C-SPAN Schedule

< Saturday, August 2 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones John McArdle Phone lines were open for viewer calls on news of the day. Phone lines were open for viewer calls on news of the day. 6:59 am ET Approx. 58 min. Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Representative Paul Ryan David Cook; Paul Ryan House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked with reporters at a “Monitor ... House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor. He responded to questions on a variety of topics, including his proposed anti-poverty plan, immigration policy, and tax reform. He also spoke about calls for the impeachment of President Obama, calling them a “ridiculous game by the President and his team to raise money.” 6:15 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. Clean Power Plan The Environmental Protection Agency held the first in a series of public hearings on its proposed ... The Environmental Protection Agency held the first in a series of public hearings on its proposed Clean Power Plan. The plan would cut carbon pollution from existing fossil-fuel power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.
TBD Approx. 1 hr. President Denis Sassou-Nguesso on U.S.-Congo Relations Denis Sassou-Nguesso President Denis Sassou-Nguesso spoke at a National Press Club Luncheon about foreign policy and ... President Denis Sassou-Nguesso spoke at a National Press Club Luncheon about foreign policy and the security and stability of the Republic of the Congo. 8:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Book Discussion on The Presidents' War Chris DeRose Chris DeRose talked about his book, The Presidents' War: Six American Presidents and the Civil ... Chris DeRose talked about his book, The Presidents' War: Six American Presidents and the Civil War That Divided Them, in which he examines the Civil War through five former presidents, John Tyler, Martin Van Buren, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, and James Buchanan. In his book, the author recounts the respective presidents' thoughts on the War and their collective criticisms of their successor, Abraham Lincoln. Chris DeRose spoke at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, Arizona. 8:00 am ET Approx. 10 min. 1940 Documentary Washington Parade: The Archives Washington Parade: The Archives was a Columbia Pictures short subject documentary detailing ... Washington Parade: The Archives was a Columbia Pictures short subject documentary detailing the activities of the National Archives a few years after the building on Pennsylvania Avenue was completed and opened.
7:05 am ET Approx. 25 min. LIVE Phoner - Michael Bender, Bloomberg News - Congressional Reporter Michael Bender; John McArdle Bloomberg News Congressional Reporter Michael Bender talked about the current state of ... Bloomberg News Congressional Reporter Michael Bender talked about the current state of legislation on Capitol Hill as Congress begins its August recess and what to expect lawmakers return in September. 9:16 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on Uncertain Justice Laurence Tribe Laurence Tribe talked about his book, Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the ... Laurence Tribe talked about his book, Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution, in which he argues that the Supreme Court under Justice John Roberts was quietly rewriting constitutional law in areas such as free speech, privacy, voting rights, and presidential power. He talked about prominent cases handled by the Supreme Court going back to the Citizens United decision. Professor Tribe spoke at Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 8:10 am ET Approx. 18 min. 1953 Documentary Your National Archives This 1953 documentary explained the activities of the National Archives and Records ... This 1953 documentary explained the activities of the National Archives and Records Administration, including how documents are cleaned, how records are organized, and what kinds of records are stored there. The film was produced for the archives by the U.S. Air Force.
7:30 am ET Approx. 15 min. LIVE Phoner - Sam Youngman, Lexington Herald-Leader - Political Reporter John McArdle; Sam Youngman Sam Youngman talked about the Kentucky Senate race between incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell ... Sam Youngman talked about the Kentucky Senate race between incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Democratic candidate State Alison Lundergan Grimes, who is currently Kentucky’s secretary of state. 10:19 am ET Approx. 37 min. Book Discussion on On Saudi Arabia Karen House; Peter Slen Karen Elliott House talked about her book, On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault ... Karen Elliott House talked about her book, On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines, in which she provides an inside look at the history, culture, and politics of Saudi Arabia, which she covered as a reporter for 30 years. This interview was conducted at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, and was part of Book TV’s College Series. 8:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Origins of the Cell Phone Martin Cooper; Arthur Molella Art Molella, director of the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and ... Art Molella, director of the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, interviewed Martin Cooper about the development of the first cell phones and current innovative smart phone models. Martin Cooper was one of the inventors of the first handheld cellular phone, and placed the first public cell phone call in 1973.
