C-SPAN Schedule

< Thursday, July 28 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 37 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 1 ; Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on President Obama’s day three speech at the ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on President Obama’s day three speech at the the Democratic National Convention, and the party’s presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. From the C-SPAN News Desk in Washington, D.C., Greta Brawner read news headlines about the convention. 6:53 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Cybersecurity Workforce ; ; Panelists talked about federal efforts to recruit and train workers in highly technical field. Panelists talked about federal efforts to recruit and train workers in highly technical field. 6:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. Ronald Reagan, Tom Clancy, and National Security ; Captain Benjamin Griffin talked about the influence that author Tom Clancy and President Ronald ... Captain Benjamin Griffin talked about the influence that author Tom Clancy and President Ronald Reagan had on one another in the 1980s as the Cold War between the U.S. and the Soviet Union moved to the diplomatic forefront.
7:00 am ET Approx. 4 hr. LIVE Washington Journal Program 7/28/2016 ; Washington Journal Washington Journal 8:50 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. LIVE Virginia Delegation Breakfast Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, and Representatives Gerry ... Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, and Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Don Beyer (D-VA) spoke at a breakfast hosted by the Virginia delegation at the Democratic National Convention. 8:13 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Abraham Lincoln and Immigration ; Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham ... Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham Lincoln’s encounters, as a lawyer and politician, with immigrants, including Haitians, Cubans, and Germans. These encounters, Silverman argued, persuaded Lincoln that immigration boosted America’s economy.
7:37 am ET Approx. 21 min. LIVE Julia Terruso on Day Four of the Democratic National Convention ; Julia Terruso previewed the final day of the Democratic National Convention, when former Secretary ... Julia Terruso previewed the final day of the Democratic National Convention, when former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will formally accept the party’s presidential nomination. 10:18 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Religious Tolerance in Nigeria ; Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, the spiritual leader of the Muslim ... Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, the spiritual leader of the Muslim community in Nigeria, talked about challenges facing his nation. Topics included Nigeria’s place in the world, the fight against Boko Haram and religious extremism, and the work being done to promote education for girls and women. 9:16 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Bob Woodward on President Lincoln ; Bob Woodward delivered the inaugural speech in a series exploring what Abraham Lincoln means to ... Bob Woodward delivered the inaugural speech in a series exploring what Abraham Lincoln means to the 21st century. 

The lecture series, “The New Lincoln Lectures: What Abraham Lincoln Means to the 21st Century,” was held by the University of Illinois College of Law in commemoration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of President Lincoln’s death and then, two years later, of the founding of the University of Illinois.

This program includes language that may be offensive to some viewers.
7:58 am ET Approx. 33 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 2 ; Telephone lines were open for a question related to day four of the Democratic National ... Telephone lines were open for a question related to day four of the Democratic National Convention, when former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was to give her acceptance speech of the party’s presidential nomination: “What does Hillary Clinton stand for?” From the C-SPAN News Desk in Washington, D.C., Greta Brawner read news headlines about the convention. 11:55 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. Cybersecurity Workforce ; ; Panelists talked about federal efforts to recruit and train workers in highly technical field. Panelists talked about federal efforts to recruit and train workers in highly technical field. 10:18 am ET Approx. 57 min. Judicial Review and the Constitution ; George Will talked about judicial review and the Constitution, and President Lincoln’s ... George Will talked about judicial review and the Constitution, and President Lincoln’s opinions on the subject.
8:37 am ET Approx. 36 min. LIVE Immigration Reform and Campaign 2016 Activist and deferred action recipient Belen Sisa and Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto ... Activist and deferred action recipient Belen Sisa and Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa discuss the issue of immigration reform at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) and in the 2016 presidential election.

At the end of the program, Lindsay Walters was interviewed from Media Row at the DNC in Philadelphia about Republican National Committee coverage of the Democrats.
1:44 pm ET Approx. 33 min. Millennial Women and Politics Panelists talked about the politics of millennial generation women and their impact in electoral ... Panelists talked about the politics of millennial generation women and their impact in electoral politics. The discussion, hosted by the Atlantic and the fashion website Refinery29, was held in Philadelphia, site of the 2016 Democratic National Convention. 11:18 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Abraham Lincoln and Immigration ; Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham ... Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham Lincoln’s encounters, as a lawyer and politician, with immigrants, including Haitians, Cubans, and Germans. These encounters, Silverman argued, persuaded Lincoln that immigration boosted America’s economy.
9:13 am ET Approx. 44 min. LIVE Hillary Clinton's Career and Accomplishments Arkansas Delegate Johnnie Roebuck and South Carolina Delegate Marguerite Willis examined ... Arkansas Delegate Johnnie Roebuck and South Carolina Delegate Marguerite Willis examined Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s career and accomplishments and the historical significance of her nomination to be the first woman to head a major political party’s ticket.

