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7:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 1 News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on news of the day and on the ... News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on news of the day and on the question “What’s your life like in the middle class?” 6:35 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Nuclear Weapons in China Nuclear experts talked about the U.S. and China’s nuclear weapons policies and ways to ... Nuclear experts talked about the U.S. and China’s nuclear weapons policies and ways to promote dialogue and understanding. Rose Gottemoeller in her remarks said she is working to intensify communications with China regarding its nuclear policies. The panelists identified linguistics as one of the major hindrances in discussions. 6:11 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 44 min. U.S. Strategy Against ISIS Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford testified ... Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford testified at a hearing on operations against ISIL,* including the Obama administration decision to deploy 250 additional troops to Syria. Secretary Carter said that as the U.S. was continuing to battle ISIL in Syria and Iraq, he had been becoming increasingly concerned about the political and economic challenges each country was facing. 

* 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.
8:09 am ET Approx. 50 min. LIVE State of the Middle Class ; ; Jim Tankersley and Erin Currier talked about data on the fiscal health of those who consider ... Jim Tankersley and Erin Currier talked about data on the fiscal health of those who consider themselves part of the middle class. Topics discussed included salaries, job security, economic mobility, and savings. 7:57 am ET Approx. 44 min. LIVE Republican Party and Campaign 2016 ; Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 ... Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 Republican National Convention. This interview took place one day after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) publicly said that he did not yet back Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Mr. Priebus said that he spoke to Mr. Trump after Speaker Ryan’s comments and told him to relax and be gracious. Mr. Priebus also talked about the party’s minority outreach plans. 8:58 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 20 min. Government Surveillance and Race, Part 3 A day-long conference was held examining historical and current perspectives of surveillance of ... A day-long conference was held examining historical and current perspectives of surveillance of the black community. 

Presentations and panel discussions were held: “Predictive Policing - and Sentencing,” with Andrew Ferguson, Kristi Lane Scott, Sonja Starr, Chinyeré Tutashinda, and Arjun Sethi; “Disrupting City Hall” by Eugene Puryear; “Surveillance After 9/11” by Sahar Aziz; “The Racial Gaze” by Simone Browne, Osagie Obasogie, and Paul Butler; and “Race and Facial Recognition Technology” by Clare Garvie and Jonathan Frankle.

“The Color of Surveillance: Government Monitoring of the African American Community” was held by Georgetown Law and the Center on Privacy and Technology.
9:00 am ET Approx. 3 min. LIVE House Pro Forma Session The House convened for a pro forma session. The House convened for a pro forma session. 8:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Synthetic Biology Shaping San Francisco hosted a forum on human genetic engineering and synthetic ... Shaping San Francisco hosted a forum on human genetic engineering and synthetic biology. Scientists working on glowing plants, hornless cows, and 3-D bio-printers talked about the ethics of altering human embryos, cloning, and gene-altering technology. 11:22 am ET Approx. 40 min. Question Time Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and the ... Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and the opposition. Topics included the U.K.'s relationship with Russia, the Syrian refugee crisis, and the upcoming European Union referendum on whether the U.K should stay or leave. The prime minister also challenged Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn to withdraw his controversial description of Hamas and Hezbollah as “friends” and to condemn the group as anti-Semitic.
9:05 am ET Approx. 55 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 2 Telephphone lines were open for viewer calls on news of the day and on the question ... Telephphone lines were open for viewer calls on news of the day and on the question “What’s your life like in the middle class?” 10:50 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Global Antisemitism ; Irwin Cotler talked about global antisemitism. He argued that there was a new global, ... Irwin Cotler talked about global antisemitism. He argued that there was a new global, escalating, and lethal anti-semitism.