7:45 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Book Discussion on Firing Back W. Akin; John McArdle Former Representative Todd Akin (R-MO) talked about his book, Firing Back: Taking on the Party ... Former Representative Todd Akin (R-MO) talked about his book, Firing Back: Taking on the Party Bosses and Media Elite to Protect our Faith and Freedom, in which he talks about his life in politics and seeks to clarify statements regarding rape and abortion he made during his 2012 Senate campaign. He also talked about why he believes the media unfairly targets Republicans and defends Democrats. 10:59 am ET Approx. 1 min. Los Angeles Times Best-Sellers List The Los Angeles Times list of best-selling books as of August 2, 2014 was shown. The Los Angeles Times list of best-selling books as of August 2, 2014 was shown. 9:48 am ET Approx. 10 min. Restoring the F-100 Super Sabre Richard Goddard; Larry Hubbard; Mike Rowland Retired U.S. Air Force Major General Rick Goddard, former commander of the Warner Robins Air ... Retired U.S. Air Force Major General Rick Goddard, former commander of the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, talked about restoring the fighter jet he flew in Vietnam in the late 1960s. He spoke about how this aircraft made its way back to the base where it made its very first landing, and his impressions of the restoration. As a young fighter pilot, Goddard completed 226 combat missions in F-100s, 180 of them in this exact aircraft from Sept 1968 to Oct 1969.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Macon, Georgia, from January 20-23 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications 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.
8:30 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Crystal Williams, American Immigration Lawyers Association - Executive Dir. Crystal Williams; John McArdle Crystal Williams talked about the latest in the debate over immigration reform in Congress and the ... Crystal Williams talked about the latest in the debate over immigration reform in Congress and the role the American Immigration Lawyers Association is playing. 11:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Book Discussion on Blessed Experiences Representative James Clyburn (D-SC) talked about his book, Blessed Experiences: Genuinely ... Representative James Clyburn (D-SC) talked about his book, Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black, in which he discusses his life, from his early days in the South to his position in the U.S. House of Representatives. This event was hosted by the Center for African American History, Art, and Culture in Aiken, South Carolina. 10:00 am ET Approx. 43 min. Life and Career of Senator Alben Barkley Mitch McConnell Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered a lecture on former Senator Alben Barkley (D-KY), the ... Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered a lecture on former Senator Alben Barkley (D-KY), the only other Kentuckian to serve as leader of his party. Senator Barkley served as Democratic party leader in the Senate from 1937 until 1949. This speech was part of a series of talks Senator McConnell gave on former U.S. Senators from Kentucky.
9:15 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Conspiracy Theories Kurt Eichenwald; John McArdle Kurt Eichenwald talked about his article for Newsweek, “The Plots to Destroy ... Kurt Eichenwald talked about his article for Newsweek, “The Plots to Destroy America,” in which he examines conspiracy theories and the threat they may pose to U.S. national security. Mr. Eichenwald argued that conspiracy theories have increased in “number and significance” due to the Internet and social media. 12:03 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on 25th Street Confidential Val Holley Val Holley talked about his book, 25th Street Confidential: Drama, Decadence, and Dissipation ... Val Holley talked about his book, 25th Street Confidential: Drama, Decadence, and Dissipation along Ogden’s Rowdiest Road, in which he profiles Ogden, Utah’s most infamous street. Beginning with the arrival of the railroad, Ogden’s population grew substantially. Residents began opening up businesses along 25th Street to service railway passengers. It started with hotels, but soon saloons, brothels, and opium dens occupied the three blocks between Ogden’s main street and the railway station.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Ogden, Utah, from April 5-11 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.
10:45 am ET Approx. 13 min. John Fremont's Oregon Expedition Loren Irving Photographer Loren Irving talked about John C. Fremont’s expedition through central ... Photographer Loren Irving talked about John C. Fremont’s expedition through central Oregon. Fremont was an American military officer tapped to map and describe the Oregon Trail in the 1840s. Once he completed his journey, Fremont decided to continue his travels south through Central Oregon, Nevada and California. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Bend, Oregon, from March 3-5, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the BendBroadband 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. 1 hr. 44 min. Clean Power Plan The Environmental Protection Agency held the first in a series of public hearings on its proposed ... The Environmental Protection Agency held the first in a series of public hearings on its proposed Clean Power Plan. The plan would cut carbon pollution from existing fossil-fuel power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. 12:15 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Book Discussion on Never Been a Time Harper Barnes Harper Barnes talked about his book, Never Been a Time: The 1917 Race Riot That Sparked the ... Harper Barnes talked about his book, Never Been a Time: The 1917 Race Riot That Sparked the Civil Rights Movement, in which he looks at the July 2, 1917, race riot in East St. Louis that left between 40 and 200 people dead. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in St. Louis, Missouri, from May 17-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter 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 am ET Approx. 43 min. Legacy of Operation Pedro Pan Anita Bradford Anita Casavantes Bradford talked about the legacy of Operation Pedro Pan, during which the U.S. ... Anita Casavantes Bradford talked about the legacy of Operation Pedro Pan, during which the U.S. Government, from 1960-1962, aided Cuban parents in sending their children to the U.S. to escape the Castro regime. She explained the differing interpretations of the children’s exodus in the U.S. and Cuba, and how the custody battle over Elian Gonzales in 2000 reignited debate over Operation Pedro Pan. After her talk, several audience members who came to the U.S. as part of the operation took part in the discussion.
