C-SPAN Schedule

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7:00 am ET Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones John McArdle Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Should the federal ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Should the federal government regulate 'e-cigarettes'?”

At the beginning of the program, C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning talk shows.
6:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Book Discussion on Why Government Fails So Often Peter Schuck Peter Schuck talked about his book, Why Government Fails So Often: And How It Can Do ... Peter Schuck talked about his book, Why Government Fails So Often: And How It Can Do Better, in which he argues that government is often ineffective due to structural flaws that plague both political parties. He said that by looking at government policies that have been effective, we can figure out how to improve the system as a whole. Professor Schuck spoke at the Cato Institute in Washington, DC. 6:30 am ET Approx. 57 min. 50th Anniversary of New York Times v. Sullivan Co-authors Lee Levine and Stephen Wermiel talked about their book, The Progeny: Justice William ... Co-authors Lee Levine and Stephen Wermiel talked about their book, The Progeny: Justice William J. Brennan’s Fight to Preserve the Legacy of New York Times v. Sullivan, in which they tell the story of the late justice’s struggle to persuade a unanimous court to embrace the First Amendment doctrine established in the case. They spoke with Lucy Dalglish, dean of the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. The Newseum Institute and the American Bar Association hosted the event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in New York Times v. Sullivan.
7:49 am ET Approx. 56 min. LIVE Unemployment and Job Creation Ross Eisenbrey; Daniel Mitchell; John McArdle Ross Eisenbrey and Daniel Mitchell talked about unemployment in the U.S. and how to create private ... Ross Eisenbrey and Daniel Mitchell talked about unemployment in the U.S. and how to create private and public sector jobs. Topics included job training programs, Democratic and Republican employment policy proposals, and state and local initiatives. 7:18 am ET Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on Slavery's Exiles Sylviane Diouf; Eric Foner Sylviane Diouf talked about her book, Slavery’s Exiles: The Story of the American ... Sylviane Diouf talked about her book, Slavery’s Exiles: The Story of the American Maroons, in which she presents a history of people who escaped slavery and created self-sufficient communities in desolate regions of the South. Ms. Diouf spoke with historian Eric Foner at the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 7:30 am ET Approx. 26 min. Katherine Scott on Watergate Bill Scanlan; Katherine Scott Katherine Scott talked about how the Watergate scandal changed the relationship between Congress ... Katherine Scott talked about how the Watergate scandal changed the relationship between Congress and the executive branch. This interview took place at the 2014 American Historical Association Conference in Washington, D.C.
8:48 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Federal Reserve and U.S. Economy Danielle Kurtzleben; John McArdle Danielle Kurtzleben talked about steps the Federal Reserve can implement to help stabilize the ... Danielle Kurtzleben talked about steps the Federal Reserve can implement to help stabilize the economy, including requiring the largest U.S. banks to hold on to additional capital. She also spoke about state of the U.S. economy.

At the conclusion of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning talk shows.
8:09 am ET Approx. 4 min. Behind the Scenes of the Southwest Florida Reading Festival Margie Byers Festival coordinator Margie Byers talked about the Southwest Florida Reading Festival and how the ... Festival coordinator Margie Byers talked about the Southwest Florida Reading Festival and how the festival is put together.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:00 am ET Approx. 39 min. Book Discussion on The Women Jefferson Loved Virginia Scharff Virginia Scharff recalls the women who influenced President Thomas ... Virginia Scharff recalls the women who influenced President Thomas Jefferson. Ms. Scharff describes how these women affected his private and public worlds, from his mother, wife, and mistress to his children and grand children. Virginia Scharff presented her book at Garcia Street Books in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
9:21 am ET Approx. 38 min. LIVE Russian Intervention in Ukraine John McArdle; Matthew Rojansky Matthew Rojansky talked about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine and Russian President ... Matthew Rojansky talked about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s comment that Ukraine is “on the brink of civil war.” 8:14 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Book Discussion on The Heathen School John Demos John Demos talked about his book, The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age ... John Demos talked about his book, The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic, in which he recounts the creation of a school by a group of Protestant ministers in the 19th century. The goal of the ministers was to evangelize and educate students from throughout the world, namely Native Americans and Pacific Islanders, and then send them back to their respective communities as missionaries. In his book, the author reports on the opening of the Foreign Missions School in Cornwall, Connecticut, profiles several of its attendees, and recalls what brought about the end of its operations. John Demos spoke at the Connecticut Historical Society in Hartford, Connecticut. 8:41 am ET Approx. 3 min. Historic Burroughs Home Arlene Roth Arlene Roth talked about the history of the Burroughs Home, the first year-round luxury home in ... Arlene Roth talked about the history of the Burroughs Home, the first year-round luxury home in Fort Myers, and of the family who lived there. Built in 1901, the mansion was the scene of many social events attended by Fort Myers' elite, including the Edisons, Fords, and Firestones.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:00 am ET Approx. 34 min. Newsmakers with Tim Pawlenty Former Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) talked about issues that faced the banking and credit card ... Former Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) talked about issues that faced the banking and credit card industries. Topics included credit card and online banking security, housing finance reform, the amount of capital big banks should keep on hand, and implementing the Volker rule, which banned banks from making speculative trades with their own money. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host. 9:46 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on A Call to Action Jimmy Carter; David Ignatius; Sally Quinn President Jimmy Carter talked about his book, A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and ... President Jimmy Carter talked about his book, A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power, in which he argues that worldwide discrimination against women is the result of incorrectly interpreted religious texts and a growing tolerance towards violence. President Carter spoke with the Washington Post's Sally Quinn and David Ignatius. 8:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Technology in Gilded Age Homes Kendall Casey; Emily Schulz; Patrick Sheary Patrick Sheary, curator of furnishings at the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Museum, ... Patrick Sheary, curator of furnishings at the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Museum, talked about technology in Gilded Age homes, including electric lighting, telephones, and kitchen and laundry equipment. He said wealthy families sought to incorporate the latest innovations into their European revival homes, and that the period witnessed not only innovations in building materials and plumbing but also saw the advent of electricity, air conditioning, phones, and elevators.
10:36 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Media Coverage of Religion Jane Little Jane Little, a British writer and broadcaster who became the first religious affairs correspondent ... Jane Little, a British writer and broadcaster who became the first religious affairs correspondent for the BBC World Service, delivered the keynote address at a University of Colorado Conference on Media and Religion. Ms. Little attended Harvard University to study the connection between religion and politics in the U.S. Topics included same-sex marriage, al-Qaida’s use of social media, and her own experiences covering religious issues. 10:51 am ET Approx. 1 min. Book TV in Fort Myers, Florida C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.