“Global Antisemitism, Demonization, and the Laundering of Delegitimization Under Universal Public Values” was the keynote address of ISCA’s third international scholars conference, “Anti-Zionism, Antisemitism, and the Dynamics of Delegitimization.” Held in the Whittenberger Auditorium of the Indiana Memorial Union, it was also the 2016 Hart and Simona Hasten Lecture in Jewish Studies.
12:07 pm ET Approx. 55 min. LIVE Russian Economic Recovery ; Birgit Hansl talked about the World Bank’s economic report on Russia. She said the ... Birgit Hansl talked about the World Bank’s economic report on Russia. She said the state of Russia’s economy was dire, and that sanctions against Russia along with falling energy prices meant the nation was facing recession for another year. Ms. Hansl also said that Russia needed structural reforms and improvement in its business environment to improve investment and productivity.
9:49 am ET Approx. 1 min. Mayor Davis on San Bernardino, California Mayor R. Carey Davis talked about the city of San Bernardino, California’s response to the ... Mayor R. Carey Davis talked about the city of San Bernardino, California’s response to the December 2, 2015, terror attack at Inland Regional Center. 14 people were killed and 22 were injured in the shooting.  Mayor Davis was interviewed at San Bernardino’s City Hall.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in San Bernardino, California, from April 2-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter and Time Warner cable local affiliates, 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.
12:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. LIVE Combating ISIS Online A panel of experts discussed how ISIS uses the Internet and social media to recruit ... A panel of experts discussed how ISIS uses the Internet and social media to recruit supporters. The event hosted by the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee also addresses the U.S. government’s efforts to combat the terror group online. The panelists also discussed whether Internet and social media companies should be forced to identify and/or ban those suspected of promoting terror. 1:03 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Republican Party and Campaign 2016 ; Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 ... Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 Republican National Convention. This interview took place one day after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) publicly said that he did not yet back Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Mr. Priebus said that he spoke to Mr. Trump after Speaker Ryan’s comments and told him to relax and be gracious. Mr. Priebus also talked about the party’s minority outreach plans.
10:04 am ET Approx. 51 min. Presidential Candidate Donald Trump Rally in Charleston, West Virginia ; Donald Trump delivered remarks to a crowd of supporters in the Charleston Civic Center in the West ... Donald Trump delivered remarks to a crowd of supporters in the Charleston Civic Center in the West Virginia capital during his first campaign rally since his win in Indiana’s primary. During his speech, he received a hard hat from an official of the West Virginia Coal Association, as the association endorsed his candidacy and he talked about his desire to reduce business regulations. 1:08 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Republican Party and Campaign 2016 ; Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 ... Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 Republican National Convention. This interview took place one day after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) publicly said that he did not yet back Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Mr. Priebus said that he spoke to Mr. Trump after Speaker Ryan’s comments and told him to relax and be gracious. Mr. Priebus also talked about the party’s minority outreach plans. 1:10 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 6 min. Veterans' Health Care Delays Witnesses from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and oversight officials testified at a ... Witnesses from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and oversight officials testified at a sometimes contentious hearing on ongoing delays in providing health care to veterans. Committee members also raised concerns about whistleblower retaliation, employee manipulation of wait times, and lack of VA disciplinary action. Government Accountability Office (GOA) health care director Debra Draper emphasized the continued failure of the VA in providing veterans with timely health care. The GAO lists the VA health care system on its “2015 High Risk Report.”
10:55 am ET Approx. 7 min. Donald Trump and the Republican Party ; Zeke Miller spoke by phone about Donald Trump and the Republican Party, including his relationship ... Zeke Miller spoke by phone about Donald Trump and the Republican Party, including his relationship with party leaders such as Reince Priebus. 1:12 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Smart Home Technology Information technology and legal professionals talked about the benefits of "smart home"* ... Information technology and legal professionals talked about the benefits of "smart home"* technologies as well as the potential risks they pose in the areas of security and privacy.

* “Smart home” technologies refer to house that have lighting, heating, and appliances that can be controlled remotely by phone and computer.
3:17 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Republican Party and Campaign 2016 ; Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 ... Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 Republican National Convention. This interview took place one day after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) publicly said that he did not yet back Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Mr. Priebus said that he spoke to Mr. Trump after Speaker Ryan’s comments and told him to relax and be gracious. Mr. Priebus also talked about the party’s minority outreach plans.
11:07 am ET Approx. 50 min. State of the Middle Class ; ; Jim Tankersley and Erin Currier talked about data on the fiscal health of those who consider ... Jim Tankersley and Erin Currier talked about data on the fiscal health of those who consider themselves part of the middle class. Topics discussed included salaries, job security, economic mobility, and savings. 2:43 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 50 min. Fetal Tissue Donation The Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives of the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a ... The Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives of the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing on the transfer of fetal tissue. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Ben Sasse (R-NE) and former attorneys for anti-abortion and pro-abortion rights groups testified on determining whether abortion clinics were illegally making a profit from fetal tissue. Democratic members of the committee argued that the investigation was an attempt to restrict women’s health care. Republicans said that evidence supported that at least one abortion clinic profited from the sale of aborted fetal organs. The panel within the House Energy and Commerce Committee was formed in 2015 in response to released videos of Planned Parenthood practices to investigate abortion practices and policies regarding fetal tissue, its cost, and how it is obtained. 3:23 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. Oil and Gas Exports Energy and national security experts talked about financial challenges facing countries in the ... Energy and national security experts talked about financial challenges facing countries in the Middle East and Africa caused by low oil prices. They specifically focused on Algeria, Nigeria and Iraq, and how those governments and economies are affected. The panelists also made recommendations for what should be done in those countries to prepare and be ready for if and when oil prices rise again in the future.
11:59 am ET Approx. 1 min. Republican Party and Campaign 2016 ; Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 ... Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 Republican National Convention. This interview took place one day after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) publicly said that he did not yet back Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Mr. Priebus said that he spoke to Mr. Trump after Speaker Ryan’s comments and told him to relax and be gracious. Mr. Priebus also talked about the party’s minority outreach plans. 5:34 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Republican Party and Campaign 2016 ; Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 ... Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 Republican National Convention. This interview took place one day after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) publicly said that he did not yet back Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Mr. Priebus said that he spoke to Mr. Trump after Speaker Ryan’s comments and told him to relax and be gracious. Mr. Priebus also talked about the party’s minority outreach plans. 5:04 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Republican Party and Campaign 2016 ; Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 ... Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 Republican National Convention. This interview took place one day after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) publicly said that he did not yet back Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Mr. Priebus said that he spoke to Mr. Trump after Speaker Ryan’s comments and told him to relax and be gracious. Mr. Priebus also talked about the party’s minority outreach plans.
12:16 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. LIVE White House Daily Briefing ; President Obama delivered a statement on the economy and on efforts to combat tax evasion, money ... President Obama delivered a statement on the economy and on efforts to combat tax evasion, money laundering, and corruption. The president also answered questions about the 2016 presidential race, including on Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. Following the president’s remarks, Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of topics. 5:36 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 23 min. Combating Violent Extremism U2 lead singer Bono and Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken were among the witnesses at a ... U2 lead singer Bono and Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken were among the witnesses at a hearing on resources needed to combat violent extremism. The witnesses said the United States and its allies need to boost their aid to foreign nations as a way to combat the poverty and poor living-conditions that have been driving some people to radicalize and carry out violent attacks in Western Europe.