11:46 am ET Approx. 54 min. Ukraine-Russia Conflict Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin talked about Ukraine’s conflict with Russia and efforts to ... Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin talked about Ukraine’s conflict with Russia and efforts to strengthen international support for Ukraine. He talked about the violence in Eastern Ukraine, the Russian-backed militants and their influence in the region, and the need for increased sanctions against Russia. He said that Russian military forces were increasingly involved in the conflict, including shelling Ukraine’s military from behind the Russian border, and violating Ukraine’s airspace. He called for a unilateral ceasefire to allow for an independent investigation of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17. He also called for international support for reforms within Ukraine and financial assistance to help rebuild the country’s economy. 12:24 pm ET Approx. 15 min. Book Discussion on The First to Cry Down Injustice? Ellen Eisenberg Ellen M. Eisenberg talked about her book, The First to Cry Down Injustice?: Western Jews and ... Ellen M. Eisenberg talked about her book, The First to Cry Down Injustice?: Western Jews and Japanese Removal During WWII, in which she explores the Jewish response to the removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Salem, Oregon, from February 3-6 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.
11:45 am ET Approx. 11 min. Timothy Naftali Interview, Part 1 Timothy Naftali; Steven Scully Timothy Naftali talked about the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of ... Timothy Naftali talked about the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon forty years previously. He spoke about why impeachment Article II, which charged President Nixon with abuse of power, was at the heart of the impeachment proceedings, and how the committee’s vote shaped the understanding of presidential power.
12:40 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. U.S. Policy Toward North Korea State Department officials testified on changes in U.S policy toward North Korea since 1994. ... State Department officials testified on changes in U.S policy toward North Korea since 1994. Topics included the country’s nuclear program and human rights record. 12:40 pm ET Approx. 13 min. Atelier 6000 Printmaking and Book Arts Studio Sandy Anderson; Ron Schultz; Julie Winter Interim Executive Director Julie Winter talked about Atelier 6000, Bend, Oregon’s local ... Interim Executive Director Julie Winter talked about Atelier 6000, Bend, Oregon’s local printmaking and book arts studio, where local authors and artists come together to combine text and art in a unique way. Ms. Winter explained the mission of Atelier 6000 and spoke about the benefits of having books put together by hand. Local printmaker and illustrator Ron Schultz, and author Sandy Anderson also spoke about the studio.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Bend, Oregon, from March 3-5, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the BendBroadband 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.
11:57 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Nixon Impeachment Hearing, Evening Session Part 1 Members of the House Judiciary Committee debated impeachment Article II, charging President Nixon ... Members of the House Judiciary Committee debated impeachment Article II, charging President Nixon with abuse of power. The committee adopted the article by a 28-10 vote. The House Judiciary Committee considered five articles of impeachment and adopted three. President Nixon resigned on August 9, 1974 before the full House could vote on the three articles. The impeachment process never reached the Senate.
1:56 pm ET Approx. 35 min. President Obama on the Economy Barack Obama President Obama talked about jobs and the U.S. economy, criticizing Congress for blocking ... President Obama talked about jobs and the U.S. economy, criticizing Congress for blocking legislation that would have provided tax incentives for businesses to bring offshore jobs back to the U.S., and for spending the last week of the 2014 summer session on a lawsuit to sue the president. He spoke at the Uptown Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri. 12:53 pm ET Approx. 12 min. Book Discussion on A Conquering Spirit Gregory Waselkov Gregory Waselkov talked about his book, A Conquering Spirit: Fort Mims and the Redstick War of ... Gregory Waselkov talked about his book, A Conquering Spirit: Fort Mims and the Redstick War of 1813-1814, in which he tells the story of the Fort Mims Massacre and how the battle marked the transition from a civil war within the Creek Tribe to a war between the United States and the Red Stick warriors of the Upper Creek. The Red Sticks' victory at Fort Mims spread panic throughout the Southeastern United States frontier, and settlers demanded governmental action and fled to surrounding areas, including Mobile, Alabama. Fort Mims is now a state historic site located about 35 miles north of present-day Mobile, Alabama.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Mobile, Alabama, from April 19-23 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.
1:26 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Timothy Naftali Interview, Part 2 Timothy Naftali; Steven Scully Timothy Naftali talked about the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of ... Timothy Naftali talked about the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon forty years previously. He spoke about why impeachment Article II, which charged President Nixon with abuse of power, was at the heart of the impeachment proceedings, and how the committee’s vote shaped the understanding of presidential power.