The programs shown on Book TV during the Fort Myers LCV Weekend were:

Book Discussion on The Edison’s of Fort Myers 318496-1

Book Discussion on The Right to Counsel 318494-1

Book Discussion on The Living Gulf Coast 318498-1

Book Discussion on Peace River Boundary 318495-1

Behind the Scenes of the Southwest Florida Reading Festival 318499-1

Book Discussion on Almost Home 318497-1
10:00 am ET Approx. 46 min. General Joseph E. Johnston and the Atlanta Campaign Richard McMurry Author and historian Richard McMurry talked about the U.S. Civil War career of Confederate General ... Author and historian Richard McMurry talked about the U.S. Civil War career of Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston, up to and through his command of the Army of Tennessee and the Atlanta Campaign in the spring and summer of 1864. The Atlanta Campaign was a series of battles fought in north Georgia and Atlanta during the U.S. Civil War.

This talk was part of a symposium “1864: The Western Theater,” hosted by the Civil War Center at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia.
11:53 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. The Press, the Government, and National Security After welcoming remarks by John Darnton, New York Times reporter James Risen talked about ... After welcoming remarks by John Darnton, New York Times reporter James Risen talked about the issue of the relationship between the press, the government, and national security. He talked about his case, in which a U.S. Supreme Court decision was pending, for refusing to testify against one of his sources. Then panelists discussed the Espionage Act, recent court decisions, and Justice Department guidelines on subpoenas to reporters.

“The Long Arm of the Law” was the first panel of “Sources and Secrets: A Conference on the Press, the Government and National Security,” held at The TimesCenter and presented by the George Polk Awards and The New York Times in cooperation with CUNY TV, the Media Law Resource Center, and the Media Law Resource Center Institute.
10:53 am ET Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on The Edison's of Fort Myers Tom Smoot Tom Smoot talked about his book, The Edisons of Fort Myers, in which he discusses Thomas ... Tom Smoot talked about his book, The Edisons of Fort Myers, in which he discusses Thomas Edison’s love of Fort Myers and his impact on the growth of the city. Edison first visited the town in 1885, purchasing a winter residence known as Seminole Lodge that he and his family would use until his death in 1931. His Fort Myers home provided a setting for the many notables who visited Edison, including Henry Ford, Harvey S. Firestone, and John Burroughs.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:50 am ET Approx. 8 min. Florida's Calusa Indians Cindy Bear Cindy Bear visited the Calusa Heritage Trail and talked about the Calusa Indians and their 1500 ... Cindy Bear visited the Calusa Heritage Trail and talked about the Calusa Indians and their 1500 year history in Florida. The Calusa Indians were native to Southwest Florida and for many centuries accumulated shell mounds, engineered canals, and sustained tens of thousands of people from the fish and shellfish found in the estuaries west and south of Fort Myers, Florida.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Mental Health Care System Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) and other panelists talked about his Helping Families in Mental ... Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) and other panelists talked about his Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act. Representative Murphy’s act addresses issues such as bed shortages, treatment strategies, and the priorities of America’s mental health care agencies. 11:01 am ET Approx. 12 min. Book Discussion on The Right to Counsel Lisa Wroble Lisa Wroble talked about her book, The Right to Counsel: From Gideon v. Wainwright to ... Lisa Wroble talked about her book, The Right to Counsel: From Gideon v. Wainwright to Gideon’s Trumpet (Famous Court Cases That Became Movies). In June 1961, Clarence E. Gideon was arrested and charged with burglarizing a pool hall in Panama City, Florida. When Gideon requested an attorney, because he could not afford one, he was denied on the grounds that the State of Florida only provided counsel in capital cases. Gideon was forced to act as his own attorney and was found guilty and sentenced to 5 years in prison. While serving his sentence, Gideon wrote to the Supreme Court, asking them to hear his case.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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. 
11:00 am ET Approx. 36 min. 75th Anniversary of Marian Anderson’s Lincoln Memorial Concert Sally Jewell; Robert Vogel Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell spoke at an event commemorating the 75th Anniversary of ... Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell spoke at an event commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Marian Anderson’s Lincoln Memorial Concert. On Easter Sunday in 1939, singer Marian Anderson performed at the Lincoln Memorial. The concert was arranged by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes after the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) refused to allow Anderson to perform at DAR Constitution Hall because she was African-American.
2:29 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Social Justice in the 21st Century Lex Frieden; Maria Shriver Panelists talked about ways to empower the disadvantaged in society and enact social change and ... Panelists talked about ways to empower the disadvantaged in society and enact social change and equality. Speakers included journalist and author Maria Shriver, former professional basketball player David Robinson, disability rights activist Lex Frieden, and marketing executive Steve Stoute. The event was part of a summit marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed during the administration of President Johnson. The event was held at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum in Austin, Texas. 11:14 am ET Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on The Living Gulf Coast Charles Sobczak Charles Sobcazk talked about his book The Living Gulf Coast: A Nature Guide to Southwest ... Charles Sobcazk talked about his book The Living Gulf Coast: A Nature Guide to Southwest Florida, and visited two locations highlighted in the book, Darling National Wildlife Refuge and historic Lover’s Key State Park. In his book, Sobcazk explores the various wildlife and ecosystems that he suggests make the Gulf Coast unique.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:40 am ET Approx. 11 min. Florida's Cattle Industry Matthew Johnson; Steve Smith Matt Johnson talked about the impact of cattle in Florida and why Fort Myers became such an ... Matt Johnson talked about the impact of cattle in Florida and why Fort Myers became such an important trading post in the state. Steve Smith talked about how a modern day cattle ranch operates. The Babcock Ranch is a 90,000 acre cattle ranch located just outside of Fort Myers, Florida.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:28 pm ET Approx. 43 min. Boston Bombing Memorial Service, Part 1 Thomas Grilk; Renese King; Liz Walker A ceremony marking the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing was held at the Hynes ... A ceremony marking the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing was held at the Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center. Vice President and Mrs. Biden and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick were among those who attended. Various officials and survivors spoke. A recurrent theme mentioned was “Boston Strong.” The memorial included music by the Boston Children’s Chorus and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra.