After the conclusion of the hearing, Bono spoke with reporters, senators, and others in attendance.
5:10 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Nuclear Weapons in China Nuclear experts talked about the U.S. and China’s nuclear weapons policies and ways to ... Nuclear experts talked about the U.S. and China’s nuclear weapons policies and ways to promote dialogue and understanding. Rose Gottemoeller in her remarks said she is working to intensify communications with China regarding its nuclear policies. The panelists identified linguistics as one of the major hindrances in discussions.
1:37 pm ET Approx. 52 min. Republican Party and Campaign 2016 ; Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 ... Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 Republican National Convention. This interview took place one day after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) publicly said that he did not yet back Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Mr. Priebus said that he spoke to Mr. Trump after Speaker Ryan’s comments and told him to relax and be gracious. Mr. Priebus also talked about the party’s minority outreach plans. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Panel Discussion on Women and the Politics of Marriage ; ; Rebecca Traister, author of All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an ... Rebecca Traister, author of All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation, and Kate Bolick, author of Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own, talked about their books on women and the politics of marriage.

“All the Single Ladies” took place at the fourth annual San Antonio Book Festival, held on April 2, 2016, and was filmed in the auditorium of the San Antonio Central Library.
6:40 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Republican Party and Campaign 2016 ; Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 ... Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 Republican National Convention. This interview took place one day after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) publicly said that he did not yet back Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Mr. Priebus said that he spoke to Mr. Trump after Speaker Ryan’s comments and told him to relax and be gracious. Mr. Priebus also talked about the party’s minority outreach plans.
2:30 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Donald Trump and the Republican Party ; Zeke Miller spoke by phone about Donald Trump and the Republican Party, including his relationship ... Zeke Miller spoke by phone about Donald Trump and the Republican Party, including his relationship with party leaders such as Reince Priebus. 9:02 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Open Phones with Dennis Prager ; Dennis Prager talked about his book, The Ten Commandments: Still the Best Moral Code, and ... Dennis Prager talked about his book, The Ten Commandments: Still the Best Moral Code, and responded to viewer comments and questions.

He was interviewed at the 2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, which took place at the Hancock Foundation building on the campus of the University of Southern California.
6:47 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Mineral Exploration and Production ; ; Panelists talked about balancing the nation’s need for certain mineral resources while ... Panelists talked about balancing the nation’s need for certain mineral resources while maintaining the federal land management system.

“America’s Need for Critical Minerals versus Federal Land Management” was a policy forum of the Cato Institute.
2:39 pm ET Approx. 25 min. White House Daily Briefing ; President Obama delivered a statement on the economy and on efforts to combat tax evasion, money ... President Obama delivered a statement on the economy and on efforts to combat tax evasion, money laundering, and corruption. The president also answered questions about the 2016 presidential race, including on Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. Following the president’s remarks, Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of topics. 10:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Panel Discussion on Pandemics ; ; Karen Masterson, author of The Malaria Project: The U.S. Government’s Secret Mission to ... Karen Masterson, author of The Malaria Project: The U.S. Government’s Secret Mission to Find a Miracle Cure, and Sonia Shah, author of Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond, talked about pandemics. They spoke at the 22nd annual Virginia Festival of the Book, held on March 16-20, 2016, in Charlottesville, Virginia. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 12 min. Ross Perot Petition Rally Independent and undeclared presidential candidate Ross Perot spoke at a petition rally supporting ... Independent and undeclared presidential candidate Ross Perot spoke at a petition rally supporting his candidacy in Austin, Texas. Mr. Perot, a private businessman, previously stated he would run for president if his name were placed on the ballot in all 50 states. His supporters in Texas held the rally to celebrate having collected more than 225,000 names to put Mr. Perot’s name on the ballot in Texas, much more than the 55,000 necessary by state regulations. Mr. Perot lauded his supporters for reclaiming their part of America, and discussed the origins and philosophy behind his potential candidacy.
3:05 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Republican Party and Campaign 2016 ; Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 ... Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 Republican National Convention. This interview took place one day after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) publicly said that he did not yet back Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Mr. Priebus said that he spoke to Mr. Trump after Speaker Ryan’s comments and told him to relax and be gracious. Mr. Priebus also talked about the party’s minority outreach plans. 11:13 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Tour of the Folger Shakespeare Library ; Michael Witmore gave a tour of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., home to the ... Michael Witmore gave a tour of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., home to the world’s largest Shakespeare collection. 8:14 pm ET Approx. 33 min. Ross Perot Second Presidential Campaign Announcement ; Businessman Ross Perot spoke in a news conference to declare he would run for the presidency ... Businessman Ross Perot spoke in a news conference to declare he would run for the presidency because the Republican and Democratic parties had not addressed the major problems facing the country. Accompanied by his vice presidential choice, James Stockdale, and members of his families, Mr. Perot vowed to dedicate his campaign to address the issues, including the deficit and the economy. His remarks came 11 weeks after he declared he would not run for president despite the volunteer efforts to put him on the ballot in all 50 states. In his remarks, Mr. Perot read letters he received from young people urging him to run. He also dedicated his campaign to U.S. military veterans for giving their lives for their country. Mr. Stockdale, a research fellow at Stanford University, also spoke to praise the values of Mr. Perot.
3:07 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Syrian Refugees in the U.S. Activists and refugees shared their experiences in Syria, as well as the challenges faced by ... Activists and refugees shared their experiences in Syria, as well as the challenges faced by migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. Other speakers included the State Department’s representative for refugees and the director of Refugees International.