2:32 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 30 min. LIVE Kentucky Senate Race Alison Grimes; Mitch McConnell Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Alison Lundergan Grimes, his Democratic opponent ... Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Alison Lundergan Grimes, his Democratic opponent in the Kentucky U.S. Senate race, spoke at the annual Fancy Farm Picnic in Graves County. 1:06 pm ET Approx. 15 min. Book Discussion on Medgar Evers: Mississippi Martyr Michael Williams Michael Vinson Williams talked about his book, Medgar Evers: Mississippi Martyr, in which ... Michael Vinson Williams talked about his book, Medgar Evers: Mississippi Martyr, in which he examines the life of Medgar Evers as well as his role in the history of civil rights. Medgar Evers was the first field secretary for the NAACP in Mississippi during the height of racial tension in the south. He was responsible for organizing boycotts, encouraging voter registration, and investigating crimes against African Americans, including the murder of Emmett Till. Medgar Evers was assassinated outside his home on June 12, 1963.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Jackson, Mississippi, from April 24-29 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. 
1:40 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 12 min. Nixon Impeachment Hearing, Evening Session Part 2 Members of the House Judiciary Committee debated impeachment Article II, charging President Nixon ... Members of the House Judiciary Committee debated impeachment Article II, charging President Nixon with abuse of power. The committee adopted the article by a 28-10 vote. The House Judiciary Committee considered five articles of impeachment and adopted three. President Nixon resigned on August 9, 1974 before the full House could vote on the three articles. The impeachment process never reached the Senate.
6:20 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Weekly Presidential Address Barack Obama 1:22 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Book Discussion on The Taliban Revival Hassan Abbas; Frederic Grare Hassan Abbas talked about his book, The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the ... Hassan Abbas talked about his book, The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier, in which he discusses the return to power of the Taliban in Afghanistan. He said that after being kicked out of power in 2001 by U.S. and NATO troops, the Taliban scattered around Afghanistan, but they eventually regrouped and had retaken large portions of the country. Professor Abbas spoke at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C. 3:53 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Universal Newsreel on Gulf of Tonkin This Universal Newsreel segment highlighted the U.S. response to an incident between the North ... This Universal Newsreel segment highlighted the U.S. response to an incident between the North Vietnamese Navy and the U.S. Navy in the Gulf of Tonkin, located off the coast of northern Vietnam and southern China.
6:25 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Weekly Republican Address 2:55 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on American Panic Mark Stein Mark Stein talked about his book, American Panic: A History of Who Scares Us and Why, in ... Mark Stein talked about his book, American Panic: A History of Who Scares Us and Why, in which he examines the history of political panic in the United States by looking at twelve episodes of fear and overreaction. Mr. Stein spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. 4:00 pm ET Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on Conscience Amanda Lydon; Jon Meacham; Louisa Thomas In her book Conscience, Louisa Thomas recounts the life of her great-grandfather, Norman ... In her book Conscience, Louisa Thomas recounts the life of her great-grandfather, Norman Thomas, and his three brothers, who had conflicting views during World War I. The sons of a Presbyterian minister, two of the the Thomas brothers enlisted in the armed forces and two were pacifists. Norman Thomas, who also was a Presbyterian minister, was a pacifist who ran as a Socialist candidate for president six times following the war. Ms. Thomas was interviewed by Mr. Meacham and also responded to questions from members of the audience.
6:31 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Communicators with Representatives Bob Latta, Brian Higgins and Cory Gardner Three members of Congress talked about telecommunications and technology legislation they ... Three members of Congress talked about telecommunications and technology legislation they sponsored and issues that concern them on those topics. Representative Bob Latta (R-OH) talked about his bill to prevent the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from reclassifying broadband as a utility under Title II of the Communications Act. He was interviewed in the U.S. Capitol on July 24, 2014. Representatives Brian Higgins (D-NY) talked about his effort to eliminate sports blackouts, as when residents of his New York district can not watch the Buffalo Bills on TV unless the local stadium sells out. Representatives Cory Gardner (R-CO) talked about efforts to reduce regulation of communications in order to spur technology innovation. They were interviewed in the U.S. Capitol July 15, 2014. 3:40 pm ET Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on Assault and Flattery Katie Pavlich Katie Pavlich talked about her book, Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their ... Katie Pavlich talked about her book, Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women, in which she argues that while Republicans are constantly blamed for waging a war on women, the real war on women is being conducted by Democrats. She argued that liberal heroes like Presidents Clinton and Obama were some of the worst offenders. Ms. Pavlich spoke at the Reagan Ranch Center in Santa Barbara, California. 4:46 pm ET Approx. 3 min. 1968 Documentary The Mexican American: A New Focus on Opportunity This 1968 Office of Economic Opportunity documentary described a fact-finding trip by Johnson ... This 1968 Office of Economic Opportunity documentary described a fact-finding trip by Johnson administration officials and efforts to assist Spanish speaking Americans as part of the War on Poverty programs.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Kentucky Senate Race Alison Grimes; Mitch McConnell Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Alison Lundergan Grimes, his Democratic opponent ... Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Alison Lundergan Grimes, his Democratic opponent in the Kentucky U.S. Senate race, spoke at the annual Fancy Farm Picnic in Graves County. 4:31 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Book Discussion on Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter Randall Balmer Randall Balmer talked about his book, Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter, in which he ... Randall Balmer talked about his book, Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter, in which he examines the role that religion played in the election and defeat of former President Jimmy Carter. In his book, the author reports that President Carter’s progressive evangelicalism was a factor in his winning the 1976 presidential election. However, he also says the same evangelical population who supported the 39th President’s first campaign deserted him four years later in favor of Ronald Reagan. Randall Balmer spoke at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia. 4:50 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Surviving the Holocaust in Poland Bill Benson; Marcel Drimer Marcel Drimer talked about the challenges his family faced while living in Nazi occupied Poland ... Marcel Drimer talked about the challenges his family faced while living in Nazi occupied Poland during World War II. He spoke about being forced into a ghetto, going into hiding, and his father’s sacrifices and strategies to keep their family alive and together. He also described what he and his sister called “the concert of death.” Mr. Drimer spoke with journalist Bill Benson.