At the conclusion of the program, Greta Brawner from the C-SPAN News Desk in Washington, D.C., shared news headlines about the convention.
1:44 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Founding Mothers C-SPAN visited the Christ Church Burial Ground in Philadelphia and spoke to the tourism manager ... C-SPAN visited the Christ Church Burial Ground in Philadelphia and spoke to the tourism manager John Hopkins, who talked to us about the graves of the "Founding Mothers". 12:21 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Bob Woodward on President Lincoln ; Bob Woodward delivered the inaugural speech in a series exploring what Abraham Lincoln means to ... Bob Woodward delivered the inaugural speech in a series exploring what Abraham Lincoln means to the 21st century. 

The lecture series, “The New Lincoln Lectures: What Abraham Lincoln Means to the 21st Century,” was held by the University of Illinois College of Law in commemoration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of President Lincoln’s death and then, two years later, of the founding of the University of Illinois.

This program includes language that may be offensive to some viewers.
9:57 am ET Approx. 20 min. LIVE Jeffrey Rosen on the National Constitution Center ; ; Jeffrey Rosen talked about the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, the city of the 2016 ... Jeffrey Rosen talked about the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, the city of the 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC). He also discussed how the center came into being, prior leaders of the organization, and constitutional issues.

Greta Brawner from the C-SPAN News Desk in Washington, D.C., read news headlines about the DNC.
2:20 pm ET Approx. 50 min. LIVE Foreign Policy and Campaign 2016 Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Jake Sullivan discussed foreign ... Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Jake Sullivan discussed foreign policy challenges facing the next president. 1:26 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Judicial Review and the Constitution ; George Will talked about judicial review and the Constitution, and President Lincoln’s ... George Will talked about judicial review and the Constitution, and President Lincoln’s opinions on the subject.
10:18 am ET Approx. 26 min. LIVE Hillary Clinton's Candidacy ; ; Professor Robin Kolodny talked about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s position as ... Professor Robin Kolodny talked about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s position as the first female major party presidential nominee, and her historical and cultural impact. 3:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Democratic Party Platform Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about his party’s platform as the Democratic National ... Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about his party’s platform as the Democratic National Convention entered its final day. Paul Kane moderated. 2:25 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Abraham Lincoln and Immigration ; Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham ... Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham Lincoln’s encounters, as a lawyer and politician, with immigrants, including Haitians, Cubans, and Germans. These encounters, Silverman argued, persuaded Lincoln that immigration boosted America’s economy.
10:45 am ET Approx. 15 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 3 ; Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on day for of the Democratic National Convention. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on day for of the Democratic National Convention. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 43 min. Book Discussion on The President's Book of Secrets ; David Priess talked about his book, The President’s Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of ... David Priess talked about his book, The President’s Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America’s Presidents from Kennedy to Obama, about the President’s Daily Brief and the people who have delivered it to the president. 

He spoke at the Roosevelt Reading Festival, hosted by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York.
3:26 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Bob Woodward on President Lincoln ; Bob Woodward delivered the inaugural speech in a series exploring what Abraham Lincoln means to ... Bob Woodward delivered the inaugural speech in a series exploring what Abraham Lincoln means to the 21st century. 

The lecture series, “The New Lincoln Lectures: What Abraham Lincoln Means to the 21st Century,” was held by the University of Illinois College of Law in commemoration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of President Lincoln’s death and then, two years later, of the founding of the University of Illinois.

This program includes language that may be offensive to some viewers.
11:02 am ET Approx. 49 min. President Obama Remarks at Democratic National Convention President Obama delivered remarks at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, telling the crowd, ... President Obama delivered remarks at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, telling the crowd, “Tonight, I ask you to do for Hillary Clinton what you did for me.” He praised Hillary Clinton’s qualifications for president, saying “She knows what’s at stake in the decisions our government makes.” He also criticized Donald Trump, saying “Our strength, our greatness does not depend on Donald Trump.” Following his remarks, he was joined on stage by Hillary Clinton. 8:43 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Interview with Marji Ross ; Marji Ross, president and publisher of Regnery Publishing, talked about the book publisher’s ... Marji Ross, president and publisher of Regnery Publishing, talked about the book publisher’s history and operations and previewed forthcoming titles.