“Through Our Eyes: Insights from Syrian Refugees in the United States” was held at Georgetown University’s Riggs Library.
12:08 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 15 min. 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare's Death The Folger Shakespeare Library marked the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare on ... The Folger Shakespeare Library marked the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare on April 23, 1616. The program featured actors, community leaders, artists, and scholars sharing their connections to Shakespeare through personal stories. The Reduced Shakespeare Company performed a sketch and clips were shown from videos submitted to the “Share Your Shakespeare Story” Web site. Then, Peter Slen moderated as Shakespeare scholars Michael Witmore and Ellen MacKay responded to telephone calls, electronic communications, and questions from members of the audience in the Folger’s historic Paster Reading Room. 

“The Wonder of Will: Sharing Shakespeare Stories” took place on April 23, 2016, and was part of the Folger Shakespeare Library’s “The Wonder of Will: 400 Years of Shakespeare,” a year-long commemoration of the legacy of William Shakespeare.
8:49 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Gary Hart Campaign Rally ; ; Gary Hart held his first campaign rally after that morning’s announcement of his candidacy ... Gary Hart held his first campaign rally after that morning’s announcement of his candidacy for the 1988 Democratic nomination for president. He subsequently droped out of the race in May 1987 and re-entered the race in December 1987.
4:54 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Republican Party and Campaign 2016 ; Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 ... Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 Republican National Convention. This interview took place one day after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) publicly said that he did not yet back Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Mr. Priebus said that he spoke to Mr. Trump after Speaker Ryan’s comments and told him to relax and be gracious. Mr. Priebus also talked about the party’s minority outreach plans. 2:27 am ET Approx. 58 min. Panel Discussion on Women and the Politics of Marriage ; ; Rebecca Traister, author of All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an ... Rebecca Traister, author of All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation, and Kate Bolick, author of Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own, talked about their books on women and the politics of marriage.

“All the Single Ladies” took place at the fourth annual San Antonio Book Festival, held on April 2, 2016, and was filmed in the auditorium of the San Antonio Central Library.
9:01 pm ET Approx. 39 min. Gary Hart News Conference Immediately following a campaign speech at Dartmouth College, Gary Hart answers reporters' ... Immediately following a campaign speech at Dartmouth College, Gary Hart answers reporters' questions. He had recently met with his wife for the first time since the Florida stories about Donna Rice had emerged. He discussed the Bimini incident and the stakeout of his home by reporters. He was asked by a reporter whether or not he had committed adultery. After repeating that he had engaged only in activities from which the wrong conclusion could be drawn, he called for fairness on the part of the press in writing about him. At the end, he implied that his political foes were trying to ruin his presidential chances.
4:56 pm ET Approx. 25 min. White House Daily Briefing ; President Obama delivered a statement on the economy and on efforts to combat tax evasion, money ... President Obama delivered a statement on the economy and on efforts to combat tax evasion, money laundering, and corruption. The president also answered questions about the 2016 presidential race, including on Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. Following the president’s remarks, Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of topics. 3:29 am ET Approx. 56 min. Open Phones with Dennis Prager ; Dennis Prager talked about his book, The Ten Commandments: Still the Best Moral Code, and ... Dennis Prager talked about his book, The Ten Commandments: Still the Best Moral Code, and responded to viewer comments and questions.