This event was part of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s “First Person” series.
8:32 pm ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth Richard Gage; Peter Slen Richard Gage talked about his group, Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth, which claimed that ... Richard Gage talked about his group, Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth, which claimed that the World Trade Center was brought down by explosive demolition on September 11, 2001. The group was founded in 2006 and said its mission was to “expose the official lies and cover-up surrounding the events of September 11, 2001 in a way that inspires the people to overcome denial and understand the truth.” Mr. Gage spoke via video link from San Francisco, California. 5:36 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Summer Reading with Representative Gerald Connolly Gerald Connolly Representative Gerald Connolly (D-VA) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Gerald Connolly (D-VA) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 6:00 pm ET Approx. 53 min. U.S. Colored Troops and the Battle of the Crater Emmanuel Dabney Emmanuel Dabney talked about the role of the U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War Battle of the ... Emmanuel Dabney talked about the role of the U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War Battle of the Crater during the siege of Petersburg. After weeks of tunneling, on July 30, 1864, Union forces blew up a mine underneath the Confederate lines to create a gap in the defenses. Mr. Dabney spoke about why the attack ultimately ended in a failure, and why the U.S. Colored Troops were unjustly blamed. 

“The Battle of the Crater” was a presentation of the 2014 summer conference of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College, “The Civil War in 1864.”
9:18 pm ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Conspiracy Theories Kurt Eichenwald; John McArdle Kurt Eichenwald talked about his article for Newsweek, “The Plots to Destroy ... Kurt Eichenwald talked about his article for Newsweek, “The Plots to Destroy America,” in which he examines conspiracy theories and the threat they may pose to U.S. national security. Mr. Eichenwald argued that conspiracy theories have increased in “number and significance” due to the Internet and social media. 5:37 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Book Fairs and Festivals A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of July 19, 2014 was shown. A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of July 19, 2014 was shown. 6:55 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Remembering D-Day Panelists talked about the different ways D-Day was remembered in United States and ... Panelists talked about the different ways D-Day was remembered in United States and abroad. They said that in the U.S., D-Day was widely memorialized through monuments, museums and film, while In Germany there was not a single museum marking the D-Day invasion. The panel also spoke about how different countries have changed their views on D-Day over the years.
10:05 pm ET Approx. 27 min. National Medal of Arts and Humanities Barack Obama President Obama awarded the 2013 National Medal of Arts and the 2013 National Humanities Medal. President Obama awarded the 2013 National Medal of Arts and the 2013 National Humanities Medal. 5:43 pm ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published A list of new books being released the week of August 2, 2014 was shown. A list of new books being released the week of August 2, 2014 was shown. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Indian Slave Trade in the Colonial South Tyler Boulware Professor Tyler Boulware talked about Indian slave trade in the South between 1670 and 1720. ... Professor Tyler Boulware talked about Indian slave trade in the South between 1670 and 1720. Spurred by trade with European settlers, tribes like the Chickasaw raided neighbors for captives more frequently than they had in the years before colonization. Professor Boulware explained how these interactions impacted both native and colonial societies for years to come by pushing Indians further inland, destabilizing smaller tribes, and driving them to war. This class was from his course titled, “Seventeenth-Century Colonial America.”