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11:21 am ET Approx. 16 min. Book Discussion on Peace River Boundary Douglas Houck Doug Houck talked about his book Peace River Boundary, in which he discusses the history of ... Doug Houck talked about his book Peace River Boundary, in which he discusses the history of Southwest Florida. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Satchel Paige, Negro Leagues Baseball, and Civil Rights Donald Spivey Professor Donald Spivey talked about the legacy of pitcher Satchel Paige and Negro Leagues ... Professor Donald Spivey talked about the legacy of pitcher Satchel Paige and Negro Leagues baseball. Satchel Paige was the first Negro Leagues player to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Professor Spivey also explained the ways that Paige and other Negro Leagues players and owners contributed to the struggle for civil rights, including fighting Jim Crow laws, financially supporting groups like the NAACP, and fostering friendships with white players in Major League Baseball.
4:11 pm ET Approx. 15 min. Boston Bombing Memorial Service, Part 2 Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick were among the speakers at a ... Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick were among the speakers at a ceremony marking the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. Other speakers at the Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center included survivors and Boston-area public officials. A recurrent theme mentioned was “Boston Strong.” The memorial included music by the Boston Children’s Chorus and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra.

Occasional brief technical difficulties.
11:38 am ET Approx. 4 min. Behind the Scenes of the Southwest Florida Reading Festival Margie Byers Festival coordinator Margie Byers talked about the Southwest Florida Reading Festival and how the ... Festival coordinator Margie Byers talked about the Southwest Florida Reading Festival and how the festival is put together.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:20 pm ET Approx. 40 min. George Washington's New Room Restoration Historians and curators at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate talked about George ... Historians and curators at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate talked about George Washington’s “New Room,” which, after 14 months, six hundred thousand dollars, and extensive scientific and scholarly analysis, had been restored

The Mount Vernon Ladies Association, owners of Washington’s estate since 1858, believed that a room long thought to be used for dining was actually more of a statement room, one designed to project Washington’s own sense of himself as a gentleman farmer, Revolutionary War general, and first president of the United States.
4:27 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Boston Bombing Marathon Finish Line Ceremony A memorial service was held at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on the one-year anniversary ... A memorial service was held at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on the one-year anniversary of the bombing of the event. It included music, a presentation of colors, the raising of the flag. a moment of silence for the victims, and the tolling of church bells. 11:43 am ET Approx. 9 min. Book Discussion on Almost Home T. Jacobs T.M. Jacobs talked about his book Almost Home: the 1864 Diary of Sergeant Samuel E. ... T.M. Jacobs talked about his book Almost Home: the 1864 Diary of Sergeant Samuel E. Gorsvenor, a transcription of Grosvenor’s diary from his time with the 16th Regiment, Company B, as they were encamped at Plymouth, North Carolina, taken by the Confederate Army and then imprisoned at Andersonville. Throughout the diary is a narrative compiled from other sources to shed more light on the events that Grosvenor discussed. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:00 pm ET Approx. 52 min. American History TV in Fort Myers, Florida C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.


The programs shown on AHTV during the Fort Myers LCV Weekend were:


Edison Botanic Research Lab 318522-1

Bay of Pigs Training 318521-1

Florida’s Calusa Indians 318523-1

Baseball Spring Training in Fort Myers 318524-1

Historic Burroughs Home 318525-1

Florida’s Cattle Industry 318520-1
4:38 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride Barack Obama; Eric Shinseki President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki celebrated the ... President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki celebrated the Wounded Warrior Project’s seventh annual Soldier Ride at the White House. A cycling event to help Wounded Warriors restore their physical and emotional well-being, the Soldier Ride also raises awareness of the nation’s Wounded Warriors who battle the physical and psychological damages of war. President Obama told stories about the participants and called all of them inspirations to the nation before he kicked off the day’s leg of the ride. 12:32 pm ET Approx. 30 min. After Words with Cal Thomas Cal Thomas; Juan Williams Cal Thomas talked about his book, What Works: Common Sense Solutions for a Stronger ... Cal Thomas talked about his book, What Works: Common Sense Solutions for a Stronger America, in which he argues that American policymakers should already know what works, because history has shown us. In his book, he makes the case for Congress to discard politics, look at history, listen to the American people, and enact solutions. He spoke with Juan Wiliams of Fox News. 2:02 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Edison Botanic Research Lab Chris Pendleton Chris Pendleton toured the Edison Botanic Research Laboratory at the Edison and Ford Winter ... Chris Pendleton toured the Edison Botanic Research Laboratory at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates, talked about the relationship between Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, and discussed the importance of the laboratory. The laboratory was built in 1928 after Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Harvey Firestone discovered a domestic source of rubber needed for their industrial enterprises. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:53 pm ET Approx. 9 min. CLIP: Matthew Rojansky, Wilson Center - Kennan Institute Director 1:03 pm ET Approx. 36 min. Book Discussion on The (Honest) Trust About Dishonesty Dan Ariely; Peter Slen Professor Dan Ariely talked about his book, [The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to ... Professor Dan Ariely talked about his book, [The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone - Especially Ourselves, in which he discusses different examples of dishonesty and looks at how dishonesty plays out in society. This interview, recorded in Durham, North Carolina, was part of Book TV’s College Series. 2:10 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Bay of Pigs Training Gar Beckstead Gar Beckstead talked about Useppa Island’s connection to the 1961 Bay of Pigs Invasion and ... Gar Beckstead talked about Useppa Island’s connection to the 1961 Bay of Pigs Invasion and the secret Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) training that took place on the island. In early 1960, the CIA began psychological testing at Useppa Island on anti-Castro Cuban exiles from the Miami, Florida area. Useppa Island is located off the coast of Fort Myers, Florida.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:05 pm ET Approx. 50 min. White House and Congressional Relations Panelists talked about ways to improve White House and congressional relations. Panelists ... Panelists talked about ways to improve White House and congressional relations. Panelists included several former White House chiefs of staff, cabinet secretaries, and a former Senate majority Leader. Victoria Kennedy also talked about the Edward Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate, which was scheduled to open in Boston in 2015.


