than internationally accepted humanitarian criteria, which limited those who qualified for protected status prior to the reform.

“A Short History of United States Asylum Law” was part of a two-day symposium hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society titled “Congress and a Nation of Immigrants, 1790-1990: From the First Naturalization Act to the Simpson-Mazzoli Act.” This was held in the Russell Senate Office Building.
9:35 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Bernie Sanders 2016 Presidential Campaign ; Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, talked about his life and ... Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, talked about his life and career. 9:30 pm ET Approx. 20 min. Book Discussion on Blood Defense ; Marcia Clark talked about her novel, Blood Defense. She was interviewed at BookExpo ... Marcia Clark talked about her novel, Blood Defense. She was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show. 9:47 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink Professor Judy Wu talked about the life and career of Representative Patsy Takemoto Mink ... Professor Judy Wu talked about the life and career of Representative Patsy Takemoto Mink (D-HI).

She was interviewed at the 2016 meeting of the Organization of American Historians in Providence, Rhode Island.
11:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Arthur Herman 10:00 pm ET Approx. 32 min. Book Discussion on There Goes My Social Life Stacey Dash talked about her book, There Goes My Social Life: From Clueless to ... Stacey Dash talked about her book, There Goes My Social Life: From Clueless to Conservative, about her life and politics. 10:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Space Exploration From the Moon to Mars Valerie Neal gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum located on the National ... Valerie Neal gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. She showed artifacts that tell the story of space exploration from the Moon to Mars. 
12:30 am ET Approx. 59 min. Bernie Sanders 2016 Presidential Campaign ; Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, talked about his life and ... Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, talked about his life and career. 10:30 pm ET Approx. 20 min. Book Discussion on Blood Defense ; Marcia Clark talked about her novel, Blood Defense. She was interviewed at BookExpo ... Marcia Clark talked about her novel, Blood Defense. She was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show. 11:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Abraham Lincoln and Immigration Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham ... Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham Lincoln’s encounters, as a lawyer and politician, with immigrants, including Haitians, Cubans, and Germans. These encounters, Silverman argued, persuaded Lincoln that immigration boosted America’s economy.
1:29 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Oral Argument The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. The ... The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. The case concerns the consideration of race as a factor in the undergraduate admissions process. Justice Kagan recused herself as she worked on the case while serving as solicitor general.

This program contains the audio recording released by the court. Still images of participants were shown on the screen as they spoke. Justice Thomas did not speak.
11:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Book Discussion on Alter Egos ; Mark Landler talked about his book, Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight ... Mark Landler talked about his book, Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle Over American Power, about the relationship between President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He also talked about their differing views on foreign policy and America’s role in the world. He was interviewed by Andrea Mitchell. 12:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Understanding Ronald Reagan James Rosebush talked about President Ronald Reagan’s personal life and ... James Rosebush talked about President Ronald Reagan’s personal life and personality. Mr. Rosebush is the author of True Reagan: What Made Ronald Reagan Great and Why it Matters.
4:05 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 50 min. Military Cyber Operations Military officials testified at a hearing on the Pentagon’s cyber operations to combat ... Military officials testified at a hearing on the Pentagon’s cyber operations to combat ISIS.*

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
12:00 am ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with Pamela Haag Pamela Haag talked about her book The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American ... Pamela Haag talked about her book The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture, in which she traces the history of guns and examines when and how they became a part of American culture. She was interviewed by William Doyle, author of American Hunter: How Legendary Hunters Shaped America. 1:10 am ET Approx. 35 min. Asylum Law in the United States Renee Redman talked about the history of Asylum Law in the United States. She argued that ... Renee Redman talked about the history of Asylum Law in the United States. She argued that prior to the Refugee Act of 1980, the application process for asylum or refugee status was based on foreign policy rather than internationally accepted humanitarian criteria, which limited those who qualified for protected status prior to the reform.

“A Short History of United States Asylum Law” was part of a two-day symposium hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society titled “Congress and a Nation of Immigrants, 1790-1990: From the First Naturalization Act to the Simpson-Mazzoli Act.” This was held in the Russell Senate Office Building.
6:00 am ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Arthur Herman 1:00 am ET Approx. 29 min. Book Discussion on Politics in Mexico ; Roderic Ai Camp talked about his book, Politics in Mexico: Democratic Consolidation or ... Roderic Ai Camp talked about his book, Politics in Mexico: Democratic Consolidation or Decline?. This interview, conducted at Claremont McKenna College, is part of Book TV’s College Series 1:47 am ET Approx. 12 min. 20th Century Mexican Immigration to the United States Professor Ana Minian talked about Mexican migration to the United States during the 20th ... Professor Ana Minian talked about Mexican migration to the United States during the 20th century.