She was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show.
4:30 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Judicial Review and the Constitution ; George Will talked about judicial review and the Constitution, and President Lincoln’s ... George Will talked about judicial review and the Constitution, and President Lincoln’s opinions on the subject.
11:53 am ET Approx. 20 min. Vice President Biden Remarks at Democratic National Convention Vice President Joe Biden delivered remarks at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. He ... Vice President Joe Biden delivered remarks at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. He praised Hillary Clinton, saying “We all understand what it’ll mean for our daughters and granddaughters when Hillary Clinton walks into the Oval Office as president of the United States. He then criticized Donald Trump, saying "No major party nominee in the history of this nation has ever known less or been less prepared to deal with our national security.” 8:53 pm ET Approx. 47 min. Book Discussion on Without a Doubt and Blood Defense ; ; Marcia Clark talked about her books, Without a Doubt and Blood ... Marcia Clark talked about her books, Without a Doubt and Blood Defense.

She spoke at Jones College Prep High School at the 2016 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest.
5:29 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Abraham Lincoln and Immigration ; Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham ... Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham Lincoln’s encounters, as a lawyer and politician, with immigrants, including Haitians, Cubans, and Germans. These encounters, Silverman argued, persuaded Lincoln that immigration boosted America’s economy.
12:15 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. LIVE Foreign Policy and Campaign 2016 Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Jake Sullivan discussed foreign ... Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Jake Sullivan discussed foreign policy challenges facing the next president. 9:41 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Interview with Lisa Lucas ; Lisa Lucas, director of the National Book Foundation, talked about the foundation’s role in ... Lisa Lucas, director of the National Book Foundation, talked about the foundation’s role in the book world and the work involved in promoting and hosting the National Book Awards. She was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show. 6:32 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Bob Woodward on President Lincoln ; Bob Woodward delivered the inaugural speech in a series exploring what Abraham Lincoln means to ... Bob Woodward delivered the inaugural speech in a series exploring what Abraham Lincoln means to the 21st century. 

The lecture series, “The New Lincoln Lectures: What Abraham Lincoln Means to the 21st Century,” was held by the University of Illinois College of Law in commemoration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of President Lincoln’s death and then, two years later, of the founding of the University of Illinois.

This program includes language that may be offensive to some viewers.
TBD Approx. 32 min. Senator Tim Kaine Acceptance Speech Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination to be vice president by ... Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination to be vice president by saying “I humbly accept my party’s nomination.” He spoke about his faith, his family, and his work, and criticized Republican nominee Donald Trump. 9:49 pm ET Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on On My Own ; Diane Rehm talked about her memoir, On My Own, in which she discusses how she came to be a ... Diane Rehm talked about her memoir, On My Own, in which she discusses how she came to be a spokesperson for the right-to-die movement. She spoke with author Bethanne Patrick.

“A Conversation with Diane Rehm” was part of the 2016 Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by the Key School Parents' Association and held on the Key School campus in Annapolis, Maryland. This panel took place in Katharine Hall.
7:36 pm ET Approx. 23 min. Medal Of Honor Ceremony President Obama awarded retired Lieutenant Colonel Charles Kettles the Medal of ... President Obama awarded retired Lieutenant Colonel Charles Kettles the Medal of Honor. Colonel Kettles received the military’s highest award for his actions in the U.S. Army while serving as a flight commander during the Vietnam War. He is credited with saving the lives of 40 soldiers on May 15, 1967, for flying several trips to rescue U.S. soldiers pinned down by enemy fire.
TBD Approx. 12 min. Michael Bloomberg Remarks at Democratic National Convention Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered remarks at the 2016 Democratic National ... Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered remarks at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. He said “it is imperative that we elect Hillary Clinton as the next president of the United States.” He then criticized Donald Trump, saying “I’m a New Yorker and I know a con when I see one.” 10:39 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Open Phones with Taye Diggs ; Taye Diggs talked about race in America and his children’s book, Mixed Me!. He also ... Taye Diggs talked about race in America and his children’s book, Mixed Me!. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.