He was interviewed at the 2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, which took place at the Hancock Foundation building on the campus of the University of Southern California.
9:41 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Gary Hart First Withdrawal Gary Hart announced his withdrawal from the Democratic presidential campaign less than a month ... Gary Hart announced his withdrawal from the Democratic presidential campaign less than a month after he announced his candidacy, criticizing political journalists for “dissecting” him. He blamed the political system for reducing “the press of this nation to hunters and presidential candidates to being hunted.” Senator Hart re-entered the race on December 15, 1987.
5:22 pm ET Approx. 50 min. State of the Middle Class ; ; Jim Tankersley and Erin Currier talked about data on the fiscal health of those who consider ... Jim Tankersley and Erin Currier talked about data on the fiscal health of those who consider themselves part of the middle class. Topics discussed included salaries, job security, economic mobility, and savings. 4:28 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Panel Discussion on Pandemics ; ; Karen Masterson, author of The Malaria Project: The U.S. Government’s Secret Mission to ... Karen Masterson, author of The Malaria Project: The U.S. Government’s Secret Mission to Find a Miracle Cure, and Sonia Shah, author of Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond, talked about pandemics. They spoke at the 22nd annual Virginia Festival of the Book, held on March 16-20, 2016, in Charlottesville, Virginia. 9:51 pm ET Approx. 28 min. 1968 Presidential Campaign This U.S. Information Agency film chronicled the 1968 presidential campaign. Topics included ... This U.S. Information Agency film chronicled the 1968 presidential campaign. Topics included the first primaries in New Hampshire, the surprise withdrawal of President Lyndon Johnson from the race, Robert Kennedy’s assassination, the national political conventions, and Richard Nixon’s victory over Hubert Humphrey. During the Cold War, the U.S. Information Agency made films for international audiences to promote American society and democracy. By law, the films couldn’t be shown in the U.S. until 12 years after they were produced. Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.
6:15 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Republican Party and Campaign 2016 ; Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 ... Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 Republican National Convention. This interview took place one day after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) publicly said that he did not yet back Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Mr. Priebus said that he spoke to Mr. Trump after Speaker Ryan’s comments and told him to relax and be gracious. Mr. Priebus also talked about the party’s minority outreach plans. 5:40 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 15 min. 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare's Death The Folger Shakespeare Library marked the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare on ... The Folger Shakespeare Library marked the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare on April 23, 1616. The program featured actors, community leaders, artists, and scholars sharing their connections to Shakespeare through personal stories. The Reduced Shakespeare Company performed a sketch and clips were shown from videos submitted to the “Share Your Shakespeare Story” Web site. Then, Peter Slen moderated as Shakespeare scholars Michael Witmore and Ellen MacKay responded to telephone calls, electronic communications, and questions from members of the audience in the Folger’s historic Paster Reading Room. 

“The Wonder of Will: Sharing Shakespeare Stories” took place on April 23, 2016, and was part of the Folger Shakespeare Library’s “The Wonder of Will: 400 Years of Shakespeare,” a year-long commemoration of the legacy of William Shakespeare.
10:21 pm ET Approx. 30 min. George Wallace Campaign Film This film chronicles former Governor George Wallace’s (D-AL) push to get on the California ... This film chronicles former Governor George Wallace’s (D-AL) push to get on the California ballot for the 1968 presidential election. He chose to run for president under the banner of the newly formed American Independent Party. Eventually, Governor Wallace succeeded in getting on the ballot in all 50 states. He came in third in the general election, receiving 13.5 percent of the vote and winning five states. Courtesy of the Alabama Department of Archives and History.
6:18 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Campus Speech Codes Educators, lawyers, and free speech advocates talked about college and university standards for ... Educators, lawyers, and free speech advocates talked about college and university standards for contentious political speech and hate speech, and to what extent such speech should be regulated.