11:00 pm ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Kentucky Senate Race Alison Grimes; Mitch McConnell Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Alison Lundergan Grimes, his Democratic opponent ... Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Alison Lundergan Grimes, his Democratic opponent in the Kentucky U.S. Senate race, spoke at the annual Fancy Farm Picnic in Graves County. 5:45 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on iGods Craig Detweiler; Peter Slen Professor Craig Detweiler talked about his book, iGods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and ... Professor Craig Detweiler talked about his book, iGods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives, in which he looks at the impact of technology and social media in our contemporary culture. This interview was conducted at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, and was part of Book TV’s College Series. 9:01 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Mormon Tabernacle Choir Richard Elliott; Ronald Jarrett Ron Jarrett talked about the history of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and its importance to The ... Ron Jarrett talked about the history of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and its importance to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Organist Richard Elliott also talked about playing one of the largest organs in the world. The original organ, housed in the Tabernacle located on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, was built in 1867 and is considered to be one of the finest examples of the American Classic style of organ building. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Salt Lake City, Utah, from May 4-8 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.
11:32 pm ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth Richard Gage; Peter Slen Richard Gage talked about his group, Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth, which claimed that ... Richard Gage talked about his group, Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth, which claimed that the World Trade Center was brought down by explosive demolition on September 11, 2001. The group was founded in 2006 and said its mission was to “expose the official lies and cover-up surrounding the events of September 11, 2001 in a way that inspires the people to overcome denial and understand the truth.” Mr. Gage spoke via video link from San Francisco, California. 5:47 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on iGods Craig Detweiler; Peter Slen Professor Craig Detweiler talked about his book, iGods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and ... Professor Craig Detweiler talked about his book, iGods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives, in which he looks at the impact of technology and social media in our contemporary culture. This interview was conducted at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, and was part of Book TV’s College Series. 9:10 pm ET Approx. 47 min. Building the Statue of Liberty David Ferriero; Elizabeth Mitchell Author Elizabeth Mitchell talked about her book, Liberty’s Torch: The Greatest Adventure ... Author Elizabeth Mitchell talked about her book, Liberty’s Torch: The Greatest Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty, in which she looks at the challenges faced by French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi in bringing his design for the Statue of Liberty to fruition.
12:17 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Conspiracy Theories Kurt Eichenwald; John McArdle Kurt Eichenwald talked about his article for Newsweek, “The Plots to Destroy ... Kurt Eichenwald talked about his article for Newsweek, “The Plots to Destroy America,” in which he examines conspiracy theories and the threat they may pose to U.S. national security. Mr. Eichenwald argued that conspiracy theories have increased in “number and significance” due to the Internet and social media. 6:02 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on The Rape of Nanking Iris Chang; Brian Lamb Ms. Chang talked about her book, The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War ... Ms. Chang talked about her book, The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II, published by Basic Books. The book documents the atrocities visited upon the people of Nanking by the Japanese military during the early years of World War II. She describes Nanking as a laboratory in which Japanese soldiers were taught to slaughter unarmed, unresisting civilians, and that they used these tactics later throughout Asia. Ms. Chang argues that the Japanese government should pay reparations and apologize for its army’s actions. Some of the graphic photographs in the book were displayed.
Ms. Chang is a journalist.
10:00 pm ET Approx. 53 min. U.S. Colored Troops and the Battle of the Crater Emmanuel Dabney Emmanuel Dabney talked about the role of the U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War Battle of the ... Emmanuel Dabney talked about the role of the U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War Battle of the Crater during the siege of Petersburg. After weeks of tunneling, on July 30, 1864, Union forces blew up a mine underneath the Confederate lines to create a gap in the defenses. Mr. Dabney spoke about why the attack ultimately ended in a failure, and why the U.S. Colored Troops were unjustly blamed. 

“The Battle of the Crater” was a presentation of the 2014 summer conference of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College, “The Civil War in 1864.”
1:04 am ET Approx. 27 min. National Medal of Arts and Humanities Barack Obama President Obama awarded the 2013 National Medal of Arts and the 2013 National Humanities Medal. President Obama awarded the 2013 National Medal of Arts and the 2013 National Humanities Medal. 7:00 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Los Angeles Times Best-Sellers List The Los Angeles Times list of best-selling books as of August 2, 2014 was shown. The Los Angeles Times list of best-selling books as of August 2, 2014 was shown. 10:55 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Remembering D-Day Panelists talked about the different ways D-Day was remembered in United States and ... Panelists talked about the different ways D-Day was remembered in United States and abroad. They said that in the U.S., D-Day was widely memorialized through monuments, museums and film, while In Germany there was not a single museum marking the D-Day invasion. The panel also spoke about how different countries have changed their views on D-Day over the years.