He was interviewed at the 2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, which took place at the Hancock Foundation building on the campus of the University of Southern California.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Abraham Lincoln and Immigration ; Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham ... Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham Lincoln’s encounters, as a lawyer and politician, with immigrants, including Haitians, Cubans, and Germans. These encounters, Silverman argued, persuaded Lincoln that immigration boosted America’s economy.
2:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. LIVE Democratic National Convention, Day 4 Preview 11:06 pm ET Approx. 49 min. Book Discussion on We the People ; ; Juan Williams spoke about his book, We the People: The Modern-Day Figures Who Have Reshaped and ... Juan Williams spoke about his book, We the People: The Modern-Day Figures Who Have Reshaped and Affirmed the Founding Fathers' Vision of America.

He spoke from the H.L. Mencken Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2016 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
9:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Bob Woodward on President Lincoln ; Bob Woodward delivered the inaugural speech in a series exploring what Abraham Lincoln means to ... Bob Woodward delivered the inaugural speech in a series exploring what Abraham Lincoln means to the 21st century. 

The lecture series, “The New Lincoln Lectures: What Abraham Lincoln Means to the 21st Century,” was held by the University of Illinois College of Law in commemoration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of President Lincoln’s death and then, two years later, of the founding of the University of Illinois.

This program includes language that may be offensive to some viewers.
4:00 pm ET Approx. 7 hr. 59 min. LIVE Democratic National Convention, Day 4 Day four of the 2016 Democratic National Convention Hillary Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea ... Day four of the 2016 Democratic National Convention Hillary Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea Clinton. 11:56 pm ET Approx. 43 min. Book Discussion on The President's Book of Secrets ; David Priess talked about his book, The President’s Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of ... David Priess talked about his book, The President’s Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America’s Presidents from Kennedy to Obama, about the President’s Daily Brief and the people who have delivered it to the president. 

He spoke at the Roosevelt Reading Festival, hosted by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York.
10:03 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Judicial Review and the Constitution ; George Will talked about judicial review and the Constitution, and President Lincoln’s ... George Will talked about judicial review and the Constitution, and President Lincoln’s opinions on the subject.
12:39 am ET Approx. 10 min. Interview with Marji Ross ; Marji Ross, president and publisher of Regnery Publishing, talked about the book publisher’s ... Marji Ross, president and publisher of Regnery Publishing, talked about the book publisher’s history and operations and previewed forthcoming titles.

She was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show.
12:50 am ET Approx. 47 min. Book Discussion on Without a Doubt and Blood Defense ; ; Marcia Clark talked about her books, Without a Doubt and Blood ... Marcia Clark talked about her books, Without a Doubt and Blood Defense.

She spoke at Jones College Prep High School at the 2016 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest.
1:37 am ET Approx. 7 min. Interview with Lisa Lucas ; Lisa Lucas, director of the National Book Foundation, talked about the foundation’s role in ... Lisa Lucas, director of the National Book Foundation, talked about the foundation’s role in the book world and the work involved in promoting and hosting the National Book Awards. She was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show.
1:45 am ET Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on On My Own ; Diane Rehm talked about her memoir, On My Own, in which she discusses how she came to be a ... Diane Rehm talked about her memoir, On My Own, in which she discusses how she came to be a spokesperson for the right-to-die movement. She spoke with author Bethanne Patrick.

“A Conversation with Diane Rehm” was part of the 2016 Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by the Key School Parents' Association and held on the Key School campus in Annapolis, Maryland. This panel took place in Katharine Hall.
2:35 am ET Approx. 27 min. Open Phones with Taye Diggs ; Taye Diggs talked about race in America and his children’s book, Mixed Me!. He also ... Taye Diggs talked about race in America and his children’s book, Mixed Me!. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.

He was interviewed at the 2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, which took place at the Hancock Foundation building on the campus of the University of Southern California.
3:03 am ET Approx. 49 min. Book Discussion on We the People ; ; Juan Williams spoke about his book, We the People: The Modern-Day Figures Who Have Reshaped and ... Juan Williams spoke about his book, We the People: The Modern-Day Figures Who Have Reshaped and Affirmed the Founding Fathers' Vision of America.

He spoke from the H.L. Mencken Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2016 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.