Professor Minian was interviewed at the 2016 meeting of the Organization of American Historians in Providence, Rhode Island.
1:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on Valiant Ambition ; Nathaniel Philbrick talked about his book Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, ... Nathaniel Philbrick talked about his book Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution, in which he examines the relationship between Revolutionary War generals George Washington and Benedict Arnold. In his book, the author asserts that Benedict Arnold, one of Washington’s most trusted generals, became disenchanted with the revolution due to opportunistic politicians, which resulted in his decision to switch his allegiance. 2:00 am ET Approx. 14 min. National Air and Space Museum Dedication Ceremony President Gerald Ford gave remarks and presided over a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the opening of ... President Gerald Ford gave remarks and presided over a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the opening of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum on July 1, 1976. The president is then seen taking a tour of the new museum. This film was recorded by the Naval Photographic Center and provided by the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library.
2:40 am ET Approx. 1 min. 2:14 am ET Approx. 29 min. Planet Mars This film showed what had been learned about the planet Mars from Earth-based telescopes and ... This film showed what had been learned about the planet Mars from Earth-based telescopes and observations from the 1964-1971 Mariner fly-by spacecraft missions, and through the 1976 Viking landings and orbiter experiments. This film also uses animation to explain the discoveries and new mysteries relating to the planet.
2:45 am ET Approx. 7 min. Interview with Lisa Lucas ; Lisa Lucas, director of the National Book Foundation, talked about the foundation’s role in ... Lisa Lucas, director of the National Book Foundation, talked about the foundation’s role in the book world and the work involved in promoting and hosting the National Book Awards. She was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show. 2:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Supreme Court Food Traditions ; ; Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor shared stories about the Supreme Court’s ... Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor shared stories about the Supreme Court’s food traditions, including the justices' food preferences and topics of conversation at shared meals. Supreme Court curator Catherine Fitts also spoke about customs dating to the 19th and 20th centuries.
3:00 am ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with Pamela Haag Pamela Haag talked about her book The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American ... Pamela Haag talked about her book The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture, in which she traces the history of guns and examines when and how they became a part of American culture. She was interviewed by William Doyle, author of American Hunter: How Legendary Hunters Shaped America. 3:55 am ET Approx. 3 min.
4:00 am ET Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on This Brave New World ; ; Anja Manuel talked about her book, This Brave New World: India, China and the United ... Anja Manuel talked about her book, This Brave New World: India, China and the United States, about the growing influence of China and India in the world and how the U.S. can partner with them to expand its own influence. Ms. Manuel spoke with Stephen Hadley, former foreign policy adviser to President George W. Bush and current chairman of the United States Institute of Peace. 4:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. The Vietnam War ; Professor Andrew Wiest, with the help of a local veteran John Young, talked about the Vietnam War, ... Professor Andrew Wiest, with the help of a local veteran John Young, talked about the Vietnam War, focusing on the Mekong Delta. Professor Wiest spoke about the strategic importance of the area and John Young described what it was like fighting there.
5:00 am ET Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Frackopoly Wenonah Hauter talked about her book Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the ... Wenonah Hauter talked about her book Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment, about the origins of fracking and its impact on the environment and public health. 5:13 am ET Approx. 46 min. Drug Addiction in 19th Century America Professor Elizabeth Gray talked about the use of and public opinion on opium and laudanum in the ... Professor Elizabeth Gray talked about the use of and public opinion on opium and laudanum in the 19th century. Professor Gray described how most laudanum addicts at the time were upper class women who had originally been prescribed the drug by their doctors. She argued that since men at the time were less likely to seek medical attention, and it was more socially acceptable for them to drink, a gender divide was created between alcoholics and opium addicts.
6:00 am ET Approx. 32 min. Book Discussion on There Goes My Social Life Stacey Dash talked about her book, There Goes My Social Life: From Clueless to ... Stacey Dash talked about her book, There Goes My Social Life: From Clueless to Conservative, about her life and politics. 6:00 am ET Approx. 45 min. 1980 Presidential Acceptance Speech Ronald Reagan accepted his party’s presidential nomination at the 1980 Republican National ... Ronald Reagan accepted his party’s presidential nomination at the 1980 Republican National Convention in Detroit, Michigan. The former California Governor called on Americans to “recapture our destiny” and pledged to cut taxes and increase defense spending. Courtesy of NBC News.
6:30 am ET Approx. 24 min. Charles Kesler on the Claremont Review of Books ; Professor Charles Kesler talked about the Claremont Review of Books, a quarterly review ... Professor Charles Kesler talked about the Claremont Review of Books, a quarterly review published by the Claremont Institute. Charles Kesler is a professor at Claremont McKenna College, a senior fellow at the institute, and editor of the Claremont Review of Books. This interview, conducted at Claremont McKenna College, is part of Book TV’s College Series 6:47 am ET Approx. 51 min. 1980 Carter Acceptance Speech President Jimmy Carter (D) accepted his party’s presidential nomination for a second term at ... President Jimmy Carter (D) accepted his party’s presidential nomination for a second term at the 1980 Democratic National Convention in New York City. In his speech, President Carter called the ideas of his opponent Ronald Reagan “fantasy America,” and attacked Mr. Reagan’s defense spending and tax cut plans.