“Free Speech v. Campus Speech Code” was the first panel of the annual University of Miami Law Review’s Symposium. The 2016 symposium, entitled “The Constitution on Campus: Do Students Shed Their Rights at the Schoolhouse Gates?” was held at the university’s Donna E. Shalala Student Center.
10:52 pm ET Approx. 11 min. 1968 Presidential Campaign Ads 1968 presidential campaign ads from Republican nominee Richard Nixon, Democratic Nominee Hubert ... 1968 presidential campaign ads from Republican nominee Richard Nixon, Democratic Nominee Hubert Humphrey, and American Independent Party candidate George Wallace. Also, two ads for Democratic primary candidate Robert F. Kennedy were shown. Senator Kennedy (D-NY) was assassinated in June 1968.
7:34 pm ET Approx. 25 min. White House Daily Briefing ; President Obama delivered a statement on the economy and on efforts to combat tax evasion, money ... President Obama delivered a statement on the economy and on efforts to combat tax evasion, money laundering, and corruption. The president also answered questions about the 2016 presidential race, including on Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. Following the president’s remarks, Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of topics. 11:05 pm ET Approx. 12 min. Ross Perot Petition Rally Independent and undeclared presidential candidate Ross Perot spoke at a petition rally supporting ... Independent and undeclared presidential candidate Ross Perot spoke at a petition rally supporting his candidacy in Austin, Texas. Mr. Perot, a private businessman, previously stated he would run for president if his name were placed on the ballot in all 50 states. His supporters in Texas held the rally to celebrate having collected more than 225,000 names to put Mr. Perot’s name on the ballot in Texas, much more than the 55,000 necessary by state regulations. Mr. Perot lauded his supporters for reclaiming their part of America, and discussed the origins and philosophy behind his potential candidacy.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 51 min. Republican Party and Campaign 2016 ; Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 ... Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 Republican National Convention. This interview took place one day after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) publicly said that he did not yet back Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Mr. Priebus said that he spoke to Mr. Trump after Speaker Ryan’s comments and told him to relax and be gracious. Mr. Priebus also talked about the party’s minority outreach plans. 11:19 pm ET Approx. 33 min. Ross Perot Second Presidential Campaign Announcement ; Businessman Ross Perot spoke in a news conference to declare he would run for the presidency ... Businessman Ross Perot spoke in a news conference to declare he would run for the presidency because the Republican and Democratic parties had not addressed the major problems facing the country. Accompanied by his vice presidential choice, James Stockdale, and members of his families, Mr. Perot vowed to dedicate his campaign to address the issues, including the deficit and the economy. His remarks came 11 weeks after he declared he would not run for president despite the volunteer efforts to put him on the ballot in all 50 states. In his remarks, Mr. Perot read letters he received from young people urging him to run. He also dedicated his campaign to U.S. military veterans for giving their lives for their country. Mr. Stockdale, a research fellow at Stanford University, also spoke to praise the values of Mr. Perot.
8:51 pm ET Approx. 50 min. State of the Middle Class ; ; Jim Tankersley and Erin Currier talked about data on the fiscal health of those who consider ... Jim Tankersley and Erin Currier talked about data on the fiscal health of those who consider themselves part of the middle class. Topics discussed included salaries, job security, economic mobility, and savings. 11:54 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Gary Hart Campaign Rally ; ; Gary Hart held his first campaign rally after that morning’s announcement of his candidacy ... Gary Hart held his first campaign rally after that morning’s announcement of his candidacy for the 1988 Democratic nomination for president. He subsequently droped out of the race in May 1987 and re-entered the race in December 1987.
9:42 pm ET Approx. 49 min. 7th Circuit Dinner- Kagan & Stevens Former Justice John Paul Stevens joined the Justice that replaced him on the Supreme Court - Elena ... Former Justice John Paul Stevens joined the Justice that replaced him on the Supreme Court - Elena Kagan - for a conversation at the annual Meeting of the Judicial Conference of the 7th Circuit in Chicago. They discussed their careers and experiences on the Supreme Court with 7th Circuit Chief Judge Diane Wood, who commentators have called a leading candidate for Supreme Court nomination during the Obama administration. 12:06 am ET Approx. 39 min. Gary Hart News Conference Immediately following a campaign speech at Dartmouth College, Gary Hart answers reporters' ... Immediately following a campaign speech at Dartmouth College, Gary Hart answers reporters' questions. He had recently met with his wife for the first time since the Florida stories about Donna Rice had emerged. He discussed the Bimini incident and the stakeout of his home by reporters. He was asked by a reporter whether or not he had committed adultery. After repeating that he had engaged only in activities from which the wrong conclusion could be drawn, he called for fairness on the part of the press in writing about him. At the end, he implied that his political foes were trying to ruin his presidential chances.
10:31 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. UC Berkeley - Scalia's Legacy A group of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s former law clerks discussed the late ... A group of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s former law clerks discussed the late Justice’s legacy and influence at an event hosted by the University of California, Berkeley Federalist Society. Panelists include a former Texas solitictor general, a former clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas, as well as current litigators and law professors. 12:46 am ET Approx. 8 min. Gary Hart First Withdrawal Gary Hart announced his withdrawal from the Democratic presidential campaign less than a month ... Gary Hart announced his withdrawal from the Democratic presidential campaign less than a month after he announced his candidacy, criticizing political journalists for “dissecting” him. He blamed the political system for reducing “the press of this nation to hunters and presidential candidates to being hunted.” Senator Hart re-entered the race on December 15, 1987.