The Bipartisan Policy Center’s Commission on Political Reform traveled around the country to conduct national conversations on American Unity. The panel was part of the commission’s final town hall meeting, held at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts.
1:41 pm ET Approx. 17 min. Book Discussion on Racism without Racists Eduardo Bonilla-Silva; Peter Slen Professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva talked about this book, Racism without Racists, in which he ... Professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva talked about this book, Racism without Racists, in which he argues that we do not live in a post-racial society, despite the election and re-election of President Obama. He argues we are now living in an age of color-blind racism that manifests itself in many, less overt ways than the racism experienced by past generations of non-white Americans. This interview, recorded in Durham, North Carolina, was part of Book TV’s College Series. 2:20 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Florida's Calusa Indians Cindy Bear Cindy Bear visited the Calusa Heritage Trail and talked about the Calusa Indians and their 1500 ... Cindy Bear visited the Calusa Heritage Trail and talked about the Calusa Indians and their 1500 year history in Florida. The Calusa Indians were native to Southwest Florida and for many centuries accumulated shell mounds, engineered canals, and sustained tens of thousands of people from the fish and shellfish found in the estuaries west and south of Fort Myers, Florida.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
6:00 pm ET Approx. 34 min. Newsmakers with Tim Pawlenty Former Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) talked about issues that faced the banking and credit card ... Former Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) talked about issues that faced the banking and credit card industries. Topics included credit card and online banking security, housing finance reform, the amount of capital big banks should keep on hand, and implementing the Volker rule, which banned banks from making speculative trades with their own money. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host. 2:00 pm ET Approx. 54 min. Book Discussion on The Up Side of Down Timothy Carney; Tyler Cowen; Megan McArdle Megan McArdle talked about her book, The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to ... Megan McArdle talked about her book, The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success, in which she argues that the U.S. is unique in its willingness to let its citizens and businesses fail and says that this is what has made the country successful. During this event, hosted by the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC, Ms. McArdle spoke with George Mason University professor Tyler Cowen. 2:28 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Baseball Spring Training in Fort Myers Glenn Miller Glenn Miller talked about the evolution of Major League Baseball’s spring training, and its ... Glenn Miller talked about the evolution of Major League Baseball’s spring training, and its importance to the history and economy of Fort Myers, Florida.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
6:36 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Conversation with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Sonia Sotomayor Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke about her life and career in the field of law. She ... Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke about her life and career in the field of law. She is the High Court’s 111th justice, its first Latina and its third woman to serve. Her memoir, My Beloved World, was published in 2012. Georgetown University hosted the event. 2:58 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Upcoming Events on Book TV A list of upcoming Book TV event coverage as of April 21, 2014 was shown. A list of upcoming Book TV event coverage as of April 21, 2014 was shown. 2:37 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Historic Burroughs Home Arlene Roth Arlene Roth talked about the history of the Burroughs Home, the first year-round luxury home in ... Arlene Roth talked about the history of the Burroughs Home, the first year-round luxury home in Fort Myers, and of the family who lived there. Built in 1901, the mansion was the scene of many social events attended by Fort Myers' elite, including the Edisons, Fords, and Firestones.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Q&A with William Cohan William Cohan; Brian Lamb William D. Cohan talked his book The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of ... William D. Cohan talked his book The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities, in which he discusses the Duke University lacrosse scandal of 2006. Cohan acknowledged that, although the three Duke lacrosse players were declared innocent of all rape charges, there were some inconsistencies that did not point to innocence. Mr. Cohan also detailed the cases against the three Duke players: David Evans, Reade Seligmann, and Collin Finnerty. He described how the three young men have gone on to lead successful lives, and have put the scandal behind them. Mr. Cohan talked about the media coverage that followed the scandal, and likened it to the "Malaysian Airlines of its day". Mr. Cohan, who has also written books about Wall Street and financial corruption, said that this book had created just as much uproar as the others. 3:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Book Discussion on Words Will Break Cement Masha Gessen; Louise Steinman; Suzi Weissman Moscow-based journalist Masha Gessen talked about her book, Words Will Break Cement: The ... Moscow-based journalist Masha Gessen talked about her book, Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot, in which she profiles the feminist punk rock collective, Pussy Riot, whose criticism of Russian President Vladimir Putin resulted in the arrest and imprisonment of three of its members in 2012. In her book, the author reports on the political and social landscape that led to the creation of the collective and their many actions leading up to their arrest for “hooliganism” on February 21, 2012, at the Cathedral of Christ in the Savior in Moscow. Masha Gessen spoke with Suzi Weissman, politics professor at Saint Mary’s College of California. 2:41 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Florida's Cattle Industry Matthew Johnson; Steve Smith Matt Johnson talked about the impact of cattle in Florida and why Fort Myers became such an ... Matt Johnson talked about the impact of cattle in Florida and why Fort Myers became such an important trading post in the state. Steve Smith talked about how a modern day cattle ranch operates. The Babcock Ranch is a 90,000 acre cattle ranch located just outside of Fort Myers, Florida.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:01 pm ET Approx. 57 min. BBC Parliament: Review of British Parliament Alicia McCarthy BBC Parliament TV’s “Westminster in Review” examined the major events in the ... BBC Parliament TV’s “Westminster in Review” examined the major events in the British parliament from the past three months. Topics included the United Kingdom’s handling of the crisis in Ukraine, Scottish Independence, and the British budget. BBC Parliament’s Alicia McCarthy hosted this one-hour program which concluded with tributes to Labour members Paul Goggins and Tony Benn, who passed away earlier this year. The British Parliament was in recess for the Easter holiday, and Members were to return to the House of Commons on April 28, 2014. 4:16 pm ET Approx. 47 min. Book Discussion on Defiant Duane Thiessen; Alvin Townley Alvin Townley talked about his book Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam’s Most Infamous ... Alvin Townley talked about his book Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam’s Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned. In his book he recounts the imprisonment of American soldiers in Hanoi during the Vietnam War, namely eleven men who were singled out by the North Vietnamese as leaders of a resistance movement. The author reports that these men, dubbed the “Alcatraz Eleven,” were placed in solitary cells, where they faced repeated physical and mental torture. Ten of the soldiers returned home, including future Senator Jerry Denton and Congressman Sam Johnson. Alvin Townley spoke at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida. 2:53 pm ET Approx. 6 min. 1964 New York World's Fair Newsreel This is a 1963 Universal Newsreel report on the opening of the New York World’s ... This is a 1963 Universal Newsreel report on the opening of the New York World’s Fair. President Johnson made remarks during the program.
10:00 pm ET Approx. 48 min. Media Coverage of National Security Panelists discussed the difficulties reporters face covering national aecurity issues because of ... Panelists discussed the difficulties reporters face covering national aecurity issues because of the impact of government actions on confidential sources and reporting techniques. Bob Woodward moderated.