3:13 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Air Force Operations Deborah James General Mark Welsh and Secretary Deborah Lee James spoke with reporters about the state of the Air ... General Mark Welsh and Secretary Deborah Lee James spoke with reporters about the state of the Air Force. 7:03 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Book Discussion on The Mockingbird Next Door Marja Mills Marja Mills talked about her book, The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee, in ... Marja Mills talked about her book, The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee, in which she discusses the life, career, and opinions of Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird. Ms. Mills moved next door to Ms. Lee and her sister, Alice, in Monroeville, Alabama, for 18 months and spent time with the two women on a regular basis. This event was held at the Alabama Theatre in Birmingham. 11:59 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Army-Navy Screen Magazine Youth Power This 1944 Army-Navy Screen Magazine profiled high school students at James A. Garfield High School ... This 1944 Army-Navy Screen Magazine profiled high school students at James A. Garfield High School in Los Angeles, who worked at the Lockheed and Douglas aircraft plants under a special program for the war effort.
4:15 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 42 min. Iran Nuclear Negotiations Obama administration officials and academics testified on the status of nuclear negotiations ... Obama administration officials and academics testified on the status of nuclear negotiations between the U.S. and five other global powers (P5+1) with Iran. A July 20th, 2014, deadline to reach a deal had recently been extended by four months. The hearing included a Treasury Department update on the ongoing sanctions against Iran, and the views of former Obama and George W. Bush administration advisers. 8:25 pm ET Approx. 34 min. Book Discussion on Blue Collar Conservatives Anne Cori; Richard Santorum Rick Santorum talked about his book, Blue Collar Conservatives: Recommitting to an America That ... Rick Santorum talked about his book, Blue Collar Conservatives: Recommitting to an America That Works. He spoke at the 21st Annual Eagle Forum Collegians Summit, held at the Heritage Foundation. 12:05 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Indian Slave Trade in the Colonial South Tyler Boulware Professor Tyler Boulware talked about Indian slave trade in the South between 1670 and 1720. ... Professor Tyler Boulware talked about Indian slave trade in the South between 1670 and 1720. Spurred by trade with European settlers, tribes like the Chickasaw raided neighbors for captives more frequently than they had in the years before colonization. Professor Boulware explained how these interactions impacted both native and colonial societies for years to come by pushing Indians further inland, destabilizing smaller tribes, and driving them to war. This class was from his course titled, “Seventeenth-Century Colonial America.”
8:30 pm ET Approx. 34 min. Book Discussion on Blue Collar Conservatives Anne Cori; Richard Santorum Rick Santorum talked about his book, Blue Collar Conservatives: Recommitting to an America That ... Rick Santorum talked about his book, Blue Collar Conservatives: Recommitting to an America That Works. He spoke at the 21st Annual Eagle Forum Collegians Summit, held at the Heritage Foundation. 1:10 am ET Approx. 47 min. Building the Statue of Liberty David Ferriero; Elizabeth Mitchell Author Elizabeth Mitchell talked about her book, Liberty’s Torch: The Greatest Adventure ... Author Elizabeth Mitchell talked about her book, Liberty’s Torch: The Greatest Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty, in which she looks at the challenges faced by French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi in bringing his design for the Statue of Liberty to fruition.
9:00 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on The New Arabs Juan Cole Juan Cole talked about the book, The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation Is Changing the ... Juan Cole talked about the book, The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation Is Changing the Middle East, in which he looks at the impact of millennials in the Middle East and the role they played during the Arab Spring. Professor Cole spoke at Nicola’s Books in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 2:00 am ET Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on Conscience Amanda Lydon; Jon Meacham; Louisa Thomas In her book Conscience, Louisa Thomas recounts the life of her great-grandfather, Norman ... In her book Conscience, Louisa Thomas recounts the life of her great-grandfather, Norman Thomas, and his three brothers, who had conflicting views during World War I. The sons of a Presbyterian minister, two of the the Thomas brothers enlisted in the armed forces and two were pacifists. Norman Thomas, who also was a Presbyterian minister, was a pacifist who ran as a Socialist candidate for president six times following the war. Ms. Thomas was interviewed by Mr. Meacham and also responded to questions from members of the audience.
10:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. After Words with Cheryl Chumley Cheryl Chumley; Theresa Payton Cheryl Chumley talked about her book, Police State U.S.A.: How Orwell’s Nightmare is ... Cheryl Chumley talked about her book, Police State U.S.A.: How Orwell’s Nightmare is Becoming Our Reality, in which she argues that the government’s desire to monitor and control the public is greater now than ever before. She spoke with former White House Chief Information Officer Theresa Payton. 2:45 am ET Approx. 4 min. The Flight of Apollo 11: Eagle Has Landed This 1969 NASA documentary detailed the first NASA mission to land two men on the moon. This 1969 NASA documentary detailed the first NASA mission to land two men on the moon.
11:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Book Discussion on Unstoppable Ralph Nader Ralph Nader talked about his book, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle ... Ralph Nader talked about his book, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State, in which he calls for an alliance between progressives, conservatives, and libertarians to take on issues like corporate bailouts, Pentagon spending, and civil liberties. During this event held at the Cato Institute, commentary was provided by Daniel McCarthy, editor of The American Conservative, and Tim Carney, columnist for the Washington Examiner. 2:50 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Surviving the Holocaust in Poland Bill Benson; Marcel Drimer Marcel Drimer talked about the challenges his family faced while living in Nazi occupied Poland ... Marcel Drimer talked about the challenges his family faced while living in Nazi occupied Poland during World War II. He spoke about being forced into a ghetto, going into hiding, and his father’s sacrifices and strategies to keep their family alive and together. He also described what he and his sister called “the concert of death.” Mr. Drimer spoke with journalist Bill Benson.

This event was part of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s “First Person” series.
12:30 am ET Approx. 36 min. Book Discussion on Never Trust a Liberal Over 3 Anne Cori; Ann Coulter Ann Coulter talked about her book, Never Trust a Liberal Over 3 - Especially a Republican. ... Ann Coulter talked about her book, Never Trust a Liberal Over 3 - Especially a Republican. She spoke at the 21st Annual Eagle Forum Collegians Summit, held at the Heritage Foundation. 4:00 am ET Approx. 53 min. U.S. Colored Troops and the Battle of the Crater Emmanuel Dabney Emmanuel Dabney talked about the role of the U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War Battle of the ... Emmanuel Dabney talked about the role of the U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War Battle of the Crater during the siege of Petersburg. After weeks of tunneling, on July 30, 1864, Union forces blew up a mine underneath the Confederate lines to create a gap in the defenses. Mr. Dabney spoke about why the attack ultimately ended in a failure, and why the U.S. Colored Troops were unjustly blamed. 

“The Battle of the Crater” was a presentation of the 2014 summer conference of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College, “The Civil War in 1864.”
1:00 am ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Bad Paper Jake Halpern; Peter Slen Jake Halpern talked about his book Bad Paper: Chasing Debt From Wall Street to the ... Jake Halpern talked about his book Bad Paper: Chasing Debt From Wall Street to the Underworld.

The interview took place at the 2014 BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show, held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
4:55 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Remembering D-Day Panelists talked about the different ways D-Day was remembered in United States and ... Panelists talked about the different ways D-Day was remembered in United States and abroad. They said that in the U.S., D-Day was widely memorialized through monuments, museums and film, while In Germany there was not a single museum marking the D-Day invasion. The panel also spoke about how different countries have changed their views on D-Day over the years.
1:15 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Book Discussion on The Frackers Gregory Zuckerman Gregory Zuckerman talked about his book, The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New ... Gregory Zuckerman talked about his book, The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters, in which he looks at the wildcatters who founded the fracking industry and discusses why they undertook an endeavor that many people in the oil industry said was foolish. Mr. Zuckerman spoke at the New York Public Library. 6:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Indian Slave Trade in the Colonial South Tyler Boulware Professor Tyler Boulware talked about Indian slave trade in the South between 1670 and 1720. ... Professor Tyler Boulware talked about Indian slave trade in the South between 1670 and 1720. Spurred by trade with European settlers, tribes like the Chickasaw raided neighbors for captives more frequently than they had in the years before colonization. Professor Boulware explained how these interactions impacted both native and colonial societies for years to come by pushing Indians further inland, destabilizing smaller tribes, and driving them to war. This class was from his course titled, “Seventeenth-Century Colonial America.”
3:00 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 3 min. Panel Discussion on American Morality Panelists talked about contemporary moral and political questions, as well as James ... Panelists talked about contemporary moral and political questions, as well as James Baldwin’s statement that, “Any real change implies the breakup of the world as one has always known it, the loss of all that gave one an identity, the end of safety.”

“Achieving our Country: James Baldwin and American Morality” was a panel at the 2014 Harlem Book Fair from the Langston Hughes Auditorium in the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
5:15 am ET Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Obama's Globe Stanley Herschensohn; Peter Slen Bruce Herschensohn talked about his book, Obama’s Globe: A President’s Abandonment ... Bruce Herschensohn talked about his book, Obama’s Globe: A President’s Abandonment of U.S. Allies Around the World, in which he provides his views on President Obama’s performance on foreign policy issues. Professor Herschensohn also talked about his own political career and the history of American foreign policy. This interview was conducted at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, and was part of Book TV’s College Series.
6:00 am ET Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on The Director and Blowback Steven Clemons; David Ignatius; Valerie Wilson David Ignatius and Valerie Plame talked about the real-life stories that informed their ... David Ignatius and Valerie Plame talked about the real-life stories that informed their novels. David Ignatius is the author of The Director, a novel about a CIA mole hunt to find a hacker who has accessed the agency’s computer systems. Valerie Plame is the author of the novel Blowback, about a CIA agent who is tasked with tracking down an international arms dealer who is helping Iran with its nuclear weapons program. The co-authors spoke with Steve Clemons, Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and senior fellow at the New America Foundation.