12:01 am ET Approx. 51 min. Republican Party and Campaign 2016 ; Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 ... Reince Priebus spoke about campaign 2016 and the Republican Party ahead of the July 2016 Republican National Convention. This interview took place one day after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) publicly said that he did not yet back Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Mr. Priebus said that he spoke to Mr. Trump after Speaker Ryan’s comments and told him to relax and be gracious. Mr. Priebus also talked about the party’s minority outreach plans. 12:56 am ET Approx. 28 min. 1968 Presidential Campaign This U.S. Information Agency film chronicled the 1968 presidential campaign. Topics included ... This U.S. Information Agency film chronicled the 1968 presidential campaign. Topics included the first primaries in New Hampshire, the surprise withdrawal of President Lyndon Johnson from the race, Robert Kennedy’s assassination, the national political conventions, and Richard Nixon’s victory over Hubert Humphrey. During the Cold War, the U.S. Information Agency made films for international audiences to promote American society and democracy. By law, the films couldn’t be shown in the U.S. until 12 years after they were produced. Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.
12:53 am ET Approx. 25 min. White House Daily Briefing ; President Obama delivered a statement on the economy and on efforts to combat tax evasion, money ... President Obama delivered a statement on the economy and on efforts to combat tax evasion, money laundering, and corruption. The president also answered questions about the 2016 presidential race, including on Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. Following the president’s remarks, Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of topics. 1:26 am ET Approx. 30 min. George Wallace Campaign Film This film chronicles former Governor George Wallace’s (D-AL) push to get on the California ... This film chronicles former Governor George Wallace’s (D-AL) push to get on the California ballot for the 1968 presidential election. He chose to run for president under the banner of the newly formed American Independent Party. Eventually, Governor Wallace succeeded in getting on the ballot in all 50 states. He came in third in the general election, receiving 13.5 percent of the vote and winning five states. Courtesy of the Alabama Department of Archives and History.
1:18 am ET Approx. 50 min. State of the Middle Class ; ; Jim Tankersley and Erin Currier talked about data on the fiscal health of those who consider ... Jim Tankersley and Erin Currier talked about data on the fiscal health of those who consider themselves part of the middle class. Topics discussed included salaries, job security, economic mobility, and savings. 1:57 am ET Approx. 11 min. 1968 Presidential Campaign Ads 1968 presidential campaign ads from Republican nominee Richard Nixon, Democratic Nominee Hubert ... 1968 presidential campaign ads from Republican nominee Richard Nixon, Democratic Nominee Hubert Humphrey, and American Independent Party candidate George Wallace. Also, two ads for Democratic primary candidate Robert F. Kennedy were shown. Senator Kennedy (D-NY) was assassinated in June 1968.
2:09 am ET Approx. 49 min. 7th Circuit Dinner- Kagan & Stevens Former Justice John Paul Stevens joined the Justice that replaced him on the Supreme Court - Elena ... Former Justice John Paul Stevens joined the Justice that replaced him on the Supreme Court - Elena Kagan - for a conversation at the annual Meeting of the Judicial Conference of the 7th Circuit in Chicago. They discussed their careers and experiences on the Supreme Court with 7th Circuit Chief Judge Diane Wood, who commentators have called a leading candidate for Supreme Court nomination during the Obama administration. 2:10 am ET Approx. 12 min. Ross Perot Petition Rally Independent and undeclared presidential candidate Ross Perot spoke at a petition rally supporting ... Independent and undeclared presidential candidate Ross Perot spoke at a petition rally supporting his candidacy in Austin, Texas. Mr. Perot, a private businessman, previously stated he would run for president if his name were placed on the ballot in all 50 states. His supporters in Texas held the rally to celebrate having collected more than 225,000 names to put Mr. Perot’s name on the ballot in Texas, much more than the 55,000 necessary by state regulations. Mr. Perot lauded his supporters for reclaiming their part of America, and discussed the origins and philosophy behind his potential candidacy.
2:58 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. UC Berkeley - Scalia's Legacy A group of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s former law clerks discussed the late ... A group of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s former law clerks discussed the late Justice’s legacy and influence at an event hosted by the University of California, Berkeley Federalist Society. Panelists include a former Texas solitictor general, a former clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas, as well as current litigators and law professors. 2:23 am ET Approx. 33 min. Ross Perot Second Presidential Campaign Announcement ; Businessman Ross Perot spoke in a news conference to declare he would run for the presidency ... Businessman Ross Perot spoke in a news conference to declare he would run for the presidency because the Republican and Democratic parties had not addressed the major problems facing the country. Accompanied by his vice presidential choice, James Stockdale, and members of his families, Mr. Perot vowed to dedicate his campaign to address the issues, including the deficit and the economy. His remarks came 11 weeks after he declared he would not run for president despite the volunteer efforts to put him on the ballot in all 50 states. In his remarks, Mr. Perot read letters he received from young people urging him to run. He also dedicated his campaign to U.S. military veterans for giving their lives for their country. Mr. Stockdale, a research fellow at Stanford University, also spoke to praise the values of Mr. Perot.
4:28 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Combating ISIS Online A panel of experts discussed how ISIS uses the Internet and social media to recruit ... A panel of experts discussed how ISIS uses the Internet and social media to recruit supporters. The event hosted by the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee also addresses the U.S. government’s efforts to combat the terror group online. The panelists also discussed whether Internet and social media companies should be forced to identify and/or ban those suspected of promoting terror. 2:59 am ET Approx. 10 min. Gary Hart Campaign Rally ; ; Gary Hart held his first campaign rally after that morning’s announcement of his candidacy ... Gary Hart held his first campaign rally after that morning’s announcement of his candidacy for the 1988 Democratic nomination for president. He subsequently droped out of the race in May 1987 and re-entered the race in December 1987.