“Perils of Covering National Security” was a panel of “Sources and Secrets: A Conference on the Press, the Government and National Security,” held at The TimesCenter and presented by the George Polk Awards and The New York Times, in cooperation with CUNY TV, the Media Law Resource Center, and the Media Law Resource Center Institute.
5:04 pm ET Approx. 48 min. Book Discussion on Self-Help Messiah R. Kemper; Steven Watts Steven Watts talked about his book, Self-help Messiah: Dale Carnegie and Success in Modern ... Steven Watts talked about his book, Self-help Messiah: Dale Carnegie and Success in Modern America, in which he chronicles the life and lasting impact of Dale Carnegie, author of How to Win Friends and Influence People and other books. How to Win Friends has sold over 30 million copies since being published in 1937 and was named the seventh most influential book in American history by the Library of Congress. Over 8 million people, including Warren Buffett, have taken Carnegie’s courses on self-improvement. Professor Watts spoke about his book at the Kansas City Public Library in Missouri. 3:00 pm ET Approx. 42 min. General A.J. Smith's Guerrillas and the Battle of Nashville Steven Woodworth Professor Steven Woodworth talked about Union General A.J. Smith’s guerrillas, a contingent ... Professor Steven Woodworth talked about Union General A.J. Smith’s guerrillas, a contingent of the Army of the Tennessee, and their involvement in the Battle of Nashville in December of 1864. The Battle of Nashville was one of the largest Union victories during the U.S. Civil War and signaled the end of major conflict in the Western Theater of the the war.

This talk was part of a symposium “1864: The Western Theater,” hosted by the Civil War Center at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia.
10:49 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Filibuster Reform 2014 Max Foley-Keene, Anna O’Driscoll, and Paul Bass' Filibuster Reform 2014 was one of ... Max Foley-Keene, Anna O’Driscoll, and Paul Bass' Filibuster Reform 2014 was one of the high school East Division second prize-winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were 10th graders at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland.

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2014 contest, participants were asked, “What’s the most important issue Congress should consider in 2014?”

The local cable company was Comcast.
5:53 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Book Discussion on Machine Made Terry Golway Terry Golway talked about his book, Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern ... Terry Golway talked about his book, Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics, in which he recounts Tammany Hall politics in New York City. In his book, the author contends that the political machine that controlled the city’s Democratic Party in the 19th century has been miscast as crooked. Instead, he asserts that Tammany Hall afforded immigrants to New York a political voice and was responsible for social and political reforms, including greater worker’s compensation and a ban on child labor. Terry Golway spoke at the Irish Arts Center in New York City. 3:45 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Edison Botanic Research Lab Chris Pendleton Chris Pendleton toured the Edison Botanic Research Laboratory at the Edison and Ford Winter ... Chris Pendleton toured the Edison Botanic Research Laboratory at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates, talked about the relationship between Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, and discussed the importance of the laboratory. The laboratory was built in 1928 after Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Harvey Firestone discovered a domestic source of rubber needed for their industrial enterprises. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with William Cohan William Cohan; Brian Lamb William D. Cohan talked his book The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of ... William D. Cohan talked his book The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities, in which he discusses the Duke University lacrosse scandal of 2006. Cohan acknowledged that, although the three Duke lacrosse players were declared innocent of all rape charges, there were some inconsistencies that did not point to innocence. Mr. Cohan also detailed the cases against the three Duke players: David Evans, Reade Seligmann, and Collin Finnerty. He described how the three young men have gone on to lead successful lives, and have put the scandal behind them. Mr. Cohan talked about the media coverage that followed the scandal, and likened it to the "Malaysian Airlines of its day". Mr. Cohan, who has also written books about Wall Street and financial corruption, said that this book had created just as much uproar as the others. 7:07 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 51 min. Colby Military Writers Symposium Mark Johnson Mark Johnson interviewed participants of the 2014 Colby Military Writers Symposium for his radio ... Mark Johnson interviewed participants of the 2014 Colby Military Writers Symposium for his radio show. Appearing on the program were Douglas Macgregor, author of Warrior’s Rage: The Great Tank Battle of 73 Easting; John Borling, author of Taps on the Wall: Poems from the Hanoi Hilton; Jack Segal, former NATO advisor and Vietnam War veteran; and Logan Beirne, author of the 2014 Colby Award-winning book, Blood of Tyrants: George Washington and the Forging of the Presidency. Mark Johnson’s radio show aired on Vermont’s WDEV. 3:54 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Fraunces Tavern Museum Jessica Phillips Jessica Baldwin Phillips toured the Fraunces Tavern Museum on the southern tip of Manhattan, and ... Jessica Baldwin Phillips toured the Fraunces Tavern Museum on the southern tip of Manhattan, and talked about the history of the reconstructed 1719 building where General George Washington bid farewell to his officers in 1783.
12:01 am ET Approx. 57 min. BBC Parliament: Review of British Parliament Alicia McCarthy BBC Parliament TV’s “Westminster in Review” examined the major events in the ... BBC Parliament TV’s “Westminster in Review” examined the major events in the British parliament from the past three months. Topics included the United Kingdom’s handling of the crisis in Ukraine, Scottish Independence, and the British budget. BBC Parliament’s Alicia McCarthy hosted this one-hour program which concluded with tributes to Labour members Paul Goggins and Tony Benn, who passed away earlier this year. The British Parliament was in recess for the Easter holiday, and Members were to return to the House of Commons on April 28, 2014. 9:01 pm ET Approx. 58 min. After Words with Ezekiel Emanuel Ezekiel Emanuel; Sally Satel Ezekiel Emmanuel, the former White House adviser on health care, talked about his book, ... Ezekiel Emmanuel, the former White House adviser on health care, talked about his book, Reinventing American Health Care: How the Affordable Care Act Will Improve Our Terribly Complex, Blatantly Unjust, Outrageously Expensive, Grossly Inefficient, Error Prone System, in which he provides an outline of how the Affordable Care Act is reshaping American health care. In his book, he also discusses what he calls six megatrends that will determine the market for health care until the end of the decade. He spoke with Dr. Sally Satel, American Enterprise Institute fellow specializing in health policy 4:00 pm ET Approx. 57 min. 1968 U.S. Army Film Suicide: The Unheard Cry The 1968 U.S. Army dramatized training film Suicide: The Unheard Cry portrays five ... The 1968 U.S. Army dramatized training film Suicide: The Unheard Cry portrays five different types of suicidal personalities to illustrate warning signs. Following the film, a portion of a C-SPAN Washington Journal segment regarding the continuing problem of military suicide was shown.
1:01 am ET Approx. 48 min. Media Coverage of National Security Panelists discussed the difficulties reporters face covering national aecurity issues because of ... Panelists discussed the difficulties reporters face covering national aecurity issues because of the impact of government actions on confidential sources and reporting techniques. Bob Woodward moderated.

