C-SPAN Schedule

< Tuesday, September 30 >

All times and durations are subject to change

C-SPAN 1 Copy C-SPAN 2 Copy C-SPAN 3 Copy
7:00 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments and questions on news of the day and a variety of ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments and questions on news of the day and a variety of topics. 6:07 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 17 min. Values Voter Summit, Morning Plenary Session, Part 2 The Family Research Council held its 9th annual Values Voter Summit, held from September 25-27, ... The Family Research Council held its 9th annual Values Voter Summit, held from September 25-27, 2014, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. 6:59 am ET Approx. 41 min. Private Sector STEM Programs, Student Testimony A House Science, Space and Technology subcommittee held a hearing focusing on science, technology, ... A House Science, Space and Technology subcommittee held a hearing focusing on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics( STEM) education initiatives developed and conducted by the private sector and universities. The first panel included the founders of Code.org, which promotes computer science education, and the FIRST organization, which holds national robotics competitions. The hearing included a second panel of high school students who had participated in the FIRST program.
7:00 am ET Approx. 3 hr. LIVE Washington Journal Program 09/30/2014 The “Washington Journal” daily live program provides a forum for leading journalists ... The “Washington Journal” daily live program provides a forum for leading journalists and public policy makers to discuss key events and legislation. Live each morning beginning at 7am (ET). 8:25 am ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Economic Club of Washington: NEC Director Zients 7:44 am ET Approx. 17 min. Mission of the International Space Station ; Commander Steven Swanson talked by video from the International Space Station. Topics ... Commander Steven Swanson talked by video from the International Space Station. Topics included the mission of the station, the type of research being conducted and how it can be used in real world applications, the role of commercial space companies in operations, tensions between the U.S. and Russia, and what life was like onboard for astronauts.
7:45 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE U.S. Efforts Against ISIS ; Representative Tom Cole (R-OH), a member of the House Appropriations and Budget committees, talked ... Representative Tom Cole (R-OH), a member of the House Appropriations and Budget committees, talked about developments in American-led efforts to combat Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) militants in Iraq and Syria, as well as his view of the 2014 midterm elections. TBD Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Policing Practices and Minorities Attorneys representing the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, congressional leaders, ... Attorneys representing the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, congressional leaders, and social justice advocates talked about policing behavior toward minorities. They focused on shooting deaths of young black men, and citizens' rights when pulled over by police. Several of the panelists told personal stories of their treatment by police. They also talked about building better relationships with local police departments.

“Know Your Rights: Minorities Dealing with the Police and Issues of Police Brutality” was a session of the 44th Annual Legislative Conference of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, held in the Washington Convention Center.
8:02 am ET Approx. 3 min. Nebraska 2nd Congressional District Debate ; Candidates Representative Lee Terry (R-NE) and his challenger, State Senator Brad Ashford (D), met ... Candidates Representative Lee Terry (R-NE) and his challenger, State Senator Brad Ashford (D), met in a debate for Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District seat.