3:11 am ET Approx. 39 min. Gary Hart News Conference Immediately following a campaign speech at Dartmouth College, Gary Hart answers reporters' ... Immediately following a campaign speech at Dartmouth College, Gary Hart answers reporters' questions. He had recently met with his wife for the first time since the Florida stories about Donna Rice had emerged. He discussed the Bimini incident and the stakeout of his home by reporters. He was asked by a reporter whether or not he had committed adultery. After repeating that he had engaged only in activities from which the wrong conclusion could be drawn, he called for fairness on the part of the press in writing about him. At the end, he implied that his political foes were trying to ruin his presidential chances.
3:50 am ET Approx. 8 min. Gary Hart First Withdrawal Gary Hart announced his withdrawal from the Democratic presidential campaign less than a month ... Gary Hart announced his withdrawal from the Democratic presidential campaign less than a month after he announced his candidacy, criticizing political journalists for “dissecting” him. He blamed the political system for reducing “the press of this nation to hunters and presidential candidates to being hunted.” Senator Hart re-entered the race on December 15, 1987.
4:01 am ET Approx. 28 min. 1968 Presidential Campaign This U.S. Information Agency film chronicled the 1968 presidential campaign. Topics included ... This U.S. Information Agency film chronicled the 1968 presidential campaign. Topics included the first primaries in New Hampshire, the surprise withdrawal of President Lyndon Johnson from the race, Robert Kennedy’s assassination, the national political conventions, and Richard Nixon’s victory over Hubert Humphrey. During the Cold War, the U.S. Information Agency made films for international audiences to promote American society and democracy. By law, the films couldn’t be shown in the U.S. until 12 years after they were produced. Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.
4:31 am ET Approx. 30 min. George Wallace Campaign Film This film chronicles former Governor George Wallace’s (D-AL) push to get on the California ... This film chronicles former Governor George Wallace’s (D-AL) push to get on the California ballot for the 1968 presidential election. He chose to run for president under the banner of the newly formed American Independent Party. Eventually, Governor Wallace succeeded in getting on the ballot in all 50 states. He came in third in the general election, receiving 13.5 percent of the vote and winning five states. Courtesy of the Alabama Department of Archives and History.
5:02 am ET Approx. 11 min. 1968 Presidential Campaign Ads 1968 presidential campaign ads from Republican nominee Richard Nixon, Democratic Nominee Hubert ... 1968 presidential campaign ads from Republican nominee Richard Nixon, Democratic Nominee Hubert Humphrey, and American Independent Party candidate George Wallace. Also, two ads for Democratic primary candidate Robert F. Kennedy were shown. Senator Kennedy (D-NY) was assassinated in June 1968.
5:15 am ET Approx. 12 min. Ross Perot Petition Rally Independent and undeclared presidential candidate Ross Perot spoke at a petition rally supporting ... Independent and undeclared presidential candidate Ross Perot spoke at a petition rally supporting his candidacy in Austin, Texas. Mr. Perot, a private businessman, previously stated he would run for president if his name were placed on the ballot in all 50 states. His supporters in Texas held the rally to celebrate having collected more than 225,000 names to put Mr. Perot’s name on the ballot in Texas, much more than the 55,000 necessary by state regulations. Mr. Perot lauded his supporters for reclaiming their part of America, and discussed the origins and philosophy behind his potential candidacy.
5:28 am ET Approx. 33 min. Ross Perot Second Presidential Campaign Announcement ; Businessman Ross Perot spoke in a news conference to declare he would run for the presidency ... Businessman Ross Perot spoke in a news conference to declare he would run for the presidency because the Republican and Democratic parties had not addressed the major problems facing the country. Accompanied by his vice presidential choice, James Stockdale, and members of his families, Mr. Perot vowed to dedicate his campaign to address the issues, including the deficit and the economy. His remarks came 11 weeks after he declared he would not run for president despite the volunteer efforts to put him on the ballot in all 50 states. In his remarks, Mr. Perot read letters he received from young people urging him to run. He also dedicated his campaign to U.S. military veterans for giving their lives for their country. Mr. Stockdale, a research fellow at Stanford University, also spoke to praise the values of Mr. Perot.
6:04 am ET Approx. 10 min. Gary Hart Campaign Rally ; ; Gary Hart held his first campaign rally after that morning’s announcement of his candidacy ... Gary Hart held his first campaign rally after that morning’s announcement of his candidacy for the 1988 Democratic nomination for president. He subsequently droped out of the race in May 1987 and re-entered the race in December 1987.
6:15 am ET Approx. 39 min. Gary Hart News Conference Immediately following a campaign speech at Dartmouth College, Gary Hart answers reporters' ... Immediately following a campaign speech at Dartmouth College, Gary Hart answers reporters' questions. He had recently met with his wife for the first time since the Florida stories about Donna Rice had emerged. He discussed the Bimini incident and the stakeout of his home by reporters. He was asked by a reporter whether or not he had committed adultery. After repeating that he had engaged only in activities from which the wrong conclusion could be drawn, he called for fairness on the part of the press in writing about him. At the end, he implied that his political foes were trying to ruin his presidential chances.
6:55 am ET Approx. 8 min. Gary Hart First Withdrawal Gary Hart announced his withdrawal from the Democratic presidential campaign less than a month ... Gary Hart announced his withdrawal from the Democratic presidential campaign less than a month after he announced his candidacy, criticizing political journalists for “dissecting” him. He blamed the political system for reducing “the press of this nation to hunters and presidential candidates to being hunted.” Senator Hart re-entered the race on December 15, 1987.