“Perils of Covering National Security” was a panel of “Sources and Secrets: A Conference on the Press, the Government and National Security,” held at The TimesCenter and presented by the George Polk Awards and The New York Times, in cooperation with CUNY TV, the Media Law Resource Center, and the Media Law Resource Center Institute.
10:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Book Discussion on Mission at Nuremberg Tim Townsend Tim Townsend talked about his book, Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the ... Tim Townsend talked about his book, Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis, in which he reports on U.S. Army chaplain Henry Gerecke and his assignment following World War II to minister to the Nazi leaders on trial for crimes against humanity. In his book, the author recounts the Lutheran minister’s many ethical and spiritual conflicts with the twenty-one Nazis at the Nuremberg Trials and his interactions with the men during their trials, and following as they awaited their sentences. Tim Townsend spoke at Left Bank Books in St. Louis. 5:00 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War Douglas Swanson; J. Thompson Historian J. Lee Thompson talked about Theodore Roosevelt’s views on World War I and his ... Historian J. Lee Thompson talked about Theodore Roosevelt’s views on World War I and his reaction to President Woodrow Wilson’s neutrality policy. Roosevelt’s four sons served in the military during the war. His youngest son, a pilot named Quentin, was shot down and killed over France in 1918. Roosevelt never recovered from his son’s death and died six months later in January 1919. Thompson is a Lamar University professor and author of Never Call Retreat: Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War.
1:50 am ET Approx. 7 min. Recapturing the American Dream Frank Boudon’s Recapturing the American Dream was one of the high school Central ... Frank Boudon’s Recapturing the American Dream was one of the high school Central Division second prize-winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. He was an 11th grader at Troy High School in Troy, Michigan.

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2014 contest, participants were asked, “What’s the most important issue Congress should consider in 2014?”

The local cable company was Wide Open West.
11:03 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on American Spartan Ann Tyson Ann Scott Tyson talked about her book American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the ... Ann Scott Tyson talked about her book American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant, in which she tells the story of Special Forces Major Jim Gant, who gained the support of General David Petraeus to embed special forces soldiers in Afghan villages and to have these forces fight along side Afgan soldiers against Al Qaeda and the Taliban. Ms. Tyson spoke at Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park, Washington. 5:56 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Titanic Memorial Richard Smith Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the Titanic Memorial, on Washington, DC’s ... Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the Titanic Memorial, on Washington, DC’s southwest waterfront. The memorial was erected by the Women’s Titanic Memorial Association. It is dedicated to the men who gave their lives so that women and children might survive the April 15, 1912 RMS Titanic disaster. The sculpture was designed by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, and the surrounding bench was designed by Henry Bacon.
2:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Russin President Vladimir Putin's Annual Call-In Program Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin responded to questions from an audience and those submitted by ... Russian President Vladimir Putin responded to questions from an audience and those submitted by text, electronic mail, telephone, and live video during his annual question and answer session in Moscow. 

This is a portion of the four-hour event.
12:00 am ET Approx. 58 min. After Words with Ezekiel Emanuel Ezekiel Emanuel; Sally Satel Ezekiel Emmanuel, the former White House adviser on health care, talked about his book, ... Ezekiel Emmanuel, the former White House adviser on health care, talked about his book, Reinventing American Health Care: How the Affordable Care Act Will Improve Our Terribly Complex, Blatantly Unjust, Outrageously Expensive, Grossly Inefficient, Error Prone System, in which he provides an outline of how the Affordable Care Act is reshaping American health care. In his book, he also discusses what he calls six megatrends that will determine the market for health care until the end of the decade. He spoke with Dr. Sally Satel, American Enterprise Institute fellow specializing in health policy 6:00 pm ET Approx. 28 min. National Cryptologic Museum Patrick Weadon Patrick Weadon, curator at the National Cryptologic Museum, spoke about the making and breaking of ... Patrick Weadon, curator at the National Cryptologic Museum, spoke about the making and breaking of secret codes and the role of cryptology in U.S. history and U.S. intelligence activities. The museum is located on the campus of the National Security Agency in Ft. Meade, Maryland.
3:44 am ET Approx. 2 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 2005 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. 

Florida Representative Debbie-Wasserman Schultz (D) debated the “Palm Sunday Compromise,” which passed just after midnight on March 21, 2005, in a rare Sunday session. The compromise allowed the life-support case of Terri Schiavo, a Florida woman in a persistent vegetative state, to move into the jurisdiction of a federal court.
1:00 am ET Approx. 36 min. Book Discussion on The (Honest) Trust About Dishonesty Dan Ariely; Peter Slen Professor Dan Ariely talked about his book, [The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to ... Professor Dan Ariely talked about his book, [The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone - Especially Ourselves, in which he discusses different examples of dishonesty and looks at how dishonesty plays out in society. This interview, recorded in Durham, North Carolina, was part of Book TV’s College Series. 6:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Federal History and the Public Audience Society for History in the Federal Government - 2014 Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting will ...
Society for History in the Federal Government - 2014 Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting will explore the many ways in which federal historians enrich the public sphere and contribute to the public dialogue, as well as the tensions inherent is serving multiple audiences.
Second Morning Session - The State of Congressional History
Moderator: Richard McCulley, Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives and Records Administration
Raymond Smock, Director, Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies
Matthew Wasniewski, Historian, U.S. House of Representatives
Donald Ritchie, Historian, U.S. Senate

First Afternoon Session -The Dueling Loyalties of Cold War Era Spies of the U.S. Government and the Soviet Union
Chair, Katherine Sibley, Saint John s University
David Chambers, Independent Historian, Whittaker Chambers and the Global Network of Great Illegals, 1932-1935
Jason Roberts, Quincy College, An Examination of the Rosenberg Grand Jury Transcripts
John Fox, Historian, Federal Bureau of Investigation, The FBI s Eyes on the Communist World: Morris Childs, Cold War Intelligence and the Sino-Soviet Spilt
Veronica Wilson, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, To Tell All My People : Race, Representation, and African-American FBI Informant Julia Brown