Courtesy of Nebraska Educational Telecommunications.
8:30 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Issues Impacting the 2014 Midterm Elections ; Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD), a member of the House Science, Space, and Technology and ... Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD), a member of the House Science, Space, and Technology and Transportation and Infrastructure committees, talked about the 2014 midterm elections and the issues that would impact its outcome. 1:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Congressional Roundtable 8:08 am ET Approx. 36 min. Mars Science Discoveries James Garvin talked about Mars science discoveries and the future of robotic space ... James Garvin talked about Mars science discoveries and the future of robotic space programs. He said that research of rock sediment on Mars had proven that the planet was, at one time, hospitable.
9:15 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Ohio State University Provost Joseph Steinmetz ; Ohio State University Executive Vice President and Provost Joseph Steinmetz talked from the C-SPAN ... Ohio State University Executive Vice President and Provost Joseph Steinmetz talked from the C-SPAN Bus in Columbus 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 Ohio 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.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. Secret Service Oversight ; The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on Secret Service protocols in ... The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on Secret Service protocols in response to a September 19, 2014, security breach at the White House. In the incident Omar Gonzalez allegedly scaled a White House fence, ran across the North Lawn, and entered the executive mansion. Topics included previous incidents such as the admittance of the Salahis to a White House party and conduct of Secret Service agents in Cartagena, Colombia. 8:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Congressional Hispanic Caucus: Morning Plenary
10:00 am ET Approx. 3 hr. LIVE Secret Service Oversight ; The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on Secret Service protocols in ... The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on Secret Service protocols in response to a September 19, 2014, security breach at the White House. In the incident Omar Gonzalez allegedly scaled a White House fence, ran across the North Lawn, and entered the executive mansion. Topics included previous incidents such as the admittance of the Salahis to a White House party and conduct of Secret Service agents in Cartagena, Colombia. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Future of Getting Lost Panelists talked about the use of technology in disaster relief, finding lost airliners and ... Panelists talked about the use of technology in disaster relief, finding lost airliners and people, and the desirability of getting lost. Panelists included New York Times travel columnist Matt Gross, an official who developed the Red Cross' social media program, and a research scientist from the Center for Naval Analyses who used texting and tracking technologies following the Haiti earthquake in 2010.
TBD Approx. 40 min. Nuclear Deterrence The head of U.S. Strategic Command Gen. James Kowalski gave an update in nuclear deterrence ... The head of U.S. Strategic Command Gen. James Kowalski gave an update in nuclear deterrence and missile defense at the Air Force Association’s breakfast seminar series. 9:14 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Consumer Drones Robot and drone manufacturers, software developers, and drone photographers talked about the ... Robot and drone manufacturers, software developers, and drone photographers talked about the future of rapidly developing consumer drone technology. Uses such as taking picture, mapping construction sites, cleaning the outsides of high rise buildings, and package delivery were discussed.

“Consumer Drones: The View from Above” was an open forum of the Churchill Club, held in the Four Seasons Hotel in East Palo Alto, California.
5:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. President Obama's Use of Presidential Powers House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) spoke about President Obama’s use of ... House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) spoke about President Obama’s use of presidential powers, including the use of executive orders and taking unilateral actions without involving Congress. 

Following Representative Goodlatte, a panel that included former Acting Attorney General Stuart Gerson discussed the separation of powers and whether President Obama’s use of unilateral action differed from previous presidents.
10:42 pm ET Approx. 27 min. 3-D Printing Makers and users of 3-D printing testified on ways that the technology can benefit small business ... Makers and users of 3-D printing testified on ways that the technology can benefit small business owners and communities. The witnesses showed prototypes and models during the hearing. Members also examined the potential tradeoffs, such as making certain products obsolete.

A 30-second C-SPAN promotion plays about half an hour into the program. The hearing resumes afterward.
9:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Texas Gubernatorial Debate ; Texas State Senator Wendy Davis (D) and Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) met in their second ... Texas State Senator Wendy Davis (D) and Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) met in their second and final debate as they campaigned to be the next Texas governor.  11:09 pm ET Approx. 44 min. 3-D Printing Makers and users of 3-D printing testified on ways that the technology can benefit small business ... Makers and users of 3-D printing testified on ways that the technology can benefit small business owners and communities. The witnesses showed prototypes and models during the hearing. Members also examined the potential tradeoffs, such as making certain products obsolete.

A 30-second C-SPAN promotion plays about half an hour into the program. The hearing resumes afterward.
11:55 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Regulation of Connected Cars and Self-Driving Cars Representatives from automobile manufactures, telecommunications technology, and the National ... Representatives from automobile manufactures, telecommunications technology, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration talked about the impact of regulations on the future of connected cars and self-driving cars.

This program was part of the annual Consumer Electronics Association Innovators Summit in Las Vegas.
12:58 am ET Approx. 58 min. Science Policy and National Threats Dimitri Kusnezov, chief scientist for the National Nuclear Security Agency and a Special Adviser ... Dimitri Kusnezov, chief scientist for the National Nuclear Security Agency and a Special Adviser to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, talked about federal science policy and the use of simulation to solve problems and national threats. Topics included shooting down a satellite falling from space, the effects of the Fukushima earthquake, the disintegration of the Columbia Space Shuttle upon reentry into the Earth’s atmosphere, and aviation safety in light of increasing threats.