Second Afternoon Session - Object Lessons-Shaping Institutional Narratives Through Art and Architecture
Jennifer Blancato, Architect of the Capitol, Curator s Office, Hinges, Handrails, and Fine Art: The U.S. Capitol Bronze Shop, 1855-1860
Matthew Hofstedt, Associate Curator, U.S. Supreme Court, Recent Supreme Court Portrait Discoveries
Felicia Wivchar, Office of Art and Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, A Committee s Optics: The House Committee on Military Affairs and Seth Eastman s Seventeen Forts
3:47 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. National Security Agency and Privacy Debate Barton Gellman; Michael Hayden; Alan Levine Michael Hayden and Barton Gellman debated the role of the National Security Agency (NSA) and ... Michael Hayden and Barton Gellman debated the role of the National Security Agency (NSA) and privacy laws. They spoke about the process by which the NSA conducted its operations, including how requests are made to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA) that grants or reject surveillance warrants, how so-called “incidental data” of Americans is collected overseas, and how to achieve a balance between national security concerns and privacy issues. 1:37 am ET Approx. 17 min. Book Discussion on Racism without Racists Eduardo Bonilla-Silva; Peter Slen Professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva talked about this book, Racism without Racists, in which he ... Professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva talked about this book, Racism without Racists, in which he argues that we do not live in a post-racial society, despite the election and re-election of President Obama. He argues we are now living in an age of color-blind racism that manifests itself in many, less overt ways than the racism experienced by past generations of non-white Americans. This interview, recorded in Durham, North Carolina, was part of Book TV’s College Series. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Evolution of the White House Correspondents Association Journalists and historians talked about the evolution of the White House Correspondents' ... Journalists and historians talked about the evolution of the White House Correspondents' Association, which marked its centennial in 2014. The organization was founded in 1914 after President Woodrow Wilson threatened to limit the access of White House reporters. The panelists also discussed how social media has affected coverage of the president. The David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History at Decatur House sponsored this event.
5:50 am ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with William Cohan William Cohan; Brian Lamb William D. Cohan talked his book The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of ... William D. Cohan talked his book The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities, in which he discusses the Duke University lacrosse scandal of 2006. Cohan acknowledged that, although the three Duke lacrosse players were declared innocent of all rape charges, there were some inconsistencies that did not point to innocence. Mr. Cohan also detailed the cases against the three Duke players: David Evans, Reade Seligmann, and Collin Finnerty. He described how the three young men have gone on to lead successful lives, and have put the scandal behind them. Mr. Cohan talked about the media coverage that followed the scandal, and likened it to the "Malaysian Airlines of its day". Mr. Cohan, who has also written books about Wall Street and financial corruption, said that this book had created just as much uproar as the others. 1:55 am ET Approx. 1 min. Upcoming Events on Book TV A list of upcoming Book TV event coverage as of April 21, 2014 was shown. A list of upcoming Book TV event coverage as of April 21, 2014 was shown. 9:10 pm ET Approx. 47 min. U.S. Colored Troops Harold Holzer; Edna Medford Howard University history department chair Edna Greene Medford talked about the establishment, ... Howard University history department chair Edna Greene Medford talked about the establishment, challenges, enlistment, and service of the United States Colored Troops during the U.S. Civil War. She spoke at the 2013 Lincoln Forum Symposium in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
6:50 am ET Approx. 7 min. Welcome to the Farm Will Ratliff’s Welcome to the Farm was one of the high school Central Division second ... Will Ratliff’s Welcome to the Farm was one of the high school Central Division second prize-winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. He was an 11th grader at Jenks High School in Jenks, Oklahoma.

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2014 contest, participants were asked, “What’s the most important issue Congress should consider in 2014?”

The local cable company was Cox Communications.
1:58 am ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published A list of new books being released the week of April 21, 2014 was shown. A list of new books being released the week of April 21, 2014 was shown. 10:00 pm ET Approx. 28 min. National Cryptologic Museum Patrick Weadon Patrick Weadon, curator at the National Cryptologic Museum, spoke about the making and breaking of ... Patrick Weadon, curator at the National Cryptologic Museum, spoke about the making and breaking of secret codes and the role of cryptology in U.S. history and U.S. intelligence activities. The museum is located on the campus of the National Security Agency in Ft. Meade, Maryland.
1:59 am ET Approx. 54 min. Book Discussion on Taxifornia James Lacy James Lacy talked about his book Taxifornia: Liberals' Laboratory to Bankrupt America. He ... James Lacy talked about his book Taxifornia: Liberals' Laboratory to Bankrupt America. He argued that if Americans want to know what their country would be like if liberals had their way on taxation, they need look no further than California, where citizens are taxed more heavily than anywhere else in the country. Mr. Lacy said that, thanks to liberals, California’s once prosperous economy was on the verge of collapse. This was part of the Spring Conference for high school students, “A Time for Choosing,” held by the Young America’s Foundation at the Reagan Ranch in Santa Barbara, California. 10:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Federal History and the Public Audience Society for History in the Federal Government - 2014 Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting will ...
Society for History in the Federal Government - 2014 Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting will explore the many ways in which federal historians enrich the public sphere and contribute to the public dialogue, as well as the tensions inherent is serving multiple audiences.
Second Morning Session - The State of Congressional History
Moderator: Richard McCulley, Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives and Records Administration
Raymond Smock, Director, Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies
Matthew Wasniewski, Historian, U.S. House of Representatives
Donald Ritchie, Historian, U.S. Senate

First Afternoon Session -The Dueling Loyalties of Cold War Era Spies of the U.S. Government and the Soviet Union
Chair, Katherine Sibley, Saint John s University
David Chambers, Independent Historian, Whittaker Chambers and the Global Network of Great Illegals, 1932-1935
Jason Roberts, Quincy College, An Examination of the Rosenberg Grand Jury Transcripts
John Fox, Historian, Federal Bureau of Investigation, The FBI s Eyes on the Communist World: Morris Childs, Cold War Intelligence and the Sino-Soviet Spilt
Veronica Wilson, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, To Tell All My People : Race, Representation, and African-American FBI Informant Julia Brown

Second Afternoon Session - Object Lessons-Shaping Institutional Narratives Through Art and Architecture
Jennifer Blancato, Architect of the Capitol, Curator s Office, Hinges, Handrails, and Fine Art: The U.S. Capitol Bronze Shop, 1855-1860
Matthew Hofstedt, Associate Curator, U.S. Supreme Court, Recent Supreme Court Portrait Discoveries
Felicia Wivchar, Office of Art and Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, A Committee s Optics: The House Committee on Military Affairs and Seth Eastman s Seventeen Forts
2:55 am ET Approx. 4 min. Behind the Scenes of the Southwest Florida Reading Festival Margie Byers Festival coordinator Margie Byers talked about the Southwest Florida Reading Festival and how the ... Festival coordinator Margie Byers talked about the Southwest Florida Reading Festival and how the festival is put together.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Evolution of the White House Correspondents Association Journalists and historians talked about the evolution of the White House Correspondents' ... Journalists and historians talked about the evolution of the White House Correspondents' Association, which marked its centennial in 2014. The organization was founded in 1914 after President Woodrow Wilson threatened to limit the access of White House reporters. The panelists also discussed how social media has affected coverage of the president. The David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History at Decatur House sponsored this event.
3:01 am ET Approx. 58 min. After Words with Ezekiel Emanuel Ezekiel Emanuel; Sally Satel Ezekiel Emmanuel, the former White House adviser on health care, talked about his book, ... Ezekiel Emmanuel, the former White House adviser on health care, talked about his book, Reinventing American Health Care: How the Affordable Care Act Will Improve Our Terribly Complex, Blatantly Unjust, Outrageously Expensive, Grossly Inefficient, Error Prone System, in which he provides an outline of how the Affordable Care Act is reshaping American health care. In his book, he also discusses what he calls six megatrends that will determine the market for health care until the end of the decade. He spoke with Dr. Sally Satel, American Enterprise Institute fellow specializing in health policy 1:10 am ET Approx. 47 min. U.S. Colored Troops Harold Holzer; Edna Medford Howard University history department chair Edna Greene Medford talked about the establishment, ... Howard University history department chair Edna Greene Medford talked about the establishment, challenges, enlistment, and service of the United States Colored Troops during the U.S. Civil War. She spoke at the 2013 Lincoln Forum Symposium in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
4:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 51 min. Colby Military Writers Symposium Mark Johnson Mark Johnson interviewed participants of the 2014 Colby Military Writers Symposium for his radio ... Mark Johnson interviewed participants of the 2014 Colby Military Writers Symposium for his radio show. Appearing on the program were Douglas Macgregor, author of Warrior’s Rage: The Great Tank Battle of 73 Easting; John Borling, author of Taps on the Wall: Poems from the Hanoi Hilton; Jack Segal, former NATO advisor and Vietnam War veteran; and Logan Beirne, author of the 2014 Colby Award-winning book, Blood of Tyrants: George Washington and the Forging of the Presidency. Mark Johnson’s radio show aired on Vermont’s WDEV. 2:00 am ET Approx. 57 min. 1968 U.S. Army Film Suicide: The Unheard Cry The 1968 U.S. Army dramatized training film Suicide: The Unheard Cry portrays five ... The 1968 U.S. Army dramatized training film Suicide: The Unheard Cry portrays five different types of suicidal personalities to illustrate warning signs. Following the film, a portion of a C-SPAN Washington Journal segment regarding the continuing problem of military suicide was shown.
5:52 am ET Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on The Living Gulf Coast Charles Sobczak Charles Sobcazk talked about his book The Living Gulf Coast: A Nature Guide to Southwest ... Charles Sobcazk talked about his book The Living Gulf Coast: A Nature Guide to Southwest Florida, and visited two locations highlighted in the book, Darling National Wildlife Refuge and historic Lover’s Key State Park. In his book, Sobcazk explores the various wildlife and ecosystems that he suggests make the Gulf Coast unique.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:00 am ET Approx. 55 min. Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War Douglas Swanson; J. Thompson Historian J. Lee Thompson talked about Theodore Roosevelt’s views on World War I and his ... Historian J. Lee Thompson talked about Theodore Roosevelt’s views on World War I and his reaction to President Woodrow Wilson’s neutrality policy. Roosevelt’s four sons served in the military during the war. His youngest son, a pilot named Quentin, was shot down and killed over France in 1918. Roosevelt never recovered from his son’s death and died six months later in January 1919. Thompson is a Lamar University professor and author of Never Call Retreat: Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War.
6:00 am ET Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on American Spartan Ann Tyson Ann Scott Tyson talked about her book American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the ... Ann Scott Tyson talked about her book American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant, in which she tells the story of Special Forces Major Jim Gant, who gained the support of General David Petraeus to embed special forces soldiers in Afghan villages and to have these forces fight along side Afgan soldiers against Al Qaeda and the Taliban. Ms. Tyson spoke at Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park, Washington. 4:00 am ET Approx. 39 min. Book Discussion on The Women Jefferson Loved Virginia Scharff Virginia Scharff recalls the women who influenced President Thomas ... Virginia Scharff recalls the women who influenced President Thomas Jefferson. Ms. Scharff describes how these women affected his private and public worlds, from his mother, wife, and mistress to his children and grand children. Virginia Scharff presented her book at Garcia Street Books in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
6:59 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Book Discussion on Mother of Invention Robert Field; Barry Furrow Drexel University Professors Robert Field and Barry Furrow talked about Mr. Field’s ... Drexel University Professors Robert Field and Barry Furrow talked about Mr. Field’s book, Mother of Invention: How the Government Created ‘Free-Market’ Health Care, in which he chronicles the history of government involvement in the U.S. health care system. The professors argued that four key sectors of the U.S. healthcare industry, pharmaceuticals, hospitals, the medical profession, and private insurance, were built up by the federal government and that this history must be understood before the possibilities of meaningful reform can be realized. They also responded to questions from students in the audience. This event was hosted by Drexel University School of Law in Philadelphia. 4:40 am ET Approx. 3 min. Historic Burroughs Home Arlene Roth Arlene Roth talked about the history of the Burroughs Home, the first year-round luxury home in ... Arlene Roth talked about the history of the Burroughs Home, the first year-round luxury home in Fort Myers, and of the family who lived there. Built in 1901, the mansion was the scene of many social events attended by Fort Myers' elite, including the Edisons, Fords, and Firestones.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Technology in Gilded Age Homes Kendall Casey; Emily Schulz; Patrick Sheary Patrick Sheary, curator of furnishings at the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Museum, ... Patrick Sheary, curator of furnishings at the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Museum, talked about technology in Gilded Age homes, including electric lighting, telephones, and kitchen and laundry equipment. He said wealthy families sought to incorporate the latest innovations into their European revival homes, and that the period witnessed not only innovations in building materials and plumbing but also saw the advent of electricity, air conditioning, phones, and elevators.
6:00 am ET Approx. 46 min. General Joseph E. Johnston and the Atlanta Campaign Richard McMurry Author and historian Richard McMurry talked about the U.S. Civil War career of Confederate General ... Author and historian Richard McMurry talked about the U.S. Civil War career of Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston, up to and through his command of the Army of Tennessee and the Atlanta Campaign in the spring and summer of 1864. The Atlanta Campaign was a series of battles fought in north Georgia and Atlanta during the U.S. Civil War.

This talk was part of a symposium “1864: The Western Theater,” hosted by the Civil War Center at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia.
6:47 am ET Approx. 11 min. Florida's Cattle Industry Matthew Johnson; Steve Smith Matt Johnson talked about the impact of cattle in Florida and why Fort Myers became such an ... Matt Johnson talked about the impact of cattle in Florida and why Fort Myers became such an important trading post in the state. Steve Smith talked about how a modern day cattle ranch operates. The Babcock Ranch is a 90,000 acre cattle ranch located just outside of Fort Myers, Florida.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.